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CFP: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (10/15/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Literature and the City (grad) (12/1/05; 3/24/06)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Basu, Balaka

City University of New York Graduate Center
English Student Association Conference
Conference Date: March 24, 2006
Call for Papers and Panels:
'Literature and the City' is a conference organized and sponsored by the
English Student Association at CUNY Graduate Center. This conference
seeks to bring together graduate students from a wide variety of
political, critical, and aesthetic perspectives to explore how cities
function in literature as both subject and setting. We invite papers
that examine the multitudinous ways in which cities have captured the
literary imagination and that scrutinize the complex relationships
between language, art, and metropolis.

CFP: Early Modern Secrets and Lies (grad) (1/15/06; 4/28/06)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Carrie Shanafelt

The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group of the Graduate Center, City University of NY, invites proposals for papers for its second annual conference. This conference, Secrets and Lies, will be held on April 28th, 2006 in New York City. We encourage scholars of all disciplines to submit papers related to the period inclusive of the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries, and we especially welcome papers with an interdisciplinary methodology. This conference will focus on dissonances between private and public selves as represented in texts and other cultural productions of the early modern era. Possible topics for papers include, but are not limited to:


Emotional lives

Lies of the body



CFP: Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:13pm

Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics

University of California, Irvine
March 3 and 4, 2006

The Visual Studies Graduate Student Association at the University of
California, Irvine, calls for papers from a wide-range of areas of study
that investigate and critically explore, contest, engage with, the concept
of "failure."

CFP: NEMLA Graduate Caucus Paper Prize (grad) (12/15/05; journal issue)

Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Darcie Rives

Graduate Student Caucus Paper Prize
Call for Papers: Article-length versions of graduate student papers presented at any of the panels at the 2005 Boston Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) conference.

Each year, NEMLA awards an annual prize to the best article-length version of a graduate student paper presented at any of the convention's sections. The winning paper, as determined by a committee of peers, will be published in the NEMLA journal Modern Language Studies.

The submission deadline for the 2006 Graduate Student Caucus Paper Prize is December 15, 2005.

CFP: (Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical Contexts of the Arthurian Legends (grad) (11/11/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:47pm
April Toadvine

Call for Papers for Conference for Medieval Studies (Grad)


We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the fourth annual
Conference for Medieval Studies, a graduate conference sponsored by
Comitatus, the Purdue Medieval interest group, to be held at Purdue
University, West Lafayette, Indiana from February 17-18, 2006. The theme for
this year's conference is "(Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical
Contexts of the Arthurian Legends."


Bonnie Wheeler, Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Southern
Methodist University and Editor of Arthuriana, will be the plenary speaker
for this year's conference.