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CFP: The War Body On Screen (1/9/06; collection)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Sean Redmond

The War Body on Screen

Call for Papers
Closing Date: Monday January 9th 2006

This proposal, for an edited collection of =91new=92 essays on the war =20=

body on screen, emerges from what the editors see as a new (post =20
9/11) concern for bringing into view the troubling image of the =20
ruined body, or the body that is absent from vision (as in dead and =20
gone, or captive and hidden). The corporeal figure of the suicide =20
bomber, the hostage, the soldier, the terrorist, and the innocent =20
victim, appear as cultural and ideological vehicles of meaning for =20
the way one is meant to understand conflict, war and terror in the =20
modern age.

CFP: Westerns in Cinema and Popular Novels (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Paul Varner

The 27th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque=20
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Topics might include B.M. Bower, Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Max Brand,
Clarence Mulford, Pulp Westerns, John Ford, Anthony Mann, Clint
Eastwood, Feminist, Structuralist and other critical perspectives on

CFP: Divorce in Film (ASAP; collection)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am

Divorce in Film

We are editing a book entitled After Intimacy: The Culture of Divorce in the
West since 1789, contracted for publication in 2006 and consisting of a
collection of commissioned essays from scholars in the US and the UK,
ranging across European and American literature and culture.

UPDATE: Word and Image (grad) (UK) (11/13/05; 2/17/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
UCL Conference

The Mind's Eye: Perspectives on Word and Image
University College London English Postgraduate Conference
17 February 2006

UPDATE: The conference organizers are pleased to announce Dr Peter de
Bolla of King's College, Cambridge, as a confirmed keynote speaker.

The fourth annual postgraduate conference at University College London
seeks papers that address the relationship between the verbal and
visual in literary texts.

UPDATE: Film Adaptation (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
Prof. Housel


...are you going to answer? The PCA/ACA 2006 conference in Atlanta is
happening April 12-15, 2006 in sunny, and gloriously warm Atlanta, Georgia.
As winter approaches, consider taking a short trip to Atlanta to warm up
your body and your mind by meeting and mingling with colleagues of

CFP: Communication Theory Special Issue: Succeeding Failure (5/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Garnet Butchart

Call for Papers

Special Issue of Communication Theory
"Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies"

Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies is the
title of a special journal issue planned for Communication Theory. This
issue will be guest edited by Briankle G. Chang and Garnet C. Butchart of
the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts,

CFP: Visual Discourse (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Cindi Knight

12th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
Arizona State University - February 24-26, 2006

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural

CFP Panel: Visual Discourse –
Identity Captured and Constructed on Film

"One of the tasks of photography is to disclose, and shape our sense of, the
variety of the world. It does not present ideals. There is no agenda except
diversity and interestingness. There are no judgments, which of course is
itself a judgement."
Susan Sontag, "A Photograph Is Not an Opinion. Or is it?"