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CFP: Religious Narrative and Post-Secularity (2/10/06; NEXUS, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
William Brooks

Call for Papers

CFP: "Religious Narrative and Post-Secularity"

NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Friday April 7 - Saturday April 8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: John Caputo (Syracuse)--"Beyond Sovereignty: The =20
Weakness of God and the Postmodern Situation"
Reading by Diane Glancy (Macalester College)
Website: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/
Deadline for Submissions: February 10, 2006

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CFP: Transformation and Space (grad) (2/20/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Mary-Ann Davis

We are seeking creative and/or critical submissions for a panel on issues of transformation and space. This panel will
occur as part of the Association of English Graduate Students' 19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, entitled "Trans--
: Negotiations and Resistance," to be held at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Possible papers might engage theories of space and/or specific spaces; literary or literal spaces; public or private
spaces; etc. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary papers, and papers that address the following questions:
How are spaces transformed? How do spaces transform? What are the benefits and/or limitations of thinking of space in
terms of transformation?

CFP: Worlding the Text (grad) (3/5/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
GESA UVa 2006 Conference

Worlding the Text: Crosscurrents in Literary Studies

 The Graduate English Students' Association in the University of
Virginia's Department of English would like to invite submissions to
our annual conference, to be held from March 31st to April 1st, 2006.

UPDATE: Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease (UK) (3/20/06; 7/12/06-7/15/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Dr Rob Fisher

Deadline extended:

5th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Wednesday 12th July - Saturday 15th July 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore the processes by which we attempt to create meaning in health, illness and disease. The project will examine the models and metaphors we use to understand our experiences of health and illness (looking particularly at perceptions of the body), and to evaluate the diversity of ways in which we creatively struggle to make sense of such experiences and express ourselves across a range of media.

CFP: Dramatic Transactions (grad) (2/20/06; Trans ––, 4/7/06–4/8/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Mary-Ann Davis

We are seeking submissions for a panel on the theme of dramatic transactions. This panel will occur as part of the
Association of English Graduate Students' 19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, entitled "Trans -- : Negotiation and
Resistance," to be held at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

UPDATE: Video Games and the Alien / Other (3/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
zach whalen

[UPDATED: extended deadline, additional submissions track, new website]

*CFP : Videogames and the Alien / Other*
Second Annual University of Florida Game Studies Conference
Gainesville, FL
April 7-8, 2006

http://www.alien.gameology.org

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

CFP: Jewtastic: Marketing Jewish Culture (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:19pm
Alisa Braun

The Jewish Cultural Studies Discussion Group seeks papers on the following
topic for the 2006 MLA Annual Convention:

Jewtastic: Marketing Jewish Culture

The commodification of Jewishness and the circulation of Jewish images and
icons from Streisand to "faux mitzvahs," from comics to kabbala. We
especially encourage papers focusing on aspects material culture,
celebrity culture, and mass media. Period open.

Abstracts of 250 words to sabraun_at_ucdavis.edu by March 15.

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