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CFP: Genderful Experiences (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/25/06-5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

GENDERFUL EXPERIENCES
Conference Date: May 25/26, 2006
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for Proposals: 15 February 2006

-We had the experience but missed the meaning.-
T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets (1941)

Experience is defined as a - direct participation or observation of
events - which results in a production of knowledge. This experience
can be encountered by an individual, community or nation.1

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

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:06pm
S.Cobb_at_uea.ac.uk

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:

CFP: Comparative Canadian Literature (grad) (1/15/06; 3/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:04pm
Angélique Jones

Our apologies for cross-postings.
French text to follow.

Call for Papers

"A Certain Difficulty of Being" in 2006: Comparing and Translating the
Literatures of Canada and Québec
7th Annual Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference
in collaboration with
Le Groupe de recherche sur l'édition littéraire au Québec (GRÉLQ)
Le groupe Bibliographie d'études comparées des littératures canadienne,
québécoise et étrangères.

Thursday March 30, 2006
Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

CFP: Early Modern Histories (grad) (2/15/06; 5/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:04pm
sam2142_at_columbia.edu

Columbia Early Modern Colloquium Spring Conference - "Early Modern
Histories"
Keynote Speaker: Annabel Patterson

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Columbia Early Modern Colloquium invites abstracts for its
inaugural graduate student conference entitled "Early Modern
Histories", to be held on 5 May 2006 in New York City.

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

CFP: Masculinities in the Long Middle Ages (grad) (2/1/06; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Foster, Allyson

Call for Papers

MASCULINITIES IN THE LONG MIDDLE AGES

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the CUNY Graduate =
Center

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March 17, 2006

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: We are very pleased to announce that our keynote =
speaker will be Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (George Washington University).

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>From peasants to kings and from knights to merchants, ideas about =
masculinity were varied and complex during the medieval era. For this =
one-day conference, we invite papers from all academic disciplines that =
probe questions surrounding male-ness and masculinities from late =
antiquity through the early modern period.

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CFP: Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
alp30+_at_pitt.edu

Graduate students of the University of Pittsburgh Department of English
invite the submission of abstracts for papers and preconstituted panels,
along with works of poetry and prose, for an interdisciplinary conference,
April 7-8 2006:

Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History:
Theory, Practice and Pedagogy of (Un)Making History

We need history, certainly, but we need it for reasons different from
those for which the idler in the garden of knowledge needs it… We need
it, that is to say, for the sake of life and of action…
                                - Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations

UPDATE: The Politics of Memory (grad) (1/9/06; 3/31/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
The Politics of Memory

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.

UPDATE: Susan Rubin Suleiman will be the keynote
speaker.
  

Papers may address interdisciplinary issues related
to, but not limited to, the following questions:

  

UPDATE: Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
mkcunnin_at_uci.edu

Update:
We are pleased to announce the addition of two keynotes speakers: Judith
Halberstam, Professor of English and Director of The Center for Feminist
Research at the University of Southern California, will deliver a talk on
Friday, March 3. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, Julian Park Professor of
Comparative Literature and Director of the Humanities Institute at the
State University of New York at Buffalo, will speak the following day.

Call for papers:
Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics

University of California, Irvine
March 3 and 4, 2006

UPDATE: Humanities Graduate Conference (grad) (12/20/05; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:02pm
r.dapra_at_utah.edu

Deadline extended:

4th Interdisciplinary
Graduate Conference
Interdisciplinarity:
Questioning the Boundaries in & around the Humanities
University of Utah, Salt Lake City ~ March 17-18, 2006

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Rosemary Hennessy
Department of English
The University at Albany, SUNY

Attention Graduate Students!

The Humanities Graduate Conference Committee invites you to share your work at a
conference organized by graduate students for graduate students. This year's
theme presents a question to further expand the interdisciplinary conversation:
What are the facts, manners, and means of negotiating borders and identities in
the humanities?

UPDATE: Power and Image in Early Modern Europe (grad) (1/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 7:11pm
Jessica Leigh Goethals

Please note that in order to avoid a conflict with the annual
conference of the Renaissance Society of America, the date for the New
York University graduate student conference, "Power and Image in Early
Modern Europe", has been changed to April 7-8, 2006.

NYU is pleased to announce, however, Deanna Shemek of the University
of California, Santa Cruz, will be delivering the keynote speech.

Please find the current information for the conference posted below.

Kind regards,

Valerie McGuire
Gaoheng Zhang
Jessica Goethals

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NYU Call for Papers:

Power and Image in Early Modern Europe

CFP: Attention Shoppers! Theorizing the Mall (grad) (3/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Adam Lawrence

postscript: a journal of graduate criticism and theory
is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal
published annually by graduate students in the
Department of English Language and Literature at
Memorial University of Newfoundland. Students either
currently enrolled in a post-graduate program or
having recently graduated from one are invited to
submit papers for a special issue exploring the mall
and its itinerant shoppers.

CFP: General Papers and Publishing Academic Work (grad) (1/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
pgeng.submissions_at_durham.ac.uk

The University of Durham's Online Journal
POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH:
A Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English in the UK and Europe

Invites postgraduates studying in the UK and Europe to submit papers of not
more than 7000 words on a topic of YOUR CHOICE in the broad range of English
Studies for issue 13 (March 2006) of our refereed online journal. Papers must
conform to the MLA guidelines for presentation and be received no later than

DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2006.

This journal publishes papers from PhD, MPhil, or MA by research students
ONLY. Please, when submitting your work, include the following information in
the email: name of University, full title of program, title of essay.

CFP: Encountering the Text (grad) (3/22/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Dr. Kenneth Florey

Kenneth Florey, Organizer
The Seventh Annual Graduate English Conference
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT
Saturday, April 22, 2006
9:00 am-4:30 pm
Encountering the Text:
Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing

UPDATE: Battleground States: Scholarship in Times of Crisis (grad) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Adam Franklin

UPDATE: Keynote speakers announced and paper submission
deadline extended to January 1, 2006.

Keynote speaker

Dr. Ann Larabee
Associate Chair, Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Associate Professor, American Thought and Language
Michigan State University
Areas of interest: Disaster Studies; Cultural Impacts of
Technology; Cultural Theory; Feminism and Technology; History
of Terrorism

Keynote panelists

UPDATE: Women and Labor (grad) (2/1/06; 3/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
amita nijhawan

Please be informed that the new deadline for submission of
abstracts is February 1, 2006. In addition, there are two
cash awards of $200 and $100 resp. for the two best
papers/performances.

The (se)X Factor in Labor

UPDATE: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:16pm
Geoffrey B Hill

In honor of J. Hillis Miller recently being awarded the fourth-ever Lifetime
Achievement Award for Scholarship by the MLA, the UNH English Graduate
Organization has decided to extend the deadline submission for its graduate
student conference, "Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions" to
January 1, 2006. Keynote speakers, in addition to J. Hillis Miller,
are Donald E. Pease, Jr., and Janet Aikins Yount.

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Graduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
March 31-April 1, 2006

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

UPDATE: Literature and the City (grad) (1/1/06; 3/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Basu, Balaka

The deadline for abstracts (papers & panels) has been extended to
January 1, 2006.

Please email esa.conference_at_gmail.com if you have any questions.

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City University of New York Graduate Center

English Student Association Conference

Conference Date: March 24, 2006

Call for Papers and Panels:

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'Literature and the City' is a conference organized and sponsored by the

English Student Association at CUNY Graduate Center. This conference

seeks to bring together graduate students from a wide variety of

political, critical, and aesthetic perspectives to explore how cities

function in literature as both subject and setting. We invite papers

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Selfhood in a Posthuman Context (grad) (1/10/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Lindsay Holmgren

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature: McGill
University, Montreal

Theme: Permeability and Selfhood

March 11-12, 2006

 

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Selfhood in a Posthuman Context

 

UPDATE: Stony Brook: Voices Across Boundaries (grad) (1/10/06; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
boluch_at_aol.com

The Deadline for submission has changed for Stony Brook's 2006 Graduate Conference: Voices Across Boundaries, to January 10, 2006.
 
FEBRUARY 24-25, 2006
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Keynote Speaker: H. Aram Veeser, Ph.D.
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Stony Brook University?s Annual Graduate Conference, the longest running graduate conference in the country, focuses on incipient and ongoing research emerging from the graduate community. Held on our Manhattan campus at the corner of 28th Street and Park Avenue in Midtown, the conference?s location reflects the vital, intellectual, and exploratory atmosphere that our past conferences have engendered.
 

CFP: NeoAmericanist: Online Student Journal for American Studies (grad) (1/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
NeoAmericanist Journal for American Studies

Call for Papers

NeoAmericanist
Online Student Journal for American Studies

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The editors of NeoAmericanist, an online multi/inter-disciplinary journal
for the study of America, are issuing a call for papers among interested
Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are accepting original ARTICLES as
well as book and film REVIEWS from Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level
students on the comprehensive topic of America. The submission DEADLINE fo=
r
the next issue is JANUARY 1ST 2006.

CFP: Enfance/Childhood (grad) (2/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
revfront_at_post.queensu.ca

Appel: Revue Frontenac Review
Eté 2006 : numéro 20 : « Enfance »

Nous invitons les étudiant-e-s gradué-e-s à soumettre un article écrit en
français ou en anglais pour notre prochain numéro intitulé « Enfance » -
terme que nous définissons comme la période s'achevant aux alentours de
l'age de treize ans.
Les travaux soumis pourront adopter toutes sortes d'approches critiques et
théoriques. Ils ne devront pas dépasser 20 pages et le format devra
impérativement suivre la norme MLA.

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