category: twentieth century and beyond

House Work: Masters and Servants in Post-Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
akmcclellan@plymouth.edu

House Work: Masters and Servants in Post-Modern Culture

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

[UPDATE] “Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline July 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11.
We are especially interested in abstracts on the work of underrepresented groups, such as non-white, LGBT, female, non-western, etc. bands and musicians. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Cfp Transcultural memory - a conference (abstracts by July 21, 2009; conference held on Feb 05-06, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies and Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
transculturalmemory@gmail.com

Transcultural Memory

Indigenous Pop, a critical collection on contemporary music (abstracts due 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Eds. Jeff Berglund, Kimberli Lee, and Janis (Jan) Johnson
contact email: 
Jeff.Berglund@nau.edu

call for contributors to a new critical collection

Indigenous Pop

jazz, rock, rockabilly, folk, country western, blues, rap, reggae, metal, hip-hop, punk

Press/Reject Essays for Rhizomes.net Special Issue September 1, 2009; December 5, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt / Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

[UPDATE] Call for Essay Proposals on Pedro Almodovar

full name / name of organization: 
Maria R. Matz and Carole Salmon. UMass Lowell
contact email: 
Maria_Matz@uml.edu

Editors: Maria R. Matz and Carole Salmon, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Contemporary Women's Writing: New Texts, Approaches, and Technologies (7-9 July 2010; deadline 15 August 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Network and San Diego State University
contact email: 
eframpto@mail.sdsu.edu

The Third Biennial International Conference of the
Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

In Collaboration with San Diego State University

7-9 July 2010

Public Spaces and Art (Collection of Essays; Deadline: 9/21/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.caribbeanchapter@gmail.com

Public Spaces and Art

"Why do they hate us?": Teaching 9/11 Literature, NeMLA April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Seminar Chair, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

“Why Do They Hate Us?”: Teaching 9/11 Literature
NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec

Due 9/1/09 OUr Monsters, Ourselves NEMLA 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Lizzie Harris McCormick / NEMLA
contact email: 
ourmonstersourselves@gmail.com

“Our Monsters, Ourselves”

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