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CFP: [General] Panel/Presentations: Creative Writing Across University Divides for (dis)junctions UCR

updated: 
Monday, January 28, 2008 - 12:26am
Brenda Varda

As part of this year’s (dis)junctions 2008, writers are invited to
dialogue across campus divides, and incorporate theoretical, ideological,
and/or research findings into their creative work. We encourage actual
contact with student and faculty researchers in other departments for
clarification of ideas and purposes, but work that is based on
substantial considerations of current research is also welcome.

CFP: [General] Bisexuality and Queer Theory

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 11:53pm
Jonathan Alexander

Call for Contributions
Please Distribute Widely
 
“Bisexuality and Queer Theory: Intersections, Diversions, and Connections”
A special double issue of The Journal of Bisexuality
Edited by Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, PhD, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
and Jonathan Alexander, PhD, University of California, Irvine
 
This special double issue of The Journal of Bisexuality invites scholarly
and research-oriented essays that explore potential theoretically or
empirically understood connections and intersections between bisexuality
and queer theory.

CFP: [General] The Future of Bisexuality

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 11:52pm
Jonathan Alexander

“The Future of Bisexuality”
A special double issue of The Journal of Bisexuality
Edited by Jonathan Alexander, PhD, University of Cincinnati

UPDATE: [General] Science and Fiction Panel: The Legacy of Philip K. Dick

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 11:21pm
Greg Wright

CFP: “Science and Fiction” Panel: The Legacy of Philip K. Dick (03/31/08;
Midwest Modern Language Association, 11/13-11/16)

“Science and Fiction” Panel of the Midwest Modern Language Association:

Panel Title: The Legacy of Philip K. Dick

CFP: [General] Panel: (Re)deeming Hemingway; Disjunctions Conference (Grad); 2/16/08; 4/11-12/08

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 8:30pm
Michael Podolny

(Re)deeming Hemingway

This is a CFP for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the 15th
annual humanities conference at University of California Riverside on April
11-12, 2008. Harold Bloom has famously dubbed Hemingway “a minor novelist
with a major style.” This sort of characterization, as well as his troubled
relationship with “cutting edge theory” has rendered Hemingway increasingly
unfashionable in academia. Contributors are invited to submit critical
works that examine the ways in which Hemingway’s work can be interpreted in
new light. These papers can analyze any of the Hemingway’s texts and/or any
relevant critical and biographical works.

CFP: [General] Panel: Reading Science; Disjunctions Conference (Grad); 2/16/08; 4/11-12/08

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 8:26pm
Michael Podolny

Reading Science

This is a CFP for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the 15th
annual humanities conference at University of California Riverside on April
11-12, 2008. This is a CFP for a proposed panel to be held at
(dis)junctions, the 15th annual humanities conference at University of
California Riverside on April 11-12, 2008. Contributors are invited to
submit critical works that examine the textual consequences and
implications of canonical scientific texts. These papers can treat
scientific writing from any number of theoretical angles in trying to
answer the question of whether science can or should be read using literary
methods/

CFP: [General] Panel: The Fiction of Nonfiction; Disjunctions Conference (Grad); 2/16/08; 4/11-12/08

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 8:24pm
Michael Podolny

The Fiction of Nonfiction

This is a CFP for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the 15th
annual humanities conference at University of California Riverside on April
11-12, 2008. Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
literature that examine the often uncomfortably/ unclearly drawn line
between fiction and nonfiction. These papers can examine texts by authors
from a wide range of time periods, genres, and geonational origins.

CFP: [General] Female Academic Superstardom (2008 M/MLA)

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 2:26pm
Andrea Powell

The Women's Caucus for the Midwest Modern Languages Association is
inviting 250-word abstracts for a panel entitled "Female Academic
Superstardom." The 50th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Association will take place on November 13-16, 2008 in Minneapolis,
Minnesota.

This panel will explore female academic superstardom from a variety of
perspectives. Successful abstracts might address one or more of the
following questions:

How does a critic or theorist become an "academostar," a term used to
describe a high-profile academic in a 2001 special issue of The Minnesota
Review devoted to academic superstardom?

Is there room on the runway for female "academostars"?

CFP: [General] Border Games panel for (dis)junctions conference

updated: 
Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 1:02am
Nicoletta da Ros

The border is a world of multiple conflicts and difficult definitions,
inhabited by individuals who navigate different frames of reference,
cultural issues, gender roles and performances, economic statuses and
conditions in order to construct a viable identity for themselves.

This panel questions the monoreferentiality or concepts such as cultural
identity, linguistic identity, tradition, gender roles and sexuality,
geography, and nationhood, exploring the ‘borders’ within each of these
categories.

CFP: [General] UC Riverside (dis)junctions Conference Panel: War Literature of the 20th Century

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 7:49pm
Giulia Hoffmann

War Literature of the 20th Century

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on war literature written
during the 20th century which examine the role of authors, poets, or
journalists in challenging the myths of war. How do their works’
portrayals of war challenge popular (mis)conceptions about war, and to what
effect?

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to ghoff002_at_ucr.edu by
February 15, 2008.

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