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CFP: [Theatre] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

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Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:33am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature
UPDATED LIST
(Deadline 3/10/09)

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

UPDATE: [American] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:22am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

UPDATE: [Collections] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:21am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

UPDATE: [African-American] Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (Deadline 3/10/09)

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 7:19am
Timothy Mark Robinson

Contributors sought for a work tentatively entitled The Encyclopedia of
Slavery and Freedom in American Literature. This book is scheduled to be
published by Facts on File in 2010.

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to provide a comprehensive and accessible
catalog on the subject of slavery in American literature. It will identify
the most important and influential literary works, authors, abolitionists
and historical figures, and it will define and explain various
terminologies and subjects related to American slavery in American
literature.

CFP: [African-American] CFP: ASA: "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:59am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [Gender Studies] CFP: ASA: "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:58am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [African-American] CFP: ASA: "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:58am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [Cultural-Historical] CFP; ASA: "Illness and Disability: Citizenship and Belonging"

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 5:54am
Jennifer James

 
Seeking papers for the American Studies Association's Annual Convention
(November 5-8, 2009, Washington D.C.). Following the convention's
theme, "Practices of Citizenship, Sustainability and Belonging," the
panel is tenatively entitled "Illness and Disability; Citizenship and
Belonging." Some potential topics might include the relationships between
illness and/or disability and the following: citizenship rights;
veterans (esp. Gulf I and II); Katrina victims and survivors; migrant
laborers; immigration; medical migration; alternative sites and
structures of belonging. ASA encourages panels representing multiple
disciplines. Ideally, papers will intersect theories of illness and/or

CFP: [American] Charles Brockden Brown Society at ALA

updated: 
Saturday, December 20, 2008 - 1:45am
Jennifer Desiderio

Charles Brockden Brown Society: Charles Brockden Brown and His Female
Contemporaries
The Charles Brockden Brown Society invites papers on Brown and his female
contemporaries. While Brown’s engagement with European Enlightenment
thinkers and American political philosophy has been well documented, his
interest in female thinkers and authors and his relationship to their
careers are less known. For instance, Brown’s and Susanna Rowson’s
professional careers have interesting similarities that remain relatively
unexplored; they both authored Gothic familial narratives, historical
romances, and sentimental stories of loss and love in the first half of

CFP: [Ethnic] CFP: Asian American Literature and Film

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 10:00pm
Amy Nishimura

3rd Annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference; Honolulu, HI,
May 22-23, 2009

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Panel and individual paper proposals are invited for the Asian American
Culture Area of the 2nd annual Oceanic Popular Culture Association
Conference. Topics and proposals that examine cultural production within
and/or about the Oceanic region are especially welcome. All proposals
will be considered. Possible topics include:

CFP: [20th] Visual & Verbal Intersections

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 7:18pm
Slavica Grujicic

VISUAL AND VERBAL INTERSECTIONS

The aim of this session is to explore the intersection between verbal and
visual languages as expressed in but not limited to literary works in
order to engage in a dialogue on the mutual collaboration between the
word and the image. Possible topics may include ekphrastic writing,
novels that integrate images as part of the narration, iconicity,
photography, futurism, illustrated narratives (graphic novels and comics
included). Word & Image act not only as two kinds of expression but also
as two modes of narration. Different approaches may include image
theories, visual semiotics, cultural studies, literary theory, etc.

CFP: [Poetry] Visual & Verbal Intersections

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 7:17pm
Slavica Grujicic

VISUAL AND VERBAL INTERSECTIONS

The aim of this session is to explore the intersection between verbal and
visual languages as expressed in but not limited to literary works in
order to engage in a dialogue on the mutual collaboration between the
word and the image. Possible topics may include ekphrastic writing,
novels that integrate images as part of the narration, iconicity,
photography, futurism, illustrated narratives (graphic novels and comics
included). Word & Image act not only as two kinds of expression but also
as two modes of narration. Different approaches may include image
theories, visual semiotics, cultural studies, literary theory, etc.

CFP: [General] Visual & Verbal Intersections

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 7:17pm
Slavica Grujicic

VISUAL AND VERBAL INTERSECTIONS

The aim of this session is to explore the intersection between verbal and
visual languages as expressed in but not limited to literary works in
order to engage in a dialogue on the mutual collaboration between the
word and the image. Possible topics may include ekphrastic writing,
novels that integrate images as part of the narration, iconicity,
photography, futurism, illustrated narratives (graphic novels and comics
included). Word & Image act not only as two kinds of expression but also
as two modes of narration. Different approaches may include image
theories, visual semiotics, cultural studies, literary theory, etc.

CFP: [Renaissance] Revisiting the Italian Renaissance

updated: 
Friday, December 19, 2008 - 7:11pm
Slavica Grujicic

REVISITING THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE: CASE STUDIES
This session invites papers revisiting the Italian Renaissance.
Participants may discuss (among other topics) the (dialectical)
relationship between imitation and innovation or tradition and creativity
in Italian Renaissance Literature. Questions of authorship, textuality,
literary borrowings, and influence can be examined along with the issue
of genre as a narrative form. Papers focusing on chivalric romances,
genre debates, "contamination" of genres, and the work of Ariosto are
particularly welcome.

Please send a 200 words abstract by Jan. 2, 2009.

Organizer: Slavica Grujicic, University of Toronto
(slavica.grujicic_at_utoronto.ca)

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