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CFP: Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts (8/30/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:11pm
DuBose, Mike S.

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

Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts 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.

CFP: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07) Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Ae

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:11pm
Hugh Tribbey

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual
Albuquerque, NM, February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels are now forming on topics related to Experimental Writing and
Aesthetics in such areas as the aesthetics of experimental writing in
any genre or in multi-genre/multi-media works including digital and
graphic compositions involving language, the poetics of performance of
experimental compositions, critical studies of experimental writers,
Creative writers interested in the selective creative writing readings

CFP: HBO and Lacan (10/10/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:09pm

CFP: HBO and Lacan (10/10/06; Narrative '07)

Papers are invited for a proposed panel on HBO and Lacan for the 2007 Society
for the Study of Narrative Literature conference (March 15-18). Lacanian
readings are sought that engage and illuminate such programs as Deadwood, Big
Love, Rome, Carnivale, Epitafos, The Sopranos, Oz, Six Feet Under, Sex and
the City, Entourage, and Curb Your Enthusiasm; particularly welcome are
papers that represent innovative encounters with Lacanian thought as well.

(Queries are welcome regarding programs other than those listed above, or
papers taking an alternative approach to that suggested here.)

UPDATE: Critique, Resistance, and Collaboration (9/2/06; 9/6/07-9/8/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:09pm

We have extended the deadline for submissions to the panel on critique,
resistance and collaboration. The new deadline is Sept. 2, 2006.

We are proposing a panel at the Latin American Studies Association 2007 International Conference (Montreal, Sept 2007). The Congress theme is "After the Washington Consensus: Collaborative Scholarship for a new America." The panel is titled:


CFP: Boundaries: Creative/Critical (11/15/06; collection)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:58pm

Call for Publication

Contributors are invited for the forthcoming edited
collection of essays Boundaries: Critical, Creative
and Interdisciplinary methods of Making, Breaking, and
Negotiating Boundaries*

The papers presented at the recent 'Boundaries:
Critical and Creative' Postgraduate Conference at
Loughborough University in June 2006 highlighted the
quality of academic research being done which
interrogates, acknowledges and challenges boundaries
in critical and creative literature. This collection
is in part inspired by and, in part, a response to the
success of the conference and the wide range of
high-quality academic discussion that came from it.

UPDATE: Transnationalism, Activism, Art (9/31/06; 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm

Update: Call for Papers

Please note we have extened the deadline for abstracts to September 31, 2006.
There is also an extended list of confirmed conference speakers.

Transnationalism, Activism, Art
March 8-11, 2007
University of Toronto

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/06)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Nicole Merola

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (09/15/06; NEMLA, 03/01/06-03/04/06)

Theorist Cary Wolfe claims the question of the animal is "perhaps the central problematic for contemporary culture and theory." This panel seeks papers that address the presence of the animal in literary, filmic, and other cultural forms. Proposals energized by interdisciplinary and cultural studies methodologies are especially welcome. Also welcome are proposals that use the location of the animal to theorize new modes of ecocritical practice.

CFP: The Ethics of Photography (grad) (9/30/06; 2/11/07)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Morna O'Neill

The Ethics of Photography
A one-day graduate student symposium
Saturday, February 10, 2007
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

This one-day graduate student symposium will address the ethics of making and
viewing photographs and the changing conceptions of the ethical concerns
inherent in those practices throughout the history of the medium.

CFP: Cauda Pavonis: Studies in Hermeticism (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:56pm
Kate Frost

Cauda Pavonis: Studies in Hermeticism solicits scholarly articles on
all aspects of Hermetic studies for upcoming issues.
Interdisciplinary work is especially welcome from fields such as
history, music, art history, philosophy, history of science,
religious studies, and literature. In addition, we welcome book/
journal announcements and books for review, announcements of
forthcoming conferences, and relevant notices of interest (such as
informative Web sites). Inquiries should be sent to

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

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)

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:

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

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
by October 1, 2006.

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

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 8:08pm

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 (
Deadline: 15 September 2006