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CFP: Aestheticism: Dehumanizing or Rehumanizing? (5/1/06; collection)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:32pm
Kelly Comfort

Aestheticism: De-humanizing or Re-humanizing Art, the Artist, and the Artistic
Receptor? (Book Project)

Call for chapter proposals for the book project "Aestheticism: De-humanizing
or Re-humanizing Art, the Artist, and the Artistic Receptor?" to be submitted
by August 2006. Cambridge Scholarly Press has already contacted me to express
an interest in publishing an edited collection on this topic.

Deadline for chapter proposal (500-1000 words): May 1, 2006.

Deadline for the completed manuscript (15-30 pp. including notes and works
cited) for accepted proposals: July 1, 2006.

Contact: Kelly Comfort (

CFP: Theorizing Beyond High/Low (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:30pm
Mark Freed

Theorizing Beyond High/Low

    This panel is part of the Midwest Modern Language Association annual =
conference to be held in Chicago Nov. 9-11, 2006.=20

             The Cultural Turn in literary studied was to a large degree =
predicated on various critiques of high or elite culture (Frankfurt, =
Birmingham, poststructural) that led to subsequent critical attention to =
mass or popular culture. Ever since, both the concepts as well as the =
phenomena of "high" and "low" or "mass" culture continue to be in play. =

CFP: Home/lessness (4/30/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:30pm

Call for Submissions on Home/lessness

Locus Suspectus, a new magazine of art and culture, seeks textual and
visual proposals for its second issue exploring the notion of "home".
Globalization has made it increasingly difficult to conceive of home
as a
singular and stable location. Moreover, home for many individuals often
exists as a constant state of homelessness due to social, economic, and
political circumstances. Despite this plurality of meaning, home often
carries with it a nostalgic longing for stasis and a pressure and
to identify ourselves and others largely in terms of where we live and
where we have come from.

CFP: Investing in the Future: Marketing, Selling, and Buying Kinship (3/27/06; AAA '06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 8:15pm
Tiffany Romain

Investing in the Future: Marketing, Selling, and Buying Kinship

This panel is interested in looking at communities that pro-actively =20
and pragmatically defy the course of normative kinship through =20
creative (and often counter-cultural) economic arrangements. Much of =20
the impetus for engaging in the work of establishing unlikely kinship =20=

bonds is that these offer the possibility of investing in an entirely =20=

CFP: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Capital (5/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Aaron Drucker

Claremont Graduate University is launching a peer-reviewed, online =20
Transdisciplinary Journal. Transdisciplinarity is the proactive =20
search for creative approaches to problem solving through the =20
cooperation of multiple disciplines. We want experts from various =20
disciplines to stimulate innovation by developing common ground, =20
facilitating the communication of concepts, methods, and ideas that =20
are being fostered in the academy as a means to elevate both a =20
national and international communication about transdisciplinary =20
constructs, methodologies, and theories.

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.

UPDATE: Feminist Theory as Praxis (3/25/06; e-journal issue)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Ime Kerlee

Feminist Theory as Praxis e-journal
Deadline: 3-25-06

Update: Besides scholarly and creative essays of 15-25 pages for the
e-journal, we are also seeking cover art for the first edition. Art
will be featured on the entrance page of the website and credit to the
artist on both the entrance page and in the TOC of the edition. Art
will be moved to the journal page when the next edition is created.

Art should address same themes as the journal, broadly: Feminist Theory
as Feminist Praxis. It may also address one of the suggested essay
topics listed below:

CFP: Consciousness, Literature and the Arts (no deadline; book series)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:39pm
Dr Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

Rodopi is expanding is series on Consciousness, Literature and the Arts. It
is a scholarly line of books consisting of monographs (and thematic
collections of articles), in the English language, dealing with a wide
variety of areas, problems, and applications within the broad field of
consciousness studies in relation to literature, theatre, dance, music,
film, media and the arts with all their sub-genres. See for information about the series
and published and forthcoming titles

UPDATE: Adaptation(s): Transfers and Society (4/17/06; 11/15/06-11/17/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Anne Lardeux

Adaptation(s) : Transfers and Society
November 15-17, 2006
Montreal, Canada

Michael Eberle-Sinatra, Danielle Aubry, Celine Lafontaine et Gilles Visy
Centre de recherche sur l'intermedialite,
l'Universite de Montreal et
L'Universite de Quebec a Montreal
- Prof. George Elliott Clarke (University of Toronto), E.J. Pratt Professor
of Canadian Literature, recipient of numerous awards, including the Governor

CFP: The Politics of Waste Seminar (UK) (3/31/06; ESSE 8, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Effie Yiannopoulou

CFP: The Politics of Waste/The European Association for the Study of =
English Conference (ESSE 8) (UK) (8/29/06 =96 9/2/06)

ESSE 8 Conference

London (Senate House)

29 August =96 2 September 2006

Seminar: The Politics of Waste

Abstract Deadline: 31 March 2006 (400 words)