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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 & 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

CFP: [General] Storytelling Conventions Panel for International Conference on Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008

updated: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2007 - 6:46pm
Lena Khor

I am looking for scholars who would be interested in forming a 3-4-person
panel on storytelling conventions for the International Conference on
Narrative at Austin, May 1-4, 2008. The focus of this panel would be genre,
not just in the traditional sense of form (poetry, drama, and prose, or
tragedy, comedy, and melodrama), but also more broadly construed in terms
of media conventions (Hollywood films, graphic novels, and oral
testimonies). How do these traditional and contemporary storytelling
practices shape (positively or negatively) the story, the storyteller and
the audience? How have various authors or media sought to influence
(successfully and unsuccessfully) the audience’s response to particular

UPDATE: [General] "Stanley Cavell and Literary Criticism" conference

updated: 
Monday, August 6, 2007 - 4:14pm
Andrew Taylor

The website for the "Stanley Cavell and Literary Criticism" conference,
to be held in Edinburgh on May 9-11 2008, is now up and running. The link
is as follows: http://www.lifelong.ed.ac.uk/stanleycavell/index.htm

Andrew Taylor
English Literature
University of Edinburgh

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