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UPDATE: [General] DATE CORRECTION Artists' Writings 1750-present

updated: 
Monday, June 30, 2008 - 10:01am
Linda Goddard

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CORRECT DATES FOR THIS CONFERENCE ARE FRI 5TH AND SAT 6TH JUNE
2009 (not 6 & 7 June as previously advertised)

Artists’ Writings 1750-present

Courtauld Institute of Art, Friday & Saturday 5-6 June 2009

CFP: [International] Echoes of the Past:Women, History and Memory in Fiction and Film

updated: 
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 8:34am
Emma Short

Echoes of the Past:Women, History and Memory in Fiction and Film

Newcastle University, June 26-28 2009

Keynote Speakers:
Kate Mosse (best-selling author of Labyrinth and Sepulchre)
Deborah Cartmell (De Montfort University)
Veronica Gregg (City University of New York)
Diana Wallace (University of Glamorgan)

'For most of history, Anonymous was a woman' ~ Virginia Woolf

UPDATE: [General] Book Collection on Transformations of Texts

updated: 
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 2:19am
Christy Williams

“Transformations: Classical Texts and Popular Culture”

Call for Unpublished Papers for a Collection with Promised Book
Publication: We are seeking essays to fill gaps in this multi-contributor
work that explores transformations of texts that move beyond adaptation. We
are particularly looking for studies of works that complicate their source
materials as they transform them in various ways:

CFP: [General] Book Reviewers

updated: 
Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:38am
Jeri Pollock

The book review editors at /Green Theory and Praxis: The Journal of
Ecopedagogy/ 
(http://greentheoryandpraxis.ecopedagogy.org/index.php/journal), a
peer-reviewed, open-source academic journal, are looking for reviewers in
various areas of Green Studies. /GTP/ takes as its mandate critical
analysis of the root causes of various ecological crises and the linking of
theory to concrete prospects for social change through pedagogy, conceived
broadly. We are committed to publishing papers and reviews on more radical
ecological matters that will seldom if ever be found in many of the

UPDATE: [General] GEMCS: Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures (6/20/08; 11/20-23/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 7:37pm
Deborah Montuori

Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies 2008
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"

November 20-23, 2008, Philadelphia

* * * The deadline for submissions of proposals for panels, workshops,
and individual papers has been extended to July 11, 2008. * * *

Pre-constituted panels or workshops should be comprised of no fewer than
four and no more than five participants, and in order to allow the
greatest possible amount of discussion, we ask that presenters in these
panels limit their comments to ten minutes each.

CFP: [General] Journal issue: genre and form

updated: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 5:12pm
Madeleine Monson-Rosen

Packingtown Review, an interdisciplinary literary journal, seeks essays on
the topic of genre and form. PR emphasizes experimental literature,
translation, and literature that crosses boundaries between genres and
forms. We are therefore soliciting submissions of scholarly and critical
essays that explore similar ground. What does it mean when poetry and prose
are indistinguishable? What is lostâ€" or foundâ€"in translation? When
literary form is entirely fluid, what is the relationship between art and
criticism? Between the creative and the scholarly?
While we are particularly seeking essays that explore the relationships
between genre and form in situations where both are indeterminate or

CFP: [General] Journal issue: genre and form

updated: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 5:06pm
Madeleine Monson-Rosen

Packingtown Review, an interdisciplinary literary journal, seeks essays on
the topic of genre and form. PR emphasizes experimental literature,
translation, and literature that crosses boundaries between genres and
forms. We are therefore soliciting submissions of scholarly and critical
essays that explore similar ground. What does it mean when poetry and prose
are indistinguishable? What is lostâ€" or foundâ€"in translation? When
literary form is entirely fluid, what is the relationship between art and
criticism? Between the creative and the scholarly?
While we are particularly seeking essays that explore the relationships
between genre and form in situations where both are indeterminate or

CFP: [General] Arabic Literature Now

updated: 
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 8:24pm
Wail S. Hassan

Arabic Literature Now: Between Area Studies and the New Comparatism
A Special issue of Comparative Literature Studies
Edited by Amal Amireh and Waïl S. Hassan

CFP: [General] Writing America in French: NeMLA 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 2:36am
Monika Giacoppe

This panel will examine francophone cultures both in the U.S. and
throughout North America, and the linkages that connect these varied
traditions. Papers on any of North America’s francophone cultures will
be welcome, and due to the conference’s Boston venue, those addressing
New England’s Franco-American heritage, especially so. Topics are not
limited to the literary: discussions of musical traditions, historical
self-fashionings, French-language newspapers, radio programs, and other
subjects are also solicited. Please send abstracts by September 15 to
Monika Giacoppe, AIS, Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Rd., Mahwah, NJ
07430, or by email attachment to giacoppe_at_ramapo.edu.

CFP: [General] Illness, Disability and Physical Difference in the Gothic (Collection; 7/30)

updated: 
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 7:39pm
Ruth Bienstock Anolik

Papers sought for a collection under contract for publication in 2009.
The essay should focus on a manifestation of illness, disability or
physical difference in the Gothic, specifically moments in which Gothic
horror is engendered not by the supernatural but by the human who is
physically or mentally non-normative.

Please send an abstract by July 30 to:
ruth.anolik_at_villanova.edu

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