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CFP: [General] Hauntings: Spectres, Spectrality and Spectatorship

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - 2:44am
Deirdre Linkiewicz

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture
affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate scholars
to contribute articles, ficto-criticism, reviews, and opinions for a
special issue produced in conjunction with the convenors of UNSW’s School
of English, Media and Performing Arts Symposium. Revised papers from the
Symposium as well as new submissions are encouraged. Possible themes
include but are not limited to:

CFP: [General] Hoaxes, Hucksters, and Phonies: Interpretations of Fraud in Popular Discourses

Monday, March 10, 2008 - 2:35pm
Andrew Urban

2008 SAMLA Convention Graduate Students' Forum in English

Hoaxes, Hucksters, and Phonies: Interpretations of Fraud in Popular

The Graduate Students' Forum in English welcomes paper proposals that
address the theme of fraud and the role of the flim-flam man in current
discourses. Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to
literature. The concept of “fraud” can be interpreted liberally and may
include such topics as:

CFP: [General] Extended Deadline for the Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference: SURF CULTURE

Sunday, March 9, 2008 - 6:05am
Jason Spangler

We are interested in receiving paper proposals that engage with any aspect
of Surfing Culture...

the politics of the line up
feminist perspectives
indigenous rites and waveriding
people who go right on lefts (just stop it!)
(re)inventing the Real
global capitalism/marketing the stoke
the closing of Clark Foam
localism as microcosm
surf technologies ("I have one word for you Benjamin...plastics")
surf tourism: the new colonial impulse?
the "Waterman" and modes/codes of beach behavior
shaping machines and the impact on labor

CFP: [General] CFP: Academic Exchange Extra

Saturday, March 8, 2008 - 1:29am
Elizabeth Haller




Submissions are invited from educators, graduates, and post-graduates of
all levels and areas of study for Academic Exchange Extra (AEE) (Editor-
in-Chief, Elizabeth Haller â€" English Instructor at Kent State
University). Qualified submissions from undergraduates may also be

CFP: [General] Generative Anthropology Summer Conference (GASC) 2008 - Deadline Extension

Friday, March 7, 2008 - 3:13am
Amir Khan

Please note that the deadline for abstract submissions (500 words) for
the 2008 Generative Anthropology Summer Conference has been extended to
March 31st.

Esthetic History and the Knowledge of the Human
Generative Anthropology Summer Conference
Chapman University, Orange, California
Thursday 26 June Sunday
29 June 2008

Call for Papers

Chapman University is pleased to present the 2nd annual Generative
Anthropology Summer Conference, with the thematic focus "Esthetic
History and the Knowledge of the Human."

UPDATE: [General] The Future of Bisexuality

Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 5:56am
Jonathan Alexander

“The Future of Bisexuality”
A special double issue of The Journal of Bisexuality
Edited by Jonathan Alexander, PhD, University of Cincinnati
This special double issue of The Journal of Bisexuality will explore the
future of bisexualityâ€"as an identity, as a community grouping, as a flash
point for activism, as a critical way to interrogate and understand hetero-
and mono-sexualities, and as an erotic inspiration for a variety of art
projects. The editor, Dr. Jonathan Alexander, invites scholarly, personal,
and experimental articles that explore what the future of bisexuality might
be in shifting cultural, social, and political climates. Collectively,