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CFP: [General] e-MEdia website

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007 - 4:21pm
Jonathan Pitts

e-Media, a new media studies website produced by Ohio Northern University
and devoted to the intersections of new media and the liberal arts,
invites contributions from all disciplines on media studies topics for
its inaugural issue, whose theme is Gaming. Contributors can interpret
the theme however they wish. Scholarly articles, multimedia work,
creative work, are all welcome. E-Media’s tentative launch date is May
21, 2007.

UPDATE: [General] Spring Conference of the New Jersey College English Association

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 5:39pm
Burt Kimmelman

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS
31st Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Keynote Speaker: Edward Halsey Foster

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting papers
considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its
annual conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in
language, literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and
study of literature and writing.

UPDATE: [General] "Sifting Through Lies: Toward an Aesthetic Impunity"

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 5:00pm
Emily Churilla

The 20th Annual Stony Brook Manhattan Graduate Conference
Sifting Through Lies: Toward an Aesthetic Impunity
February 15th and 16th, 2008
Stony Brook Manhattan Campus

Featuring a showing of "a/k/a Mrs. George Gilbert" by Coco Fusco

Keynote Speaker: Arlene Dávila, Professor of Anthropology, Social and
Cultural Analysis at NYU, Friday, February 16th at 6 p.m.

UPDATE: [General] International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (New Due Date)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 1:59am
Graham J. Murphy

 he 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Delightful Horror and the Sense of Wonder: Appreciating the Sublime in the
Fantastic

[Feel free to distribute this general Call for Papers. The more it's passed
around the merrier! Also, although the original deadline of Oct. 31 has
passed, the recent news of SFRA's change of venue for SFRA 2008 has
prompted the IAFA to revise its deadline for paper proposals for ICFA-29.
The new deadline is December 15th.]

CFP: [General] Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary Studies

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2007 - 9:21pm
James Ayers

DEADLINE EXTENDED: DECEMBER 17, 2007

The 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
January 31- February 1, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Professor Cathy Davidson

We are pleased to announce the 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference,
titled “Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary
Studies,” to be held at Louisiana State University January 31 â€" February 1.

CFP: [General] Eludamos. Journal for Computer Game Culture

updated: 
Friday, November 30, 2007 - 7:18pm
Andreas Jahn-Sudmann

The call for papers for the new, international, peer-reviewed online
journal "Eludamos. Journal for Computer Game Culture" is now open.
Submissions are expected to be in English and to include full papers plus
abstracts. Please note that we can only consider papers which have not been
previously published and which are not under consideration for another
journal (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
For further specificiation of submission guidelines please consult
http://www.eludamos.org
<http://www.eludamos.org/index.php/eludamos/information/authors>

UPDATE: [General] Studies in English (Izmir/Turkey) (01/04/07; 04/16/08 â 04/18/08)

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 10:05am
Rezzan Kocaoner Silku

Call for Papers

Studies in English
Third International IDEA Conference
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
16-18 April 2008

Call for Papers Deadline has been extended to: 4 January 2008

The Third International IDEA Conference will be held at Ege
University, Izmir, Turkey on 16-18 April 2008. The Conference
will be jointly hosted by Ege University, Department of English
Language and Literature, and English Language and Literature
Research Association of Turkey (IDEA). The Conference will cover
the following four main areas of studies in English:

Literature
Language and Linguistics
Translation Studies
Cultural Studies

CFP: [General] Florida and the Popular Mind

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 9:23pm
Julian C. Chambliss

Florida and the Popular Mind
Edited by
Julian C. Chambliss, Department of History, Rollins College and Denise K.
Cummings, Department of Critical Media and Cultural Studies, Rollins College

UPDATE: [General] CFP: Red River Conference on World Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 6:34pm
Carol Pearson

THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA

INFINITE DIVISIONS AND TRANSNATIONAL IDENTITIES
Keynote Speaker: New Mexico Eminent Scholar
Dr. Tey Diana Rebolledo

APRIL 4 - 6, 2008

We invite papers and panel proposals on topics that investigate any of the
following topics. While we are particularly interested in proposals that
focus on the conference theme, papers and panels on all aspects of world
literature will be considered.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

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