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CFP: Schumann across the Disciplines (11/15/05; 9/29/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:23pm
Smith, Christopher

"Schumann Perspectives: A View Across the Disciplines," an
international symposium and music festival celebrating the wide-ranging
artistic legacy of Robert Schumann will take place on the campus of
Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas from September 29-30, 2006.
The festival marks the 150th anniversary of the death of this remarkable
composer, writer, and cultural icon.

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Featured guest speakers and performers include:

* Lawrence Kramer (Professor of Music, Fordham University),
co-editor of 19th-Century Music and author of seven books on the
interrelations of music, culture, and society.

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

updated: 
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=
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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=

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