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CFP: Midwest Conference on British Studies 52nd Annual Meeting (4/15/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Jason M. Kelly

CALL FOR PAPERS

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."

and

CFP: Popular Women's Fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Pam Washington

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

October 12-14, 2006

Tucson Arizona

 

This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction, both American and British of the 18th and 19th centuries,
but we are particularly interested in papers that discuss women's works that
have been traditionally categorized as "popular" in terms of how they might
be reconsidered. Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or
serialized fiction. Please e-mail 300-500 word proposals to
pwashington_at_ucok.edu or mail them to Pamela Washington, University of
Central Oklahoma, Box 182, Edmond, OK 73034.

CFP: Pyschoanalysis, Literature, and Culture (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

UPDATE: Historical Shakespeare (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Amanda Uvalle

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  University of California Riverside
  April 7-8, 2006
  Updates:
  Keynote Speaker Announced
  Deadlines Extended: February 28, 2006
   
  We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be James Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include _Annoying the Victorians_(1995), _Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting_ (1998), and _A History of the African-American People (proposed) by Strom Thurmond: a Novel_ (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid) (2004).
   

CFP: On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic (Netherland) (2/20/06; 6/10/06-6/11/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Thomas Crombez

Junior Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic"

Call For Papers

In conjunction with the international conference "Messianism and the
Law" which will take place on 11 and 12 May 2006, the Institute of
Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp is also planning a Junior
Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic" which
will be conducted on 10 and 11 May 2006.

Contributions for this Junior Researcher Symposium, which is expected
to focus on the modes and functions of Messianic thinking in
twentieth-century philosophy, may be submitted to the organizers as
listed below.

UPDATE: Fashioning Fiction (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
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CFP: Victory Culture

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University of California, Riverside

April 7-8, 2006

This panel will consist of papers concerning the rhetoric around the
American narrative and Victory Culture. What narratives of history have
contributed to the American consciousness as a culture of victory?

-What are the major groundworks which have either disturbed or buttressed
the American vision of a victory culture? The cowboy/Indian narrative,
Rambo, etc.

-narratives of political victory (i.e. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, or the
more recent TV series The West Wing),

CFP: Del Otro La'o: Sexual Diversity in Puerto Rico (2/20/06; 3/28/06-3/29/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Serena Anderlini

 
We're organizing the first COLLOQUIUM on SEXUAL DIVERSITIES in PUERTO
RICO, and I write to invite you to participate and send us YOUR
WONDERFUL PROPOSALS!!! The event is based at the Humanities Department,
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.
 
About one year ago, the UPR system included alternative sexualities in
its non-discriminatory statute, and PR sodomy laws (never quite
enforced) have been repealed. PR is thriving with change and the social
effervescence therein. And so this Colloquium comes at a perfect time
for you to enjoy this too!!!
 
The call is very open, with topics like alternative sexualities and
solidarity, violence, the media, work, health, race, science,

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