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CFP: Literacy of the Body (1/1/06; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Jeannie Musick

CALL FOR PAPERS: Literacy of the Body

The Louisiana State University Graduate Theatre Organization in
conjunction with
The Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
16th Annual Mardi Gras Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 10-11

Text and the Provisionality of Meaning: Theory into Action

Keynote Speaker: Terry Eagleton, Professor of Cultural Theory and the John
Rylands Fellow, The University of Manchester, England.
Selected Publications: Literary Theory: An Introduction (1983/1996), The
Gatekeeper: A Memoir (2001), After Theory (2004)

Theatre Panel: Literacy of the Body

CFP: Midwest Conference on British Studies (4/15/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Craig Dionne


Midwest Conference on British Studies
52nd Annual Meeting

27-29 October 2006
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its
fifty-second annual meeting will be hosted by Indiana University-Purdue
University at Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

This year's plenary speakers are:

Linda Levy Peck (George Washington University), who will speak on "Murder,
Mayhem and Marriage in Restoration England."


CFP: Relationship Between Human & Nonhuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

CFP: Situating Cultural Research (grad) (UK) (2/28/06; 5/25/06-5/26/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Rebecca Bramall

Contexts, Fields, Positions: Situating Cultural Research
Postgraduate Conference, University of East London (UK)
25-26 May 2006

This conference will provide an opportunity to consider how research
contexts shape our study of culture. In the humanities and social sciences
researchers think about and deploy the concept of culture in different ways,
and this is what we want to explore. We refer to 'research contexts' in
their broadest sense, including cultural, institutional and disciplinary
locations, theoretical positions and methodologies. How do the conditions
created and maintained within these contexts determine or shape our object
of study?

Questions central to this conference are:

CFP: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally (2/1/06; MLA '06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
kanika batra

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by February 1. Pamela Caughie ( and Kanika Batra (

CFP: History Across the Disciplines 2006: Apocalypse and Aporia (grad) (1/27/06; 3/10/06-3/12/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm



On behalf of the Dalhousie Graduate History Society and the Dalhousie
Association of Graduate Students in English, we would like to invite Master's
and Doctoral Candidates in all branches of the Humanities and Social Sciences
participate in our upcoming graduate student conference taking place from 10-12
March 2006.

CFP: Videogames and the Alien/Other (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm
zach whalen

CFP : Video Games and the Alien / Other

Call for Papers: "The Alien/Other"
Second Annual University of Florida Game Studies Conference
Gainesville, FL
April 7-8, 2006

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is
pleased to announce the 2006 UF Game Studies Conference: "Video Games
and the Alien/Other," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on
April 7-8 2006.

Keynote Speaker: Lee Sheldon (writing credits include _Agatha Christie:
And then there were none_ [The Adventure Company], _Uru: Ages beyond
Myst_ [Cyan], _The Riddle of Master Lu_, and _Dark Side of the Moon_.)