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CFP: [Children] Special journal issue on didacticism in 18th-century children's literature

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 11:47pm
Adrianne Wadewitz

The Lion and the Unicorn, a journal committed to a broad investigation
of children's literature, is inviting submissions for a special issue
devoted to the varieties of the didactic in the long eighteenth
century. Didacticism, often considered the dominant literary form of
much European and American eighteenth-century children's literature,
has been undertheorized. Possible topics might include:

What was the relationship between eighteenth-century pedagogy and didacticism?

How did children and adults read didactic texts as quintessentially
eighteenth-century readers?

CFP: [18th] Special journal issue on didacticism in 18th-century children's literature

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 11:41pm
Adrianne Wadewitz

The Lion and the Unicorn, a journal committed to a broad investigation
of children's literature, is inviting submissions for a special issue
devoted to the varieties of the didactic in the long eighteenth
century. Didacticism, often considered the dominant literary form of
much European and American eighteenth-century children's literature,
has been undertheorized. Possible topics might include:

What was the relationship between eighteenth-century pedagogy and didacticism?

How did children and adults read didactic texts as quintessentially
eighteenth-century readers?

CFP: [18th] SCSECS 2008 - New Orleans, 2/21-2/23/08

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 9:37pm
Judith Broome

"Reinventing the Gothic"

In keeping with the conference theme, "Reinventing the Self," I invite
proposals for a panel entitled, "Reinventing the Gothic." Proposals may
address any aspect of the Gothic; contemporary versions of c18 Gothic,
new looks at the Gothic, or the Gothic and New Orleans are especially of
interest.
 
Please send 250-word abstracts to: broomej1_at_wpunj.edu by October 3, 2008.
 
Judith Broome
Department of English
William Paterson University
Wayne, New Jersey 07470

CFP: [American] Moby-Dick: Genesis, Influence, and Intention (12/15/07; ALA, 5/22/08-5/25/08)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 8:51pm
Steven Olsen-Smith

Long a topic of shrewd but unverified speculation, the prospect that Moby-
Dick underwent a radical transformation in manuscript has received new
attention in recent scholarship by Robert Sattelmeyer (ESQ 49 [2003], 213-
47) and Melville's Marginalia Online (www.boisestate.edu/melville). The
complex transmission of Moby-Dick from manuscript to print is likewise
newly illuminated by the Longman Critical Edition edited by John Bryant
and Haskell Springer, which highlights the work's multiple revision sites
to acknowledge its unstable text and incidents of both refinement and

UPDATE: [18th] Language and the Self: From Locke through the Romantics (SCSECS 2/21/08-2/23/08)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 8:30pm
John H. Jones

Call for Papers

Language and the Self: From Locke through the Romantics

Session for South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Conference, New
Orleans, February 21-23, 2008

All aspects of language and the self in the long eighteenth century,
including such issues as self-consciousness, self-identity, self-reference,
self-expression, autobiography, the authorial self, the politics of
language, institutional authority, language and gender, language and race,
and print culture. The official deadline for proposals is October 1, 2007,
but late submissions will be considered. Please send paper proposals by
e-mail to jhjones_at_jsu.edu.

CFP: [Romantic] Language and the Self: From Locke through the Romantics (SCSECS 2/21/08-2/23/08)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 8:30pm
John H. Jones

Call for Papers

Language and the Self: From Locke through the Romantics

Session for South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Conference, New
Orleans, February 21-23, 2008

All aspects of language and the self in the long eighteenth century,
including such issues as self-consciousness, self-identity, self-reference,
self-expression, autobiography, the authorial self, the politics of
language, institutional authority, language and gender, language and race,
and print culture. The official deadline for proposals is October 1, 2007,
but late submissions will be considered. Please send paper proposals by
e-mail to jhjones_at_jsu.edu.

CFP: [18th] Language and the Self: From Locke through the Romantics (SCSECS 2/21/07-2/23/07)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 8:29pm
John H. Jones

Call for Papers

Language and the Self: From Locke through the Romantics

Session for South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Conference, New
Orleans, February 21-23, 2008

All aspects of language and the self in the long eighteenth century,
including such issues as self-consciousness, self-identity, self-reference,
self-expression, autobiography, the authorial self, the politics of
language, institutional authority, language and gender, language and race,
and print culture. The official deadline for proposals is October 1, 2007,
but late submissions will be considered. Please send paper proposals by
e-mail to jhjones_at_jsu.edu.

CFP: [Renaissance] Shakespeare on Film and Television

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 8:10pm
Roberta N. Rude

CALL FOR PAPERS!
SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION!

The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular
Culture Association/American Culture Association is calling for papers
for the annual conference, to be held at the San Francisco Marriott March
19-22, 2008. Join us this year as a returning or a first time
participant, for another exciting Pop Culture experience. Further
details regarding the conference, including hotel information,
registration, tours, etc can be found at: http://www.pcaaca.org

UPDATE: [Renaissance] Holy Women, Holy Places: Gender, Publics, and Religion (grad) (9/28/07; 12/06/07-12/07/07)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 3:48pm
Judith Anderson

Deadline extended to September 28, 2007.

CALL FOR PAPERS
Holy Women, Holy Places: Gender, Publics, and Religion in Medieval and
Early Modern Europe
An interdisciplinary graduate student colloquium hosted by the Medieval and
Early Modern Institute at the University of Alberta, December 6-7, 2007
Deadline for submissions: September 28, 2007

UPDATE: [Medieval] Holy Women, Holy Places: Gender, Publics, and Religion (grad) (9/28/07; 12/06/07-12/07/07)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 3:48pm
Judith Anderson

Deadline extended to September 28, 2007.

CALL FOR PAPERS
Holy Women, Holy Places: Gender, Publics, and Religion in Medieval and
Early Modern Europe
An interdisciplinary graduate student colloquium hosted by the Medieval and
Early Modern Institute at the University of Alberta, December 6-7, 2007
Deadline for submissions: September 28, 2007

CFP: [American] CFP: Appalachian Literature (ASA March 28-30, 2008)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 1:16pm
Chris Green

CFP: The Future of Appalachia

The Appalachian Studies Association’s 31st Annual Conference will be held
at Marshall University (Huntington, WV) on March 28-30 2008. ALL
PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY by October 5, 2007.

Silas House will be the key note speaker, and a plenary session will be
held on MTR & Sustainable Development.

The conference will highlight how people (citizens, professionals,
students, scholars, educators, artists, activists, scientists, small
business owners, etc.) are responding to the next generation of challenge
and change in Appalachia’s “road ahead.”

UPDATE: [Ethnic] CFP: Appalachian Literature (ASA March 28-30, 2008)

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 1:11pm
Chris Green

CFP: The Future of Appalachia

The Appalachian Studies Association’s 31st Annual Conference will be held
at Marshall University (Huntington, WV) on March 28-30 2008. ALL
PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY by October 5, 2007.

The conference will highlight how people (authors, citizens,
professionals, students, scholars, educators, artists, activists,
scientists, small business owners, etc.) are responding to the next
generation of challenge and change in Appalachia’s “road ahead.”

CFP: [Ethnic] CFP

updated: 
Monday, September 24, 2007 - 1:06pm
Chris Green

CFP: The Future of Appalachia

The Appalachian Studies Association’s 31st Annual Conference will be held
at Marshall University (Huntington, WV) on March 28-30 2008. ALL
PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY by October 5, 2007.

The conference will highlight how people (authors, citizens,
professionals, students, scholars, educators, artists, activists,
scientists, small business owners, etc.) are responding to the next
generation of challenge and change in Appalachia’s “road ahead.”

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