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UPDATE: Art and Politics in 19th c Britain and America (grad) (2/15/06; 4/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
sreddyz_at_umich.edu

           Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America:
                            a Transatlantic Exchange
                       University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
                               14. April. 2006

UPDATE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE EARLIER EXTENDED DEADLINE. THE NEW
EXTENDED DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2006.

UPDATE: KEYNOTE SPEAKER CONFIRMED

Due to the interest expressed in the conference, we are extending the
deadline for proposals. Please note the new deadline of February 15,
2006.

UPDATE: Domesticating Discontent (grad) (1/25/06; 3/10/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
W. Mark Giles

Domesticating Discontent

[NOTE EMAIL ADDRESS CORRECTION FROM PREVIOUS POSTINGS]

Abstracts are invited for "Domesticating Discontent," a panel intended as
part of The Widening Gyre: Literature, Politics, the Future. This is the
2006 Free Exchange graduate student conference at the University of Calgary
in Calgary, AB, Canada (10-11 March 2006).
See http://www.english.ucalgary.ca/FreeExchange/CFPan%20Page.html for
conference information.

CFP: Anglo-Saxon England (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Amanda Uvalle

CFP: (dis)junctions: Anglo-Saxon England: Power and Leadership
   
  This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8, 2006.
   
  We invite papers on medieval literature from the Anglo-Saxon period dealing with the changing nature of power. How do the shifting monarchies and the church view power and leadership? Who is in charge as society faces constant change? Proposals from all disciplines are welcome. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
  -The power of kings
  -Invading pagans
  -Invading missionaries
  -Church and state
  -Roman power/influence
  -Bede

CFP: Representations of the Environmental Crisis (grad) (3/15/06; 5/12/06-5/13/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:40pm
Michael Mikulak

Graduate student conference panel--please distribute.

As part of the second annual graduate student conference—"Natural and
National Crises: The Shifting Sands of the Literary"-- being held at the
English department of l'Université de Montréal, on May 12-13th, 2006, this
panel is being organized around one of the effects that the nation itself is
in crisis.

The Wretched Earth: From Monkeywrenching to Green Consumption, Tactics and
Rhetoric in the Environmental Movement.

UPDATE: Going Awry (grad) (1/23/06; 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:40pm
ashley miller

Keynote speaker announced:

Announcing an updated call for papers:

"Going Awry": A National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

March 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2006
Indiana University—Bloomington

The English Department at Indiana University would like to encourage
submissions to our annual graduate student conference. We are seeking a
broad range of scholarly and creative submissions pertaining to our
conference theme, "Going Awry."

CFP: Brokeback Mountain (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:40pm
Patrick Randolph

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2005. For more
information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

This call for papers is for a panel on Ang Lee's film "Brokeback Mountain,"
based on the short story by Annie Proulx. Some topics suggested, but not
limited to, include:

CFP: Romantic Ideologies (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Romantic Ideologies (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,

Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's

theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to consider how notions of
Romanticism are created, overturned, and reborn.

Suggested topics in the ever-widening field of British Romanticism (poetry,
drama, and the novel, 1780-1850) include

Romantic subjectivity

The Oriental tale and/or imperialism

Mythology and intertextuality

Nature, science, and medicine

Romanticism and Gothic monstrosity

CFP: The Erotic Woman Reader (grad) (2/10/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Maggie Gover

        The Erotic Woman Reader
   
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
   
  This panel will discuss any and all issues concerning the contemporary romance and erotic literatures genres. Approaches from all disciplines are welcome, including literature, social science, history, cultural studies, and gender studies. Multi-disciplinary approaches are especially welcome.
   
  Possible topics include but are not limited to:
  -issues in committing sexual experience to the written word
  -the appeal of romance or erotic fiction to modern women readers
  -changes in the genre throughout the last several decades

CFP: Father/Son Relationships (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:49pm
Patrick Randolph

CFP: Alternative Representations of Father/Son Relationships (dis)junctions:
(grad) (2/01/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

CFP: Shifting Gender Identities in the Face of War, Globalization, and Natural Disaster (grad) (2/15/06; MIT, 3/30/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:48pm
Colleen Ammerman

1st Annual Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies Conference:
Shifting Gender Identities in the Face of War, Globalization, and
Natural Disaster
March 30-31, 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Cambridge, MA

Call for Proposals

The 2006 GCWS conference is an event organized by graduate students for
graduate students working in the field of Women's and Gender Studies. It
is a 2-day event where students and faculty will gather to present and
discuss cutting-edge student work, workshop ideas, and network to share
skills and resources and build community. We are currently
inviting proposals
for three presentation formats: Individual Paper, Pre-Formed Panel, and
Poster Session.

CFP: Victorian Female Masculinity (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Patrick Randolph

CFP: Female Masculinity in Victorian Literature (dis)junctions: (grad)
(2/01/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

UPDATE: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/27/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

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CFP: Creative Translation: Film Adaptation (grad) (2/10/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Maggie Gover

  Creative Translation: Film Adaptation
   
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
   
  This panel will consist of papers discussing various concerns of film adaptations. What problems arise when adapting a work of literature to a screenplay? How do various adaptations of the same work use the primary text differently in their adaptations? What role does fidelity play in screenplay adaptation? What problems in auteur/authorship arise in screenplay adaptation? Etc.
   

UPDATE: Taking Exception (1/20/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Toni Wall Jaudon

CFP: "Taking Exception"
**Extended deadline** Deadline for Abstracts:
Friday, January 20, 2006.
Cornell University, March 3-4, 2006
Keynote speaker: Jeffrey Santa Ana, Dartmouth

The Cornell English Department's Graduate Student
Spring Conference is currently accepting abstracts for
its fifth annual conference on literary, cultural, and
theoretical notions of "taking exception". We are
seeking papers of no more than 15 to 20 minutes
addressing issues such as the construction and
interpretation of exceptional subject positions
(including race, gender, ability and sexuality),
exceptional literary and cultural
forms, and the politics / poetics of resistance.

CFP: Multiplicities and Transitions (grad) (2/3/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
dolores alcaide ramirez

8th Graduate Symposium on Foreign Languages and Literatures

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-4, 2006

MULTIPLICITIES AND TRANSITIONS

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CFP: Henry James' Queer Characters (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Patrick Randolph

CFP: Henry James' Queer characters (dis)junctions: (grad) (2/01/06;
4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

UPDATE: Trans–– : Negotiations and Resistance (grad) (1/20/06; 4/7/06–4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Mary-Ann Davis

Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006

UPDATES:
* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website
* CFP

***KEYNOTE SPEAKERS***

We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.

CFP: Politics of Memory (grad) (1/16/06; 3/31/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:34pm
The Politics of Memory

to whom it may concern,
  please forward the following call for papers to your graduate students.
   
    The Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto
  invites abstracts for its 17th annual graduate student conference
  The Politics of Memory
  to be held from
  March 31st to April 2, 2006.
   
   
   
   
   
  Papers may address interdisciplinary issues related to, but not limited to, the following questions:
   
  In what ways does literature illuminate the historical construction and remembering of particular identities, events, and nations?

CFP: Queer Homophobia (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Queer Homophobia (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's
theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to investigate what happens
to the term queer as it
is translated from subcultures and incorporated into academic discourse.

CFP: Composition and Rhetoric (grad) (2/10/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
AWModz_at_aol.com

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CFP: Historical Shakespeare (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Amanda Uvalle

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at the University of California, Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference
  (dis)junctions April 7-8, 2006
   
  Historical Shakespeare:
  We invite papers on any aspect of Shakespeare's work as it pertains to history. Papers from all disciplines are welcome, including: Literature, Political Science, Social Science, History, Cultural Studies, Theater Studies, and Geography. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
  -Shakespeare's sources
  -The monarchy
  -Religion/religious change
  -Imperialism
  -Political power/ strategies/alliances
  -War
  -Authority
  -Class structure
   

CFP: Contemporary Gothic (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Contemporary Gothic (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's
theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to investigate how
contemporary Gothic authors
translate, deviate, and/or innovate the Gothic form.

Papers addressing Shirley Jackson, Neil Gaiman, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Anne
Rice, Poppy Z. Brite,
and Anne Bishop, as well as others are welcome as are all theoretical
approaches.

CFP: Editing, Publishing, and Transmitting Meaning (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Maggie Gover

  CFP: Editing, Publishing, and Transmitting Meaning
   
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
   
  This panel will explore bibliographical problems surrounding editing and publishing texts. Many changes are made to works from manuscript form to published material. How is meaning translated from an author's original work to its published form.
   
  Possible topics include but are not limited to:
  -How are early modern texts which are reprinted with modernized language and grammar affected by these changes? How are these "updates" useful?

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