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CFP: Power/Desire in Fiction (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
Power/Desire in Fiction
Is possession of power, or the possibility of wielding/using power affected
by desire? Do the powerful experience/fulfill/define desire? Do the powerful
depend on being desired, reject being the object of desire, or both?
We are accepting completed paper submissions only, no abstracts, please.
Creative writing/productions/performance contributions are encouraged to

CFP: Fan/tastic Visuals Panel (11/29/05; ICFA, 3/15/06-3/19/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Eden Lackner

PANEL INFORMATION:

"Fan/tastic Visuals"

Panellists are being sought for a potential session to be submitted to
the 2006 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA),
March 15-19 at the Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida. This panel will focus on fan art, photo
manipulation, video, web design, costuming, body modification, and other
visual methods of creativity/expression by speculative fiction fan
communities.

CFP: Imperfect Copies: Hybridity/Mimicry (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

 
Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
 
 
Imperfect Copies: Hybridity/Mimicry
As postcolonial theorist Homi Bhabha posits his idea of hybridity and
mimicry in The Location of Culture, inexact, or displaced doubling may create
parodies of social hegemonies that carry the potential to disrupt the naturalized
norms. How does the idea/practice of creating an imperfect copy function in
literature?
 

CFP: Transatlantic Studies (1/15/06; journal)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Brian Holcomb

_Atlantikos_ is a new online journal published by graduate students in the
English Department at Michigan State University. We are now accepting
essays written by graduate students in the field of Transatlantic Studies,
broadly defined as the study of textual productions dating from the age of
exploration to the present that originate in Europe, Africa, and the
Americas. We encourage both traditional and innovative scholarship
addressing textual, critical, cultural, and theoretical issues related to
Transatlantic Studies. Comparative literatures are within the purview of the
journal, although submissions need not be comparative in nature. The journal

CFP: Strategic Representations in Pop Culture (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

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CFP: Am and British Literature (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panels:
 
The Self and Community
British Romantic Literature
Tragedy
American Literature after Twain
Hemingway and Fitzgerald
Shakespeare
The Byronic Hero
Medieval Literature
Early American Literature
16th and 17th Century British Literature
Eugene O'Neill
Toni Morrison
Feminist and Gender Theories
Critical Approaches to Popular Literature
Literacy
 
 
 

CFP: Journalism (12/7/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Leslie Fife

      CFP: Journalism Area
   
  2006 National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations' Joint Conference
   
  Atlanta Marriott Marquis
  April 12 – 15, 2006
   
  Submission Deadline: Dec. 7, 2005
   
  The Journalism area of the National PCA/ACA Conference is interested in receiving submissions/abstracts for next year's conference at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
   
  We are interested in ANY related topics, including:
   
  --Katrina v. Pakistan earthquake: journalism's handling of natural disasters
  --Literary depictions of journalism
  --Political/national influences on journalism
  --Yellow journalism

CFP: Merging Discipines into Art (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:23pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

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