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CFP: [Computing-Internet] technology and humanities

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 7:59pm
Dennis Weiss

CALL FOR PAPERS

Humanities and Technology Annual Conference

March 26-28, 2009

University of Virginia

Special Topic:

Technology, Democracy, and Citizenship

Democracy and democratic citizenship shape and are shaped by technology.
Taking the broad approach, this conference invites papers and session
proposals bringing insight to the important albeit complicated and
intricate relationships among technology, democracy, and citizenship.

CFP: [Collections] NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 7:28pm
Trey Strecker

The peer-reviewed NINE: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture invites
submissions for its 2009-2010 issues. NINE seeks to promote the study of
all historical aspects of baseball and centers on the cultural
implications of the game wherever in the world baseball is played. The
journal reflects an eclectic, interdisciplinary approach and does not
foster a particular ideological bias.

NINE publishes nonfiction articles, fiction, poetry, and solicited book
reviews. The journal is published by the University of Nebraska Press
and is available online through Project MUSE at http://muse.jhu.edu.

CFP: [American] Washington Irving Panel (Due 1/15/09; ALA 5/21/09-05/24/09)

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:42pm
Tracy Hoffman

The Washington Irving Society will host a panel at the American
Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 21-24, 2009. The panel
welcomes all approaches to Irving’s writing. Please e-mail a 500-word
abstract and a short CV to Tracy_Hoffman_at_baylor.edu by January 15, 2009.

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CFP: [Graduate] Liminal Literature: Borders and Genre

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:35pm
Eric Vivier

"Liminal Literature: Borders and Genre"

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 26-28, 2009

The fifth annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Literature Conference
(MadLit) invites paper and panel proposals for this year's topic, "Liminal
Literature: Borders and Genre."

UPDATE: [General] Deadline Extended 11/28 Animal Studies and Native Literature

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:20pm
Brian K. Hudson

Indigenous Studies Association
CONFERENCE: First Meeting of the Native American and Indigenous
Studies Association, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities â€" May, 21-23
2009
amin.umn.edu/NAISA2009
PANEL: Animal Studies and Native Literature
Animals, or the group of beings commonly referred to under that category,
have become the focus of current continental philosophy and literary
criticism. This panel is interested in studies addressing the depictions
of
animals in Native literature. Papers that rely on Native-authored
criticism
and theory are especially welcome.
Send a 500 word abstract by November 28, 2008 to Brian K. Hudson,
briankhudson_at_ou.edu

CFP: [Collections] Jane Eyre and Disability

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:20pm
Julia Miele Rodas

The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre and Disability
Edited by David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, and Elizabeth J. Donaldson

CFP: [Victorian] Jane Eyre and Disability

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:17pm
Julia Miele Rodas

The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre and Disability
Edited by David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, and Elizabeth J. Donaldson

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Special Issue of Clio: "Historicizing Disability"

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:10pm
Rachel Hile

Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History, an
international triennial journal, publishes scholarly essays on three
interrelated topics:
• literature as informed by historical understandings
• historical writings considered as literature
• philosophy of history
Clio does not so much publish in three disciplines as it seeks essays that
are themselves interdisciplinary in their arguments. Our focus is
historiography, in reference to any time period and literatures. We do not
publish factual expositions of historical events or
uncontextualized "readings" of literary texts.

CFP: [International] CFP

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 1:30pm
Basia Sliwinska

Call for Presentations

Interrogations: Creative Interdisciplinarity in Art and Design Research

AHRC Postgraduate Conference, De Montfort University & Loughborough University,
 1st and 2nd July 2009, Loughborough University, School of Art and Design

CFP: [Graduate] The Media of Translation / Translation between Media

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 11:57am
Ben Etherington

British Comparative Literature Association graduate conference, in
association with the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and
Humanities

The Media of Translation / Translation between Media

March 20-21 2009, CRASSH, University of Cambridge
Keynote speakers: Clive Scott (UEA), Mary Jacobus (Cambridge)

Call for Papers

Deadline for 200 word abstracts: Jan 10, 2009

CFP: [General] The Media of Translation / Translation between Media

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 11:56am
Ben Etherington

British Comparative Literature Association graduate conference, in
association with the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and
Humanities

The Media of Translation / Translation between Media

March 20-21 2009, CRASSH, University of Cambridge
Keynote speakers: Clive Scott (UEA), Mary Jacobus (Cambridge)

Call for Papers

Deadline for 200 word abstracts: Jan 10, 2009

CFP: [American] Violence, Pain, and Trauma in Poe: Proposals invited for a conference session/thematic journal issue

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 11:09am
Jana Argersinger and Scott Peeples

The editors of Poe Studies: History, Theory, Interpretation, Scott Peeples
and Jana Argersinger, are planning a potential conference panel and
subsequent thematic issue on the subject of violence, pain, and trauma.
Poe's violence is often so stylized that critics tend not to take it
seriously as violence. Instead, we recognize the satire in the abuse
suffered by the narrator of "Loss of Breath" and the decapitation of
Psyche Zenobia, and we contemplate the symbolic meaning of Rowena's torture
in "Ligeia" and Madeline's premature burial in "The Fall of the House of
Usher." But given the fact that violence is pervasive in Poe's tales and

CFP: [20th] Middlebrow Cultures conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 10:25am
Erica Brown

Call for Papers
Middlebrow Cultures
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Tuesday 14th â€" Wednesday 15th July 2009

Keynote speaker: Professor Ann Ardis, University of Delaware

The Middlebrow Network is a transatlantic interdisciplinary project
funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It was launched at
the "Historicising the Middlebrow" conference at Sheffield University in
July 2008, and we now invite papers for the second conference.

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