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CFP: [Collections] Shakespeare scholars; criticism/guides for HS/college students (mss. due late 09; book)

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 8:03pm
Doug Sanders

Facts on File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking specialists to produce a variety of Shakespeare-
related book-length manuscripts following established series guidelines.
Prospective authors should be familiar with the less commonly studied
plays (in particular the romances and histories) and/or the history and
development of Shakespeare criticism from the seventeenth century to the
present day. The author must have a PhD, extensive knowledge of
Shakespeare’s life and works, and an ability to write clearly and
succinctly for students in both high school and college. Manuscripts would
be due in late 2009. If qualified and interested, please send a cover

CFP: [Professional] SCCC Creative Writing Festival

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:43pm
SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee

The English Department at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island
will be holding its Second Annual Creative Writing Festival April 25th,
2009. The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short
story writers, dramatists, creative non-fiction writers, and creative
writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions,
readings, and events. Some of last year's participants included Brock
Clarke, Judy Baumel, Josh Gidding, Victor LaValle, Lawrence Epstein, and
Julie Sheehan. This year, the Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks
proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the
following nature:

CFP: [Poetry] SCCC Creative Writing Festival

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:36pm
SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee

The English Department at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island
will be holding its Second Annual Creative Writing Festival April 25th,
2009. The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short
story writers, dramatists, creative non-fiction writers, and creative
writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions,
readings, and events. Some of last year's participants included Brock
Clarke, Judy Baumel, Josh Gidding, Victor LaValle, Lawrence Epstein, and
Julie Sheehan. This year, the Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks
proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the
following nature:

CFP: [International] The Politics of Space and Place

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 9:31am
Nicola Clewer

Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics, University of Brighton, UK

Fourth International Interdisciplinary Conference: The politics of Space and Place

16 - 18 September 2009

Keynote speaker: Ilan Pappe, University of Exeter, UK
 

CFP: [American] CFP: open panel on Charles Johnson (ALA '09)

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:22am
John Whalen-Bridge

The Charles Johnson Society will host an open panel at the American
Literature Association convention in Boston. We will have one panel on
Charles Johnson and politics, and the second panel topic is wide open. Send
abstracts to John Whalen-Bridge by January 19th (MLK Day) at
ellwbj-at-nus.edu.sg.

American Literature Association, 20th Annual Conference
Dates: May 21-24, 2009
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

CFP: [American] CFP: open panel on Charles Johnson (ALA '09)

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 5:18am
John Whalen-Bridge

The Charles Johnson Society will host an open panel at the American
Literature Association convention in Boston. We will have one panel on
Charles Johnson and politics, and the second panel topic is wide open. Send
abstracts to John Whalen-Bridge by January 19th (MLK Day) at
ellwbj-at-nus.edu.sg.

American Literature Association, 20th Annual Conference
Dates: May 21-24, 2009
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/

UPDATE: [General] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (1/2/09)

updated: 
Monday, December 29, 2008 - 4:19am
paul petrovic

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).