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CFP: Illustrated Texts (3/31/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Keri Berg

The 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association,
November 9-12, 2006 in Chicago
Illustrated Texts: "Between High and Low: Exploring the Boundaries
of the Illustrated Text"
>From medieval illuminated manuscripts to today's graphic novels, the
position of the illustrated text has alternated between elite and
popular culture, high and low art. This panel invites papers that
explore this flux, addressing questions of medium, genre, aesthetics and
the evolution of illustrated texts, including their role and influence
on both high and low art. Please send abstracts of 250 words by March 31
to Keri A. Berg, Indiana State University, Dept. of Langugages,

CFP: Intertextuality and Religion (Brazil) (3/25/06; 7/3/06-7/8/06)

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Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
Francisco Peña Fernandez

XI CONGRESO LATINOAMERICANO SOBRE RELIGI=C3=93N Y ETNICIDAD
XI LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON RELIGION AND ETHNICITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: March 25th

INTERTEXTUALIDAD Y RELIGI=C3=93N: TEXTOS, DEVOCIONES E IDEOLOG=C3=8DAS.=20=

Coordinador: Francisco Pe=C3=B1a Fern=C3=A1ndez

INTERTEXTUALITY AND RELIGION: TEXTS, FORMS OF DEVOTION, AND IDEOLOGIES.=20=

Coordinator: Francisco Pe=C3=B1a Fern=C3=A1ndez

RELIGIOUS WORLDS: Identities and Convergences
July 3-8, 2006, Sao Paulo, Brazil

CFP: Bibliography and Textual Criticism (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

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Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
Ken Womack

Call for abstracts for the SCMLA's annual Bibliography and Textual
Criticism panel. The 2006 conference is in Ft. Worth, TX, and this year's
theme is "Textual Theory and Popular Culture." The chair is interested in
any papers that consider methodologies for theorizing the textual and
bibliographical aspects of works of popular culture--especially in terms of
such textual artifacts as film, television, and music.

Please submit 250-word abstracts to: Kenneth Womack, Penn State Altoona,
3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601.

Please direct any queries to kaw16_at_psu.edu.

CFP: Visual Archives and Embodied Practice (4/15/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

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Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Max Brzezinski

CFP: Visual Archives and Embodied Practice

This panel looks to the archive as a motivating device for intervention, rather
than as an inert repository of empirical data. In other words, we're interested
in discussing how archival research becomes embodied in practices, and would
like to reconsider the agents and institutions mediating these embodiments.

CFP: Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives (UK) (3/26/06; 6/24/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Sas Mays

Westminster English Colloquia Series
– Call for Papers –
Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives.

The history of Western culture is punctuated by affirmations of the presence,
rebirth, or return of literature. Such affirmation involves, necessarily, if
implicitly or symbolically, a turn toward the archival forms of the text – that
is, traditionally speaking, a turn toward the codex and the library. This
recourse to textual holdings of various kinds clearly involves often
unacknowledged complexities of institutional, technical and cultural issues.

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