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CFP: Politics of Reproduction (6/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Laura Madeline Wiseman

Call for Submissions:

We invite academic and creative submissions from a global cross-section of
writers on the politics of reproduction for our forthcoming July/August
issue of Empowerment4Women, published by Managing Editor Carly Hope Finseth.

All submissions must focus on gender in any discussion concerning the
politics of reproduction, abortion, and reproductive rights, but the editors
are open to receiving submissions outside of reproduction themes.

Creative submissions:
Short fiction and non-fiction should not exceed 6000 words. Send 3-6 poems.
Submissions should be sent to: Laura Madeline Wiseman, Expression Editor,
expression_at_empowerment4women.org.

CFP: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Capital (5/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Aaron Drucker

Claremont Graduate University is launching a peer-reviewed, online =20
Transdisciplinary Journal. Transdisciplinarity is the proactive =20
search for creative approaches to problem solving through the =20
cooperation of multiple disciplines. We want experts from various =20
disciplines to stimulate innovation by developing common ground, =20
facilitating the communication of concepts, methods, and ideas that =20
are being fostered in the academy as a means to elevate both a =20
national and international communication about transdisciplinary =20
constructs, methodologies, and theories.

CFP: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Capital (5/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Aaron Drucker

Claremont Graduate University is launching a peer-reviewed, online =20
Transdisciplinary Journal. Transdisciplinarity is the proactive =20
search for creative approaches to problem solving through the =20
cooperation of multiple disciplines. We want experts from various =20
disciplines to stimulate innovation by developing common ground, =20
facilitating the communication of concepts, methods, and ideas that =20
are being fostered in the academy as a means to elevate both a =20
national and international communication about transdisciplinary =20
constructs, methodologies, and theories.

CFP: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Capital (5/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Aaron Drucker

Claremont Graduate University is launching a peer-reviewed, online =20
Transdisciplinary Journal. Transdisciplinarity is the proactive =20
search for creative approaches to problem solving through the =20
cooperation of multiple disciplines. We want experts from various =20
disciplines to stimulate innovation by developing common ground, =20
facilitating the communication of concepts, methods, and ideas that =20
are being fostered in the academy as a means to elevate both a =20
national and international communication about transdisciplinary =20
constructs, methodologies, and theories.

CFP: English Lit, pre-1700 (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Kendra Patterson

Call for Papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
November 10-11 2006

**Session on English Literature pre-1700**
   
Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of British literature before 1700.

Please email 500-word proposals and 50-word abstracts (in text or
attachment) to kopatterson_at_ucdavis.edu.

Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.

Deadline for abstracts: April 6, 2006 (PAMLA deadline has been extended)

CFP: English Lit, pre-1700 (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Kendra Patterson

Call for Papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
November 10-11 2006

**Session on English Literature pre-1700**
   
Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of British literature before 1700.

Please email 500-word proposals and 50-word abstracts (in text or
attachment) to kopatterson_at_ucdavis.edu.

Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.

Deadline for abstracts: April 6, 2006 (PAMLA deadline has been extended)

UPDATE: Another Slapstick Symposium (Belgium) (4/10/06; 5/13/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Tom Paulus

Update - extended deadline

(Another) Slapstick Symposium

A film conference on American slapstick comedy in the silent era, 13th-14th
May, 2006 organized by BLASA (Belgium Luxembourg American Studies
Association), the University of Antwerp (American Studies Group) and VDFC
(Flemish Council for Film Culture)

To be held at the Cinematheque Royale, Brussels, Belgium

(Another) Slapstick Symposium sets out to revisit and rethink some of the
themes and ideas of the original Slapstick Symposium organized by Eileen
Bowser at the Museum of Modern Art in 1985. The conference will focus on
four broad contexts:

UPDATE: Another Slapstick Symposium (Belgium) (4/10/06; 5/13/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Tom Paulus

Update - extended deadline

(Another) Slapstick Symposium

A film conference on American slapstick comedy in the silent era, 13th-14th
May, 2006 organized by BLASA (Belgium Luxembourg American Studies
Association), the University of Antwerp (American Studies Group) and VDFC
(Flemish Council for Film Culture)

To be held at the Cinematheque Royale, Brussels, Belgium

(Another) Slapstick Symposium sets out to revisit and rethink some of the
themes and ideas of the original Slapstick Symposium organized by Eileen
Bowser at the Museum of Modern Art in 1985. The conference will focus on
four broad contexts:

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

 
Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

 
Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

 
Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels: GLBT (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Damion Clark

 
Coming off of an exceptionally successful conference in Philadelphia, the
GLBT Caucus is excitedly preparing for next year¹s 38th Annual NeMLA
conference in Baltimore, Maryland on March 1 ­ 4, 2007. But there is much
work to be done. The first part of these preparations is to create and
submit panel proposals to NeMLA. This is the most crucial period for the
GLBT caucus. Please consider joining us for the Baltimore conference, and
helping the GLBT Caucus continue to grow, by proposing a GLBT themed
panel, roundtable, or special session.

CFP: European Cinema (3/24/06; 6/30/06-7/2/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

European Cinema Research Forum (ECRF) Annual Conference
2006

to be held this year at

University of Wales, Swansea

This year's theme:

"Films Without Frontiers"

Papers are invited on the topics of:

CFP: Everyday Empires: State, Security, Form (4/15/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Tommy Davis

CFP: Everyday Empires: State, Security, Form. (4/15/06; MSA 10/19/06 =20=

=96 10/22/06)

This panel examines the points in "modernist" aesthetic production

where state power, imperial practice, and domestic life coincide.

In keeping with the emphasis of this year's conference on the

archive, we are especially interested in projects that draw upon

archival work or, alternatively, understand aesthetic form

itself as a kind of archive -- one that, in a Benjaminian way, might

register both political power and its utopian alternatives.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

-Formal articulations of power (Political and narrative sovereignty);

CFP: Everyday Empires: State, Security, Form (4/15/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Tommy Davis

CFP: Everyday Empires: State, Security, Form. (4/15/06; MSA 10/19/06 =20=

=96 10/22/06)

This panel examines the points in "modernist" aesthetic production

where state power, imperial practice, and domestic life coincide.

In keeping with the emphasis of this year's conference on the

archive, we are especially interested in projects that draw upon

archival work or, alternatively, understand aesthetic form

itself as a kind of archive -- one that, in a Benjaminian way, might

register both political power and its utopian alternatives.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

-Formal articulations of power (Political and narrative sovereignty);

CFP: 1st John Dos Passos International Conference (Portugal) (5/31/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Bernardo de Vasconcelos

Conference Name: 1st John Dos Passos International Conference

Name of organizing/sponsoring society or organization: CENTRO CULTURAL =
JOHN
DOS PASSOS, Direc=E7=E3o Regional dos Assuntos Culturais

Name of contact person: Miguel Oliveira

Enquiries e-mail: <mailto:1DosPassosConference_at_sapo.pt>
1DosPassosConference_at_sapo.pt

=20

Website address: http://johndospassosconf.sc14.info/

Conference start date: 12 October 2006

Last day of conference: 14 October 2006

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 31 May 2006

=20

City where conference will be held: Funchal (Madeira Island)

=20

Country: Portugal

CFP: 1st John Dos Passos International Conference (Portugal) (5/31/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Bernardo de Vasconcelos

Conference Name: 1st John Dos Passos International Conference

Name of organizing/sponsoring society or organization: CENTRO CULTURAL =
JOHN
DOS PASSOS, Direc=E7=E3o Regional dos Assuntos Culturais

Name of contact person: Miguel Oliveira

Enquiries e-mail: <mailto:1DosPassosConference_at_sapo.pt>
1DosPassosConference_at_sapo.pt

=20

Website address: http://johndospassosconf.sc14.info/

Conference start date: 12 October 2006

Last day of conference: 14 October 2006

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 31 May 2006

=20

City where conference will be held: Funchal (Madeira Island)

=20

Country: Portugal

UPDATE: American Dialect Association &quot;Open Topic&quot; (3/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Francis, Toni \(USF Lakeland\)

The 3/15/06 deadline for the following SCMLA panel presentation has been
extended to 3/30/06:

=20

The South Central American Dialect Association invites abstracts for the
annual meeting and presentation at the conference of the South Central
Modern Language Association. The conference will take place on October
26-28, 2006 in Dallas, TX.

=20

The panel chair will consider presentations on all dialect studies from
all geographic regions and welcomes all disciplinary approaches to
dialect use and dialect studies. Previous panels have included dialect
studies related to literature, pedagogy, and cultural studies.

=20

UPDATE: American Dialect Association &quot;Open Topic&quot; (3/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Francis, Toni \(USF Lakeland\)

The 3/15/06 deadline for the following SCMLA panel presentation has been
extended to 3/30/06:

=20

The South Central American Dialect Association invites abstracts for the
annual meeting and presentation at the conference of the South Central
Modern Language Association. The conference will take place on October
26-28, 2006 in Dallas, TX.

=20

The panel chair will consider presentations on all dialect studies from
all geographic regions and welcomes all disciplinary approaches to
dialect use and dialect studies. Previous panels have included dialect
studies related to literature, pedagogy, and cultural studies.

=20

UPDATE: American Dialect Association &quot;Open Topic&quot; (3/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Francis, Toni \(USF Lakeland\)

The 3/15/06 deadline for the following SCMLA panel presentation has been
extended to 3/30/06:

=20

The South Central American Dialect Association invites abstracts for the
annual meeting and presentation at the conference of the South Central
Modern Language Association. The conference will take place on October
26-28, 2006 in Dallas, TX.

=20

The panel chair will consider presentations on all dialect studies from
all geographic regions and welcomes all disciplinary approaches to
dialect use and dialect studies. Previous panels have included dialect
studies related to literature, pedagogy, and cultural studies.

=20

CFP: Divided Loyalties (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Partial Answers

Divided Loyalties
=20

Call for Papers for PARTIAL ANSWERS: JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND THE =
HISTORY OF IDEAS

=20

The competing components of human identity, in particular the identity =
of the artist =96 personal relationships, vocation, gender, race, class, =
religion, ethnicity, socio-political affiliation, language, nationality =
and place of residence -- are often in conflict with one another, but =
the conflict may be a stimulus for creative energies and an authentic =
world view.=20

CFP: Divided Loyalties (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Partial Answers

Divided Loyalties
=20

Call for Papers for PARTIAL ANSWERS: JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND THE =
HISTORY OF IDEAS

=20

The competing components of human identity, in particular the identity =
of the artist =96 personal relationships, vocation, gender, race, class, =
religion, ethnicity, socio-political affiliation, language, nationality =
and place of residence -- are often in conflict with one another, but =
the conflict may be a stimulus for creative energies and an authentic =
world view.=20

CFP: Jeanette Winterson (Turkey) (9/15/06; 12/14/06-12/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Margaret Sonmez

The 14th METU British Novelists Seminar

Jeanette Winterson and her Work

will be held on=20

14-15 December 2006

at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Call for Papers=20

You are invited to send proposals for 20-minute presentations on any =
topic directly related to this year's Seminar topic.=20

Proposals of no more than 250 words should be sent to the conference =
organiser at one of the addresses given below by 15th September. =20

The papers presented at the seminar will be published in a Proceedings.=20

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