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CFP: Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics (12/15/06; 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:45am
Acacia Conference

This conference seeks to address the myriad definitions of ethics and how it
is represented in literature and other texts. The moment of ethical
decision often occurs at the point of impasse, of dilemma, of crisis that
springs from the space between two opposing ideas, when an easy or
prescriptive decision is not possible. Rather, each impasse requires an
ethical, scriptive fluidity whose focus is social as well as personal;
ambivalence, therefore, emerges as an ethical response to such a crisis. To
be sure, though, this space is difficult to occupy, much less sustain. In
Gayatri Spivak's words, "ethics is the experience of the impossible." What

CFP: Masters of Prose: Johnson, Lincoln, Churchill (3/1/07; NEH-ALSC, 7/9/07-7/27/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
alsc

Dear Colleague:

 

I write to inform you of a forthcoming (Summer 2007) seminar on "Masters of
English Prose: Samuel Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill" funded by
the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted by Boston University, and
co-sponsored by Boston University and the Association of Literary Scholars
and Critics (ALSC).

 

This seminar, which is directed by distinguished ALSC member John Briggs,
also includes ALSC members Bruce Redford and Paul Alkon as co-directors. For
information about the ALSC, please visit our website at www.bu.edu/literary.

CFP: Children's Literature Association (India) (12/10/06; 3/26/07-3/28/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Anto Thomas

“The Child and the Fantastic: Readings in
children’s fantasy literature”
Children's Literature Association - India (CLAI) first
international conference will be held from March 26,
2007 to March 28, 2007 at Trichur Towers Hotel,
Thrissur, Kerala, Southern India.

CFP: Children's Literature Association (India) (12/10/06; 3/26/07-3/28/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Anto Thomas

“The Child and the Fantastic: Readings in
children’s fantasy literature”
Children's Literature Association - India (CLAI) first
international conference will be held from March 26,
2007 to March 28, 2007 at Trichur Towers Hotel,
Thrissur, Kerala, Southern India.

CFP: Call to edit a special issue of NWSA Journal (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Laura Winkiel

National Women's Studies Association Journal
Call for Proposals to Edit a Special Issue of NWSA Journal
Deadline: March 1, 2007

The National Women's Studies Association Journal invites proposals from
scholars/activists who would like to edit a special issue or cluster issue for
the NWSAJ. Through these special issues, we will continue NWSAJ's tradition of
publishing multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary articles on topics that
are critical to the understanding of women's lives.

While special issues about any topic related to Women's Studies may be
submitted, we are especially looking for scholars and topics that focus on the
following areas:

CFP: Call to edit a special issue of NWSA Journal (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Laura Winkiel

National Women's Studies Association Journal
Call for Proposals to Edit a Special Issue of NWSA Journal
Deadline: March 1, 2007

The National Women's Studies Association Journal invites proposals from
scholars/activists who would like to edit a special issue or cluster issue for
the NWSAJ. Through these special issues, we will continue NWSAJ's tradition of
publishing multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary articles on topics that
are critical to the understanding of women's lives.

While special issues about any topic related to Women's Studies may be
submitted, we are especially looking for scholars and topics that focus on the
following areas:

CFP: Translations of Prose and Poetry (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Susan Rushing Adams

Sojourn, an interdisciplinary journal that fuses the literary and
fine arts, is accepting translations of poetry and prose for its 20th
anniversary issue. Please see our website,
<http://www.sojournjournal.org/>www.sojournjournal.org, for
submission guidelines. Submissions are due December 31, 2006.

We will also consider work in other genres. Sojourn is published
through the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas
at Dallas.

Questions about Sojourn? Send inquiries to: sojourn_at_utdallas.edu.

CFP: Translations of Prose and Poetry (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Susan Rushing Adams

Sojourn, an interdisciplinary journal that fuses the literary and
fine arts, is accepting translations of poetry and prose for its 20th
anniversary issue. Please see our website,
<http://www.sojournjournal.org/>www.sojournjournal.org, for
submission guidelines. Submissions are due December 31, 2006.

We will also consider work in other genres. Sojourn is published
through the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas
at Dallas.

Questions about Sojourn? Send inquiries to: sojourn_at_utdallas.edu.

UPDATE: Shakespeare on Film and Television (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Richard Vela

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated for
2007.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

New Area Added: A panel on Metatheatrical Shakespeare, to includes films in
which the characters put on a Shakespeare play. Examples include: A Double
Life (1947), To Be or Not To Be (1942), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Shakespeare
Walla (1965), Theatre of Blood (1973), Renaissance Man (1994), Dead Poets
Society (1989), A Midwinter's Tale (1995), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The
King is Alive (2000), Get Over It! (2001), and Stage Beauty (2004).

UPDATE: Shakespeare on Film and Television (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Richard Vela

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated for
2007.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

New Area Added: A panel on Metatheatrical Shakespeare, to includes films in
which the characters put on a Shakespeare play. Examples include: A Double
Life (1947), To Be or Not To Be (1942), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Shakespeare
Walla (1965), Theatre of Blood (1973), Renaissance Man (1994), Dead Poets
Society (1989), A Midwinter's Tale (1995), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The
King is Alive (2000), Get Over It! (2001), and Stage Beauty (2004).

CFP: Dominican-Haitian Representations: Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights (12/1/06; 2/22/07-2/23/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
lalvarez_at_jjay.cuny.edu

The Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies Department at John Jay College
of Criminal Justice is currently soliciting papers and presentations for
its international conference on "Dominican Haitians Representations:
Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights" to take place from February
22-23, 2007 in New York City. Currently, an estimated 500,000 Haitian
immigrants and Dominican-Haitians are living in the Dominican Republic
without any form of identification, which leave them exposed to summary
deportation to Haiti. The Dominican Republic and Haiti share an island
in the Caribbean Sea; with a legacy of colonialism, foreign
interventions, migrations and long history of political and social

CFP: Dominican-Haitian Representations: Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights (12/1/06; 2/22/07-2/23/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
lalvarez_at_jjay.cuny.edu

The Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies Department at John Jay College
of Criminal Justice is currently soliciting papers and presentations for
its international conference on "Dominican Haitians Representations:
Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights" to take place from February
22-23, 2007 in New York City. Currently, an estimated 500,000 Haitian
immigrants and Dominican-Haitians are living in the Dominican Republic
without any form of identification, which leave them exposed to summary
deportation to Haiti. The Dominican Republic and Haiti share an island
in the Caribbean Sea; with a legacy of colonialism, foreign
interventions, migrations and long history of political and social

CFP: Dominican-Haitian Representations: Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights (12/1/06; 2/22/07-2/23/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
lalvarez_at_jjay.cuny.edu

The Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies Department at John Jay College
of Criminal Justice is currently soliciting papers and presentations for
its international conference on "Dominican Haitians Representations:
Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights" to take place from February
22-23, 2007 in New York City. Currently, an estimated 500,000 Haitian
immigrants and Dominican-Haitians are living in the Dominican Republic
without any form of identification, which leave them exposed to summary
deportation to Haiti. The Dominican Republic and Haiti share an island
in the Caribbean Sea; with a legacy of colonialism, foreign
interventions, migrations and long history of political and social

CFP: Dominican-Haitian Representations: Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights (12/1/06; 2/22/07-2/23/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
lalvarez_at_jjay.cuny.edu

The Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies Department at John Jay College
of Criminal Justice is currently soliciting papers and presentations for
its international conference on "Dominican Haitians Representations:
Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights" to take place from February
22-23, 2007 in New York City. Currently, an estimated 500,000 Haitian
immigrants and Dominican-Haitians are living in the Dominican Republic
without any form of identification, which leave them exposed to summary
deportation to Haiti. The Dominican Republic and Haiti share an island
in the Caribbean Sea; with a legacy of colonialism, foreign
interventions, migrations and long history of political and social

CFP: Graduate Studies Film Journal (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Douglas MacLeod

The Graduate Studies Film Journal is currently looking for submissions. =
We are looking for well-written 7-10 page articles, in proper MLA format,=
 on any cinema studies subject. Submit your work to dm8600_at_albany.edu. =
We are only looking for work from current graduate students (MA, MFA, DA,=
 PhD., etc). To learn more about our journal, go to www.albany.edu/~dm86=
00.
         ==========================================================
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                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at

CFP: Graduate Studies Film Journal (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Douglas MacLeod

The Graduate Studies Film Journal is currently looking for submissions. =
We are looking for well-written 7-10 page articles, in proper MLA format,=
 on any cinema studies subject. Submit your work to dm8600_at_albany.edu. =
We are only looking for work from current graduate students (MA, MFA, DA,=
 PhD., etc). To learn more about our journal, go to www.albany.edu/~dm86=
00.
         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at

CFP: Graduate Studies Film Journal (12/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Douglas MacLeod

The Graduate Studies Film Journal is currently looking for submissions. =
We are looking for well-written 7-10 page articles, in proper MLA format,=
 on any cinema studies subject. Submit your work to dm8600_at_albany.edu. =
We are only looking for work from current graduate students (MA, MFA, DA,=
 PhD., etc). To learn more about our journal, go to www.albany.edu/~dm86=
00.
         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at

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