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CFP: [General] The Sublime Today (NEMLA 2009)

updated: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 1:47am
Gillian Pierce

Call for Papers

The Sublime Today

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

CFP: [General] Afro-Caribbean Lit.(11/1/2008; CEA, 3/26-28/2009)

updated: 
Sunday, September 7, 2008 - 12:16am
Laura Barrio-Vilar

Call for Papers, Afro-Caribbean Literature at CEA 2009
70th Anniversary Conference | March 26-28, 2009 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA
15219; (412) 281-7100
 
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in
English studies, welcomes
 proposals for presentations on Afro-Caribbean literature for our 40th
annual conference, celebrating the organization’s 70th anniversary.
 
We welcome individual and panel presentation proposals that address Afro-
Caribbean literatures in general, including--but not limited to--the
following possible themes:

CFP: [General] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Sex/ualities In and Out of Time Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 12:32pm
Jana Funke

Registration for the upcoming 'Sex/ualities In and Out of Time' Conference at the University of
Edinburgh, UK, on 28th and 29th November 2008 is now open.
 
Our plenary speakers are Professor Judith Halberstam and Professor Claire Colebrook.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.sexualitiesconference.co.uk for registration details and
the complete conference programme.

Conference Focus

CFP: [General] Philosophy and Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:21pm
Burcu Gurkan

Call for Papers: Philosophy and Popular Culture Area
2009 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008

30th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 25-28, 2009

CFP: [General] Twentieth-Century American Literary Masculinity: Man or Myth?

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 3:01pm
Kathleen McDonald

This panel proposes to look at how several American texts in the 20th
century questioned “what is male/masculine?” in a century when feminism
drastically altered the answer to “what is female/feminine?” The
panelists will examine how their books/films undertook that task by
asking one central question: How does the creator construct what it means
to be masculine in an age when that is no longer a foregone
determination? What tools, roles, tasks and/or world views are depicted
in/by the male characters, either in strait-forward depiction or by
implication, that inform the reader of the author’s understanding of
being male in the modern world? Do these depictions continue unimpeded

CFP: [General] Teaching Eng at Military Colleges and Academies

updated: 
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 2:54pm
Lea Williams

Please consider being part of a roundtable discussion I am hoping to
organize at the College English Association’s annual meeting in
Pittsburgh on March 26-28, 2009. The subject of the discussion will be
the challenges and rewards of teaching English at military colleges and
academies. It can be difficult to assert the importance of studying
literature and writing to any college student given that students have
become more focused on obtaining an education that will guarantee them a
job and financial stability. Certainly, teaching students whose primary
goal is to commission in the military can add additional challenges to
that task. Join our discussion in order to share information about your

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

updated: 
Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 8:25pm
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?

CFP: [General] Proposed Panel: "Ecocritical Agriculturalities/Agricultural Ecocriticisms" (ASLE, June 2009)

updated: 
Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 7:28pm
Scott Hicks

CFP: ASLE 8th Biennial Conference, Proposed Panel (Deadline Oct. 19, 2008)
June 3 to 6, 2009
University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
 
Proposed Panel: "Ecocritical Agriculturalities/Agricultural Ecocriticisms"
 
In keeping with ASLE’s interest in presentations of work related to literature from rooted modes
of life and ecocriticism (http://www.asle.org/assets/docs/ASLEcfp2009.pdf), I welcome paper
proposals for a proposed panel that will theorize and explore the complex intersections of
agriculture, literature, and environmental studies in post-“Battle of Seattle” world.
 

CFP: [General] –––––> Sexual Fetishes and/in Literature and Film <–––&ndas

updated: 
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 8:48am
P.Koteas_at_sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers
---------------

Sexual Fetishes and/in Literature and Film

*****
---> Date of Publication: July 2009
---> Date of Colloquium: 1-3 May 2009 (Paris)

---> Submissions beginning NOW, ending: 13 October 2008
*****

We welcome 12 more essays of interest to those concerned with the study of
sexuality and/in literature or film. The collection of essays will be
published in July 2009 with Rodopi and will contain 25 scholarly articles
on “Sexual Fetishes and/in Literature and Film.”

CFP: [General] Sociology and Folklore in the Fantastic (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:51pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Sociology and
Folklore in the Fantastic for the 30th Annual International Conference on
the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following topics:

CFP: [General] Fan Art, Fiction, and Culture (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:49pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Art, Fiction, and
Culture for the 30th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following:

CFP: [General] Hypertexts, New Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:48pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Hypertexts, New
Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic for the 30th Annual International
Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following topics:

CFP: [General] Buying and Selling Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:47pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Buying and Selling
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror for the 30th Annual International
Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the following topics:

CFP: [General] Buying and Selling Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:46pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Gaming Theory and
Culture for the 30th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

CFP: [General] Gaming Theory and Culture (10/31/08; ICFA, 3/18/09 â 3/22/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:44pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Gaming Theory and
Culture for the 30th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 30 is on time and the fantastic, and while papers
relating to this theme are welcome, proposals on any topics related to
this call will be considered. The conference will be held in Orlando,
Florida, from March 18 - 22, 2009 at the Orlando Airport Marriott Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

CFP: [General] Anne Rice––PCA/ACA Conference (2009; New Orleans)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:33pm
Patrick McAleer

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film Area of the Popular Culture
Association is seeking papers focused on the fiction and films of Anne
Rice for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture
Association Conference to be held April 8-11, 2009 in New Orleans.

CFP: [General] Buffy the Vampire Slayer––PCA/ACA Conference (2009; New Orleans)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 4:32pm
Patrick McAleer

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film Area of the Popular Culture
Association is seeking papers specifically focused on the television
series Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the Joint National Popular Culture
Association/American Culture Association Conference to be held April 8-11,
2009 in New Orleans.

UPDATE: [General] EAPSU 2008: (Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways (10/17-10/18)

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 4:13pm
Curt Herr

DEADLINE EXTENDED

EAPSU 2008 
Call for Papers

(Re)Connections: Bridging Boundaries and Creating Byways

The 2008 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held 

at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania October 17-18, 2008.

We invite proposals from faculty and graduate students for presentations, roundtable 

discussions, and workshops that address attempts to decrease fragmentation, create 

connections, and bridge together unique and creative themes in academic work and life in higher

education.

CFP: [General] Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality

updated: 
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 3:01pm
Trinna.S.Frever_at_sas.upenn.edu,

Call for Papers
Speaking Our Stories: Cross-Cultural Orality

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

This panel invites papers on all aspects of oral narrative and its connection to culture. Building
on last year’s panel, “Speaking the Story: Orality and Fiction,” this year’s panel expands our
discussion of orality in cultural, genre, and media scope. Your essay need not be cross-cultural
in itself, as long as cultural context is addressed in your analysis. Dimensions of orality explored
may include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [General] Gender & Technology Area, 2009 SW/TX PCA ACA in Albuquerque, NM

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 7:37pm
Brian Still

Call for Papers: Gender & Technology Plenary Session
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://swtxpca.org/.

CFP: [General] Globalgothic: Technology, Media, Horror

updated: 
Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 12:42pm
Glennis Byron

Postgraduate Symposium: Globalgothic: Technology, Media, Horror

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference
University of Stirling, 5-6 December 2008

Plenary Speakers
Katarzyna Ancuta Assumption University, Thailand
Fred Botting Lancaster University, England
Isabella Van Elferen Utrecht University, Netherlands

for further information about our guest speakers, please see our website:
http://www.globalgothic.stir.ac.uk/show_event.php?id=7

 
Call for papers

UPDATE: [General] Deadline Extended- Underground

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 10:20pm
Anick Boyd

The deadline has been extended two weeks for abstract submissions. The
new and final deadline for submissions will be September 1, 2008.

UPDATE: [General] TransCanada 3

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 3:18pm
Robert Zacharias

Updated CFP for TransCanada 3: please note the updated keynote, roundtable, and literary
speakers, as well as the fast-approaching deadline (August 15, 2008).

TransCanada 3: Literature, Institutions, Citizenship
Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada
July 16-19, 2009

Keynotes: Marie Battiste (Sask), Roy Miki (SFU), Fransçois Paré (Waterloo)

Roundtable plenary speakers:
Jack Butler & Ruby Arngna’naaq, Sakej Youngblood Henderson (Sask),
Katherine McKittrick (Queen’s), Peter McLaren (UCLA), Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands (York),
Donna Pennee (Western), Julie Rak (Alberta), Laurie Ricou (UBC),
Diana Taylor (New York).

UPDATE: [General] Concepts of :: I - Self - Subject(ivity) :: in Literature and Literary Theory (Publ. and Conf.)

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 7:03am
Prof. Dr. J. Taffarel

UPDATE for CfP: http://cfp.english.upenn.edu/archive/Theory/1437.html

*****

Due to many extension requests we will accept submissions until 08
September 2008.

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