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CFP: Rhetoric & Kairos (12/1/05; 2/24/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
Donna M. Souder

A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Rhetoric & Kairos"
Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities

 

Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

When: February 24, 2006

 

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
dealing with contemporary issues of kairos, which we define broadly to
incorporate a wide variety of research interests.

CFP: Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Masha C Mimran (mmimran_at_Princeton.EDU)

CALL FOR PAPERS

�Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death�

Panel for the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting 2006: �The Human and its Others,� Princeton University, Princeton NJ, March 23-26, 2006

Deadline for paper proposals: November 30, 2005

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006 ACLA Conference: �Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death.�

Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death

CFP: Re/Valuing the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Gisela Brinker-Gabler

ACLA 2006, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 23 - 26 MARCH, 2006

Re/Valuing the =93Human=94

Animal Symbolicum =97 Homo Sapiens=96 Barbarian =97 Human =97 Woman =97 =
Overman =20
=97 Counter-Human =97 Fellow-Human =97 Inhuman =97 Subhuman =97 =
Being-There =97 =20
Being-With =97 Human Rights =97 Bare Life =97 Singularity =97 Immanent =97=
 =20
Silence =96

=93The =93I=94 is a placeholder for the human voice.=94

This list, which could be expanded, testifies to the struggle we face =20=

as we try to assert ourselves in and through language. We find words =20
for ourselves or for others. And we act on those words. Therefore, we =20=

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (no deadline noted; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Sladja Blazan

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

"Ghosts, Gender, History"

  Seminar Organizer: Sladja Blazan, Humboldt University (Berlin)

In most cultures the figure of the ghost stands for a forceful=20
separation of past and present. Some cultures integrate the ghost=20
figure into the present in order to provide a sense of continuity. In=20
literature and film the ghost motif has been directly associated with=20
particular cultural meanings, but has also been used as a plot element=20=

CFP: History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (11/21/05; anthology)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
x1999_at_iinet.net.au

CALL FOR PAPERS:

History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (anthology)

Edited by Christina Lee

We are soliciting contributions for an anthology which will address the ways in
which history and memory have been (re)presented and reconstructed in cinema –
encompassing both fictional and non-fictional – narratives. The book will
explore how binaries between fact and fiction, truth and fantasy, and the
public and the private have become blurred.

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