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UPDATE: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/9/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
cozment_at_uark.edu

UPDATE: Deadline for abstracts extended to May 9, 2005.

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: British Asian Fiction (7/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Cornelius Anthony Murphy \(Asst Prof\)

Collection of Essays: British Asian Fiction: Framing the Contemporary

The primary focus of this proposed collection is a multi-faceted
analysis of contemporary British-Asian fiction that will focus on
individual novels by the authors listed below.

CFP: Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Olga Gershenson

Call for Papers

Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets

Editors:

Olga Gershenson (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Barbara Penner (University College-London)

"You know what they say about men who hang around women's lavatories.
They're asking to have their illusions shattered."

- Georgina to Albert, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover

We invite contributions for the edited collection Toilet Papers: The
Gendered Construction of Public Toilets.

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
Maria Mabrey

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:

CFP: Militarism and the Environment (10/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
currents_at_yorku.ca

UnderCurrents: journal of critical environmental studies

Vol 15 Mobilizing Natures: Militarism and the Environment

Given the plurality of ways nature has been mobilized in the service of
conflict and violence, the UnderCurrents Editorial Collective invites
art and written work for Vol 15, Mobilizing Nature.

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