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UPDATE: [General] EAPSU 2008: (Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways (10/17-10/18)

Monday, August 11, 2008 - 4:13pm
Curt Herr


EAPSU 2008 
Call for Papers

(Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways

The 2008 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held 

at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania October 17-18, 2008.

We invite proposals from faculty and graduate students for presentations, roundtable 

discussions, and workshops that address attempts to decrease fragmentation, create 

connections, and bridge together unique and creative themes in academic work and life in higher


CFP: [General] Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality

Monday, August 11, 2008 - 3:01pm,

Call for Papers
Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26 - March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

This panel invites papers on all aspects of oral narrative and its connection to culture. Building
on last year’s panel, “Speaking the Story: Orality and Fiction,” this year’s panel expands our
discussion of orality in cultural, genre, and media scope. Your essay need not be cross-cultural
in itself, as long as cultural context is addressed in your analysis. Dimensions of orality explored
may include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [General] Gender & Technology Area, 2009 SW/TX PCA ACA in Albuquerque, NM

Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 7:37pm
Brian Still

Call for Papers: Gender & Technology Plenary Session
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
The 30th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 24-28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The 2009 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico
at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at

CFP: [General] Globalgothic: Technology, Media, Horror

Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 12:42pm
Glennis Byron

Postgraduate Symposium: Globalgothic: Technology, Media, Horror

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference
University of Stirling, 5-6 December 2008

Plenary Speakers
Katarzyna Ancuta Assumption University, Thailand
Fred Botting Lancaster University, England
Isabella Van Elferen Utrecht University, Netherlands

for further information about our guest speakers, please see our website:

Call for papers

UPDATE: [General] Deadline Extended- Underground

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 10:20pm
Anick Boyd

The deadline has been extended two weeks for abstract submissions. The
new and final deadline for submissions will be September 1, 2008.

UPDATE: [General] TransCanada 3

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 3:18pm
Robert Zacharias

Updated CFP for TransCanada 3: please note the updated keynote, roundtable, and literary
speakers, as well as the fast-approaching deadline (August 15, 2008).

TransCanada 3: Literature, Institutions, Citizenship
Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada
July 16-19, 2009

Keynotes: Marie Battiste (Sask), Roy Miki (SFU), Fransçois Paré (Waterloo)

Roundtable plenary speakers:
Jack Butler & Ruby Arngna’naaq, Sakej Youngblood Henderson (Sask),
Katherine McKittrick (Queen’s), Peter McLaren (UCLA), Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands (York),
Donna Pennee (Western), Julie Rak (Alberta), Laurie Ricou (UBC),
Diana Taylor (New York).