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Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 9:23pm
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California

Proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions, round tables, or individual fifteen to twenty-minute presentations on the interface between literary studies and Christianity. Special consideration will be given to papers relating to the conference theme, "transformative journeys."

Contribute a chapter to "The Hero's Quest"

Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 8:43pm
Bernard Schweizer

Seeking essays for an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest." The volume will be part of Salem Press' and EBSCO's Critical Insights series, a literary criticism series designed to introduce high school and undergraduate students to commonly studied works, authors, and literary themes.

Dreaming of Babylon: The Work of Richard Brautigan

Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 1:42pm
Jill E. Anderson

Seeking papers to fill out an MLA 2012 panel proposal.

This panel seeks to recover the work of novelist and poet Richard Brautigan. His often experimental style took on a range of subjects, and as yet, his work is largely unexplored. His work is ripe for any number of readings: ecocritical, queer/gender studies, postmodern, poststructuralist, meta-criticism, historical, noir/crime, etc. etc. Papers exploring ANY aspect of Richard Brautigan's works--poetry or prose to be sent by March 1, 2011 to Jill E. Anderson.

Modernism in the Magazines for Modernist Studies Association 13 (Proposal deadline March 31, 2011)

Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 11:30am
Caroline Maun / Wayne State University

This is a proposed panel for the 2012 Modernist Studies Association convention in Buffalo. Please send abstracts of papers that indicate how Robert Scholes' 2010 book Modernism in the Magazines: An Introduction, the Modernist Journals Project, and the increasing digital availability of modernist little magazines have changed your approaches to teaching the period and/or your scholarship of the period.

Call for Applications for the Position of Editorial Assistant(s) to JVC Online

Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 10:14am
Lisa Hager

Journal of Victorian Culture
Editorial Assistant(s) and Postgraduate Publication Opportunities

The Editorial Board of the Journal of Victorian Culture (JVC) is pleased to invite applications from doctoral or recent postdoctoral researchers in the field of Victorian Studies for the position of Editorial Assistant(s) to the JVC Online.

The Editorial Assistants will play a significant role in editing and developing content for the newly-launched JVC Online, which provides a stimulating forum for news, reviews, and short articles complementing our highly-regarded journal issues.

The 65th RMMLA Convention, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 6-8, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 1:24am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

The 65th Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention will be held from October 6-8, 2011, at the Chaparral Suites Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona. The RMMLA is a regional subsidiary of the Modern Language Association (MLA).

Call for papers
Deadline: March 15, 2011

The session "Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean" at the 65th Annual Convention of the RMMLA is devoted to Francophone Literatures, Cultures, and Film of Africa and the Caribbean.

Chair: Dr. Benjamin Ngong
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013-2896
Tel.: 717-245-1738
E-mail: ngongb@dickinson.edu

Topics include but are not limited to: