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CFP: Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Masha C Mimran (mmimran_at_Princeton.EDU)

CALL FOR PAPERS

�Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death�

Panel for the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting 2006: �The Human and its Others,� Princeton University, Princeton NJ, March 23-26, 2006

Deadline for paper proposals: November 30, 2005

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006 ACLA Conference: �Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death.�

Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death

CFP: Rebecca West (1/31/06; collection)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
DAVID MALCOLM

REBECCA WEST'S FICTION AND NON-FICTION. Essays are sought for a
collection on Rebecca West's fiction and non-fiction. They are to be
published as a third volume of studies of underrated British and Irish
novelists, edited by Gill Davies, David Malcolm and John Simons. A
volume on Ronald Firbank's fiction was published by The Edwin Mellen
Press in 2004 (ISBN: 0-7734-6555-3); one on Sylvia Townsend Warner's
writing is due for publication by Mellen in 2006. Essays should be
approximately 5000 words long and may be on any aspect of West's
writing. Please send abstracts of proposed essays (500 words) with a
brief professional cv by e-mail to David Malcolm, Professor of English

CFP: Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Masha C Mimran (mmimran_at_Princeton.EDU)

CALL FOR PAPERS

�Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death�

Panel for the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting 2006: �The Human and its Others,� Princeton University, Princeton NJ, March 23-26, 2006

Deadline for paper proposals: November 30, 2005

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006 ACLA Conference: �Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death.�

Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death

CFP: Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Masha C Mimran (mmimran_at_Princeton.EDU)

CALL FOR PAPERS

�Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death�

Panel for the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting 2006: �The Human and its Others,� Princeton University, Princeton NJ, March 23-26, 2006

Deadline for paper proposals: November 30, 2005

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006 ACLA Conference: �Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death.�

Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death

CFP: ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance (ongoing; journal)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Jana Argersinger

The editors of ESQ: A JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE are now
considering new essays for possible publication in late 2006 and 2007
issues. We invite submission of original articles and notes on
nineteenth-century American literature, welcome work grounded in a
wide range of theoretical and critical perspectives, and encourage
inquiries proposing submissions and projects. Essays will be reviewed
thoughtfully and promptly.

Electronic submissions, in Rich Text or Microsoft Word format, are
preferred; send to argerj_at_mail.wsu.edu.

CFP: ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Jana Argersinger

The editors of ESQ: A JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE are now
considering new essays for possible publication in late 2006 and 2007
issues. We invite submission of original articles and notes on
nineteenth-century American literature, welcome work grounded in a
wide range of theoretical and critical perspectives, and encourage
inquiries proposing submissions and projects. Essays will be reviewed
thoughtfully and promptly.

Electronic submissions, in Rich Text or Microsoft Word format, are
preferred; send to argerj_at_mail.wsu.edu.

CFP: Re/Valuing the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Gisela Brinker-Gabler

ACLA 2006, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 23 - 26 MARCH, 2006

Re/Valuing the =93Human=94

Animal Symbolicum =97 Homo Sapiens=96 Barbarian =97 Human =97 Woman =97 =
Overman =20
=97 Counter-Human =97 Fellow-Human =97 Inhuman =97 Subhuman =97 =
Being-There =97 =20
Being-With =97 Human Rights =97 Bare Life =97 Singularity =97 Immanent =97=
 =20
Silence =96

=93The =93I=94 is a placeholder for the human voice.=94

This list, which could be expanded, testifies to the struggle we face =20=

as we try to assert ourselves in and through language. We find words =20
for ourselves or for others. And we act on those words. Therefore, we =20=

CFP: Re/Valuing the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Gisela Brinker-Gabler

ACLA 2006, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 23 - 26 MARCH, 2006

Re/Valuing the =93Human=94

Animal Symbolicum =97 Homo Sapiens=96 Barbarian =97 Human =97 Woman =97 =
Overman =20
=97 Counter-Human =97 Fellow-Human =97 Inhuman =97 Subhuman =97 =
Being-There =97 =20
Being-With =97 Human Rights =97 Bare Life =97 Singularity =97 Immanent =97=
 =20
Silence =96

=93The =93I=94 is a placeholder for the human voice.=94

This list, which could be expanded, testifies to the struggle we face =20=

as we try to assert ourselves in and through language. We find words =20
for ourselves or for others. And we act on those words. Therefore, we =20=

CFP: Teaching Grammar (12/15/05; CCCC, 3/22/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Milissa Riggs

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
COLLEGE COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION CONFERENCE
Chicago, IL March 22-25
 
Panel: Building Community Through Grammar Instruction
Deadline for all proposals: December 15, 2005.
 
As panel chair for "Building Community Through Grammar Instruction," I am interested in receiving proposals for individual presentations which address new approaches to teaching grammar.
 
Proposals should include the following:
name
institutional affiliation (if applicable)
mailing address (include zip code)
phone number and E-mail address
title of the proposed presentation
abstract of no more than 500 words
a-v equipment needs, if any
special needs, if any
 

CFP: Richard Wright Circle (12/16/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
James Miller

        The Richard Wright Circle plans to organize two sessions at the
American Literature Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA,
May 25-28, 2006. It invites proposals for 20-minute papers for either
session:

Session I: New Directions in Wright Scholarship. We welcome papers
involving significant new research or critical approaches to Wright and
his work.

Session II: Richard Wright: International Perspectives. We welcome
papers ranging from Wright's responses to global events to the
reception of Wright's work in various international settings.

CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,
2006.

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,
2006.

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,
2006.

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (no deadline noted; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Sladja Blazan

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

"Ghosts, Gender, History"

  Seminar Organizer: Sladja Blazan, Humboldt University (Berlin)

In most cultures the figure of the ghost stands for a forceful=20
separation of past and present. Some cultures integrate the ghost=20
figure into the present in order to provide a sense of continuity. In=20
literature and film the ghost motif has been directly associated with=20
particular cultural meanings, but has also been used as a plot element=20=

CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,
2006.

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (no deadline noted; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Sladja Blazan

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

"Ghosts, Gender, History"

  Seminar Organizer: Sladja Blazan, Humboldt University (Berlin)

In most cultures the figure of the ghost stands for a forceful=20
separation of past and present. Some cultures integrate the ghost=20
figure into the present in order to provide a sense of continuity. In=20
literature and film the ghost motif has been directly associated with=20
particular cultural meanings, but has also been used as a plot element=20=

CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,
2006.

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (no deadline noted; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Sladja Blazan

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

"Ghosts, Gender, History"

  Seminar Organizer: Sladja Blazan, Humboldt University (Berlin)

In most cultures the figure of the ghost stands for a forceful=20
separation of past and present. Some cultures integrate the ghost=20
figure into the present in order to provide a sense of continuity. In=20
literature and film the ghost motif has been directly associated with=20
particular cultural meanings, but has also been used as a plot element=20=

CFP: Cyborgs Old and New (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Megan McKinstry

>
>From: Stefani Engelstein <engelsteins_at_MISSOURI.EDU>
>Subject: CFP: Cyborgs Old and New (11/30/05; ACLA 3/23/06 -3/26/06)
>
>
>Call for papers for a panel at the American Comparative Literature
>Association Annual Convention.
>March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University.
>
>
>Cyborgs Old and New
>

CFP: Cyborgs Old and New (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Megan McKinstry

>
>From: Stefani Engelstein <engelsteins_at_MISSOURI.EDU>
>Subject: CFP: Cyborgs Old and New (11/30/05; ACLA 3/23/06 -3/26/06)
>
>
>Call for papers for a panel at the American Comparative Literature
>Association Annual Convention.
>March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University.
>
>
>Cyborgs Old and New
>

UPDATE: Alfred Hitchcock (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Jason Landrum

UPDATE: Deadline for submission has been extended to November 15, 2005.

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock
2006 Southwest-Texas Popular Culture Association and American
Association Conference
Albuquerque, NM
February 8-11, 2006

Please consider joining us in Albuquerque for this year's SW-TX PCA/ACA
Conference and delivering a presentation on the life and/or work of
Alfred Hitchcock. Hitchcock's films continue to play a role in many
critical debates central to cinema studies, and this area seeks to
understand and explain their continued significance. Papers might
address:

CFP: History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (11/21/05; anthology)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
x1999_at_iinet.net.au

CALL FOR PAPERS:

History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (anthology)

Edited by Christina Lee

We are soliciting contributions for an anthology which will address the ways in
which history and memory have been (re)presented and reconstructed in cinema –
encompassing both fictional and non-fictional – narratives. The book will
explore how binaries between fact and fiction, truth and fantasy, and the
public and the private have become blurred.

CFP: History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (11/21/05; anthology)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
x1999_at_iinet.net.au

CALL FOR PAPERS:

History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (anthology)

Edited by Christina Lee

We are soliciting contributions for an anthology which will address the ways in
which history and memory have been (re)presented and reconstructed in cinema –
encompassing both fictional and non-fictional – narratives. The book will
explore how binaries between fact and fiction, truth and fantasy, and the
public and the private have become blurred.

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