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

updated: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 12:06am
Rob Lehman

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
Victoria Bryan

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
Rob Lehman

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
Gwenda young

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
Brian R. Adler

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
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
Sarah Bagley

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
Jeff Dailey

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
Laura Cardiff

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

CFP: [Theory] Call for Papers: âRising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studiesâ

updated: 
Friday, January 30, 2009 - 7:45pm
Thomas Polk

Call for Papers: “Rising Tides: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference
April 17 & 18, 2008 (The conference is on April 18, but we plan to host a
social event the night before.)

“Upon those who step into the same rivers, different and again different
waters flow.”

Over 2500 years have passed, but Heraclitos’ wisdom remains salient. None
would deny that there are dominant movements and perspectives; yet, every
scholar must admit that the topography of the discipline is in continual
flux. Each year generates a new approach and a new trend â€" a new branch
from the old.

UPDATE: [Theory] SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green literature (March 13-14, 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, January 29, 2009 - 9:17am
CANADA––U. Montreal EGSS

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: Green literature (March 13-14, 2009)

<<<<< DEADLINE EXTENDED >>>>>

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Clive Doucet
poet and author of 'Urban Meltdown' (2007)

CLOSING SPEAKER: Jacob Wawatie
Elder and director of Kokomville Academy

READINGS BY: Sina Queyras
Poet and author of Expressway (2009)

CALL FOR PAPERS

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Please distribute widely
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Deadline for 250-word abstracts: February 14, 2009.

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