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CFP: Revolutions in Form (UK) (6/15/06; evolutions, 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
s0340700_at_sms.ed.ac.uk

'evolutions': a two-day international conference hosted by the School
of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh,
22-23 September 2006

CFP Panel: Revolutions in Form

Art is dead. Long live Dada!
- Walter Serner

Push aside literary, grammatical and syntactic obstacles!
Strike as deep as you can strike!
- Jack Kerouac

CFP: GLBTQ in Popular Culture (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
Cathy.Leaker_at_esc.edu

The Gay Lesbian Transgender and Queer area of the Mid Atlantic
American/Popular Culture Conference (Baltimore MD, October 27-29, 2006)
welcomes proposals on the representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, transsexual, and transvestite communities in popular culture.
 We encourage discussion of such issues in any medium of popular culture,
such as TV, movies, Internet and computer games, journalism, billboards
and advertising, comics and graphic novels, stand up comedy, novels,
nonfiction literature, music, theatre or politics and punditry.
Some topics such abstracts might explore include the following:
self-discovery, life phases, cross-group alliances, and family in LGBTQ

CFP: Marxist Literary Group Annual Institute (5/19/06; 6/8/06-6/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:44pm
Nicholas Brown

The Marxist Literary Group will be holding its annual Institute on
Culture and Society at Georgetown University, June 8-12. This year's
theme, "The Materialist Suture," is intended to focus discussion on the
ties that bind cultural and theoretical production to their material
conditions of possibility. As always, however, any proposal that
engages seriously with Marxist thought will be considered. Panels
already accepted include "New French Marxism," "The Dialectical Image
Revisited," "Recent Russian Research on the Repressions of the 1930s in
the USSR," "New Feminist Marxisms," "What is the 'Corporate
University,'" "Marxism and Animal Studies," "Progressive Nostalgia:

CFP: Framework Conference (5/22/06; 11/3/06-11/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Price, Brian Edward

Framework Conference
November 3-4, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Laura Mulvey

We are pleased to announce that the first annual Framework (Wayne State =
University Press) conference will take place on Nov 3-4, 2006 at =
Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. With a keynote =
address by Laura Mulvey, the conference will gather international film, =
television and new media scholars to address a central issue. The theme =
of our first meeting raises the appropriately fundamental but none too =
simple question of =93The Future of Theory.=94=20

CFP: aesthetic INVASIONS / articulate EVASIONS (grad) (6/30/06; 10/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Anna Marin

The Departments of English & Comparative Literature and Rhetoric & Writing
Studies are proud to present the 14th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate
Student Conference: San Diego State University
Crisis Carnival 2006

aesthetic INVASIONS / articulate EVASIONS

An interdisciplinary discussion of the humanities
Saturday, October 21st, 2006

Scholars from all fields are invited to submit: papers, poetry, fiction,
artwork & films

CFP: Things (7/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
dpe_at_kb.dk

”THINGS”â€"An Anthology

Edited by
Kristine Samson, Dag Petersson, Thure Munkholm
For NSU Press
www.nsuweb.net

Call For Abstracts

â€"Apologies for cross posting
â€"Please forward to anyone interested

What does it mean for Man to expel himself from art, to leave it to
machines, structures or random generators to impart meaning and
significance to things? To what does art owe its tendency in the 20th
century towards an objective sensibility?

CFP: Accidental Environments (6/16/06; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Grayson Cooke

Transformations
Refereed electronic journal in regional media and cultural studies
http://transformations.cqu.edu.au

Call for abstracts: "Accidental Environments"

"The Accident is not an exception or a sickness of our apolitical
regimes; nor it is a correctable defect of our civilization: it is the
natural consequence of our science, our politics, and our morality." -
Octavio Paz, _Conjunctions and Disjunctions_.

CFP: 11th Annual Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown (8/5/06; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:42pm
Rubin, Katherine

Call for Papers

The 11th Annual Shapiro Graduate Philosophy Conference at Brown

Presented by the Philosophy Department at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

October 13th and 14th, 2006

Keynote Speaker:
Ted Sider
Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Submission Deadline: August 5, 2006

Topic: Methodology and Explanation
This topic should be construed broadly and may include questions about ontology, explanatory relevance, the explanatory power of identity statements, reductionism, the function and value of modal intuitions, the nature of concepts and categories, the nature of realism, thought experiments, context-sensitivity, empirical research and philosophy, and related issues.

CFP: On Difficulty (7/15/06; Tufts, 10/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Amy E. Woodbury

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

ON DIFFICULTY

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

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
Difficulty both privileges and excludes. As scholars, critics,
students, and educators, we struggle with difficulty and we flirt with
it. We revel in it and we strive to master it. At crucial times, we
even resist it. While difficult language and concepts can elevate a
conversation or expand a critical discourse, difficulty also erects
barriers and creates lines of division that are both literal and
experiential.

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: Mind and Body (UK) (8/1/06; 7/12/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jan Cox

Please find below a website link for the Call for Papers for 'Mind and =
Body', a one day conference to be held at the University of Reading in =
July 2007.

http://www.rdg.ac.uk/english/events/body.htm

I would be most grateful if you could pass this on to any interested =
faculty or postgraduate students at your institution.

Mrs Jan Cox
Postgraduate/Conference Secretary
School of English and American Literature
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Reading
Whiteknights
P O Box 218
Reading RG6 6AA
Tel: 0118 378 8362
Fax: 0118 378 6561
E-mail: j.f.cox_at_reading.ac.uk

CFP: Literature, Writing, and the Natural World (7/15/06; EAPSU, 10/20/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Ulrich, Dr John M

CALL FOR PAPERS

English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities

EAPSU 2006 CONFERENCE

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

October 20, 21, and 22, 2006

=20

LITERATURE, WRITING, AND THE NATURAL WORLD

=20

Featured Speaker: Bill McKibben

=20

We invite proposals for individual papers or panels from faculty and =
graduate students. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

=20

Nature Writing

Ecocriticism, Ecofeminism

Literature and the Natural Sciences/Natural History

Literature and Evolution

Literature and Environmental Studies

Literature and Natural Disasters

Literature, the Environment, and Disease

CFP: Cixous, Theatre, Death (5/10/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Jmfx403_at_aol.com

THE STONEWRITERS' MEMORIAL

Managing Director: Jon Collier
Editor: James Fox

Special Issue: "We Need a Dead (Wo)man to Begin" --Helene Cixous
 
 
 
Please submit by 10 May 2006
 
To: _Stonewriters_at_aol.com_ (mailto:Stonewriters_at_aol.com)
 
or:
 
James Fox, Editor
The Stonewriters' Memorial
SUNY Albany
E-32022 Capital Hill
Empire Commons-7883
Albany, NY 12222
 
 
 
Submission Guidelines:
 

Photography, artwork, and photos of plastic art should be submitted in two
formats: an 8 x 10 B&W glossy or a professional quality photocopy, and a CD.
For written work, please submit no more than:

UPDATE: Irresponsibility (Singapore) (5/15/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
Tamara Wagner

Update and Final Call for Papers:
Irresponsibility (Singapore, 05/15/06; 9/28-30/06)

Inaugural English Literature Conference:
IRRESPONSIBILITY
Division of English, NTU, Singapore, 28-30 September
2006

This is the final call for papers for the upcoming
conference on irresponsibility in literature. The
keynote and plenary speakers have now been confirmed:

J. Hillis Miller, former president of the Modern
Language Association, Emeritus Distinguished Professor
of English and Comparative Literature at University of
California, Irvine.

Shirley Chew, Emeritus Professor at the University of
Leeds, and Visiting Professor at NTU.

CFP: Creative Readings of Old Benjamin (Australia) (6/16/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
John Grech

Proposals for papers are invited for a panel at the "Walter Benjamin
and the Architecture of Modernity" conference to be held in Sydney,
August 17 - 19

Panel Title; "Brushing Up Against The Grain": Creative readings
(between the lines) of old Benjamin.

Chair; John Grech

Panel Description

CFP: The Spaces Between and Betwixt - Border Crossing, Cultural Translation and the Subject of English (7/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:18pm
ABC Journal

The Academic Anglophone Society of Romania seeks contributions for the forthcoming issue of its journal,
American, British and Canadian Studies. In September, ABC will be publishing a Special Issue focusing on The
Spaces between and betwixt: Border crossing, Cultural Translation and the Subject of English. We are thus calling
for submissions on any relevant topic in linguistics, literary and cultural studies involving translation theory
and practice, including theoretical interventions, creative-critical essays on emergent subfields, and
pedagogical approaches to working with translation. We are especially eager for academic articles addressing

CFP: The "F" Word: The Next Season (5/24/06; Women and Theatre, 8/1/06-8/2/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 4:12pm
Jennifer-Scott Mobley

***please feel free to forward this to any interested students, colleagues
or list-serves *****

 

Graduate Student Working Group- The "F" Word: The Next Season

Call for Participants

2006 Women and Theatre Conference August 1-2, Chicago

Deadline for Submission May 24th

 

The mission of this working group is to create a student-driven roundtable
as part of an effort to engage more grad students in the conversation
surrounding feminism, as well as to establish a stronger network, and an
ongoing discussion amongst graduate scholars in WTP related fields
surrounding the following questions:

 

CFP: American Name Society Annual Meeting (8/1/06; 1/4/07-1/7/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
Priscilla Ord

April 17, 2006

    The American Name Society (ANS), an academic professional =
organization devoted to the study of names and their role in society, =
invites pr=E9cis and abstracts for papers and program suggestions for =
its annual meeting to be held in conjunction with the Linguistic Society =
of America (LSA), the American Dialect Society (ADS), and other allied =
professional organizations at the Anaheim Hilton, Anaheim, CA, January =
4-7, 2007.

CFP: Time: Limits and Constraints (6/30/06; 7/28/07-8/3/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
Robert R. Daniel Jr.

The International Society for the Study of Time
announces its
Thirteenth Triennial Conference
Time: Limits and Constraints

Asilomar Conference Center
Monterey, California, USA
July 28 - August 3, 2007

CFP: The Future/Ends of Narrative/Theory (5/1/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
Mark A Pettus

=B3The Future/Ends of Narrative/Theory=B2
MMLA 2006 Comparative Literature Panel
9-12 November 2006, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago IL
contact: Mark Pettus (mapettus_at_wisc.edu), University of Wisconsin-Madison
=20
Faced with practice, theory often turns its gaze toward the future, casting
predictions from a symptomatic present. Out of the present, theory often
prophesies the end of a movement or its continued progress.
=20
Kant, for instance, read the French Revolution as a sign of mankind=B9s
progress and Prussia=B9s peace with the revolutionary government of France as
portending perpetual peace between all nations. Earlier in =B3Idea for

CFP: Deleuze: Texts and Images (10/1/06; 4/5/07-4/8/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
Sol Neely

Deleuze: Texts and Images

The 9th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference,
An International Conference

5th - 8th April, 2007

Over the past two decades, readers of the works of Gilles Deleuze have had
several opportunities to participate in international conferences held at Trent
University and organized by Constantin V. Boundas. In that tradition, we
announce the organization of a conference to take place on the campus of the
University of South Carolina(Columbia, SC, USA), between April 5 and 8, 2007,
sponsored by the Program in Comparative Literature , the English Department,
and the College of Arts and Sciences.

CFP: Theory after Derrida (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
baral

                    Call for Papers for a volume on

                           Theory After Derrida

CFP: Walter Benjamin Conference (Australia) (4/30/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
Tara Forrest

Centre for Social Theory and Design,
University of Technology, Sydney

Conference

Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity

August 17-19 2006

Call for Papers

Walter Benjamin=92s work remains central to discussions of modernity=20
within the Humanities, Visual Arts, Design and Architecture. This=20
conference will bring together scholars working on all aspects of=20
Benjamin=92s work as well as those who deploy the insights of that work=20=

in developing projects of their own.

Abstracts of 300 words, which will be subject to a refereeing process,=20=

CFP: State of Stylistics (Finland) (5/31/06; PALA, 7/26/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
martin.gliserman_at_rutgers.edu

PALA 2006 Joensuu Finland Call for papers
There has been much debate in recent years within the broad
domain of stylistics about how to define this field of
investigation. This same debate most recently arose at our last
gathering in Huddersfield (July 2005). How has stylistics
evolved since the early 1970s? How do we define "stylistics"
today? What are its aims? How do we go about meeting these
aims? Can we realistically reach a consensus? How viable is
stylistics in the 21st century? What could be its main
contributions? To what extent is stylistics an interdisciplinary
venture? The purpose of this conference is to reflect upon
these broad questions: to consider what state the state of

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