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CFP: [International] Mapping the World: Migration and Border-crossing

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 6:55pm
I-chun Wang

Call for papers: 2009 International Conference at the Center for the Humanities and Social
Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, "Mapping the World: Migration and Border-crossing,
17-18 October 2009. Migration is one of the most relevant phenomena of contemporary times
and thus a prominent topic of research in the humanities and the social sciences in recent years.
Migration is a result among other reasons of political persecution, economical pressures, or the
pursuit of opportunities. The inquiry into aspects of migration is to study the history of human
experiences from a variety of perspectives such as ethnicity, race, nation, and society. Topics of

CFP: [International] 19th ICLA Congress:

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 6:54pm
Steven Totosy de Zepetnek

Abstracts of papers are invited for presentation at the 19th triennial congress of the
International Association of Comparative literature / Association Internationale de Litterature
Comparee http://icla2010.org held at Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea, 15-21 August 2010.
Session II Locating Culture in the Hypertextual Age: "Comparative Cultural Studies and
Interculturalism in the Age of the Digital Turn." Following the postulates of comparative cultural
studies (Totosy de Zepetnek 1999-), acts and processes of production, distribution, reception,
and transference of cultural objects form the symbolic structure(s) of cultural phenomena

CFP: [General] States of Crisis - Graduate Conference

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 6:08pm
Daniel V. Donatacci

Friday, 9 October 2009
Brandeis University
Department of English and American Literature
Seventh Annual Graduate Conference

“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush
stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware
of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.” -- John F. Kennedy

UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Dads in Academia

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 4:29pm
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Reynolds

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower
invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative
nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and
an academic. Much recent discussion about the juxtaposition of parenthood
and the academy has focused on the difficulties that female professors
face when they choose to become mothers. Books like Mama, PhD: Women Write
about Motherhood and Academic Life, edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena
Evans, depict the oftentimes bleak prospects of merging the two
endeavors. This collection welcomes the masculine voice into this lively

UPDATE: [Professional] Dads in Academia

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 4:29pm
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Reynolds

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower
invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative
nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and
an academic. Much recent discussion about the juxtaposition of parenthood
and the academy has focused on the difficulties that female professors
face when they choose to become mothers. Books like Mama, PhD: Women Write
about Motherhood and Academic Life, edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena
Evans, depict the oftentimes bleak prospects of merging the two
endeavors. This collection welcomes the masculine voice into this lively

UPDATE: [Collections] Dads in Academia

updated: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 4:29pm
Mary Ruth Marotte and Paige Reynolds

The editors of Dads in Academia: Male Voices In and Out of the Ivory Tower
invite contributions for an interdisciplinary collection of creative
nonfiction essays on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and
an academic. Much recent discussion about the juxtaposition of parenthood
and the academy has focused on the difficulties that female professors
face when they choose to become mothers. Books like Mama, PhD: Women Write
about Motherhood and Academic Life, edited by Caroline Grant and Elrena
Evans, depict the oftentimes bleak prospects of merging the two
endeavors. This collection welcomes the masculine voice into this lively

UPDATE: [International] The Politics of Space and Place

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 12:56pm
Nicola Clewer

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

4th International Interdisciplinary Conference
The Politics of Space and Place
Wednesday 16 â€" Friday 18 September 2009

Keynote speaker: Ilan Pappe, University of Exeter, UK

Having now accepted about 60 proposals in response to our first call for papers we would
particularly welcome contributions in the following areas, while nevertheless not excluding
others:
• political and philosophical aspects of space and place
• sexual space and place
• space, place and globalisation
• current affairs

Final Call for Papers

CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Popular Novelists 1860-1900

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:21am
Dr Greta Depledge

CALL FOR PAPERS

Victorian Popular Novelists 1860-1900
10-12 September 2009
at the Institute for English Studies, Senate House, University of London.
Supported by the Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies, Birkbeck College

CFP: [Postcolonial] Slavery in Barbados Lecture Series

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 9:09pm
Carmel Haynes

The Department of History and Philosophy at the University of the West
Indies (UWI), Cave Hill, and The Barbados Museum and Historical Society
(BMHS) have launched their 10-part lecture series “Slavery in Barbados”.

The second lecture will be delivered by UWI doctoral candidate and acting
director of the Commission for Pan-African Affairs Deryck Murray, on the
“Origins of the Enslaved” on February 17, 2009 at 8 p.m. at ‘Solidarity
House’, the Barbados Workers Union headquarters in Harmony Hall, St Michael.

UPDATE: [Film] MLA 2009 Eric Rohmer Special Session

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 8:33pm
Leah Anderst

MLA Proposed Special Session: Eric Rohmer: The Moral Tales.

I am seeking 20-minute papers that address any aspect of the films that
make up Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales for an MLA special session proposal.
(Philadelphia, December 2009). Send 250-word abstracts and a brief vitae
by 1 March to Leah Anderst (leah.anderst_at_gmail.com). Notification of
acceptance will be made by 20 March. Accepted panelists must be MLA
members by 7 April (www.mla.org).

The MLA's description of Special Sessions:

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