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Teaching the Novel

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 1:40pm
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Acadmic Exchange Quarterly
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Focus:
This issue seeks articles addressing and exploring issues surrounding the integration of novels into classroom practice and employing novels to meet course and program objectives. Manuscripts from the fields of literary studies and creative writing are welcome, as are submissions from other disciplines that employ the novel, including cultural studies, gender studies, women's studies, African American studies, and composition. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

International Conference on War, Literature & the Arts, Sep 16-18 2010, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 11:46am
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Department of English and Fine Arts, United States Air Force Academy
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An International Conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on "Representing and Reporting America's Wars: 1990 to Present."  The conference seeks a variety of genre submissions, both critical and creative, including literary criticism, journalism, rhetorical analysis, cultural studies, theory, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film studies, photography, painting, or music.  As an international forum on recent warfare, the conference is designed to bring together a multitude of perspectives, critical approaches, and discourse communities on the topics of warfare and its representations in the Balkans, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  We en

Kurt Vonnegut at ALA, San Francisco, CA, May 27-30, 2010 (proposals due Jan. 15, 2010).

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 6:25pm
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The Kurt Vonnegut Society
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The Kurt Vonnegut Society (www.vonnegutsociety.net) invites proposals for papers to be presented at two sessions of the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.  Presenters need not be members of the Kurt Vonnegut Society (though we certainly hope they will join).  Please send a 250-word abstract for 15-minute presentations, along with a brief CV, to Robert Tally at robert.tally@txstate.edu by January 15, 2010.

 

 1.  Vonnegut, his Precursors, and his Successors

CFP: Peace and War / An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference / University of Illinois at Chicago (4/16/2010)

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 3:41pm
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University of Illinois at Chicago
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PEACE and WAR

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

The University of Illinois at Chicago

April 16, 2010 

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2009 

This graduate student conference is intended to address some of the problems of defining peace and war in the various disciplines, and to question if or how the ways we conceptualize peace and war have changed in the twenty-first century. 

CRITICISM special issue: "Open Source Culture and Aesthetics" / Deadline: 12/02/09

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 12:00pm
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Criticism: A Quarterly Journal for Literature and the Arts

 

Criticism is a peer-reviewed publication edited by Jonathan Flatley and published by Wayne State University Press. It provides a forum for current scholarship on literature, media, and visual culture. A place for rigorous theoretical and critical debate as well as formal and methodological self-reflexivity and experimentation, Criticism aims to present contemporary thought at its most vital. Interested parties should submit a 300-word abstract and brief (1-3 pp.) CV to both Antonio Ceraso (aceraso@depaul.edu) and Jeff Pruchnic (jeffpruchnic@wayne.edu) by December 1, 2009. Full essays will be due by April 15, 2010.

CFP: 20 YEARS OF THE FINAL GIRL; PCA/ACA National Conference, 31 March-3 April, 2010; Propsal Deadline : 30 Nov.

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 10:23am
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Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
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Literatures of Time and Space - proposed BSLS panel (8-10 April 2010); abstract deadline 10 December 2009

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 8:58am
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Elizabeth Throesch
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Call for submissions to a proposed panel on the interaction between theories of time and space in literature for the upcoming British Society for Literature and Science conference (8-10 April 2010). Additionally, these proposals will be considered for a future proposal to the RCLAS Journal of Literature and Science for a special issue on time and space.

 

Topics might include:

Relativity's impact on literature and culture

the fourth dimension

occultist and mystical theories of time and space

the work of authors such as Charles Howard Hinton, Edward Abbott, H.G. Wells, Gertrude Stein, J.W. Dunne, Henri Bergson, Virginia Woolf, William Faulkner, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thomas Pynchon, etc

General Call for Submissions: Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST)

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 7:58am
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American Studies Association of Turkey
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Call for Submissions

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 2010 // Proposals due 1/10

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 12:28am
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University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department
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Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)

English Dept.Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 6th Annual MadLit Conference. This year's conference, "READING MATERIAL," engages the intersections between literature and material culture.

Mapping the New: Aesthetics, New Directions and Innovations in Literature and Culture, February 21-22, 2010

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Sunday, October 4, 2009 - 4:44pm
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Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University
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 International Literature Symposium:

 Mapping the New: Aesthetics, New Directions and Innovations in Literature and Culture, Organized by Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University, February 21-22, 2010

The bi-annual Literature Symposium organized by the Department of EnglishLiterature and Linguistics at Qatar University, Mapping the New: Aesthetics, New Directions and Innovations in Literature and Culture. The keynote speakers include Professor David Damrosch, Harvard University and Professor Sabry Hafez, SAOS and Qatar University.

 

Mapping the New: Aesthetics, New Directions and Innovations in Literature and Culture, February 21-22, 2010

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Sunday, October 4, 2009 - 4:41pm
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Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University
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 International Literature Symposium:

 Mapping the New: Aesthetics, New Directions and Innovations in Literature and Culture, Organized by Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University, February 21-22, 2010

The bi-annual Literature Symposium organized by the Department of EnglishLiterature and Linguistics at Qatar University, Mapping the New: Aesthetics, New Directions and Innovations in Literature and Culture. The keynote speakers include Professor David Damrosch, Harvard University and Professor Sabry Hafez,SAOS and Qatar University.

 

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