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CFP: Debating the Difference: Gender & Word and Image (UK) (6/22/07; 9/5/07-9/6/07)

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 9:01pm
full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Murray
contact email: 

Debating the Difference: Gender, Representation and Self-Representation

Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th September 2007, University of Dundee, Scotland

An interdisciplinary event hosted by the Scottish Word and Image Group (SWIG) and the Women, Culture and Society Programme (WCS)

The overall aim of this conference will be to generate a nuanced and critical dialogue for assessing constructions of gender in text and image via a multi-disciplinary approach relating literary and visual media, as well as theory and practice. In addition, an exhibition will accompany the conference. It is our intention that selected papers will be published in a themed collection.

CFP: Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown (8/17/07; 10/19/07-10/20/07)

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Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 8:04pm
full name / name of organization: 
Samoilova, Kateryna

Call for Papers

The 12th Annual Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown=20

Presented by the Philosophy Department at Brown University

October 19th and 20th, 2007

Keynote Speaker: T.M Scanlon (Harvard University)
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We invite papers of high quality in any area of philosophy .
Applicants must submit their papers electronically as .pdf, .doc, or =
.rtf files.

Please submit:
=95 a cover sheet with author information,=20
=95 an abstract without any author information=20
(maximum 150 words), and=20
=95 a paper without any author information=20
(maximum 3,000 words)=20

Submission deadline: August 17, 2007

CFP: 12th International Working Class/Poverty Class Academics Conference (5/30/07; 7/26/07-7/29/07)

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Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 8:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Risch
contact email: 

Call for Papers: 12th International Working/Poverty Class Academics
Conference

2007 WCPA Conference: July 26-29, 2007, University of El Paso, Texas

"Intersections, Identities, and International Perspectives on Social Class"

This year's WPCA Conference will focus on the following areas:

1) Intersections of class with race, gender, age, and numerous other
diversity areas;

2) Identities of working/poverty class students, staff, faculty
members, and activists, told through storytelling, writing, discussion and
activism, etc.

3) International perspectives of class and cross-cultural awareness of
class

CFP: Critical Nostalgia (9/15/07; NEMLA, 4/10/08-4/13/08)

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hinrichsen
contact email: 

Critical Nostalgia
39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York

This panel seeks to explore literature and theory engaged with =20
questions of nostalgia and to explore how (and if) nostalgia can play =20=

CFP: Practical Criticism and its Legacies (UK) (7/15/07; 6/26/08-6/27/08)

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
John Sears
contact email: 

PRACTICAL CRITICISM AND ITS LEGACIES

An international conference to be hosted by the English Research Institute at Manchester Metropolitan University, 26th â€" 27th June 2008.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Professor Ben Knights, Director of the HEA English Subject Centre
Dr Gary Day, De Montfort University

UPDATE: Philament: Bound (grad) (6/30/05; journal issue)

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Friday, May 11, 2007 - 11:22pm
full name / name of organization: 
Angie Dunstan

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts
affiliated with the University of Sydney
(http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament), invites graduate
scholars to contribute articles, reviews and creative work for its eleventh
issue, Bound.

Philament now invites postgraduate scholars to contribute articles,
fictocriticism, reviews, and opinions for...

Issue 11: Bound
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED to 30th June, 2007
send to: philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au

UPDATE: Reception Study Conference (7/1/07; 9/27/07-9/29/07)

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Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Philip Goldstein
contact email: 

UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1
CALL FOR PAPERS
2007 RSS CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION STUDY
The University of Missouri at Kansas City,
Thurs, September 27th, through Sat., the 29th, 2007.

Suggestions for panels and papers in all areas of English, American, and
other literatures, media, and book history are welcome. Here are some
possible panels and topics:

CFP: Marxism, Poetics, and Spatial Formation (5/12/07; MSA, 11/1/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Jennison
contact email: 

CFP: Marxism, Poetics, and Spatial Formation
Modernist Studies Association, Long Beach, CA, October 2007
Ruth Jennison (UMass Amherst) and Barrett Watten (Wayne State U), =
co-organizers
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This session proposes to expand the range of connection between the =
spatial formations of modernity and poetic form, by using reading =
strategies from the twentieth-century Marxist tradition. Panel =
presentations may take up approaches such as: the cultural entailments =
of "combined and uneven development" of capitalist economies, in =
relation to modernist and postmodern poetics; political economy in its =
transnational and global articulations; Left poetics and spaces of =

CFP: FEMSPEC: Speculative Representations of Mothering (10/15/07; journal issue)

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Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:33pm
full name / name of organization: 
rcalvink
contact email: 

Call For Papers on speculative Representations of Mothering

Femspec is soliciting essay for a special edition on Speculative
Representations
of Mothering--to be edited by Heidi Hutner (Associate Professor of
English,
SUNY Stony Brook). We are seeking essays on all aspects of mothering:
personal narratives and poetry on mothering, mothering and illness,
mothering
and colonialism, mothering and ecofeminism, queer mothering, mothering
and
race, mothering and patriarchy, mothering and the medical body,
mothering
and film, mothering and literature, mothering and art, mothering and the
supernatural, mothering and utopia/apocalypse.

CFP: Society for the Philosophical Study of Education (9/1/07; 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
Johnston, Allan
contact email: 

November 2nd and 3rd
National-Louis University
122 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

Call for Proposals: The annual meeting of the Society for the
Philosophical Study of Education (formerly the Midwest Philosophy of
Education Society) will be held on Friday, November 2nd and Saturday,
November 3rd, 2007 at the downtown campus of National-Louis University
in Chicago. The program committee is accepting proposals addressing
philosophical issues in education. Authors whose work is accepted for
inclusion within the conference will also have the opportunity to submit
their work for publication in the peer-reviewed Proceedings of the
Society for the Philosophical Study of Education.

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