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CFP: CODE (3/15/07; SLSA, 11/1/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:46pm
Arielle Saiber

**Call for Papers and Proposals**
The 21st Annual Conference of the SLSA (Society for Literature, Science,
and the Arts)

-Nov. 1-4, 2007
-Portland, Maine (USA)
-Topic: CODE
-Deadline for paper and panel submissions: March 15, 2007
-Plenary Speakers: N. Katherine Hayles, UCLA; Brian Massumi, Université
de Montréal
-Conference website: http://www.slsa07.com/

UPDATE: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (1/1/07; ESA, 3/30/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:46pm
ESA Conference 2007

CFP: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (1/1/07; 3/30/07)

City University of New York Graduate Center
English Student Association Conference
Conference Date: March 30, 2007
Call for Papers

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for abstract submissions has changed.

"Wide Open Spaces"

CFP: Reconsidering AIDS Realism (2/15/07; MMLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Bell, Christopher

Since 2004, the Midwest MLA has convened a series of panels examining filmic, literary, and personal responses to the AIDS crisis. The proposed session for the 2007 M/MLA in Cleveland is "Reconsidering AIDS Realism."

 

CFP: Our Watery World: Humans and the Sea (1/6/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:56am
CEA-CC

The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA-CC) plans
to
publish the proceedings of its Fall 2006 conference on "Our Watery
World: Humans and the Sea."
We are seeking an additional 5-7 papers to supplement this volume.
We are particularly interested in papers that address the following
topics:
a.. The Sea in History
a.. The Life Aquatic: Amphibian and Aquatic Animals
a.. Monsters and Monstrosities of the Sea
a.. Ecocriticism: The Endangered Sea
a.. The Sea as Frontier
a.. Empire and the Sea

CFP: Japanese and Korean Environmental Literature (Japan) (12/25/06; ASLE, 8/19/07-8/21/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:16am
Bruce

We welcome proposals dealing with English-language representations of
Korean and Japanese environmental issues and literature. Proposals
dealing with the writings of Gary Snyder, especially in regard to his
activities in Asia, are also particularly welcome. Translation services
will be provided to make papers and presentations available in English,
Japanese, and Korean.

Below is the material we would like posted.

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Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
Japan-Korea Joint Symposium
August 19-21, Kanazawa, Japan

UPDATE: Off the Map: Ecocriticism Beyond Borders (12/10/07; SGES, 2/16/07-2/18/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 11:52pm
stacey

  13th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
  The Violent (Re)turn to Ethics?: Implications, Complications, and Situations
  February 15-17, 2006
  Arizona State University—Tempe Arizona
   
  Off the Map: Ecocriticism Beyond Borders

"Ecological thinking about literature requires us to take the nonhuman
world as seriously as previous modes of criticism have taken the human realm of society and culture. That, it seems to me, is ecocriticism's greatest challenge and its greatest opportunity."
- Glen A. Love, "Ecocriticism and Science"

CFP: Levinas and Community (1/15/07; NALS, 6/10/07-6/12/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 11:51pm
Sol Neely

NORTH AMERICAN LEVINAS SOCIETY
Second Annual Conference and Meeting on "Levinas and Community"
June 10-12, 2007 | Purdue University

Call for papers

"Does a face abide in representation and community; is it community and
difference? What meaning can community take on in difference without reducing
difference?" -Emmanuel Levinas, Otherwise than Being

UPDATE: Only Human?: Medical Biology vs. The Social Model of Disability (12/10/06; SGES, 2/16/07-2/18/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 11:51pm
stacey

  13th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
  The Violent (Re)turn to Ethics?: Implications, Complications, and Situations
  February 15-17, 2006
  Arizona State University—Tempe Arizona
   
   
  Southwest Graduate English Symposium – 2007
   
  Only Human?: Medical Biology vs. The Social Model of Disability
   
  In her 1999 book Female Forms, Carol Thomas suggests that disability studies and activism would benefit from a social model approach to definitions of disability, as opposed to the long-standing contention that disability, impairment, and its effects are biological, physiological, anatomical—in short, medical.
   

CFP: Postcolonial Green (2/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:52pm
Bonnie Roos

Call For Papers=20

Postcolonial Green

This collection proceeds from our conviction that postcolonial theorists =
and ecocritics have a great deal to gain from one another. At present, =
however, postcolonial theory lacks a dimension of eco-critique despite =
the fact that many postcolonial issues are also issues of environmental =
crisis. Ecocriticism still retains a local and regional focus on place =
at the expense of a global vision that recognizes international =
interdependence, and has privileged =93first world=94 blind spots in its =
assumptions about how best to value nature.=20

CFP: Minds, Bodies, Machines (UK) (2/28/07; 7/6/07-7/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:51pm
Nicola Parsons

Call for Papers: Minds, Bodies, Machines

This interdisciplinary conference, convened by Birkbeck's Centre for
Nineteenth-Century Studies, University of London, in partnership with
the Department of English, University of Melbourne, and software
developers Constraint Technologies International (CTI), will take place
on 6-7 July 2007 at Birkbeck College, Malet Street, Bloomsbury.

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