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UPDATE: [Theory] Papers Needed for Literary Journal

updated: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 3:12am
full name / name of organization: 
John V. Nance
contact email: 

This is a call for submissions to be considered for publication in The
St. John's University (Queens, NY) literary journal, The Humanities
Review.

The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King, Nick Brandt and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are: Approaching the Deconstruction of
Modern Political Rhetoric, The Corruption of Dialect, and Post-9/11 Noir.
However, we will not discriminate if your paper fails to converse with
these ideas. Please send any and all.

CFP: [Theory] MIGC: Faking It! Production, Knowledge, Authenticity (11/01/08; 02/20-22/09)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 2:44pm
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 

The fourth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Faking It!
Production, Knowledge, Authenticity,” a graduate student conference to be
held February 20-22, 2009, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century
Studies and its 2007-09 research theme “Past Knowing.”

CFP: [Theory] 'Aerographies': re-thinking elemental assumptions in recent material theories of space

updated: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 8:24am
full name / name of organization: 
Mark Jackson
contact email: 

SECOND CALL

Call for Papers:

Seeking submissions from colleagues across the geographical humanities,
social sciences and sciences interested in engaging with the themes of air
and elementality.

Annual Meeting of the Association for American Geographers, Las Vegas March
22nd-29th, 2009

'Aerographies': re-thinking unthought elemental and metaphysical
assumptions in recent human geographies

"...our concepts have been formed on the model of solids." (H. Bergson)

"Metaphysics always supposes, in some manner, a solid crust from which to
raise a construction." (L. Irigaray)

UPDATE: [Theory] DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Comic in Caribbean Literatures (NeMLA 2009, Boston, Feb. 26-March 1)

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 9:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Simek
contact email: 

*DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2008*

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts
 
Call for papers: Laughter’s Reason: The Comic in Caribbean Literatures

CFP: [Theory] Global Dictator Fictions Panel at ACLA 2009

updated: 
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 4:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Harford Vargas
contact email: 

ACLA 2009 Convention
March 26-29, 2009
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

"The Form of Power, the Power of Form: Global Dictator Fictions"

Co-chairs: Ulka Anjaria and Jennifer Harford Vargas

CFP: [Theory] The Exemplary Other: the Arab and the Jew (Villanova University, April 2-4, 2009)

updated: 
Saturday, September 13, 2008 - 10:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
Zahi Zalloua
contact email: 

Call for Papers: The Exemplary Other: the Arab and the Jew in Continental
Philosophy, Center for Arab and Islamic Studies, Villanova University,
April 2-4, 2009

A panel to be held at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Center for
Arab and Islamic Studies at Villanova University, devoted to the theme,
“Mirror Images: Challenges for Arab and Islamic Studies”

Panel description:

CFP: [Theory] Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction GEO Conference

updated: 
Saturday, September 13, 2008 - 6:02pm
full name / name of organization: 
Tamara Sack
contact email: 

The Graduate English Organization of Truman State University is proud to
announce the call for papers for their annual conference April 10-11,
2009!

Our speaker this year will be author extraordinaire Mary Ruefle, who has
published several books of poetry and prose as well as a comic book.
Inspired by her unique work A Little White Shadow, our conference is
entitled “Obliterature: The Art of Creative Destruction.” We are
looking for presentations, creative and scholarly, that deal with the
breaking down of culture and art, the imaginative implosions within the
written word, or simply those ideas that are not just out of the box but
crush it.

CFP: [Theory] Literature, Art and Culture in an Age of Global Risk

updated: 
Friday, September 12, 2008 - 8:14am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Paul Crosthwaite

CALL FOR PAPERS: Literature, Art and Culture in an Age of Global Risk

An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

Cardiff University, UK
Thursday 2â€"Friday 3 July 2009

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Imre Szemán (McMaster University, Canada)
Dr Charlie Gere (Lancaster University, UK)

What are the cultural implications of living under conditions of global,
manufactured risk?

CFP: [Theory] Literary Journal

updated: 
Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 7:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
John V. Nance
contact email: 

This is a call for submissions to be considerd for publication in The St.
John's University (Queens, NY) bi-annual literary journal, The Humanities
Review. The journal has published several notable academics in their
respective fields over the last few years such as: Gayatri Spivak, Amy
King and Peter McLaren.

The working themes of this edition are "The Corruption of Dialect"
and "Post-9/11 Noir," however, we will not discriminate if your paper
fails to converse with these ideas.

Please feel free to visit out website: www.thehumanitiesreview.com

Fondly,

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