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UPDATE: [General] DATE CORRECTION Artists' Writings 1750-present

updated: 
Monday, June 30, 2008 - 10:01am
Linda Goddard

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CORRECT DATES FOR THIS CONFERENCE ARE FRI 5TH AND SAT 6TH JUNE
2009 (not 6 & 7 June as previously advertised)

Artists’ Writings 1750-present

Courtauld Institute of Art, Friday & Saturday 5-6 June 2009

CFP: [International] Echoes of the Past:Women, History and Memory in Fiction and Film

updated: 
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 8:34am
Emma Short

Echoes of the Past:Women, History and Memory in Fiction and Film

Newcastle University, June 26-28 2009

Keynote Speakers:
Kate Mosse (best-selling author of Labyrinth and Sepulchre)
Deborah Cartmell (De Montfort University)
Veronica Gregg (City University of New York)
Diana Wallace (University of Glamorgan)

'For most of history, Anonymous was a woman' ~ Virginia Woolf

UPDATE: [General] Book Collection on Transformations of Texts

updated: 
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 2:19am
Christy Williams

“Transformations: Classical Texts and Popular Culture”

Call for Unpublished Papers for a Collection with Promised Book
Publication: We are seeking essays to fill gaps in this multi-contributor
work that explores transformations of texts that move beyond adaptation. We
are particularly looking for studies of works that complicate their source
materials as they transform them in various ways:

CFP: [General] Book Reviewers

updated: 
Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 12:38am
Jeri Pollock

The book review editors at /Green Theory and Praxis: The Journal of
Ecopedagogy/ 
(http://greentheoryandpraxis.ecopedagogy.org/index.php/journal), a
peer-reviewed, open-source academic journal, are looking for reviewers in
various areas of Green Studies. /GTP/ takes as its mandate critical
analysis of the root causes of various ecological crises and the linking of
theory to concrete prospects for social change through pedagogy, conceived
broadly. We are committed to publishing papers and reviews on more radical
ecological matters that will seldom if ever be found in many of the

UPDATE: [General] GEMCS: Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures (6/20/08; 11/20-23/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 7:37pm
Deborah Montuori

Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies 2008
"Appetite, Desire, and Gargantuan Pleasures"

November 20-23, 2008, Philadelphia

* * * The deadline for submissions of proposals for panels, workshops,
and individual papers has been extended to July 11, 2008. * * *

Pre-constituted panels or workshops should be comprised of no fewer than
four and no more than five participants, and in order to allow the
greatest possible amount of discussion, we ask that presenters in these
panels limit their comments to ten minutes each.

CFP: [General] Journal issue: genre and form

updated: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 5:12pm
Madeleine Monson-Rosen

Packingtown Review, an interdisciplinary literary journal, seeks essays on
the topic of genre and form. PR emphasizes experimental literature,
translation, and literature that crosses boundaries between genres and
forms. We are therefore soliciting submissions of scholarly and critical
essays that explore similar ground. What does it mean when poetry and prose
are indistinguishable? What is lostâ€" or foundâ€"in translation? When
literary form is entirely fluid, what is the relationship between art and
criticism? Between the creative and the scholarly?
While we are particularly seeking essays that explore the relationships
between genre and form in situations where both are indeterminate or

CFP: [General] Journal issue: genre and form

updated: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - 5:06pm
Madeleine Monson-Rosen

Packingtown Review, an interdisciplinary literary journal, seeks essays on
the topic of genre and form. PR emphasizes experimental literature,
translation, and literature that crosses boundaries between genres and
forms. We are therefore soliciting submissions of scholarly and critical
essays that explore similar ground. What does it mean when poetry and prose
are indistinguishable? What is lostâ€" or foundâ€"in translation? When
literary form is entirely fluid, what is the relationship between art and
criticism? Between the creative and the scholarly?
While we are particularly seeking essays that explore the relationships
between genre and form in situations where both are indeterminate or

CFP: [General] Arabic Literature Now

updated: 
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 8:24pm
Wail S. Hassan

Arabic Literature Now: Between Area Studies and the New Comparatism
A Special issue of Comparative Literature Studies
Edited by Amal Amireh and Waïl S. Hassan

CFP: [General] Writing America in French: NeMLA 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 2:36am
Monika Giacoppe

This panel will examine francophone cultures both in the U.S. and
throughout North America, and the linkages that connect these varied
traditions. Papers on any of North America’s francophone cultures will
be welcome, and due to the conference’s Boston venue, those addressing
New England’s Franco-American heritage, especially so. Topics are not
limited to the literary: discussions of musical traditions, historical
self-fashionings, French-language newspapers, radio programs, and other
subjects are also solicited. Please send abstracts by September 15 to
Monika Giacoppe, AIS, Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Rd., Mahwah, NJ
07430, or by email attachment to giacoppe_at_ramapo.edu.

CFP: [General] Illness, Disability and Physical Difference in the Gothic (Collection; 7/30)

updated: 
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 7:39pm
Ruth Bienstock Anolik

Papers sought for a collection under contract for publication in 2009.
The essay should focus on a manifestation of illness, disability or
physical difference in the Gothic, specifically moments in which Gothic
horror is engendered not by the supernatural but by the human who is
physically or mentally non-normative.

Please send an abstract by July 30 to:
ruth.anolik_at_villanova.edu

CFP: [General] Black Mountain College panel

updated: 
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 6:35pm
Rob McDonald

Seeking papers for a panel at the
American Culture Association in the South Conference

October 9-11, 2008
Louisville, Kentucky

The Black Mountain College Experiment: A 75th Anniversary Exploration

UPDATE: [General] Popular Literary Landscapes

updated: 
Friday, June 20, 2008 - 4:10am
William J. Mistichelli

The Popular Literary Landscapes panel of the 2008 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture
Association Conference seeks abstracts of papers (250 words) that address landscape descriptions
which serve to identify and define important aspects of the human condition. The descriptions may
be of fictional or actual places in verse or prose. The aim of the panel is to explore the presence of
important cultural ideals/values/concerns/debates which traditionally inform the descriptions of
landscapes in literary works.

Deadline for submissions: 15 July 2008
Conference meets 10/30-11/02 2008 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Please address e-mail submissions to wxm3_at_psu.edu

UPDATE: [General] Art and Commerce in Great Britain, XVIIIth-XXIst c.

updated: 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 1:30pm
Charlotte Gould

The University of Rennes 2, France, will be organising an international conference on Art and
Commerce on April 23d and 24th 2009. An abstract and a short biographical note should be
submitted to charlotte Gould, c.gould_at_wanadoo.fr and Sophie Mesplede
sophie.mesplede_at_uhb.fr before June 30th, 2008

CFP: [General] Cather, Chicago and Modernsim

updated: 
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 6:42pm
Beth Burke

CALL FOR PAPERS

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Cather Foundation (Red Cloud,
NE) present

The International Cather Seminar 2009
Cather, Chicago and Modernism
June 25-28, 2009
University Center, Chicago, IL

CFP: [General] SE Conference on Christianity and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 8:24pm
Paul K. Hesselink

    The 2009 Southeast Regional CCL Conference will be held April 2-4 at
Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, near Chattanooga,
Tennessee. The theme of the conference will be "'Hebrew Melodies': The Old
Testament as Literature; The Old Testament in Literature." The featured
speaker will be Scott C. Jones, an Old Testament scholar who is an
authority on the book of Job.
    Papers may focus on such topics as literary art in the Old Testament,
the influence of the Psalms in the Western tradition, the use of the Old
Testament by Christian or secular authors, the Old Testament and film.
Papers on any aspect of the relationship between Christianity and

CFP: [General] Biographical Spectacle: Theorizing Non-Literary Auto/Biography (NeMLA, 9/15, 2/26/09-3/1/09)

updated: 
Monday, June 16, 2008 - 3:08pm
Lindsay Adamson Livingston

Call for Papers

Biographical Spectacle: Theorizing Non-Literary Auto/Biography

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

As the influence of new media continues to expand, more and more people
obtain news and information through non-literary channels. This panel seeks
papers that explore non-literary types of auto/biography, including biopics
(film), biodramas (theatre), fan magazines, reality television, and
websites. How do these new sites of auto/biography function? How are they
distinct from or similar to traditional biography?

UPDATE: [General] Detective Fiction (MAPACA 7/10/08; 10/31/08-11/01/08)

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 7:09pm
Alexander N. Howe

CFP: Detective Fiction (MAPACA 7/10/08; 10/31/08-11/01/08)

Deadline extended to July 10, 2008

The Detective Fiction Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture
Association seeks proposals for the annual MAPACA conference, which will
be held this year in Niagara Falls, Ontario (10/31/08-11/01/08).

CFP: [General] Science and Literature, grad journal

updated: 
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 4:39pm
Dana Harrison

Science: How do developments in science and / or technology
(communications, medicine, transportation, physics, etc)
interact with literature and/or how have human relationships
to technological advancements changed through time? While
articles could consider works of science fiction, we're also
seeking examinations of how technological developments are
portrayed in literature (broadly conceived- fiction,
non-fiction, or poetry across time periods and national
boundaries), how literature and writing is in turn affected by
these developments and/or how it attempts to justify,
celebrate, rationalize, or control them. We are actively
seeking work from all disciplines, so please interpret

CFP: [General] Linguistics Area SW/TX PCA/ACA

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 8:26pm
Nancy Mae Antrim

 
Call for Papers: Linguistics Area
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

http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

UPDATE: [General] MAPACA 2008 conference, general CFP

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 2:55pm
Annalisa Castaldo

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 10th

Call for Papers (CFP) MAPACA 2008
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference October 30 - November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Conference Info and list of areas : www.mapaca.net

UPDATE: [General] UPDATE

updated: 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 2:40pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call for Papers (CFP) MAPACA 2008

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Annual Conference October 30 - November 2, 2008
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Sheraton Fallsview Hotel & Conference Center

CFP: [General] Perspectives on War: Other Considerations (InterCulture e-journal, 8/01/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - 4:59pm
Katheryn Wright

Call for Papers: InterCulture (e-journal) for Summer 2008
Perspectives on War: Other Considerations
Deadline for Submission: August 1, 2008

InterCulture is a peer-reviewed e-journal seeking academic papers (3,000
to 6,000 words), reviews (1,000 to 3,000 words) and creative work
pertaining to the theme "Perspectives on War: Other Considerations" due
on August 1, 2008.

“Other Considerations” will be the last issue in the volume “Perspectives
on War.” InterCulture’s Fall/ Winter edition was devoted to “The Front”
and the most recent publication focuses on the theme “Media and Memory.”
We are requesting work on topics not addressed in these two issues.

CFP: [General] Manuscripts for Postcolonial Studies Series

updated: 
Friday, June 6, 2008 - 5:29pm
Maria (Mia) C. Zamora

The recent global reality of both forced and voluntary migrations,
massive transfers of population, and traveling and transplanted cultures
is seen as part and parcel of the postindustrial, postmodern,
postcolonial experience. The Postcolonial Studies Series will explore
the enormous variety and richness in postcolonial culture and
transnational literatures.

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