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CFP: Feminist Theory as Praxis (3/25/06; online journal issue)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Ime Kerlee

CFP: “Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis”
Deadline: March 25, 2006
Format: Email attachment in word (please scan for viruses before
sending)
Citations: parenthetical in text, endnotes, and bibliography
Pages: 10-25 not including end notes and bibliography
Language: English

Special Issue: Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis

CFP: Philament Issue 9: Liminal (4/30/06; journal issue)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:58pm
Philament

CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: April 30th, 2006 (critique and opinion for online journal)
Publication: December 2006

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts
affiliated with the University of Sydney
http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament , invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, fictocriticism, reviews, and opinions
for:-

Issue 9: Liminal

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 30, 2006
send to: philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au

UPDATE: Resistance to Tyranny: Representing the Struggle for Human Rights (3/10/06; NYCEA, 4/28/06-4/29/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 5:09pm
jgriffiths_at_fordham.edu

New due date:

            In an interview with Amnesty International , Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman explains
            that, despite efforts to silence survivors of human rights violations, "Somehow the stories do come
            out, those voices do come out. I am not their voice: I make a space for those voices, a bridge."
            Dorfman's insights raise questions about the role of literature in the struggle for human rights.
             How do writers represent often unspeakable crimes against humanity and create a cultural memory that
            recognizes the forgotten or marginalized voices from the past? What does it mean to bear witness
            through literature?

CFP: Gender in Literature and Film (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Precious McKenzie-Stearns

Papers are sought from scholars working in literature, gender studies
and/or film to present 15-minute papers on representations of gender and
the natural world.
The 60th Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language
Association will be held in Tucson, Arizona on October 12-14, 2006.
Deadline for proposals: March 1, 2006.

Please forward proposals to:

Precious McKenzie Stearns (Session Chair)
Department of English, CPR 107
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
or via email: pmmckenz_at_mail.usf.edu

and

CFP: Midwest Conference on British Studies 52nd Annual Meeting (4/15/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Jason M. Kelly

CALL FOR PAPERS

Midwest Conference on British Studies 52nd Annual Meeting

27-29 October 2006 Indianapolis Museum of Art Indiana University-Purdue
University at Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its
fifty-second annual meeting will be hosted by Indiana University-Purdue
University at Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

This year's plenary speakers are:

Linda Levy Peck (George Washington University), who will speak on "Murder,
Mayhem and Marriage in Restoration England."

and

CFP: Popular Women's Fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Pam Washington

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

October 12-14, 2006

Tucson Arizona

 

This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction, both American and British of the 18th and 19th centuries,
but we are particularly interested in papers that discuss women's works that
have been traditionally categorized as "popular" in terms of how they might
be reconsidered. Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or
serialized fiction. Please e-mail 300-500 word proposals to
pwashington_at_ucok.edu or mail them to Pamela Washington, University of
Central Oklahoma, Box 182, Edmond, OK 73034.

CFP: Pyschoanalysis, Literature, and Culture (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

UPDATE: Historical Shakespeare (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Amanda Uvalle

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
  University of California Riverside
  April 7-8, 2006
  Updates:
  Keynote Speaker Announced
  Deadlines Extended: February 28, 2006
   
  We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be James Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include _Annoying the Victorians_(1995), _Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting_ (1998), and _A History of the African-American People (proposed) by Strom Thurmond: a Novel_ (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid) (2004).
   

CFP: On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic (Netherland) (2/20/06; 6/10/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Thomas Crombez

Junior Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic"

Call For Papers

In conjunction with the international conference "Messianism and the
Law" which will take place on 11 and 12 May 2006, the Institute of
Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp is also planning a Junior
Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic" which
will be conducted on 10 and 11 May 2006.

Contributions for this Junior Researcher Symposium, which is expected
to focus on the modes and functions of Messianic thinking in
twentieth-century philosophy, may be submitted to the organizers as
listed below.

UPDATE: Fashioning Fiction (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
disjunctions Ucr

CFP: Victory Culture

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
University of California, Riverside

April 7-8, 2006

This panel will consist of papers concerning the rhetoric around the
American narrative and Victory Culture. What narratives of history have
contributed to the American consciousness as a culture of victory?

-What are the major groundworks which have either disturbed or buttressed
the American vision of a victory culture? The cowboy/Indian narrative,
Rambo, etc.

-narratives of political victory (i.e. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, or the
more recent TV series The West Wing),

CFP: Del Otro La'o: Sexual Diversity in Puerto Rico (2/20/06; 3/28/06-3/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Serena Anderlini

 
We're organizing the first COLLOQUIUM on SEXUAL DIVERSITIES in PUERTO
RICO, and I write to invite you to participate and send us YOUR
WONDERFUL PROPOSALS!!! The event is based at the Humanities Department,
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.
 
About one year ago, the UPR system included alternative sexualities in
its non-discriminatory statute, and PR sodomy laws (never quite
enforced) have been repealed. PR is thriving with change and the social
effervescence therein. And so this Colloquium comes at a perfect time
for you to enjoy this too!!!
 
The call is very open, with topics like alternative sexualities and
solidarity, violence, the media, work, health, race, science,

CFP: Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tricia Anne Jenkins

The Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of mystery, crime or thriller fiction to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Tricia
Jenkins, American Studies, Michigan State University at jenki172_at_msu.edu.
Mailed proposals should be sent to Tricia Jenkins, The Journal of Popular
Culture, Michigan State University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, Michigan,
48824.

CFP: Between Jihad and McWorld: Voices of Social Justice (3/20/06; 9/29/06)

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Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:46pm
Joseph Zingaro

Kent State University Ashtabula is now accepting proposals for
papers, exhibitions, artwork, photography, and panel discussions
regarding themes and ideas from Dr. Benjamin Barber's Jihad vs.
McWorld. Dr. Barber will deliver the conference's keynote address.
Proposals may be sent to Carol Murray, Social Justice Committee,
Kent State University Ashtabula, 3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula,
OH 44004. Or you may email proposal files to
cmurray_at_ashtabula.kent.edu.Joseph Zingaro
English Department
Kent State University Ashtabula

UPDATE: Division and Mutual Aid in Postcolonial Literature and History (4/1/06; USACLALS, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

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Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
John Hawley

Deadline change:

Fissures and Sutures:
Sources of Division and Mutual Aid in Postcolonial Reflections
on History and Literature

Confirmed speakers at this time
 Bill Ashcroft, Aijaz Ahmad, R. Radhakrishnan, Amritjit Singh, Tess Onwueme, Emmanuel Dongala, Kalyan Ray, and Shu-mei Shih

Oct. 27-29 2006
United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
4th International Conference (USACLALS)
Santa Clara University (40 miles south of San Francisco; one mile from San Jose airport)

UPDATE: Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2006 (2/21/06; 9/27/06-9/30/06)

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Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
M/C - Media and Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS - SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 21 FEBRUARY

IR 7.0: INTERNET CONVERGENCES
International and Interdisciplinary Conference of the Association of
Internet Researchers

Brisbane, Australia
28-30 September 2006

Pre-Conference Workshops: 27 September 2006

*** EXTENDED DEADLINE ***

By popular demand, we have extended the deadline for paper abstracts to 21
February - for full details, see below.

INTERNET CONVERGENCES

CFP: Lilith: Feminist History Journal (3/20/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Katie Sutton

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal

Call for Papers, Edition 15, 2006

Lilith is a fully refereed academic journal based in the History
Department at the University of Melbourne. Since the early 1980s,
Lilith has provided a valuable forum for new and established scholars
to present research in feminist history. The journal is published
annually in November and includes a substantial book review section.
The editorial board is currently seeking articles for Edition 15.

UPDATE: Spinning the World: Myths and Legends (3/25/06; 4/28/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Ben Ovando

Deadline extended:

First Interdisciplinary Conference-California State
University Fresno
Department of English and Students of English Studies
(SESA) April 28-30

Spinning the World-Myths and Legends

The graduate students in English at Fresno State have
produced a stellar year of events, ranging from the
appearance of legendary writer, Joyce Carol Oates,
through a series of colloquia hosted by SESA. These
colloquia have taken as their over-arching theme,
Myths and Legends, and have featured keynote speakers
on a variety of topics, including "Myths of Origin and
Place," Myths of the Workforce," and "Myths of
Academia."

UPDATE: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Salah Khan

Dear Upenncfp site host,

We would very much appreciate it if you could add this update to your
site. The PAMLA conference dates have changed. The conference was to
take place Nov 3, 4. It has now been rescheduled for Nov 10, 11.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

Best Regards,
Salah Khan
Executive Director, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

CFP: MLA Literature and Science Division (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Martha Stoddard-Holmes

 
1. Sessions for 2005 meeting

Session 1: Peak Oil and Post-Prosperity: Discourses of Depletion
Organizer: Martha Stoddard Holmes
CFP: Papers on rhetorics and narratives of peak-/post-oil and energy
issues in geoscience, literature, film, cultural commentary:
neo-Malthusianism (the great die-off), neopastoralism, etc. Abstracts or
8-page papers and brief bio by March 15 to Martha Stoddard Holmes,
mstoddar_at_csusm.edu.

CFP: Americana: Readings in Popular Culture (5/1/06; collection)

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Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
lwilson_at_americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture seeks
outstanding essays to round out its book collection Americana: Readings
in Popular Culture
(1900-present).

Please attach MLA formatted manuscripts to an explanatory email/cover
letter by 1 May
2006. Send to editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

The book is divided into sections. Submitted manuscripts should fall into
one of the
following categories.

What We Watch (Essays on Film, Television, and Video Games)

What We Read (Essays on Bestsellers, Newspapers, Magazines, Internet
Articles, Comic Books, and Cereal Boxes)

What We Hear (Essays on Music)

Where We Go (Essays on Public Spaces)

CFP: World Poetry in Translation (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/4/06-11/6/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Gordon McNeer

Samla members who are translators of poetry from any foreign language
into English are cordially invited to submit samples of their works for
consideration
to Dr. Gordon E. McNeer. The panel often is constructed around a
theme, but
this is not always the case so any type of work is welcome. Typically,
panalists
introduce their translation and then read from it. Discussion is at the
end. In most
cases, presentations are limited to fifteen minutes.
 
Gordon E. McNeer
gmcneer_at_ngcsu.edu
 
 
 
Dr. Gordon E. McNeer
Associate Professor of Spanish
Director of Santander Program
Department of Language and Literature
NGCSU
Dahlonega, GA 30597
 

CFP: Constructing Identities Conference (grad) (UK) (4/30/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Rebecca Green

CONSTRUCTING IDENTITIES
22-23 June 2006
Organised by doctoral students for doctoral students

Graduate School in Humanities, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

The convenors of the panels listed below are now inviting abstracts for papers which examine the concept of identity, and encourage submissions from those examining aspects of personal, linguistic, national and cultural identity. Proposals examining the following areas are especially welcome:

CFP: Reimagining History in Post-Imperial Britain (3/15/06; MCBS, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Catherine Ozment

Call for Papers for 2006 Midwest Conference on British Studies, Indianapolis,
IN, Oct 27-29

"Reimagining History in Post-Imperial Britain"

Contemporary British literature has seen a resurgence of historical fiction
(broadly understood) that that re-visits and re-narrates iconic moments of
English history. These historical questions ultimately engage the ways in which
England's post-imperial experiences have changed our perception of what it
means, and has meant, to be British. This proposed panel will explore recent
literary articulations of England's history that interrogate and reframe British
identity. Papers addressing literature after 1990 are especially encouraged.

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