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CFP: Value in Art (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

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CFP: Expressions of Mourning (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

 
Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
 
 
Expressions of Mourning
How is mourning, as dealt with in literature and art, an expression of
individual loss/desire/power/identity and community loss/desire/power/identity?
How do the two aspects of individual and community conflict and/or engage with
each other?
 
We are accepting completed paper submissions only, no abstracts, please.

CFP: Kindred Spirits Conference: Humans and NonHuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
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:
        http://www.indiana.edu/~kspirits/

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

CFP: Human Rights: Lost in Translation? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
jnarkuna_at_pratt.edu

American Comparative Literature Association Conference: "The Human
and Its Others." March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Seminar Panel: Human Rights: "Lost" in Translation?

Seminar Organizer: J. Paul Narkunas, Pratt Institute

CFP: Utopias and Dystopias (3/1/06; journal issue)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
L V Troost

Topic: The Washington and Jefferson College Review

We invite clearly written, thoughtful, researched essays that examine
aspects and types of utopias and dystopias: historical, literary,
speculative, political, etc. We are interested in everything from
communities like Old Economy, New Harmony, and Old Salem; works by authors
such as Swift, More, Butler, Orwell, Huxley, Atwood, and Le Guin; and films
like Bladerunner and Metropolis.

All submission will be acknowledged and assessed by at least four members of
the issue's board in a blind review. For more information about our journal,
visit www.washjeff.edu/topic.

CFP: Aboriginal Mothering (1/5/06; collection)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Dear ARM Members and Friends,

ARM's 9th annual conference on "Mothering, Race, Culture, Ethnicity and
Class" featured a full day on Aboriginal Mothering. Truly a first! ARM
Press will be publishing a book on this topic, developed from the
conference.

The book will be edited by Jeanette Corbiere Lavell and Dawn Memee
Lavell-Harvard. (Bios included below)

We are still seeking chapters for this book, particularly in the area of
literature, popular culture, and history. As well, we are particularly
interested
in receiving submissions from perspectives other than 'North American."

CFP: Abolitionist Places (1/3/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Martha Schoolman

Abolitionist Places

I'm inviting papers for a panel "Abolitionist Places" to be proposed
for the American Studies Association 2006 meeting in Oakland, CA,
October 12-15, 2006.

CFP: Narrative Matters 2006: The Storied Nature of Human Experience (12/15/05; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Richard Koenigsberg

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
 
NARRATIVE MATTERS 2006: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Narrative
Research, Perspectives, Approaches, and Issues Across the Humanities and
Social Sciences

THEME: The Storied Nature of Human Experience: Fact and Fiction

DATES: May 25-27, 2006
DEADLINE for proposals: Dec. 15, 2005
LOCATION: Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dr. Robyn Fivush, Samuel Chandler Dobbs Professor of
Psychology, Emory University, "Memory and Narrative, Self and Voice;" R.
Murray Schafer, Composer, "And Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon: The collective
creation of a myth;" Bob Barton, Storyteller, "Making Stories Happen"

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