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CFP: John Huston Centenary Conference (Ireland) (3/1/06; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Tony Tracy

call for papers:

John Huston Centenary Conference

Huston School of Film and Digital Media
National University of Ireland
Galway

On 27th-28th October 2006, The Huston School of Film & Digital Media (NUI Galway) will host a two day centenary conference on the films of John Huston (1906-1987). Submissions are invited for papers (25mins in duration) dealing with the life and work of this most versatile and charismatic of American directors.

UPDATE: Kairos and Media Studies Panel (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Janet Johnson

CFP: Kairos and Media Studies Panel
Extended Submission Deadline: January 6, 2006
 
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
Universities
 
Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

UPDATE: Kairos and Film Studies (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:14pm
Wendy Commons

Note: the deadline for submissions to this panel has been changed to
January 6th, 2006.

A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Kairos & Film Studies"
Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas
Area Universities
Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas
ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor
February 24, 2006

CFP: Westerns: Movies from Hollywood and Paperback Westerns (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Paul Varner

WESTERNS:=20
MOVIES FROM HOLLYWOOD AND PAPERBACK WESTERNS
A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS

Editor: Paul Varner, Oklahoma Christian University
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press

Call For Papers

Topics might include B.M. Bower, Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Max Brand,
Clarence Mulford, Pulp Westerns, John Ford, Anthony Mann, Feminist,
Structuralist and Postmodern critical perspectives on Westerns.
Especially interested in critical essays over recent commercial Western
paperbacks and very recent Western films.

Deadline: May 1, 2006

CFP: The Blues II: 8th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium (2/15/06; 3/30/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Sollars, Michael D.

THE BLUES II

Call for Papers

8th Annual J. Marie McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX
March 30-31, 2006

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Texas Southern University
seeks papers for its interdisciplinary conference on its 2006 theme, "The
Blues II." We encourage interdisciplinary approaches and welcome proposals
that consider any facet of this topic. In addition to formal papers, we
encourage proposals for art displays, performances in music and drama,
panels, group discussions, short seminars, or workshops.

CFP: Kairos and Film Studies (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Wendy Commons

*A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Kairos & Film Studies"*

*Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars*

The Federation Rhetoric Committee

of the Federation of North Texas Area Universities

Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor
February 24, 2006

CFP: Shakespeare Envisioned (1/20/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Helen Whall

Special edition of Interfaces:a Journal of Word and Image, guest editor =
Helen Whall. Call for essays on Shakespeare as envisioning/envisioned, =
e.g., Shakespeare referencing the visual arts; important visualizations =
on screen or stage, historical or contemporary; book illustrations; =
artists' responses to the texts etc. English and French submissions =
welcome. Send inquiries to hwhall_at_holycross.edu. Essays due 1/20/06 may =
be 8,000-13,000 words; images desired, including 15 second video clips =
(CD published with volume).

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

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
MCLLM

CALL FOR PAPERS

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)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
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:

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