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CFP: Kindred Spirits Conference: Humans and NonHuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:
        http://www.indiana.edu/~kspirits/

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

UPDATE: Science in 19th-Century Britain (grad) (1/6/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Erin Evans

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: January 6, 2006

CFP: Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the
University of Chicago
April 7, 2006
Keynote speaker: George Levine, Rutgers

UPDATE: Ecology & Culture (11/20/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:27pm
Leslie Fife

ECOLOGY AND CULTURE: CFP UPDATE

SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE: NOVEMBER 20, 2005

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2005 JOINT CONFERENCE

 

April 12 – 15, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE: NOVEMBER 20, 2005

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, ideally with four papers or speakers per standard session.

 

CFP: Literary Tropes and Molecular Biology (11/30/06; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Priya Venkatesan

CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposed Seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association 2006 =
Conference
March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Literary Tropes and Molecular Biology in the Postmodern Era

Seminar Organizer(s): Priya Venkatesan, Dartmouth Medical School

CFP: CSA Conference Seminars (11/25/05; CSA, 4/19/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
elizabeth conforti

The CSA conference (April 19-22, 2006) will again feature a series of
seminars. Seminars are small-group (maximum 15 individuals) discussion
sessions for which participants write brief ''position" papers that are
circulated prior to the conference. Those interested in participating in
(rather than leading) a seminar should consult the list of seminars below.

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the
conference):

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