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UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
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NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
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Theme: Women and Justice
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Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
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Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
=20
Theme: Women and Justice
=20
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
            =20

Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

CFP: Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
J.Rosenbaum

Announcement & Call for submissions

The fourth issue of Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception
studies, a new journal which aims to provide an on-line, interdisciplinary
forum for the fields of audience and reception studies, has just come out.

Issue #4 (November, 2005) includes an editorial by Ernest Mathijs, Martin
Barker's 'Loving and hating straw dogs: The meaning of audience responses
to a controversial film',
Ramaswami Harindranath's 'Ethnic and cultural difference: Some thematic and
political issues on global audience research', Celeste Woo's 'Communal
heritage vs. crucible of honor: The function of audience in Olivier's and
Branagh's Henry IV', as well as various reviews.

UPDATE: Literature and the City (grad) (1/1/06; 3/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Basu, Balaka

The deadline for abstracts (papers & panels) has been extended to
January 1, 2006.

Please email esa.conference_at_gmail.com if you have any questions.

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City University of New York Graduate Center

English Student Association Conference

Conference Date: March 24, 2006

Call for Papers and Panels:

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'Literature and the City' is a conference organized and sponsored by the

English Student Association at CUNY Graduate Center. This conference

seeks to bring together graduate students from a wide variety of

political, critical, and aesthetic perspectives to explore how cities

function in literature as both subject and setting. We invite papers

UPDATE: Literature and the City (grad) (1/1/06; 3/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Basu, Balaka

The deadline for abstracts (papers & panels) has been extended to
January 1, 2006.

Please email esa.conference_at_gmail.com if you have any questions.

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City University of New York Graduate Center

English Student Association Conference

Conference Date: March 24, 2006

Call for Papers and Panels:

=20

'Literature and the City' is a conference organized and sponsored by the

English Student Association at CUNY Graduate Center. This conference

seeks to bring together graduate students from a wide variety of

political, critical, and aesthetic perspectives to explore how cities

function in literature as both subject and setting. We invite papers

CFP: Neal Stephenson (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Jon Lewis

CFP: Neal Stephenson

Contributors sought for essay collection on Neal Stephenson; contract
in hand from Cambridge Scholars Press. We are particularly
interested in essays examining Cryptonomicon and the early novels The
Big U and Zodiac. However, essays examining his other work,
including non-fiction, will be considered. Other potential areas of
interest: virtual worlds, "virtual" histories, war and violence,
cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk, digital computers and technology,
Stephenson's place in the contemporary canon.

Please send inquiries or abstracts (Word attachments only please) by
15 January 2006 to <jon.lewis_at_uncp.edu>. Deadline for completed
essays is 21 March 2006.

CFP: Neal Stephenson (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Jon Lewis

CFP: Neal Stephenson

Contributors sought for essay collection on Neal Stephenson; contract
in hand from Cambridge Scholars Press. We are particularly
interested in essays examining Cryptonomicon and the early novels The
Big U and Zodiac. However, essays examining his other work,
including non-fiction, will be considered. Other potential areas of
interest: virtual worlds, "virtual" histories, war and violence,
cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk, digital computers and technology,
Stephenson's place in the contemporary canon.

Please send inquiries or abstracts (Word attachments only please) by
15 January 2006 to <jon.lewis_at_uncp.edu>. Deadline for completed
essays is 21 March 2006.

CFP: Neal Stephenson (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Jon Lewis

CFP: Neal Stephenson

Contributors sought for essay collection on Neal Stephenson; contract
in hand from Cambridge Scholars Press. We are particularly
interested in essays examining Cryptonomicon and the early novels The
Big U and Zodiac. However, essays examining his other work,
including non-fiction, will be considered. Other potential areas of
interest: virtual worlds, "virtual" histories, war and violence,
cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk, digital computers and technology,
Stephenson's place in the contemporary canon.

Please send inquiries or abstracts (Word attachments only please) by
15 January 2006 to <jon.lewis_at_uncp.edu>. Deadline for completed
essays is 21 March 2006.

CFP: Neal Stephenson (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Jon Lewis

CFP: Neal Stephenson

Contributors sought for essay collection on Neal Stephenson; contract
in hand from Cambridge Scholars Press. We are particularly
interested in essays examining Cryptonomicon and the early novels The
Big U and Zodiac. However, essays examining his other work,
including non-fiction, will be considered. Other potential areas of
interest: virtual worlds, "virtual" histories, war and violence,
cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk, digital computers and technology,
Stephenson's place in the contemporary canon.

Please send inquiries or abstracts (Word attachments only please) by
15 January 2006 to <jon.lewis_at_uncp.edu>. Deadline for completed
essays is 21 March 2006.

CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Osborn, Elizabeth A

CALL FOR PAPERS

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD

Glorious Revolution to Independence:
England and America in the Long 18th Century

May 21-27, 2006*

The John and Sandra Feneley Seminar, Oxford, England

Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted no later
than February 1, 2006 and relate to the topic in art, anthropology,
archaeology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, political
science, religious studies, sociology, and interdisciplinary fields. A
limited number of travel scholarships are available to participants.
Accepted papers are considered for publication in a seminar
monograph (refereed).

CFP: The Blues II: 8th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium (2/15/06; 3/30/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Sollars, Michael D.

THE BLUES II

Call for Papers

8th Annual J. Marie McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX
March 30-31, 2006

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Texas Southern University
seeks papers for its interdisciplinary conference on its 2006 theme, "The
Blues II." We encourage interdisciplinary approaches and welcome proposals
that consider any facet of this topic. In addition to formal papers, we
encourage proposals for art displays, performances in music and drama,
panels, group discussions, short seminars, or workshops.

CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Osborn, Elizabeth A

CALL FOR PAPERS

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD

Glorious Revolution to Independence:
England and America in the Long 18th Century

May 21-27, 2006*

The John and Sandra Feneley Seminar, Oxford, England

Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted no later
than February 1, 2006 and relate to the topic in art, anthropology,
archaeology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, political
science, religious studies, sociology, and interdisciplinary fields. A
limited number of travel scholarships are available to participants.
Accepted papers are considered for publication in a seminar
monograph (refereed).

CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Osborn, Elizabeth A

CALL FOR PAPERS

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD

Glorious Revolution to Independence:
England and America in the Long 18th Century

May 21-27, 2006*

The John and Sandra Feneley Seminar, Oxford, England

Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted no later
than February 1, 2006 and relate to the topic in art, anthropology,
archaeology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, political
science, religious studies, sociology, and interdisciplinary fields. A
limited number of travel scholarships are available to participants.
Accepted papers are considered for publication in a seminar
monograph (refereed).

CFP: The Blues II: 8th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium (2/15/06; 3/30/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Sollars, Michael D.

THE BLUES II

Call for Papers

8th Annual J. Marie McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX
March 30-31, 2006

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Texas Southern University
seeks papers for its interdisciplinary conference on its 2006 theme, "The
Blues II." We encourage interdisciplinary approaches and welcome proposals
that consider any facet of this topic. In addition to formal papers, we
encourage proposals for art displays, performances in music and drama,
panels, group discussions, short seminars, or workshops.

CFP: The Blues II: 8th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium (2/15/06; 3/30/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Sollars, Michael D.

THE BLUES II

Call for Papers

8th Annual J. Marie McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX
March 30-31, 2006

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Texas Southern University
seeks papers for its interdisciplinary conference on its 2006 theme, "The
Blues II." We encourage interdisciplinary approaches and welcome proposals
that consider any facet of this topic. In addition to formal papers, we
encourage proposals for art displays, performances in music and drama,
panels, group discussions, short seminars, or workshops.

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

UPDATE: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Barbara Klein

Franklin Burroughs, author and conservationist, has been added to the
program of featured speakers for the Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in
June, 2006. Burroughs' work has been included in publications such as
the Kenyon Review, Harper's Magazine, The American Scholar and the
Georgia Review, and he has won critical acclaim for his two books Billy
Watson's Croker Sack and Horry and the Waccamaw.

UPDATE: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Barbara Klein

Franklin Burroughs, author and conservationist, has been added to the
program of featured speakers for the Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in
June, 2006. Burroughs' work has been included in publications such as
the Kenyon Review, Harper's Magazine, The American Scholar and the
Georgia Review, and he has won critical acclaim for his two books Billy
Watson's Croker Sack and Horry and the Waccamaw.

UPDATE: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Barbara Klein

Franklin Burroughs, author and conservationist, has been added to the
program of featured speakers for the Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in
June, 2006. Burroughs' work has been included in publications such as
the Kenyon Review, Harper's Magazine, The American Scholar and the
Georgia Review, and he has won critical acclaim for his two books Billy
Watson's Croker Sack and Horry and the Waccamaw.

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Writing in the Interdisciplines (1/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Kami Chisholm

Writing in the Interdisciplines: A Student's Guide to Writing about
Literature and Media

Proposals/contributions are invited for an edited anthology offering
concrete advice to undergraduate students on approaches to writing on
literature, media, and cultural studies. This collection is intended
for interdisciplinary courses in departments such as American
Studies, Women's/Gender Studies, and Ethnic/Area Studies in which
students have had little or no previous training on writing about
cultural texts (i.e. literature, film, television, and music).

Entries may cover issues such as style, technical terms, critical
theories, research approaches, and more.

CFP: Writing in the Interdisciplines (1/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Kami Chisholm

Writing in the Interdisciplines: A Student's Guide to Writing about
Literature and Media

Proposals/contributions are invited for an edited anthology offering
concrete advice to undergraduate students on approaches to writing on
literature, media, and cultural studies. This collection is intended
for interdisciplinary courses in departments such as American
Studies, Women's/Gender Studies, and Ethnic/Area Studies in which
students have had little or no previous training on writing about
cultural texts (i.e. literature, film, television, and music).

Entries may cover issues such as style, technical terms, critical
theories, research approaches, and more.

CFP: Writing in the Interdisciplines (1/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Kami Chisholm

Writing in the Interdisciplines: A Student's Guide to Writing about
Literature and Media

Proposals/contributions are invited for an edited anthology offering
concrete advice to undergraduate students on approaches to writing on
literature, media, and cultural studies. This collection is intended
for interdisciplinary courses in departments such as American
Studies, Women's/Gender Studies, and Ethnic/Area Studies in which
students have had little or no previous training on writing about
cultural texts (i.e. literature, film, television, and music).

Entries may cover issues such as style, technical terms, critical
theories, research approaches, and more.

CFP: Selfhood in a Posthuman Context (grad) (1/10/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Lindsay Holmgren

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature: McGill
University, Montreal

Theme: Permeability and Selfhood

March 11-12, 2006

 

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Selfhood in a Posthuman Context

 

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