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CFP: Word, Image, and Ideology in Habsburg Europe (5/15/06; EMIT, 10/19/06-10/21/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm

CALL FOR PAPERS: Word, Image, and Ideology in Habsburg Europe
October 19-21, 2006 in Denver, Colorado

Early Modern Image and Text Society (EMIT)

Keynote speakers: Emilie Bergmann, University of California at
Berkeley, and Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

CFP: Composition and Copyright (8/10/06; collection)

Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Westbrook, Stephen

Call for Paper Proposals: Composition & Copyright (Edited Collection)
Eds. Steve Westbrook, Ph.D. & Timothy Hodge, Esq.
We are seeking 500-word proposals for an interdisciplinary collection of essays that examines the relationship between copyright law and the activities of writing, researching, teaching, and learning. Regardless of the particular activity or combination of activities under discussion, we are concerned primarily with the legal, questionably legal, and illegal production and distribution of texts, which we define broadly to include verbal, print, auditory, visual, and new media, as well as computer code.

CFP: Race and Textual Scholarship (3/29/06; MLA '06)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Young, John K

Intersections of race and textual scholarship: drawing on what James
Weldon Johnson termed the "dilemma" of the "double audience," this panel
will investigate the ways in which textual and African Americanist
scholarship inform each other. Papers might explore such topics as:
decisions concerning the presentation of particular texts;
authenticating paratexts for slave and other narratives; book-form
republication of works previously published in serial form only for
black-owned periodicals; issues of archival preservation; questions of
canonization; "packaging" and repackaging of "Negro-authored" texts;
dissemination of texts that originally had a strong performative

CFP: Modernism, Emotion, and Impersonality (4/1/06; MSA 8, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:23pm
Anthony J. Cuda

Call for papers:
Modernist Studies Association 8 (2006)
October 19-22, 2006 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Impersonal Passions

This panel brings together two contested territories of contemporary
scholarship on aesthetic modernism: the reconsideration of impersonality and
the attempt to rethink emotional experience and its role in creativity and

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

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,