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UPDATE: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (11/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am

**** Submission Deadline Extended to November 1, 2005 ****

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Communication Theory Special Issue: Succeeding Failure (5/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Garnet Butchart

Call for Papers

Special Issue of Communication Theory
"Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies"

Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies is the
title of a special journal issue planned for Communication Theory. This
issue will be guest edited by Briankle G. Chang and Garnet C. Butchart of
the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts,

UPDATE: Permeability and Selfhood (grad) (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Tara MacDonald

Permeability and Selfhood

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

*Please note that this is a graduate conference.

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

Call for Panels

UPDATE: Robert A. Heinlein and Human Identity (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Lisa N. Edmonds

Breaking News: The deadline for proposals for the
Heinlein Studies Area of the PCA/ACA has been extended
from October 15, 2005 to October 31st.

Call for Papers:
Robert A. Heinlein and Human Identity

Robert A. Heinlein Studies
An Area of the Popular Culture Association
National PCA/ACA Conference
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
April 12-16, 2006
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Chicana/o Culture: Literature, Film, Theory (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh


Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory

The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 2006
annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, April 12 through 15, 2006. Panels and
individual papers on all aspects of Chicana and Chicano culture are
encouraged for our 2006 meeting. The ³Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature,
Film, Theory² area tends to be both multicultural and interdisciplinary, and
panels and individual papers may explore any issues relevant to Chicana and
Chicano cultural studies.

UPDATE: Wenshan International Conference: Situated Knowledges (Taiwan) (11/5/05; 3/11/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Brian David Phillips

Deadline extended:

The 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature

English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

March 11, 2006
Abstracts Due: Nov. 5, 2005

Conference Theme: "Situated Knowledges: Literature of Belief, Believing, and the Unbelievable"

Due to exceptional interest in the conference guests and themes of the upcoming Sixth Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature and the streamlining of the review process, the deadline for abstracts has been extended to 5 November 2005. After that date, new submissions will not be accepted.

UPDATE: (Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural Discourses (grad) (11/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm

Update of submissions deadline for:

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural

February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

"Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to
distinguish us from them."
  —Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands la Fronterra

CFP: Arresting the Flow (grad) (12/1/05; 4/14/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Julia Ng

"Arresting the Flow"
CLS Conference-Spring 2006

Keynote addresses by:

Bernhard Siegert
(History and Theory of Cultural Technologies, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Jules Law
(English and Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University)

Responses by:

Peter Fenves
(Joan and Sarepta Harrison Professor of Literature, Northwestern University)


CFP: Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between (12/15/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Debra Rae Cohen

Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between, 1914-1945
Submissions are invited for the eighth annual conference of The Space=20
Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, at Bucknell University,=20
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, June 8-11, 2005.

Acceleration, terminal velocity, downward-spiral, displacement,=20
paralysis, collision, modernity. The years 1914-1945 were marked by=20
wars colliding with peace movements, by the formation of new nations,=20
the dissolution of old empires, and the voluntary and forced movement=20
of people from ancient homelands to modern and nascent nation-states. =20=

CFP: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (12/1/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Geoffrey B Hill

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Postgraduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
Sponsored by the English Graduate Organization
March 31-April 1, 2006

Featured Speakers:
Donald E. Pease Jr., Professor of English, and Avalon Chair of the Humanities at
Dartmouth College
J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Professor, English & Comparative Literature at
the University of California, Irvine
Janet Aikins Yount, Professor and Chair of the Department of English, University
of New Hampshire

UPDATE: Privacy and Secrecy (10/24/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
michele janette

DEADLINE EXTENDED for the 15th annual Cultural Studies Conference at
Kansas State University.

TOPIC: PRIVACY (and Secrecy)
NEW DEADLINE: October 24, 2005

Historian George Chauncey, author of _Gay New York_ and _Why Marriage_
Poet Susan Hahn, author of _Self/Pity_, _Holiday_, _Confesssion_

More details available at conference website:

Send 1 page abstracts for 15 minute presentations to:

Michele Janette
Associate Professor and
Director, Program in Cultural Studies
English Department, KSU

CFP: History and Representation (12/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sean P. Connolly

Entralogos: Romance Studies Graduate Conference 2006
February 10th and 11th, 2006
Cornell University

Turns, Returns, Detours: (Hi)story and (Re)presentation

CFP: Transnational Feminisms (12/15/05; collection)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Jha, Priya

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Transnational Feminist Collection
(12/15/05: final deadline 5/1/06)
We are soliciting articles of up to 6,000 words (MLA style) for inclusion i=
a cross-disciplinary collection. The purpose of this collection is to serv=
as a link between transnational feminist theories as written about and put
into practice in the social sciences and the humanities. Our hope is to
develop a model for communication between these fields of enquiry and to
foster progressive dialog between practioners in the various discursive
fields of academic enquiry. This anthology originated in two seminars on