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CFP: Flannery O'Connor (1/5/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
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Call for Papers
Flannery O'Connor Society at the American Literature Association May 25-28,
2006 San Francisco, CA Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

"Adopting/Adapting O'Connor's Faith: Reading the Fate of Her Beliefs"

CFP: Shakespeare and Popular Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
JESSICA.TRIBBLE_at_asu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS-- Shakespeare and Popular Culture Panels
SOUTHWEST/TEXAS POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS MEETING

WHERE:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

WHEN: February 8-11, 2005

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: November 15, 2005

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2005

 
The Shakespeare in Popular Culture area of the 2005 Albuquerque
Conference of the SWPCA/ACA invites proposals for
papers on Shakespeare in Popular Culture.

The panel will explore the boundaries between the canonical Shakespearean texts
and their more recent popular culture adaptations.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Shakespeare and Popular Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
JESSICA.TRIBBLE_at_asu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS-- Shakespeare and Popular Culture Panels
SOUTHWEST/TEXAS POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS MEETING

WHERE:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

WHEN: February 8-11, 2005

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: November 15, 2005

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2005

 
The Shakespeare in Popular Culture area of the 2005 Albuquerque
Conference of the SWPCA/ACA invites proposals for
papers on Shakespeare in Popular Culture.

The panel will explore the boundaries between the canonical Shakespearean texts
and their more recent popular culture adaptations.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

UPDATE: Permeability and Selfhood (grad) (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Tara MacDonald

Permeability and Selfhood

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

*Please note that this is a graduate conference.

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

Call for Panels

UPDATE: Permeability and Selfhood (grad) (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Tara MacDonald

Permeability and Selfhood

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

*Please note that this is a graduate conference.

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

Call for Panels

CFP: European Silent Cinema (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Young, Gwenda

CFP: European Silent Cinema (01/15/2006; proposed edited collection)

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays relating to
European Silent Cinema.

The scope of this collection is intended to provide an overview of European
film in the silent era, providing an introduction for students and scholars
and opening up areas for future research. Topics of investigation might
include, but are not limited to: pioneers of national cinemas, questions of
gender and representation, stars, ethnicity, class, audience reception,
entertainment history, visions of modernity and tradition in silent cinema,
exhibition practices (including music), genre, the presence of foreign
producers etc.

CFP: European Silent Cinema (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Young, Gwenda

CFP: European Silent Cinema (01/15/2006; proposed edited collection)

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays relating to
European Silent Cinema.

The scope of this collection is intended to provide an overview of European
film in the silent era, providing an introduction for students and scholars
and opening up areas for future research. Topics of investigation might
include, but are not limited to: pioneers of national cinemas, questions of
gender and representation, stars, ethnicity, class, audience reception,
entertainment history, visions of modernity and tradition in silent cinema,
exhibition practices (including music), genre, the presence of foreign
producers etc.

UPDATE: Permeability and Selfhood (grad) (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Tara MacDonald

Permeability and Selfhood

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

*Please note that this is a graduate conference.

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

Call for Panels

CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
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Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=
06

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A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

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Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.

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CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
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=20
Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=
06

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A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

=20

Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.

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CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
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=20
Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=
06

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A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

=20

Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.

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CFP: Artciencia: Art, Science, and Communication Studies (10/31/05; online journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
irene aparicio

CALL FOR PAPERS / ARTCIENCIA N=BA 1, NOVEMBRO 2005
Deadline - 31 October 2005

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http://www=2Eartciencia=2Ecom/=A0is a new project about art, science an=
d communication=2E It is an entirely free online journal of art, scienc=
e and communication studies=2E=20

As our title suggests, we provide a journal for discussion of all aspec=
ts history, theory and criticism of art, science and mass communication=
=2E=20

CFP: 19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference (3/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Brent Kinser

19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

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Winter Park, Florida

April 7-8, 2006

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Sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society

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Hosted by the University of Central Florida

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The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society, an organization of over 250
members worldwide, invites paper proposals on topics related to
Rawlings's life and works. Topics might include the following:

UPDATE: Carework in Literature/Film (10/11/05; no conference dates noted)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Hi,

We are finalizing the conference program for our may conference on
carework and caregiving. We have close to 50 papers. However, we do not
have any on

REPRESENTATIONS OF CAREWORK (OR MOTHERWORK) IN FICTION/POETRY/FILM/ART
ETC.

IF YOU ARE DOING RESEARCH IN THIS AREA AND WANT TO BE PART OF WHAT
PROMISES TO BE A SUPERB CONFERENCE PLEASE EMAIL; name, Univ.
affiliation, position (faculty, student etc.) and title of paper to
arm_at_yorku.ca by Oct. 11,200

Thank you so much,

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Director, ARM
arm_at_yorku.ca

UPDATE: Carework in Literature/Film (10/11/05; no conference dates noted)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Hi,

We are finalizing the conference program for our may conference on
carework and caregiving. We have close to 50 papers. However, we do not
have any on

REPRESENTATIONS OF CAREWORK (OR MOTHERWORK) IN FICTION/POETRY/FILM/ART
ETC.

IF YOU ARE DOING RESEARCH IN THIS AREA AND WANT TO BE PART OF WHAT
PROMISES TO BE A SUPERB CONFERENCE PLEASE EMAIL; name, Univ.
affiliation, position (faculty, student etc.) and title of paper to
arm_at_yorku.ca by Oct. 11,200

Thank you so much,

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Director, ARM
arm_at_yorku.ca

UPDATE: Carework in Literature/Film (10/11/05; no conference dates noted)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Hi,

We are finalizing the conference program for our may conference on
carework and caregiving. We have close to 50 papers. However, we do not
have any on

REPRESENTATIONS OF CAREWORK (OR MOTHERWORK) IN FICTION/POETRY/FILM/ART
ETC.

IF YOU ARE DOING RESEARCH IN THIS AREA AND WANT TO BE PART OF WHAT
PROMISES TO BE A SUPERB CONFERENCE PLEASE EMAIL; name, Univ.
affiliation, position (faculty, student etc.) and title of paper to
arm_at_yorku.ca by Oct. 11,200

Thank you so much,

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Director, ARM
arm_at_yorku.ca

CFP: Wuxia Fictions: Chinese Martial Arts in Film, Literature and Beyond (5/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

EnterText volume 6 number 2

 

Wuxia Fictions: Chinese Martial Arts

in Film, Literature and Beyond

 

Guest Editor: Leon Hunt

 

Submissions for this edition are invited by 1 May 2006. With the success of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero and House of Flying Daggers, the wuxia (Martial Chivalry/Martial Arts genre) has attracted a new wave of critical attention. This issue seeks to examine wuxia fictions in a range of contexts (national, regional, transnational) and across a range of media. Topics might include:

 

· developments in and aesthetics of fight choreography

· wuxia and authorship in literature and film

CFP: Wuxia Fictions: Chinese Martial Arts in Film, Literature and Beyond (5/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

EnterText volume 6 number 2

 

Wuxia Fictions: Chinese Martial Arts

in Film, Literature and Beyond

 

Guest Editor: Leon Hunt

 

Submissions for this edition are invited by 1 May 2006. With the success of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hero and House of Flying Daggers, the wuxia (Martial Chivalry/Martial Arts genre) has attracted a new wave of critical attention. This issue seeks to examine wuxia fictions in a range of contexts (national, regional, transnational) and across a range of media. Topics might include:

 

· developments in and aesthetics of fight choreography

· wuxia and authorship in literature and film

CFP: War and Society (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

EnterText volume 6 number 1

 

War and Society

 

Submissions for this edition are invited by 1 February 2006. The theme, War and Society, can be interpreted broadly or narrowly, and submissions are welcome in a variety of formats, including:

* scholarly articles (normally up to 8,000 words)
* short 'notes and comments' pieces
* commentaries on documents
* creative submissions of any kind suitable for electronic publication, including artwork, photography, poetry, short stories, drama scripts, etc.

Multi-media submissions are especially welcome, including still and moving images and sound-clips.

 

Some possible topics are:

CFP: Comics Arts Conference 2006 (3/1/06; 7/20/06-7/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
pcoogan_at_fontbonne.edu

Call for Papers and Participation

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14th ANNUAL=20

COMICS ARTS CONFERENCE

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Abstracts for papers, panels, poster sessions, and slide talks are being
accepted for a for a joint meeting of scholars and professionals during
the

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Comic-Con International

San Diego, California July 20-23, 2006.

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We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical
perspectives, and welcome the participation of academic, independent,
and fan scholars. We welcome professionals from all areas of the comics
industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers,
distributors, and journalists. =20

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CFP: Comics Arts Conference 2006 (3/1/06; 7/20/06-7/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
pcoogan_at_fontbonne.edu

Call for Papers and Participation

=20

14th ANNUAL=20

COMICS ARTS CONFERENCE

=20

=20

Abstracts for papers, panels, poster sessions, and slide talks are being
accepted for a for a joint meeting of scholars and professionals during
the

=20

Comic-Con International

San Diego, California July 20-23, 2006.

=20

We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical
perspectives, and welcome the participation of academic, independent,
and fan scholars. We welcome professionals from all areas of the comics
industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers,
distributors, and journalists. =20

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CFP: Computer Culture: Netporn Topics (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Chaney, Joseph R.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on netporn topics involving issues
such as representation, community, news coverage, politics, business,
gender, the law and morality, surveillance, voyeurism, film, literature,
and art. Histories and analyses are both welcome. The conference began
as a regional meeting but is now national--even international--in scope.

For Panel Proposals:

CFP: Computer Culture: Netporn Topics (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Chaney, Joseph R.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on netporn topics involving issues
such as representation, community, news coverage, politics, business,
gender, the law and morality, surveillance, voyeurism, film, literature,
and art. Histories and analyses are both welcome. The conference began
as a regional meeting but is now national--even international--in scope.

For Panel Proposals:

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