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

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

FIFTH ANNUAL MEETING of the CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (U.S.)
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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.

 

CFP: Antjie Krog (11/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Judith Coullie

Current Writing: Text and Reception in Southern Africa 17(2), October 2007

Special issue on Antjie Krog

Editors: Judith Lutge Coullie and Andries Visagie (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa).

CFP: Founding Parents: Jewish Comics (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

FOUNDING PARENTS: JEWISH COMEDIANS
 
 
 
The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at
least one panel on Jewish comedians who created the comic structure for the
mid-20th century to the present for the 2007 conference of the ACA/PCA in Boston,
Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
 
Among those Jewish entertainers who greatly influenced nightclub
entertaining, films, early television, and Broadway are Fannie Brice, Smith and Dale,
Jerry Lewis, Alan King, Buddy Hackett, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Totie Fields,
Jack Klugman, Tony Randall, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar, and Lenny Bruce.

CFP: Jewish Hollywood (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

JEWISH HOLLYWOOD
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on specifically evaluating the major influence of Jewish stu=
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executives, producers, and directors in Hollywood for the 2007 conference of=
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the ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
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nessmen who=20
became de facto film moguls. Among them were Samuel Goldwyn, David O. Selzn=
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Louis B. Mayer, and the four Warner brothers -- Samuel, Albert, Harry, and (=
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CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (10/25/06; 4/5/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
hollrahp_at_unlv.nevada.edu

NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
April 5-7, 2007

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER

Call for Proposals

DEADLINE: October 25, 2006

With literature as a crossroads where many forms of knowledge meet—art, history,
politics, science, religion—we welcome once again spirited participation on all
aspects of Native American studies. We invite proposals for individual papers,
panel discussions, readings, exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops.

This year we are pleased to announce two new awards to be made in 2007:
The Beatrice Medicine for Scholarship in American Indian Studies and
The Morning Star Award for Creative Writing

CFP: Jewish Popular Musicians (10/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/7-4/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

JEWISH POPULAR MUSICIANS
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The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is organizing at=20
least one panel on Jewish Popular Musicians, beginning in the 1970s for the=20
2007 conference of the ACA/PCA in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007.
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Jewish musicians have influenced popular music since George and Ira Gershwin=
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reinvented jazz for Broadway. Since then, other Jewish musicians have=20
continued to influence modern popular music: Irving Berlin, Benny Goodman,=20=
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Dylan, Neil Diamond, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Kinky Friedman and the=20=
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Jewboys, The Ramones, They Might be Giants, The Klezmatics, and =E2=80=9CYid=

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