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CFP: Art as Imitation (7/30/05; collection)

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Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:04pm
Douglas Friedlander

We would like to invite you to contribute an essay to a critical anthology
that examines the relationship between imitation, creation, and the
created object. Our working title is *Mirror up to Nature: Art as
Imitation.* The collection will consist of a set of essays in various
disciplines within the Arts and Humanities, essays which will explore the
issues of mimesis and metaphor in the context of modern, postmodern, and
contemporary art, literature, film, and architecture.

The essays we will include should examine some of the following questions:
 

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) (7/1/05; RSA, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

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Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
marknoe_at_utpa.edu

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) 2006

Beginning with the statement, ?We combat uncompromising and irreducible philosophical oppositions presented by all kinds of absolutisms? (510), Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca close The New Rhetoric on a decidedly political note. They suggest that a new rhetoric that explicitly describes modern discourse exposes the political structures of that discourse, and thus has political as well as philosophical utility. However, during its initial reception, the political implications of a new rhetoric were overshadowed in the flurry of interest over the ?universal audience? and other markedly philosophical questions.

CFP: The Situated Body: A Special Issue of Janus Head (3/1/06; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:59pm
Costica Bradatan

Janus Head. A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Continental Philosophy,
Literature, Phenomenological Psychology and the Arts

www.janushead.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

JANUS HEAD 9.2 (Winter 2006/2007) - Special Issue

TOPIC: The situated body

Deadline for submissions: March 1, 2006.

Guest Editor: Shaun Gallagher (University of Central Florida)

CFP: The Uses of Richard Hoggart (UK) (10/31/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Kate Dorney

The Uses of Richard Hoggart: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
on Richard Hoggart's Work and Influence
Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 April 2006
Tapton Hall,
University of Sheffield,
UK
Proposals for papers (20 mins) are sought on the life, work and influence of
Richard Hoggart, founder of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies,
author of The Uses of Literacy, Speaking to Each Other, Only Connect, and
Everyday Language and Everyday Life. Papers considering Hoggart alongside
his contemporaries or reminiscing on his influence on their own work or
discipline are also welcome.

CFP: Transgression and Taboo (6/10/05; collection)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
CEA-CC

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) plans to
publish the proceedings of its Spring 2005 conference on "Transgression and
Taboo." We are seeking an additional 5 papers to supplement this volume. We
are interested in essays that explore instances of the dialectics of
transgression and taboo in theoretical, poetical, fictional and dramatic
texts. Papers (15-20 pages) should follow MLA format and be sent
electronically in MS Word format to Vartan Messier, (CEA-CC President) at
vmessier_at_uprm.edu with "CEA - Transgression and Taboo publication" in the
subject line of the message by 10 June 2005.

CFP: Storytelling: Non-fiction Narrative (8/1/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Jeffrey Cass

For a special issue of the journal Storytelling (Heldref Publications),
Winter 2006, the guest editor is soliciting contributions that address the
problem of non-fiction narrative as a mode of storytelling. The editor
envisions essays that explore this problem in several genres, including
non-fiction by novelists, journalistic layouts (such as in National
Geographic), photographic intertextuality, multimedia representations of
popular or public figures such as Terri Schiavo or George Bush, and
theorizations of nonfiction that employ the techniques of fiction.

CFP: Cultures of Evil and the Attractions of Villainy (10/1/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:20pm
Maria Mabrey

2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006

Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.

Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes

This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.

Possible topics, but not limited to:

CFP: 'Origins' and 'Originality' in the Arts (6/30/05; e-journal issue)

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Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:29pm
LL Otty

FORUM is a new postgraduate online arts journal based at the University of
Edinburgh. Each edition will set out to explore a theme from as many different
perspectives as possible: submissions from all fields within the arts and
humanities are warmly welcomed.

                          ¡¥Origins and Originality¡¦

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