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CFP: National Identity & U.S. Occupation (8/15/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Ed Chan

2007 Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, March 8-11Chicago,
Illinois Panel: Narratives of National Identity in the Aftermath of U.S.
Occupation Discussions of contemporary globalization, which have for so
long been preoccupied with the question of Americanization, become even
more salient in the wake of U.S. occupation and nation building in Iraq
and Afghanistan. Yet, these aren't the only domains of occupation: the
Philippines, Japan, Germany, and Korea have also been subject to direct
U.S. occupation. We invite papers that examine the artifacts of
occupation in all SCMS-applicable forms. Papers might engage questions

CFP: National Identity & U.S. Occupation (8/15/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Ed Chan

2007 Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, March 8-11Chicago,
Illinois Panel: Narratives of National Identity in the Aftermath of U.S.
Occupation Discussions of contemporary globalization, which have for so
long been preoccupied with the question of Americanization, become even
more salient in the wake of U.S. occupation and nation building in Iraq
and Afghanistan. Yet, these aren't the only domains of occupation: the
Philippines, Japan, Germany, and Korea have also been subject to direct
U.S. occupation. We invite papers that examine the artifacts of
occupation in all SCMS-applicable forms. Papers might engage questions

CFP: Plantation America (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Matthew Lessig

Call for Papers
Panel Title: Plantation America

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, MD

This panel invites papers concerned with any aspect of plantation and post-plantation literatures from the Caribbean to South America to the American South. Papers that address the legacy and significance of the plantation (as a mode of production, model of labor or racial relations, apparatus of colonial domination, site of creolization, scene of historical trauma, etc.) or that explore Plantation America as a model for transnational or hemispheric studies are especially welcome.

Send abstracts in body of email by September 15, 2006 to lessigm_at_cortland.edu

CFP: Plantation America (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Matthew Lessig

Call for Papers
Panel Title: Plantation America

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, MD

This panel invites papers concerned with any aspect of plantation and post-plantation literatures from the Caribbean to South America to the American South. Papers that address the legacy and significance of the plantation (as a mode of production, model of labor or racial relations, apparatus of colonial domination, site of creolization, scene of historical trauma, etc.) or that explore Plantation America as a model for transnational or hemispheric studies are especially welcome.

Send abstracts in body of email by September 15, 2006 to lessigm_at_cortland.edu

CFP: Oregon Alternative Composition Conference (9/1/06; 10/20/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Nancy Knowles

*Call for Proposals*
*Oregon**'s 15th Annual Conference on Rhetoric and Composition*
&
*The First Annual Conference on Multiwriting, Alternative
Composition/Rhetoric, and Community Service Learning*

*Friday and Saturday, October 20-21, 2006*
Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Oregon

*"Building a Mystery: Rediscovering and Rebuilding a World Across the
Boundaries of Genres, Disciplines, Cultures and Media"*

UPDATE: Science & Medical Films (8/12/06; Film & History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Boon Tim

Scientific and medical films: Last call for proposals

Join us at Dallas this November

 

I am finalising the Scientific and medical films area for the 2006
Documentary Tradition Conference, 8-12 November 2006 at the Dolce Conference
Center, Dallas

 

 
<http://www.h-net.org/~filmhis/conference_events/2006_conference_rubrics.htm
l> http://www.h-net.org/~filmhis/conference_events/index.htm

 

Currently we have the following confirmed speakers and topics:

 

UPDATE: Science &amp; Medical Films (8/12/06; Film &amp; History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Boon Tim

Scientific and medical films: Last call for proposals

Join us at Dallas this November

 

I am finalising the Scientific and medical films area for the 2006
Documentary Tradition Conference, 8-12 November 2006 at the Dolce Conference
Center, Dallas

 

 
<http://www.h-net.org/~filmhis/conference_events/2006_conference_rubrics.htm
l> http://www.h-net.org/~filmhis/conference_events/index.htm

 

Currently we have the following confirmed speakers and topics:

 

CFP: Fifth Fifteenth-Century Conference at UIUC (10/15/06; 5/6/07-5/9/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:52am
Robert Barrett

Please consider this message a preliminary "call for papers" to the
Fifth Fifteenth-Century Conference (sponsored by the Richard III
Society and the Program in Medieval Studies and the English Department
of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

This tri-annual conference will be held 6 May 2007, just before the
annual International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
(10-13 May).

The Fifteenth-Century Conference will once again be held at scenic
Allerton Park in Montecello, Illinois. It will feature Prof. Barrie
Dobson, Cambridge University (retired), and Prof. Pamela King,
University of Bristol, as plenary and keynote speakers.

UPDATE: An Inconvenient Truth (8/15/06; Film &amp; History, 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:52am
Debcar6569_at_aol.com

CFP Update: "An Inconvenient Truth"

We are seeking presentations or roundtable discussion groups on "An
Inconvenient Truth" for the Nature and the Environment in Film and Television
Documentaries Area of the 2006 Film & History Conference on the “The Documentary
Tradition.”
 
8-12 November 2006 at the Dolce Conference Center â€" Dallas, TX.

New Deadline: August 15

Visit the web site for complete conference details <filmandhistory.org>

Panels are also forming on "Grizzly Man" and "The March of the Penguins," as
well as other documentaries dealing with nature and the environment.
Proposals for both film and television productions are welcome.

UPDATE: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (10/1/06; online journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:24am
Joseph Gelfer

The Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is a new
online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is
currently seeking papers and reviews: submissions received by EARLY
OCTOBER will be considered for the first issue, scheduled to go online
in January 2007.

UPDATE: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (10/1/06; online journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:24am
Joseph Gelfer

The Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is a new
online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is
currently seeking papers and reviews: submissions received by EARLY
OCTOBER will be considered for the first issue, scheduled to go online
in January 2007.

UPDATE: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (10/1/06; online journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:24am
Joseph Gelfer

The Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is a new
online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is
currently seeking papers and reviews: submissions received by EARLY
OCTOBER will be considered for the first issue, scheduled to go online
in January 2007.

CFP: Postmodern Culture Call for Reviews (9/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
PMC

PMC: Postmodern Culture
Call for Reviews
Deadline 1 Sept. 2006.

REPLY TO: pmc_at_jefferson.village.virginia.edu

Postmodern Culture is looking for reviews of recent books, films, CDs,
plays, TV shows, concerts, sporting events, performances, exhibitions,
conferences and conventions, happenings, and so forth, for our next issue.
Reviews should be approximately 2000-3500 words long and should follow the
journal's format guidelines below. Submissions should be sent as email
attachments, preferably in Word format. Rich text (.rtf) or .pdf files are
also acceptable.

CFP: Postmodern Culture Call for Reviews (9/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
PMC

PMC: Postmodern Culture
Call for Reviews
Deadline 1 Sept. 2006.

REPLY TO: pmc_at_jefferson.village.virginia.edu

Postmodern Culture is looking for reviews of recent books, films, CDs,
plays, TV shows, concerts, sporting events, performances, exhibitions,
conferences and conventions, happenings, and so forth, for our next issue.
Reviews should be approximately 2000-3500 words long and should follow the
journal's format guidelines below. Submissions should be sent as email
attachments, preferably in Word format. Rich text (.rtf) or .pdf files are
also acceptable.

UPDATE: On Difficulty (grad) (7/31/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
Amy E. Woodbury

CALL FOR PAPERS: ON DIFFICULTY

18th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 20, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Lowe
Professor of Comparative Literature University of California, San Diego

EXTENDED DEADLINE: July 31, 2006

UPDATE: On Difficulty (grad) (7/31/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
Amy E. Woodbury

CALL FOR PAPERS: ON DIFFICULTY

18th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 20, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Lowe
Professor of Comparative Literature University of California, San Diego

EXTENDED DEADLINE: July 31, 2006

UPDATE: On Difficulty (grad) (7/31/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
Amy E. Woodbury

CALL FOR PAPERS: ON DIFFICULTY

18th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 20, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Lowe
Professor of Comparative Literature University of California, San Diego

EXTENDED DEADLINE: July 31, 2006

UPDATE: T.S. Eliot Peer Seminars (8/11/06; 10/22/06-10/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
June Cummins

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUG. 11

Peer Seminars on T. S. Eliot

1. Eliot and the London Scene, 1914-1939
2. Eliot in the Theatre

The 27th Annual Meeting of The T. S. Eliot Society
St. Louis, MO
September 22-24, 2006

UPDATE: T.S. Eliot Peer Seminars (8/11/06; 10/22/06-10/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
June Cummins

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUG. 11

Peer Seminars on T. S. Eliot

1. Eliot and the London Scene, 1914-1939
2. Eliot in the Theatre

The 27th Annual Meeting of The T. S. Eliot Society
St. Louis, MO
September 22-24, 2006

CFP: Stephen King (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
Leslie Fife

2007 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
  OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
  and AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
   
  April 4-7, 2007
   
  Boston Marriott Copley Place
  Boston, Massachusetts
   
  The "Stephen King" Area Chair of the Popular Culture
  Association invites interested scholars to submit papers
  on any aspect of Stephen King's work. Possible topics
  include—but are not limited to—Stephen King's literature,
  short stories, prison stories, films, television miniseries,
  and his place in or influence on popular culture.
   
  INDIVIDUAL: please send a 100- to 250-word abstract,
  including title, via email to the address listed below. Completed

CFP: Book Reviews for Cultural Critique (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Cultural Critique

Call for reviews:
 
Cultural Critique¹s commitment to cultural and intellectual debate and
discussion is bolstered by the regular inclusion of book reviews of
both new and not-so-new books. Generally, books reviewed will have
appeared within the past three years, although reviews of older books
that are emerging or re-emerging in intellectual debates are also welcome.
Moreover, Cultural Critique sees itself as having the responsibility to
devote space to authors that may not otherwise be reviewed in an
academic context. We especially encourage reviews of two or three
related academic book publications. For Cultural Critique¹s special issues,

CFP: Book Reviews for Cultural Critique (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Cultural Critique

Call for reviews:
 
Cultural Critique¹s commitment to cultural and intellectual debate and
discussion is bolstered by the regular inclusion of book reviews of
both new and not-so-new books. Generally, books reviewed will have
appeared within the past three years, although reviews of older books
that are emerging or re-emerging in intellectual debates are also welcome.
Moreover, Cultural Critique sees itself as having the responsibility to
devote space to authors that may not otherwise be reviewed in an
academic context. We especially encourage reviews of two or three
related academic book publications. For Cultural Critique¹s special issues,

CFP: Literature, Eco-Criticism &amp; Environment (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Ken Hada

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14-17, 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual =
Conference
CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals due by December 1, 2006
=20
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Hotel: http://albuquerque.hyatt.com
=20
Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)
=20
Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, =
Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:
=20

CFP: Literature, Eco-Criticism &amp; Environment (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Ken Hada

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14-17, 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual =
Conference
CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals due by December 1, 2006
=20
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Hotel: http://albuquerque.hyatt.com
=20
Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)
=20
Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, =
Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:
=20

CFP: The Politics Surrounding the Publication of Current News and Literature (9/10/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
STATON-TAIWO, SANDRA L

Panel Title: Writing for Hire: The Politics Surrounding the Publication of
Current News and Literature

Conference: Northeast Modern Language Association, Baltimore, Maryland, March
1-4, 2007
  
I am accepting paper proposals until September 10, 2005 for the panel mentioned
above. Before submitting your proposal, please consider the following short
panel description.
  

CFP: The Politics Surrounding the Publication of Current News and Literature (9/10/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
STATON-TAIWO, SANDRA L

Panel Title: Writing for Hire: The Politics Surrounding the Publication of
Current News and Literature

Conference: Northeast Modern Language Association, Baltimore, Maryland, March
1-4, 2007
  
I am accepting paper proposals until September 10, 2005 for the panel mentioned
above. Before submitting your proposal, please consider the following short
panel description.
  

CFP: Literature, Eco-Criticism &amp; Environment (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Ken Hada

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14-17, 2007
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 28th Annual =
Conference
CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals due by December 1, 2006
=20
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Hotel: http://albuquerque.hyatt.com
=20
Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)
=20
Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, =
Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:
=20

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