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CFP: Horror (4/20/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Mark Gellis

I am interested in putting together a panel for the upcoming Midwest
Popular Culture Association conference (October 27-29, 2006,
Indianapolis) on rhetorical aspects of horror. Paper proposals are
invited on topics including but not limited to horror as argument or
social criticism, teaching the genre of horror as a form of rhetoric,
the cultural impact and significance of the genre, and the use of
elements such as the grotesque and the monstrous to create fear and
other emotional and visceral responses in audiences. Paper proposals on
the genre as a whole and on specific authors, works of fiction, and/or
films will be considered. Information on MPCA can be found at

CFP: Sports Documentaries (7/25/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
I.Mcdonald_at_bton.ac.uk

Call for Papers
 
2006 Film and History League Conference
"The Documentary Tradition"
www.filmandhistory.org
 
AREA: Sport Documentaries
 
>From the classic and controversial Olympia (1938, Leni Riefenstahl) to the
critical and commercial success of Murderball (2005: Rubin and Shapiro),
sport documentaries represent a significant if under researched aspect of
the documentary tradition. Certainly, documentary filmmakers have long
recognized the sporting domain, whether that be sporting events, athletes,
or sporting cultures, as fertile terrain for telling stories that reach an

CFP: Horror (4/20/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Mark Gellis

I am interested in putting together a panel for the upcoming Midwest
Popular Culture Association conference (October 27-29, 2006,
Indianapolis) on rhetorical aspects of horror. Paper proposals are
invited on topics including but not limited to horror as argument or
social criticism, teaching the genre of horror as a form of rhetoric,
the cultural impact and significance of the genre, and the use of
elements such as the grotesque and the monstrous to create fear and
other emotional and visceral responses in audiences. Paper proposals on
the genre as a whole and on specific authors, works of fiction, and/or
films will be considered. Information on MPCA can be found at

CFP: Horror (4/20/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Mark Gellis

I am interested in putting together a panel for the upcoming Midwest
Popular Culture Association conference (October 27-29, 2006,
Indianapolis) on rhetorical aspects of horror. Paper proposals are
invited on topics including but not limited to horror as argument or
social criticism, teaching the genre of horror as a form of rhetoric,
the cultural impact and significance of the genre, and the use of
elements such as the grotesque and the monstrous to create fear and
other emotional and visceral responses in audiences. Paper proposals on
the genre as a whole and on specific authors, works of fiction, and/or
films will be considered. Information on MPCA can be found at

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
acabus_at_temple.edu

Keynote speaker announced:

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Cott (Harvard)
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
acabus_at_temple.edu

Keynote speaker announced:

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Cott (Harvard)
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
acabus_at_temple.edu

Keynote speaker announced:

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Cott (Harvard)
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
acabus_at_temple.edu

Keynote speaker announced:

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Cott (Harvard)
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Rerouting the Postcolonial (UK) (3/2/07; 7/3/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Wilson Janet

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

Venue: The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, 6 St George's =
Avenue, Northampton NN2 6JD.

Tel: 01604 735500. Website: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/

Date: PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE: 3-4 July 2007 (07/03/07)

Hosted by: The Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narration in the =
English Department of The University of Northampton, and the editors of =
the Journal of Postcolonial Writing in association with the publishers, =
Taylor and Francis, and the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies.
=20
REROUTING THE POSTCOLONIAL

UPDATE: Rerouting the Postcolonial (UK) (3/2/07; 7/3/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Wilson Janet

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

Venue: The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, 6 St George's =
Avenue, Northampton NN2 6JD.

Tel: 01604 735500. Website: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/

Date: PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE: 3-4 July 2007 (07/03/07)

Hosted by: The Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narration in the =
English Department of The University of Northampton, and the editors of =
the Journal of Postcolonial Writing in association with the publishers, =
Taylor and Francis, and the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies.
=20
REROUTING THE POSTCOLONIAL

UPDATE: Rerouting the Postcolonial (UK) (3/2/07; 7/3/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Wilson Janet

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

Venue: The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, 6 St George's =
Avenue, Northampton NN2 6JD.

Tel: 01604 735500. Website: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/

Date: PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE: 3-4 July 2007 (07/03/07)

Hosted by: The Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narration in the =
English Department of The University of Northampton, and the editors of =
the Journal of Postcolonial Writing in association with the publishers, =
Taylor and Francis, and the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies.
=20
REROUTING THE POSTCOLONIAL

UPDATE: Rerouting the Postcolonial (UK) (3/2/07; 7/3/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Wilson Janet

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

Venue: The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, 6 St George's =
Avenue, Northampton NN2 6JD.

Tel: 01604 735500. Website: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/

Date: PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE: 3-4 July 2007 (07/03/07)

Hosted by: The Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narration in the =
English Department of The University of Northampton, and the editors of =
the Journal of Postcolonial Writing in association with the publishers, =
Taylor and Francis, and the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies.
=20
REROUTING THE POSTCOLONIAL

CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

CFP: Children and Performance in Early Modernity (4/21/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Laurie Shannon

Children and Performance in Early Modernity
Renaissance Society of America Conference, Miami 2007

The Duke Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is sponsoring a
session on children in the contexts of early modern performance. We are
seeking abstracts for papers that consider any aspect of this subject --
court culture, children's companies, public performances, and private
environments. Ideally we would like to assemble a session that touches
on the implications and conditions of child actors from a variety of
cultural settings and in a variety of modes (theater, music, dance, etc.).

CFP: Children and Performance in Early Modernity (4/21/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Laurie Shannon

Children and Performance in Early Modernity
Renaissance Society of America Conference, Miami 2007

The Duke Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is sponsoring a
session on children in the contexts of early modern performance. We are
seeking abstracts for papers that consider any aspect of this subject --
court culture, children's companies, public performances, and private
environments. Ideally we would like to assemble a session that touches
on the implications and conditions of child actors from a variety of
cultural settings and in a variety of modes (theater, music, dance, etc.).

CFP: Virtual Reality in Real Life (5/5/06; 7/24/06-7/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Alex Reid

VR_at_RL: Virtual Reality in Real Life 2006
Online Conference: July 24-28, 2006
Proposal Deadline: 200 words by May 5th

VR_at_RL seeks participants interested in investigating the intersection =20=

of rhetoric and new media. The conference seeks to provide a forum =20
for scholars working in this emerging area of inquiry, to address =20
common problems in research and teaching, and to uncover fruitful =20
points of connection. Fundamentally, the conference will address new =20
media as it exists now and as it is emerging as an embodied, material =20=

concern.

Topics might include:

CFP: Mimeograph Revolution (4/25/06; MSA 8, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Brian Glavey

"The Mimeograph Revolution and the Avant-Garde"
Proposed Panel for Modernist Studies Association
Annual Conference, Tulsa, Oklahoma
October 19-22, 2006

In recognition of MSA8=92s host city, this proposed panel seeks papers =20=

on the work of Joe Brainard, Ted Berrgian, and Ron Padgett. Although =20
generally associated with the second-generation New York School, =20
these figures might also be usefully identified with the city in =20
which their collaboration began: Tulsa, Oklahoma. Indeed, as =20
significant as is their debt to Ashbery, O=92Hara, and company, in many =20=

ways this filial relation has obscured the degree to which their work =20=

CFP: Virtual Reality in Real Life (5/5/06; 7/24/06-7/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Alex Reid

VR_at_RL: Virtual Reality in Real Life 2006
Online Conference: July 24-28, 2006
Proposal Deadline: 200 words by May 5th

VR_at_RL seeks participants interested in investigating the intersection =20=

of rhetoric and new media. The conference seeks to provide a forum =20
for scholars working in this emerging area of inquiry, to address =20
common problems in research and teaching, and to uncover fruitful =20
points of connection. Fundamentally, the conference will address new =20
media as it exists now and as it is emerging as an embodied, material =20=

concern.

Topics might include:

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