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UPDATE: Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation (8/15/06; 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 10:16pm
Robert Alexander

The Fletcher Lecture Series Committee of Nicholls State University is
pleased to announce the First Fletcher Lecture Series Conference,
featuring a keynote address by 2006 Fletcher Lecturer Henry Louis Gates,
Jr. The conference will be held November 9-11, 2006, on the campus of
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, located in the Bayou
Region of South Louisiana (1 hr. from New Orleans or Baton Rouge; 1 1/2
hours from Lafayette).

General Subject: "Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation"

Submission deadline extended to August 15, 2006

CFP: 19th-C. African American Autobiography (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Jason Haslam

New Approaches to 19th-century African American Autobiography
NeMLA Board-Sponsored Panel

38th Annual Northeast MLA Convention
Baltimore, Maryland
March 1-4, 2007

In honor of NeMLA's return to Maryland, the state of Frederick
Douglass' birth, this board-sponsored panel invites papers that focus
on new approaches to nineteenth-century African American
autobiography. Papers may focus on any text or issue, including (but
not limited to) single-author studies, comparative autobiographical
studies, or larger generic issues within African American autobiography studies

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (9/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference (8/25/06; 11/6/06-11/9/

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:18pm
BRENNAN, SARAH

Please find the CFP for The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference below, and acknowledge receipt of this submission. If further information is needed, please let me know.
Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
Sarah Brennan
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THE AFRICAN PRESENCE AND INFLUENCE ON THE CULTURES OF THE AMERICAS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Dedicated to Nicolás Guillén and Gwendolyn Brooks
November 2006

Paper/Proposal DEADLINE: AUGUST 25, 2006

CFP: Callaloo: Nathan A. Scott, Jr. (3/5/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:47am
Callaloo

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

The Editor of Callaloo invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of text (including visual and creative writing)
about

Nathan A. Scott, Jr.

as scholar, professor, literary critic, mentor, and friend in a special
issue of the journal to be devoted to this distinguished man of letters.

This special issue of Callaloo is designed to document and explore the
numerous contributions Nathan A. Scott, Jr. has made to religious and
literary studies.

Each manuscript or other contributions should be postmarked no later than
Monday, March 5th, 2007 to:

CFP: Callaloo: Octavia E. Butler (4/20/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Callaloo

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS

Callaloo invites you to submit formal articles, informal essays, and other
kinds of texts (including visual and creative writing) about

OCTAVIA E. BUTLER

as a writer and friend in a Special Issue of the journal to be devoted to
this distinguished American writer.

Each manuscript or other contribution should be submitted following the
Callaloo submission guidelines and postmarked no later than Friday, April
20, 2007, to:

Callaloo/Octavia Butler Issue
Department of English
Texas A&M University
4227 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4227

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