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CFP: [20th] Atwood Society Session for MLA 2008 (12/27-12/30, San Francisco)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 9:14pm
Tomoko Kuribayashi

The Door and Other Atwoodian Spaces: Papers exploring various spaces in
Atwood's works, indoor or outdoor, imagined or real. Examinations of The
Door especially welcome. A 250-word abstract to both chairs by March
15th, 2008: Deborah Rosenthal(debbyrosenthal_at_comcast.net) and Tomoko
Kuribayashi(tkuribay_at_uwsp.edu).

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CFP: [Medieval] The Artist's Pen/The Writer's Brush

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 7:25pm
Maurice Geracht

La plume du plasticien/Le pinceau de l’écrivain
The Artist’s Pen / The Writer’s Brush

Conference to be held at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.,
June 2009. This "Word and Image" Conference (sponsored by the journal,
INTERFACES)is held every two years, alternating between France and the
U.S.
The focus of the conference will be on practitioners of the verbal and
plastic arts and the significance of their sister practices in their
works.

CFP: [Travel] Travel Writing/Writing Travel (3/15/08; PAMLA 11/7/08-11/8/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 6:48pm
John Schwetman

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Annual Conference
Pomona College in Claremont, California
7 and 8 November 2008

I am seeking proposals for papers on a panel titled "Travel Writing/Writing Travel" at the 2008
PAMLA Annual Conference. Papers on any sort of travel writing are welcome including travelogue,
road novel, maritime adventure, travel in poetry and travel in drama. Papers addressing generic
and theoretical issues concerning writing on travel, migration, pilgrimage or tourism will also
receive consideration.

UPDATE: [Graduate] Writing the Wave: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 4:43pm
Katherine Bodrie

Call for Papers: “Writing the Wave: Major and Minor Trends in English Studies”
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference
April 18 & 19, 2008 (The conference is on April 19, but we plan to host a
social event the night before.)

UPDATE: [American] âDivided We Stand; United We Fallâ: Perspectives on Inclusions and Exclusions in America

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 4:30pm
Silke Hackenesch

!!!UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS!!!

International Conference

“Divided We Stand; United We Fall”:
Perspectives on Inclusions and Exclusions in America

Call for Papers â€" Please Circulate at your Institution

Graduate School of North American Studies
Freie Universität, Berlin

Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28, 2008.

In collaboration with the Department of American and Canadian Studies and
the Centre
for US Foreign Policy, Media, and Culture, The University of Birmingham;
the William Jefferson Clinton Institute for American Studies, University
College, Dublin; and the North American Studies Program, University of Bonn.

CFP: [Medieval] Spanish Society for Medieval English Language & Literature

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 11:56am
Santiago Gonzalez

SELIM XX
Call for Papers
Dear Colleague,
The Twentieth International Conference of the Spanish Society for
Medieval English Language & Literature will be held at the University of
Oviedo, from the 2nd to the 4th of October 2008.
More informattion at: http://www.uniovi.es/SELIM/selim20/index.html
Scientific programme
SELIM XX will include sessions on Medieval English language and
linguistics, literature, textual and cultural studies, and comparative
issues. The conference begins formally on Thursday 2 October and finishes
on Saturday 4 October. There will be a warmup late evening session on the
1st of October.

CFP: [Medieval] _Adaptation_: The Journal of Literature on Screen Studies

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 11:47am
Deborah CartmellDd

Adaptation is a new international, peer-reviewed journal, offering academic
articles, film and book reviews, including both book to screen adaptation,
screen to book adaptation, popular and ‘classic’ adaptations, theatre and
novel screen adaptations, television, animation, soundtracks, production
issues and genres in literature on screen. Adaptation provides an
international forum to theorise and interrogate the phenomenon of
literature on screen from both a literary and film studies perspective.

http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/adaptation/

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Authorship and Auteurism (4/30/2008; MPCA/MACA, 10/3/08-10/5/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 3:23am
Leonard William Scheibel Jr.

The “Authorship and Auteurism” area of the Midwest Popular Culture
Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2008 at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
in Cincinnati, OH.

This panel seeks papers that analyze any aspect of auteur theory or
authorship studies. Topics may explore any popular medium or cultural
production from any time period or country. Of particular interest are
papers that focus on film authorship reexamining classical auteurist
frameworks pioneered by the French critics of the Cahiers du cinema.

UPDATE: [Rhetoric-Composition] Deadline extended to Mar 10: Second Language Writing Session â 2008 RMMLA (Reno, Oct 9-11)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 3:20am
Fify Juliana

Deadline extended to Mar 10: Second Language Writing Session â€" 2008 RMMLA
Convention (Reno, NV, Oct 9-11)

Please help circulate:

Call for Papers

Second Language Writing*: Reports of Research and Discussions of Central
Issues in Second/Foreign Language Writing

2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
Reno, NV, October 9-11

For the time first time ever, a special topic session focusing on Second
Language Writing will be part of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention, which
will be held in Reno, Nevada on October 9-11 this year
<http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp>.

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Contemporary American Women Writers Representing Masculinities (Deadline 3/20 RMMLA Reno 10/9-10/11)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 1:44am
Katie Arosteguy

Papers that address ways in which contemporary American women writers are constructing and/or 

critiquing masculinities in their work. Such analyses may examine popular women's literature, such 

as Chick Lit or its derivatives, or more 'literary' work. Papers should look at how women writers are 

representing masculinities and how this may be influencing contemporary American women's 

writing, new visions of femininity, understandings of nationalism, etc.
Subtopics may include:
Masculinity and nation 
Distinct American masculinities 
White masculinity 
Ethnic masculinities 
Gay
masculinities 
Feminist theory/ masculinity studies 
Post-feminist theories 
Consumerism and

UPDATE: [American] Contemporary American Women Writers Representing Masculinities (Deadline 3/20 RMMLA Reno 10/9-10/11)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 1:43am
Katie Arosteguy

Papers that address ways in which contemporary American women writers are constructing and/or 

critiquing masculinities in their work. Such analyses may examine popular women's literature, such 

as Chick Lit or its derivatives, or more 'literary' work. Papers should look at how women writers are 

representing masculinities and how this may be influencing contemporary American women's 

writing, new visions of femininity, understandings of nationalism, etc.
Subtopics may include:
Masculinity and nation 
Distinct American masculinities 
White masculinity 
Ethnic masculinities 
Gay
masculinities 
Feminist theory/ masculinity studies 
Post-feminist theories 
Consumerism and

UPDATE: [20th] Contemporary American Women Writers Representing Masculinities (Deadline 3/20 RMMLA Reno 10/9-10/11)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 1:43am
Katie Arosteguy

Papers that address ways in which contemporary American women writers are constructing and/or 

critiquing masculinities in their work. Such analyses may examine popular women's literature, such 

as Chick Lit or its derivatives, or more 'literary' work. Papers should look at how women writers are 

representing masculinities and how this may be influencing contemporary American women's 

writing, new visions of femininity, understandings of nationalism, etc.
Subtopics may include:
Masculinity and nation 
Distinct American masculinities 
White masculinity 
Ethnic masculinities 
Gay
masculinities 
Feminist theory/ masculinity studies 
Post-feminist theories 
Consumerism and

UPDATE: [Poetry] Poetry/Poetics Panel (3/15/08; PAMLA, 11/07/08-11/08/08)

updated: 
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 12:45am
Brian R. Adler

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
November 7-8, 2008
Pomona College
Claremont, California

“Poetry & Poetics” session.

Critical papers sought. This is an open call for papers for
the “Poetry/Poetics” Panel. Proposal may address any poetic topic, work,
or theme. Inquiries welcome.

Please send paper title, 50-word abstract, & 500-word proposal by March 15
to session chair, Brian R. Adler: badler_at_uci.edu

All submissions will be acknowledged upon receipt.

The PAMLA organization’s website has additional conference information:
http://www.pamla.org/2008/

UPDATE: [American] Chris Ware (collection; 3/10/08)

updated: 
Sunday, March 2, 2008 - 11:05pm
David M. Ball

Reminder: Deadline Monday, Mar. 10, 2008

Call for papers for _The Cult of Difficulty: Critical Approaches to the
Comics of Chris Ware_ edited by Martha Kuhlman, Associate Professor of
English at Bryant University, and David M. Ball, Assistant Professor of
English at Dickinson College.