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CFP: Rereading the Sublime and Beautiful (2/28/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:55pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ana Boe
contact email: 

I'm looking for contributors for a special session at the 2007 MLA in Chicago.

Special Session: Rereading the Sublime and Beautiful: The 250th Anniversary of Burke's Enquiry

How have contemporary methodologies such as cultural studies and feminist, queer, post-colonial, Marxist, psychoanalytic, and post-structural theories enriched our understanding of Edmund Burke's aesthetics? 500-word abstracts due: 2/28/07. Send your abstract and cv to Ana de Freitas Boe, Ph.D., Department of English, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH 44017.

E-mail submissions to aboe at bw dot edu are preferred.

As the MLA "Call for Papers for 2007 Convention in Chicago" flyer explains:

CFP: Literature & Politics (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Joshua
contact email: 

Literature and Politics Panel

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)

2007 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee

November 1-3

 

The Literature and Politics Panel welcomes 500 word abstracts/proposals for
its 2007 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee. The theme of the conference is
"Currents."

 

Paper topics for the panel are open; however, I am particularly interested
in essays dealing with the following themes:

 

Queer, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender or Intersexual
Politics in Literature

Marxist & Neo-Marxist Politics in Literature

Ambiguous and Contradicting Politics in Literature

CFP: The Time of Materiality (2/16/07; 5/4/07-7/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Aaron F. Hodges
contact email: 

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for
its third annual interdisciplinary spring conference

The Time of Materiality

featuring keynote speakers Peter Hallward (Professor of Modern European
Philosophy, Middlesex University) and Catherine Malabou (Professor of
Philosophy, Université de Paris X – Nanterre)

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
April 5th-7th, 2007

http://www.arts.cornell.edu/trg/conf2007.html

CFP: Cognitive Approaches to Genre (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sinding
contact email: 

"Cognitive Approaches to Genre"
Cognitive Approaches to Literature Discussion Group
Session
MLA 2007 (Chicago, December 27-30)

The MLA Discussion Group on Cognitive Approaches to
Literature invites papers bridging topics in cognitive
theory and genre theory for our session at the 2007
MLA Convention in Chicago. Send 300-word proposals to
Michael Sinding (msinding_at_rogers.com) by March 1.

CFP: Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium (2/25/07; 4/20/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
lauren cook
contact email: 

Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium
University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Conference Dates: April 20-22nd

Call for Papers, Films, Videos, Performances, and Workshops
Submission Deadline: February 25th

Confirmed Speakers Include:
Abigail Child, Dara Greenwald, Jeanine Oleson, Maureen Turim
and Sasha Waters

CFP: Synthetics (grad) (3/5/07; 5/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Brown
contact email: 

SYNTHETICS
The 18th Annual Southland Graduate Student Conference
UCLA English Department
Friday, 4 May 2007

What does it mean to invoke the category of "the synthetic" today?

UPDATE: UNC-Wilmington Graduate Conference (2/15/07; 3/30/07-3/31/07).

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
UNCW GEA
contact email: 

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference
(30-31 March 2007)
>>>The Conference is on 31 March 2007
but we plan to host a Creative Reading the night before.<<<
Sea Change (s): The Evolution of Texts and Their Reception

CFP: Realism in Theory (4/17/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Cohen, Samuel S.
contact email: 

For the Literary Criticism permanent section, annual convention of the
Midwest Modern Language Association, Cleveland, Ohio, November 8-11:

"Realism in Theory." This session will be devoted to assessing the state
of the conversation about realism (small r) in contemporary literary
theory and criticism. What are we saying about the modes, possibilities,
problems, meanings, and politics of the literary representation of
reality? What has been said about these things up until now? What might
be said in the future?

CFP: American Name Society (3/3/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kemp Williams
contact email: 

AMERICAN NAME SOCIETY at MLA, Chicago. Two open
sessions. Fields may include literature, literary
theory, philosophy, linguistics, geography, sociology,
history. Panels may be organized on single authors or
subjects. Abstracts (150 word max) by 03 March to
Kemp Williams <kempw_at_us.ibm.com>

UPDATE: Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics (grad) (2/15/07; 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 

Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics (grad)

The 15th Annual Acacia Conference at California State University, Fullerton

April 6th and 7th, 2007

Submission Deadline Extended to February 15th, 2007.

We welcome papers that focus on other topics besides ethics, as this is a
general graduate conference. We are especially interested in creative works.

Please send proposals of 250-500 words to
acaciaconference_at_gmail.com or acaciagroup_at_gmail.com by February 15th,
2007.

CFP: Bibliography &amp; Textual Criticism (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Hertz
contact email: 

South Central Modern Language Association

Memphis, Tennessee

November 1-3, 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS: Bibliography and Textual Criticism

  
The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel of the
South Central Modern Language Association invites
papers on any topic within the field of Textual
Studies, which includes but is of course not limited
to:

· book and publishing history

· genetic criticism

· print culture

· principles and theories of editing

· technologies of textual production

· contexts for the transmission and dissemination
of texts

CFP: Queer Space and Time (3/1/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
ivanchikova_at_yahoo.com
contact email: 

CFP: Queer Space and Time, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
(SCMLA, 11/01/07-11/01/07 Memphis)
    
  Gay and Lesbian Caucus Panel
  South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
  November 1-3, 2007 in Memphis, TN
    
Papers are now accepted for Gay and Lesbian Caucus
panel at SCMLA in Memphis, Novemeber 1-3 2007. All
proposals will be considered. Papers addressing the
issues of "queer space" and/or "queer time" as
expressed through literature, poetry, drama, film or
theory are especially encouraged.
    
Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 300
words) that includes a title. With your abstract,
please provide your name, institution (if relevant),

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