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UPDATE: Resisting the Goddess: Disguising the Sacred Feminine (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Bowers, Bradley

UPDATE: Resisting the Goddess: Disguising the Sacred Feminine (04/01/06;
SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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DEADLINE CHANGED TO 04/01/06

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Proposals are sought on the topic of the sacred feminine, a consistent th=
eme
in literary history, but also one which has received renewed attention in=

religious studies and which was recently popularized by the novel The Da
Vinci Code and its attendant controversies. Especially welcome are propos=
als
which discuss the textual and academic resistance to representing the sac=
red
feminine. Possible authors would include Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Hemingway,=

CFP: Literature and Medicine (4/8/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Kimberly Myers

South Atlantic Modern Language Association
SAMLA 2006
November 10-12, 2006
Charlotte, North Carolina

Special Session: Literature and Medicine

The purpose of this panel is to examine the ways=20
in which medical issues, medical professionals,=20
and people suffering from disease and illness are=20
depicted in literature (of any era), film and=20
television. The focus of the panel is=20
intentionally broad in order to accommodate=20
diverse topics, including the following:

=ADimages of illness, healing and the healer
=ADquestions of biomedical ethics
=ADbio-technology
=ADsocio-cultural implications of specific diseases
=ADteaching literature and medicine

CFP: Ecocriticism and the Endangered Sea (Puerto Rico) (7/31/06; CEA-CC, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
CEA-CC

College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
Fall 2005 Conference: 10-11 November 2006
"Watery World: Humans and the Sea"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

The CEA-CC invites proposals for a panel titled "Ecocriticism and the =
Endangered Sea".
Please send 200-250 word proposal to Vartan Messier at =
cea_caribbeanchapter_at_hotmail.com by 31 July 2006.
Proposals may be sent by email as part of a text message but not as
attachments. Presenters must be registered members of the CEA-CC at the =
time=20
of the conference.

More information available at
http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/ingles/cea-cc.htm

UPDATE: Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies (3/18/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
gniu

The Asian American Literature Division of the MLA announces the following panel
and seeks papers for MLA December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Deadline MARCH
18, 2006 (extended from March 15, 2006).

"Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies"

Analyses and examples of intersections with television, film, digital media,
video games, Internet, art, and new media technologies. Topics may include but
are not limited to:

CFP: New Voices Graduate Conference (5/1/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
kerriallen_at_bellsouth.net

New Voices Graduate Student Conference
September 28-30, 2006
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

 Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2006

New Voices on the Human Condition
Call for papers and special sessions

CFP: Legitimating Cultures, Cultures of Legitimacy (Romania) (5/15/06; 11/23/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Laura Savu

LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
To: CFP_at_english.upenn.edu

  LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY:
  AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
   
  Bucharest University, Romania
    November 23-25, 2006
   
  Organizers:
    Mircea Martin, Bucharest University, Romania
  Christian Moraru, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
   
    The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for addressing issues related to the notion of "legitimacy" across discourses, cultural practices, and traditions. We are primarily interested in papers theorizing the construction and representation of the "legitimate?" in particular contexts.
  

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