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CFP: [Collections] The South in Contemporary Film - Collection (10/1/08; 6/31/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 12:01pm
Andrew Leiter

This is a call for new essays for an edited collection on representations
of the South and southerners in films produced since 1970. Topics might
include (but are not limited to) southerners “abroad,” “foreigners” in the
South, commercialization of southern culture, issues of authenticity and
exploitation, environment and ecology, complications of traditional
southern images, and developing trends in gender and/or racial
representations. Submissions considering independent or popular films are
welcome. By October 1, 2008, please send 300-500 word abstracts, a short
CV, and contact information via email to Andrew Leiter, Lycoming College,
at leiter_at_lycoming.edu.

CFP: [Film] The South in Contemporary Film - Collection (10/1/08; 6/31/09)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 12:00pm
Andrew Leiter

This is a call for new essays for an edited collection on representations
of the South and southerners in films produced since 1970. Topics might
include (but are not limited to) southerners “abroad,” “foreigners” in the
South, commercialization of southern culture, issues of authenticity and
exploitation, environment and ecology, complications of traditional
southern images, and developing trends in gender and/or racial
representations. Submissions considering independent or popular films are
welcome. By October 1, 2008, please send 300-500 word abstracts, a short
CV, and contact information via email to Andrew Leiter, Lycoming College,
at leiter_at_lycoming.edu.

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Philament Hauntings

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 10:50am
Emma Cole

Philament, a peer-reviewed online post-graduate journal of the arts and
culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, wishes to extend its
deadline for “excursion” pieces for its “Hauntings” issue. We invite
works from postgraduate scholars which may include ficto-criticism,
reviews, and opinions for an issue entitled “Hauntings.” Possible themes
include but are not limited to:
theories of spectatorship
intersubjectivity and affect
psychoanalysis
gender and sexuality
postmemory
nationhood/ national identity
postcolonial relations
theories of memory
representation and temporality
technology
poetics
performance
performativity

CFP: [Gender Studies] Documenting LGBTQ Identity in Non Western Worlds (10/31/08; collection)

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Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 8:40am
Christopher PUllen

Documenting LGBTQ Identity in Non Western Worlds (10/31/08; collection)

Edited by Christopher Pullen

Proposals are invited for essays forming part of a new reader focusing on
LGBT and queer identity in the developing and non western world, apparent
within varying documentary forms, such as film, television and new
media.

CFP: [Film] Documenting LGBTQ Identity in Non Western Worlds (10/31/08; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 8:38am
Christopher PUllen

CFP: Documenting LGBTQ Identity in Non Western Worlds (10/31/08;
collection)

Edited by Christopher Pullen

Proposals are invited for essays forming part of a new reader focusing on
LGBT and queer identity in the developing and non western world, apparent
within varying documentary forms, such as film, television and new
media.

CFP: [Collections] Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism

updated: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 12:57pm
Dr.Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal

Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism invites
contributions for its first issue, to be published in India (deadline for
submissions: 30 October 2008). This journal will aim at investigating and
researching new approaches to world literatures. It proposes to promote
innovative critical response in every branch of literary studies.
Submissions of research papers on literary subjects of whatever kind and
book reviews will be welcomed from established as well as emerging
scholars. Please note that creative writing will not normally be
included. Contributions should conform to the latest edition of the MLA
handbook/stylesheet. Contributors should send both hard and soft copies

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] The Poetics and Politics of Reading

updated: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 1:08am
Rachel Freedman

'The Poetics and Politics of Reading: Studies in Honour of University
Professors Linda Hutcheon and J. Edward Chamberlin'

March 19-21, 2009 at The Centre for Comparative Literature, University of
Toronto
Keynote Addresses: Professor Sander L. Gilman (Emory University) and
Professor Emeritus Mario J. Valdés (University of Toronto)

CFP: [20th] The Poetics and Politics of Reading

updated: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 1:05am
Rachel Freedman

'The Poetics and Politics of Reading: Studies in Honour of University
Professors Linda Hutcheon and J. Edward Chamberlin'

March 19-21, 2009 at The Centre for Comparative Literature, University of
Toronto
Keynote Addresses: Professor Sander L. Gilman (Emory University) and
Professor Emeritus Mario J. Valdés (University of Toronto)

CFP: [Poetry] Commonwealth Poetry

updated: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 12:00pm
Editor

CALL FOR PAPERS:
COMMONWEALTH POETRY: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CRITICAL ESSAYS
[Book; Deadline: 31 December 2008]

Scholarly papers / essays are invited for consideration for publication
in a book on diverse aspects of contemporary Commonwealth Poetry. The
book will be published by a publisher of repute based at Delhi in India.
Each contributor shall get a complimentary copy of the book.
The abstracts of papers or the completed papers must reach the Editor of
the anthology via the email mentioned below. For details, please
contact:

hyphenworld_at_ymail.com.

CFP: [Graduate] Seminar on Interpreting the Shifting Texts of Dickinson and/or Whitman

updated: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 11:50am
Michael Gouin-hart

Call for Papers
Fourteenth Annual ALSC Conference
October 24-26, 2008
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
Philadelphia
Featuring a conversation with Jhumpa Lahiri,
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Interpreter of Maladies (2000)

August 11, 2008

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) invites papers for
its seminar on “Interpreting the Shifting Texts of Dickinson and/or
Whitman,” which is part of this year’s ALSC conference program.

Additional prospective members and current members alike are encouraged to
apply. Please see below for details.

CFP: [Gender Studies] Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal: Mothering in the 21st Century Special Issue

updated: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 3:20am
Elizabeth Callaghan

Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal: Mothering in the 21st Century

Guest Editors: Annalisa Zox-Weaver and Elizabeth Callaghan

Women’s Studies currently seeks submissions for a special issue exploring contemporary
motherhood. The issue will have an interdisciplinary approach, and we therefore encourage
articles that deal with the literary, social, psychological, racial, cultural, and/or legal aspects of
contemporary American motherhood. We are also interested in first-person narratives of
personal experiences in mothering.

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