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CFP: Ecocriticism, Literature, and the Environment––ASLE Session (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07–10/6/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am
Tina Gianquitto

The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE)
will sponsor a panel at the Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Calgary,
Alberta, Canada, October 4-6, 2007.

Proposals are welcome on topics dealing with ecocriticism,
literature/art, and the environment; those dealing with neglected or
underrepresented authors or topics amd those covering new approaches
to the critical examiniation of literature and the environment are
especially welcome.

Please sumbit 300-word paper abstracts (preferably as MS word
attachment) by March 1 to

Tina Gianquitto (tinagian_at_mines.edu)

If you do not have access to e-mail, please send your proposal to:

CFP: Ecocriticism: Raising Environmental Awareness through Literature (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am
Angela Waldie

CFP: Ecocriticism: Raising Environmental Awareness through Literature
(3/1/07; RMMLA 10/4/07 - 10/6/07)

Call for Papers for the Special Topics Session on Ecocriticism at the
Rocky Mountain MLA, Westin Calgary Hotel, Calgary, AB, 10/4/07 - 10/6/07
Conference information at: http://rmmla.wsu.edu/conferences/default.asp

Proposals are sought for 20-minute presentations from scholars working in
any aspect of ecocriticism, although investigations of globalization,
climate change, environmental justice, and toxic discourse are of
particular interest.

CFP: MELUS Panels at MLA (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Wenxin Li

MELUS is now accepting proposals for the following two panels at MLA
(December 27-30, 2007, Chicago):

1. Multi-ethnic Literature and Ecofeminism: Intersections

Ecofeminism sees a relationship among nature, women, and people of color.
How have multi-ethnic texts contributed to the ecofeminist or eco-political
agenda? What theoretical and practical issues are involved?

2. Trans/nation: Race, Ethnicity, Citizenship and the State of American
Literature

How have current studies on globalization/transnationalism impacted
our conceptions of American ethnic literatures? How have globalization
and transnationalism redefined 21st-century multi-ethnic American
literary studies?

CFP: Literature, People of Color and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic (grad) (3/15/07; 4/21/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Dr. Kenneth Florey

From: Yesod-Fredrick Douglas Knowles < knowlesf1_at_southernct.edu >

Panel Title: Literature, People of Color and the HIV/Aids Pandemic
(graduate)
Conference: The Eighth Annual SCSU Graduate English Conference, Michael
J. Adanti Student Center, Southern Connecticut State University, New
Haven, CT, Saturday, April 21, 2007, 9:00 am-4:30 pm

Call For Papers:

UPDATE: artciencia (2/16/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:56pm
irene aparicio

artciencia=2Ecom Number 6 February-April 2007
Deadline extended February 16, 2006=20

For next issue planned for February-April 2007, the editors of the artc=
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cs of cinema and history, art and aesthetics, bio-science and technolog=
y in music, literature, video art, photography, architecture, new media=
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CFP: Cognitive Approaches to Genre (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Michael Sinding

"Cognitive Approaches to Genre"
Cognitive Approaches to Literature Discussion Group
Session
MLA 2007 (Chicago, December 27-30)

The MLA Discussion Group on Cognitive Approaches to
Literature invites papers bridging topics in cognitive
theory and genre theory for our session at the 2007
MLA Convention in Chicago. Send 300-word proposals to
Michael Sinding (msinding_at_rogers.com) by March 1.

CFP: Medical Humanities (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Chamberlain, Edward A.

A Proposed Special Session for the 2007 MLA Conference in Chicago:
Session Topic: The Medical Humanities

CFP: Literature and Medicine (grad) (3/15/07; 4/21/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Rose Quiello

CFP: Literature and Medicine (grad) (03/15/07; 04/21/07)
   
  From: Dr. Rose Quiello < quiello_at_sbcglobal.net >
  Panel Title: Literature and Medicine (graduate)
  Conference: The Eighth Annual SCSU Graduate English Conference, Michael J. Adanti Student Center, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, Saturday, April 21, 2007, 9:00 am-4:30 pm
    

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 5 (UK) (3/26/07; 7/9/07-7/12/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:58pm
Dr Rob Fisher

5th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death

Monday 9th July - Thursday 12th July 2007
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research and
publications project aims to create a forum for examining the links
between living and dying, and some of the contradictions and paradoxes
that arise in our attitudes to death.

Papers, presentations, reports and workshops are also warmly invited
on any of the following indicative themes (or their combinations):

CFP: Rhetoric and Science (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:35pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at (dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
at the University of California Riverside's 14th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 6-7,
2007.

(dis)junctions is now proud to welcome our two
speakers. On Friday, April 6th, Dr. Bonnie Zimmerman
of SDSU will be joining us. Dr. Karen Tongson, USC,
will be speaking on Saturday, April 7th.

This panel is concerned with the question of how
science and scientific dialogues have influenced
national rhetoric. Some questions we seek to
examine are:

CFP: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship 6 (UK): (3/9/07; 7/2/07-7/5/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:35pm
Dr Rob Fisher

6th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Monday 2nd July - Thursday 5th July 2007
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
Environments, Sustainability and Technologies

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to
explore the role of ecology and environmental ideas in the context of
contemporary society and international politics, and assess the
implications for our understandings of fairness, justice and global
citizenship.

CFP: Michigan Feminist Studies: Knowledge (2/9/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:35pm
Carrie Hintz

Michigan Feminist Studies invites submissions for its 2006-2007 issue
on the theme of "Knowledge." Feminist theory and practice have long
been concerned both with how knowledge is constituted and with what
types of types of knowledge are valued. Moreover, feminist analysis
has reflexively examined its own production and evaluation of
knowledge. This volume of Michigan Feminist Studies seeks to further
engage the concept of knowledge broadly conceived, exploring new areas
of inquiry and revisiting established ones from new angles. We
encourage submissions that draw linkages between gender and other
social identities, including, but not limited to race, sexual

CFP: Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease 6 (UK) (3/26/07; 7/9/07-7/12/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Dr Rob Fisher

6th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Monday 9th July - Thursday 12th July 2007
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore
the processes by which we attempt to create meaning in health, illness
and disease. The project will examine the models and metaphors we use
to understand our experiences of health and illness (looking
particularly at perceptions of the body), and to evaluate the
diversity of ways in which we creatively struggle to make sense of
such experiences and express ourselves across a range of media.

CFP: Pathologies: Scientific and Cultural Representations of the Normal and Abnormal (grad) (1/29/07; 3/16/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Andrew Klein

Pathologies:
  Scientific and Cultural Representations of the
  Normal and the Abnormal
   
  Rice University
  March 16–17, 2007
   
  Keynote Speaker: Rachel Adams, Ph.D., associate professor of English and American Literature and associate director of American Studies at Columbia University. She is the author of several books and essays, including Sideshow U.S.A: Freaks and the American Cultural Imagination and editor of The Masculinity Studies Reader.
   

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing (3/1/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:53am
Campbell, Elizabeth

Call for papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference--2007
November 2-3, 2007
Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington

Special Session:

Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing

Paper proposals sought for a panel on 19th-century nature writing.
Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary,
philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework. All
submissions acknowledged by email.

Submit to this special session by emailing ecampbell_at_oregonstate.edu.
Proposals should be two-pages (500 words) and should be submitted
electronically in the body of an email or as an attachment in .doc or
.pdf format by March 1.

UPDATE: Time/Passages (grad) (2/1/07; 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:25am
IU English Department GSAC

UPDATE: Please note that we have extended the deadline
to February 1, 2007, and have updated information
about email submissions and our keynote speaker.

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and
creative submissions for a National Interdisciplinary
Graduate Student Conference entitled "Time/Passages"
to be held at Indiana University in Bloomington from
March 22-24, 2007.

CFP: Race and Video Games (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:25am
Tanner

Race and Video Games=20

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(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation, the University of =
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April 6-7, 2007.=20

CFP: Nature and the Wilderness (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:51pm
mbrow001_at_student.ucr.edu

CFP: Nature and the Wilderness (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions 4/6/07-4/7/07)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference, which will be held April 6-7, 2007. This year's theme is "Malappropriation Nation."

CFP: Race, Ethnicity, and American Reform Movements (3/1/06; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:51pm
Michael Tavel Clarke

Modern Language Association Convention 2007

Proposals Due Mar. 1

Call for Papers:

This panel will explore how different ethnic or racial groups have
responded to twentieth-century mainstream or government-sponsored social
and economic reform initiatives such as prohibition, work-place safety,
consumer safety, urban planning, anti-trust efforts, child labor reform,
prostitution regulation, civil liberties protection, social purity
campaigns, eugenics, immigration reform, obscenity prohibition, welfare,
affirmative action, environmental protection, business regulation, etc.

Please send 1-page abstracts to one of the addresses below. E-mail
submissions are encouraged.

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