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UPDATE: Transnationalism, Activism, Art (9/31/06; 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
kelly.minerva_at_utoronto.ca

Update: Call for Papers

Please note we have extened the deadline for abstracts to September 31, 2006.
There is also an extended list of confirmed conference speakers.
_________________________________

Transnationalism, Activism, Art
March 8-11, 2007
University of Toronto

UPDATE: Transnationalism, Activism, Art (9/31/06; 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
kelly.minerva_at_utoronto.ca

Update: Call for Papers

Please note we have extened the deadline for abstracts to September 31, 2006.
There is also an extended list of confirmed conference speakers.
_________________________________

Transnationalism, Activism, Art
March 8-11, 2007
University of Toronto

UPDATE: The Gothic Revisited (9/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
[big5] §õ³ü©ú

    CALL FOR PAPERS

  Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

  Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies invites submissions for the

special issue on "The Gothic Revisited." We encourage contributions

from both Taiwan and international communities addressing the special

topic; articles on other aspects of literature and culture are also

welcome. All correspondence should be addressed to Editor, Concentric:

Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal

University, 162 Hoping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan.

[E-mail: concentric.lit @deps.ntnu.edu.tw]

  Vol. 33 No. 1: ¡§The Gothic Revisited¡¨ (March 2007)

UPDATE: The Gothic Revisited (9/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
[big5] §õ³ü©ú

    CALL FOR PAPERS

  Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies

  Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies invites submissions for the

special issue on "The Gothic Revisited." We encourage contributions

from both Taiwan and international communities addressing the special

topic; articles on other aspects of literature and culture are also

welcome. All correspondence should be addressed to Editor, Concentric:

Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal

University, 162 Hoping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan.

[E-mail: concentric.lit @deps.ntnu.edu.tw]

  Vol. 33 No. 1: ¡§The Gothic Revisited¡¨ (March 2007)

UPDATE: Tolkien at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Robin Reid

Correction: When I sent out the original call, I did not notice that Dr.
Chance's email was not included in her contact information.

 

Her email and complete contact information follows:

 

jchance_at_rice.edu

 

Jane Chance

English Dept MS 30

Rice University

P.O.Box 1892

6100 Main St.

Houston, TX 77251-1892

Telephone: 713-348-2625

Fax: 713-348-5991

 

  _____

From: Robin Reid
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 2:00 PM
To: 'cfp'
Subject: CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, 9-15-2006; 5-10-13-07)

 

CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, 9-15-2006; 5-10-13-07)

 

UPDATE: Tolkien at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Robin Reid

Correction: When I sent out the original call, I did not notice that Dr.
Chance's email was not included in her contact information.

 

Her email and complete contact information follows:

 

jchance_at_rice.edu

 

Jane Chance

English Dept MS 30

Rice University

P.O.Box 1892

6100 Main St.

Houston, TX 77251-1892

Telephone: 713-348-2625

Fax: 713-348-5991

 

  _____

From: Robin Reid
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 2:00 PM
To: 'cfp'
Subject: CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, 9-15-2006; 5-10-13-07)

 

CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, 9-15-2006; 5-10-13-07)

 

CFP: The Superhero Revised (9/7/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Wandtke, Terrence

The Superhero Revised (9/7/06; Book Collection)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS (Please circulate)

 

Two essays are needed for a forthcoming collection entitled The Superhero Revised.

 

Deadline for submissions: September 7, 2006

 

CFP: The Superhero Revised (9/7/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Wandtke, Terrence

The Superhero Revised (9/7/06; Book Collection)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS (Please circulate)

 

Two essays are needed for a forthcoming collection entitled The Superhero Revised.

 

Deadline for submissions: September 7, 2006

 

CFP: The Superhero Revised (9/7/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Wandtke, Terrence

The Superhero Revised (9/7/06; Book Collection)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS (Please circulate)

 

Two essays are needed for a forthcoming collection entitled The Superhero Revised.

 

Deadline for submissions: September 7, 2006

 

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Nicole Merola

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (09/15/06; NEMLA, 03/01/06-03/04/06)

Theorist Cary Wolfe claims the question of the animal is "perhaps the central problematic for contemporary culture and theory." This panel seeks papers that address the presence of the animal in literary, filmic, and other cultural forms. Proposals energized by interdisciplinary and cultural studies methodologies are especially welcome. Also welcome are proposals that use the location of the animal to theorize new modes of ecocritical practice.

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Nicole Merola

CFP: Ecocriticism and The Animal Other (09/15/06; NEMLA, 03/01/06-03/04/06)

Theorist Cary Wolfe claims the question of the animal is "perhaps the central problematic for contemporary culture and theory." This panel seeks papers that address the presence of the animal in literary, filmic, and other cultural forms. Proposals energized by interdisciplinary and cultural studies methodologies are especially welcome. Also welcome are proposals that use the location of the animal to theorize new modes of ecocritical practice.

CFP: Medieval Readers and Devotion (9/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
uselmanns_at_rhodes.edu

READERS, READING AND RECEPTION IN DEVOTIONAL LITERATURE AND PRACTICE
(Essay Collection)
 
We are currently soliciting proposals for essay-length studies about
readers, reading, and reception in devotional literature and practice,
with particular interest in England in the later Middle Ages. This
collection of essays draws on current scholarly interest in medieval
readers, reading, and reception that extends across such disciplinary
bounds as art history, architecture, social history, and literature
studies. We seek proposals for papers that investigate a wide variety
of approaches to and examples of devotional readers, reading or
reception in the later Middle Ages.

CFP: Medieval Readers and Devotion (9/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
uselmanns_at_rhodes.edu

READERS, READING AND RECEPTION IN DEVOTIONAL LITERATURE AND PRACTICE
(Essay Collection)
 
We are currently soliciting proposals for essay-length studies about
readers, reading, and reception in devotional literature and practice,
with particular interest in England in the later Middle Ages. This
collection of essays draws on current scholarly interest in medieval
readers, reading, and reception that extends across such disciplinary
bounds as art history, architecture, social history, and literature
studies. We seek proposals for papers that investigate a wide variety
of approaches to and examples of devotional readers, reading or
reception in the later Middle Ages.

CFP: Medieval Readers and Devotion (9/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
uselmanns_at_rhodes.edu

READERS, READING AND RECEPTION IN DEVOTIONAL LITERATURE AND PRACTICE
(Essay Collection)
 
We are currently soliciting proposals for essay-length studies about
readers, reading, and reception in devotional literature and practice,
with particular interest in England in the later Middle Ages. This
collection of essays draws on current scholarly interest in medieval
readers, reading, and reception that extends across such disciplinary
bounds as art history, architecture, social history, and literature
studies. We seek proposals for papers that investigate a wide variety
of approaches to and examples of devotional readers, reading or
reception in the later Middle Ages.

CFP: Medieval Readers and Devotion (9/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
uselmanns_at_rhodes.edu

READERS, READING AND RECEPTION IN DEVOTIONAL LITERATURE AND PRACTICE
(Essay Collection)
 
We are currently soliciting proposals for essay-length studies about
readers, reading, and reception in devotional literature and practice,
with particular interest in England in the later Middle Ages. This
collection of essays draws on current scholarly interest in medieval
readers, reading, and reception that extends across such disciplinary
bounds as art history, architecture, social history, and literature
studies. We seek proposals for papers that investigate a wide variety
of approaches to and examples of devotional readers, reading or
reception in the later Middle Ages.

CFP: Theorizing Occupation (10/1/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Laura Wright

The 16th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Conference website: http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps
<http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps>
 
>From the OED:
 
Occupation, n.
I. Senses relating to space.
 
1. a. The action of taking or maintaining possession or control of a
country, building, land, etc., esp. by (military) force; an instance of
this; the period of such action; (also) the state of being subject to such
action.

CFP: Theorizing Occupation (10/1/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Laura Wright

The 16th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Conference website: http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps
<http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps>
 
>From the OED:
 
Occupation, n.
I. Senses relating to space.
 
1. a. The action of taking or maintaining possession or control of a
country, building, land, etc., esp. by (military) force; an instance of
this; the period of such action; (also) the state of being subject to such
action.

CFP: Early Middle English Society (9/1/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Sharon Goetz

Sponsored Sessions (2) of the 42nd International Congress on Medieval
Studies
10-13 May 2007
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Early Middle English Society I: Women and Devotion
Coordinator: Dorothy Kim (dorothyk_at_humnet.ucla.edu)

CFP: Myth, Femininity, and Violence: Appropriations of Ancient Myths in Twentieth Century and Contemporary Women's Aesthetic Pro

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Julie Rajan

Myth, Femininity, and Violence: Appropriations of Ancient Myths in Twentieth
Century and
Contemporary Women's Aesthetic Production

Sanja Bahun-Radunovi?, Ph.D., and V.G. Julie Rajan, Ph.D., eds.

The editors invite papers for an innovative collection of essays that
explores aesthetic reflections on violence through the refiguration of
ancient myths by twentieth century and contemporary female artists. The
essays may address a variety of aesthetic female productions, including
literature, performance, and visual art. The scope of the collection is
global, and we are looking for pieces representing a wide range of cultures,
languages, geographic spaces, and social contexts.

CFP: Myth, Femininity, and Violence: Appropriations of Ancient Myths in Twentieth Century and Contemporary Women's Aesthetic Pro

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Julie Rajan

Myth, Femininity, and Violence: Appropriations of Ancient Myths in Twentieth
Century and
Contemporary Women's Aesthetic Production

Sanja Bahun-Radunovi?, Ph.D., and V.G. Julie Rajan, Ph.D., eds.

The editors invite papers for an innovative collection of essays that
explores aesthetic reflections on violence through the refiguration of
ancient myths by twentieth century and contemporary female artists. The
essays may address a variety of aesthetic female productions, including
literature, performance, and visual art. The scope of the collection is
global, and we are looking for pieces representing a wide range of cultures,
languages, geographic spaces, and social contexts.

CFP: Theorizing Occupation (10/1/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Laura Wright

The 16th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
Conference website: http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps
<http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps>
 
>From the OED:
 
Occupation, n.
I. Senses relating to space.
 
1. a. The action of taking or maintaining possession or control of a
country, building, land, etc., esp. by (military) force; an instance of
this; the period of such action; (also) the state of being subject to such
action.

CFP: Early Middle English Society (9/1/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Sharon Goetz

Sponsored Sessions (2) of the 42nd International Congress on Medieval
Studies
10-13 May 2007
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Early Middle English Society I: Women and Devotion
Coordinator: Dorothy Kim (dorothyk_at_humnet.ucla.edu)

CFP: Early Middle English Society (9/1/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Sharon Goetz

Sponsored Sessions (2) of the 42nd International Congress on Medieval
Studies
10-13 May 2007
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Early Middle English Society I: Women and Devotion
Coordinator: Dorothy Kim (dorothyk_at_humnet.ucla.edu)

CFP: Gender Technologies and Utopias (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Anne Kastner

Gender Technologies and Utopias

Papers are invited for this special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. The panel will address how technological, scientific and medical advancements have affected perceptions of gender both culturally and socially. Are traditional notions of masculinity and femininity becoming irrelevant given the present diversity of possible alternative identities? How might we envisage gender utopias/dystopias in the later 21st century? How has technological/scientific research opposed or contributed to the existence of gendered power structures? Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Gender Technologies and Utopias (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Anne Kastner

Gender Technologies and Utopias

Papers are invited for this special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. The panel will address how technological, scientific and medical advancements have affected perceptions of gender both culturally and socially. Are traditional notions of masculinity and femininity becoming irrelevant given the present diversity of possible alternative identities? How might we envisage gender utopias/dystopias in the later 21st century? How has technological/scientific research opposed or contributed to the existence of gendered power structures? Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Gender Technologies and Utopias (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Anne Kastner

Gender Technologies and Utopias

Papers are invited for this special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. The panel will address how technological, scientific and medical advancements have affected perceptions of gender both culturally and socially. Are traditional notions of masculinity and femininity becoming irrelevant given the present diversity of possible alternative identities? How might we envisage gender utopias/dystopias in the later 21st century? How has technological/scientific research opposed or contributed to the existence of gendered power structures? Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Gender Technologies and Utopias (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Anne Kastner

Gender Technologies and Utopias

Papers are invited for this special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. The panel will address how technological, scientific and medical advancements have affected perceptions of gender both culturally and socially. Are traditional notions of masculinity and femininity becoming irrelevant given the present diversity of possible alternative identities? How might we envisage gender utopias/dystopias in the later 21st century? How has technological/scientific research opposed or contributed to the existence of gendered power structures? Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

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