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CFP: Zizek (8/14/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:29pm
full name / name of organization: 
rcante_at_email.unc.edu
contact email: 

For a panel to be proposed for the 2007 Society for Cinema and Media
Studies conference, we invite proposals for presentations interrogating
the work of Slavoj Zizek in relation to film and media
studies--especially as this involves the year's conference plenary
theme ("Media in the Public Sphere").

Please send proposal to both "arestivo_at_gsu.edu" and
"rcante_at_email.unc.edu" by August 14th.

Don't hesitate to email us with preliminary inquiries.

Thanks,
Angelo Restivo and Rich Cante

CFP: Playing with Architecture (8/31/06; SAH, 4/14/07-4/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
Merrill Schleier
contact email: 

Playing with Architecture: The Construction of Idenity in Architectural
Games, Amusements and Leisure Sites (SAH, Pittsburgh, April 14-17 2007,
deadline Aug, 31, 2006 to: mschleier_at_pacific.edu)

Society of Architectural Historians
Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, April 2007
Deadline for Proposals: August 31
Send to: mschleier_at_pacific.edu
                   
                              
                        "Playing With Architecture: Games, Leisure
Space, and
                                         The Construction of
Identity"

CFP: UNSW School of English Postgraduate Symposium (grad) (Australia) (9/1/06; 10/12/06-10/13/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
hmoritz_at_tpg.com.au
contact email: 

"CONTEMPLATING THE VOID": POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM XIII, SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY
OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, Australia, October 12-13, 2006

What fills the gap left by the evacuation of the grand narratives? What is the value of negative space?
Silence? Incoherence? What are the politics and problematics of representation in a world oft marked
by political, intellectual, and spiritual chaos? In contemporary society, how can language function as a
bridge, articulating loss and thereby filling the void with significance?

CFP: Sex and Sexuality - Exploring Critical Issues 3 (Poland) (9/22/06; 11/29/06-12/2/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher

3rd Global Conference
Sex and Sexuality - Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 29th November - Saturday 2nd December 2006
Cracow, Poland

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This research conference seeks to examine issues of sexuality across a range of critical and cultural perspectives. Seeking to encourage innovative inter- and multidisciplinary dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to anthropology, cultural studies, education, gender studies, history, law, literature, medicine, psychology, religion, sociology and social work. We also welcome contributions from queer activists and professionals in non-profit and non-government organizations.

CFP: Men and Madness (UK) (2/1/07; 6/28/07-6/30/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Berthold Schoene

MEN AND MADNESS: Representing Male Psychopathology, Mental Disorder and
Deviancy in Modern and Contemporary Culture

English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

28 - 30 June 2007

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Susan Bordo, University of Kentucky
Elisabeth Bronfen, University of Zurich
Richard Collier, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Mark Micale, University of Illnois
Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

CFP: 4th International Language, Communication, Culture Conference (Portugal) (9/15/06; 11/28/06-11/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
claudiaalvares_at_ulusofona.pt

4th International 'Language, Communication, Culture' Conference
Lisbon, Lusofona University, November 28-30, 2006

http://lcc.ulusofona.pt/

An organisation of the staff, students and associates of the 'Culture
and Society' Postgraduate Programme (University of Lisbon), of the staff
of the Department of Communication, Arts and Information Technology
(Lusofona University), and of Best Travel Agency.

Keynote Speakers:

Vikki Bell (Goldsmith's College, University of London)
Nicholas Mirzoeff (New York University)

The conference will be structured around three topics:

1 - Media, media-making and the politics of news production

CFP: The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity (UK) (no deadline noted; 11/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jon Morley
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity: A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Warwick, Humanities Research Centre (HRC)
~ Saturday 18th November 2006

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Michael Gardiner, Chiba University, Japan.
Prof. Stephen Knight, Cardiff University.
Prof. Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick.

Also: David Morley, poet and director of the Warwick Writing Programme.

CFP: Happiness: Lessons from the Arts (grad) (UK) (9/4/06; 11/24/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rowan Boyson
contact email: 

Happiness: Lessons from the Arts
London, 24-25 November 2006
Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council
Proposals for papers, panels and practice-based presentations are
invited for a collaborative two-day graduate conference organised by
the London Consortium and Queen Mary, University of London.

CFP: Ethics and Literature (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
adia mendelson-maoz
contact email: 

Call for Papers: Ethics and Literature

The Journal PHILOSOPHIA, Philosophical Quarterly of Israel,
published by Springer, seeks submissions for the forthcoming special
issue on Ethics and Litearture.

We are interested in articles on issues such as: relationships
between moral philosophy and literature, literature as a mode of
moral investigation, moral 'effectiveness' in literature, the
practice of ethical criticism, and similar ones.

For information on PHILOSOPHIA, please see:
http://www.springer.com/west/home/philosophy?SGWID=4-40385-70-47455715-0

CFP: How to Brow (9/1/06; KSU CS, 3/8/07-3/10/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Dowland

Call For Papers:

A panel for the 16th annual Cultural Studies Conference on
"Entertainment" at Kansas State University, March 8-10, 2007.

(http://www.k-state.edu/english/symposium/)

"HOW TO BROW"

This panel seeks papers that explore how celebrities (open to any
culture, nation or time period) have used their status to impart
"highbrow" values onto their audiences.

Such individuals should have "celebrity" status before their
interventions into high culture; those who become celebrities based
solely on their demonstration of high culture should be excluded.

CFP: Parrheisa: A Journal of Critical Philosophy (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
full name / name of organization: 
Alexander William Murray

Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy

http://www.parrhesiajournal.org/

editors: Matthew Sharpe, Alex Murray, Jon Roffe

Michel Foucault’s last works tell us that parrhesia is the act of
fearlessly speaking the truth.To engage in parrhesia is never, however, a
‘neutral’ act. Parrhesia simultaneously incorporates aesthetic and
ethical dimensions. The parrhesiast is someone whose fidelity to the truth
becomes the pivot of a process of self-transformation.

UPDATE: On Difficulty (grad) (7/31/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
full name / name of organization: 
Amy E. Woodbury
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS: ON DIFFICULTY

18th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 20, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Lowe
Professor of Comparative Literature University of California, San Diego

EXTENDED DEADLINE: July 31, 2006

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