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CFP: Hypertexts, New Media, and Convergence in the Fantastic (11/30/06; ICFA, 3/14/07-3/17/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:57pm
Barbara Lucas

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on
Hypertexts, New Media, and Convergence in the
Fantastic for the 28th Annual International Conference
on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The focus of ICFA 28 is on gender and sexuality in the
fantastic, and while papers relating to this theme are
encouraged, proposals on any topics are welcome. The
conference will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
from March 14 - 17, 2007 at the Wyndham Fort
Lauderdale Airport Hotel. For more information and
updates about the conference, please visit

Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the
following topics:

CFP: Unpacking the Library (10/30/06; collection)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Sas Mays

Call for Articles
Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives.

Despite the continuing rise of memory studies in various disciplines, there is
yet no consistent, comprehensive, or metacritical publication accounting for
the library as a specific archival form.

CFP: International Conference on "Bodies of Knowledge" (Australia) (11/15/06; 4/26/07-4/28/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Gonul Pultar

Call for Papers-International Conference

Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality in the Archive
April 26-28, 2007

Sponsored by

Centre for the History of European Discourses
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Alice Domurat Dreger
Catherine Waldby
Elizabeth Kerekere
Rosemarie Garland-Thompson
Susan Stryker

and others to be announced

CFP: Media and the End of the World (11/10/06; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:13pm
Kylo Hart

Call for Papers: Apocalypse Now? Media and the End of the World Conference

We invite panel and individual-paper proposals for the "Apocalypse Now?
Media and the End of the World Conference," to be held at Plymouth
State University (Plymouth, New Hampshire) April 13-14, 2007.

The members of the conference committee are seeking contributions that
explore noteworthy coverage patterns, representations and themes, in
various media forms, pertaining to the longstanding idea of the end of
the world. Participants are encouraged to interpret the conference
theme broadly and innovatively. Individual presentations will be
limited to 20 minutes in length.

CFP: Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts (8/30/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:11pm
DuBose, Mike S.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 8-11, 2007
Chicago, IL

Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts Papers are sought which apply
scholarship from the growing field of Complexity Studies (dealing with
emergence, cultural complexity, protocol, control, information,
technology, network theory) in their analysis of mediated texts. Of
particular interest are papers which address the role of complexity and
cultural artifacts in relation to multiculturalism, nationalism,
transnationalism, postcolonialism, or identity politics, as manifest
withinin (or in relation to) the public sphere.

CFP: Digital Storytelling (9/1/06; collection)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Kelly McWilliam

Call for Papers: DIGITAL STORYTELLING Edited Collection

Editors: John Hartley and Kelly McWilliam

ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries & Innovation

Queensland University of Technology


We're seeking a few additional chapters for the above collection, which =
already has a strong international line-up of scholars and practitioners =




CFP: Gender Technologies and Utopias (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Anne Kastner

Gender Technologies and Utopias

Papers are invited for this special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. The panel will address how technological, scientific and medical advancements have affected perceptions of gender both culturally and socially. Are traditional notions of masculinity and femininity becoming irrelevant given the present diversity of possible alternative identities? How might we envisage gender utopias/dystopias in the later 21st century? How has technological/scientific research opposed or contributed to the existence of gendered power structures? Possible topics include, but are not limited to: