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CFP: The Uses of Richard Hoggart (UK) (10/31/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Kate Dorney

The Uses of Richard Hoggart: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
on Richard Hoggart's Work and Influence
Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 April 2006
Tapton Hall,
University of Sheffield,
UK
Proposals for papers (20 mins) are sought on the life, work and influence of
Richard Hoggart, founder of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies,
author of The Uses of Literacy, Speaking to Each Other, Only Connect, and
Everyday Language and Everyday Life. Papers considering Hoggart alongside
his contemporaries or reminiscing on his influence on their own work or
discipline are also welcome.

CFP: Modern Languages (5/15/05; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/5/06)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Josie McQuail

Panel proposals are invited for the 37th annual Northeast Modern Language Association convention (Philadelphia, PA 3/1/06-3/5/06) in all areas of the Modern Languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese, German); including American, British and Comparative Literature; Film, Drama, Composition, Pedagogy and related topics. Panel proposers must be current (2005) NEMLA members, but can join via the NEMLA website or contact the Executive Director, Josephine McQuail.

UPDATE: Linguistics and Media Discourse (2/28/06; journal issue)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Francisco Yus

Deadline extended:

CALL FOR PAPERS: LINGUISTICS AND MEDIA DISCOURSE

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (RAEI) is an international
well-known Journal on English Studies published annually since 1988 by
the University of Alicante (Spain). The abstracts of all the articles
published so far can be accessed at the following Internet address:

http://www.ua.es/dfing/publicaciones/raei/indice-raei.htm#Index

CFP: Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets (1/15/06; collection)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Olga Gershenson

Call for Papers

Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets

Editors:

Olga Gershenson (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Barbara Penner (University College-London)

"You know what they say about men who hang around women's lavatories.
They're asking to have their illusions shattered."

- Georgina to Albert, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover

We invite contributions for the edited collection Toilet Papers: The
Gendered Construction of Public Toilets.

CFP: Cultures of Evil and the Attractions of Villainy (10/1/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:20pm
Maria Mabrey

2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006

Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.

Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes

This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.

Possible topics, but not limited to:

CFP: Militarism and the Environment (10/1/05; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
currents_at_yorku.ca

UnderCurrents: journal of critical environmental studies

Vol 15 Mobilizing Natures: Militarism and the Environment

Given the plurality of ways nature has been mobilized in the service of
conflict and violence, the UnderCurrents Editorial Collective invites
art and written work for Vol 15, Mobilizing Nature.

CFP: Politeness: Journal Culture, Language and Representation CLR (8/31/05; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
Jose Ramón Prado Pérez

Journal Culture, Language and Representation, published by Universitat
Jaume I, Spain, invites contributions for volume 3, to appear May 2006, on
the issue of "Politeness".

Politeness, regarded as a basic interactional principle of communication,
may be approached from a wide range of theoretical or analytical
perspectives: pragmatics / linguistics; discourse analysis and
conversation, semiotics, diachronic studies, intercultural processes, etc.

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