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CFP: [Theory] Gay & Lesbian Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 9:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Fenton
contact email: 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 6-7, 2009
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, California
"Gay & Lesbian Literature."
Paper proposals sought for PAMLA's regular-session panel on Gay and
Lesbian Literature.

Proposals may address any area of Gay, Lesbian, Queer, or Transgendered
theory, literature or politics.

• A 500-word summary of the proposed conference paper
• A shorter abstract of 50 words with a paper title that would
        introduce the topic and significance of your paper for the
        conference program

Deadline for submissions is March 15, 2009.

To submit your proposal please do both of the following:

UPDATE: [Theory] New Journal Issue: Sense and Sensation

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 3:31am
full name / name of organization: 
Bernadette Cantrall

Issue 14: Sense & Sensation
  
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Extended to 8th March, 2009
Send to: slamphilament_at_usyd.edu.au

“Ah well! It means much the same thing,” said the Duchess, digging her
sharp little chin into Alice’s shoulder as she added, “and the moral of
THAT is â€"‘Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of
themselves.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland.

"To the senseless nothing is more maddening than sense."
Aldous Huxley, Island

CFP: [Theory] 17th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Literature and

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 2:54am
full name / name of organization: 
Willis Liao
contact email: 

                           Call for Papers
17th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference
               Conference Theme: Literature and Senses

Host: Taiwan’s English and American Literature Association,
Department of English, Soochow University
Venue: Soochow University (Waishuanghsi Campus), Taipei, Taiwan
Date: November 14, 2009
 

CFP: [Theory] The Booker Prize and India

updated: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 12:08pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr.Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal
contact email: 

A full-length novel, written by a citizen of the Commonwealth, the
Republic of Ireland or Zimbabwe is eligible for the Booker Prize. The
reputation of the prize is sure to transform the fortunes of the author,
who receives it. This prestigious prize has been won by four Indiansâ€"
Salman Rushdie (Midnight’s Children, 1981), Arundhati Roy (The God of
Small Things, 1997), Kiran Desai (The Inheritance of Loss, 2006) and
Arvinda Adiga (The White Tiger, 2008). Since the award of this prize to
Indians, IWE has become a force to reckon with. The present anthology of
critical essays on the Booker Prize winners, hailing from India proposes
to analyze the works of these masters. The book will include the papers

CFP: [Theory] âParticularity, Exemplarity, Singularityâ (Cornell University)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 12:06am
full name / name of organization: 
Rob Lehman
contact email: 

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for
its fifth annual interdisciplinary spring conference:

“Particularity, Exemplarity, Singularity”

Featuring keynote speaker Ian Balfour (York University)

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
April 17th-18th, 2009

CFP: [Theory] Death in Modern to Contemporary Irish Literature - SAMLA session 2009

updated: 
Saturday, February 7, 2009 - 11:40pm
full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan
contact email: 

This call is for the Irish literature panel affiliated with the annual
South Atlantic Modern Language Association conference to be held November
6-8, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

This session seeks to explore the ways in which death, dying, or the denial
of death show up in modern to contemporary Irish literature. Papers may
include studies of the practices of and attitudes toward death and/or
memorialization, the link that exists between living and dying, the
contradictions and paradoxes that exist in attitudes towards death, the
ways in which the finality of death is denied, avoided, or confronted in
life, etc.

CFP: [Theory] Theory Conference, Cornell University

updated: 
Friday, February 6, 2009 - 1:34am
full name / name of organization: 
Rob Lehman
contact email: 

Greetings,

I'm writing on behalf of the Theory Reading Group at Cornell University
to ask you to please pass the following conference announcement on to any
interested graduate students.

Best,
Rob Lehman
Cornell University
http://www.arts.cornell.edu/trg/

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for
its fifth annual interdisciplinary spring conference:

“Particularity, Exemplarity, Singularity”

Featuring keynote speaker Ian Balfour (York University)

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
April 17th-18th, 2009

CFP: [Theory] Crime and the Boundaries of Genre

updated: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 - 11:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
Gwenda young
contact email: 

Con(tra)vention: Crime and the Boundaries of Genre

to be held at the

University College Cork, 26-27 June 2009

Proposals are invited for papers which focus on issues of contamination,
cross-fertilization or hybridization of the crime genre, in its literary
and screen manifestations, by other narrative forms, such as historical
narrative, social and/or political commentary, science fiction, ‘true
crime’, computer games, etc. Papers may refer to any language area,
although, in the interest of interdisciplinary debate, they must be
delivered in English.

CFP: [Theory] African American Literature Panel (3/15/09; PAMLA, 11/6/09-11/7/09)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 - 6:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Brian R. Adler
contact email: 

Inviting papers (15-20 minutes) for the “African American Literature”
Panel of the 107th Annual Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association
Conference, San Francisco State University, California. November 6-7,
2009.

PAMLA is the Western regional affiliate of the Modern Language
Association: http://www.pamla.org/2009/

Please submit paper title, 500-word proposal, and 50-word abstract online
by March 15: http://www.pamla.org/2009/proposals

CFP: [Theory] Resistances: Technologies and Relationalities –– Deadline Extension!

updated: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 - 10:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
hilary malatino

Resistances: Technologies and Relationalities
The 19th Annual Philosophy, Interpretation and Culture (PIC) Conference
April 17-18, 2009
Binghamton University â€" Binghamton, NY
This conference seeks to explore the interconnectedness of technology,
relationality and practices of resistance. We conceptualize technology
broadly, as referring to systems, methods of organization, visual/imaging
techniques, and political strategies and tactics, as well as to specific
material objects and systems of objects â€" tools, commodities, bodies.
We seek papers which explore the polyvalent deployments of technologies
in both reproducing extant systems of power relations and their attendant

CFP: [Theory] Nostalgia, Messianism, Tradition - MLA Special Session

updated: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 - 7:15pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Bagley
contact email: 

We are seeking papers for a proposed special session at the 2009 MLA that
explore the relationship(s) between nostalgia, messianism, and tradition.
The papers should elaborate these issues through a discussion of Modernist
literature.

Please send 250-500 word abstracts for a 15 minute paper to Sarah Bagley
at scb18_at_pitt.edu by March 10.

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CFP: [Theory] Methodology––ways of analyzing words and music together

updated: 
Saturday, January 31, 2009 - 3:29am
full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Dailey
contact email: 

The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations is seeking submission of
abstracts on the topic "Methodology--ways of analyzing words and music
together" for the 2009 Modern Language Association conference in
Philadelphia, December 27 - 30, 2009. We are looking for 250 word
abstracts detailing ways, means, and theories of analyzing music based on
texts. In addition to presentation at the MLA conference, the subsequent
papers will be published in an anthology.
E mail abstracts to DrJSDailey_at_aol.com by March 20, 2009.

CFP: [Theory] Freud After Derrida: An Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 30, 2009 - 9:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Laura Cardiff
contact email: 

Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature announces

FREUD AFTER DERRIDA: AN INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
October 6-9, 2010
The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: David Farrell Krell, Anthony Vidler, Samuel Weber, David
Wills, Sarah Wood

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