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[UPDATE] Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

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Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 3:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim
before the Columbian era; consider the roles of writing, communication, and sign systems in the era of discovery, colonization, and conquest; and/or examine how transatlantic encounters and collisions birthed new literacies and literatures, and transformed existing ones. We will consider aural and visual communication, along with varied metaphorical, cultural, and technological "literacies."

[UPDATE] <em>Lucayos</em>- Issue 2- Water

updated: 
Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 1:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
The College of the Bahamas, School of English Studies

Lucayos
A journal published by The College of The Bahamas
School of English Studies

This CFP corrects a few minor errors in a previous version.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Lucayos is looking for submissions of papers 20-25 pages in length on art, film, literature and culture of the postcolonial world. The journal also invites submissions of creative pieces, specifically poetry, life writing, essays, and short stories. Submit works in full by March 30, 2010.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE REMINDER Edward Upward -- Essay Collection

updated: 
Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 12:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann, University of Oxford

***NOTE: The deadline for submission of abstracts is 8 February 2010.***

Spanning nearly eight decades, the work of Edward Upward (b.1903, d. February 2009) is without parallel in English letters. Upward's influence on the literature of the 'Auden generation' (from his quasi-Surrealist Mortmere fantasies to his political stories of the thirties) was outstanding; his life-long commitment to the Communist cause made him the moral authority for left-wing writers from the 1930s onwards. At the same time, Upward's own writings have sometimes been eclipsed by the works of the authors he influenced – most notably W.H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood.

SCMLA 2010--Session on Biography and Autobiography

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Friday, January 29, 2010 - 11:33am
full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 

Communication, Literature and the Humanities
Title of session: Seeing Ourselves Anew--The Changing Form of Biography and Autobiography
Submission requirements: 250 word abstracts.
Deadline for submissions: 10 Mar. 2010

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms (April 23-24, 2010) DEADLINE: March 10, 2010

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 6:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 

Call for Papers

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms
April 23-24, 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The British Modernities Group, in conjunction with the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory and the departments of English, Philosophy, and Art History, and with support from the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, invites submissions from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and methodological orientations for our annual graduate student conference, this year themed "Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms."

Call for Papers for Fall Special Issue on MODERNISMS

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Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 12:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
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Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," looks for articles for its Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS. We are looking for articles, which examine the historical and material conditions and philosophical or theoretical/experimental perspectives that influenced the form and content of the modernist (contemporary and past) arts and literature.

APPOSITIONS; call for Article Manuscripts

updated: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 4:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, ISSN: 1946-1992, http://appositions.blogspot.com/
contact email: 

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CFP 2010: APPOSITIONS; call for Article Manuscripts

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture,
ISSN: 1946-1992,
http://appositions.blogspot.com/

Call for Article Manuscripts: APPOSITIONS seeks article manuscripts for Volume Three, which will be published in May, 2010. This is a general call for new work on any topic in the field.

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2010.

APPOSITIONS is an electronic, peer-reviewed, MLA-indexed, EBSCO-distributed journal for studies in Renaissance/early modern literature & culture.

Nationalism and Legitimacy (September 10-11, 2010)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 6:51am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Nancy 2 (France), CRESAB Research Group

CALL FOR PAPERS: The notion of legitimacy is essential to the study of nationalism. As Anthony D. Smith has argued, "For nationalists, the nation is the sole criterion of legitimate government and political community. […] [T]oday no state possesses legitimacy which does not also claim to represent the will of the 'nation', even where there is as yet patently no nation for it to represent."

How Poems Work

updated: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 2:54am
full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Santa Cruz

Graduate Student Conference: "How Poems Work"
University of California, Santa Cruz
(Co-sponsored by Cowell College and the Department of Literature)
May 6-7, 2010

We invite 250-word proposals for 15-minute talks to be presented at our upcoming UCSC graduate-student conference, "How Poems Work." Deadline for submissions is February 26.

Teaching the Environment

updated: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 8:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association annual convention, Jan. 6-9, 2011
contact email: 

The following panel proposal is being co-sponsered by the College English Assoication and the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment for consideration for the 2011 MLA meeting.

God is in the details

updated: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 4:11pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Milan - Graduate School in HUmanities (Humanae Litterae)
contact email: 

"God is in the details" A reflection on methodology in the humanities
A conference organized within the activities of the Graduate School Humanae Litterae, University of Milan, via Festa del perdono 7, Milan.
June, 10-11 2010
Conference website: users.unimi/godetails
Email: godetails@unimi.it
Call for papers

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