category: twentieth century and beyond

CFP: The Ridiculously Violent in Science Fiction (10/30/10; ICFA 32 3/16/11-3/20/11)

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Andrew Ferguson / University of Virginia
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Participants are being sought for a paper session on violence considered or depicted as ridiculous, for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

UPDATED: CFP: New Essays on EDWARD P. JONES. Nov. 1, 2010 (abstracts, early submissions); March 20, 2011 (completed articles)

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Daniel Wood / University of Melbourne
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Submissions are now being sought for the first ever collection of essays on the life and work of Edward P. Jones. The collection, entitled Edward P. Jones: New Essays, will be published in the second half of 2011.

Essays should take the form of full-length scholarly articles approximately 5,000 words in length, and may be submitted either in full (if already completed or nearing completion) or provisionally as 500-word abstracts outlining the central thesis of a proposed article. Longer articles will receive consideration, but contributors who wish to submit such articles should first send a brief query to

CFP: Digital Projects Poster Session (11/15/10; SHARP 7/14/11-7/17/11)

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Katherine D. Harris/SHARP
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Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing International Conference
Washington DC
July 14 - July 17, 2011

The Book in Art & Science

International Cather Seminar

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Willa Cather Foundation
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Smith College and the Willa Cather Foundation present
The International Cather Seminar 2011
Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century

June 20-25, 2011
Smith College, Northampton, MA

Robert Frost Review: Deadline Jan. 5

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Robert Frost Review
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The Robert Frost Review is calling for academic papers focusing upon Frost and his works for its upcoming review. For specific paper questions, please e-mail

Concepts of Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism

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East Carolina University
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What does it mean to be multinational? Who in the 21st Century is on the brink of melting into the pot, and who is clamoring to ensure that their culture is left unmarred?

Technology, Time, and Literature

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Brigham Young University
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Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program.

Mid-America Theatre Conference Theatre History Symposium (CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, 2010; Conference March 3-6, 2011)

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Mid-America Theatre Conference
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Theatre History Symposium
Mid-America Theatre Conference, March 3-6, 2011

Company: Collaborations, Ensembles, Institutions

Scottish Literature at CEA 2011 (Nov. 1/March 31-April 2, 2011)

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College English Association
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Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2011
March 31- April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton, St. Petersburg, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; (727) 894-5000

PCA/ACA 2011 National Conference, The Vampire in Literature and Film: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Anyiwo, Curry College
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The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers and/or presentations on any aspect of the television series’ BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OR ANGEL.

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