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CFP: Science/Science Fiction in Girl Sleuths (9/1/06; Nancy Drew, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
mcor7215

A panel or panels on the use of science and/or science fiction in Girl Sleuth
literature is being solicited for the Wilson College "Nancy Drew and Girl
Sleuths" conference. Science and science fiction are often seen as the purview
of boys' series, such as Tom Swift, Rick Brant, and even the Hardy Boys;
rarely do girl sleuths venture fully into the realm of the hard sciences as
the boys do. In light of the recent controversy surrounding former Harvard
President Lawrence Summers' recent comments about girls in science and the
continuing stereotype that girls are "bad" in science in general, this panel
looks to exmaine how science and/or science fiction is represented in girl
sleuth fiction.

CFP: Parody and Burlesque of Girl Sleuths (9/1/06; Nancy Drew, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
mcor7215

A panel or panels on parodies, spoofs, and burlesques of Girl Sleuth fictions
is being organized for the Wilson College conference on Nancy Drew and Girl
Sleuths. The panel looks to examine how girl sleuth fictions are parodied.
What values are being satirized in these works, and for what purpose? In what
ways do parodical representations of characters like Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames,
etc. alter the originals? The panel looks to exmaine this question in light of
such works as Mabel Maney's Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless series, Kate
Emburg's Susan Slutt series, recent single-title works by Chelsea Cain, Susan
Kandel, and others.

To submit an abstract, send it to the address listed for the conference below.

UPDATE: Frederick Wiseman and the Institution Area (8/10/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
HSolbrig_at_bentley.edu

(CORRECT DATE FOR PAPERS DUE IS AUGUST 10th)

Call for Papers and Panels
Frederick Wiseman and the Institution Area
2006 Film & History Conference
“The Documentary Tradition”
8-12 November, 2006
Dolce Conference Center â€" Dallas, TX
www.filmandhistory.org
Deadline: August 10th, 2006

AREA: Frederick Wiseman and the Institution

CFP: Style and Re-vision in Tolkien (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
Robin Reid

Style and Re-vision in Tolkien

While Edmund Wilson lampooned Tolkien's style, even more sympathetic critics
such as Burton Raffel have argued that Tolkien's style is not sufficiently
literary ,while some dismiss his writing as artless. More recently, Tom
Shippey has argued that the hybrid styles of The Lord of the Rings are
purposefully chosen for aesthetic effects. With the publication of the
History of Middle-earth, we can study the development of Tolkien's style and
analyze his writing process, both of which changed dramatically over time
and among literary works.

CFP: Style and Re-vision in Tolkien (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
Robin Reid

Style and Re-vision in Tolkien

While Edmund Wilson lampooned Tolkien's style, even more sympathetic critics
such as Burton Raffel have argued that Tolkien's style is not sufficiently
literary ,while some dismiss his writing as artless. More recently, Tom
Shippey has argued that the hybrid styles of The Lord of the Rings are
purposefully chosen for aesthetic effects. With the publication of the
History of Middle-earth, we can study the development of Tolkien's style and
analyze his writing process, both of which changed dramatically over time
and among literary works.

CFP: Edward R. Murrow (8/1/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
keith wheelock

Call for Papers

2006 Film & History Conference on

THE DOCUMENTARY TRADITION

8-12 November, 2006

Dolce Conference Center-Dallas, Texas

www.filmandhistory.org

AREA: Edward R. Murrow

DEADLINE: August 1, 2006

We welcome a wide range of documentary-related presentations on Edward
R.

Murrow. Mr. Murrow, first on radio, then on television, established an
unrivalled

record for reportorial integrity. With See It Now, Murrow and Fred
Friendly initiated

television's investigative reporting. His Person to Person was also a
television first,

CFP: Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Robin Reid

CFP: Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien (Kalamazoo, 9-15-2006; 5-10-13-07)

 

Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien

 

Proposals on Tolkien's legendarium, including but not limited to The Lord of
the Rings, are sought for a sponsored session on "Gender and Ethnicity in
Tolkien" for the 2007 International Congress on medieval studies.

 

CFP: Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Robin Reid

CFP: Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien (Kalamazoo, 9-15-2006; 5-10-13-07)

 

Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien

 

Proposals on Tolkien's legendarium, including but not limited to The Lord of
the Rings, are sought for a sponsored session on "Gender and Ethnicity in
Tolkien" for the 2007 International Congress on medieval studies.

 

CFP: Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Robin Reid

CFP: Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien (Kalamazoo, 9-15-2006; 5-10-13-07)

 

Gender and Ethnicity in Tolkien

 

Proposals on Tolkien's legendarium, including but not limited to The Lord of
the Rings, are sought for a sponsored session on "Gender and Ethnicity in
Tolkien" for the 2007 International Congress on medieval studies.

 

CFP: The Novels of Jennifer Crusie (9/30/06; collection)

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Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Selinger, Eric

Call for Papers:

Nothing But Good Times Ahead: the Novels of Jennifer Crusie
Edited by Eric Murphy Selinger and Laura Vivanco

Contributions are invited for a collection of critical essays on the =
work of Jennifer Crusie. Nothing But Good Times Ahead: the Novels of =
Jennifer Crusie will mark a turning point in the critical study of =
romance fiction, even as it demonstrates the richness of Crusie=92s work =
as both an innovator in, and theorist of, her chosen genre. =20

CFP: The Novels of Jennifer Crusie (9/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Selinger, Eric

Call for Papers:

Nothing But Good Times Ahead: the Novels of Jennifer Crusie
Edited by Eric Murphy Selinger and Laura Vivanco

Contributions are invited for a collection of critical essays on the =
work of Jennifer Crusie. Nothing But Good Times Ahead: the Novels of =
Jennifer Crusie will mark a turning point in the critical study of =
romance fiction, even as it demonstrates the richness of Crusie=92s work =
as both an innovator in, and theorist of, her chosen genre. =20

CFP: Justine at 50: Durrell's Novel and its Times (9/15/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

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Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
slighcl

CFP: "/Justine /at 50: Durrell's Novel and its Times" (15 September
2006; 22 – 24 February 2007)

The Thirty-fifth Annual 20th-Century Literature and Culture Conference
University of Louisville
22 - 24 February 2007

The years between the early 1950s and the mid 1960s witnessed a strange
rich after-blooming of literary Modernism. An impressive array of new
works—striking in conceptual scope and ambitious in narrative
experimentation—signaled that the search for bold fictional forms had by
no means died out with what was once called "High Modernism":

CFP: Aging and Staging: Depictions of Age in the Media (9/1/06; collection)

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Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Leni Marshall

After putting together some terrific MLA panels on this subject,
we're inviting additional authors to contribute to a volume on the
depictions of age in the media. The working title is

Aging and Staging

Theorists argue that age is a performative construction, which is
nowhere more evident than on the stage and screen. This volume will
examine the performance of age in theatre, film, television, and
other media. These are among many possible questions that
contributors may choose to consider:

CFP: Aging and Staging: Depictions of Age in the Media (9/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Leni Marshall

After putting together some terrific MLA panels on this subject,
we're inviting additional authors to contribute to a volume on the
depictions of age in the media. The working title is

Aging and Staging

Theorists argue that age is a performative construction, which is
nowhere more evident than on the stage and screen. This volume will
examine the performance of age in theatre, film, television, and
other media. These are among many possible questions that
contributors may choose to consider:

CFP: Aging and Staging: Depictions of Age in the Media (9/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Leni Marshall

After putting together some terrific MLA panels on this subject,
we're inviting additional authors to contribute to a volume on the
depictions of age in the media. The working title is

Aging and Staging

Theorists argue that age is a performative construction, which is
nowhere more evident than on the stage and screen. This volume will
examine the performance of age in theatre, film, television, and
other media. These are among many possible questions that
contributors may choose to consider:

CFP: Aging and Staging: Depictions of Age in the Media (9/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Leni Marshall

After putting together some terrific MLA panels on this subject,
we're inviting additional authors to contribute to a volume on the
depictions of age in the media. The working title is

Aging and Staging

Theorists argue that age is a performative construction, which is
nowhere more evident than on the stage and screen. This volume will
examine the performance of age in theatre, film, television, and
other media. These are among many possible questions that
contributors may choose to consider:

CFP: Young Mothers (11/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Association for Research on Mothering

                            CALL FOR PAPERS
                      NEW DEADLINE : NOV 1, 2006!

 The editorial board is seeking submissions for Vol. 9.1 of the Journal
           of the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM)
                 to be published in Spring/Summer 2007.

                 The journal will explore the subject:

                             Young Mothers

CFP: Young Mothers (11/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Association for Research on Mothering

                            CALL FOR PAPERS
                      NEW DEADLINE : NOV 1, 2006!

 The editorial board is seeking submissions for Vol. 9.1 of the Journal
           of the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM)
                 to be published in Spring/Summer 2007.

                 The journal will explore the subject:

                             Young Mothers

CFP: Mothering in a Post-Apocalyptic World (9/15/07; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Ilse Schrynemakers

What's a Woman to Do: Mothering in a Post-Apocalyptic World : By its cultural definition, motherhood is a role that requires one to act as a caretaker, to provide a safe and sustaining environment, to enable the next generation's well-being. But to live in a post-apocalyptic world suggests that the environment has become hostile to life, destroying the possibility of a future and hope of regeneration.
   
  This panel explores how does post-1950s fiction present the mother figure within the conditions of a post-apocalyptic world? Potential approaches may include: Ecocritical Readings, Feminist Theory, Psychoanalytical Theory, and Cultural Studies.
   

CFP: Young Mothers (11/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Association for Research on Mothering

                            CALL FOR PAPERS
                      NEW DEADLINE : NOV 1, 2006!

 The editorial board is seeking submissions for Vol. 9.1 of the Journal
           of the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM)
                 to be published in Spring/Summer 2007.

                 The journal will explore the subject:

                             Young Mothers

CFP: Mothering in a Post-Apocalyptic World (9/15/07; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
Ilse Schrynemakers

What's a Woman to Do: Mothering in a Post-Apocalyptic World : By its cultural definition, motherhood is a role that requires one to act as a caretaker, to provide a safe and sustaining environment, to enable the next generation's well-being. But to live in a post-apocalyptic world suggests that the environment has become hostile to life, destroying the possibility of a future and hope of regeneration.
   
  This panel explores how does post-1950s fiction present the mother figure within the conditions of a post-apocalyptic world? Potential approaches may include: Ecocritical Readings, Feminist Theory, Psychoanalytical Theory, and Cultural Studies.
   

CFP: Reconciliation & Transitional Justice (8/4/06; 11/10/06-11/11/06)

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Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
erik doxtader

An Interdisciplinary Symposium â€" Call for Papers

'Coming to Terms' with Reconciliation: Critical Perspectives on the Practice, Politics, and Ethics of Transitional Justice

10-11 November 2006

The University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

CFP: Reconciliation & Transitional Justice (8/4/06; 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
erik doxtader

An Interdisciplinary Symposium â€" Call for Papers

'Coming to Terms' with Reconciliation: Critical Perspectives on the Practice, Politics, and Ethics of Transitional Justice

10-11 November 2006

The University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

CFP: Flux (Australia) (9/15/06; 11/9/06-11/10/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
AHCCA pgrads Committee

FLUX: The University of Melbourne School of Art History, Cinema,
Classics and Archaeology's (AHCCA) FINAL Postgraduate Association
Conference will be held on the 9th and 10th of November 2006.

To mark the end of AHCCA in 2006 the Postgraduate Association is
holding a two day conference on the subject of FLUX. With its
connotations of flow and fusion, of formation, dissolution and
reformulation, FLUX reflects both the interdisciplinary spirit of this
year's conference and the current status of AHCCA within The
University of Melbourne.

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