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CFP: Narrator-Author Relationships (10/1/06; Narrative, 3/15/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 8:08pm
Sue Kim

Narrative Conference
March 15-18, 2007
Washington, D.C.

For a proposed panel at the 2007 Narrative Conference, I am seeking
papers that explore situations in which the strict distinction
between narrator and author begins to blur. What are the conditions
for and significances of such moments?

Proposals should include 1) a 300-word abstract, 2) a brief vitae
(for panel proposal purposes). Please send proposals (in the body of
email or as Microsoft Word attachment) to Sue Kim at suekim_at_uab.edu
by October 1, 2006.

CFP: Gender and Queer Studies (9/15/06; ASECS, 3/22/07-3/25/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 8:08pm
engbl_at_leeds.ac.uk

CFP: "Splintering studies?: Eighteenth-century studies and women's studies,
gender studies, queer studies, lesbian studies..."
ASECS 2007, Atlanta, GA (March 22-25)

Contact: Bonnie Latimer (engbl_at_leeds.ac.uk)
Deadline: 15 September 2006

CFP: Zizek (8/14/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:29pm
rcante_at_email.unc.edu

For a panel to be proposed for the 2007 Society for Cinema and Media
Studies conference, we invite proposals for presentations interrogating
the work of Slavoj Zizek in relation to film and media
studies--especially as this involves the year's conference plenary
theme ("Media in the Public Sphere").

Please send proposal to both "arestivo_at_gsu.edu" and
"rcante_at_email.unc.edu" by August 14th.

Don't hesitate to email us with preliminary inquiries.

Thanks,
Angelo Restivo and Rich Cante

CFP: Playing with Architecture (8/31/06; SAH, 4/14/07-4/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Merrill Schleier

Playing with Architecture: The Construction of Idenity in Architectural
Games, Amusements and Leisure Sites (SAH, Pittsburgh, April 14-17 2007,
deadline Aug, 31, 2006 to: mschleier_at_pacific.edu)

Society of Architectural Historians
Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, April 2007
Deadline for Proposals: August 31
Send to: mschleier_at_pacific.edu
                   
                              
                        "Playing With Architecture: Games, Leisure
Space, and
                                         The Construction of
Identity"

CFP: UNSW School of English Postgraduate Symposium (grad) (Australia) (9/1/06; 10/12/06-10/13/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
hmoritz_at_tpg.com.au

"CONTEMPLATING THE VOID": POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM XIII, SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY
OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, Australia, October 12-13, 2006

What fills the gap left by the evacuation of the grand narratives? What is the value of negative space?
Silence? Incoherence? What are the politics and problematics of representation in a world oft marked
by political, intellectual, and spiritual chaos? In contemporary society, how can language function as a
bridge, articulating loss and thereby filling the void with significance?

CFP: Sex and Sexuality - Exploring Critical Issues 3 (Poland) (9/22/06; 11/29/06-12/2/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Dr Rob Fisher

3rd Global Conference
Sex and Sexuality - Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 29th November - Saturday 2nd December 2006
Cracow, Poland

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This research conference seeks to examine issues of sexuality across a range of critical and cultural perspectives. Seeking to encourage innovative inter- and multidisciplinary dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to anthropology, cultural studies, education, gender studies, history, law, literature, medicine, psychology, religion, sociology and social work. We also welcome contributions from queer activists and professionals in non-profit and non-government organizations.

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

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
Berthold Schoene

MEN AND MADNESS: Representing Male Psychopathology, Mental Disorder and
Deviancy 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

CFP: 4th International Language, Communication, Culture Conference (Portugal) (9/15/06; 11/28/06-11/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
claudiaalvares_at_ulusofona.pt

4th International 'Language, Communication, Culture' Conference
Lisbon, Lusofona University, November 28-30, 2006

http://lcc.ulusofona.pt/

An organisation of the staff, students and associates of the 'Culture
and Society' Postgraduate Programme (University of Lisbon), of the staff
of the Department of Communication, Arts and Information Technology
(Lusofona University), and of Best Travel Agency.

Keynote Speakers:

Vikki Bell (Goldsmith's College, University of London)
Nicholas Mirzoeff (New York University)

The conference will be structured around three topics:

1 - Media, media-making and the politics of news production

CFP: The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity (UK) (no deadline noted; 11/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
Jon Morley

CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity: A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Warwick, Humanities Research Centre (HRC)
~ Saturday 18th November 2006

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Michael Gardiner, Chiba University, Japan.
Prof. Stephen Knight, Cardiff University.
Prof. Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick.

Also: David Morley, poet and director of the Warwick Writing Programme.

CFP: Happiness: Lessons from the Arts (grad) (UK) (9/4/06; 11/24/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:26pm
Rowan Boyson

Happiness: Lessons from the Arts
London, 24-25 November 2006
Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council
Proposals for papers, panels and practice-based presentations are
invited for a collaborative two-day graduate conference organised by
the London Consortium and Queen Mary, University of London.

CFP: Ethics and Literature (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:26pm
adia mendelson-maoz

Call for Papers: Ethics and Literature

The Journal PHILOSOPHIA, Philosophical Quarterly of Israel,
published by Springer, seeks submissions for the forthcoming special
issue on Ethics and Litearture.

We are interested in articles on issues such as: relationships
between moral philosophy and literature, literature as a mode of
moral investigation, moral 'effectiveness' in literature, the
practice of ethical criticism, and similar ones.

For information on PHILOSOPHIA, please see:
http://www.springer.com/west/home/philosophy?SGWID=4-40385-70-47455715-0

CFP: How to Brow (9/1/06; KSU CS, 3/8/07-3/10/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:25pm
Douglas Dowland

Call For Papers:

A panel for the 16th annual Cultural Studies Conference on
"Entertainment" at Kansas State University, March 8-10, 2007.

(http://www.k-state.edu/english/symposium/)

"HOW TO BROW"

This panel seeks papers that explore how celebrities (open to any
culture, nation or time period) have used their status to impart
"highbrow" values onto their audiences.

Such individuals should have "celebrity" status before their
interventions into high culture; those who become celebrities based
solely on their demonstration of high culture should be excluded.

CFP: Parrheisa: A Journal of Critical Philosophy (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Alexander William Murray

Parrhesia: a journal of critical philosophy

http://www.parrhesiajournal.org/

editors: Matthew Sharpe, Alex Murray, Jon Roffe

Michel Foucault’s last works tell us that parrhesia is the act of
fearlessly speaking the truth.To engage in parrhesia is never, however, a
‘neutral’ act. Parrhesia simultaneously incorporates aesthetic and
ethical dimensions. The parrhesiast is someone whose fidelity to the truth
becomes the pivot of a process of self-transformation.

UPDATE: On Difficulty (grad) (7/31/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:03am
Amy E. Woodbury

CALL FOR PAPERS: ON DIFFICULTY

18th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
Friday, October 20, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Lisa Lowe
Professor of Comparative Literature University of California, San Diego

EXTENDED DEADLINE: July 31, 2006

CFP: Contours of Captivity (9/1/06; EGO, 11/2/06-11/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 10:16pm
Horacio Sierra

The Sixth Annual English Graduate Organization (EGO) Interdisciplinary
Conference
*Contours of Captivity: Resignifying Expressions of Power*
November 2-3, 2006, at the University of Florida in Gainesville
Keynote Speaker: Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

CFP: The End of Tolerance? (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
Steve Gallagher

Panel Title: The End of Tolerance?

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland

As the new century began, 'tolerance' was supposed to pour healing oil on
American waters and enable some ground for a universal moral commitment. In
Europe, it was believed that the emergence of the European Union and the
"European Dream" would enable a culture of tolerance and a kindly
integration of The Other.

CFP: Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts (8/20/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
DuBose, Mike S.

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
March 8-11, 2007
Chicago, IL

=93Complexity Theory and Cultural Artifacts=94

Papers are sought which apply scholarship from the growing field of =
Complexity Studies (dealing with emergence, cultural complexity, =
protocol, control, information, technology, network theory) in their =
analysis of mediated texts. Of particular interest are papers which =
address the role of complexity and cultural artifacts in relation to =
multiculturalism, nationalism, transnationalism, postcolonialism, or =
identity politics, as manifest withinin (or in relation to) the public =
sphere.

UPDATE: Circular Flows (grad) (Germany) (9/30/06; 11/3/06-11/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
Gerd Sebald

       
                          7TH GRADUATE CONFERENCE IN ERLANGEN

                                  3RD - 5TH OF NOVEMBER 2006

                 FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITY ERLANGEN-NUREMBERG
                                KOCHSTR. 4, 91054 ERLANGEN
                                             GERMANY

                                    CIRCULAR-FLOWS
                                                 --
                        CAPILLARIES OF WORLD CULTURE

                                           KEYNOTES:

CFP: Flux (Australia) (9/15/06; 11/9/06-11/10/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
AHCCA pgrads Committee

FLUX: The University of Melbourne School of Art History, Cinema,
Classics and Archaeology's (AHCCA) FINAL Postgraduate Association
Conference will be held on the 9th and 10th of November 2006.

To mark the end of AHCCA in 2006 the Postgraduate Association is
holding a two day conference on the subject of FLUX. With its
connotations of flow and fusion, of formation, dissolution and
reformulation, FLUX reflects both the interdisciplinary spirit of this
year's conference and the current status of AHCCA within The
University of Melbourne.

CFP: On the Subject of Emergence (9/25/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 3:22pm
After Culture Emergent Anthropologies

Call for Papers: After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies (9/25/2006)

Papers are sought for the inaugural volume of a new peer-reviewed
journal, "After Culture: Emergent Anthropologies." The first issue is
planned for release in January 2007, and thereafter will be published
semiannually (in January and July) and made available free through the
internet (URL forthcoming).

CFP: Linguistics Area (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:31pm
Nancy Antrim

Call for Papers: Linguistics Area
2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

The 28th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 14-17, 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque=20
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New =
Mexico at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the =
conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can =
be found at http://www.swtexaspca.org.

UPDATE: On Difficulty (7/20/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Amy E. Woodbury

CALL FOR PAPERS: ON DIFFICULTY
Keynote Speaker: Lisa Lowe
Professor of Comparative Literature University of California, San Diego

18th Annual Tufts University English Graduate Organization Conference
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2006

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