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CFP: Aesthetics and Finitude (5/15/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
Nicole M. Jowsey

Interdisciplinary journal seeks submissions for its 2006 issue (#11) on=20=

the theme of Aesthetics and Finitude.

  The rise of modern aesthetics in the eighteenth century is well known,=20=

as is its inherently contradictory character:a philosophical category=20
concerned with the articulation of the supersensible in the sensory=20
world, aesthetics is at once grounded in the realm of sensuous life=97in=20=

the particular and concrete=97while simultaneously gesturing toward the=20=

CFP: Performing Gender (9/1/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
Trixie Smith


Interdisciplinary Conference in Women's Studies
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

February 22-24, 2007

Proposal Information
We invite proposals for individual papers, panels, and other presentation
formats such as roundtables, posters, and performances with scholarly and/or
activist emphasis, addressing the general conference topic of women's
studies or the featured theme of "Performing Gender." Proposals are welcome
from all scholarly fields and disciplines, including the sciences, social
sciences, humanities, arts, design, business, sports, and cultural studies.

UPDATE: Rereading the New Criticism (4/15/06; MSA; 10/19/06-10/22/06)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
John McIntyre

New deadline:

 Rereading the New Criticism

Commentators such as Gerald Graff and Mark Jancovich have noted that, since
the demise in the 1960s of the New Critical hegemony, contemporary critical
discourse has often promoted misunderstandings of New Critical projects.
The image of the New Criticism as ahistorical formalism, they suggest,
misrepresents the New Critics' commitment to practices and epistemologies
distinctive to literature; their engagement with social and historical
issues; and their cultural politics. These recent critiques encourage
rereading the work of the New Critics from a new perspective-one that
maintains critical distance on received ideas about their methods.

CFP: Authenticity (grad) (UK) (6/30/06; 9/14/06-9/15/06)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Joseph Maslen


Call for Papers

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

14-15 September 2006

A two-day conference at the University of Salford for postgraduate students of
the arts, media and social sciences to consider current and changing
perspectives on authenticity. The intention is to stimulate debate and generate
fresh understandings through interdisciplinary exchange. We welcome papers in
fields such as politics, philosophy, religions and theology, sociology,
psychology, literature, history, classics, visual and screen studies, and the
performing arts.

Possible themes include, but are not restricted to

CFP: Cultivating Self and Nation: Pedagogy and Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Ham, Jennifer

CFP: For session at M/MLA Conference, Chicago, IL, Nov. 9-12, 2006=20
"From Bildung to Reformp=E4dagogik: Cultivating Self and Nation." This =
session welcomes papers that explore narrative and visual =
representations of teachers, pupils and educational spaces in =
German-speaking contexts. Possible topics include (but are not limited =
to) literary and filmic depictions of scenes of awakening, becoming and =
self-realization, Enlightenment, Classical and Modernist concepts of =
Bildung and Erziehung, the role of education in nation building in =
Prussia, Weimar and the Third Reich, Volksbildung, women's education, =
teacher training, German educational philosophies (Leibniz, Kant, =

CFP: In Search of (Non)Sense. Literary Semantics and the Related Fields and Disciplines (Poland) (5/15/06; IALS IV, 10/12/06-10/

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm

CFP: In Search of (Non)Sense. Literary Semantics and the Related Fields and
Disciplines (Poland) (5/15/06; IALS IV, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

International Association of Literary Semantics invites you to attend its
cyclic conference organized by the Institute of English Philology, the
Jagiellonian University of Kraków, Poland. The conference brings together
linguists, theoreticians of literature, semioticians, philosophers, and all
researchers involved in text interpretation.
Please check the Conference page ( for the
successively added information about the conference details.