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CFP: Southern Crossroads Storytelling Conference (no deadline noted; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Owen Elmore

Southern Crossroads Storytelling Conference

LSU Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana)

October 13 and 14, 2006


Alice Walker's story "Everyday Use" uses quilts as a symbol for her
characters' familial past. These quilts, though certainly valuable
artistically, must still be of everyday use to the family. The quilts
will wear out from use, certainly, but these worn squares would be, as
they've always been, replaced with new squares; the piece from
great-great-grandma's sundress might be replaced with a patch from
daddy's overalls.


CFP: Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Women's Studies Association Conference (3/8/06; 4/22/06)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
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

CFP: Wayne Booth and Ethical Criticism (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Alan Blackstock

Soliciting proposals for a panel on the critical legacy of Wayne Booth
and/or ethical criticism at the 2006 Rocky Mountain MLA convention in
Tucson, October 12-14.

Please send a title and 100-300 word abstract to by
March 1. =20


Dr. Alan Blackstock

Assistant Professor of English

Utah State University-Uintah Basin

987 E. Lagoon Street

Roosevelt, Utah


(435) 722-3931

UPDATE: Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science (UK) (3/1/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm

Plenary speaker and conference web site announced:

Update: Representation in Art and Science (London; June 22-3,

Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science

Two-day conference in London, 22-23 June 2006

Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Catherine Elgin (Harvard University), James
Elkins (School of the Art Institute of Chicago/University
College Cork, Ireland) and John Hyman (University of Oxford)

Organisers: Roman Frigg (LSE) and Matthew Hunter (Courtauld
Institute of Art/University of Chicago)

CFP: Eliot Weinberger's Essays (3/20/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Fred Arroyo

"Eliot Weinberger's Essays as Cultural Translations"

Eliot Weinberger is one of our great translators and editors, but he's
also a remarkable essayist, creating substantial forms of assemblage,
collage, and cultural translation that emerge from the shifting
confluences of languages, idioms, and practices. Papers addressing
Weinberger as essayist and cultural translator are requested. Please
send brief abstracts – 50-100 words – Fred Arroyo, as a
Word Document attachment.


Fred Arroyo, PhD.
Assistant Professor of English
Department of English
3800 Lindell Blvd.
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO 63108

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

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Sura Rath

Centre for Contemporary Theory
301-302 Shiv Shakti Complex
84 Sampatrao Colony
R.C. Dutt Road, Vadodara 390007 INDIA
Tel: 265.552.2512, email:;

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

CFP: Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives (UK) (3/26/06; 6/24/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Sas Mays

Westminster English Colloquia Series
– Call for Papers –
Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives.

The history of Western culture is punctuated by affirmations of the presence,
rebirth, or return of literature. Such affirmation involves, necessarily, if
implicitly or symbolically, a turn toward the archival forms of the text – that
is, traditionally speaking, a turn toward the codex and the library. This
recourse to textual holdings of various kinds clearly involves often
unacknowledged complexities of institutional, technical and cultural issues.

CFP: Psychoanalysis and Social Change (7/1/06; APCS, 10/20/06-10/22/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

                           Call for Papers
         The Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture
                            and Society

                     2006 Annual Conference:

                     PSYCHOANALYSIS AND SOCIAL

                         Rutgers University

                         October 20-22, 2006
                   Keynote Speaker: Vamik Volkan
                  Submissions due by July 1, 2006.

CFP: Naratives of Postcolonialism (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

Dear list,

I would like to place three calls for papers:

a) call for papers MLA 2006, one of the two official sessions for the
Society for the Study of Narrative Literature (SSNL). Through a computer
error on the part of the MLA, a number of emails sent in December got
lost and the session therefore was not posted in the MLA Newsletter.

Here is the text of the session. I am moving the deadline forward to 15

The Narratives of Postcolonialism