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Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 11:41am

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out on the ODES OF JOHN KEATS with a view to providing postgraduate scholars and teachers with new critical insights and perspectives. The anthology will be published by a reputed Publisher headquartered in India and having its main business base in USA, UK and Ireland.

Deadline for submission of essays: 31 July 2011

[Update] Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 7:34am
Drs Comer and Vayo

New deadline, July 1.

In Jean-Luc Nancy's The Inoperative Community representations are not just works of art (oeuvre); they also, in fact, work. Representations present "community" and thereby give a disparate group of beings an identity, borders, and a body. If representations work, what happens when a work founders, when it falls apart, and opens onto something else? Would this opening then be the place or space of play, even serious play? What does this "absence of work" look like formally? What are the ethical consequences of such playful interruptions? Papers on non-mainstream directors are of particular interest.

CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 15 August 2011

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 12:54am
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, Venezuela

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Para el segundo número de SUR/versión, proponemos, no una convocatoria doble, sino una convocatoria que se desdobla en vanguardia & revolución / tiempos bicentenarios. E identificamos, a partir de este desdoblamiento y cruce, las siguientes líneas de indagación:

Call for Papers: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism, 4/19-22

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 2:11pm
joint conference of MELUS and USACLALS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US, and US chapter of Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies)

THEME: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Bill Ashcroft, Wlad Godzic, Francisco Jimenez, David Marriott

[UPDATE] Materialist Readings of Children's Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 11:58am
Angela Hubler/Kansas State University


Materialist Readings of Children's Literature and Culture:
Classic and Contemporary Essays

Call for papers for an edited collection tentatively titled Materialist Readings of Children's Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays. This collection will consist primarily of new analyses, but will also include previously published essays in order to chart the development of materialist criticism of children's and young adult literature, culture, and film. The aim of the collection is to demonstrate the significance of historical materialist approaches to children's literature and culture (i.e. Marx, Lukacs, Williams, Eagleton, Jameson, Ariel Dorfman, Jack Zipes, Ian Wojcik-Andrews, Gayatri Spivak, etc.).

Call for Articles: Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (Submission Deadline October 1st))

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 8:46am
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities

Diesis Volume 1, Issue 2: the Other Issue

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2011

The Editorial Board of Diesis: Footnotes Literary Identities would like to welcome you to submit to its second issue. This second issue will continue the inaugural issue's study of identity, concentrating this time on the diesis, or double dagger, which indicates a footnote or point of reference.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline of Abstract Submission of the Fourth East Asian Conference on Comparative Literature

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 11:45pm
English Department, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan

Conference Website:


Obsession in Context

The Fourth East Asian Conference on Comparative Literature

Deadline of abstract submission has been extended to July 1, 2011

Soochow University,

Taipei, Taiwan

We take great pleasure in announcing that the Fourth East Asian Conference on Comparative Literature, sponsored by the Comparative Literature Association of the Republic of China (CLAROC), will be hosted by Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan, on March 10, 2012. The theme for this conference is ¡§Obsession in Context.¡¨


Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:16pm
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal

To submit:

Call for Submissions!

The UC Berkeley Undergraduate Journal is currently accepting submissions for its inaugural Fall 2011 issue! We are looking for critical articles with subject matter that falls under the wide banner of Comparative Literature, from international literary trends to literary comparisons between two specific cultures to theoretical literary discourse. The (rolling) deadline to submit is June 15, 2011. Any undergraduate is encouraged to apply. Additional information for non-US students is at the bottom of the page.

Submission guidelines: