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CFP: Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures (6/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:42am
Higonnet, Margaret

Title: "Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures"

This collection seeks to queer the field of comparative studies as well as
demonstrate how a comparative component might be considered central to
"queering queer studies" itself. Papers are therefore sought that take a
comparative approach to queer projects by interrogating the usual national
limits of study as well as the nexus of comparison where traditional boundaries
break down. Especially welcome will be work that crosses historical periods,
cultures, and linguistic contexts.

UPDATE: Thresholds: Unlocking Intimacies (4/18/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
Sean Michael Dummitt

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers
disClosure
a journal of social theory
Issue 15: Intimacy

In recent years, scholars from a broad range of disciplines have engaged the issue of intimacy. From these various efforts, at least one fact is clear: There is not one intimacy, but many. How do we describe these intimacies, and what complicates our descriptions? Intimacy is not simply synonymous with love, but it is different from friendship, and often quite different from sex. Or is it? Moreover, once we have discovered what intimacy is, where do we find it: in communities and nations, between or among friends, between or among lovers? How is intimacy negotiated and produced, maintained, or, often, lost?

CFP: Self & Identity in Translation (grad) (UK) (6/12/05; 2/4/06-2/5/06)

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Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
Self + Identity In Translation

Self & Identity IN TRANSLATION

POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM at the University of East Anglia, School of
Literature & Creative Writing

4-5 February 2006 / Elizabeth Fry Building / UEA, Norwich, UK

A two-day postgraduate symposium at the University of East Anglia that
aims to explore the presences of subjectivity, identity and selfhood
in the translator's work and the translation event/text

Possible directions include:

CFP: Mediated Citizenship(s): Special Issue of *Social Semiotics* (4/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:32pm
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

Call for papers
Special issue of *Social Semiotics*:

Mediated Citizenship(s)

The concept of citizenship is under attack and revision from all sides.
Scholars, politicians and pundits alike decry the decline of participation in
conventional politics. Some view mass media as the culprits of growing
disenchantment among citizens. At the same time, recent years have also seen the
rise of new social movements and forms of activism, which involve new
generations of citizens. Global flows of capital, people, and media content
present new challenges to citizenship.

CFP: Trangression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (5/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Jill LeRoy-Frazier

CALL FOR PAPERS

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously
unpublished essays and original works of fiction,
poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,
"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in
Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,
peer-reviewed publication that features creative work
by women writers as well as scholarship on any aspect
of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist
scholarship. See the journal's Website at
www.womenwriters.net for more information.

CFP: Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self (ongoing; new journal)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:31pm
Paul Cobley

Subject Matters: A Journal of Communications and the Self is a new,
refereed, bi-annual publication launched in 2004 by members of the
Communications and Subjectivity research group at London Metropolitan
University. It seeks to explore current thinking about subjectivity, to
cross disciplinary boundaries and to challenge critical orthodoxy in the
process. It is dedicated to debate on the nature of the subject and its
various characterisations, especially in modernity. The journal seeks to
go beyond the restrictions of poststructuralist/postmodernist paradigms
and to avoid the cliques and the clichés that poststructuralism has
naturalized. As such, it seeks to invite papers from researchers in

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