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Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion [Update] Call for Papers

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:13pm
Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion

The editors of the collection of essays tentatively titled Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion, invite faculty members from the aforementioned groups (i.e., people of color, GLBT, international, disabled, Christians and Non-Christians, etc.) to submit essays related to their experiences in earning tenure/and or promotion to associate or full professor. While stories of challenges and barriers are welcome, this is primarily an anthology for educators to share lessons and resources, rather than simply outline grievances with the tenure or promotion process.

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011)

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 5:30pm
Brigham Young University

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal
dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master's students.

Call for Papers: Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2011

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 5:05pm
College English Association

CALL FOR PAPERS, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES

College English Association 42nd Annual Conference
March 31-April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

The Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 First Street South
St. Petersburg, Fla. 33701
(727) 894-5000

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010

Mobile Media Narratives edited collection - Nov. 1, 2010

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 4:16pm
Jason Farman, University of Maryland, College Park

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Call for Papers:
Mobile Media Narratives
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This collection investigates the relationship between mobile technologies and narrative forms. Extending Michele de Certeau's notion that "Every story is a travel story — a spatial practice," the chapters in this collection each develop ways that storytelling, oral histories, literary texts, and game stories have converged with mobile devices to reengage and interrogate the site-specificity of narrative.

The Neighbor (March 11-13, 2011; University of California, Berkeley)

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 4:04pm
Department of German, University of California at Berkeley

Call for Papers

THE NEIGHBOR

Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference
University of California, Berkeley
March 11-13, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Reinhard
Departments of English and Comparative Literature
Director, Program in Experimental Critical Theory
University of California, Los Angeles

CFP Purdue Comitatus Grad Conference, Feb 4-5th, 2011

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 4:01pm
Comitatus Graduate Student Organization

Dear All,

I am pleased to announce that the 9th Annual Comitatus Graduate
Student Medieval Conference will be held at Purdue University, West
Lafayette, Indiana, on Feb 4th-5th, 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS: THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK—TEXTS AND RECEPTION

9th Comitatus Graduate Conference on Medieval Studies, Purdue
University, West Lafayette, Indiana, Feb. 4-5th, 2011.

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 3:59pm
University of Notre Dame Department of English

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Professor Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham

[UPDATE] NVSA 2011--Systems and Archives.

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 2:42pm
Northeast Victorian Studies Association

*NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES.* The conference will take place at the University of Maryland: April 15-17, 2011. The keynote speakers will be: Bernard Lightman, Paul Saint-Amour, and Catherine Robson.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 10/10: The New William Golding

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 2:06pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011

Deadline Extended to 10/10.

This panel will seek to trace the progress of Golding studies in recent years. Papers studying any aspect of Golding's work, his cultural ties in Britain from the fifties to the eighties, the reasons for his relative obscurity, and/or his contribution to literary studies more broadly are welcomed. Send 500wd (max) abstracts to nckprkr@gmail.com with subject line 'Golding Panel.' Please include your name and institutional affiliation.

This panel is a part of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Panel Chairs: Virginia Tiger and Nick Parker. Host Institution: Rutgers University.

INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE, MAR 31-APR3, 2011 (CFP DEADLINE NOV 1,2010)

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:59am
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES


How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

The 2011 Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference invites proposals that investigate any aspect of this topic from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, including and/or integrating Literature, History, Science, Art History, Environmental Studies, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Anthropology, Music, Economics, and Theology.

Topics may include (but are not limited to):
• human nature
• animal nature
• plant nature

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:47am
Pennsylvania Literary Journal

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue. Papers on British topics will receive preference, and will be placed in a seperate section. If you are working on interesting, well-written essays in any Language or Literature fields, please send us the submission, as soon as possible, hopefully before our October 30th deadline. We have begun the peer-review process, and plan to publish the issue in December 2010. Please send a query to the Editor, Anna Faktorovich (Instructor, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania), if you have questions about your idea.

Shaw Session at 2011 Comparative Drama Conference: Deadline Dec. 10, 2010

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:28am
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society

Send abstracts for papers by December 10, 2010 on any Shaw-related topic for the 2011 CDC in Los Angeles on March 24-26. Send via attachment a 250 word abstract (with title) & CV to "Tony Stafford" , , or by mail to Dr. Tony Stafford, Department of English, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79912. Information about the conference may be obtained from Kevin Wetmore at kwhetmore@lmu.edu.or or at compdram@lmu.edu. Or see below:

35th Comparative Drama Conference
Text & Presentation
Call for Papers
Abstract Submission Deadline: 11 December 2010

CFP Family in Film, Deadline for Abstracts: Dec. 1

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:05am
Jana Toppe / Jura Gentium Cinema

Leo Tolstoy opens his masterpiece Anna Karenina with the sentence "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
The family, a key structure to society, is a unit so basic that we hardly give it any thought. Yet its composite is always changing, and with it its depiction in the arts.
Leaving the biological factor of consanguinity aside, families are social institutions that aid in the socialization of children, and literally offer a home and solidarity to its members. Family life already differs by class as well as different religious or ethnic backgrounds.

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

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Friday, October 1, 2010 - 10:58am
University of Glasgow

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

"BUT, you may say" (A Room of One's Own)

"her own voice saying without prompting undeniable, everlasting, contradictory things" (To the Lighthouse)

Keynote Speakers:
Judith Allen, Suzanne Bellamy, Rosi Braidotti,
Marina Warner, Pat Waugh, Michael Whitworth

- Proposals for papers are invited addressing any aspect of Woolf studies, and treating the contradictory as mode and/or theme.

- Topics may include (but are not limited to):

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