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CFP: [General] YA Lit & the YSU English Festival

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 7:21pm
Jeff Buchanan

Call for Applications: Young Adults and Their Literature: An Inquiry-
Based Forum in Conjunction with the 30th Youngstown State University
English Festival. April 17-19, 2008.

The Youngstown (OH) State University English Festival Committee invites
scholars in English Education and Young Adult Literature, teachers of
English/Language Arts, librarians, and other interested professionals to
apply to participate in an inquiry-based forum centered on the 30th
anniversary celebration of the YSU English Festival.

UPDATE: [General] Mystery and Detective Fiction Popular Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 5:46pm
Marilyn Rye

Call for Papers
Mystery & Detective Fiction Section
Popular Culture Association
San Francisco
March 19-22, 2008 DEADLINE EXTENDED

Investigating a topic in mystery or detective fiction?
Present your conclusions at the 2008 PCA Conference!

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

CFP: [General] Mystery and Detective Fiction Popular Culture Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 5:45pm
Marilyn Rye

Call for Papers
Mystery & Detective Fiction Section
Popular Culture Association
San Francisco
March 19-22, 2008

Investigating a topic in mystery or detective fiction?
Present your conclusions at the 2008 PCA Conference!

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

UPDATE: [General] American Literature Association, Latina/o Literature Society

updated: 
Saturday, November 17, 2007 - 7:36pm
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

 
CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
May 22-25, 2008
 
The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature
Association seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature
Association’s 19th annual conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, CA
May 25-28, 2008.
 
Those interested in submitting a paper should send a one-page abstract with
your name, position, affiliation, and contact information to Latina/o
Literature and Culture Society co-chair Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at
eliza_rodriguezygibson_at_redlands.edu by January 17, 2008.
 

UPDATE: [General] Myth and Fairy Tale

updated: 
Saturday, November 17, 2007 - 12:12am
Sharon Melissa Morphew

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended
Abstract/Proposals by 1 December 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 29th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale
and their connections to popular culture.
Special Areas of Interest Include:
Fairy Tale and Myth in Film, Revisionist Myth and Fairy Tale, The Works
of Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood and Fairytale, Fairy Tale in
Contemporary Poetry, Myth in Contemporary Poetry, Fairy Tale and the

CFP: [General] submissions for undergraduate research journal

updated: 
Friday, November 16, 2007 - 12:53pm
tom mack

Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, THE OSWALD REVIEW (TOR) is an
international, refereed journal of undergraduate criticism and research
in the discipline of English. Published annually, the journal accepts
submissions from undergraduates with a professor's endorsement. Visit
the journal's website at www.usca.edu/english/pubs/oswald/oswald.html for
submission guidelines and for more information.

The annual submission deadline is March 31.

CFP: [General] Scholarly papers competition

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 2:08am
Jeff Dailey

SCHOLARLY PAPERS COMPETITION 2008

Studying the interaction of words and music is central to understanding the
relationship between art, the self, and society. Scholarly investigation
of the
myriad possible interrelations remains an indispensable tool in this
pursuit.

We are pleased to announce our second biennial Scholarly Papers
Competition,
2008, for outstanding papers on a theme related to the nterrelationship
between
words and music.

Eligibility

CFP: [General] Literature and Pathology

updated: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 8:59pm
Jessica Howell

Call for Papers

“Literature and Pathology”
University of California, Davis
February 29thâ€"March 2nd, 2008
http://litpathcon.ucdavis.edu/

Keynote Speaker: Professor Athena Vrettos, author of Somatic Fictions:
Imagining Illness in Victorian Culture (1995) and “Displaced Memories in
Victorian Fiction and Psychology” (2007).

UPDATE: [General] "Human Rights in/as Performance"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 7:31pm
kerry bystrom

CFP: “Human Rights in/as Performance” (11/15/2007; ACLA 4/24/2008-4/27/2008)

Human Rights in/as Performance”
American Association of Comparative Literature Annual Meeting 2008
Long Beach, CA
April 24-28, 2008

UPDATE: [General] Graven Images Conference - Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels

updated: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 12:00am
A. David Lewis

Call for papers --

GRAVEN IMAGES:
RELIGION IN COMIC BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
April 11-13, 2008

Presented by the Luce Program in Scripture and Literary Arts and the New
England-Maritimes American Academy of Religion Boston University Department
of Religion

***Keynote Speaker: James Sturm (The Golem’s Mighty Swing, and James
Sturm’s America: God, Gold, and Golems)***

UPDATE: [General] Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 10:03am
Tsai-yu Chen

CALL FOR PAPERS
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is inviting submissions for its
forthcoming issues. We encourage contributions from both Taiwan and
international communities addressing our special topics; articles on
other aspects of literature and culture are also welcome. If your
manuscript is intended as a special topic submission, please so indicate.
All correspondence should be addressed to Editor, Concentric: Literary
and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal
University, 162 Hoping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan. [e-mail:
concentric.lit @deps.ntnu.edu.tw]

Forthcoming Special Topics

CFP: [General] ACLA 2008: With or against the flow: Conversation and Movement

updated: 
Monday, November 12, 2007 - 3:32am
Barbara van Feggelen

Join one of the panels at the ACLA conference 2008!!

With or Against the Flow: Conversation and Movement

This panel examines the way in which the social spaces of conversation
that have characterized our social, cultural and political history and
their representations have always depended on the phenomenon of movement.
For not only do the salon, the cafe, and other such social groups allow
for a great number of arrivals and departures from people with different
nationalities, they are also the archetypal space for a collectivity of
language based on the traveling of words and ideas.

UPDATE: [General] AEGIS conference

updated: 
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 4:01am
Krystal MCMillen

Call For Papers: Power of Form and Forms of Power

Annual AEGIS Conference at SIUC
Carbondale Illinois
April 3rd-5th 2008

UPDATE: [General] Update on Virtual Caribbeans

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 11:01pm
Natalia Porto

Last days to submit proposals for Virtual Caribbeans in New Orleans!

The Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University, in
conjunction with the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, is pleased
to announce Virtual Caribbeans, to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana
February 28 - March 1, 2008.

UPDATE: [General] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 - 8:02pm
Matt Hurwitz

The University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization is proud to
announce the speakers for our upcoming 2008 Graduate
Conference “Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in
Literature, Composition, and the Profession” to be held March 7-8. This
year’s speakers will be Patricia Bizzell, Meredith Hall, and Sharon
O’Dair. We are thrilled that they have all agreed to speak on various
aspects of the conference theme. See below for more detailed information
about each speaker.

We are also announcing a change to our proposal deadline; the new
deadline is Monday, December 10th by noon.

UPDATE: [General] Annual Conference & Essay Contest of the NJCEA

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2007 - 11:34pm
Burt Kimmelman

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS
31st Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Keynote Speaker: Edward Halsey Foster

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and papers
considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual
conference. The NJCEA brings together those interested in language,
literature, pedagogy, and other aspects of the teaching and study of
literature and writing.

UPDATE: [General] Sociology and Folklore in the Fantastic (10/31/07; ICFA, 3/19/08 â 3/23/08) - UPDATE

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2007 - 11:00pm
Barbara

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Sociology and
Folklore in the Fantastic for the 29th Annual International Conference on
the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 29 is on the sublime in 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 19 - 23, 2008 at the Orlando Marriott Airport 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:

UPDATE: [General] Fan Art, Fiction, and Culture (10/31/07; ICFA, 3/19/08 â 3/23/08) - UPDATE

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2007 - 10:58pm
Barbara

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Art, Fiction, and
Culture for the 29th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 29 is on the sublime in 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 19 - 23, 2008 at the Orlando Marriott Airport Hotel.
For more information and updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

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

UPDATE: [General] Hypertexts, New Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic (10/31/07; ICFA, 3/19/08 â 3/23/08) - UDPATE

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2007 - 10:57pm
Barbara

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Hypertexts, New
Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic for the 29th Annual International
Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 29 is on the sublime in 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 19 - 23, 2008 at the Orlando Marriott Airport 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:

UPDATE: [General] Buying and Selling Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror (10/31/07; ICFA, 3/19/08 â 3/23/08) - UPDATE

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2007 - 10:56pm
Barbara

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Buying and Selling
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror for the 29th Annual International
Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 29 is on the sublime in 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 19 - 23, 2008 at the Orlando Marriott Airport 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:

UPDATE: [General] Gaming Theory and Culture (10/31/07; ICFA, 3/19/08 â 3/23/08) - UPDATE

updated: 
Monday, November 5, 2007 - 10:55pm
Barbara

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Video Game Theory and
Culture for the 29th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 29 is on the sublime in 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 19 - 23, 2008 at the Orlando Marriott Airport 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:

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