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CFP: Women of Color Caucus (11/21/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dodge, Georgina

Call for Proposals

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The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for two
sessions at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April 27-30, 2006,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Both sessions
engage with the conference theme of "Crosscurrents: Navigating the
Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures."

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CFP: Huxley and Chestnutt (no deadline noted; books)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Izzo, David

Huxley's Brave New World: 75th anniversary book of essays-subjects
open--all disciplines

djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

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Huxley's Time Must Have a Stop-Dalkey archive casebook-as literature and
philosophy

djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

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Essays on Charles Chesnutt: book

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djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

CFP: Stealing the Language: Eudora Welty and Women's Humor (1/1/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
HRPollack

Call for Papers
Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
May 25-28, 2006
San Francisco, CA
Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

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Alicia Ostriker writes that women have always tried to steal the=20
language -- to =93seize speech=94 and so rework narratives inadequate to=20=

describing women=92s experience. (Ostriker, Stealing The Language: The=20=

Emergence of Women=92s Poetry in America, p 211) =93Stealing the =
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can reiterate and/ or transform old speech in ways that provoke women=20
to liberated laughter.

UPDATE: Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium (10/15/05; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Schmidt, Tyler

Extended deadline:

The Africana Studies Group Presents

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"Any enemy of the Black man is the enemy of me": Departures and =
Definitions of Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium=20

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All Day Conference=20

Friday, 17 March 2006

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York=20

365 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York

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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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"

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