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CFP: DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines (8/16/06; 10/27/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Miller
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines ***Open to faculty,
graduates, and undergraduates

Texas A&M University - Commerce will hold the 15th Annual English Graduates
for Academic Development (EGAD) conference on October 27, 2006. Submissions
should be made by August 16, 2006.

This year's keynote speaker is George Getschow, Mayborn
Writer-in-Residence at the University of North Texas. He is also former
bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal for Dallas and Houston. In 1983, he
was runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize in the national reporting category for
a series of stories about labor camps of the Southwest.

CFP: Chance and Control Forum (grad) (7/14/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
CS Altree
contact email: 

CFP: 'Chance and Control' Forum: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate
Journal of Culture and the Arts (07/14/06)

The autumn 2006 issue of Forum addresses the interrelated concepts of
chance and control. Notions such as freewill and determinism, structure
and agency, and order and chaos have long informed the practice of
literature, art, music, cinema, performance and other cultural forms,
prompting questions such as:

CFP: Conciliation/Reconciliation (France) (5/31/06; 12/7/06-12/9/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jean-Paul Barbiche

CALL FOR PAPERS : CONCILIATION AND RECONCILIATION

International Conference of the GRIC
December 7-9th 2006
LE HAVRE University (France)

We have the pleasure to let you know that the 2nd international
conference of the Groupe de Recherche Identités et Cultures (GRIC) will
be held at the University of Le Havre (France) on December 7-9th 2006.
It is intended to be an interdisciplinary Conference having as a central
unifying theme : "Conciliation and Reconciliation".
We would be pleased to bring together the following fields of research :
1- Humanities (arts, civilisation, literature, linguistics and semiology)
2- Law, political science and economy

CFP: Orientalism: Culture, Politics, and the Imagined Other (7/28/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Hosford, Desmond
contact email: 

Call for Papers

Orientalism: Culture, Politics, and the Imagined Other

The editors invite contributions on all aspects, literary and =
non-literary, of French Orientalism for a proposed publication following =
up on the 2005 Orientalism conference sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in =
French at the City University of New York. Submissions from English =
language literary and historical perspectives are welcome.

CFP: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (5/19/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Michele Yamada

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(05/19/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

Abstract Deadline: Friday, May 19
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

Ab. Audi. Auto. Chron. Dict. Mis.
Over. Pre. Post. Re. Trans. Un. Under.

Academic work is bound by prefixes.

CFP: The Culture Industry Today (Brazil) (5/15/06; 8/28/06-9/1/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
full name / name of organization: 
Fabio Durao
contact email: 

The Culture Industry Today, Universidade Metodista de
Piracicaba (UNIMEP), Brazil, Aug. 28 – Sept. 1.

With participants from several Brazilian universities,
the study group "Critical Theory and Education" has
been carrying out research on Critical Theory since
1991, focusing especially on issues related to
education and cultural analysis. In our 5th
conference, we would like to bring scholars together
to discuss – from the perspective of the first
generation of the Frankfurt School – the culture
industry today, particularly under the impact of the
new technologies and the consequences resulting from
them.

CFP: Rhetorics of Social Formation (5/1/06; 1/19/07-1/20/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
J. David Hester
contact email: 

Rhetorics of Social Formation

University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
19 - 20 January 2007

The Centre for Rhetorics & Hermeneutics and the New Testament
Rhetoric Project of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity is
pleased to announce Rhetorics of Social Formation, the sixth in a
series of highly successful international conferences exploring
rhetorical theory in the context of pressing public issues.

UPDATE: Personal Voice in Literary Criticism (4/30/06; ALSC, 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
alsc
contact email: 

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2006 ALSC Conference, Hotel Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, California,
October 13-15 2006

 

April 7, 2006

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) has re-issued its
call for papers for the seminar sections of the 2006 ALSC Conference
Program. The panels are not open for submissions at this time.

 

The submissions deadline for all three seminars has been extended to April
30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are heartily
invited to apply.

Please see below for details.

 

Seminars

 

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

UPDATE: theory@buffalo: Aesthetics and Finitude (6/12/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
full name / name of organization: 
Nicole M. Jowsey
contact email: 

UPDATE: We are extending our initial deadline. We will be accepting=20
submissions until June 12, 2006.

Interdisciplinary journal,Theory_at_buffalo, seeks submissions for its=20
2006 issue (#11) on the theme of
Aesthetics and Finitude.

  The rise of modern aesthetics in the eighteenth century is well known,=20=

as is its inherently contradictory character:a philosophical category=20
concerned with the articulation of the supersensible in the sensory=20
world, aesthetics is at once grounded in the realm of sensuous life=97in=20=

the particular and concrete=97while simultaneously gesturing toward the=20=

CFP: Memory, Forgetting, and Commodification (4/20/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
paige sweet
contact email: 

CFP: Memory, Forgetting, and Commodification (04/20/06; M/MLA,
11/09/06 - 11/12/06)

M/MLA: Chicago, 11/9/06-11/12/06
Conference theme: High & Low Culture

cfp for Special Session: "Memory, Forgetting, and Commodification:
revisiting the relations of culture and politics"

Abstract due: April 20, 2006

CFP: Zizek! The 2007 CCCC Panel (5/1/06; CCCC, 3/21/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
michael vastola
contact email: 

CFP: Zizek! The 2007 CCCC Panel (5/1/06)
Conference on College Composition and Communication: Representing Identities
New York, NY 3/21/07-3/24/07

Panel Title: "Welcome to the Desert of Composition Studies:
Contemporary Theory and Disciplinary Identity"

CFP: Hyperpolis: Really Useful Media (6/15/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Levitt
contact email: 

> Hyperpolis 3.0: Really Useful Media
>
> Call for Papers/Proposals
>
> We know too much about media communications technologies as
> instruments of social control.
> We don't know enough about media technologies as instruments of civil
> society
> and cultural development.
> We know too much about media discourses as, on the one hand, "popular
> culture": alienated

CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

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