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UPDATE: Faith/Knowledge/Credulity in the 18th Century (grad) (5/15/06; 9/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Saladin Ahmed

CALL FOR PAPERS
--Please note that the deadline for abstracts has been extended to May
15th--

BELIEF
Faith, Knowledge, and Credulity in the Eighteenth Century

Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Group
Department of English
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
30 September 2006

UPDATE: The Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference (UK) (4/21/06; 6/15/06-6/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
British Graduate Shakespeare C

The Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference
15-17 June 2006
The Shakespeare Institute
Mason Croft, Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon, WARKS
CV37 6HP England

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                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
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Received on Wed Apr 12 2006 - 10:24:39 EDT

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

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Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
acabus_at_temple.edu

Keynote speaker announced:

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Cott (Harvard)
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

CFP: Medievalism Transformed: Imagining the Medieval World (grad) (UK) (4/21/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Medievalism Transformed

Call for Papers

Medievalism Transformed:
Imagining the Medieval World

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference,3 June 2006.

Submissions due 21 April, 2006.

Your proposal for a 20-minute paper should be no longer than 300 words. Please
make submissions electronically to medievalismtransformed_at_bangor.ac.uk by 21
April 2006. Proposals should be accompanied by your name, institutional
affiliation, email address, and contact information.

CFP: Authenticity (grad) (UK) (6/30/06; 9/14/06-9/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Joseph Maslen

THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD

Call for Papers

Authenticity
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

14-15 September 2006

A two-day conference at the University of Salford for postgraduate students of
the arts, media and social sciences to consider current and changing
perspectives on authenticity. The intention is to stimulate debate and generate
fresh understandings through interdisciplinary exchange. We welcome papers in
fields such as politics, philosophy, religions and theology, sociology,
psychology, literature, history, classics, visual and screen studies, and the
performing arts.

Possible themes include, but are not restricted to

CFP: Declensions of the Self (grad) (7/15/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
mlcsconf_at_UAlberta.CA

The Graduate Students of the Departments of Modern Languages and
Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, and Political Science at the
University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada invite proposals for their
5th Graduate Student Conference on September 28th-29th 2006:

Declensions of the Self: A Bestiary of Modernity

Is it possible to revitalize our thought and praxis as, and about,
modern human subjects?

CFP: Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference (grad) (UK) (no deadline noted; 6/15/06-6/17/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
British Graduate Shakespeare C

The Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference
15-17 June 2006
The Shakespeare Institute
Mason Croft, Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon, WARKS
CV37 6HP England

         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
         ==========================================================
Received on Fri Mar 31 2006 - 07:08:23 EST

CFP: Locating Empire: Seduction, Domination, and Revolt in the French Cultural Reach (grad) (7/14/06; 10/6/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:33pm
Hosford, Desmond

"Locating Empire: Seduction, Domination, and Revolt in the French
Cultural Reach"=20

The Graduate Center, City University of New York Friday, October 6

=20

=20

The Ph.D. Program in French at the City University of New York invites
paper proposals for its annual student conference. This year's
conference will be held on Friday 6 October and will focus on: "Locating
Empire: Seduction, Domination, and Revolt in the French Cultural Reach."
Papers should be 15-20 minutes in length.

=20

UPDATE: Visual Studies: Mythology in Comics (grad) (3/31/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:39pm
raneyv2_at_southernct.edu

Deadline extended to Mar. 31.

The Seventh Annual Graduate English Conference

Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

I am seeking papers from graduate students that examine
mythologization in comics. Which myths, legends and folktales have
been retold? Where do these retellings remain faithful and how do
they depart from the original stories? What does this suggest about
motifs and topologies? These and other similar questions are the focus
of the Visual Studies: Mythology in Comics panel.

CFP: Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize (grad) (9/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Bowling Kivmars

LITERATURE COMPASS GRADUATE ESSAY PRIZE!

Submissions are invited for the 2006 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize.

Literature Compass publishes peer reviewed survey articles from across the entire discipline. Experienced researchers, teaching faculty, and advanced students will all benefit from the accessible, informative articles that provide overviews of current research.

Entries for the 2006 Graduate Essay Prize should contain a survey element which ensures the essay remains accessible to the non-specialist. The incorporation of advanced graduate work is strongly encouraged.

There will be a prize awarded for each of the 9 sections on Literature Compass:

CFP: Masks and Passing in African American Literature (grad) (3/22/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Valerie McKee

Masks and Passing in African American Literature
  Panel Chair: Valerie B. McKee
  Call for Papers on Masks and Passing in African American Literature
for the seventh annual graduate English conference entitled
"Encountering the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, and Writing" at
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday,
April 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  Possible topics include, but are not limited to, interpretations of
literary texts regarding themes of "passing," and the character type of the "tragic mulatto."
  Panels will be one and a half hours long. Presentations will be 15 –
20 minutes long (papers should be 6 – 8 pages in length). A proposal

CFP: New Voices Graduate Conference (5/1/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
kerriallen_at_bellsouth.net

New Voices Graduate Student Conference
September 28-30, 2006
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

 Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2006

New Voices on the Human Condition
Call for papers and special sessions

UPDATE: Fashioning Fiction (UK) (4/21/06; 5/27/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Elizabeth Andrews

UPDATED INFORMATION:

Please note that DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 21ST
APRIL 2006.

The organisers of the following conference are delighted to inform
prospective attendees that a publisher has expressed an interest in
releasing a collection of edited essays or proceedings from the
Fashioning Fiction conference. We also have organised a celidh in The
Queen's Hotel: http://www.queenshotelscotland.com/ . For further
information visit www.fashioningfiction.stir.ac.uk .

CFP: 2007 NeMLA Panels (grad) (4/15/06; 10/1/06)

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Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Ms. Vanessa Raney

Existing NeMLA members are eligible to propose panels for the 2007
Conference that will be held in Baltimore, MD. Non-members can still
join, though at a higher rate (see
http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=99283). To propose a panel,
you need:

- a panel title
- a 250-500 word abstract
- a maximum 100-word descriptions

Once approved, you will have until Sept. 15, 2006 to collect abstracts.
Full panel info. would then be submitted to Elizabeth Abele, the new
Executive Director, by Oct. 1, 2006. Her e-mail is
Northeast.MLA_at_gmail.org.

CFP: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies (grad) (4/5/06; 5/12/06

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Lachelle R. Hannickel

all For Papers: 7th Annual UC Irvine-UC Santa Barbara Graduate Student
Conference in French and Francophone Studies
Dates: May 12-14, 2006
Location: University of California at Santa Barbara
Plenary Speaker: Dr. Margaret Cohen, Professor of French and
Comparative Literature, Stanford University. Dr. Cohen is Andrew B.
Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization; and
the Director of the Center for the Study of the Novel

CFP: What Remains: Living Through Ruins, Thinking Through Empire (grad) (3/31/06; 5/11/06-5/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
joe destefano

Graduate Student Conference:
The New School for Social Research
CFP: What Remains: Living Through Ruins, Thinking Through Empire
(grad) (3/31/06; 5/11/06-5/12/06)

"What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow out of this stony
rubbish?" ~ T.S. Eliot, 'The Wasteland'

Call for Papers

We are soliciting papers from graduate students in anthropology,
history, geography, literature, sociology, and other relevant
disciplines related to our focus on empire and ruins. The deadline for
submission of abstracts is March 31, 2006. For more information,
questions or submissions, please e-mail David Bond or Joseph DeStefano
at: RuinsConference2006_at_gmail.com

UPDATE: Dangerous Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and Activisms in Local and Global Contexts (grad) (3/2

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Kimberly Williams

Deadline Extended to March 27th for Proposals on
Interdisciplinary Scholarly and Creative Work

Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Conference:
.Dangerous Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist
Connections and Activisms in Local and Global Contexts.

University of Maryland
May 24-26, 2006

Website: www.freewebs.com/wsgo2006conference

Featuring plenary sessions and workshops by feminist educator
Dr. Peggy McIintosh, feminist postcolonial theorist Dr.
Sangeeta Ray, feminist sociologist Dr. Karen Rosenblum, and
Black feminist scholar Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall.

UPDATE: Fashioning Fiction (grad) (UK) (3/10/06; 5/27/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:21pm
Elizabeth Andrews

UPDATED INFORMATION:
The organisers of the following conference are delighted to inform
prospective attendees that a publisher has expressed an interest in
releasing a collection of edited essays or proceedings from the
Fashioning Fiction conference. We also have organised a celidh in The
Queen's Hotel: http://www.queenshotelscotland.com/ . Please remember
that the closing date for abstracts is 10th March (deadline may be
extended). For further information visit
www.fashioningfiction.stir.ac.uk .

CFP: Coloring Outside the Lines: Blurring Borders (grad) (3/17/06; AGSE, 4/22/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
J. Surette

CFP: Coloring Outside the Lines: Blurring Borders (03/17/06; 04/22/06)

The Associated Graduate Students in English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge will hold its annual graduate student conference on Saturday, April 22nd, 2006 in Jerome Richfield Hall Room 319.

This year's conference title is "Coloring Outside the Lines: Blurring Borders.” We are looking for papers that explore the theme of borders and their incarnations and transformations including, but not limited to: border crossings, blurrings, violations, tensions, disruptions, transgressions, transactions and/or dissolutions.

UPDATE: Racing Across Borders (grad) (3/15/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Eric L.Martinsen

Racing Across Borders: National and Transnational Narratives
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, May 13, 2006
Centennial House, UC Santa Barbara

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15, 2006

Website: http://acc.english.ucsb.edu/conference/grad2006/

Keynote Speaker: Shelley Streeby, Associate Professor of American
Literature, UC San Diego

Winner of the 2003 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for _
Sensations: Class, Empire and the Production of Popular Culture_ (UC
Press, 2002).

CFP: Globalization as Culture? (grad) (3/20/06; 4/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
spgrconf_at_ucla.edu

Globalization as Culture?

The UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Literature and
Linguistics is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Graduate Student
Conference: "Globalization as
Culture?" to be held all day Friday, April 28, 2006 in Royce Hall 306,
UCLA. The distinguished keynote speaker will be Prof. Francine R.
Masiello from University of California Berkeley.

CFP: Epistemologies of Imperialism and Domesticity in the Americas (grad) (3/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
NESRINE M CHAHINE

CFP: Americanist Conference 7-8 April 2006, The Pennsylvania State University

Call for Papers: PSU Americanists Graduate Student Conference 7–9 April 2006

"What's Wrong with Belonging?: Epistemologies of Imperialism and
Domesticity in the Americas"

                        Keynote Speakers:

Coco Fusco (Columbia University) and Cyril Dabydeen (University of Ottawa)

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