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CFP: India, Greece, Ireland: Empire and Aftermath (Greece) (3/31/06; 6/4/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
James Gifford

Call for Papers
India, Greece, Ireland: Empire and Aftermath
http://www.durrell-school-corfu.org

There are just a few places left…!

The Durrell School of Corfu is holding a Symposium (4-10 June 2006) on the
subject of Empire and Aftermath, focusing on the cases of India, Greece and
Ireland.

The India seminar will be moderated by Ashis Nandy (Centre for the Study of
Developing Societies, Delhi, India) and the Symposium will also feature as
speakers and seminar leaders: Neil Lazarus (Warwick University, UK), Gautam
Kundu (Goergia Southern University, USA) and Reed Way Dasenbrock (New Mexico
State University, USA).

CFP: Reading Charmed (4/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Stan Beeler

Reading Charmed (working title)
Karin Beeler beeler_at_unbc.ca and Stan Beeler stan_at_unbc.ca , eds.
Publisher I.B. Tauris
        In 1998 the series Charmed, the story of three sisters who discover that they
are powerful witches, first aired on the WB network. Since its inception, the
show has garnered a world wide audience and an almost fanatical following on
the Internet. Strategically timed DVD releases and network syndication in the
US market have moved the series towards a continuing presence that is certain
to lead to the stable market of cult status .
        The collection, Reading Charmed, will be thematically determined by

CFP: Environment and Culture Area (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
BCrane50_at_aol.com

CFP: Environment and Culture Area of Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture
Conference 2006 (06/15/06; 10/26/06-10/28/06).

"Environment and Culture" as an area explores the various ways in which the
environment shapes and is shaped by human action/interaction. Papers from all
disciplines and historical periods are invited, and papers from graduate
students are especially encouraged. Panels of 3-4 presenters are also welcomed.
Appropriate topics include, but are not limited to:

Environmental literature - the arts and the environment - environmental
philosophy - natural history - nature and culture - the urban and suburban
environments

The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2006.

CFP: Seminar in Early Modern Thought (Romania) (5/1/06; 7/30/06-8/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Dana Jalobeanu

Foundations of Modern Thought, University of Bucharest

FME Seminar on Early Modern Philosophy

Disseminating knowledge in Seventeenth Century:
Centres and peripheries in the Republic of Letters

July, 30- August 4, 2006

Bran, Romania

One of the main features of modernity is the constitution of what has bee=
n called the Republic of Letters: a complex of communities, societies, co=
rrespondence networks, formal or informal circles of learned individuals =
throughout Europe, often involved in common projects of reforming the rec=
eived knowledge.

CFP: Seminar in Early Modern Thought (Romania) (5/1/06; 7/30/06-8/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Dana Jalobeanu

Foundations of Modern Thought, University of Bucharest

FME Seminar on Early Modern Philosophy

Disseminating knowledge in Seventeenth Century:
Centres and peripheries in the Republic of Letters

July, 30- August 4, 2006

Bran, Romania

One of the main features of modernity is the constitution of what has bee=
n called the Republic of Letters: a complex of communities, societies, co=
rrespondence networks, formal or informal circles of learned individuals =
throughout Europe, often involved in common projects of reforming the rec=
eived knowledge.

CFP: Race and Textual Scholarship (3/29/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Young, John K

Intersections of race and textual scholarship: drawing on what James
Weldon Johnson termed the "dilemma" of the "double audience," this panel
will investigate the ways in which textual and African Americanist
scholarship inform each other. Papers might explore such topics as:
decisions concerning the presentation of particular texts;
authenticating paratexts for slave and other narratives; book-form
republication of works previously published in serial form only for
black-owned periodicals; issues of archival preservation; questions of
canonization; "packaging" and repackaging of "Negro-authored" texts;
dissemination of texts that originally had a strong performative

CFP: Race and Textual Scholarship (3/29/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Young, John K

Intersections of race and textual scholarship: drawing on what James
Weldon Johnson termed the "dilemma" of the "double audience," this panel
will investigate the ways in which textual and African Americanist
scholarship inform each other. Papers might explore such topics as:
decisions concerning the presentation of particular texts;
authenticating paratexts for slave and other narratives; book-form
republication of works previously published in serial form only for
black-owned periodicals; issues of archival preservation; questions of
canonization; "packaging" and repackaging of "Negro-authored" texts;
dissemination of texts that originally had a strong performative

CFP: Race and Textual Scholarship (3/29/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Young, John K

Intersections of race and textual scholarship: drawing on what James
Weldon Johnson termed the "dilemma" of the "double audience," this panel
will investigate the ways in which textual and African Americanist
scholarship inform each other. Papers might explore such topics as:
decisions concerning the presentation of particular texts;
authenticating paratexts for slave and other narratives; book-form
republication of works previously published in serial form only for
black-owned periodicals; issues of archival preservation; questions of
canonization; "packaging" and repackaging of "Negro-authored" texts;
dissemination of texts that originally had a strong performative

CFP: Race and Textual Scholarship (3/29/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Young, John K

Intersections of race and textual scholarship: drawing on what James
Weldon Johnson termed the "dilemma" of the "double audience," this panel
will investigate the ways in which textual and African Americanist
scholarship inform each other. Papers might explore such topics as:
decisions concerning the presentation of particular texts;
authenticating paratexts for slave and other narratives; book-form
republication of works previously published in serial form only for
black-owned periodicals; issues of archival preservation; questions of
canonization; "packaging" and repackaging of "Negro-authored" texts;
dissemination of texts that originally had a strong performative

CFP: Race and Textual Scholarship (3/29/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Young, John K

Intersections of race and textual scholarship: drawing on what James
Weldon Johnson termed the "dilemma" of the "double audience," this panel
will investigate the ways in which textual and African Americanist
scholarship inform each other. Papers might explore such topics as:
decisions concerning the presentation of particular texts;
authenticating paratexts for slave and other narratives; book-form
republication of works previously published in serial form only for
black-owned periodicals; issues of archival preservation; questions of
canonization; "packaging" and repackaging of "Negro-authored" texts;
dissemination of texts that originally had a strong performative

CFP: Mexico Matters (3/16/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Villalobos, Jose Pablo

Mexico Matters.

=20

To whom? For what? As nation? As diaspora? As cultural producer? As =
consumer? As an economy? As a history? As a problem? As...?

=20

Please send 300-500 word abstracts, by MARCH 16, to Jos=E9 Villalobos =
(jvillalo_at_tamu.edu).

=20

All accepted panelists must be members of MLA by May 1.

CFP: Mexico Matters (3/16/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Villalobos, Jose Pablo

Mexico Matters.

=20

To whom? For what? As nation? As diaspora? As cultural producer? As =
consumer? As an economy? As a history? As a problem? As...?

=20

Please send 300-500 word abstracts, by MARCH 16, to Jos=E9 Villalobos =
(jvillalo_at_tamu.edu).

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All accepted panelists must be members of MLA by May 1.

CFP: Hostile Takeovers. On Violence and Media (Germany) (5/31/06; 7/23/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Performedia

Announcing

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IPP PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA STUDIES 3rd Summer School

"HOSTILE TAKEOVERS - ON VIOLENCE AND MEDIA"

Johannes-Gutenberg Universit=E4t Mainz, 23 July to 5 August 2006

=20

Proposals are invited for the 3rd IPP-Summer School "Hostile Takeovers - =
On Violence and Media, held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, =
Germany, 23 July to 5 August 2006.=20

CFP: Hostile Takeovers. On Violence and Media (Germany) (5/31/06; 7/23/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Performedia

Announcing

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IPP PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA STUDIES 3rd Summer School

"HOSTILE TAKEOVERS - ON VIOLENCE AND MEDIA"

Johannes-Gutenberg Universit=E4t Mainz, 23 July to 5 August 2006

=20

Proposals are invited for the 3rd IPP-Summer School "Hostile Takeovers - =
On Violence and Media, held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, =
Germany, 23 July to 5 August 2006.=20

CFP: Hostile Takeovers. On Violence and Media (Germany) (5/31/06; 7/23/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Performedia

Announcing

=20

IPP PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA STUDIES 3rd Summer School

"HOSTILE TAKEOVERS - ON VIOLENCE AND MEDIA"

Johannes-Gutenberg Universit=E4t Mainz, 23 July to 5 August 2006

=20

Proposals are invited for the 3rd IPP-Summer School "Hostile Takeovers - =
On Violence and Media, held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, =
Germany, 23 July to 5 August 2006.=20

CFP: Hostile Takeovers. On Violence and Media (Germany) (5/31/06; 7/23/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Performedia

Announcing

=20

IPP PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA STUDIES 3rd Summer School

"HOSTILE TAKEOVERS - ON VIOLENCE AND MEDIA"

Johannes-Gutenberg Universit=E4t Mainz, 23 July to 5 August 2006

=20

Proposals are invited for the 3rd IPP-Summer School "Hostile Takeovers - =
On Violence and Media, held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, =
Germany, 23 July to 5 August 2006.=20

CFP: Hostile Takeovers. On Violence and Media (Germany) (5/31/06; 7/23/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Performedia

Announcing

=20

IPP PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA STUDIES 3rd Summer School

"HOSTILE TAKEOVERS - ON VIOLENCE AND MEDIA"

Johannes-Gutenberg Universit=E4t Mainz, 23 July to 5 August 2006

=20

Proposals are invited for the 3rd IPP-Summer School "Hostile Takeovers - =
On Violence and Media, held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, =
Germany, 23 July to 5 August 2006.=20

CFP: Northrop Frye: New Directions from Old (8/31/06; 5/07)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Josephene T. M. Kealey

CFP: Northrop Frye: New Directions from Old (08/31/06; 05/07)

We invite proposals on Northrop Frye and theory (2007 marks the
fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Anatomy and Criticism),
Frye as Canadian, social, or religious critic.

Please send a 300-500 word proposal (hardcopies in triplicate) and a
50-word bio blurb to:

Doctor David Rampton, Symposium Chair
Department of English, University of Ottawa
70 Laurier Avenue East, 3rd floor
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5 Canada
Fax: (613) 562-5990
Email: drampton_at_uottawa.ca

CFP: Northrop Frye: New Directions from Old (8/31/06; 5/07)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Josephene T. M. Kealey

CFP: Northrop Frye: New Directions from Old (08/31/06; 05/07)

We invite proposals on Northrop Frye and theory (2007 marks the
fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Anatomy and Criticism),
Frye as Canadian, social, or religious critic.

Please send a 300-500 word proposal (hardcopies in triplicate) and a
50-word bio blurb to:

Doctor David Rampton, Symposium Chair
Department of English, University of Ottawa
70 Laurier Avenue East, 3rd floor
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5 Canada
Fax: (613) 562-5990
Email: drampton_at_uottawa.ca

CFP: Canadian Literature (6/30/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Duncan Lucas

Midwest Modern Language Association, "High and Low Culture"

Chicago, November 9-12, 2006

Canadian Literature Section: "Post-colonialism or Diaspora? Whither =
cultural influence?"=20

CFP: Canadian Literature (6/30/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Duncan Lucas

Midwest Modern Language Association, "High and Low Culture"

Chicago, November 9-12, 2006

Canadian Literature Section: "Post-colonialism or Diaspora? Whither =
cultural influence?"=20

CFP: Canadian Literature (6/30/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Duncan Lucas

Midwest Modern Language Association, "High and Low Culture"

Chicago, November 9-12, 2006

Canadian Literature Section: "Post-colonialism or Diaspora? Whither =
cultural influence?"=20

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (9/30/06; 3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (03/17/07; 09/30/06) Call for papers for a
one-day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted at University of Westminster,
London, England.

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies in partnership with the
University of Hull invites proposals for papers and panels for our
Interdisciplinary "Representations of 9/11" Conference.

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Prof. Peter Brooker, University of Nottingham

In an article in the New York Times, Michiko Katutani wrote that of the emergent
artistic responses to 9/11, 'Thus far, words alone have proved curiously
inadequate as a means of testimony'.

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (9/30/06; 3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (03/17/07; 09/30/06) Call for papers for a
one-day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted at University of Westminster,
London, England.

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies in partnership with the
University of Hull invites proposals for papers and panels for our
Interdisciplinary "Representations of 9/11" Conference.

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Prof. Peter Brooker, University of Nottingham

In an article in the New York Times, Michiko Katutani wrote that of the emergent
artistic responses to 9/11, 'Thus far, words alone have proved curiously
inadequate as a means of testimony'.

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (9/30/06; 3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (03/17/07; 09/30/06) Call for papers for a
one-day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted at University of Westminster,
London, England.

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies in partnership with the
University of Hull invites proposals for papers and panels for our
Interdisciplinary "Representations of 9/11" Conference.

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Prof. Peter Brooker, University of Nottingham

In an article in the New York Times, Michiko Katutani wrote that of the emergent
artistic responses to 9/11, 'Thus far, words alone have proved curiously
inadequate as a means of testimony'.

UPDATE: Eudora Welty Open Topic (4/1/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
McWhirter, David B

Deadline extended:

UPDATE

CFP: Eudora Welty Open Topic (4/1/06; SCMLA 10/26/06-10/28/06)

For the Eudora Welty Society session at the 2006 SCMLA annual convention,
papers are invited on any aspect of Welty's work, life, or critical reception;
all approaches welcome. Please note that the conference venue has been
changed from Fort Worth to Dallas; deadline for proposals extended until
4/1/06. Send proposals or inquiries to David McWhirter at d-mcwhirter_at_tamu.edu.

CFP: Rediscovering Polish Cinema (Poland) (4/15/06; 10/23/06-10/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Konrad Klejsa

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
REDISCOVERING POLISH CINEMA: HISTORY – IDEOLOGY – POLITICS

TO BE HELD 23-25 OCTOBER 2006 IN LODZ (POLAND)

Various transformations in the social and cultural landscape have been
reshaping the way Polish cinema is understood, yet still there is little
clarity about its position within the area of politics and ideology. The
central theme of the conference addresses issues arising from these complex
relations in both the past and the present of Polish cinema.

CFP: Rediscovering Polish Cinema (Poland) (4/15/06; 10/23/06-10/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Konrad Klejsa

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
REDISCOVERING POLISH CINEMA: HISTORY – IDEOLOGY – POLITICS

TO BE HELD 23-25 OCTOBER 2006 IN LODZ (POLAND)

Various transformations in the social and cultural landscape have been
reshaping the way Polish cinema is understood, yet still there is little
clarity about its position within the area of politics and ideology. The
central theme of the conference addresses issues arising from these complex
relations in both the past and the present of Polish cinema.

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