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CFP: [General] Update: CFP-Chick Lit. Panels

updated: 
Monday, November 3, 2008 - 3:56pm
Amy Lerman

Call For Papers: “Chick Lit.” Area
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 30th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 24-28, 2009
http://www.swtxpca.org/
Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

CFP: [General] Graduate Student Conference: Indiana University - Bloomington

updated: 
Monday, November 3, 2008 - 4:05am
Ana Maria Owusu-Tyo

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative
submissions for a National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student
Conference entitled "Transmission, Translation, Relocation" to be held
at Indiana University in Bloomington from March 26-28, 2009.

UPDATE: [General] Reception Study Society conference 9/12-13/2009

updated: 
Monday, November 3, 2008 - 1:59am
Philip Goldstein

Reception Study Society
CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION STUDY
Sept 12-13, 2009
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Keynote Speakers

James Phelan, Humanities Distinguished Professor, Ohio State University.

Steven Zwicker Stanley Elkin Professor in the Humanities, Washington
University.

Barbara Klinger
Professor of Communication and Culture, Indiana University. Winner of the
Katherine Singer Kovacs Award for best essay from the Society for Cinema
and Media Studies.

Michael Bérubé
Paterno Family Professor in Literature at Pennsylvania State University.

UPDATE: [General] CFP: Ecology & Ideology

updated: 
Monday, November 3, 2008 - 1:10am
Gerry Canavan

Polygraph 22â€"Call for Papers

Special Issue: Ecology and Ideology

The contemporary moment abounds with speculation concerning our ecological
future. Specialists in a variety of fields forecast immanent catastrophe,
stemming from a combination of climate change, fossil-fuel depletion, and
consumer waste. The recent bestowal of the Nobel Peace Prize on a group of
scientists studying climate change indicates the degree to which “peace”
has come to signify ecological balance; even the declaration by the Vatican
of a new set of “7 Deadly Sins for the modern age” includes pollution in an
attempt to grapple with the potential of individuals to inflict ecological
damage on a global scale.

CFP: [General] Animal Studies and Native Literature Panel: Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 9:04pm
Brian K. Hudson

CONFERENCE: First Meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies
Association, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities â€" May, 21-23 2009

amin.umn.edu/NAISA2009

PANEL: Animal Studies and Native Literature
Animals, or the group of beings commonly referred to under that category,
have become the focus of current continental philosophy and literary
criticism. This panel is interested in studies addressing the depictions
of animals in Native literature. Papers that rely on Native-authored
criticism and theory are especially welcome.

Send a 500 word abstract by November 22, 2008 to Brian K. Hudson,
briankhudson_at_ou.edu

UPDATE: [General] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 8:11pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

For further information, contact jeri pollock â€" jeripollock_at_gmail.com

CFP: [General] ISLAND WRITERS

updated: 
Sunday, November 2, 2008 - 7:37pm
jeri pollock

ISLAND TIME: The Fate of Place in a Wired, Warming World
June 3-6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We are looking for presenters to fill out a roundtable on island writers
(or artists, filmmakers, historians, etc.). We welcome abstracts on any
island region, but are particularly interested in the following areas: the
Caribbean; both Atlantic & Pacific island groups; ex-Portuguese colonial
islands, the Aleutian and Aegean groups; the Barrier Islands of the Eastern
US.

UPDATE: [General] UPDATE: 30th Anniversary Conference (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/25-2/28/09)

updated: 
Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 10:01pm
Phil Heldrich

UPDATE: PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR REDUCED FEE 11/15/2008

CFP: 30th Anniversary Conference (12/1; SW/TX PCA/ACA; 2/25-28/09)

Deadline for submission: December 1, 2008

Online: http://SWTXPCA.ORG

Keynote Speaker: Former New Mexico Governor David F. Cargo (1967-1971)

30th Anniversary Meeting!
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Associations
February 25â€"28, 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico

CFP: [General] ECCCS First Call for Papers

updated: 
Friday, October 31, 2008 - 10:57pm
Justin Philpot

Call for Papers
                        
     The Electronic Center for Contemporary Cultural Studies (ECCCS) is
happy to announce a call for papers for their first issue of 2009. Founded
in August, 2008, The ECCCS is an electronic forum for young scholars
exploring contemporary culture. The ECCCS encourages submissions that
explore, integrate and challenge issues in contemporary culture in the
following areas: Education, New/Social Media, Music, Television/Film and
Society/Culture. With the intention of providing space for a range of
voices and styles, the ECCCS seeks submissions from young scholars, young
professionals with academic or practical experience in the topic they hope

CFP: [General] PHOBIA Conference: Constructing the Phenomenology of Chronic Fear, 1789 to the Present

updated: 
Thursday, October 30, 2008 - 4:22pm
Rachel Hewitt

PHOBIA:
Constructing the Phenomenology of Chronic Fear, 1789 to the Present

An international conference hosted by the Glamorgan Research Centre for
Literature, Arts and Science
Friday 8 â€" Saturday 9 May, 2009
The ATRiuM Campus, Cardiff, UK

Keynote Speakers:

Laura Otis (Emory University):
Networking: Communicating with Bodies and Machines in the Nineteenth
Century (2001)
Membranes: Metaphors of Invasion in Nineteenth-century Literature, Science
and Politics (1999)
Organic Memory: History and the Body in the Late Nineteenth and Early
Twentieth Centuries (1994)

CFP: [General] Humanities Education and Research Association Conference

updated: 
Thursday, October 30, 2008 - 5:29am
Dr. Marcia Green

Nature and the Humanities: Interdisciplinary and Intercultural

Perspectives. 9-11 April 2009, Palmer House Chicago.

Deadline for CFP is 1 December 2008.
Inquiries: Douglas P. Sjoquist (sjoquid_at_lcc.edu) or
Marcia Green (mgreen_at_sfsu.edu) Visit HERA's website at

http;//www.h-e-r-a.org/

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CFP: [General] MESS postgraduate conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 1:34pm
Michael McCluskey

MESS
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference sponsored by the
Department of English Language and Literature, University College London
Institute of English Studies, University of London
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/english/about/mess.htm

10 March 2009
Senate House, University of London
Bloomsbury, London

Keynote address by Prof David Trotter, University of Cambridge

Proposals welcome from a range of fields addressing, discussing and
exploring, in its many forms, the idea of MESS in relation to creativity,
constraint, product, process, chaos and conformity among other possible
perspectives. Some considerations:

UPDATE: [General] Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity

updated: 
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 1:30pm
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Faking It! Production,
Knowledge, Authenticity

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

UPDATE: [General]

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:50pm
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

CFP: [General] Geometer Magazine - Arts and Beyond

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 1:29pm
Daniel Bennett

Geometer seeks writers of all disciplines interested in articulating their
speciality for a broad but intelligent audience. We welcome historians
interrogating the forgotten or obscured, biologists and neuroscientists
with an eye for the cultural ramifications of their fields, architects and
planners, geologists, musicians, film makers and artists of all kinds.

www.geometer.org.uk is a new non-commercial cultural magazine dedicated to
publishing interesting work in any format, including poetry, prose, essay,
fiction, critique and profile, art, photography and music.

CFP: [General] Rhetorics of Plague: Early / Modern Trajectories of Biohazard

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 12:51am
Helene Scheck

The threat of biological catastropheâ€"including that by AIDS, ebola, irreversible global warming,
avian influenza, and species extinctionâ€"may seem the specific and daunting provenance of late
20th- and early 21st â€"century life, but it has in fact been a crucial part of history since ancient
times. It is important to remember, for instance, that starting in the 14th century and extending
well into the 18th, the bubonic plague (as the Black Death) ultimately took the lives of at least
35% of the entire population in Europe, as well as nearly that much in central Asia, killing an
estimated total of 75 million people. Given these numbers, it could be argued that premodern

CFP: [General] Rhetorics of Plague: Early / Modern Trajectories of Biohazard

updated: 
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 12:49am
Helene Scheck

The threat of biological catastropheâ€"including that by AIDS, ebola, irreversible global warming,
avian influenza, and species extinctionâ€"may seem the specific and daunting provenance of late
20th- and early 21st â€"century life, but it has in fact been a crucial part of history since ancient
times. It is important to remember, for instance, that starting in the 14th century and extending
well into the 18th, the bubonic plague (as the Black Death) ultimately took the lives of at least
35% of the entire population in Europe, as well as nearly that much in central Asia, killing an
estimated total of 75 million people. Given these numbers, it could be argued that premodern

UPDATE: [General] health and disease in culture

updated: 
Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 5:53pm
jennifer tebbe-grossman

PCA/ACA AREA: Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture
POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 8-April 11, 2009

CFP: [General] Literary London Conference 2009 (UK; 3/27/09; 7/9-10/09)

updated: 
Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 4:15pm
Dr Lawrence Phillips

Literary London 2009
Representations of London in Literature An Interdisciplinary Conference

Web site: www.literarylondon.org

Hosted by the School of English and Drama, Queen Mary, University of
London UK

Organised by the University of Northampton, Kingston University, and
Queen Mary, University of London

9-10th July 2009

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS & CREATIVE WRITERS
Rachel Lichtenstein, author of On Brick Lane and Rodinsky’s Room
Professor Scott McCracken (Keele, English)
Professor Miles Ogborn (QMUL, Geography)

Proposals by 27th March 2009

CFP: [General] States of Violence: Representations of Conflict in The Film, Fiction, and Media of South Asia

updated: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 12:01am
RAHUL GAIROLA

CALL FOR PAPERS

States of Violence:
Representations of Conflict in
The Film, Fiction, and Media of South Asia

An International Conference hosted by:
The Clowes Centre for Conflict and Dialogue
Comparative History of Ideas Program (CHID)
University of Washington, Seattle
February 20 â€" 21, 2009

Deadline for abstracts:
Friday, November 14, 2008

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