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UPDATE: [American] UPDATE: CFP: âMethods for the Study of Religion in Early American Literatureâ

Monday, June 9, 2008 - 2:50pm
Justine S. Murison

CFP: “Methods for the Study of Religion in Early American Literature”
a special issue of Early American Literature
co-edited by Justine S. Murison (UIUC) and Jordan Alexander Stein (CU- Boulder)
Religion has recently reemerged as a crucial analytical category in
American studies scholarship. As such, secular frameworks for American
literary and cultural studies no longer seem viable. Panels at national
and regional meetings of the MLA and ASA are devoted to contemporary
political reconsiderations of the religious and the secular, and these
topics are filtering into all major journals, most visibly in the case of
the September 2007 issue of American Quarterly, devoted to “Religion and

CFP: [Collections] M/C Journal 'country' Issue (22/8/08; journal issue)

Monday, June 9, 2008 - 2:17am
Axel Bruns


                          M/C - Media and Culture
           is calling for contributors to the 'country' issue of

                                M/C Journal

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal. In 2008, M/C Journal celebrates its tenth anniversary.

UPDATE: [Poetry] Interpreting the Poetry of American Transcendentalism (c. 1800-1860) [Publication in two Volumes]

Sunday, June 8, 2008 - 10:42am
Prof. Dr. emer. Dan Rabinowitz


Interpreting the Poetry of American Transcendentalism (c. 1800-1860)
[Publication in two Volumes]

Original CfP: http://cfp.english.upenn.edu/archive/Poetry/0501.html


Due to successful fundraising during the past weeks, we are happy to
announce that the two volumes that are to be published in March 2009 will
contain up to 46 scholarly articles on the poetry of the American


CFP: [Theory] Teaching and Learning Literature: The (Im)Possibilities; (NeMLA 2009)

Saturday, June 7, 2008 - 5:21pm
Ellen C. Carillo

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts
Call for papers:
Teaching and Learning Literature: The (Im)Possibilities
Northrop Frye wrote that it is "impossible to 'learn literature': one
learns about it in a certain way, but what one learns, transitively, is
the criticism of literature. Similarly, the difficulty often felt
in 'teaching literature' arises from the fact that it cannot be done: the
criticism of literature is all that can be directly taught." This panel
seeks to explore, extend, and complicate this observation. Papers on the

CFP: [Computing-Internet]

Saturday, June 7, 2008 - 4:13pm
Anna Sevcikova

The 'Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace' is a
web-based, peer-reviewed scholarly journal. The first peer-reviewed issue
was published in September 2007. The journal is focussed on social science
research into cyberspace, while bringing psychosocial reflections of the
Internet impact onto people and society. The journal is interdisciplinary,
publishing works written by scholars of psychology, media studies,
sociology, political science, and other disciplines. The Cyberpsychology
Journal brings out original papers, as well as theoretical studies and
research meta-analyses.

UPDATE: [International]

Saturday, June 7, 2008 - 4:05pm
Anna Sevcikova

Sixth International Conference
Cyberspace 2008

organized by Faculty of Law in cooperation with School of Social Studies,
Masaryk University, Brno and Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague

Brno, Czech Republic, 28-29 November 2008
Paper abstracts are solicited for submission to following streams: