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CFP: [Travel] constructions of "American-ness"/ALA Boston 09

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 7:44pm
Jon Volkmer

The Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
Annual Conference, 21-24 May, 2009. Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA.
The Society for American Travel Writing, a member society of the American
Literature Association, issues a call for papers for two sessions at the
ALA conference in Boston, MA. Entitled “This is who they (we) are:
American Identity and Movement.” The sessions will explore constructions
of “American-ness” by American writers where travel is central to the
work. This might include such varieties of travel as migration, exile,
tourism, transience. Approaches may include (but are not limited to):

CFP: [Film] Television: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Anthology

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 7:41pm
Jonathan Lupo

CFP: Edited Collection â€" “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Friday Night Lights”

Proposals are invited for an edited collection on the television series Friday Night Lights. The
editor is interested in essays that discuss and analyze the program from multiple critical,
cultural, theoretical, and industrial perspectives.

UPDATE: [Victorian] final reminder: The Victorian Everyday (10/15/08; NVSA; Wellesley 4/3-4/5/09)

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 7:20pm
Deb Gettelman

CFP: NVSA 2009
THE VICTORIAN EVERYDAY
Wellesley College: April 3-5 , 2009

NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year
is The Victorian Everyday.

The conference will feature a keynote panel including Tim Barringer,
Laurie Langbauer, and Ruth Yeazell and a visit to the remarkable Ruskin
Collection at the Wellesley College Library.

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CFP: [18th] "Before Environmentalism" Conference at UCSB

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 4:54pm
Catherine Zusky

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara
invites paper proposals for our 2009 Winter Conference, "Before
Environmentalism." The conference will take place on Friday, March 6,
2009 at UCSB.

CFP: [American] CFP [American], ALA 2009; Hymns as Literature, 19th century; proposal & cv due 12/15/08

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 3:55pm
Mary G. De Jong

Hymns as Literature
This panel being organized for the 2009 ALA conference will examine the
hymn as a vital literary genre of the American nineteenth century. Papers
examining any aspect of nineteenth-century hymnody are welcome. Some
possible topics include performance, public or private; the gendering of
hymns; domesticity and the American hymn; the political hymn; the hymnal as
material object; the devotional use of hymns; and the interpolation of
hymns into other genres. Send a one-page abstract or finished paper no
longer than 10 pages and cv including current contact information to Dr.
Mary De Jong of Penn State Altoona at mld4_at_psu.edu by December 15, 2008.
Please use Word.
 

CFP: [Science] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:48pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [Postcolonial] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:47pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [Film] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:47pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [General] Medicine Without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age (11/1/08; ACLA 2009; 3/26-3/29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:46pm
Angela Laflen

ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Convention 2009:
"Global Languages, Local Cultures"
Hosted by Harvard University
March 26- 29, 2009
Cambridge, MA

Medicine without Borders: Medical Discourse in the Global Media Age
Seminar leaders: Angela Laflen, Marist College, Dept. of English;
Marcelline Block, Princeton University, Dept. of French and Italian

CFP: [Theory] Turning the page on Postmodern theory

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 4:24am
Daniel Erik Sigrest

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CFP: [Postcolonial] ACLA panel "Transnational Literary Movements and Material Culture" (11/1; 3/26-29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 2:15am
Monica Cure / Oana Sabo

When thinking about transnational literary movements, it is easy to
overlook that literature never travels alone. Movements such as
transnational modernism(s), postcolonial literatures and studies, and the
Black Atlantic are made possible at different historical junctions by
political, economic, and technological changes. They are accompanied by
physical bodies and commodities and disseminated in a global environment
where certain cultures and languages have more currency than others. In
tracing the development of transnational literary movements, we ask what
are their relations to the material world â€" before, during, and after their
height? By placing literary movements and cultural artifacts in a

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] ACLA panel "Transnational Literary Movements and Material Culture" (11/1; 3/26-29)

updated: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 2:14am
Monica Cure / Oana Sabo

When thinking about transnational literary movements, it is easy to
overlook that literature never travels alone. Movements such as
transnational modernism(s), postcolonial literatures and studies, and the
Black Atlantic are made possible at different historical junctions by
political, economic, and technological changes. They are accompanied by
physical bodies and commodities and disseminated in a global environment
where certain cultures and languages have more currency than others. In
tracing the development of transnational literary movements, we ask what
are their relations to the material world â€" before, during, and after their
height? By placing literary movements and cultural artifacts in a