category: general announcements

2nd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - October 16-17, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter

present

[UPDATE] Charles Bernstein Collection

full name / name of organization: 
William Allegrezza
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

I am seeking articles, interviews, and even some creative responses to the
work of the American poet/theorist Charles Bernstein for the forthcoming

[UPDATE] Charles Bernstein Collection

full name / name of organization: 
William Allegrezza
contact email: 
wallegre@iun.edu

I am seeking articles, interviews, and even some creative responses to the
work of the American poet/theorist Charles Bernstein for the forthcoming

Edgar Allan Poe and others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

On February 20th 2009 we are pleased to announce a Call for Papers to be included in the first issue of our magazine 452ºF.

The City (September 24-26 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

Children of Midnight: Indian English Novelists of 1981 And After (October 31, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal and Dr. Ludmila Volna
contact email: 
nilanshu1973@yahoo.com, ludmila.volna@free.fr

Children of Midnight: Indian English Novelists of
1981 And After

5th 'Medievalism Transformed' postgraduate conference - Keynote: Catherine Batt, University of Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
medievalismtransformed@bangor.ac.uk, www.bangor.ac.uk/medievalismtransformed

20th June 2009
Translating the Middle Ages.

Submission Deadline: 17th April 2009

Spoken Word Conference - 18/09/2009 (Deadline 1/07/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/Rose Theatre
contact email: 
L.Hall@Kingston.ac.uk

It was the UK that gave the world ‘le chav’, first broadcast the social interaction of the inarticulate through reality television and were so busy testing our children in school that we forgot to

Reception Study and Genre Studies

full name / name of organization: 
James L. Machor, Kansas State University
contact email: 
machor@ksu.edu

Papers proposals are invited for a session on the relation between reception study and genre study, which is being organized for the Reception Study Society Conference in September 2009 at Purdue Univ

CFP: “Modernism and Trust” at MSA 11, Montréal, Québec, Nov 5-8, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
John Attridge (Université Paris 7); Leonard Diepeveen (Dalhousie University)
contact email: 
attridge.j@gmail.com

Modernism and Trust at MSA 11, Nov 5-8, 2009

The Jewish Woman and Her Body

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies, Youngstown State University
contact email: 
hjsinnreich@ysu.edu

The Jewish Woman and her Body
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
March 7-9, 2010

Call for Papers deadline: October 1, 2009

Conference Announcement: Myths, Gender and the Military Conquest of Air and Sea

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oldenburg, Germany
contact email: 
nicole.grosche@uni-oldenburg.de

Myths, Gender and the Military Conquest of Air and Sea
22-25 April 2009 at the University of Oldenburg, Germany

Short Story: Stories with Histories. MMLA St. Louis Nov. 12-15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Shiela Pardee / Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
spardee@semo.edu

Short Story: Stories with Histories. Short stories are a literary genre especially given to migration, appearing in different formats and venues as they are expanded into novels, reprinted in different collections,

CFP: Poetry Collection on Adoption

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse W. Goolsby / Department of English, United States Air Force Academy
contact email: 
poetrycfp@gmail.com

This is a call for poetry submissions for a collection thematically centered on adoption. All types of poetry and prose poems are acceptable up to 500 words.

English Dictionaries in Global and Historical Context

full name / name of organization: 
Strathy Language Unit and the Department of English at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
contact email: 
jm27@queensu.ca

Proposals for papers, panels, and research seminars are invited for an interdisciplinary conference on the social, historical and political contexts of English-language dictionaries (unilingual or bil

Southern Lit. and Pop Culture area of MPCA/ MACA

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

CFP for “Film Grammar and Literary Modernism” at MSA 11, Montreal, Quebec. Nov. 5-7, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
Laurel Harris/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
laurel_e_harris@yahoo.com

MSA 11: Languages of Modernism
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
November 5-8, 2009

[UPDATE--Extended Deadline] 17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar (July 12-17, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Roger W. Hecht, Department of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

Call for Papers
17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
SUNY, Oneonta
July 12-17, 2009

"Global Cooper"

CFP / Studies in Gothic Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Franz Potter / Studies in Gothic Fiction
contact email: 
studiesingothic@zittaw.com

Studies in Gothic Fiction, a new peer-reviewed, on-line journal is seeking articles and reviews for its premiere on-line issue.

Humanities June 27, 28

full name / name of organization: 
CPRACSIS CENTRE FOR PERFORMANC ERESEARCH AND CULTURAL STUDIES
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org

Call for Papers
International Conference on Humanities in the 21st Century
“Rethinking Humanities”
June 27 & 28, 2009
C PRACSIS, Thrissur, Kerala, India 680001

Third Annual Feminist Pedagogy Conference

full name / name of organization: 
FSG/WSCP CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
feministpedagogy@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Feminist Pedagogy Conference November 6, 2009

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

CFP for Wordless Modernism at MSA 11, Nov 5-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Chun, Jonathan Foltz (Princeton University)
contact email: 
mctwo@princeton.edu

CFP: Modernist Studies Association 2009
MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism

Montréal, Québec, Canada, 
November 5-8, 2009

Wordless Modernism: Grammars of the Sensible

CFP: Angles: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference on Cultural History

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
angles.postgrad@gmail.com

ANGLES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL HISTORY
Birkbeck, University of London
Saturday 20 June 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS - FINAL REMINDER

Authorship, editorial history and literary life ((05/30/2009; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Denise Almeida Silva
contact email: 
literaturaemdebate@fw.uri.br

Literatura em Debate (ISSN 1982-5625), a peer-reviewed digital journal published by the MA program in Literature at URI/FW, Brazil, seeks essays on: ethical and juridical questions on authorship, the

Obama and African American Autobiography (7/24/09; 11/12/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Wendy Rountree / North Carolina Central University
contact email: 
wrountree@nccu.edu

Call for Papers

Fifth African American Literature Symposium

“It’s A New Day: The Vicissitude of African American Autobiography from Briton Hammon to Barack Obama”

Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

LECTURE: Professor Ato Quayson, UC Berkeley 4/23

full name / name of organization: 
Center for African Studies, UCB
contact email: 
asc@berkeley.edu

SIGNS OF THE TIMES: DISCOURSE ECOLOGIES AND STREET LIFE ON OXFORD ST., ACCRA
Lecture | April 23 | 12:30-3 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Lipman Room, 8th floor

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

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