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CALLS / CONVOCATORIAS / CONVOCATÓRIAS

Proyecto Nuevas Geografías

laberintos.org, en colaboración con betabelle.org, convoca a artistas interesados en el arte de la red y nuevos medios a participar en la generación de propuestas de trabajo en línea que reflexionen, mediten y analicen la problemática y definición de las nuevas geografías, entendidas estas como las relaciones que se generan a partir de una sociedad globalizada (movilidad, espacio, territorio, geografías emergentes, ubicuidad, temporalidad, fronteras, multitudes conectadas).

Criterios de participación:

1 >obra inédita producida en 2005, en formato .gif, .jpg, .swf, .mov, .mpeg, .dir, .html, etc.

2 > dos modalidades:

a) la obra puede estar alojada en el sitio del artista (sin límite de tamaño).

b) ser alojada en nuestro servidor, (si se instala en laberintos la obra no deberá rebasar

los 500 kb.)

3 > cada artista puede participar hasta con 3 obras.

4 > tema central: nuevas geografías (movilidad, espacio, territorio, geografías emergentes, ubicuidad, temporalidad, fronteras, multitudes conectadas)

5 > las obras seleccionadas formarán parte del proyecto durante 2005 - 2006.

6 > favor de enviar las propuestas a nuestra dirección de contacto: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo., especificando nombre de artista(s), nombre de la obra, link, fecha de realización, país de origen.

7 > los participantes seleccionados pueden cancelar su participación en el momento que así lo dispongan.

8 > no hay fecha límite.

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Call for submissions for Recollections of the N-Word: A Black Female

Anthology

This is a call for narratives, poetry and critical essays for an anthology about Black-identified females who either want to write critical essays about the n-word (not to be confused with the other word, n*gga, that some blacks use amongst themselves) or share their experiences of the first time they were called the n-word and/or had heard/read the word for the first time even though it may not have been directed toward them. All Black-identified females are welcome to participate, regardless of age, educational background, nationality, etc.

Please send to the mailing address listed below or (preferably) send via email as a Word or Appleworks attachment. Please also attach a short bio and contact info. Submissions should be double spaced, with 1" margins, and preferably no longer than 15 pages. This anthology will hopefully be published at the end of 2006 as part of a Harvard University-Affiliated Research Project in which I hope to create a book as well as a DVD (with interviews by Black women) and website. I am a Masters Candidate in the Technologies in Education program and am exploring ways of using various technologies/media to educate people about the lives and voices of Black-identified women as well as exploring how Black girls and women navigate through racism.

Deadline: Feb. 2, 2006

Feel free to email me or call with any questions.

Breeze Harper

122 Oxford St., Apt 5

Cambridge, MA 02140

(617) 877-2096

 

UCLA School of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Southern California Center for Law, History & Culture, and Georgetown University Law Center invite submissions for the fifth annual meeting of the Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop to be held at USC Law School in Los Angeles, CA on June 6 & 7, 2006.

Paper competition:

The paper competition is open to untenured professors, advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in law and the humanities. In addition to drawing from numerous humanistic fields, the Workshop welcomes critical, qualitative work in the social sciences. Between five and ten papers will be chosen, based on anonymous evaluation by an interdisciplinary selection committee, for presentation at the June Workshop. At the Workshop, two senior scholars will comment on each paper. Commentators and other Workshop participants will be asked to focus specifically on the strengths and weaknesses of the selected scholarly projects, with respect to subject and methodology. Moreover, the selected papers will then serve as the basis for a larger conversation among all the participants about the evolving standards by which we judge excellence and creativity in interdisciplinary scholarship, as well as about the nature of interdisciplinarity itself.

Papers should be works-in-progress between 30 and 50 double-spaced pages in length (including footnotes/endnotes). A dissertation chapter may be submitted so long as it can stand alone as a piece of work with its own integrity. A paper that has been submitted for publication is eligible as long as it will not be in galley proofs or in print at the time of the Workshop. The selected papers will appear in a special issue of the Legal Scholarship Network; there is no other publication commitment. The Workshop will pay the travel expenses of authors whose papers are selected for presentation.

Submissions will be accepted until January 9, 2006, and should be sent by e-mail to:

Center for the Study of Law and Culture

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Columbia Law School

435 W. 116th Street

New York, N.Y. 10027

Please be sure to include your contact information. For more information: Eric Bornemann, 212.854.2511 or Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.. The full text of the Call for Papers is available at: www.law.columbia.edu/center_program/law_culture.

 

10th Anniversary International Conference:

The Caribbean WomanWriter as Scholar

Imagining/Theorizing/Creating

May 30 - June 3, 2006

Send papers and panel proposals to:

"The Caribbean WomanWriter as Scholar Conference"
c/o Dr. Carole Boyce Davies

Director, African-New World Studies

Florida International University

AC1-162, Biscayne Bay Campus

3000 NE 151 Street

North Miami, FL 33181

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Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2005

Conference website: http://www.fiu.edu/~africana/caribwomen

 

2006 ACTR Conference / Congrès de l'ARTC 2006

Association for Canadian Theatre Research

Association de la recherche théâtrale au Canada

The next ACTR annual conference will be held May 27-30, 2006, at York University, Toronto, as part of the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. ACTR welcomes papers on all topics and practices of interest to the organization, both Canadian and international.

Given the location of our 2006 conference in Canada's largest city, and in light of the intense debate over the means and methods of urban renewal currently playing out in Toronto, we especially invite proposals relating to this year's conference theme:

Performing the City

Our conference this year will explore multiple intersections between performance and the city: the city as the site of performance, the city as theatre's material, historical, and ideological context, and theatrical representations of the city. We especially encourage papers that engage with the city as an international and intercultural entity, and we welcome perspectives that trouble the local, national, and cultural frames through which performance is traditionally read.

Paper and presentation proposals:

Proposals for papers and presentations should include a 250-word abstract and a short bio. Actors, designers, directors, playwrights and educators are particularly encouraged to share their work in the form of workshops, performance pieces and demonstrations. Paper and presentation proposals are due by November 15, 2005.

Panel proposals:

We invite panels that address the Congress theme, a special research topic, or a current issue of concern to theatre scholars. Proposals for varied and innovative formats are welcome, including three-person panels, seminars, and roundtables. All panel proposals should include a 250-word rationale. If you have selected the members of your
proposed panel, you should include participants' names, affiliations, paper titles, and contact information. If you are proposing a panel that will be filled by an open call, please include the text for the call for papers. Panel proposals are due by November 1, 2005.

Please send submissions (preferably as email attachments in MS Word) to:

Laura Levin

Department of Theatre

317 Centre for Film & Theatre

York University

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

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Please note that all presenters must be paid-up ACTR members at the time of their presentations.

The Association for Canadian Theatre Research is a non-profit organization founded in 1976 to support and encourage research in theatre and performance studies in Canada, with a special interest in Canadian work. http://www.actr-artc.ca

Sex Work Matters: Beyond Divides

A Conference in Spring 2006

The Sex Work Matters project announces the call for papers for a conference held at the City University of New York and The New School on March 29-30, 2006.

The Sex Work Matters project provides scholars, activists and analysts with a platform for multidisciplinary, cross-institutional exchange of ideas and networking. In addition to featuring high-profile leaders and scholars, the conference in March 2006 will offer a much-needed opportunity for graduate students, sex workers and activists to enter the debate, present original work and identify areas for collaboration. Additional events organized to complement the conference include the Sex Workers Soiree and other networking opportunities with local organizations and sex workers, roundtable mixers featuring established scholars and activists, and 4-6 graduate student panels including faculty and activist commentators.

The Sex Work Matters project invites submissions of abstracts of work exploring the economic, social, cultural, and political aspects of sex work. In the selection process, special attention will be paid to promoting a critical race, gender and class analysis
across topics. In addition to theoretical work, especially welcome are narratives, ethnographies, case studies and typologies, e.g. on topics which elsewhere receive less attention, such as male, gay, lesbian or transgender sex work, activists' testimonies, or the emergence of John Schools. Selected papers will be considered for publication in an edited volume following the conference. There will be limited funding for travel scholarships for eligible participants.

Possible Topics

- Feminist Issues in Sex Work

- Ethics and Morality

- Art and Sex Work

- The Role of the State and Policy Making

- Sex Workers' Rights and Activism

- Sex and Money: Sex Work and Economics

- Sex Work and Immigration

- Sex Work Careers in the Lifecycle

- Sex Work and the Family

- Issues in Male, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, and Transsexual Sex Work

 

Paper abstracts of no longer than 500 words, a resume and contact information should be sent no later than November 30, 2005 to the project's email address: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.

For more information, visit our website: http://sexworkmatters.net/

Convocamos a escritores puertorriqueños para participar en una antología de literatura gay/lesbian/queer.

Los responsables del concepto son Moisés Agosto Rosario, escritor del nuevo libroNocturno y otros desamparos que editorial Terranova lanzará próximamente a la venta en Puerto Rico y David Caleb Acevedo quien acaba de ser publicado en la antología de cuentistas emergentes en Puerto Rico, Cuentos de Oficio, editada por Mayra Santos Febres y publicada por Terranova Editores.

Se acepta cuentística que toque el tema gay, igual poesía de la misma temática y se aceptan también extractos de novela, en inglés o en español. Se aceptarán no más de cinco muestras de trabajo. Si conocen de otros escritores que puedan enviar su material favor de pasarles la convocatoria.

Para más información comunicarse con:

David Caleb Acevedo

Moisés Agosto Rosario

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Convocatoria al premio literario Casa de las Américas 2006

La Casa convoca a la 47 edición del Premio Casa de las Américas, cuyos resultados se conocerán a inicios del año 2006. Esta vez se concursará en los géneros de poesía, cuento y ensayo de tema histórico social; también literatura brasileña y literatura caribeña en inglés o creole.

Las obras deberán ser remitidas a la Casa de las Américas (3ra y G, El Vedado, La Habana 10400, Cuba), o a cualquiera de las embajadas de Cuba, antes del 30 de noviembre del año 2005.

Más información: http://www.casadelasamericas.com/

 

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