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CFP: Seeing Perception: Images & Texts (Germany) (1/31/06; 11/24/06-11/26/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Dr. Silke Horstkotte

Seeing Perception: Images & Texts (Universität Leipzig, Germany, 24-26
November 2006)

Over the past two decades, matters of seeing and visual perception have
garnered increasing critical attention. With good reason, the visual
has come to feature in several different disciplines as well as in
inter- or transdisciplinary perspectives (such as "visual studies" or
"visual culture"): vision can be, and has been, conceptualised as a
philosophical category, as cultural medium of expression, as instrument
and technology of visualization as well as a means of communication.

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today (12/21/05; 4/8/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
R. Victoria Arana

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today: The 2006 Howard University Symposium




Papers are invited for an international symposium taking place on the Howard
University campus (Washington, D.C.) and designed to highlight and to
explore an important new area of aesthetic theory and artistic achievement:

CFP: Gender and Sexuality: New Voices (grad) (Ireland) (1/15/06; 5/5/06-5/7/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Moynagh Sullivan

New Voices 2006, 'Gender and Sexuality'.

Postgraduate students are invited to submit proposals for
the annual 'New Voices' Conference, on the theme of
'Gender and Sexuality', to be hosted by the Department of
English, NUI, Maynooth, Ireland, 5-7th May 2006.

Interested postgraduate researchers should submit a paper
title with a 300 word abstract, as well as a brief biography
stating departmental/school and institutional affiliation,
to, before Jan 15th 2006.

More conference details can be accessed on the conference

CFP: Graduate Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies Conference (2/3/06; 5/4/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm

Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference

Interface 2006: “Ruptures”

Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art, and Culture
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
May 4th, 2006

Call for Papers
The Cultural Mediations program at Carleton University announces a call
for papers for its annual graduate conference to be held on campus in
Ottawa on May 4th, 2006. Details are available on the conference web
site at

CFP: Reading and Touch (3/1/06; collection)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm

Reading and Touch

Essays are invited for a collection on the conjunction of Reading and Touch.
The collection is designed to navigate the contemporary labyrinth of
ever-proliferating aesthetic ideologies with the specific aim of
reassessing how we read—both how texts touch us, and we them.

CFP: Deleuze-Guattari (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Daniel Gustav Anderson

"Professor Challenger was double, articulated twice,
and that did not make things any easier; people never
knew which of him was present."

This panel will explore the mappings Gilles Deleuze
and Felix Guattari traced collaboratively. This is an
interdisciplinary panel; papers devoted to explicating
and contextualizing Deleuze-Guattari's oeuvre and
those setting it in conjunction with problems in
disciplines including and beyond critical theory,
literature, glossematics, political engagement, film
studies, ecology, and psychoanalysis will be

CFP: Literacy of the Body (1/1/06; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Jeannie Musick

CALL FOR PAPERS: Literacy of the Body

The Louisiana State University Graduate Theatre Organization in
conjunction with
The Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
16th Annual Mardi Gras Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 10-11

Text and the Provisionality of Meaning: Theory into Action

Keynote Speaker: Terry Eagleton, Professor of Cultural Theory and the John
Rylands Fellow, The University of Manchester, England.
Selected Publications: Literary Theory: An Introduction (1983/1996), The
Gatekeeper: A Memoir (2001), After Theory (2004)

Theatre Panel: Literacy of the Body

CFP: Iris Murdoch (UK) (5/30/06; 9/15/06-9/16/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Erica Longfellow

International Conference
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kingston University

September 15 &16 2006


Kingston University is pleased to announce the third Iris Murdoch
Conference, to be held at Kingston University in 2006. The Conference will
focus on Murdoch's relevance to contemporary debates on morality and
literature, and will investigate the ways her moral philosophy manifests
itself in her novels. We also welcome philosophical and theological papers
on any aspect of Murdoch's moral philosophy. In addition, we shall consider
papers for panels on specific topics or aspects of individual novels.

CFP: Relationship Between Human & Nonhuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

CFP: Postcolonial Creatures (UK) (1/8/06; 3/17/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
L.C. Pechey

CFP: POSTCOLONIAL CREATURES (deadline 8/1/2006; 17/3/2006)

'To speak plainly [colonialism] turns [the native] into an animal' (Frantz

Postcolonial Creatures, a one-day colloquium at the Faculty of English,
University of Cambridge, on the 17th March 2006, seeks to interrogate the
dynamics of dehumanization and re-humanization in the colonies, the
post-colonies and the (so-called) developing world through the lenses of
postcolonial literature and postcolonial theory.

CFP: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally (2/1/06; MLA '06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
kanika batra

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by February 1. Pamela Caughie ( and Kanika Batra (

CFP: Literature and Psychoanalysis (1/18/06; 3/27/06-3/28/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Alvin Henry

Psychoanalysis & Literature
A conference at the University of California at Berkeley

Monday-Tuesday, March 27-28, 2006
Hosted by the Departments of English and Social & Cultural Studies
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Maire Jaanus, Barnard College
Endnote Speaker TBA

This conference aims to explore the intersection between literature and
psychoanalysis and is interested in papers that address, but are not
limited to, the following topics:

CFP: The Structure of Reflection (France) (2/15/06; 7/16/06-7/22/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm
David Lauer

Call for Papers and Invitation

12th International Philosophy Colloquium Evian
12. Internationales Philosophie-Kolloquium Evian
12ème Colloque philosophique international d'Evian

The Structure of Reflection - Self-Consciousness and Critique
Die Struktur der Reflexivität - Selbstbewusstsein und Kritik
La structure de la réflexivité - conscience de soi et critique

Evian (Lake Geneva), France
July 16-22, 2006

CFP: History Across the Disciplines 2006: Apocalypse and Aporia (grad) (1/27/06; 3/10/06-3/12/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm



On behalf of the Dalhousie Graduate History Society and the Dalhousie
Association of Graduate Students in English, we would like to invite Master's
and Doctoral Candidates in all branches of the Humanities and Social Sciences
participate in our upcoming graduate student conference taking place from 10-12
March 2006.