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CFP: [General] Perspectives on War: Other Considerations (InterCulture e-journal, 8/01/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - 4:59pm
Katheryn Wright

Call for Papers: InterCulture (e-journal) for Summer 2008
Perspectives on War: Other Considerations
Deadline for Submission: August 1, 2008

InterCulture is a peer-reviewed e-journal seeking academic papers (3,000
to 6,000 words), reviews (1,000 to 3,000 words) and creative work
pertaining to the theme "Perspectives on War: Other Considerations" due
on August 1, 2008.

“Other Considerations” will be the last issue in the volume “Perspectives
on War.” InterCulture’s Fall/ Winter edition was devoted to “The Front”
and the most recent publication focuses on the theme “Media and Memory.”
We are requesting work on topics not addressed in these two issues.

CFP: [General] Manuscripts for Postcolonial Studies Series

updated: 
Friday, June 6, 2008 - 5:29pm
Maria (Mia) C. Zamora

The recent global reality of both forced and voluntary migrations,
massive transfers of population, and traveling and transplanted cultures
is seen as part and parcel of the postindustrial, postmodern,
postcolonial experience. The Postcolonial Studies Series will explore
the enormous variety and richness in postcolonial culture and
transnational literatures.

UPDATE: [General] New Voices Conference Sept 26–28––deadline extended until July 15

updated: 
Thursday, June 5, 2008 - 3:46pm
Julie Hawk

New Voices Graduate Student Conference September 26-28, 2008
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2008
Transitioning (Through) Traditions
Call for Proposals: The 2008 New Voices Conference provides a space for
exploring the current transitioning evident in the disciplines.
There is no moment that is only a moment of being and not also a moment of
becoming. Some moments, however, have a more heightened sense of becoming
than others. We are nearing the end of the decade that has no agreed upon
name, and 2008 is a year that promises the beginning of significant change.
The number eight itself is a marker of an infinite state of progression and

UPDATE: [General] Popular Print Cultures

updated: 
Monday, June 2, 2008 - 2:07pm
Kirsten MacLeod

CONTINUITIES AND INNOVATIONS:
POPULAR PRINT CULTURES â€" PAST AND PRESENT, LOCAL AND GLOBAL
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
27-30 August 2008

Having received additional funding we are able to expand the conference and
extend the deadline for submission of proposals to June 30th.

CFP: [General] UNDERGROUND Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

updated: 
Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 5:10am
Anick Boyd

UNDERGROUND
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference November 6-7, 2008
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Call for Papers

I am convinced that fellows like me who live in dark cellars must be kept
under restraint. They may be able to live in their dark cellars for forty
years and never open their mouths, but the moment they get into the light
of day and break out they may talk and talk and talk…
-Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground

UPDATE: [General] CFP â EXTENDED DEADLINE â NEW RADICAL SUBJECTIVITIES: RETHINKING AGENCY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 7:29pm
Caroline Edwards

CFP â€" EXTENDED DEADLINE â€" NEW RADICAL SUBJECTIVITIES: RETHINKING AGENCY
FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Extended Deadline â€" Friday 13th June
The University of Nottingham, UK
Friday, September 19th, 2008
Keynote Speaker â€" Professor Peter Hallward (Middlesex University)
This one day conference for postgraduate students and early career
researchers explores recent articulations of subjectivity and political
agency in critical theory and cultural studies. The continued ascent of
neo-liberalism and economic globalisation, along with postmodern and
poststructuralist theorising around subjectivity, potentially sets a
dangerously de-politicised subject against the expanding forces and

CFP: [General] Call for Papers in Applied Linguistics

updated: 
Friday, May 30, 2008 - 11:16pm
Kashama Mulamba

The M/MLA Applied Linguistics session is still accepting abstracts for
the upcoming 50th Annual M/MLA Convention, November 13-16, 2008 in
Minneapolis, Minnesota. Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts
(200-250 words) exploring primarily, but not exclusively, the issue of
acculturation and integration as it applies to the teaching and/or
learning of a foreign/second language. Topics in Language Aqcuisition
and/or Applied Linguistics in general are also welcome.

Please send your abstract (as an e-mail message or attachment) to
kmulamba_at_olivet.edu.

CFP: [General] Underground

updated: 
Friday, May 30, 2008 - 6:28pm
Anick Boyd

UNDERGROUND
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference November 6-7, 2008
Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Call for Papers

I am convinced that fellows like me who live in dark cellars must be kept
under restraint. They may be able to live in their dark cellars for forty
years and never open their mouths, but the moment they get into the light
of day and break out they may talk and talk and talk…
-Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground

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