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CFP: [Travel] Politics of Travel and Travel Writing

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 7:04pm
Ulrike Brisson

Call for essays for Proposed Collection
Not So Innocent Abroad: The Politics of Travel and Travel Writing
Proposal deadline September 15, 2008
Completed essay deadline January 30, 2009

CFP: [American] National PCA Southern Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 6:55pm
Christopher Bloss

Call for Papers: Southern Literature and Culture
Area Chair: Dr. Christopher Bloss
PCA, national conference
APRIL 8-11, 2009
Conference location: New Orleans MARRIOTT
New Orleans, Louisiana
  
Contemporary Southern literature remains a growing area for
further/future
discussion(s) and criticism(s) within the context of society. This CFP
seeks contributors offering a wide variety of interpretations and
criticisms of contemporary Southern literature and culture against the
backdrop of popular culture and postmodern society, although other
approaches are also solicited. Presentations covering a broad
range of Southern literature pieces, critical approaches, and cultural

CFP: [Renaissance] Shakespeare Companion––Contributors Wanted!

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 5:21pm
Kenneth Womack

The Editors of Facts on File's forthcoming Companion to Shakespeare are seeking contributors.

All contributors to the project will be paid for their work.

Chapters are still available on individual Sonnets, as well as on the following plays:

All's Well That Ends Well
2 Henry VI
Henry VIII
Love's Labor's Lost
Measure for Measure
The Merry Wives of Windsor
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Pericles
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Editors are also seeking essays on the following general subjects:

Shakespeare's Language
History and Politics in Shakespeare's Day

For more information, please contact William Baker at wbaker_at_niu.edu.

CFP: [General] Dragon*Con Academic Mini-Conference

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 4:51pm
Matthew J. Brown

Call for Participation

Institute for Comics Studies
Comic Book Convention Conference Series

DRAGON*CON ACADEMIC MINI-CONFERENCE

Atlanta, Georgia
August 29-September 1, 2008

The Institute for Comic Studies and the Comics and Pop Art division of
Dragon*Con are working together to develop an academic conference for
the studies of comics and pop art to take place at Dragon*Con, the
largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science
fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film
in the US.

CFP: [Collections] CFP: Sargasso, the Dominican Republic

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 2:47pm
Don E. Walicek

SARGASSO
â€" CALL FOR PAPERS â€"
QUISQUEYA: LA REPUBLICA EXTENDED
submission deadline January 15, 2009

SARGASSO, a Journal of Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture is
accepting submissions for an upcoming issue with the title "Quisqueya: La
Republica Extended."

The issue will feature work that in one way or another extends
discussions of the literatures, cultures, and languages of the Dominican
Republic. Research from fields of inquiry such as literature, culture
studies, women’s studies, transatlantic studies, performance studies and
other areas is welcome. Submissions in Spanish and English are
encouraged.

CFP: [Medieval] Journal of Hellenic Religion Volume 2

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 11:15am
Nikolaos Markoulakis

The Journal of Hellenic Religion’s (JfHR) Editorial Panel decided to pursue
a second volume of the Journal, which will be forthcoming in the mid 2009.

A brief reaffirmation of the Journal’s statement is as follows: The JfHR is
a peer-reviewed annual periodical. It has as a main theme the original
multi-principle study of ancient Greek Religion (i.e. theology, history,
philosophy, politics-sociology and archaeology-anthropology).

The theme / subject of the forthcoming Volume 2 will focus on gender
relations, concept of love, eros, and sexuality in the ancient Greek
religious praxis and theology. The articles should include a full
bibliography and endnotes.

CFP: [General] Late Imperial Chinese Womenâs Writings(MCAA 10/10-12 2008)

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 2:15am
Li Guo

CFP: MACC 2008
Late Imperial Chinese Women’s Writings
St. Olaf College, Minnesota: October 10-12, 2008
This panel invites papers covering Chinese Women’s writings in the Ming
(1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Topics may include, but are not
limited to:

1. Women’s transgression such as transvestism in literary works
2. “Talented women” or “cainü” culture
3. women’s writings and literati
4. individual writers or works
5. women’s anthology studies
6. women’s poetry clubs and occasional writings

Please send an abstract of 250 words or less to li-guo_at_uiowa.edu by July
27th, 2008.

CFP: [Poetry] Late Imperial Chinese Womenâs Writings(MCAA 10/10-12 2008)

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 1:44am
Li Guo

CFP: MACC 2008
Late Imperial Chinese Women’s Writings
St. Olaf College, Minnesota: October 10-12, 2008
This panel invites papers covering Chinese Women’s writings in the Ming
(1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Topics may include, but are not
limited to:

1. Women’s transgression such as transvestism in literary works
2. “Talented women” or “cainü” culture
3. women’s writings and literati
4. individual writers or works
5. women’s anthology studies
6. women’s poetry clubs and occasional writings

Please send an abstract of 250 words or less to li-guo_at_uiowa.edu by July
27th, 2008.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Late Imperial Chinese Womenâs Writings(MCAA 10/10-12 2008)

updated: 
Monday, July 21, 2008 - 1:43am
Li Guo

CFP: MACC 2008
Late Imperial Chinese Women’s Writings
St. Olaf College, Minnesota: October 10-12, 2008

This panel invites papers covering Chinese Women’s writings in the Ming
(1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Topics may include, but are not
limited to:

1. Women’s transgression such as transvestism in literary works
2. “Talented women” or “cainü” culture
3. women’s writings and literati
4. individual writers or works
5. women’s anthology studies
6. women’s poetry clubs and occasional writings

Please send an abstract of 250 words or less to li-guo_at_uiowa.edu by July
27th, 2008.