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CFP: Correspondances Oceaniennes: Islands and Insularity (9/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
VERNAY Jean-François

 Correspondances Océaniennes

A thematic half-yearly journal promoting Oceanic
cultures based in Nouméa, New-Caledonia. Founded in
2002. Already published: issues on Women, Youth,
Nature, Memory, Literatures, the Body, Creation,
Images, Australia, Departures. Indexed by Austlit
Database and in
Australian Literary Studies 21: 3, May 2004, p.385 &
390; reviewed in Antipodes 17: 2, Dec.2003, p.167-8.

(Founding) Editor : Dr. Jean-François VERNAY

CALL FOR PAPERS:

FEEL FREE TO SEND YOUR PROPOSALS
TO THE EDITOR: vernayj_at_yahoo.com
By 15 September 2006.

THEME: ISLANDS AND INSULARITY.

CFP: Cognitive Approaches to Irish Literature (7/1/06; NEACIS, 10/21/06-10/22/06)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Chris Dowd

Call for Papers
Cognitive Approaches to Irish Literature (Panel)
New England American Conference for Irish Studies
University of Connecticut-Storrs, CT 10/21/2006-10/22/2006
 
We invite submissions of papers for a panel that will examine Irish
literature with the tools of cognitive science, cognitive psychology,
and cognitive literary theory. Recent discoveries in cognitive science
have profound implications for literary studies. Cross-disciplinary
scholars have made huge strides in showing how the functioning of the
embodied mind is inherently caught up with the production of literary
material. This panel will draw upon the most provocative insights of

CFP: Contagion (7/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Nate Eastman

VERB, an interdisciplinary online journal with a newsprint supplement,
is seeking submissions for its Fall 2006 issue. The topic for this
issue is "contagion," broadly defined, which includes (but is not
limited to):

* Disease, sickness, and death, (or theorizing the same).
* The spread of ideas, practices, or perceptions, (or theorizing the same).
* Politics, parasites, or the rapidly-breeding nuisance insects of New
England.
* The communication of ideas, artistic or otherwise.
* Blogs (because no online journal can refuse to discuss blogs).
* Any other item with even a tenuous denotative or connotative
similarity to any definition of "contagion," current or otherwise.

UPDATE: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (6/30/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Rupert Hildyard

'DISCORDANT HARMONIES: Ecocriticism in the 21st century'

ASLE UK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2006
8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Updated call for papers: deadline June 30th 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our
environment?

UPDATE: Art and Science (7/28/06; journal issue)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
irene aparicio

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CFP: Tradition & Change in Rural Society (Greece) (7/10/06; 9/24/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
James Gifford

CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS

TRADITION AND CHANGE IN RURAL SOCIETY
(24-30 September 2006)

Deadline for submissions: 10 July 2006

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The Durrell School of Corfu will hold a seminar on the topic 'Tradition and
Change in Rural Society' at its Library and Study Centre in Corfu, 24-30
September 2006.

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CFP: Nature and the Environment in Film and Television Documentaries (8/15/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:16pm
Debcar6569_at_aol.com

2006 Film & History Conference
“The Documentary Tradition”
8-12 November 2006
Dolce Conference Center â€" Dallas, TX
www.filmandhistory.org
Deadline: August 15, 2006

AREA: Nature and the Environment in Film and Television Documentaries

Early filmmakers often traveled the globe to introduce audiences to views of
far away places. Niagara Falls and scenes of the Holy Land shared the
screen with the dancing Carmencita and boxers Corbett and Fitzsimmons. Later, the
filmic exploration of the natural world added support to the argument that
movies were educational tools.

CFP: The Undead (9/1/06; 10/19/06-10/20/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:16pm
UCB Undead Conference

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Undead
A conference at the University of California at Berkeley

October 19-20, 2006
Hosted by the Department of Comparative Literature

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>From age-old whisperings of spirits and ghosts to the contemporary
explosion of cultural interest in zombies, the concept of the undead
is one that refuses to die.

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