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CFP: Cities of Refuge (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
zlatan

Call for Papers for the seminar at the American Comparative
Literature Association Conference: "Trans, Pan, Intra: Cultures in
Contact." April 19-22, 2007 in Puebla, Mexico

Cities of Refuge

Seminar Organisers: Zlatan Filipovic & Bidhan Roy, Goldsmiths
College, University of London

"I also imagine the experience of cities of refuge as giving rise to
a place for reflection - for reflection on the questions of asylum
and hospitality - and for a new order of law and a democracy to come
to be put to the test (experimentation)."

Jacques Derrida

CFP: Contesting Transoceanic Natural Histories (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
ADAM MIYASHIRO

Contesting Transoceanic Natural Histories

Seminar Organizers: Adam Miyashiro and Oscar Fernandez
Affiliations: The Pennsylvania State University and Portland State University

The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
Annual Meeting 2007: Puebla, Mexico

April 19-22, 2007
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2006

Description: This interdisciplinary panel seeks to address
critical issues in the theory and practice of “natural history,” a formal
mode of encyclopedic writing that described everything perceived as
“natural” from the perspective of their writers.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Studies of the El Paso-Juarez Border Region (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
Skaff, Sheila

CFP: Interdisciplinary Studies of the El Paso-Juarez Border Region =
(1/11/06; ACLA, Puebla, Mexico, 4/19/06-4/22/07)
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"Interdisciplinary Studies of the El Paso-Juarez Border Region" at the =
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting in Puebla, =
Mexico, April 17-19, 2007

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This seminar will examine cultural theories and practices as they relate =
to the border cities of El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Chihuahua. The mode =
of inquiry will be interdisciplinary.=20

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CFP: This is Not Your Home (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
Richard House

Call for seminar papers for the American Comparative Literature
Association Annual Conference 2007,
"Trans, Pan, Inter: Cultures in Contact"
Puebla, Mexico
April 19-22, 2007

Deadline: 1 November 2006

Seminar Title: This is Not Your Home

CFP: Imaginary Empires: Structural Dislocations and the Production of Alternative Spaces (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
Marc Caplan

CFP: American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, Puebla,
Mexico: April 19-22, 2007

Seminar Title: "Imaginary Empires: Structural Dislocations and the
Production of Alternative Spaces"

Deadline for Submission of Paper Proposal: November 1, 2006

Please note: in order to be considered for inclusion, all paper proposals
must be submitted directly to the ACLA website,
<http://acla2007.complit.ucla.edu/>.

Seminar Organizers: Marc Caplan,The Johns Hopkins University, and Sara
Nadal, University of Pennsylvania
E-mail contact (queries only, no submissions): < acaplan4_at_jhu.edu>

CFP: The Transcultural South in Film (10/15/06; SASA, 2/14/07-2/18/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
dbarker_at_olemiss.edu

CFP: The Transcultural South in Film; (10/15/06; SASA,
2/14/07-2/18/07)
This panel for the Southern American Studies Association
conference will explore filmic intersections between the
culture of the U.S. South and the cultures of other
locations around the globe. Among many potential topics,
papers might investigate invocations of the American South
in films produced outside the U.S. or they might explore how
films set in the American South represent, reflect, or
sublimate multicultural interactions within the region.

CFP: Migrant Writing (10/14/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Elwan Lobo-Pires

CALL FOR PAPERS

JOURNAL: MaCom=E8re - The Journal of the Association of Caribbean =
Women Writers and Scholars (ACWWS)

Special Issue: Migrant Writing

Submission Deadline: October 14, 2006

CFP: British, American Literature &amp; Culture (10/31/06; MASAL, 3/9/07-3/10/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Thum, Maureen

> >CALL FOR PAPERS
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> >>LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE SECTION
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> >Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters
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> >MARCH 9-10 2007, Location: Ferris State University, Big Rapids
Michigan
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> >Grad Students Welcome!
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> >British, American, Ethnic, Comparative literature, literature and
> film

CFP: E/Im/Migration and Culture (Turkey) (10/1/06; 9/15/07-9/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Gonul Pultar

UPDATE

CONF./CFP- E/Im/Migration and Culture, 15-17 Sept. 2007, Istanbul, Turkey

Call for Papers

E/Im/Migration and Culture
15-17 September 2007
Isik University, Sile (Istanbul, Turkey)

Fourth Cultural Studies Conference

Co-organized by the Cultural Studies Association (Turkey) and the
Department of International Relations of Isik University

UPDATE: Transnationalism, Activism, Art (9/31/06; 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
kelly.minerva_at_utoronto.ca

Update: Call for Papers

Please note we have extened the deadline for abstracts to September 31, 2006.
There is also an extended list of confirmed conference speakers.
_________________________________

Transnationalism, Activism, Art
March 8-11, 2007
University of Toronto

CFP: Writing Landscape: An Inter-disciplinary Symposium (UK) (10/31/06; 3/19/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:28pm
Adeline Johns-Putra

Writing Landscape
An Inter-disciplinary Symposium for Scholars in the Arts and Humanities
Supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council

Monday, 19 March 2007, Stewart House, University College London

We invite proposals for papers at an inter-disciplinary one-day symposium on
'Writing Landscape'. The symposium will explore the relationship between
landscape and creative writing, paying particular attention to the process of
writing and reading. The symposium would appeal to scholars from a range of
disciplines, including literary studies, geography, cultural studies, history,
gender studies, creative writing and philosophy.

CFP: The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity (UK) (no deadline noted; 11/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
Jon Morley

CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Riddle of Devolutionary Identity: A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Warwick, Humanities Research Centre (HRC)
~ Saturday 18th November 2006

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Michael Gardiner, Chiba University, Japan.
Prof. Stephen Knight, Cardiff University.
Prof. Susan Bassnett, University of Warwick.

Also: David Morley, poet and director of the Warwick Writing Programme.

UPDATE: Fusion Cultures (UK) (9/7/06; 12/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
BalmaColet_at_aol.com

Final call for papers: submission of abstracts extended until 7th September=
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2006=20
Fusion cultures: 'memory, migration, [re]mediation, mobility' - 9th =20
december 2006 =20
A one-day multi-disciplinary conference, to be held at the maritime campus=
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University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom=20
The Asian Research Group at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in=
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collaboration with the Department of English and Performance Studies at The=
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University of Greenwich, London=20
'Rather than a manufactured clash of civilizations, we need to concentrate=20
on the slow working together of cultures that overlap, borrow from each oth=
er,=20

CFP: Annie Proulx and the Geographical Imagination (10/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Alex Hunt

CFP: Annie Proulx and the Geographical Imagination (10/1/06; =
collection)

Annie Proulx and the Geographical Imagination: =20
Rethinking Regionalism, Place, and the Local

Annie Proulx has written that her interest is in =93social and economic =
change in rural communities=94 and that she is =93something of a =
geographical determinist, believing that regional landscapes, climate =
and topography dictate local cultural traditions and kinds of work.=94 =
Proulx=92s fiction, characterized by its strong engagement of regional =
cultures and landscapes, seems an intriguing subject for critical =
reexamination of literary spaces in what often seems a postregional era. =
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CFP: Contours of Captivity (9/1/06; EGO, 11/2/06-11/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 10:16pm
Horacio Sierra

The Sixth Annual English Graduate Organization (EGO) Interdisciplinary
Conference
*Contours of Captivity: Resignifying Expressions of Power*
November 2-3, 2006, at the University of Florida in Gainesville
Keynote Speaker: Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

UPDATE: Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 (12/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
Julie Campbell

UPDATE: CALL FOR PAPERS

We have extended the deadline for papers for the volume Crossing Borders:
Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 to April 15, 2007. We would
like to receive proposals by December 31, 2006.

Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700

We welcome submissions for a volume of essays that addresses issues
discussed in the two-part panel sessions called Crossing Borders: Learned
Women and Communities of Letters presented at the Sixteenth-Century Studies
Conference in 2005.

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