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CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

UPDATE: Permeability and Selfhood (grad) (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Tara MacDonald

Permeability and Selfhood

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

*Please note that this is a graduate conference.

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

Call for Panels

UPDATE: (Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural Discourses (grad) (11/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Micheal.Bolton_at_asu.edu

Update of submissions deadline for:

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses

February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

"Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to
distinguish us from them."
                                                                                
  —Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands la Fronterra

CFP: Arresting the Flow (grad) (12/1/05; 4/14/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Julia Ng

"Arresting the Flow"
CLS Conference-Spring 2006
http://www.wcas.northwestern.edu/complit_arrestflow/

Keynote addresses by:

Bernhard Siegert
(History and Theory of Cultural Technologies, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Jules Law
(English and Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University)

Responses by:

Peter Fenves
(Joan and Sarepta Harrison Professor of Literature, Northwestern University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: The Graduate Film Studies Journal (grad) (12/31/05; online journal)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Douglas MacLeod

The Graduate Film Studies Journal (GFSJ) is a new online film journal tha=
t is devoted solely to the publication of film essays written by exceptio=
nal graduate students from around the globe. Currently, we are looking f=
or intelligent essays on any subject of film for our inaugural issue. Pl=
ease send your essays to dm8600_at_albany.edu. All works should be sent as =
MSWord attachments, should be seven to ten pages in length, and should fo=
llow proper MLA format. Our goal is to, in a small and concentrated way,=
 prove that graduate work is an integral part in what has become a vast c=
olligate whole; that the work of graduate students can, in fact, shape or=

CFP: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (12/1/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Geoffrey B Hill

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Postgraduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
Sponsored by the English Graduate Organization
March 31-April 1, 2006

Featured Speakers:
Donald E. Pease Jr., Professor of English, and Avalon Chair of the Humanities at
Dartmouth College
J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Professor, English & Comparative Literature at
the University of California, Irvine
Janet Aikins Yount, Professor and Chair of the Department of English, University
of New Hampshire

CFP: Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars (11/11/05; 3/18/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Material Culture Symposium

The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware
is pleased to announce its call for papers for the Fourth Annual
Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars (MCSES) to be held
Saturday, March 18, 2006 at the
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library in Winterthur, Delaware.

CFP: Globalization & Resistance (11/30/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sol Neely

"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

CFP: Journals from Cantadora Press (ongoing; journal issues)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Cantadora Press

Cantadora Press publishes peer-reviewed academic
humanities journals. At the present time, we publish
five journals – "Cognitio: A Graduate Humanities
Journal," "The Journal of Early American Wars and
Armed Conflicts," "The Best Century: A Journal of the
Nineteenth Century," "The Journal of Interdisciplinary
Twentieth Century Studies," and "One Nation: A Journal
of American Studies." All journals are published
semi-annually (2 issues per year).

CFP: Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads (11/1/05; 4/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Jenkins-Crowe Laurel K

Call for papers
Graduate Conference in Language and Literature 2006, University of Louisiana
(Lafayette)
The theme for 2006 is Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads.
Where do textual worlds and the world as text intersect?
We welcome papers in all areas of English, including but not limited to
folklore, literature (all areas and periods), literary theory and criticism,
linguistics, rhetoric, and pedagogy. Creative writing submissions and panel
submissions will also be considered. The keynote speaker will be American
Folklore Societty Fellow, Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and Alcee Fortier
Award winner Carl Lindahl of the University of Houston, author of Swapping

CFP: Moveable Type: Articles and Reviews (grad) (11/15/05; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Kiki Benzon

MT

Moveable Type, the online journal of the Postgraduate Society at the
Department of English Language and Literature at University College London,
publishes critical work by postgraduate (MA and PhD) students worldwide.

MT

The editors of Moveable Type seek articles which explore narrative in all
its forms—print text, film, online/hypertext, graphic fiction—and from all
nations and historical periods.

We are also seeking reviews of recent fiction, poetry collections, films,
graphic novels, online narratives, biographies, cultural theory and
literary/film criticism.

MT

CFP: Emerging Scholarship Panel from the Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group (10/15/05; ATHE, 8/3/06/-8/6/06)

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Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Korey Rothman

The Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group of The Association for Theatre in =
Higher Education (ATHE) announces its call for papers for the Third =
Annual Emerging Scholarship Panel for the 2006 ATHE conference in =
Chicago. Papers can address any area in the purview of the Music =
Theatre/Dance Focus group, which includes opera, operettas, musicals, =
dance theatre, performance art with music or dance elements, and =
pedagogy in music theatre and dance. Submissions are open to graduate =
students and scholars who have not presented at a national conference, =
as well as established scholars who have not presented or published in =
the areas of Music Theatre or Dance.=20

CFP: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (10/15/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
arkrall_at_uwm.edu

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Early Modern Secrets and Lies (grad) (1/15/06; 4/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Carrie Shanafelt

The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group of the Graduate Center, City University of NY, invites proposals for papers for its second annual conference. This conference, Secrets and Lies, will be held on April 28th, 2006 in New York City. We encourage scholars of all disciplines to submit papers related to the period inclusive of the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries, and we especially welcome papers with an interdisciplinary methodology. This conference will focus on dissonances between private and public selves as represented in texts and other cultural productions of the early modern era. Possible topics for papers include, but are not limited to:

 

Emotional lives

Lies of the body

Humiliation

Shame

CFP: Literature and the City (grad) (12/1/05; 3/24/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Basu, Balaka

City University of New York Graduate Center
English Student Association Conference
Conference Date: March 24, 2006
Call for Papers and Panels:
=20
'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
that examine the multitudinous ways in which cities have captured the
literary imagination and that scrutinize the complex relationships
between language, art, and metropolis.
=20

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

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:13pm
mkcunnin_at_uci.edu

Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics

University of California, Irvine
March 3 and 4, 2006

The Visual Studies Graduate Student Association at the University of
California, Irvine, calls for papers from a wide-range of areas of study
that investigate and critically explore, contest, engage with, the concept
of "failure."

CFP: NEMLA Graduate Caucus Paper Prize (grad) (12/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Darcie Rives

Graduate Student Caucus Paper Prize
Call for Papers: Article-length versions of graduate student papers presented at any of the panels at the 2005 Boston Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) conference.

Each year, NEMLA awards an annual prize to the best article-length version of a graduate student paper presented at any of the convention's sections. The winning paper, as determined by a committee of peers, will be published in the NEMLA journal Modern Language Studies.

The submission deadline for the 2006 Graduate Student Caucus Paper Prize is December 15, 2005.

CFP: (Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical Contexts of the Arthurian Legends (grad) (11/11/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:47pm
April Toadvine

Call for Papers for Conference for Medieval Studies (Grad)

 

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for the fourth annual
Conference for Medieval Studies, a graduate conference sponsored by
Comitatus, the Purdue Medieval interest group, to be held at Purdue
University, West Lafayette, Indiana from February 17-18, 2006. The theme for
this year's conference is "(Re)Imagining Arthur: Cultural and Theoretical
Contexts of the Arthurian Legends."

 

Bonnie Wheeler, Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Southern
Methodist University and Editor of Arthuriana, will be the plenary speaker
for this year's conference.

 

CFP: Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize (10/15/05; online publication)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Bowling Kivmars

Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the 2005 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize.

Literature Compass aims to be the starting point for anyone in an academic setting who needs to find authoritative reference information on a topic, drawn from high-quality published reference works, and the latest thinking on the topic, specially commissioned from leading academics in the field.

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

American
Eighteenth Century
Medieval
Renaissance
Romanticism
Seventeenth Century
Shakespeare
The Victorians
Twentieth Century

CFP: Leon Edel Prize: Henry James (grad & jr faculty) (11/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Service Account hjamesr

LEON EDEL PRIZE

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA style, and with return postage enclosed) to

CFP: (Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural Discourses (grad) (10/17/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Micheal.Bolton_at_asu.edu

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses

February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

"Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to
distinguish us from them."
                —Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands la Fronterra

CFP: Materials of Modern Sculpture, 1945-Present (grad) (9/30/05; 2/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Morna O'Neill

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Materials of Modern Sculpture
A one-day graduate student symposium
Saturday, February 4, 2006
Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

This one-day graduate student symposium will address the materials of
modern sculpture and changing conceptions of the sculptural object from
1945 to the present.

CFP: Word and Image (grad) (UK) (11/13/05; 2/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Emma Tinker

The Mind's Eye: Perspectives on Word and Image
University College London English Postgraduate Conference
17 February 2006

The fourth annual postgraduate conference at University College London
seeks papers that address the relationship between the verbal and
visual in literary texts.

CFP: 3rd Annual UK Kant Society Grad Conference (grad) (UK) (1/3/06; 7/6/06-7/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Isabell Ward

Could you please forward this to you graduate students? Many Thanks!

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

3rd UK Kant Society Annual Graduate Conference on Kant
at the University of Hertfordshire (U.K) de Havilland Campus on
Thursday 6th- Friday 7th July 2006

Keynote Speakers: Karl Ameriks and Marcia Baron

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday 3rd January 2006

Further details: http://www.herts.ac.uk/humanities/philosophy/Kant05.html

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