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CFP: [General] Women's Studies Quarterly Mother Issue

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 1:04pm
Stacie McCormick

Call for Papers: MOTHER
Guest Editors: Nicole Cooley and Pamela Stone

We have entered a motherhood moment--from celebrity mom baby-bump
sightings to recent televised debates between “stay at home moms”
and “working moms,” from “welfare mothers” to “Alpha moms,” images of
motherhood are circulating in our culture as never before.

CFP: [General] Space, Time and Spacetime in Literature. [Publication and Conference]

Monday, June 30, 2008 - 7:29pm
H. Trinchero

Space, Time and Spacetime in Literature.


---> Submissions beginning NOW; Deadline: 01 November 2008

---> Date of Publication: September 2009

---> Date of Conference: 18 September â€" 21 September 2009, London


The Albertina-Foundation and its partner institutions in Germany, England
and Israel welcome approximately 30 essays of interest to those concerned
with the study of the modes of representation of >>> space, time and
spacetime<<< in literature.

We are looking particularly for contributions on various topics in literary
studies, literary theory, philosophy of literature, anthropology etc.
answering to the publication's subject matter.

CFP: [General] Books on Tape

Monday, June 30, 2008 - 6:36pm
George Hovis

Books on Tape
As a Part of this year's emphasis on drama at SAMLA, this roundtable
session will explore oral dramatizations of literary textsâ€"better known as
audio books or books on tape. Among the issues participants might address
are pedagogical uses of audio books, comparative treatments of written and
oral texts, children's audio books and the acquisition of literacy, audio
books and reading disabilities, or other relevant topics. Presenters will
deliver a brief opening statement (4-6 minutes) and will then particpate in
a lively roundtable discussion. Please submit brief abstract and cv to
George Hovis ( by July 10, 2008.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The book review editors at /Green Theory and Praxis: The Journal of
(, 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)

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.