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CFP: [General] Decadence at the Transatlantic Fin de Siècle

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 7:47pm
Jack Shear

CALL FOR PAPERS
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel Topic:

CFP: [General] Decadence at the Transatlantic Fin de Siècle

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 7:46pm
Jack Shear

CALL FOR PAPERS
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel Topic:

CFP: [General] Mythologial Transformations

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 7:39pm
Samantha Roy

CALL FOR PAPERS

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel Topic:
Mythological Transformations

CFP: [General] Queer Positionality in Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 7:13pm
Edward Kozaczka

CALL FOR PAPERS
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel: Queer Positionality and Knowledge in Transatlantic
Nineteenth-Century Literature

CFP: [General] Disabled Body in 19th Century

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 7:06pm
Thomas Jordan

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel: The Disabled Body in 19th Century Transatlantic Literatures

CFP: [General] Poetics of Gender

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 7:00pm
Carolyn Fargnoli

CALL FOR PAPERS
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel Topic:

CFP: [General] Imperial Manhood

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:51pm
Matthew Brophy

CALL FOR PAPERS

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel Title: Imperial Manhood

CFP: [General] Geopolitical Ecofeminisms

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:45pm
Christine Battista

CALL FOR PAPERS
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

Panel Topic:
Transatlantic Geopolitical Ecofeminisms

CFP: [General] Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders Graduate Conference

updated: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 6:33pm
Christine Battista

CALL FOR PAPERS
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Conference on Nineteenth
Century Transatlanticism

1st Annual Graduate Conference of the American Studies and Victorian
Studies Associations
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York November 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Leonard Tennenhouse, Brown University

We welcome paper proposals for any of the following panels:

CFP: [General] First International Conference on Middle East Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - 6:25pm
Lejla Tricic

Call for Proposals
First International Conference on Middle East Studies
California State University, Fresno

“Teaching about the Middle East in the 21st Century”
October 16-18, 2008
Fresno, California, USA

The Middle East Studies Program at California State University, Fresno,
calls for proposals for pre-organized panels and individual papers for
the Program’s inaugural conference, October 16-18, 2008, in Fresno,
California.

CFP: [General] CFP "Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences" (U Marburg): First Circular

updated: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2008 - 6:14am
Wolfram R. Keller

Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences
 
February 27 â€" March 1, 2009
Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
 
In recent cognitive research, there has been a shift from mental representation in individuals
towards the interactional, testified by social cognitive neuroscience, machine learning, discourse
analysis, and so on. Aiming at bringing together researchers who engage in the trans-
disciplinary study of cognitive phenomena, this conference intends to investigate the bi-
directionality, that is, the mutual heuristic applicability of diverse (and possibly complementary)
research topics and methodologies in the cognitive sciences.
 

CFP: [General] 5/7/08; MSA X 11/13/08-11/16/08

updated: 
Monday, April 28, 2008 - 1:15am
Kimberly Lamm

Photography, Modernism, Feminism
 In her essay "From Clementina to Kasebier: The Photographic Attainment of
the ’Lady Amateur,’” art historian Carol Armstrong argues that
photographers such as Julia Margaret Cameron, Lady Hawarden Clementina, and
Gertrude Kasebier took astute advantage of photography's low place on art's
hierarchical scales to assert themselves as artists. The work of these
women, therefore, indirectly calls attention to the relationship between
photography and the emergence of feminism in the U.S. and Britain in the
nineteenth- and early twentieth- centuries. This panel seeks to bring
modernist literature composed by women into the relationship between

CFP: [General] Shakespeare's Life( Book: Essays)

updated: 
Sunday, April 27, 2008 - 3:51am
Bhim S. Dahiya

Editor of Poet-Critics on Shakespeare, Love, Sex and Marriage in
Shakespeare, and Shakespeare's Intellectual Backgroud, as also the editor
of Journal of Drama Studies, Prof. Bhim S. Dahiya invites papers for his
next anthology on Shakespeare--Shakespeare's Life. The book has been
contracted with Viva Books, India in Shakespeare's series.Viva is a
leading publishing house of India.
 Professor Dahiya is interested in constructing Shakespeare's Biography
by putting together positve bits of information about his life, absences
in civil life and religious records of the writer's time. Some of the
essays already received are: " Shakespere's Daughters," Shakespeare's

CFP: [General] SWIG 2008: The Rules of the Game

updated: 
Saturday, April 26, 2008 - 1:11am
Dr Christopher Murray

The Rules of the Game: Structures, Signs and Play in Word and Image

Friday 5th - Saturday 6th September 2008
University of Dundee, Scotland

CFP: [General] Auto-bio-phagies

updated: 
Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 3:15pm
Apostolos Lampropoulos

Auto-Bio-Phagies

University of Cyprus
Department of French Studies and Modern Languages

Nicosia, Cyprus
October 31 â€" November 2, 2008

Invited Speaker: Philippe Lejeune

CFP: [General] The LBJ: Avian Life, Literary Arts

updated: 
Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 7:47am
Tom Hertweck

Friends, colleagues, and bird lovers,

The LBJ (www.literarybirdjournal.org) is soliciting additional pieces for
its fast-approaching late-June inaugural issue in two specific capacities.

First, we’re interested in receiving 250 word proposals leading to feature
articles and essays between 2500 and 3000 words. Pieces can engage with
birds and bird culture in any ways the writer sees fitâ€"-so long as it’s
done thoughtfully, with grace and clarity, and a sharp eye for style. If
interested, please send your proposal, a brief bio, and a writing sample to
editor_at_literarybirdjournal.org.

UPDATE: [General] Mystery, Thriller and Crime Fiction, MPCA

updated: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2008 - 5:15pm
Kathryn Edney

Reminder that the Mystery, Thriller and Crime Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture Association is accepting proposals in any and all aspects
of mystery, thriller and crimefiction by April 30. Please send 100-200
word abstracts and contact information to Kathryn Edney:
tremperk_at_msu.edu.

The conference will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, Friday-Sunday, October 3-
5, 2008. More information regarding the conference can be found at
www.mpcaaca.org.

CFP: [General] Journal of Language, Culture and Communication

updated: 
Monday, April 21, 2008 - 5:51am
Michael O'Sullivan

The deadline for submitting articles to the current issue of the MLA-listed, peer reviewed, NUCB
Journal of Language, Culture & Communication has been extended to May 30, 2008.
For this issue the Journal will consider articles on any topic of general
interest to those working within such disciplines as language studies (second-language acquisition,
etc.), language teaching and cultural studies. Specific
possibilities might include (but are not limited to) such issues as:
         
International education
Innovative teaching strategies
Globalization
Professional learning communities
Recent trends in teaching writing
Linguistics/ Applied Linguistics
International Communication

CFP: [General] New Voices Graduate Student Conference September 26-28 2008/June 15 deadline

updated: 
Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 11:25pm
Julie Hawk

New Voices Graduate Student Conference September 26-28, 2008
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline for submissions: June 15, 2008
Transitioning (Through) Traditions
Call for Proposals: The 2008 New Voices Conference provides a space for
exploring the current transitioning evident in the disciplines.
There is no moment that is only a moment of being and not also a moment of
becoming. Some moments, however, have a more heightened sense of becoming
than others. We are nearing the end of the decade that has no agreed upon
name, and 2008 is a year that promises the beginning of significant change.
The number eight itself is a marker of an infinite state of progression and

CFP: [General] Iconography of Death

updated: 
Sunday, April 20, 2008 - 5:30pm
Mary Silcox

        ICONOGRAPHY OF DEATH

        Call for Papers
        The John Douglas Taylor Conference, Oct. 24-25, 2008
        McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Organizers: Mary Silcox and Peter M. Daly

CFP: [General] session proposals: NeMLA 2009 in Boston

updated: 
Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 11:12pm
Cecilia Feilla

Dear colleagues,

The Northeast Modern Language Association’s

40th anniversary meeting will take place next year

in Boston, MA

February 26 â€" March 1, 2009

Please consider proposing a panel on any aspect of British, American,
and/or Anglophone culture, literature, and film; we also welcome
cross-disciplinary and comparative panels.

Panels can be proposed electronically through NEMLA’s website:
http://www.nemla.org Please follow the link “convention.” A new window will
open from which you access the 2009 panel proposal form.

The deadline for panel proposals is fast approaching: May 10, 2008.

UPDATE: [General] M/MLA Convention In Minneapolis, Nov. 13-16, 2008

updated: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 11:08pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

Midwest Modern Language Association
50th Annual Convention
November 13-16, 2008
The Minneapolis Marriott City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Some sessions have extended their abstract deadline past April 15.

Six sessions have been added, all with an April 25 abstract deadline:

Contemporary Cultural Issues: Fame and Scandal
Early Modern Literature: Fame, Infamy, and Ideology
Fame, Infamy, and Evil in Contemporary Literature and Film
Fame, Infamy, and Spanish Literature
The Gendering of Literary and Cultural Fame
Twentieth-Century Fame and Celebrity

Please see our CFP for details.

CFP: [General] Indian Popular Culture (5/15/08; MPCA 10/3-10/5/08, Cincinnati, OH)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 7:42pm
Sarah N. Erickson

The Indian Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest
American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming
conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October
3-5, 2008 at the Hiltonâ€"Netherland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Please send proposals on any aspect of Indian Popular Culture Studies to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Sarah
Erickson, Department of English, Northern Illinois University at
sarahnerickson_at_gmail.com. Mailed proposals should be sent to Sarah
Erickson, Department of English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
60115.

CFP: [General] MMLA Digital Humanities

updated: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 3:28pm
Stephanie Schlitz

Digital Humanities: Exploring New Directions in Literary and Linguistic
Scholarship. The field of Digital Humanities (DH) is rapidly expanding and
offers a variety of new opportunities for literary and linguistic research.
This session is designed to explore current DH issues and thus welcomes
papers addressing a wide range of DH topics. Topics may relate to: text
encoding and TEI projects; using digital archives; corpus development;
digital editions; DH and the individual scholar; the problems DH
researchers face; DH pedagogy; etc. Deadline for abstracts: May 1, 2008 (or
ASAP thereafter). Please send 250-word abstracts to Stephanie Schlitz at:
sschlitz_at_bloomu.edu.

CFP: [General] Harry Potter Area at MPCA/MACA

updated: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 3:11pm
Kathleen Turner

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American
Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming
conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October
3-5, 2008 at the Hiltonâ€"Netherland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Please send proposals on any aspect of Harry Potter Studies to the area
chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen
Turner, Department of English, Northern Illinois University at
turner8kathleen_at_gmail.com. Mailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen
Turner, Department of English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
60115.

CFP: [General] Irish Studies Area at MPCA/MACA

updated: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 3:10pm
Kathleen Turner

The Irish Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest
American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming
conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October
3-5, 2008 at the Hiltonâ€"Netherland Plaza in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Please send proposals on any aspect of Irish Studies to the area chair
via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen Turner,
Department of English, Northern Illinois University at
turner8kathleen_at_gmail.com. Mailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen
Turner, Department of English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
60115.

CFP: [General] CFP: NeMLA Session Proposals (5/10/08; 2/26-3/1/09)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 2:46pm
Elizabeth

Northeast Modern Language Association

2009 Annual Convention

Boston, Massachusetts February 26 - March 1, 2009

Celebrating 40 years!

A regional MLA, NeMLA offers a vibrant yet more intimate conference
experience. The 2008 Convention in Buffalo features more than 230 panels,
covering all aspects of scholarship and teaching in the modern languages
and literatures. Please join us to mark NeMLA's 40 years of modern
language scholarship.

NeMLA is a member-driven convention, accepting session proposals (panel,
roundtable, creative session, seminar) in the following areas:

UPDATE: [General] Resourceful Reading: The New Empiricism, eResearch and Australian Literary Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 5:41am
Katherine Bode

Call for Papers

Resourceful Reading: The New Empiricism, eResearch and Australian Literary
Culture Symposium

Sponsored by Australian literature @ the University of Sydney and AustLit.

4-5 December 2008
The University of Sydney
        
On 4-5 December 2008, Australian Literature @ the University of Sydney will
host a symposium on Resourceful Reading: The New Empiricism, eResearch and
Australian Literary Culture. Plenary speakers include digital humanities
specialist Professor Hugh Craig (University of Newcastle) and Professor
David Carter (University of Queensland).

CFP: [General] SLSA 2008 panel: Steampunk and Reiteration

updated: 
Monday, April 14, 2008 - 6:24pm
Brian Croxall

As a lifestyle and a literary movement, steampunk can be both the act of
modding your laptop to look like and function as a Victorian artifact and
an act of imagining what London might have looked like had Charles
Babbage’s analytical engine been realized. Steampunk is the application of
nineteenth-century aesthetics to contemporary objects; it is the
speculative extension of technologies that actually existed; it is the
anachronistic importation of contemporary technologies into the
fictionalized past. In all cases, steampunk blurs boundaries: between
centuries, between technologies, and between origin and repetition.

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