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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

CFP: [General] Black Mountain College panel

updated: 
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 6:35pm
Rob McDonald

Seeking papers for a panel at the
American Culture Association in the South Conference

October 9-11, 2008
Louisville, Kentucky

The Black Mountain College Experiment: A 75th Anniversary Exploration

UPDATE: [General] Popular Literary Landscapes

updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2008 - 4:10am
William J. Mistichelli

The Popular Literary Landscapes panel of the 2008 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture
Association Conference seeks abstracts of papers (250 words) that address landscape descriptions
which serve to identify and define important aspects of the human condition. The descriptions may
be of fictional or actual places in verse or prose. The aim of the panel is to explore the presence of
important cultural ideals/values/concerns/debates which traditionally inform the descriptions of
landscapes in literary works.

Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2008
Conference meets 10/30-11/02 2008 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Please address e-mail submissions to wxm3_at_psu.edu

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