Subscribe to RSS - theory


CFP: The Aesthetics of Tolerance (12/15/05; WSECS, 2/17/06-2/19/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
David Alvarez

CFP: The Aesthetics of Tolerance

Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Convention
Tempe, Arizona, Feb 17-19, 2005

Papers are invited for a panel that will consider both
representations of religious tolerance and the aesthetic itself as a
means to promote tolerance in the Enlightenment. Papers that consider
toleration in relation to anxieties about Enlightenment modes of
disciplinarity, the containment of conversation in the public sphere,
or the ideological interests served by the promotion of toleration
are welcome, as are investigations of the rhetoric of tolerance, the
formation of liberal subjectivity, and ambivalent treatments of

UPDATE: Sound Effects: The Oral/Aural Dimensions of Literature in English (UK) (12/31/05; 7/5/06-7/8/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Chris Jones

Sound Effects: the Oral/Aural Dimensions of Literatures in English

University of St Andrews, 5-8 July 2006

Please note an extension to the deadline for proposals for papers.
These will now be considered if received by the 31st of December
2005. Also speakers now include Derek Attridge, Douglas Dunn, John
Miles Foley, Andy Orchard, Patricia Parker and Don Paterson.

Revised call for papers below:

CFP: Perspectives on Evil & Human Wickedness 7 (Austria) (12/2/05; 3/13/06-3/17/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dr Rob Fisher

7th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 13th March - Friday 17th March 2006
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, legal studies, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. Perspectives are sought from those working in the caring professions, the media, prison services, politics, psychiatry and other work-related and vocational areas.

CFP: Man and Madness: Written (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Kelly Josephs

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

Organizers: Kelly Baker Josephs, Rutgers University
            Email: and
            Melanie D. Holm, Rutgers University

CFP: Language, Ideology, and the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Sanja Bahun-Radunovic

American Comparative Literature Association Conference 2006
(Princeton University, March 23-26)


Language, Ideology, and the Human

Organizers and chairs: Dusan Radunovic, University of Sheffield, and Sanja
Bahun, Rutgers University

CFP: Going Awry (grad) (1/23/06; 3/23/06-3/25/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 4:13am
Amy Rubens


A National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

March 23rd, 24th, and 25th 2006
Indiana University—Bloomington

Seeking both scholarly and creative submissions

Possible topics may include:
Entropy and chaos
Parody and pastiche
Challenges to normative models
"Deviant" subcultures
Productive misreadings
Chance and serendipity
Disaster and trauma
Benefits of "failure"
The artist as "deviant"
Comic misunderstandings
Theories of fallibility
Fallibility of theories

Send 250 word abstracts by January 23, 2006 to:

CFP: Other Dreams (11/1/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 4:12am
Margaret W. Cotter-Lynch

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

Other Dreams