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UPDATE: Breaking It Down: Dance Under Construction VIII (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm
Dance Under Construction .

Breaking It Down
Dance Under Construction VIII
UC Riverside April 7-8, 2006
Hosted by Department of Dance, UCR

• Keynote Speaker
• Proposal Deadline Extended

We are pleased to announce André Lepecki from NYU's
Department of Performance Studies as the keynote
speaker for Dance Under Construction 2006.

*** Proposal Deadline Extended ***
We have extended the deadline for paper and
performance submissions to February 1, 2006. Please
see the guidelines for abstracts in the CFP. Please
direct correspondence to

UPDATE: Global States (1/27/06; 5/5/06-5/6/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm

*CALL FOR PAPERS* (new deadline 1/27/06)

Global States | May 5-6, 2006 | University of California, Irvine

Announcing a conference hosted by the graduate students in the Department
of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine, May 5-6, 2006.

Featuring a keynote dialogue between Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor
in Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley, and Gayatri Spivak,
Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University

CFP: Social Work (3/15/06 & 9/30/06; journal issues)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm


Papers are invited for the 2006 April and November issues of PORTULARIA.

PORTULARIA is a peer-reviewed Journal that accepts unpublished papers with a theoretical/practical content about projects, research, proposals, reflections or experiences related to social intervention and social work. Suggested topics involve social intervention within the scope of:

-The elderly
-The disabled
-Community work
-Social policy
-World history of social work
-Social work theory

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
EGSO Albany

Deadline extended:

Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 3/1/06
The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of
the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual
graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and
Sunday April 23, 2006:

Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in
the Humanities

Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a
paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical
Call for Papers and Panels:
Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature

CFP: Michigan CEA General Call (5/31/06; 10/20/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Jill Kirsten Anderson

Michigan CEA General Call for Academic Papers and Creative Works
(potential for publication in the MCEA Journal--see below)

CFP Deadline: 31 May 2006
Conference Date: 20 October 2006
Meeting Site: The Union at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Empathy, Ethics, Eloquence, and Their Opposites

UPDATE: Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (1/28/06; MCLLM, 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm

Additional CFP's are solicited concerning Family Systems Theory for a
special track at MCLLM on March 31 - April 1, 2006.

Registrations are available at


The Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
is hosting its annual graduate student conference on March 31 and
April 1, 2006. The conference will be held at Northern Illinois
University in DeKalb, Illinois. First-time conference presenters are
encouraged to apply!

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

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm

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

 We invite graduate students to present 15-minute papers relevant to the dual theme of "literary consumption" – in texts dealing with consumption as well as the consumption of texts themselves. We welcome submissions that treat French and Francophone works, as well as broader cultural or theoretical issues, from the Middle Ages to the present.

CFP: North American Conference on British Studies: Economics and Aesthetics (1/25/06; 11/17/06-11/19/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Kimberly Suzann Latta

Call for Papers
Panel Proposal: Economics and Aesthetics

North American Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting
Boston, Mass. November 17-19, 2006

Papers on any and all topics pertaining to economics and aesthetics
(for example, papers on: money/finance/capital and painting, poetry,
gardens, sculpture, architechture, religious iconography; coins, paper
money, representations of property or exchange or trade) are invited
for a panel at the NACBS conference in Boston.

Paper titles, abstracts, and authors' addresses are due to Kimberly
Latta ( by Jan 25, 2006.

UPDATE: Domesticating Discontent (grad) (1/25/06; 3/10/06-3/11/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
W. Mark Giles

Domesticating Discontent


Abstracts are invited for "Domesticating Discontent," a panel intended as
part of The Widening Gyre: Literature, Politics, the Future. This is the
2006 Free Exchange graduate student conference at the University of Calgary
in Calgary, AB, Canada (10-11 March 2006).
See for
conference information.