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Florida: E Pluribus Unum? The Florida College English Association Annual Conference October 14-15, 2010

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Sunday, July 18, 2010 - 10:03am
Florida College English Association

Although this year's Florida College English Association's Annual Conference on October 14-15, 2010 at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida will focus primarily on unity and diversity in literature, literacy, language, pedagogy and creative writing in Florida, we also welcome proposals for papers and panels on everything from Shakespeare and the Beats to grading in creative writing classes and decoding tenure assumptions. In addition to a wide range of papers and panels, we will also have a poetry reading by US Poet Laureate Billy Collins, a talk by award-winning environmentalist writer and filmmaker Bill Belleville, and master classes by critic Roger Rosenblatt and Random House Executive Editor in Chief Daniel Menaker.

Old West New 9/15/2010

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Sunday, July 18, 2010 - 9:04am
Colin Irvine

The editor of 30-40 Years West of Here: Stories from the Sub-Rural West invites contributions for a collection of creative nonfiction essays that explores the implications of living in that often overlooked space/time specific to the West of the 60s, 70s, and early 80s. Partly the result of demographic patterns tied to economic booms and busts, these oddly anachronistic and often isolated neighborhoods sprung up in areas somewhat removed from the nearest towns and adjacent to and/or surrounded by woods, farms, foothills, rivers, and streams. Not part of the Old West or the New, this time/space presented those who lived, worked and played in those eras/areas of the sub-rural West with historically unique and significant experiences.

[Inter]sections - American Studies journal submissions by August 10

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Sunday, July 18, 2010 - 4:15am
American Studies Program, University of Bucharest

[Inter]sections is the online graduate journal of American Studies at the University of Bucharest, Romania (ISSN 2068-3472).

We are currently inviting submissions on any topic relevant to the field of American Studies from both graduate and undergraduate students. The deadline for submissions is August 10.

You can find our submission guidelines here: http://www.americanstudies.ro/?article=76

You can download the latest issue of [Inter]sections here:http://www.americanstudies.ro/?category=13

CfP: "Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the 'Post-Racial' Society"

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Sunday, July 18, 2010 - 3:25am
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Trans-Scripts – a new interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work. The theme of the inaugural issue will be "Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the 'Post-Racial' Society."

Midwest ASECS 2010 CFP - deadline extended to Aug 10

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Saturday, July 17, 2010 - 10:35am
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The proposal deadline for individual papers and full panels (no partial panels, please) has been extended to Tuesday, August 10 for this year's meeting of the Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS) in Wichita, Kansas, September 30-October 2 2010.

UPDATE: Essays solicited for Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present, special issue of EJES

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Saturday, July 17, 2010 - 3:29am
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)

Essays are solicited for the volume *Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present*,
*European Journal of English Studies*, Vol. 16 Guest editors: Janet Larson, Francesca Saggini & Anna Enrichetta Soccio.
This issue of EJES aims to engage the variety of European approaches to the study of the house in Anglophone literatures and cultures from the standpoint of contemporaneity. Submissions are invited from scholars working in the fields of the Anglophone literatures, language, media and culture, including the arts and architecture. Contributors may emphasise theoretical/methodological approaches or textual readings. Invited topics include, but are by no means restricted to, the following:

[UPDATE] NEMLA Panel on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (Abstract Deadline September 30, 2010; Conference April 7-10, 2011)

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Friday, July 16, 2010 - 6:08pm
Northeast Modern Language Association

I'm seeking submissions for a panel on American women writers' responses to Freud, which will take place at the 2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference. Submissions should address one of the following subjects: Revisions of Freudian texts; Alternatives to the Freudian model of psychoanalytic practice; Responses to Freud as a cultural figure; Writing psychoanalysis through form, style, and technique. Please include an abstract and a brief biographical statement. Email submissions to Kristina Marie Darling, KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com by September 30th, 2010.

The Law in Early Middle English Literature (9/15; Kalamazoo 5/12-5/15, 2011)

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Friday, July 16, 2010 - 4:34pm
International Lawman's Brut Society and the Early Middle English Society

The International Lawman's Brut Society and the Early Middle English Society invite proposals for 20-minute papers on "The Law in Early Middle English Literature" for the next International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, May 2011. As the first element of Lawman's name is "Law," laws and legal proceedings are understandably an important part of the Brut and of other major texts of the early middle English corpus. Papers for this session may discuss various ways laws and legal proceedings inform these texts; the session seeks to promote discussions of the interconnections between the Brut and other texts of the period.

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