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CFP: [Computing-Internet] Hyperrhiz: Electronic Literature (10/01/07; online journal)

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 7:23pm
Helen J Burgess

Hyperrhiz, the peer-reviewed new media satellite site of _Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging
Knowledge_, is seeking web-based electronic literature/poetry/art contributions for its fourth
issue. We especially encourage works of or responding to "e-lit" for this special topic issue.
Hyperrhiz can be viewed at http://www.hyperrhiz.net/

All contributions will be fully refereed by an editorial board. Accepted contributions will be
prepared for web presentation in conjunction with the technical editors.

Timeline and Guidelines for Submission:

CFP: [Science] Literature and Science

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 6:59pm
Ian Ferris Roberts

The Literature and Science Area of the American Culture Association
invites submissions for the 2008 PCA/ACA National Conference, to be held
in glorious San Francisco from March 19-22, 2008.

Interpretive papers focusing on the representation or integration of
science in specific literary texts are especially encouraged. However,
proposals dealing with any aspect of the interdisciplinary field of
Literature and Science are welcome. Related topics include:

CFP: [20th] T. S. Eliot Sessions at Louisville

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 6:38pm
Benjamin G. Lockerd

The T. S. Eliot Society is organizing two paper sessions at the
Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. The
conference will be held at the University of Louisville, February 21-23,
2008. Proposals for 20-minute papers on any topic related to the life and
work of T. S. Eliot will be considered for inclusion.

CFP: [20th] The Novelist as Poet: Recovering Mid-Century British Poetry

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 4:33pm
Pamela J. Francis

Mid to late Modernism offered a variety of forms to its readers, but most
scholars will agree that the age belonged to the novelâ€"an odd permutation
given the influence of poets and poetry on the development of what we may
loosely refer to as Modernism. However, many of the novelists we associate
with this periodâ€"Graham Greene, Malcolm Lowry, Robert Graves, Kingsley Amis
and Lawrence Durrell, to name a few, were also fairly prolific poets. In
the course of academic history, the poetry of these and other novelists has
fallen by the wayside, as evidenced by the fact that the Norton Anthology
of British Literature does not mention their achievements, but focuses

CFP: [20th] Unsettling Women: Contemporary Women's Writing and Diaspora

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 11:33am
Emma Parker

Unsettling Women: Contemporary Women’s Writing and Diaspora

The Second Bi-Annual Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing
Network

University of Leicester, UK
11-13 July, 2008

How has diaspora shaped contemporary (post-1970) women’s writing? How has
women’s writing born out of, or about, diaspora reshaped ideas about
home, nation, national and gender identity? What kind of journeys have
women undertaken and how are they represented in their work? In what ways
does diasporic writing by women unsettle dominant structures?

CFP: [American] The History of American Bestsellers (10/31/07; collection)

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 11:21am
Thomas Ruys Smith

We invite chapter proposals for an edited volume dedicated to the history
of American bestsellers.
 
We encourage a wide range of approaches, but chapters should be written in
a style accessible to students and non-academic readers. In general we are
soliciting chapters that focus on an individual bestselling title; as well
as close readings, chapters might address questions of audience, reception,
historicity, marketing, paratext, etc.
 
Chapters might also focus upon a bestselling author (author as brand or as
celebrity), or serial fiction, although where an individual book is not the
chapter's focus, a case should be made for its status as an American

CFP: [International] Scottish and Irish Studies Postgraduate Conference

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 9:23am
Jacqueline Ryder

Call For Papers

Deadline â€" Friday 16th November 2007

The 7th annual Crosscurrents conference will be held at the University of
Strathclyde on 18-20th April 2008 (funded by the AHRC Centre for Irish
and Scottish Studies). The conference provides a forum for postgraduates
and research fellows who are working in the field of Scottish and/or
Irish Studies. The conference welcomes interdisciplinary research in
literature, cultural studies, history, Celtic studies, film studies,
politics, geography, and sociology. We are interested in receiving
proposals for 20 min papers and topics may include, but are not limited
to:

CFP: [Collections] Special issue: Notes and Short Essays on 18th-Century Poetry

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 9:08am
Sandro Jung

NOTES AND SHORT ESSAYS ON EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY POETRY
  
A special issue of notes (up to 1000 words) and short articles (up to
2000
words) is planned on “eighteenth-century poetry.” Hitherto unknown
variant
readings of poetry, letters and unpublished documents about the making
and
reception of poetry, as well as textual problems within eighteenth-
century
poetry could be introduced in notes and short essays which should not
exceed 2000 words.
  
Please submit all notes and essays electronically to
Sandro.Jung_at_btinternet.com
  
The deadline for submission is September 30 2007.
  
Authors interested in contributing should write to the special issue

CFP: [Medieval] Light: Aspects and Approaches (Grad) (UK) (1/10/2008; 4/12/2008-4/13/2008)

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007 - 7:46am
K P Clarke

The fourth annual Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference will be held at Lincoln College Oxford
on April 11th-12th 2008 on the theme of Light in the middle ages and Early Modern period.
Contributions are welcomed from diverse fields of research such as history of art and
architecture, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers will be 20 minutes or less.
Please send a 250-word abstract in the body of your email (no attachments please) to
oxgradconf_at_gmail.com by 10 January 2008.

See http://www.medieval.ox.ac.uk/oxgradconf.html for further details and updates.

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