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UPDATE: [Medieval] Pleasure in Anglo-Saxon England (grad) (11/26; 2/16)

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Monday, November 12, 2007 - 9:25pm
Jordan Zweck

Pleasure in Anglo-Saxon England

The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Yale University, in partnership with the Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
(Columbia, Rutgers, Princeton, NYU), invites submissions for the fourth
annual graduate student conference sponsored by the Colloquium.

CFP: [Collections] Focus on German Studies (grad)

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 9:08pm
Todd Heidt

Call for Article Submissions
Focus on German Studies, vol. 15

Focus on German Studies is an annually published journal which features
the original scholarship of graduate students. We are currently seeking
articles for publication in our 15th volume due out this summer. Focus
casts as broad a net as possible, encouraging publication on all aspects
of German Studies to reflect the varied intellectual engagement and
research conducted by graduate students. Submissions are accepted in
English and German.

CFP: [Graduate] NYU graduate student conference 2008, Comp Lit & Area Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 7:49pm
Sage Anderson

Age of Comparison?
NYU Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the departments of Comparative Literature, East Asian Studies,
and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Call for Papers

The common ground of literary and area studies lies in our joint focus on
questions of comparison. At the root of our academic activity is the
characterization of similarity and difference, be it cultural, political,
linguistic or aesthetic. Issues of comparability are visible in shared
anxieties regarding the origins and directions of our disciplines. In our
overlapping pursuit of self-definition we depend on each other for
collaboration and provocation.

CFP: [Ethnic] âThe Angry and the Aestheticâ (12/1/07; MELUS, 3/27/08 â 3/30/08)

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 6:18pm
Sue J. Kim

DUE DATE: December 5

We are looking for papers for a PROPOSED PANEL for the MELUS conference at
Ohio State University, March 27-30, 2008. For more information about the
conference, see http://webspace.ship.edu/kmlong/melus/.

This panel will explore issues around anger and emotion as they relate to
“minority” cultural productions and/or representations. We are open to a
variety of methodologies and approaches. Possible topics include but are
not limited to:

CFP: [Collections] Call for Papers for Issue 3 of Peer English: The Journal of New Critical Thinking

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 11:28am
Chris Louttit

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621), a refereed annual journal produced jointly
by the Department of English at the University of Leicester and the
English Association, requests submissions for inclusion in its third
issue to be published Autumn 2008.

The focus of the journal is on high-quality work by early career
researchers. We especially welcome submissions, therefore, from
lecturers, assistant or associate professors, senior graduate students,
or post-doctoral researchers or teachers.

UPDATE: [General] Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 10:03am
Tsai-yu Chen

CALL FOR PAPERS
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is inviting submissions for its
forthcoming issues. We encourage contributions from both Taiwan and
international communities addressing our special topics; articles on
other aspects of literature and culture are also welcome. If your
manuscript is intended as a special topic submission, please so indicate.
All correspondence should be addressed to Editor, Concentric: Literary
and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal
University, 162 Hoping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan. [e-mail:
concentric.lit @deps.ntnu.edu.tw]

Forthcoming Special Topics

CFP: [Collections] M/C Journal 'citizen' Issue (1/18/08; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 4:52am
Axel Bruns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 12 Nov. 2007

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
           is calling for contributors to the 'citizen' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal. In 2008, M/C Journal celebrates its tenth anniversary.

CFP: [General] ACLA 2008: With or against the flow: Conversation and Movement

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 3:32am
Barbara van Feggelen

Join one of the panels at the ACLA conference 2008!!

With or Against the Flow: Conversation and Movement

This panel examines the way in which the social spaces of conversation
that have characterized our social, cultural and political history and
their representations have always depended on the phenomenon of movement.
For not only do the salon, the cafe, and other such social groups allow
for a great number of arrivals and departures from people with different
nationalities, they are also the archetypal space for a collectivity of
language based on the traveling of words and ideas.

UPDATE: [Film] Film/Adaptation Areas, SWTX PCA/ACA (2/13-16) Due 11/15

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 2:58am
Lynnea Chapman King

The deadline for the 2008 Film/Adaptation Area of the Southwest/Texas
PCA/ACA conference approaches. We'd certainly be interested in seeing
you in Albuquerque in February!

Submission due date, November 15, 2007.

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 29th Annual
Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Join us February 13-16, 2008, at
The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, downtown Albuquerque. We are pleased
to announce the Joy Harjo will be the keynote speaker for the conference.

We welcome any aspect of film studies; prospective topics include: