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CFP: On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic (2/20/06; 5/11/06-5/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Thomas Crombez

A conference on "Messianism and the Law" will be organised by the Institute
of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp) on 11-12 May 2006. The following
scholars have confirmed to speak: Giorgio Agamben, Moshe Idel, Aviezer
Ravitzky, Sigrid Weigel, Ada Rapoport-Albert, Astrid
Deuber-Mankowsky, Ashraf Noor, and Micha Brumlik. More information is
available on the website of the Institute for Jewish
Studies<http://www.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=3D*IJS&n=3D35758&ct=3D36656>
.

CFP: On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic (2/20/06; 5/11/06-5/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Thomas Crombez

A conference on "Messianism and the Law" will be organised by the Institute
of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp) on 11-12 May 2006. The following
scholars have confirmed to speak: Giorgio Agamben, Moshe Idel, Aviezer
Ravitzky, Sigrid Weigel, Ada Rapoport-Albert, Astrid
Deuber-Mankowsky, Ashraf Noor, and Micha Brumlik. More information is
available on the website of the Institute for Jewish
Studies<http://www.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=3D*IJS&n=3D35758&ct=3D36656>
.

CFP: International Courtly Literature Society (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Monty Laycox

The International Courtly Literature Society at SAMLA seeks papers on =
any topic related to Courtly Literature.

A full range of approaches to and perspectives on Courtly Literature is =
encouraged.

Please send 200-250-word proposals for 20-minute papers to:
Dr. Monty Laycox
1108 Longmeadow Lane
Monroe, NC 28110

OR E-mail to laycox_at_carolina.rr.com by 1 March 2006

In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following =
information:

UPDATE: Edmonton Symposium on Empirical Studies of Literature and Culture (2/15/06; 4/20/06-4/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
ESSE

ESSE: Empirical Studies Symposium in Edmonton

The deadline for paper proposal submissions has been extended to February 15,
2006.

The Canadian members of REDES are pleased to announce the first ESSE (Empirical
Studies Symposium in Edmonton) Symposium. The theme of ESSE is "empirical,
historical, and pedagogical studies of language,
literature, and culture: trends and possibilities".

The symposium will take place at the University of Alberta, in the Senate
Chamber of the Old Arts Building, on Thursday April 20 and Friday 21, 2006. In
accordance with the aims of the REDES project, the Symposium is open to all
junior and senior researchers.

UPDATE: Edmonton Symposium on Empirical Studies of Literature and Culture (2/15/06; 4/20/06-4/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
ESSE

ESSE: Empirical Studies Symposium in Edmonton

The deadline for paper proposal submissions has been extended to February 15,
2006.

The Canadian members of REDES are pleased to announce the first ESSE (Empirical
Studies Symposium in Edmonton) Symposium. The theme of ESSE is "empirical,
historical, and pedagogical studies of language,
literature, and culture: trends and possibilities".

The symposium will take place at the University of Alberta, in the Senate
Chamber of the Old Arts Building, on Thursday April 20 and Friday 21, 2006. In
accordance with the aims of the REDES project, the Symposium is open to all
junior and senior researchers.

CFP: J. M. Coetzee (5/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Stirrings Still

Stirrings Still is currently planning a special issue on the fiction of
South African novelist J. M. Coetzee. We are particularly interested in
essays dealing with Coetzee's most recent novel, _Slow Man_, but are please=
d
to consider essays dealing with any aspect of Coetzee's writing. The issue
is scheduled for publication this summer and all essays must reach us by Ma=
y
1, 2006. Essays may be submitted electronically to
stirringsstill_at_gmail.com (please note the double 's' in the email
address).

Articles should be no more than 30 pages in length and should follow the ML=
A
style sheet.

CFP: J. M. Coetzee (5/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Stirrings Still

Stirrings Still is currently planning a special issue on the fiction of
South African novelist J. M. Coetzee. We are particularly interested in
essays dealing with Coetzee's most recent novel, _Slow Man_, but are please=
d
to consider essays dealing with any aspect of Coetzee's writing. The issue
is scheduled for publication this summer and all essays must reach us by Ma=
y
1, 2006. Essays may be submitted electronically to
stirringsstill_at_gmail.com (please note the double 's' in the email
address).

Articles should be no more than 30 pages in length and should follow the ML=
A
style sheet.

UPDATE: Renaissance Drama in Action (4/30/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Jeremy Lopez

 
Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
formally to announce open registration for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN
ACTION conference.
 
The conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of
Toronto campus, will feature keynote presentations by Ralph Alan Cohen
(Mary Baldwin College and the American Shakespeare Center), Helen
Ostovich (McMaster University), and Paul Yachnin (McGill University).
It will conclude with a fully staged theatrical production of Ben
Jonson's Every Man Out of His Humour.
 
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance

UPDATE: Renaissance Drama in Action (4/30/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Jeremy Lopez

 
Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
formally to announce open registration for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN
ACTION conference.
 
The conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of
Toronto campus, will feature keynote presentations by Ralph Alan Cohen
(Mary Baldwin College and the American Shakespeare Center), Helen
Ostovich (McMaster University), and Paul Yachnin (McGill University).
It will conclude with a fully staged theatrical production of Ben
Jonson's Every Man Out of His Humour.
 
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance

CFP: Race and Citizenship (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:47pm
Alisa Marko Iannucci

HOMELAND IN/SECURITY:

Race and Citizenship in the United States

New England American Studies Association
September 15-16, 2006
University of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
The current political moment presents new opportunities and imperatives to examine historical and contemporary formations of race and citizenship in the United States.

CFP: Race and Citizenship (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:47pm
Alisa Marko Iannucci

HOMELAND IN/SECURITY:

Race and Citizenship in the United States

New England American Studies Association
September 15-16, 2006
University of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
The current political moment presents new opportunities and imperatives to examine historical and contemporary formations of race and citizenship in the United States.

CFP: Folklore and Collaboration (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Robin Pappas

The Folklore and Literature Discussion Group seeks 20-minute presentations
for a panel about the relationship between Folklore and Collaboration to be
held at the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia. We are especially
interested in papers that discuss the collaborative production of material
culture, foodways, medicine, and/or narrative, as well as ways in which
these activities affirm interdependence and group identity. Please send
100-word abstract by March 1 to robin.pappas_at_oregonstate.edu.

Dr. Robin Pappas
Adjunct Instructor, English Department
238 Moreland Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-5302
(541) 737-1660

CFP: Gender and Crime in 18th C. Popular Culture (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Jennifer Thorn

Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture
Papers sought for NEASECS 2006 (which meets in Salem MA, Nov 9-12)
that examine the ways gender figured in popular representations of
the causes, effects, and progress of criminality through the
18c. Especially desirable are papers that revisit the work of
Frances Dolan, Garthine Walker, or Margaret Arnot, and/or that engage
with Robert Shoemaker's argument, at the October 2005 conference on
Gender and Popular Culture at University of Michigan, for the
significance of London's "female crime wave" of 1690-1730. Proposals
by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email: jjthorn_at_colby.edu.

CFP: Gender and Crime in 18th C. Popular Culture (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Jennifer Thorn

Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture
Papers sought for NEASECS 2006 (which meets in Salem MA, Nov 9-12)
that examine the ways gender figured in popular representations of
the causes, effects, and progress of criminality through the
18c. Especially desirable are papers that revisit the work of
Frances Dolan, Garthine Walker, or Margaret Arnot, and/or that engage
with Robert Shoemaker's argument, at the October 2005 conference on
Gender and Popular Culture at University of Michigan, for the
significance of London's "female crime wave" of 1690-1730. Proposals
by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email: jjthorn_at_colby.edu.

CFP: Transcendentalism in a Time of War (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Sandy Petrulionis

>>Scholars suggest that the polarizing nature of Transcendental
>>rhetoric ignited the Civil War. Can this be true? How did
>>Transcendentalists react to the reality of war? How does their
>>rhetoric of "holy war" sound today? Sponsored by the Thoreau
>>Society. 250-word abstracts by March 15 to Laura Dassow Walls,
>>wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu.

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