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CFP: [20th] Journals and Collections of Essays

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 6:57am
Prof.G.Balakrishnan_at_sas.upenn.edu,

A bi-annual online literary journal, The Indian Review of World
Literature in English - ISSN: 0974 - 097X (URL www.worldlitonline.net),
published in January and July every year, welcomes submission of articles
on various aspects of World literature in English. Scholarly articles on
individual authors or works are welcome for publication, subject to the
approval of our editorial team. Potential contributors are requested to
confine themselves to the following areas:

1 British literature since 1945

2 American literature since 1945

3 Twentieth century European authors/works in translation

4 Commonwealth Literature

CFP: [Postcolonial] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:53am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [Ethnic] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:52am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:50am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [African-American] Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn (ASA '08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:48am
James Davis

Crossing Flatbush Avenue: Articulating the Space of Caribbean Brooklyn
CFP: ASA 2008

The panel will explore the tensions embedded in transnational and
multicultural Caribbean Brooklyn in the twentieth and twenty-first
centuries. The panel will consider questions about the nature of
racialized and ethnicized urban space, including novelistic and visual
space, and its connection to migration, diaspora, language,
cosmopolitanism, and home.

Please send a one-page abstract and a one-page cv to James Davis at
jcdavis_at_brooklyn.cuny.edu by January 20.

CFP: [American] Critical Approaches to Chris Ware (3/10)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 3:11am
David M. Ball

Call for submissions for _The Cult of Difficulty: Critical Approaches to
the Comics of Chris Ware_, edited by David M. Ball, Dickinson College, and
Martha Kuhlman, Bryant University.

CFP: [American] Asian American Mixed Race (1/24; ALA 5/22-25)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 9:55pm
Christina Mar

The Society for the Study of Mixed Race invites proposals for papers
addressing any aspect of Asian American mixed race for a panel to take
place at the American Literature Association Annual Conference. Papers
may discuss Asian American mixed race as constituted in a variety of
contexts including but not limited to the following: specific ethnic
groups, the broader Asian American community, mainstream American
culture, government policies, scientific theories, etc. Please email a
short proposal to mar.christina_at_gmail.com by Friday, January 24, 2008.

Conference Information:

UPDATE: [20th] Joseph Conrad Society(UK) 2008 Annual International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 9:50pm
Professor Tim Middleton

The Annual International Conference 2008

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2008 Annual International Conference, its 34th,
will be held at Bishop Grosseteste University College in Lincoln from 2-5
July 2008. (Note: The conference will run from mid-day Wednesday through
Saturday morning, and not the usual Thursday through Saturday.)

Preliminary Information about accommodation, both at the College and in
town, and about travel will be posted on the society web site at
http://www.josephconradsociety.org/annual_conference.htm

CFP: [20th] Joseph Conrad Societyâs 2008 Annual International Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 9:49pm
Professor Tim Middleton

The Annual International Conference 2008

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2008 Annual International Conference, its 34th,
will be held at Bishop Grosseteste University College in Lincoln from 2-5
July 2008. (Note: The conference will run from mid-day Wednesday through
Saturday morning, and not the usual Thursday through Saturday.)

Preliminary Information about accommodation, both at the College and in
town, and about travel will be posted on this site by mid-February 2008.

CFP: [Victorian] Joseph Conrad Society (UK): The Annual International Conference 2008

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 9:47pm
Professor Tim Middleton

The Joseph Conrad Society’s 2008 Annual International Conference, its 34th,
will be held at Bishop Grosseteste University College in Lincoln from 2-5
July 2008. (Note: The conference will run from mid-day Wednesday through
Saturday morning, and not the usual Thursday through Saturday.)

Preliminary Information about accommodation, both at the College and in
town, and about travel will be posted on the society web site at
http://www.josephconradsociety.org/annual_conference.htm

Proposals for papers on all aspects of Conrad's life and works are welcome.
The deadline for abstracts is 30 March 2008.

CFP: [Postcolonial] Sri Lanka

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 8:23pm
Nalin Jayasena

This panel seeks papers on any aspect of Sri Lankan society, culture, and
politics for the Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, Wisconsin
scheduled for October 16-18, 2008.

Especially welcome are papers on the following topics:
-The Ethnic conflict
-Cricket
-Sri Lankan domestic workers abroad
-Contemporary Sinhala Cinema and War
-Controversial Filmmakers (Asoka Handagama, Vimukthi Jayasundara, Satyajit
Maitipe, etc.,)
-Sri Lankan War Crimes and the West (the case, for instance, of Raja
Kasturiarachchi)
-Contemporary Fiction written in Tamil, Sinhala, or English

CFP: [General] American Name Society at MLA

updated: 
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 8:22pm
Kemp Williams

Two open sessions at the annual meeting of the Modern Language
Association in San Francisco, 27-30 December 2008. Fields may include
literature, literary theory, philosophy, linguistics, geography,
sociology, history. Panels may be organized on single authors or
subjects. 150-word abstracts by 7 March 2008 to Kemp Williams
(kempw_at_us.ibm.com). Presenters of accepted papers must be members of
both ANS and MLA. MLA membership will be required by 7 April 2008. ANS
membership deadline TBA.

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