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CFP: The Event, Culture and Contingency (grad) (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Smith
contact email: 

antiTHESIS, "The Event, Culture and Contingency"
Call for Papers

antiTHESIS, one of Australia's longest running postgraduate
interdisciplinary journals, now invites contributions for both the third
annual antiTHESIS Postgraduate Symposium entitled The Event, Culture
and Contingency and for Volume 16 (2006), "in the event …"

"Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its
verity is in fact an event, a process: the process namely of its verifying
itself, its veri-fication." - ­ William James

CFP: Early Modern Lacan (5/1/05; RSA, 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
full name / name of organization: 
Douglas Brooks
contact email: 

In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare and Theory Re-thought." the journal will
sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual Meeting of the
Renaissance Society of America (San Francisco, March 23-25, 2006.)

CFP: Humans and the Environment (8/20/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
NBatra-Atenea
contact email: 

Atenea, a multidisciplinary bilingual journal on the humanities and
social sciences, features essays, books reviews, and some fiction and
poetry. URL: http://www.uprm.edu/atenea

The editorial board invites submissions for publication for a special
edition (June 2006) on "Humans and the Environment."
Essays may address a wide variety of topics related to environmental
discourse including (but not limited to) ecocriticism and ecofeminism as
well as the intersection of environmental issues with literature, politics,
postcolonialism, gender, globalization, Marxism, food, and animal rights.

CFP: Decadence in English Literature (4/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
full name / name of organization: 
Paul Fox
contact email: 

CFP: Decadence in English Literature (1/9/2005;

collection)

Please send abstracts for a scholarly collection to be

published by Ibidem Press in their Studies in English

Literatures series. The theme of this volume will be

Decadence and is not confined to the 1890s but is

expected to contain essays upon all periods in English

Literature from Anglo-Saxon to contemporary. Any

essay exploring the philosophical, historical or

aesthetic tendencies of Decadence literarily presented

in Britain are encouraged. Some suggested topics are:

- the literary implications of atrophy; decadence in

formal practice: literary dandyism, euphuism, purple

CFP: Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:57pm
full name / name of organization: 
Alexander Gil Fuentes
contact email: 

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation in 19th and 20th
Century Literature and Culture"

Edited by Alex Gil Fuentes, Sandy Alexandre and A.C. Geoghan

Abstracts are invited for a new collection that explores the various
ways in which authors exploit their sources of artistic or intellectual
inspiration whether it be for profit, fame or other such unseemly
motivations.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Religion and Politics (3/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:56pm
full name / name of organization: 
Duane Corpis
contact email: 

Radical History Review invites submissions of abstracts for a forthcoming thematic issue exploring the subject of religion and its historical relations to politics, culture and society. We especially encourage proposals for articles with interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives.

CFP: Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures (6/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:42am
full name / name of organization: 
Higonnet, Margaret

Title: "Comparatively Queer: Crossing Time, Crossing Cultures"

This collection seeks to queer the field of comparative studies as well as
demonstrate how a comparative component might be considered central to
"queering queer studies" itself. Papers are therefore sought that take a
comparative approach to queer projects by interrogating the usual national
limits of study as well as the nexus of comparison where traditional boundaries
break down. Especially welcome will be work that crosses historical periods,
cultures, and linguistic contexts.

UPDATE: Thresholds: Unlocking Intimacies (4/18/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
full name / name of organization: 
Sean Michael Dummitt
contact email: 

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers
disClosure
a journal of social theory
Issue 15: Intimacy

In recent years, scholars from a broad range of disciplines have engaged the issue of intimacy. From these various efforts, at least one fact is clear: There is not one intimacy, but many. How do we describe these intimacies, and what complicates our descriptions? Intimacy is not simply synonymous with love, but it is different from friendship, and often quite different from sex. Or is it? Moreover, once we have discovered what intimacy is, where do we find it: in communities and nations, between or among friends, between or among lovers? How is intimacy negotiated and produced, maintained, or, often, lost?

CFP: Self & Identity in Translation (grad) (UK) (6/12/05; 2/4/06-2/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
full name / name of organization: 
Self + Identity In Translation

Self & Identity IN TRANSLATION

POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM at the University of East Anglia, School of
Literature & Creative Writing

4-5 February 2006 / Elizabeth Fry Building / UEA, Norwich, UK

A two-day postgraduate symposium at the University of East Anglia that
aims to explore the presences of subjectivity, identity and selfhood
in the translator's work and the translation event/text

Possible directions include:

CFP: Mediated Citizenship(s): Special Issue of *Social Semiotics* (4/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 4, 2005 - 3:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

Call for papers
Special issue of *Social Semiotics*:

Mediated Citizenship(s)

The concept of citizenship is under attack and revision from all sides.
Scholars, politicians and pundits alike decry the decline of participation in
conventional politics. Some view mass media as the culprits of growing
disenchantment among citizens. At the same time, recent years have also seen the
rise of new social movements and forms of activism, which involve new
generations of citizens. Global flows of capital, people, and media content
present new challenges to citizenship.

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