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CFP: Midwest Conference on Literature, Language and Media (1/28/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm


The Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
is hosting its annual graduate student conference on March 31 and
April 1, 2006. The conference will be held at Northern Illinois
University in DeKalb, Illinois. First-time conference presenters are
encouraged to apply!

The keynote speakers for this year's conference are Dr. Susan Gubar,
Distinguished Professor of English at Indiana University and George
Hillocks, Professor Emeritus of the University of Chicago and
Consultant in Writing and Language Arts Education.

CFP: MELUS/Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Derek P. Royal

MELUS Panel at the American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006 - San Francisco, CA
Topic: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative

We invite paper abstracts concerning the theoretical, literary, and
historical sweep of graphic narrative and its links to multi-ethnic
discourse for a MELUS panel to be held at the 17th annual American
Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28. Possible
topics could include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: Gender and Race in Literature and Film (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Tara Powell


Session Title: Gender and Race in Literature and Film
Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
October 12 - October 14, 2006
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona
Deadline: March 1, 2006

Our panel can encompass a wide range of presentations dealing with the =
topics of gender and race in literature and/or film. Please send an =
abstract, CV, and cover letter by March 1 to

Dr. Tara Powell
Gender and Race in Literature and Film
USC Institute for Southern Studies
107 Gambrell Hall
Columbia, SC 29208

or to

CFP: Kairos and Media (12/1/05; 2/24/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Janet Johnson

CFP: Mass Communications Panel


A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Rhetoric & Kairos"

Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars


The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area


Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

When: February 24, 2006


CFP: Relationship Between Human & Nonhuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

CFP: Literature and Psychoanalysis (1/18/06; 3/27/06-3/28/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Alvin Henry

Psychoanalysis & Literature
A conference at the University of California at Berkeley

Monday-Tuesday, March 27-28, 2006
Hosted by the Departments of English and Social & Cultural Studies
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Maire Jaanus, Barnard College
Endnote Speaker TBA

This conference aims to explore the intersection between literature and
psychoanalysis and is interested in papers that address, but are not
limited to, the following topics:

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

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


"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