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CFP: EGAD Panels (3/18/06; 3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Josuechi_at_aol.com

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CALL FOR PAPERS- EGAD Panels

DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
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EGAD
(English Graduates for Academic Development)
15th Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium
Texas A&M University-Commerce
March 31, 2006

CFP: Genderful Experiences (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/25/06-5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

GENDERFUL EXPERIENCES
Conference Date: May 25/26, 2006
CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for Proposals: 15 February 2006

-We had the experience but missed the meaning.-
T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets (1941)

Experience is defined as a - direct participation or observation of
events - which results in a production of knowledge. This experience
can be encountered by an individual, community or nation.1

CFP: Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
alp30+_at_pitt.edu

Graduate students of the University of Pittsburgh Department of English
invite the submission of abstracts for papers and preconstituted panels,
along with works of poetry and prose, for an interdisciplinary conference,
April 7-8 2006:

Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History:
Theory, Practice and Pedagogy of (Un)Making History

We need history, certainly, but we need it for reasons different from
those for which the idler in the garden of knowledge needs it… We need
it, that is to say, for the sake of life and of action…
                                - Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations

UPDATE: The Politics of Memory (grad) (1/9/06; 3/31/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
The Politics of Memory

The Centre for Comparative Literature

at the University of Toronto

invites abstracts for its 17th annual graduate student
conference

The Politics of Memory

to be held from

March 31st to April 2, 2006.

UPDATE: Susan Rubin Suleiman will be the keynote
speaker.
  

Papers may address interdisciplinary issues related
to, but not limited to, the following questions:

  

UPDATE: Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
mkcunnin_at_uci.edu

Update:
We are pleased to announce the addition of two keynotes speakers: Judith
Halberstam, Professor of English and Director of The Center for Feminist
Research at the University of Southern California, will deliver a talk on
Friday, March 3. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, Julian Park Professor of
Comparative Literature and Director of the Humanities Institute at the
State University of New York at Buffalo, will speak the following day.

Call for papers:
Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics

University of California, Irvine
March 3 and 4, 2006

CFP: Wandering with Spinoza Conference (Australia) (5/30/06; 9/13/06-9/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Dimitris Vardoulakis

Wandering with Spinoza Conference

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The Centre for Ideas
Victorian College of the Arts
Melbourne, Australia
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Closing date for abstracts is 30 May 2006

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The Centre for Ideas at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, =
Australia presents an interdisciplinary Conference on the work, thought =
and influence of Spinoza.

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=91Wandering with Spinoza=92, 13, 14, and 15 September, 2006.

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Confirmed Keynote speakers: Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy, Mieke Bal, =
Thomas Hirschhorn and Genevieve Lloyd.

Other confirmed speakers: Michael Mack, Andrew Benjamin, Alexander =
Garcia Duttmann and Paul Carter=20

CFP: Literature and Other Arts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Dr. Blake Hobby

CFP: Literature and Other Arts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)
 
 
The Literature and Other Arts Panel of the Rocky Mountain MLA invites the
submission of papers/presentations for its session at the convention in
Tucson, AZ on October 12-14, 2006.
 
Paper/Presentation Topic:
Any aspect of literature and other arts practice or theory.
 
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
 
Literature and Visual Arts
Literature and Film
Literature and Music
Literature and Dance
Comparative Aspects
Pedagogical Applications
Creative Applications
Studies of Techniques
Historical Studies
Cultural Contextualization

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Nina Chordas

  Topic is open for any rhetorical approach to literature of any period
or place; Rocky Mountain MLA convention will be held in Tuscon, AZ,
October 12-14, 2006. Electronic submissions are encouraged. Please send
abstracts of no more than 250 words in the body of your email message by
March 1, 2006 to nina.chordas_at_uas.alaska.edu
Alternately, abstracts may be sent to Nina Chordas, 3264 Mendenhall Loop
Road #28, Juneau, AK 99801

CFP: Encountering the Text (grad) (3/22/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Dr. Kenneth Florey

Kenneth Florey, Organizer
The Seventh Annual Graduate English Conference
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT
Saturday, April 22, 2006
9:00 am-4:30 pm
Encountering the Text:
Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, Writing

UPDATE: Battleground States: Scholarship in Times of Crisis (grad) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Adam Franklin

UPDATE: Keynote speakers announced and paper submission
deadline extended to January 1, 2006.

Keynote speaker

Dr. Ann Larabee
Associate Chair, Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Associate Professor, American Thought and Language
Michigan State University
Areas of interest: Disaster Studies; Cultural Impacts of
Technology; Cultural Theory; Feminism and Technology; History
of Terrorism

Keynote panelists

CFP: Philosophy Insights Series (12/31/06; book series)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Mark Addis

Call for proposals Philosophy Insights series

Authors in the Philosophy Insights series at Humanities Ebooks will be =
writing guides which they would expect other academics to recommend to =
their students. In place of summaries and model answers these books will =
provide a stimulating, suggestive yet authoritative introduction to =
matters of debate and interpretation. The series will characteristically =
raise rather more questions than it answers, will set readers thinking =
about questions before proposing answers, and will address some major =
issues dialogically.=20

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

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:16pm
Geoffrey B Hill

In honor of J. Hillis Miller recently being awarded the fourth-ever Lifetime
Achievement Award for Scholarship by the MLA, the UNH English Graduate
Organization has decided to extend the deadline submission for its graduate
student conference, "Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions" to
January 1, 2006. Keynote speakers, in addition to J. Hillis Miller,
are Donald E. Pease, Jr., and Janet Aikins Yount.

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Graduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
March 31-April 1, 2006

UPDATE: Rhetoric and Kairos: Federation Rhetoric Symposium (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Donna M. Souder

DEADLINES FOR ALL PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO JANUARY 6th! OPEN SUBMISSIONS FOR
PAPERS AND PANELS WELCOMED.

 

A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Rhetoric & Kairos"
Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities

Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas
Where: ACT Bldg., 2nd Floor
When: February 24, 2006

The Rhetoric Symposium is now accepting proposals for papers and panels
dealing with contemporary issues of kairos, which we define broadly to
incorporate a wide variety of research interests.

UPDATE: Samuel R. Delany –– A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06–3/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

Plenary speaker and website announced:

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CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work. As such, it will be the first event of its kind
in the United States.

UPDATE: Risk and Breakdown (1/1/06; 3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Leigh Campoamor

Please note that information on the keynote speaker for the conference has been
updated.

*****Please forward widely to graduate students. Thanks!*****

CALL FOR PAPERS

The graduate program in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University will host the
conference:

RISK AND BREAKDOWN: SHIFTING THE STUDY OF CULTURE
Duke University, Durham, NC
Friday, March 31, 2006

http://culturalanthropology.duke.edu/news/Riskandbreakdown.html

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

UPDATE: Women and Justice (12/30/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL FOR PAPERS and PROPOSALS--UPDATE:
New England Women's Studies Association (NEWSA) conference
February 25, 2006
hosted by Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT=20
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NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
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Theme: Women and Justice
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Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
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Reproductive Health, Bodies of Law, Women and Mental Health

Movements toward Justice, Women and Religion, Women and Leadership

Women and Technology, Race and Justice, Sex Work, Sex Trafficking

Engendering Power, Women and Place, Women's Health, =20

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Writing in the Interdisciplines (1/6/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Kami Chisholm

Writing in the Interdisciplines: A Student's Guide to Writing about
Literature and Media

Proposals/contributions are invited for an edited anthology offering
concrete advice to undergraduate students on approaches to writing on
literature, media, and cultural studies. This collection is intended
for interdisciplinary courses in departments such as American
Studies, Women's/Gender Studies, and Ethnic/Area Studies in which
students have had little or no previous training on writing about
cultural texts (i.e. literature, film, television, and music).

Entries may cover issues such as style, technical terms, critical
theories, research approaches, and more.

CFP: Selfhood in a Posthuman Context (grad) (1/10/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Lindsay Holmgren

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature: McGill
University, Montreal

Theme: Permeability and Selfhood

March 11-12, 2006

 

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Selfhood in a Posthuman Context

 

CFP: Representation in Art and Science (UK) (3/1/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
mchunter_at_uchicago.edu

Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science

Two-day conference in London, 22-23 June 2006

Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Catherine Elgin (Harvard University) and
James Elkins (School of the Art Institute of
Chicago/University College Cork, Ireland)

Springer Publishers has shown interest, and by agreement with
individual authors, the conference organizers will be
submitting edited versions of selected papers for possible
publication in Springer’s philosophy programme.

UPDATE: Translation as Commentary (France) (5/15/06; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Yves Lefevre

The following update contains a clarification on one point in the third
paragraph.

CENTRE DE RECHERCHE EN TRADUCTION ET COMMUNICATION
TRANSCULTURELLE ANGLAIS-FRANCAIS / FRANCAIS-ANGLAIS

TRACT

CALL FOR PAPERS

Translation as Commentary
Going from translation as commentary to commenting on translation

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