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CFP: Documentary (5/1/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
hmm160_at_psu.edu

Please feel free to forward and cross-post.

CFP: Documentary

Midwest Popular Culture Association
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006, Indianapolis, IN
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2006

I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals in documentary film,
television, and video for the 2006 Midwest Popular Culture Association
conference to be held October 27-29, 2006, in Indianapolis, IN.

All topics related to documentary are welcome. Some possibilities include
the following:

CFP: Documentary (5/1/06; MPCA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
hmm160_at_psu.edu

Please feel free to forward and cross-post.

CFP: Documentary

Midwest Popular Culture Association
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006, Indianapolis, IN
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2006

I am seeking papers, abstracts, and panel proposals in documentary film,
television, and video for the 2006 Midwest Popular Culture Association
conference to be held October 27-29, 2006, in Indianapolis, IN.

All topics related to documentary are welcome. Some possibilities include
the following:

CFP: Magnetic Fields (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Susan KS

Call for Magnetic Fields Papers:

Scholarly articles interpreting the lyrics of songs by The Magnetic Fields
desired for a book.
Each paper should be between 2000 and 5000 words.

please send abstracts to susancallow_at_hotmail.com

Articles should interpret lyrics in depth. An entire paper about one song
would be excellent or a paper about four songs in conjunction. Papers that
cover more than 5 songs should display overall comprehensive knowledge of
the Magnetic Fields. It is important that each paper cover any literary
references in the songs being discussed.

CFP: Queering Migrations on Screen (UK) (5/15/06; 10/13/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Dimitris Papanikolaou

_'Queering Migrations on Screen'_

A one-day conference, to be held at the Institute of Germanic & Romance
Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

*Date: **Friday 13 October 2006***

The aim of this conference is to look at the phenomenon of migration in
a range of national cinemas from the perspective of queer theory.

CFP: The Novels of Ishmael Reed (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Justin St.Clair

Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association, November 9-12,
2006 in Chicago, Illinois.

In keeping with the informal theme of this year's MMLA conference ("High &
Low Culture"), we are seeking submissions for a proposed special section
entitled "Highbrow and Low-down: The Novels of Ishmael Reed." This special
session will not only explore various ways in which Reed's novels appear to
disregard traditional divisions between "high" and "low" culture, but also
ways in which these novels fashion cultural critique from the detritus of
popular culture.

CFP: Magnetic Fields (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Susan KS

Call for Magnetic Fields Papers:

Scholarly articles interpreting the lyrics of songs by The Magnetic Fields
desired for a book.
Each paper should be between 2000 and 5000 words.

please send abstracts to susancallow_at_hotmail.com

Articles should interpret lyrics in depth. An entire paper about one song
would be excellent or a paper about four songs in conjunction. Papers that
cover more than 5 songs should display overall comprehensive knowledge of
the Magnetic Fields. It is important that each paper cover any literary
references in the songs being discussed.

CFP: Magnetic Fields (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Susan KS

Call for Magnetic Fields Papers:

Scholarly articles interpreting the lyrics of songs by The Magnetic Fields
desired for a book.
Each paper should be between 2000 and 5000 words.

please send abstracts to susancallow_at_hotmail.com

Articles should interpret lyrics in depth. An entire paper about one song
would be excellent or a paper about four songs in conjunction. Papers that
cover more than 5 songs should display overall comprehensive knowledge of
the Magnetic Fields. It is important that each paper cover any literary
references in the songs being discussed.

CFP: Queering Migrations on Screen (UK) (5/15/06; 10/13/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Dimitris Papanikolaou

_'Queering Migrations on Screen'_

A one-day conference, to be held at the Institute of Germanic & Romance
Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

*Date: **Friday 13 October 2006***

The aim of this conference is to look at the phenomenon of migration in
a range of national cinemas from the perspective of queer theory.

CFP: Queering Migrations on Screen (UK) (5/15/06; 10/13/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Dimitris Papanikolaou

_'Queering Migrations on Screen'_

A one-day conference, to be held at the Institute of Germanic & Romance
Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

*Date: **Friday 13 October 2006***

The aim of this conference is to look at the phenomenon of migration in
a range of national cinemas from the perspective of queer theory.

UPDATE: Comparative Hebraisms (4/1/06; RMMLA, 10/11/06-10/13/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Flacy, Kathleen Anne

The deadline for submissions to the Comparative Hebraisms session of the
2006 RMMLA conference in Tucson, Arizona has been extended to 1 April.
Paper proposals of 250-300 words are invited on any topic related to Jewish
literature, culture, learning, philosophy, or thought. Email proposals to
kflacy_at_tamu.edu. Presenters must be RMMLA members no later than 1 August.

UPDATE: Comparative Hebraisms (4/1/06; RMMLA, 10/11/06-10/13/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Flacy, Kathleen Anne

The deadline for submissions to the Comparative Hebraisms session of the
2006 RMMLA conference in Tucson, Arizona has been extended to 1 April.
Paper proposals of 250-300 words are invited on any topic related to Jewish
literature, culture, learning, philosophy, or thought. Email proposals to
kflacy_at_tamu.edu. Presenters must be RMMLA members no later than 1 August.

UPDATE: Comparative Hebraisms (4/1/06; RMMLA, 10/11/06-10/13/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Flacy, Kathleen Anne

The deadline for submissions to the Comparative Hebraisms session of the
2006 RMMLA conference in Tucson, Arizona has been extended to 1 April.
Paper proposals of 250-300 words are invited on any topic related to Jewish
literature, culture, learning, philosophy, or thought. Email proposals to
kflacy_at_tamu.edu. Presenters must be RMMLA members no later than 1 August.

CFP: Uses of Proverbs in Hispanic Narrative (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Cristina Moon

CALL FOR PAPERS.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Description: As timeless literary devices, proverb use is very common
in folk speech and narrative in Hispanic cultures. Papers will address
different paremiological uses in Hispanic narrative.

Please submit a paper title, a 500-word proposal, and a 50-word abstract
by March 15, 2006. Each paper should be 15-20 minutes to leave time for
introductions and discussion. Please observe this time limit when
writing your paper.

CFP: Uses of Proverbs in Hispanic Narrative (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Cristina Moon

CALL FOR PAPERS.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Description: As timeless literary devices, proverb use is very common
in folk speech and narrative in Hispanic cultures. Papers will address
different paremiological uses in Hispanic narrative.

Please submit a paper title, a 500-word proposal, and a 50-word abstract
by March 15, 2006. Each paper should be 15-20 minutes to leave time for
introductions and discussion. Please observe this time limit when
writing your paper.

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/21/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Dr Rob Fisher

4th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil

Monday 18th September - Thursday 21st September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/21/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Dr Rob Fisher

4th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil

Monday 18th September - Thursday 21st September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

CFP: Rereading the New Criticism (4/8/06; MSA 8, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
John McIntyre

                                Rereading the New Criticism

Commentators such as Gerald Graff and Mark Jancovich have noted that, since
the demise in the 1960s of the New Critical hegemony, contemporary critical
discourse has often promoted misunderstandings of New Critical projects.
The image of the New Criticism as ahistorical formalism, they suggest,
misrepresents the New Critics' commitment to practices and epistemologies
distinctive to literature; their engagement with social and historical
issues; and their cultural politics. These recent critiques encourage
rereading the work of the New Critics from a new perspective-one that
maintains critical distance on received ideas about their methods.

CFP: Rereading the New Criticism (4/8/06; MSA 8, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
John McIntyre

                                Rereading the New Criticism

Commentators such as Gerald Graff and Mark Jancovich have noted that, since
the demise in the 1960s of the New Critical hegemony, contemporary critical
discourse has often promoted misunderstandings of New Critical projects.
The image of the New Criticism as ahistorical formalism, they suggest,
misrepresents the New Critics' commitment to practices and epistemologies
distinctive to literature; their engagement with social and historical
issues; and their cultural politics. These recent critiques encourage
rereading the work of the New Critics from a new perspective-one that
maintains critical distance on received ideas about their methods.

CFP: Rereading the New Criticism (4/8/06; MSA 8, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
John McIntyre

                                Rereading the New Criticism

Commentators such as Gerald Graff and Mark Jancovich have noted that, since
the demise in the 1960s of the New Critical hegemony, contemporary critical
discourse has often promoted misunderstandings of New Critical projects.
The image of the New Criticism as ahistorical formalism, they suggest,
misrepresents the New Critics' commitment to practices and epistemologies
distinctive to literature; their engagement with social and historical
issues; and their cultural politics. These recent critiques encourage
rereading the work of the New Critics from a new perspective-one that
maintains critical distance on received ideas about their methods.

CFP: Drifts and Drifting (6/15/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
eberry_at_bgnet.bgsu.edu

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, an online, peer-
reviewed biannual journal, seeks essays for its Fall 2006 issue on the
topic of Drifts and Drifting. This could include drifts of people, ideas,
texts, etc. Experimental forms/formats encouraged. Send 250-word
abstracts by 6/15/2006; send papers by 8/15/2006 to
Ellen E. Berry
Co-Editor, Rhizomes www.rhizomes.net
eberry_at_bgnet.bgsu.edu
East Hall/Department of English
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

CFP: Drifts and Drifting (6/15/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
eberry_at_bgnet.bgsu.edu

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, an online, peer-
reviewed biannual journal, seeks essays for its Fall 2006 issue on the
topic of Drifts and Drifting. This could include drifts of people, ideas,
texts, etc. Experimental forms/formats encouraged. Send 250-word
abstracts by 6/15/2006; send papers by 8/15/2006 to
Ellen E. Berry
Co-Editor, Rhizomes www.rhizomes.net
eberry_at_bgnet.bgsu.edu
East Hall/Department of English
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

UPDATE: Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature Regular Session, Open Topic (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Caroline E. Kimberly

UPDATE: Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature Regular Session,
Open Topic, to be held at the South Central MLA 2006, Fort Worth, TX.

Please submit a one-page abstract by March 15th, 2006 to Caroline Kimberly,
Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Literature, Language, and Culture,
Atlanta, GA 30332-0165, caroline.kimberly_at_lcc.gatech.edu. Email submissions
preferred.

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