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CFP: Con/texts of Invention working conference (10/5/05; 4/20/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:51pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kurt M. Koenigsberger
contact email: 

Con/texts of Invention
A working conference of the Society for Critical Exchange

With support from the Center for Law, Technology, and the Arts at Case
Western Reserve University School of Law; the History of Science Department
at Harvard University; the Washington College of Law at American
University; and the Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of
Science at the University of Chicago

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
April 20-22, 2006

UPDATE: Transgression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (7/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:17pm
full name / name of organization: 
LeRoy-Frazier, Jill
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 15

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously

unpublished essays and original works of fiction,

poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,

"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in

Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,

peer-reviewed publication that features creative work

by women writers as well as scholarship on any aspect

of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist

scholarship. See the journal's Website at

www.womenwriters.net for more information.

"Digital Eves" will explore cyberspace as a

CFP: Narrative: An International Conference (10/15/05; 4/6/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:15pm
full name / name of organization: 
Percy Walton
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Narrative: An International Conference

April 6-9, 2006
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Conference to be held at Chateau Laurier Hotel

Keynote Speakers:

Janice Radway, Frances Fox Professor in Humanities, Duke University
Rinaldo Walcott, Canada Research Chair, Ontario Institute for Studies in
Education
Antoine Grumbach, Facult=E9 d=92Architecture, Universit=E9 de Paris

Sponsored by the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature, the
Narrative Conference is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all
dimensions of narrative theory and practice.

CFP: Association of Art Historians Session: Walter Benjamin (UK) (11/11/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
full name / name of organization: 
P. Allmer & J. Sears
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Academic Session: "A Tremendous Shattering of Tradition":
Reconsidering Walter Benjamin's 'The Work of Art in the Age of
Mechanical Reproduction'

(AAH Annual Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 4/6/2006 - 4/8/2006)

Session convenors: Patricia Allmer, Loughborough University School of
Art and Design, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU,
sears_at_allmer.fsnet.co.uk

John Sears, Manchester Metropolitan University (Cheshire),
Interdisciplinary Studies, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL,
J.Sears_at_mmu.ac.uk

Session Abstract:

CFP: Art as Imitation (7/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:04pm
full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Friedlander

We would like to invite you to contribute an essay to a critical anthology
that examines the relationship between imitation, creation, and the
created object. Our working title is *Mirror up to Nature: Art as
Imitation.* The collection will consist of a set of essays in various
disciplines within the Arts and Humanities, essays which will explore the
issues of mimesis and metaphor in the context of modern, postmodern, and
contemporary art, literature, film, and architecture.

The essays we will include should examine some of the following questions:
 

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) (7/1/05; RSA, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
marknoe_at_utpa.edu
contact email: 

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) 2006

Beginning with the statement, ?We combat uncompromising and irreducible philosophical oppositions presented by all kinds of absolutisms? (510), Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca close The New Rhetoric on a decidedly political note. They suggest that a new rhetoric that explicitly describes modern discourse exposes the political structures of that discourse, and thus has political as well as philosophical utility. However, during its initial reception, the political implications of a new rhetoric were overshadowed in the flurry of interest over the ?universal audience? and other markedly philosophical questions.

CFP: The Situated Body: A Special Issue of Janus Head (3/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:59pm
full name / name of organization: 
Costica Bradatan

Janus Head. A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Continental Philosophy,
Literature, Phenomenological Psychology and the Arts

www.janushead.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

JANUS HEAD 9.2 (Winter 2006/2007) - Special Issue

TOPIC: The situated body

Deadline for submissions: March 1, 2006.

Guest Editor: Shaun Gallagher (University of Central Florida)

CFP: The Uses of Richard Hoggart (UK) (10/31/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kate Dorney
contact email: 

The Uses of Richard Hoggart: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
on Richard Hoggart's Work and Influence
Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 April 2006
Tapton Hall,
University of Sheffield,
UK
Proposals for papers (20 mins) are sought on the life, work and influence of
Richard Hoggart, founder of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies,
author of The Uses of Literacy, Speaking to Each Other, Only Connect, and
Everyday Language and Everyday Life. Papers considering Hoggart alongside
his contemporaries or reminiscing on his influence on their own work or
discipline are also welcome.

CFP: Transgression and Taboo (6/10/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
full name / name of organization: 
CEA-CC

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) plans to
publish the proceedings of its Spring 2005 conference on "Transgression and
Taboo." We are seeking an additional 5 papers to supplement this volume. We
are interested in essays that explore instances of the dialectics of
transgression and taboo in theoretical, poetical, fictional and dramatic
texts. Papers (15-20 pages) should follow MLA format and be sent
electronically in MS Word format to Vartan Messier, (CEA-CC President) at
vmessier_at_uprm.edu with "CEA - Transgression and Taboo publication" in the
subject line of the message by 10 June 2005.

CFP: Storytelling: Non-fiction Narrative (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Cass
contact email: 

For a special issue of the journal Storytelling (Heldref Publications),
Winter 2006, the guest editor is soliciting contributions that address the
problem of non-fiction narrative as a mode of storytelling. The editor
envisions essays that explore this problem in several genres, including
non-fiction by novelists, journalistic layouts (such as in National
Geographic), photographic intertextuality, multimedia representations of
popular or public figures such as Terri Schiavo or George Bush, and
theorizations of nonfiction that employ the techniques of fiction.

CFP: Cultures of Evil and the Attractions of Villainy (10/1/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:20pm
full name / name of organization: 
Maria Mabrey
contact email: 

2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006

Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.

Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes

This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.

Possible topics, but not limited to:

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