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CFP: New/Old Worlds. Spaces of Transition (Romania) (9/15/05; 2/2/06-2/3/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:15pm
Ioana Luca

THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES

(RAAS)

Str. Pitar Mos 7-11, Bucharest 70151

Call for Papers

The 2006 RAAS Conference

NEW/OLD WORLDS. SPACES OF TRANSITION

Bucharest, 2nd - 3rd of February 2006

Organizers:

The Romanian Association for American Studies

The Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission

The concept of the New World, operative from the period of Renaissance

explorations, contains a particularly rich cluster of concepts which still

shape Euro-American perceptions today. The New World - and, by implication,

an Old World opposing it - comprehends multiple registers in both theory
and

CFP: Association of Art Historians Session: Walter Benjamin (UK) (11/11/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
P. Allmer & J. Sears

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Academic Session: "A Tremendous Shattering of Tradition":
Reconsidering Walter Benjamin's 'The Work of Art in the Age of
Mechanical Reproduction'

(AAH Annual Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 4/6/2006 - 4/8/2006)

Session convenors: Patricia Allmer, Loughborough University School of
Art and Design, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU,
sears_at_allmer.fsnet.co.uk

John Sears, Manchester Metropolitan University (Cheshire),
Interdisciplinary Studies, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL,
J.Sears_at_mmu.ac.uk

Session Abstract:

CFP: Association of Art Historians Session: Walter Benjamin (UK) (11/11/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
P. Allmer & J. Sears

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Academic Session: "A Tremendous Shattering of Tradition":
Reconsidering Walter Benjamin's 'The Work of Art in the Age of
Mechanical Reproduction'

(AAH Annual Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 4/6/2006 - 4/8/2006)

Session convenors: Patricia Allmer, Loughborough University School of
Art and Design, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU,
sears_at_allmer.fsnet.co.uk

John Sears, Manchester Metropolitan University (Cheshire),
Interdisciplinary Studies, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL,
J.Sears_at_mmu.ac.uk

Session Abstract:

CFP: Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference (8/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Rhonda Christina Goodman

Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Announces

Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
9-11, 2006

This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Review.

CFP: Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference (8/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Rhonda Christina Goodman

Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Announces

Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
9-11, 2006

This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Review.

CFP: Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference (8/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Rhonda Christina Goodman

Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Announces

Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
9-11, 2006

This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Review.

CFP: Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference (8/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Rhonda Christina Goodman

Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Announces

Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
9-11, 2006

This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Review.

CFP: Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies (grad) (6/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Bilger, Audrey

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

The Burney Society invites submissions for the Hemlow Prize, named in
honor of the late Joyce Hemlow, Greenshields Professor of English at
McGill University, whose biography of Frances Burney and edition of her
journals and letters are among the foundational works of
eighteenth-century literary scholarship.

CFP: Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies (grad) (6/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Bilger, Audrey

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

The Burney Society invites submissions for the Hemlow Prize, named in
honor of the late Joyce Hemlow, Greenshields Professor of English at
McGill University, whose biography of Frances Burney and edition of her
journals and letters are among the foundational works of
eighteenth-century literary scholarship.

CFP: Composition, Rhetoric, and Grammar: Exploring New Regions (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Devet, Bonnie D.

                                  CALL FOR PAPERS

 

                       COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE

                                                  San Antonio, Texas, April 6-8, 2006

 

                                                 Composition Strand of the Conference:

Composition, Rhetoric, and Grammar: Exploring New Regions

deadline for all proposals: October15, 2005.

 

CFP: Decolonizing the Past: Renaissance Humanism Beyond Western Europe (5/15/05; RSA, 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:21am
Julia Major

DECOLONIZING THE PAST: RENAISSANCE HUMANISM BEYOND WESTERN EUROPE
This panel calls for a reevaluation of Renaissance humanism, long considered
a hallmark of Western social and intellectual development. Searching the
interstices of Renaissance humanism suggests its complicity with Western
European colonization, not only of physical spaces but also of cultural and
linguistic domains. An example of humanism's continuing colonizations is
the definition of what constitutes the center of Europe and what is
considered its margins. The consequences of this definition include our
perception of a Europe split on an East/West axis, and the fact that what we

CFP: J.D. Salinger reference book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:04pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: J.D. Salinger reference book (no deadline; book)
 
Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book on
J.D. Salinger, focusing on critical analyses of his works. The ideal
author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Salinger's life and works,
and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in both high
school and college. This large project (250,000-300,000 words) must be
completed within two years. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be
required. If interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail,
to
 
Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.

CFP: J.D. Salinger reference book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:04pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: J.D. Salinger reference book (no deadline; book)
 
Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book on
J.D. Salinger, focusing on critical analyses of his works. The ideal
author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Salinger's life and works,
and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in both high
school and college. This large project (250,000-300,000 words) must be
completed within two years. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines will be
required. If interested please send letter and cv, preferably by e-mail,
to
 
Jeff Soloway
Senior Editor
Facts on File, Inc.

CFP: Art as Imitation (7/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:04pm
Douglas Friedlander

We would like to invite you to contribute an essay to a critical anthology
that examines the relationship between imitation, creation, and the
created object. Our working title is *Mirror up to Nature: Art as
Imitation.* The collection will consist of a set of essays in various
disciplines within the Arts and Humanities, essays which will explore the
issues of mimesis and metaphor in the context of modern, postmodern, and
contemporary art, literature, film, and architecture.

The essays we will include should examine some of the following questions:
 

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) (7/1/05; RSA, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
marknoe_at_utpa.edu

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) 2006

Beginning with the statement, ?We combat uncompromising and irreducible philosophical oppositions presented by all kinds of absolutisms? (510), Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca close The New Rhetoric on a decidedly political note. They suggest that a new rhetoric that explicitly describes modern discourse exposes the political structures of that discourse, and thus has political as well as philosophical utility. However, during its initial reception, the political implications of a new rhetoric were overshadowed in the flurry of interest over the ?universal audience? and other markedly philosophical questions.

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) (7/1/05; RSA, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
marknoe_at_utpa.edu

CFP: Political Perelman RSA (Rhetoric Society of America) 2006

Beginning with the statement, ?We combat uncompromising and irreducible philosophical oppositions presented by all kinds of absolutisms? (510), Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca close The New Rhetoric on a decidedly political note. They suggest that a new rhetoric that explicitly describes modern discourse exposes the political structures of that discourse, and thus has political as well as philosophical utility. However, during its initial reception, the political implications of a new rhetoric were overshadowed in the flurry of interest over the ?universal audience? and other markedly philosophical questions.

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