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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

CFP: Video Game Essays (8/15/05; collection)

Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
Stumpo, Jeffrey D

1337: Essays on Video Game Culture Inside and Outside the Box
The editor seeks essays on video game culture, both within the contexts of
games themselves and in the "real" world, for a proposed collection.
Potential topics include:

-Linguistics (with an emphasis on d00dsp34k and/or txt or aim style chat)

-Gender construction within RPGs (e.g. males playing as female characters
and vice versa)

-Gender interaction within games and in the real world (e.g. E3 using "Booth

-Economics within games (e.g. crafting systems) and without (e.g. Diablo
II items for sale on Ebay)

CFP: Emergent Nature/Cultures (7/17/05; 9/24/05-9/25/05 & journal issue)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
M Wolf-Meyer

Call for Papers: Emergent Nature/Cultures

Papers are sought for a workshop entitled "Emergent Nature/Cultures,"
hosted by the Department of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota.
 Papers should address the nature/culture thematic, but contributors may
interpret this as they see fit.

CFP: Reported Narrative Nonfiction (8/15/05 & 2/15/06; journal issue)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
Terry Lee

For the newly merged magazine-format journal _DoubleTake/Points of
Entry_, Fall 2005 and Spring 2006 issues, the editors are interested in
reported nonfiction (a.k.a., literary journalism, creative nonfiction,
literature of fact, literature of reality, magazine feature) that
present compelling, insightful stories that open windows onto the human
experience and act as catalysts for community-service efforts. We are
interested in reported narrative that works to present many points of
entry into human experience, encouraging a kind of serious, patient
consideration of the perspectives, visions, and concerns of others. In
the words of Robert Coles, the work we publish "pays the closest

CFP: European Popular Culture (9/30/05; encyclopedia)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Gerd Bayer

Authors are sought for a few remaining chapters of the Europe volume of the
Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture, a six-volume set under contract with
the Greenwood Publishing Group.

CFP: Rooms at the Top: Attic Spaces in Literature (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Rita Bode

CFP: Rooms at the Top: Attic Spaces in Literature (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

NEMLA conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2-5, 2006
CFP for approved panel: Rooms at the Top: Attic Spaces in Literature
Queries/proposals by September 15th to panel chair, Rita Bode: (please also see below).

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

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm



Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

February 8-11, 2006

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged.

The deadline for submitting proposals is November 15, 2005.

CFP: Bad Subjects –– Sex Politics Issue (10/15/05; e–journal issue)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Joe Lockard

Call for Papers - Sex Politics

How do contemporary states express sexual preferences and regulate the sexualities of their citizen-subjects? How do corporations both market sex and participate in public sex politics? How do sexual identities define labor and media economies?