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CFP: 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference (9/15/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

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Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
Sylvia M Berger

Title: 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference, University of
Louisville, KY
Date: 02/23-25/06
Deadline for submissions: 09/15/05
URL: www.louisville.edu/a-s/cml/xxconf
About the Conf: An international Conf now in its thirty-fourth year.
Reading committees select the best critical & creative works; the papers
are grouped for presentation at sectional meetings. Open Topic. Creative
writers are also welcome. Submissions accepted in English, French, German,
Italian or Spanish.
Director: Danielle Day
Enquiries: dlday_at_louisville.edu
Thank you

CFP: The Situated Body: A Special Issue of Janus Head (3/1/06; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:59pm
Costica Bradatan

Janus Head. A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Continental Philosophy,
Literature, Phenomenological Psychology and the Arts

www.janushead.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

JANUS HEAD 9.2 (Winter 2006/2007) - Special Issue

TOPIC: The situated body

Deadline for submissions: March 1, 2006.

Guest Editor: Shaun Gallagher (University of Central Florida)

CFP: Signs of the Times: Call for Papers on Culture/Politics (ongoing; online discussion papers)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:59pm
Jo Littler

Signs of the Times
http://www.signsofthetimes.org.uk/

CALL FOR PAPERS
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Signs of the Times is an independent, self-financed collective which
exists to provide a space for the free circulation and exchange of
ideas on the left, outside the confines of the academy and not limited
by party loyalties or sectarian ideologies.

CFP: Decadence in English Literature, Vol. 2 (5/21/05; collection)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:59pm
Paul Fox

CFP: Decadence in English Literature Vol. 2 (9/1/2005;

collection)

Please send abstracts for a scholarly collection to be

published by Ibidem Press in their Studies in English

Literatures series. The theme of this volume will be

Decadence exterior to the period 1870-1910 and is

expected to contain essays upon periods in English

Literature from Anglo-Saxon to contemporary. Any

essay exploring the philosophical, historical or

aesthetic tendencies of Decadence literarily presented

in Britain are encouraged. Some suggested topics are:

the literary implications of atrophy; decadence in

formal practice: literary dandyism, euphuism, purple

CFP: The Sixties (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
James Brian Wagaman

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE SIXTIES

April 12 - 16, 2006 Atlanta, Georgia. The national PCA/ACA conference will
be held at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.
 
Deadline for Paper/Panel Proposals: November 1, 2005.

The 1960s was one of the most tumultuous decades of the Twentieth Century,
introducing new forms of American Culture, as well as changing existing
forms. This area welcomes explorations of any aspect of the decade, from
civil rights to platform shoes. Contributions from interdisciplinary fields
as well as single disciplines are encouraged.

Please send 100-150 word abstracts in WORD by email to

CFP: South Park and Popular Culture (11/1/05; collection)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Jeffrey Weinstock

South Park and Popular Culture. Contributions are invited for a collection
of academic essays on the animated program, South Park. Possible topics
include, but are not limited to, South Park and historical, political, and
televisual context; representations of race, gender, sexual orientation,
class, or disability; constructions of childhood and parenthood; viewership
practices; indecency and pornography; the carnivalesque; South Park and the
academy; South Park and youth culture. 400-word proposals and C.V.s should
be submitted by Nov. 1, 2005 to the editor, Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock,
Department of English, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
(Jeffrey.Weinstock_at_cmich.edu).

CFP: Cultural Conflict and Women (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
James Brian Wagaman

CALL FOR PAPERS

CULTURAL CONFLICT AND WOMEN

April 12 - 16, 2006 Atlanta, Georgia. The national PCA/ACA conference will
be held at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.

Deadline for Paper/Panel Proposals: November 1, 2005. Be There!

CFP: The Uses of Richard Hoggart (UK) (10/31/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Kate Dorney

The Uses of Richard Hoggart: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
on Richard Hoggart's Work and Influence
Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 April 2006
Tapton Hall,
University of Sheffield,
UK
Proposals for papers (20 mins) are sought on the life, work and influence of
Richard Hoggart, founder of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies,
author of The Uses of Literacy, Speaking to Each Other, Only Connect, and
Everyday Language and Everyday Life. Papers considering Hoggart alongside
his contemporaries or reminiscing on his influence on their own work or
discipline are also welcome.

CFP: Modern Languages (5/15/05; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/5/06)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Josie McQuail

Panel proposals are invited for the 37th annual Northeast Modern Language Association convention (Philadelphia, PA 3/1/06-3/5/06) in all areas of the Modern Languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese, German); including American, British and Comparative Literature; Film, Drama, Composition, Pedagogy and related topics. Panel proposers must be current (2005) NEMLA members, but can join via the NEMLA website or contact the Executive Director, Josephine McQuail.

UPDATE: Linguistics and Media Discourse (2/28/06; journal issue)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Francisco Yus

Deadline extended:

CALL FOR PAPERS: LINGUISTICS AND MEDIA DISCOURSE

Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (RAEI) is an international
well-known Journal on English Studies published annually since 1988 by
the University of Alicante (Spain). The abstracts of all the articles
published so far can be accessed at the following Internet address:

http://www.ua.es/dfing/publicaciones/raei/indice-raei.htm#Index

CFP: Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets (1/15/06; collection)

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Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Olga Gershenson

Call for Papers

Toilet Papers: The Gendered Construction of Public Toilets

Editors:

Olga Gershenson (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)

Barbara Penner (University College-London)

"You know what they say about men who hang around women's lavatories.
They're asking to have their illusions shattered."

- Georgina to Albert, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover

We invite contributions for the edited collection Toilet Papers: The
Gendered Construction of Public Toilets.

CFP: Cultures of Evil and the Attractions of Villainy (10/1/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:20pm
Maria Mabrey

2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006

Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.

Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes

This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.

Possible topics, but not limited to:

CFP: Militarism and the Environment (10/1/05; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
currents_at_yorku.ca

UnderCurrents: journal of critical environmental studies

Vol 15 Mobilizing Natures: Militarism and the Environment

Given the plurality of ways nature has been mobilized in the service of
conflict and violence, the UnderCurrents Editorial Collective invites
art and written work for Vol 15, Mobilizing Nature.

CFP: Politeness: Journal Culture, Language and Representation CLR (8/31/05; journal issue)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
Jose Ramón Prado Pérez

Journal Culture, Language and Representation, published by Universitat
Jaume I, Spain, invites contributions for volume 3, to appear May 2006, on
the issue of "Politeness".

Politeness, regarded as a basic interactional principle of communication,
may be approached from a wide range of theoretical or analytical
perspectives: pragmatics / linguistics; discourse analysis and
conversation, semiotics, diachronic studies, intercultural processes, etc.

CFP: Literary London: Interdisciplinary studies in the representation of London (no deadline; e-journal)

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Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
Lawrence Phillips

'Literary London: Interdisciplinary studies in the representation of London' is the first and only refereed academic journal to provide a common forum for scholars and students engaged specifically in the study of London and literature. It is dedicated to fostering an intellectual community that will facilitate interdisciplinary exchange. While the editorial focus of the journal is on representations of London in literature, articles in cognate disciplines that will contribute to readings of London are very much encouraged. These subject areas might include readings of London in history, drama, film, geography, art history, architecture, urban sociology, painting and engraving, etc.

CFP: 'Origins' and 'Originality' in the Arts (6/30/05; e-journal issue)

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Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:29pm
LL Otty

FORUM is a new postgraduate online arts journal based at the University of
Edinburgh. Each edition will set out to explore a theme from as many different
perspectives as possible: submissions from all fields within the arts and
humanities are warmly welcomed.

                          ¡¥Origins and Originality¡¦

CFP: Smart Women and Popular Culture (9/1/05; anthology)

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Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:26pm
Sherrie Inness

>I thought that some people on this list serv might be interested in
>this new publishing opportunity. Please forward this CFP to others
>who could be interested.
>
>Thank you,
>
>Sherrie A. Inness
>Professor of English
Miami University
inness_at_muohio.edu

CFP: Gendered Violence in the Media (7/15/05; collection)

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Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:25pm
Lisa Cuklanz

Submissions are sought for a volume on Gendered Violence in the Media to be edited by Sujata Moorti and Lisa Cuklanz. Femininst/women's studies approaches are preferred. Topics may include but are not limited to: representations of sexual assault, rape, harassment and verbal abuse in genres of television and film; news coverage of issues, persons, trials, or cases related to gendered violence; shifts in the landscape of media representation of these issues; global topics including trafficking, slavery, and rape in war; other understandings of gendered violence such as pornography, sexual objectification, and graphic humor.

CFP: German-Indian Cross-Cultural Relations (7/31/05; 5/24/06-5/26/06)

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Thursday, April 14, 2005 - 9:25pm
Christina Kraenzle

CFP: Mapping Channels between Ganges and Rhine:
                 German – Indian Cross-Cultural Relations
                 University of Toronto, Canada
                 May 24 – 26, 2006

Keynote Speakers: Anil Bhatti, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
                   Kamakshi Murti, Middlebury College

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts – July 31, 2005

CFP: Anthology on Sex and Disability (7/1/05; collection)

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:22am
Anna Mollow

Call For Abstracts: Anthology on Sex and Disability

 

           Disability and sex come together in multiple ways. In the
popular imagination, however, the terms "sex" and "disability" are, if not
antithetical, then certainly incongruous. To many, the idea of people with
disabilities as sexual or sexy remains largely unthinkable. We are
soliciting proposals for a cultural studies anthology of essays that will
challenge such conceptions, examining, revising, and extending the myriad
ways that disability and sex intersect.

 

UPDATE: International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (5/1/05; journal issue)

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Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers (July issue deadline: May 1, 2005)

The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies (IJMS) is dedicated to the
study and discussion of motorcycling culture in all its forms and from all
over the world-including moped/scooter, street and racetrack, and
off-road/dirt bikes as well as every aspect of motorcycle culture past,
present and future. We hope the journal provides further opportunities to
explore these issues. The inaugural issue was published online in March,
2005: ijms.nova.edu.

We welcome submissions on all areas related to the cultural phenomenon of
motorcycling from not only academics but all members of the motorcycling
community or those interested in motorcycling.

CFP: The Event, Culture and Contingency (grad) (7/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005 - 1:10am
Benjamin Smith

antiTHESIS, "The Event, Culture and Contingency"
Call for Papers

antiTHESIS, one of Australia's longest running postgraduate
interdisciplinary journals, now invites contributions for both the third
annual antiTHESIS Postgraduate Symposium entitled The Event, Culture
and Contingency and for Volume 16 (2006), "in the event …"

"Truth happens to an idea. It becomes true, is made true by events. Its
verity is in fact an event, a process: the process namely of its verifying
itself, its veri-fication." - ­ William James

CFP: Japanese Children's Literature & Culture (10/1/05; e-journal issue)

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Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:11am
Elizabeth Pandolfo Briggs

_The Looking Glass_, an online children's literature journal, invites
submissions to all columns and sections for the special issue on Japanese
Children's Literature and Culture.

Deadline for Submissions: 1 October 2005
Publication Date: April 2006

CFP: Money, Power and Prose: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Financial Revolution in the British Isles, 1688-1756 (Northern Ire

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Chris Fauske

CALL FOR PAPERS
Money, Power and Prose: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Financial
Revolution in the British Isles, 1688-1756

Armagh, Northern Ireland
8-10 June 2006

This colloquium will gather scholars from the disciplines of history,
literature, economics, politics, sociology and law to study the
intersections between public finance, politics and literature during
Britain's so-called Financial Revolution.

Papers should address contemporary public responses to one or more of
the following aspects of the Financial Revolution:

* Banking (Public or Private)
* Joint-Stock Companies
* Stock Markets
* Projecting
* Public Debt
* Paper Money

Pages