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Call for Book Reviews

Friday, September 4, 2009 - 12:01pm
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: an Online Open Access E-Journal (ISSN 0975–2935) is looking for publishers and authors who are interested in getting their books reviewed by our reviewers. The journal features articles and book reviews on the following areas:
* English Literature
* Literature written in other languages
* Indian Writings in English
* Colonial and Postcolonial Literature
* Cultural Studies
* Aesthetic Studies
* Critical theories
* Literature and Environment
* Visual Arts
* Photography
* Digital Arts
* Philosophy and Art
* History of Art

Literature and Madness

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 7:01pm
Popular Culture Association

Seeking papers on psychological aspects of literature and film, with special emphasis on the "madness" of characters or themes. "Madness" can be defined by various psychological, medical or sociological criteria.

The Power of Images: The Ethics and Efficacy of the Photograph

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 4:51pm
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Panel at the 41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010 Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure.

Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 4:43pm
Phil Heldrich, Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Phil Heldrich, Literature (General) Area Chair
31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
Homepage: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

Deadline for submission: December 15, 2009 (Reduced Fee Deadline 12/15/09)

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

[UPDATE] Neil Gaiman and Philosophy (9/30/09; collection)

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 9:54am
Rachel Luria, Wayne Yuen, and Tracy Bealer

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for Neil Gaiman and Philosophy has been extended to September 30, 2009.

Call for Papers
Neil Gaiman and Philosophy

The editors of Neil Gaiman and Philosophy, forthcoming from Open Court Publishing Company, invite short abstracts proposing essays for possible inclusion in this volume of Open Court's series, Popular Culture and Philosophy.

Conspiracy Theories and Belief in the Paranormal

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 7:42am
PCA/ACA National Conference

For the 2010 PCA/ACA National Conference, March 31-April 3, 2010 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

We welcome papers on various subjects pertaining to conspiracy theories, to pseudoscience and to beliefs in the paranormal. This year, we would like to dedicate some of our time to conspiracy theories pertaining to Barack Obama's and his administration.

Please send 150-200 word abstracts and a brief CV by the deadline of December 15, 2009. Electronic submissions are welcome and preferred.
Conspiracy Theories and Belief in the Paranormal Area Chair:
Tamar Gablinger , Humboldt University, Berlin

Call for Movie Reviews - Jura Gentium Cinema

Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 5:15am

The journal "Jura Gentium Cinema" ( is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

1) "Amreeka" by Cherien Dabis (AKA "Amerrika" (Fr)). Muna (Nisreen Faour), a divorced Palestinian woman, leaves the West Bank with Fadi (Melkar Muallem), her teenaged sun, to the city of Illinois. Both mother and son hope to start a new life in America but go through a difficult transition. Fadi must adapt to the hallways and classrooms of his new high school. And Muna must keep up with the pace cooking hamburgers at a local White Castle.

Precipitate Literary and Visual Arts Journal Seeking Submissions for Winter Issue: October 31st deadline

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 6:35pm
Precipitate Journal
  • As a literary and visual arts journal, Precipitate aims to better understand how language and art act as interpretive devices for an external world that is simultaneously present and absent, riveting and severe, earthy and complex, and that inspires humor, irony, fear, and joy. Precipitate explores non-traditional perspectives of the physical world, and is looking for submissions from writers and artists to investigate and destabilize ideas of place.
  • Call for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, photography, memoirs, book reviews, and interviews that engage and/or complicate human relationships to place.
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