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31st May 2011 - Indian Fiction in English

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 7:54pm
The Indian Review of World Literature in English

The Indian Review of World Literature in English( ISSN: 0974 - 097X)

www.worldlitonline.com

A bi-annual online literary journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English (ISSN: 0974 - 097X) welcomes submission of articles on various aspects of World literature in English. Scholarly articles on individual authors or works are welcome for publication. The Indian Review of World Literature in English is published twice a year: January and July. The last dates for submission are 31st November and 31st May for the January and July issues, respectively. Potential contributors are requested to confine themselves to the following areas:

Indian Fiction inn English, 31st May, 2011

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 7:37pm
The Indian Review of World Literature in English

The Indian Review of World Literature in English
www.worldlitonline.com

A bi-annual online literary journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English welcomes submission of articles on various aspects of World literature in English. Scholarly articles on individual authors or works are welcome for publication, subject to the evaluation by the editorial team. Published in January and July every year, the articles that appear in this journal will be published in book form either as collections or monographs.

Edith Wharton Collection Research Award; 3/21/11

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 6:00pm
Gary Totten / Edith Wharton Society

Edith Wharton Collection Research Award

Deadline: March 21, 2011

Each year the Edith Wharton Society offers an Edith Wharton Collection Research Award of $1500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on the Edith Wharton Collection of materials at the Beinecke Library at Yale University.

Prospective fellows for the 2011-2012 award are asked to submit a research proposal (maximum length 5 single-spaced pages) and a resume by March 21, 2011 to

Gary Totten, Gary.Totten@ndsu.edu
English, Dept. #2320
P.O. Box 6050
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize; 4/30/11

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 5:58pm
Edith Wharton Society

The Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize

Call for Submissions

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Instituted in the fall of 2005, the Edith Wharton Essay Prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar. Graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty members who have not held a tenure-track or full-time appointment for more than four years are eligible to submit their work. The winning essay will be published in The Edith Wharton Review, a peer-reviewed journal indexed in the MLA Bibliography, and the writer will receive an award of $250.

American Self-Making

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 5:04pm
Matthew Davis

For a proposed special session at the 2012 MLA Convention in Seattle.

I am seeking papers that explore the origins, development, and/or challenges to the self-made man myth in American literature and culture. How do the categories of race and gender shape or contest notions of American self-making? What is the relationship between self-making and the American dream?

Please submit abstracts (up to 250 words) and brief CV no later than 15 March 2011. Participants must be members of the MLA by 7 April 2011.

More Recent Morrison: Paradise, Love and A Mercy

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 5:02pm
Rachael Barnett

For a proposed special session at the 2012 MLA Annual Convention in Seattle, this panel explores the more recent work of Toni Morrison and seeks new thematic, historical, and critical approaches. Please submit a 250 word abstract by 15 March 2011. All presenters selected for inclusion in the panel must be members of the MLA by 7 April 2011.

South Central Modern Language Association Women of Color Panel - March 28 2011

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:41pm
Panel Chair - Dr. Juluette Bartlett-Pack/DeVry University

Multiple Streams of Inspiration.
This topic is a discussion of literature that demonstrates various elements of inspirations for women of color.

Our panel will be part of the South Central Modern Language Association 2011 Conference in Hot Springs, Arkansas during October 28-30, 2011.

Please submit an abstract of at least 500 words. The submission deadline is March 28, 2011.

MLA session ("Eighteenth-Century Literary Biography")

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:33pm
Daniel Cook

This is a CFP for a proposed session for the 2012 MLA convention, which will meet in Seattle and has the presidential theme 'Language, Literature, Learning'. This CFP is also posted on the MLA convention page. As per the rules, papers will be 15 minutes; if there is sufficient demand I would consider submitting this session as a roundtable discussion instead (please do feel free to me if the latter appeals). All participants must be members of the MLA by 7 April.

26th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: TRANSFORMATION / ADAPTATION, Nov. 10-12, 2011

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:21pm
John Blair / University of West Georgia

We welcome submissions in all areas of the Humanities, understood in the broadest sense, including Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology, Cultural studies, the Visual Arts, Theatre, Music, Philosophy and History. Papers, proposed performances, art installations or screenings may be submitted by scholars, writers, artists or performers and may be in English, French, German or Spanish. Conference participants will be encouraged to expand and revise their papers for submission to a special issue of JAISA: The Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts.

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session MLA 2012 (Seattle, Jan. 5-8)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:18pm
Kathleen Howard

New Formalism and the Popular Religious Novel: Special Session, MLA 2012

What does new formalism bring to the popular religious novel? Marjorie Levinson has suggested that new formalism, in its most sensitive and nuanced instances, offers a way of re-approaching central questions concerning the work of literature in modernity. It does this, not by rejecting history as a grounding methodological episteme, but by returning, historically, to the different ways literary form has been understood over time, as engendering experiences that are not perfectly coincidental with history itself.

SAMLA Charles Chesnutt Panel--Nov. 4-6, 2011

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:09pm
CHARLES W. CHESNUTT ASSOCIATION (CWCA)

Charles Chesnutt's Poetics
In accord with the SAMLA special focus, "The Power of Poetry in the
Modern World," proposals are invited addressing Chesnutt's poetry,

L'Esprit createur issue, "The Recent Work of Luce Irigaray" (December 1, 2011)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 3:06pm
Heidi Bostic

Special issue of L'Esprit Créateur on "The Recent Work of Luce Irigaray"

Guest editor, Heidi Bostic

For Luce Irigaray, topics such as dialogue, love, and the relation between two are not merely personal issues, but may form the basis of a new social order. This special issue represents the diversity of issues linked to Irigaray's thought, ranging from ontology, subjectivity, and language, to yoga, spirituality, and the body, to education, law, and politics.

Submission deadline for articles in English or French, max. 6,000 words, is December 1, 2011.

Unexpected Agents: Considering agency beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — the Present)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 1:53pm
One-day Postgraduate symposium at the University of Birmingham (English Dept.), June 24th 2011

Unexpected Agents: Considering agency and subjectivity beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — the Present)

* One-day postgraduate symposium at the University of Birmingham
* Friday 24 June 2011
* Keynote Speaker: Sarah Kember (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Webpage: http://www.english.bham.ac.uk/unexpected/

'Anything that does modify a state of affairs by making a difference is an actor - or, if it has no figuration yet, an actant'

(Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Social, 2005)

American Gothic Realism & Naturalism, MLA, Seattle, Jan 5-8, 2012

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 1:02pm
Gillian Bauer/Loyola University Chicago

All papers concerned with the intersection of American Realism and Naturalism with the gothic - thematically, overtly and/or obliquely, are welcome. Authors to consider include (but not limited to) Wharton, Norris, Dreiser, Twain, Bierce, Freeman, London, James, Twain, etc. 250-word abstract by 15 March 2011.

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