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CFP: State of Stylistics (Finland) (5/31/06; PALA, 7/26/06-7/29/06)

Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm

PALA 2006 Joensuu Finland Call for papers
There has been much debate in recent years within the broad
domain of stylistics about how to define this field of
investigation. This same debate most recently arose at our last
gathering in Huddersfield (July 2005). How has stylistics
evolved since the early 1970s? How do we define "stylistics"
today? What are its aims? How do we go about meeting these
aims? Can we realistically reach a consensus? How viable is
stylistics in the 21st century? What could be its main
contributions? To what extent is stylistics an interdisciplinary
venture? The purpose of this conference is to reflect upon
these broad questions: to consider what state the state of

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

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Andrea Miller

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)

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
CS Altree

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)

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Jean-Paul Barbiche


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)

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Hosford, Desmond

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)

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
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)

Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Fabio Durao

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

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

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:27pm
J. David Hester

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)

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm

Call for Papers


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


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

Please see below for details.




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

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)

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

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

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

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Nicole M. Jowsey

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)

Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
paige sweet

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)

Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
michael vastola

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"