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CFP: Literary Criticism Discussion Circle (3/10/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Ed Chan

The Literary Discussion Circle of the South Atlantic Modern Language
Association invites submissions for a panel on "Theory and
Representation in
the War on Terror" at SAMLA's annual convention, 10-12 November 2006, in
Charlotte, North Carolina.

As the so-called "war on terror" continues without an end in sight, this
panel
aims to theorize the war and its repercussions on politics and culture,
as well as examine representations of the war in contemporary literary
and cultural texts.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Reading British Literature as Cultural Criticism (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
JArnold500_at_aol.com

Call for Papers, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) at
the University of California, Riverside, CA, November 10-11, 2006. Panel
entitled "Reading British Literature as Cultural Criticism."
 
Proposals for 15-20-minute papers are invited for a session devoted to
assessing literature read as cultural criticism or cultural studies. Papers on
literary theory arguing for, against, or beyond this approach to literature, or
papers that apply this type of criticism are all welcome. Send your
one-page proposal and one-page CV by e-mail to Jean Arnold, English Department,
California State University, San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San

UPDATE: Ecofeminism and Literature (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Andrea Campbell

Deadline extended

Due to March 1 being a popular deadline for many conferences, I am extendin=
g
the deadline of this call to March 15, 2006.

I am seeking papers that address Ecofeminism and Literature for a book
proposal I am currently working on, which is pending publication with
Cambridge Scholars Press. Papers will be considered for this collection.

Possible topics can address Ecofeminism and:

-race
-class
-gender
-third world countries
-environmental destruction
-sexism
-heterosexism
-colonialism
-militarism

CFP: Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing (3/10/06; MLA '06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
William Craig Howes

Here are the panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography,
Biography, and Life Writing. If your paper is accepted, you will have to
become a member of the MLA by April 1--if you are a member already, then
you're all set. Please send your proposal to the person chairing the
session; you can submit to more than one session, although if you're
selected for both, I assume you'd be asked to choose one.

Craig Howes

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CFP: 9th International Conference on Literary Theory (India) (8/1/06; 12/17/06-12/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Sura Rath

FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY THEORY
Centre for Contemporary Theory
301-302 Shiv Shakti Complex
84 Sampatrao Colony
R.C. Dutt Road, Vadodara 390007 INDIA
Tel: 265.552.2512, email: pck_at_satyam.net.in; librarycct_at_yahoo.co.in
website: www.fctworld.org

The Ninth International Conference
"Knowledge-Systems in a Climate of Creativity: Indian
Perspectives"
17-20 December 2006
Venue: Hotel Lakend, Udaipur, Rajasthan

CFP: Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Women's Studies Association Conference (2/28/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Bilger, Audrey

Sixteenth Annual Pacific Southwest Womens Studies Association
Conference:
Students and Teachers Working Together
Confronting Unnatural Disasters: Feminist Engagements Across and Within
Borders
 
April 22, 2006 - Occidental College, Los Angeles
Call for Proposals
In the last year, the world has experienced "natural" disasters of
horrific proportions
-- the Asian tsunami, hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean
regions,
mudslides in Central America, and an earthquake in Pakistan. The
enormity of
these disasters and the devastation that has resulted from connected
human failings
is borne out disproportionately along gender, race, and class lines.
Such disasters

CFP: Feminism and War (4/15/06; 10/20/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Vivian May

A Conference on "Feminism and War"
October 20-22, 2006, at Syracuse University

Call for Proposals

The Women's Studies Program at Syracuse University invites proposals for papers to be presented at a national conference on the contested and complex relationship between feminism and war. The focus will be on recent U.S. government initiatives that claim war in the name of women's liberation, but with a global and transnational context in which other military actions might be considered. We look forward to energetic dialogue from interdisciplinary perspectives on these sub-themes:

CFP: Feminist Theory as Praxis (3/25/06; online journal issue)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Ime Kerlee

CFP: “Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis”
Deadline: March 25, 2006
Format: Email attachment in word (please scan for viruses before
sending)
Citations: parenthetical in text, endnotes, and bibliography
Pages: 10-25 not including end notes and bibliography
Language: English

Special Issue: Feminist Theory as Feminist Praxis

CFP: Philament Issue 9: Liminal (4/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:58pm
Philament

CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: April 30th, 2006 (critique and opinion for online journal)
Publication: December 2006

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts
affiliated with the University of Sydney
http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament , invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, fictocriticism, reviews, and opinions
for:-

Issue 9: Liminal

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 30, 2006
send to: philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au

UPDATE: Resistance to Tyranny: Representing the Struggle for Human Rights (3/10/06; NYCEA, 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 5:09pm
jgriffiths_at_fordham.edu

New due date:

            In an interview with Amnesty International , Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman explains
            that, despite efforts to silence survivors of human rights violations, "Somehow the stories do come
            out, those voices do come out. I am not their voice: I make a space for those voices, a bridge."
            Dorfman's insights raise questions about the role of literature in the struggle for human rights.
             How do writers represent often unspeakable crimes against humanity and create a cultural memory that
            recognizes the forgotten or marginalized voices from the past? What does it mean to bear witness
            through literature?

CFP: Critical Theory (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Alfred J. Drake

CFP: Critical Theory (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10-06-11/11/06)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Critical Theory
November 10-11, 2006
UC Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on literary theory. Proposals are
encouraged on any topic in 20th- and 21st-century literary theory. All
submissions acknowledged by email.

Please email 500-word abstract (inline or attachment) to Jennifer J.
Thompson at gw15fh_at_bellsouth.net.

CFP: Pyschoanalysis, Literature, and Culture (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   

CFP: On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic (Netherland) (2/20/06; 6/10/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Thomas Crombez

Junior Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic"

Call For Papers

In conjunction with the international conference "Messianism and the
Law" which will take place on 11 and 12 May 2006, the Institute of
Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp is also planning a Junior
Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic" which
will be conducted on 10 and 11 May 2006.

Contributions for this Junior Researcher Symposium, which is expected
to focus on the modes and functions of Messianic thinking in
twentieth-century philosophy, may be submitted to the organizers as
listed below.

UPDATE: Poesis in the Humanities (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW DEADLINE 3/1/06
   
  The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and Sunday 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   
    Poiesis

CFP: Ethics in Canadian Literature (11/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
KRISTINA KYSER

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the University of Toronto =
Quarterly,=20
Fall 2007: deadline for submission November 1, 2006

The Ethical Turn in Canadian Literature and Criticism

CFP: Teaching and Literary Theory (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:46pm
Rugoff, Kathy

CFP: Teaching and Literary Theory (3/15) MLA'06

College English Association sponsored panel of MLA Conference,
Philadelphia, 12/27-12/30

"What's Theory Got to Do With It? Literary Theory and Future
Undergraduates"

UPDATE: Spinning the World: Myths and Legends (3/25/06; 4/28/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Ben Ovando

Deadline extended:

First Interdisciplinary Conference-California State
University Fresno
Department of English and Students of English Studies
(SESA) April 28-30

Spinning the World-Myths and Legends

The graduate students in English at Fresno State have
produced a stellar year of events, ranging from the
appearance of legendary writer, Joyce Carol Oates,
through a series of colloquia hosted by SESA. These
colloquia have taken as their over-arching theme,
Myths and Legends, and have featured keynote speakers
on a variety of topics, including "Myths of Origin and
Place," Myths of the Workforce," and "Myths of
Academia."

CFP: Gender as a Taboo (German) (4/10/06; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Beatrice Michaelis

Call for Papers (Sprachen: deutsch, englisch, französisch)

Deadline: 10.04.2006

Interdisziplinärer Workshop des DFG-Graduiertenkollegs Geschlecht als
Wissenskategorie an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 27. und 28. Oktober
2006, zum Thema

Geschlecht als Tabu: Orte, Dynamiken und Funktionen

Organisation: Dr. Ute Frietsch, Dr. Sabine Grenz, Dr. Lidia Guzy, Jennifer
John, M.A., Beatrice Michaelis, M.A.

„Geschlecht“ ist zugleich ein Tabu und ein Feld des Wissens. Geschlecht als
Tabu und Geschlecht als Wissenskategorie bedingen sich gegenseitig, sie
bilden ein Paar â€" ähnlich wie Implizites und Explizites, Geheimnis und
Skandal, Gesagtes und Nicht-Gesagtes.

CFP: Constructing Identities Conference (grad) (UK) (4/30/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Rebecca Green

CONSTRUCTING IDENTITIES
22-23 June 2006
Organised by doctoral students for doctoral students

Graduate School in Humanities, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

The convenors of the panels listed below are now inviting abstracts for papers which examine the concept of identity, and encourage submissions from those examining aspects of personal, linguistic, national and cultural identity. Proposals examining the following areas are especially welcome:

CFP: Interactivity in Literature (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
nxg42_at_case.edu

call for papers:

Abducting the Interactive
Literary Work as a Communicational Artifact

A program of the Society for Critical Exchange
to be held at 48th Annual M/MLA Convention
November 9-12, 2006, Chicago, IL

CFP: Queer America (3/20/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
AMERICAN.inv_at_uhu.es

ISSN:1695-7814
AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the cultural
spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and rigorously explored
within both global and local contingencies of the present and the past.

AMERICAN@ accepts submissions from all research fields related with American
Literature, Culture, Society and History. AMERICAN@ is currently accepting
paper submissions for its Spring-2006 issue. This issue will have focus on
Queerness in the American Continent:

CFP: Ong's Orality and Literacy at 25 (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
John Walter

2006 MLA Convention: Call for Proposals

Walter J. Ong's Orality and Literacy at 25

First published in 1982, this session is intended to mark the 25th
anniversary of the publication of Ong's Orality and Literacy: The
Technologizing of the Word. Papers addressing all aspects of this book are
welcome. Suggested topics include but not limited to considerations of its
reception and its influence, and extensions, critiques, contextualization o=
f
its ideas.

Please send inquiries and 1-page abstracts by 15 Mar to John Paul Walter (
walter_at_slu.edu).

CFP: Szondi Panel (2/18/06; GSA, 9/28/06-10/1/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm
JOSHUA R GOLD

German Studies Association (GSA)

Panel Topic: Peter Szondi and the Task of Reading
September 28-October 1, 2006
Pittsburgh, PA

Submission Deadline: February 18, 2006

UPDATE: (dis)junctions: General Topic (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
disjunctions Ucr

UPDATE:
Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social sciences
University of California Riverside's 13th annual humanities conference
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
April 7-8, 2006
deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2006
http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions

The University of California, Riverside's annual (dis)junctions graduate
conference is extending the deadline for submissions from 2/10/06 to
2/28/06.

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