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CFP: As the World Turns: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry (8/10/05; SCMS, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Michele Torre

AS THE WORLD TURNS: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry

 

The worldwide media landscape is in a particular state of flux due to
recent developments in the entertainment industry, including shifting
ownership, evolving international industries, changing regulatory
practices, and technological innovations, all of which affect the texts
audiences consume.

 

Topics to Explore:

 

CFP: As the World Turns: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry (8/10/05; SCMS, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Michele Torre

AS THE WORLD TURNS: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry

 

The worldwide media landscape is in a particular state of flux due to
recent developments in the entertainment industry, including shifting
ownership, evolving international industries, changing regulatory
practices, and technological innovations, all of which affect the texts
audiences consume.

 

Topics to Explore:

 

CFP: As the World Turns: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry (8/10/05; SCMS, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Michele Torre

AS THE WORLD TURNS: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry

 

The worldwide media landscape is in a particular state of flux due to
recent developments in the entertainment industry, including shifting
ownership, evolving international industries, changing regulatory
practices, and technological innovations, all of which affect the texts
audiences consume.

 

Topics to Explore:

 

CFP: The Church and the Law (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
J. Sexton

The rights of lay Christians, clergy, and even the church itself were
accommodated in secular law in a number of ways. This session will engage
recent work on the complicated, interwoven relationships between medieval
legal and religious traditions.
The organizers invite papers from a variety of disciplines (including
literary studies, legal history, and cultural and institutional history),
and especially work which investigates specific instances of attempts by
lawmakers or clergy to enforce, expand, or curtail religious practice or
ritual.

Please send abstracts of 250-300 words along with a brief cover letter to:

CFP: The Church and the Law (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
J. Sexton

The rights of lay Christians, clergy, and even the church itself were
accommodated in secular law in a number of ways. This session will engage
recent work on the complicated, interwoven relationships between medieval
legal and religious traditions.
The organizers invite papers from a variety of disciplines (including
literary studies, legal history, and cultural and institutional history),
and especially work which investigates specific instances of attempts by
lawmakers or clergy to enforce, expand, or curtail religious practice or
ritual.

Please send abstracts of 250-300 words along with a brief cover letter to:

UPDATE: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Omaar Hena

The deadline has been extended to SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 for the panel on
Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry
(9/1/05; 20th C. Literature and
Culture Conference, 2/23-25/06).

Call for papers for a critical panel on any aspect of
globalization, globality, and postnationality in
contemporary Anglophone poetry (since 1945, but especially
since the 1970's) at the 20th Century Literature and
Culture Conference in Louisville, KY, U. of Louisville,
Feb 23-25, 2006.

UPDATE: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Omaar Hena

The deadline has been extended to SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 for the panel on
Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry
(9/1/05; 20th C. Literature and
Culture Conference, 2/23-25/06).

Call for papers for a critical panel on any aspect of
globalization, globality, and postnationality in
contemporary Anglophone poetry (since 1945, but especially
since the 1970's) at the 20th Century Literature and
Culture Conference in Louisville, KY, U. of Louisville,
Feb 23-25, 2006.

CFP: Region, Nation, Frontiers (2/14/06; 7/28/06-7/31/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
dlpotts_at_ksu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
REGION, NATION, FRONTIERS
The Eleventh International Conference on the
Literature of Region and Nation
28-31 July 2006
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Because this is the first time our conference has been held in the
United States, and we are meeting in Kansas, the heart of America¡¦s
farming frontier, we invite papers on topics relating to frontiers.

CFP: New England Saga Society at Kalamazoo (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
J. Sexton

The New England Saga Society is currently seeking papers for two sponsored
sessions at the 2006 41st International Congress at Kalamazoo in 2006.

Session I: The Problem of Revenge: Cultural Critiques in the Icelandic Sagas

The theme of Icelandic nationalism is undeniably important in the sagas, but
readers must not neglect the inherent cultural critiques which arise as
well. NESS will take up this discussion in a session that asks what
critiques we might find in the sagas, especially with regards to the
constant and violent feuds that erupt over Iceland's medieval landscape.

Session II: The World of Women in the Icelandic Sagas

CFP: Food and the Literary Imagination (10/31/05; journal isue)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
WLevy129_at_aol.com

 
Call for Submissions: The Critic, the journal of the College English
Association, is preparing a special issue on Food and the Literary Imagination.
Scholars interested are invited to submit essays of 5,000 words. Topics are
flexible and may include such as food as symbol; food and character or theme; food
and ideology; conversation at meals; cultural preferences, taboos, and
social roles; food and social currency; food and sexuality; food, fasting, and
spirituality, and of course, the pleasure of it all. Deadline is October 31,
2005. For further information, contact Walter Levy at _wlevy129_at_aol.com_
(mailto:wlevy129_at_aol.com) .

CFP: Literary Renovations in Middle English Texts (9/10/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
sgayk_at_indiana.edu

41st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Kalamazoo, MI
May 4-7, 2006

CALL FOR PAPERS
"Literary Renovations in Middle English Texts: The Old Made New?"

James Simpson's new literary history, Reform and Cultural Revolution (Oxford,
2004), redefines the conventional periodic boundaries along the lines of
cultural practice. The 'medieval' period emerges as a culture of 'reform'
against the 'revolutionary' tendencies of the 'Renaissance' or 'early modern'
period. "Each deals differently with artefacts and buildings of the past,"
Simpson explains. "[T]he revolutionary model works by iconoclasm and
demolition, while the reformist model operates by accretive bricolage" (35).

CFP: African-American Faculty & Administrators (10/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Tolley-Stokes, Rebecca L.

Contributions are sought for essays on the topic of African-American
faculty and administrators (current of former) at Appalachian colleges
or universities. This critical anthology seeks to explore the plethora
of situations and circumstances that affect African American faculty and
administrators in the Appalachian region. We are looking for abstracts
that will RESULT IN SCHOLARLY ESSAYS. We are not seeking poetry, art or
similar material.

Send 2-page limit abstracts to either:

Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

CFP: Jungian Interdisciplinary Journal (12/1/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Darrell Dobson

Call for Papers for the second edition of JUNG: The e-Journal of the
Jungian Society for Scholarly Studies, a peer-reviewed, academic journal.
                         
                        Opens: August 1, 2005
                        Deadline: December 1, 2005
                        To be published on-line April 2006
                         
Papers of up to 7500 words on any topic that implements, utilizes, or
critiques the relevance and application of Jungian and post-Jungian theory
for scholarly study. Topics may include (but need not be constrained to)
the arts, humanities, and sciences, such as literature, the arts, drama,

CFP: African-American Faculty & Administrators (10/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Tolley-Stokes, Rebecca L.

Contributions are sought for essays on the topic of African-American
faculty and administrators (current of former) at Appalachian colleges
or universities. This critical anthology seeks to explore the plethora
of situations and circumstances that affect African American faculty and
administrators in the Appalachian region. We are looking for abstracts
that will RESULT IN SCHOLARLY ESSAYS. We are not seeking poetry, art or
similar material.

Send 2-page limit abstracts to either:

Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

CFP: African-American Faculty & Administrators (10/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Tolley-Stokes, Rebecca L.

Contributions are sought for essays on the topic of African-American
faculty and administrators (current of former) at Appalachian colleges
or universities. This critical anthology seeks to explore the plethora
of situations and circumstances that affect African American faculty and
administrators in the Appalachian region. We are looking for abstracts
that will RESULT IN SCHOLARLY ESSAYS. We are not seeking poetry, art or
similar material.

Send 2-page limit abstracts to either:

Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

CFP: European Film (9/9/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

Call for guest Peer Reviewers

The international Film Journal "Studies in European Cinema" is
looking to update its list of guest Peer Reviewers.

The journal peer reviews articles that are submitted to it, using its
Peer Review Board. But also aims to encourage occasional guest Peer
Reviews.

If you would like to be considered as a possible guest Peer Reviewer
you are welcome to send an email to the Editors, Professor Graeme
Harper and Dr Owen Evans. You should include a summary cv (max 400
words, as Word attachment).

This can be sent to creative_at_port.ac.uk

CFP: Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (10/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
Editor_at_AmericanPopularCulture

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) seeks
submissions for the fall 2005 edition.

Deadline: 15 October 2005

Please send submissions to:

editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

To submit to the journal, as well as to Magazine Americana and Newsletter
Americana, you must be a member of Americana: The Institute for the Study of
American Popular Culture. Please visit www.americanpopularculture.com for
details.

Guidelines:

CFP: Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (10/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
Editor_at_AmericanPopularCulture

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) seeks
submissions for the fall 2005 edition.

Deadline: 15 October 2005

Please send submissions to:

editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

To submit to the journal, as well as to Magazine Americana and Newsletter
Americana, you must be a member of Americana: The Institute for the Study of
American Popular Culture. Please visit www.americanpopularculture.com for
details.

Guidelines:

CFP: Ephemera: Thresholds, MIT Journal of Architecture, Art, and Media Culture (10/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
thresh_at_MIT.EDU

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - THRESHOLDS 31 - 'EPHEMERA'

thresholds, the bi-annual critical journal of architecture, art and media
culture of the department of architecture at MIT invites submissions for
issue 31 'ephemera'

DUE:   31 October 2005 
(please see details for submissions below)

http://architecture.mit.edu/thresholds/CallForSubmissions/cfp31.htm

THRESHOLDS 31 - 'EPHEMERA'

CFP: Ephemera: Thresholds, MIT Journal of Architecture, Art, and Media Culture (10/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
thresh_at_MIT.EDU

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - THRESHOLDS 31 - 'EPHEMERA'

thresholds, the bi-annual critical journal of architecture, art and media
culture of the department of architecture at MIT invites submissions for
issue 31 'ephemera'

DUE:   31 October 2005 
(please see details for submissions below)

http://architecture.mit.edu/thresholds/CallForSubmissions/cfp31.htm

THRESHOLDS 31 - 'EPHEMERA'

CFP: Truman Capote (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
MRSchiavi_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS -- Northeast Modern Language Association

Philadelphia, PA -- March 2-5, 2006

"A 'TRU' RETURN: CAPOTE IN 2006"

For this panel, I invite papers considering any aspect of Truman Capote's
work or persona. Fresh analyses of his stories, novels, essyas, letters or
screenplays are welcome. What sorts of claims might we make to label Capote a
"major" American writer? Whta did he contribute to the American canon? What were
his particular literary gifts? Papers dissecting Capote's public
appearances, his marketing of self or work, his various (and incessant) portrayals in the
media will also be welcome.

Please send 250-word abstracts by SEPTEMBER 15, 2005 to

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