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CFP: Teaching and Literary Theory (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:46pm
Rugoff, Kathy

CFP: Teaching and Literary Theory (3/15) MLA'06

College English Association sponsored panel of MLA Conference,
Philadelphia, 12/27-12/30

"What's Theory Got to Do With It? Literary Theory and Future

UPDATE: Spinning the World: Myths and Legends (3/25/06; 4/28/06-4/30/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Ben Ovando

Deadline extended:

First Interdisciplinary Conference-California State
University Fresno
Department of English and Students of English Studies
(SESA) April 28-30

Spinning the World-Myths and Legends

The graduate students in English at Fresno State have
produced a stellar year of events, ranging from the
appearance of legendary writer, Joyce Carol Oates,
through a series of colloquia hosted by SESA. These
colloquia have taken as their over-arching theme,
Myths and Legends, and have featured keynote speakers
on a variety of topics, including "Myths of Origin and
Place," Myths of the Workforce," and "Myths of

CFP: Gender as a Taboo (German) (4/10/06; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Beatrice Michaelis

Call for Papers (Sprachen: deutsch, englisch, französisch)

Deadline: 10.04.2006

Interdisziplinärer Workshop des DFG-Graduiertenkollegs Geschlecht als
Wissenskategorie an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 27. und 28. Oktober
2006, zum Thema

Geschlecht als Tabu: Orte, Dynamiken und Funktionen

Organisation: Dr. Ute Frietsch, Dr. Sabine Grenz, Dr. Lidia Guzy, Jennifer
John, M.A., Beatrice Michaelis, M.A.

„Geschlecht“ ist zugleich ein Tabu und ein Feld des Wissens. Geschlecht als
Tabu und Geschlecht als Wissenskategorie bedingen sich gegenseitig, sie
bilden ein Paar â€" ähnlich wie Implizites und Explizites, Geheimnis und
Skandal, Gesagtes und Nicht-Gesagtes.

CFP: Constructing Identities Conference (grad) (UK) (4/30/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Rebecca Green

22-23 June 2006
Organised by doctoral students for doctoral students

Graduate School in Humanities, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

The convenors of the panels listed below are now inviting abstracts for papers which examine the concept of identity, and encourage submissions from those examining aspects of personal, linguistic, national and cultural identity. Proposals examining the following areas are especially welcome:

CFP: Interactivity in Literature (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm

call for papers:

Abducting the Interactive
Literary Work as a Communicational Artifact

A program of the Society for Critical Exchange
to be held at 48th Annual M/MLA Convention
November 9-12, 2006, Chicago, IL

CFP: Queer America (3/20/06; journal issue)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm

AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the cultural
spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and rigorously explored
within both global and local contingencies of the present and the past.

AMERICAN@ accepts submissions from all research fields related with American
Literature, Culture, Society and History. AMERICAN@ is currently accepting
paper submissions for its Spring-2006 issue. This issue will have focus on
Queerness in the American Continent:

CFP: Ong's Orality and Literacy at 25 (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
John Walter

2006 MLA Convention: Call for Proposals

Walter J. Ong's Orality and Literacy at 25

First published in 1982, this session is intended to mark the 25th
anniversary of the publication of Ong's Orality and Literacy: The
Technologizing of the Word. Papers addressing all aspects of this book are
welcome. Suggested topics include but not limited to considerations of its
reception and its influence, and extensions, critiques, contextualization o=
its ideas.

Please send inquiries and 1-page abstracts by 15 Mar to John Paul Walter (

CFP: Szondi Panel (2/18/06; GSA, 9/28/06-10/1/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm

German Studies Association (GSA)

Panel Topic: Peter Szondi and the Task of Reading
September 28-October 1, 2006
Pittsburgh, PA

Submission Deadline: February 18, 2006