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CFP: The Patient (1/31/06; 10/18/06-10/19/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Harold Schweizer

The Patient: A Symposium, Bucknell University, October 18 & 19, 2006

Precariously situated between home and hospital,=20
work and bed, life and death, the patient=20
occupies a liminal, unstable position. Charged=20
to identify with her state as with the moral=20
virtue from which she receives her name, the=20
patient also lives in the fear of our=20
indifference and impatience. Although attended=20
by doctors, nurses, family and friends, her=20
condition - particularly if it is chronic - ever=20
threatens to sever her connections with the world=20
and to exile her into that fundamental solitude=20
owned by the sick and suffering.

CFP: Christianity's Encounter with Other Cultures (11/4/05; 3/10/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Marshall, Donald

Please post
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
 
Western Regional Conference for Christianity and Literature
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
March 10-11, 2006
 
The Word in the World: Christianity's Encounter with Other Cultures
 
Keynote speaker:
Alan Jacobs, Wheaton College, "Nietzsche or St. Basil: Paganism and
Literature"
 
Poetry reading:
Brigit Pegeen Kelly, author of The Orchard, Song, and To the Place of
Trumpets
 
>From the beginning, Christians have encountered cultures whose values they
found alien or even hostile. Yet such cultures are precisely the ones in

CFP: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on North American Borderlands (1/1/06; 10/20/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Glenn Crothers

CALL FOR PAPERS:

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"Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on North American=20

Borderlands"

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October 20-21, 2006

Louisville, Kentucky

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Conference Conveners:=20

Andrew Cayton (Miami University Ohio)

David J. Weber (Southern Methodist University)

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The Filson Institute for the Advanced Study of the Ohio Valley and the
Upper South proposes a two-day academic conference examining in
comparative perspective the nature and variety of North American
borderlands and their peoples from the sixteenth to the nineteenth
centuries. The conference will be in Louisville, Kentucky, at The Filson
Historical Society. =20

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CFP: Theory into Action: Terry Eagleton Keynote (12/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:11pm
Thomas F Halloran

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
would like to announce its 16th Annual Mardi Gras Conference, February
10--11, 2006 in Baton Rouge, LA:

Text and the Provisionality of Meaning:
Theory into Action

Keynote Speaker: Terry Eagleton, Professor of Cultural Theory and the John
Rylands Fellow, The University of Manchester, England.
Selected Publications: Literary Theory: An Introduction (1983/1996), The
Gatekeeper: A Memoir (2001), After Theory (2004)

?There can be no reflexive life without theory,? writes Terry Eagleton.
With this in mind, we are seeking papers that use theory to provide new
ideas and insights into human experience.

CFP: Memory & Representation (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:15pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS

 

AREA: MEMORY & REPRESENTATION

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2006 JOINT CONFERENCE

 

April 12-15, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to:

http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

 

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2005

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme,

special panels and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour

slots, typically with four papers or speakers per standard session.

 

CFP: Regions and the Short Story (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:14pm
Dean Baldwin

College English Association National Conference
April 6-8, 2006
San Antonio, Texas
We invite papers on "Regions and the Short Story" for the 37th annual
meeting of the CEA. Suggested topics for this panel include local color,
the theory of regionalism, and individual authors, stories, or collections
(American, British, Canadian, Australian, etc.) relevant to regionalism.
        Proposals should include the following information
        Name
        Institutional affiliation
        Mailing address, including zip code
        Phone number
        Email address
        Title for the proposed presentation
        Abstract of no more than 500 words

CFP: Irish Studies: Geographies and Genders (11/15/05; Southern ACIS, 2/23-2/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Marti D. Lee

CALL FOR PAPERS
IRISH STUDIES: GEOGRAPHIES AND GENDERS
American Conference for Irish Studies
2006 Southern Regional Conference
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
February 23-26, 2006

The University of South Carolina will host the 2006 Southern Regional
Conference of the American Conference for Irish Studies in Columbia, SC,
February 23-26, 2006. Special guests will include poets Eavan Boland and Vona
Groarke. Some sessions will be held in conjunction with the USC Women's
Studies conference on "Transnational Feminisms."

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