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UPDATE: Investigating the Middlebrow (UK) (3/2/07; 6/23/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
Erica Brown

UPDATED:
The call for papers has been extended to 3rd March 2007.

Investigating the Middlebrow
One-Day Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, 23rd June 2007

middlebrow, n. and a.
colloq. Freq. derogatory.

CFP: Memory and Nostalgia (Turkey) (1/5/07; 5/9/07-5/11/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
css2007_at_mail.ege.edu.tr

EGE
UNIVERSITY
11th
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM
May 9-11, 2007

Ege University , Faculty of
Letters, Izmir ,

CALL FOR
PAPERS
“Memory and Nostalgia”

CFP: Beyond the Gate: Exploring the Horizons of World Literature (12/1/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
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).

"Beyond the Gate: Exploring the Horizons of World Literature"

CFP: Intertexuality: Conversations Between the Sheets (grad) (1/5/07; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

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Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
english-grad-conf_at_utulsa.edu

Intertexuality: Conversations Between the Sheets
English Graduate Student Conference
The University of Tulsa
March 30-31, 2007

Call for papers and panels:

"Conversations Between the Sheets" is concerned with the direct and/or indirect discourse between texts that takes place when authors (whoever an author may be—from a single writer or coauthors to a community of editors, publishers, booksellers, etc.) interact with each other—alluding, referencing, paraphrasing, quoting, borrowing, sharing, stealing, extending, challenging, or opposing each others' ideas. Whether it is in the form of support, abuse, or simply recognition of ideas between writers, texts converse with each other.

CFP: Heidegger & Joyce (1/1/07; collection)

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Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:13pm
eagle_at_berkeley.edu

Heidegger and Joyce: Call for Contributors to an upcoming Anthology

We are seeking to round out a collection with a few essays connecting the
thinking of Heidegger to the works of James Joyce. The underlying goal of
this collection will be to open up avenues for thinking of Joyce as an
equally valid instantiation of the "poetizing-thinking" tradition which
Heidegger located in Holderlin among others.

CFP: Pathologies: Scientific and Cultural Representation of the Normal and the Abnormal (grad) (1/29/07; 3/16/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 2:37am
Andrew Klein

Pathologies:
  Scientific and Cultural Representations of the
  Normal and the Abnormal
   
  Rice University
  March 16â€"17, 2007
   
  Keynote Speaker: Rachel Adams, Ph.D., associate professor of English and American Literature and associate director of American Studies at Columbia University. She is the author of several books and essays, including Sideshow U.S.A: Freaks and the American Cultural Imagination and editor of The Masculinity Studies Reader.
   

CFP: Rhetoric and Composition: Theory (11/30/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:40am
Pittman, Coretta M.

Composition and Rhetoric (Theory)

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We invite individual papers and panels on Rhetoric and Composition for
the 38th Annual Meeting of the CEA. Papers for this area will draw on
the conference theme "Empathy and Ethics." Proposals may conceive the
conference theme broadly. Possible topics include, but are not limited
to the following possible areas: =20

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1st Year Writing

Basic Writing

Bilingual Education

Classical Rhetoric

Computer Mediated Rhetoric

Cultural Rhetoric

ESL

Gendered Writing

Minority Rhetoric=20

Multimedia Rhetoric

Political Rhetoric=20

Popular Culture Rhetoric

Post-Colonial Rhetoric

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (12/10/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:40am
Sladja Blazan

CFP: Ghosts, Gender, History (12/10/06; collection)

Essays sought for an interdisciplinary edited collection on ghosts as =20=

literary figures in the context of gender and history. The =20
collection will be published by Cambridge Scholars Press in 2007. (I =20
am adding a chapter to an already finished manuscript.)

Completed essays will be 7,000-8,000 words in length and due
in February 2007.

Please send 1-2 page proposals and a short biography by December 10, =20
2006 to the editor

Sladja Blazan
S.Blazan_at_gmx.de

CFP: Animals and Society II: Considering Animals (Australia) (2/16/07; 7/3/07-7/6/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:39am
Elizabeth Leane

Animals and Society II: Considering Animals
3-6 July 2007
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
http://www.cdesign.com.au/AS2007

Following on the success of the inaugural Animals and Society
Conference held at the University of Western Australia in 2005, the
Animals and Society Study Group (Australia) and the University of
Tasmania are pleased to be hosting Animals and Society II:
Considering Animals.

CFP: Creative Nonfiction Empathy and Ethics (11/30/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:39am
Sandlin, William S

College English Association National Conference

April 12-14, 2007

New Orleans

 

We invite personal essays and memoir concerning Ethics and Empathy for the 38th annual meeting of the CEA. I am open to essays that do not necessarily fit into a discussion on ethics and empathy. Feel free to contact me before you submit your proposal if you have any questions.

 

Proposals should be submitted via the online database at
http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool <http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool>
by November 30th.

 

CFP: Empathy and Ethics in Film and Literature (11/30/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:39am
Carol Osborne

College English Association National Conference
April 12-14, 2007
New Orleans

We invite papers on Empathy and Ethics in Film and Literature for the 38th
annual meeting of the CEA. The theme may be interpreted broadly, including,
but not limited to, the following: consideration of the portrayal of empathy
and/or ethics in literature and film, examination of the techniques that
elicit empathetic reactions in readers and viewers, and discussion of the
pedagogical uses of film and literature in exploring ethical issues.

Proposals should be submitted via the online database at
http://english.ttu.edu/cea/conftool by November 30.

CFP: Mester: Memory and History: Remembering, Forgetting and Forgiving (grad) (12/5/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:38am
Arsova, Jasmina

Mester, the yearly graduate student academic journal of the Department =
of Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA, invites scholarly articles for its =
Special Issue XXXVI (2007) devoted to:

        Memory and History: Remembering, Forgetting and Forgiving

We welcome all submissions that address questions or ideas related but =
not limited to the following concepts in language, literature and visual =
expressions:

Amnesia, Melancholia, Nostalgia, Survival, Repression, Narratives of =
Commemoration, Authorities, Temporalities and Places, Cultural Memory =
and the 'Other,' Language Contact,
Diglossia, Historical Linguistics, Individual and National Policies

CFP: Psychoanalysis and Critical Theory (6/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:37am
Jan Mieszkowski

Postmodern Culture invites submissions for a special issue on "Critical
Theory and the Legacy of Psychoanalysis." We are interested in studies
of the changing aesthetic and political significance of psychoanalytic
thought over the last thirty years. Accepted articles will be due by
June 15, 2007. Direct inquiries to Jan Mieszkowski (mieszkow_at_reed.edu)
or to pmc_at_jefferson.village.virginia.edu.

CFP: Watermark: A Graduate Journal of Literary Criticism (1/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:37am
editor_at_watermarkjournal.com

Call for Papers:
_Watermark_, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students
in the Department of English at California State University, Long
Beach, is now seeking papers for the inaugural issue. _Watermark_ is
dedicated to publishing original critical and theoretical papers
concerned with literature of all genres and periods, as well as papers
representing current issues in the fields of rhetoric and composition.
As this journal is intended to provide a forum for emerging voices, only
student work will be considered.

CFP: Definitions of Success and Failure (1/12/07; 4/20/07-4/21/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:36am
Wendy Matlock

Artful Strategies/Necessary Risks: The Shifting Borders between Success and
Failure

April 20th and 21st on the campus of California State University, Sacramento

Definitions of failure and success are not bound by timeless, objective
criteria but ultimately lie in the eyes of the observer answering to ever
changing parameters of time and culture. Thus what accounts for success in
one context may well be construed as failure in other contexts, by other
observers, or by succeeding generations. The conference aims to lend a forum
to ideas that examine the shifting borders between success and failure in
literature, the arts, history, anthropology, sociology, law, politics,
religion and related fields.

CFP: Walter Benjamin and the Virtual (11/31/06; online journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:35am
Grayson Cooke

Transformations is seeking abstracts for the following issue:

"Walter Benjamin and the Virtual: Politics, Art, and Mediation in the
Age of Global Culture"

What does Walter Benjamin offer for critical thinking and creative
practice in an age increasingly mediated by virtual technologies?

CFP: The Use(s) of Poetry (11/15/06; ACCUTE, 6/26/07-6/29/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm
Jason Camlot

CFP: The Use(s) of Poetry (11/15/06; ACCUTE 06/26/07-06/29/07)

This call is for papers to be delivered at the 2007 ACCUTE (Association of
Canadian College and University Teachers of English) Conference which will
be held at the University of Saskatchewan, May 26-29, 2007.

CFP: Rethinking Resistance (grad) (11/15/06; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm
Katy Hanggi

Rethinking Resistance: Literature, Religion, and Politics in a Global Context
March 30-31st, 2007
Emory University Graduate Conference
Atlanta, GA

Keynote Speakers: Michael Hardt, Professor of Literature, Duke University
Amy Kaplan, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor in the Humanities,
University of Pennsylvania

CFP: Only Human?: Medical Biology vs. The Social Model of Disability (11/30/06; SGES, 2/16/07-2/18/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm
stacey

13th Annual Southwest Graduate English Symposium
  The Violent (Re)turn to Ethics?: Implications, Complications, and Situations
  February 15-17, 2006
  Arizona State University—Tempe Arizona
   
   
  Southwest Graduate English Symposium – 2007
   
  Only Human?: Medical Biology vs. The Social Model of Disability
   
  In her 1999 book Female Forms, Carol Thomas suggests that disability studies and activism would benefit from a social model approach to definitions of disability, as opposed to the long-standing contention that disability, impairment, and its effects are biological, physiological, anatomical—in short, medical.
   

CFP: Border Ethics in Literature (11/30/06; SGES, 2/16/07-2/18/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm
stacey

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

UPDATE: Conversions (grad) (11/27/06; 1/26/07-1/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:40pm
Cosana Maria Eram

2007 Stanford French and Italian Graduate Conference

"Conversions"

January 26 and 27, 2007

"The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it."
(Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, /Meditations/)

CFP: Food and Performance (4/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:09pm
Laura Lindenfeld

Text and Performance Quarterly

Call for Papers: Food and Performance, Food as Performance

Special Issue edited by

Myron Beasley, placePlaceTypeUniversity of PlaceNameChicago ,placeCityChicago, StateIL PostalCode60614
Kristin Langellier, Communication and Journalism, placePlaceTypeUniversity of PlaceNameMaine,
Orono ME 04469, placecountry-regionUSA, 207-581-1942;and
Laura Lindenfeld, Communication and Journalism, placePlaceTypeUniversity of PlaceNameMaine,
placeCityOrono, StateME PostalCode04469, country-regionUSA, 207-581-3850, [ mailto:Laura_Lindenfeld_at_umit.maine.edu ]Laura_Lindenfeld_at_umit.maine.edu.

CFP: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime (12/15/06; 5/10/07-5/12/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:08pm
Holly Faith Nelson

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Through a Glass Darkly:

Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime

 

Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

http://ccltwu.no-ip.info
<https://webmail.twu.ca/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://ccltwu.no-ip.info>

 

Trinity Western University

Langley, British Columbia

 

May 10-12, 2007

 

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey (Baylor University); Dr. Richard Kearney (Boston
College); Dr. Maxine Hancock (Regent College);

CFP: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness 8 (Austria) (3/2/07; 3/19/07-3/23/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:07pm
Dr Rob Fisher

8th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 19th March - Friday 23rd March 2007
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, legal studies, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. Perspectives are sought from those working in the caring professions, the media, prison services, politics, psychiatry and other work-related and vocational areas.

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