category: religion

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

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.”

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

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

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)

Metaphor in Public Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
htpp://www.pamla.org/2009/proposals

This session seeks to promote new knowledge about the nature and function of metaphor in public discourse.

Chaucer and Related Topics - San Francisco, November 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Brantley Bryant, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brantley.bryant@sonoma.edu

Papers are welcome for the standing "Chaucer and Related Topics" panel for the 2009 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference

E-Utama: Journal of Malay Culture, Literature, Language and Education--Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Malay Language and Culture Department, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
razif.bahari@nie.edu.sg

e-Utama, an online journal of the Malay Language and Culture Department of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is inviting submissions for its second issue (due to be published at the end

Constructing the Other in the Age of Defoe's Friday [4-15-09/9-25-09]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis/The Defoe Society
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

Constructing the Other in the Age of Defoe’s Friday
The First Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society
Tulsa, OK—September 25-26, 2009

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.

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.

Special Issue: "Sex and Sacredness" in Ecumenica Journal (4/20/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Roark, Ecumenica
contact email: 
cdr@ecumenicajournal.org

Ecumenica, a journal of theatre and performance, seeks submissions for our next special issue, tentatively titled “Sex and Sacredness,” scheduled for publication in Spring 2010.

[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

The Karen Burke Memorial Prize for Graduate Work on Luce Irigaray, June 15th deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Luce Irigaray Circle
contact email: 
sabrina.hom@gmail.com

The Irigaray Circle
Call for Papers: The Karen Burke Memorial Prize

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Creative Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca;r_gagliano@earthlink.net

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Short Story and Poetry Submissions

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

The Fourth Annual Writing Into the Profession Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCG English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

Writing Into the Profession:
Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

September 25-26, 2009

5th Global Conference: Hope - Probing the Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Hope: Probing the Boundaries

Tuesday 22nd September - Thursday 24th September 2009
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

The interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces (Proposed MLA Special Session - 12/27/09-12/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
A.S.A.P. The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
mlam@cuhk.edu.hk

The private led outside: breaking down the barriers, the interaction of the Arts in Public Spaces.”

This topic will focus on the following questions:

Journal of Drama Studies--Jan 2009 issue. Sub by April 30,2009

full name / name of organization: 
Journalof Drama Studies, India
contact email: 
bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

research articles on Anglo Indian world drama,and American drama including works in translation of 12-15 pages length are invited for Journal of Drama Studies, India for Feb 2009 issue.

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment, Vol 2 (annual) (11/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (AMS Press)
contact email: 
brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE), an annual from AMS Press, is accepting submissions for volumes 2 and 3.

States of Crisis - Graduate Student Conference - Friday, 9 October 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Literature, Brandeis University
contact email: 
statesofcrisis@brandeis.edu

States of Crisis
Friday, 9 October 2009
Brandeis University
Department of English and American Literature
Seventh Annual Graduate Conference

1st Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 1st Annual Conference on Louisiana Studies will be held September 26, 2009 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Francis William Newman Graduate-Student Essay Contest

full name / name of organization: 
Journal: Intellectus ante Fidem / Francis William Newman Society
contact email: 
editor@fwnewman.org

The FWNS sponsors the annual Francis William Newman Graduate Student Essay Contest and welcomes qualified submissions from March through July.

Celebrating the Dead: Annniversaries and the Literary Afterlife - 22 April 2009 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
sm8729@bristol.ac.uk

This postgraduate conference will explore the rituals and ceremonies of literary commemoration from a variety of perspectives, and in various literary periods.

[UPDATE] Atlantic Exchanges

full name / name of organization: 
Mark West / University of Glasgow
contact email: 
mark@mindmechanics.net

The extended deadline is now Friday 27th March.

Glasgow University's postgraduate journal eSharp is currently accepting submissions for its 13th issue on Atlantic Exchanges.

New Journal: International Journal of Jungian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Frances Gray
contact email: 
fgray@une.edu.au

Call for Papers

The International Journal of Jungian Studies (IJJS) is a new Journal to be published by Taylor and Francis for the first time in 2009. The first edition is currently in press.

Responses to the War on Terror

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Studies, University of Manchester, UK
contact email: 
Robert.Spencer@manchester.ac.uk and A.Valassopoulos@manchester.ac.uk

Special issue of The Journal of Postcolonial Writing

Robert Spencer and Anastasia Valassopoulos (English and American Studies, Manchester)

Title: Literary Responses to the War on Terror

Folklore and Mythology

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen s Lai/ PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

PAMLA 2009
107th Annual Conference
San Francisco

Topics related to studies of Folkore and Mythology

Deadline: March 15, 2009

Poetics of Presence [ASAP 1: Arts of the Present (10/22-25/2009)]

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Arts of the Present
contact email: 
kenningeditions@gmail.com

Call for proposals for a panel submission to the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present, first annual conference.

Poetics of Presence

“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline May 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

UNDERGRAD: HECBC Undergraduate Research & Creativity Conf. / Reading, PA / 18 Apr. 2009 Conf. -- 20 Mar. Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Council of Berks County Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference
contact email: 
ugconference@racc.edu

The decennial Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference sponsored by the Higher Education Council of Berks County (PA) will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Reading Area Community College (Reading, PA).

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