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

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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

CFP: Callaloo: Next Thirty Years of Callaloo (12/1/06; journal issue)

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

A CALLALOO CALL FOR PAPERS: THE NEXT THIRTY YEARS OF CALLALOO

Callaloo is currently putting together material for an issue to be published
in November 2007 as the last of four special issues celebrating Callaloo's
30th anniversary. This issue is to focus on Callaloo's future as an
international cultural institution and on the writers and scholars who will
fuel that future.

CFP: The African American West (6/7/06; WLA, 10/25/06-10/28/06)

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Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:09pm
michael.johnson_at_maine.edu

Panel Title: The African American West

Conference: Western American Literature Association, Boise, Idaho,
October 25-28, 2006.

This panel will examine the various ways that African American
experience in the American West has been depicted and imagined. We will
emphasize the wide range of those experiences, from the earliest black
pioneers to contemporary writers who have lived in or written about the
West. Papers that focus on the depiction of African American experience
in other media (film, television, etc.) than literature are also
welcome.

Please send 250-300 word abstract with name, address, affiliation,
email, phone, fax, and A/V requests by June 7, 2006 to:

CFP: African-American Coal Miners (9/1/06; 3/16/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:35pm
Gib Prettyman

Paper proposals are invited for a conference entitled "Living Together,
Working Together: African-American Miners and the Coal Culture of
Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1870-1970." The conference is sponsored by the
Coal and Coke Heritage Center at The Pennsylvania State University's
Fayette Campus and is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical
and Museum Commission. It will be held March 16, 2007. We have funding to
publish selected papers in a conference proceedings.

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