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CFP: The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English (UK) (no deadline noted; ESSE, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Marta Fernández Morales

ESSE-8: LONDON 200629 August â€" 2 September 2006

Seminar Call for Papers:

"The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English: Cultural and
Political Implications"
Convenor: Professor Dr Sabine Coelsch-Foisner (University of Salzburg)
Email: sabine.coelsch-foisner_at_sbg.ac.at
Co-convenor: Dr Marta Fernández Morales (University of the Balearic
Islands) Email: marta.fernandez_at_uib.es

CFP: Kindred Spirits Conference: Humans and NonHuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:
        http://www.indiana.edu/~kspirits/

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

UPDATE: Science in 19th-Century Britain (grad) (1/6/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Erin Evans

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: January 6, 2006

CFP: Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference at the
University of Chicago
April 7, 2006
Keynote speaker: George Levine, Rutgers

UPDATE: Ecology & Culture (11/20/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:27pm
Leslie Fife

ECOLOGY AND CULTURE: CFP UPDATE

SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE: NOVEMBER 20, 2005

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2005 JOINT CONFERENCE

 

April 12 – 15, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE: NOVEMBER 20, 2005

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, ideally with four papers or speakers per standard session.

 

CFP: Literary Tropes and Molecular Biology (11/30/06; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Priya Venkatesan

CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposed Seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association 2006 =
Conference
March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Literary Tropes and Molecular Biology in the Postmodern Era

Seminar Organizer(s): Priya Venkatesan, Dartmouth Medical School

CFP: CSA Conference Seminars (11/25/05; CSA, 4/19/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
elizabeth conforti

The CSA conference (April 19-22, 2006) will again feature a series of
seminars. Seminars are small-group (maximum 15 individuals) discussion
sessions for which participants write brief ''position" papers that are
circulated prior to the conference. Those interested in participating in
(rather than leading) a seminar should consult the list of seminars below.

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the
conference):

CFP: A Cabinet of Curiosities (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Nhora Lucía Serrano

" A Cabinet of Curiosities: Objectifying the Human from the
Renaissance to the 21st
Century"
Panel for the 2006 American Comparative Literature Association Annual
Meeting
March 23 - 26, 2006
Princeton University
Deadline for papers: November 30, 2005

We invite papers for the seminar panel, "A Cabinet of Curiosities:
Objectifying the Human from the Renaissance to the 21st Century," as
part of the American Comparative Literature Association's (ACLA) 2006
Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others.

CFP: Science and Sentiment in U.S. Women's Writing (12/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Lydia Fisher

We seek papers for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of American
Women Writers conference (in Philadelphia) that explore the relationship
between science and sentiment in women's writing. Taking as a starting
point scholarship on sentiment by critics such as Shirley Samuels, Glenn
Hendler, Julie Ellison, Marianne Noble, Dana Nelson, and Lauren Berlant, we
are interested in how women writers' use of and relationship to the
sentimental aesthetic developed as America's scientific world view evolved,
from the age of so-called sentimental "feminization" (in the 18th and 19th
centuries) into the present moment. The language of science-as seen in

CFP: Race, Science, and Citizenship (11/7/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Shawn Salvant

Call for Papers : "Race, Science, and Citizenship in the Americas"
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.)
April 27-30, 2006
Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
Presentation proposals are requested for a panel on "Race, Science, and
Citizenship in the Americas" proposed for the 2006 Multi-Ethnic
Literatures of the U.S. conference (MELUS). The conference will be held
April 27-30, 2006 and hosted by Florida Atlantic University.
Proposals must be received by November 7, 2005.
The proposed panel will examine "scientific" determinations of race in
the construction of citizenship at political, geographic,
legal/constitutional, or ideological borders. Proposal abstracts should

CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

CFP: Artciencia: Art, Science, and Communication Studies (10/31/05; online journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
irene aparicio

CALL FOR PAPERS / ARTCIENCIA N=BA 1, NOVEMBRO 2005
Deadline - 31 October 2005

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UPDATE: Carework in Literature/Film (10/11/05; no conference dates noted)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Hi,

We are finalizing the conference program for our may conference on
carework and caregiving. We have close to 50 papers. However, we do not
have any on

REPRESENTATIONS OF CAREWORK (OR MOTHERWORK) IN FICTION/POETRY/FILM/ART
ETC.

IF YOU ARE DOING RESEARCH IN THIS AREA AND WANT TO BE PART OF WHAT
PROMISES TO BE A SUPERB CONFERENCE PLEASE EMAIL; name, Univ.
affiliation, position (faculty, student etc.) and title of paper to
arm_at_yorku.ca by Oct. 11,200

Thank you so much,

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Director, ARM
arm_at_yorku.ca

CFP: When Genres Collide: Science Fiction Research Association 2006 (4/15/06; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Oscar

Science Fiction Research Association 2006
37th Annual Conference: When Genres Collide

June 22-25, 2006
Crowne Plaza Hotel
White Plains, NY

Norman Spinrad: Guest of Honor
Other guests include: Nancy Kress, Nalo Hopkinson, R. Garcia y Robertson,
William Sleator, Joan Slonczewski (Distinguished Member Participant), and
Michael Whelan (Special Guest Artist)

Oscar De Los Santos and Tom Morrissey, Co-Conference Chairs, Co-Panels Chairs

150- 200-word essay (or panel) proposals to:
<mailto:sfra2006_at_yahoo.com>sfra2006_at_yahoo.com

Deadline for proposals: April 15, 2006. Proposals postmarked or e-mailed
after April 15 will be considered only if the program is not yet full.

UPDATE: Science Fiction/Fantasy Area (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
caronc_at_post.queensu.ca

(Apologies for cross-postings)

2nd Call For Papers

The SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY Area of the Popular Culture Association
reiterates its invitation for submissions for the:

PCA/ACA 2006 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS,
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, APRIL 12-15, 2006

Deadline for submissions: 10th November 2005 (please note the due
date has moved up a few days)

CFP: Permeability and Selfhood (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Lindsay Holmgren

Permeability and Selfhood.

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

 

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

 

Call for Panels

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