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CFP: [American] NEMLA: Addiction and 20th Century American Literature (Deadline: 10/6/07)

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 7:03pm
Crystal Gorham Doss

This panel will investigate the ways in which the problem of addiction
has manifested itself in 20th century American literature. Specifically,
this panel will explore addiction and identity as well as its
performance, addiction and embodiment, and addiction as it is employed to
determine cultural boundaries. Moreover, this panel will examine the
parallels between queerness and addiction, including processes of
stigmatization, the formation of alternative communities and spaces, and
the uses and regulation of pleasure. Finally, this panel will consider
the late-20th century phenomenon of addiction’s acceptability and
pervasiveness as well as its renewed uses as a tool of exclusion. Please

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society 2008: Renaissance In-Betweenness

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 5:09pm
Vin Nardizzi

Updated Call for Papers: Renaissance In-Betweenness

Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
Annual Conference
Vancouver, BC
3-5 April 2008

The Annual Conference of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society (PNRS) will be held from
April 3-5, 2008 in downtown Vancouver at the Hyatt Regency (room rates: $141.00 per night,
single or double). The theme for this year's conference is “Renaissance In-Betweenness,” and our
plenary speakers will be Fran Dolan (University of California, Davis) and Elizabeth Harvey
(University of Toronto).

CFP: [International] Welsh Writing: On the Edge

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 2:42pm
Katie Gramich

‘On The Edge: Margins and Peripheries in Welsh Writing’
ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2008
The focus of the twentieth annual conference of the Association for Welsh
Writing in English at Gregynog Hall in Powys, Wales, UK from April 4-6,
2008 will be ‘On The Edge: Margins and Peripheries in Welsh Writing.’ The
theme is open to a range of interpretations, both literal and symbolic. On
the literal (littoral?) level, Welsh writers have long been engaged in
representing the coastline and islands of Wales, from Allen Raine’s
Cardiganshire cliffs and caves to Dylan Thomas’s Rhossili and the marginal
estuary town of Under Milk Wood.More recently, Brenda Chamberlain and

CFP: [Collections] Working Papers in Irish Studies 2008 Volume

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 2:27pm
Marguerite Quintelli-Neary

Working Papers in Irish Studies is now accepting submissions for the 2008
Volume. The theme is "Irish Alliances"; papers that discuss Ireland's
socio-political, aesthetic, and literary alliances and connections will be
considered.

Please submit 3 hard copies and an electronic version of the paper by March
31, 2008, in MLA or discipline-appropriate format, using Microsoft Word, to
the editor, Marguerite Quintelli-Neary (nearym_at_winthrop.edu), at:
English Dept., Bancroft 250
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC 29733

CFP: [Science] Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 1:51pm
Jonathan Smith

Victorian Studies will mark the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth and
the 150th anniversary of The Origin of Species in 2009 with a special issue
on “Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies.” Essays of not more than
8,000 words (including endnotes), prepared in MLA Style, are invited on all
aspects of Darwin and Darwin studies in the Victorian period from scholars
working in a range of areas, including literary and cultural criticism,
history and history of science, art history, and history of the book. The
deadline for submissions is July 15, 2008, to guest editor Jonathan Smith.

CFP: [Victorian] Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies (7/15/08)

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 1:49pm
Jonathan Smith

Victorian Studies will mark the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth and
the 150th anniversary of The Origin of Species in 2009 with a special issue
on “Darwin and the Evolution of Victorian Studies.” Essays of not more than
8,000 words (including endnotes), prepared in MLA Style, are invited on all
aspects of Darwin and Darwin studies in the Victorian period from scholars
working in a range of areas, including literary and cultural criticism,
history and history of science, art history, and history of the book. The
deadline for submissions is July 15, 2008, to guest editor Jonathan Smith.

UPDATE: [Professional] Researching Scenarios: Drama Pedagogy for Foreign Language Learning (deadline extended)

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 1:42pm
Susanne

Call for Papers: Extended Deadline until October 1, 2007
 
Researching Scenarios: Drama Pedagogy for Foreign Language Learning
 
39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York
 
Recent years have shown an increased interest in drama pedagogy for foreign
language learning. Drama pedagogy is a holistic teaching and learning
approach closely connected with dramatic art forms. Drama techniques guide
students to experience the foreign language in hands-on situations that
simulate reality and, at the same time, inspire imagination and creativity.
 
This panel seeks to investigate innovative scholarship and/or teaching at

UPDATE: [20th] Winifred Holtby Symposium

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Thursday, August 23, 2007 - 12:11pm
Gill Fildes

Winifred Holtby (1898-1935) Colloquium - Saturday 6 October 2007
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge UK. 10.00 am - 6.00 pm

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