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CFP: After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies (3/1/06; journal issue)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
After Culture Emergent Anthropologies

Papers are sought for the inaugural volume of a new peer-reviewed
journal, "After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies." The first issue is
planned for release in September 2006, and thereafter will be
published semiannually (in March and September) and made available
free through the internet (URL forthcoming).

UPDATE: Literary Consumption (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm

Deadline extension/nouvelle date limite

Equinoxes 2006
 Call For Conference Papers
 "La consommation littéraire / Literary Consumption"
 "Je ne sacrifie que a moy (aux dieux poinct) et a cestuy mon Ventre le plus grand de tous les Dieux." – Rabelais, Le Quart Livre.

 The Department of French Studies at Brown University announces its 14th annual Graduate Conference

 March 17-18, 2006

CFP: Pain and Disability (3/1/06; MLA '06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm

Call for Proposals for MLA 06, Division of Disability Studies Session:

Pain and Disability. Pain and problems of representation, pain and
theories of embodiment, pain and disability studies models. Abstract
and short biography by March 1st to Petra Kuppers (

Petra Kuppers
>From September 2006: Associate Professor, English Department, Faculty Associate, Women's Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Until then, on leave:
Associate Professor of Performance Studies
Bryant University

Artistic Director of The Olimpias Performance Research Projects

UPDATE: Reading Traditions, Appropriating Cultures (grad) (1/31/06; 4/21/06-4/22/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm

Update: We have extended the abstract submission deadline to February 28th.

Reading Traditions, Appropriating Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference in Rhetorical, Literary,
and Cultural Studies

The University of Oklahoma

April 21-22, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Michael Moon, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE: EGAD Panels (9/20/06; 10/20/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm

Our yearly EGAD conference has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
It will be held in the fall semester instead of this spring. Please note the
new conference date and deadlines. Thank you to all of you who submitted. We
hope to see everyone in the fall.
Conference Date: October 20th 2006
Submission Deadline: October 20th 2006
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
(English Graduates for Academic Development)

UPDATE: Non-Western Christianity and Literature (6/30/06; collection)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Middleton, Darren

Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature. The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged. Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.

The new deadline for receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2006. And the new deadline for completed essays is June 30, 2006.

CFP: Violence in Kate Wilhelm (2/25/06; WisCon 30, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josh Lukin

In six or eight of her stories from the Vietnam War years, Kate Wilhelm made a name for herself as one
of the most aggressive critics of the culture of violence in the military-industrial state. But her work at
that time was hardly unique in her oeuvre; from as early as the 1950s, with the suicidal explosion that
ends her second published story, Wilhelm's fiction has been engaged in analyses of the violent mindset,
of how individual and societal violence interrelate, of the cognitive basis of violent personalities, and of
the personal effects of impersonal violence. The extent to which outward-directed violence is destined

CFP: The Political Norman Mailer (including grad) (4/15/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:44pm
Lennon, Michael

The Programming Committee is looking for good proposals for panel =
presentations during the fourth annual conference of The Norman Mailer =
Society, to be held in Provincetown, MA, October 12-14, 2006. The =
theme of this year's conference is "The Political Norman Mailer," but =
papers on other topics related to Mailer and his work are also welcome. =
Please follow the guidelines below carefully.
Send a 50-75 word biographical statement and a 300-400 word abstract of =
the proposed paper--as MS Word attachments only--not in the body of your =
email--by April 15 to the program committee chair: Robert Begiebing, =