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CFP: [Postcolonial] Filipino American Studies at the Crossroads (02/15/08; 04/05/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 11:38pm
Sherwin Mendoza

FILIPINO AMERICAN STUDIES AT THE CROSSROADS:
ART, ACTIVISM, AND SCHOLARSHIP IN RESPONSE TO PHILIPPINE STATE VIOLENCE

April 5, 2008

Since 2001 nearly 900 people in the Philippines have been victims of
extra-judicial killings committed under the regime of President Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the
Philippines. In the past several months, a series of events have occurred
in the Philippines that has shifted the political situation facing
scholars and activists in both the Philippines and the US:

CFP: [Ethnic] Filipino American Studies at the Crossroads (02/15/08; 04/05/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 11:37pm
Sherwin Mendoza

FILIPINO AMERICAN STUDIES AT THE CROSSROADS:
ART, ACTIVISM, AND SCHOLARSHIP IN RESPONSE TO PHILIPPINE STATE VIOLENCE

April 5, 2008

Since 2001 nearly 900 people in the Philippines have been victims of
extra-judicial killings committed under the regime of President Gloria
Macapagal-Arroyo, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the
Philippines. In the past several months, a series of events have occurred
in the Philippines that has shifted the political situation facing
scholars and activists in both the Philippines and the US:

UPDATE: [Film] Journal Issue - The Classical Era (5/30/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 11:31pm
Cynthia Miller

Call For Papers: Film & History special issue on The Classical Era

Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites article proposals
(250-500 words) for a special edition focusing on classical antiquity, an
era that can be defined as the period beginning with Homeric poetry
(circa 8th century BC) and ending with the fall of the Roman Empire (476
AD).

CFP: [Theory] Narrative and its Other: Images, Texts, and Contexts, University of Calgary, March 28-30, 2008

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 8:00pm
Richard Brock

Panel session to be held at "Literature and Its Others: Inside, Outside,
and Between the Disciplines"
 
University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference

28-30 March 2008

For more information, please email freeex_at_ucalgary.ca
http://www.english.ucalgary.ca/FreeExchange (site still in development)

"Narrative and its Other: Images, Texts, and Contexts"

UPDATE: [Graduate] UPDATE

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 7:32pm
Delphine Gras

CALL FOR PAPERS
Conception and Consumption
University of Washington
Graduate Conference for Interdisciplinary Studies

May 8-9, 2008
Speaker: Lois Parkinson Zamora (University of Houston)

UPDATE: [Graduate] Play:Towards a Critical Concept; Deadline extended to February 15th

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 5:55pm
Annie Moore

Call for papers: Deadline extended to February 15th, 2008.

The graduate students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the
University of California, Irvine invite submissions for its annual
conference, "Play: Towards a Critical Concept."

Keynote speakers:

Alan Bass is an analyst and a member of the Graduate Faculty at New
School University. He is the author of Interpretation and difference:
the strangeness of care (2006) as well as Difference and disavowal: the
trauma of Eros (2000). He has also translated four books by Jacques
Derrida, including Writing and Difference (1978) and Margins of
Philosophy (1982).

UPDATE: [Theory] Substance of Thought, Cornell University

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 3:47pm
Robert S. Lehman

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for its
fourth annual interdisciplinary spring conference:
 
The Substance of Thought: Critical and Pre-Critical

featuring keynote speakers Simon Critchley (The New School for Social
Research) and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
April 10th-12th, 2008
http://www.arts.cornell.edu/trg/conf2008.html

CFP: [Film] Animation, Atomics, and Anticipation (5/1/08; 10/30-11/02/08)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 12:10am
Cynthia Miller

Call for Papers
“WHERE IS MY ILLUDIUM PU-36 EXPLOSIVE SPACE MODULATOR?”: ANIMATION,
ATOMICS, AND ANTICIPATION Area
2008 Film & History Conference
“Film & Science: Fictions, Documentaries, and Beyond”
October 30-November 2, 2008
Chicago, Illinois
www.uwosh.edu/filmandhistory
Second-Round Deadline: 1 May 2008

AREA: Animation, Atomics, and Anticipation

CFP: [General] Illinois Philological Association (IPA) Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 12:08am
Barbara Cass

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2008
 
ILLINOIS PHILOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
Twelfth Annual Conference
April 11-12, 2008
Millikin University
Decatur, IL

Come and share your work with interested colleagues and delight in the
quality and diversity of Illinois scholars and writers!

The Association invites submissions in four categories:

1) From faculty members, independent scholars, and graduate students --
abstracts or proposals (300 words) for papers on any aspect of
literature, literary criticism, linguistics, and composition theory or
literary theory.