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UPDATE: (dis)junctions: General Topic (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
disjunctions Ucr

UPDATE:
Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social sciences
University of California Riverside's 13th annual humanities conference
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
April 7-8, 2006
deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2006
http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions

The University of California, Riverside's annual (dis)junctions graduate
conference is extending the deadline for submissions from 2/10/06 to
2/28/06.

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW 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 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 Studies"
   

CFP: Postmodern Survivors(4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/4/06-11/6/06)

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Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Rebecca Duncan

Survivor paradigms through which literatures of trauma are read often presume a stable self that can be recovered. How and what does a postmodern subject survive, and is recovery possible or desired? How is selfhood in dialogue with culture in moments of crisis? The devastation in our Gulf Coast invites us to consider existing theories of the survivor and to contemplate new approaches that acknowledge elements of postmodern culture.

Theoretical essays and readings of specific texts/events/experiences are welcome for this SAMLA special session. Memoirs and autobiography must be in dialogue with critical discourse.

CFP: Visual Studies (grad) (3/15/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
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CFP: Visual Studies (grad) (3/15/06; 4/22/06)

The Seventh Annual Graduate English Conference
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

I'm seeking papers from graduate students that examine mythologization in comics. Which myths, legends and folktales have been retold? Where do these retellings remain faithful and how do they depart from the original stories? What does this suggest about motifs and topologies? These and other similar questions are the focus of the Visual Studies panel.

CFP: Nietzsche and Interdisciplinarity: InterCulture E-journal (3/15/06; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Thomas Philbeck

    Nietzsche and Interdisciplinarity
       
      InterCulture (ISSN 1552-5910), an Electronic Journal published by Florida State University's Interdisciplinary Program in the Humanities, is seeking papers for its Spring 2006 issue. Friedrich Nietzsche is well known for his influence on multiple disciplines in the modern era, for his forward looking philosophy, and also for his conception of culture, cultivation, bildung.
       

CFP: Refashioning the Self (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:32pm
Ben Robertson

Refashioning the Self: Authorial Construction in Autobiographical Writing

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the annual Modern
Language Association Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 27-30
December 2006.

This session, pending approval of the MLA program committee, will examine
how authors write about themselves in various contexts. Papers may explore
authorial self-reflexivity in novels, poetry, diaries, letters, or other
contexts such as e-mail or speeches. The session will address such
questions as the following:

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