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CFP: [20th] CFP––National PCA––Southern Literature and Culture

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 11:29pm
Dr. Christoopher Bloss

Call for Papers: Contemporary Southern Literature
PCA, national conference
MARCH 19 - 22, 2008
Conference location: SAN FRANCISCO MARRIOTT
Contemporary Southern literature remains a growing area for
discussion(s) and criticism(s) within the context of society. This CFP
seeks contributors offering a wide variety of interpretations and
criticisms of contemporary Southern literature and culture against the
backdrop of popular culture and postmodern society, although other
approaches are also solicited. Presentations covering a broad
range of Southern literature pieces, critical approaches, and cultural
interpretations are welcome;

UPDATE: [Professional] NYCEA fall 2007 (10/12-13)

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 9:56pm
Dr. Rebecca Housel

The New York College English Association (NYCEA), regional affiliate of
the College English Association (CEA) continues to solicite papers for
the Daemen College Conference, "The Thread of Narrative: Directions and
Digressions in the Storytelling Process" on Friday, October 12th and
Saturday, October 13th. Papers are invited on any aspect of narrative,
including pedagogy of/and narrative, experimental, literary journalism,
illness narrative, medicine and literature, science narratives,popular
cultural and the new narrative, comic/graphic novels and narrative, film
narratives, oral narratives, narrative theorists, specific authors and

CFP: [Medieval] Traces of Recollection: Memory in Medieval Literary Texts (Kzoo 08; 9/1/07)

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 9:37pm
Kisha Tracy

CFP: International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2008
Session Title: Traces of Recollection: Memory in Medieval Literary Texts
In the past, scholars have focused on the rhetorical implications of a
text or part of a text being made memorable by an author, on memory
practices, or on composition as an act of recollection â€" all of which are
useful paths of scholarship but which do not address the issue of the
representation of memory within literary texts. Scholarship in general
has focused on historical, philosophical, or theological works concerning
memory; these works are more direct in talking about memory because they

CFP: [African-American] Collection - Toni Morrison's trilogy

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 7:56pm
Sheldon Brivic

Sheldon Brivic and Margo Crawford are editing a collection of essays on Toni Morrison's trilogy
(BELOVED, JAZZ, and PARADISE), and would welcome for consideration essays of 20-30 pp. in
length in the MLA format. Essays may focus on one novel, but should say something about the
trilogy, and should be submitted by November 15 to one or both of these addresses:


If you are interested and would like more information or a few indications of how the trilogy has
been designated, contact Brivic.

CFP: [Collections] Call for Submissions - Foilsiú, an interdisciplinary journal of Irish studies

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 7:09pm
Sara Brady

Foilsiú is an interdisciplinary journal of Irish studies published
annually by the GRIAN Association with the support of Glucksman
Ireland House/NYU. The journal includes a selection of GRIAN
conference proceedings as well as articles, reviews, poetry and
sometimes fiction from emerging and established scholars. Foilsiú is
accessible in electronic format via ProQuest Ethnic NewsWatch.

Foilsiú is now accepting submissionsfor the next issue. Please submit
essays in MS Word format (email attachment is fine; preferred length
15-20 manuscript pages) by 1 September 2007.

Sara Brady
Editor, Foilsiú

CFP: [20th] virginia woolf, illness, plath, gender, modernism/modernity, theodore roethke, creation/creativity,

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 6:55pm

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CFP: [Ethnic] Displacements: Borders, Mobility, and Statelessness [09/15/07; 7-9/03/07

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 6:37pm
Erin Goheen

Displacements: Borders, Mobility and Statelessness 7-
9 March, 2008

2008 Taylor Conference
Hosted by the Department of English and Cultural Studies
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

FEATURED PARTICIPANTS: Maroussia Ahmed (French, McMaster University),
Barbara Jackman, (Immigration Law, Toronto), Morteza Jafarpour
(Settlement and Integration Services Organization, Hamilton), Peter Nyers
(Political Science, McMaster University)

CFP: [Professional] (Re)Constructing Queer Pedagogy

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 6:30pm
Nowell Marshall

(Re)Constructing Queer Pedagogy

39th Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention
April 10-13, 2008

Buffalo, New York

Despite the growth of composition studies and pedagogy as fields of interest
in recent decades and the simultaneous development of LGBT studies and queer
theory, these two areas of interest are rarely brought together. Drawing on
George Hillocks idea that theory forms the basis of coherent classroom
practice, this panel hopes to continue the discussion on queer pedagogy by
soliciting papers informed by theory, praxis, critical reflection, and