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Poetry in Motion (SAMLA 11/4-6; Deadline 6/1)

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 1:54pm
full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos
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Paper proposals sought for a special session at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference to be held in Atlanta, 11/4-11/6/11.

Re-inscribing the Old Plantation: Florida as a Site of (Re-)Memory, Oct. 13-14, 2011. Submission deadline: April 29, 2011.

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 1:20pm
full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
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The Florida College English Association invites submissions for its annual conference, to be held October 13-14 at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne-Oceanfront in Indialantic, Florida.

This year's conference theme is "Re-inscribing the Old Plantation: Florida as a Site of (Re-)Memory." We invite submissions for panels and papers that address the intersection of Florida's literary and cultural heritages with the present. We also welcome submissions that discuss any aspect of English language, literature, and pedagogy as well as allied studies.
Graduate students are also invited to submit.

The City: 2nd International Conference, May 5 & 6, 2011

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 1:06pm
full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Themes

Our conference program is filling up, but we do have a few spots open and thus continue to consider proposals.

For further information, please contact Christian Riegel -- cityconf@interdisciplinarythemes.org.

To submit, please use our website process: http://www.interdisciplinarythemes.org/conferences/index.php/C2/C2/sched...

"German Literature since 1900", Scottsdale, AZ , October 6-8, 2011

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 12:35pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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Dear Colleagues,

I still have room for one or two papers for the Section on "German Literature since 1900" for the 2011 RMMLA Meeting in Scottsdale, Arzona, October 6-8. If you wish to submit a proposal, please send a one-page abstract to chisholm@u.arizona.edu. by March 25.

I hope to see you in Scottsdale in October.

Best regards,

David H. Chisholm
Professor of German Studies and Faculty Member, Arizona-Leipzig
Joint Ph.D. Program in Transcultural German Studies
Learning Services Building
University of Arizona
Tucson AZ 85721
Phone: (520) 621-5924 or 621-7385
Fax: (520) 626-8268

New Research in Celtic Studies, MLA panel Jan. 5-8, 2011. Deadline for abstracts 15 March 2010.

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 12:04pm
full name / name of organization: 
MLA Discussion Group in Celtic Languages and Literatures
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New approaches, texts, and takes relating to work in any of the six Celtic languages/literatures. The MLA Discussion Group welcomes innovative approaches to writing and research in the field of Celtic Studies. Please send 250-word abstracts to rmurphy@uscupstate.edu

Flannery O'Connor Society, open topic, SCMLA, Oct. 27-29, 2011

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 11:51am
full name / name of organization: 
Mark Graybill

The Flannery O'Connor Society seeks proposals for papers on any aspect of O'Connor's work. Final presentations should last no longer than 20 minutes.

Please send proposals of 250 words or fewer by April 3, 2011, to Mark Graybill at msgraybill_at_mail.widener.edu.

[UPDATE-DEADLINE EXTENDED] Shakespeare and the Material World (April 1, 2011)

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 11:45am
full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval and early modern periods. EES is published annually, peer-reviewed, and open to general submission.

Call for Essay Proposals: Approaches to Teaching Amiri Baraka's DUTCHMAN (June 15, 2011)

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 11:36am
full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Calihman

The Modern Language Association (MLA) is beginning work on a collection entitled _Approaches to Teaching Amiri Baraka's DUTCHMAN_ (to be edited by Gerald Early and Matthew Calihman). The volume will be part of the MLA's widely read Approaches to Teaching World Literature series.

If you are interested in proposing an essay for the volume, please submit an abstract (not to exceed 500 words) and a brief c.v. by June 15, 2011.

Inquiries are welcome.

Submissions and inquiries should be emailed to Matthew Calihman (matthewcalihman@missouristate.edu).

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012: Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 10:57am
full name / name of organization: 
Sean Scanlan/ New York City College of Technology

Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations.

Panel will examine two questions. What does globalization feel like? And, how are such feelings represented in literary language? 250 word abstract. by 18 March 2011; Sean Scanlan (sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu).

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 9:55am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
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Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference
Wolfson College, Oxford - 16-18 September 2011

'Travellers, poets and liars are three words all of one significance"
– Richard Braithwhaite, 1631

"We love the Old Travelers. We love to hear them ... blaspheme the sacred name of Truth"
- Mark Twain, 1869

Literature of Africa and the Diaspora - The Sequel in African Literature; deadline: 6/1/11; conf. dates: 11/4-6/11

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 9:33am
full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
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How does the literary sequel function in African literature? This panel will explore the connection between first and subsequent literary works. Topics related to the notion of sequels could include, but are not limited to, consideration of the following: the function of prequels, interquels, or midquels; the amount of "real" time between installments; alterations in perspective, focus, tone, or voice between installments; attempts to revise/re-write/elaborate a récit through new installments.

Please send proposals of no more than 250 words by June 1, 2011 to Dr. Walter Collins at collinsw@sc.edu

[UPDATE] New Horizons Postgraduate Conference

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Monday, March 7, 2011 - 8:19am
full name / name of organization: 
Aberystwyth University Department of English and Creative Writing
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The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference in cooperation with the National Library of Wales has extended the deadline for abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual postgraduate conference to be held 11 May to 13 May 2011.

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