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

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


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.


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.


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

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)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm

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)

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



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

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:
'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.

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

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:13pm

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)

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)

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)

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:

Eighteenth Century
Seventeenth Century
The Victorians
Twentieth Century

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

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


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)

Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm

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

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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


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:

UPDATE: General Papers and Managing Your PhD (8/7/05; journal issue)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:36pm

Deadline extended:

The University of Durham's Online Journal
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 12 (September 2005) of our refereed online journal. Papers
must conform to the MLA guidelines for presentation and be received no later


CFP: Philament: Model (grad) (9/31/05; journal issue)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm

From: Philament <>
Date: July 21, 2005
CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: September 31, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative for online
Publication: June 2006

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts affiliated
with the University of Sydney
(, invites graduate scholars
to contribute articles, reviews and creative work for its eighth issue, Model.

CFP: Emergent Nature/Cultures (7/17/05; 9/24/05-9/25/05 &amp; journal issue)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
M Wolf-Meyer

Call for Papers: Emergent Nature/Cultures

Papers are sought for a workshop entitled "Emergent Nature/Cultures,"
hosted by the Department of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota.
 Papers should address the nature/culture thematic, but contributors may
interpret this as they see fit.

CFP: Natural and National Crises (grad) (9/26/05; 5/5/06-5/6/06)

Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Amy Kebe

Graduate Student Conference Natural and National Crises: Re-thinking the Relationship between Literature and Crisis
Date: May 5th, 6th 2006.

Université de Montréal,

Département d'études anglaises.


Guest lecturer: Dionne Brand


Deadline for submitting panel proposals: September 26th 2005
Deadline for submitting papers: January 15th 2006


The contemporary world system of global capitalist expansion that is producing new imperialisms around the globe will remain imperialist throughout the visible future, unless we learn how to "cross borders" from a dominating and imperialising past and present to a more "democratic" and just future society.

CFP: postamble: Study of Africa (grad) (9/30/05; journal issue)

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm

postamble call for journal submissions!

Call for journal submissions

March 2006: Open Issue
Submission Deadline: September 30, 2005
postamble is a postgraduate journal of the University of Cape Town located in
the Centre for African Studies and published bi-annually online. postamble is
committed to featuring original post graduate student work of a high academic
standard which is of value to the promotion of multi-disciplinary study of
Africa within the university environment.

UPDATE: Origins and Originality (grad) (7/18/05; e-journal issue)

Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
LL Otty

Submissions deadlines extended until 18th JULY 2005

FORUM is a new online graduate arts journal based at the University of
Edinburgh. Each edition will set out to explore a theme from as many different
perspectives as possible: submissions from all fields within the arts and
humanities are warmly welcomed. Visit us at

¡¥Origins and Originality¡¦

CFP: Identity and Marginality (grad and postdoc) (7/25/05; e-journal issue)

Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Gunnar Fabian Schuppert

eSharp is the University of Glasgow's open-access online journal for
postgraduates in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Run by
postgraduates, it aims to provide a critical but supportive entry into
the realm of academic publishing for emerging academics, including
postgraduates and recent postdoctoral students, the world over.
After the successful launch of our fourth issue, on 'Journeys of
Discovery', eSharp is delighted to announce the Call for Papers for
the forthcoming issue, on 'Identity and Marginality'. Please forward
the attached Call for Papers and help us to spread the word. eSharp is
very grateful for your help and support. In case you have any

CFP: Re-visioning the Canon (grad) (1/21/06; 3/25/06)

Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:44pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

CFP: Rutgers University-Camden English Graduate Student Conference

Re-visioning the Canon

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"
Feminist readings/additions
Comparative literature
Pedagogical approaches to teaching beyond the traditional canon.

CFP: General Papers and Managing your PhD (7/15/05; online journal issue)

Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm

The University of Durham's Online Journal
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 12 (September 2005) of our refereed online journal. Papers
must conform to the MLA guidelines for presentation and be received no later

July 15, 2005.

CFP: Vagantes Medieval Conference (grad) (10/31/05; 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
Amelia Borrego

Call for Papers: Vagantes Graduate Medieval Conference


VAGANTES is an annual, travelling conference for graduate students
studying any aspect of the Middle Ages. The conference was conceived
with several goals in mind, including the fostering of a sense of
community among graduate medievalists, providing exposure to an
interdisciplinary forum, and showcasing the resources of the host
institutions -- all kept within a student budget.

The 5th conference will be hosted by the Graduate Medievalists at UC
BERKELEY from March 2-5, 2006.