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Call for Papers
Gendered Visualities
A Visual Culture Symposium and Exhibition at George Mason University
March 1, 2005

Gendered Visualities is a one-day symposium featuring panels of speakers/presentations, an exhibition of artwork submitted specifically for the symposium and in relation to its theme, a keynote speaker and reception with performance.   The symposium is sponsored by a number of departments and programs at the University including Art and Visual Technology, Art History, Cultural Studies, Film and Media Studies, English, New Century College, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Women's Studies - as well as other organizations, including the publication Global Tryst and the Research Institute for Global Cultural Studies.

Submissions from a broad range of disciplinary approaches, periods and mediums are welcome.  We are interested in examining how gender is visualized or how visuality is gendered.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words to elgorman@msn.com .   The deadline for this call for papers is February 1, 2005.

We hope you will forward this announcement to your list serves for faculty, students, and others who may be
Interested.

Papers from undergraduate and graduate students in English that are chosen for the symposium panels will be considered for publication in the spring/fall 2005 issue of English Matters


Lynne Constantine
Associate Chair, Art and Visual Technology
Assistant Professor, Art and Visual Technology
Doctoral Student, Cultural Studies
George Mason University
lconstan@gmu.edu

Cynthia Patterson
Doctoral Candidate, Cultural Studies
Instructor, English Department
George Mason University
cpatter3@gmu.edu

Ellen Gorman
Doctoral Student, Cultural Studies, George Mason University
Instructor, English Department, George Washington University
elgorman@msn.com


ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WEDNESDAY EVENING SERIES
5:55-7:10pm
INNOVATION HALL 103

Stucture/Form

Feb.11: Dean Taciuch: "Hypertext and Literary Form." Intro to English Matters Issue 8

Feb.18: Margaret Yocom: "Have you heard the one about the babysitter who...?" Folklore, Contemporary Legends, Oral Traditions and Narrative Form.

Point of View

Feb.25: Rosemary Jann: "Point of View in Fiction"

March 3: Jeanette Roan: "Point of View in Film"

March 17: Rick Davis: "Drama and Point of View: Henry IV Part I"

Language

March 24: Douglas Wulf: "A Linguistic Exploration of English: Sound, Structure, Meaning"

March 31: Eric Pankey and Jennifer Atkinson: "Michael Ondaatje's Poetry"

Interpretation/Synthesis

April 8 (Thursday): Viewing of The English Patient, JC Cinema: 6 & 9 pm (introduction by Peter Brunette)

April 14: Panel on The English Patient: Amal Amireh (English); Marion Deshmukh ((History); Sheila ffolliott (Art History); Sheryl Beach (Geography and Computational Sciences)

April 21: (free period for work on next week's poster sessions)

April 28: Student Poster Sessions: SUB II Ballroom

SPRING 2004 Film Series
(free to students/$1 for faculty/staff)
For more information visit http://www.gmu.edu/student/soap (click on JC Cinema for full schedule)






DC Poetry 
 lists many DC area poetry events
at http://www.dcpoetry.com         


Universities

George Mason University
http://www.gmu.edu/departments/writing/are.html

Georgetown University
http://www.georgetown.edu/departments/english/lannan/description.htm


University of Maryland
http://www.inform.umd.edu/ENGL/announce.html


George Washington University
http://www.gwu.edu/~english/readings.htm


American University
http://www.american.edu/academic.depts/cas/lit/mfa-visi.htm


Catholic University
http://www.acad.cua.edu/as/engl/calendar.htm




General


Washington Post Literary Calendar
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/books/features/literarycalendar.htm


Washington City Paper
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/events.shtml

Library of Congress Calendar
http://www.loc.gov/loc/events


Folger Poetry Series
http://www.folger.edu/public/poetry/readings.htm


PEN/Faulkner Reading Series
http://www.folger.edu/public/pfaulk/events.htm


The Writers Center--Bethesda, MD
http://www.iawco.com/wc/events.htm


Book Stores

Atticus Used Books & Music
http://www.atticusbooks.com/readings.html


Politics & Prose
http://www.politics-prose.com/calendar.htm