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CFP: Language, Ideology, and the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Sanja Bahun-Radunovic

American Comparative Literature Association Conference 2006
(Princeton University, March 23-26)

Seminar-panel

Language, Ideology, and the Human

Organizers and chairs: Dusan Radunovic, University of Sheffield, and Sanja
Bahun, Rutgers University

CFP: Going Awry (grad) (1/23/06; 3/23/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 4:13am
Amy Rubens

GOING AWRY

A National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

March 23rd, 24th, and 25th 2006
Indiana University—Bloomington

Seeking both scholarly and creative submissions

Possible topics may include:
Entropy and chaos
Parody and pastiche
Challenges to normative models
"Deviant" subcultures
Productive misreadings
Chance and serendipity
Disaster and trauma
Irony
Fragmentation
Benefits of "failure"
The artist as "deviant"
Comic misunderstandings
Theories of fallibility
Fallibility of theories

Send 250 word abstracts by January 23, 2006 to:
englconference05_at_yahoo.com

CFP: Other Dreams (11/1/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 4:12am
Margaret W. Cotter-Lynch

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference in
Princeton, NJ:

Other Dreams

CFP: Spaces of Dissent (1/13/06; MRG, 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:12am
NICOLE LAROSE

The 8th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
"Spaces of Dissent: The Borders of Transnational Dreams"
Keynote Speakers: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Peter Hitchcock
March 30-April 1, 2006 at the University of Florida

CFP: Betwixt and Between II: Memory and Cultural Translation (Ireland) (12/15/05; 4/18/06-4/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Stephen Kelly

Betwixt and Between II: Memory and Cultural Translation

Queen's University Belfast, April 18-21, 2006

The School of English and School of Languages, Literatures and Arts, =20
in association with the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry invite papers =20=

on:

Memory and Cultural Translation

In recent years, the cultural and historical work of memory has been =20
of considerable interest to scholars working in all areas of the =20
humanities.

This conference wishes to explore ways in which translation and cross-=20=

CFP: Medea: Mutations and Permutations of a Myth (UK) (12/15/05; 7/17/06-7/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Heike Bartel

Medea, the notorious infanticidal non-Greek wife of Jason, is a figure from Classical mythology who challenges the boundaries of behaviour and understanding and has proved both a creative and an intellectual challenge for countless writers, artists, composers and performing artists since Euripides and before.

We invite proposals for papers for the
cross- and interdisciplinary conference:

Medea: Mutations and Permutations of a Myth

Clifton Hill House, Bristol, UK
17th - 19th July 2006
Jointly organised by the Universities of Bristol and Nottingham

CFP: Literary Consumption (grad) (1/15/06; 3/17/06-3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Equinoxes

Equinoxes 2006
Call For Conference Papers
"La consommation littéraire / Literary Consumption"
       
"Je ne sacrifie que a moy (aux dieux poinct) et a cestuy mon Ventre le plus grand de tous les Dieux." - Rabelais, Le Quart Livre.

The Department of French Studies at Brown University announces its 14th annual Graduate Conference

March 17-18, 2006

We invite graduate students to present 15-minute papers relevant to the dual theme of "literary consumption" - in texts dealing with consumption as well as the consumption of texts themselves. We welcome submissions that treat French and Francophone works, as well as broader cultural or theoretical issues, from the Middle Ages to the present.

CFP: Intersections: Literature, Rhetoric, Theory and Creative Writing (grad) (12/1/05; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
John Miles

=93Intersections: Literature, Rhetoric, Theory and Creative Writing=94=20

The Southwest Symposium: A Graduate Student Conference at the =
University of New Mexico March 3 and 4

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Featuring Keynote Speaker Gerald Vizenor (UNM professor and acclaimed =
author of such works as Manifest Manners, Trickster of Liberty, and =
Griever: An American Monkey King in China) on Friday, March 3rd.

With Special Guest Jack Loeffler (author of Adventures With Ed: A =
Portrait of Abbey) on Saturday, March 4th.

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CFP: Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity (Netherlands) (1/11/05; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
Firat, B.O.

Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity: Knowledge, Politics, Cultural =
Production <<ole0.bmp>> Wednesday, 29 March - Friday, 31 March 2006 =
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The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites proposals for =
the international workshop, Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity, =
to be held between 29th - 31st of March, 2006 in Amsterdam, the =
Netherlands. This interdisciplinary workshop will be dedicated to =
exploring the concepts of commitment and complicity as they manifest =
themselves at the intersections of knowledge, politics and cultural =
production.

UPDATE: 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature: Situated Knowledges (Taiwan) (11/15/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
Brian David Phillips

My apologies, there was a typographical error in the due date for abstracts in the previous CFP for the Wenshan Conference. The correct date for abstrats is Nov. 15, 2005. The conference date is March 11, 2006.

The correct CFP is as follows:

The 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature

English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Conference Date: March 11, 2006
Abstracts Due: Nov. 15, 2005

Conference Theme: "Situated Knowledges: Literature of Belief, Believing, and the Unbelievable"

CFP: Communication in Crisis (1/6/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
conference_at_comm.umass.edu

Call for Papers

Communication in Crisis
Conference hosted by the Graduate Program in Communication
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
March 31-April 1, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Mark Crispin Miller, New York University

CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
exitnine_at_rci.rutgers.edu

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

UPDATE: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (11/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
arkrall_at_uwm.edu

**** Submission Deadline Extended to November 1, 2005 ****

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Communication Theory Special Issue: Succeeding Failure (5/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Garnet Butchart

Call for Papers

Special Issue of Communication Theory
"Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies"

Succeeding Failure: openings in communication and media studies is the
title of a special journal issue planned for Communication Theory. This
issue will be guest edited by Briankle G. Chang and Garnet C. Butchart of
the Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts,
Amherst.

UPDATE: Permeability and Selfhood (grad) (10/21/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Tara MacDonald

Permeability and Selfhood

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

*Please note that this is a graduate conference.

The English Graduate Students Association at McGill University is soliciting
panels for its upcoming Conference on Language and Literature. The
conference will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on March 11-12, 2006. We
are pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Castle, Walter A. Haas Professor in
the Humanities at Stanford University, will be the plenary speaker.

Call for Panels

UPDATE: Robert A. Heinlein and Human Identity (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Lisa N. Edmonds

Breaking News: The deadline for proposals for the
Heinlein Studies Area of the PCA/ACA has been extended
from October 15, 2005 to October 31st.

Call for Papers:
Robert A. Heinlein and Human Identity

Robert A. Heinlein Studies
An Area of the Popular Culture Association
National PCA/ACA Conference
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
April 12-16, 2006
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Chicana/o Culture: Literature, Film, Theory (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory

The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 2006
annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, April 12 through 15, 2006. Panels and
individual papers on all aspects of Chicana and Chicano culture are
encouraged for our 2006 meeting. The ³Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature,
Film, Theory² area tends to be both multicultural and interdisciplinary, and
panels and individual papers may explore any issues relevant to Chicana and
Chicano cultural studies.

UPDATE: Wenshan International Conference: Situated Knowledges (Taiwan) (11/5/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Brian David Phillips

Deadline extended:

The 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature

English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

March 11, 2006
Abstracts Due: Nov. 5, 2005

Conference Theme: "Situated Knowledges: Literature of Belief, Believing, and the Unbelievable"

Due to exceptional interest in the conference guests and themes of the upcoming Sixth Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature and the streamlining of the review process, the deadline for abstracts has been extended to 5 November 2005. After that date, new submissions will not be accepted.

UPDATE: (Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural Discourses (grad) (11/1/05; 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Micheal.Bolton_at_asu.edu

Update of submissions deadline for:

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses

February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

"Borders are set up to define the places that are safe and unsafe, to
distinguish us from them."
                                                                                
  —Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands la Fronterra

CFP: Arresting the Flow (grad) (12/1/05; 4/14/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Julia Ng

"Arresting the Flow"
CLS Conference-Spring 2006
http://www.wcas.northwestern.edu/complit_arrestflow/

Keynote addresses by:

Bernhard Siegert
(History and Theory of Cultural Technologies, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Jules Law
(English and Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University)

Responses by:

Peter Fenves
(Joan and Sarepta Harrison Professor of Literature, Northwestern University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between (12/15/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Debra Rae Cohen

Mobility/Stasis/Modernity in the Space Between, 1914-1945
  =A0
Submissions are invited for the eighth annual conference of The Space=20
Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945, at Bucknell University,=20
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, June 8-11, 2005.

Acceleration, terminal velocity, downward-spiral, displacement,=20
paralysis, collision, modernity. The years 1914-1945 were marked by=20
wars colliding with peace movements, by the formation of new nations,=20
the dissolution of old empires, and the voluntary and forced movement=20
of people from ancient homelands to modern and nascent nation-states. =20=

CFP: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (12/1/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Geoffrey B Hill

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Postgraduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
Sponsored by the English Graduate Organization
March 31-April 1, 2006

Featured Speakers:
Donald E. Pease Jr., Professor of English, and Avalon Chair of the Humanities at
Dartmouth College
J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Professor, English & Comparative Literature at
the University of California, Irvine
Janet Aikins Yount, Professor and Chair of the Department of English, University
of New Hampshire

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