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UPDATE: [Theory] Popular Print Cultures

updated: 
Monday, June 2, 2008 - 2:06pm
Kirsten MacLeod

CONTINUITIES AND INNOVATIONS:
POPULAR PRINT CULTURES â€" PAST AND PRESENT, LOCAL AND GLOBAL
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
27-30 August 2008

Having received additional funding we are able to expand the conference and
extend the deadline for submission of proposals to June 30th.

UPDATE: [Theory] CFP â EXTENDED DEADLINE â NEW RADICAL SUBJECTIVITIES: RETHINKING AGENCY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

updated: 
Saturday, May 31, 2008 - 7:31pm
Caroline Edwards

CFP â€" EXTENDED DEADLINE â€" NEW RADICAL SUBJECTIVITIES: RETHINKING AGENCY
FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Extended Deadline â€" Friday 13th June
The University of Nottingham, UK
Friday, September 19th, 2008
Keynote Speaker â€" Professor Peter Hallward (Middlesex University)
This one day conference for postgraduate students and early career
researchers explores recent articulations of subjectivity and political
agency in critical theory and cultural studies. The continued ascent of
neo-liberalism and economic globalisation, along with postmodern and
poststructuralist theorising around subjectivity, potentially sets a
dangerously de-politicised subject against the expanding forces and

CFP: [Theory] Jean-Claude Milner

updated: 
Friday, May 30, 2008 - 6:47pm
Sigi Jottkandt

S: Journal of the Jan van Eyck Circle for Lacanian Ideology Critique
www.lineofbeauty.org

Contributions are invited for S2, a special issue devoted to the work of
Jean-Claude Milner (deadline November 1, 2008)

CFP: [Theory] Edited Collection. Theorising the Visual: New Directions in Irish Cultural Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - 12:34am
Claire Bracken

Theorising the Visual: New Directions in Irish Cultural Studies

The last twenty years has seen the development of the subject of Irish
Film Studies into a distinct and notable field. There are now Film Studies
centres in all of the Universities in the Republic of Ireland,
highlighting its importance as a discipline at both the graduate and
undergraduate level. Furthermore, academic publications in the area of
Irish film are consistently increasing, signalling Irish cinema studies as
a productive critical field and established academic discipline.

CFP: [Theory] Crazy Women: Healing Post-Trauma

updated: 
Monday, May 26, 2008 - 3:21pm
Rachel Spear

Call for Papers:

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency â€" Boston, Massachusetts

Crazy Women: Healing Post-Trauma

It is only by putting it into words that I make it whole... - Virginia
Woolf

CFP: [Theory] Writing and Immortality

updated: 
Friday, May 23, 2008 - 8:37pm
Sarah Wood

Writing and Immortality

I posthume as I breathe, which is not very probable, the improbable in my
life, that’s the rule I’d like to follow …
                                                Derrida, Circumfessions

CFP: [Theory] Women Producers and the Politics of Form in the Interwar Period

updated: 
Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 5:45pm
Laurel Harris

Call for Papers
“Women Producers and the Politics of Form in the Interwar Period”
40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
February 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency, Boston, MA
This panel will ask how the aesthetics of women producersâ€"including novelists, short story
writers, filmmakers, journalists, and poetsâ€"in the 1920s and 1930s might be conceived as
political activism or social vision. How might gendered discourses of this interwar period of
modernity influence how women producers engaged aesthetics as a cultural politics? Is the
perception of women producers as either disembodied aesthetes or embodied feminists in the

CFP: [Theory]

updated: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 9:47pm
Irmak Ertuna

Imagination, the Commons, and Enclosures

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

UPDATE: [Theory] World Picture Conference, Deadline 6/2

updated: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 3:32pm
Brian Price

The World Picture Conference
on
The Popular
October 24 and 25, 2008
Oklahoma State University

Keynote Speakers: Ernesto Laclau and Lauren Berlant

The World Picture conference is an annual meeting devoted to theory that
takes place in the intimate setting of Stillwater, Oklahoma. This year’s
meeting will gather theorists from around the world, and from across
disciplines, to address questions of the popular. We are accepting
proposals for papers that address this issue in any number of ways. Some
possible topics might include, but are not limited to:

CFP: [Theory] Auto-bio-phagies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:29pm
Apostolos Lampropoulos

University of Cyprus
Department of French Studies and Modern Languages

AUTO-BIO-PHAGIES

International Conference
Nicosia (31.10.2008 â€" 2.11.2008)

Invited Speaker : Philippe Lejeune

Call for papers

UPDATE: [Theory] Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text. An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference.

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 5:24pm
Lucy Prodgers

Lines of Flight: The Deleuzian Text

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference
Friday 5th September 2008
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Keynote Speaker:
Ian Buchanan, Professor of Critical and Cultural Theory in the School of
English, Communication, and Philosophy, Cardiff University.

‘It is never the beginning or the end which are interesting; the
beginning and the end are points. What is interesting is the middle’
Dialogues II, p.39

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