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CFP: Re/Valuing the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

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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=
 =20
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)

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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=

CFP: History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (11/21/05; anthology)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
x1999_at_iinet.net.au

CALL FOR PAPERS:

History, Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (anthology)

Edited by Christina Lee

We are soliciting contributions for an anthology which will address the ways in
which history and memory have been (re)presented and reconstructed in cinema –
encompassing both fictional and non-fictional – narratives. The book will
explore how binaries between fact and fiction, truth and fantasy, and the
public and the private have become blurred.

CFP: The Human Drama of the Family; (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
nielsenw

Call for Papers for "The Human Drama of the Family as Portrayed in the=20=

Visual Arts"
2006 American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting ("The=20
Human its Others")
March 23 - 26, 2006, Princeton University, NJ
Co-organizers: W. C. Nielsen, Montclair State University and Gail=20
Finney, UC Davis
Deadline for papers: November 30, 2005

This seminar, "The Human Drama of the Family as Portrayed in the Visual=20=

Arts," will explore treatments of the =93human=94 family in visual =
culture,=20
e.g., theater, cinema, photography, television, performance art,=20
painting, and other visual arts. In what ways are families portrayed as=20=

CFP: Literary London: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Representation of London (no deadline; e-journal)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Lawrence Phillips

'Literary London: Interdisciplinary studies in the representation of London' is the first and only refereed academic journal to provide a common forum for scholars and students engaged specifically in the study of London and literature. It is dedicated to fostering an intellectual community that will facilitate interdisciplinary exchange. While the editorial focus of the journal is on representations of London in literature, articles in cognate disciplines that will contribute to readings of London are very much encouraged. These subject areas might include readings of London in history, drama, film, geography, art history, architecture, urban sociology, painting and engraving, etc.

CFP: Reclaiming Democracy (3/1/06; RPA, 11/3/06-11/6/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Jeffrey Paris

Call for Conference Submissions

Reclaiming Democracy: Visions and Practices from the
Radical Left

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Radical
Philosophy Association

November 3-6, 2006

Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

The RPA Conference Program Committee invites
submissions of talks, papers, workshops, roundtables
discussions, posters, and other kinds of conference
contributions, for its seventh biennial conference, to
be held at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska.

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