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CFP: The Fibreculture Journal: Internet Theory, Criticism, and Reserch (4/30/06; journal issue)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Andrew Murphie

Call for Papers =96 the Fibreculture Journal =96 General Issue, 2006
(please circulate)

:: fibreculture:: has established itself as Australasia's leading =20
forum for discussion of internet theory, criticism, and research. The =20=

Fibreculture Journal is a peer reviewed journal that explores the =20
issues and ideas of concern and interest to both the Fibreculture =20
network and wider social formations. Themes of recent issues of the =20
journal have included: Contagion and the Diseases of Information; =20
Multitudes, Creative Organisation and the Precarious Condition of New =20=

UPDATE: Kairos and Media Studies Panel (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Janet Johnson

CFP: Kairos and Media Studies Panel
Extended Submission Deadline: January 6, 2006
A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Rhetoric & Kairos"

Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars
The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

UPDATE: Samuel R. Delany –– A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06–3/24/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm

Plenary speaker and website announced:


SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work. As such, it will be the first event of its kind
in the United States.

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
Theme: Women and Justice
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

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, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

CFP: Neal Stephenson (1/15/06; collection)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Jon Lewis

CFP: Neal Stephenson

Contributors sought for essay collection on Neal Stephenson; contract
in hand from Cambridge Scholars Press. We are particularly
interested in essays examining Cryptonomicon and the early novels The
Big U and Zodiac. However, essays examining his other work,
including non-fiction, will be considered. Other potential areas of
interest: virtual worlds, "virtual" histories, war and violence,
cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk, digital computers and technology,
Stephenson's place in the contemporary canon.

Please send inquiries or abstracts (Word attachments only please) by
15 January 2006 to <>. Deadline for completed
essays is 21 March 2006.

CFP: Selfhood in a Posthuman Context (grad) (1/10/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Lindsay Holmgren

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature: McGill
University, Montreal

Theme: Permeability and Selfhood

March 11-12, 2006


This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Selfhood in a Posthuman Context


CFP: Midwest Conference on Literature, Language and Media (1/28/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm


The Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
is hosting its annual graduate student conference on March 31 and
April 1, 2006. The conference will be held at Northern Illinois
University in DeKalb, Illinois. First-time conference presenters are
encouraged to apply!

The keynote speakers for this year's conference are Dr. Susan Gubar,
Distinguished Professor of English at Indiana University and George
Hillocks, Professor Emeritus of the University of Chicago and
Consultant in Writing and Language Arts Education.

CFP: Misuse and Abuse of Interactive Technologies (1/10/06; CHI, 4/22/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm

This workshop is interdisciplinary. Philosophical and critical investigations
into the misuse and abuse of computing artifacts are
wanted. The workshop organizers are also working towards
journal and book publications in addition to the workshop
proceedings. Below is the cfp.