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[UPDATE]: Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2010

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 1:08pm
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals on any aspect of the author's life and work for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals for papers examining any aspect of Fitzgerald's life and work that provides fresh insights.

Send abstract to Maggie Gordon Froehlich at mgf10@psu.edu by January 21, 2010. Please indicate any AV equipment needs.

Further call for papers: Afterlives: Survival and Revival, 2-5 September 2010, Stellenbosch. Deadline 31 January 2010

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 9:56am
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Afterlives: Survival and Revival
SASMARS 2010, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010
We are pleased to announce that the 20th Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society of Medieval and Renaissance Studies will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, on 2-5 September 2010.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alexandra F. Johnston, Ph.D., FRSC, Past President of the Academy of the Royal Society of Canada.

Call for Papers to epiphany, a refereed international journal of literature and social sciences

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 9:55am
epiphany/International University of Sarajevo

epiphany
Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International University of Sarajevo
ISSN 1840-3719

CALL FOR PAPERS

epiphany is a refereed online academic journal edited at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in the International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, devoted to publishing articles related to the fields of English Literature, Political Science, Psychology, and Visual Arts. Indexed in DOAJ, epiphany publishes bi-yearly authentic articles that promise to contribute to the study of these disciplines.

Rape in crime fiction March 26 2010

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 9:42am
Dr. Berit Astrom, Dept. of Language Studies, Umea University, Sweden

Rape in Crime Fiction – Call for Papers

Katarina Gregersdotter and Berit Åström of Umeå University in Sweden and Tanya Horeck of Anglia Ruskin University in the UK invite contributions for a collection of essays, which will discuss and theorise the various roles that rape plays in contemporary Scandinavian and Anglophone crime fiction.

Writings of Intimacy in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries, 10th - 12th Sept, 2010

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 8:37am
Dept. of English and Drama, Loughborough University, UK

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Adam Phillips (UK)
Professor Leo Bersani (USA)

This conference seeks to explore the significance of intimacy in and for the writings of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Our most intimate relationships are those which can powerfully define and nurture us, hurt and grieve us. Yet intimacy is not necessarily confined to those we know well: it is possible between strangers. and is not always conditional upon a personal relationship existing between the subjects involved. There are, indeed, intimate ways of behaving towards others which involve acts of violence, such as torture and rape.

"Green Thoughts in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds"; EES Journal Submission Feb.15, 2010

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Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 7:59am
Early English Studies Journal

Early English Studies Journal is accepting articles that are concerned with any aspect of medieval or early modern green/environmental topics for the 2010 issue, "Green Thoughts in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds." We welcome articles between 20 and 30 pages (including notes) that interrogate ecological or environmental questions that arise in literary and historical texts approximately between the years 1400 and 1700.

Bringing the "Outsider" of Age Into the Classroom, Abstract Deadline 2/15/10, Conference=NWSA, Nov. 11-14, 2010

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 9:09pm
National Women's Studies Association (Denver, CO, Nov. 11-14, 2010), http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php

Bringing the "Outsider" of Age into the Women's Studies Classroom

National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Denver, CO
November 11-14, 2010
For more conference details, see http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php

Abstract deadline: February 15, 2010

Digital Romanticisms, 22-23 May 2010, U of Tokyo

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 7:48pm
Steve Clark, University of Tokyo

DIGITAL ROMANTICISMS

Conference at Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo, May 22-23 2010

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 6:05pm
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

Currently accepting submissions: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions. JMMS seeks to be as inclusive as possible in its area of inquiry. Papers address the full spectrum of masculinities and sexualities, particularly those which are seldom heard. Similarly, JMMS addresses not only monotheistic religions and spiritualities but also Eastern, indigenous, new religious movements and other spiritualities which resist categorization. JMMS papers address historical and contemporary phenomena as well as speculative essays about future spiritualities.

Food Writings in American Literature--MLA 2011--Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 4:48pm
Julia Ehrhardt

This is a special session for the 2011 MLA: Food Writings in American Fiction. Session explores literary connections and linkages between food writings such as cookbooks, recipe compilations, diet guides, etc. and American fiction. How have American authors incorporated contemporaneous food writings into their fiction? How are the generic conventions of food writing evident in works of American literature? Are there trademark stylistic and thematic emphases in food writing by American fiction writers? Papers may cover all periods but should treat specific authors and/or works.

The President's Ghost: A Hauntology of Democracy. MLA 2011 (Los Angeles 1/6-9)

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Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 4:25pm
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)

Presidents of the United States and presidential candidates have a long history of "writing" autobiographies which skillfully enact and construct a piece of political theater. The public's complicity in desiring a "war hero" president enables such posturing. However, the political performance ultimately becomes restrictive and the public becomes confused when the president or candidate betrays expectations. The politician's desire to manipulate inauthentic portrayals is itself subject to contradiction.

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