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CFP: Science Fiction and Popular Culture (6/30/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm

The Science Fiction area of the Mid Atlantic American/Popular Culture
Conference (Baltimore, MD) welcomes proposals for papers dealing with all
aspects of science fiction across various media (literature, film,
television, and music) and/or as pervasive tropes in esoteric popular
culture (fashion, artifacts, attitudes, conventions, fanzines, websites
If you would like to propose a paper or panel for this area, please e-mail
250-300 word abstract by June 30 to Area Chair, Cathy Leaker, at the
addresses below.
If you are interested in areas other than science fiction, and/or if you
want more information about the conference, please go to the Gazette, our

CFP: Revolutions in Form (UK) (6/15/06; evolutions, 9/22/06-9/23/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm

'evolutions': a two-day international conference hosted by the School
of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh,
22-23 September 2006

CFP Panel: Revolutions in Form

Art is dead. Long live Dada!
- Walter Serner

Push aside literary, grammatical and syntactic obstacles!
Strike as deep as you can strike!
- Jack Kerouac

CFP: Emerging Paradigms in the Spanish-speaking World (grad) (7/14/06; 10/20/06-10/22/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
GSU Conferencia

First Annual Graduate Conference on Transantlantic and Cultural
Studies Georgia State University October 20-21, 2006

Keynote speaker
Dr. Ana del Sarto (Ohio State University)

Proposals are especially encouraged on (but not limited to) any aspect
of Literature, Linguistics, Culture, History,and Women Studies.


Send a 300-word proposal by email to (subject line:
Emerging Paradigms) by July 14, 2006.
A cover letter listing the following:
Name, title of the paper, telephone number,
mailing and email address, and a one-page CV.
Papers should be submitted in Spanish or English.

CFP: GLBTQ in Popular Culture (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm

The Gay Lesbian Transgender and Queer area of the Mid Atlantic
American/Popular Culture Conference (Baltimore MD, October 27-29, 2006)
welcomes proposals on the representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, transsexual, and transvestite communities in popular culture.
 We encourage discussion of such issues in any medium of popular culture,
such as TV, movies, Internet and computer games, journalism, billboards
and advertising, comics and graphic novels, stand up comedy, novels,
nonfiction literature, music, theatre or politics and punditry.
Some topics such abstracts might explore include the following:
self-discovery, life phases, cross-group alliances, and family in LGBTQ

CFP: Framework Conference (5/22/06; 11/3/06-11/4/06)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Price, Brian Edward

Framework Conference
November 3-4, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Laura Mulvey

We are pleased to announce that the first annual Framework (Wayne State =
University Press) conference will take place on Nov 3-4, 2006 at =
Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. With a keynote =
address by Laura Mulvey, the conference will gather international film, =
television and new media scholars to address a central issue. The theme =
of our first meeting raises the appropriately fundamental but none too =
simple question of =93The Future of Theory.=94=20

CFP: aesthetic INVASIONS / articulate EVASIONS (grad) (6/30/06; 10/21/06)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Anna Marin

The Departments of English & Comparative Literature and Rhetoric & Writing
Studies are proud to present the 14th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate
Student Conference: San Diego State University
Crisis Carnival 2006

aesthetic INVASIONS / articulate EVASIONS

An interdisciplinary discussion of the humanities
Saturday, October 21st, 2006

Scholars from all fields are invited to submit: papers, poetry, fiction,
artwork & films

CFP: Photography (5/22/06; Midwest PCA/ACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Darnell, Amy L.



Midwest Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association
Annual Conference


Proposals are being accepted for the Midwest PCA /ACA (Popular Culture
Association/American Culture Association) Conference in Indianapolis,
IN, Oct. 27-29, 2006, in the area of Photography. Papers, Performances,
and panel suggestions can be from any field of study and are welcomed
from academics/researchers/intellectuals/activists/artists at any stage
in their career. The Photography area seeks to be an interdisciplinary
area where the influence, use, and impact of photography is explored. =20


CFP: Things (7/15/06; collection)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm

”THINGS”â€"An Anthology

Edited by
Kristine Samson, Dag Petersson, Thure Munkholm
For NSU Press

Call For Abstracts

â€"Apologies for cross posting
â€"Please forward to anyone interested

What does it mean for Man to expel himself from art, to leave it to
machines, structures or random generators to impart meaning and
significance to things? To what does art owe its tendency in the 20th
century towards an objective sensibility?