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CFP Leon Edel Prize (11/1/11) [UPDATE]

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 2:31pm
Henry James Review

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in the Henry James Review.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (4 copies, produced according to current MLA style, and with return postage enclosed) to:

[UPDATE] WSQ: Enchantment

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 2:08pm
Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ)

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

The End Of ...? (21.01.2012)

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 4:11am
University of Kent

The End Of ...?
An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Motion Pictures

Saturday 21 January 2012, University of Kent, Canterbury

Keynote Speaker: Peter Kramer (University of East Anglia)

This one-day conference is for postgraduate students and early career researchers whose work incorporates the study of motion pictures and aims to explore the interdisciplinary conception and representation of "The End."

Title: [Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit by 05-31-12 for next issue)

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 3:07am

Akademeia is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding work from a wide range of disciplines and from scholars of all training levels. We are currently accepting submissions from the sciences and liberal arts. Prospective authors should consult the most recent Guide For Authors, available on our website, All submissions (either in the form of research articles, essays, literature, hypotheses, canvas, or reviews) are subjected to double-blinded peer review

Narratives of Peace, 1854-1914 (25-26 May, 2012)

Monday, September 12, 2011 - 5:25pm
Dr Ingrid Hanson, University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield, 25-26 May 2012
Keynote speaker: Professor Anthony Howe, University of East Anglia

On the Scholarship of Religion and Comic Books (12/1/2011; PCA/ACA, April 2012)

Monday, September 12, 2011 - 2:29pm
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

Overview: The last half-dozen years have seen an explosion in U.S. publications addressing the intersection of religion and comics, but little has been said on the body of work taken as a whole. Outside of individual reviews, rarely are these works discussed in terms of their applications, their intertextuality, their audiences, their shortcomings, or the new questions they raise. This panel is to act as a forum addressing either portions of these works, entire books, their shared space, or the next steps to which they may all lead. In addition to the print publications recommended below, this panel also invites reflections on some of the websites and blogs conducting similar work, also listed:

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (15 December 2011)

Monday, September 12, 2011 - 11:38am
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2012 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA, April 11-14
Deadline: 15 December 2011

The 2012 PCA/ACA Poetry Studies & Creative Poetry Area chair is seeking two kinds of panelists: those reading original poetry and those delivering short papers on some aspect of American poetry.