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Forms of Social Failure

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Monday, February 15, 2010 - 10:16am
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University, Joseph Drury/Wesleyan University

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles on the topic of "Forms of Social Failure." In what ways have narratives explored the interarticulation of individual and social failure? When has failure become a formal device for representing an uneven, unequal, or otherwise problematic social world? What historical moments seem unusually preoccupied with social or political failure? Under what conditions might failure say more than success?

2010 ELLAK Global Conference: Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the World in English, 2-4 December 2010, Daejeon, Korea du

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Monday, February 15, 2010 - 8:40am
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK): Chung-Ho Chung, President of the ELLAK; Youngmin Kim, Chair, Organizing Committee of the 2010 ELLAK International Conference, Daejeon Convention Center, Korea (Abstracts due April 1, 2010)

Call for Papers

2010 ELLAK Global Conference on "Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the World in English: Crossing Borders and Building Bridges in Glocal and Transcultural Contexts, " 2-4 December 2010, Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea (Abstracts due April 1, 2010)

Call for Papers for Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS

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Monday, February 15, 2010 - 12:24am
Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies

Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," looks for articles for its Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS. We are looking for articles, which examine the historical and material conditions and philosophical or theoretical/experimental perspectives that influenced the form and content of the modernist (contemporary and past) arts and literature.

Writing Into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

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Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 5:33pm
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

For its fifth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association asks, "What academic work are you engaged in?" This conference is designed to build a sense of community among graduate scholars by providing a forum to present ongoing research in a non-threatening and receptive academic environment. Additionally, this conference is designed to bring graduate scholars into contact with established professionals who can answer questions about best practices.

The conference will be held this year on Saturday, Sept 25.

cULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

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Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 11:59am
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Nº 03 > Call for Papers
Call for Papers #03

On January 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the third issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature. This CFP is open and addressed to anyone that wishes to and that holds at least a BA degree.

The bidding terms, which are exposed below and that regulate the reception and publication of the different articles are subject to the content of the Peer review System, the Style-sheet and the Legal Notice. These can be consulted in the Procedures area of the web page.

CULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

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Friday, February 12, 2010 - 12:55pm
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

Nº 03 > Call for Papers
Call for Papers #03

On January 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the third issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature. This CFP is open and addressed to anyone that wishes to and that holds at least a BA degree.

The bidding terms, which are exposed below and that regulate the reception and publication of the different articles are subject to the content of the Peer review System, the Style-sheet and the Legal Notice. These can be consulted in the Procedures area of the web page.

[UPDATE] 2010 PAMLA Conference, November 13-14, 2010 (Honolulu, Hawai'i)

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Friday, February 12, 2010 - 2:39am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA): Craig Svonkin, Executive Director

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be holding its 108th Annual Conference on November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawai'i. See PAMLA's website for more information: http://www.pamla.org/

PAMLA's CFP page (with a list of 100 different approved session topics) and the link to our Online Paper Proposal Submission Form is available here:
http://www.pamla.org/2010/session-topics

Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature (RMMLA 2010; Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10; Deadline 02/22/10)

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Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 5:56pm
Jeff Miller / Gonzaga University

Seeking submissions for a panel on Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature to be submitted as special session proposal for RMMLA Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10. Presenters must be RMMLA members by 04/01/10.

300-word abstract to Jeff Miller (millerj3@gonzaga.edu) or Brian Cooney (cooney@gonzaga.edu) by February 22, 2010.

PAMLA 19th Century British Literature and Culture (April 5, 2010)

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Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 5:42pm
Catherine Cronquist Browning / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

November 13-14, 2010
Chaminade University
Honolulu, Hawaii

"Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture"

Paper proposals sought for PAMLA's regular-session panel on nineteenth-century British literature and culture. Proposals may address any area of Romantic/Regency and Victorian literature and culture and should include the following:

Victorian Epidemics

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Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 2:38pm
Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada

Victorian Epidemics
Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
Banff, Alberta April 29-30, 2011

Keynote speaker: Pamela Gilbert, Albert Brick Professor of English, University of Florida Dr. Gilbert has published widely in the areas of Victorian literature, cultural studies and the history of medicine. Her first book, Disease, Desire and the Body in Victorian Women's Popular Novels, was published by Cambridge University Press in 1997, followed by Mapping the Victorian Social Body (SUNY Press, 2004) and The Citizen's Body (Ohio State University Press, 2007), and Cholera and Nation (SUNY Press, 2008).

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010)

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Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 1:47pm
“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”

"Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society"

This session will explore and historicize the discursive tensions of 19th and early 20th century European and American representations of Polynesian and Melanesian culture and society in a variety of different narratives and genres.

• You do not have to be a member of PAMLA to propose a paper for this session; however, you must become a member by May 1 to be listed in the program.

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