This winter break I (English Instructor at the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania) have found myself watching Buffy, Stargate, as well as new film releases like Splice, Resident Evil, and Shrek through Netscape. It is frequently difficult for me to find a film on Netscape that I haven't seen before and they have most of them. My independent Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, just finished an issue titled British Literature, for which we also included one general essay called, "Chronicle of a Movie Extra: When Background Becomes Foreground," by Dr.
GOOD NEWS: Deadline has been extended to January 15, 2011.
Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here
Increasingly, humanities scholars and educators are attending to the local, the everyday, the public, and the ordinary. Trends like these in rhetoric and composition suggest the field has taken what Paula Matthieu has called the public turn (Tactics of Hope, 2005) and foreground the real-world implications of and applications for our work. Such trends also illuminate tensions and stark contrasts between constructs like public and private (Welch, Living Room, 2008), local and global (Gold, Rhetoric at the Margins, 2008), here and there, us and them (Duffy, Writing From These Roots, 2007).
Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Viral
Special Editors: Patricia Clough and Jasbir Puar
Call for Papers
Journal of Postcolonial Writing
"Scapes" of Globality: New Critical Approaches to Wilson Harris
35th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies
Wednesday 29th June - Friday 1st July 2011
International Slavery Museum
Albert Dock, Liverpool
The Society for Caribbean Studies invites submissions of short abstracts of 250 to 400 words for research papers on the Hispanic, Francophone, Dutch and Anglophone Caribbean and their diasporas for this annual international conference. Papers are welcomed from all disciplines and can address the themes outlined below. We also welcome abstracts for papers that fall outside this list of topics, and we particularly welcome proposals for complete panels, which should consist of three papers.
Call for Nominations (La version française suit) Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR)
2011 Scholarly Awards:
The Richard Plant, Jean-Cléo Godin, Ann Saddlemyer Awards and Patrick O*Neill Award
DEADLINE: Dec. 31, 2010
Guidelines & Call for Nominations:
Nominations for the Richard Plant Award, the Jean-Cléo Godin Award, the Ann Saddlemyer and the Patrick O*Neill Award will be determined primarily by individual committees. These committees have been tasked with surveying a wide range of periodicals throughout the year, with each committee focusing on the appropriate language publications for each award.
The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of "rupture" in literature on 6 June 2011.