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CFP: [American] Willa Cather and Aestheticism, a Volume of Essays

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 7:28pm
Sarah Cheney Watson

Call for Papers

Sarah Watson and Ann Moseley are co-editing a volume of essays to be
entitled Willa Cather and Aestheticism. We are seeking insightful and
well-written (not previously published) essays that explore connections
between Willa Cather and relevant aspects of aestheticism, especially of
the Nineteenth-Century Aesthetic Movement. In making connections to
Cather’s life, career, and art, writers may want to include social,
cultural, and historical elements, but the focus should be clearly
grounded in Cather’s work itself. Possible topics include the following,
but other aspects regarding the relationship between Cather and the
Aesthetic Movement will be considered:

CFP: [20th] Constructions of Home (10/01/08; 11/26/08-11/28/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 6:14pm
Prof. Klaus Stierstorfer

CALL FOR PAPERS:

CONSTRUCTIONS OF HOME
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE, LAW AND LITERATURE

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
26-28 November 2008
TO BE HELD AT:
ENGLISCHES SEMINAR, WESTFÃ"LISCHE WILHELMS-UNIVERSITÃ"T MÃœNSTER
JOHANNISSTR. 12-20, 48143 MÃœNSTER

IN COOPERATION WITH
ZENTRALINSTITUT FÃœR KUNSTGESCHICHTE, MÃœNCHEN
INSTITUT FÃœR INFORMATIONS-, TELEKOMMUNIKATIONS- UND MEDIENRECHT, MÃœNSTER
INSTITUT FÃœR ANGLOPHONE STUDIEN, ESSEN

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Conference on Constructions of Home

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 6:06pm
Prof. Klaus Stierstorfer

CALL FOR PAPERS:

CONSTRUCTIONS OF HOME
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE, LAW AND LITERATURE

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
26-28 November 2008
TO BE HELD AT:
ENGLISCHES SEMINAR, WESTFÃ"LISCHE WILHELMS-UNIVERSITÃ"T MÃœNSTER
JOHANNISSTR. 12-20, 48143 MÃœNSTER

IN COOPERATION WITH
ZENTRALINSTITUT FÃœR KUNSTGESCHICHTE, MÃœNCHEN
INSTITUT FÃœR INFORMATIONS-, TELEKOMMUNIKATIONS- UND MEDIENRECHT, MÃœNSTER
INSTITUT FÃœR ANGLOPHONE STUDIEN, ESSEN

CFP: [African-American] Callaloo Special Issue (Rudolph Fisher)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 5:19pm
Molly Anne Rothenberg

Call for Papers
Rudolph Fisher, Luminary of the Harlem Renaissance
We invite submissions for a special issue on the work of Rudolph Fisher. Essays re-assessing all
of Fisher’s work using contemporary literary critical methods and current approaches to
diaspora, race, and cross-cultural encounter are especially welcome. Specific topics and themes
may include, but are not limited to: new critical approaches to Fisher’s writing; Fisher and
theories of race; reconsidering the detective genre; alternative modernisms in Fisher’s work;
Fisher’s essays and book reviews, and previously unpublished material; early cinema and

UPDATE: [Graduate] Marking the Event - Tufts University Graduate Conference - Deadline extended

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 5:02pm
Laurel Hankins

The abstract submission deadline for the 20th Annual Tufts University
English Graduate Organization Conference has been extended to Friday,
July 25.

20th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 24, 2008

MARKING THE EVENT

Keynote Address: Professor Michael Warner, Yale University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The Event changes everything. And yet we have difficulty defining the
event. How do we theorize the transitory? As community members, we mark
events with ceremonies of celebration and mourning. As scholars, we
strive to leave our critical mark. Ultimately we must ask ourselves, do
we mark the event or does the event mark us?

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Marking the Event - Tufts University Graduate Conference - Deadline extended

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 5:02pm
Laurel Hankins

The abstract submission deadline for the 20th Annual Tufts University
English Graduate Organization Conference has been extended to Friday,
July 25.

20th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 24, 2008

MARKING THE EVENT

Keynote Address: Professor Michael Warner, Yale University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The Event changes everything. And yet we have difficulty defining the
event. How do we theorize the transitory? As community members, we mark
events with ceremonies of celebration and mourning. As scholars, we
strive to leave our critical mark. Ultimately we must ask ourselves, do
we mark the event or does the event mark us?

UPDATE: [Theory] Marking the Event - Tufts University Graduate Conference - Deadline extended

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 5:01pm
Laurel Hankins

The abstract submission deadline for the 20th Annual Tufts University
English Graduate Organization Conference has been extended to Friday,
July 25.

20th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 24, 2008

MARKING THE EVENT

Keynote Address: Professor Michael Warner, Yale University

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The Event changes everything. And yet we have difficulty defining the
event. How do we theorize the transitory? As community members, we mark
events with ceremonies of celebration and mourning. As scholars, we
strive to leave our critical mark. Ultimately we must ask ourselves, do
we mark the event or does the event mark us?

CFP: [African-American] James Baldwin Conference 3/19/09-3/21/09

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 3:54pm
Quentin Miller

Suffolk University in Boston is proud to host a three-day conference entitled "James Baldwin: In His
Time / In Our Time." The conference is the next iteration of the highly successful Baldwin
conference hosted last summer at Queen Mary's University in London. Biographer David Leeming
will be the keynote speaker, and we hope to include musical performance and drama as well.
Papers or panels can focus on any aspect of Baldwin's work, his life, or his contemporaries. Please
send 1-2 page proposals to Quentin Miller (qmiller_at_suffolk.edu) by November 15, 2008. Inquiries
are welcome before that date.

CFP: [Renaissance] THE POLITICS OF SHAKESPEARE

updated: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 - 3:43pm
Amlan Das Gupta

THE POLITICS OF SHAKESPEARE

International Conference

18-20 December 2008: Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

The Centre of Advanced Study in English, Jadavpur University, invites
abstracts of papers for an International Conference on ‘The Politics of
Shakespeare’, to be held on 18-20 December 2008. The conference is being
held with active participation from the Shakespeare Association of America,
several of whose members are expected to attend. The purpose of the
partnership is to open new Shakespearean exchanges between West and East.

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