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UPDATE: (dis)junctions: General Topic (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
disjunctions Ucr

UPDATE:
Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social sciences
University of California Riverside's 13th annual humanities conference
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
April 7-8, 2006
deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2006
http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions

The University of California, Riverside's annual (dis)junctions graduate
conference is extending the deadline for submissions from 2/10/06 to
2/28/06.

UPDATE: Gender and National Identity in Film and Television (grad & new scholars) (UK) (2/25/06; 6/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Shelley Cobb

Featured speaker announced:

Gender and National Identity in Film and Television: A Postgraduate
One-day Conference
The University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK **Conference date: Friday,
June 23, 2006

This conference seeks postgraduates and new scholars researching,
historicizing, and theorizing the intersection of gender and nation in
film and television. The intersection of these two discourses is our
focus but we are interested also in papers that consider the relationship
of gender and nation within the frame of other film and television studies
topics. Essays with an interdisciplinary framework are welcome. Topics
may include (but are not limited to) the following:

UPDATE: Editing, Publishing, and Translation (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Maggie Gover

  Updates:
  Announcement of Keynote Speaker
  Submission Deadline Extension
   
  Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
  James Kincaid is 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: Grad Student Academic Work and Creative Practice (grad) (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
ajmcc

"Creative Critique/Critical Creativity: Scholarship and Creative Practice"
A panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2006

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, is pleased to invite current
graduate students to submit proposals for 20 minute papers for a panel discussion titled "Creative
Critique/Critical Creativity: Scholarship and Creative Practice" at the 2006 MLA annual meeting,
12/27/06-12/30/06 in Philadelphia, PA.

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
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"
   

CFP: Visual Studies (grad) (3/15/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
raneyv_at_juno.com

CFP: Visual Studies (grad) (3/15/06; 4/22/06)

The Seventh Annual Graduate English Conference
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

I'm 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 panel.

CFP: Intermountain Graduate Conference (grad) (2/15/06; 4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Bruce Esplin

Through our academic conversation among scholars, writers, and students in the Intermountain West, we aim to foster a greater understanding of the creative connections that exist between ourselves and the spaces we inhabit—whether local or global, contemporary or historical.

UPDATE: Interface: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (grad) (2/3/06; 5/2/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
alex wetmore

Please be advised that the date of the conference is
no longer 4 May 2006 and will now be held on 2 May
2006. Also, we are happy to say we have confirmed that
cultural theorist and music scholar Dr. Richard
Leppert will be our keynote speaker. The deadline for
submissions remains 3 February 2006. For further
information please take a look at our revised CFP
included below. We look forward to reading your
submissions.

Sincerely,
Alex Wetmore
(conference co-organizer)

Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference

Interface 2006: "Ruptures"

CFP: Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research (grad) (2/22/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
PRNancy_at_aol.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Native American Students in Advanced Academia Present:
The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship At the University of Washingt=
on

Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research

The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship at the University of Washingt=
on
will be held on FRIDAY, April 7th, 2006 from 9am-4pm in the Walker Ames Roo=
m,
Kane Hall, at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The symposium=20
will take place during the annual UW Native Voices Film Festival. =20

Students are invited to communicate their research in one of the following=20
formats:

CFP: Transformation and Space (grad) (2/20/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Mary-Ann Davis

We are seeking creative and/or critical submissions for a panel on issues of transformation and space. This panel will
occur as part of the Association of English Graduate Students' 19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, entitled "Trans--
: Negotiations and Resistance," to be held at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Possible papers might engage theories of space and/or specific spaces; literary or literal spaces; public or private
spaces; etc. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary papers, and papers that address the following questions:
How are spaces transformed? How do spaces transform? What are the benefits and/or limitations of thinking of space in
terms of transformation?

CFP: Worlding the Text (grad) (3/5/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
GESA UVa 2006 Conference

Worlding the Text: Crosscurrents in Literary Studies

 The Graduate English Students' Association in the University of
Virginia's Department of English would like to invite submissions to
our annual conference, to be held from March 31st to April 1st, 2006.

CFP: Dramatic Transactions (grad) (2/20/06; Trans ––, 4/7/06–4/8/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Mary-Ann Davis

We are seeking submissions for a panel on the theme of dramatic transactions. This panel will occur as part of the
Association of English Graduate Students' 19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, entitled "Trans -- : Negotiation and
Resistance," to be held at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

CFP: Writing in a Post-Cultural America (grad) (2/19/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Tim Lockridge

With Pen in Hand: Writing in a Post-Cultural America

General Call for Papers

The English Department of Virginia Tech welcomes the submission of
abstracts from all disciplines on all topics addressing writing,
literature, and culture for the annual graduate student conference,
With Pen in Hand, taking place April 7th and 8th, 2006. This year's
topic is "Writing in a Post-Cultural America."

To welcome a newly developed MFA program to Virginia Tech, this
year's conference will include panels regarding creative writing—both
the practice and the theory. We welcome submissions of poetry, short
stories, and essays concerning the theoretical side of creative writing.

UPDATE: Literary Consumption (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Equinoxes

 
Deadline extension/nouvelle date limite

Equinoxes 2006
 Call For Conference Papers
 "La consommation littéraire / Literary Consumption"
     
 "Je ne sacrifie que a moy (aux dieux poinct) et a cestuy mon Ventre le plus grand de tous les Dieux." – Rabelais, Le Quart Livre.

 The Department of French Studies at Brown University announces its 14th annual Graduate Conference

 March 17-18, 2006

UPDATE: Reading Traditions, Appropriating Cultures (grad) (1/31/06; 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
aaroncerny_at_ou.edu

Update: We have extended the abstract submission deadline to February 28th.

Reading Traditions, Appropriating Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference in Rhetorical, Literary,
and Cultural Studies

The University of Oklahoma

April 21-22, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Michael Moon, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE: EGAD Panels (9/20/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josuechi_at_aol.com

UPDATE:
Our yearly EGAD conference has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
It will be held in the fall semester instead of this spring. Please note the
new conference date and deadlines. Thank you to all of you who submitted. We
hope to see everyone in the fall.
 
Conference Date: October 20th 2006
Submission Deadline: October 20th 2006
 
CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
CALL FOR PAPERS- EGAD Panels
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
EGAD
(English Graduates for Academic Development)

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

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
fashioningfiction

Fashioning Fiction (grad): University of Stirling (UK)=20
Abstract Deadline: 03/10/06
Conference Dates: 05/27/06 =96 05/28/06=20

=91What a strange power there is in clothing=92 =96 Isaac Bashevis Singer

CFP: Racing Across Borders (grad) (3/1/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
Eric L. Martinsen

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

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2006
Website: http://acc.english.ucsb.edu/conference/grad2006/

Keynote Speaker: Shelley Streeby, Professor of Literature, UC San Diego;
Winner of the 2003 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for
_American Sensations: Class, Empire and the Production of Popular
Culture_ (UC Press, 2002).

UPDATE: Early Modern Histories (grad) (2/15/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
sam2142_at_columbia.edu

Columbia Early Modern Colloquium Spring Conference - "Early Modern
Histories" -- *Moved to 7 April 2006*
Keynote Speaker: Annabel Patterson

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Columbia Early Modern Colloquium invites abstracts for its
inaugural graduate student conference entitled "Early Modern
Histories", now to be held on 7 April 2006 in New York City.

We encourage submissions from a variety of disciplines, with a
special interest in work of an interdisciplinary nature. Papers
should run approximately 20 minutes. Possible paper topics include,
but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Changing the Subject: What is Called Theory (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
EGSO Albany

Call for Panels and Papers: 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 April 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"
   
Call for Papers and Panels: What Is Called Theory?

UPDATE: New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop (grad) (1/31/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm
Jens Stephen Schellhammer

CALL FOR PAPERS

We have extended the deadline for the submission of paper proposals for the Cornell Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Department of German Studies, March 3-4, 2006, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. All Pop enthusiasts are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts. The theme of the conference is

Amusement total …Sans regret?!
New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop

With a keynote address by Dr. Eckhard Schumacher (LMU Munich)

UPDATE: Breaking It Down: Dance Under Construction VIII (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm
Dance Under Construction .

Breaking It Down
Dance Under Construction VIII
UC Riverside April 7-8, 2006
Hosted by Department of Dance, UCR

UPDATES:
• Keynote Speaker
• Proposal Deadline Extended
• CFP

*** KEYNOTE SPEAKER ***
We are pleased to announce André Lepecki from NYU's
Department of Performance Studies as the keynote
speaker for Dance Under Construction 2006.

*** Proposal Deadline Extended ***
We have extended the deadline for paper and
performance submissions to February 1, 2006. Please
see the guidelines for abstracts in the CFP. Please
direct correspondence to
dance_under_construction_at_yahoo.com.

UPDATE: Changing the Subject: Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature (grad) (3/1/06; 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
EGSO Albany

Deadline extended:

Call for Panels and Papers: 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 April 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"
   
Call for Papers and Panels:
Literary Discipline, Disciplining Literature

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