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CFP: Antigone (10/31/06; journal issue)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Mosaic Journal

Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature

Special Issue "Antigone"

Mosaic invites submissions for a special on "Antigone". The deadline for submissions is
October 31, 2006.

Remarking a turn to tragedy that has taken place at decisive moments in the history of
the West and that is recurring in contemporary literary and critical theory, this special
issue centers on the figure and the play, Antigone.

CFP: The Foreigner: Mirror of Tensions (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Garcia Puente, Maria

Immigration is a phenomenon that contemporary societies struggle with. In this context the figure of the foreigner is a good scenario to explore the dynamics and tensions of cultures in contact. The liminal perspective provided by the outsider adds a new interpretation of our own reality, questioning the foundations of the canonical culture and our own identities. "What appear to be cultural units-human beings, words, meanings, ideas, philosophical systems, social organizations-are maintained in their apparent unity only through an active process of exclusion, opposition, and hierarchization.

UPDATE: The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity (UK) (10/7/06; 11/18/06)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Zoe Brigley

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Warwick, Humanities Research Centre (HRC)
~ Saturday 18th November 2006

With Papers and Poetry Readings Featuring:
Prof. Stephen Knight, Cardiff University.
Prof. Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick.
Medbh McGuckian, poet and feminist writer.
David Morley, poet and director of the Warwick Writing Programme.

CFP: What is the Novel? (10/30/06; journal issue)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Humanities Review

The St. John's University Humanities Review is seeking well written
articles between 8-15 double spaced pages for publication in the
journal. We are seeking submissions that continue the discourse of the
aim, purpose, and future of the novel.

 Please email papers to

CFP: Icons of Suffering: Trauma, Text and Image (10/30/06; Text and Image, 3/29/07-3/30/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Pozorski, Aimee \(English\)

Dear Colleagues:


I am organizing a special session on “Trauma, Text, and Image” for the conference entitled, “Text and Image: The Language of Images” hosted by Central Connecticut State University next March 29-30. The conference will theorize the complex interaction between texts and images in fields as diverse as literature, art, philosophy, history, drama, sociology, tourism, cartography, graphic design, and the media.


CFP: The Popular Avant-garde (10/20/06; ACLA, 4/19/06-4/22/06)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Renee Silverman

Call for papers for the following seminar on avant-garde studies and
popular culture. Paper proposals with name, affiliation, and contact
information should be submitted to
Authors of accepted proposals will be notified promptly by email.

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) annual conference;
Puebla, Mexico, April 19 to 22, 2006

Seminar Title: The Popular Avant-garde
Seminar leader: Renée M. Silverman, Oberlin College

CFP: International Conference on "Bodies of Knowledge" (Australia) (11/15/06; 4/26/07-4/28/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Gonul Pultar

Call for Papers-International Conference

Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality in the Archive
April 26-28, 2007

Sponsored by

Centre for the History of European Discourses
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Alice Domurat Dreger
Catherine Waldby
Elizabeth Kerekere
Rosemarie Garland-Thompson
Susan Stryker

and others to be announced

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:48pm
Kelly McGuire

CFP: A Lacan Primer (10/5/06; Narrative '07, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Society for the Study of Narrative Literature
2007 International Conference on Narrative
Washington D.C.
March 15-18 2007

A Lacan Primer: Children's Narrative Through Lacan, Lacan through
Children's Narrative