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CFP: The Partition of British India (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

Seeking papers for the MLA convention in Chicago, December 27-30, 2007

"Re-Mapped Lives: The Partition of British India." Papers
investigating, using literature and film, how the Partition experience
of communal violence and mass displacement has shaped postcolonial
societies and subjectivities in South Asia.

Please submit 300-word abstracts to Debali
Mookerjea-Leonard(dmookerj_at_gmail.com) by March 1.

Thanks,
Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

CFP: Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (3/15/07; 6/9/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Dominick Grace

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2007 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, one of the most important collections of fantastic literature in the world.

We invite proposals for papers in any area of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, including:

-studies of individual works and authors;
-comparative studies;
-studies that place works in their literary and/or
         cultural contexts.

CFP: Society for the Study of Southern Literature Panels (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Jennifer Greeson

For the 2007 MLA Convention, December 27-30 in Chicago:

*Ending the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1807-2007. * To mark the
bicentennial: tellings of the Middle Passage; stories of resistance;
the U.S. South in the Black Atlantic. In literature of any relevant
period. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

*Filming the U.S. South. * Silver-screen Souths: race, location,
segregation, and film history; visualizing the plantation; myths and
counter-myths; spectacle and violence. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer
Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

CFP: Society for the Study of Southern Literature Panels (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Jennifer Greeson

For the 2007 MLA Convention, December 27-30 in Chicago:

*Ending the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1807-2007. * To mark the
bicentennial: tellings of the Middle Passage; stories of resistance;
the U.S. South in the Black Atlantic. In literature of any relevant
period. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

*Filming the U.S. South. * Silver-screen Souths: race, location,
segregation, and film history; visualizing the plantation; myths and
counter-myths; spectacle and violence. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer
Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

CFP: Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (3/15/07; 6/9/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Dominick Grace

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2007 Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held Saturday, June 9, 2007, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, one of the most important collections of fantastic literature in the world.

We invite proposals for papers in any area of Canadian science fiction and fantasy, including:

-studies of individual works and authors;
-comparative studies;
-studies that place works in their literary and/or
         cultural contexts.

CFP: Society for the Study of Southern Literature Panels (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Jennifer Greeson

For the 2007 MLA Convention, December 27-30 in Chicago:

*Ending the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1807-2007. * To mark the
bicentennial: tellings of the Middle Passage; stories of resistance;
the U.S. South in the Black Atlantic. In literature of any relevant
period. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

*Filming the U.S. South. * Silver-screen Souths: race, location,
segregation, and film history; visualizing the plantation; myths and
counter-myths; spectacle and violence. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer
Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

CFP: Feeling Science (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Martha Stoddard-Holmes

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Chicago,
December 2007:
 

FEELING SCIENCE
What's the use of feeling to science, or science to feeling? Hippocratic medicine to romantic science to neuroscience and beyond; scientific theories of affect; conversations with literature/film. Abstract/complete paper by March 15 to Martha Stoddard Holmes (mstoddar_at_csusm.edu <mailto:mstoddar_at_csusm.edu> ) AND Laura Dassow Walls (wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu <mailto:wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu> ).

 

CFP: Feeling Science (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Martha Stoddard-Holmes

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Chicago,
December 2007:
 

FEELING SCIENCE
What's the use of feeling to science, or science to feeling? Hippocratic medicine to romantic science to neuroscience and beyond; scientific theories of affect; conversations with literature/film. Abstract/complete paper by March 15 to Martha Stoddard Holmes (mstoddar_at_csusm.edu <mailto:mstoddar_at_csusm.edu> ) AND Laura Dassow Walls (wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu <mailto:wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu> ).

 

CFP: Feeling Science (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Martha Stoddard-Holmes

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Chicago,
December 2007:
 

FEELING SCIENCE
What's the use of feeling to science, or science to feeling? Hippocratic medicine to romantic science to neuroscience and beyond; scientific theories of affect; conversations with literature/film. Abstract/complete paper by March 15 to Martha Stoddard Holmes (mstoddar_at_csusm.edu <mailto:mstoddar_at_csusm.edu> ) AND Laura Dassow Walls (wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu <mailto:wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu> ).

 

UPDATE: Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath: Virginia Woolf Miscellany (2/2/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Amanda Golden

The topic for the Spring 2007 Issue of Virginia Woolf Miscellany is
 Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath. Submissions are due by February 2, 2007
 to Pamela St. Clair pstclair_at_fastmail.fm or Amanda Golden
 apg3_at_u.washington.edu .

Suggested Topics Include:

Woolf, Plath and

Material Culture
England, America
Marriage
Childhood
Writing, The Creative Process
Life, Death, Suicide
Modernism
Art
Photography
Language, Imagery, Poetry
Reading
Literary Life

CFP: Don DeLillo and his Contemporaries (1/25/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Marni Gauthier

Call for Papers, American Literature Association (ALA), Boston , May
24-27, 2007

"Don DeLillo and his Contemporaries," sponsored by the Don DeLillo
Society (DDS)

Call for papers discussing Don DeLillo in the context of contemporary
literature - his place, his resistance. What implicit conversations
arise between DeLillo's work and that of which other writers? Any
papers that construct a critical dialogue addressing the cultural work
of DeLillo's writing in relation to that of other contemporary writers
welcome. Possible subject areas include:

                DeLillo and Global Anglophone Literature

                DeLillo and Contemporary US Literature

CFP: Conspiracy Theories in American Literature (Finland) (2/15/07; NAAS, 5/24/07-5/26/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Peter Lawson

Conspiracy Theories in American Literature (Finland) (5/24/07-5/26/07)

Papers are invited for a "Conspiracy Theories in American Literature"
workshop taking place at the 20th Biennial Nordic Association for
American Studies (NAAS)
Conference at the University of Tampere, Finland between May 24-26,
2007. The conference theme this year is "American Bodies, American
Violence".

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