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CFP: Folklore and the Literature Classroom (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:50pm
David Allred

"Folklore and the Literature Classroom"
A session arranged by the MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
MLA 2007 (Chicago)

How can literature teachers encourage students to consider folklore's influence on the form, content, and/or reception of literary works?

Paper proposals may focus on any author, any type of literature course, or any form of folklore (i.e. belief, narrative, material culture, custom, legend, proverb, etc.) Papers may also address a variety of concerns:

CFP: Folklore and the Literature Classroom (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:50pm
David Allred

"Folklore and the Literature Classroom"
A session arranged by the MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
MLA 2007 (Chicago)

How can literature teachers encourage students to consider folklore's influence on the form, content, and/or reception of literary works?

Paper proposals may focus on any author, any type of literature course, or any form of folklore (i.e. belief, narrative, material culture, custom, legend, proverb, etc.) Papers may also address a variety of concerns:

CFP: New York College English Association (2/5/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Thomas G. Olsen

CFP: New York College English Association Spring Conference

 

LITERATURE AND EVOLUTION / LITERATURE AND REVOLUTION

 

                                                                        
                                    April 13-14, 2007

 

The State University of New York

New Paltz, New York

__________

 

Keynote Speaker: Ed Sanders

Poet, musician, creative chronicler of the 1960s and biographer of Allen
Ginsberg

 

CFP: New York College English Association (2/5/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Thomas G. Olsen

CFP: New York College English Association Spring Conference

 

LITERATURE AND EVOLUTION / LITERATURE AND REVOLUTION

 

                                                                        
                                    April 13-14, 2007

 

The State University of New York

New Paltz, New York

__________

 

Keynote Speaker: Ed Sanders

Poet, musician, creative chronicler of the 1960s and biographer of Allen
Ginsberg

 

CFP: New York College English Association (2/5/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Thomas G. Olsen

CFP: New York College English Association Spring Conference

 

LITERATURE AND EVOLUTION / LITERATURE AND REVOLUTION

 

                                                                        
                                    April 13-14, 2007

 

The State University of New York

New Paltz, New York

__________

 

Keynote Speaker: Ed Sanders

Poet, musician, creative chronicler of the 1960s and biographer of Allen
Ginsberg

 

CFP: Writing the Masculine (2/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Anna Fåhraeus

CFP: Writing the Masculine, or =93Textual Masculinity=94
=09
This is an open call for submission proposals for the Nordic Journal of=20=

English Studies. We are putting together a special journal issue that=20
will focus on =91textual masculinity=92. This journal issue will focus =
on=20
the writing of the masculine, to see what specifically textual ways are=20=

used to produce and reproduce forms of maleness, masculinity, male=20
desire and male sexuality in female writing. The central objective of=20
the study is, however, to highlight and analyze how men are constructed=20=

CFP: Writing the Masculine (2/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Anna Fåhraeus

CFP: Writing the Masculine, or =93Textual Masculinity=94
=09
This is an open call for submission proposals for the Nordic Journal of=20=

English Studies. We are putting together a special journal issue that=20
will focus on =91textual masculinity=92. This journal issue will focus =
on=20
the writing of the masculine, to see what specifically textual ways are=20=

used to produce and reproduce forms of maleness, masculinity, male=20
desire and male sexuality in female writing. The central objective of=20
the study is, however, to highlight and analyze how men are constructed=20=

CFP: Early British Literature (3/9/07; 4/20/07-4/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Dr. Stephen Hamrick

Call for Papers

The Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature welcomes
paper submissions on all aspects of British literature from the
beginnings to the Eighteenth Century.
This year's conference will be held at Minnesota State University
Moorhead, 20-21 April 2007.

Questions and paper abstracts (20-minute reading time) may be directed
to Dr. Stephen Hamrick, hamrick_at_mnstate.edu <mailto:hamrick_at_mnstate.edu>

Deadline for submissions: 9 March 2007

CFP: Early British Literature (3/9/07; 4/20/07-4/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Dr. Stephen Hamrick

Call for Papers

The Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature welcomes
paper submissions on all aspects of British literature from the
beginnings to the Eighteenth Century.
This year's conference will be held at Minnesota State University
Moorhead, 20-21 April 2007.

Questions and paper abstracts (20-minute reading time) may be directed
to Dr. Stephen Hamrick, hamrick_at_mnstate.edu <mailto:hamrick_at_mnstate.edu>

Deadline for submissions: 9 March 2007

UPDATE: Byron and Modernity (1/30/07; 10/25/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Byron & Modernity

Please note that the keynote speakers for the Byron and Modernity=20
conference will be Professor Jerome McGann (John Stewart Bryan=20
Professor at the University of Virginia), Professor Tilottama Rajan=20
(Canada Research Chair in Theory and English at the University of=20
Western Ontario), and Professor Christopher Ricks (Warren Professor of=20=

the Humanities at Boston University). Below is the previously posted=20
call for papers.

Submissions are invited for =93Byron and Modernity=94 an international=20=

conference, sponsored by the University of British Columbia, to be held=20=

in Vancouver at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites October 25-28, 2007 . =20=

UPDATE: Byron and Modernity (1/30/07; 10/25/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Byron & Modernity

Please note that the keynote speakers for the Byron and Modernity=20
conference will be Professor Jerome McGann (John Stewart Bryan=20
Professor at the University of Virginia), Professor Tilottama Rajan=20
(Canada Research Chair in Theory and English at the University of=20
Western Ontario), and Professor Christopher Ricks (Warren Professor of=20=

the Humanities at Boston University). Below is the previously posted=20
call for papers.

Submissions are invited for =93Byron and Modernity=94 an international=20=

conference, sponsored by the University of British Columbia, to be held=20=

in Vancouver at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites October 25-28, 2007 . =20=

UPDATE: Byron and Modernity (1/30/07; 10/25/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Byron & Modernity

Please note that the keynote speakers for the Byron and Modernity=20
conference will be Professor Jerome McGann (John Stewart Bryan=20
Professor at the University of Virginia), Professor Tilottama Rajan=20
(Canada Research Chair in Theory and English at the University of=20
Western Ontario), and Professor Christopher Ricks (Warren Professor of=20=

the Humanities at Boston University). Below is the previously posted=20
call for papers.

Submissions are invited for =93Byron and Modernity=94 an international=20=

conference, sponsored by the University of British Columbia, to be held=20=

in Vancouver at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites October 25-28, 2007 . =20=

UPDATE: UCLA e-journal MEDIASCAPE (2/1/07; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
bmccracken_at_ucla.edu

MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's online Critical Studies journal, has extended its
submission deadline for the Spring issue to February 1, 2007.

Submission guidelines and section-specific calls for the Features,
Reviews, Columns and Meta sections can be found on the submissions
page of the Mediascape website:
http://www.tft.ucla.edu/mediascape/about/submissions06.html

Any other questions can be directed to Erin Hill (erinhill_at_ucla.edu)

UPDATE: UCLA e-journal MEDIASCAPE (2/1/07; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
bmccracken_at_ucla.edu

MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's online Critical Studies journal, has extended its
submission deadline for the Spring issue to February 1, 2007.

Submission guidelines and section-specific calls for the Features,
Reviews, Columns and Meta sections can be found on the submissions
page of the Mediascape website:
http://www.tft.ucla.edu/mediascape/about/submissions06.html

Any other questions can be directed to Erin Hill (erinhill_at_ucla.edu)

UPDATE: UCLA e-journal MEDIASCAPE (2/1/07; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
bmccracken_at_ucla.edu

MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's online Critical Studies journal, has extended its
submission deadline for the Spring issue to February 1, 2007.

Submission guidelines and section-specific calls for the Features,
Reviews, Columns and Meta sections can be found on the submissions
page of the Mediascape website:
http://www.tft.ucla.edu/mediascape/about/submissions06.html

Any other questions can be directed to Erin Hill (erinhill_at_ucla.edu)

UPDATE: British Queer Theatres (3/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Postwar Britain=20
Critics had been invited to write chapters for a critical study of=20
contemporary British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay=
, lesbian=20
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer=20
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions and=
=20
binary oppositions, articles were invited which examine these identities as=
=20
represented in British drama since 1950.=20
A few of the topics which have been covered:=20
Lesbian theatre=20
Black lesbian theatre [Black in this anthology includes Asian]=20
Gay theatre=20

UPDATE: British Queer Theatres (3/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Postwar Britain=20
Critics had been invited to write chapters for a critical study of=20
contemporary British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay=
, lesbian=20
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer=20
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions and=
=20
binary oppositions, articles were invited which examine these identities as=
=20
represented in British drama since 1950.=20
A few of the topics which have been covered:=20
Lesbian theatre=20
Black lesbian theatre [Black in this anthology includes Asian]=20
Gay theatre=20

UPDATE: British Queer Theatres (3/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
DimpleGodiwala_at_aol.com

Alternatives Within the Mainstream II: Queer Theatre in Postwar Britain=20
Critics had been invited to write chapters for a critical study of=20
contemporary British post-war queer theatre. The focus is on bi, trans, gay=
, lesbian=20
identities as represented on the British stage. Keeping in mind that queer=20
identities are fluid and always in a state of flux, defying definitions and=
=20
binary oppositions, articles were invited which examine these identities as=
=20
represented in British drama since 1950.=20
A few of the topics which have been covered:=20
Lesbian theatre=20
Black lesbian theatre [Black in this anthology includes Asian]=20
Gay theatre=20

CFP: Wharton and Illness (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
hilhllr_at_aim.com

Edith Wharton and Illness
MLA 2007, Chicago (12-27-30, 2007) Deadline 3-10-07
This panel, sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, wants to explore the significant role illness (and health) played in Wharton's life, context, and works. All approaches to this topic are welcome. Please send abstracts (about 500 words) and short CV's by March 10th to Hildegard Hoeller (hilhllr_at_aol.com) or at 29 Gail Court, Staten Island NY 10306.
         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at

CFP: Open Session on Multi-Ethnic Literature (1/26/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Wenxin Li

American Literature Association 18th Annual Conference (May 24-27, 2007)
=20
Proposals are sought for an open session on multi-ethnic literature. As =
a MELUS-sponsored event, this panel welcomes submissions from anyone =
interested in the study of multi-ethnic literature but requires those =
whose proposals are accepted to be members of the society. Please email =
a 250-word abstract with a 1-page c.v. by January 26, 2007 to =
liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu <mailto:liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu> .=20
=20
The American Literature Association's 18th annual conference will meet =
at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 24-27, 2007 (Thursday =

CFP: Wharton and Illness (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
hilhllr_at_aim.com

Edith Wharton and Illness
MLA 2007, Chicago (12-27-30, 2007) Deadline 3-10-07
This panel, sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, wants to explore the significant role illness (and health) played in Wharton's life, context, and works. All approaches to this topic are welcome. Please send abstracts (about 500 words) and short CV's by March 10th to Hildegard Hoeller (hilhllr_at_aol.com) or at 29 Gail Court, Staten Island NY 10306.
         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at

CFP: Open Session on Multi-Ethnic Literature (1/26/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Wenxin Li

American Literature Association 18th Annual Conference (May 24-27, 2007)
=20
Proposals are sought for an open session on multi-ethnic literature. As =
a MELUS-sponsored event, this panel welcomes submissions from anyone =
interested in the study of multi-ethnic literature but requires those =
whose proposals are accepted to be members of the society. Please email =
a 250-word abstract with a 1-page c.v. by January 26, 2007 to =
liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu <mailto:liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu> .=20
=20
The American Literature Association's 18th annual conference will meet =
at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 24-27, 2007 (Thursday =

CFP: Open Session on Multi-Ethnic Literature (1/26/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Wenxin Li

American Literature Association 18th Annual Conference (May 24-27, 2007)
=20
Proposals are sought for an open session on multi-ethnic literature. As =
a MELUS-sponsored event, this panel welcomes submissions from anyone =
interested in the study of multi-ethnic literature but requires those =
whose proposals are accepted to be members of the society. Please email =
a 250-word abstract with a 1-page c.v. by January 26, 2007 to =
liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu <mailto:liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu> .=20
=20
The American Literature Association's 18th annual conference will meet =
at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 24-27, 2007 (Thursday =

UPDATE: Teaching Literature through Travel/Study Abroad (2/15/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Barbara Vielma

CFP: Teaching Literature through Travel/Study Abroad (UPDATE: 2/15/07; RMMLA 10/4-6/07)

 Teaching Literature through Travel or Study Abroad Courses

*2007 RMMLA Conference in beautiful Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 4-6, 2007.
*As of January 1, 2007, Americans will need a passport for all air and sea travel to and from Canada.

UPDATE: Teaching Literature through Travel/Study Abroad (2/15/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Barbara Vielma

CFP: Teaching Literature through Travel/Study Abroad (UPDATE: 2/15/07; RMMLA 10/4-6/07)

 Teaching Literature through Travel or Study Abroad Courses

*2007 RMMLA Conference in beautiful Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 4-6, 2007.
*As of January 1, 2007, Americans will need a passport for all air and sea travel to and from Canada.

CFP: New Reading Interfaces (3/16/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Rita Raley

Panel proposals for "New Reading Interfaces," an MLA session sponsored
by the Association for Computers and the Humanities (Chicago, December
2007).

Description: This panel will address reading in the context of networked
and multimedia communication environments. Possible topics include text
visualizations, alternative interfaces, immersive or VR environments for
text. Proposals welcome from both practical (design, coding) and
theoretical perspectives.

Type of submission wanted: abstracts + 1-2 pp. CV
Deadline: March 16
Contact: Rita Raley <raley at english.ucsb.edu>

CFP: New Reading Interfaces (3/16/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Rita Raley

Panel proposals for "New Reading Interfaces," an MLA session sponsored
by the Association for Computers and the Humanities (Chicago, December
2007).

Description: This panel will address reading in the context of networked
and multimedia communication environments. Possible topics include text
visualizations, alternative interfaces, immersive or VR environments for
text. Proposals welcome from both practical (design, coding) and
theoretical perspectives.

Type of submission wanted: abstracts + 1-2 pp. CV
Deadline: March 16
Contact: Rita Raley <raley at english.ucsb.edu>

UPDATE: Imagining Diaspora in Canadian Literature (grad) (1/20/07; McGill, 10/3/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Meredith Donaldson Clark

=93New Worlds, Lost Worlds=94: Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature
McGill University, Montr=E9al
13th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
March 10-11, 2007

*please note the extended deadline*

Panel:=20
New Worlds, Lost Worlds, Lost Words, New Words:=20
Imagining Diaspora in Canadian Literature

If to live in diaspora is to live the experience of leaving one world =
for another world, of being away, of being broken up and split apart, =
then perhaps it is through words, new and old, that we can attempt to =
piece ourselves back together again and lead ourselves, if not home, =
then somewhere else, elsewhere-

UPDATE: Imagining Diaspora in Canadian Literature (grad) (1/20/07; McGill, 10/3/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Meredith Donaldson Clark

=93New Worlds, Lost Worlds=94: Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature
McGill University, Montr=E9al
13th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
March 10-11, 2007

*please note the extended deadline*

Panel:=20
New Worlds, Lost Worlds, Lost Words, New Words:=20
Imagining Diaspora in Canadian Literature

If to live in diaspora is to live the experience of leaving one world =
for another world, of being away, of being broken up and split apart, =
then perhaps it is through words, new and old, that we can attempt to =
piece ourselves back together again and lead ourselves, if not home, =
then somewhere else, elsewhere-

UPDATE: Imagining Diaspora in Canadian Literature (grad) (1/20/07; McGill, 10/3/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Meredith Donaldson Clark

=93New Worlds, Lost Worlds=94: Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature
McGill University, Montr=E9al
13th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
March 10-11, 2007

*please note the extended deadline*

Panel:=20
New Worlds, Lost Worlds, Lost Words, New Words:=20
Imagining Diaspora in Canadian Literature

If to live in diaspora is to live the experience of leaving one world =
for another world, of being away, of being broken up and split apart, =
then perhaps it is through words, new and old, that we can attempt to =
piece ourselves back together again and lead ourselves, if not home, =
then somewhere else, elsewhere-

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