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CFP: [International] America: Real and Imagined (British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 7:31am
AP Nelson

AMERICA: REAL AND IMAGINED
British Association of American Studies Annual Postgraduate Conference
Saturday November 15th, 2008
The University of Exeter

The School for Arts, Languages and Literatures at the University of Exeter is pleased to be
hosting the annual BAAS postgraduate conference. We are seeking proposals for 20-minute
papers on all topics from all disciplines within the field of American Studies, including history,
music, literature, philosophy, film studies, politics, sociology, popular culture, pedagogy and
language.

This year we are especially interested in papers presenting new ideas and arguments that engage
with the theme of “America and the West.”

CFP: [American] America: Real and Imagined (British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 7:30am
AP Nelson

AMERICA: REAL AND IMAGINED
British Association of American Studies Annual Postgraduate Conference
Saturday November 15th, 2008
The University of Exeter

The School for Arts, Languages and Literatures at the University of Exeter is pleased to be
hosting the annual BAAS postgraduate conference. We are seeking proposals for 20-minute
papers on all topics from all disciplines within the field of American Studies, including history,
music, literature, philosophy, film studies, politics, sociology, popular culture, pedagogy and
language.

This year we are especially interested in papers presenting new ideas and arguments that engage
with the theme of “America and the West.”

CFP: [Graduate] America: Real and Imagined (British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 7:30am
AP Nelson

AMERICA: REAL AND IMAGINED
British Association of American Studies Annual Postgraduate Conference
Saturday November 15th, 2008
The University of Exeter

The School for Arts, Languages and Literatures at the University of Exeter is pleased to be
hosting the annual BAAS postgraduate conference. We are seeking proposals for 20-minute
papers on all topics from all disciplines within the field of American Studies, including history,
music, literature, philosophy, film studies, politics, sociology, popular culture, pedagogy and
language.

This year we are especially interested in papers presenting new ideas and arguments that engage
with the theme of “America and the West.”

CFP: [Theory] Truman Capote (4/10/08; MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 4:37am
Douglas Dowland

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Panel: "Truman Capote"

50th Annual MMLA Convention
2008 Informal Convention Theme: Fame/Infamy
November 13-16, 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota

This panel seeks to present critical investigations of the literary and
cultural work of Truman Capote (1924-1984).

All methodological approaches are welcome.

Possible thematic topics include:

* Capote’s production of and influence in fiction, reportage, and the
nonfiction novel

* adaptations of Capote's works, biography / bio-pic

* fictional accounts of Capote (inclusive of gossip, rumor and innuendo)

CFP: [Gender Studies] Truman Capote (4/10/08; MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 4:37am
Douglas Dowland

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Panel: "Truman Capote"

50th Annual MMLA Convention
2008 Informal Convention Theme: Fame/Infamy
November 13-16, 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota

This panel seeks to present critical investigations of the literary and
cultural work of Truman Capote (1924-1984).

All methodological approaches are welcome.

Possible thematic topics include:

* Capote’s production of and influence in fiction, reportage, and the
nonfiction novel

* adaptations of Capote's works, biography / bio-pic

* fictional accounts of Capote (inclusive of gossip, rumor and innuendo)

CFP: [Film] Truman Capote (4/10/08; MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 4:36am
Douglas Dowland

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Panel: "Truman Capote"

50th Annual MMLA Convention
2008 Informal Convention Theme: Fame/Infamy
November 13-16, 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota

This panel seeks to present critical investigations of the literary and
cultural work of Truman Capote (1924-1984).

All methodological approaches are welcome.

Possible thematic topics include:

* Capote’s production of and influence in fiction, reportage, and the
nonfiction novel

* adaptations of Capote's works, biography / bio-pic

* fictional accounts of Capote (inclusive of gossip, rumor and innuendo)

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Truman Capote (4/10/08; MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 4:36am
Douglas Dowland

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Panel: "Truman Capote"

50th Annual MMLA Convention
2008 Informal Convention Theme: Fame/Infamy
November 13-16, 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota

This panel seeks to present critical investigations of the literary and
cultural work of Truman Capote (1924-1984).

All methodological approaches are welcome.

Possible thematic topics include:

* Capote’s production of and influence in fiction, reportage, and the
nonfiction novel

* adaptations of Capote's works, biography / bio-pic

* fictional accounts of Capote (inclusive of gossip, rumor and innuendo)

CFP: [American] Truman Capote (4/10/08; MMLA 11/13/08-11/16/08)

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 4:36am
Douglas Dowland

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Panel: "Truman Capote"

50th Annual MMLA Convention
2008 Informal Convention Theme: Fame/Infamy
November 13-16, 2008
Minneapolis, Minnesota

This panel seeks to present critical investigations of the literary and
cultural work of Truman Capote (1924-1984).

All methodological approaches are welcome.

Possible thematic topics include:

* Capote’s production of and influence in fiction, reportage, and the
nonfiction novel

* adaptations of Capote's works, biography / bio-pic

* fictional accounts of Capote (inclusive of gossip, rumor and innuendo)

CFP: [Film] Buster Keaton Festival Student Presenter Competition

updated: 
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 2:25am
Lisa Stein

Call for Entries

The 16th Annual Buster Keaton Celebration, to be held September 26th &
27th, 2008 in Iola, Kansas, would like to announce its first annual
Student Presentation Competition. The winner will receive a spot on the
schedule of respected film and cultural authorities who are asked to take
part in the celebration each year and will receive a travel grant of $500
to facilitate his/her attendance. The student presenter will be expected
to present a 30- to 40-minute presentation to the Celebration audience in
PowerPoint format (with imagesâ€"either still or moving) and so must be
able to attend the conference as scheduled.

CFP: [20th] Canadian Literature: Canadian Regions and Regionalism.

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 7:45pm
Emily Sharpe

In the Foreword to Two Solitudes, Hugh MacLennan explains that because “it
is a novel of Canada … some of the characters in the book are presumed to
speak only English, others only French, while many are bilingual.” The
novel’s dialogue, however, is written solely in English. This panel will
explore representations of Canada ’s land, communities, citizens, and
dialects. How does language inform nationality and the concept of only two
linguistic and cultural solitudes? How do provincial, territorial, and
municipal allegiances undermine or bolster the image of a united country
with a national literature? Papers on Quebecois, First Nations, and

CFP: [Computing-Internet] 2008 SCMLA Computers and English Panel

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 3:49pm
John Jones

Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages South Central Modern Language
Association Annual Convention November 6â€"8, 2008 San Antonio, TX.
 
The 2008 SCMLA Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages session welcomes
submissions on any aspect of computer-assisted instruction, humanities computing, electronic
literacy, or related topic. Please send papers or 500-word abstract to John Jones at <john-m-
jones_at_mail.utexas.edu>.
 
Submissions due Friday, March 14. Notification of acceptance will be made by Monday, April 14.
 
 
The 2008 SCMLA Annual Conference will take place in San Antonio, TX on November 6â€"8, 2008.

CFP: [Graduate] VERNAL TEMPORALITIES: IMAGINING THE NEW IN LITERATURE

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 2:31pm
Mark Patkowski

Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
Saturday 3 May, 2008
Brooklyn College, CUNY
Brooklyn, New York

Guest Speaker: Michael Stone-Richards, Department of Liberal Studies
                        College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

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