Seminar Organizers: Na'ama Rokem (Yale University) and Nirvana Tanoukhi (Stanford University)
NORTH AMERICAN LEVINAS SOCIETY
Third Annual Conference and Meeting: â€œLevinas and the Sacredâ€
August 31-September 2, 2008 | Seattle University
Call for papers
â€œThe Sacred â€" together with the fear and tremblingâ€¦â€
Emmanuel Levinas, Difficult Freedom
American Comparative Literature Association conference 2008
Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power
Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
April 3rd-5th 2008
Call for papers: Forum, the University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of
Culture and the Arts
Issue 6, spring 08.
The Desire Issue
Desire is the very essence of man
We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us
- Francois Rabelais
Human Rights and/in Global Literary Production: Pedagogical and
Elizabeth Goldberg & Alexandra Schultheis, co-chairs
Please submit proposals through the ACLA Conference website. Deadline
Call for Papers
The Sixth Biennial International Auto/Biography Association Conference
June 23-26, 2008
Abstract Deadline: EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15, 2007
Conference Topic: Life Writing and Translations
The Center for Biographical Research and the International Auto/Biography
Association invite scholars from around the world to attend the sixth
IABA conference, which will be held at the East-West Center, next to the
campus of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, in Honolulu.
Psychoanalysis in Context: Critical Readings of Literature and Theory
ACLA April '08: SciFi as Convoy: Tactics in Collection and Dispersion
SciFi as Convoy: Tactics in Collection and Dispersion
Seminar Organizers: Nhora Serrano, Cal State Long Beach, Janelle A. Schwartz, U of Alaska
This is a final call for articles for 'Vitalpoetics: A Journal of Critical Literary Theory' Issue 1, 2008.
Articles are sought (up to 5000 words - negotiable on individual basis) that engage any aspect of
critical literary theory, with an emphasis on close analysis.
Interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged.
All articles must be in English and provide English translations.
'Vitalpoetics' is a new online-journal that will be launched in January, 2008, and will be issued
Please contact via e-mail with any queries and for submission guidlines.
Reading as Wonder, Affirmation, or Knowledge
April 24-7, 2008
Long Beach, CA
Submission deadline Nov. 15, 2007
Call for Papers
The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference
April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing
Plenary Speaker: Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE,
Professor of Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor
of The Book History Reader
Wars of the Worlds, or â€œItâ€™s Lovely to Meet You, But Youâ€™re in My Seat.â€
War & the (Re)Invention of Communications & Communities (11/01/07;
2/29/08-3/1/08) Arizona State U.
Paper Submission Deadline Extended to Nov. 1, 2007
How does the (re)invention of communications and communities intersect with
issues of war? How can war, totalitarianism, or torture be reconsidered
regarding transmission, translation, and transgression? Examples could
include transmission of information to communities about war via media and
visual images; translation of trauma to the body into writing or speaking;
how literature, art, creative writing, rhetoric, etc. might translate war;
and transgressions against the nation-state, religion, gender, violence, etc.
Call for Papersâ€"The Arrival of Enigma: Letters
Panel for the American Comparative Literature Association 2008 Conference
April 24-27, 2008
Westin Long Beach
Long Beach, California
Organizer: Jillian Saint Jacques, Jan van Eyck Academie
Abstracts of 250 words in length should be submitted to the ACLA official website at http://
www.acla.org/submit, or as e-mail attachments to saintjacques_at_janvaneyck.nl
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2007