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CFP: Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
alp30+_at_pitt.edu
contact email: 

Graduate students of the University of Pittsburgh Department of English
invite the submission of abstracts for papers and preconstituted panels,
along with works of poetry and prose, for an interdisciplinary conference,
April 7-8 2006:

Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History:
Theory, Practice and Pedagogy of (Un)Making History

We need history, certainly, but we need it for reasons different from
those for which the idler in the garden of knowledge needs it… We need
it, that is to say, for the sake of life and of action…
                                - Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations

UPDATE: The Politics of Memory (grad) (1/9/06; 3/31/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
The Politics of Memory

The Centre for Comparative Literature

at the University of Toronto

invites abstracts for its 17th annual graduate student
conference

The Politics of Memory

to be held from

March 31st to April 2, 2006.

UPDATE: Susan Rubin Suleiman will be the keynote
speaker.
  

Papers may address interdisciplinary issues related
to, but not limited to, the following questions:

  

UPDATE: Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
mkcunnin_at_uci.edu
contact email: 

Update:
We are pleased to announce the addition of two keynotes speakers: Judith
Halberstam, Professor of English and Director of The Center for Feminist
Research at the University of Southern California, will deliver a talk on
Friday, March 3. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, Julian Park Professor of
Comparative Literature and Director of the Humanities Institute at the
State University of New York at Buffalo, will speak the following day.

Call for papers:
Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics

University of California, Irvine
March 3 and 4, 2006

CFP: Wandering with Spinoza Conference (Australia) (5/30/06; 9/13/06-9/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dimitris Vardoulakis

Wandering with Spinoza Conference

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The Centre for Ideas
Victorian College of the Arts
Melbourne, Australia
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Closing date for abstracts is 30 May 2006

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The Centre for Ideas at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, =
Australia presents an interdisciplinary Conference on the work, thought =
and influence of Spinoza.

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Confirmed Keynote speakers: Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy, Mieke Bal, =
Thomas Hirschhorn and Genevieve Lloyd.

Other confirmed speakers: Michael Mack, Andrew Benjamin, Alexander =
Garcia Duttmann and Paul Carter=20

CFP: Literature and Other Arts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Blake Hobby
contact email: 

CFP: Literature and Other Arts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)
 
 
The Literature and Other Arts Panel of the Rocky Mountain MLA invites the
submission of papers/presentations for its session at the convention in
Tucson, AZ on October 12-14, 2006.
 
Paper/Presentation Topic:
Any aspect of literature and other arts practice or theory.
 
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
 
Literature and Visual Arts
Literature and Film
Literature and Music
Literature and Dance
Comparative Aspects
Pedagogical Applications
Creative Applications
Studies of Techniques
Historical Studies
Cultural Contextualization

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Nina Chordas

  Topic is open for any rhetorical approach to literature of any period
or place; Rocky Mountain MLA convention will be held in Tuscon, AZ,
October 12-14, 2006. Electronic submissions are encouraged. Please send
abstracts of no more than 250 words in the body of your email message by
March 1, 2006 to nina.chordas_at_uas.alaska.edu
Alternately, abstracts may be sent to Nina Chordas, 3264 Mendenhall Loop
Road #28, Juneau, AK 99801

CFP: Encountering the Text (grad) (3/22/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kenneth Florey
contact email: 

Kenneth Florey, Organizer
The Seventh Annual Graduate English Conference
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT
Saturday, April 22, 2006
9:00 am-4:30 pm
Encountering the Text:
Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing

UPDATE: Battleground States: Scholarship in Times of Crisis (grad) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Adam Franklin
contact email: 

UPDATE: Keynote speakers announced and paper submission
deadline extended to January 1, 2006.

Keynote speaker

Dr. Ann Larabee
Associate Chair, Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Associate Professor, American Thought and Language
Michigan State University
Areas of interest: Disaster Studies; Cultural Impacts of
Technology; Cultural Theory; Feminism and Technology; History
of Terrorism

Keynote panelists

CFP: Philosophy Insights Series (12/31/06; book series)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
Mark Addis
contact email: 

Call for proposals Philosophy Insights series

Authors in the Philosophy Insights series at Humanities Ebooks will be =
writing guides which they would expect other academics to recommend to =
their students. In place of summaries and model answers these books will =
provide a stimulating, suggestive yet authoritative introduction to =
matters of debate and interpretation. The series will characteristically =
raise rather more questions than it answers, will set readers thinking =
about questions before proposing answers, and will address some major =
issues dialogically.=20

UPDATE: Traffic (grad) (1/15/06; 3/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
full name / name of organization: 
mikel parent

The deadline for abstracts submissions has been extended to January 15,
2006.

Conference website:
http://people.brandeis.edu/~dcoriale/traffic/Traffic7.htm

MARCH 10, 2006
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
Plenary Speaker: Professor John Plotz, Brandeis University

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Third Annual English Graduate Conference at Brandeis University

UPDATE: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:16pm
full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey B Hill
contact email: 

In honor of J. Hillis Miller recently being awarded the fourth-ever Lifetime
Achievement Award for Scholarship by the MLA, the UNH English Graduate
Organization has decided to extend the deadline submission for its graduate
student conference, "Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions" to
January 1, 2006. Keynote speakers, in addition to J. Hillis Miller,
are Donald E. Pease, Jr., and Janet Aikins Yount.

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Graduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
March 31-April 1, 2006

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