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CFP: [General] The Machine in the Garden 2.0 - Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, October 3, 2008 - 7:55pm
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
January 30, 2009 ● 10 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] Shakespeare and the Golden Age

updated: 
Friday, October 3, 2008 - 7:12pm
Gregory J. Thompson

Shakespeare & the Golden Age

PCA 2009
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
New Orleans Marriott Hotel
Wednesday, April 8, through Saturday, April 11

Proposals are now being accepted for “Shakespeare and the Golden Age.”
Any and all aspects of culture from or about this time period are
encouraged. The emphasis is on the “Early Modern World.” We are
interested not only in the literature and drama but other art forms,
technology and material culture from or about the era. We are also
eager to open the conversation up to interests outside England. We
strongly encourage those with an interest in areas such as Spanish
Theatre and literature before 1700 to make proposals.

CFP: [General] The Second Int. Deleuze Studies Conf.: Transdisciplinary Perspectives (Cologne, Aug 10-12, 2009)

updated: 
Friday, October 3, 2008 - 2:24pm
Leyla Haferkamp

The Department for American Studies at the University of Cologne is
pleased to announce that it will be holding The Second International
Deleuze Studies Conference on Aug 10-12 2009:

CONNECTdeleuze:TRANSDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES

The Conference aims at building transdisciplinary assemblages that
involve Deleuze in a wider range of thought, i.e. at constructing, from
different 'modules of thought,' innovative conceptual arrangements that
integrate Deleuzian philosophy into the larger field of contemporary
knowledge production and practices of living.

Speakers include:

CFP: [General] Childhood in its Time: The Child in British Literature (1/11/08 for 03/28-29/09)

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 6:04pm
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries

CALL FOR PAPERS

Childhood in its Time:
The Child in British Literature

A two-day international conference to be held at
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, UK

Saturday-Sunday 28-29 March 2009
Keynote Speakers:

Professor Warren Chernaik, University of London
Professor Hugh Cunningham, University of Kent
Professor Kimberley Reynolds, Newcastle University

CFP: [General] Remarkable Irish Women: Radicals, Republicans and Writers

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:06pm
Johanna Church

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies at Drew University
is pleased to announce that it will be holding an international and
inter-disciplinary conference on JUNE 19-20 2009

Remarkable Irish Women:
Radicals, Republicans and Writers…

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Maria Luddy, Warwick University, UK
Dr. Jason Knirck, Washington State University, USA
Professor Christine Kinealy, Drew University, USA

CFP: [General] ACLA 2009 Seminar: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile

updated: 
Thursday, October 2, 2008 - 3:04pm
Karen Bishop

The Cartographical Necessity of Exile

Panel Organizer: Karen Elizabeth Bishop, Harvard University
__________

Derek Walcott identified a cartographical necessity of exile in his 1984
collection of poetry, _Midsummer_, when he wrote:

     So, however far you have travelled, your
     steps make more holes and the mesh is multiplied â€"
     â€¦ exiles must make their own maps

CFP: [General] Art and the Artist in Society (deadline: 12/19/2008; conf.: 3/13/2009 â

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 7:44pm
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter

Call for Papers

Art and the Artist in Society

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) will
hold its 2009 Conference entitled Art and the Artist in Society in the
University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (Puerto Rico) on
March 13 â€" 14.

CFP: [General] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 6:54pm
Tara L. McLellan

2009 Call for Papers

The 15th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a
University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with
the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
Participants are encouraged to remain in Oxford after the SWSW Conference
to attend the Faulkner Conference. More information about the 2009
Faulkner Conference will be available at
www.outreach.olemiss.edu/events/faulkner/.

CFP: [General] Call for Papers - Musical Theatre/Dance Emerging Scholars Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 3:20pm
Michael J. Meindl

Official Call For Papers â€" “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel”

The Music Theatre/Dance (MT/D) Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in Higher Education
(ATHE) announces its call for papers for the “Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel in
Music Theatre/Dance” for the 2009 ATHE conference in New York City, NY (August 8-11, 2009).
Dr. Stacy Wolf will serve as the respondent for this panel. Dr. Wolf, Associate Professor of Theatre
& Dance at Princeton University, is a prominent scholar and author of A Problem Like Maria:
Gender and Sexuality in the American Musical (University of Michigan Press, 2002).

CFP: [General] Horror: SW/TX PCAACA, Albuquerque, February 24, 2009

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 8:54am
Steffen Hantke

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

30th Anniversary Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and
American Culture Association at the Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel in
downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico on February 24 -28, 2009

The area chair for Horror of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and
American Culture Association invites all interested scholars to submit
papers on any aspect of horror in literature, film, television, or
general culture.

UPDATE: [General] canadian literature around the world/11/18-22/09

updated: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 6:35am
Charlotte Temlin

20th Biennial Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the US
Westin Gaslamp, San Diego, CA
November 18-22, 2009
I invite papers that explore the reception of Canadian writers around the
world for a panel at the ACSUS conference. Canadian writers are getting
world-wide recognition, but their works are read differently in the various
countries as diverse cultural settings provide the context for literary
interpretation and literary reception.
Email abstracts of 300 words to Charlotte Templin (templin_at_uindy.edu)
Deadline extended to Oct. 10, 2008
Include your name, affiliation, postal address and phone number.
The complete call for papers for ACSUS is at acsus.org

CFP: [General] Atlantikos: A Journal of Transatlantic Scholarship (10/15/08; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, September 29, 2008 - 9:05pm
Michelle Veenstra

Atlantikos seeks articles, position pieces, and book reviews for its
Spring 2009 issue.

As a resource for young scholars new to the field of transatlantic
studies, Atlantikos is particularly interested in publishing the work of
advanced graduate students and new professors. We encourage submissions
that join an ongoing conversation about the current status and evolution
of transatlantic scholarship, both generally and in relation to specific
texts, figures, and concepts.

Articles should be 12-24 pages in length and must be in MLA style.
Further submission guidelines are available on our website:
http://www.msu.edu/~atlantik.

UPDATE: [General] Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction –– GEO Conference in Kirksville, MO

updated: 
Friday, September 26, 2008 - 7:39pm
Tamara Sack

The deadline for submitting proposals to our Spring 2009
conference "Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction" has been
extended to midnight on January 15, 2009. Notices of acceptance will be
sent out mid-to-late February. Please refer to the original call for
papers for details on submission requirements.

Be sure to check out information on our conference in the December issue
of The Writer's Chronicle or online at
www.geocities.com/graduate.english/conference.html.

As usual, any questions or concerns may be sent to Tamara Sack at
tsack_at_truman.edu.

Thank you.

CFP: [General] Folklore

updated: 
Friday, September 26, 2008 - 12:20am
Phyllis Bridges

Presentations on any aspect of folklore are invited for the 30th annual
meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture meeting in Albuquerque the
last week of February. Presentations of approximately 15 minutes are
welcome. Please send proposal and short cv by November 15 to Dr. Phyllis
Bridges, Department of English, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
76204. Full details regarding registration, hotel, etc. can be viewed at
the website of the Southwest Popular Culture Association.

CFP: [General] Werewolves and/or Vampire Mythology through the ages

updated: 
Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 9:35pm
Ann-Laurel Nickel

Summer School in Forks: A Twilight Symposium is pleased to announce the
release of its Call for Proposals. The symposium, to be held June 25-28,
2009 in Forks, WA, will offer two full days of academic and fan
programming for adult fans and scholars of the Twilight Saga novels.

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

updated: 
Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 8:36pm
Phil Heldrich

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

Deadline for submission: December 1, 2008 (Reduced Fee Deadline 11/15/08)

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] CFP: Literature (General) (12/1; SW/TX PCAACA 2/25-28/09)

updated: 
Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 8:22pm
Phil Heldrich

CFP: Literature (General) (12/1/08; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/25-2/28/09)

Deadline for submission: December 1, 2008 (Reduced Fee Deadline 11/15/08)

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

UPDATE: [General] St. John's University Humanities Review

updated: 
Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 6:52pm
John V. Nance

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are modern social flourishes,
exemplary figures and post-9/11 Noir. However, we will not discriminate
if your paper fails to converse with these ideas. Please send any and
all.

Please note: The submission deadline is November 1st 2008.

CFP: [General] The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (11/30/08; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/8/09-4/11/09)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 6:25pm
Louis.H.Palmer_at_virgo.sas.upenn.edu, III

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2009 JOINT CONFERENCE
 
April 8-11
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, Louisiana

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2008

 We welcome papers and presentations on any aspect of the Gothic in film, literature, or other
forms of cultural expression. All critical approaches are welcome.
 
You can propose an individual paper or a panel session of three or four presenters. Graduate
students are especially encouraged to submit papers or panels.

CFP: [General] Specs Journal––"Faux Histories"

updated: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 10:20pm
Jennifer Ailles

Call For Submissions--Specs

“Faux Histories”

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that
aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

CFP: [General] Twilight Saga Convention

updated: 
Monday, September 22, 2008 - 7:43pm
Ann-Laurel Nickel

Summer School in Forks: A Twilight Symposium is pleased to announce the
release of its Call for Proposals. The symposium, to be held June 25-28,
2009 in Forks, WA, will offer two full days of academic and fan
programming for adult fans and scholars of the Twilight Saga novels.

CFP: [General] Creative Nonfiction (11/1/2008, 3/26-28/2009).

updated: 
Monday, September 22, 2008 - 3:55pm
Erica K. Bleeg

CALL FOR PAPERS
Creative Nonfiction at CEA 2009

70th Anniversary Conference
March 26-28, 2009
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA

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