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CFP: Exoticism in Mid-Century America (5/19/06; PCAS/ACAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Caroline E. Kimberly

Mondo Exotica: Representing the Other in Mid-Century Americana

Submissions are requested for a special session being proposed for this fall's
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the
South meeting, October 5-7, in Savannah, GA. Possible topics may include, but
are not limited to, lounge music, tiki culture, burlesque, roadside
attractions, "Oriental" kitsch, cowboys and Indians, and/or space-age futurism,
with consideration of the racial/gendered/queer elements which mark the mid-
century American fascination with the Other. Any topic related to this theme
will be considered, with a focus on the 1940s-1960s.

CFP: Exoticism in Mid-Century America (5/19/06; PCAS/ACAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Caroline E. Kimberly

Mondo Exotica: Representing the Other in Mid-Century Americana

Submissions are requested for a special session being proposed for this fall's
Popular Culture Association in the South/American Culture Association in the
South meeting, October 5-7, in Savannah, GA. Possible topics may include, but
are not limited to, lounge music, tiki culture, burlesque, roadside
attractions, "Oriental" kitsch, cowboys and Indians, and/or space-age futurism,
with consideration of the racial/gendered/queer elements which mark the mid-
century American fascination with the Other. Any topic related to this theme
will be considered, with a focus on the 1940s-1960s.

CFP: MATC Theatre History Symposium (11/5/06; 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Magelssen, Scott

MATC (Mid-America Theatre Conference)=20
Changing Theatrical Landscapes:
Mapping New Directions in History, Pedagogy and Practice
For the 21st Century
=20
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
March 1-4, 2007
=20
CALL FOR PAPERS: Theatre History Symposium
=20
TRUE NORTH: A line from any point on the earth's surface to the north
pole. All lines of longitude are true north lines. True north is usually
represented by a star.
=20
In order to measure something, there must always be a starting point or
zero measurement. To express direction as a unit of angular measure,
there must be a starting point or zero measure and a point of reference

CFP: MATC Theatre History Symposium (11/5/06; 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Magelssen, Scott

MATC (Mid-America Theatre Conference)=20
Changing Theatrical Landscapes:
Mapping New Directions in History, Pedagogy and Practice
For the 21st Century
=20
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota
March 1-4, 2007
=20
CALL FOR PAPERS: Theatre History Symposium
=20
TRUE NORTH: A line from any point on the earth's surface to the north
pole. All lines of longitude are true north lines. True north is usually
represented by a star.
=20
In order to measure something, there must always be a starting point or
zero measurement. To express direction as a unit of angular measure,
there must be a starting point or zero measure and a point of reference

CFP: New Directions, New Voices: Southern African Music Research Conference (South Africa) (6/15/06; 9/14/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jaco van der Merwe

New Directions, New Voices

14-16 September 2006

School of Music & Conservatory
North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus
South Africa

An Open Call to everyone with an interest in advancing music research
in Southern Africa, both within and outside the academy, including
musicians, music educators, jazz and popular music scholars, public
sector heritage and culture professionals, journalists, producers of
cultural programmes for film, radio, television and other media, music
producers, musicologists and ethnomusicologists.

CFP: New Directions, New Voices: Southern African Music Research Conference (South Africa) (6/15/06; 9/14/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jaco van der Merwe

New Directions, New Voices

14-16 September 2006

School of Music & Conservatory
North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus
South Africa

An Open Call to everyone with an interest in advancing music research
in Southern Africa, both within and outside the academy, including
musicians, music educators, jazz and popular music scholars, public
sector heritage and culture professionals, journalists, producers of
cultural programmes for film, radio, television and other media, music
producers, musicologists and ethnomusicologists.

CFP: New Directions, New Voices: Southern African Music Research Conference (South Africa) (6/15/06; 9/14/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jaco van der Merwe

New Directions, New Voices

14-16 September 2006

School of Music & Conservatory
North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus
South Africa

An Open Call to everyone with an interest in advancing music research
in Southern Africa, both within and outside the academy, including
musicians, music educators, jazz and popular music scholars, public
sector heritage and culture professionals, journalists, producers of
cultural programmes for film, radio, television and other media, music
producers, musicologists and ethnomusicologists.

CFP: Grad Students in the Academy (5/3/06; CCCC, 3/21/07-5/24/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
EGSO Albany

Unaccepted Proposal: Graduate Student Indentities

"Representing Identities"
2007 CCCC Annual Convention
Conference on College Composition and Communication
March 21–24 New York Hilton, New York City

This proposal draws from the general conference theme
of "Representing Identities" and the following prompt
suggestion: What specific discursive features of
reading, writing, speaking, listening, and/or silence
contribute to representations of identities? With what
consequences, in/exclusions, or possibilities? With
what permanence?

UPDATE: MELUS: Iranian American Literature (7/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
persis karim

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on
Iranian-American Literature
 (no more abstracts on Women's Memoirs Please--see
below)

We are inviting proposals for a special issue on
Iranian-American Literature, projected for publication
in 2008.

UPDATE: MELUS: Iranian American Literature (7/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
persis karim

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on
Iranian-American Literature
 (no more abstracts on Women's Memoirs Please--see
below)

We are inviting proposals for a special issue on
Iranian-American Literature, projected for publication
in 2008.

CFP: Grad Students in the Academy (5/3/06; CCCC, 3/21/07-5/24/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
EGSO Albany

Unaccepted Proposal: Graduate Student Indentities

"Representing Identities"
2007 CCCC Annual Convention
Conference on College Composition and Communication
March 21–24 New York Hilton, New York City

This proposal draws from the general conference theme
of "Representing Identities" and the following prompt
suggestion: What specific discursive features of
reading, writing, speaking, listening, and/or silence
contribute to representations of identities? With what
consequences, in/exclusions, or possibilities? With
what permanence?

UPDATE: MELUS: Iranian American Literature (7/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
persis karim

Deadline extended:

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on
Iranian-American Literature
 (no more abstracts on Women's Memoirs Please--see
below)

We are inviting proposals for a special issue on
Iranian-American Literature, projected for publication
in 2008.

CFP: postamble: African Studies (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Natasha Himmelman

postamble

Call for Submissions
To be received no later than
31 May 2006

postamble is a peer-reviewed postgraduate journal published bi-annually
online. Based in the Centre for African Studies, this innovative new
publication is committed to original postgraduate student work focused
on the multi-disciplinary study of Africa.

Submissions cover a wide range of humanities, arts and social science
topics focusing on the study of Africa. This online publication will
allow for the exploration of alternative forms of academic research
presentation that may include creative writing, visual essays, or, the
use of digital film and sound.

CFP: postamble: African Studies (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Natasha Himmelman

postamble

Call for Submissions
To be received no later than
31 May 2006

postamble is a peer-reviewed postgraduate journal published bi-annually
online. Based in the Centre for African Studies, this innovative new
publication is committed to original postgraduate student work focused
on the multi-disciplinary study of Africa.

Submissions cover a wide range of humanities, arts and social science
topics focusing on the study of Africa. This online publication will
allow for the exploration of alternative forms of academic research
presentation that may include creative writing, visual essays, or, the
use of digital film and sound.

CFP: postamble: African Studies (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Natasha Himmelman

postamble

Call for Submissions
To be received no later than
31 May 2006

postamble is a peer-reviewed postgraduate journal published bi-annually
online. Based in the Centre for African Studies, this innovative new
publication is committed to original postgraduate student work focused
on the multi-disciplinary study of Africa.

Submissions cover a wide range of humanities, arts and social science
topics focusing on the study of Africa. This online publication will
allow for the exploration of alternative forms of academic research
presentation that may include creative writing, visual essays, or, the
use of digital film and sound.

CFP: Meridian: Interdisciplinary Journal (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Martin French

Meridian is a literary review that acts as a forum for scholarship and
debate on the cultural, social, psychological and historical dynamics of
creativity in all its forms. It seeks articles that explore the processes of
imagination that enable the creative evolution of texts, stories, art and
ideas. From literary studies to social sciences, image and text, literary
fiction and non-fiction, interviews and reviews, Meridian is an
interdisciplinary review for writers, scholars and artists of the history
and practice of the creative arts. Submissions are considered on a
double-blind policy and should be addressed to: Dr Martin French, Managing

CFP: Spaces of Conflict (7/17/06; 11/2/06-11/3/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jason Chau

SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Association Conference
  "SPACES OF CONFLICT"
  In the aim of expanding the dialogue around cinema, we are interested in exploring critical approaches to film that push beyond narrative and character-centric methods, specifically those addressing issues of space within and without the film frame.
   
  The intent of this conference is to focus on how space is investigated, portrayed or enacted in cinema with an attention to the relationship between space and conflict. Some possible areas of discussion could include (but are not limited to):
  ê Geographic conflict zones (cultural, political, environmental)
  ê Rural/urban space (e.g., film noir, musicals, etc.)

CFP: Spaces of Conflict (7/17/06; 11/2/06-11/3/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jason Chau

SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Association Conference
  "SPACES OF CONFLICT"
  In the aim of expanding the dialogue around cinema, we are interested in exploring critical approaches to film that push beyond narrative and character-centric methods, specifically those addressing issues of space within and without the film frame.
   
  The intent of this conference is to focus on how space is investigated, portrayed or enacted in cinema with an attention to the relationship between space and conflict. Some possible areas of discussion could include (but are not limited to):
  ê Geographic conflict zones (cultural, political, environmental)
  ê Rural/urban space (e.g., film noir, musicals, etc.)

CFP: Mind and Body (UK) (8/1/06; 7/12/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jan Cox

Please find below a website link for the Call for Papers for 'Mind and =
Body', a one day conference to be held at the University of Reading in =
July 2007.

http://www.rdg.ac.uk/english/events/body.htm

I would be most grateful if you could pass this on to any interested =
faculty or postgraduate students at your institution.

Mrs Jan Cox
Postgraduate/Conference Secretary
School of English and American Literature
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Reading
Whiteknights
P O Box 218
Reading RG6 6AA
Tel: 0118 378 8362
Fax: 0118 378 6561
E-mail: j.f.cox_at_reading.ac.uk

CFP: Mind and Body (UK) (8/1/06; 7/12/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jan Cox

Please find below a website link for the Call for Papers for 'Mind and =
Body', a one day conference to be held at the University of Reading in =
July 2007.

http://www.rdg.ac.uk/english/events/body.htm

I would be most grateful if you could pass this on to any interested =
faculty or postgraduate students at your institution.

Mrs Jan Cox
Postgraduate/Conference Secretary
School of English and American Literature
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Reading
Whiteknights
P O Box 218
Reading RG6 6AA
Tel: 0118 378 8362
Fax: 0118 378 6561
E-mail: j.f.cox_at_reading.ac.uk

CFP: Mind and Body (UK) (8/1/06; 7/12/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jan Cox

Please find below a website link for the Call for Papers for 'Mind and =
Body', a one day conference to be held at the University of Reading in =
July 2007.

http://www.rdg.ac.uk/english/events/body.htm

I would be most grateful if you could pass this on to any interested =
faculty or postgraduate students at your institution.

Mrs Jan Cox
Postgraduate/Conference Secretary
School of English and American Literature
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Reading
Whiteknights
P O Box 218
Reading RG6 6AA
Tel: 0118 378 8362
Fax: 0118 378 6561
E-mail: j.f.cox_at_reading.ac.uk

CFP: Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (UK) (12/8/06; 7/17/06-7/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Jenny Liddy

CFP Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (12/08/06); (7/17/06 - 7/18/06)
United Kingdom

Comedy, Identity, Health & Well-Being

This dual conference on Comedy and Identity and Comedy and Health has been
organized by Liverpool Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to
coincide with the Liverpool Comedy Festival in July 2006. The intention is
to stimulate multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and
publication on the themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various
aspects as they pertain to all permutations of human identity, and as they
contribute to well being and health.

CFP: Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (UK) (12/8/06; 7/17/06-7/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Jenny Liddy

CFP Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (12/08/06); (7/17/06 - 7/18/06)
United Kingdom

Comedy, Identity, Health & Well-Being

This dual conference on Comedy and Identity and Comedy and Health has been
organized by Liverpool Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to
coincide with the Liverpool Comedy Festival in July 2006. The intention is
to stimulate multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and
publication on the themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various
aspects as they pertain to all permutations of human identity, and as they
contribute to well being and health.

CFP: Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (UK) (12/8/06; 7/17/06-7/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Jenny Liddy

CFP Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (12/08/06); (7/17/06 - 7/18/06)
United Kingdom

Comedy, Identity, Health & Well-Being

This dual conference on Comedy and Identity and Comedy and Health has been
organized by Liverpool Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to
coincide with the Liverpool Comedy Festival in July 2006. The intention is
to stimulate multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and
publication on the themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various
aspects as they pertain to all permutations of human identity, and as they
contribute to well being and health.

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