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CFP: Accidental Environments (6/16/06; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
full name / name of organization: 
Grayson Cooke
contact email: 

Transformations
Refereed electronic journal in regional media and cultural studies
http://transformations.cqu.edu.au

Call for abstracts: "Accidental Environments"

"The Accident is not an exception or a sickness of our apolitical
regimes; nor it is a correctable defect of our civilization: it is the
natural consequence of our science, our politics, and our morality." -
Octavio Paz, _Conjunctions and Disjunctions_.

CFP: 11th Annual Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown (8/5/06; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:42pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rubin, Katherine

Call for Papers

The 11th Annual Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown

Presented by the Philosophy Department at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

October 13th and 14th, 2006

Keynote Speaker:
Ted Sider
Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Submission Deadline: August 5, 2006

Topic: Methodology and Explanation
This topic should be construed broadly and may include questions about ontology, explanatory relevance, the explanatory power of identity statements, reductionism, the function and value of modal intuitions, the nature of concepts and categories, the nature of realism, thought experiments, context-sensitivity, empirical research and philosophy, and related issues.

CFP: On Difficulty (7/15/06; Tufts, 10/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
full name / name of organization: 
Amy E. Woodbury
contact email: 

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

ON DIFFICULTY

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

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Difficulty both privileges and excludes. As scholars, critics,
students, and educators, we struggle with difficulty and we flirt with
it. We revel in it and we strive to master it. At crucial times, we
even resist it. While difficult language and concepts can elevate a
conversation or expand a critical discourse, difficulty also erects
barriers and creates lines of division that are both literal and
experiential.

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Otty
contact email: 

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: Mind and Body (UK) (8/1/06; 7/12/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jan Cox
contact email: 

Please find below a website link for the Call for Papers for 'Mind and =
Body', a one day conference to be held at the University of Reading in =
July 2007.

http://www.rdg.ac.uk/english/events/body.htm

I would be most grateful if you could pass this on to any interested =
faculty or postgraduate students at your institution.

Mrs Jan Cox
Postgraduate/Conference Secretary
School of English and American Literature
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Reading
Whiteknights
P O Box 218
Reading RG6 6AA
Tel: 0118 378 8362
Fax: 0118 378 6561
E-mail: j.f.cox_at_reading.ac.uk

CFP: Literature, Writing, and the Natural World (7/15/06; EAPSU, 10/20/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
Ulrich, Dr John M
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS

English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities

EAPSU 2006 CONFERENCE

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

October 20, 21, and 22, 2006

=20

LITERATURE, WRITING, AND THE NATURAL WORLD

=20

Featured Speaker: Bill McKibben

=20

We invite proposals for individual papers or panels from faculty and =
graduate students. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

=20

Nature Writing

Ecocriticism, Ecofeminism

Literature and the Natural Sciences/Natural History

Literature and Evolution

Literature and Environmental Studies

Literature and Natural Disasters

Literature, the Environment, and Disease

CFP: Cixous, Theatre, Death (5/10/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jmfx403_at_aol.com
contact email: 

THE STONEWRITERS' MEMORIAL

Managing Director: Jon Collier
Editor: James Fox

Special Issue: "We Need a Dead (Wo)man to Begin" --Helene Cixous
 
 
 
Please submit by 10 May 2006
 
To: _Stonewriters_at_aol.com_ (mailto:Stonewriters_at_aol.com)
 
or:
 
James Fox, Editor
The Stonewriters' Memorial
SUNY Albany
E-32022 Capital Hill
Empire Commons-7883
Albany, NY 12222
 
 
 
Submission Guidelines:
 

Photography, artwork, and photos of plastic art should be submitted in two
formats: an 8 x 10 B&W glossy or a professional quality photocopy, and a CD.
For written work, please submit no more than:

UPDATE: Irresponsibility (Singapore) (5/15/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
full name / name of organization: 
Tamara Wagner

Update and Final Call for Papers:
Irresponsibility (Singapore, 05/15/06; 9/28-30/06)

Inaugural English Literature Conference:
IRRESPONSIBILITY
Division of English, NTU, Singapore, 28-30 September
2006

This is the final call for papers for the upcoming
conference on irresponsibility in literature. The
keynote and plenary speakers have now been confirmed:

J. Hillis Miller, former president of the Modern
Language Association, Emeritus Distinguished Professor
of English and Comparative Literature at University of
California, Irvine.

Shirley Chew, Emeritus Professor at the University of
Leeds, and Visiting Professor at NTU.

CFP: The Spaces Between and Betwixt - Border Crossing, Cultural Translation and the Subject of English (7/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:18pm
full name / name of organization: 
ABC Journal
contact email: 

The Academic Anglophone Society of Romania seeks contributions for the forthcoming issue of its journal,
American, British and Canadian Studies. In September, ABC will be publishing a Special Issue focusing on The
Spaces between and betwixt: Border crossing, Cultural Translation and the Subject of English. We are thus calling
for submissions on any relevant topic in linguistics, literary and cultural studies involving translation theory
and practice, including theoretical interventions, creative-critical essays on emergent subfields, and
pedagogical approaches to working with translation. We are especially eager for academic articles addressing

CFP: The "F" Word: The Next Season (5/24/06; Women and Theatre, 8/1/06-8/2/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 4:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer-Scott Mobley
contact email: 

***please feel free to forward this to any interested students, colleagues
or list-serves *****

 

Graduate Student Working Group- The "F" Word: The Next Season

Call for Participants

2006 Women and Theatre Conference August 1-2, Chicago

Deadline for Submission May 24th

 

The mission of this working group is to create a student-driven roundtable
as part of an effort to engage more grad students in the conversation
surrounding feminism, as well as to establish a stronger network, and an
ongoing discussion amongst graduate scholars in WTP related fields
surrounding the following questions:

 

CFP: American Name Society Annual Meeting (8/1/06; 1/4/07-1/7/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
Priscilla Ord
contact email: 

April 17, 2006

    The American Name Society (ANS), an academic professional =
organization devoted to the study of names and their role in society, =
invites pr=E9cis and abstracts for papers and program suggestions for =
its annual meeting to be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society =
of America (LSA), the American Dialect Society (ADS), and other allied =
professional organizations at the Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, CA, January =
4-7, 2007.

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