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UPDATE: [General] EAPSU 2008: (Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways (10/17-10/18)

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 4:13pm
Curt Herr

DEADLINE EXTENDED

EAPSU 2008 
Call for Papers

(Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways

The 2008 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held 

at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania October 17-18, 2008.

We invite proposals from faculty and graduate students for presentations, roundtable 

discussions, and workshops that address attempts to decrease fragmentation, create 

connections, and bridge together unique and creative themes in academic work and life in higher

education.

UPDATE: [International] UPDATE

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 3:45pm
Nurten Birlik

THE 16TH METU BRITISH NOVELISTS SEMINAR
IRIS MURDOCH AND HER WORK
December 15-16, 2008
CULTURE& CONVENTION CENTER
METU
                                                
 
Department of Foreign Language Education at the Middle East Technical
University, Ankara, TURKEY, is convening a 2-day conference on Dublin-born
writer and philosopher Dame Jean Iris Murdoch (15 July 1919 â€" 8 February
1999) and her fiction, and her other critical and creative work. It is a
conference intended to provide an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and
participants who descend from different backgrounds and to encourage
dialogue between them. We encourage proposals on a wide variety of topics

CFP: [Postcolonial] Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality (9/12/08; NeMLA 2/26 - 3/1/09)

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 3:05pm
Trinna.S.Frever_at_sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers
Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26 - March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

This panel invites papers on all aspects of oral narrative and its connection to culture. Building
on last year’s panel, “Speaking the Story: Orality and Fiction,” this year’s panel expands our
discussion of orality in cultural, genre, and media scope. Your essay need not be cross-cultural
in itself, as long as cultural context is addressed in your analysis. Dimensions of orality explored
may include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [General] Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 3:01pm
Trinna.S.Frever_at_sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers
Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26 - March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

This panel invites papers on all aspects of oral narrative and its connection to culture. Building
on last year’s panel, “Speaking the Story: Orality and Fiction,” this year’s panel expands our
discussion of orality in cultural, genre, and media scope. Your essay need not be cross-cultural
in itself, as long as cultural context is addressed in your analysis. Dimensions of orality explored
may include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [Poetry] Poetry and Belief

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 9:28am
Thomas Day

Poetry and Belief

A Two-Day Conference
University of Central Lancashire
24-25 April 2009

UPDATE: [Renaissance] International Shakespeare Conference at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 18-20 December 2008

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 2:43am
Amlan Das Gupta

International Shakespeare Conference at Jadavpur University, Kolkata,
India, 18-20 December, 2008

The title of the International Shakespeare Conference being organized by
the Centre of Advanced Study, Department of English, Jadavpur University,
Kolkata 700032, India, in collaboration with the Shakespeare Association of
America, has been renamed "Staged Encounters: History, Society, Identity
and Shakespeare". This change has been made to facilitate inclusion of a
wider range of topics.