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CFP: Africana Studies Area (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:03pm
Delia Gillis

      Africana Studies Area
      27th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
      Albuquerque, New Mexico
      February 8-11, 2006
      Proposals are now being accepted for the Africana Studies Area. Some suggestions are listed below for presentations, but topics not included are also welcome.

UPDATE: Exile and the Narrative Imagination (9/20/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:39am

Submission deadline - 20 September 2005

              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                         Full Information at
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham:
Received on Wed Jul 13 2005 - 07:39:27 EDT

CFP: Neomedievalism in Film, TV, Games (8/31/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
Sarah Gordon

CFP: Neomedievalism in film, TV, games (08/31/05;
Kalamazoo, collection, 05/04/06-05/07/06)

Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (MEMO) 2
annual sessions, select papers to be included in
collection under contract with Mellen Press.

Session I. The Medieval in Motion: Approaches to
Neomedievalism in Television and Film;

Session II. Neomedievalism in the Digital Age: A
Critical Approach to Video Games (A Workshop)

Contact by email with abstract or workshop
participation proposal by August 31:

CFP: Gender, Place and Culture in 20th Century American Fiction (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/05-3/5/06)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am

NEMLA 2006
March 2-3, Philadelphia
Chair: Shealeen Meaney
"Like Water going back to itself": Gender, Place and Culture in 20th Century American Fiction
The gendering of space and the spatializing of identity are processes of much interest in contemporary culture study. This panel will examine women's representations of place and emplacement in American Women's Literature of the 20th century. From the closing of the frontier at the end of the 19th century to women's continued struggles to escape the domestic sphere at the end of the 20th, American conceptualizations of identity have always been preoccupied with space, fixity, and mobility.

CFP: Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference (Turkey) (no deadline noted; 7/20/06-7/23/06)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
baris kilicbay

Conference Announcement and First Call for Papers for
Crossroads 2006 in Istanbul

We are pleased to announce that the Sixth International Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, the official meeting of
The Association for Cultural Studies, will be held in Istanbul, sponsored by Istanbul Bilgi University, 20-23 July 2006.

CFP: Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies (9/30/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
Stacey Fox

LIMINA: a journal of historical and cultural studies

Call for Papers, Volume 12
Submissions Deadline 30 September 2005

Limina is a refereed academic journal of historical and cultural studies
based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.
The journal operates with a special commitment to publishing the work of
research postgraduates and emerging scholars, and encourages creative
Limina provides a lively environment in which diverse work can be published.
  The journal promotes resistance to traditional disciplinary boundaries,
and at the same time demands a rigorous approach to issues of research,
context and theoretical debates.

UPDATE: antiTHESIS: The Event, Culture and Contingency (8/11/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
benjamin smith

antiTHESIS vol 16 (2006),
Call for Papers

Following the success of our recent annual postgraduate symposium, The
Event, Culture and Contingency, the antiTHESIS editorial collective
would like to re-issue the current CFP to remind all those intending to
contribute to the next edition that submissions close on Friday, 11

antiTHESIS volume 16 (2006), "in the event …"

Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events.
Its verity is in fact an event, a process: the process namely of its
verifying itself, its veri-fication. – William James