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CFP: Children's Literature (4/30/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

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Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
Sorby, Angela

Papers engaging with any aspect of children's literature and culture are invited for possible presentation at the Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Indianapolis, Oct. 27-29, 2006. Specific panels are likely to include GLOBAL GIRLHOOD and CHILDREN'S MATERIAL CULTURE, but all topics will be considered. Fully-assembled panels of 3-4 participants are also welcome. Please send 250 word abstracts by April 30 to Angela Sorby, Area Chair, angela.sorby_at_mu.edu.
Website: http://www.mpcaaca.org

CFP: Afro-Latinos (9/16/06; journal issue)

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Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

**Call for Papers**

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The editors of Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek =
essays
for an issue that looks to answer the following question: =93What does
Afro-Latino mean within the confines of the United States?=20

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Deadline: 18th September 2006 (completed essays). If interested, please
send a 300 word abstract by 24th April to the editors at =
phoebe_at_oneonta.edu

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Topics include but are not limited to:

-Gender / Sexuality / Race / Ethnicity

-Comparative cultural, historical, or political analysis=20

-English-language =93representations=94 of literatures and cultures of =
the
Afro-Latino experience in the United States

CFP: Anthology on Brokeback Mountain (5/06; collection)

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Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
Olsen-Fazi, Annette M.

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Editors are looking for contributions to an anthology of essays on Brokeback Mountain

(personal reflections as well as works of a more critical nature) which address the question, "Can Brokeback Mountain validly be viewed as a gay polemic?" Contributions that examine opposing perspectives on this question will be especially welcome inasmuch as editors seek to present a lively debate.

 

Contributions that examine Annie Proulx's story "Brokeback Mountain" are also sought. Essays on other topics related to either the film or the short story will be considered. For all contributions, an informal writing style will be preferred over the highly academic.

 

CFP: Subversive Re/Viewing Conference: Readings, Communities, Practices (UK) (7/1/06; 12/2/06)

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Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
GRIFFITHS, Robin

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
Subversive Re/Viewing: Readings, Communities, Practices
Faculty of Media, Art and Communications
University of Gloucestershire, UK
2nd December 2006
 
An interdisciplinary one-day event, this conference seeks to reconsider the meaning of the subversive by investigating current practices and readings across the fields of art, media, film and cultural studies. This opportunity to 're/view' invites work that looks again... looks awry... offers alternative readings... re-visualises... Its aim is to highlight they ways in which identities are being re-voiced and re-articulated across a wide range of cultural phenomena. Suggested areas for re-investigation include:
 
Subversive Readings:

CFP: (Contingent) Iterations. Performative Correspondences of Memory and Gender (Germany) (5/22/06; 11/3/06-11/4/06)

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Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
Sabine Lucia Müller

CfP: (Contingent) Iterations. Performative Correspondences of Memory and
Gender

Conference Organisers: Sabine Lucia Müller (Berlin), Anja Schwarz (Berlin)
Date, Place: 03.-04.11.2006, Freie Universitaet Berlin
Deadline: 22.05.2006/ 09.10.2006

Over the past 15 years, 'Memory', 'Commemoration', and 'Forgetting' have
become vital concepts in the humanities. They have been discussed from
national as well as transnational perspectives across a wide range of
disciplines. In roughly the same time span, the notion of 'Gender' has
received similarly augmented interdisciplinary attention, eventually leading
to the concept's academic institutionalisation in a number of countries.

UPDATE: Lilith: A Feminist History Journal (4/21/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 3:13pm
Katie Sutton

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal

Call for Papers: Extension of Deadline to 21 April 2006

Edition 15, 2006

Lilith is a fully refereed academic journal based in the History Department at the University of Melbourne. Since the early 1980s, Lilith has provided a valuable forum for new and established scholars to present research in feminist history. The journal is published annually in November and includes a substantial book review section. The editorial board is currently seeking articles for Edition 15.

CFP: Politics of Reproduction (6/1/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Laura Madeline Wiseman

Call for Submissions:

We invite academic and creative submissions from a global cross-section of
writers on the politics of reproduction for our forthcoming July/August
issue of Empowerment4Women, published by Managing Editor Carly Hope Finseth.

All submissions must focus on gender in any discussion concerning the
politics of reproduction, abortion, and reproductive rights, but the editors
are open to receiving submissions outside of reproduction themes.

Creative submissions:
Short fiction and non-fiction should not exceed 6000 words. Send 3-6 poems.
Submissions should be sent to: Laura Madeline Wiseman, Expression Editor,
expression_at_empowerment4women.org.

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

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Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

 
Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.

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