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CFP: Teaching the Middle Eastern Novel (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

Contributions are invited for a collection of essays on teaching the
Middle Eastern and North African novel. The volume is divided into two
main sections: the first devoted to theoretical approaches and the second
to the different course and institutional contexts in which the novels are
taught; the volume will also include a section on resources for teachers
of the Middle Eastern and North African novel. One-page abstracts and
brief bios are invited by 1 February 2006. Queries welcome:
<Lahoucine.Ouzgane_at_ualberta.ca>

CFP: Teaching the Middle Eastern Novel (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

Contributions are invited for a collection of essays on teaching the
Middle Eastern and North African novel. The volume is divided into two
main sections: the first devoted to theoretical approaches and the second
to the different course and institutional contexts in which the novels are
taught; the volume will also include a section on resources for teachers
of the Middle Eastern and North African novel. One-page abstracts and
brief bios are invited by 1 February 2006. Queries welcome:
<Lahoucine.Ouzgane_at_ualberta.ca>

CFP: Teaching the Middle Eastern Novel (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

Contributions are invited for a collection of essays on teaching the
Middle Eastern and North African novel. The volume is divided into two
main sections: the first devoted to theoretical approaches and the second
to the different course and institutional contexts in which the novels are
taught; the volume will also include a section on resources for teachers
of the Middle Eastern and North African novel. One-page abstracts and
brief bios are invited by 1 February 2006. Queries welcome:
<Lahoucine.Ouzgane_at_ualberta.ca>

CFP: Postcolonial Text (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Ranjini Mendis

Journal Announcement:

Vol. 2, No. 1 (2006) of Postcolonial Text has now been published online at
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/viewissue.php?id=3

We invite you to submit your work to the journal and consider joining the
editorial team to review, copy edit, or proofread, and thus contribute to
a worthwhile publishing endeavour. Please contact Ranjini Mendis,
Managing Editor, if you are interested. (ranjini.mendis_at_kwantlen.ca)

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Postcolonial Text
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/

CFP: Postcolonial Text (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Ranjini Mendis

Journal Announcement:

Vol. 2, No. 1 (2006) of Postcolonial Text has now been published online at
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/viewissue.php?id=3

We invite you to submit your work to the journal and consider joining the
editorial team to review, copy edit, or proofread, and thus contribute to
a worthwhile publishing endeavour. Please contact Ranjini Mendis,
Managing Editor, if you are interested. (ranjini.mendis_at_kwantlen.ca)

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Postcolonial Text
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/

CFP: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at Sixty-Five (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Hugh Davis

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at Sixty-Five.

Papers addressing any aspect of James Agee and Walker Evans's depression-era
photo-text collaboration, in its time and in ours. Send 250-word abstracts by
March 1, 2006, to Hugh Davis at hdavis3_at_utk.edu.

All accepted panelists must be members of MLA by May 1.

CFP: The Unexpected Howells (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
instances of Howells's life and work that diverge from what we would=20
normally expect of him, literary or otherwise. Possible topics may=20
include politics, ghost stories and occultism, utopian fiction, poetry,=20
literary criticism, sentimentalism, and sexuality, among others.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: Creative Writing, Great Writing (UK) (1/17/06; 6/9/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Great Writing 2006

Great Writing, the UK's International Creative Writing Conference
invites critical papers/creative work/panel suggestions for Great
Writing 2006.

June 9th - 11th
University of Portsmouth

The UK's longest running university creative writing conference will
consider creative work as well as papers on creative writing
teaching, creative writing theory and method, and on contemporary
writers and their work.

Suggestions for individual presentations, or panels (3 persons), are
very welcome.

Critical papers or creative presentations: 20 minutes in length. plus
10 minutes introduction or questions.

CFP: Creative Writing, Great Writing (UK) (1/17/06; 6/9/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Great Writing 2006

Great Writing, the UK's International Creative Writing Conference
invites critical papers/creative work/panel suggestions for Great
Writing 2006.

June 9th - 11th
University of Portsmouth

The UK's longest running university creative writing conference will
consider creative work as well as papers on creative writing
teaching, creative writing theory and method, and on contemporary
writers and their work.

Suggestions for individual presentations, or panels (3 persons), are
very welcome.

Critical papers or creative presentations: 20 minutes in length. plus
10 minutes introduction or questions.

CFP: The Unexpected Howells (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
instances of Howells's life and work that diverge from what we would=20
normally expect of him, literary or otherwise. Possible topics may=20
include politics, ghost stories and occultism, utopian fiction, poetry,=20
literary criticism, sentimentalism, and sexuality, among others.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: The Lebowski Cult (3/1/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Aaron Jaffe

Announcement and Call for Papers

The Lebowski Cult: An Academic Symposium
28-29 September 2006
Louisville, Kentucky

The aim of this small symposium is to invent a critical program equal to the task of interpreting The Big Lebowski (1998) and addressing the Lebowski cult that has quickly grown in its wake, both the legions of more or less public fans as well as the cultural politics, resonances, and after-affects of their fanaticism. The 5th Annual Lebowski Fest (http://www.lebowskifest.com/fests.asp) scheduled to follow the symposium, will be included in the conference registration.

CFP: Langston Hughes Reference Book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
>=20
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
> libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book
> on Langston Hughes, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The
> ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and
> works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in

CFP: Langston Hughes Reference Book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
>=20
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
> libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book
> on Langston Hughes, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The
> ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and
> works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in

CFP: Langston Hughes Reference Book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
>=20
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
> libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book
> on Langston Hughes, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The
> ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and
> works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in

CFP: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the 20th cent. American poets known as L=A-N=G=U=A=G=E
poets. Papers on any writer considered to be a member
of this school are invited, as are pieces exploring
any issue or discussion surrounding L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E
poetry.

Also encouraged are creative works in the unique style
of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets.

CFP: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the 20th cent. American poets known as L=A-N=G=U=A=G=E
poets. Papers on any writer considered to be a member
of this school are invited, as are pieces exploring
any issue or discussion surrounding L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E
poetry.

Also encouraged are creative works in the unique style
of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets.

CFP: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the 20th cent. American poets known as L=A-N=G=U=A=G=E
poets. Papers on any writer considered to be a member
of this school are invited, as are pieces exploring
any issue or discussion surrounding L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E
poetry.

Also encouraged are creative works in the unique style
of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets.

UPDATE: InterDisciplining the Body (grad) (2/3/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Erika Johnson-Lewis

--UPDATE--
- We have extended the deadline date to Feb 3rd
- Please also note the contact email has changed.

Announcing the First Annual InterDisciplines Graduate Student Conference at
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Inter-disciplining the Body

UPDATE: InterDisciplining the Body (grad) (2/3/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Erika Johnson-Lewis

--UPDATE--
- We have extended the deadline date to Feb 3rd
- Please also note the contact email has changed.

Announcing the First Annual InterDisciplines Graduate Student Conference at
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Inter-disciplining the Body

UPDATE: InterDisciplining the Body (grad) (2/3/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Erika Johnson-Lewis

--UPDATE--
- We have extended the deadline date to Feb 3rd
- Please also note the contact email has changed.

Announcing the First Annual InterDisciplines Graduate Student Conference at
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

Inter-disciplining the Body

CFP: William Dean Howells and Women (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
Howells's relationships with women, broadly defined. Possible paper=20
topics may include Howells's own personal life, his fiction and=20
criticism, literary friendships, writings on marriage and sexuality, or=20
editorial work.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.=20

=20

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: William Dean Howells and Women (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
Howells's relationships with women, broadly defined. Possible paper=20
topics may include Howells's own personal life, his fiction and=20
criticism, literary friendships, writings on marriage and sexuality, or=20
editorial work.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.=20

=20

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: What Makes Together? Political Collectivities (2/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
figtree_at_riseup.net

What makes together? notes on the life of political collectivities
CASAZine #3: Borders, Markets, Movements

Through the work of listening to others, of hearing the force of their
pain and the energy of their anger, of learning to be surprised by all
that one feels oneself to be against; through all of this, a 'we' is
formed and an attachment is made.
-Sarah Ahmed

CFP: What Makes Together? Political Collectivities (2/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
figtree_at_riseup.net

What makes together? notes on the life of political collectivities
CASAZine #3: Borders, Markets, Movements

Through the work of listening to others, of hearing the force of their
pain and the energy of their anger, of learning to be surprised by all
that one feels oneself to be against; through all of this, a 'we' is
formed and an attachment is made.
-Sarah Ahmed

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