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UPDATE: Ecofeminism and Literature (3/15/06; collection)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Andrea Campbell

Deadline extended

Due to March 1 being a popular deadline for many conferences, I am extendin=
the deadline of this call to March 15, 2006.

I am seeking papers that address Ecofeminism and Literature for a book
proposal I am currently working on, which is pending publication with
Cambridge Scholars Press. Papers will be considered for this collection.

Possible topics can address Ecofeminism and:

-third world countries
-environmental destruction

CFP: Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing (3/10/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
William Craig Howes

Here are the panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography,
Biography, and Life Writing. If your paper is accepted, you will have to
become a member of the MLA by April 1--if you are a member already, then
you're all set. Please send your proposal to the person chairing the
session; you can submit to more than one session, although if you're
selected for both, I assume you'd be asked to choose one.

Craig Howes


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

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
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: Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Women's Studies Association Conference (2/28/06; 4/22/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Bilger, Audrey

Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Womens Studies Association
Students and Teachers Working Together
Confronting Unnatural Disasters: Feminist Engagements Across and Within
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
mudslides in Central America, and an earthquake in Pakistan. The
enormity of
these disasters and the devastation that has resulted from connected
human failings
is borne out disproportionately along gender, race, and class lines.
Such disasters

CFP: Feminism and War (4/15/06; 10/20/06-10/22/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Vivian May

A Conference on "Feminism and War"
October 20-22, 2006, at Syracuse University

Call for Proposals

The Women's Studies Program at Syracuse University invites proposals for papers to be presented at a national conference on the contested and complex relationship between feminism and war. The focus will be on recent U.S. government initiatives that claim war in the name of women's liberation, but with a global and transnational context in which other military actions might be considered. We look forward to energetic dialogue from interdisciplinary perspectives on these sub-themes:

CFP: Feminist Theory as Praxis (3/25/06; online journal issue)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Ime Kerlee

CFP: “Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis”
Deadline: March 25, 2006
Format: Email attachment in word (please scan for viruses before
Citations: parenthetical in text, endnotes, and bibliography
Pages: 10-25 not including end notes and bibliography
Language: English

Special Issue: Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis

CFP: Philament Issue 9: Liminal (4/30/06; journal issue)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:58pm

CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: April 30th, 2006 (critique and opinion for online journal)
Publication: December 2006

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts
affiliated with the University of Sydney , invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, fictocriticism, reviews, and opinions

Issue 9: Liminal

send to:

UPDATE: Resistance to Tyranny: Representing the Struggle for Human Rights (3/10/06; NYCEA, 4/28/06-4/29/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 5:09pm

New due date:

            In an interview with Amnesty International , Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman explains
            that, despite efforts to silence survivors of human rights violations, "Somehow the stories do come
            out, those voices do come out. I am not their voice: I make a space for those voices, a bridge."
            Dorfman's insights raise questions about the role of literature in the struggle for human rights.
             How do writers represent often unspeakable crimes against humanity and create a cultural memory that
            recognizes the forgotten or marginalized voices from the past? What does it mean to bear witness
            through literature?

CFP: Critical Theory (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Alfred J. Drake

CFP: Critical Theory (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10-06-11/11/06)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Critical Theory
November 10-11, 2006
UC Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on literary theory. Proposals are
encouraged on any topic in 20th- and 21st-century literary theory. All
submissions acknowledged by email.

Please email 500-word abstract (inline or attachment) to Jennifer J.
Thompson at

CFP: Pyschoanalysis, Literature, and Culture (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
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"