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CFP: History, Memory, and Mourning in Southern Literature (12/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
William Howes

For a special issue planned for Spring 2008, the editors of the
/Southern Literary Journal/ invite essays with new approaches to the
long-discussed topics of history, cultural memory, and mourning in
southern literature. We are especially interested in essays that reread
southern writers' emphasis on the past in terms of other literatures and
other pasts, address the convergences of the burgeoning field of trauma
studies with southern studies, or reconsider the encounters of literary
texts with specific historical events. Other possible essays might work
with questions of aesthetics or genre, memory and memorializing, the
impacts of critical race studies and postcolonial studies on southern

CFP: History, Memory, and Mourning in Southern Literature (12/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
William Howes

For a special issue planned for Spring 2008, the editors of the
/Southern Literary Journal/ invite essays with new approaches to the
long-discussed topics of history, cultural memory, and mourning in
southern literature. We are especially interested in essays that reread
southern writers' emphasis on the past in terms of other literatures and
other pasts, address the convergences of the burgeoning field of trauma
studies with southern studies, or reconsider the encounters of literary
texts with specific historical events. Other possible essays might work
with questions of aesthetics or genre, memory and memorializing, the
impacts of critical race studies and postcolonial studies on southern

CFP: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (12/1/06; 3/30/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
ESA Conference 2006

CFP: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (12/1/06; 3/30/07)

City University of New York Graduate Center
English Student Association Conference
Conference Date: March 30, 2007
Call for Papers

"Wide Open Spaces"

CFP: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (12/1/06; 3/30/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
ESA Conference 2006

CFP: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (12/1/06; 3/30/07)

City University of New York Graduate Center
English Student Association Conference
Conference Date: March 30, 2007
Call for Papers

"Wide Open Spaces"

CFP: M/C Journal 'jam' issue (10/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
M/C - Media and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 5 September 2006

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
             is calling for contributors to the 'jam' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal.

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Kelly McGuire

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative '07, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Society for the Study of Narrative Literature
2007 International Conference on Narrative
Washington D.C.
March 15-18 2007

A Lacan Primer: Children's Narrative Through Lacan, Lacan through
Children's Narrative

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Kelly McGuire

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative '07, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Society for the Study of Narrative Literature
2007 International Conference on Narrative
Washington D.C.
March 15-18 2007

A Lacan Primer: Children's Narrative Through Lacan, Lacan through
Children's Narrative

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Kelly McGuire

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative '07, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Society for the Study of Narrative Literature
2007 International Conference on Narrative
Washington D.C.
March 15-18 2007

A Lacan Primer: Children's Narrative Through Lacan, Lacan through
Children's Narrative

CFP: North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium (grad) (12/1/06; 2/23/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Elise Flanagan

Delivering the Story: The Canons of Rhetoric
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities
Texas A&M University-Commerce
February 23, 2007

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
dealing with contemporary issues of the five canons of rhetoric--invention,
arrangement, style, memory, delivery—which we define broadly to incorporate
a wide variety of research interests.

CFP: North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium (grad) (12/1/06; 2/23/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Elise Flanagan

Delivering the Story: The Canons of Rhetoric
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities
Texas A&M University-Commerce
February 23, 2007

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
dealing with contemporary issues of the five canons of rhetoric--invention,
arrangement, style, memory, delivery—which we define broadly to incorporate
a wide variety of research interests.

CFP: North Texas Federation Rhetoric Symposium (grad) (12/1/06; 2/23/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Elise Flanagan

Delivering the Story: The Canons of Rhetoric
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities
Texas A&M University-Commerce
February 23, 2007

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
dealing with contemporary issues of the five canons of rhetoric--invention,
arrangement, style, memory, delivery—which we define broadly to incorporate
a wide variety of research interests.

CFP: Thomas Otway Collection (3/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:27pm
SANDRO JUNG

Thomas Otway collection
   
  Dr Sandro Jung invites contributions (5000-7000 words) for a collection of essays on the Restoration dramatist Thomas Otway. Textual and contextual studies of the life and works of Otway are welcomed and should reach the editor by 1 March 2007. Please contact the editor for any questions or suggestions for papers. The collection will be published by the end of 2007.
   
Submissions should be made by email in Word or RTF format. Contributions should follow MLA style, using endnotes rather than footnotes
                 
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CFP: Thomas Otway Collection (3/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:27pm
SANDRO JUNG

Thomas Otway collection
   
  Dr Sandro Jung invites contributions (5000-7000 words) for a collection of essays on the Restoration dramatist Thomas Otway. Textual and contextual studies of the life and works of Otway are welcomed and should reach the editor by 1 March 2007. Please contact the editor for any questions or suggestions for papers. The collection will be published by the end of 2007.
   
Submissions should be made by email in Word or RTF format. Contributions should follow MLA style, using endnotes rather than footnotes
                 
         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List

CFP: Thomas Otway Collection (3/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:27pm
SANDRO JUNG

Thomas Otway collection
   
  Dr Sandro Jung invites contributions (5000-7000 words) for a collection of essays on the Restoration dramatist Thomas Otway. Textual and contextual studies of the life and works of Otway are welcomed and should reach the editor by 1 March 2007. Please contact the editor for any questions or suggestions for papers. The collection will be published by the end of 2007.
   
Submissions should be made by email in Word or RTF format. Contributions should follow MLA style, using endnotes rather than footnotes
                 
         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List

CFP: Crash Cinema 6 (UK) (12/1/06; 3/21/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
M.Goodall_at_Bradford.ac.uk

CRASH CINEMA 6

BRADFORD FILM FESTIVAL

Weds 21 March 2007, Cubby Broccoli Cinema, Free Entry

NATIONAL MUSEUM of PHOTOGRAPHY, FILM and TELEVISION (UK)

CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposals are invited for papers that engage with issues of
representation within film and videographic media: the mainstream
(Hollywood/Bollywood), fine art, cult or the edges of popular
culture. 200 words synopses should be sent by 1 December 2006 to:

Jill Good, MA Visual Culture, Bradford School of Art, Bradford College, Carlton
Street, BD7 1AY. Tel: (+44)1274 431660; email: j.good_at_bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Ask for details of Vols. 1-5, Crash Cinema: The Proceedings (ISSN
1743-4459)

CFP: Crash Cinema 6 (UK) (12/1/06; 3/21/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
M.Goodall_at_Bradford.ac.uk

CRASH CINEMA 6

BRADFORD FILM FESTIVAL

Weds 21 March 2007, Cubby Broccoli Cinema, Free Entry

NATIONAL MUSEUM of PHOTOGRAPHY, FILM and TELEVISION (UK)

CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposals are invited for papers that engage with issues of
representation within film and videographic media: the mainstream
(Hollywood/Bollywood), fine art, cult or the edges of popular
culture. 200 words synopses should be sent by 1 December 2006 to:

Jill Good, MA Visual Culture, Bradford School of Art, Bradford College, Carlton
Street, BD7 1AY. Tel: (+44)1274 431660; email: j.good_at_bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Ask for details of Vols. 1-5, Crash Cinema: The Proceedings (ISSN
1743-4459)

CFP: Gender, Literature & Humour, 1850-Present (UK) (1/12/07; 6/28/07-6/29/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Sophie Blanch

Call for papers

Joking Apart: Gender, Literature and Humour 1850-Present

28th-29th June, 2007
Hosted by the Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Prof Maria DiBattista (Princeton University, author of Fast-Talking Dames,
2001.)
Prof Christopher Reed (Lake Forest College, author of Bloomsbury Rooms,
2004.)

CFP: Gender, Literature & Humour, 1850-Present (UK) (1/12/07; 6/28/07-6/29/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Sophie Blanch

Call for papers

Joking Apart: Gender, Literature and Humour 1850-Present

28th-29th June, 2007
Hosted by the Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Prof Maria DiBattista (Princeton University, author of Fast-Talking Dames,
2001.)
Prof Christopher Reed (Lake Forest College, author of Bloomsbury Rooms,
2004.)

CFP: Gender, Literature & Humour, 1850-Present (UK) (1/12/07; 6/28/07-6/29/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Sophie Blanch

Call for papers

Joking Apart: Gender, Literature and Humour 1850-Present

28th-29th June, 2007
Hosted by the Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Prof Maria DiBattista (Princeton University, author of Fast-Talking Dames,
2001.)
Prof Christopher Reed (Lake Forest College, author of Bloomsbury Rooms,
2004.)

CFP: Gender, Literature & Humour, 1850-Present (UK) (1/12/07; 6/28/07-6/29/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Sophie Blanch

Call for papers

Joking Apart: Gender, Literature and Humour 1850-Present

28th-29th June, 2007
Hosted by the Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Prof Maria DiBattista (Princeton University, author of Fast-Talking Dames,
2001.)
Prof Christopher Reed (Lake Forest College, author of Bloomsbury Rooms,
2004.)

UPDATE: NEMLA Conference (9/15/06; 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Elizabeth Abele

*CALL FOR PAPERS*

Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins University

*Special events in the works:*

  * Welcome Reception, featuring readings by novelist Madison Smartt Bell
and poet Elizabeth Spires;

  * Keynote Speaker Professor Amanda Anderson, Caroline Donovan Professor
of English Literature at Johns Hopkins University,

author of *The Way We Argue Now: A Study in the Cultures of Theory*;

  * Plenary Speaker Professor Sante Matteo, on the influence of Marco Polo
and the Silk Road;

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