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CFP: Global States (1/15/06; 5/5/06-5/6/06)

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Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
etrapp_at_uci.edu

Global States
http://www.humanities.uci.edu/complit/globalstates

Announcing a conference hosted by the graduate students in the Department
of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine, May 5-6, 2006

Featuring a keynote dialogue between Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot
Professor in Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley, and
Gayatri Spivak, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Columbia
University

CFP: Holocaust & the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-26/06)

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Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Michael Schuldiner

A seminar on "The Idea of the Holocaust and the Human" will be held at the
American Comparative Literature Association meeting at Princeton
University from March 23-26, 2006. The seminar format allows for as many
as a dozen 15-20 minute papers. Abstracts may be submitted at the ACLA
website: http://webscript.princeton.edu/~acla06/site/?page_id=4.
The deadline for submissions is November 30.

Announcement for "The Idea of the Holocaust and the Human":

CFP: Postcoloniality and Blackness (8/1/06; journal issue)

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Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Freeman, Patrick L

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

POSTCOLONIALITY AND BLACKNESS

Callaloo seeks creative and multi-disciplinary critical submissions for a
special issue on "postcoloniality and blackness." For this issue, we are
interested in looking comparatively at the uneven postcolonial situation of
black peoples and cultures in the 21st century. We seek to explore the
diverse material and political circumstances of black postcolonials, and the
limitations of current postcolonial theorizing for the black experience.

Creative Submissions
Previously unpublished work in all genres, including interviews.

UPDATE: Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels (no deadline noted; collection)

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Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Sollars, Michael D.

Hello. The deadline has been extended for contributions to the

Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels

As the chief editor of The Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists =
and
Novels, I am seeking manuscripts from contributors who are familiar =
with the
work. The manuscripts will focus on novelists and novels from the 20th
century. The novels that will be collected in this extensive volume =
will
have been written in a language other than English but subsequently
translated into English. I am attaching a list of available writing
assignments. Please review the below list and email me with your =
interests.

Best regards,

CFP: Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe (Spain) (3/1/06; 10/18/06-10/21/06)

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Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Marta Sofía López Rodríguez

AFROEUROPEANS: BLACK CULTURES AND IDENTITIES IN EUROPE

LEON (SPAIN) 18-21 OCTOBER 2006

CALL FOR PAPERS/CALL FOR ARTICLES

The international research team "Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and
Identities in Europe"* will be meeting in Leon, Spain, to celebrate the IV
Conference of African Studies at the University of Leon, under the motto:
"Afroeurope_at_s: Culturas e Identidades / Afroeuropeans: Cultures and
Identities / Afroeuropeens: Cultures et Identités".

The event will take place from the 18th to 21rst October 2006.

Among the invited speakers are:

CFP: Building Bridges - Crossing Borders: Transdisciplinarity and American Studies (Turkey) (2/1/06; 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:15pm
joshua parker

American Culture and Literature
and
English Language and Literature
Departments
Fatih University
Istanbul, Turkey
will host an international Humanities conference
entitled
Building Bridges--Crossing Borders: Transdisciplinarity
and
American Studies
25 - 28 May 2006

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Keynote speakers: Bernard Mergen, Susan Curtis, and Guenter Lenz

CFP: Existentialism in Twentieth Century American Fiction (2/28/06; collection)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
Ganesan Balakrishnan

The Indian Institute of World Literature invites articles in about 2000 words for inclusion in a volume on "Existentialism in Twentieth Century American Fiction", edited by Prof.Ganesan Balakrishnan, to be published in June 2006. The book will highlight the traces of Existentialism in the works of writers of the 'lost generation' like Ernest Hemingway,John Dos Passos,Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner.However, the boundaries are not very rigid -
any major Post-War era American novelist with an Existentialist outlook upon life will also be
considered. Articles may be typed/printed on one side of A4 size paper may be sent by Courier/Ordinary Mail to the following address before 02/28/2006

CFP: Human Enhancement and Human Rights (1/1/06; 5/26/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
CARRICO, NORMAN DALE

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Human Enhancement Technologies and Human Rights"

May 26-28, 2006

Stanford University Law School, Stanford, California

Submit proposals via e-mail by January 1, 2006 to director_at_ieet.org

Sponsored by the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, the Center for
Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, and the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences
   
Much of the criticism of enhancement technologies has focused on the
potential for increased discrimination against women, people of color,
the poor, the differently enabled, or "unenhanced" humans. Some
bioethicists have proposed a global treaty to ban enhancement
technologies as "crimes against humanity."

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