Call for Papers
Submission deadline: March 31, 2007
We invite abstracts for papers, roundtable discussions, and presentation/lectures on any topic related to linguistics and its representation in the works of novelist and futurist Robert A. Heinlein.
Heinlein demonstrates a particular interest in languages throughout his numerous short stories and novels, even coining new words and dialects, such as "grok" from _Stranger in a Strange Land_ and the distinctive Moonie dialect spoken in _The Moon is a Harsh Mistress_.
Papers on any topics related to linguistics are welcome. Suggested topics include (but are not limited to):
--The language of Martians
Call for Papers
Call for papers – "Justice" / Appel à communications -
International Conference / Colloque International
28-29, September 2007 / 28-29 septembre 2007
François-Rabelais University, Tours, France/
Université François-Rabelais, Tours.
Research center: GRAAT / Unité de recherche: GRAAT
a feminist history journal
Call for Papers: Edition 16, 2007
Lilith is a fully refereed academic journal based in the History
Department at the University of Melbourne. Since the early 1980s,
Lilith has provided a valuable forum for new and established scholars
to present research in feminist history. The journal is published
annually in November and includes a substantial book review section.
The editorial board is currently seeking articles for Edition 16.
Call for Papers
American Anthropological Association (AAA), Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2007
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC
BROKERING IMAGES, CASTING DIFFERENCES:
Practices of Anticipating the Imagination of Others
Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, University of California, Berkeley & Stephanie
Sadre-Orafai, New York University
Call for papers:
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 9-11, 2007
Renaissance Hotel Downtown, Atlanta
English V-Modern British: History and Materialist Mythology
UPDATE: The dates for the "Stanley Cavell and Literary Criticism"
conference have now been finalised as May 9-11 2008.
"Stanley Cavell and Literary Criticism", conference, May 9-11 2008,
The Southern Connecticut State University Women's Studies Program announces=20
Fifth Annual Graduate Conference:
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To be held on Saturday April 14, 2007 at SCSU, Adanti Student Center
Deadline for Proposals: Friday March 2, 2007
Call for Papers
The 2007 Feminism(s) & Rhetoric(s) conference invites proposals on civic
discourse, feminisms, and rhetorics. The conference draws inspiration from
the 50th anniversary of Little Rock's Central High School integration, the
Clinton Presidential Library, Heifer Project International & the Clinton
School for Public Service.
For conference information, go to http://femrhet.cwshrc.org
Submit your abstracts online-http://femrhet.cwshrc.org and click Proposal
Deadline: April 20, 2007
Science and Fiction: Un/natural Selection and Post/human Futures
A Permanent Section of the MMLA
49th Annual M/MLA Convention
November 8-11, 2007
The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
THIRD ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA ENGLISH GRADUATE CONFERENCE
"Art Made Tongue-Tied By Authority": Expression, Suppression, and Censorship
Conference date: Friday September 21 Saturday September 22, 2007
Place: Department of English, University of Ottawa
Deadline for proposals: June 1, 2007
According to playwright Eugene O'Neill, "Censorship of anything, at any
time, in any place, on whatever pretence, has always been and always will be
the last resort of the boob and the bigot." Censorship continues to be a
major impediment to freedom of speech in literature, music, and visual and
A Special Session is proposed for the MLA 2007
conference in Chicago.
"Reading the Wind: Literary Pedagogy for Myth, Magic,
Ritual, Spirituality, Religion in African, Middle
Eastern, Asian, trans-American Texts" explores
alternatives to post-colonial, Lacanian, and
Panelists are welcomed who can address the
supersensible dimension of a specific work from the
above geographic areas using its spiritual, religious,
cosmological, or philosophical context.
Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus (03/01/07; RMMLA, 10/04/07-10/06/07 Calgary)
Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus Seminar
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
October 4-6, 2007 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Papers are welcomed on any aspect of the GLBTQ experience as expressed through literature, film and/or theory. All proposals will be considered.
Please submit abstracts of 300 words and be sure to include a title. On your abstract, please include your name, institutional affiliation
(if applicable), email address, office phone number, and whether you
will need any AV equipment for your presentation. The deadline for abstracts is Mar. 1st. 2007.
CFP: English Linguistics (03/01/2007; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)
The English Linguistics Panel of the Rocky Mountain MLA invites the submission
of papers/presentations for its session at the 61st annual convention, held
this year in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on October 4-6, 2007. Submissions in any
area of linguistics or related fields are welcome; graduate students are
encouraged to submit.
Submission Requirements: 300-word abstract.
Submissions must be received by March 1, 2007.
Send electronic submissions as a Word attachment to:
December 27-30, 2007, Chicago
Proposed Special Session
Deadline: March 16, 2007
Walter Benjamin in Latin America
Papers are invited that focus on the literary and theoretical relations between
Latin American texts and Walter Benjamin's work. Please send 1-page abstracts
to David Kelman, dkelman_at_learnlink.emory.edu, by 16 March 2007.
UPDATE: Extended deadline for submissions: March 30,
Me, Myself & Eye: Mediating Identity (Graduate
4 May 2007, La Trobe University
Spend a day at an interdisciplinary conference
organised by postgraduates from the English Department
at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.
We are interested in: