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CFP: Humor in Middle English, Excluding Chaucer (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Michael George

Humor in Middle English, Excluding Chaucer
Special Session
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Kalamazoo, MI
4-7 May 2006

I invite abstracts on all aspects of humor in Middle English texts,
excluding Chaucer, for a special session on the topic at the 41st
International Congress on Medieval Studies. Papers have a strict
presentation limit of 20 minutes, and The Congress considers submission
of an abstract and Abstract Cover Sheet to be an agreement by the author
to attend the Congress and to deliver the paper in person if it is
accepted. I will forward all abstracts/cover sheets not selected for
this session to the general committee for consideration in other
sessions.

CFP: Ecocritism and Film (11/1/05; collection)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Paula Willoquet

CALL FOR ESSAYS

FRAMING THE WORLD: ECOCRITICISM AND FILM

I am seeking scholarly essays for an edited volume on ECOCRITICISM AND
FILM. Please submit a 5 page essay proposal which includes a description of
the project, relevant bibliography, and author’s biographical statement
with selected publications by November 1, 2005. Email submissions accepted.

 Possible topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Contemporary Scottish Fiction (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

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Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
rmorace_at_daemen.edu

The second "Scottish Renaissance" which is often said to have begun with
the publication of Lanark and which reached a high point with the
publication of Trainspotting appears to have reached a new stage
following devolution and the establishment of Scotland's first parliament
in nearly three hundred years. Scotland's recently changed political
situation suggests a number of questions regarding the present and future
of contemporary Scottish fiction. Has devolution changed the implied role
of the Scottish fiction writer and the reception of and/or market for
contemporary Scottish fiction? What part, if any, does recent Scottish
fiction play in the forming, or questioning, of a national political

CFP: Contemporary Scottish Fiction (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
rmorace_at_daemen.edu

The second "Scottish Renaissance" which is often said to have begun with
the publication of Lanark and which reached a high point with the
publication of Trainspotting appears to have reached a new stage
following devolution and the establishment of Scotland's first parliament
in nearly three hundred years. Scotland's recently changed political
situation suggests a number of questions regarding the present and future
of contemporary Scottish fiction. Has devolution changed the implied role
of the Scottish fiction writer and the reception of and/or market for
contemporary Scottish fiction? What part, if any, does recent Scottish
fiction play in the forming, or questioning, of a national political

CFP: Phantom Processions & Runaway Trains: How Narrative Structures are Linked to the Psyche (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Cara Gargano

CALL FOR PAPERS
Northeastern Modern Language Association (NEMLA5 Conference
March 2-5, 2006
Philadelphia, PA.
 
Phantom Processions and Runaway Trains: How Narrative Structures are Linked
to Models of the Psyche
 
 
The metaphor of a ³train of thought² is an old and accepted one. with sanity
as the ability to maintain the train of rational causation, and madness, the
breakdown of that train.
David Hume compares the mind to a theatre, and suggests that thoughts are a
series of phantom performers who pass in procession on the stage of the
mind. Like Hume, Freud sees the psyche as a space; in the ²topographical

CFP: Natural and National Crises (grad) (9/26/05; 5/5/06-5/6/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Amy Kebe

Graduate Student Conference Natural and National Crises: Re-thinking the Relationship between Literature and Crisis
Date: May 5th, 6th 2006.

Université de Montréal,

Département d'études anglaises.

 

Guest lecturer: Dionne Brand

 

Deadline for submitting panel proposals: September 26th 2005
Deadline for submitting papers: January 15th 2006

 

The contemporary world system of global capitalist expansion that is producing new imperialisms around the globe will remain imperialist throughout the visible future, unless we learn how to "cross borders" from a dominating and imperialising past and present to a more "democratic" and just future society.

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