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CFP: Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Paul Werstine

MLA Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
Call for Papers
2006 MLA Convention

The Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale in Use

We are interested in papers discussing readers' experience of this
electronic edition as a research or teaching tool. Possible topics:
comparisons with the book version; discussion of accessibility and
navigability; possible further developments. Please send 2-page abstracts
by 1 March 2006 to Paul Werstine (werstine_at_uwo.ca).

CFP: Interactivity in Literature (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
nxg42_at_case.edu

call for papers:

Abducting the Interactive
Literary Work as a Communicational Artifact

A program of the Society for Critical Exchange
to be held at 48th Annual M/MLA Convention
November 9-12, 2006, Chicago, IL

CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm
Brian David Phillips

Journal of Interactive Drama

A Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of
Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama
Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games

Call for Papers

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CFP: Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and their Readers/Users (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
steele_at_TCNJ.EDU

Call for Papers
MLA 2006 Convention, Philadelphia
Lexicography Discussion Group

Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and their Readers/Users

Increasingly, dictionaries appear in multiple forms, printed and
web-based, that elicit different responses from their readers. Papers
addressing the changes in the needs and expectations of dictionary users
and the differing requirements of multiple media welcome.

Abstracts due by March 15, 2006 to Felicia Jean Steele (steele_at_tcnj.edu).
Newcomers to the Modern Language Association welcome, although all
participants in convention sessions must be MLA members by 7 April 2006.

CFP: Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/28/06-10/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Thomas Nelson

Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages
South Central Modern Language Association Annual Convention
October 28-30, 2006
Fort Worth, TX

The 2006 SCMLA Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages
session welcomes submissions on any aspect of computer-assisted
instruction, humanities computing, electronic literacy, or related
topic. Please send papers or 500-word abstract to session chair Tom
Nelson at <tjnelson_at_mail.utexas.edu>.

Submissions due March 15. Notification of acceptance will be made by
April 7; participants must be members of SCMLA by May 15, 2006.

UPDATE: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (2/1/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:42pm
Ruta Veteryte

Deadline extended:

LAST CALL FOR PAPERS
 Dear Colleague,

We have a great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the fourth
international conference

 LANGUAGE, CULTURE and TECHNOLOGIES

at Kaunas University of Technology (http://www.ktu.lt/en/)

 Kaunas, LITHUANIA

 19-21 May, 2006

 We invite teachers, scholars and postgraduate students to participate and
to contribute papers to the fourth international conference hosted by Kaunas
University of Technology, Lithuania.

UPDATE: 2006 Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric (2/11/06; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
CHRISTOPHER GUNDERSON

Students and Faculty:

I am writing to remind everyone of the upcoming Pacific Rim Conference
on Literature and Rhetoric in Anchorage, Alaska, which is fast
approaching: Feb. 23-25. The original deadline for submission of
12.15.05 has been extended to 02.11.06; as such, I am still accepting
submissions from students and faculty interested in presenting.

Addressing this year's conference are Dr. Cynthia Selfe, Humanities
Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, and Dr. Patti
White, Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of
Alabama.

CFP: Pedagogical Frontiers of the Cyberspace (1/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm
Chatha,Dilijt

Pedagogical Frontiers of the Cyberspace

Creative use of virtual spaces and issues related to electronic =
creation, routing, and submission of course work. Specific details about =
the necessary hardware and software and the strategies of aligning =
pedagogy with course goals. Abstracts required by January 30th, 2006 to: =
Diljit K.Chatha,Dept. of Languages & Communications, Prairie View A&M =
Univ., Prairie View, TX 77446; Email: dkchatha_at_pvamu.edu

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Diljit K. Chatha, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Prairie View A&M University
936/857-2354

UPDATE: Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (1/28/06; MCLLM, 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
MCLLM

Additional CFP's are solicited concerning Family Systems Theory for a
special track at MCLLM on March 31 - April 1, 2006.

Registrations are available at
http://registeruo.niu.edu/iebms/coe/coe_p2_details.aspx?eventid=7757&cc=COE&oc=40

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
is hosting its annual graduate student conference on March 31 and
April 1, 2006. The conference will be held at Northern Illinois
University in DeKalb, Illinois. First-time conference presenters are
encouraged to apply!

CFP: Learned Love: Dutch Love Emblems Digitised (4/1/06; 11/6/06-11/7/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Peter Boot

Learned Love
The Dutch Love Emblem on the Internet
Emblem Project Utrecht
6 and 7 November 2006
Utrecht University

To conclude the Emblem Project Utrecht (EPU), a Dutch initiative with
the objective of digitizing the corpus of Dutch love emblems (for more
information, see http://emblems.let.uu.nl), a conference will be held on
November 6 and 7 2006. The focus of this conference will be on the two
central topics of the EPU: the Dutch love emblem and the emblem
digitization process.

CFP: Digital Literatures in Europe: State of the Art (3/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Ana Pano

Call for Journal Submissions

RiLUNe - Review of Literatures of the European Union
RiLUnE (http://www.rilune.org) is a refereed bilingual journal publishing scholarly articles which examine the development of a European cultural and literary conscience.

 

For its 5th monographic issue, we are now calling for articles on the topic "Digital Literatures in Europe: State of the Art". Articles can be in any of the following languages of the European Union: French, German, English, Italian and Spanish.

 

Deadline for abstracts (500 words): March 31, 2006
Deadline for articles: June 15, 2006

 

 

Digital Literatures in Europe: State of the Art

UPDATE: CHI 2006 Workshop Misuse and Abuse of Interactive Technologies (1/20/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:38pm
Brahnam

Due to many requests the deadline has been extended to Jan. 20th.

This workshop is interdisciplinary. Philosophical and
critical investigations into the misuse and abuse of
computing artifacts are wanted--including literary
investigations. The workshop organizers are also
working towards journal and book publications in addition
to the workshop proceedings.

This workshop is highly interdisciplinary and may be of interest to members of this group. The workshop organizers are also
working towards journal and book publications in addition
to the workshop proceedings.

CFP: Media and Culture Journal: 'collaborate' issue (3/6/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 4:24pm
M/C - Media and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 12 January 2006

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
         is calling for contributors to the 'collaborate' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal.

CFP: Catastrophe and Representation (3/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Lois Wolfe

FACS Literary Journal

Florida Atlantic University Comparative Studies=20

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Call for Papers: Catastrophe and Representation

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Images of catastrophe increasingly assault us through the media. The =
world is reeling from the effects of war, natural disasters, famine, and =
disease. Violence - natural and unnatural - has become a standard motif =
in contemporary storytelling, cultural documentation and sociopolitical =
reportage. How, then, is such representation captured and =
characterized? What is being said and unsaid, and why? Is catastrophe a =
comparative experience?

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CFP: Bringing Text Alive: The Future of Scholarship, Pedagogy, and Electronic Publication (5/15/06; 9/14/06-9/17/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Shawn Martin

[Apologies for Cross Posting, but please feel free to distribute widely]..

Call for Papers:
Bringing Text Alive:
The Future of Scholarship, Pedagogy, and Electronic Publication

The Text Creation Partnership (TCP) project was founded at the University of
Michigan in 1999 to reinvent scholarship by creating fully searchable texts
of thousands of titles printed across three hundred years and two continents
of English and American history.

CFP: Cyphernetics (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
cbelling_at_notes.cc.sunysb.edu

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Philadelphia,
December 2006:

Cyphernetics: Signs, Codes, Texts
Organizer: Arielle Saiber
CFP: Papers on any aspect of information technology, digital models,
encoding, decoding, semiotics, new paradigms of expression and
communication. Abstracts by March 15 to Arielle Saiber,
asaiber_at_bowdoin.edu.

CFP: Hypermedia/Hypertext (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
PJ Booth

Hypermedia/Hypertext
MPCA/MACA - Region Conference
Oct 27-29, 2006
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites, Indianapolis, IN

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2006.

The Hypermedia/Hypertext area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association
invites
papers/panels on hypermedia art and fiction, hypertext theory,
analysis of hypertext/hypermedia works, Internet studies, narrative
studies within the area and any other topics related to
writing/publishing on the Internet. The conference will be held at
the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites in Indianapolis, IN over
the weekend of October 27-29, 2006.

UPDATE: Hyperworld: Language, Culture and History (6/30/06; 9/27/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Blanca Tovias

UPDATE: Hyperworld: Language, Culture and History (6/30/06; 9/27/06-9/29/06)

VII International Conference of the Association of Iberian and Latin
American Studies of Australasia (AILASA

Hyperworld: Language, Culture and History
27-29 September 2006
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

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

CFP: The Fibreculture Journal: Internet Theory, Criticism, and Reserch (4/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Andrew Murphie

Call for Papers =96 the Fibreculture Journal =96 General Issue, 2006
(please circulate)

http://journal.fibreculture.org/

:: fibreculture:: has established itself as Australasia's leading =20
forum for discussion of internet theory, criticism, and research. The =20=

Fibreculture Journal is a peer reviewed journal that explores the =20
issues and ideas of concern and interest to both the Fibreculture =20
network and wider social formations. Themes of recent issues of the =20
journal have included: Contagion and the Diseases of Information; =20
Multitudes, Creative Organisation and the Precarious Condition of New =20=

UPDATE: Kairos and Media Studies Panel (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Janet Johnson

CFP: Kairos and Media Studies Panel
Extended Submission Deadline: January 6, 2006
 
A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Rhetoric & Kairos"

Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars
 
The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities
 
Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

UPDATE: Samuel R. Delany &ndash;&ndash; A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06&ndash;3/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

Plenary speaker and website announced:

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CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work. As such, it will be the first event of its kind
in the United States.

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