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Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 1:19pm
Aphra Behn Society

Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 10:43am

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th. The topics of the panel include, but are not limited to: subject/object relationship; commodity fetishism; materiality and visuality; forms, surfaces, and their boundaries; the text as an object; thing theory. Please send 300-500 word abstracts and brief biographical statements (English or Spanish) to Laura Gandolfi,
Deadline: September 15th

Geography/Topos/Literature ASLE 2011 (6/ 21-26) Bloomington, Indiana

Friday, September 10, 2010 - 10:54pm
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment


Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

In The Future of Environmental Criticism, Lawrence Buell observes that "the concept of place gestures in at least three directions at once—toward environmental materiality, toward social perception or construction, and toward individual affect or bond," all of which makes it, a "rich and tangled arena for environmental criticism" (63).

Critical Misidentifications - ASECS, Vancouver 3/11

Friday, September 10, 2010 - 9:50pm
Jonathan Sadow

How does eighteenth-century theory and criticism identify, overidentify, or misidentify with its subjects? How does scholarship appropriate the ideologies of the phenomena it is supposed to explain? This seminar will seek papers exploring the ways critical understandings become entwined with the discourse, philosophy, or personas of their objects of study. Although effacement, misreading, and epistemological trouble will be necessary points of discussion, this session is also open to readings that explore these relationships as necessary or productive ones.

Present Tense's Inaugural Issue Announcement

Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 8:18pm
Present Tense Journal

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is proud to announce its inaugural issue at Present Tense is dedicated to exploring contemporary social, cultural, political and economic issues through a rhetorical lens. The articles presented in Volume 1, Issue 1 include a diversity of current topics, of no more than 2,000 words, ranging from disciplinarity and sovereign power, to Google bombing, to race and the new equality. We hope you find the articles engaging and we encourage you to continue the conversation by commenting on the articles online.

Volume 1, Issue 1:

Manifest Identity

Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 11:50am
NC State Association of English Graduate Students

At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator's organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term "text" itself, as "text" has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.

Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 6:18pm
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Literature (General)
Philip Heldrich, Area Chair,
SW/TXPCA & PCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Homepage: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

Deadline for submission: December 15, 2010

Conference Hotel:
Marriott Rivercenter & Riverwalk
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205 USA
Phone: 1-210-223-1000
Toll-free: 1-800-648-4462