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>Subject: CFP: Craft, Critique, and Culture (3/15/06; 4/7/06)
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>Call for Papers
>6th Annual CRAFT, CRITIQUE, CULTURE Conference
>Redefining Nature
>April 7-9, 2006
>The University of Iowa
>Iowa City, Iowa
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>CRAFT, CRITIQUE, CULTURE is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the
>intersections between critical and creative approaches to writing both within
>and outside the academy.  This yearÝs conference will trace the ways nature is
>defined, destroyed, encoded, tested, interpreted, manipulated, and usurped
>within diverse cultural contexts.   
>The conference encourages inquiry from a range of disciplines throughout the
>humanities and social sciences.  We invite the submission of critical,
>theoretical and original creative work in a variety of media (including film,
>video, music, writing, visual art, artistsÝ books, etc.).  This yearÝs
>conference will also include  keynote presentations from  leading scholar in
>the field of Literature and the Environment, Professor Michael Branch from the
>University of Nevada at Reno, and Globalization Scholar Professor Ursula Heise
>of Stanford University.
>
>Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
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>´	Authenticity and artificiality
>´	Ecology, environmental studies, ecocriticism
>´	Writing about the environment
>´	Plants and Animals
>´	Landscapes/cityscapes
>´	The outdoors and recreation
>´	Exploration and Discovery
>´	Ecological threats: Pollution, Trash, Extinction, and Reclamation
>´	Natural Disasters
>´	Virtual realities, simulations, cybercultures and communities
>´	Humans and Cyborgs ˝ natural/unnatural identities
>´	ýHuman natureţ
>´	Gender, The Body, Sexuality
>´	Life Cycles, Aging, and Death
>´	Religion, Spirituality and Nature
>´	Globalization and Nature
>´	Civic Responses and Activism
>
>Please submit all paper abstracts or panel proposals to Megan Bygness by email
>at [log in to unmask]  Please include the phrase ýCCC Proposalţ in the
>subject line.  Submission deadline is February 17, 2006.  Visit the website at
>http://www.uiowa.edu/~c3conf for more information and scheduling updates.
>

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