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CFP: E/Im/Migration and Culture (Turkey) (10/1/06; 9/15/07-9/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Gonul Pultar

UPDATE

CONF./CFP- E/Im/Migration and Culture, 15-17 Sept. 2007, Istanbul, Turkey

Call for Papers

E/Im/Migration and Culture
15-17 September 2007
Isik University, Sile (Istanbul, Turkey)

Fourth Cultural Studies Conference

Co-organized by the Cultural Studies Association (Turkey) and the
Department of International Relations of Isik University

CFP: Modern Maculinities: A Narrative of Heroes and Failures (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Amy Tooth Murphy

Modern Masculinity: A Narrative of Heroism and Failure

Papers are invited for a special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. In a recent news item reviewing the latest ‘Superman’ film, the news anchor asked if the actor playing Superman was a ‘mincing metrosexual’. What does a modern masculine hero look like? Is the often discussed crisis in masculinity empowering or emasculating? Possible topics include:

CFP: Gender Technologies and Utopias (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Anne Kastner

Gender Technologies and Utopias

Papers are invited for this special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. The panel will address how technological, scientific and medical advancements have affected perceptions of gender both culturally and socially. Are traditional notions of masculinity and femininity becoming irrelevant given the present diversity of possible alternative identities? How might we envisage gender utopias/dystopias in the later 21st century? How has technological/scientific research opposed or contributed to the existence of gendered power structures? Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: W.G. Sebald and the European Tradition (UK) (postponed)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Jeannette Baxter

*********** POSTPONED 'W.G. Sebald and the European Tradition' **********

Due to unforeseen organisational difficulties we have had to postpone the
conference at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. We will publish
revised conference dates at the beginning of September.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Organisational Team.
"W.G. Sebald and the European Tradition"
School of Literature and Creative Writing
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ
England

CFP: Doing Gender History: Methods and Models (Ireland) (8/25/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 9:16pm
Aoife O'Driscoll

Call for Papers

Women's History Association Ireland
Annual Meeting
Friday Evening, November 17
and
Saturday, 18 November, 2006
Trinity College, Dublin

Hosted by
The Centre for Gender and Women's Studies

Theme: Doing Gender History: Methods and Models

This conference will explore the shape and content of gender history – moving
beyond men's history (traditional ) history and women's history to develop a
new holistic paradigm that includes and values the actions/experiences and
ideas of both men and women. We ask: How do we do gender history? What would
it look like? Do we have specific examples of doing gender history?

CFP: Australian Association for Caribbean Studies (Australia) (11/1/06; 2/7/07-2/9/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 8:09pm
Karina.Smith_at_vu.edu.au

Australian Association for Caribbean Studies International Biennial
Conference, February 7-9 2007: Call for Papers

The next biennial conference of the Australian Association for
Caribbean Studies (AACS)will be held from 7-9 February, 2007 at
Footscray Park campus of Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia).
Proposals of papers of 20-25 minutes duration are invited on the theme
of Caribbean Popular Cultures. Papers that address other Caribbean
topics are also welcome.

Proposals of approximately 200 words should be sent to the conference
convenor by 1 November, 2006 by either email attachment to
karina.smith_at_vu.edu.au or post to:

CFP: Future Literature, Future Art 2 (Poland) (11/17/06; 11/30/06-12/2/06)

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Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Future Literature, Future Art: Probing the Boundaries of Criticism

Thursday 30th November - Saturday 2nd December 2006
Cracow, Poland

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

 This conference aims to take stock of the genealogy of current literary and artistic practices and their critical adjuncts with a view to speculating on future developments in both literature, art and criticism. An inter-disciplinary approach will be adopted so as to provide the basis for dialogue between the various disciplines currently inputting into literary, artistic and critical production.

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