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CFP: Contemporary Irish Cinema (France) (5/31/07; 11/22/07-11/23/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
estelle epinoux

CFP: Contemporary Irish Cinema (22/11/07-23/11/07)

Call for papers =96INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE : 22-23 November 2007
Contemporary Irish Cinema: Assessment and Perspectives
Facult=E9 des lettres et des sciences humaines
39E, rue Camille Gu=E9rin
87036 Limoges Cedex - France

CFP: Migrant Writing (10/14/06; journal issue)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Elwan Lobo-Pires


JOURNAL: MaCom=E8re - The Journal of the Association of Caribbean =
Women Writers and Scholars (ACWWS)

Special Issue: Migrant Writing

Submission Deadline: October 14, 2006

UPDATE: Women's Experiences of Justice (10/7/06; collection)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am

UPDATE-CFP: Women's Experiences of Justice (10/7/06; collection)
  The co-editors of (Re)Interpretations: The Shapes of Justice in Women's Experience, to be published by Cambridge Scholars Press, Ltd. in late 2007, seek scholars interested in contributing a chapter. The book, which will show how women create justice or resist injustice through (re)interpretations of traditional structures, is divided into five sections that represent patriarchal authority and power: Language, Religion, Medicine, War, and Sex Trafficking.

CFP: The Foreigner: Mirror of Tensions (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Garcia Puente, Maria

Immigration is a phenomenon that contemporary societies struggle with. In this context the figure of the foreigner is a good scenario to explore the dynamics and tensions of cultures in contact. The liminal perspective provided by the outsider adds a new interpretation of our own reality, questioning the foundations of the canonical culture and our own identities. "What appear to be cultural units-human beings, words, meanings, ideas, philosophical systems, social organizations-are maintained in their apparent unity only through an active process of exclusion, opposition, and hierarchization.

UPDATE: Cultural Studies Association (10/16/06; 4/19/06-4/21/06)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Leerom Medovoi

hosted by the Portland Center for Cultural Studies

Portland, Oregon (Portland State University) April 19-21, 2007

The Cultural Studies Association (U.S.) invites participation in its =20
Fifth Annual Meeting from all areas and topics of relevance to =20
Cultural Studies, including but not limited to literature, history, =20
sociology, geography, anthropology, communications, popular culture, =20
cultural theory, queer studies, critical race studies, feminist =20
studies, postcolonial studies, media and film studies, material =20
culture studies, performance and visual arts studies.

CFP: Race and Citizenship (11/3/06; 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Petra Lina Orloff

The Center for the Study of Citizenship at Wayne State University announces its
fourth annual Conference in Citizenship Studies. The conference will be held on
March 1-4, 2007 and will focus on the Center’s theme for this academic year:
Race and Citizenship.

This year’s conference is divided into three different formats. Conference
attendees will attend all formats.

I. Plenary Addresses
In selecting plenary speakers we paid particular attention to scholars whose
work places them on the cutting edge of Citizenship Studies and as authors of
path breaking work on race and citizenship. We are extremely proud of our
line-up of speakers:

CFP: Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kucich, John

Final call for submissions for the following panel of the annual Northeast Modern Language Association conference:


Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures


How have Native and European American writers negotiated the contact zone? Papers from all periods and genres in American literature are invited. Possible topics might include transculturation, assimilation, hybridity and cultural difference; accounts of captivity, colonization and sovereignty; examples of performing identity and "playing Indian;" sites of translation and cultural (mis)representation; issues of redaction, voice, authority and textual mediation.