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CFP: Spelling Disaster (2/10/06; 4/29/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
Leerom Medovoi

Announcing a Call For Proposals

"Spelling Disaster" Conference
Portland, Oregon. April 29-30, 2006.
Proposal Deadline: February 10, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Ann Cvetkovich (Department of English, University
of Texas, Austin)

CFP: Anthropology as Literature (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
Cannon Schmitt

Anthropology as Literature. Papers that address questions of
genre, aesthetics, rhetoric, narrative, figurative language,
and other "literary" matters in anthropological discourse
broadly definedâ€"from travel narratives and theories of culture
to ethnography proper. 300-word abstracts by 15 March. Cannon
Schmitt (cschmitt_at_wayne.edu).

Program to be arranged by the MLA Division on Anthropological
Approaches to Literature.

CFP: MLA Prose Fiction Division (3/7/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:15pm
la.green_at_neu.edu

The Prose Fiction Division of the MLA calls for papers for panels at the
2006 convention in Philadelphia, PA, on the topic of narrative and
community: narrative practices and reading modes that solicit, create,
represent, deny, evade, or reject sociability. 500-word proposals by 7
March to Laura Green (Department of English, Northeastern
University),la.green_at_neu.edu. Email submissions only, please; no
attachments.

CFP: Changing the Subject: What is Called Theory (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
EGSO Albany

Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 3/1/06
   
The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of
the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual
graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and
Sunday April 23, 2006:

Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in
the Humanities

Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a
paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical
Studies"
   
Call for Papers and Panels: What Is Called Theory?

CFP: Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism (Malta) (4/15/06; 7/24/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Tom Claes

Call for Papers:

'Progressive Narratives of Sexual Pessimism'

Workshop, part of the ISSEI 10th Conference
"The European Mind: Narrative and Identity"
University of Malta
24–29 July 2006

= Workshop description =
(See also: http://www.flwi.ugent.be/tclaes/claes/issei/issei_home.htm)

Commenting on the Zippergate scandal that rocked the USA by the end of the
90-ties, the well-known British conservative culture-critic Roger Scruton
made the following observation:

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
EGSO Albany

Deadline extended:

Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 3/1/06
   
The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of
the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual
graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and
Sunday April 23, 2006:

Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in
the Humanities

Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a
paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical
Studies"
   
Call for Papers and Panels:
Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature

CFP: James Dickey: A Celebration of the Life and Works (5/31/06; 1/19/07-1/20/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Rebecca Stelzer

"JAMES DICKEY: A Celebration of the Life and Works."
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
 January 19-20, 2007
    The tenth anniversary of James Dickey=s death offers an opportunity to re-evaluate his art, impact, and reputation. Suggestions for individual papers or special panels will be accepted from November 1, 2005 to May 31, 2006. Please include your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address with a one-paragraph vita and a (maximum) one page proposal. Interested scholars should send their materials to:
               
Professor William B. Thesing
James Dickey Conference Director
Department of English
1620 College Street
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208 USA

CFP: Literary Consumption (2/1/06; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Equinoxes

Equinoxes 2006
 Call For Conference Papers
 "La consommation littéraire / Literary Consumption"
     
 "Je ne sacrifie que a moy (aux dieux poinct) et a cestuy mon Ventre le plus grand de tous les Dieux." – Rabelais, Le Quart Livre.

 The Department of French Studies at Brown University announces its 14th annual Graduate Conference

 March 17-18, 2006

 We invite graduate students to present 15-minute papers relevant to the dual theme of "literary consumption" – in texts dealing with consumption as well as the consumption of texts themselves. We welcome submissions that treat French and Francophone works, as well as broader cultural or theoretical issues, from the Middle Ages to the present.

CFP: North American Conference on British Studies: Economics and Aesthetics (1/25/06; 11/17/06-11/19/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Kimberly Suzann Latta

Call for Papers
Panel Proposal: Economics and Aesthetics

North American Conference on British Studies Annual Meeting
Boston, Mass. November 17-19, 2006

Papers on any and all topics pertaining to economics and aesthetics
(for example, papers on: money/finance/capital and painting, poetry,
gardens, sculpture, architechture, religious iconography; coins, paper
money, representations of property or exchange or trade) are invited
for a panel at the NACBS conference in Boston.

Paper titles, abstracts, and authors' addresses are due to Kimberly
Latta (kslatta_at_gmail.com) by Jan 25, 2006.

UPDATE: Domesticating Discontent (grad) (1/25/06; 3/10/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
W. Mark Giles

Domesticating Discontent

[NOTE EMAIL ADDRESS CORRECTION FROM PREVIOUS POSTINGS]

Abstracts are invited for "Domesticating Discontent," a panel intended as
part of The Widening Gyre: Literature, Politics, the Future. This is the
2006 Free Exchange graduate student conference at the University of Calgary
in Calgary, AB, Canada (10-11 March 2006).
See http://www.english.ucalgary.ca/FreeExchange/CFPan%20Page.html for
conference information.

UPDATE: Going Awry (grad) (1/23/06; 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:40pm
ashley miller

Keynote speaker announced:

Announcing an updated call for papers:

"Going Awry": A National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

March 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2006
Indiana University—Bloomington

The English Department at Indiana University would like to encourage
submissions to our annual graduate student conference. We are seeking a
broad range of scholarly and creative submissions pertaining to our
conference theme, "Going Awry."

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