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J.R.R. Tolkien/C.S. Lewis

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 11:14pm
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

The J.R.R. Tolkien/C.S. Lewis panel of the 2009 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference seeks abstracts of papers (250 words) that address various aspects of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. Discussion of the film versions of Rings and Narnia are welcome. The chair is open to a wide variety of topics and critical approaches. The aim of the panel is to identify and characterize the recent wide acclaim given to both authors as serious thinkers and artists who have gained broad and deep appeal as popular entertainers.

Choices of AV equipment are limited to DVD/VCR/monitor/audio cassette player/carousel and overhead projector/screen.

Women's Literary Careers and Antebellum Fiction, 15 Aug 2009

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 6:58pm
C19 Americanists

I am soliciting abstracts for a panel to be proposed for the inaugural conference of C19: The Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists, to be held 20-23 May 2010 at Pennsylvania State University.

Representation of the Cultural, Political and Natural World in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, Nov 13-14, 2009 (due August 31)

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 6:02pm
University of British Columbia Committee for Medieval Studies

CFP: 38th Annual Medieval Studies Workshop, University of British Columbia

Vancouver, Canada, 13-14 November 2009

Writing the World: Representation of the Cultural, Political and Natural World in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

'What can we know of the world? What quantity of space can our eyes hope to take in between our birth and our death? How many square centimetres of Planet Earth will the soles of our feet have touched?' (Georges Perec, Species of Spaces, p. 78).

'… perceiving that the earth is a form of writing, a geography of which we had forgotten that we ourselves are the authors.' (Georges Perec, Species of Space, p. 79).

GEMCS 2009 Call for Papers

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 4:55pm
Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies

Call for Papers

Early Modern Culture, 1450-1850

The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (GEMCS)

"Tracing Footprints"

October 22-25, 2009

Dallas, Texas

Deadline extended to July 14.

GEMCS was formed in 1993 to promote the study of literature, history, art history, and material culture from the Renaissance to the mid-nineteenth century across disciplinary, geographic, and cultural boundaries.

Gen-X Perspectives on Librarianship

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 4:38pm
Rebecca Tolley-Stokes

Seeking previously unpublished scholarly manuscript contributions for an anthology relating to the "Gen-X experience" from a librarian perspective, or, the "librarian experience" from a Gen-X perspective. Also welcome are critical perspectives of Gen-X librarians and interesting perspectives on Gen-X librarians from non-Gen-Xers.

Transnational Feminisms Conference

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 2:25pm
University of Manchester

Transnational Feminisms Conference
University of Manchester
4-5 December 2009 (with associated activities on 6 December)

Drawing on the impact of postcolonial feminism and its enactments, this conference will examine how women are affected by political systems in a global climate, how feminism translates and moves across borders, and how feminism can be utilised as a methodology for understanding the transnational context.

CFA - OCWeedly Magazine

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 1:23pm
Wonder Linzer / OCWeedly Magazine

OCWeedly is a free publication that provides cannabis connoisseurs in Southern California the most current information on medical cannabis related subjects and cannabis culture. The magazine reflects on the latest fashion, lifestyle, entertainment, with a home grown Southern California edge.  OCWeedly will be distributed at consumer based retail outlets, food chains, wellness centers, and all industry specific markets and events. 

Our Editor are looking for cutting edge articles, hybrid texts, ficiton, poetry, as well as satire, comedy, and current events pieces. Localized Southern California issues, as well as wider geographically represented pieces are welcome.

Deadline is continuous

Pushing Daisies Collection, 9/15/09

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 11:34am
Dr. Alissa Burger

Bryan Fuller's television series 'Pushing Daisies' is visually stunning, with quirky dialogue and captivating characters. It has also - unfortunately - been cancelled. This collection seeks to explore the critical and popular elements of 'Pushing Daisies' and we welcome articles catering to both fans of the show and scholars in the fields of film and television; gender, sexuality and representation; pouplar culture; and cultural studies.

Scritture Migranti (Journal, Univ of Bologna, Italy) Announcing new issue and CALL for next issue

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 10:41am
Scritture Migranti Univ. of Bologna (Italy)

Dear Colleagues and Friends,
We are pleased to announce the second volume of the journal Scritture Migranti of the Department of Italian Studies of the University of Bologna, Italy.
Scritture Migranti is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to the literature of migration, both in Italy and elsewhere.
We accept contributions in Italian as well as in many other languages.
Our web site contains the index of the second volume, a more detailed description of the journal, and information about submitting work for our next issue or purchasing the journal.

The Editorial Board, Scritture Migranti
L'Università degli Studi di Bologna, ITALY


Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 9:19am
Marisa Iglesias & Angel Jimenez/SAMLA

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men. –Alice Walker

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth? –George Bernard Shaw

Recycling Myths, Inventing Nations 14-16 July 2010

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 5:26am
Aberystwyth University


The organisers of Recycling Myths, Inventing Nations would like to invite proposals for panels and papers that explore myth and myth-making in all its guises. The conference will bring together scholars working across creative and critical disciplines, historical periods and theoretical approaches in order to explore the links be-tween story-telling, mythology, histories, identities and ideologies.

Key note speakers include Professor Murray Pittock (University of Glasgow) who will be speaking on the theme "What is a National Culture".