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CFP: [Theatre] Call for Papers: âRising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studiesâ

Friday, January 30, 2009 - 7:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Polk
contact email: 

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference
April 17 & 18, 2008 (The conference is on April 18, but we plan to host a
social event the night before.)

“Upon those who step into the same rivers, different and again different
waters flow.”

Over 2500 years have passed, but Heraclitos’ wisdom remains salient. None
would deny that there are dominant movements and perspectives; yet, every
scholar must admit that the topography of the discipline is in continual
flux. Each year generates a new approach and a new trend â€" a new branch
from the old.

UPDATE: [Theatre] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green literature (March 13-14, 2009)

Thursday, January 29, 2009 - 9:17am
full name / name of organization: 
CANADA––U. Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green literature (March 13-14, 2009)


poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

READINGS BY: Sina Queyras
Poet and author of Expressway (2009)


Please distribute widely

Deadline for 250-word abstracts: February 14, 2009.

CFP: [Theatre] Early Modern Dis/Locations

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - 11:43am
full name / name of organization: 
Adam Hansen
contact email: 

Early Modern Dis/Locations: An Interdisciplinary Conference,
Northumbria University, 15-16 January 2010

On 15-16 January 2010, Northumbria University in Newcastle (UK) will host
an interdisciplinary conference on Early Modern Dis/Locations. The
organisers invite scholars and students working in literary and cultural
studies, history, geography, philosophy, and related disciplines to submit
200 word abstracts for 20-25 minute papers relating to any of the
following themes and questions by June 1st 2009. Contributors are free to
interpret and address these as broadly as they deem appropriate:

UPDATE: [Theatre] CFP

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - 9:32am
full name / name of organization: 
Michael Hougentogler
contact email: 

Since 1985, the New German Review has been a medium for graduate students,
post-docs, and recent PhDs to share their ideas with the academic community

We publish articles on German, Scandinavian and Dutch literature, but we
strongly encourage contributions within the broader field of Germanic
studies, including history, culture, philosophy and linguistics. Book
reviews, new translations, and interviews also form an essential part of
our publication.

CFP: [Theatre] St. John's University Literary Journal

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 - 3:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
Christianne M. Cain and John V. Nance
contact email: 

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes for the Spring edition are:

CFP: [Theatre] South Central Modern Language Association 2009

Monday, January 26, 2009 - 3:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Weiss

Modern Drama Session: Modern Drama and the South

The Modern Drama Session at SCMLA seeks proposals focusing on Southern
plays and playwrights. Proposals should not exceed 250 words and should
be emailed to Dr. Katherine Weiss of East Tennessee State University
(; Deadline for proposals is March
27, 2009. SCMLA convention will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from
Oct. 29-31, 2009.

CFP: [Theatre] ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel

Friday, January 23, 2009 - 6:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Cermatori

CFP: Performance Studies Focus Group ATHE, August 8-11, 2009
Emerging Scholars' Panel: Risking Innovation

The Performance Studies Focus Group at the Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
conference invites submissions of papers for its Emerging Scholars' Panel. The theme of the
conference is Risking Innovation, and it takes place at the Marriott Marquis, New York, NY,
August 8-11, 2009. The ATHE conference this year is held jointly with AATE (American Alliance
of Theatre Education).

CFP: [Theatre] Race and Emigration in Contemporary Irish Art

Thursday, January 22, 2009 - 9:58pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Crowell
contact email: 


2009 MLA Convention, Philadelphia
Modern Language Association (MLA) / ACIS (American Conference for Irish

The American Conference for Irish Studies will host the following panel at
the December 2009 MLA convention in Philadelphia. Please send 200-word
abstracts to Ellen Crowell ( by March 15, 2009. All
panelists must be registered MLA members by April 1st, 2009 to be included
on the Philadelphia conference program; all panelists must also be
registered ACIS members.

CFP: [Theatre]

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 - 5:01pm
full name / name of organization: 
Barrett Huddleston

Ecumenica, A Journal of Theatre and Performance seeks book and performance
reviews for our Spring 2009 issue. We welcome submissions from established
and emerging scholars; Ecumenica seeks articles that broadly marry faith
and spirituality with performance.
Materials should be submitted in electronic format to the book and
performance review editor Barrett Huddleston at
The following books are available for review:

CFP: [Theatre] submissions/contributions needed for an online refereed academic journal epiphany

Monday, January 19, 2009 - 4:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Mustafa Bal
contact email: 

epiphany (ISSN 1840-3719) is a refereed academic online journal and a
publication of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of International
University of Sarajevo. The journal started its publication in 2008, and
it publishes original articles on arts and social sciences. Only the
author(s) is (are) responsible for the opinions and views stated in the
articles. Un-published articles are not returned to the authors. Please
visit epiphany webpage at for the
submission guidelines.

You can also send your submissions to or

CFP: [Theatre] The Rule of Law: Legal Studies in the Liberal Arts

Thursday, January 15, 2009 - 9:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Anderson
contact email: 

Call for Applications:

The Rule of Law: Legal Studies and the Liberal Arts

A National Endowment for the Humanities
Summer Institute for College and University Professors
June 15 - July 17, 2009 (5 weeks)

Where and how does the idea of the rule of law originate in the Western
tradition? What is its history in the United States? What are its key
texts, traditions, and institutions? How does it emerge in the artistic and
literary imagination? Is there more than one rule of law in the American
experience, and, if so, how do local “rules of law” comport with a national

CFP: [Theatre] Negotiating Land: New Readings (grad)

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 8:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Bartlett
contact email: 

The SUNY Albany English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) announces its
seventh annual graduate student conference:

Negotiating Land: New Readings

Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2009
Standish Room, Science Library, Uptown Campus, SUNY Albany

Call for Proposals:

CFP: [Theatre] Life Writing and Intimate Publics

Monday, January 12, 2009 - 5:52pm
full name / name of organization: 
Margaretta Jolly
contact email: 

A preliminary announcement of the 7th Biennial International
Auto/Biography Association Conference which will be hosted by the Centre
for Life History and Life Writing Research at the University of Sussex.

Call for Papers: The 7th Biennial International Auto/Biography Association

University of Sussex 29 June-2 July 2010

Conference Topic: Life Writing and Intimate Publics

The Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research and the International
Auto/Biography Association invite scholars and life writers to attend the
7th IABA conference, at the University of Sussex, Brighton, England.