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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:

******

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
=20
NEW deadline for proposals: December 30, 2005
=20
Theme: Women and Justice
=20
Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Representations of Women, Women and War, Laws of the body, =
            =20

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

CFP: Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects (1/10/06; 4/21/06-4/22/06)

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

CFP: GENDER ACROSS BORDERS II: RESEARCH SUBJECTS (Grad)
April 21-22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
State University of New York at Buffalo
genderbuffalo.org

Panel Proposal Deadline: 1/10/06
Individual Paper Deadline: 2/15/06

CFP: Ruskin and the Idea of Influence (UK) (2/10/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Dickinson, Rachel

The University of Lancaster's Ruskin Programme and the University of Salford invite contributions for RUSKIN AND THE IDEA OF INFLUENCE, the first of three, annual, one-day seminars, to be held on 13 May 2006 at the University of Salford's Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Research Centre. These seminars are part of the collaborative AHRC funded project on 'Ruskin, Cultural Tourism and Popular Access', directed by Professors Keith Hanley (Lancaster), John Walton (Central Lancashire), and Brian Maidment (Salford).

CFP: Yale Conference on Access to Knowledge (2/15/06 & 5/1/06; 4/21/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Nicola Simpson

Call for Papers & Writing Competition - Yale ISP Conference on Access to
Knowledge (A2K) April 21-23, 2006

The Yale Law School Information Society Project (ISP) and the International
Journal of Communications Law & Policy (IJCLP) are pleased to announce their
third interdisciplinary writing competition and a call for papers in
conjunction with the Access to Knowledge (A2K) Conference taking place on
April 21-23, 2006 at Yale Law School. We invite students, scholars, policy
makers, activists and practitioners to submit papers for the writing
competition and/or for publication by the IJCLP.

Conference Description

UPDATE: Stony Brook: Voices Across Boundaries (grad) (1/10/06; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
boluch_at_aol.com

The Deadline for submission has changed for Stony Brook's 2006 Graduate Conference: Voices Across Boundaries, to January 10, 2006.
 
FEBRUARY 24-25, 2006
STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Keynote Speaker: H. Aram Veeser, Ph.D.
______________
Stony Brook University?s Annual Graduate Conference, the longest running graduate conference in the country, focuses on incipient and ongoing research emerging from the graduate community. Held on our Manhattan campus at the corner of 28th Street and Park Avenue in Midtown, the conference?s location reflects the vital, intellectual, and exploratory atmosphere that our past conferences have engendered.
 

CFP: North American Society for Social Philosophy Conference (3/15/06; 8/3/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:20pm
Jeffrey Paris

 
TWENTY-THIRD INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE

      *

        *CALL FOR PAPERS *

(please disseminate widely)
The 23rd annual meeting of the North American Society for Social Philosophy will
be held August 3-5, 2006, at the

        *University of Victoria Victoria, B.C., Canada *

Although proposals in all areas of social philosophy are welcome, special
attention will be devoted to the theme

        *International Law and Justice*

CFP: Sexuality Out of Place (12/30/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Anupama Arora

Call for Papers

Sexuality Out of Place
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

March 31st—April 1st 2006, Earlham College

The 2006 "Sexuality Out of Place" conference is focused on examining the
relationship of space, place, and geography with sexuality; it interested in
exploring the different ways the location of identity plays out when
sexuality, sexual difference, and geography are taken seriously. This
conference will welcome graduate work—historical and contemporary—focused on
discourse, narratives, and practices of sexuality understood through the
prism of place and space, including

CFP: Changing Trends in Authorship (1/6/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
John Chandler

Call for Papers: "Changing Trends in Authorship"

A Graduate Student Conference presented by the graduate students of the
University of Rochester Department of English, Rochester, New York

March 3-4 2006

We invite submissions for presentations, panels, and workshops that address
any period or genre of literary study. Papers addressing any significant
literary and/or historical trend in authorship are welcome.

UPDATE: Ancient & Modern Narrative (1/13/06; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Kathryn Chew

Update: 41st Annual Comparative Literature conference at California=20
State University, Long Beach: "Ancient and Modern Narrative:=20
Intersections, Interactions, and Interstices"

Please note the new deadline for abstract submissions: Friday, 13=20
January 2006.

CFP: Illumination (3/17/06; online journal)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
M.C. Flannery

Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I forward to you the following Call for
Papers for the 2006 Summer issue of Marginalia.

Very best wishes,

Mary Flannery
The Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
http://www.marginalia.co.uk

_______

'Illumination'

UPDATE: Bisexuality and Family (2/28/06; journal issue & collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Serena Anderlini

PLEASE NOTE NEW CLOSING DATE OF FEB 28, 2006

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on
BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:

THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED
KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND PARENTING

CFP: Seeing Perception: Images & Texts (Germany) (1/31/06; 11/24/06-11/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Dr. Silke Horstkotte

Seeing Perception: Images & Texts (Universität Leipzig, Germany, 24-26
November 2006)

Over the past two decades, matters of seeing and visual perception have
garnered increasing critical attention. With good reason, the visual
has come to feature in several different disciplines as well as in
inter- or transdisciplinary perspectives (such as "visual studies" or
"visual culture"): vision can be, and has been, conceptualised as a
philosophical category, as cultural medium of expression, as instrument
and technology of visualization as well as a means of communication.

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today (12/21/05; 4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
R. Victoria Arana

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today: The 2006 Howard University Symposium

(12/21/2005-4/08/2006)

 

EXTENSION OF THE CALL FOR PAPERS to December 21, 2005.

Papers are invited for an international symposium taking place on the Howard
University campus (Washington, D.C.) and designed to highlight and to
explore an important new area of aesthetic theory and artistic achievement:

CFP: Gender and Sexuality: New Voices (grad) (Ireland) (1/15/06; 5/5/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Moynagh Sullivan

New Voices 2006, 'Gender and Sexuality'.

Postgraduate students are invited to submit proposals for
the annual 'New Voices' Conference, on the theme of
'Gender and Sexuality', to be hosted by the Department of
English, NUI, Maynooth, Ireland, 5-7th May 2006.

Interested postgraduate researchers should submit a paper
title with a 300 word abstract, as well as a brief biography
stating departmental/school and institutional affiliation,
to sharon.mooney_at_nuim.ie, before Jan 15th 2006.

More conference details can be accessed on the conference
website:

http://www.nuim.ie/academic/english

CFP: Graduate Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies Conference (2/3/06; 5/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
interface

Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference

Interface 2006: “Ruptures”

Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art, and Culture
(ICSLAC)
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
May 4th, 2006

Call for Papers
The Cultural Mediations program at Carleton University announces a call
for papers for its annual graduate conference to be held on campus in
Ottawa on May 4th, 2006. Details are available on the conference web
site at http://www.carleton.ca/interface/.

CFP: Reading and Touch (3/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
ejarosin_at_rci.rutgers.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Reading and Touch

Essays are invited for a collection on the conjunction of Reading and Touch.
The collection is designed to navigate the contemporary labyrinth of
ever-proliferating aesthetic ideologies with the specific aim of
reassessing how we read—both how texts touch us, and we them.

CFP: Deleuze-Guattari (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Daniel Gustav Anderson

"Professor Challenger was double, articulated twice,
and that did not make things any easier; people never
knew which of him was present."

This panel will explore the mappings Gilles Deleuze
and Felix Guattari traced collaboratively. This is an
interdisciplinary panel; papers devoted to explicating
and contextualizing Deleuze-Guattari's oeuvre and
those setting it in conjunction with problems in
disciplines including and beyond critical theory,
literature, glossematics, political engagement, film
studies, ecology, and psychoanalysis will be
considered.

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