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UPDATE: When Genres Collide: Science Fiction Research Association (5/1/06; SFRA, 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Oscar

We have added more guest writers and artists to our upcoming (6/22-6/25)
SFRA 2006 conference. Our updated guest list now includes:

Writers:
Norman Spinrad: Guest of Honor
Other guests: Nancy Kress, Nalo Hopkinson, R. Garcia y Robertson, William
Sleator, Joan Slonczewski (Distinguished Member Participant), David G.
Hartwell, John "JP" Briggs, Bruce Tayler, Lee Denning, and Samuel R. Delany
(tentative)

Artists:
Michael Whelan (Special Guest Artist), Abe Echevarria and Tom Kidd

Additionally, we have extended the deadline for essay proposals to May 1, 2006.

All other information remains the same.

Please send one-page paper proposals to: sfra2006_at_yahoo.com

Thank you.

UPDATE: When Genres Collide: Science Fiction Research Association (5/1/06; SFRA, 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Oscar

We have added more guest writers and artists to our upcoming (6/22-6/25)
SFRA 2006 conference. Our updated guest list now includes:

Writers:
Norman Spinrad: Guest of Honor
Other guests: Nancy Kress, Nalo Hopkinson, R. Garcia y Robertson, William
Sleator, Joan Slonczewski (Distinguished Member Participant), David G.
Hartwell, John "JP" Briggs, Bruce Tayler, Lee Denning, and Samuel R. Delany
(tentative)

Artists:
Michael Whelan (Special Guest Artist), Abe Echevarria and Tom Kidd

Additionally, we have extended the deadline for essay proposals to May 1, 2006.

All other information remains the same.

Please send one-page paper proposals to: sfra2006_at_yahoo.com

Thank you.

UPDATE: AIDS in Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
donneng_at_aol.com

 
  The deadline has been extended for an approved special session entitled, "AIDS in Literature" at the Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.
 
  Papers are sought especially on the topic of personal integration and dis-integration in characters who are infected with HIV/AIDS. However, the panel gladly encourages submissions on any subject within the broad topic of AIDS in literature.
 
  The revised deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2006.
 
 Please send inquiries and abstracts (of 250 words) to:
 
Donald P. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Department of English
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Berkshire Hall 210 E
Danbury, CT 06810
 

UPDATE: AIDS in Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
donneng_at_aol.com

 
  The deadline has been extended for an approved special session entitled, "AIDS in Literature" at the Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.
 
  Papers are sought especially on the topic of personal integration and dis-integration in characters who are infected with HIV/AIDS. However, the panel gladly encourages submissions on any subject within the broad topic of AIDS in literature.
 
  The revised deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2006.
 
 Please send inquiries and abstracts (of 250 words) to:
 
Donald P. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Department of English
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Berkshire Hall 210 E
Danbury, CT 06810
 

UPDATE: AIDS in Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
donneng_at_aol.com

 
  The deadline has been extended for an approved special session entitled, "AIDS in Literature" at the Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.
 
  Papers are sought especially on the topic of personal integration and dis-integration in characters who are infected with HIV/AIDS. However, the panel gladly encourages submissions on any subject within the broad topic of AIDS in literature.
 
  The revised deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2006.
 
 Please send inquiries and abstracts (of 250 words) to:
 
Donald P. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Department of English
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Berkshire Hall 210 E
Danbury, CT 06810
 

CFP: Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Justin Schell

This CFP is for a special session of the 2006 Midwest Modern Language Association, entitled "Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text." The conference will be held November 9-12, 2006 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.
 
 On the cusp of the twentieth century, Edison built two machines which transformed temporally and spatially contingent events into reproducible texts, the phonograph and the kinetoscope, and immediately began attempting

CFP: Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Justin Schell

This CFP is for a special session of the 2006 Midwest Modern Language Association, entitled "Sonic Spectacles: From Event to Text." The conference will be held November 9-12, 2006 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.
 
 On the cusp of the twentieth century, Edison built two machines which transformed temporally and spatially contingent events into reproducible texts, the phonograph and the kinetoscope, and immediately began attempting

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

CFP: Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807

 

Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

 

EnterText volume 7 number 2

 

Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today

 

Submissions are invited by 1 March 2007

 

Forms of slavery, quasi-slavery and the abuse or exploitation of one group by another remain widespread in the world today. Questions which might be addressed include:

 

CFP: Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807

 

Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

 

EnterText volume 7 number 2

 

Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today

 

Submissions are invited by 1 March 2007

 

Forms of slavery, quasi-slavery and the abuse or exploitation of one group by another remain widespread in the world today. Questions which might be addressed include:

 

CFP: Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807

 

Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

 

EnterText volume 7 number 2

 

Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Slaveries and Freedoms Today

 

Submissions are invited by 1 March 2007

 

Forms of slavery, quasi-slavery and the abuse or exploitation of one group by another remain widespread in the world today. Questions which might be addressed include:

 

CFP: Medieval Studies (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Annalisa Castaldo

The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference will hold its annual conventio in Baltimore, MD, October 27-29, 2006.

The Middle Ages have and continue to provide a rich mine for retelling, adaptation and updating. Two of the most enduring legends of Western Civilization–King Arthur and Robin Hood–have their origins in the Middle Ages, as well as Beowulf, Joan of Arc, much of fantasy literature, D& D gaming and comic superheroes. In addition, the history of the period continues to fascinate, as seen in films such as Braveheart.

Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to:

–modern portrayals of any aspect of the Arthurian legends

CFP: Postcolonial Text: Ireland (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Ranjini Mendis

* PLEASE POST WIDELY *

Call For Submissions ? <i>Postcolonial Text,i/> ? Special Issue: Ireland.=20
E=F3in Flannery (ed.)=20

<i>Postcolonial Text<i/> is an open access, electronic journal, which is=20
both internationally peer-reviewed and accessible to a global readership.=20
The editors now seek submissions for a specially-themed volume on Ireland=20
and postcolonialism.=20

CFP: Postcolonial Text: Ireland (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Ranjini Mendis

* PLEASE POST WIDELY *

Call For Submissions ? <i>Postcolonial Text,i/> ? Special Issue: Ireland.=20
E=F3in Flannery (ed.)=20

<i>Postcolonial Text<i/> is an open access, electronic journal, which is=20
both internationally peer-reviewed and accessible to a global readership.=20
The editors now seek submissions for a specially-themed volume on Ireland=20
and postcolonialism.=20

CFP: Medieval Studies (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Annalisa Castaldo

The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference will hold its annual conventio in Baltimore, MD, October 27-29, 2006.

The Middle Ages have and continue to provide a rich mine for retelling, adaptation and updating. Two of the most enduring legends of Western Civilization–King Arthur and Robin Hood–have their origins in the Middle Ages, as well as Beowulf, Joan of Arc, much of fantasy literature, D& D gaming and comic superheroes. In addition, the history of the period continues to fascinate, as seen in films such as Braveheart.

Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to:

–modern portrayals of any aspect of the Arthurian legends

CFP: Postcolonial Text: Ireland (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Ranjini Mendis

* PLEASE POST WIDELY *

Call For Submissions ? <i>Postcolonial Text,i/> ? Special Issue: Ireland.=20
E=F3in Flannery (ed.)=20

<i>Postcolonial Text<i/> is an open access, electronic journal, which is=20
both internationally peer-reviewed and accessible to a global readership.=20
The editors now seek submissions for a specially-themed volume on Ireland=20
and postcolonialism.=20

CFP: Medieval Studies (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Annalisa Castaldo

The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference will hold its annual conventio in Baltimore, MD, October 27-29, 2006.

The Middle Ages have and continue to provide a rich mine for retelling, adaptation and updating. Two of the most enduring legends of Western Civilization–King Arthur and Robin Hood–have their origins in the Middle Ages, as well as Beowulf, Joan of Arc, much of fantasy literature, D& D gaming and comic superheroes. In addition, the history of the period continues to fascinate, as seen in films such as Braveheart.

Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to:

–modern portrayals of any aspect of the Arthurian legends

CFP: Postcolonial Text: Ireland (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Ranjini Mendis

* PLEASE POST WIDELY *

Call For Submissions ? <i>Postcolonial Text,i/> ? Special Issue: Ireland.=20
E=F3in Flannery (ed.)=20

<i>Postcolonial Text<i/> is an open access, electronic journal, which is=20
both internationally peer-reviewed and accessible to a global readership.=20
The editors now seek submissions for a specially-themed volume on Ireland=20
and postcolonialism.=20

CFP: Medieval Studies (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Annalisa Castaldo

The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference will hold its annual conventio in Baltimore, MD, October 27-29, 2006.

The Middle Ages have and continue to provide a rich mine for retelling, adaptation and updating. Two of the most enduring legends of Western Civilization–King Arthur and Robin Hood–have their origins in the Middle Ages, as well as Beowulf, Joan of Arc, much of fantasy literature, D& D gaming and comic superheroes. In addition, the history of the period continues to fascinate, as seen in films such as Braveheart.

Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to:

–modern portrayals of any aspect of the Arthurian legends

CFP: Global Beckett (Denmark) (6/1/06; 10/25/06-10/27/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Jacob Lund Pedersen

CALL FOR PAPERS

Global Beckett, Odense, Denmark October 25-27, 2006.

Papers are invited for the upcoming Global Beckett conference at the
University of Southern Denmark, Odense, October 25-27, 2006, organized by
the Universities of Southern Denmark, Oslo and Aarhus. Along with the
conference there will be an audiovisual Beckett exhibition at
Kunsthallen/Brandts Klaedefabrik in Odense.

Adopting "Global Beckett" as its overall theme, the conference will limit
itself to four subsections that in differing ways function as venues for
exploring the specifically global potential of Samuel Beckett's oeuvre:

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