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CFP: African Literature and World Christianity (3/10/06; MLA '06)

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Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Gallagher, Susan

The Conference on Christianity and Literature invites submissions of
abstracts for the CCL session at the annual MLA Convention in December
2006. The session will be called "The Next Christendom" and African
Literature." Proposals should engage with the ideas of Philip Jenkins'
recent controversial book, The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global
Christianity, in relationship with the wider field of African
Literature. In his book, Jenkins argues that Christianity has become
the religion of the South, not the West. Questions that could be
addressed include how does the phenomenon of "world Christianity" inform
African literature, and how might African literature inform the

CFP: Samuel R. Delany –– A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06–3/24/06)

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Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work.

CFP: African-American Literature (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

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Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:31pm
Shelia Collins

College English Association National Conference
April 6-8, 2006
San Antonio, Texas

We invite papers and panel proposals on African-American literature for the
37th annual meeting of CEA. The general conference theme is "Regions."
Proposals that offer new and inventive readings on African-American
literature will be considered. Please interpret the conference theme
broadly.

CFP: Charles Chesnutt Panel (9/20/05; CLA, 4/5/06-4/8/06)

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Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Wright-Mcfatter, Susan

CALL for Papers=20
Charles Chesnutt Association=20
2006 CLA Conference=20
Birmingham, AL=20
April 5-8 2006

The general topic of the conference is The Theme of Literature and Film:
>From Page to Screen. We are looking for single page abstracts on any
connection between Chesnutt's works and/or his philosophy on art, race,
class, etc. and film, including his association with Oscar Micheaux. =20
Please send abstracts as soon as possible, but before September 20,
2005. =20

CFP: Black Music Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

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Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PAPERS, PERFORMANCES, ABSTRACTS, PANELS:

 

BLACK MUSIC CULTURE Area of PCA and ACA

 

36th and 28th Annual Joint Meeting of PCA/ACA

 

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia

 

April 12-15, 2006

 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 1 November 2005

 

The New Black Music Culture Area of the Popular Culture

Association and American Culture Association invite interested

scholars to submit paper or performance abstracts, papers, or

panel/roundtable proposals on the following sub-areas of

black music culture:

 

(1) Jazz and Blues

(2) Gospel/Spirituals

(3) Hip Hop

(4) Contemporary "Concert Music"

CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

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Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

AUGUST WILSON

as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: Heart's Day Conference: African American and Diasporic Writers (11/30/05; 2/10/06)

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Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Williams, Dana

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers.
 
Since studies in the Humanities encourage "the absolute joy of learning" and
a "life commitment to reading," some themes discussed in relation to
literary and philosophic works that comprise the Humanities-for example,
cultural collision and resolution, loss and recovery, tradition and change,
the quest for personal integrity, the quest for kinship, the quest for the

CFP: Rita Dove (8/7/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

RITA DOVE

as poet, fiction writer, playwright, and essayist for publication
consideration in a Special Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, August 7, 2006,
to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
Rita Dove manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: African-American Faculty & Administrators (10/31/05; collection)

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Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Tolley-Stokes, Rebecca L.

Contributions are sought for essays on the topic of African-American
faculty and administrators (current of former) at Appalachian colleges
or universities. This critical anthology seeks to explore the plethora
of situations and circumstances that affect African American faculty and
administrators in the Appalachian region. We are looking for abstracts
that will RESULT IN SCHOLARLY ESSAYS. We are not seeking poetry, art or
similar material.

Send 2-page limit abstracts to either:

Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

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