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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

CFP: DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines (8/16/06; 10/27/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Andrea Miller

CALL FOR PAPERS
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines ***Open to faculty,
graduates, and undergraduates

Texas A&M University - Commerce will hold the 15th Annual English Graduates
for Academic Development (EGAD) conference on October 27, 2006. Submissions
should be made by August 16, 2006.

This year's keynote speaker is George Getschow, Mayborn
Writer-in-Residence at the University of North Texas. He is also former
bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal for Dallas and Houston. In 1983, he
was runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize in the national reporting category for
a series of stories about labor camps of the Southwest.

CFP: Chance and Control Forum (grad) (7/14/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
CS Altree

CFP: 'Chance and Control' Forum: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate
Journal of Culture and the Arts (07/14/06)

The autumn 2006 issue of Forum addresses the interrelated concepts of
chance and control. Notions such as freewill and determinism, structure
and agency, and order and chaos have long informed the practice of
literature, art, music, cinema, performance and other cultural forms,
prompting questions such as:

CFP: Conciliation/Reconciliation (France) (5/31/06; 12/7/06-12/9/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Jean-Paul Barbiche

CALL FOR PAPERS : CONCILIATION AND RECONCILIATION

International Conference of the GRIC
December 7-9th 2006
LE HAVRE University (France)

We have the pleasure to let you know that the 2nd international
conference of the Groupe de Recherche Identités et Cultures (GRIC) will
be held at the University of Le Havre (France) on December 7-9th 2006.
It is intended to be an interdisciplinary Conference having as a central
unifying theme : "Conciliation and Reconciliation".
We would be pleased to bring together the following fields of research :
1- Humanities (arts, civilisation, literature, linguistics and semiology)
2- Law, political science and economy

CFP: Orientalism: Culture, Politics, and the Imagined Other (7/28/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Hosford, Desmond

Call for Papers

Orientalism: Culture, Politics, and the Imagined Other

The editors invite contributions on all aspects, literary and =
non-literary, of French Orientalism for a proposed publication following =
up on the 2005 Orientalism conference sponsored by the Ph.D. Program in =
French at the City University of New York. Submissions from English =
language literary and historical perspectives are welcome.

CFP: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (5/19/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Michele Yamada

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(05/19/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

Abstract Deadline: Friday, May 19
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

Ab. Audi. Auto. Chron. Dict. Mis.
Over. Pre. Post. Re. Trans. Un. Under.

Academic work is bound by prefixes.

CFP: The Culture Industry Today (Brazil) (5/15/06; 8/28/06-9/1/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Fabio Durao

The Culture Industry Today, Universidade Metodista de
Piracicaba (UNIMEP), Brazil, Aug. 28 – Sept. 1.

With participants from several Brazilian universities,
the study group "Critical Theory and Education" has
been carrying out research on Critical Theory since
1991, focusing especially on issues related to
education and cultural analysis. In our 5th
conference, we would like to bring scholars together
to discuss – from the perspective of the first
generation of the Frankfurt School – the culture
industry today, particularly under the impact of the
new technologies and the consequences resulting from
them.

CFP: Rhetorics of Social Formation (5/1/06; 1/19/07-1/20/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:27pm
J. David Hester

Rhetorics of Social Formation

University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
19 - 20 January 2007

The Centre for Rhetorics & Hermeneutics and the New Testament
Rhetoric Project of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity is
pleased to announce Rhetorics of Social Formation, the sixth in a
series of highly successful international conferences exploring
rhetorical theory in the context of pressing public issues.

UPDATE: Personal Voice in Literary Criticism (4/30/06; ALSC, 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
alsc

Call for Papers

UPDATE

2006 ALSC Conference, Hotel Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, California,
October 13-15 2006

 

April 7, 2006

 

The Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (ALSC) has re-issued its
call for papers for the seminar sections of the 2006 ALSC Conference
Program. The panels are not open for submissions at this time.

 

The submissions deadline for all three seminars has been extended to April
30.

 

Additional prospective members and current members alike are heartily
invited to apply.

Please see below for details.

 

Seminars

 

CFP: Deja Vu: antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia) (5/5/06; 7/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
antiTHESIS editors

CFP: 'Déjà Vu' antiTHESIS Symposium (Australia)
(5/5/06;7/7/06)

Déjà Vu:
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium

Friday July 7, 2006
Graduate Centre, University of Melbourne

'Déjà Vu' is a one-day symposium organised by the
editorial collective of antiTHESIS and postgraduates
in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at
the University of Melbourne.

The symposium will bring together postgraduate
scholars and creative writers from across Australia
for a day of interdisciplinary debate and academic
exchange.

"What lies before me is my past"
— Oscar Wilde.

UPDATE: theory@buffalo: Aesthetics and Finitude (6/12/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Nicole M. Jowsey

UPDATE: We are extending our initial deadline. We will be accepting=20
submissions until June 12, 2006.

Interdisciplinary journal,Theory_at_buffalo, seeks submissions for its=20
2006 issue (#11) on the theme of
Aesthetics and Finitude.

  The rise of modern aesthetics in the eighteenth century is well known,=20=

as is its inherently contradictory character:a philosophical category=20
concerned with the articulation of the supersensible in the sensory=20
world, aesthetics is at once grounded in the realm of sensuous life=97in=20=

the particular and concrete=97while simultaneously gesturing toward the=20=

CFP: Memory, Forgetting, and Commodification (4/20/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
paige sweet

CFP: Memory, Forgetting, and Commodification (04/20/06; M/MLA,
11/09/06 - 11/12/06)

M/MLA: Chicago, 11/9/06-11/12/06
Conference theme: High & Low Culture

cfp for Special Session: "Memory, Forgetting, and Commodification:
revisiting the relations of culture and politics"

Abstract due: April 20, 2006

CFP: Zizek! The 2007 CCCC Panel (5/1/06; CCCC, 3/21/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
michael vastola

CFP: Zizek! The 2007 CCCC Panel (5/1/06)
Conference on College Composition and Communication: Representing Identities
New York, NY 3/21/07-3/24/07

Panel Title: "Welcome to the Desert of Composition Studies:
Contemporary Theory and Disciplinary Identity"

CFP: Hyperpolis: Really Useful Media (6/15/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Deborah Levitt

> Hyperpolis 3.0: Really Useful Media
>
> Call for Papers/Proposals
>
> We know too much about media communications technologies as
> instruments of social control.
> We don't know enough about media technologies as instruments of civil
> society
> and cultural development.
> We know too much about media discourses as, on the one hand, "popular
> culture": alienated

CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

CFP: Aesthetics and Finitude (5/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
Nicole M. Jowsey

Interdisciplinary journal seeks submissions for its 2006 issue (#11) on=20=

the theme of Aesthetics and Finitude.

  The rise of modern aesthetics in the eighteenth century is well known,=20=

as is its inherently contradictory character:a philosophical category=20
concerned with the articulation of the supersensible in the sensory=20
world, aesthetics is at once grounded in the realm of sensuous life=97in=20=

the particular and concrete=97while simultaneously gesturing toward the=20=

CFP: Performing Gender (9/1/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
Trixie Smith

WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE-CALL FOR PAPERS

Interdisciplinary Conference in Women's Studies
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

February 22-24, 2007

Proposal Information
We invite proposals for individual papers, panels, and other presentation
formats such as roundtables, posters, and performances with scholarly and/or
activist emphasis, addressing the general conference topic of women's
studies or the featured theme of "Performing Gender." Proposals are welcome
from all scholarly fields and disciplines, including the sciences, social
sciences, humanities, arts, design, business, sports, and cultural studies.

UPDATE: Rereading the New Criticism (4/15/06; MSA; 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
John McIntyre

New deadline:

 Rereading the New Criticism

Commentators such as Gerald Graff and Mark Jancovich have noted that, since
the demise in the 1960s of the New Critical hegemony, contemporary critical
discourse has often promoted misunderstandings of New Critical projects.
The image of the New Criticism as ahistorical formalism, they suggest,
misrepresents the New Critics' commitment to practices and epistemologies
distinctive to literature; their engagement with social and historical
issues; and their cultural politics. These recent critiques encourage
rereading the work of the New Critics from a new perspective-one that
maintains critical distance on received ideas about their methods.

CFP: Authenticity (grad) (UK) (6/30/06; 9/14/06-9/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Joseph Maslen

THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD

Call for Papers

Authenticity
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

14-15 September 2006

A two-day conference at the University of Salford for postgraduate students of
the arts, media and social sciences to consider current and changing
perspectives on authenticity. The intention is to stimulate debate and generate
fresh understandings through interdisciplinary exchange. We welcome papers in
fields such as politics, philosophy, religions and theology, sociology,
psychology, literature, history, classics, visual and screen studies, and the
performing arts.

Possible themes include, but are not restricted to

CFP: Cultivating Self and Nation: Pedagogy and Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Ham, Jennifer

CFP: For session at M/MLA Conference, Chicago, IL, Nov. 9-12, 2006=20
"From Bildung to Reformp=E4dagogik: Cultivating Self and Nation." This =
session welcomes papers that explore narrative and visual =
representations of teachers, pupils and educational spaces in =
German-speaking contexts. Possible topics include (but are not limited =
to) literary and filmic depictions of scenes of awakening, becoming and =
self-realization, Enlightenment, Classical and Modernist concepts of =
Bildung and Erziehung, the role of education in nation building in =
Prussia, Weimar and the Third Reich, Volksbildung, women's education, =
teacher training, German educational philosophies (Leibniz, Kant, =

CFP: In Search of (Non)Sense. Literary Semantics and the Related Fields and Disciplines (Poland) (5/15/06; IALS IV, 10/12/06-10/

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
e.kluczewska_at_chello.pl

CFP: In Search of (Non)Sense. Literary Semantics and the Related Fields and
Disciplines (Poland) (5/15/06; IALS IV, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

International Association of Literary Semantics invites you to attend its
cyclic conference organized by the Institute of English Philology, the
Jagiellonian University of Kraków, Poland. The conference brings together
linguists, theoreticians of literature, semioticians, philosophers, and all
researchers involved in text interpretation.
Please check the Conference page (http://www.filg.uj.edu.pl/ialsiv/) for the
successively added information about the conference details.

CFP: Declensions of the Self (grad) (7/15/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
mlcsconf_at_UAlberta.CA

The Graduate Students of the Departments of Modern Languages and
Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, and Political Science at the
University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada invite proposals for their
5th Graduate Student Conference on September 28th-29th 2006:

Declensions of the Self: A Bestiary of Modernity

Is it possible to revitalize our thought and praxis as, and about,
modern human subjects?

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