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CFP: Peace and War / An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference / University of Illinois at Chicago (4/16/2010)

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Monday, October 5, 2009 - 3:41pm
full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 

 

PEACE and WAR

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

The University of Illinois at Chicago

April 16, 2010 

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2009 

This graduate student conference is intended to address some of the problems of defining peace and war in the various disciplines, and to question if or how the ways we conceptualize peace and war have changed in the twenty-first century. 

Literatures of Time and Space - proposed BSLS panel (8-10 April 2010); abstract deadline 10 December 2009

updated: 
Monday, October 5, 2009 - 8:58am
full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Throesch
contact email: 

Call for submissions to a proposed panel on the interaction between theories of time and space in literature for the upcoming British Society for Literature and Science conference (8-10 April 2010). Additionally, these proposals will be considered for a future proposal to the RCLAS Journal of Literature and Science for a special issue on time and space.

 

Topics might include:

Relativity's impact on literature and culture

the fourth dimension

occultist and mystical theories of time and space

the work of authors such as Charles Howard Hinton, Edward Abbott, H.G. Wells, Gertrude Stein, J.W. Dunne, Henri Bergson, Virginia Woolf, William Faulkner, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thomas Pynchon, etc

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 2010 // Proposals due 1/10

updated: 
Monday, October 5, 2009 - 12:28am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS:

 

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)

English Dept.Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 6th Annual MadLit Conference. This year's conference, "READING MATERIAL," engages the intersections between literature and material culture.

UPDATE:Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31th Annual Conference

updated: 
Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 2:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31th Annual ConferenceAlbuquerque, NM  February 10-13, 2010Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
http://albuquerque.hyatt.com

CFP: The SAW Films; PCA/ACA National Conference, 31 March-3 April, 2010; Propsal Deadline : 30 Nov.

updated: 
Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 11:48am
full name / name of organization: 
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 

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CFP: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO HORROR SCHOLARSHIP; PCA/ACA National Conference, 31 March-3 April, 2010; Propsal Deadline : 30 Nov.

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Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 11:40am
full name / name of organization: 
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 

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Horror Area of the PCA/ACA; National Conference: St. Louis, MO, 31 March - 3 April, 2010; Deadline for Propsals: 30 November

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Saturday, October 3, 2009 - 11:32am
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Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference
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HORROR:  GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE MATC Emerging Scholars reminder

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Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 2:02pm
full name / name of organization: 
Mid America Theatre Conference

The 31st Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
GOING PUBLIC
Hyatt Regency Cleveland
At the Arcade
March 4-7, 2010

Undergraduate and Graduate students who have not yet presented at a major theatre conference are invited to submit papers for the Emerging Scholars Symposium, two debut panels of the Mid-America Theatre Conference. Papers for the two panels are welcome on any topic in theatre history, theory, or dramatic literature.

CFA: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature. Deadline: 1 January 2010

updated: 
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 11:05am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Costello, Philosophy Department, Providence College
contact email: 

Book Title: Philosophy and/on Children's Literature

We are looking for abstracts of articles by philosophers, critical theorists, literary scholars, and cultural historians on the intersection between philosophy and children's literature. The selected abstracts will be submitted for review to the Children's Literature Association, which has already been contacted about this proposal.

UPDATE: Reminder, NVSA 2010 "Fighting Victorians: Disunion, Polemic, Controversy" Abstract Deadline October 15th

updated: 
Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 10:16am
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 

REMINDER: October 15th deadline for abstracts for the Northeast Victorian Studies Association conference, "FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY," Princeton Univ., April 16-18, 2010. Keynote panel: Anna Clark, Elaine Hadley, and Alex Woloch.

You can find a PDF of the cfp at the NVSA website: http://www.nvsa.org

I am also including the text of the call below. Please consider submitting an abstract by October 15th for what promises to be a no-holds-barred event.

Best,
Gage McWeeny

Gage McWeeny, Assistant Professor of English
The Oakley Center for the Humanities & Social Sciences
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

The 41st Annual College English Association Conference, March 25-7, 2010-San Antonio

updated: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 8:54pm
full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 

Conference Theme:
Voices

"And in my voice most welcome shall you be." As You Like It 2:4.87

San Antonio. Images of the River Walk merge with the memories of its most famous location, the Alamo. Remember it, the voices from the past call out, and we do.

Those voices on opposing sides of its walls, representing Santa Anna and Sam Houston, spoke for two distinctly diverse cultures. And within those cultures were voices and texts that influenced the actions during that struggle – significant cultural markers of time, place, and being.

"Music and the Written Word" January 16-17, 2010, Deadline Oct. 9

updated: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 3:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
UC Santa Barbara Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM)
contact email: 

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) is seeking submissions for the 2010 Music and the Written Word Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on 16-17 January 2010. Run by and geared towards graduate students, this interdisciplinary conference will focus on music, the written word, and their convergence. We welcome submissions covering the full spectrum of methodologies, disciplinary approaches, and all genres of music.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

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