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CFP: Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm

Graduate students of the University of Pittsburgh Department of English
invite the submission of abstracts for papers and preconstituted panels,
along with works of poetry and prose, for an interdisciplinary conference,
April 7-8 2006:

Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History:
Theory, Practice and Pedagogy of (Un)Making History

We need history, certainly, but we need it for reasons different from
those for which the idler in the garden of knowledge needs it… We need
it, that is to say, for the sake of life and of action…
                                - Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations

UPDATE: The Politics of Memory (grad) (1/9/06; 3/31/06-4/2/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
The Politics of Memory

The Centre for Comparative Literature

at the University of Toronto

invites abstracts for its 17th annual graduate student

The Politics of Memory

to be held from

March 31st to April 2, 2006.

UPDATE: Susan Rubin Suleiman will be the keynote

Papers may address interdisciplinary issues related
to, but not limited to, the following questions:


UPDATE: Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm

We are pleased to announce the addition of two keynotes speakers: Judith
Halberstam, Professor of English and Director of The Center for Feminist
Research at the University of Southern California, will deliver a talk on
Friday, March 3. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, Julian Park Professor of
Comparative Literature and Director of the Humanities Institute at the
State University of New York at Buffalo, will speak the following day.

Call for papers:
Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics

University of California, Irvine
March 3 and 4, 2006

CFP: Wandering with Spinoza Conference (Australia) (5/30/06; 9/13/06-9/15/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Dimitris Vardoulakis

Wandering with Spinoza Conference


The Centre for Ideas
Victorian College of the Arts
Melbourne, Australia
13 =96 15 September, 2006


Closing date for abstracts is 30 May 2006


The Centre for Ideas at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, =
Australia presents an interdisciplinary Conference on the work, thought =
and influence of Spinoza.


=91Wandering with Spinoza=92, 13, 14, and 15 September, 2006.


Confirmed Keynote speakers: Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy, Mieke Bal, =
Thomas Hirschhorn and Genevieve Lloyd.

Other confirmed speakers: Michael Mack, Andrew Benjamin, Alexander =
Garcia Duttmann and Paul Carter=20

CFP: Literature and Other Arts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Dr. Blake Hobby

CFP: Literature and Other Arts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)
The Literature and Other Arts Panel of the Rocky Mountain MLA invites the
submission of papers/presentations for its session at the convention in
Tucson, AZ on October 12-14, 2006.
Paper/Presentation Topic:
Any aspect of literature and other arts practice or theory.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
Literature and Visual Arts
Literature and Film
Literature and Music
Literature and Dance
Comparative Aspects
Pedagogical Applications
Creative Applications
Studies of Techniques
Historical Studies
Cultural Contextualization

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Nina Chordas

  Topic is open for any rhetorical approach to literature of any period
or place; Rocky Mountain MLA convention will be held in Tuscon, AZ,
October 12-14, 2006. Electronic submissions are encouraged. Please send
abstracts of no more than 250 words in the body of your email message by
March 1, 2006 to
Alternately, abstracts may be sent to Nina Chordas, 3264 Mendenhall Loop
Road #28, Juneau, AK 99801