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CFP: [General] Whedonverse: Buffy, Angel, Serenity, Firefly

updated: 
Sunday, November 16, 2008 - 8:33pm
Alyson Buckman

SW/TX PCA/ACA: Science Fiction and Fantasy Area Special CFP: Joss
Whedon (12/01/08(extended); 2/24-28/2009)

The 30th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

This is a special CFP on the works of Joss Whedon, including: Dr.
Horrible’s Sing-along Blog, comics (Buffy season 8, Astonishing X-Men,
Runaways, Spike, Angel, Fray), Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Serenity and
Dollhouse.

UPDATE: [General] Contributors needed for general literature reference work

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 9:00pm
Jennifer McClinton-Temple

Facts on File, Inc is putting together an ambitious, three-volume
reference work that will guide high school and college students through
the most commonly reoccurring themes in the most commonly assigned works
of literature. The work will begin with 1500-word essays on the 50 most
common themes in literature.

UPDATE: [General] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:26am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . . - Ralph Waldo Emerson

UPDATE: [General] Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW

updated: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:42pm
Alicia Mischa Renfroe

Reminder:

Rebecca Harding Davis Society/ Call for Papers
Fourth Conference of Society for the Study of American Women Writers

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society will host one panel at the Fourth
Conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers. The
conference will be held October 21-24, 2009, at the Sheraton Society Hill
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society invites proposals that consider women’s
issues and themes in Davis’s work. We are particularly interested in
proposals that focus on lesser-known Davis texts rather than on “Life in
the Iron Mills.” Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Deadline: December 1, 2008

CFP: [General] K-12 Environmental Education

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 6:52pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 2009 conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and
Environment
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
(http://asle.uvic.ca/call

Presenters needed to fill out a panel on environmental education at the
K-12 level. Any/ all area(s) of the country/ continent/ world are welcome.

The deadline for submitting a panel proposal is November 15, so we're
running quite low on time. Please direct questions/ proposals to Richard
Pickard at rpickard_at_uvic.ca or to Jeri Pollock at jeripollock_at_gmail.com

Please distribute widely.

CFP: [General] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

updated: 
Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:14pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

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