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UPDATE: [Collections] Greenwood Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Literature

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Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 10:34pm
Tarsha.Stanley_at_sas.upenn.edu,

There are still several entries remaining for the Greenwood Encyclopedia
of Hip Hop Literature. The volume is the first of its kind and projected
for publication Fall 2008. Those interested in contribuing will receive a
copy of the volume, which includes a bibliographic section.

Call For Contributors â€" The Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Literature

Contributors are sought for a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2008.

The work, tentatively titled, The Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Literature,
will consist of approximately 200 entries. Each entry will vary in
length from 500-3000 words. The entire volume will be approximately
180,000 words or 400 pages and will be illustrated.

CFP: [Graduate] VISUALIZING THE (SUB)TEXT

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Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 10:14pm
Casey Rian McArdle

2008 CALL FOR PAPERS

February 8, 2008 Virginia Ball Center Ball State University

VISUALIZING THE (SUB)TEXT: A CRITICAL LOOK AT LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

The 2008 Ball State University PCM conference committee would like to
invite submissions of abstracts from all graduate programs in: composition
and rhetoric, linguistics, literature, TESOL, digital storytelling, and
creative writing.

CFP: [General] VISUALIZING THE (SUB)TEXT

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 10:12pm
Casey Rian McArdle

2008 CALL FOR PAPERS

February 8, 2008 Virginia Ball Center Ball State University

VISUALIZING THE (SUB)TEXT: A CRITICAL LOOK AT LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

The 2008 Ball State University PCM conference committee would like to
invite submissions of abstracts from all graduate programs in: composition
and rhetoric, linguistics, literature, TESOL, digital storytelling, and
creative writing.

UPDATE: [Ethnic]

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 9:52pm
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter

Writing Race

The College English Association - Caribbean Chapter will hold their 2008
Spring Conference in the University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (Puerto Rico)
on the 29th of February and the 1st of March.

The College English Association-Caribbean Chapter will be holding its
next conference in the University of Puerto Rico-Ponce in February
2008. The 2008 conference will address the general topic of race and
writing. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of the
topic, from a literary historical, critical, theoretical,
interdisciplinary or other perspective. The proposals are not limited to
English language literature.

CFP: [American] Faulkner and Chopin Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 9:10pm
Center for Faulkner Studies

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Chopin
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies and the
Department of English
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
October 2-4, 2008

UPDATE: [African-American] Icons of African American Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 9:00pm
Yolanda Williams Page

The editor of Icons of African American Literature is seeking
contributors to pen unassigned entries. Entries for which writers are
being sought are:
  
1. Angelou, Maya (15,000 words)
2. Baldwin, James (15,000 words)
3. Blues Aesthetic (10,000 words)
4. Color Purple, The (10,000 words)
5. Ellison, Ralph (15,000 words)
6. Langston Hughes (15,000 words)
7. Hurston, Zora Neale (15,000 words)
8. Signifying (10,000 words)
9. Up from Slavery (10,000 words)
10. Wilson , August (15,000 words)

Scholars interested in writing one of the entries should send an email
indicating their, first, second and third choice to
yolandawpage_at_yahoo.com

UPDATE: [Graduate] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Living Remains (11/01/07; 02/15/07; 02/15-17/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 8:04pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Living Remains

The third annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Living Remains,” a
graduate student conference to be held February 15-17, 2008, in conjunction
with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its 2007-09 research theme
“Past Knowing.”

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Anime and Manga PCA/ACA (10/22/07; 3/19-3/22/2008)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 7:46pm
Wendy Goldberg

CFP: Anime and Manga
Conference: PCA/ACA 2008 National Conference
Place: San Francisco
Dates: March 19-22, 2008
www.pcaaca.org

This is the national meeting of the Popular Culture Association and the
American Culture Association. This submission is under the area, “Asian
Popular Culture.”

Submission Deadline: October 22, 2007

Title: Anime and Manga

Open call for papers on any aspect of anime and manga studies. We welcome
submissions from a variety of academic and critical approaches.

CFP: [Poetry] Robert Lowell Society (ALA)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 5:46pm
Ernest Smith

The newly-formed Robert Lowell Society is dedicated to the work of Robert
Lowell and his circle. The Society invites proposals for two sessions at
the May 2008 ALA conference in San Francisco.

The first session will be entitled “Robert Lowell and the Anxieties of
Empire.” We solicit papers of 15-20 minutes in length concerning any
aspect of this topic. Those interested in participating should email a one-
paragraph abstract along with a short bio (no more than one page) to
Professor Thomas Travisano at travisanot_at_hartwick.edu Queries are welcome.
Deadline for submissions is January 15, 2008.

CFP: [American] "Philip Roth: A Global Perspective": ACLA 4/24-27, Long Beach

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 4:45pm
Daniel Medin

"Philip Roth: A Global Perspective"
Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association
April 24-27; Long Beach, California

The past decade has witnessed Roth’s canonization as an American classic.
This seminar is dedicated to examining his impact from a comparative
perspective. Panels will engage issues pertaining to Roth in translation
and his reception in other parts of the world; his novels read alongside
international authors (some possible examples: Dostoevsky, Céline, Kundera,
Bernhard, Appelfeld, O’Brien) or vis-à-vis the visual arts (Rembrandt,
Guston, Freud, Kitaj).

CFP: [20th] "Philip Roth: A Global Perspective": ACLA 4/24-27, Long Beach

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 4:45pm
Daniel Medin

"Philip Roth: A Global Perspective"
Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association
April 24-27; Long Beach, California

The past decade has witnessed Roth’s canonization as an American classic.
This seminar is dedicated to examining his impact from a comparative
perspective. Panels will engage issues pertaining to Roth in translation
and his reception in other parts of the world; his novels read alongside
international authors (some possible examples: Dostoevsky, Céline, Kundera,
Bernhard, Appelfeld, O’Brien) or vis-à-vis the visual arts (Rembrandt,
Guston, Freud, Kitaj).

CFP: [Travel] CEA Special Topic Travel Writing (November 1, 2007)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 4:31pm
Susan V. Facknitz

The 39th Annual College English
        Association Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 27-29, 2008

            Conference Theme
P A S S A G E S

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
CEA prefers to receive all submissions (including those for special topic
panels) electronically through our conference management database housed at
the following web address:
http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool
Any other form of electronic submission will not be accepted.

Electronic submissions open on August 1st and close on November 1st.
Abstracts for proposals should be between 200 and 500 words in length and
should include a title.

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