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CFP: The Food Memoir: Tales of Family and Culture (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Waxman, Barbara

The food memoir is an increasingly popular subgenre of autobiography, a
form of autobiography that often presents what Paul John Eakin calls the
"relational life story," a narrative connecting one person's story of
self-development to parents, siblings, spouses, or "proximate others."
Examples include Leslie Li's Daughter of Heaven, M.F.K. Fisher's The
Gastronomical Me, and Ruth Reichl's Tender at the Bone. Food memoirs
intertwine narratives of family life, travel, and cross-cultural
experiences with recipes and the author's representation of an evolving
self. Essays of 7 to 8 pages or 250-word abstracts are welcome. Please
send these to waxmanb_at_uncw.edu by April 1, 2006.=20

CFP: Grad Student Academic Work and Creative Practice (grad) (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
ajmcc

"Creative Critique/Critical Creativity: Scholarship and Creative Practice"
A panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2006

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, is pleased to invite current
graduate students to submit proposals for 20 minute papers for a panel discussion titled "Creative
Critique/Critical Creativity: Scholarship and Creative Practice" at the 2006 MLA annual meeting,
12/27/06-12/30/06 in Philadelphia, PA.

CFP: Poet's Theater (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Heidi Bean

Proposed Special Session (and possible edited volume) on "Poet's Theater"
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006
MLA Convention: Philadelphia, Dec. 27-30, 2006

CFP: The Food Memoir: Tales of Family and Culture (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Waxman, Barbara

The food memoir is an increasingly popular subgenre of autobiography, a
form of autobiography that often presents what Paul John Eakin calls the
"relational life story," a narrative connecting one person's story of
self-development to parents, siblings, spouses, or "proximate others."
Examples include Leslie Li's Daughter of Heaven, M.F.K. Fisher's The
Gastronomical Me, and Ruth Reichl's Tender at the Bone. Food memoirs
intertwine narratives of family life, travel, and cross-cultural
experiences with recipes and the author's representation of an evolving
self. Essays of 7 to 8 pages or 250-word abstracts are welcome. Please
send these to waxmanb_at_uncw.edu by April 1, 2006.=20

CFP: Grad Student Academic Work and Creative Practice (grad) (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
ajmcc

"Creative Critique/Critical Creativity: Scholarship and Creative Practice"
A panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2006

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, is pleased to invite current
graduate students to submit proposals for 20 minute papers for a panel discussion titled "Creative
Critique/Critical Creativity: Scholarship and Creative Practice" at the 2006 MLA annual meeting,
12/27/06-12/30/06 in Philadelphia, PA.

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

CFP: Praxis in Native American Performance (3/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Pamela Grieman

In an essay subtitled "Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory," Louis Owens criticizes postcolonial theorists
who claim to represent a wide panoply of minority voices yet fail to recognize the existence of a resistance literature
arising from "indigenous, colonized inhabitants of the Americas." Owens asks rhetorically what the indigenous Native
American must do "to be allowed a voice like Shakespeare's cursing Caliban" without resorting to mimicking the
language of the "colonial center" that determines legitimate discourse (in Gretchen Bataille, ed., NATIVE AMERICAN
REPRESENTATIONS, 13, 22). Elizabeth Cook-Lynn has argued for the development of a nationalistic, Third World

CFP: Praxis in Native American Performance (3/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Pamela Grieman

In an essay subtitled "Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory," Louis Owens criticizes postcolonial theorists
who claim to represent a wide panoply of minority voices yet fail to recognize the existence of a resistance literature
arising from "indigenous, colonized inhabitants of the Americas." Owens asks rhetorically what the indigenous Native
American must do "to be allowed a voice like Shakespeare's cursing Caliban" without resorting to mimicking the
language of the "colonial center" that determines legitimate discourse (in Gretchen Bataille, ed., NATIVE AMERICAN
REPRESENTATIONS, 13, 22). Elizabeth Cook-Lynn has argued for the development of a nationalistic, Third World

CFP: Praxis in Native American Performance (3/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Pamela Grieman

In an essay subtitled "Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory," Louis Owens criticizes postcolonial theorists
who claim to represent a wide panoply of minority voices yet fail to recognize the existence of a resistance literature
arising from "indigenous, colonized inhabitants of the Americas." Owens asks rhetorically what the indigenous Native
American must do "to be allowed a voice like Shakespeare's cursing Caliban" without resorting to mimicking the
language of the "colonial center" that determines legitimate discourse (in Gretchen Bataille, ed., NATIVE AMERICAN
REPRESENTATIONS, 13, 22). Elizabeth Cook-Lynn has argued for the development of a nationalistic, Third World

CFP: Praxis in Native American Performance (3/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Pamela Grieman

In an essay subtitled "Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory," Louis Owens criticizes postcolonial theorists
who claim to represent a wide panoply of minority voices yet fail to recognize the existence of a resistance literature
arising from "indigenous, colonized inhabitants of the Americas." Owens asks rhetorically what the indigenous Native
American must do "to be allowed a voice like Shakespeare's cursing Caliban" without resorting to mimicking the
language of the "colonial center" that determines legitimate discourse (in Gretchen Bataille, ed., NATIVE AMERICAN
REPRESENTATIONS, 13, 22). Elizabeth Cook-Lynn has argued for the development of a nationalistic, Third World

CFP: Fashion and Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Fortunato, Paul

CFP: Fashion and Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

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We invite submissions for a panel on Fashion and Literature at the=20

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, in Tucson, AZ, =
October 2006.=20

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We invite a wide variety of topics, but are particularly interested in =
the following:

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fashion and theories of art

clothing as a sign or as language

clothing and class, passing

clothing as both mask and self-expression

economics of clothing, consumer culture and art

fashion design

costume, theater, film, and fashion

fashion and celebrity culture

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CFP: Praxis in Native American Performance (3/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Pamela Grieman

In an essay subtitled "Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory," Louis Owens criticizes postcolonial theorists
who claim to represent a wide panoply of minority voices yet fail to recognize the existence of a resistance literature
arising from "indigenous, colonized inhabitants of the Americas." Owens asks rhetorically what the indigenous Native
American must do "to be allowed a voice like Shakespeare's cursing Caliban" without resorting to mimicking the
language of the "colonial center" that determines legitimate discourse (in Gretchen Bataille, ed., NATIVE AMERICAN
REPRESENTATIONS, 13, 22). Elizabeth Cook-Lynn has argued for the development of a nationalistic, Third World

CFP: Fashion and Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Fortunato, Paul

CFP: Fashion and Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

=20

We invite submissions for a panel on Fashion and Literature at the=20

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference, in Tucson, AZ, =
October 2006.=20

=20

We invite a wide variety of topics, but are particularly interested in =
the following:

=20

fashion and theories of art

clothing as a sign or as language

clothing and class, passing

clothing as both mask and self-expression

economics of clothing, consumer culture and art

fashion design

costume, theater, film, and fashion

fashion and celebrity culture

=20

CFP: The Two-Year and Four-Year Writing Classroom (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Nina Bannett

Viva la Difference"": Distinctions in Two-Year and Four-Year Writing
Classrooms

Presentations exploring meaningful differences in students, curriculum,
and pedagogy, with emphasis on opportunities for dynamic teaching and
learning within the two-year college. Abstracts by 1 Mar to Nina Bannett
(nbannett_at_citytech.cuny.edu)

CFP: Praxis in Native American Performance (3/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Pamela Grieman

In an essay subtitled "Native American Voices and Postcolonial Theory," Louis Owens criticizes postcolonial theorists
who claim to represent a wide panoply of minority voices yet fail to recognize the existence of a resistance literature
arising from "indigenous, colonized inhabitants of the Americas." Owens asks rhetorically what the indigenous Native
American must do "to be allowed a voice like Shakespeare's cursing Caliban" without resorting to mimicking the
language of the "colonial center" that determines legitimate discourse (in Gretchen Bataille, ed., NATIVE AMERICAN
REPRESENTATIONS, 13, 22). Elizabeth Cook-Lynn has argued for the development of a nationalistic, Third World

CFP: Disability and the Modern Black Body (4/15/06; CAAR, 4/18/07-4/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
chris bell

Call for Papers
Disability and the Modern Black Body

The Collegium for African American Research (CAAR)
will convene its seventh international conference from
18 to 21 April, 2007 at the National University in
Madrid, Spain. The theme for the conference is
"Blackness and Modernities." Drawing on the
conference aim to include presentations on "The Modern
Black Body," this workshop will examine how disability
informs the desirability, experience, knowledge, and
representation of that subjectivity.

Participants might speak to the following concerns
(the list is suggestive, not exhaustive):

CFP: Disability and the Modern Black Body (4/15/06; CAAR, 4/18/07-4/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
chris bell

Call for Papers
Disability and the Modern Black Body

The Collegium for African American Research (CAAR)
will convene its seventh international conference from
18 to 21 April, 2007 at the National University in
Madrid, Spain. The theme for the conference is
"Blackness and Modernities." Drawing on the
conference aim to include presentations on "The Modern
Black Body," this workshop will examine how disability
informs the desirability, experience, knowledge, and
representation of that subjectivity.

Participants might speak to the following concerns
(the list is suggestive, not exhaustive):

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