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CFP: [Gender Studies] Provisional Bliss NEMLA 2008

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 11:16pm
Heather Levy

Provisional Bliss: Same Sex Relationships in Twentieth Century Literature

Is sme sex desire a source of provisional bliss in Twentieth Century
fiction? Papers investigating the fiction of Virginia Woolf, Henry James
and Elizabeth Bowen are also very welcome. Please send an abstract of
five hundred words or less to: Dr. Heather Levy English Department.
Western Connecticut State University, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810
or Levyh_at_wcsu.edu.

UPDATE: [Victorian] The Victorian Everyday (10/15/08; NVSA; Wellesley 4/3-4/5/09)

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 7:38pm
Deb Gettelman

(please note new keynote panel information)
CFP: NVSA 2009
THE VICTORIAN EVERYDAY
Wellesley College: April 3-5 , 2009

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year
is The Victorian Everyday.

The conference will feature a keynote panel including Tim Barringer,
Laurie Langbauer, and Ruth Yeazell and a visit to the remarkable Ruskin
Collection at the Wellesley College Library.

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CFP: [18th] 18th-C. Brit Lit & History Book Series

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 7:01pm
Jack Lynch

Announcing a new book series from Ashgate Publishing

British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century

Series Editor: Jack Lynch, Associate Professor of English,
Rutgers - Newark, The State University New Jersey

This series aims to promote original scholarship on the
intersection of British literature and history in the long
eighteenth century, from the Restoration through the first
generation of the Romantic era.

CFP: [Poetry] Dulce et decorum est: Twentieth Century Poetry of War

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 6:39pm
Andrew Mulvania

NEMLA Conference,
Boston, Mass.
2/26/09-3/1/09

Dulce et Decorum Est?: Twentieth Century War Poetry Dulce Et Decorum Est?:
This panel examines the history and relevance of the poetry of war,
inviting considerations of well-known and lesser-known poets of WWI,
reflections on the evolution and differences of war poetry across the
different theaters of war, and observations on the continued relevance of
war poetry for our own time.

Please send abstracts (200-250 words) that correspond to above description
to Andrew Mulvania at Washington & Jefferson College: amulvania_at_washjeff.edu

CFP: [Children] Hawthorne's children's literature, Special Journal Issue

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 6:11pm
Monika Elbert

There is a a special issue of _The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review_ planned on
Hawthorne's children's literature and on his fiction which includes
children as protagonists or his non-fiction which refers to children.
Topics of interest may include the following (but the list is not meant to
be exhaustive):

CFP: [American] Hawthorne's Later Writings, Special Journal issue

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 6:06pm
Monika Elbert

A special issue on Hawthorne's final period of writing is being planned for
the fall, 2009 issue of _The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review_. In quantitative
terms, the literary writings of this period make up a substantial portion
of Hawthorne's oeuvre, filling more than three volumes of the Centenary
edition. Though once much maligned, these late works have begun to attract
the serious attention from scholars they once seemed destined for. When
_Septimius Felton_ was posthumously published in 1872, many critics were
enthusiastic â€" the reviewer of the _London Times_ declared that "it will be
read for its poetry and fancy by many who care but little for fiction in

CFP: [General] Technology and Humanity

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 4:39pm
Philippa Smith

Technology and Humanity

The following is a call for articles for a forthcoming themed issue of
eSharp, an established peer-reviewed journal publishing high-quality
research by postgraduate students. eSharp is pleased to support new and
early-career authors, and has actively encouraged emerging academic talent
since 2002.

CFP: [Collections] Short Essays - Ethics and Literature

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Monday, July 14, 2008 - 3:56pm
Gregory F. Tague

ASEBL Journal,
http://www.stfranciscollege.edu/academics/programsAndMajors/asebl, is
looking for short, critical, analytical (possibly reflective) essays.

Mission of Association for the Study of Ethical Behavior in Literature:
To engage in the study, analysis, explanation, and public discussion of
ethical behavior, as it is manifested, particularly, in literature:

Why do characters do what they do, and then what?

What is ethical behaviorâ€"can it be defined?

What are its boundaries (personally, legally, philosophically)?

What are the implications of having the notion of ethical behavior?