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CFP: [20th] Panel CFP on "Changing Terrains and Alternative Plains" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:22am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on how landscapes and
alternative planes (waterscapes, moonscapes) are constructed, impacted,
and impact. How have new technologies influenced and changed how
terrains and landscapes are viewed? What sort of impact do changing
terrains have on inhabitants emotionally, culturally, racially, sexually,
and theoretically?
 
Potential Topics Include:
terrain construction development and impact
terrain and memoir
terrain and community
literary landscapes and environments
landscapes and cultural conventions.
terrain and psychological trauma
terrain and sexual, gender, ethnic, and racial borders

UPDATE: [20th] Panel CFP on "Memoir" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:21am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

MEMOIR

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on how memoirs are
constructed, effective, and affect? What place has memoir in e-societies
that allow for near- instantaneous transmission of images and words?
 
Some Possible Topics May Include:
post-modernity and memoir
bodies as memoir
memoir and technology
memoir and history
the use of pseudo-memoir (such as Stein’s Autobiography of Alice B.
Toklas or Yourcenar’s Memoirs of Hadrian)
memoir and trauma
memoir and mechanized transport
memoir and identity, gender, race, ethnicity
the reader and memoir

UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] Panel CFP on "Memoir" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:21am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

MEMOIR

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on how memoirs are
constructed, effective, and affect? What place has memoir in e-societies
that allow for near- instantaneous transmission of images and words?
 
Some Possible Topics May Include:
post-modernity and memoir
bodies as memoir
memoir and technology
memoir and history
the use of pseudo-memoir (such as Stein’s Autobiography of Alice B.
Toklas or Yourcenar’s Memoirs of Hadrian)
memoir and trauma
memoir and mechanized transport
memoir and identity, gender, race, ethnicity
the reader and memoir

CFP: [Graduate] Panel CFP on "Memoir" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:21am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

MEMOIR

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on how memoirs are
constructed, effective, and affect? What place has memoir in e-societies
that allow for near- instantaneous transmission of images and words?
 
Some Possible Topics May Include:
post-modernity and memoir
bodies as memoir
memoir and technology
memoir and history
the use of pseudo-memoir (such as Stein’s Autobiography of Alice B.
Toklas or Yourcenar’s Memoirs of Hadrian)
memoir and trauma
memoir and mechanized transport
memoir and identity, gender, race, ethnicity
the reader and memoir

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Panel CFP on "Reconstructed Bodies" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:19am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

RECONSTRUCTED BODIES
 
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the construction of
the human body. Papers may examine any aspect of the body, including
specific texts and/or critical and cultural sources. How are modern
bodies constructed and reconstructed physically after being disabled,
injured, or seen as unfit? What effects do enhancements such as
reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries, mechanical and electronic
prosthetics have upon one’s society and the self? Do these
constructions and reconstructions influence and change notions of gender,
sex, self, and reproduction?

UPDATE: [Graduate] Panel CFP on "Reconstructed Bodies" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:19am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

RECONSTRUCTED BODIES
 
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the construction of
the human body. Papers may examine any aspect of the body, including
specific texts and/or critical and cultural sources. How are modern
bodies constructed and reconstructed physically after being disabled,
injured, or seen as unfit? What effects do enhancements such as
reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries, mechanical and electronic
prosthetics have upon one’s society and the self? Do these
constructions and reconstructions influence and change notions of gender,
sex, self, and reproduction?

UPDATE: [Theory] Panel CFP on "Reconstructed Bodies" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:18am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

RECONSTRUCTED BODIES
 
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the construction of
the human body. Papers may examine any aspect of the body, including
specific texts and/or critical and cultural sources. How are modern
bodies constructed and reconstructed physically after being disabled,
injured, or seen as unfit? What effects do enhancements such as
reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries, mechanical and electronic
prosthetics have upon one’s society and the self? Do these
constructions and reconstructions influence and change notions of gender,
sex, self, and reproduction?

CFP: [20th] Panel CFP on "Reconstructed Bodies" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:18am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

RECONSTRUCTED BODIES
 
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the construction of
the human body. Papers may examine any aspect of the body, including
specific texts and/or critical and cultural sources. How are modern
bodies constructed and reconstructed physically after being disabled,
injured, or seen as unfit? What effects do enhancements such as
reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries, mechanical and electronic
prosthetics have upon one’s society and the self? Do these
constructions and reconstructions influence and change notions of gender,
sex, self, and reproduction?

UPDATE: [Theory] Panel CFP on "Violence Narratives" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:17am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

VIOLENCE NARRATIVES

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the effects of
violence in narratives. Papers may examine any aspect of violence,
including specific texts and/or critical and cultural frameworks for such
texts. What sort of cultural and individual capacities for violent
events are articulated in our current cultural moment? How do cultural
understandings of violence affect understandings of self? How do
violence narratives influence and change notions of gender, sex, family,
and reproduction?

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Panel CFP on "Violence Narratives" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:17am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

VIOLENCE NARRATIVES

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the effects of
violence in narratives. Papers may examine any aspect of violence,
including specific texts and/or critical and cultural frameworks for such
texts. What sort of cultural and individual capacities for violent
events are articulated in our current cultural moment? How do cultural
understandings of violence affect understandings of self? How do
violence narratives influence and change notions of gender, sex, family,
and reproduction?

UPDATE: [Graduate] Panel CFP on "Violence Narratives" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:16am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

VIOLENCE NARRATIVES

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the effects of
violence in narratives. Papers may examine any aspect of violence,
including specific texts and/or critical and cultural frameworks for such
texts. What sort of cultural and individual capacities for violent
events are articulated in our current cultural moment? How do cultural
understandings of violence affect understandings of self? How do
violence narratives influence and change notions of gender, sex, family,
and reproduction?

UPDATE: [American] Panel CFP on "Violence Narratives" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:16am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

VIOLENCE NARRATIVES

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the effects of
violence in narratives. Papers may examine any aspect of violence,
including specific texts and/or critical and cultural frameworks for such
texts. What sort of cultural and individual capacities for violent
events are articulated in our current cultural moment? How do cultural
understandings of violence affect understandings of self? How do
violence narratives influence and change notions of gender, sex, family,
and reproduction?

UPDATE: [Victorian] Panel CFP on "Violence Narratives" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:16am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

VIOLENCE NARRATIVES

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the effects of
violence in narratives. Papers may examine any aspect of violence,
including specific texts and/or critical and cultural frameworks for such
texts. What sort of cultural and individual capacities for violent
events are articulated in our current cultural moment? How do cultural
understandings of violence affect understandings of self? How do
violence narratives influence and change notions of gender, sex, family,
and reproduction?

UPDATE: [20th] Panel CFP on "Violence Narratives" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:15am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

VIOLENCE NARRATIVES

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the effects of
violence in narratives. Papers may examine any aspect of violence,
including specific texts and/or critical and cultural frameworks for such
texts. What sort of cultural and individual capacities for violent
events are articulated in our current cultural moment? How do cultural
understandings of violence affect understandings of self? How do
violence narratives influence and change notions of gender, sex, family,
and reproduction?

CFP: [Science] Panel CFP on "Waste" for (dis)junctions graduate conference

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 2:10am
Alan Richard Lovegreen

WASTE
 
Contributors are invited to submit critical works on any aspect of
waste. Papers may examine specific texts and/or critical and cultural
sources. What is waste? How do uses and methods of waste disposal and
containment define societies, nationalities, bodies, and values?

Other Potential Topics Include:
surplus / excess
psychological implications and waste
waste in rural settings
social displacement and waste
urban waste
fictional and non-fictional uses of waste
waste and cultural construction

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to
alan.lovegreen_at_email.ucr.edu by February 15, 2008 (text in the body of
the message; please no attachments).

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