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CFP: [Theory] AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative Technologies (II)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:11am
Manish Mehta

Dear Colleagues,

Please note the following announcement about the AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative
Technologies II to
be held at Stanford University on March 23-25, 2009.

AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative Technologies II

CFP: [Science] AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative Technologies (II)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 12:11am
Manish Mehta

Dear Colleagues,

Please note the following announcement about the AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative
Technologies II to
be held at Stanford University on March 23-25, 2009.

AAAI Symposium on Intelligent Narrative Technologies II

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Marxism and Media in Transition

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 10:32pm
Robert Gehl

Those in the field of Marxian political economy are seeing some exciting
new work in the political economy of communications. Notable examples
include applications of Lazzarato's concept of immaterial labor,
examinations of new ways of organizing on the Internet, and the
possibilities of socialized ownership of communications networks.

This panel, to be held at the 6th Media in Transition conference at MIT
(April 24-26 2009), will bring together researchers who are engaged in this
work. Questions this panel seeks to answer include:

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] NINE Spring Training Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 8:54pm
Trey Strecker

NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture announces THE 16th ANNUAL
SPRING TRAINING CONFERENCE on the Historical and Sociological Impact of
Baseball
 

March 12-15, 2009

Clarion Hotel Tucson Airport--Tucson, Arizona

 
Call for Papers

The NINE Spring Training Conference invites original, unpublished papers
that study all aspects of baseball, with particular emphasis on history
and social policy implications. Abstracts only, not to exceed 300
words, should be submitted by December 1, 2008, to:

NINE Spring Training Conference
c/o Trey Strecker
Department of English
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306-0460
Email: tstrecker_at_bsu.edu

CFP: [Film] Symposium: Assesssing John Sayles

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 8:11pm
Joseph.T.Skerrett_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu, Jr

    Papers are sought for a symposium: Assesssing John Sayles, to be held
at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Saturday, September 25,
2008. Papers that connect Sayles's films and his fiction, or that locate
him among other major auteurs (such as Altman and Kasdan)or that analyze
his use of archetypal American figures such as the cowboy, the trickster
or the outsider will be preferred. Please send one page precis of your
proposed paper by September 22, 2008 to Prof. Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.,
Department of English, 460 Bartlett Hall, University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003 or to skerrett_at_english.umass.edu

CFP: [Medieval] Kalamazoo 2009 Panel: Computing with Style: Investigations in Old and Middle English Poetry

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 7:14pm
Gary Bodie

Software that can be applied in the critical analysis of Old and Middle
English poetry continues to proliferate. What are scholars doing with such
software? This panel will explore what applications and innovations
scholars have found useful and/or less successful in their endeavors in
computing. This panel welcomes presentations focusing on methodology as
well as those sharing results obtained from these explorations.
 
To propose a paper, send an abstract of no more than 300 words and a
completed Participant Information Form (see
http://www.wmich.edu/medinst/congress/submissions.html) to Gary Bodie

UPDATE: [Medieval] Politics of Communication Grad Student Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 5:38pm
William Hager

The California State University, Long Beach, Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies Inaugural Graduate Student Conference: The Politics
of Communication, 800-1600
UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS

The Politics of Communication, 800-1600
November 15, 2008
California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, California
Organizers: Shawn Moore (shawnw.moore_at_gmail.com) and William Hager
(whager_at_csulb.edu)

CFP: [Victorian] "The Pursuit of Happiness" 2009 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 5:29pm
Deirdre d'Albertis

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES (INCS)
CONFERENCE

THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

Sponsored by Bard College and Skidmore College
at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
April 24-26, 2009

Keynote Speakers:

Robert Frank, Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and Professor
of Economics,Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and
author of *Falling Behind:How Rising Inequality Harms the Middle Class* (U
of California, 2007), *The Economic Naturalist:
In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas* (Basic Books, 2007) and
*Luxury Fever: Money and Happiness in an Era of Success* (Princeton UP, 2000).

CFP: [Cultural–Historical] Cold War Literature and Culture –– Book Collection

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 2:49pm
Steven Belletto

We are soliciting contributions to complete a book collection on Cold War
literature and culture. Although recent articles, collections, and
monographs attest to the liveliness of Cold War cultural studies, the
time is right to interrogate the assumptions on which much of this work
rests. This collection aims to engage and challenge two paradigms of
contemporary Cold War Studies: the over-reliance on the containment
thesis to describe literary and cultural production, and the conflation
of Cold War culture with the long 1950s. We seek essays that move beyond
containment’s own limitations and blind spots to open up new lines of
inquiry and reveal the complexity of what Cold War culture can mean. The

CFP: [American] Cold War Literature and Culture –– Book Collection

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 2:48pm
Steven Belletto

We are soliciting contributions to complete a book collection on Cold War
literature and culture. Although recent articles, collections, and
monographs attest to the liveliness of Cold War cultural studies, the
time is right to interrogate the assumptions on which much of this work
rests. This collection aims to engage and challenge two paradigms of
contemporary Cold War Studies: the over-reliance on the containment
thesis to describe literary and cultural production, and the conflation
of Cold War culture with the long 1950s. We seek essays that move beyond
containment’s own limitations and blind spots to open up new lines of
inquiry and reveal the complexity of what Cold War culture can mean. The

CFP: [Science] Two Cultures Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 2:37pm
Laura Salisbury

Art and Science Now: The Two Cultures in Question
Science Museum and Tate Modern, London, 23-24 January 2009

Call for Papers

CFP: [20th] PCA/Science Fiction Panel

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 2:24pm
Jennifer Kelso Farrell

"'Cognitive Estrangement: How Language is Science Fiction's Most Powerful
Technology"

UPDATE: [Romantic] Essays for Edited Collection: British Sporting Culture

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 2:23pm
Sharon Harrow

CFP: Essays for Edited Collection
Tentative Title: British Sporting Culture: The Literature and Culture of
Sport in the Long Eighteenth Century
 
Sport is emerging as one of the most compelling and playful areas of
academic inquiry. In the past few decades, important studies of sport
have been written from a mostly historical or sociological perspective.
But sport has not been established as an important sub-discipline in
literary and cultural studies, particularly in the long eighteenth
century. For centuries, sports have been organized, and competition has
been viewed as both ritual and recreation. But several important aspects

UPDATE: [18th] Essays for Edited Collection: British Sporting Culture

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 2:22pm
Sharon Harrow

CFP: Essays for Edited Collection
Tentative Title: British Sporting Culture: The Literature and Culture of
Sport in the Long Eighteenth Century
 
Sport is emerging as one of the most compelling and playful areas of
academic inquiry. In the past few decades, important studies of sport
have been written from a mostly historical or sociological perspective.
But sport has not been established as an important sub-discipline in
literary and cultural studies, particularly in the long eighteenth
century. For centuries, sports have been organized, and competition has
been viewed as both ritual and recreation. But several important aspects

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