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UPDATE: Thresholds: Unlocking Intimacies (4/18/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Sean Michael Dummitt

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers
disClosure
a journal of social theory
Issue 15: Intimacy

In recent years, scholars from a broad range of disciplines have engaged the issue of intimacy. From these various efforts, at least one fact is clear: There is not one intimacy, but many. How do we describe these intimacies, and what complicates our descriptions? Intimacy is not simply synonymous with love, but it is different from friendship, and often quite different from sex. Or is it? Moreover, once we have discovered what intimacy is, where do we find it: in communities and nations, between or among friends, between or among lovers? How is intimacy negotiated and produced, maintained, or, often, lost?

CFP: The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: Book Reviews (no deadline noted; journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Elaine Parsons

The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal, the
journal of the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, is seeking book
reviewers. If you might be interested in reviewing for us, please send our
book review editor, Elaine Parsons, at eparsons_at_allegheny.edu, a list of
the area(s) in which you would like to review and a brief cv. If you would
like more information on our society or our journal, visit our website at
historyofalcoholanddrugs.typepad.com .

CFP: Self & Identity in Translation (grad) (UK) (6/12/05; 2/4/06-2/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
Self + Identity In Translation

Self & Identity IN TRANSLATION

POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM at the University of East Anglia, School of
Literature & Creative Writing

4-5 February 2006 / Elizabeth Fry Building / UEA, Norwich, UK

A two-day postgraduate symposium at the University of East Anglia that
aims to explore the presences of subjectivity, identity and selfhood
in the translator's work and the translation event/text

Possible directions include:

UPDATE: Lillian Smith (4/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2005 - 4:30am
Claire Pamplin

The original CFP contained a factual error regarding Lillian Smith's
novel. The text below is correct.

Call For Papers: Lillian Smith
Proposed panel -- O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers: A Scholarly
Conference
Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: April 15, 2005
Conference Dates: March 30- April 1, 2006

CFP: Conrad's Polish-Ukrainian Footprints (no deadline noted; 6/19/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2005 - 4:29am
Wieslaw Krajka

                 THE EAST EUROPEAN MONOGRAPHS - MARIA CURIE-
              SKLODOWSKA UNIVERSITY - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
                              CONRAD PROJECT
                              
                              
                              
                              
                              CALL FOR PAPERS
                              
                              
                              
                              
                   CONRAD'S POLISH-UKRAINIAN FOOTPRINTS.
                IV INTERNATIONAL JOSEPH CONRAD CONFERENCE
          AT MARIA CURIE-SKLODOWSKA UNIVERSITY, LUBLIN, POLAND
          
          
          

UPDATE: Humor and Baseball (8/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 8:27pm
Jason Paul Steed

The original CFP for this collection had the wrong word count for submissions. The corrected CFP follows:

Shelves and shelves have been filled with scholarly attention to baseball in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.; likewise, shelves and shelves have been devoted to the study of humor (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Yet, surprisingly little has been said about the relationship between the two.

Proposed is a collection of new essays on the relationship between humor and baseball (in American history, culture, literature, politics, etc.). Topics might include, but certainly are not limited to:

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