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

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
Lisa Hinrichsen

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: Reading Fear (grad) (6/15/07; 11/8/07-11/10/07)

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
readfear_at_uoregon.edu

Dear colleagues,

Please announce to your graduate students the extension of the submission deadline for the Reading Fear Conference at the University of Oregon. Our new deadline is June 15th.

See the attached call for papers below and visit our website at http://uoregon.edu/~readfear/.

Sincerely,

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

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
John Sears

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)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 11:22pm
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)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:57pm
Philip Goldstein

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
Ruth Jennison

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)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 10:33pm
rcalvink

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
Johnston, Allan

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.

UPDATE: Friends and Foes (Ireland) (7/20/07; 11/16/07-11/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 9:47pm
gwatson04_at_queens-belfast.ac.uk

Friends and Foes - Friendship and Conflict:
CALL FOR PAPERS

*UPDATE* - To emphasise that this is primarily, but not exclusively, a
conference for postgraduate researchers.

Multi-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
Queen's University Belfast
16th-17th November 2007

History and life are filled with stories of friendship and conflict, either
in the realm of personal interaction or political engagements. This
postgraduate research conference seeks to explore themes of friendship and
conflict in the modern era.

CFP: William James and His Influence (9/3/07; 10/19/07-10/20/07)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 9:47pm
R. Chase Skorburg

CONFERENCE TOPIC:

In an effort to promote the study of James, especially among graduate students,
the William James Society, the Society for the Advancement of American
Philosophy, Yale?s Philosophy Deparment, and Yale Divinity School present
?William James and His Influence?, a conference in honor of Professor
Emeritus John E. Smith and Dr. Smith?s contribution to the field of American
philosophy.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

Friday, October 19:
* Opening Reception: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Introductory Remarks offered by John E. Smith
Clark Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Yale

CFP: Interrogating the Natural (9/15/07; NEMLA, 4/10/08-4/13/08)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 9:16pm
Scott DeShong

Interrogating the Natural
A session sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
Buffalo, NY, 10-13 April 2008.

Papers concerned with nature or the natural
as posited, articulated, assumed, critiqued, attacked, resuscitated, etc.
in literary, critical, philosophical, political, or other discourses.

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations due 15 Sept. 2007 to Scott
DeShong, spdes_at_conncoll.edu (preferred) or alternatively Quinebaug
Valley Community College, 742 Upper Maple St., Danielson CT 06239, USA.

Besides the abstract, a proposal must include the following:

CFP: Heterosexuality (7/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 9:16pm
Yasco Horsman

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY!

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HETEROSEXUALITY

Editor: Yasco Horsman
Book Series: Thamyris / Intersecting: Place, Sex, and 'Race'
Publisher: Rodopi (Amsterdam / New York)
Series Editor: Ernst van Alphen
Deadline for Proposals: July 1, 2007

"Thamyris / Intersecting," a book series on place, sex and 'race' seeks
contributions to an upcoming volume on heterosexuality.

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