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CFP: Disability Theory and Performance (2/11/06; NCA, 11/15/06-11/19/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Christopher Smit

Seeking contributing participants on a panel/program titled:
"Performing Authenticity: Disability Narratives and Dialogue." We seek
to interrogate key issues of representation, evocation, embodied
knowing. Scholars who perform and/or study disability through
enactment of the "other" or who do so in their own everyday
performance(s) of self are invited to submit a proposed paper,
performance, or combination of both. We are interested in hearing from
performance studies scholars/practitioners. We are also very interested
in hearing from persons in disability studies who wish to join the
conversation. Submit your proposed title and abstract along with

CFP: Dangerous Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and Activisms in Local and Global Contexts (3/1/06; 5/24/

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Kimberly Williams

Invitation for Proposals on Interdisciplinary Scholarly and
Creative Work

Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Conference: .Dangerous
Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and
Activisms in Local and Global Contexts.
 
University of Maryland
May 24-26, 2006

Website: www.freewebs.com/wsgo2006conference

Featuring plenary sessions and workshops by feminist educator
Dr. Peggy McIintosh, feminist postcolonial theorist Dr.
Sangeeta Ray, and Black feminist scholar Dr. Beverly Guy-
Sheftall.

CFP: Dismemberment in Drama / Dismemberment of Drama (3/1/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Lance Norman

 From Euripides’ Bacchae to Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus to Sarah
Kane’s Cleansed bodily dismemberment has proven to be a dramatic trope
which transcends period or cultural distinctions. The 2006 M/MLA drama
panel welcomes submissions which critically address the stakes of
dismemberment in drama. This might take the form of an analysis of a
particular play or a contemporary look at dramatic theories of dismemberment
from Nietzsche’s conception of Dionysian drama to Artaud’s Theatre of
Cruelty. Broader approaches from theories of mimesis to performance studies
which work toward the dismemberment of drama as a genre will also be

CFP: Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic (Spain) (3/31/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
IISE

CONFERENCE

Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic
28-29th September 2006
Universitat de les Illes Balears (Palma Majorca Spain)
International Institute for the Study of Englishness

http://web.mac.com/theorists/iWeb/IISE/

email: contact_at_iise.co.uk

The major theme for the conference is: The Englishness of Heroines
and Heroes Symbolism, Embodiment, Narratives & Identities

CFP: Citizenship: Special Issue of Essays on Canadian Writing (8/31/06; journal issue)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Sophie McCall

Dear Colleague,

Please consider contributing to our special issue of _Essays on Canadian
Writing_ - and please distribute this Call for Papers widely to your
departments and contacts.

Our best,

Dr. Sophie McCall and Dr. David Chariandy
Department of English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC
V5A 1S6
smccall_at_sfu.ca; chariand_at_sfu.ca

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Call for papers

A special ECW issue on

Citizenship and Cultural Belonging in Canadian Literature

A TransCanada Project

Guest Editors: David Chariandy and Sophie McCall

CFP: Comparative Literature: Open Topic (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Marina Alexandrova

Call for Papers: "Comparative Literature: Open Topic" Panel at the 2006
SCMLA Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, October 26-28, 2006.

**Please send your paper or 500-word abstract to Marina Alexandrova at
maralex_at_mail.utexas.edu by March 15th, 2006.

//For more information please refer to the SCMLA official website:

http://www.ou.edu/scmla/FWRegAll.htm

Sincerely,

Marina Alexandrova,
University of Texas at Austin

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