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Mystery/Detective Fiction

updated: 
Monday, October 12, 2009 - 11:19am
full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 

The Mystery/Detective Fiction section of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association invites proposals for the 2010 conference in Albuquerque.  The exact days/times of our panels are yet to be determined, but the conference is always held Wed.-Sat. in mid February.

We invite proposals on any topic involving Detective/Mystery fiction.  However, we especially invite proposals on authors who write in less commonly spoken languages; proposals dealing with female, minority, and GLTB authors; and proposals which analyze literature and/or film from different literary standpoints (feminist, psychoanalytical, Marxist, etc.).  In other words, Detective/Mystery fiction is more than Sherlock Holmes.

Call for Papers: Transatlantic Literature at CEA 2010

updated: 
Sunday, October 11, 2009 - 9:31am
full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 

Call for Papers: Transatlantic Literature at CEA 2010

 

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Call for Papers, Transatlanticism at CEA 2010

Annual Conference | March 25-27,2010 | San Antonio, Texas

Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 EastHouston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

 

The College English Association, agathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes

 proposals for presentations onTransatlantic literature for our 41st annual conference.

 

Victorian Literature and Education (deadline: 11/15/09; NAVSA/ACCUTE, 5/28/09-5/31/10)

updated: 
Friday, October 9, 2009 - 8:44am
full name / name of organization: 
Jason Camlot, NAVSA/ACCUTE

The Victorian period saw the development of a wide rangeof new curricula, new modes of pedagogy, and the establishment of neweducational institutions.  The 1836 royal charter that granted theUniversity of London the right to confer university degrees, the founding ofthe first Women's colleges in the late 1840s, the 1870 Education Act, are justa few historical results of the intense thought, effort and innovation ofnumerous individual educators, politicians, writers and thinkers.  Withsuch development and reform came a rich expository, philosophical and creativeliterature that engaged with important questions about the scope and functionof education, and the role of educational methods and institutions for thedevelopment of the individual

CEA Peace Panel March 25-27 2010

updated: 
Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 5:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 

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[UPDATE] Obsolescence.

updated: 
Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 4:01pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
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The fifth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at
the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for
"Obsolescence," a graduate student conference to be held February
12-14, 2010, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies
and its research theme for 2009-2011: "Figuring Place and Time."

NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

updated: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 12:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference

Trauma and Testimony

 

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010

Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

Plenary Speakers: Cathy Caruth (Emory Univeristy) and Julia Levine

 

[UPDATE] "Mysterious Things" (11/1/2009; 3/4-6/2010)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 10:03am
full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History (UIUC)
contact email: 

"Mysterious Things": The 11th Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's and Gender History

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / March 4-6, 2010

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2009

Call for Papers for the AHA, 2010: Emotions in History

updated: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 8:31am
full name / name of organization: 
Australian Historical Association

Call for Papers for the AHA, 2010: Emotions in History

A team of scholars, headed by Philippa Maddern and SusanBroomhall at the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, UWA, isengaged in an exploration of both the history of emotions, and emotions in historical writing. They are seeking papers for a streamof co-ordinated panels for the Australian Historical Association, to beheld in Perth, 5-9 July 2010.

[UPDATE] Registration now open, & CFP reminder. Nature and the Long Nineteenth Century, Postgraduate Conference, 6 February 2010

updated: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 4:21am
full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh

Registration is now open for Nature and the Long Nineteenth Century.

Register online here or see the conference website for more details and the full call for papers. The closing date for registration is 7 January 2010.

The closing date for submission of proposals is 16 November 2009.

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updated: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 1:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 

Apologies--the correct website is www-english.tamu.edu/bwwc18

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint and Felicity Nussbaum
Plenary Panel Speakers: Mary Fissell, Jillian Heydt-Stevenson, and Erika Rappaport

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Fashionable Journeys, and the Journeys of Fashion: The Empire of Dress (10/12/09; BWWC 4/8/10-4/11/10)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 1:04pm
full name / name of organization: 
Amy L. Montz
contact email: 

Submissions are invited for a proposed panel for the Eighteenth
Annual British Women Writers Conference, April 8-11, 2010, in College
Station, TX. With the conference's theme of "Journeys," this panel will
examine the voyages Fashion made in the nineteenth century to and
through the British Empire, and how the Empire abroad was worn at home
in England. Of particular concern to this panel is how
nineteenth-century British women writers understood, critiqued, and
explored the imperial origins of fashion and dress, and how this
emphasizes awareness of the political implications of seemingly
domestic and feminine matters.

[UPDATE] 2010 British Women Writers Conference CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 10:22am
full name / name of organization: 
2010 British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 

The 18th British Women Writers Conference will be held April 8-11, 2010 at Texas A&M University.  This highly interdisciplinary conference welcomes both graduate students and professors alike.  Abstracts are due by October 15th.  For more information, please visit www-english.tamu.edu/bwwc1.  

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

updated: 
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. 

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