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UPDATE: Landscape & the Lyric (4/30/06; ALSC, 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2006 ALSC Conference, Hotel Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, California,
October 13-15 2006

 

April 7, 2006

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) has re-issued its
call for papers for the seminar sections of the 2006 ALSC Conference
Program. The panels are not open for submissions at this time.

 

The submissions deadline for all three seminars has been extended to April
30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are heartily
invited to apply.

Please see below for details.

 

Seminars

 

UPDATE: Attention Shoppers! Theorizing the Mall (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Adam Lawrence

NEW DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2006

postscript: a journal of graduate criticism and theory
is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal
published annually by graduate students in the
Department of English Language and Literature at
Memorial University of Newfoundland. Students either
currently enrolled in a post-graduate program or
having recently graduated from one are invited to
submit papers for a special issue exploring the mall
and its itinerant shoppers.

UPDATE: Attention Shoppers! Theorizing the Mall (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Adam Lawrence

NEW DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2006

postscript: a journal of graduate criticism and theory
is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal
published annually by graduate students in the
Department of English Language and Literature at
Memorial University of Newfoundland. Students either
currently enrolled in a post-graduate program or
having recently graduated from one are invited to
submit papers for a special issue exploring the mall
and its itinerant shoppers.

UPDATE: Attention Shoppers! Theorizing the Mall (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Adam Lawrence

NEW DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2006

postscript: a journal of graduate criticism and theory
is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal
published annually by graduate students in the
Department of English Language and Literature at
Memorial University of Newfoundland. Students either
currently enrolled in a post-graduate program or
having recently graduated from one are invited to
submit papers for a special issue exploring the mall
and its itinerant shoppers.

UPDATE: Landscape & the Lyric (4/30/06; ALSC, 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2006 ALSC Conference, Hotel Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, California,
October 13-15 2006

 

April 7, 2006

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) has re-issued its
call for papers for the seminar sections of the 2006 ALSC Conference
Program. The panels are not open for submissions at this time.

 

The submissions deadline for all three seminars has been extended to April
30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are heartily
invited to apply.

Please see below for details.

 

Seminars

 

UPDATE: Landscape & the Lyric (4/30/06; ALSC, 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2006 ALSC Conference, Hotel Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, California,
October 13-15 2006

 

April 7, 2006

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) has re-issued its
call for papers for the seminar sections of the 2006 ALSC Conference
Program. The panels are not open for submissions at this time.

 

The submissions deadline for all three seminars has been extended to April
30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are heartily
invited to apply.

Please see below for details.

 

Seminars

 

CFP: Elizabeth Barrett Browning: History, Culture and Politics (6/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Lisa Surridge

CFP: "Elizabeth Barrett Browning: History, Culture and
Politics" (Submission date: June 16, 2006)

Victorian Review is publishing a special issue on interdisciplinary
approaches to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, to be published in the summer of
2007. The editor is seeking 5000-8000 word essays that introduce new
methodologies and approaches to the study of EBB's poetry, correspondence or
other writing. Topics might include political thought,
historiography, theology, science, psychology, legal theory, visual
culture, history of
sexuality, journalism, abolitionism, feminist activism, nationalism, etc.

UPDATE: When Genres Collide: Science Fiction Research Association (5/1/06; SFRA, 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Oscar

We have added more guest writers and artists to our upcoming (6/22-6/25)
SFRA 2006 conference. Our updated guest list now includes:

Writers:
Norman Spinrad: Guest of Honor
Other guests: Nancy Kress, Nalo Hopkinson, R. Garcia y Robertson, William
Sleator, Joan Slonczewski (Distinguished Member Participant), David G.
Hartwell, John "JP" Briggs, Bruce Tayler, Lee Denning, and Samuel R. Delany
(tentative)

Artists:
Michael Whelan (Special Guest Artist), Abe Echevarria and Tom Kidd

Additionally, we have extended the deadline for essay proposals to May 1, 2006.

All other information remains the same.

Please send one-page paper proposals to: sfra2006_at_yahoo.com

Thank you.

UPDATE: When Genres Collide: Science Fiction Research Association (5/1/06; SFRA, 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Oscar

We have added more guest writers and artists to our upcoming (6/22-6/25)
SFRA 2006 conference. Our updated guest list now includes:

Writers:
Norman Spinrad: Guest of Honor
Other guests: Nancy Kress, Nalo Hopkinson, R. Garcia y Robertson, William
Sleator, Joan Slonczewski (Distinguished Member Participant), David G.
Hartwell, John "JP" Briggs, Bruce Tayler, Lee Denning, and Samuel R. Delany
(tentative)

Artists:
Michael Whelan (Special Guest Artist), Abe Echevarria and Tom Kidd

Additionally, we have extended the deadline for essay proposals to May 1, 2006.

All other information remains the same.

Please send one-page paper proposals to: sfra2006_at_yahoo.com

Thank you.

UPDATE: AIDS in Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
donneng_at_aol.com

 
  The deadline has been extended for an approved special session entitled, "AIDS in Literature" at the Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.
 
  Papers are sought especially on the topic of personal integration and dis-integration in characters who are infected with HIV/AIDS. However, the panel gladly encourages submissions on any subject within the broad topic of AIDS in literature.
 
  The revised deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2006.
 
 Please send inquiries and abstracts (of 250 words) to:
 
Donald P. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Department of English
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Berkshire Hall 210 E
Danbury, CT 06810
 

UPDATE: AIDS in Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
donneng_at_aol.com

 
  The deadline has been extended for an approved special session entitled, "AIDS in Literature" at the Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.
 
  Papers are sought especially on the topic of personal integration and dis-integration in characters who are infected with HIV/AIDS. However, the panel gladly encourages submissions on any subject within the broad topic of AIDS in literature.
 
  The revised deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2006.
 
 Please send inquiries and abstracts (of 250 words) to:
 
Donald P. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Department of English
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Berkshire Hall 210 E
Danbury, CT 06810
 

UPDATE: AIDS in Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
donneng_at_aol.com

 
  The deadline has been extended for an approved special session entitled, "AIDS in Literature" at the Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.
 
  Papers are sought especially on the topic of personal integration and dis-integration in characters who are infected with HIV/AIDS. However, the panel gladly encourages submissions on any subject within the broad topic of AIDS in literature.
 
  The revised deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2006.
 
 Please send inquiries and abstracts (of 250 words) to:
 
Donald P. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Department of English
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Berkshire Hall 210 E
Danbury, CT 06810
 

CFP: Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Justin Schell

This CFP is for a special session of the 2006 Midwest Modern Language Association, entitled "Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text." The conference will be held November 9-12, 2006 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.
 
 On the cusp of the twentieth century, Edison built two machines which transformed temporally and spatially contingent events into reproducible texts, the phonograph and the kinetoscope, and immediately began attempting

CFP: Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Justin Schell

This CFP is for a special session of the 2006 Midwest Modern Language Association, entitled "Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text." The conference will be held November 9-12, 2006 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.
 
 On the cusp of the twentieth century, Edison built two machines which transformed temporally and spatially contingent events into reproducible texts, the phonograph and the kinetoscope, and immediately began attempting

CFP: Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807

 

Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

 

EnterText volume 7 number 2

 

Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today

 

Submissions are invited by 1 March 2007

 

Forms of slavery, quasi-slavery and the abuse or exploitation of one group by another remain widespread in the world today. Questions which might be addressed include:

 

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807

 

Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

 

EnterText volume 7 number 2

 

Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today

 

Submissions are invited by 1 March 2007

 

Forms of slavery, quasi-slavery and the abuse or exploitation of one group by another remain widespread in the world today. Questions which might be addressed include:

 

CFP: Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807

 

Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

 

EnterText volume 7 number 2

 

Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today

 

Submissions are invited by 1 March 2007

 

Forms of slavery, quasi-slavery and the abuse or exploitation of one group by another remain widespread in the world today. Questions which might be addressed include:

 

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