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CFP: Writing Landscape: An Inter-disciplinary Symposium (UK) (10/31/06; 3/19/07)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Adeline Johns-Putra

Writing Landscape
An Inter-disciplinary Symposium for Scholars in the Arts and Humanities
Supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council

Monday, 19 March 2007, Stewart House, University College London

We invite proposals for papers at an inter-disciplinary one-day symposium on
'Writing Landscape'. The symposium will explore the relationship between
landscape and creative writing, paying particular attention to the process of
writing and reading. The symposium would appeal to scholars from a range of
disciplines, including literary studies, geography, cultural studies, history,
gender studies, creative writing and philosophy.

CFP: Playing with Architecture (8/31/06; SAH, 4/14/07-4/17/07)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Merrill Schleier

Playing with Architecture: The Construction of Idenity in Architectural
Games, Amusements and Leisure Sites (SAH, Pittsburgh, April 14-17 2007,
deadline Aug, 31, 2006 to:

Society of Architectural Historians
Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, April 2007
Deadline for Proposals: August 31
Send to:
                        "Playing With Architecture: Games, Leisure
Space, and
                                         The Construction of

CFP: UNSW School of English Postgraduate Symposium (grad) (Australia) (9/1/06; 10/12/06-10/13/06)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm

OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, Australia, October 12-13, 2006

What fills the gap left by the evacuation of the grand narratives? What is the value of negative space?
Silence? Incoherence? What are the politics and problematics of representation in a world oft marked
by political, intellectual, and spiritual chaos? In contemporary society, how can language function as a
bridge, articulating loss and thereby filling the void with significance?

CFP: Sex and Sexuality - Exploring Critical Issues 3 (Poland) (9/22/06; 11/29/06-12/2/06)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Dr Rob Fisher

3rd Global Conference
Sex and Sexuality - Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 29th November - Saturday 2nd December 2006
Cracow, Poland

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This research conference seeks to examine issues of sexuality across a range of critical and cultural perspectives. Seeking to encourage innovative inter- and multidisciplinary dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to anthropology, cultural studies, education, gender studies, history, law, literature, medicine, psychology, religion, sociology and social work. We also welcome contributions from queer activists and professionals in non-profit and non-government organizations.

CFP: Gender & Technology (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Still, Brian

Call for Papers: Gender & Technology Plenary Session
2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
The 28th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at <> .


CFP: Videogame Mechanics (8/21/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
Robert Buerkle

CFP: Proposed Panel for the 2007 Society for Cinema & Media Studies
(SCMS) Conference: Chicago, IL, March 8-11, 2007

==Videogame Mechanics==

In keeping with the Society for Cinema & Media Studies' growing
incorporation of game studies among its proceedings, we seek papers
for a panel tentatively entitled "Videogame Mechanics."