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CFP: [Postcolonial] South Asian Creative Writing Journal

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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 3:27pm
John C. Hawley

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: CREATIVE WRITING NUMBER, 2007

South Asian Review (SAR) will publish its next Creative Writing issue
(28:3, 2007) devoted exclusively to creative writing in all genres.
Writers of South Asian descent from around the world are invited to
submit their writings on any subject, while writers of other backgrounds
may submit their writings on South Asian subjects only.

CFP: [African-American] Racial Passing Since 1990 (9/14/07; collection)

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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 3:21pm
Julie Cary Nerad

Much insightful scholarship has been published on the representation of
racial passing in American literature, especially in texts from the
antebellum period through the Harlem Renaissance and Jim Crow segregation.
Even in a “post Civil Rights era,” however, racial passing has continued to
interest writers as a means to explore identity and race relations in
America. Within the last decade and a half, authors as diverse as Elizabeth
Atkins Bowman, Wesley Brown, Alice Randall, Philip Roth, and Danzy Senna,
among others, have incorporated racial passing within novels. Perhaps the
most highly visible evidence of the continued relevance of racial passing

CFP: [American] American Studies area, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/01/07; 2/13-2/16/08)

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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 3:05pm
Paul D. Reich

Call for Papers: American Studies area

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture / American Culture Associations

29th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The 2008 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt
Regency downtown. Further details about the conference are available at http://www.h-
net.org/~swpca.

CFP: [Professional] Professional Panel on Feminism in the Classroom (9/15/07; NEMLA, 4/10/08-4/13/08)

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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 2:52pm
Christy Wenger

CFP: Professional Panel on Feminism in the Classroom (9/15/07; NEMLA,
4/10/08-4/13/08)

Call for Papers

2008 North Eastern Modern Language Association
Convention in Buffalo, New York
Date: April 10-13, 2008

Deadline for Abstract: September 15, 2007

Please e-mail a one-page abstract as a MS Word attachment to
christy.wenger_at_lehigh.edu or via regular mail to

Christy Wenger
Lehigh University
35 Sayre Dr.
English Department, 101 Drown Hall
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation

Email address

Postal address

Telephone number

A/V requirements (if any)

CFP: [20th] Moral Turn in Contemporary British Fiction (9/15/07; NEMLA 4/10/08-4/13/08)

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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 2:40pm
Jeff Roessner

        The question of morality has been a particularly vexed one in
contemporary fiction. If there is a moral stance taken, it would seem to
be in what Linda Hutcheon described as the politics of postmodernism â€"
the celebration of diversity, heterogeneity, and (to borrow Salman
Rushdie’s term) mongrelization. In short, recalling voices from the
margins of traditional historical and political narratives and
celebrating polyphonic expressions of identity and culture have been seen
as goods in and of themselves. But an increasing number of novelists â€"
including Martin Amis, Ian McEwan, J.M. Coetzee, and others â€" have turned
their attention to pressing moral questions that do not easily reward

CFP: [Film] Cinema, Globalization, Violence

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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 2:37pm
Christoph Lindner

Submissions are sought for a panel titled _Cinema, Globalization, and
Violence_ at the 2008 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in
Philadelphia (March 6-9, 2008).

CFP: [Children] North Wind Journal Article Deadline Oc tober 1

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Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 2:31pm
John Pennington

/North Wind/, the journal devoted to George MacDonald studies, is seeking
articles for its 2007 edition. Articles are welcome on all aspects of
MacDonald: his fairy tales, fantasies, novels, poetry, and sermons. The
journal is also seeking shorter “notes and queries” and “connections” that
focus on issues related to MacDonald.

Deadline for submissions is October 1, but final manuscript deadline can be
negotiated. All submissions should be sent to John Pennington, Editor,
/North Wind/, St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI 54301. The complete
editorial guidelines can be found at
http://www.snc.edu/english/submissionguidelines.html.

CFP: [Graduate] Beyond Signification - The Return of Reality and the Crisis of Poststructuralism

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 2:12pm
Jan Wopking

Beyond Signification

On the 7th and 8th December the Department of Philosophy at Free University
Berlin will host its second International Graduate Conference for
Philosophy. It addresses the recent comeback of concepts such as substance,
presence and reality in and outside the Humanities and the crisis of
poststructuralism that accompanies it.

Keynotes by:
Elena Esposito
Dieter Mersch
Jean-Luc Nancy

Call for Papers

Beyond Signification

CFP: [20th] Tolkien at Kalamazoo (9/15/07; 5-8-11-08)

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 1:59pm
Robin Anne Reid

Tolkien at Kalamazoo will be offering six sponsored sessions at the 43rd
International Congress of Medieval Studies. Proposals are sought for the
following sessions and roundtables:
 
I. Teaching Tolkien (roundtable)

II. Style and Re/Vision in Tolkien (paper session)

III. Tolkien's Monsters (paper session)

IV. The Children of Húrin (roundtable)

V. Religions and Philosophies in Tolkien (paper session)

VI. Tolkien and New Media (paper session)

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