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UPDATE: Geographies and Genders (11/15/05; Southern ACIS, 2/23/06-2/25/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:36pm
Marti Lee

********** UPDATE **********


Updated Schedule for Plenary Speakers:

Eavan Boland (Thursday February 23, 2006 5:30 p.m.)

Vona Groarke (Friday February 24, 2006 4:30 p.m.)

Margot Backus (TBA)

Conor O'Callaghan (TBA)


DEADLINE FOR CFP: November 15, 2005




American Conference for Irish Studies

2006 Southern Regional Conference

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

February 23-26, 2006


CFP: Engendering Diversity and Community: Women & Gender Conference (2/14/06; 3/30/06-3/31/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm

The Second Annual
Engendering Diversity and Community:
a conference that brings together scholars, activists and community members
to address issues relating to women, gender, and sexuality in all fields.

March 30-31, 2006
University of La Verne


Please submit 250-word proposals for papers, workshops, panels,
roundtable discussions and performances by February 14, 2006 to:
WGSS Conference Committee
c/o Dr. Ann Hills
Miller Hall 203
University of La Verne
1950 Third Street
La Verne, CA. 91750

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the

UPDATE: Gender, Ghosts, History (11/30/05, ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Sladja Blazan

Deadline updated:

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

"Ghosts, Gender, History"

  Seminar Organizer: Sladja Blazan, Humboldt University (Berlin)

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separation of past and present. Some cultures integrate the ghost=20
figure into the present in order to provide a sense of continuity. In=20
literature and film the ghost motif has been directly associated with=20
particular cultural meanings, but has also been used as a plot element=20=

CFP: Trollope and Gender (UK) (2/1/06; 7/17/06-7/19/06)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm

Trollope and Gender

July 17 – 19 2006

Exeter University, U.K.

Keynote Speakers:

Robert Polhemus, Stanford University

Deborah Denenholz Morse, The College of William and Mary

Mark Turner, King's College, London

Plenary Chair: Regenia Gagnier, Exeter University

Speakers include: Mary Jean Corbett (Miami at Ohio) on Trollope, Gender, and
Ireland; Lauren Goodlad (Illinois, Urbana Champaign) on Trollope, Gender and
Foreign Policy; Margaret Markwick (Exeter) on Trollope's New Men; Kathy
Psomaides (Duke) on Trollope and the Feminist Critique of Liberalism.

UPDATE: Mothering and Feminism (11/20/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
Association for Research on Mothering

                **extension deadline - November 20th!**

                        "Mothering and Feminism"
                    Call for Papers for ARM Vol. 8.1

**please note we are NOT accepting any more creative submissions for
this issue, please send creative submissions for Vol. 8.2 - "Young
Mothers" by May 1. 2006***