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Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 8:50pm
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass

There is no television show more in the public eye right now than the Fox hit Glee, and as season two begins this month, it's becoming more clear than ever that the show continues to explore contemporary issues impacting teens and society. Essays are needed for a collection on the television show Glee and Teen Culture (under contract from McFarland). This collection will investigate what the show's portrayal of teenagers suggests about teenage culture and society today. General ideas for essay topics includes some of the following:

MELUS 2011 Call for Papers

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 7:33pm
Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States

25th Annual MELUS Conference:
Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Karla Holloway, Shirley Geok-Lin Lim, and Gary Shteyngart

Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies Roundtable -- at NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 4:33pm
NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011

Not Just Another 'F' Word: Reviewing and Renewing Feminist Writing Pedagogies (Roundtable)
This roundtable investigates how the writing classroom informs our understanding of feminism. It seeks papers that address the lived experiences of feminist teachers and the pragmatics of feminist pedagogies.
Papers that invite discussion about how feminist teachers and pedagogies can respond to the changing dynamics of the classroom and/ or the growing diversity of the student body are especially encouraged. Please send 250-300 word abstracts to Christy Wenger at christy.wenger@lehigh.edu. by September 30, 2010.

Gender and History in AMC's Mad Men (San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011)

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 3:35pm
Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association

Natalie Davis suggests, "Our goal is to understand the significance of the sexes, of gender groups in the historical past. Our goal is to discover the range in sex roles and in sexual symbolism in different societies and periods, to find out what meaning they had and how they functioned to maintain the social order or to promote its change."

This panel seeks papers that explore how characters react to and engage with the watershed moments in American and World history portrayed in the series. Sample issues include:

"Peace Matters at CEA" March 31-April 2, 2011

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 3:30pm
College English Association

"Peace Matters" at CEA

For over twelve years, CEA members concerned with promoting peace through teaching and learning have gathered to share the results of our research and reflection. This year, we are please to ponder how the "wheel of fortune" influences peace. Papers and panels may deal with the fortunes (and misfortunes) of war and peace, the price--and rewards--of peace, and related topics. We invite anyone interested to explore with us the belief that "there is no way to peace; peace is the way."

Submissions: August 15-November 1, 2010.

Please see the submission instructions at http://cea-web.org/

Authority and Uncertainty in Poetic Language and Practice

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 10:50am
NeMLA, 4/7-4/10/11--Deadline Sept. 30, 2010

Authority and Uncertainty in Poetic Language and Practice

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Authority and Uncertainty in Poetic Language and Practice
Abstracts due September 30, 2010

Book History at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011).

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 9:44am
College English Association

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
The Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701; (727) 894-5000

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 42nd annual conference.

Book History and Textual Criticism invites proposals for presentations on book history, bibliography, textual criticism, readership, authorship, print culture, and book history pedagogy.

Transatlantic Literature at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 9:41am
College English Association

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
The Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701; (727) 894-5000

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 42nd annual conference.

CFP: PANEL ON POSTCOLONIAL PERSPECTIVES AFTER AUSCHWITZ

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 8:29am
Ulrike Hamann/ Frankfurt Research Center for Postcolonial Studies

Postcolonial Perspectives after Auschwitz
Panel Convenors: Ulrike Hamann/Cigdem Inan

Within the FRCPS Graduate Conference "Colonial Legacies, Postcolonial Contestations: Decolonizing the Social Sciences and the Humanities" from 16–18 June 2011 we will host a panel on Postcolonial Perspectives after Auschwitz.

CFP: Creative Writing - the UK's 14th Annual Great Writing Conference (12/1/10 - 6/18/11-7/19/11)

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 7:35am
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

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Call for Papers

Great Writing 2011

The 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

Critical or creative presentations are invited for this, the 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference, 18th – 19th June 2011.

To be held at one of the UK's great universities and great locations: Imperial College London, South Kensington, a cultural centre for the arts, sciences, music and museums, close to Royal Albert Hall and right next to the wonderful National History Museum.

SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY "EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH"

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 6:52am
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460 Karbi Anglog, India

IN VIEW OF HEAVY DEMAND AND DEEP INTEREST OF THE CONTRIBUTORS, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED TO BRING OUT THE SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY "EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH".

The term 'North-East' is a form of geographical, linguistic and ethnic stereotyping that clubs together eight disparate, often misunderstood sister states comprising of Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Manipur, Mizoram, and Sikkim, that happen to lie in the Northeastern periphery of the Indian union. The body of works by English-language writers from this region refers to the North-East Indian Writings in English.

Empire Studies

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Monday, September 20, 2010 - 4:48am
Journal of Empire Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Journal of Empire Studies

Deadline for Spring 2011 submissions: November 15, 2011
Deadline for Summer 2011 submissions: March 15, 2011

A new scholarly journal on global studies, The Journal of Empire Studies, is looking for articles on topics within the broad range of empire studies. Of particular interest are examinations of specific subjects comparing eastern and western empires.

Please visit the beta web site:

http://www.iflair.biz/jes/

Inquiries can be directed to Tom Durwood, Valley Forge Military College, tbird3080@aol.com

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