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

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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
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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

UPDATE: Privacy and Secrecy (10/24/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
michele janette

DEADLINE EXTENDED for the 15th annual Cultural Studies Conference at
Kansas State University.

TOPIC: PRIVACY (and Secrecy)
NEW DEADLINE: October 24, 2005

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Historian George Chauncey, author of _Gay New York_ and _Why Marriage_
Poet Susan Hahn, author of _Self/Pity_, _Holiday_, _Confesssion_

More details available at conference website: http://www.k-state.edu/
english/symposium/index.html

Send 1 page abstracts for 15 minute presentations to:

Michele Janette
Associate Professor and
Director, Program in Cultural Studies
English Department, KSU
mjanette_at_ksu.edu

CFP: History and Representation (12/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sean P. Connolly

CALL FOR PAPERS
Entralogos: Romance Studies Graduate Conference 2006
February 10th and 11th, 2006
Cornell University

Turns, Returns, Detours: (Hi)story and (Re)presentation

CFP: Transnational Feminisms (12/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Jha, Priya

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Transnational Feminist Collection
(12/15/05: final deadline 5/1/06)
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We are soliciting articles of up to 6,000 words (MLA style) for inclusion i=
n
a cross-disciplinary collection. The purpose of this collection is to serv=
e
as a link between transnational feminist theories as written about and put
into practice in the social sciences and the humanities. Our hope is to
develop a model for communication between these fields of enquiry and to
foster progressive dialog between practioners in the various discursive
fields of academic enquiry. This anthology originated in two seminars on

CFP: Bisexuality and Family (1/20/06; journal issue and book)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Serena Anderlini

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: Gender (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
gypsey elaine teague

The deadline for abstracts for the Gender Panel at the SW/Texas Popular
Culture Conference in February is looming closer. If you haven't sent me
something then this is the time. Deadline is November 15, 2005. Any
topic of gender is welcomed.

Albq in February is a beautiful time with warmish days and crisp nights.
The hotel facility is downtown in the historic section and just a short
bus ride from old Albq and the stone and jewelry shops. For more
information please write me quickly. I look forward to seeing you in
Albq. Gypsey

Gypsey Teague
Branch Head
Gunnin Architecture Library
Clemson University

CFP: Modern Interpretations of Antigone (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Spring, Sarah C

Antigone's Transformation: Modern Interpretations of the Classic Figure

Antigone is a figure of fascination. She has captured the attention of great
critical minds such as Hegel, Heidegger, Irigaray, and Butler; playwrights
continue to offer new ways of interpreting her actions. Why the continued
interest in Antigone's story? What are we to make of the newer, more modern
translations of Sophocles's original? How are we to interact with the mass
of critical scholarship written about Antigone?

UPDATE: Walter Benjamin (UK) (11/11/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
P. Allmer & J. Sears

CALL FOR PAPERS - UPDATE

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CFP: Academic Session: "A Tremendous Shattering of Tradition": =
Reconsidering Walter Benjamin's 'The Work of Art in the Age of =
Mechanical Reproduction'

(AAH Annual Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 4/6/2006 - 4/8/2006)

Session convenors: Patricia Allmer, MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan =
University, Cavendish North Building, Cavendish Street,=20
Manchester, M15 6BG, sears_at_allmer.fsnet.co.uk

John Sears, Manchester Metropolitan University (Cheshire), =
Interdisciplinary Studies, Crewe Green Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 5DU, =
J.Sears_at_mmu.ac.uk

=20

Session Abstract:

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CFP: TRASH (12/1/05; book)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
prometheus514_at_fastmail.fm

call for submissions

TRASH Alphabet City Magazine no. 11

Publication date: September 2006

Trash­the emptied out, used up, broken, outgrown, obsolete, lost, left behind, remaindered, abandoned­mirrors humanity; we are defined by what we waste.

CFP: Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry (12/15/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Burt Kimmelman

Call for Papers for the
New Jersey College English Association Spring Conference to be held on
March 18, 2006 in
Jubilee Hall, on the Seton Hall University campus in
South Orange, NJ 07079

Papers are being accepted for a panel titled "Poetry as Theory, Theory as
Poetry."

Please send proposals, which must include all contact information,
especially an e-mail address, and institutional affiliation if there is one,
to:

Burt Kimmelman
Humanities Department
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102
kimmelman_at_njit.edu
http://web.njit.edu/~kimmelma

CFP: Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads (11/1/05; 4/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Jenkins-Crowe Laurel K

Call for papers
Graduate Conference in Language and Literature 2006, University of Louisiana
(Lafayette)
The theme for 2006 is Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads.
Where do textual worlds and the world as text intersect?
We welcome papers in all areas of English, including but not limited to
folklore, literature (all areas and periods), literary theory and criticism,
linguistics, rhetoric, and pedagogy. Creative writing submissions and panel
submissions will also be considered. The keynote speaker will be American
Folklore Societty Fellow, Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and Alcee Fortier
Award winner Carl Lindahl of the University of Houston, author of Swapping

CFP: Philament: Model (10/30/05; online journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Philament

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: September 20, 2005
CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: October 30, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative for online
journal)
Publication: June 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, reviews and creative work for its eighth
issue, Model.

CFP: Computers and Philosophy (France) (11/18/05; 5/3/06-5/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Colin SCHMIDT

We apologise for multiple copies of this CfP. Please distribute widely.

CALL FOR PAPERS quick link
__________________________________________________________________________________________
COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY, an International Conference
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt Colin.Schmidt_at_univ-lemans.fr e-mail

http://www.iut-laval.univ-lemans.fr/i-CaP_2006/

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

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Lindsay Holmgren

Permeability and Selfhood.

McGill University, Montreal

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature

March 11-12, 2006

 

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

CFP: Nostalgia in Literature and Arts (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Leon Lanzbom

pacific REVIEW, a West Coast Arts Review Literary
Annual, published by San Diego State University
undergrads in conjunction with San Diego State
University Press, is currently accepting submissions
for the 2006-2007 issue entitled, "NOSTALGIA: a verbal
and visual relic". Critical essays, non-fiction
pieces, poetry, short stories, illustrations, and
photography touching on the idea of nostalgia are all
encouraged. Ideas along but not limited to, exploring
the dimensions of nostalgia in writing and art;
creating memoirs of past experiences, connections of
nostalgia and the memory or unconscious, or exposing
nostalgia apparent in our culture.

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