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CFP: Deja Vu (10/2/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:56pm
Michael Jason Dieter

CFP: ‘Deja Vu’ - antiTHESIS Journal, Volume 17 (2007).

antiTHESIS, one of Australia’s longest running postgraduate
interdisciplinary journals, now invites creative, scholarly and visual
contributions for Volume 17, ‘Deja Vu.’

“What lies before me is my past” - Oscar Wilde.

CFP: The Animal in Thought and Fable (9/15/06; ASECS, 3/22/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 9:15pm
Tony C. Brown

The animal is something of a hot topic right now: MLA 2006 will
boast no less than three panels
devoted in some way to it. So much of what is being said and done on
the topic, however, is
framed by the question: what is the animal for the human. That is,
this work directly follows
the paradigm set down by Giorgio Agamben in his book L'aperto:
L'uomo e l'animale (2002),
taking the animal to constitute the human. This panel asks: Is there
another way to understand
the animal? And can we find that way (or indeed, ways) in the
eighteenth century?

Please send Abstracts for proposed papers, along with a brief CV, to:
tcbrown_at_umn.edu.

CFP: Narrator-Author Relationships (10/1/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 8:08pm
Sue Kim

Narrative Conference
March 15-18, 2007
Washington, D.C.

For a proposed panel at the 2007 Narrative Conference, I am seeking
papers that explore situations in which the strict distinction
between narrator and author begins to blur. What are the conditions
for and significances of such moments?

Proposals should include 1) a 300-word abstract, 2) a brief vitae
(for panel proposal purposes). Please send proposals (in the body of
email or as Microsoft Word attachment) to Sue Kim at suekim_at_uab.edu
by October 1, 2006.

CFP: Gender and Queer Studies (9/15/06; ASECS, 3/22/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 8:08pm
engbl_at_leeds.ac.uk

CFP: "Splintering studies?: Eighteenth-century studies and women's studies,
gender studies, queer studies, lesbian studies..."
ASECS 2007, Atlanta, GA (March 22-25)

Contact: Bonnie Latimer (engbl_at_leeds.ac.uk)
Deadline: 15 September 2006

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

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:29pm
rcante_at_email.unc.edu

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
Merrill Schleier

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
hmoritz_at_tpg.com.au

"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
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
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
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
Jon Morley

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
Rowan Boyson

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
adia mendelson-maoz

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

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