This panel invites papers that engage with narratives that problematize the dominant American narrative of migration into the "savage" West. For instance, In Jim Jarmusch's 1995 film Dead Man, the Native American Xebeche is captured and shipped east by railroad caged as an animal in a sort of counter-migration, even as European settlers travel west into the territories from which his relatives are being displaced. Of particular interest are papers that explore the relationship between suffering, objectified, or commodified bodies and American landscape.
Girls Interrupted: Disruptions of/by the Sex/Gender System
10th Biennial EASA Conference: Extended deadline (29th April)
Dis/solutions: the Future of the Past in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
22-25 September 2009, Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
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The 10th Annual New Voices Graduate Student Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language. The conference committee invites papers dealing with any aspect of mankind's conception of the End-of-Days. Individual papers or panel proposals may center upon any time period and any culture or people. They may furthermore draw thematically from such academic disciplines as literary criticism and theory, poetry, fiction, philosophy, religious studies, medieval and renaissance studies, art history, biblical history, cultural geography, and folklore.
Call for Papers: Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction
2009 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 30 - November 01, 2009
Deadline: April 30, 2009
The Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October.
The MPCA/MACA conference will be held in Detroit, MI October 30-November 01, 2009.
SCMLA Annual Conference in Baton Rouge, LA.
October 29-31, 2009
Deadline: April 8, 2009
The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel at SCMLA welcomes 15 minute
papers related to:
History of the Book
And any other permutation thereof.
Please send 300 word abstracts to lasquires_at_mail.utexas.edu. no later than
April 9, 2009.
Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at http://www.imwc2009.org. Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.
The IMWC will take place at the Dokuz Eylul University in Turkey between October 13th and 16th, 2009 and the overarching theme for the Congress will be "Change and Empowerment."
The aim of the Congress is to foster communication and collaboration between academicians and to open up a discussion platform for the analysis, development, and exchange of ideas on the following Women-related main topics:
Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
November 5-7, 2009
Travel and Tourism Studies as a discipline continues to gain popularity in academia, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature. The Travel and Tourism area seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:
- travel and gender/race/class
- travel and religion
- travel and war
- personal travel narratives
- heritage tourism
- material culture and tourism
The Queer Politics of Harvey Milk: An Edited Collection
"If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door."
- Harvey Milk, "In Case" [Audio Tape]: 1977
"Harvey's life was theater."
- Anne Kronenberg, Oscars interview: 2009
Please distribute widely...
Mothering and Hip‑ Hop Culture
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED VOLUME
Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection by Maki Motapanyane and Shana Calixte to be published in 2011.