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CFP: [Film] ICFA-30: Call for Papers

Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 3:35am
Graham J. Murphy

The 30th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Time and the Fantastic

CFP: [20th] ICFA-30 Call for Papers

Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 3:35am
Graham J. Murphy

The 30th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
Time and the Fantastic

CFP: [Poetry] reviews of poetry and poetry-related books

Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 2:16am
Steven Schroeder

The virtual artists collective reading room features reviews of new and recent poetry collections as
well as poetry-related books, performances, and recordings.

If you are interested in writing a review, contact vacteampoetry_at_earthlink.net Please indicate the
title you'd like to review and briefly outline your qualifications.

For more information -- and a growing list of reviews -- visit http://vacpoetry.org/readingroom

CFP: [20th] Locating the Coterie: Writersâ Circles and their Cities

Saturday, August 9, 2008 - 7:27pm
Pamela J. Francis

Locating the Coterie: Writers’ Circles and their Cities
The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
                                  Louisville, KY | 19-21 February 2009

While Paris stands as the urban icon of the literary and artistic world in
the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, many other cities have
served as a locus for writers and artists, who by common attitudes towards
their art, by the virtue of proximity, or by forces such as war and empire,
have settled in a particular city. For instance,

UPDATE: [American] CFP UPDATE PCA New Orleans

Friday, August 8, 2008 - 11:58pm
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
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: [American] CFP: Making Race in Modern America (9/15/08; NEMLA, 2/26/09-3/1/09)

Friday, August 8, 2008 - 3:37pm
Matthew Lessig

Call for Papers

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26- March 1, 2009
Boston, MA

Making Race in Modern America

Characterized by economic and political upheaval, massive demographic
movements, an expanding American empire, competing definitions of race, and
nativist fears of mongrelization, the early decades of the twentieth
century represent a critical period in the history of American racial
formations. This panel invites papers that examine how literary, popular,
filmic, or other visual texts participate in developments in American
racial discourse during the period between the World Wars.

CFP: [18th] Holy Sites, Sights and Cites (ASECS 3/26-29/09; Deadline: 9/25/09)

Friday, August 8, 2008 - 3:31pm
Michael Rotenberg-Schwartz

Papers are sought on eighteenth-century conceptions of sacred space for a
panel at ASECS 2009.

Of particular interest are assessments of or participation in pilgrimages,
proto-sociological, philosophical or historical readings of sacredness, the
relationship between seeing and believing, and the use of previous
authorities in descriptions of sacred space in the literary, visual, or
musical arts.

Interdisciplinary and non-Anglo approaches are welcome. Please e-mail
one-page proposals for 20-minute papers to mjs205_at_nyu.edu. The deadline is
September 25th.

CFP: [Computing-Internet] Media in Transtion 6:

Friday, August 8, 2008 - 2:39pm
Brad Seawell

MIT Comparative Media Studies and the MIT Communications Forum are now
evaluating proposals for the sixth Media in transition conference to be
held at MIT April 24-26, 2009. Abstracts, full papers and panel proposals
will be evaluated on a rolling basis until Jan. 9, 2009:

CFP: [International] The Brontes in Context (II) (11/14-15/08)

Friday, August 8, 2008 - 10:42am
Bronte Conference

The Brontes in Context (II): The Professor, Agnes Grey, The Tenant of
Wildfell Hall
14-15 November 2008,
Centre for Literary Studies; Institute for Social, Cultural and Policy
Research, University of Salford (UK)

Meant as a follow-up to the very successful first “The Brontes in
Context” conference, this conference aims to re-read The Professor, Agnes
Grey, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall,as well as contextualise the novels
in the light of historically informed research of contexts.

UPDATE: [General] Deadline Extended- Underground

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 10:20pm
Anick Boyd

The deadline has been extended two weeks for abstract submissions. The
new and final deadline for submissions will be September 1, 2008.