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

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:25pm
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
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
Amy E. Woodbury

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

CFP: Contours of Captivity (9/1/06; EGO, 11/2/06-11/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 10:16pm
Horacio Sierra

The Sixth Annual English Graduate Organization (EGO) Interdisciplinary
Conference
*Contours of Captivity: Resignifying Expressions of Power*
November 2-3, 2006, at the University of Florida in Gainesville
Keynote Speaker: Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

CFP: The End of Tolerance? (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
Steve Gallagher

Panel Title: The End of Tolerance?

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland

As the new century began, 'tolerance' was supposed to pour healing oil on
American waters and enable some ground for a universal moral commitment. In
Europe, it was believed that the emergence of the European Union and the
"European Dream" would enable a culture of tolerance and a kindly
integration of The Other.

CFP: Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts (8/20/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
DuBose, Mike S.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 8-11, 2007
Chicago, IL

=93Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts=94

Papers are sought which apply scholarship from the growing field of =
Complexity Studies (dealing with emergence, cultural complexity, =
protocol, control, information, technology, network theory) in their =
analysis of mediated texts. Of particular interest are papers which =
address the role of complexity and cultural artifacts in relation to =
multiculturalism, nationalism, transnationalism, postcolonialism, or =
identity politics, as manifest withinin (or in relation to) the public =
sphere.

UPDATE: Circular Flows (grad) (Germany) (9/30/06; 11/3/06-11/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
Gerd Sebald

       
                          7TH GRADUATE CONFERENCE IN ERLANGEN

                                  3RD - 5TH OF NOVEMBER 2006

                 FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITY ERLANGEN-NUREMBERG
                                KOCHSTR. 4, 91054 ERLANGEN
                                             GERMANY

                                    CIRCULAR-FLOWS
                                                 --
                        CAPILLARIES OF WORLD CULTURE

                                           KEYNOTES:

CFP: Flux (Australia) (9/15/06; 11/9/06-11/10/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
AHCCA pgrads Committee

FLUX: The University of Melbourne School of Art History, Cinema,
Classics and Archaeology's (AHCCA) FINAL Postgraduate Association
Conference will be held on the 9th and 10th of November 2006.

To mark the end of AHCCA in 2006 the Postgraduate Association is
holding a two day conference on the subject of FLUX. With its
connotations of flow and fusion, of formation, dissolution and
reformulation, FLUX reflects both the interdisciplinary spirit of this
year's conference and the current status of AHCCA within The
University of Melbourne.

CFP: On the Subject of Emergence (9/25/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 3:22pm
After Culture Emergent Anthropologies

Call for Papers: After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies (9/25/2006)

Papers are sought for the inaugural volume of a new peer-reviewed
journal, "After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies." The first issue is
planned for release in January 2007, and thereafter will be published
semiannually (in January and July) and made available free through the
internet (URL forthcoming).

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