category: twentieth century and beyond

CFP: Poetry Collection on Adoption

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Jesse W. Goolsby / Department of English, United States Air Force Academy
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This is a call for poetry submissions for a collection thematically centered on adoption. All types of poetry and prose poems are acceptable up to 500 words.

The Global and the Local in Contemporary Literature and Film

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Department of Foreign Languages, West Virginia University
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The Global and the Local
in Contemporary Literature and Film

Thirty-Third Colloquium on Literature and Film
October 8-10, 2009

[UPDATE] Bangor University postgraduate Truth and Lies interdisciplinary conference.

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Bangor University
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Truth and Lies: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
June 11th - 12th

Organized by the College of Arts and Humanities, Bangor University, Wales

Call for Papers

(UPDATE) American Identity, Toulouse, France June 10-11, 2010

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University of Toulouse, France
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International Conference
organized by G.E.N.A. (Groupe d’Etudes Nord-Américaines)
Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, C.A.S.
June 10-11, 2010

CFP: Agri-LIterature (MMLA, 6/1/09, 11/12-15/09)

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Midwest Modern Language Association
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"Agri-Literature." This panel will address the way recent American literature responds to the disappearance of the family farm.

'Migratory Passings': Poetry and the Visual Arts (Proposed MMLA Special Session--November 12, 2009-November 15, 2009)

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Magdelyn Hammond Helwig/Western Illinois University
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In The Necessary Angel, Wallace Stevens argues that the relationship between arts is migratory, similar to the relationship between the external and internal worlds: “The world about us wou

English Dictionaries in Global and Historical Context

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Strathy Language Unit and the Department of English at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
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Proposals for papers, panels, and research seminars are invited for an interdisciplinary conference on the social, historical and political contexts of English-language dictionaries (unilingual or bil

CFP for “Film Grammar and Literary Modernism” at MSA 11, Montreal, Quebec. Nov. 5-7, 2009.

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Laurel Harris/CUNY Graduate Center
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MSA 11: Languages of Modernism
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
November 5-8, 2009

CFP: [Collections] Amitav Ghosh's 'The Sea of Poppies'

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Dr. Neerja Arun and Dr. Rakesh Saraswat
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We in India are bringing out a series of collections of essays on representative texts of

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and the 1930s - MLA 2009

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Brandon Gordon
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We are looking for a third panelist for a proposed MLA special session organized around the response of Southern writers to the dislocations that the South experienced in the 1930s as a result of the

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