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CFP: Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism (Malta) (4/15/06; 7/24/06-7/29/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Tom Claes

Call for Papers:

'Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism'

Workshop, part of the ISSEI 10th Conference
"The European Mind: Narrative and Identity"
University of Malta
24–29 July 2006

= Workshop description =
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Commenting on the Zippergate scandal that rocked the USA by the end of the
90-ties, the well-known British conservative culture-critic Roger Scruton
made the following observation:

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
EGSO Albany

Deadline extended:

Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 3/1/06
The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of
the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual
graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and
Sunday April 23, 2006:

Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in
the Humanities

Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a
paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical
Call for Papers and Panels:
Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature

CFP: James Dickey: A Celebration of the Life and Works (5/31/06; 1/19/07-1/20/07)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Rebecca Stelzer

"JAMES DICKEY: A Celebration of the Life and Works."
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
 January 19-20, 2007
    The tenth anniversary of James Dickey=s death offers an opportunity to re-evaluate his art, impact, and reputation. Suggestions for individual papers or special panels will be accepted from November 1, 2005 to May 31, 2006. Please include your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address with a one-paragraph vita and a (maximum) one page proposal. Interested scholars should send their materials to:
Professor William B. Thesing
James Dickey Conference Director
Department of English
1620 College Street
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208 USA

CFP: Literary Consumption (2/1/06; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm

Equinoxes 2006
 Call For Conference Papers
 "La consommation littéraire / Literary Consumption"
 "Je ne sacrifie que a moy (aux dieux poinct) et a cestuy mon Ventre le plus grand de tous les Dieux." – Rabelais, Le Quart Livre.

 The Department of French Studies at Brown University announces its 14th annual Graduate Conference

 March 17-18, 2006

 We invite graduate students to present 15-minute papers relevant to the dual theme of "literary consumption" – in texts dealing with consumption as well as the consumption of texts themselves. We welcome submissions that treat French and Francophone works, as well as broader cultural or theoretical issues, from the Middle Ages to the present.

CFP: North American Conference on British Studies: Economics and Aesthetics (1/25/06; 11/17/06-11/19/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Kimberly Suzann Latta

Call for Papers
Panel Proposal: Economics and Aesthetics

North American Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting
Boston, Mass. November 17-19, 2006

Papers on any and all topics pertaining to economics and aesthetics
(for example, papers on: money/finance/capital and painting, poetry,
gardens, sculpture, architechture, religious iconography; coins, paper
money, representations of property or exchange or trade) are invited
for a panel at the NACBS conference in Boston.

Paper titles, abstracts, and authors' addresses are due to Kimberly
Latta ( by Jan 25, 2006.

UPDATE: Domesticating Discontent (grad) (1/25/06; 3/10/06-3/11/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
W. Mark Giles

Domesticating Discontent


Abstracts are invited for "Domesticating Discontent," a panel intended as
part of The Widening Gyre: Literature, Politics, the Future. This is the
2006 Free Exchange graduate student conference at the University of Calgary
in Calgary, AB, Canada (10-11 March 2006).
See for
conference information.

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

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:40pm
ashley miller

Keynote speaker announced:

Announcing an updated call for papers:

"Going Awry": A National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

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

The English Department at Indiana University would like to encourage
submissions to our annual graduate student conference. We are seeking a
broad range of scholarly and creative submissions pertaining to our
conference theme, "Going Awry."