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UPDATE: Visual Studies: Mythology in Comics (grad) (3/31/06; 4/22/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:39pm

Deadline extended to Mar. 31.

The Seventh Annual Graduate English Conference

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

I am seeking papers from graduate students that examine
mythologization in comics. Which myths, legends and folktales have
been retold? Where do these retellings remain faithful and how do
they depart from the original stories? What does this suggest about
motifs and topologies? These and other similar questions are the focus
of the Visual Studies: Mythology in Comics panel.

UPDATE: A Narnia Conference (4/3/06; 5/5/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:39pm

Extended Deadline: April 3, 2006
CFP: Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference
Conference Date: Friday May 5, 2006
Co-sponsored by the University of California, Riverside's Department of English, Film and Visual Culture Program, Department of Psychology, Religious Studies Department, Center for Ideas and Society, and United Campus Ministry.
To be held at the University of California, Riverside. UC Riverside is located one hour east of Los Angeles, conveniently accessible by train or car.

Call for Papers:

CFP: Selling Trauma: Post-apartheid(?) and Tourism (4/1/06; USACLALS, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Alice D'Amore

CFP: Fissures and Sutures: Sources of Division and Mutual Aid in Postcolonial
Reflections on History and Literature, United States Association for
Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies

selling trauma: post-apartheid(?) and tourism

Apartheid ended more than ten years ago; regardless, bulletholes in the
stained glass of Regina Mundi remain, long after the June 1976 Soweto school
uprisings, as do the lime mines on Robben Island, the squatter camps in Soweto
and Cape Town, and the to-be-furnished space for representing the Truth and
Reconciliation Commission in the Apartheid Museum on the skirts of