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CFP: [International] Writing from the Center

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 9:46pm
Richard Collins


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: [Medieval] Medieval Lacan: International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 7-10 2009

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 9:14pm
Antony James Hasler

This session invites papers on Lacan's own readings of medieval ethics,
philosophy and literature in Seminars 7 and 20; dialogue between Lacan's
writings and specific texts/authors; the often but not inevitably vexed
relationship between Lacan and historicism. Abstracts by 9/25/2009.

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CFP: [General] Humanities and Sustainability Conference

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 6:39pm
Kimberly Jackson

Humanities and Sustainability: Ecology in the Information Age
Florida Gulf Coast University's Center for Environmental and
Sustainability Education, and Departments of Language & Literature and
Communication & Philosophy are currently accepting individual abstracts
and panel proposals for FGCU's first Humanities and Sustainability
Conference, to be held in Fort Myers, Florida on May 8th and 9th, 2009.
Our goal is to encourage interdisciplinary conversations about the role
of the humanities in both "the ecological era" and "the information age."
As such, we welcome submissions that explore (1) the ways humanities
disciplines can address ecological issues, and (2) the sustainability of

CFP: [American] Emerson Society Panels and Travel Award (11/15/08, 12/20/08; 05/09; 07/09)

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 6:35pm
Todd H. Richardson

American Literature Association, Boston, Massachusetts, May 21-24, 2009

Panel I: Emerson after Cavell

Stanley Cavell is one of Emerson’s most provocative, influential, and
dedicated readers. The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society invites papers on all
aspects of Cavell’s work on Emerson including Emerson’s nonconformity,
politics, epistemology, ethics, and his craft as a writer. Email 300-word
abstracts to Todd H. Richardson (richardson_t_at_utpb.edu) by December 20.

Panel II: Teaching Emerson: A Roundtable Discussion

CFP: [American] CFP: 19th-century American Literature at CEA 2009

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 5:57pm
Kim Armstrong

Call for Papers:
19th-century American Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219;
(412) 281-7100

The College English Association invites proposals for presentations on
19th-century American literature. While we are especially interested in
proposals addressing the conference theme and/or pedagogy, all proposals
will be considered.

Submission: August 31-November 1, 2008
To submit a proposal go to http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/conference2009.htm

CFP: [American] SSAWW Conference (12/31/09; 21-24 October 2009

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 5:13pm
Donna Campbell

SSAWW Conference

Fourth Conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
October 21-24, 2009

Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We invite submissions of proposals for panels, roundtables, workshops, or
individual papers. We welcome sessions on U.S. women authors and themes
from the seventeenth through the twenty-first century; sessions and papers
that compare U.S. women writers to writers of other nations are also
welcome. The deadline for proposals is December 31, 2008.

CFP: [Medieval] W. D. Howells Panels at ALA 2009 (1/5/09; 21-24 May 2009)

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 5:10pm
Donna Campbell

Howells Panels at ALA 2009

1. Howells and His Contemporaries. The William Dean Howells Society invites
paper proposals addressing the topic of Howells and his contemporaries for
the 2009 ALA Convention in Boston (21-24 May, 2009). Paper topics are
welcome on any aspect of Howells’s career and his relation to contemporary
writers, artists, critics, public figures, and so forth. While the
connections may be well-known (Twain, James), essays on lesser-known
connections are especially welcome.

2. Howells: Open Session

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals addressing any
aspect of Howells and his work for the 2009 ALA Convention in Boston (21-24
May, 2009).

CFP: [American] Edith Wharton Panels at ALA 2009

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 5:08pm

 Call for Papers: ALA 2009

The Edith Wharton Society will sponsor two panels at the American
Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA, on 21-24 May 2009.

1. After Innocence: Late Edith Wharton

CFP: [Collections] Journal of the Georgia Philological Association

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 4:40pm
Vicki Hill

The Journal of the Georgia Philological Association invites submissions of
scholarly papers on any subjects relating to American, British, French,
Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as
linguistics, speech/oral communication, drama, fine arts, film, rhetoric,
composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities,
interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Submission Deadline: 1 May
2009. Electronic versions may be submitted to gpa_at_bpc.edu; send hard
copies to Vicki Hill, Brewton-Parker College CMB 2052, P. O. Box 197,
Mount Vernon, GA 30445-0197.