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CFP: Mobility and Place (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

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Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
Long, Mark

The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment will
co-sponsor a session on mobility and place at the Northeast Modern
Language Association Convention Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The dates
for the convention are March 2-5, 2006.

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Mobility and Place in North American Environmental Writing

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In what ways has unsettling or restlessness been used to construct a
sense of place? Place-based environmental thought is predicated upon the
idea of rootedness. This session seeks papers that speak to movement, to
learning more than one place, to perambulatory or migratory knowledge or
ways of knowing, and their distinctive types of intimacy, memory,
viability.=20

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CFP: Photography and Oppositional Politics (10/1/05; collection)

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Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
TN Phu

We are seeking essays for a multi-disciplinary edited collection on
"Photography and Oppositional Politics in Post-War America." While recent
scholars lament the decline of documentary photography, (be it through Cold
War repression or photojournalistic sublimation), we are interested in
mapping the continued vitality of photography for imaging or organizing an
oppositional politics. By exploring the politics of visual culture-
photography as activist practice— this anthology aims to contribute to
recent debate on social movements that stress the role of culture.
Especially welcome are essays that explore the new political objectives and

CFP: Cultural Studies Association (10/15/05; 4/19/06-4/22/06)

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Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
Leerom Medovoi

THE FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING of the CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (U.S.)
Washington. D.C. (George Mason University, Arlington campus) April
19-22,
2006

The Cultural Studies Association (U.S.) invites participation in its
Fourth
Annual Meeting from all areas and on all topics of relevance to Cultural
Studies, including but not limited to literature, history, sociology,
geography, anthropology, communications, popular culture, cultural
theory,
queer studies, critical race studies, feminist studies, postcolonial
studies, media and film studies, material culture studies, performance
and
visual arts studies.

CFP: Dime Novels/Pulps/Juvenile Series (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

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Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Leslie Fife

**** CALL FOR PAPERS ****

 

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Joint Annual Conference

 

Atlanta Marriot Marquis

Atlanta, Georgia - April 12-15, 2006

 

The PCA Dime Novels, Pulps, and Juvenile Series Books division invites interested parties to submit papers for presentation. Papers may cover (but are not limited to) any aspect of the following topics: authors, major characters, themes, readership, bibliography or research methods, social commentary, early genre forms, special collections, and matters of gender, race, class, image or attitude.

 

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

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Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
J.M Williams

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Powys, Wales, UK

TRAVELLING TO NEW WORLDS: IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION AND THE EXPERIENCE OF WALES
The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK
7-9 April 2006

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