all recent posts

CFP: T. S. Eliot (10/7/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
wharmon03_at_mindspring.com

The T. S. Eliot Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers for presentation at the Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture meeting in Louisville, KY, February 22-24, 2007. If response warrants, the society will arrange a special session on Eliot and Auden (who was born in February 1907).

Proposals should include presenter’s name, home address, E-mail address, telephone number, academic affiliation (if applicable), title of paper, and personal biographical note (100-50 words).

Please send proposals and questions to William Harmon (wharmon03_at_mindspring.com).

CFP: T. S. Eliot (10/7/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
wharmon03_at_mindspring.com

The T. S. Eliot Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers for presentation at the Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture meeting in Louisville, KY, February 22-24, 2007. If response warrants, the society will arrange a special session on Eliot and Auden (who was born in February 1907).

Proposals should include presenter’s name, home address, E-mail address, telephone number, academic affiliation (if applicable), title of paper, and personal biographical note (100-50 words).

Please send proposals and questions to William Harmon (wharmon03_at_mindspring.com).

CFP: Romanticism and the Gothic (9/15/06; ASECS; 3/22/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu

This panel invites papers investigating the slippery boundary between
Romanticism and popular gothic fiction from the late eighteenth and
early nineteenth centuries. Possible papers could examine gothic dramas
by seminal figures in Romantic poetry (Coleridge's /Osorio/,
Wordsworth's /Borderers/), the use of gothic motifs in Romantic poetry,
the appearance of Romantic poetry within gothic prose (in Radcliffe's or
Smith's novels), reception history and Romantic poets' self-positioning
in relation to gothic writing, the gendering of these two simultaneous
movements, and personal relationships among these writers (Matthew
Lewis's friendships with Scott and Byron). Papers with an inter-generic

CFP: Romanticism and the Gothic (9/15/06; ASECS; 3/22/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu

This panel invites papers investigating the slippery boundary between
Romanticism and popular gothic fiction from the late eighteenth and
early nineteenth centuries. Possible papers could examine gothic dramas
by seminal figures in Romantic poetry (Coleridge's /Osorio/,
Wordsworth's /Borderers/), the use of gothic motifs in Romantic poetry,
the appearance of Romantic poetry within gothic prose (in Radcliffe's or
Smith's novels), reception history and Romantic poets' self-positioning
in relation to gothic writing, the gendering of these two simultaneous
movements, and personal relationships among these writers (Matthew
Lewis's friendships with Scott and Byron). Papers with an inter-generic

CFP: Medieval Association of the Pacific (11/1/06; 3/2/07-3/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Matthew Fisher

Medieval Association of the Pacific - Call for Papers

The Medieval Association of the Pacific is now accepting proposals
for the 41st annual MAP Conference to be held 2-3 March 2007 at the
University of California, Los Angeles, under the auspices of the UCLA
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. We welcome proposals for
individual 20-minute papers in any area of medieval studies, as well
as organized sessions of three 20-minute papers. In the latter
category, we strongly encourage the submission of interdisciplinary
proposals with presenters from more than one institution.

CFP: American Art and Cinema of the Late 1960s and 1970s (10/9/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
arust_at_berkeley.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Documentation, Demonstration, Dematerialization:
American Art and Cinema of the Late 1960s and 1970s

November 17 - 18, 2006
University of California, Berkeley

Hosted by the Graduate Film Working Group, UC Berkeley

The late 1960s and 1970s mark a period of dramatic change in the visual
culture of the United States, from avant-garde art and filmmaking
practices to documentary, Hollywood cinema, and the dissemination of
video. This is, after all, the period when:

* Modernist painting gives way to pop, minimalism, and the language-,
photography-, process-, and performance-based activities of conceptual art

CFP: American Art and Cinema of the Late 1960s and 1970s (10/9/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
arust_at_berkeley.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Documentation, Demonstration, Dematerialization:
American Art and Cinema of the Late 1960s and 1970s

November 17 - 18, 2006
University of California, Berkeley

Hosted by the Graduate Film Working Group, UC Berkeley

The late 1960s and 1970s mark a period of dramatic change in the visual
culture of the United States, from avant-garde art and filmmaking
practices to documentary, Hollywood cinema, and the dissemination of
video. This is, after all, the period when:

* Modernist painting gives way to pop, minimalism, and the language-,
photography-, process-, and performance-based activities of conceptual art

UPDATE: Composition & Copyright (10/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Westbrook, Stephen

Deadline extended to October 15, 2006.

Composition, Copyright, and IP Law (edited collection)

Eds. Steve Westbrook, Ph.D. & Timothy Hodge, Esq.

We are seeking 500-word proposals for an interdisciplinary collection of
articles that examines the relationship between copyright law and the
activities of writing, researching, teaching, and learning. Regardless
of the particular activity or combination of activities under
discussion, we are concerned primarily with the legal, questionably
legal, and illegal production and distribution of texts, which we define
broadly to include verbal, print, auditory, visual, and new media, as
well as computer code.

UPDATE: Composition & Copyright (10/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Westbrook, Stephen

Deadline extended to October 15, 2006.

Composition, Copyright, and IP Law (edited collection)

Eds. Steve Westbrook, Ph.D. & Timothy Hodge, Esq.

We are seeking 500-word proposals for an interdisciplinary collection of
articles that examines the relationship between copyright law and the
activities of writing, researching, teaching, and learning. Regardless
of the particular activity or combination of activities under
discussion, we are concerned primarily with the legal, questionably
legal, and illegal production and distribution of texts, which we define
broadly to include verbal, print, auditory, visual, and new media, as
well as computer code.

UPDATE: Composition & Copyright (10/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Westbrook, Stephen

Deadline extended to October 15, 2006.

Composition, Copyright, and IP Law (edited collection)

Eds. Steve Westbrook, Ph.D. & Timothy Hodge, Esq.

We are seeking 500-word proposals for an interdisciplinary collection of
articles that examines the relationship between copyright law and the
activities of writing, researching, teaching, and learning. Regardless
of the particular activity or combination of activities under
discussion, we are concerned primarily with the legal, questionably
legal, and illegal production and distribution of texts, which we define
broadly to include verbal, print, auditory, visual, and new media, as
well as computer code.

CFP: 'Popular Romance' and 'Arthurian cities' at IMC Leeds (9/15/06; Leeds, 7/9/07-7/12/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Raluca Radulescu

14th International Medieval Congress, Leeds (9-12 July 2007)

Special sessions sponsored by the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of
Wales, Bangor

Session titles: 'Popular romance: Cities and Merchants' and 'Arthurian cities'
   
Paper proposals on all aspects, literary, historical, cultural are welcome for
the above sessions. It is envisaged that 'Arthurian cities' might become a Round
Table and thus would accommodate shorter presentations on suitable topics.
Abstracts should be 250 words max. E-mail submissions are acceptable.
Electronic
submissions to: r.radulescu_at_bangor.ac.uk

Deadline: 15 September 2006.

-

UPDATE: Literary Journalism/Documentary Book Reviews for DoubleTake (10/7/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
John Hartsock

Update: "DoubleTake/Points of Entry" call for book reviews on narrative/literary journalism and documentary

The recent announcement seeking book reviews for the journal "DoubleTake/Points of Entry" listed the wrong date for when reviews are due for the next issue. The correct deadline date is October 7, 2006.

Submission guidelines:

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jillmarie Murphy

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jillmarie Murphy

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jillmarie Murphy

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jillmarie Murphy

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =

CFP: Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kucich, John

Final call for submissions for the following panel of the annual Northeast Modern Language Association conference:

 

Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures

 

How have Native and European American writers negotiated the contact zone? Papers from all periods and genres in American literature are invited. Possible topics might include transculturation, assimilation, hybridity and cultural difference; accounts of captivity, colonization and sovereignty; examples of performing identity and "playing Indian;" sites of translation and cultural (mis)representation; issues of redaction, voice, authority and textual mediation.

 

CFP: Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kucich, John

Final call for submissions for the following panel of the annual Northeast Modern Language Association conference:

 

Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures

 

How have Native and European American writers negotiated the contact zone? Papers from all periods and genres in American literature are invited. Possible topics might include transculturation, assimilation, hybridity and cultural difference; accounts of captivity, colonization and sovereignty; examples of performing identity and "playing Indian;" sites of translation and cultural (mis)representation; issues of redaction, voice, authority and textual mediation.

 

CFP: Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kucich, John

Final call for submissions for the following panel of the annual Northeast Modern Language Association conference:

 

Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures

 

How have Native and European American writers negotiated the contact zone? Papers from all periods and genres in American literature are invited. Possible topics might include transculturation, assimilation, hybridity and cultural difference; accounts of captivity, colonization and sovereignty; examples of performing identity and "playing Indian;" sites of translation and cultural (mis)representation; issues of redaction, voice, authority and textual mediation.

 

CFP: Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kucich, John

Final call for submissions for the following panel of the annual Northeast Modern Language Association conference:

 

Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures

 

How have Native and European American writers negotiated the contact zone? Papers from all periods and genres in American literature are invited. Possible topics might include transculturation, assimilation, hybridity and cultural difference; accounts of captivity, colonization and sovereignty; examples of performing identity and "playing Indian;" sites of translation and cultural (mis)representation; issues of redaction, voice, authority and textual mediation.

 

CFP: Octavia E. Butler (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Ximena Gallardo

Call for Papers: Science Fiction and Fantasy Area, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Special Topics
   
  2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 28th Annual Conference, The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel, Albuquerque, NM, February 14-17, 2007.
   
  The Area Chairs of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Area would like to invite paper and panel proposals on the works of Octavia E. Butler.
   
  Please send queries, 250 word paper proposals, and 500 word panel proposals, including full contact info for all participants, to
   
  Ximena Gallardo C.: xgallardo_at_lagcc.cuny.edu
   
   
  Deadline for proposal submissions: November 15, 2006.
   

CFP: American Theatre and Drama Society (11/1/06; ATHE, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Mark Cosdon

(Apologies in advance for cross-postings!)

CALL FOR PAPERS:
American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS)
at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
July 26 =96 29, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana

=93Regenerations: Theatre and Performance as a Regenerative Force=94

In 1842, a witness to the burning of the St. Charles Theatre reported in=20
the New Orleans Bee:

Pages