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CFP: Bisexuality and Family (1/20/06; journal issue and book)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Serena Anderlini

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on

BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:
THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND
PARENTING

CFP: Food and Culture (12/1/05; PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Houston, Lynn

Southwest regional conference of the Popular Culture and American
Culture Associations,
February 8-11, 2006, Albuquerque, NM

Popular Food Culture: Call for Papers

        We seek proposals for papers on cookbooks, celebrity chefs, food
television, cooking shows, eating contests, vegetarianism, and farmer's
markets. Papers may address some of the following or related questions:

CFP: New Orleans and Other Urban Calamities (10/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
matt tiessen

Space and Culture: The International Journal of Social Spaces

Call for Short Papers (1000 words): New Orleans and Other Urban Calamities

Special Issue

Issue Deadline: October 1 2005

Submissions to: space2_at_ualberta.ca

CFP: Pre-1600 Poetry (5/31/06; edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Poetry
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Still looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on
various topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the
British medieval and Tudor eras, including Scottish, Welsh, and Irish
texts as well. Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
Deadlines are flexible and negotiable through spring semester 2006.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire.

CFP: Pre-1600 Poetry (5/31/06; edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Poetry
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Still looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on
various topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the
British medieval and Tudor eras, including Scottish, Welsh, and Irish
texts as well. Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
Deadlines are flexible and negotiable through spring semester 2006.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire.

CFP: Pre-1600 Poetry (5/31/06; edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Poetry
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Still looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on
various topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the
British medieval and Tudor eras, including Scottish, Welsh, and Irish
texts as well. Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
Deadlines are flexible and negotiable through spring semester 2006.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire.

CFP: Pre-1600 Poetry (5/31/06; edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Poetry
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Still looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on
various topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the
British medieval and Tudor eras, including Scottish, Welsh, and Irish
texts as well. Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
Deadlines are flexible and negotiable through spring semester 2006.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire.

UPDATE: A Thousand Words - Visual Culture &amp; the Humanities (10/10/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
ali steere

In light of the fact that Texas is preparing for the
impact of hurricane Rita, and in consideration of the
fact that Texas A&M University will be officially
closed on Friday, 23 September, we are extending the
deadline on our call for papers for the conference "A
Thousand Words: Visual Culture and the Humanities."
The new deadline is Monday, October 10, 2005. The call
for papers is as follows:

UPDATE: A Thousand Words - Visual Culture &amp; the Humanities (10/10/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
ali steere

In light of the fact that Texas is preparing for the
impact of hurricane Rita, and in consideration of the
fact that Texas A&M University will be officially
closed on Friday, 23 September, we are extending the
deadline on our call for papers for the conference "A
Thousand Words: Visual Culture and the Humanities."
The new deadline is Monday, October 10, 2005. The call
for papers is as follows:

UPDATE: A Thousand Words - Visual Culture &amp; the Humanities (10/10/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
ali steere

In light of the fact that Texas is preparing for the
impact of hurricane Rita, and in consideration of the
fact that Texas A&M University will be officially
closed on Friday, 23 September, we are extending the
deadline on our call for papers for the conference "A
Thousand Words: Visual Culture and the Humanities."
The new deadline is Monday, October 10, 2005. The call
for papers is as follows:

CFP: Gender (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
gypsey elaine teague

The deadline for abstracts for the Gender Panel at the SW/Texas Popular
Culture Conference in February is looming closer. If you haven't sent me
something then this is the time. Deadline is November 15, 2005. Any
topic of gender is welcomed.

Albq in February is a beautiful time with warmish days and crisp nights.
The hotel facility is downtown in the historic section and just a short
bus ride from old Albq and the stone and jewelry shops. For more
information please write me quickly. I look forward to seeing you in
Albq. Gypsey

Gypsey Teague
Branch Head
Gunnin Architecture Library
Clemson University

CFP: Gender (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
gypsey elaine teague

The deadline for abstracts for the Gender Panel at the SW/Texas Popular
Culture Conference in February is looming closer. If you haven't sent me
something then this is the time. Deadline is November 15, 2005. Any
topic of gender is welcomed.

Albq in February is a beautiful time with warmish days and crisp nights.
The hotel facility is downtown in the historic section and just a short
bus ride from old Albq and the stone and jewelry shops. For more
information please write me quickly. I look forward to seeing you in
Albq. Gypsey

Gypsey Teague
Branch Head
Gunnin Architecture Library
Clemson University

CFP: The Renaissance Unconscious &amp; Forgery, Authority and Authenticity in the Renaissance (no deadline; 2/25/06 &amp; 5/13/0

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
jonathan.sawday_at_strath.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Two Colloquia organised by the Scottish Institute for Northern Renaissance
Studies (SINRS).

Colloqium A (25 February 2006)

"The Renaissance Unconscious"

This colloquium will set out to explore concepts such as "inwardness",
"repression", and "sublimation" in the context of Renaissance writing.

Colloquium B (13 May 2006)

"Forgery, Authority, and Authenticity in the Renaissance"

The colloquium will explore the ideas of forgery and authenticity in the
Renaissance (whether of documents, texts, objects, images, or ideas).

UPDATE: Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium (10/15/05; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Schmidt, Tyler

Extended deadline:

The Africana Studies Group Presents

=20

"Any enemy of the Black man is the enemy of me": Departures and =
Definitions of Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium=20

=20

All Day Conference=20

Friday, 17 March 2006

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York=20

365 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York

=20

UPDATE: Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium (10/15/05; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Schmidt, Tyler

Extended deadline:

The Africana Studies Group Presents

=20

"Any enemy of the Black man is the enemy of me": Departures and =
Definitions of Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium=20

=20

All Day Conference=20

Friday, 17 March 2006

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York=20

365 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York

=20

UPDATE: Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium (10/15/05; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Schmidt, Tyler

Extended deadline:

The Africana Studies Group Presents

=20

"Any enemy of the Black man is the enemy of me": Departures and =
Definitions of Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium=20

=20

All Day Conference=20

Friday, 17 March 2006

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York=20

365 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York

=20

CFP: Modern Interpretations of Antigone (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Spring, Sarah C

Antigone's Transformation: Modern Interpretations of the Classic Figure

Antigone is a figure of fascination. She has captured the attention of great
critical minds such as Hegel, Heidegger, Irigaray, and Butler; playwrights
continue to offer new ways of interpreting her actions. Why the continued
interest in Antigone's story? What are we to make of the newer, more modern
translations of Sophocles's original? How are we to interact with the mass
of critical scholarship written about Antigone?

CFP: Modern Interpretations of Antigone (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Spring, Sarah C

Antigone's Transformation: Modern Interpretations of the Classic Figure

Antigone is a figure of fascination. She has captured the attention of great
critical minds such as Hegel, Heidegger, Irigaray, and Butler; playwrights
continue to offer new ways of interpreting her actions. Why the continued
interest in Antigone's story? What are we to make of the newer, more modern
translations of Sophocles's original? How are we to interact with the mass
of critical scholarship written about Antigone?

CFP: Hypervisibility: Homosexualities in Contemporary Film and Television Productions (11/21/05; 6/8/06-6/9/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Florian Grandena

Hypervisibility: Homosexualities in Contemporary Film and Television Productions

(bilingual conference. June 8-9 2006 - Concordia University, Montréal)

(see French version below)

CALL FOR PAPERS

In her contribution to Richard Dyer's Now You See It (2nd edition, 2003), Julianne Pidduck remarks that 'contemporary queer works are increasingly entering into mainstream culture' and that 'we now find ourselves in a cultural moment of 'hypervisibility''. It is precisely such increased exposure in contemporary cinema that this bilingual, single-track conference aims to map, analyse, and discuss.

CFP: Hypervisibility: Homosexualities in Contemporary Film and Television Productions (11/21/05; 6/8/06-6/9/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Florian Grandena

Hypervisibility: Homosexualities in Contemporary Film and Television Productions

(bilingual conference. June 8-9 2006 - Concordia University, Montréal)

(see French version below)

CALL FOR PAPERS

In her contribution to Richard Dyer's Now You See It (2nd edition, 2003), Julianne Pidduck remarks that 'contemporary queer works are increasingly entering into mainstream culture' and that 'we now find ourselves in a cultural moment of 'hypervisibility''. It is precisely such increased exposure in contemporary cinema that this bilingual, single-track conference aims to map, analyse, and discuss.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Oya Berk - Halic Univ.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)
 
We are inviting 20-minute papers for a symposium to be
held by Halic University in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21
April 2006 on the subject of the modern self in and as
writing.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Oya Berk - Halic Univ.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)
 
We are inviting 20-minute papers for a symposium to be
held by Halic University in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21
April 2006 on the subject of the modern self in and as
writing.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Oya Berk - Halic Univ.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)
 
We are inviting 20-minute papers for a symposium to be
held by Halic University in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21
April 2006 on the subject of the modern self in and as
writing.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Oya Berk - Halic Univ.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)
 
We are inviting 20-minute papers for a symposium to be
held by Halic University in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21
April 2006 on the subject of the modern self in and as
writing.

UPDATE: Medieval Studies: Bedroom Culture and Potions (no deadline; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Tina Boyer

*DEADLINE EXTENDED*

Call For Papers: International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western
Michigan University (May 4-7, 2006):

The UC Davis Medieval Research Consortium invites abstracts of 20-minute
papers for the following sponsored sessions:

1) A session on "Potions and Charms: Artifice and Manipulation" which
addresses the role of magical implements by exploring their manipulation
as both a rhetorical and a creative force in several medieval texts.

2) A session on "Bedroom Culture: Intimacy, Incest and Redemption" which
focuses not only on the issue of incest but raises the question of the
redemptive quality of love in medieval Romances.

CFP: Watching Teen TV&ndash;&ndash;Text and Culture (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Louisa Stein

*/_Call for Papers~ Watching Teen TV: Text and Culture_/*

Editors: Sharon Marie Ross and Louisa Stein

/Watching Teen TV/ explores the phenomenon of "teen TV" in the United
States, examining the meanings and manifestations of this category from
a variety of perspectives (academic, cultural and social, industrial,
and historical). What is "Teen TV" and how has it contributed to
understandings of being a teen in the United States?

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