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CFP: Resisting Oppression: Acknowledging Unheard Voices of Feminism (3/2/07; 4/14/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:53pm

The Southern Connecticut State University Women's Studies Program announces=20
Fifth Annual Graduate Conference:

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To be held on Saturday April 14, 2007 at SCSU, Adanti Student Center

Deadline for Proposals: Friday March 2, 2007

CFP: Expression, Suppression, and Censorship (6/1/07; 9/21/07-9/22/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm
Jordan Berard

"Art Made Tongue-Tied By Authority": Expression, Suppression, and Censorship
Conference date: Friday September 21 ­ Saturday September 22, 2007
Place: Department of English, University of Ottawa
Deadline for proposals: June 1, 2007
According to playwright Eugene O'Neill, "Censorship of anything, at any
time, in any place, on whatever pretence, has always been and always will be
the last resort of the boob and the bigot." Censorship continues to be a
major impediment to freedom of speech in literature, music, and visual and

UPDATE: Literary Pedagogy for Myth, Magic, Ritual, Religion (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm
Roberta Sabbath

A Special Session is proposed for the MLA 2007
conference in Chicago.

"Reading the Wind: Literary Pedagogy for Myth, Magic,
Ritual, Spirituality, Religion in African, Middle
Eastern, Asian, trans-American Texts" explores
alternatives to post-colonial, Lacanian, and
post-structuralist readings.

Panelists are welcomed who can address the
supersensible dimension of a specific work from the
above geographic areas using its spiritual, religious,
cosmological, or philosophical context.

UPDATE: Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm

 Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus (03/01/07; RMMLA, 10/04/07-10/06/07 Calgary)
  Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Caucus Seminar
  Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
  October 4-6, 2007 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 Papers are welcomed on any aspect of the GLBTQ experience as expressed through literature, film and/or theory. All proposals will be considered.
  Please submit abstracts of 300 words and be sure to include a title. On your abstract, please include your name, institutional affiliation
  (if applicable), email address, office phone number, and whether you
  will need any AV equipment for your presentation. The deadline for abstracts is Mar. 1st. 2007.

CFP: English Linguistics (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm

CFP: English Linguistics (03/01/2007; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

The English Linguistics Panel of the Rocky Mountain MLA invites the submission
of papers/presentations for its session at the 61st annual convention, held
this year in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on October 4-6, 2007. Submissions in any
area of linguistics or related fields are welcome; graduate students are
encouraged to submit.

Submission Requirements: 300-word abstract.
Submissions must be received by March 1, 2007.

Send electronic submissions as a Word attachment to:

CFP: Benjamin and Latin America (3/16/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm

MLA 2007
December 27-30, 2007, Chicago
Proposed Special Session
Deadline: March 16, 2007

Walter Benjamin in Latin America

Papers are invited that focus on the literary and theoretical relations between
Latin American texts and Walter Benjamin's work. Please send 1-page abstracts
to David Kelman,, by 16 March 2007.

UPDATE: Me, Myself & Eye: Mediating Identity (grad) (3/30/07; 5/4/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
gayle allan

UPDATE: Extended deadline for submissions: March 30,

Me, Myself & Eye: Mediating Identity (Graduate

4 May 2007, La Trobe University
Spend a day at an interdisciplinary conference
organised by postgraduates from the English Department
at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

We are interested in:

CFP: Male Beauty (4/15/07; collection)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 2:49am
Lubovich, Maglina

We invite abstracts for a collection of essays on male beauty to be
published by Cambridge Scholarly Publishing. Save for the Greeks, Romans and
the contemporary art historian, very little has been said about beauty and
its relationship to men and masculinities. To its credit, masculinity
studies itself has surely emerged as a field of study and has covered much
ground in the last thirty years: we have understood masculinity as a
category for analysis and, like femininity, as a social construction; we
have supported and also challenged the "crisis" in masculinity; we have
studied it both with and without "men"; we have considered masculinity's