category: twentieth century and beyond

Transnational/Global Beats

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Nancy Grace & Jennie Skerl
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Call For Papers
Transnational/Global Beats: A Collection of Essays
Editors: Jennie Skerl and Nancy Grace
Deadline for abstracts: June 1, 2009

New Voices 2009: The Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse (October 22-24, 2009) [GRADUATE]

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New Voices Conference: Georgia State University Graduate English Assoc.
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The 10th Annual New Voices Graduate Student Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

“Between Modernism and the Lyric” at MSA 11, Montréal, Québec, Nov 5-8, 2009

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Reena Sastri
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Current work on lyric often sets Romantic interiority against postmodernist models of how language shapes the subject from without.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Bibliography and Textual Studies at SCMLA 2009

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South Central Modern Language Association
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SCMLA Annual Conference in Baton Rouge, LA.
October 29-31, 2009

Deadline: April 8, 2009

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel at SCMLA welcomes 15 minute
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Speaking of Grief: Death and Language in Modernism (MSA 11, 5-8 November 2009, Montréal, Québec, Canada)

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Daniel Moore (Queen's University, Canada)
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If the Holocaust motivated aesthetic theorists and writers to rethink the premise of the literary mode altogether, stated in one form by Theodore Adorno in his 1951 claim that to write “poetry after

International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress (October 13-16, 2009)

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Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Izmir, TURKEY
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Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.

Edited Volume: Harvey Milk and Queer Politics (30/07/09)

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Edited Volume
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The Queer Politics of Harvey Milk: An Edited Collection

“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.”

- Harvey Milk, “In Case” [Audio Tape]: 1977

Philip Roth panels at the Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, Salt Lake City, Sept. 9-12, 2009

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Philip Roth Society
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The Philip Roth Society will sponsor a panel or two at this year’s American Literature Association’s Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium.

Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers (SAMLA 2009, 11/6/09-11/8/09, deadline 4/15/09)

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Heidi M. Hanrahan/Hawthorne Society
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South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 6-8, 2009
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA

"Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers"

Prison Writing / Writing Prison , Récits de prison / Figures de prison

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Deena Rymhs
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Call for Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Literature
Prison Writing / Writing Prison

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