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CFP: Justice (France) (4/15/07; 9/28/07-9/29/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 9:45pm
Georges-Claude GUILBERT

Call for papers – "Justice" / Appel à communications -
International Conference / Colloque International
28-29, September 2007 / 28-29 septembre 2007
François-Rabelais University, Tours, France/
Université François-Rabelais, Tours.
Research center: GRAAT / Unité de recherche: GRAAT


CFP: Lilith: A Feminist History Journal (4/2/07; journal issue)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 7:42pm
Katie Sutton

a feminist history journal

Call for Papers: Edition 16, 2007

Lilith is a fully refereed academic journal based in the History
Department at the University of Melbourne. Since the early 1980s,
Lilith has provided a valuable forum for new and established scholars
to present research in feminist history. The journal is published
annually in November and includes a substantial book review section.
The editorial board is currently seeking articles for Edition 16.

CFP: Brokering Images, Casting Differences (3/15/07; AAA, 11/28/07-12/2/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:53pm
Stephanie Sadre-Orafai

Call for Papers
Proposed Session
American Anthropological Association (AAA), Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2007
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC

Practices of Anticipating the Imagination of Others
Zeynep Devrim Gürsel, University of California, Berkeley & Stephanie
Sadre-Orafai, New York University

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:

=E2=80=9CResisting Oppression: Acknowledging Unheard=20
Voices of Feminism=E2=80=9D

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

Deadline for Proposals: Friday March 2, 2007

CFP: Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) (4/20/07; 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:53pm
Barbara L'Eplattenier

Call for Papers


The 2007 Feminism(s) & Rhetoric(s) conference invites proposals on civic
discourse, feminisms, and rhetorics. The conference draws inspiration from
the 50th anniversary of Little Rock's Central High School integration, the
Clinton Presidential Library, Heifer Project International & the Clinton
School for Public Service.


For conference information, go to


Submit your abstracts online- and click Proposal

Deadline: April 20, 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

CFP: Ethical Criticism (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association's 2007 meetings will have =
a session devoted to ethical criticism. Wayne Booth's approach is the =
most common topic, but any paper proposal on the ethical impact (or why =
we should expect no ethical impact from an aesthetic medium) of =
literature is welcome. The deadline for paper proposals is March 1, =
2007. Send your 300-word or shorter proposal to Alan Goff at =<>.

CFP: The Law of Genre (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
margaret ronda

CFP: "The Law of Genre"
A Panel of the MLA Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2007

The Graduate Student Caucus, an affiliate organization of the MLA, is
pleased to invite current graduate students to submit proposals for
twenty-minute papers for a panel discussion titled "The Law of Genre" at th=
2007 MLA annual meeting, 12/27/07-12/30/07 in Chicago. This panel will
investigate the uses, injunctions, and limits of genre as mode of
literary-historical analysis, discursive convention, and longstanding
subject of philosophical and theoretical scrutiny.

UPDATE: Orientalism and Terrorism (3/10/07; 5/26/07-6/2/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Pavan Kumar

                          CALL FOR PAPERS

      Humanities and Social Sciences Congress, May 26 - June 2,
      2007, Saskatoon, Canada.

      Session title: Orientalism and Terrorism

      Organizer: Pavan Kumar Malreddy, Department of Sociology, University of

      Discussant: Dr. Ron Wheeler, Department of Political Studies, University
      of Saskatchewan.

                (for Canadian Association of Geographers)

Session Description:

CFP: Reconsidering Realisms (3/1/07; 11/8/07-11/11/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association is soliciting individual paper
abstracts on the topic of "Revisiting Realisms" for its annual convention,
to be held in Cleveland from November 8-11, 2007. 250-word abstracts should
be emailed to by March 1, 2007. Accepted abstracts will be
assembled into panels by the M/MLA president.

Possible paper topics might include:

CFP: Translation and the Humanities (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Corinne Scheiner

Call for papers for
The Modern Language Association
Annual Convention 2007
27-30 December 2007
Deadline: 15 March 2007
Session Title: Translation and the Humanities
The MLA Discussion Group on Translation invites papers on the Humanities'
dependency on translation vis-à-vis transmission of ideas, literary
concepts and categories, and the translated text in the classroom.
Please send 250-word abstracts to the Discussion Group Chair, Corinne
Scheiner (
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Corinne Scheiner
Maytag Associate Professor
Comparative Literature
The Colorado College

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

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Nicola Parsons

UPDATE: Minds, Bodies, Machines
London, 6-7 July 2007

Please note that the keynote speakers for this conference have been
finalised as follows: Dr Caroline Arscott (Courtauld Institute of Art);
Professor Jay Clayton (Vanderbilt University); Professor Steven Connor
(Birkbeck, University of London); Professor Iain McCalman (Australian
National University); Professor Peter Otto (University of Melbourne);
Professor Jonathan Sawday (University of Strathclyde); Professor Kevin
Warwick (University of Reading); and Dr Elizabeth Wilson (University of
New South Wales).


CFP: Archive Trouble (3/6/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Andrew Stauffer

The Society for Textual Scholarship ( is organizing the
following panel at the 2007 MLA Convention in Chicago:

The archive (broadly conceived, specifically rendered) as a site of
loss, overspill, forgery, chaos, and anxiety -- in any period -- and the
consequences for scholarship, editing, cultural practice, and textual
theory. Email proposals to Andrew Stauffer ( by March 6.

Andrew Stauffer
Department of English
Boston University

CFP: About Raymond Williams: Critical Perspectives (5/31/07; collection)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Monika Seidl

Call for Contributors
About Raymond Williams: Critical Perspectives
Arising from a recent successful conference in Vienna (for further =20
information please visit =20=

dealing with the life, the work and the reception of the work of =20
Raymond Williams, several publishers have expressed an interest in =20
publishing a new collection of essays on this highly influential =20
British critic, author and teacher. In finalising our proposal, the =20
editors (Lawrence Grossberg, Roman Horak and Monika Seidl) would like =20=