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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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.

CFP: Bisexuality and Family (1/20/06; journal issue and book)

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Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Serena Anderlini

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on

BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:
THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND
PARENTING

CFP: Food and Culture (12/1/05; PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Houston, Lynn

Southwest regional conference of the Popular Culture and American
Culture Associations,
February 8-11, 2006, Albuquerque, NM

Popular Food Culture: Call for Papers

        We seek proposals for papers on cookbooks, celebrity chefs, food
television, cooking shows, eating contests, vegetarianism, and farmer's
markets. Papers may address some of the following or related questions:

UPDATE: A Thousand Words - Visual Culture & the Humanities (10/10/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
ali steere

In light of the fact that Texas is preparing for the
impact of hurricane Rita, and in consideration of the
fact that Texas A&M University will be officially
closed on Friday, 23 September, we are extending the
deadline on our call for papers for the conference "A
Thousand Words: Visual Culture and the Humanities."
The new deadline is Monday, October 10, 2005. The call
for papers is as follows:

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Oya Berk - Halic Univ.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)
 
We are inviting 20-minute papers for a symposium to be
held by Halic University in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21
April 2006 on the subject of the modern self in and as
writing.

CFP: Watching Teen TV––Text and Culture (11/1/05; collection)

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Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Louisa Stein

*/_Call for Papers~ Watching Teen TV: Text and Culture_/*

Editors: Sharon Marie Ross and Louisa Stein

/Watching Teen TV/ explores the phenomenon of "teen TV" in the United
States, examining the meanings and manifestations of this category from
a variety of perspectives (academic, cultural and social, industrial,
and historical). What is "Teen TV" and how has it contributed to
understandings of being a teen in the United States?

CFP: Sonic Debris: The Unknown History of 21st Century Music (11/15/05; collection)

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Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Robert C. Thomas

The following collection, previously titled "The Power of Music,"
will no longer be published as a forthcoming journal issue of
"Crossings: A Counter-Disciplinary Journal," but will be published as
an edited book collection with a major academic press. The deadline
for submissions and inquiries has been extended to November 15th,
2005. The contact person remains Robert C. Thomas at theory_at_sfsu.edu

Call For Papers: Book Collection
"Sonic Debris: The Unknown History of 21st Century Music"
Deadline: November 15, 2005

CFP: New Jersey Writers (11/1/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

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Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Edward Shannon

New Jersey Writers.
29th Annual New Jersey College English Association
Spring Conference
Saturday, March 18, 2006, Jubilee Hall
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

New Jersey Writers.
This panel considers any approach to work by New Jersey Writers. All
periods and approaches are welcome.
 
Send 300-500 word abstracts by 11/1/05. Completed papers by 12/12/05.
Deadline for completed panels and paper proposals is January 6, 2006.
Membership in NJCEA is covered in registration fee. Please send
abstracts and papers as Word attachments.

CFP: Peace Zone: A Place of US (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Robert Madison

37th Annual College English Association Conference -- April 6-8, 2006, San =
Antonio, Texas
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Peace Zone: A Place for US
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Papers are welcome pertaining to cultures and literatures of peace being =
constructed in regions affected by war, especially within the United =
States. Discussion can range from missed or lost opportunities to promote =
peace to strategies to reduce enmity or promote coalescence.
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Send a 50-word abstract along with complete contact information by October =
15 to
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Karen Clark
Engish Department
Towson University
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252-0001
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or kclark_at_towson.edu

UPDATE: Regional Mothers and Motherhood (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Lisa E. Bernstein

College English Association National Conference: Reading the Regions /
Writing the Regions / Teaching the Regions San Antonio, Texas, April
6-8, 2006

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The deadline for proposals has been extended to November 1, 2005

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We invite papers and panel proposals on the topic of "Regional Mothers
and Motherhood" for the 37th annual meeting of CEA. The general
conference theme is "Regions."

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CFP: Technology and Private Music/Public Music (10/25/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Gregory Eiselein

CFP: Technology and Private Music/Public Music

I am organizing a panel on "Technology and Private Music or Public
Music" for the upcoming 15th annual Kansas State University Cultural
Studies Conference on "Privacy" next March (March 9-11, 2006, in
Manhattan, Kansas).

Possible topics include the cultural impact of the iPod and other MP3
players, the super-miniaturization of music technology, the anonymous
"trading" of music over the internet, responses to or updates of Rey
Chow's landmark essay on the Walkman, the function or signification
of loud personal music in public places—for example, "boomboxes," car
stereos, leaky headphones, cell phones that play audible songs—etc.

CFP: Folk Music (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Smith, Christopher

Call for Papers: Folk Music

2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association 26th =
Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2006=20

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The SW/TEX PCA/ACA annual conference represents one of the nation's =
largest gatherings of interdisciplinary scholars, with a particular =
interest in critical examinations of non-traditional or =
cross-disciplinary topics.

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