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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

CFP: Transnational Regionalisms (12/15/05; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Holt, Kerin

Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association; Oakland, California; October 12-15, 2006: "The United States from Inside and Out: Transnational American Studies."

Panel: Transnational Regionalisms (12/15/05; ASA, 10/12/06 – 10/15/06)

CFP: Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between (12/15/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Debra Rae Cohen

Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between, 1914-1945
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Submissions are invited for the eighth annual conference of The Space=20
Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, at Bucknell University,=20
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, June 8-11, 2005.

Acceleration, terminal velocity, downward-spiral, displacement,=20
paralysis, collision, modernity. The years 1914-1945 were marked by=20
wars colliding with peace movements, by the formation of new nations,=20
the dissolution of old empires, and the voluntary and forced movement=20
of people from ancient homelands to modern and nascent nation-states. =20=

CFP: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (12/1/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Geoffrey B Hill

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Postgraduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
Sponsored by the English Graduate Organization
March 31-April 1, 2006

Featured Speakers:
Donald E. Pease Jr., Professor of English, and Avalon Chair of the Humanities at
Dartmouth College
J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Professor, English & Comparative Literature at
the University of California, Irvine
Janet Aikins Yount, Professor and Chair of the Department of English, University
of New Hampshire

CFP: War and Media (11/30/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:20pm
Timothy Rives

Papers On February 23rd - 25th, 2006, the Center for the Study of the Korean War will hold its 7th Annual Conference on War and Media at the Hilton Garden Inn of Independence, Missouri. Each year Graceland University sponsors the conference as an opportunity for scholars, students, veterans, and anyone interested to gather and share information, questions, stories, and academic papers concerning the reporting of war. Papers focus on issues relating to war in general, with at least one session on the Korean War. The theme for the upcoming conference is War and Propaganda.

Proposals for papers to be presented at the 7th Annual Conference can be sent by email to:
gedwards_at_graceland.edu

or by mail to:

CFP: The Secret Lives of the Conservatives (10/24/05; KSU CSC, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
hedrick_at_ksu.edu

I invite papers for a panel to be held at the fifteenth annual Cultural
Studies Conference at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, March
9-11. Papers can be on a wide variety of topics related to the conference
theme of privacy and secrecy and the public sphere.

CFP: Utopian Studies Society: "Looking Forward to the End..." (Spain) (1/13/06; 7/6/06-7/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Pere Gallardo

Utopian Studies Society
7th International Conference
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona (Spain)
July 6-8, 2006.

Organized by the Department of English & German Studies and the
T-CLAA/ICARUS Research Group, on behalf of the USS, the conference seeks to
be a transversal, interdisciplinary meeting for scholars of all fields who
have an interest in Utopian Studies (literature, cinema, philosophy,
history, political science, economics, architecture, art, etc.).

UPDATE: Privacy and Secrecy (10/24/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
michele janette

DEADLINE EXTENDED for the 15th annual Cultural Studies Conference at
Kansas State University.

TOPIC: PRIVACY (and Secrecy)
NEW DEADLINE: October 24, 2005

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Historian George Chauncey, author of _Gay New York_ and _Why Marriage_
Poet Susan Hahn, author of _Self/Pity_, _Holiday_, _Confesssion_

More details available at conference website: http://www.k-state.edu/
english/symposium/index.html

Send 1 page abstracts for 15 minute presentations to:

Michele Janette
Associate Professor and
Director, Program in Cultural Studies
English Department, KSU
mjanette_at_ksu.edu

CFP: Motorcycling and Motorcycle Life (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Nagy, Paul

CFP: Motorcycle Life and Culture
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2005

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

CFP: Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars (11/11/05; 3/18/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Material Culture Symposium

The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware
is pleased to announce its call for papers for the Fourth Annual
Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars (MCSES) to be held
Saturday, March 18, 2006 at the
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library in Winterthur, Delaware.

CFP: Hurricane Katrina (10/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Chitiga, Miriam

Call For Papers: Creative Pieces on Hurricane Katrina

Claflin University's Performing Arts for Effective Civic Education
Program (PAECE) is calling for ORIGINAL creative works addressing key
civic and political issues related to the recent tragedy in the Gulf
Coast. PAECE is a US Department of Education - FIPSE funded program
that seeks to enhance civic knowledge, responsibility and engagement,
via the performing arts.

CFP: Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures (11/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Deborah Champion

Call For Papers Download PDF http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/seccllpapers06.pdf
Submit a Proposal
Electronic proposals ONLY.
Fill out your Abstract Submission on-line! http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/seccllsubmit.html

We invite proposals in the following subject areas:
Classics, East Asian, French, Spanish, Open Graduate Student Session, and =
Special Topics In Language, Literature, Culture, Pedagogy, Film.

CFP: Globalization & Resistance (11/30/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sol Neely

"Globalization & Resistance"
2nd Graduate Student Conference of the English & Philosophy Ph.D. Program
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-5, 2006

Speakers: Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley) and Todd May
(Clemson University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: History and Representation (12/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sean P. Connolly

CALL FOR PAPERS
Entralogos: Romance Studies Graduate Conference 2006
February 10th and 11th, 2006
Cornell University

Turns, Returns, Detours: (Hi)story and (Re)presentation

CFP: Grand Theft Auto Essay Collection (10/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:01pm
Nathan Garrelts

A Strategy Guide for Studying the Grand Theft Auto Series: An Edited
Collection of Essays
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 15, 2005
 
The Grand Theft Auto series of digital games is one of the most popular,
innovative, and provocative game series to date‹and rightly so. The games
feature voice acting from stars such as Dennis Hopper and Burt Reynolds, and
the soundtracks are provided by artists like Rick James, 2Pac, Lynyrd
Skynyrd and Willie Nelson. Beyond this, gamers have been continually
impressed with the freedom to explore and exploit the game environments,
which have grown exponentially in size and complexity. At the same time,

CFP: Pennsylvania College English Association Annual Conference (1/13/06; 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Robin Cadwallader

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) Conference
March 23-25, 2006
Wyndham Gardens Hotel, Oakland
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PCEA invites either panels or individual proposals for the 2006 conference, March 23-25, in Pittsburgh, PA. Proposals on any topic related to literature, film, composition, and pedagogy, are welcome, as are submissions of creative writing. Presenters must join PCEA in order to participate.

CFP: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Diana Dominguez

 
CFP: Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX
PCA/ACA; 2/8/06-2/11/06)
 
Abstract Deadline November 15, 2004
 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 8-11, 2005
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
 
For further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel,
registration, tours, etc.) please visit the developing website:
 
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
 
Any aspect of Children's or Young Adult Literature (traditional or

CFP: Advertising & Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR ADVERTISING AREA PAPERS

 

2006 PCA/ACA Conference – April 12-15, 2006

 

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303

 

SUBMISSIONS: Please send titles along with a thesis-type summary describing the essence of your proposed paper. Early entrants may get preference concerning presentation time, session choices, equipment choices, etc. You are welcome to invite your colleagues to submit papers for consideration and presentation at the convention. All participants, however, must be PCA members and convention registrants.

 

SEND SUBMISSIONS TO: Dr. Sammy R. Danna, Loyola University Chicago

820 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611

CFP: Culture of Fandom (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
gjthomps_at_garnet.acns.fsu.edu

Call for Papers: Culture of Fandom
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.

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

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
gjthomps_at_garnet.acns.fsu.edu

Call for Papers: Sports and Culture
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.

CFP: Military Dissent (1/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Peace Review

Call for Essays: Military Dissent

PEACE REVIEW: A JOURNAL OF SOCIAL JUSTICE is an international journal
distributed in more than 50 nations. We seek essays on the above theme
for a special issue.

 

Dissent amongst those subject to military service around the world is
an ever increasing phenomenon today. Those subject to conscription as
well as those on active military service have dissented and resisted
the call to arms on a variety of levels in various nations.

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