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CFP: Our Watery World: Humans and the Sea (1/6/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:56am
full name / name of organization: 
CEA-CC

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) plans
to
publish the proceedings of its Fall 2006 conference on "Our Watery
World: Humans and the Sea."
We are seeking an additional 5-7 papers to supplement this volume.
We are particularly interested in papers that address the following
topics:
a.. The Sea in History
a.. The Life Aquatic: Amphibian and Aquatic Animals
a.. Monsters and Monstrosities of the Sea
a.. Ecocriticism: The Endangered Sea
a.. The Sea as Frontier
a.. Empire and the Sea

CFP: The Ethics of Passing (12/10/06; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:53am
full name / name of organization: 
stacey
contact email: 

The Ethics of Passing
   
  The concept of "passing" is not new to the American landscape. While racial/ethnic passing may be the most widely recognized form of passing, recent acceptance of queer and transgender studies reveals passing as more than a matter of skin color. The most general question, what are the ethics involved and undermined in participating in passing, opens the door to many other questions surrounding this issue. Does the actor always have control over her/his own ability to pass? What does it mean that someone can be passed without desiring such recognition? What kind of responsibility is involved in revealing ethnic, sexual, or gender "authenticity" if even the notion of the authentic has become problematic?

CFP: Postirony in Theory and Fiction (ASAP; MLA '06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Lee Konstantinou
contact email: 

We are seeking a third participant for a special session that will be taking
place at the MLA convention this year, on Wednesday, December 27, at 5:15
pm, in Philadelphia. The title of the special session is "Postirony in
Theory and Fiction."

One of our participants is no longer able to take part in this panel, which
means we have an open slot that we'd like to fill. We're especially
interested in papers that discuss the concept of postirony in the essays
and fiction of David Foster Wallace. Papers on related topics are also
welcome.

CFP: Intersections 2007 / Ethics and Ethoi of Critical Thought and Practice (grad) (1/12/07; 3/23/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:17am
full name / name of organization: 
A. Brady Curlew
contact email: 

Call for Papers (CFP)
Intersections 2007: What's Right / Right Now?
A Critical & Creative Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the Students of the Joint Graduate Programme
in Communication and Culture, York and Ryerson Universities

CFP Deadline: January 12, 2007
Conference Date: March 23-25, 2007
Location: Ryerson University - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Intersections 2007: What's Right / Right Now?
The Ethics and Ethoi of Critical Thought and Practice in the 21st Century
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CFP: Spatial Americas (1/22/07; 4/19/07-4/20/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:17am
full name / name of organization: 
George F. Flaherty
contact email: 

Call for Papers

SPATIAL AMERICAS
April 19-20, 2007
University of California, Santa Barbara

ABSTRACTS DUE 1/22/07

A recent article in London's Financial Times (FT) warned its
market-minded readers that the "plight of La Paz provides an
illustration of how a city's unchecked growth can threaten
stability."* The article went on to detail how El Alto, a "slum" city
of 1 million located on a plateau above the Bolivian capital, disrupts
business as usual not just with by now familiar complaints of
"pot-holed roads, belching minibuses, street vendors and packs of
stray dogs," but the radical spatial praxis of its inhabitants.

CFP: Linguistics Area (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:17am
full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Antrim
contact email: 

Call for Papers: Linguistics Area
2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

The 28th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque=20
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New =
Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the =
conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can =
be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org.

CFP: Queer Space (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:17am
full name / name of organization: 
Jane Garrity

  "Queer Space" (3/1/07: ELN Special Issue)

A respected forum since 1962 for new work in English literary
studies, ELN (English
  Language Notes) has undergone a change in editorship and an extensive makeover
  as a biannual journal devoted exclusively to special topics in all
fields of literary
  and cultural studies. The new ELN is particularly determined to revive and
  reenergize its traditional commitment to featuring shorter notes,
often no more than
  3-4 pages in print, an attribute of the journal that will provide a
unique forum for
  cutting-edge scholarly debate and exchange in the humanities.

UPDATE: Off the Map: Ecocriticism Beyond Borders (12/10/07; SGES, 2/16/07-2/18/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 11:52pm
full name / name of organization: 
stacey
contact email: 

  13th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
  The Violent (Re)turn to Ethics?: Implications, Complications, and Situations
  February 15-17, 2006
  Arizona State University—Tempe Arizona
   
  Off the Map: Ecocriticism Beyond Borders

"Ecological thinking about literature requires us to take the nonhuman
world as seriously as previous modes of criticism have taken the human realm of society and culture. That, it seems to me, is ecocriticism's greatest challenge and its greatest opportunity."
- Glen A. Love, "Ecocriticism and Science"

CFP: Janus Head (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 11:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
Bradatan, Costica
contact email: 

 Please circulate widely & apologies for cross-postings!

 

Janus Head. A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Continental Philosophy, Literature, Phenomenological Psychology and the Arts

 

www.janushead.org <http://www.janushead.org/>

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

JANUS HEAD 10.1 (Summer 2007) - Open Issue

 

Deadline for submissions: February 1, 2006.

 

JANUS HEAD is currently accepting submission for its next open issue. JH follows APA guidelines for its review process (peer review).

 

CFP: Levinas and Community (1/15/07; NALS, 6/10/07-6/12/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 11:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sol Neely
contact email: 

NORTH AMERICAN LEVINAS SOCIETY
Second Annual Conference and Meeting on "Levinas and Community"
June 10-12, 2007 | Purdue University

Call for papers

"Does a face abide in representation and community; is it community and
difference? What meaning can community take on in difference without reducing
difference?" -Emmanuel Levinas, Otherwise than Being

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