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CFP: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

Panel Proposal for:

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McGill University, Montreal=20
12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature=20

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Painting about Poetry, Singing about Sculpture:=20

Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts

=93If you assert that painting is dumb poetry, then the painter may call =
poetry blind painting=85

Music is not to be regarded as other than the sister of painting=85

The poet remains far behind the painter with respect to the =
representation of corporeal things, and with respect to invisible =
things, he remains behind the musician.=94

(Leonardo, On Painting)

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CFP: Power/Desire in Fiction (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
Power/Desire in Fiction
Is possession of power, or the possibility of wielding/using power affected
by desire? Do the powerful experience/fulfill/define desire? Do the powerful
depend on being desired, reject being the object of desire, or both?
We are accepting completed paper submissions only, no abstracts, please.
Creative writing/productions/performance contributions are encouraged to

CFP: Imperfect Copies: Hybridity/Mimicry (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

 
Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
 
 
Imperfect Copies: Hybridity/Mimicry
As postcolonial theorist Homi Bhabha posits his idea of hybridity and
mimicry in The Location of Culture, inexact, or displaced doubling may create
parodies of social hegemonies that carry the potential to disrupt the naturalized
norms. How does the idea/practice of creating an imperfect copy function in
literature?
 

CFP: Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Tara MacDonald

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.

PANEL:
Custodians of Selfhood: Narrative as (De)constructions of the Self in the
Fiction of Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors

CFP: Strategic Representations in Pop Culture (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
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for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
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Strategic Representations in Popular Culture=20
How do aspects of popular culture=E2=80=94including, but not limited to, ma=
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fiction, non-fiction, advertising, film, travel, food, entertainment, toys,=
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and leisure objects=E2=80=94employ strategies designed to appeal to certain=
 groups?=20
What theories inform those strategies? Is there a segmenting of groups and=20

CFP: Am and British Literature (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panels:
 
The Self and Community
British Romantic Literature
Tragedy
American Literature after Twain
Hemingway and Fitzgerald
Shakespeare
The Byronic Hero
Medieval Literature
Early American Literature
16th and 17th Century British Literature
Eugene O'Neill
Toni Morrison
Feminist and Gender Theories
Critical Approaches to Popular Literature
Literacy
 
 
 

CFP: Merging Discipines into Art (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:23pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

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Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
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interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
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Merging Disciplines into Art=20
Does a/an author(s) incorporate other disciplines in his/her/their work?=20
Does an author structure a novel on musical forms? Does an author use =20
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others=E2=80=94principles to inform/structure a work?
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CFP: Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities (grad) (2/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:23pm
EGSO Albany

    Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 2/1/06
   
  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: Identity Construction Costs (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:23pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

 
Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
 
 
Identity Construction CostsIf identity is a construct, necessitating
constant maintenance, what are the inspiration/pressures that create form/s of
identity construction? How are those pressures created and revealed? Do those
pressures change over time? If so, why? What kinds of writing lend themselves
more or less to disclosing the forms, effects, changes in, and costs of
construction?
 

CFP: Motion and Money in Literature (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
Motion and Money in Literature
How have economic structures/strictures put pressure on groups and/or
individuals to become rooted in a place, or disperse across regions, countries, and
continents? Have some groups/individuals become newly rooted elsewhere? Have
some individuals/groups found the capability/desire/need/pressure to move
often? To stay? How do writings reflect/interrogate the effect/affect of such
movement or stasis?

CFP: Uses of Misrecognition in Fiction (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

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Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking paper=
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for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
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Uses of Misrecognition in Fiction=20
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descriptions of character and events that are designed to keep the reader=20
from knowing the plot until it is ultimately revealed by the author. Such a=
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stratagem may give an author some control over readers, although many reade=
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CFP: Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

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Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking paper=
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for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
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Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries=20
Much of the literary theory we study derives from areas of study other than=
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literature. For instance, Jacques Derrida was a philosopher. How can using=20
different perspectives/approaches to understanding from separate discipline=
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enhance each other? Can you present two thinkers from separate disciplines=20

CFP: Value in Art (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking paper=
s=20
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
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Value in Art
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If art (any=E2=80=94literature, plastic, dance, film, visual) may be though=
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other economies create/deny art? Must art be a reaction to oppression? Coul=
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art be purely expressive? How important is =E2=80=9Caudience=E2=80=9D respo=
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CFP: Critical Thinking/Complacent Writing (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

 
Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
 
 
Critical Thinking/Complacent Writing
Some writers, activists, and literary critics feel that after or apropos
Derrida and the philosophy of deconstruction, effective political action is
impossible. Is there really an impasse? How might a deconstructive theoretical
approach obstruct effective action in praxis? How might a deconstructive
theoretical approach occlude or bring to light overlooked/new voices and

CFP: Expressions of Mourning (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

 
Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
 
 
Expressions of Mourning
How is mourning, as dealt with in literature and art, an expression of
individual loss/desire/power/identity and community loss/desire/power/identity?
How do the two aspects of individual and community conflict and/or engage with
each other?
 
We are accepting completed paper submissions only, no abstracts, please.

CFP: Tethering the Imagination (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking paper=
s=20
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
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Tethering the Imagination=20
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hen is it=20
realistic? When is it fantasy? How can we know? Must there always be, even=20=
the most=20
fantastic art/literature, a tether to the mundane and understandable? Who i=
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supposed to be capable of such =E2=80=9Cunderstanding=E2=80=9D? If so, why=20=
and how is that=20

CFP: New Inquiries into the Nature of Pop (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jens Stephen Schellhammer

CALL FOR PAPERS

We encourage 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. The theme of the conference is "Amusement total …Sans regret?! New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop"

CFP: New Graduate Student Online Peer-reviewed Journal (grad) (ongoing; online journal)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Marcus Christopher Holmes

I would like to call your attention to a new graduate student online
journal: gnovis. I am the managing editor and we are soliciting
papers for a special issue on all humanities topics. We're particularly interested in the intersection of humanities and computing. The journal is peer-reviewed
and hosted at Georgetown University in the program for Communication,
Culture & Technology. It is accessible at
http://gnovis.georgetown.edu. We are currently undergoing a website
redesign, so excuse any intermittent broken links.

CFP: Art and Politics in 19th c Britain and America (grad) (1/15/06; 4/14/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
sreddyz_at_umich.edu

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

Deadline for Proposals: January 15th, 2006

The Nineteenth Century Forum (NCF), an interdisciplinary group comprised of
faculty and graduate students at the University of Michigan, invites proposals
for panels and individual papers for its graduate student conference "Art and
Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America: a Transatlantic Exchange."

UPDATE: Writing Death in Nineteenth-Century Literature (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Tara MacDonald

Update: the deadline for papers was not included in the previous posting.

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.

Writing Death in Nineteenth-Century Literature

UPDATE: Globalization and Resistance (grad) (1/1/06; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Sol Neely

Pleas note the UPDATE:
1. Abstracts for papers and panel proposals are now due January 1, 2006.
2. Conference website: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~sjneely/globalization.htm

"Globalization & Resistance"
2nd Graduate Student Conference of the English & Philosophy Ph.D. Program
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-5, 2006

Speakers: Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley) and Todd May
(Clemson University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Re-Visioning the Canon (grad) (1/30/06; RCEGSA, 3/25/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

  Call for Papers:
  CFP: Rutgers University-Camden English Graduate Student Conference
  in Camden, NJ (home of Walt Whitman!) close to Philadelphia, PA
   
  Re-visioning the Canon
  Visit our website at http://clam.rutgers.edu/~rcegsa/rcegsc/
   
  Rutgers-Camden English Graduate Student Association (RCEGSA) invites papers from graduate students for an interdisciplinary conference on the theme of "Re-visioning the Canon". Papers may demonstrate a wide range of approaches including, but not restricted to:
    Children's literature
  Gothic Literature
  Multicultural approaches
  Theory and criticism's place in the "canon"

CFP: Remnants, Remainders, and Reconceptualizations (grad) (1/16/06; 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
EGSA Colloquium

CALL FOR PAPERS
Remnants, Remainders, and Reconceptualizations
March 23-25, 2006
English Graduate Students Association
Department of English
York University
Toronto, Canada

Due to the nature of cultural production, both academic and creative,
it is inevitable that particular texts, objects, subjects, cultures,
and concepts will be marginalized or excluded, giving a confusing and
often contradictory cultural landscape to a coherence that is abstract
and problematic. How might we account for the remnants and remainders
that are scattered about our fields of inquiry? How might we begin to
reconceptualize these grounds?

CFP: Word and Image: Visual Dialogues (grad) (12/30/05; 2/16/06-2/17/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 10:09pm
Mary Beth Wetli

WORD AND IMAGE: VISUAL DIALOGUES

Call for Papers

6th Annual Graduate Humanities Forum Conference
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

February 16-17, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Michael Fried, Professor/Director of the Humanities Center and
Professor, History of Art, Johns Hopkins University

CFP: Narrating Gender: Representation and Identity Formation in Contemporary Autobiography (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
mfink1_at_po-box.mcgill.ca

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.

Please email paper abstracts of approximately 300 words.

You can direct submissions to melissa.fink_at_mail.mcgill.ca by January 5, 2006.

Thanks for your interest, please let me know if you have any questions.

Melissa Fink
(Panel Chair)

Narrating Gender: Representation and Identity Formation in Contemporary
Autobiography

UPDATE: Science in 19th-Century Britain (grad) (1/6/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Erin Evans

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: January 6, 2006

CFP: Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the
University of Chicago
April 7, 2006
Keynote speaker: George Levine, Rutgers

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment (grad) (12/5/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Celeste Pottier

The deadline for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," has been extended to December 5, 2005.

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The conference website for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," is now online at http://www.cas.sc.edu/engl/19thcenturyconference/index.html.

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