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CFP: Naratives of Postcolonialism (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

Dear list,

I would like to place three calls for papers:

a) call for papers MLA 2006, one of the two official sessions for the
Society for the Study of Narrative Literature (SSNL). Through a computer
error on the part of the MLA, a number of emails sent in December got
lost and the session therefore was not posted in the MLA Newsletter.

Here is the text of the session. I am moving the deadline forward to 15

The Narratives of Postcolonialism

CFP: Integral Studies (10/31/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/7/07-2/10/07)

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Daniel Anderson


2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference

According to the website of the California Institute of Integral Studies, "Integral studies are a response to the
growing need to synthesize the fragmentary aspects of contemporary thought and culture into a meaningful
whole. […] In exploring the interplay of mind, body, and spirit, integral education connects the spiritual and
practical dimensions of intellectual life. The integration of the wisdom traditions presents an evolution of
consciousness that has never been more relevant and crucial than it is today" (

CFP: Interactivity and Kinesthetic Sense (4/1/06; journal issue)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:18pm
Jason Farman

Extensions, an annual journal published through the
University of California, Los Angeles on the topics of
embodiment and technology, seeks submissions for its
forthcoming volume. This volume of the journal will
be titled: "Interactivity and Kinesthetic Sense"

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
L. Coklin

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/15/06; PAMLA 11/10/06-11/11/=
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
***Panel Topic: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature***
10-11 November 2006
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Deadline: 15 March 2006
Please send proposals for a panel on rhetorical approaches to literature=
 -- any period. The submission should include the following:
- 500-word proposal
- 50-word abstract
You can send your submission in the body of the message or as an attachm=
ent to the following address:
For more information regarding membership and conference registration, p=

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie ( and Kanika Batra (

CFP: Literary Criticism Discussion Circle (3/10/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Ed Chan

The Literary Discussion Circle of the South Atlantic Modern Language
Association invites submissions for a panel on "Theory and
Representation in
the War on Terror" at SAMLA's annual convention, 10-12 November 2006, in
Charlotte, North Carolina.

As the so-called "war on terror" continues without an end in sight, this
aims to theorize the war and its repercussions on politics and culture,
as well as examine representations of the war in contemporary literary
and cultural texts.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Reading British Literature as Cultural Criticism (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm

Call for Papers, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) at
the University of California, Riverside, CA, November 10-11, 2006. Panel
entitled "Reading British Literature as Cultural Criticism."
Proposals for 15-20-minute papers are invited for a session devoted to
assessing literature read as cultural criticism or cultural studies. Papers on
literary theory arguing for, against, or beyond this approach to literature, or
papers that apply this type of criticism are all welcome. Send your
one-page proposal and one-page CV by e-mail to Jean Arnold, English Department,
California State University, San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San

UPDATE: Ecofeminism and Literature (3/15/06; collection)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Andrea Campbell

Deadline extended

Due to March 1 being a popular deadline for many conferences, I am extendin=
the deadline of this call to March 15, 2006.

I am seeking papers that address Ecofeminism and Literature for a book
proposal I am currently working on, which is pending publication with
Cambridge Scholars Press. Papers will be considered for this collection.

Possible topics can address Ecofeminism and:

-third world countries
-environmental destruction

CFP: Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing (3/10/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
William Craig Howes

Here are the panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography,
Biography, and Life Writing. If your paper is accepted, you will have to
become a member of the MLA by April 1--if you are a member already, then
you're all set. Please send your proposal to the person chairing the
session; you can submit to more than one session, although if you're
selected for both, I assume you'd be asked to choose one.

Craig Howes


CFP: 9th International Conference on Literary Theory (India) (8/1/06; 12/17/06-12/20/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Sura Rath

Centre for Contemporary Theory
301-302 Shiv Shakti Complex
84 Sampatrao Colony
R.C. Dutt Road, Vadodara 390007 INDIA
Tel: 265.552.2512, email:;

The Ninth International Conference
"Knowledge-Systems in a Climate of Creativity: Indian
17-20 December 2006
Venue: Hotel Lakend, Udaipur, Rajasthan

CFP: Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Women's Studies Association Conference (2/28/06; 4/22/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Bilger, Audrey

Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Womens Studies Association
Students and Teachers Working Together
Confronting Unnatural Disasters: Feminist Engagements Across and Within
April 22, 2006 - Occidental College, Los Angeles
Call for Proposals
In the last year, the world has experienced "natural" disasters of
horrific proportions
-- the Asian tsunami, hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
mudslides in Central America, and an earthquake in Pakistan. The
enormity of
these disasters and the devastation that has resulted from connected
human failings
is borne out disproportionately along gender, race, and class lines.
Such disasters

CFP: Feminism and War (4/15/06; 10/20/06-10/22/06)

Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Vivian May

A Conference on "Feminism and War"
October 20-22, 2006, at Syracuse University

Call for Proposals

The Women's Studies Program at Syracuse University invites proposals for papers to be presented at a national conference on the contested and complex relationship between feminism and war. The focus will be on recent U.S. government initiatives that claim war in the name of women's liberation, but with a global and transnational context in which other military actions might be considered. We look forward to energetic dialogue from interdisciplinary perspectives on these sub-themes: