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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.

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels (grad) (4/15/06; 10/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Ms. Vanessa Raney

Existing NeMLA members are eligible to propose panels for the 2007
Conference that will be held in Baltimore, MD. Non-members can still
join, though at a higher rate (see
http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=99283). To propose a panel,
you need:

- a panel title
- a 250-500 word abstract
- a maximum 100-word descriptions

Once approved, you will have until Sept. 15, 2006 to collect abstracts.
Full panel info. would then be submitted to Elizabeth Abele, the new
Executive Director, by Oct. 1, 2006. Her e-mail is
Northeast.MLA_at_gmail.org.

UPDATE: Artsciencia: Call for Papers and Artworks (4/28/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Irene Aparicio

Call for Papers and Artworks: artciencia.com, number 3, April-June 2006
  Deadline for submissions: April 28, 2006
  
   
  So that the next number 3 of electronic journal artciencia.com can be on-line starting from May, we ask you to submit your articles or artworks for publication until April 28, 2006. We remind you that, any doubt on the participation, it can be explained by the reading of the Guide of the Authors (see www.artciencia.com ) or through the emails
  artciencia.com_at_sapo.com
  artscience_editor_at_sapo.pt
  artscience_com_at_yahoo.com
   
  Faithfully,
  Irene Aparicio
  (The Editor)

UPDATE: Artsciencia: Call for Papers and Artworks (4/28/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Irene Aparicio

Call for Papers and Artworks: artciencia.com, number 3, April-June 2006
  Deadline for submissions: April 28, 2006
  
   
  So that the next number 3 of electronic journal artciencia.com can be on-line starting from May, we ask you to submit your articles or artworks for publication until April 28, 2006. We remind you that, any doubt on the participation, it can be explained by the reading of the Guide of the Authors (see www.artciencia.com ) or through the emails
  artciencia.com_at_sapo.com
  artscience_editor_at_sapo.pt
  artscience_com_at_yahoo.com
   
  Faithfully,
  Irene Aparicio
  (The Editor)

CFP: Ethnography & Visuality (3/20/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Peter Logan

Proposals are solicited on the topic of "Ethnography and Visuality," for an MLA
2006 panel sponsored by the Anthropological Approaches to Literature Division.

Papers can address any topic related to visuality in an ethnographic context,
including discussion of color, description, photography, painting, cinema,
aesthetics, iconology, fetishism, art criticism, among others.

Please send abstracts to Peter Logan at peter.logan_at_temple.edu. Deadline is
extended to 20 March.

CFP: Ethnography & Visuality (3/20/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Peter Logan

Proposals are solicited on the topic of "Ethnography and Visuality," for an MLA
2006 panel sponsored by the Anthropological Approaches to Literature Division.

Papers can address any topic related to visuality in an ethnographic context,
including discussion of color, description, photography, painting, cinema,
aesthetics, iconology, fetishism, art criticism, among others.

Please send abstracts to Peter Logan at peter.logan_at_temple.edu. Deadline is
extended to 20 March.

CFP: Ethnography & Visuality (3/20/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Peter Logan

Proposals are solicited on the topic of "Ethnography and Visuality," for an MLA
2006 panel sponsored by the Anthropological Approaches to Literature Division.

Papers can address any topic related to visuality in an ethnographic context,
including discussion of color, description, photography, painting, cinema,
aesthetics, iconology, fetishism, art criticism, among others.

Please send abstracts to Peter Logan at peter.logan_at_temple.edu. Deadline is
extended to 20 March.

CFP: Ethnography & Visuality (3/20/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Peter Logan

Proposals are solicited on the topic of "Ethnography and Visuality," for an MLA
2006 panel sponsored by the Anthropological Approaches to Literature Division.

Papers can address any topic related to visuality in an ethnographic context,
including discussion of color, description, photography, painting, cinema,
aesthetics, iconology, fetishism, art criticism, among others.

Please send abstracts to Peter Logan at peter.logan_at_temple.edu. Deadline is
extended to 20 March.

CFP: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies (grad) (4/5/06; 5/12/06

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Lachelle R. Hannickel

all For Papers: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student
Conference in French and Francophone Studies
Dates: May 12-14, 2006
Location: University of California at Santa Barbara
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Margaret Cohen, Professor of French and
Comparative Literature, Stanford University. Dr. Cohen is Andrew B.
Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization; and
the Director of the Center for the Study of the Novel

CFP: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies (grad) (4/5/06; 5/12/06

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Lachelle R. Hannickel

all For Papers: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student
Conference in French and Francophone Studies
Dates: May 12-14, 2006
Location: University of California at Santa Barbara
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Margaret Cohen, Professor of French and
Comparative Literature, Stanford University. Dr. Cohen is Andrew B.
Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization; and
the Director of the Center for the Study of the Novel

CFP: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies (grad) (4/5/06; 5/12/06

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Lachelle R. Hannickel

all For Papers: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student
Conference in French and Francophone Studies
Dates: May 12-14, 2006
Location: University of California at Santa Barbara
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Margaret Cohen, Professor of French and
Comparative Literature, Stanford University. Dr. Cohen is Andrew B.
Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization; and
the Director of the Center for the Study of the Novel

CFP: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies (grad) (4/5/06; 5/12/06

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Lachelle R. Hannickel

all For Papers: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student
Conference in French and Francophone Studies
Dates: May 12-14, 2006
Location: University of California at Santa Barbara
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Margaret Cohen, Professor of French and
Comparative Literature, Stanford University. Dr. Cohen is Andrew B.
Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization; and
the Director of the Center for the Study of the Novel

UPDATE: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (3/20/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Deadline extended:

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at (dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Graduate Conference
on April 7-8, 2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by March 20, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
March 20, 2006 and sent to:

UPDATE: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (3/20/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Deadline extended:

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at (dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Graduate Conference
on April 7-8, 2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by March 20, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
March 20, 2006 and sent to:

UPDATE: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (3/20/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Deadline extended:

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at (dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Graduate Conference
on April 7-8, 2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by March 20, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
March 20, 2006 and sent to:

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