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CFP: [African-American] Houston and Miami Hip Hop

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 9:31pm
Dr. Mickey Hess

Represent Where I'm From: The Greenwood Guide to American Regional Hip Hop
(Essays due June 15, 2008).

Call for Contributors: I am seeking contributors for The Greenwood Guide
to American Regional Hip Hop, a two-volume reference set under contract
with Greenwood Press. This collection will consist of 10,000-word essays
on the most important regional hip hop scenes in the US. The collection
is well underway, with several contributors signed. My greatest needs are
Miami and Houston, but here is the full list of areas not yet signed:

CFP: [Collections] Special Issue of "Life Writing" on Poetry and Autobiography

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 9:08pm
Jo Gill

POETRY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY

A special issue of Life Writing (volume 6, number 1 - April 2009)

Edited by Jo Gill, University of Exeter and Mel Waters, University of
Newcastle.

Submissions of articles (8000 words max) and shorter reflections (up to
2000 words) are invited for a special issue of the journal Life Writing
on the theme of ‘Poetry and Autobiography’.

CFP: [Science] Science and Medicine in Popular Culture

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 8:29pm
Lynn Marie Houston

Please join us for the inaugural year of the Science and Medicine Area of
the Southwest regional conference of the Popular Culture and American
Culture Association. This year's keynote speaker is poet Joy Harjo.

We are now accepting abstracts of scholarly papers dealing with the
complex relationships between science, medicine, technology, and culture
for presentation at our conference from February 13-16, 2008 in
Albuquerque, NM. Papers should wrestle with one or some of the notions
below, and do not necessarily have to deal with Southwestern culture in
particular.

CFP: [18th] Disability in the Eighteenth Century

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 7:55pm
Mercy Cannon

South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
New Orleans, February 21-23, 2008

CFP: Disability in the Eighteenth Century

This panel will include papers addressing any aspect (literary, medical,
historical, etc.) of disability in the long eighteenth century.
Although “disability” is often used to designate more physical kinds of
impairment, papers that explore disability in other forms are welcome.

Please send 150-word abstract by October 15 to Mercy Cannon:
cannonm_at_apsu.edu

CFP: [General] Call for Manuscripts - Creative, Academic, and Translations

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 6:21pm
David Parker

The University of New Orleans and the UNO Press invites submissions of both
creative and scholarly work in the following areas:

Louisiana: Culture and Diversity
This broad category will include work by and about Louisiana artists,
musicians, and authors. It is open to creative work (fiction, poetry,
nonfiction, etc.) by authors living in or connected with Louisiana, and
also to scholarly work on Louisiana literature, music, and art, as well as
cultural and historical studies on any aspect of Louisiana.

CFP: [Medieval] Medieval Identity Politics: Landscaping the Community

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 5:28pm
Jeanne Provost

Seeking submissions for a panel for the July 2008 International Medieval
Congress in Leeds on the following topic:

During the Middle Ages, the texture and topography of the landscape were
integral elements of a community's sense of identity. Natural features such
as rivers, ridge-lines, and forests served as territorial boundaries of a
region; man-made interventions like burial mounds and agricultural tracts
marked the necessary ties between a community and its land.

CFP: [Graduate] Gender Reproduction & Culture (11/05/07;04-05-07)

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 3:08pm
Dean Allbritton

CALL FOR PAPERS - STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S STUDIES GRADUATE
CONFERENCE
Stony Brook University's Manhattan Campus
Saturday, April 5, 2008

"Artificial Reproduction Technologies: Copied Lives, Bodies, Discourse"

CFP: [General] CFP

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 5:32am
nathaniel tkacz

Submission has been extended to October 12, 2007 for antiTHESIS journal
2008. Further, whilst this remains a themed edition we are open to creative
interpretation. Original details below:

CFP: [Graduate] The Cultures of Rebuilding in Post-Katrina New Orleans

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 3:56am
Matthew Hackler

The Cultures of Rebuilding in Post-Katrina New Orleans
An interdisciplinary conference at the University of New Orleans and the
Louisiana State Museum, 4-6 September 2008
        
        Without a doubt, the response from the culture sectors in New Orleans
following Hurricane Katrina was one of the most striking narratives of the
storm. Cries from all over the country arose in the weeks after Katrina,
issuing forth clarion calls to save New Orleans’ culture, and the past two
years have seen an explosion of local, regional, and national efforts
intended to support the musical, artistic, culinary, performative, and
architectural industries. Some of these efforts have been modest individual

CFP: [American] Southeastern Geographics and National Imaginations

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Thursday, September 27, 2007 - 2:22am
Eric Gary Anderson

Southeastern Geographics and National Imaginations

A Panel for the Biennial Meeting of the Society for the Study of Southern
Literature
The College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA
April 18-20, 2008

We invite proposals for papers that explore the relationship between the
particular geology, geography, topography, or meteorology of the southeast
and larger national discourses (historical, political, cultural, etc.).
How do southeastern geographics inform or influence the cultural and
historical work of imagining nations, empires, transnational or
transcultural encounters, etc.?