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CFP: [Gender Studies] Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality and Gender

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 6:08pm
Taylor Joy Mitchell

Registration for the upcoming “ANYTHING BUT SAFE: Sex, Sexuality, and
Gender” National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
South Florida, on 6th, 7th, and 8th March 2009 is now open. Deadline for
proposals is January 5, 2009. Email 250-500 word abstracts to Chrissy Auger
at cauger_at_mail.usf.edu.
 
Please visit our website at english.usf.edu/anythingbutsafe/ for
registration details and the complete conference program.

CFP: [Graduate] Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 6:07pm
Taylor Joy Mitchell

Registration for the upcoming “ANYTHING BUT SAFE: Sex, Sexuality, and
Gender” National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
South Florida, on 6th, 7th, and 8th March 2009 is now open. Deadline for
proposals is January 5, 2009. Email 250-500 word abstracts to Chrissy Auger
at cauger_at_mail.usf.edu.
 
Please visit our website at english.usf.edu/anythingbutsafe/ for
registration details and the complete conference program.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Writing from the Center

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 5:27pm
Richard Collins

UPDATE: CALL FOR PAPERS

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 21, 2008.

“WRITING FROM THE CENTER”
Louisiana Association for College Composition

14-15 November, Louisiana State University, Alexandria

Keynote speaker: Scott Russell Sanders, Distinguished Professor of
English, Indiana University, author of Writing from the Center and other
works of fiction and nonfiction, including novels, stories, children's
books and memoirs.

Proposals: The conference committee invites 200-word proposals for 15- to
20-minute individual presentations and 3- to 4-member panels on the theme
of "Writing from the Center" that might touch on the following topics:

CFP: [Film] The Alien Series, SF&F SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/08; 24-28/02/09)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 4:01pm
C. Jason Smith

Call for Papers: The Alien Series: 30 Years of Men, Women, and Alien
Babies
Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA

The 2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
30th Annual Conference, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque,
NM, February 24-28, 2009.

The Area Chairs of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area would like to
invite paper and panel proposals on any aspect of the Alien franchise.

Please send queries, 250 word paper proposals, or 500 word panel
proposals to

C. Jason Smith
jsmith_at_lagcc.cuny.edu

CFP: [Film] Bodies in Space! SF&F SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/08; 24-28/02/09)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 3:58pm
C. Jason Smith

Call for Papers: Bodies in Space: Technologies of Space Exploration in SF
Television and Film
Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA

The 2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
30th Annual Conference, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque,
NM, February 24-28, 2009.

The Area Chairs of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area would like to
invite paper and panel proposals on any aspect of the representations of
the technologies of space exploration in science fiction television and
film.

Please send queries, 250 word paper proposals, or 500 word panel
proposals to

C. Jason Smith
jsmith_at_lagcc.cuny.edu

CFP: [Film] CFP: Starships! SF&F SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/08; 24-28/02/09)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 3:58pm
C. Jason Smith

Call for Papers: Starships in Science Fiction Television and Film
Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA

The 2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
30th Annual Conference, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque,
NM, February 24-28, 2009.

CFP: [Computing-Internet] Game Studies Area of the 2009 PCA/ACA National Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 2:39pm
Gerald Voorhees

2009 PCA/ACA National Conference

The Game Studies area of the Popular Culture Association and the American
Culture Association National Conference (formerly the Digital Games area)
invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National
Conference to be held Wednesday, April 8, through Saturday, April 11,
2009, at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

The organizers seek proposals covering all aspects of gaming, gaming
culture and game studies. Proposals can address any game medium
(computer, social, console, tabletop, etc) and all theoretical and
methodological approaches are welcome.

CFP: [Collections] ESSAYS ON ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 1:48pm
Aeron Haynie

        Edited collection seeking essays about student experiences
in “free” or alternative schools. Despite many current debates about
education (Charter Schools, accountability, “No Child Left Behind,”
national standards, etc.), there has been little attention paid to
students who have experienced education without tests, grades, assigned
curriculum, or other forms of external pressure to learn. What does self-
directed learning look like? What kinds of environments are created in
these “free schools”? What kinds of projects/work take place in
alternative schools? How do alternative schools change the experience of
learning?

CFP: [General] Horror: SW/TX PCAACA, Albuquerque, February 24, 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 8:54am
Steffen Hantke

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

30th Anniversary Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and
American Culture Association at the Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel in
downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico on February 24 -28, 2009

The area chair for Horror of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and
American Culture Association invites all interested scholars to submit
papers on any aspect of horror in literature, film, television, or
general culture.

UPDATE: [General] canadian literature around the world/11/18-22/09

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 6:35am
Charlotte Temlin

20th Biennial Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the US
Westin Gaslamp, San Diego, CA
November 18-22, 2009
I invite papers that explore the reception of Canadian writers around the
world for a panel at the ACSUS conference. Canadian writers are getting
world-wide recognition, but their works are read differently in the various
countries as diverse cultural settings provide the context for literary
interpretation and literary reception.
Email abstracts of 300 words to Charlotte Templin (templin_at_uindy.edu)
Deadline extended to Oct. 10, 2008
Include your name, affiliation, postal address and phone number.
The complete call for papers for ACSUS is at acsus.org

CFP: [Renaissance] Shifting Paradigms in Early Modern Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 2:16am
Danielle Trudeau

 The 2009 Northern California Renaissance Conference will be held on
Saturday, May 2, at San José State University. This year the conference
will focus on Shifting Paradigms in Early Modern Studies. While the Early
Modern world itself was shaped by aesthetic, moral, scientific, and
technological shifts, Renaissance studies in the United States also
underwent a paradigm change during the last decades of the 20th century:
the expansion of the canon beyond the Western Civilization corpus of “great
authors.” How did Renaissance studies benefit from the opening of the
canon? What new directions or topics have emerged? What constitutes today a

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