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The Nursery Door Opened: Re-imagining Childhood (SEASECS 2010; deadline October 8)

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 10:22am
Phyllis Thompson/East Tennessee State University

The Nursery Door Opened: Re-imagining Childhood
(SEASECS 2010)

This panel invites papers that explore children's texts as a vehicle for the re-conceptualization of the child and childhood during the long Eighteenth Century. In addition to papers that consider specific children's books, we would also encourage those that examine illustrations, toys, and/or games for children. Please submit 250-300 word abstracts by October 8, 2009, to Phyllis Thompson at thompsop@etsu.edu .

The Soap Opera area of the Popular Culture Association March 31-April 3, 2010

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 10:13am
Joint Meeting of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association

Soap Opera

Call for Papers

The Soap Opera area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking paper submissions and abstracts for the joint meeting of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri March 31 – April 3, 2010.

Proposals and papers addressing all aspects of this important cultural form from a variety of perspectives -- historical, critical, economic, cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, among others -- are welcome.

Please submit papers and/or abstracts of 250 words (electronic file preferred) by December 15, 2009 to:

The Beat Goes On: The Music of American Literature, History, and Culture (Nov. 12-14) Deadline Sept. 20

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 9:04am
American Studies Association of Texas

We are looking for scholarly essays, nonfiction, essays, or creative works that explore the rhythm and beat of literature, history, and culture. What is the influence of rock and roll on literary production? How does culture come alive through music? How do we teach a generation used to picking and choosing music for an IPod?

While the conference theme is noted above, we will consider all topics related to American Studies.

The conference will be held in San Angelo, TX Nov. 12-14. For more information, contact John Wegner (john.wegner@angelo.edu) or Terry Dalrymple (terry.dalrymple@angelo.edu).

Ometeca Journal seeks essays on eco-critical approaches to Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literatures.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 8:54am
Ometeca Journal, peer reviewed journal published by the Ometeca Institute.

The Ometeca Journal is a peer reviewed journal devoted to the studies of the relationship between the humanities and science. Ometeca a word from the Nahuatl meaning two in one. Please submit electronic copy ofessays on eco-critical approaches to Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literatures, MLA style, no footnotes or endnotes,by Jan. 6, 2010, to Beatriz Rivera-Barnes,bur3@psu.edu, guest editor, Associate Professor, Arts & Humanities, Penn State University. May visit the journal's website at www.ometeca.org.

[UPDATE] New deadline Theories and Forms of Allegory from Middle Age to Modernity international conference Contributors needed!

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 7:56am
Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici - Università di Trento

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Lʼallegoria: teorie e forme tra medioevo e modernità
Per comprendere la letteratura occidentale quello di allegoria è un concetto cardine, si
tratti di testi medievali, dove lʼallegoria era istituzionalizzata nel sistema dei quattro livelli
ermeneutici del testo (letterale, morale, allegorico e anagogico), oppure di testi moderni
che spesso sono stati letti, almeno dalla lezione di Walter Benjamin in avanti, come testi
allegorici.
Tra le due fasi, medioevale e moderna, cʼè uno scarto forte nella sistemazione teorica
dellʼallegoria. Se nel medioevo essa era rigidamente codificata, sia che la si consideri

British Association for American Studies Conference, April 8-11 2010

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 7:40am
British Association for American Studies

The fifty-fifth British Association for American Studies Conference will be held at the School of American Studies, University of East Anglia from 8-11 April 2010. There is no overarching theme for the conference, and papers and panel proposals are welcomed on any subject related to the United States of America and early America. The conference will feature papers from a wide range of disciplines and play host to an international collection of scholars from across the spectrum of the research community, from postgraduates to senior scholars. Interdisciplinarity is very welcome, and we are also happy to accept proposals for roundtable discussions, poster sessions, or other innovative panel ideas that we can incorporate into the conference schedule.

MP Journal: seeking submission for Winter 09 issue on Women and Families

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 - 7:14am
MPJournal: an Online Feminist Journal, www.academinist.org/mp

Women and Families: MP Journal is seeking academic papers, book reviews and other well written inquiries on the subject of women and families. Some possible topics may include: mothers and daughters, stereotypes of mothers in culture and/or literature, women and children, child welfare as it relates to feminism, marriage (same sex or opposite sex), women and careers vs. family responsibilities, sibling relationships, women and their fathers, women who choose not to have children, family planning, or any other subject that interrogates women's relationship to family. Submissions may be in any accepted academic format such as MLA, APA, Legal Bluebook, Chicago Style but must be consistent throughout and thoroughly and carefully edited.

Call for Papers: Medieval Literature at CEA 2010, San Antonio, March 25-27

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 8:30pm
College English Association

Call for Papers, Medieval Literature at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Medieval Literature for our 41st annual conference.

Intentionality and Poetics (MLA 3/1/09; 1/6-9/11)

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 6:23pm
Dr. Patrick F. Durgin / School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Long discredited as an evaluative criterion, intentionality continues to be explored as a critical value, especially in avant-garde poetics from mid-20th century. Papers looking toward a poetics of critical values that includes intention, distinctions between "desire" or "motivation" and intention as theoretical constructs, and various attempts to circumvent intention in praxis welcomed for this special session proposal for the Modern Language Association's 126th annual convention in 2011, to be held in Los Angeles.

Send a paper abstract and short CV, together totaling no more than two pages, in line text via email (no attachments, please), by March 1st, 2010.

Academic Leadership During the "Big" Squeeze: The Budget Vice (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 6:08pm
College English Associatiion

Call for Papers, Academic Leadership During the "Big" Squeeze: The Budget Vice (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010); a Special Topics panel at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Academic Leadership During the "Big" Squeeze: The Budget Vice our 41st annual conference.

Academic Administrative Leadership: Open Topic (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 6:05pm
College English Associatiion

Call for Papers, Academic Administrative Leadership: Open Topic (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010); A Special Topics panel at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Academic Administrative Leadership: Open Topic our 41st annual conference.
Your paper proposal for this panel can be on any aspect of or issues around the topic of academic leadership as it relates to English, Literature, Humanities, and/or Writing departments in any capacity (Department Chair, Program Director, Administrator of a Center, etc.).

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