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CFP: On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic (2/20/06; 5/11/06-5/12/06)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Thomas Crombez

A conference on "Messianism and the Law" will be organised by the Institute
of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp) on 11-12 May 2006. The following
scholars have confirmed to speak: Giorgio Agamben, Moshe Idel, Aviezer
Ravitzky, Sigrid Weigel, Ada Rapoport-Albert, Astrid
Deuber-Mankowsky, Ashraf Noor, and Micha Brumlik. More information is
available on the website of the Institute for Jewish
Studies<http://www.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=3D*IJS&n=3D35758&ct=3D36656>
.

UPDATE: Edmonton Symposium on Empirical Studies of Literature and Culture (2/15/06; 4/20/06-4/21/06)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
ESSE

ESSE: Empirical Studies Symposium in Edmonton

The deadline for paper proposal submissions has been extended to February 15,
2006.

The Canadian members of REDES are pleased to announce the first ESSE (Empirical
Studies Symposium in Edmonton) Symposium. The theme of ESSE is "empirical,
historical, and pedagogical studies of language,
literature, and culture: trends and possibilities".

The symposium will take place at the University of Alberta, in the Senate
Chamber of the Old Arts Building, on Thursday April 20 and Friday 21, 2006. In
accordance with the aims of the REDES project, the Symposium is open to all
junior and senior researchers.

CFP: Race and Citizenship (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/16/06)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:47pm
Alisa Marko Iannucci

HOMELAND IN/SECURITY:

Race and Citizenship in the United States

New England American Studies Association
September 15-16, 2006
University of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
The current political moment presents new opportunities and imperatives to examine historical and contemporary formations of race and citizenship in the United States.

CFP: Folklore and Collaboration (3/1/06; MLA '06)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Robin Pappas

The Folklore and Literature Discussion Group seeks 20-minute presentations
for a panel about the relationship between Folklore and Collaboration to be
held at the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia. We are especially
interested in papers that discuss the collaborative production of material
culture, foodways, medicine, and/or narrative, as well as ways in which
these activities affirm interdependence and group identity. Please send
100-word abstract by March 1 to robin.pappas_at_oregonstate.edu.

Dr. Robin Pappas
Adjunct Instructor, English Department
238 Moreland Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-5302
(541) 737-1660

CFP: Writing in a Post-Cultural America (grad) (2/19/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Tim Lockridge

With Pen in Hand: Writing in a Post-Cultural America

General Call for Papers

The English Department of Virginia Tech welcomes the submission of
abstracts from all disciplines on all topics addressing writing,
literature, and culture for the annual graduate student conference,
With Pen in Hand, taking place April 7th and 8th, 2006. This year's
topic is "Writing in a Post-Cultural America."

To welcome a newly developed MFA program to Virginia Tech, this
year's conference will include panels regarding creative writing—both
the practice and the theory. We welcome submissions of poetry, short
stories, and essays concerning the theoretical side of creative writing.

CFP: Georgia Philological Association (Literature, Language, Linguistics, Composition, and Pedagogy (3/31/06; 4/21/06 &amp; jour

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Brucie, Thomas J.

Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia, will host the first
annual conference of the Georgia Philological Association on April 21,
2006, beginning at 9:00AM and concluding at 4:00PM.

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We invite professors, graduate students, and independent scholars to
join the association and submit scholarly papers and ideas for panel
discussions as directed below. Subjects may relate to American,
British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or
language, as well as linguistics, composition, and pedagogy.

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We are also sponsoring a contest to design a permanent logo for the
Association, and the winning design will receive a $100. award.

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CFP: After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies (3/1/06; journal issue)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
After Culture Emergent Anthropologies

Papers are sought for the inaugural volume of a new peer-reviewed
journal, "After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies." The first issue is
planned for release in September 2006, and thereafter will be
published semiannually (in March and September) and made available
free through the internet (URL forthcoming).

UPDATE: Literary Consumption (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Equinoxes

 
Deadline extension/nouvelle date limite

Equinoxes 2006
 Call For Conference Papers
 "La consommation littéraire / Literary Consumption"
     
 "Je ne sacrifie que a moy (aux dieux poinct) et a cestuy mon Ventre le plus grand de tous les Dieux." – Rabelais, Le Quart Livre.

 The Department of French Studies at Brown University announces its 14th annual Graduate Conference

 March 17-18, 2006

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