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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 –– A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06–3/24/06)

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.

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
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NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
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Theme: Women and Justice
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Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
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Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

CFP: Neal Stephenson (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Jon Lewis

CFP: Neal Stephenson

Contributors sought for essay collection on Neal Stephenson; contract
in hand from Cambridge Scholars Press. We are particularly
interested in essays examining Cryptonomicon and the early novels The
Big U and Zodiac. However, essays examining his other work,
including non-fiction, will be considered. Other potential areas of
interest: virtual worlds, "virtual" histories, war and violence,
cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk, digital computers and technology,
Stephenson's place in the contemporary canon.

Please send inquiries or abstracts (Word attachments only please) by
15 January 2006 to <jon.lewis_at_uncp.edu>. Deadline for completed
essays is 21 March 2006.

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

 

CFP: Midwest Conference on Literature, Language and Media (1/28/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
MCLLM

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!

The keynote speakers for this year's conference are Dr. Susan Gubar,
Distinguished Professor of English at Indiana University and George
Hillocks, Professor Emeritus of the University of Chicago and
Consultant in Writing and Language Arts Education.

CFP: Misuse and Abuse of Interactive Technologies (1/10/06; CHI, 4/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Brahnam

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

CFP: Kairos and Media (12/1/05; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Janet Johnson

CFP: Mass Communications Panel

 

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

When: February 24, 2006

 

CFP: Slash Fan 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:
Slash Fan Fiction
Slash fan fiction is one of the most popular forms of fan fiction on the
Internet. Beginning with stories featuring the pairing of Kirk and Spock from
Star Trek in the 1970s and exploding into numerous stories based in, but not
limited to, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and Star Wars, slash fan fiction
takes reader-response theory into creative praxis as fans rewrite fiction.

CFP: Fan/tastic Visuals Panel (11/29/05; ICFA, 3/15/06-3/19/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Eden Lackner

PANEL INFORMATION:

"Fan/tastic Visuals"

Panellists are being sought for a potential session to be submitted to
the 2006 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA),
March 15-19 at the Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida. This panel will focus on fan art, photo
manipulation, video, web design, costuming, body modification, and other
visual methods of creativity/expression by speculative fiction fan
communities.

CFP: Journalism (12/7/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Leslie Fife

      CFP: Journalism Area
   
  2006 National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations' Joint Conference
   
  Atlanta Marriott Marquis
  April 12 – 15, 2006
   
  Submission Deadline: Dec. 7, 2005
   
  The Journalism area of the National PCA/ACA Conference is interested in receiving submissions/abstracts for next year's conference at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
   
  We are interested in ANY related topics, including:
   
  --Katrina v. Pakistan earthquake: journalism's handling of natural disasters
  --Literary depictions of journalism
  --Political/national influences on journalism
  --Yellow journalism

CFP: Kairos in Mass Communications Panel (12/1/05; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Janet Johnson

CFP: Mass Communications Panel

 

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

When: February 24, 2006

 

UPDATE: Mediascape (1/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:32pm
Erin Hill

Below please find our updated CFP. There is a new submission date, some
changes to the features section call, and a new call for our review
section.

Thanks,
Erin Hill
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

UCLA's film, television, and digital media e-journal, Mediascape, is now
accepting submissions for the features and reviews sections of its
spring issue. This journal, a place for articles pertaining visual
culture, is peer-reviewed and published on a bi-annual table. The
deadline for submissions is January 15, 2006.

Features:

CFP: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (1/25/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Ruta Veteryte

Dear Colleague,
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We have a great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the fourth =
international conference

LANGUAGE, CULTURE and TECHNOLOGIES=20

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

Kaunas, LITHUANIA,=20

19-21 May, 2006

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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.

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UPDATE: An End to the New? Re-assessing the Claims for New Media Writing(s) (1/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
Stewart, Gavin

CONVERGENCE: THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES=20
CALL FOR PAPERS Vol 12. no 4.Winter 2006=20

An End to the New? Re-assessing the claims for New Media Writing(s)
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Guest-edited by Simon Mills, Gavin Stewart & Sue Thomas=20

The focus of the special issue:

This special edition of Convergence marks the tenth anniversary of the
trAce Online Writing Centre, UK. To commemorate this landmark event, the
guest editors are seeking to evaluate the state-of-the-art of new media
writing(s).=20

CFP: Human Enhancement and Human Rights (1/1/06; 5/26/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
CARRICO, NORMAN DALE

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Human Enhancement Technologies and Human Rights"

May 26-28, 2006

Stanford University Law School, Stanford, California

Submit proposals via e-mail by January 1, 2006 to director_at_ieet.org

Sponsored by the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, the Center for
Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, and the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences
   
Much of the criticism of enhancement technologies has focused on the
potential for increased discrimination against women, people of color,
the poor, the differently enabled, or "unenhanced" humans. Some
bioethicists have proposed a global treaty to ban enhancement
technologies as "crimes against humanity."

CFP: Computers &amp; Writing Online 2006 (11/30/05; 2/6/06-2/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
Pam Brewer

Call for Proposals

Computers & Writing Online 2006: Making Knowledge on the Digital =
Frontier

February 6 to 28, 2006=20

Proposals Due: 30 November 2005

We are pleased to announce Computers & Writing Online 2006: Making =
Knowledge
on the Digital Frontier-a conference for all educators. This conference
occurs completely online and complements the face-to-face conference =
that
will be held in May at Texas Tech University.

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