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CFP: The Gothic and the Sublime: Romanticism and Reason (1/10/07; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
stacey

Southwest Graduate English Symposium – 2007
   
   
  The Gothic and the Sublime: Romanticism and Reason
   
  As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
  delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
  which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
  I collected some of their Proverbs. – William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, 1790
   
  How should we read these famous lines from Blake's masterpiece? What is the place of Reason in religion? Passion in morality? The Gothic in the Sublime – and vice versa?
   

UPDATE: The Ethics of Passing (1/10/07; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
stacey

  The Ethics of Passing
   
  The concept of "passing" is not new to the American landscape. While racial/ethnic passing may be the most widely recognized form of passing, recent acceptance of queer and transgender studies reveals passing as more than a matter of skin color. The most general question, what are the ethics involved and undermined in participating in passing, opens the door to many other questions surrounding this issue. Does the actor always have control over her/his own ability to pass? What does it mean that someone can be passed without desiring such recognition? What kind of responsibility is involved in revealing ethnic, sexual, or gender "authenticity" if even the notion of the authentic has become problematic?

CFP: Experience and Experiences (France) (3/15/07; 7/15/07-7/21/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
dlauer_at_zedat.fu-berlin.de

Call for papers

13th International Philosophy Colloquium Evian
13. Internationales Philosophie-Kolloquium Evian
13ème Colloque Philosophique International d'Evian

Evian, July 15-21, 2007

Experience and Experiences
Erfahrung und Erfahrungen
L'expérience et les expériences

Conference website:
www.uni-hildesheim.de/eviancolloquium

Contact:
Prof. Dr. Georg W. Bertram, Institut für Philosophie, Universität
Hildesheim, Marienburger Platz 22, D-31141 Hildesheim, Germany
evian_at_uni-hildesheim.de

CFP: Ethnoscapes: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Race and Ethnicity in the Global Context (3/2/07; journal issue)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
ethnoscapesjournal_at_kirwaninstitute.org

Call for Papers

Ethnoscapes: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Race and Ethnicity in the
Global Context

Issue Two, Spring 2007
"Transnational Migration, Globalization, and Citizenship"

The editorial staff for the new peer-reviewed journal Ethnoscapes: An
Interdisciplinary Journal on Race and Ethnicity in the Global Context
invites submissions for its second issue on the subject of "Transnational
Migration, Globalization, and Citizenship." Ethnoscapes maps the
development of important themes in the field of race and ethnic studies by
using a "classic" piece as a point of departure for a reconsideration of
critical issues within the contemporary economic, political, and cultural
terrain.

UPDATE: Angry Young (Wo)Men: Theatrical Violence as Ethical Debate (1/10/07; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
stacey

Final Extension

    13th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
  The Violent (Re)turn to Ethics?: Implications, Complications, and Situations
  February 15-17, 2007
  Arizona State University—Tempe Arizona
     
  "Angry Young (Wo)Men": Theatrical Violence as Ethical Debate

In late 1995, two significant events changed the theatrical landscape:
John Osborne (Look Back in
Anger) died, and Sarah Kane's play Blasted premiered at the Royal Court
Theatre in London. The timing
was somewhat serendipitous—as one of the original "Angry Young Men"
left this world, one of the "New
Brutalists" made her mark on it.

UPDATE: Border Ethics in Literature (1/10/07; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
stacey

  
  Southwest Graduate English Symposium
  Arizona State University
  February 16 - 18 2007
   
  The Violent (Re)turn to Ethics?: Implications, Complications, and Situations
  Final Extension:
   
  Border Ethics in Literature
   

CFP: Fili the Buster: Political Satire and the Public (1/10/07; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:25pm
stacey

Southwest Graduate English Symposium – 2007
   
   
  "Fili" the "Buster": Political Satire and the Public
   
  From Jonathan Swift to Jon Stewart, political satire evokes visceral responses, whether from love or hate. But why? What is it about this satire that appeals to or repulses the public? Can we distinguish an ethics of political satire, or is it marked by the lack of ethics completely? How should we engage this satire – if we should engage it at all?
   
  This panel seeks papers and presentations that discuss various forms, methods, writers, outlets, responses, and/or refutations of political satire throughout history, from Aristophanes to Steven Colbert.
   

UPDATE: 17th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU (12/15/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:59pm
Matthew Landers

The deadlines for the 17th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference have been
extended to December 15th. The following cfps are effected by this
change. Please keep in mind that the conference takes place during the
Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans, so be prepared to have a great
time.

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

CFP: General Literature Panels (12/15/06; EGSA LSU, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:59pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota. Selected
Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and Right
(2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

CFP: General Literature Panels (EGSA LSU 12/15/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

UPDATE: Men and Madness (UK) (2/1/07; 6/28/07-6/30/07)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:58pm
Berthold Schoene

MEN AND MADNESS: Representing Male Psychopathology and Mental Disorder in
Modern and Contemporary Culture
 
 
English Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
28 - 30 June 2007
 
 
Confirmed keynote speakers:
 
Susan Bordo, University of Kentucky
Elisabeth Bronfen, University of Zurich
Richard Collier, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Mark Micale, University of Illnois
Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford
 
 
Traditionally it has been women and other social groups marked by an alleged
Œdifference¹ from standards of sanity and reason who have been most
vulnerable to designations of Œmadness¹. The twentieth-century rise of

CFP: Pathologies in Literature, Arts and Science (2/28/07; 8/20/07-8/21/07)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:58pm
Willis M \(HASS\)

PATHOLOGIES

Questions of embodiment in literature, arts and sciences

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The Inaugural International Conference of the=20

Glamorgan Research Centre for Literature, Arts and Science

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August 20-21, 2007

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Plenary Speakers:

Tim Armstrong, Kelly Hurley & Jonathan Sawday

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CFP: Saying the Unsayable: Examining Discursive Silence in American Literature (grad) (1/5/07; McGill, 3/10/07-3/11/07)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:47pm
Kristin Moriah

New Worlds, Lost Worlds: Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature
13th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature: McGill
University, Montreal

March 10-11, 2007

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at New Worlds, Lost Worlds: Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature, the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take place March 10th to 11th, 2007 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

 

Saying the Unsayable: Examining Discursive Silence in American Literature

 

 

CFP: Giving and Taking Offence (Portugal) (4/15/07; 6/21/07-6/22/07)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Anthony David Barker

CFP: "Giving and Taking Offence" (Portugal) (15/4/ 2007; 21- 22/6/2007)

Call for Papers

Proposed dates: 21st - 22nd June 2007

"Giving and Taking Offence"

Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures, University of Aveiro, =
Portugal

""No man lives without jostling and being jostled; in all ways he has to =
elbow himself through the world, giving and receiving offence." ~ =
Thomas Carlyle, "Sir Walter Scott", in London and Westminster Review, 12 =
November 1838

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CFP: Hauntology, or Spectral Space (2/15/06; journal issue)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
t mical

Public Domain, Inc. is pleased to announce the call for PERFORATIONS 29.
Guest editor for this issue will be Dr. Thomas Mical, Carleton University
School of Architecture.
As usual with perforations, deadlines are somewhat fluid but please notify
Thomas Mical or Robert Cheatham of your intent by February 15 2007 in order
to be included in the release notification.

Article length is at your discretion. Experimental hypertexts are especially
welcome. Other forms of media, video, etc., may have length restrictions,
please cc media editor Chea Prince or technical editor, Jim Demmers.
If you have any questions please query one of the editors.
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CFP: Memory, Memorial, Memorializing: Spaces of and for Remembering; Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota (4/30/07; 9/

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Gary Totten

***Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota (LCMND) 2007***

Celebrating Memory: The 50th Anniversary of the Linguistic Circle of
Manitoba and North Dakota

When: Thursday - Saturday, September 27-29, 2007
Location: North Dakota State University Alumni Center, 1241 N. University
Drive, Fargo, ND.

Call for Papers on the Theme "Memory, Memorial, Memorializing: Spaces of and
for Remembering"

The Linguistic Circle of Manitoba and North Dakota invites proposals for
15-minute papers or 60-minute panels for the 50th annual meeting of LCMND.
Papers selected by review process will be published as a collection marking
the occasion. Conference languages: French and English.

CFP: Second International IDEA Conference (Turkey) (12/15/06; 4/17/07-4/19/07)

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Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
isil Bas

CFP: SECOND INTERNATIONAL IDEA CONFERENCE,=20
        April 17-19, 2007
        (Extended Deadline: December 15, 2006

The 2nd International IDEA Conference, which will be jointly hosted by =
Hacettepe University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language =
and Literature, and English Language and Literature Research Association =
of Turkey (IDEA), will be held on 17-19 April 2007, at the University's =
Beytepe Campus, Ankara. The Conference will cover the following four =
main areas, of which the literature area has been expanded so as to =
include, besides English literature, also other literatures in English =
and, thereby giving it an inter-literary and comparative perspective.

CFP: Rewriting the Body (grad) (1/5/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:47pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Rewriting the Body (grad) (1/5/07; disjunctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

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This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, =
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University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference, =
April 7-8, 2006. In keeping with this year's theme, "Malapropriation =
Nation," this panel attempts to explore how the body as cultural text is =
rewritten through acts of (re)appropriation, misappropriation, passing, =
mimicry, and resignification.

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Papers from all periods and areas are welcome. Suggested topics include

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Juridical bodies

Virtual bodies

Historical, narrative, and/or developmental bodies

CFP: Alternative Gothic (grad) (1/5/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:47pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Alternative Gothic (grad) (1/5/07; disjunctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

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This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, =
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University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference, =
April 7-8, 2006. In keeping with this year's theme, "Malapropriation =
Nation," this panel asks how we might consider the Gothic in forms other =
than the novel.

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CFP: Deleuze and Guattari (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:27pm
Daniel Anderson

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deleuze and Guattari

This is an open, English-language session on the collaborative and
independent work of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari at the 2007 RMMLA
conference, to be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The conference will
run from 4 October to 6 October 2007.

Send a 200 word abstract to Daniel Gustav Anderson at andersdg at
uidaho.edu by 1 March 2007 for consideration.

Hard copies of submissions may be sent to:

Anderson
Dept. of English 1102
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1102

Details can be found at www.rmmla.org.

CFP: Theory Faith Culture (UK) (1/15/07; 7/3/07-7/6/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:59pm
TFC

Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory

Theory Faith Culture

— an international interdisciplinary conference —

Cardiff University

3 July – 6 July 2007

Call for Papers

Religion is one of the most contested aspects of twenty-first century life. How can we understand and theorise the power of religion in the constitution of subjects and in its social, cultural and political manifestations? This conference will look at the interface between Theory, Faith and Culture. It will explore a range of theoretical approaches to the subject and attempt to further our understanding of some of the most important and pressing issues of the day.

Papers are welcomed from all relevant disciplines.

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