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CFP: [General] Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language and Literature (Nov. 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 1:29am
Lauren De La Vars

Call for Papers for a NYCEA sponsored CEA Special Topics Panel on
"Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language and Literature" at the 39th
College English Association (CEA) Conference St. Louisâ€"27-29 March 2008

We welcome submissions of both past NYCEA papers previously presented at
the NYCEA Conference on this theme, OR new submissions on the topic of this
special session: "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language and Literature."

We also welcome full panel proposals fitting the above panel topic.

CFP: [General] Literature and Criminal Justice (Nov. 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008)

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 1:23am
Lauren De La Vars

Call for Papers for a NYCEA sponsored CEA Special Topics Panel on
"Literature and Criminal Justice" at the 39th College English Association
(CEA) Conference St. Louisâ€"27-29 March 2008

We welcome submissions of both past NYCEA papers previously presented at
the NYCEA Conference on this theme, OR new submissions on the topic of this
special session: "Literature and Criminal Justice."

We also welcome full panel proposals fitting the above panel topic.

It is our desire to be able to field at the CEA conference a number of
panels on this theme with the intent of creating a subset of scholarly
communities, originally arising out of the NYCEA affiliate, within the
larger CEA conference community.

CFP: [General] Literature and Law (Nov. 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008)

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 1:19am
Lauren De La Vars

Call for Papers for a NYCEA sponsored CEA Special Topics Panel on
"Literature and Law"at the 39th College English Association (CEA)
Conference St. Louisâ€"27-29 March 2008

We welcome submissions of both past NYCEA papers previously presented at
the NYCEA Conference on this theme, OR new submissions on the topic of this
special session: "Literature and Law."

We also welcome full panel proposals fitting the above panel topic.

It is our desire to be able to field at the CEA conference a number of
panels on this theme with the intent of creating a subset of scholarly
communities, originally arising out of the NYCEA affiliate, within the
larger CEA conference community.

CFP: [General] Anatomy of Violence in Literature (Nov. 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008)

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 1:11am
Lauren De La Vars

Call for Papers for a NYCEA sponsored CEA Special Topics Panel on "Anatomy
of Violence in Literature" at the 39th College English Association (CEA)
Conference St. Louisâ€"27-29 March 2008

We welcome submissions of both past NYCEA papers previously presented at
the NYCEA Conference on this theme, OR new submissions on the topic of this
special session: "Anatomy of Violence in Literature."

We also welcome full panel proposals fitting the above panel topic.

CFP: [General] The âIâ of the Beholder: Vision, Imagination, and Reaction in/to Literature

updated: 
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 12:55am
Lauren De La Vars

Call for Papers for a NYCEA sponsored CEA Special Topics Panel on "The ‘I’
of the Beholder: Vision, Imagination, and Reaction in/to Literature" at
the 39th College English Association (CEA) Conference St. Louisâ€"27-29 March
2008

We welcome submissions of both past NYCEA papers previously presented at
the NYCEA Conference on this theme, OR new submissions on the topic of this
special session: "The ‘I’ of the Beholder: Vision, Imagination, and
Reaction in/to Literature."

We also welcome full panel proposals fitting the above panel topic.

UPDATE: [General] The Purpose(s) of English: A Conference on the Future of English Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 9:53pm
Sara Cordell

The first bi-annual Conference on the Future of English Studies will be
held at the University of Illinois @ Springfield, Oct. 19-20. For further
information or to register, please consult the Conference website:
http://www.uis.edu/english/about/ConferenceonEnglishStudies.html

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CFP: [General] Storytelling Conventions Panel for International Conference on Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 6:02pm
Lena Khor

I am looking for scholars who would be interested in forming a 3-4-person
panel on storytelling conventions for the International Conference on
Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008. The focus of this panel would be genre,
not just in the traditional sense of form (poetry, drama, and prose, or
tragedy, comedy, and melodrama), but also more broadly construed in terms
of media conventions (Hollywood films, graphic novels, and oral
testimonies). How do these traditional and contemporary storytelling
practices shape (positively or negatively) the story, the storyteller and
the audience? How have various authors or media sought to influence
(successfully and unsuccessfully) the audience’s response to particular

UPDATE: [General] Literature: Ecocrticisim and Environment

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 2:23pm
Kenneth Hada

CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals du by November 15, 2007
 
The 29th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
  February 13-16, 2008
  Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
  330 Tijeras
  Albuquerque, NM 87102
  Phone: 1.505.842.1234
  Fax: 1.505.766.6710
 
Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)
 http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html
 
Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature,
Eco-criticism, and the Environment in such areas as:
 
--eco-critical approaches to literature

CFP: [General] Mythology in Contemporary Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 2:08pm
Anais Spitzer

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2008 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual Conference
San Francisco, California
March 19 - 22, 2008

The “Mythology in Contemporary Culture” area is dedicated to exploring
mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical
periods) in all areas of popular cultureâ€"from movies, video games and
television to novels, politics and blogsâ€"and the significance of these
mythological figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.

Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: [General] Refractory â Series TV (1/15/08: Journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:04am
Dr. Lucian Chaffey

CALL FOR PAPERS â€" NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE

Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media is a refereed,
peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting
aspects of current and past entertainment media. The journal is
published by the Cinema Studies Program, School of Culture and
Communication, University of Melbourne.

http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/

Submission of completed articles (4â€"6000 words) + brief bio: 01/15/08
Publication: Autumn 2008

ISSUE THEME: Series TV: New fields of critical thought and radical
perspectives on series televisuality.

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