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CFP: How Does the Ruling Class Rule? (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Leni Marshall

Please reply to Michael Bennett directly (

Session of the Radical Caucus of the MLA

How Does the Ruling Class Rule?
Teaching about/to the ruling class. The role of culture, media, the
state, and especially education-literature and literacy, in
particular-in the reproduction of capitalism. Strategies of resistance.

1-2 page abstracts by 15 Mar; Michael Bennett (

CFP: Brecht & Film (3/23/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Marty Norden

My colleague, Barton Byg, has asked me to forward the following Call for
Papers. If you have any questions about it, please contact Barton
directly at

--Marty Norden

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CFP: Linguistics (3/31/07; Heinlein, 7/6/07-7/8/07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Lisa N. D'Amico

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

CFP: Justice (France) (4/15/07; 9/28/07-9/29/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 9:45pm
Georges-Claude GUILBERT

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


CFP: Lilith: A Feminist History Journal (4/2/07; journal issue)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 7:42pm
Katie Sutton

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.

CFP: Brokering Images, Casting Differences (3/15/07; AAA, 11/28/07-12/2/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:53pm
Stephanie Sadre-Orafai

Call for Papers
Proposed Session
American Anthropological Association (AAA), Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2007
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC

Practices of Anticipating the Imagination of Others
Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, University of California, Berkeley & Stephanie
Sadre-Orafai, New York University

CFP: Resisting Oppression: Acknowledging Unheard Voices of Feminism (3/2/07; 4/14/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:53pm

The Southern Connecticut State University Women's Studies Program announces=20
Fifth Annual Graduate Conference:

=E2=80=9CResisting Oppression: Acknowledging Unheard=20
Voices of Feminism=E2=80=9D

To be held on Saturday April 14, 2007 at SCSU, Adanti Student Center

Deadline for Proposals: Friday March 2, 2007

CFP: Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) (4/20/07; 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:53pm
Barbara L'Eplattenier

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


Submit your abstracts online- and click Proposal

Deadline: April 20, 2007


CFP: Expression, Suppression, and Censorship (6/1/07; 9/21/07-9/22/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm
Jordan Berard

"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

UPDATE: Literary Pedagogy for Myth, Magic, Ritual, Religion (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm
Roberta Sabbath

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
post-structuralist readings.

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.

UPDATE: Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm

 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 (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm

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: