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UPDATE: Literature & the Visual Arts (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

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Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leslie Fife

    Literature and Visual Arts Section
  PCA/ACA 2007 National Conference
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place,
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  April 4 - 7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Deadline for submission: November 3, 2006
   
  The terms "literature" and "visual art" are traditionally
  associated with high culture, but they should probably
  be uncapitalized for this conference, where we encourage
  discussion of work on the margins of these categories.
   
  Often there are presentations on book illustrations, but
  recently the trend of presentations has turned to literature/
  film crossovers (as in BRIDE AND PREDJUDICE and

UPDATE: Mythology in Contemporary Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leslie Fife

    Mythology in Contemporary Culture
   
  CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  2007 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA) Annual Conference
   
  Boston, Massachusetts
  April 4-7
   
  UPDATED DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: NOVEMBER 3, 2006.
   
  The "Mythology in Contemporary Culture" area is dedicated to exploring mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical periods) in all areas of popular culture—from movies, video games and television to novels, politics and blogs—and the significance of these mythological figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.
   
  Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:
   

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Louis Palmer

The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/1/06; PCA/ACA,
4/4/07-4/7/07)
 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2007 JOINT CONFERENCE
 
 April 4-7, 2007

 Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02116
  
 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2006
 
 We welcome papers and presentations on any aspect of the Gothic in
film, literature, or other forms of cultural expression. All critical
approaches are welcome.
 
You can propose an individual paper or a session of three or four
presenters.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Louis Palmer

The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/1/06; PCA/ACA,
4/4/07-4/7/07)
 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2007 JOINT CONFERENCE
 
 April 4-7, 2007

 Boston Marriott Copley Place
110 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02116
  
 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2006
 
 We welcome papers and presentations on any aspect of the Gothic in
film, literature, or other forms of cultural expression. All critical
approaches are welcome.
 
You can propose an individual paper or a session of three or four
presenters.

CFP: T.S. Eliot Society (1/15/07; 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
June Cummins

>
> * * *
> The T. S. Eliot Society will sponsor two sessions at the 18th Annual
> Conference of the American Literature Association, May 24-27, 2007, at
> the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. Topics are open, though if
> interest warrants, one session may be devoted to Eliot and Auden,
> since
> 2007 is the latter's centennial.
>
> Deadline for proposals to Professor William Harmon

CFP: T.S. Eliot Society (1/15/07; 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
June Cummins

>
> * * *
> The T. S. Eliot Society will sponsor two sessions at the 18th Annual
> Conference of the American Literature Association, May 24-27, 2007, at
> the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. Topics are open, though if
> interest warrants, one session may be devoted to Eliot and Auden,
> since
> 2007 is the latter's centennial.
>
> Deadline for proposals to Professor William Harmon

CFP: Lyrica Society at NOA (11/15/06; 1/4/07-1/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
DrJSDailey_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The LYRICA SOCIETY FOR WORD-MUSIC RELATIONS is pleased to announce its annua=
l
colloquia at the National Opera Association's 2007 Convention, to be held in
New York City, January 4-7, 2007, at the Roosevelt Hotel, Madison Avenue at
45th Street. Lyrica's sessions will be held on Saturday, January 6th, from
9-11 a.m. and from 2-4 p.m.

To complement the National Opera Association's Legacy Project, which honors
African-American singers, LYRICA's sessions honor African-American composers
and composers of the African diaspora.

UPDATE: Television (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leslie Fife

      CFP: Television
   
  THE POPULAR CULTURE/AMERICAN CULTURE
  ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL MEETING, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  Conference Information available at:
  http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca
   
  I encourage you to consider submitting a proposal
  for the Television area. Our area was one of the
  largest in terms of sections and number of papers
  in Atlanta (the 2006 conference), and I see no reason
  not to shoot for # 1 in Boston (there is no prize, however!).
   

CFP: Battlestar Galactica (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
C. Jason Smith

2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 28th Annual Conference, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque, NM,
February 14-17, 2007.

The Area Co-Chairs of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area would like to invite paper and panel proposals on any aspect of the Battlestar Gallactica franchise. Topics could include, but are not limited to the following:

• Core Series
• Novelizations (including graphic novels)
• Fan Fiction
• Card Game (particularly as narrative)

Please send queries, 250 word paper proposals, or 500 word panel proposals, including full contact info for all participants, to

C. Jason Smith
jsmith_at_lagcc.cuny.edu

UPDATE: Politics & Law (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leslie Fife

    NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE &
  AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
  2007 JOINT CONFERENCE
   
  April 4 - 7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  For more information on the PCA/ACA, please
  go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.
   
  UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 3, 2006
   
  Politics & Law (PCA) is considering proposals for sessions organized
  around a theme, special panels, and/or individual
  papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots,
  ideally with four papers or speakers per standard session.
   
  TOPICS: any topics relating to politics, law and popular

CFP: Star Wars (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
C. Jason Smith

CFP: Star Wars, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/06; 14-17-11/07)

2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 28th Annual Conference, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque, NM,
February 14-17, 2007.

The Area Co-Chairs of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area would like to invite paper and panel proposals on any aspect of the Star Wars franchise. Topics could include, but are not limited to the following:

• Core Films
• Novelizations (including graphic novels)
• Fan Fiction
• Slash Fiction
• Video Games (as narrative)
• Miniature Games (as narrative)
• Card Games (as narrative)

CFP: Venice in the Literary Imagination (12/1/06; 5/3/07-5/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Arnold A. Schmidt

        AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ITALIAN STUDIES
        Colorado Springs 3-6 May 2007

        We seek proposals for our panel on "Venice in the Literary Imagination"
for the upcoming American Association for Italian Studies conference,
taking place in Colorado Springs from 3-6 May 2007.

UPDATE: Medieval Culture (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leslie Fife

    Medieval Popular Culture
  CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  The Medieval Popular Culture area
  of the Popular Culture Association invites
  abstracts for the next annual meeting:
   
  APRIL 4 - 7, 2007
  BOSTON, MA
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
   
  UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 3 November 2006
   
  Submissions are welcome on any aspect of popular culture
  in the Middle Ages, as well as on medieval themes, motifs,
  and medievalism in modern popular culture.
   
  We are also soliciting submissions for the following panels:
   
  TEACHING ROUNDTABLE: How to use popular culture
  to teach the Middle Ages, including films, comics, novels,

CFP: Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies (11/30/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997), .

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) welcomes submissions
on a variety of topics relating to language, literature, film,
cultural studies and pedagogy, for its 17th annual EGSA Mardi Gras
Conference.

CFP: Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies (11/30/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997), .

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) welcomes submissions
on a variety of topics relating to language, literature, film,
cultural studies and pedagogy, for its 17th annual EGSA Mardi Gras
Conference.

UPDATE: Sports (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leslie Fife

    CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  As Area Chair for the SPORTS AREA
  of the Popular Culture Association and
  the American Culture Association,
  I invite proposals for individual presentations
  or panels to be presented at the
   
  POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  2007 JOINT CONFERENCE
   
  to be held at the
   
  BOSTON MARRIOTT COPLEY PLACE
  BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
   
  Papers or presentations should be planned for no more
  than twenty minutes and should emphasize audience

CFP: Larkin's Elsewheres (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Martyn J Colebrook

The Philip Larkin Society in association with

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                                                   The University of =
Hull =20

PHILIP LARKIN CENTRE

 FOR POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING

=20

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

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THIRD HULL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

THE WORK OF PHILIP LARKIN

=20

LARKIN'S ELSEWHERES

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CFP: Larkin's Elsewheres (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Martyn J Colebrook

The Philip Larkin Society in association with

=20

                                                   The University of =
Hull =20

PHILIP LARKIN CENTRE

 FOR POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING

=20

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

=20

THIRD HULL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

THE WORK OF PHILIP LARKIN

=20

LARKIN'S ELSEWHERES

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UPDATE: D.I.Y. for Girls (10/16/06; NWSA, 6/28/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leisha Jones

Please note the extended deadline:

Call for Workshops and Papers

D.I.Y. for Girls

Sponsored by the Girls and Their Allies Caucus
National Women's Studies Association
28th Annual Conference
June 28 – July 1, 2007
Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois

UPDATE: D.I.Y. for Girls (10/16/06; NWSA, 6/28/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leisha Jones

Please note the extended deadline:

Call for Workshops and Papers

D.I.Y. for Girls

Sponsored by the Girls and Their Allies Caucus
National Women's Studies Association
28th Annual Conference
June 28 – July 1, 2007
Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois

UPDATE: D.I.Y. for Girls (10/16/06; NWSA, 6/28/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Leisha Jones

Please note the extended deadline:

Call for Workshops and Papers

D.I.Y. for Girls

Sponsored by the Girls and Their Allies Caucus
National Women's Studies Association
28th Annual Conference
June 28 – July 1, 2007
Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois

UPDATE: MATC Theatre History Symposium (11/15/06; 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Magelssen, Scott

Keynote speaker announced:

MATC (Mid-America Theatre Conference)
Changing Theatrical Landscapes:
Mapping New Directions in History, Pedagogy and Practice
For the 21st Century

Hyatt Regency Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
March 1-4, 2007

Mid-America Theatre Conference is pleased to announce that the keynote =
speaker for its March 2007 Conference will be Lou Bellamy, Founder and =
Artistic Director of Penumbra Theatre Company.

MATC is equally pleased to announce that Professor Michal Kobialka, =
Professor and Chair of The Department of Theatre and Dance at the =
University of Minnesota will serve as Respondent for our Theatre History =
Symposium.

CFP: London in Text and History, 1400-1700 (UK) (3/1/07; 9/13/07-9/15/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Ian Gadd

London in Text and History, 1400-1700

13-15 September 2007 at Jesus College, Oxford

Organisers: Ian Archer (Oxford), Matthew Davies (Centre for Metropolitan
History, London), Ian Gadd (Bath Spa), Tracey Hill (Bath Spa), Paulina Kewes
(Oxford)

Plenary speakers include: Paul Griffiths, Rob Hulme, Mark Jenner, Mark
Knights and Peter Stallybrass

CALL FOR PAPERS

This conference will focus on the variety of metropolitan identities, and
how these were constructed, represented, and contested by contemporaries
through a variety of media, including text (broadly
defined), visual culture, maps, architecture and performance.

CFP: London in Text and History, 1400-1700 (UK) (3/1/07; 9/13/07-9/15/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Ian Gadd

London in Text and History, 1400-1700

13-15 September 2007 at Jesus College, Oxford

Organisers: Ian Archer (Oxford), Matthew Davies (Centre for Metropolitan
History, London), Ian Gadd (Bath Spa), Tracey Hill (Bath Spa), Paulina Kewes
(Oxford)

Plenary speakers include: Paul Griffiths, Rob Hulme, Mark Jenner, Mark
Knights and Peter Stallybrass

CALL FOR PAPERS

This conference will focus on the variety of metropolitan identities, and
how these were constructed, represented, and contested by contemporaries
through a variety of media, including text (broadly
defined), visual culture, maps, architecture and performance.

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