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CFP: About Raymond Williams: Critical Perspectives (5/31/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
full name / name of organization: 
Monika Seidl

Call for Contributors
About Raymond Williams: Critical Perspectives
Arising from a recent successful conference in Vienna (for further =20
information please visit http://www.univie.ac.at/Anglistik/AAUTEweb/) =20=

dealing with the life, the work and the reception of the work of =20
Raymond Williams, several publishers have expressed an interest in =20
publishing a new collection of essays on this highly influential =20
British critic, author and teacher. In finalising our proposal, the =20
editors (Lawrence Grossberg, Roman Horak and Monika Seidl) would like =20=

CFP: Philament Bound (4/30/07; online journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2007 - 2:45am
full name / name of organization: 
Philament

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: 5th February, 2007
CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: 30th April, 2007 (critique and opinion for online journal)
Publication: December 2007

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
postgraduate scholars to contribute articles, fictocriticism, reviews,
and opinions for:-

Issue 11: BOUND

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 30th, 2007
send to: philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au

UPDATE: Improvisation Continuums: theorising practice across disciplines (UK) (no deadline noted; 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2007 - 1:42am
full name / name of organization: 
Dennis R \(CCI\)
contact email: 

Improvisation Continuums: theorising practice across disciplines
Date: 12 - 14 April 2007
Hosted by: Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries, University
of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, South Wales UK
Venue: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, North Road, Cardiff

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to engage in theory development
on improvisation.
Confirmed Keynotes include Stephen Nachmanovtich (www.freeplay.com) and
Al Wunder.

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 &amp; 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>

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