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CFP: UCLA e-journal MEDIASCAPE (1/1/07; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:45am
bmccracken_at_ucla.edu

UCLA's film, television, and digital media e-journal, Mediascape, is
now accepting submissions for the Features, Reviews, Columns and Meta
sections of its next issue. This journal, a place for articles
pertaining to visual culture, is peer-reviewed and published on an
annual table. The deadline for the next issue is the 1st of January,
2007.

CFP: UCLA e-journal MEDIASCAPE (1/1/07; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:45am
bmccracken_at_ucla.edu

UCLA's film, television, and digital media e-journal, Mediascape, is
now accepting submissions for the Features, Reviews, Columns and Meta
sections of its next issue. This journal, a place for articles
pertaining to visual culture, is peer-reviewed and published on an
annual table. The deadline for the next issue is the 1st of January,
2007.

CFP: Qui Parle: City and Political Violence (12/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:45am
Nima Bassiri

The journal /qui parle/ is seeking submissions for a special dossier,
"Urban Intercessions: The City as Limit Politics." The dossier will
focus on how we could imagine the effects and conditions of violence or
political force — whether it be legal, racial, geographic, or gendered,
and whether the force be oppressive or emancipatory — within the
specific locality of a metropolitan context, one which is somehow
inflected by local or particular concerns and yet reflects a global,
international, or, at the very least, extra-metropolitan politics. What
role does the city — "modern" or "not" — have in current inter/national
political formations? How does it function as a site of violence or

CFP: Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics (12/15/06; 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:45am
Acacia Conference

This conference seeks to address the myriad definitions of ethics and how it
is represented in literature and other texts. The moment of ethical
decision often occurs at the point of impasse, of dilemma, of crisis that
springs from the space between two opposing ideas, when an easy or
prescriptive decision is not possible. Rather, each impasse requires an
ethical, scriptive fluidity whose focus is social as well as personal;
ambivalence, therefore, emerges as an ethical response to such a crisis. To
be sure, though, this space is difficult to occupy, much less sustain. In
Gayatri Spivak's words, "ethics is the experience of the impossible." What

CFP: Masters of Prose: Johnson, Lincoln, Churchill (3/1/07; NEH-ALSC, 7/9/07-7/27/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
alsc

Dear Colleague:

 

I write to inform you of a forthcoming (Summer 2007) seminar on "Masters of
English Prose: Samuel Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill" funded by
the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted by Boston University, and
co-sponsored by Boston University and the Association of Literary Scholars
and Critics (ALSC).

 

This seminar, which is directed by distinguished ALSC member John Briggs,
also includes ALSC members Bruce Redford and Paul Alkon as co-directors. For
information about the ALSC, please visit our website at www.bu.edu/literary.

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