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CFP: Remediating Literature (11/6/06; 7/4/07-7/6/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Brillenburg Wurth, Kiene

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE REMEDIATING LITERATURE
(htttp://www2.let.uu.nl/remediatingliterature/)
CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline november 6, 2006)

An international conference on Literature and the new media entitled
Re-mediating Literature will take place at Utrecht University (the
Netherlands) 4-6 july 2007, with keynote speakers Katherine Hayles,
Marie-Laure Ryan, Jan Baetens, and Samuel Weber. The aim of this conference
is to examine how technological changes have affected the 'old' medium of
literature in the present (digital media) and the past (writing machines,
film, radio, phonograph, grammophone, television).

CFP: Remediating Literature (11/6/06; 7/4/07-7/6/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Brillenburg Wurth, Kiene

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE REMEDIATING LITERATURE
(htttp://www2.let.uu.nl/remediatingliterature/)
CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline november 6, 2006)

An international conference on Literature and the new media entitled
Re-mediating Literature will take place at Utrecht University (the
Netherlands) 4-6 july 2007, with keynote speakers Katherine Hayles,
Marie-Laure Ryan, Jan Baetens, and Samuel Weber. The aim of this conference
is to examine how technological changes have affected the 'old' medium of
literature in the present (digital media) and the past (writing machines,
film, radio, phonograph, grammophone, television).

CFP: Music Theatre Dance Emerging Scholars Panel (1/15/06; ATHE, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Jessica Hillman

Fourth Annual Emerging Scholarship Panel

The Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group of The Association
for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) announces its
call for papers for the Emerging Scholarship Panel for
the 2007 ATHE conference in New Orleans. Papers can
address any area in the purview of the Music
Theatre/Dance Focus group, which includes opera,
operettas, musicals, dance theatre, performance art
with music or dance elements, and pedagogy in music
theatre and dance. Submissions are open to graduate
students and scholars who have not presented at a
national conference, as well as established scholars
who have not presented or published in the areas of
Music Theatre or Dance.

CFP: Lesbian Romantic Icons (10/25/06; PCA/ACA, 4/5/07-4/7/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Phyllis Betz

Paper on the representation(2) of lesbian desire in popular
media--literature/television/film. Topics could include the construction
of figures, the development of erotic connections, adaptations of
characters to audience, straight actors/lesbian viewers, historical
perspectives, etc. Abstracts only, 1-2 pages. Send to betz_at_lasalle.edu
no later than 10/25/06.

CFP: Lesbian Romantic Icons (10/25/06; PCA/ACA, 4/5/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Phyllis Betz

Paper on the representation(2) of lesbian desire in popular
media--literature/television/film. Topics could include the construction
of figures, the development of erotic connections, adaptations of
characters to audience, straight actors/lesbian viewers, historical
perspectives, etc. Abstracts only, 1-2 pages. Send to betz_at_lasalle.edu
no later than 10/25/06.

CFP: Lesbian Romantic Icons (10/25/06; PCA/ACA, 4/5/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Phyllis Betz

Paper on the representation(2) of lesbian desire in popular
media--literature/television/film. Topics could include the construction
of figures, the development of erotic connections, adaptations of
characters to audience, straight actors/lesbian viewers, historical
perspectives, etc. Abstracts only, 1-2 pages. Send to betz_at_lasalle.edu
no later than 10/25/06.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Lit and Lang (11/1/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Joe Pestino

Call for Papers for an NYCEA sponsored Special Topics Panel on
"Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language and Literature" at the 2007
College English Association (CEA) Conference New Orleans—April 12 to
April 14, 2007

We welcome submissions of NYCEA papers presented previously on the
following NYCEA Conference theme, OR new submissions on the topic of
this special session call: "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language and
Literature"

We also welcome full panel proposals fitting the above panel topic.

CFP: Writing While Arab: Politics, Hyphens, and Homelands Conference (12/1/06; 5/17/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

Writing While Arab: Politics, Hyphens, and Homelands

RAWI – the Radius of Arab American Writers, Inc. – is organizing its
second national conference in Dearborn, Michigan on May 17-20, 2007 at
the Arab American National Museum. The conference welcomes RAWI members
and others who are interested in engaging in the Arab American literary
community. The conference will provide a venue to present our writings
and ideas to one another and to the Detroit and Arab communities. Our
gathering will offer an opportunity for colleagues to share strategies
for publishing and circulating our work and also for confronting
academic, community, and political barriers.

CFP: Writing While Arab: Politics, Hyphens, and Homelands Conference (12/1/06; 5/17/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

Writing While Arab: Politics, Hyphens, and Homelands

RAWI – the Radius of Arab American Writers, Inc. – is organizing its
second national conference in Dearborn, Michigan on May 17-20, 2007 at
the Arab American National Museum. The conference welcomes RAWI members
and others who are interested in engaging in the Arab American literary
community. The conference will provide a venue to present our writings
and ideas to one another and to the Detroit and Arab communities. Our
gathering will offer an opportunity for colleagues to share strategies
for publishing and circulating our work and also for confronting
academic, community, and political barriers.

CFP: The Arab World in the US (10/31/06; journal issue)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
mirfer_at_us.es

The Arab World in the US =

 =

The Fall 2006 issue of AMERICAN=40 welcomes submissions on the possible =
impact=2C reactions=2C and representations of and by the Arab community =
in the USA =2C its influence on US national identity and sociocultural l=
andscape=2C and possible parallelisms with the creation of other histori=
cal internal suspects (religious=2C political=2C territorial=2C ethnic=2C=
 etc)=2E =

CFP: The Arab World in the US (10/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
mirfer_at_us.es

The Arab World in the US =

 =

The Fall 2006 issue of AMERICAN=40 welcomes submissions on the possible =
impact=2C reactions=2C and representations of and by the Arab community =
in the USA =2C its influence on US national identity and sociocultural l=
andscape=2C and possible parallelisms with the creation of other histori=
cal internal suspects (religious=2C political=2C territorial=2C ethnic=2C=
 etc)=2E =

CFP: Travel Writing and the Body (1/15/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Dr. Russ Pottle

Call for Papers: "Bodies of Knowledge/Knowledge of Bodies: Depictions of the
Body in American Travel Writing."

The Society for American Travel Writing. American Literature Association
Annual Conference, 24-27 May 2007, Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA.

CFP: Harry Potter Conference (UK) (1/31/07; 7/19/07-7/22/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Sectus Programming

SECTUS 2007 – A HP FANDOM CONFERENCE

Park Crescent Conference Centre, London, UK.
Thursday 19th July – Sunday 22nd July 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS

Sectus 2007 offers attendees the opportunity to celebrate the tenth
anniversary of J.K. Rowling's series at a major fandom conference to
be held in the heart of London.

The main focus of the conference will be on HP fandom and its many
areas of interest. Suggested topics for presentations include, but are
by no means restricted to:

- Science and technology:
Can science be said to exist in the Wizarding World, and if so, how
far does it reflect our real-world knowledge? Is magic bound by the
laws of physics?

CFP: Harry Potter Conference (UK) (1/31/07; 7/19/07-7/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Sectus Programming

SECTUS 2007 – A HP FANDOM CONFERENCE

Park Crescent Conference Centre, London, UK.
Thursday 19th July – Sunday 22nd July 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS

Sectus 2007 offers attendees the opportunity to celebrate the tenth
anniversary of J.K. Rowling's series at a major fandom conference to
be held in the heart of London.

The main focus of the conference will be on HP fandom and its many
areas of interest. Suggested topics for presentations include, but are
by no means restricted to:

- Science and technology:
Can science be said to exist in the Wizarding World, and if so, how
far does it reflect our real-world knowledge? Is magic bound by the
laws of physics?

UPDATE: From the Front Lines: Is Anybody Listening (10/13/06; 10/27/06; 10/28/06)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Chris Brooks

>
> From the Front Lines: Is anybody listening
>October 27-28 2006
>Newman University
>3100 McCormick Avenue, Wichita Kansas 67213
>
>Description
>The focus of this year's festival is the spoken and written word and what
>is it doing to change the consciousness of America. What are our writers,
>filmmakers, and recording artists saying about a world at war, in terror,

UPDATE: From the Front Lines: Is Anybody Listening (10/13/06; 10/27/06; 10/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Chris Brooks

>
> From the Front Lines: Is anybody listening
>October 27-28 2006
>Newman University
>3100 McCormick Avenue, Wichita Kansas 67213
>
>Description
>The focus of this year's festival is the spoken and written word and what
>is it doing to change the consciousness of America. What are our writers,
>filmmakers, and recording artists saying about a world at war, in terror,

CFP: Self and Identity in Fan Communities Panel (11/20/06; ICFA, 3/14/07-3/18/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Eden Lackner

PANEL INFORMATION:

"I Am Legion: Self and Identity in Fan Communities"

Panellists are being sought for a potential session to be submitted to
the 2007 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA),
March 14-18 at the Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida.

CFP: Self and Identity in Fan Communities Panel (11/20/06; ICFA, 3/14/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Eden Lackner

PANEL INFORMATION:

"I Am Legion: Self and Identity in Fan Communities"

Panellists are being sought for a potential session to be submitted to
the 2007 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA),
March 14-18 at the Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida.

CFP: 5th Annual Conference on Comics: World-Building: Seriality and History (1/1/07; 3/3/07-3/4/07)

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Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:19pm
Philip Sandifer

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and =20
the Department of English are pleased to announce the 2007 UF =20
Conference on Comics: "World Building: Seriality and History which =20
will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on March 3-4, 2007, in =20
conjunction with the annual Game and Digital Media Studies =20
Conference, which will be March 1-2.

This fifth annual conference on comics will focus on the construction =20=

CFP: Graduate Journal (12/15/06; journal issue)

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Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Daniel Kempton

<>The Shawangunk Review is the journal of the English graduate program
at SUNY New Paltz.<> The Editors welcome submissions from Master's level
students in any area of literary studies: essays (criticism; theory;
historical, cultural, biographical studies), book reviews, scholarly notes.
Manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with MLA style (with notes
as endnotes) and should be submitted as a Word or RTF electronic file.
Essays should not exceed 3500 words (10-12 pages) and book reviews 1250
words. With your submission please include a brief biographical
statement. Submit material as an e-mail attachment to
<kemptond_at_newpaltz.edu>; the deadline for Volume XVIII of the Review is

CFP: Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Jeanette M Sanchez

CALL FOR PANEL AND PAPER PROPOSALS

Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 28th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14 through 17, 2007. The organizations have met there for several years, and members wanted to return because of the great location, the fine hotels, food, sights, museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, which promises research and entertainment possibilities.

CFP: Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Jeanette M Sanchez

CALL FOR PANEL AND PAPER PROPOSALS

Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 28th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14 through 17, 2007. The organizations have met there for several years, and members wanted to return because of the great location, the fine hotels, food, sights, museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, which promises research and entertainment possibilities.

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (12/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Jill Ehnenn

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing
(12/15/06; collection)

Call For Papers for a collection of scholarly essays:

ART OBJECTS AND WOMEN'S WORDS: WOMEN'S EKPHRASTIC WRITING

A major university press has expressed serious interest in an edited
collection of scholarly essays that explore how female authors produce
verbal representations of visual representations. Publication is
projected for 2008.

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (12/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Jill Ehnenn

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing
(12/15/06; collection)

Call For Papers for a collection of scholarly essays:

ART OBJECTS AND WOMEN'S WORDS: WOMEN'S EKPHRASTIC WRITING

A major university press has expressed serious interest in an edited
collection of scholarly essays that explore how female authors produce
verbal representations of visual representations. Publication is
projected for 2008.

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (12/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Jill Ehnenn

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing
(12/15/06; collection)

Call For Papers for a collection of scholarly essays:

ART OBJECTS AND WOMEN'S WORDS: WOMEN'S EKPHRASTIC WRITING

A major university press has expressed serious interest in an edited
collection of scholarly essays that explore how female authors produce
verbal representations of visual representations. Publication is
projected for 2008.

CFP: The Frankfurt School (1/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Alfred J. Drake

CFP: The Frankfurt School (01/15/07; collection)

I welcome abstracts for essays to be included in a proposed volume on
any area of study pertaining directly or indirectly to the Frankfurt
School, for the publication of which I am in talks with Cambridge
Scholars Press.

Abstracts should be approximately two pages long, while full articles
will probably run 15-25 pages in the volume itself.

CFP: The Frankfurt School (1/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
Alfred J. Drake

CFP: The Frankfurt School (01/15/07; collection)

I welcome abstracts for essays to be included in a proposed volume on
any area of study pertaining directly or indirectly to the Frankfurt
School, for the publication of which I am in talks with Cambridge
Scholars Press.

Abstracts should be approximately two pages long, while full articles
will probably run 15-25 pages in the volume itself.

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