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CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
exitnine_at_rci.rutgers.edu

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

CFP: Non-fiction Travel Literature from the Americas, Europe and China (China) (1/30/06; 6/12/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
jfombona_at_mac.com

Call for Papers

“IV International and Interdisciplinary Conference Alexander von
Humboldt and Zheng He, 2006”

“Travel Literature and from the Americas, Europe and China from all
Centuries”

2006 年第四届美洲,欧洲, 中国旅游, 探险文献国际大会

纪念亚利山大.冯. 洪堡, éƒ'å'ŒæŽ¢é™©å…ˆé©±

June 12-16, 2006

in Xi’an China

CFP: Biography and Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
MCCUTCHEON, CAMILLE

BIOGRAPHY AND POPULAR CULTURE
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Call for Papers for the 35th Annual Joint Conference of the Popular
Culture and American Culture Associations
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Atlanta, Georgia, April 12-16, 2006
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Deadline: November 1, 2005
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The 36th annual joint conference of the Popular Culture and American
culture Associations will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, April 12-16,
2006. The Biography and Popular Culture Area of the Popular Culture
Association welcomes submissions from scholars of various disciplines.
The Biography and Popular Culture Area will examine the connections
between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel

UPDATE: Comics and Childhood (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
Cathlena Martin

    Updated Call for Papers: "Comics and Childhood"

 Fourth Annual University of Florida Comics Conference

      Gainesville, FL
      February 24-25, 2006.

Updated Deadline for Abstracts: December 1, 2005.

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is
pleased to announce the 2006 UF Conference on Comics: "Comics and
Childhood," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on February
24-25 2006.

Confirmed guest speakers include Bill Willingham, Nate Powell, and
Charles Hatfield.

UPDATE: Ethnic Life Writing and Histories (Spain) (11/15/05; MESEA, 5/18/06-5/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
eleftheria arapoglou

Speakers announced:

5th MESEA Conference
The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
May 18-20, 2006, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

   Call for Papers

   Speakers:
   Myriam Chancy, Writer and independent scholar
   Shirley Geok-Lin Lim University of California, Santa Barbara
   Jeremy D. Popkin University of Kentucky
   Joan-Pau Rubiés London School of Economics and Political Science

   ETHNIC LIFE WRITING AND HISTORIES

UPDATE: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (11/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
arkrall_at_uwm.edu

**** Submission Deadline Extended to November 1, 2005 ****

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Communication Theory Special Issue: Succeeding Failure (5/15/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Garnet Butchart

Call for Papers

Special Issue of Communication Theory
"Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies"

Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies is the
title of a special journal issue planned for Communication Theory. This
issue will be guest edited by Briankle G. Chang and Garnet C. Butchart of
the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts,
Amherst.

CFP: GLBTQ Aging Issues (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Leni Marshall

CALL FOR PAPERS

"I'VE BEEN QUEER FOR AGES": GLBTQ AGING ISSUES

National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Oakland, California (Bay Area)
June 15-18, 2006
For more conference details, see
nwsaconference.org

Abstract deadline: October 28, 2005

The theme of the NWSA conference is "Locating
Women's Studies: Formations of Power and
Resistance." The NWSA's Aging and Ageism Caucus
is sponsoring panels devoted to locating age and
ageing within feminist inquiry.

CFP: Visual Discourse (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Cindi Knight

12th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
Arizona State University - February 24-26, 2006

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses

CFP Panel: Visual Discourse –
Identity Captured and Constructed on Film

"One of the tasks of photography is to disclose, and shape our sense of, the
variety of the world. It does not present ideals. There is no agenda except
diversity and interestingness. There are no judgments, which of course is
itself a judgement."
Susan Sontag, "A Photograph Is Not an Opinion. Or is it?"

CFP: Heroism & Mortality in Comics (11/26/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
dave_at_captionbox.net

Call For Papers: "Ever-Ending Battle" - Special Symposium on Heroism &
Mortality in Comics for Spring 2006 International Journal of Comic Art
issue.

The International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA) is pleased to welcome
submissions for the upcoming symposium in its Spring 2006 edition 8.1. The
 wide focus of the symposium, entitled "The Ever-Ending Battle," will be
on issues of mortality in comics, particularly, but not exclusively, the
relationship between death and heroism.

CFP: Catastrophe and Representation (12/31/05; journal issue)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Lois Wolfe

FACS Literary Journal

Florida Atlantic University Comparative Studies=20

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Call for Papers

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Catastrophe and Representation

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Images of catastrophe increasingly assault us through the media. The =
world is reeling from the effects of war, natural disasters, famine, and =
disease. Violence - natural and unnatural - has become a standard motif =
in contemporary storytelling, cultural documentation and sociopolitical =
reportage. How, then, is such representation captured and =
characterized? What is being said and unsaid, and why? Is catastrophe a =
comparative experience?

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CFP: Shakespeare and Popular Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
JESSICA.TRIBBLE_at_asu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS-- Shakespeare and Popular Culture Panels
SOUTHWEST/TEXAS POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS MEETING

WHERE:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

WHEN: February 8-11, 2005

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: November 15, 2005

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2005

 
The Shakespeare in Popular Culture area of the 2005 Albuquerque
Conference of the SWPCA/ACA invites proposals for
papers on Shakespeare in Popular Culture.

The panel will explore the boundaries between the canonical Shakespearean texts
and their more recent popular culture adaptations.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Permeability and Selfhood (grad) (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Tara MacDonald

Permeability and Selfhood

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

*Please note that this is a graduate conference.

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

Call for Panels

UPDATE: Carework in Literature/Film (10/11/05; no conference dates noted)

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Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Hi,

We are finalizing the conference program for our may conference on
carework and caregiving. We have close to 50 papers. However, we do not
have any on

REPRESENTATIONS OF CAREWORK (OR MOTHERWORK) IN FICTION/POETRY/FILM/ART
ETC.

IF YOU ARE DOING RESEARCH IN THIS AREA AND WANT TO BE PART OF WHAT
PROMISES TO BE A SUPERB CONFERENCE PLEASE EMAIL; name, Univ.
affiliation, position (faculty, student etc.) and title of paper to
arm_at_yorku.ca by Oct. 11,200

Thank you so much,

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Director, ARM
arm_at_yorku.ca

CFP: Comics Arts Conference 2006 (3/1/06; 7/20/06-7/23/06)

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Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
pcoogan_at_fontbonne.edu

Call for Papers and Participation

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COMICS ARTS CONFERENCE

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Abstracts for papers, panels, poster sessions, and slide talks are being
accepted for a for a joint meeting of scholars and professionals during
the

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Comic-Con International

San Diego, California July 20-23, 2006.

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We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical
perspectives, and welcome the participation of academic, independent,
and fan scholars. We welcome professionals from all areas of the comics
industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers,
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CFP: Literary London 2006 Representations of London in Literature (UK) (2/28/06; 7/13/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Lawrence Phillips

Literary London 2006

Representations of London in Literature
An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by The Department of English, Maritime Campus, University of
Greenwich, London.

13th to 14th July 2005

Plenary speakers: Jack Lynch (Rutgers University)
                Other plenary speakers to be confirmed.

Call for Papers

The 5th Annual Literary London conference will be hosted by the
Department of English University of Greenwich, London, at their Maritime
Campus based in the Old Royal Naval College
(http://www.greenwichfoundation.org.uk/) with buildings designed by
Sir Christopher Wren and others.

CFP: Biography & Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
MCCUTCHEON, CAMILLE

BIOGRAPHY AND POPULAR CULTURE
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Call for Papers for the 35th Annual Joint Conference of the Popular
Culture and American Culture Associations
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Atlanta, Georgia, April 12-16, 2006
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Deadline: November 1, 2005
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The 36th annual joint conference of the Popular Culture and American
culture Associations will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, April 12-16,
2006. The Biography and Popular Culture Area of the Popular Culture
Association welcomes submissions from scholars of various disciplines.
The Biography and Popular Culture Area will examine the connections
between biography and popular culture. Papers and full panel

UPDATE: Motorcycling Culture and Myth (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Suzanne Ferriss

Update: MOTORCYCLING CULTURE AND MYTH, PCA/ACA, April 12-16, 2006 (deadline
extended)

 

The Popular Culture Association and American Culture Associations are
holding a series of panels at the next annual meeting of these groups to be
held April 12-16, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott
Marquis Hotel.

 

Papers are requested on motorcycling and its impact on North American and
other societies and cultures. Suggested topics include:

 

* Riders' narratives or descriptions of the ride

* The motorcycle as art, poetry, or agency

* Rituals, norms, customs, or influences in motorcycle culture

* The biker as subaltern or as "other"

UPDATE: Jewish Studies Area (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

The deadline has been extended for the CFP for the Jewish Studies Area for
the 2006 Popular Culture Association conference. Please note the new deadline
located at the end of the Call.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Walden or
Barbara Silliman immediately.

Thank you, and we hope to hear from you soon!

CFP: Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will
hold their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8 through 11,
2006. The organizations have met there for several years, and members wanted
to return because of the great location, the fine hotels, food, sights,
museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home of the National Hispanic Cultural
Center, which promises research and entertainment possibilities for
participants in this area as well.

UPDATE: The Historical Novel (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Brian Adler

Revised call:

Call for Papers: The Historical Novel
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 8-11, 2006

The 2006 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New
Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Join us this year, as a
returning or first-time participant, as we celebrate a new future on
Route 66 at this regional popular culture conference. Further details
regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration,
tours, etc.) can be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org.

UPDATE: Wenshan International Conference: Situated Knowledges (Taiwan) (11/5/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Brian David Phillips

Deadline extended:

The 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature

English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

March 11, 2006
Abstracts Due: Nov. 5, 2005

Conference Theme: "Situated Knowledges: Literature of Belief, Believing, and the Unbelievable"

Due to exceptional interest in the conference guests and themes of the upcoming Sixth Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature and the streamlining of the review process, the deadline for abstracts has been extended to 5 November 2005. After that date, new submissions will not be accepted.

UPDATE: (Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural Discourses (grad) (11/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Micheal.Bolton_at_asu.edu

Update of submissions deadline for:

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses

February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

"Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to
distinguish us from them."
                                                                                
  —Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands la Fronterra

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