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UPDATE: Minds, Bodies, Machines (2/28/07; 7/6/07-7/7/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Nicola Parsons

UPDATE: Minds, Bodies, Machines
London, 6-7 July 2007

Please note that the keynote speakers for this conference have been
finalised as follows: Dr Caroline Arscott (Courtauld Institute of Art);
Professor Jay Clayton (Vanderbilt University); Professor Steven Connor
(Birkbeck, University of London); Professor Iain McCalman (Australian
National University); Professor Peter Otto (University of Melbourne);
Professor Jonathan Sawday (University of Strathclyde); Professor Kevin
Warwick (University of Reading); and Dr Elizabeth Wilson (University of
New South Wales).

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Archive Trouble (3/6/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Andrew Stauffer

The Society for Textual Scholarship (www.textual.org) is organizing the
following panel at the 2007 MLA Convention in Chicago:

ARCHIVE TROUBLE
The archive (broadly conceived, specifically rendered) as a site of
loss, overspill, forgery, chaos, and anxiety -- in any period -- and the
consequences for scholarship, editing, cultural practice, and textual
theory. Email proposals to Andrew Stauffer (astauff_at_bu.edu) by March 6.

Andrew Stauffer
Department of English
Boston University

CFP: High and Low Culture (3/31/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association is soliciting essay submissions for
the Fall 2007 issue of the Journal of the Midwest Modern Language
Association. The topic for this issue will be "High & Low / Culture." The
deadline for submissions is March 31, 2007.

To ensure that the Journal is accessible to the broad membership, essays
should be written in English and, when text in other language is quoted,
translations in English should be provided. Submissions should not exceed
8,000 words.

Possible topics might include:

CFP: Visual Literacies (UK) (3/9/07; 7/3/07-7/5/07)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2007 - 11:14am
Dr Rob Fisher

1st Global Conference
Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 3rd July - Thursday 5th July 2007
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to
examine and explore issues surrounding visual literacy in regard to
theory and praxis. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the
fields of education, visual arts, fine arts, literature, philosophy,
psychology, critical theory and theology. These disciplines are
indicative only as papers are welcomed from any area, profession and
vocation in which visual literacy plays a part.

CFP: Myth of Prometheus in the arts and literature (France) (6/30/07; 3/14/08-3/15/08)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2007 - 10:22am
jean-philippe.heberle

Call for Papers

Prometheus's Creatures and Creators:
Sources and migrations of a myth in the arts and literature.

International Conference
14 - 15 March 2008
Nancy-Université, Université Nancy 2, France

The Research Groups I.D.E.A. ("Interdisciplinarité dans les études
Anglophones"), Nancy-Université, and ECRITURES, Université Paul Verlaine -
Metz, are announcing a call for papers for its international conference on
the theme: "Prometheus's Creatures and Creators: Sources and migrations of a
myth in the arts and literature."

CFP: Philament Bound (4/30/07; online journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2007 - 2:45am
Philament

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: 5th February, 2007
CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: 30th April, 2007 (critique and opinion for online journal)
Publication: December 2007

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 11: BOUND

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 30th, 2007
send to: philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au

UPDATE: Improvisation Continuums: theorising practice across disciplines (UK) (no deadline noted; 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2007 - 1:42am
Dennis R \(CCI\)

Improvisation Continuums: theorising practice across disciplines
Date: 12 - 14 April 2007
Hosted by: Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries, University
of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, South Wales UK
Venue: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, North Road, Cardiff

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to engage in theory development
on improvisation.
Confirmed Keynotes include Stephen Nachmanovtich (www.freeplay.com) and
Al Wunder.

CFP: Eyewitness Narratives (12/31/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2007 - 12:40am
Leona Toker

Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas
Call for Papers: =93Eyewitness Narratives=94
=20
Eyewitness narratives make up a genre of discourse that is prominently =
characterized by multifunctionality. The aesthetic function of =
eyewitness narratives may enter into different relationships with their =
pragmatic functions, whether annalist, testimonial, =
consciousness-raising, or other; different functions may become marked =
at different points of the communal or individual reception.=20

=20

CFP: Suburbia in Children's/YA Lit (3/15/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:57pm
Gwen Tarbox

CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
  November 8 - 11, 2007
  The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
  Cleveland, OH
   
  Children's Literature: Suburbia in Children's and YA Literature
   

UPDATE: artciencia (2/16/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:56pm
irene aparicio

artciencia=2Ecom Number 6 February-April 2007
Deadline extended February 16, 2006=20

For next issue planned for February-April 2007, the editors of the artc=
iencia=2Ecom invite essays and artworks with new approaches to the topi=
cs of cinema and history, art and aesthetics, bio-science and technolog=
y in music, literature, video art, photography, architecture, new media=
, and painting=2E=20

=20

CFP: William Faulkner: Voices from Beyond the United States (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:56pm
Barbara Ladd

For MLA 2007, the William Faulkner Society seeks proposals for papers on =
William Faulkner and his work from scholars who write from beyond the =
United States. We are especially interested in contributions from those =
whose perspectives stem from experiences and affiliations in the =
"southern" regions of the globe, i.e. the Caribbean and Latin America, =
Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific. Papers may address any =
aspect of Faulkner's work. Comparative studies; papers on the experience =
of reading or teaching Faulkner outside the United States; studies of =
translation, interpretation, and reception outside the United States; =

UPDATE: William Carlos Williams Review special issue on Williams and the avant-garde, including Dada, Futurism, and Cubism (9/1/

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:56pm
Todd Giles

UPDATE: William Carlos Williams Review special issue on Williams and the avant-garde, including Dada, Futurism, and Cubism (9/1/07; journal issue)
   
   
  The William Carlos Williams Review is actively seeking submissions for an upcoming special issue on Williams and the avant-garde, including Dada, Futurism, and Cubism. While essays exploring the ways in which Williams's work responds to and explores the avant-garde are preferred, we also encourage related essays on Williams's American contemporaries.
  Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2007
  (Spring 2008, vol. 28, no. 1)
   
  Authors may submit manuscripts (12-36 pages in length) as Word files or in hard copy to:
   
  bryce.conrad_at_ttu.edu

CFP: Literature &amp; Politics (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:25pm
Joshua

Literature and Politics Panel

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)

2007 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee

November 1-3

 

The Literature and Politics Panel welcomes 500 word abstracts/proposals for
its 2007 Conference in Memphis, Tennessee. The theme of the conference is
"Currents."

 

Paper topics for the panel are open; however, I am particularly interested
in essays dealing with the following themes:

 

Queer, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender or Intersexual
Politics in Literature

Marxist & Neo-Marxist Politics in Literature

Ambiguous and Contradicting Politics in Literature

CFP: The Time of Materiality (2/16/07; 5/4/07-7/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Aaron F. Hodges

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for
its third annual interdisciplinary spring conference

The Time of Materiality

featuring keynote speakers Peter Hallward (Professor of Modern European
Philosophy, Middlesex University) and Catherine Malabou (Professor of
Philosophy, Université de Paris X – Nanterre)

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
April 5th-7th, 2007

http://www.arts.cornell.edu/trg/conf2007.html

UPDATE: Richard Wright Conference (France) (1/15/08; 6/19/08-6/20/08)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
William DOW

CFP: Richard Wright Centenary Conference (Paris, France) 1-15-08; =
6-19-08-6-20-08

Richard Wright: The Centenary Celebration

=20

The American University of Paris announces the International Richard =
Wright Centennial Conference. It will be held 19-20 June 2008 at The =
American University of Paris and at the Mus=E9e des ann=E9es trente =
(Museum of the Nineteen Thirties), in Boulogne-Billancourt.=20

=20

CFP: Medical Humanities (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Chamberlain, Edward A.

A Proposed Special Session for the 2007 MLA Conference in Chicago:
Session Topic: The Medical Humanities

CFP: Synthetics (grad) (3/5/07; 5/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Nathan Brown

SYNTHETICS
The 18th Annual Southland Graduate Student Conference
UCLA English Department
Friday, 4 May 2007

What does it mean to invoke the category of "the synthetic" today?

UPDATE: UNC-Wilmington Graduate Conference (2/15/07; 3/30/07-3/31/07).

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
UNCW GEA

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Graduate English Association Conference
(30-31 March 2007)
>>>The Conference is on 31 March 2007
but we plan to host a Creative Reading the night before.<<<
Sea Change (s): The Evolution of Texts and Their Reception

CFP: Publishing Peace at MMLA (3/1/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Emily Smith

Papers are invited for the following special session of the 49th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association, to be held 8-11 November 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Peace Literature and Pedagogy: "Publishing peace"

CFP: Realism in Theory (4/17/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Cohen, Samuel S.

For the Literary Criticism permanent section, annual convention of the
Midwest Modern Language Association, Cleveland, Ohio, November 8-11:

"Realism in Theory." This session will be devoted to assessing the state
of the conversation about realism (small r) in contemporary literary
theory and criticism. What are we saying about the modes, possibilities,
problems, meanings, and politics of the literary representation of
reality? What has been said about these things up until now? What might
be said in the future?

CFP: American Name Society (3/3/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Kemp Williams

AMERICAN NAME SOCIETY at MLA, Chicago. Two open
sessions. Fields may include literature, literary
theory, philosophy, linguistics, geography, sociology,
history. Panels may be organized on single authors or
subjects. Abstracts (150 word max) by 03 March to
Kemp Williams <kempw_at_us.ibm.com>

UPDATE: Hero(in)es and Anti- Hero(in)es (grad) (2/15/07; Acacia, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Acacia Group

The 15th Annual Acacia Conference at California State University, Fullerton

April 6th and 7th, 2007

Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics (grad)

Submission Deadline Extended to February 15th, 2007.

Panel CFP: *Hero(in)es and Anti- Hero(in)es
*

Please send proposals/abstracts of 250-500 words to
acaciaconference_at_gmail.com by February 15th, 2007.

Conference sponsored by The Acacia Group, the graduate student organization
of the CSUF English and Comparative Literature Department.

UPDATE: CEAO Spring Conference (3/3/07; 4/20/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
dremley_at_kent.edu

Call for Papers:
College English Association of Ohio – Spring Conference

When: Friday, April 20, 2007
Where: Ohio Dominican University, Division of Literature and Language
Theme: New Boundaries, New Views

The College English Association of Ohio (CEAO) Spring Conference
title
invites participants to explore the implications the new boundaries
and
parameters of English Studies has for their teaching, for their
research, and—in keeping with this year's Nancy Dasher Award theme—for
their creative writing.

UPDATE: Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics (grad) (2/15/07; 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Acacia Group

Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics (grad)

The 15th Annual Acacia Conference at California State University, Fullerton

April 6th and 7th, 2007

Submission Deadline Extended to February 15th, 2007.

We welcome papers that focus on other topics besides ethics, as this is a
general graduate conference. We are especially interested in creative works.

Please send proposals of 250-500 words to
acaciaconference_at_gmail.com or acaciagroup_at_gmail.com by February 15th,
2007.

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