Impasse and Ambivalence: Re-defining Ethics, 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.

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The London Magazine is now seeking work

The London Magazine UK seeks stories, poems, articles and critical reviews of the arts in the UK and abroad. Short stories, features, memoirs, critical articles: 5000 words max; poetry: 800 lines max. Payment: negotiated with editor.

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Conference: Global Photographies: Histories, Theories, Practices - Wednesday 27th - Friday 29th June 2007, Dublin, Ireland

The Photography Program at the Institute of Art Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire in Dublin is pleased to announce that it will be holding an international conference on photography and globalization in June 2007. The aim of the conference is to bring together photographers, artists, curators and writers on the photographic image from any discipline to examine all aspects of photography's role in globalization.

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WTF Magazine is a new publication seeking work that pushes the boundaries

WTF Magazine is a new publication seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art and photography. Looking for unique and contemporary work in art, photography and literature. Submissions that push boundaries within the arts are given top priority. However, we do look for the best of the best. We seek innovative work that maintains a recognizable aesthetic quality and meets our literary standards.

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Rediscovering and Revitalizing the Artifact University of Calgary Free Exchange Graduate Conference: 16-18 March 2007

The study of the artifact should not remain inextricably linked to history. We are asking potential participants to search in familiar as well as new locations for objects previously lost or forgotten. Search in Jacques Derrida¡¦s archive or Robert Kroetsch¡¦s Canada. Items may be found between the layers of Michel Foucault¡¦s archaeology or Peggy Phelan¡¦s cultural memory. We can¡¦t remember where or how we left them; they could be anywhere, doing anything. We only ask that you re-envision these relics and breathe new life into them.

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