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Pre-1700 English Literature (3/30/09; PAMLA, 11/6/09-11/7/09)

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Monday, March 16, 2009 - 12:32am
Hilda Ma / Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Annual Conference
Session Topic: English Literature (pre-1700)
November 6-7, 2009
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, California

Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009

Paper proposals sought for a panel on Pre-1700 English Literature.
Proposals on any topic within the field are encouraged.

Please submit a 500 word proposal and 50 word abstract through the online proposal submission form: http://pamla.org/2009/proposals

Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture - Call for Papers, Deadline: April 1, 2009

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Sunday, March 15, 2009 - 9:51pm
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

We are pleased to announce an open call for submissions to the second issue of Shift, set to be launched 01 October 2009. Shift welcomes academic papers, as well as exhibition and book reviews, dealing with visual and material culture from graduate students in any discipline in the humanities. Papers may address a full range of topics and historical periods. Topics may include, but are not limited to, art and propaganda, patronage, gender and identity, spirituality and art, nationalisms and regionalisms, modernism and modernity, performance art, photography and film, perspectives in theory, methodology, and historiography, collection and representation, art and technology.

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology

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Sunday, March 15, 2009 - 4:02pm
Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.

Call For Contributors: Black Southern Lesbian Culture & Politics Anthology; Abstracts due by May 15, 2009. Co-Editors: Marlon Moore, M.A. and L.H. Stallings, Ph.D.

Include your name, mailing address, email address, and a bio that includes your racial and geographical background WITHIN your piece, as submissions will be separated from emails to be read. Submit your work by email, as an attachment in MS word to:
Lmonda@juno.com and marlonRmoore@gmail.com

D. H. Lawrence Review--Articles Needed

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Sunday, March 15, 2009 - 2:00pm
D. H. Lawrence Review

The D. H. Lawrence Review is actively soliciting articles for its next issue. Topics may be related directly to Lawrence or to his period, contemporary writers and individuals close to Lawrence, writers who have been influenced by him, or other topics of interest to Lawrence scholars. Papers on the teaching of Lawrence are also welcome. Each article submitted is double blind peer reviewed by two readers. The journal's website is .

Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English:The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; October 16-17 2009

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Sunday, March 15, 2009 - 1:47pm
University of Illinois @ Springfield

According to Terry Eagleton, English as a discipline was installed in England's universities to take up the slack when, in the 19-century, religion stopped providing the ideological glue required for social cohesion. Today there are increasing signs that, with its traditional emphasis on literature, English is going the way of religion as an agent of cohesion and unity. The question, not only of the future of English, but of the humanities as well, looms large.

Special Issue: "Sex and Sacredness" in Ecumenica Journal (4/20/09)

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Sunday, March 15, 2009 - 1:30pm
Carolyn Roark, Ecumenica

Ecumenica, a journal of theatre and performance, seeks submissions for our next special issue, tentatively titled "Sex and Sacredness," scheduled for publication in Spring 2010. It will be guest edited by Prof. John Fletcher.

The Translator as Writer, 7 November 2009

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Sunday, March 15, 2009 - 12:10pm
University of Portsmouth

Keynote speakers: Neil Bartlett (author, director and translator)
Jody Byrne (author, Technical Translation)

When we think of translation skills we tend to think first of linguistic expertise, then perhaps of subject expertise (e.g. telecommunications, music, medicine, law). It is too often forgotten that central to the translator's skill set is the ability to write. This conference will explore the interfaces between subject expertise, writing and translation. These might include but are not limited to: