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CFP: Women and Justice (12/9/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

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Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL for PAPERS and PROPOSALS

 New England Women's Studies Association 2006 Annual Conference (NEWSA)

WOMEN & JUSTICE

Deadline: December 9=20

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Topics may include but are not limited to the following:

Representations of Women Women and War

Laws of the body Reproductive Health

Bodies of Law Women and Mental =
Health

Movements toward Justice Women and Religion

Women and Leadership Women and Technology

Race and Justice Sex Work

Sex Trafficking Engendering Power

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

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

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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)

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DEADLINE FOR CFP: November 15, 2005

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CALL FOR PAPERS

IRISH STUDIES: GEOGRAPHIES AND GENDERS

American Conference for Irish Studies

2006 Southern Regional Conference

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

February 23-26, 2006

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

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
MONICA8812_at_aol.com

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

Please submit 250-word proposals for papers, workshops, panels,
roundtable discussions and performances by February 14, 2006 to:

wgss_at_ulv.edu
or
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)

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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
conference):

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

updated: 
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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