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CFP: Media Exhibition (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Skaff, Sheila

CFP: Media Exhibition (4/15/06, M/MLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)
"Media Exhibition" at the Midwest Modern Language Association Convention =
in Chicago, Illinois, November 9-12, 2006


This panel seeks to examine all aspects of language use in media =
exhibition. Papers that deal with media exhibition in bilingual =
communities, language in media history and high-low culture are =
particularly welcome; however, submissions on all topics pertaining to =
the exhibition of cinema, video and multimedia in the public and private =
spheres are welcome.=20


Please send abstracts by April 15 to Sheila Skaff at

CFP: Travel Writing/Writing Travel (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Nandini Sengupta


Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

The Travel Writing/Writing Travel panel of PAMLA
invites proposals for papers and presentations on this
topic. Proposals that open the topic to multiple
perspectives and interpretations are welcome.

Please submit a 500-word proposal and a 50-word
abstract as a WORD or
RTF attachment via e-mail to:

For more information please see the PAMLA website:

CFP: Documentary (5/1/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm

Please feel free to forward and cross-post.

CFP: Documentary

Midwest Popular Culture Association
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006, Indianapolis, IN
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2006

I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals in documentary film,
television, and video for the 2006 Midwest Popular Culture Association
conference to be held October 27-29, 2006, in Indianapolis, IN.

All topics related to documentary are welcome. Some possibilities include
the following:

CFP: Magnetic Fields (no deadline noted; collection)

Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Susan KS

Call for Magnetic Fields Papers:

Scholarly articles interpreting the lyrics of songs by The Magnetic Fields
desired for a book.
Each paper should be between 2000 and 5000 words.

please send abstracts to

Articles should interpret lyrics in depth. An entire paper about one song
would be excellent or a paper about four songs in conjunction. Papers that
cover more than 5 songs should display overall comprehensive knowledge of
the Magnetic Fields. It is important that each paper cover any literary
references in the songs being discussed.

UPDATE: Comparative Hebraisms (4/1/06; RMMLA, 10/11/06-10/13/06)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Flacy, Kathleen Anne

The deadline for submissions to the Comparative Hebraisms session of the
2006 RMMLA conference in Tucson, Arizona has been extended to 1 April.
Paper proposals of 250-300 words are invited on any topic related to Jewish
literature, culture, learning, philosophy, or thought. Email proposals to Presenters must be RMMLA members no later than 1 August.

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/21/06)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Dr Rob Fisher

4th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil

Monday 18th September - Thursday 21st September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

CFP: Drifts and Drifting (6/15/06; online journal issue)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, an online, peer-
reviewed biannual journal, seeks essays for its Fall 2006 issue on the
topic of Drifts and Drifting. This could include drifts of people, ideas,
texts, etc. Experimental forms/formats encouraged. Send 250-word
abstracts by 6/15/2006; send papers by 8/15/2006 to
Ellen E. Berry
Co-Editor, Rhizomes
East Hall/Department of English
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

CFP: Ethnography & Visuality (3/20/06; MLA '06)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Peter Logan

Proposals are solicited on the topic of "Ethnography and Visuality," for an MLA
2006 panel sponsored by the Anthropological Approaches to Literature Division.

Papers can address any topic related to visuality in an ethnographic context,
including discussion of color, description, photography, painting, cinema,
aesthetics, iconology, fetishism, art criticism, among others.

Please send abstracts to Peter Logan at Deadline is
extended to 20 March.