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CFP: Literary Criticism Discussion Circle (3/10/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Ed Chan

The Literary Discussion Circle of the South Atlantic Modern Language
Association invites submissions for a panel on "Theory and
Representation in
the War on Terror" at SAMLA's annual convention, 10-12 November 2006, in
Charlotte, North Carolina.

As the so-called "war on terror" continues without an end in sight, this
panel
aims to theorize the war and its repercussions on politics and culture,
as well as examine representations of the war in contemporary literary
and cultural texts.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Reading British Literature as Cultural Criticism (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
JArnold500_at_aol.com

Call for Papers, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) at
the University of California, Riverside, CA, November 10-11, 2006. Panel
entitled "Reading British Literature as Cultural Criticism."
 
Proposals for 15-20-minute papers are invited for a session devoted to
assessing literature read as cultural criticism or cultural studies. Papers on
literary theory arguing for, against, or beyond this approach to literature, or
papers that apply this type of criticism are all welcome. Send your
one-page proposal and one-page CV by e-mail to Jean Arnold, English Department,
California State University, San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San

UPDATE: Ecofeminism and Literature (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Andrea Campbell

Deadline extended

Due to March 1 being a popular deadline for many conferences, I am extendin=
g
the deadline of this call to March 15, 2006.

I am seeking papers that address Ecofeminism and Literature for a book
proposal I am currently working on, which is pending publication with
Cambridge Scholars Press. Papers will be considered for this collection.

Possible topics can address Ecofeminism and:

-race
-class
-gender
-third world countries
-environmental destruction
-sexism
-heterosexism
-colonialism
-militarism

CFP: Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing (3/10/06; MLA '06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
William Craig Howes

Here are the panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography,
Biography, and Life Writing. If your paper is accepted, you will have to
become a member of the MLA by April 1--if you are a member already, then
you're all set. Please send your proposal to the person chairing the
session; you can submit to more than one session, although if you're
selected for both, I assume you'd be asked to choose one.

Craig Howes

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CFP: 9th International Conference on Literary Theory (India) (8/1/06; 12/17/06-12/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Sura Rath

FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY THEORY
Centre for Contemporary Theory
301-302 Shiv Shakti Complex
84 Sampatrao Colony
R.C. Dutt Road, Vadodara 390007 INDIA
Tel: 265.552.2512, email: pck_at_satyam.net.in; librarycct_at_yahoo.co.in
website: www.fctworld.org

The Ninth International Conference
"Knowledge-Systems in a Climate of Creativity: Indian
Perspectives"
17-20 December 2006
Venue: Hotel Lakend, Udaipur, Rajasthan

CFP: Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Women's Studies Association Conference (2/28/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Bilger, Audrey

Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Womens Studies Association
Conference:
Students and Teachers Working Together
Confronting Unnatural Disasters: Feminist Engagements Across and Within
Borders
 
April 22, 2006 - Occidental College, Los Angeles
Call for Proposals
In the last year, the world has experienced "natural" disasters of
horrific proportions
-- the Asian tsunami, hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
regions,
mudslides in Central America, and an earthquake in Pakistan. The
enormity of
these disasters and the devastation that has resulted from connected
human failings
is borne out disproportionately along gender, race, and class lines.
Such disasters

CFP: Feminism and War (4/15/06; 10/20/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Vivian May

A Conference on "Feminism and War"
October 20-22, 2006, at Syracuse University

Call for Proposals

The Women's Studies Program at Syracuse University invites proposals for papers to be presented at a national conference on the contested and complex relationship between feminism and war. The focus will be on recent U.S. government initiatives that claim war in the name of women's liberation, but with a global and transnational context in which other military actions might be considered. We look forward to energetic dialogue from interdisciplinary perspectives on these sub-themes:

CFP: Feminist Theory as Praxis (3/25/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Ime Kerlee

CFP: “Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis”
Deadline: March 25, 2006
Format: Email attachment in word (please scan for viruses before
sending)
Citations: parenthetical in text, endnotes, and bibliography
Pages: 10-25 not including end notes and bibliography
Language: English

Special Issue: Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis

CFP: Philament Issue 9: Liminal (4/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:58pm
Philament

CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: April 30th, 2006 (critique and opinion for online journal)
Publication: December 2006

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts
affiliated with the University of Sydney
http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament , invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, fictocriticism, reviews, and opinions
for:-

Issue 9: Liminal

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 30, 2006
send to: philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au

UPDATE: Resistance to Tyranny: Representing the Struggle for Human Rights (3/10/06; NYCEA, 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 5:09pm
jgriffiths_at_fordham.edu

New due date:

            In an interview with Amnesty International , Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman explains
            that, despite efforts to silence survivors of human rights violations, "Somehow the stories do come
            out, those voices do come out. I am not their voice: I make a space for those voices, a bridge."
            Dorfman's insights raise questions about the role of literature in the struggle for human rights.
             How do writers represent often unspeakable crimes against humanity and create a cultural memory that
            recognizes the forgotten or marginalized voices from the past? What does it mean to bear witness
            through literature?

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