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Christianity and the Detective Story, NYC, 3/5/2010, deadline 10/1/2009

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Friday, August 7, 2009 - 1:46am
Pace University and the Northeast Region of the Conference on Christianity and Literature

"Christianity and the Detective Story"

March 5-7, 2010
Pace University, New York, NY

Featured Speaker: Ralph McInerny, author of the Father Dowling mysteries.

Proposals for academic papers on the topic of "Christianity and the Detective Story" or any topic related to the intersection of mystery and theology are due by October 1, 2009. Work by creative writers is also welcome. Send proposals to Dr. Walter Raubicheck, Chair/English at Pace University, 41 Park Row, New York, NY 10038 or by email to wraubicheck@pace.edu

Rhetorics of New Media

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 7:11pm
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

"Alien to You? Not to Me: Science Fiction and Fantasy:
Films, TV, and Literature as Popular Culture"

Proposals are now being accepted for the Rhetorics of New Media Area. The term "New Media" generally refers to digital, computerized, or networked information and communication technologies in the latter part of the 20th century to the present. Listed below are some suggestions and thought questions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are also welcome.

Poetry and Poetics Criticism (10-13 Feb. 2010; submit by 15 Dec. 2009)

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 5:21pm
Soutwest/Texas PCA & ACA

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas American & Popular Culture Association
31st Annual Conference

10-13 February 2009
Hyatt Regency Hotel
330 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505/842-1234

UPDATE: Cultures of Recession (Nov. 20 & 21, 2009)

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 2:36pm
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University

UPDATE: Travel support is now available for some presenters due to generous support from the Duke University Center for International Studies, with priority for international speakers.

Keynote Speaker: Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY), author of How Class Works and Just Around The Corner: The Paradox of a Jobless Recovery

[UPDATE] CFP: Literatary Motherhood in the New World-- Deadline for Abstracts 9/30

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 1:46pm
Kate Caccavaio--> Northeastern MLA

During the colonial period of the New World J. Michael Dash tells us that European colonizers viewed the Americas as a "New Eden" where civilization could be created anew. In terms of motherhood the colonial period in the Americas created a binary relationship between the races where the 19th century "Angel in the House" conflicted with the reality of motherhood and maternity for African slaves. After emancipation and decolonization while the ideal of the Americas as a New Eden has waned, the binary opposition in racialized views of motherhood has undergone various manifestations. How then does the modern era view motherhood in the Americas?

UPDATE: Women in Popular Music--Nov. 12-14, 2009

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 1:38pm
Midwest Modern Languages Association (Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages/Midwest)

Submissions are still possible for this panel, but they must be received no later than August 14, 2009.

"Women in Popular Music: 'Permanent Vacation': Moves and Departures in Women's Popular Music." A change in location, focus, allegiance or perspective can lead to a major shift in an artist's work, which can then lead to a different sound, a different public persona, a different audience. Women artists who start out as one thing end up something else—gospel singers go secular and vice versa, country goes disco, folk rock goes jazz. We invite papers that explore this sort of transition and explore its aesthetic (and other) consequences in the career of a woman artist or group.

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 - 5:23am
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester. Our remit is to publish leading research from those academics at the very beginnings of their careers (graduate study, post-doctoral research) through to those already established within the community. This approach also includes the notion of 'work in progress' and we welcome contributions of high academic standards from those currently involved in active research, be they doctoral candidates or Heads of Departments.

Shakespeare Connects - Teachers, Scholars, and Performers of Shakespeare - October 2-3, 2009

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 11:18pm
Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University is pleased to host Shakespeare Connects, October 2-3, 2009. This conference seeks to integrate aspects of Shakespeare scholarship and performance by bringing together a unique dynamic of Shakespeare scholars, practitioners, and educators. Through the integration of these dynamics, we hope to create a unique learning environment that will enrich our understanding of Shakespearean scholarship and performance.

[UPDATE] CFP Call for Editors for Red Feather Journal

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 9:58pm
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

UPDATE: Call for Editors: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Media Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

Due to the wonderful response, our Editorial Board is now complete and we are suspending our call for Board members at this time.

"American History and Culture" area at SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 6:19pm
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

"American History and Culture" area
SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010
31st Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2010
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2009
Priority registration deadline: November 1, 2009
http://www.swtxpca.org
Conference hotel: Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, (505) 842-1234

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