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UPDATE: Risk and Breakdown (1/1/06; 3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Leigh Campoamor

Please note that information on the keynote speaker for the conference has been
updated.

*****Please forward widely to graduate students. Thanks!*****

CALL FOR PAPERS

The graduate program in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University will host the
conference:

RISK AND BREAKDOWN: SHIFTING THE STUDY OF CULTURE
Duke University, Durham, NC
Friday, March 31, 2006

http://culturalanthropology.duke.edu/news/Riskandbreakdown.html

UPDATE: Risk and Breakdown (1/1/06; 3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Leigh Campoamor

Please note that information on the keynote speaker for the conference has been
updated.

*****Please forward widely to graduate students. Thanks!*****

CALL FOR PAPERS

The graduate program in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University will host the
conference:

RISK AND BREAKDOWN: SHIFTING THE STUDY OF CULTURE
Duke University, Durham, NC
Friday, March 31, 2006

http://culturalanthropology.duke.edu/news/Riskandbreakdown.html

CFP: Westerns: Movies from Hollywood and Paperback Westerns (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Paul Varner

WESTERNS:=20
MOVIES FROM HOLLYWOOD AND PAPERBACK WESTERNS
A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS

Editor: Paul Varner, Oklahoma Christian University
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press

Call For Papers

Topics might include B.M. Bower, Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Max Brand,
Clarence Mulford, Pulp Westerns, John Ford, Anthony Mann, Feminist,
Structuralist and Postmodern critical perspectives on Westerns.
Especially interested in critical essays over recent commercial Western
paperbacks and very recent Western films.

Deadline: May 1, 2006

CFP: Westerns: Movies from Hollywood and Paperback Westerns (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Paul Varner

WESTERNS:=20
MOVIES FROM HOLLYWOOD AND PAPERBACK WESTERNS
A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS

Editor: Paul Varner, Oklahoma Christian University
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press

Call For Papers

Topics might include B.M. Bower, Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Max Brand,
Clarence Mulford, Pulp Westerns, John Ford, Anthony Mann, Feminist,
Structuralist and Postmodern critical perspectives on Westerns.
Especially interested in critical essays over recent commercial Western
paperbacks and very recent Western films.

Deadline: May 1, 2006

CFP: Westerns: Movies from Hollywood and Paperback Westerns (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Paul Varner

WESTERNS:=20
MOVIES FROM HOLLYWOOD AND PAPERBACK WESTERNS
A COLLECTION OF CRITICAL ESSAYS

Editor: Paul Varner, Oklahoma Christian University
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press

Call For Papers

Topics might include B.M. Bower, Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Max Brand,
Clarence Mulford, Pulp Westerns, John Ford, Anthony Mann, Feminist,
Structuralist and Postmodern critical perspectives on Westerns.
Especially interested in critical essays over recent commercial Western
paperbacks and very recent Western films.

Deadline: May 1, 2006

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Poets & Poetry Panel (France) (12/6/05; SAES, 5/12/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

Strange/Stranger
46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
Congress
Nantes, France : 12th, 13th and 14th May 2006
Université de Nantes.

POETS & POETRY PANEL
STRANGE/STRANGER: BEYOND THE PALE

Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes.
Please send your title and 300 word abstract by 24th January 2006 to:
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski
raphael.costambeys_at_univ-paris3.fr

You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.

CFP: Poets & Poetry Panel (France) (12/6/05; SAES, 5/12/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

Strange/Stranger
46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
Congress
Nantes, France : 12th, 13th and 14th May 2006
Université de Nantes.

POETS & POETRY PANEL
STRANGE/STRANGER: BEYOND THE PALE

Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes.
Please send your title and 300 word abstract by 24th January 2006 to:
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski
raphael.costambeys_at_univ-paris3.fr

You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.

CFP: Poets & Poetry Panel (France) (12/6/05; SAES, 5/12/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

Strange/Stranger
46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
Congress
Nantes, France : 12th, 13th and 14th May 2006
Université de Nantes.

POETS & POETRY PANEL
STRANGE/STRANGER: BEYOND THE PALE

Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes.
Please send your title and 300 word abstract by 24th January 2006 to:
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski
raphael.costambeys_at_univ-paris3.fr

You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.

CFP: Upton Sinclair's Jungle at 100 (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
kentos_at_earthlink.net

"From the FDA to Fast Food Nation: The Jungle at One Hundred"

MLA Convention, Philadelphia, 27-30 December 2006

Panelists will discuss the literary, political, and social legacy of Upton Sinclair's groundbreaking 1906 novel. One-page abstracts are due by 15 March 2006. Send as an attachment through email, or to campus address.

Dr. Kenneth Salzer
Kent State University (Trumbull)
4314 Mahoning Ave. NW
Warren, OH 44236

ksalzer_at_kent.edu

CFP: Mark Twain Circle (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Horn Jason

The Mark Twain Circle section at SAMLA invites proposals on
            "Hope, Despair, and the Later Mark Twain."
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Presenters may discuss how the later Twain perceived the world-or
cosmos-in his late writings, or how he depicted existence, God, or the
human situation in general. The focus might be on Twain as skeptic or
believer, as determinist or believer in free will, comic liberator or
despairing pessimist.
=20
Please send 200-250 word proposal for 20 minute paper to=20
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            Dr. Jason Horn
            Humanities Division
            Gordon College
            Barnesville, GA 30204
           =20
Or email: J_horn_at_gdn.edu
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UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
=20
Theme: Women and Justice
=20
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
            =20

Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
=20
Theme: Women and Justice
=20
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
            =20

Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
=20
Theme: Women and Justice
=20
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
            =20

Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
=20
Theme: Women and Justice
=20
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
            =20

Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
=20
Theme: Women and Justice
=20
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
            =20

Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

CFP: Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
J.Rosenbaum

Announcement & Call for submissions

The fourth issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception
studies, a new journal which aims to provide an on-line, interdisciplinary
forum for the fields of audience and reception studies, has just come out.

Issue #4 (November, 2005) includes an editorial by Ernest Mathijs, Martin
Barker's 'Loving and hating straw dogs: The meaning of audience responses
to a controversial film',
Ramaswami Harindranath's 'Ethnic and cultural difference: Some thematic and
political issues on global audience research', Celeste Woo's 'Communal
heritage vs. crucible of honor: The function of audience in Olivier's and
Branagh's Henry IV', as well as various reviews.

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