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UPDATE: Hichcock (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
disjunctions Ucr

CFP: Hitchcock

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
University of California, Riverside

April 7-8, 2006

This panel consists of all topics surrounding Alfred Hitchcock and his film=
and the effects of those films on movie-making since the sixties. Topics
include but are not limited to

   1. containment culture and sixties cinema
   2. gender bending
   3. reception studies
   4. changes in film theory/perceptions of film because of Hitchcock's
   5. parodies of Hitchcock, allusions to Hitchcock in film
   6. use of soundtrack
   7. Hitchcock and film noir

CFP: Constructing Identities Conference (grad) (UK) (4/30/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Rebecca Green

22-23 June 2006
Organised by doctoral students for doctoral students

Graduate School in Humanities, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

The convenors of the panels listed below are now inviting abstracts for papers which examine the concept of identity, and encourage submissions from those examining aspects of personal, linguistic, national and cultural identity. Proposals examining the following areas are especially welcome:

CFP: Cultural Forms, Cultural Politics (grad) (3/1/06; 5/31/06-6/1/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Keith Feldman

14th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the American Studies Colloquium
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
May 31-June 1, 2006

Cultural Forms, Cultural Politics

"The ultimately formative moment is the material articulation, the
activation and generation of shared sounds and words." -- Raymond

"To define a system formation in its specific individuality is to
characterize a discourse or a group of statements by the regularity of a
practice." -- Michel Foucault

CFP: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (grad) (4/23/06; 7/20/06-7/22/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm

                            12th Annual
                          SOUTHERN WRITERS,
                          SOUTHERN WRITING
is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference
held in conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and
Conference. The Graduate Students in the Departments of
English and
Southern Studies invite you to submit abstracts exploring
culture. Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford,
Mississippi, July
20th through 22nd, 2006.
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature
& may include:

UPDATE: (dis)junctions: General Topic (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
disjunctions Ucr

Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social sciences
University of California Riverside's 13th annual humanities conference
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
April 7-8, 2006
deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2006

The University of California, Riverside's annual (dis)junctions graduate
conference is extending the deadline for submissions from 2/10/06 to

UPDATE: Gender and National Identity in Film and Television (grad & new scholars) (UK) (2/25/06; 6/23/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Shelley Cobb

Featured speaker announced:

Gender and National Identity in Film and Television: A Postgraduate
One-day Conference
The University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK **Conference date: Friday,
June 23, 2006

This conference seeks postgraduates and new scholars researching,
historicizing, and theorizing the intersection of gender and nation in
film and television. The intersection of these two discourses is our
focus but we are interested also in papers that consider the relationship
of gender and nation within the frame of other film and television studies
topics. Essays with an interdisciplinary framework are welcome. Topics
may include (but are not limited to) the following:

UPDATE: Editing, Publishing, and Translation (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Maggie Gover

  Announcement of Keynote Speaker
  Submission Deadline Extension
  Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
  James Kincaid is Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include Annoying the Victorians (1995), Erotic Innocence: The
Culture of Child Molesting (1998), and A history of the African-American people (proposed) by Strom Thurmond : a novel (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid)