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CFP: [American] SCMLA 2008 Literature and Psychology Panel

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:59pm
Ronald Fields

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Literature and Psychology
panel of the SCMLA conference being held in San Antonio, TX November 6-8,
2008. In keeping with the conference theme of “borders,” the session is
called “Literature and Psychology: Humanity on the Border.” This session
explores the psychological aspects of literary works or authors as they
relate to existence on various borders or margins, with particular
interest in psycho-cultural borderlines. Potential topics include:

CFP: [General] SCMLA 2008 Literature and Psychology Panel

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:58pm
Ronald Fields

Abstracts and/or papers are sought for the Literature and Psychology
panel of the SCMLA conference being held in San Antonio, TX November 6-8,
2008. In keeping with the conference theme of “borders,” the session is
called “Literature and Psychology: Humanity on the Border.” This session
explores the psychological aspects of literary works or authors as they
relate to existence on various borders or margins, with particular
interest in psycho-cultural borderlines. Potential topics include:

CFP: [General] Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence (2008 RMMLA; Deadline March 1)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:22pm
Susan Cook

Call for Papers:
Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence
Submissions are invited for this Special Topic Session at the October 9-
11, 2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention in Reno, Nevada. Papers may
address but are not limited to the following topics:

Writing the visual
Seeing or not seeing texts
Cultural and/or theoretical approaches to textuality and visuality
The role of visual studies in literary scholarship
The role of literary studies in visual studies scholarship
Particular readings that blend these two approaches

Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief CV in .doc or .pdf format to
Susan Cook, susan.elizabeth.cook_at_gmail.com.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Cultural Studies Association Conference Seminar: Risk

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 4:05pm
Helen Kapstein

Cultural Studies Association Conference Seminar:
Taking Risks in Literature and Culture

A seminar proposed for the upcoming Cultural Studies Association
conference, May 22-24 2008,
New York City

Deadline: January 20, 2008

Seminar Description:

In his 1992 book Risk Society, Ulrich Beck describes a society organized by
its response to risk in which “risk may be defined as a systematic way of
dealing with hazards and insecurities induced and introduced by
modernization itself.”

CFP: [20th] Don DeLillo's _Falling Man_: Windows on the World (1/28/08; ALA 5/22-25/08)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:54pm
Mary Holland

CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline 1/28/08; ALA in San Francisco 5/22-25/08)

Don DeLillo’s _Falling Man_: Windows on the World

The Don DeLillo Society announces a call for papers for a panel focusing
on Don DeLillo’s _Falling Man_, convening May 22-25, 2008 at the American
Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Gender and Jewish Culture

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:41pm
gender forum

For an upcoming special issue, the multidisciplinary online journal “gender
forum” (http://www.genderforum.uni-koeln.de) invites contributions
discussing Jewish culture from a gender perspective. Proposed topics
include but are not limited to culturally specific discourses of gender and
sexuality, questions of media representation and visibility, the
representation of Jewish women in popular culture, the gendering of
Anti-Semitism as well as gender perspectives on Diaspora existences.

CFP: [Medieval] 3rd International Anchoritic Society Conference in Hiroshima

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:02pm
Dr Liz Herbert McAvoy

The International Anchoritic Society's third international conference,
'Mapping the Medieval Anchorhold: Dialogue between East and West', is to be
held at Hiroshima Shudo University on September 15-17, 2008.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Bella Millett (University of Southampton)
Professor Yoko Wada (Kansai University)

Papers of 20-minutes in duration are being sought on any aspect of medieval
anchoritic enclosure and interested parties are asked to send abstracts of
approximately 500 words to the conference email address
(ias3_at_comm.shudo-u.ac.jp) by January 31, 2008.

Topics might include (but need not be restricted to)

CFP: [American] Eugenics in American History and Culture (1/24; ALA 5/22-25)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:01pm
Christina Mar

he Society for the Study of Mixed Race invites paper submissions on all
aspects of eugenics in American history and culture for a panel to take
place at the American Literature Association Annual Conference (details
below). Widely influential in early 20 th century America, eugenic thought
informed anti-miscegenation laws, anti-immigration movements, intelligence
theories, etc. Witnessing Nazi atrocities ostensibly stemmed the eugenic
tide in the U.S., but recent scholarship suggests eugenics, in the forms of
discriminatory birth control practices and technologies introduced by the
science of human genetics (cloning, screening, engineering), remains a

CFP: [Romantic] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:56pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Travel] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Religion] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Gender Studies] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:55pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

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Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:54pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Collections] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:54pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [18th] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:54pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

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