category: general announcements

Book Project-Graphic Novels and Libraries

full name / name of organization: 
Robert G. Weiner Texas Tech University Library
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Papers--Graphic Novels in Libraries and Archives: Ideas and Issues.

"Spaces of Consumption and Disposable Culture: A Material Dialogue in Medieval Europe (c.1100-1500)" by 6/01/09

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
Rebecca.Flynn@usiouxfalls.edu and Salvatore.Musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Holocaust Representations Since 1975 (conference, 18th September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, The University of Chester
contact email: 
f.haig@chester.ac.uk

Holocaust Representations Since 1975
A conference at the Department of English, The University of Chester,Friday 18th September 2009

Keynote speaker: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

Call for Book Reviews - AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Call for AlterNative Book Reviews

Political Ecologies (InterCulture e-journal, 05/10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
InterCulture <interculture.fsu.edu>
contact email: 
interculturejournal@gmail.com

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 "Political Ecologies" (volume 6, issu

Film Studies at PAMLA (San Fran Nov. 6-7 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA SPECIAL SESSION: FILM STUDIES ABSTRACTS DUE (3/30/09)

Hello Film Buddies and Bruisers,

Paradoxa, "Three Asias: Japan, South Korea, China,"

full name / name of organization: 
Paradoxa: World Literary Genres
contact email: 
Info@Paradoxa.com

CFP for "Three Asias -- Japan, South Korea, China"

In the wake of globalization, popular culture travels faster across
national boundaries than ever before. In this emerging global

Grad Conf: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits. October 8-9.

full name / name of organization: 
English and Art History Departments, University of Chicago
contact email: 
ucgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits.
A joint graduate conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

Fourth Annual Graduate Conference ~ October 8-9, 2009

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities--October 16-18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ammastr@emory.edu

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities

October 16-18, 2009
Hosted By:
The Department of Comparative Literature
Emory University

Modernism/Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
3/30/09: PAMLA Conference (San Fracisco 11/6-11/7/09)
contact email: 
amymrobbins@gmail.com

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks submissions for papers of 15-20 minutes.

&Now Conference of Innovative Writing & the Literary Arts: October 15-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University at Buffalo
contact email: 
andnow4@gmail.com

The &Now Conference explores intersections between creative and critical praxes, examines innovative and experimental acts of writing, and advances a serious inquiry into theories of language.

Final CFP: “The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe” (update)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelaki
contact email: 
bradatan@hotmail.com

(Please circulate widely & apologies for cross-postings!)

Final Call for Papers: “The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe.”

"Aftermath" -- book-length edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

Editor is making a second call for submissions for an edited collection, "Aftermath," which is a book of autobiographical creative nonfiction (memoirs) about growing up in the South AFTER the Civil Ri

Shifting Spatialities Graduate Symposium (Submissions Due: 7/1/09, Symposium:10/2-10/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University, Houston, TX
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Shifting Spatialities: The Dynamic Boundaries of Place and Space

Rice Graduate Symposium
October 2-3, 2009
Rice University, Houston, TX

Call For Papers
Submission Deadline: July 1, 2009

Literature and the Other Arts--PAMLA, San Francisco, Nov. 6-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cassandra.vanzandt@biola.edu

Literature has a clear kinship with the other arts.

Western Region, American Conference for Irish Studies, Oct 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies West
contact email: 
TOKeefe@scu.edu

A Call for Papers

American Conference for Irish Studies-West

25th Annual Meeting

C.B. Hannegan’s
Los Gatos, California

October 16-17, 2009

Theme: Ireland and Its Influences

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk / UNCW GEA
contact email: 
thp9064@uncw.edu

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference

[UPDATE] Rethinking Realism in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

Rethinking Realism in American Literature: SAMLA Special Session

SAMLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel

full name / name of organization: 
Foster Dickson / Booker T. Washington Magnet High School
contact email: 
foster.dickson@gmail.com

The South Atlantic MLA Creative Nonfiction Writers panel is seeking papers to consider for inclusion at the 2009 convention to be held November 6-9, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Women in Literature: PAMLA Annual Conference at San Francisco State University (Nov. 6-7, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Baker / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Melissa.Baker@asu.edu

Call for Papers (Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009)

Modern Austrian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mclary@up.edu

Accepting proposals for the PAMLA panel Modern Austrian Literature. Potential panelists are welcome to submit proposals on any aspect of MAL.

Deadline for proposals: 15 April 2009.

Daniel Pennac's Multiculturalism/ Le multiculturalisme de Pennac

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
monique.manopoulos@csueastbay.edu

Please submit a 500 word maximum proposal for this session of next PAMLA's Conference, which will take place November 6-7, 2009, in San Francisco.

CALL for PRESENTATIONS: Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference
contact email: 
dlauro@ocean.edu,hsheridan@ocean.edu,lfriedberg@ccp.edu,mmyers@ccp.edu

Following the success of our inaugural conference last year, the Mid-Atlantic College Student Literary Magazine Conference co-chairs are issuing a Call for Presentations for the October 9, 2009, confe

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
Joseph.Gelfer@arts.monash.edu.au

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (University of Waikato)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The 2009 JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies

The Journal of New Zealand Literature offers an annual prize for a publication in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

Ancient and Modern Relations - PAMLA, March 30, 2009 - San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Warren
contact email: 
warrena@uci.edu

I will be chairing a panel on Ancient-Modern Relations at November's Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association's conference in San Francisco.

Special Issue Image [&] Narrative: Imagining the Author: The Development of Particularity (Deadline: June 1st, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Chelebourg / Image [&] Narrative: Online Magazine of the Visual Narrative
contact email: 
christian.chelebourg@wanadoo.fr

Women's Resistance in Early Modern England; submit by 4/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
2010 RSA Venice Conference (April 8-10) / Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
Dr. Maya Mathur: mmathur@umw.edu or Dr. Rachel Greenberg: greenber@canisius.edu

Early Modern England was a benchmark for literary and political activity by women, from Anne Askew’s Examinations in the first half of the sixteenth century to Anna Trapnel’s political prophecies

Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture - Call for Papers, Deadline: April 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the second issue of Shift, set to be launched 01 October 2009.

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.
contact email: 
Lmonda@juno.com and marlonRmoore@gmail.com

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology; Abstracts due by May 15, 2009. Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.

[UPDATE] Turkish Literature and Film in a Global Context (deadline extended to 3/17)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Alessandrini
contact email: 
tonyalessandrini@yahoo.com

This is a call for contributors for a panel being proposed for the 2009 Modern Language Association Convention, to be held in Philadelphia in December 2009; I am also planning to put together an edite

[UPDATE] Date Extention- Submit Short Stories, Poetry, Hybrids Etc.

full name / name of organization: 
Dash Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions

Ravenna, a new online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/ravennahub.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

Ravenna is an interdisciplinary bilingual journal dedicated to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

Journalism - Feature Writing, MLA, Dec. 27-30, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Pamplin/Borough of Manhattan Community College
contact email: 
claire.pamplin@gmail.com

Feature Writing: 2009 Modern Language Association Convention. Dec. 27-30, Philadelphia.

Session Proposals due April 15, 2009 for 41st NeMLA Convention; Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Executive Director of NEMLA, Elizabeth Abele <northeast.mla@gmail.com>

Experience the lively and intimate exchange that NeMLA offers at its 41st annual convention in downtown Montreal, sponsored by McGill University.

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