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CFP: Women and the Silent Screen (no deadline noted; 6/7/06-6/10/06)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Joanne Hershfield

Please post the following announcement.

CFP: Fourth International Women and the Silent Screen Conference

University of Guadalajara in the beautiful colonial city of Guadalajara,
Mexico June 7 through June 10, 2006. Following the first Women and the
Silent Screen Conference, held in Utrecht in 1999, the second in Santa
Cruz, CA in 2001, and the third in Montreal in 2004, the Guadalajara
conference will include scholarly panels and workshops that advance
research on historical and theoretical issues related to women and
silent cinema from 1898 through 1937. The Call for Papers in English and
Spanish will be posted shortly.

Thanks.

Joanne Hershfield

CFP: Women and the Silent Screen (no deadline noted; 6/7/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Joanne Hershfield

Please post the following announcement.

CFP: Fourth International Women and the Silent Screen Conference

University of Guadalajara in the beautiful colonial city of Guadalajara,
Mexico June 7 through June 10, 2006. Following the first Women and the
Silent Screen Conference, held in Utrecht in 1999, the second in Santa
Cruz, CA in 2001, and the third in Montreal in 2004, the Guadalajara
conference will include scholarly panels and workshops that advance
research on historical and theoretical issues related to women and
silent cinema from 1898 through 1937. The Call for Papers in English and
Spanish will be posted shortly.

Thanks.

Joanne Hershfield

CFP: Special Issue on Guilt (11/30/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Joel Faflak

"GUILT"
CALL FOR PAPERS for a special issue of English Studies in Canada on the
topic of GUILT, to appear in 2006. Melanie Klein argued that guilt is
constituted at the meeting point between powerful, often conflicting
impulses: love and reparation on one hand, hate, greed, and aggression on
the other. Guilt, that is, is the product of and in turn produces both
conciliation and violence, well-being and shame. What does it mean to be
guilty or to feel guilt, as individuals and as collectives (societies,
gangs, communities, corporations, nations, etc.)? How is guilt experienced
psychologically? historically? politically? culturally? sexually?

CFP: Vladimir Nabokov: 1. Open panel 2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Work (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
cotugnm_at_muohio.edu

Twentieth Century Literature Conference
Louisville, KY
2/23 – 2/25 2006

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society will be sponsoring two panels
at the conference this year:

1. Open panel: Vladimir Nabokov

Papers welcome on any aspect of Nabokov's work. Preference will be given
to papers that do not discuss _Lolita_.

2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Writings

This panel asks for papers that address the presence of religion, spirits,
and/or spirituality in Nabokov's work.

Areas of interest might include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Vladimir Nabokov: 1. Open panel 2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Work (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
cotugnm_at_muohio.edu

Twentieth Century Literature Conference
Louisville, KY
2/23 – 2/25 2006

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society will be sponsoring two panels
at the conference this year:

1. Open panel: Vladimir Nabokov

Papers welcome on any aspect of Nabokov's work. Preference will be given
to papers that do not discuss _Lolita_.

2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Writings

This panel asks for papers that address the presence of religion, spirits,
and/or spirituality in Nabokov's work.

Areas of interest might include, but are not limited to:

CFP: The Ethics of Fiction (Spain) (12/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Silvia Martínez Falquina

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ETHICS OF FICTION IN CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVE IN ENGLISH

IX JORNADAS DE LITERATURA CONTEMPORÁNEA EN LENGUA INGLESA
Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 30-April 1, 2006

CFP: The Ethics of Fiction (Spain) (12/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Silvia Martínez Falquina

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ETHICS OF FICTION IN CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVE IN ENGLISH

IX JORNADAS DE LITERATURA CONTEMPORÁNEA EN LENGUA INGLESA
Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 30-April 1, 2006

CFP: Autobiography and the Body (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Stephanie Todd

Autobiography and the Body

We are seeking papers that will focus on the role of the body in autobiography for a panel that will be held at the Northeast MLA Conference March 2-5, 2006 in Philadelphia, PA. This panel will focus on the recent trend among feminist scholars to examine the prevalence of the body in the autobiographies of women and its noticeable absence in autobiographies of men. Often in women’s autobiography, the physical self contributes largely to the author’s own identity. For example, Lucy Grealy’s Autobiography of a Face equates her physical appearance with her definition of self, while more tradition autobiographies of men, such as Benjamin Franklin and Henry Adams, emphasize a life of intellectual accomplishments.

CFP: Autobiography and the Body (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Stephanie Todd

Autobiography and the Body

We are seeking papers that will focus on the role of the body in autobiography for a panel that will be held at the Northeast MLA Conference March 2-5, 2006 in Philadelphia, PA. This panel will focus on the recent trend among feminist scholars to examine the prevalence of the body in the autobiographies of women and its noticeable absence in autobiographies of men. Often in women’s autobiography, the physical self contributes largely to the author’s own identity. For example, Lucy Grealy’s Autobiography of a Face equates her physical appearance with her definition of self, while more tradition autobiographies of men, such as Benjamin Franklin and Henry Adams, emphasize a life of intellectual accomplishments.

CFP: Commitment and Complicity (Netherlands) (10/15/05; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Graebner, C.M.E.

Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity

Knowledge, Politics, Cultural Production

The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites proposals for =
the international workshop, Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity, =
to be held between 29th - 31st of March, 2006 in Amsterdam, the =
Netherlands. This interdisciplinary workshop will be dedicated to =
exploring the concepts of commitment and complicity as they manifest =
themselves at the intersections of knowledge, politics and cultural =
production.

CFP: Commitment and Complicity (Netherlands) (10/15/05; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Graebner, C.M.E.

Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity

Knowledge, Politics, Cultural Production

The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites proposals for =
the international workshop, Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity, =
to be held between 29th - 31st of March, 2006 in Amsterdam, the =
Netherlands. This interdisciplinary workshop will be dedicated to =
exploring the concepts of commitment and complicity as they manifest =
themselves at the intersections of knowledge, politics and cultural =
production.

CFP: Commitment and Complicity (Netherlands) (10/15/05; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Graebner, C.M.E.

Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity

Knowledge, Politics, Cultural Production

The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites proposals for =
the international workshop, Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity, =
to be held between 29th - 31st of March, 2006 in Amsterdam, the =
Netherlands. This interdisciplinary workshop will be dedicated to =
exploring the concepts of commitment and complicity as they manifest =
themselves at the intersections of knowledge, politics and cultural =
production.

CFP: Ecocritism and Film (11/1/05; collection)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Paula Willoquet

CALL FOR ESSAYS

FRAMING THE WORLD: ECOCRITICISM AND FILM

I am seeking scholarly essays for an edited volume on ECOCRITICISM AND
FILM. Please submit a 5 page essay proposal which includes a description of
the project, relevant bibliography, and author’s biographical statement
with selected publications by November 1, 2005. Email submissions accepted.

 Possible topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Humor in Middle English, Excluding Chaucer (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Michael George

Humor in Middle English, Excluding Chaucer
Special Session
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Kalamazoo, MI
4-7 May 2006

I invite abstracts on all aspects of humor in Middle English texts,
excluding Chaucer, for a special session on the topic at the 41st
International Congress on Medieval Studies. Papers have a strict
presentation limit of 20 minutes, and The Congress considers submission
of an abstract and Abstract Cover Sheet to be an agreement by the author
to attend the Congress and to deliver the paper in person if it is
accepted. I will forward all abstracts/cover sheets not selected for
this session to the general committee for consideration in other
sessions.

CFP: Ecocritism and Film (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Paula Willoquet

CALL FOR ESSAYS

FRAMING THE WORLD: ECOCRITICISM AND FILM

I am seeking scholarly essays for an edited volume on ECOCRITICISM AND
FILM. Please submit a 5 page essay proposal which includes a description of
the project, relevant bibliography, and author’s biographical statement
with selected publications by November 1, 2005. Email submissions accepted.

 Possible topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Contemporary Scottish Fiction (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
rmorace_at_daemen.edu

The second "Scottish Renaissance" which is often said to have begun with
the publication of Lanark and which reached a high point with the
publication of Trainspotting appears to have reached a new stage
following devolution and the establishment of Scotland's first parliament
in nearly three hundred years. Scotland's recently changed political
situation suggests a number of questions regarding the present and future
of contemporary Scottish fiction. Has devolution changed the implied role
of the Scottish fiction writer and the reception of and/or market for
contemporary Scottish fiction? What part, if any, does recent Scottish
fiction play in the forming, or questioning, of a national political

CFP: Contemporary Scottish Fiction (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
rmorace_at_daemen.edu

The second "Scottish Renaissance" which is often said to have begun with
the publication of Lanark and which reached a high point with the
publication of Trainspotting appears to have reached a new stage
following devolution and the establishment of Scotland's first parliament
in nearly three hundred years. Scotland's recently changed political
situation suggests a number of questions regarding the present and future
of contemporary Scottish fiction. Has devolution changed the implied role
of the Scottish fiction writer and the reception of and/or market for
contemporary Scottish fiction? What part, if any, does recent Scottish
fiction play in the forming, or questioning, of a national political

CFP: Phantom Processions & Runaway Trains: How Narrative Structures are Linked to the Psyche (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Cara Gargano

CALL FOR PAPERS
Northeastern Modern Language Association (NEMLA5 Conference
March 2-5, 2006
Philadelphia, PA.
 
Phantom Processions and Runaway Trains: How Narrative Structures are Linked
to Models of the Psyche
 
 
The metaphor of a ³train of thought² is an old and accepted one. with sanity
as the ability to maintain the train of rational causation, and madness, the
breakdown of that train.
David Hume compares the mind to a theatre, and suggests that thoughts are a
series of phantom performers who pass in procession on the stage of the
mind. Like Hume, Freud sees the psyche as a space; in the ²topographical

CFP: True Crime in Television, Film, and History (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Yates, Jim

Call for Papers: True Crime in Television, Film, and History
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 8-11, 2006

The 2006 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New
Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Join us this year, as a returning
or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on Route 66 at
this regional popular culture conference. Further details regarding the
conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can
be found at <http://www.swtexaspca.org/> http://www.swtexaspca.org.

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