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CFP: Religion, Politics and the Great Pumpkin (10/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lynda L. Hinkle
contact email: 

MP Feminist International Journal is seeking submissions for its Fall 2006
issue on the theme "Religion, Politics and the Great Pumpkin". In the comic
strip "Peanuts", the character Linus once said "There are three things I
have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great
Pumpkin." In this issue, we'd like to talk about the great taboo subjects.
Religion, spirituality, politics, and other taboo subjects, such as women
and money, are welcomed. The most important thing we'll be looking for in
these submissions is that they challenge taboos and explore the subject
intelligently and uniquely. We are primarily seeking academic articles using

CFP: Nietzsche, Power & Politics (Netherlands) (11/1/06; FNS, 3/23/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Herman Siemens
contact email: 

THE 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE SOCIETY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

Nietzsche, Power & Politics

March 23 - 25, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF LEIDEN, THE NETHERLANDS

CALL FOR PAPERS

Nietzsche's legacy for politics and political thought is profoundly
ambivalent and controversial. A self-declared 'antipolitical' German, he
condemned politics and all things political, yet he also called for a
'grosse Politik'. While a fierce critic of modern democracy, pleased to be
called an 'aristocratic radical', he also acknowledged democracy as the
signature of modernity and valued it as a quarantine against tyranny.

CFP: How Fear and Loathing Create Borders Between Cultures (11/10/06; 4/24/06-4/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Laurie L. Coleman
contact email: 

San Antonio College

13th Annual Multicultural Conference

Call for Papers

Fear and Loathing: The Springboards of Modern Culture

April 24-26, 2007

Fear and demonization have been some of the most powerful forces enlisted to
create borders between cultures. The call to build a wall between the US &
Mexico, the terms Islamofascism, and surrender monkies, the glorification of
violence in popular media-all are current expressions of fear and
loathing. In America's past we have seen fear and loathing expressed in
regard to Fascism, the Red Scare, the KKK, Japanese internment camps, the
Reservation system, deportations of foreigners, eradications of languages
other than English.

UPDATE: Killing Time (10/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
xings_at_binghamton.edu
contact email: 

Update/correction of original CFP. In the contact information, it should
read "note: de, not com." It is corrected below.

Crossings: A Counter-Disciplinary Journal
Issue #9
Deadline: October 30, 2006

Killing Time: Inscribing Chaos in the Narrative of History

CFP: Economics and Narrative Form (10/25/06; Narrative, 3/15/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Anna Kornbluh
contact email: 

Call For Papers for Proposed Panel on Economics and Narrative Form: Society
for the Study of Narrative Literature, Georgetown, 03/07
 
Submissions are invited for a proposed panel addressing narrative as an
economic form: in what ways do narrative strategies underwrite economic
relations or financial instruments such as credit, speculation, or interest?
Critics have consistently suggested that the economic content of novels in
particular contributed to the ideological normalization of capitalism, but
have less often engaged the economic consequences of narrative form. How
might narrative form(s) eventuate or contest the consolidation of financial

CFP: Empathy and Ethics (11/1/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 8:36pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lisa E. Bernstein
contact email: 

CEA 2007 -- Special Session on "Self and Other: Defining, Constructing,
and Representing Relationships through Empathy and Ethics"

The 38th Annual College English Association Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana, April 12-14, 2007

Conference Theme: Empathy and Ethics

UPDATED Deadline for all proposals: November 1, 2006
UPDATED Conference Dates: April 12-14, 2007
UPDATED: Submission Guidelines (Please see below):

CFP: Aesthetics and Radical Politics (UK) (12/15/06; 2/2/07)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 8:00pm
full name / name of organization: 
gavin_at_cyber-rights.net
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS, COLLABORATIONS AND INTERVENTIONS: AESTHETICS AND
RADICAL POLITICS
Fri 2nd Feb 2007, University of Manchester

Sponsored by the SGSA
www.sgsa.org.uk

There has always been a strong connection historically between
aesthetics and radical politics, and this is no less true for the
global justice movement's current preoccupation with cultural
approaches to political action. This conference seeks to bring
radical artists, activists, theorists and academics together to
discuss past and present convergences between the theories and
practices of artists and writers and the theories and practices of
movements for radical social change.

UPDATE: Cross-Cultural Explorations of Trauma (10/10/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
francodj
contact email: 

New Deadline for "Cross Cultural Explorations of Trauma" at the North
East MLA, Baltimore March 1-4.

Despite Cathy Caruth's claim in her landmark collection "Trauma:
Explorations in Memory" that "trauma itself may provide the very link
between cultures," trauma has been infrequently explored from
cross-cultural and non-Western perspectives. This panel seeks to examine
the relationship between trauma and culture, to explore and possibly
critique the Eurocentric perspective of trauma studies, and to
investigate the manner in which trauma reinvigorates psychoanalysis with
the work of cultural critique.

Paper topics might consider the following questions:

CFP: Production, Critical Race Analysis and Literary Studies (11/20/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
Roy Perez
contact email: 

PRODUCTION: Critical Race Analysis and Literary Studies
A Graduate Student Conferece
New York University, 23-24 February 2007
Coordinators at New York University seek abstracts for a two-day
conference on "production" at the intersection of critical race
analysis and literary studies. Organized by the Critical Race
Analysis and Literary Studies Colloquium (CRALS) at NYU, this
conference will provide an opportunity for graduate students to
present work that reflects on the significance of critical race
theories to teaching, research, and writing in departments of English
and other fields related to literary study. Beyond (but including)

CFP: Reconstruction 8.4: Visualization and Narrative (12/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm
full name / name of organization: 
Justin M. Scott-Coe

Call For Papers
Visualization and Narrative: A themed issue of Reconstruction

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
<reconstruction.eserver.org> is soliciting papers for a special themed
issue on visualisation and narrative--with special reference to
filmmaking, information design, and computing.

Visualisation consists of the visual representation and analysis of
processes over time, in dynamically changing information spaces.

As filmmaking has moved to digital formats in writing screenplays,
making images and sounds and editing and manipulating those images,
all filmmaking processes are actually or potentially subject to
visualisation.

CFP: Hypertexts, New Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic (11/30/06; ICFA, 3/14/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Lucas
contact email: 

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on
Hypertexts, New Media, and Convergence in the
Fantastic for the 28th Annual International Conference
on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 28 is on gender and sexuality in the
fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are
encouraged, proposals on any topics are welcome. The
conference will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
from March 14 - 17, 2007 at the Wyndham Fort
Lauderdale Airport Hotel. For more information and
updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the
following topics:

CFP: Sociology and Folklore in the Fantastic (11/30/06; ICFA, 3/14/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Lucas
contact email: 

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on
Sociology and Folklore in the Fantastic for the 28th
Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in
the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 28 is on gender and sexuality in the
fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are
encouraged, proposals on any topics are welcome. The
conference will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
from March 14 - 17, 2007 at the Wyndham Fort
Lauderdale Airport Hotel. For more information and
updates about the conference, please visit
www.iafa.org.

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the
following topics:

CFP: Camp! (1/12/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
Clare Bielby
contact email: 

>From Oscar Wilde to Kelly Osborne, Jean Genet to Judy Garland, 'Querelle' to
'the Sound of Music' …

Forum, the University of Edinburgh's postgraduate online journal, invites
papers for its spring 2007 issue: Camp!

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