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CFP: Literary Pedagogy for Myth, Magic, Ritual, Religion (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 11:56pm
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.

CFP: Fucking Artifacts (2/2/07; Calgary Free Exchange, 3/16/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 11:56pm
odfpercy_at_ucalgary.ca

Spring Cleaning:
Rediscovering and Revitalizing the Artifact
University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference
16-18 March 2007
Calgary, Alberta
For more information, please visit Free Exchange at www.english.ucalgary.ca

Fucking Artifacts: Re-examining the Roles of Expletives in Culture and
Academia

Much Wine had past with grave discourse, Of who Fucks who, and who does
worse.
                                Lord Rochester, Poems on Several Occasions

How in the fuck should I know?
                                William Burroughs, Naked Lunch

UPDATE: Life in the Story, Wright State Graduate Conference (grad) (1/29/07; 3/31/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 11:56pm
Brian Leingang

New Proposal Deadline: January 29, 2007

Conference Theme: Life in the Story

March 31, 2007
Wright State University Graduate Conference
Dayton Ohio

Keynote Speaker: Ralph Keyes, professor Antioch College and author of
THE COURAGE TO WRITE.

Open to graduate students in all English concentrations: Literature,
Composition & Rhetoric, TESOL, Creative Writing, Linguistics.

CFP: The Organ as Artifact (2/2/07; Calgary Free Exchange, 3/16/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 11:56pm
odfpercy_at_ucalgary.ca

Spring Cleaning:
Rediscovering and Revitalizing the Artifact
University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference
16-18 March 2007
Calgary, Alberta
For more information, please visit Free Exchange at www.english.ucalgary.ca

The Organ as Object / The Metonymy of Anatomy

Body parts are easier to remove than thoughts.
                                                Suzette Mayr, "Scalps"

CFP: The Nomadic Artifact (2/2/07; Calgary Free Exchange, 3/16/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 11:55pm
odfpercy_at_ucalgary.ca

Spring Cleaning:
Rediscovering and Revitalizing the Artifact
University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference
16-18 March 2007
Calgary, Alberta
For more information, please visit Free Exchange at www.english.ucalgary.ca

The Nomadic Artifact

Nomadism: a kind of critical consciousness that resists settling into
socially coded modes of thought and behaviour...it produces the subversion
of set conventions.
               Rosi Braidotti quoted in Pauline Butling and Susan Rudy's
Writing in Our Time

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