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CFP: Scottish Crime Fiction, CLUES: A Journal of Detection (10/31/06; journal issue)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:44pm
Elizabeth Foxwell

> CFP: Scottish crime fiction, spec issue of _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_
> Guest Editor: Gill Plain, University of St. Andrews (UK)
>
> From Ian Rankin to Val McDermid to Alexander McCall Smith, Scottish writers have dominated the British crime fiction market for the past twenty years. The Scottish crime fiction issue of _CLUES_ (the only US academic journal on mystery fiction) seeks to examine this phenomenon. Is the success of Scottish crime fiction attributable to a literary history stretching back to the nineteenth century and beyond, or is it the result of more recent cultural and political developments?

CFP: Pataphysica 4: Black Arts (9/8/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 11:17pm
cal clements

Pataphysica 4, "Pataphysica e Alchimia 2," will follow in the
footsteps of Pataphysica 2, "Pataphysica e Alchimia," in
presenting Part 2 of Alfred Jarry's final, unfinished novel The
She-Dragon (1907), again in the form of an annotated literal
translation highlighting Jarry's use of alchemical and
mythological symbolism. It will again be edited and introduced
by Dr. Faustroll, and submissions should be sent for
consideration to faustroll1_at_juno.com. "Juno," as everyone
knows, is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Hera, who
represented the Earth in the same way that her husband Zeus
stood for the sky, suggesting that this e-mail address is a way
of contacting "Faustroll on Earth."

UPDATE: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (2/1/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:42pm
Ruta Veteryte

Deadline extended:

LAST CALL FOR PAPERS
 Dear Colleague,

We have a great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the fourth
international conference

 LANGUAGE, CULTURE and TECHNOLOGIES

at Kaunas University of Technology (http://www.ktu.lt/en/)

 Kaunas, LITHUANIA

 19-21 May, 2006

 We invite teachers, scholars and postgraduate students to participate and
to contribute papers to the fourth international conference hosted by Kaunas
University of Technology, Lithuania.

UPDATE: The City, Comparatively (2/15/06; 5/28/06-5/30/06)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:19pm
Jan Plug

NEW, EXTENDED DEADLINE!!!!

CALL FOR PAPERS / APPEL DE COMMUNICATIONS
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
Association canadienne de litt=E9rature compar=E9e

YORK UNIVERSITY
May 28-30, 2006.

The City, Comparatively

We invite papers, or proposals for papers, on the following subjects:
Nous vous invitons =E0 soumettre des communications ou des projets de=20
communications
sur l'un des sujets suivants:

spatial imaginings
the legacy of Freud (on the 150th anniversary of Freud=92s birth)
landscapes, urban and rural
the urban sublime

UPDATE: Religon and Popular Culture (6/1/06; MAPACA, 11/4/06-11/6/06)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:19pm
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Update: Abstracts or proposals due June 1 for Religion and Popular Culture
panel at Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
to Richard Currie at either RCu8598882_at_aol.com or Currie_at_postbox.csi.cuny.edu.

CFP: Fashioning Fiction (grad) (UK) (3/10/06; 5/27/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
fashioningfiction

Fashioning Fiction (grad): University of Stirling (UK)=20
Abstract Deadline: 03/10/06
Conference Dates: 05/27/06 =96 05/28/06=20

=91What a strange power there is in clothing=92 =96 Isaac Bashevis Singer

CFP: Graphic Novels (3/17/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
Rick Iadonisi

Proposed Panel for the Midwest Modern Language Association

Panel Title: Graphic Novels

Although I am particularly interested in the relationship of graphic novels and history, papers examining any aspect of comic books and culture are welcome.

 
Please send 250 word abstracts to Rick Iadonisi at iadonisr_at_gvsu.edu or mail to:

Rick Iadonisi
Department of Writing
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401

The deadline for abstracts is March 17, 2006.

CFP: Aging and the Young (3/1/06; MLA '06)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
Leni Marshall

CFP: Aging and the Young (3/1/06; MLA 12/27-12/30/06)

Aging and the Young: Representations of Old Age in Young Adult and
Children's Literature

What do storybooks teach children about getting old? How do
children's books and books for young adults construct lifetimes on a
personal and a social level? How do such books contribute to ageism,
age positivism, or a multiplicity of views? How could they do things
differently? How can and do books for pre-adults prepare people to
embrace the challenges of getting older throughout the life
cycle? Papers on all aspects of old age in children's and young
adult literature welcomed.

CFP: Objet d'art and the Female body (2/15/06; Gender Across Borders, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
A Spain

Call For Papers: Objet d'art and the Female Body

Accepted Panel at Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Keynote Speakesr: Bhanu Kapil (Naropa University); Molly Carnes (University of Madison-
Wisconsin)

Panel Organizers: LindaBeth Flack, Setareh Masoumbeiki

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