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UPDATE: [General] Update SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15; 2/13-2/16 Albuquerque)

updated: 
Saturday, November 3, 2007 - 7:54pm
Philip Heldrich

UPDATED and NEW INFORMATION ON WEBSITE.

11/15/07 Deadline.

CFP: Call for Papers SW/TX PCA/ACA
Deadline for submission: November 15, 2007
Online: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

Keynote Speaker: Joy Harjo

The 29th Annual Meeting of the
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 13â€"16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The SW/TX PCA/ ACA invites papers for one of its 65+ Area offerings in
Literature, Film, Television, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Ethnic and
Gender Studies, Ecocriticism, Southwest Culture, Western Studies, Creative
Writing, Pedagogy, and many more!

CFP: [General] A Vonnegut Retrospective (12/15/07; ALA '08; 5/22-5/25/08

updated: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 - 3:32pm
Susan Farrell

Now accepting proposals for a panel at:
The American Literature Association Conference
May 22-25, 2008
San Francisco

A VONNEGUT RETROSPECTIVE

Since Kurt Vonnegut’s death in April of 2007, the popular media has made numerous tributes
and launched a few attacks, most notably Fox News’ vituperative April 16, 2007 obituary. It
seems time for a more scholarly retrospective on Vonnegut’s life and work. This panel will
explore Vonnegut’s influence on contemporary literature as well as new directions for Vonnegut
criticism in the 21st Century. Papers may address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

CFP: [General] cfp-comics, graphic novels, and popular culture

updated: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2007 - 12:31am
rob weiner

CFP: Call for Papers SW/TX PCA/ACA Comics, Graphic Novels, and Popular Culture
 
Deadline for submission: November 15, 2007
Online: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html
 
 
 
The 29th Annual Meeting of the
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 13â€"16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque , New Mexico
 
The SW/TX PCA/ ACA invites papers on Comics, Graphic Novels, Manga, and
Popular Culture Any Aspect of Comics, and Graphic Novels in Popular Culture
will be considered.
 
Some topics could include
 
The Rise of the Graphic Novel
What is a Graphic Novel?

CFP: [General] John Jay's College of Criminal Justice's Literature and Law Conference (4/11/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 - 9:51pm
Andrew Majeske

CFP: Literature and Law: A Celebration
April 11, 2008 (Friday)
John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) (59th Street and 10th Avenueâ€"
near Lincoln Center in Manhattan)

Conference Organizer and Contact Person: Andrew Majeske,
ajmajeske_at_gmail.com

This conference aims to bring scholars of literature and law into an
interdisciplinary setting to share the fruits of their research and
scholarship. The conference celebrates the restoration of John Jay’s
English major with its unique literature and law emphasis.

CFP: [General] Topographies of Arrival in Pilgrimage as Ritual, Theatre, and Literature.

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 - 11:04am
Gert Hofmann

Each arrival presupposes a departure. Who ever sets out on a journey
seeks to re-enact the sacredness, the enthusing power, of the places of
his/her arrival, be it profane or religious. In order to capture such an
experience, in order to live through the moment of arrival as a
meaningful caesura, as a moment of exception, a moment of relief from the
time-bound conditions of regular life, preparation is necessary.

UPDATE: [General] Life Writing and Translations IABA Honolulu Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 - 1:44am
Craig Howes

Call for Papers
The Sixth Biennial International Auto/Biography Association Conference
Honolulu, Hawai'i
June 23-26, 2008
Abstract Deadline: EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15, 2007

Conference Topic: Life Writing and Translations

The Center for Biographical Research and the International Auto/Biography
Association invite scholars from around the world to attend the sixth
IABA conference, which will be held at the East-West Center, next to the
campus of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, in Honolulu.

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