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CFP: [Travel] Eastern Travelers in the West

updated: 
Sunday, September 23, 2007 - 12:54am
Anne R. Richards

Scholarly essays are sought on Eastern travelers’ encounters with the
West. Responses inflected by the author’s position as part of an Eastern
metropole, empire, and/or nation; by Eastern notions of gender,
sexuality, race, or ethnicity; and by Eastern religious or secular
worldviews are some of the topics that interest us, as do biographical
essays or translations of and commentaries on significant travel
writing. Authors should feel free to submit research on a wide variety
of genres, including expedition reports, letters, travel web sites, film,
television news or entertainment programming, biographies of travelers,
travel illustrations and related visual genres, young adult and

CFP: [General] Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference (11/25/07; 5/23/08-5/25/08)

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 10:07pm
Cheryl Edelson

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-25, 2008
Chaminade University of Honolulu

Panel and individual paper proposals are now being accepted for the 2nd Oceanic Popular
Culture Association Conference. All topics and proposals are welcome, particularly those treating
cultural productions within and/or about the Oceanic region.

Abstracts/Proposals for individual papers or 3-4 paper panels are due November 30, 2007.
Please contact Cheryl Edelson cedelson_at_chaminade.edu and/or Stan Orr sorr_at_hawaii.edu with
general questions.

*Please send 150-200 word proposals by email only to the following area chairs:

CFP: [Film] Alfred Hitchcock

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 9:13pm
Jason Landrum

Southwest-Texas PCA/ACA 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

Panels now forming for presentations on the films and career of Alfred
Hitchcock. Please consider some of the following topics:

1. Hitchcock and Film Theory
2. Hitchcock and Music
3. Hitchcock and Performance
4. Hitchcock and History
5. Hitchcock and Gender
6. Hitchcock and Zizek
7. Hitchcock and Television
8. Teaching Hitchcock
9. Hitchcock's Influence

CFP: [Medieval] Pleasure in Anglo-Saxon England

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 8:21pm
Jordan Zweck

Pleasure in Anglo-Saxon England

The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, February 16, 2008

 
Yale University, in partnership with the Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
(Columbia, Rutgers, Princeton, NYU), invites submissions for the fourth
annual graduate student conference sponsored by the Colloquium.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Call for papers

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 7:10pm
Ernest Uwazie

CALL FOR PAPERS

California State University, Sacramento
The college of Health & Human Services
The Center for African Peace & Conflict Resolution
&
The Pan African Studies Program
Present
The 17th Annual African/Diaspora Conference

African Youth in America & Africa: Bridging the Gaps

To be held at California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, California, USA
May 1 - 3, 2008

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] CFP, Gender & Technology, SW/Texas PCA Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 6:29pm
Brian Still

Proposals are now being accepted for the Gender & Technology Area of the
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Cultural Association 2008 Conference.

 

In addition to individual paper proposals, panel proposals are also
encouraged.

 

Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics
exploring other interesting and varied relationships between gender and
technology are also welcome:

 

 

*gender and technology in learning environments

*gender in IT careers

*medical regulation, invention, and augmentation of gender

*gender and science theory (dealing with philosophical questions/aspects,
i.e. Keller, Longino, etc.)

UPDATE: [Postcolonial] Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 5:38pm
Mark Stein

On Whose Terms?
Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts

Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
March 13 to 14, 2008
This conference focuses upon local, international and transnational
engagements with Black British literature and the arts â€" in relation to its
production, reception and cultural position. Through the multiple
disciplines of the arts, it creates a meeting point for prominent and
emerging scholars, writers and practitioners in order to explore the impact
of this field, both at home and abroad. The context is one of critical
investigation and celebration; a journey along diasporic and aesthetic routes.

UPDATE: [International] Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 5:38pm
Mark Stein

On Whose Terms?
Critical Negotiations in Black British Literature and the Arts

Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
March 13 to 14, 2008
This conference focuses upon local, international and transnational
engagements with Black British literature and the arts â€" in relation to its
production, reception and cultural position. Through the multiple
disciplines of the arts, it creates a meeting point for prominent and
emerging scholars, writers and practitioners in order to explore the impact
of this field, both at home and abroad. The context is one of critical
investigation and celebration; a journey along diasporic and aesthetic routes.

UPDATE: [American] Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (12/15/2007; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 4:49pm
patricia bostian

The online journal Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and
Practice (TALTP) is seeking articles for its Fall issue. The Fall Issue
theme is Issue Four: Un(der)valued Voices. Extended deadline for
article submission is December 15, 2007. Visit the web site at
http://www.teachingamericanlit.com for submission guidelines and send
manuscripts to Patricia Bostian at Patricia.Bostian.cpcc.edu.

CFP: [Renaissance] 16th-century British literature; Nov. 1, 2007; CEA March 27-29, 2008

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 4:18pm
Kerri L. Tom

College English Association National Conference
March 27-29, 2008
St. Louis, Missouri

We invite papers on the theme of “Passages” in 16th-century British
literature for the 39th annual meeting of the CEA. Although all papers on
this general theme will be considered, papers on the literary journeys
taken by characters from mythology and from British folklore, as they pass
from the antique world to the 1500s, are of special interest.

Proposals should be submitted via the online database at
http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool by November 1st, 2007.

CFP: [Collections] Investigating Battlestar Galactica - Anthology

updated: 
Saturday, September 22, 2007 - 2:30pm
Stacey Abbott

Call for Papers â€" Investigating Battlestar Galactica: Flesh, Spirit, and
Steel

Since its inception as a miniseries in 2003, Battlestar Galactica has
been a critical and popular science fiction success, garnering media
attention and
honors such as the prestigious Peabody Award and accolades from the
American Film Institute (AFI). The series' storytelling, technical craft,
and acting have created a dense, powerful text rich for interpretation.

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