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UPDATE: [General] Refractory â Series TV (1/15/08: Journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 12:04am
Dr. Lucian Chaffey

CALL FOR PAPERS â€" NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE

Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media is a refereed,
peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting
aspects of current and past entertainment media. The journal is
published by the Cinema Studies Program, School of Culture and
Communication, University of Melbourne.

http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/

Submission of completed articles (4â€"6000 words) + brief bio: 01/15/08
Publication: Autumn 2008

ISSUE THEME: Series TV: New fields of critical thought and radical
perspectives on series televisuality.

CFP: [General] Hip Hop Cultures

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 3:59pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

Call for Papers

The editors of Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek
articles for a special issue on Hip Hop Cultures. Specifically, the
editors are looking for articles that address one of the following themes:
  Hip Hop Sexualities
    The role of women
    LGBTQ hip hop

  The globalization of Hip Hop
    Migrants and Hip Hop
    Hip Hop Music, Rai Music, & Beur Culture
    New Hip Hop nations
    Intersections of ethnicities & nationalities in Hip Hop
     
  Hip Hop Literature
  Hip Hop and Reggaeton
    Women in Hip Hop v. Women in Reggaeton

CFP: [General] Comics Conference on Sex, Gender, and Sexuality (UF, 3/21-22)

updated: 
Monday, September 3, 2007 - 7:00am
Lyndsay Brown

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2008
UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels: "ImageSexT: Intersections of Sex, Gender, and
Sexuality," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on March 21-22, 2008.

CFP: [General] Afro-Caribbean Literature (Nov. 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008)

updated: 
Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 1:57pm
Laura Barrio-Vilar

College English Association National Conference
March 27-29, 2008
St. Louis, Missouri

We invite papers on Afro-Caribbean Literature for the 39th annual meeting
of the CEA.

Proposals should be submitted via the online database at
<http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool> by November 1st, 2007.

When you submit your proposal, you may use a pull-down menu to indicate
your topic. Indicate at that pull-down menu that your submission should be
directed to me, Laura Barrio-Vilar, chair of the Afro-Caribbean Literature
panels.

To preserve time for discussion, CEA limits presentations to 15 minutes.

UPDATE: [General] Fin de Siecle Seminar Oxford University 2007-8

updated: 
Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 3:14pm
Dunlaith Bird

Fin de Siecle Seminar - Call for Papers REMINDER

Call for Papers

University of Oxford Fin de Siècle Seminar, 1870-1930

Fin de Siècle is an interdisciplinary seminar series based at the
University of Oxford, which aims to develop fresh perspectives on
literature, society, and the arts between 1870 and 1930. In the seven
years since its inception, the series has provided a lively forum for
both graduates and established academics, hosting presentations on
subjects as diverse as publishing and the Wilde trials, travel writing
and the feminist movement, socialism and the occult.

CFP: [General] The 1st International Conference on Crosscultural Humour - Humour that Divides; Humour that Unites

updated: 
Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 9:09am
Alcina Maria Pereira de Sousa

Short Title: Humour that Divides; Humour that Unites

Location: University of Madeira, Funchal, Madeira - Portugal
Date: 10th January 2008 - 12th January 2008
Contact: Luisa Paolinelli, Elisete Almeida, Alcina Sousa
Meeting Email: ninita_at_uma.pt

Meeting URL: http://www.uma.pt

Contact: University of Madeira, Campus da Penteada, 9000-390
Funchal (Madeira), Portugal
Call Deadline:30th October 2007

Meeting Description: The 1st International Conference on
Crosscultural Humour

CFP: [General] Artist as Activist in the Appalachian South

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 4:32pm
Bonnie J. Robinson

The award-winning University Press of North Georgia invites submissions for
its second publication on the Artist as Activist in the Appalachian South.
 North Georgia College & State University, our parent institution, is the
Leadership university of Georgia, and this publication will build on this
strength by examining leadership in the arts. For this publication, we
will consider art in terms of words and/or image. Also, we will consider
activism as work that tends toward achieving positive, sustainable social
change and/or justice.

CFP: [General] PATAPHYSICA

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 3:39pm
R. Touchstone, MFA

CALL FOR PAPERS

PATAPHYSICA V: The Fifth Issue of the International Journal of all things Pataphysical.

We welcome submissions in any printable genre on topics related to the study of pataphysics.

Read more about pataphysics at the following addresses:

http://calclements.com/pataphysica.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pataphysics

You can buy copies of Pataphysica I, II, and IV at Amazon.com. You can buy a copy of Pataphysica III at Lulu.com.

UPDATE: [General] Race in the Writing Center: Towards New Theory and Praxis

updated: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 4:57am
Aneeka A. Henderson

Please submit conference proposals to raceinwritingcenter_at_gmail.com

Proposals will be reviewed by Vainis Aleksa,
Aneeka A. Henderson, and Lydia Saravia.

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CFP: [General] Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:40am
James E. Ayers

The 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
January 30- February 1, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Professor Cathy Davidson

We are pleased to announce the 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference,
titled “Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary
Studies,” to be held at Louisiana State University January 30 â€" February 1.

CFP: [General] MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH, PCA/ACA, March 19â22, 2008

updated: 
Monday, August 27, 2007 - 3:52am
Gary L. Kieffner

The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associations are
holding a series of panels at the next annual meeting of these groups to
be held March 19â€"22, 2008 in San Francisco, California at the beautiful
San Francisco Marriott.

Proposals for individual papers, presentations, and panel discussions are
requested on motorcycling and its impact on American and other societies
and cultures. Suggested topics include:

CFP: [General] Literature and Politics Sessions ACA (11/9/07; PCA/ACA 3/19/08-3/22/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2007 - 3:09pm
George Moore

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2008 NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT
CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: NOVEMBER 9, 2007

The 2008 National PCA/ACA Conference will be held at the San Francisco
Marriott Hotel from Wednesday, March 19, through Saturday, March 22.

Proposals on any aspect of LITERATURE & POLITICS are invited for submission
to the AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION Area Chair listed below.

CFP: [General] The Politics of Immigration and Nineteenth Century Literature

updated: 
Monday, August 20, 2007 - 11:34pm
Brian Sweeney

We welcome papers for a panel on immigration, propaganda and
nineteenth-century literature to be presented at the 29th annual
conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association Florida
International University, Miami, Florida April 3-5, 2008.

CFP: [General] Race in the Writing Center: Towards New Theory and Praxis

updated: 
Monday, August 20, 2007 - 4:34pm
Aneeka A. Henderson

Race in the Writing Center: Towards New Theory and Praxis

We invite panel and individual-paper proposals for the UIC Writing Center
and Public Space conference series on "Race in the Writing Center: Towards
New Theory and Praxis" to be held at the University of Illinois at
Chicago, February 29 & March 1, 2008. We are seeking new and exciting
work that explores the relationship between writing, race, tutoring, and
writing center spaces and practices.

CFP: [General] Transmediality and Transculturality

updated: 
Monday, August 20, 2007 - 1:23pm
Nadja Gernalzick

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CFP: [General] Popular Culture Conference: Mystery &amp; Detective Fiction Area

updated: 
Monday, August 20, 2007 - 2:43am
Marilyn Rye

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE FICTION
Popular Culture Conference 2008
March 19th-March 22nd, 2008
San Francisco, CA
 
Mystery & Detective Fiction Area

We welcome proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of
mystery & detective fiction, including history, criticism, theory, and
current trends.

CFP: [General] âChick Lit.â Area, SW/Texas Popular Culture Association Conference

updated: 
Friday, August 17, 2007 - 5:56pm
amy lerman

Call For Papers: “Chick Lit.” Area
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 13-16, 2008
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Proposals are now being accepted for the “Chick Lit.” Area, and all those
interested are encouraged to participate. (Graduate students/future
teachers are particularly welcome to participate or register to attend the
conference.) Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations,
but topics not included here are also welcome.

CFP: [General]

updated: 
Thursday, August 16, 2007 - 4:46pm
Craig Howes

Call for Papers
The Sixth Biennial International Auto/Biography Association Conference
Honolulu, Hawai‘i
June 23-26, 2008
Abstract Deadline: November 1, 2007

Conference Topic: Life Writing and Translations

The Center for Biographical Research and the International Auto/Biography
Association invite scholars from around the world to attend the sixth
IABA conference, which will be held at the East-West Center, next to the
campus of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, in Honolulu.

CFP: [General] Christianity and Literature Conference

updated: 
Monday, August 13, 2007 - 6:31pm
Cassandra Van Zandt

Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature 2008
“Fire and Ice: Literary Paradox and the Search for Truth”
May 15-17, 2008
Biola University
La Mirada, CA
 
The Conference on Christianity and Literature (CCL) is an interdisciplinary
society dedicated to exploring the relationships between Christianity and
literature. CCL includes members from a variety of academic institutions
and religious traditions from the United States, Canada, and more than a
dozen other countries.
 
We invite paper and panel proposals that address the conference theme,
“Fire and Ice: Literary Paradox and the Search for Truth.” We encourage

CFP: [General] Gothic Dreams/Gothic Nightmares

updated: 
Friday, August 10, 2007 - 2:58pm
Carol Margaret Davison

The following call for papers is for a joint session of the International
Gothic Association and ACCUTE (the Association of Canadian College and
University Teachers of English), to be held during the ACCUTE Conference at
the University of British Columbia, May 31-June 3, 2008.

CFP â€" GOTHIC DREAMS/GOTHIC NIGHTMARES

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