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CFP: The Da Vinci Code in the Academy (12/15/05; collection)

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Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Bowers, Bradley

CFP: The Da Vinci Code in the Academy (12/15/05; collection)

The popular success of Dan Brown's novel has fueled debate on a number of
related topics, including many books and university courses which seek to
debunk the underlying claims regarding the interpretations of art and
history, membership in secret societies, as well as feminism and religion.
How do these popularized theories and beliefs enter into academic
discussions, either scholarly or within the classroom?

CFP: The Politics of Poetry: Words and Movement (11/15/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Albino.Carrillo_at_notes.udayton.edu

Call for Papers for the University of Dayton LitFest, February 17 and 18,
2006

You are invited to submit paper or panel proposals for the University of
Dayton?s LitFest, to be held at the University of Dayton, February 17 and
18, 2006. LitFest is a graduate-student organized literature conference,
which this year celebrates its fifth anniversary.

The theme for this year?s event is ?The Politics of Poetry: Words and
Movement.?

We seek papers about the following:

CFP: The Politics of Poetry: Words and Movement (11/15/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Albino.Carrillo_at_notes.udayton.edu

Call for Papers for the University of Dayton LitFest, February 17 and 18,
2006

You are invited to submit paper or panel proposals for the University of
Dayton?s LitFest, to be held at the University of Dayton, February 17 and
18, 2006. LitFest is a graduate-student organized literature conference,
which this year celebrates its fifth anniversary.

The theme for this year?s event is ?The Politics of Poetry: Words and
Movement.?

We seek papers about the following:

CFP: Women and Performance in the 18th C. (11/15/05; 3/3/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
engell784_at_duq.edu

We invite proposals for papers related to the theme of women and
performance in the Eighteenth Century (1660-1830) for a one-day conference
sponsored by the English Department/Theatre Arts Program at Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Some suggested topics include: women
in the eighteenth-century theatre (female playwrights, actresses, singers,
dancers, musicians, women in theatre management, female theatre critics),
"performing" women in Restoration and/or eighteenth-century plays, novels,
novellas, poetry, diaries, letters, essays, and/or theoretical issues
related to women and performance, performance and the female body, female

CFP: Women and Performance in the 18th C. (11/15/05; 3/3/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
engell784_at_duq.edu

We invite proposals for papers related to the theme of women and
performance in the Eighteenth Century (1660-1830) for a one-day conference
sponsored by the English Department/Theatre Arts Program at Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Some suggested topics include: women
in the eighteenth-century theatre (female playwrights, actresses, singers,
dancers, musicians, women in theatre management, female theatre critics),
"performing" women in Restoration and/or eighteenth-century plays, novels,
novellas, poetry, diaries, letters, essays, and/or theoretical issues
related to women and performance, performance and the female body, female

CFP: Women and Performance in the 18th C. (11/15/05; 3/3/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
engell784_at_duq.edu

We invite proposals for papers related to the theme of women and
performance in the Eighteenth Century (1660-1830) for a one-day conference
sponsored by the English Department/Theatre Arts Program at Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Some suggested topics include: women
in the eighteenth-century theatre (female playwrights, actresses, singers,
dancers, musicians, women in theatre management, female theatre critics),
"performing" women in Restoration and/or eighteenth-century plays, novels,
novellas, poetry, diaries, letters, essays, and/or theoretical issues
related to women and performance, performance and the female body, female

CFP: Studying Yizkor Books (12/1/05; dates not noted)

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Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
rosemary horowitz

CFP: Studying Jewish Memorial (Yizkor) Books

Participants are sought for a workshop to be proposed
to the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in
Washington, DC. Each year, the Center accepts
proposals from groups of six-to-ten scholars to
conduct two-week research workshops at the Museum
during the summer. The aim of these workshops is to
promote discussion of methodologies and research
results, to encourage networking among scholars, and
to foster research and publication. I would like to
bring together scholars interested in yizkor books as
a way to further research into the books.

CFP: Studying Yizkor Books (12/1/05; dates not noted)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
rosemary horowitz

CFP: Studying Jewish Memorial (Yizkor) Books

Participants are sought for a workshop to be proposed
to the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in
Washington, DC. Each year, the Center accepts
proposals from groups of six-to-ten scholars to
conduct two-week research workshops at the Museum
during the summer. The aim of these workshops is to
promote discussion of methodologies and research
results, to encourage networking among scholars, and
to foster research and publication. I would like to
bring together scholars interested in yizkor books as
a way to further research into the books.

CFP: Studying Yizkor Books (12/1/05; dates not noted)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
rosemary horowitz

CFP: Studying Jewish Memorial (Yizkor) Books

Participants are sought for a workshop to be proposed
to the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in
Washington, DC. Each year, the Center accepts
proposals from groups of six-to-ten scholars to
conduct two-week research workshops at the Museum
during the summer. The aim of these workshops is to
promote discussion of methodologies and research
results, to encourage networking among scholars, and
to foster research and publication. I would like to
bring together scholars interested in yizkor books as
a way to further research into the books.

CFP: Hurricane Katrina (10/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Chitiga, Miriam

Call For Papers: Creative Pieces on Hurricane Katrina

Claflin University's Performing Arts for Effective Civic Education
Program (PAECE) is calling for ORIGINAL creative works addressing key
civic and political issues related to the recent tragedy in the Gulf
Coast. PAECE is a US Department of Education - FIPSE funded program
that seeks to enhance civic knowledge, responsibility and engagement,
via the performing arts.

CFP: Hurricane Katrina (10/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Chitiga, Miriam

Call For Papers: Creative Pieces on Hurricane Katrina

Claflin University's Performing Arts for Effective Civic Education
Program (PAECE) is calling for ORIGINAL creative works addressing key
civic and political issues related to the recent tragedy in the Gulf
Coast. PAECE is a US Department of Education - FIPSE funded program
that seeks to enhance civic knowledge, responsibility and engagement,
via the performing arts.

CFP: Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures (11/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

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Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Deborah Champion

Call For Papers Download PDF http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/seccllpapers06.pdf
Submit a Proposal
Electronic proposals ONLY.
Fill out your Abstract Submission on-line! http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/seccllsubmit.html

We invite proposals in the following subject areas:
Classics, East Asian, French, Spanish, Open Graduate Student Session, and =
Special Topics In Language, Literature, Culture, Pedagogy, Film.

CFP: Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures (11/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Deborah Champion

Call For Papers Download PDF http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/seccllpapers06.pdf
Submit a Proposal
Electronic proposals ONLY.
Fill out your Abstract Submission on-line! http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/seccllsubmit.html

We invite proposals in the following subject areas:
Classics, East Asian, French, Spanish, Open Graduate Student Session, and =
Special Topics In Language, Literature, Culture, Pedagogy, Film.

CFP: Dreiser at ALA (1/1/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Newlin, Keith

Dreiser at ALA, 2006

Call For Papers

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 25-28, 2006 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). Papers may be submitted on any topic concerning Dreiser or his work. Papers on Dreiser's short stories and his place in the development of the genre are especially encouraged.
Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Please send abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by 1 January 2006 to the program chair:

CFP: Globalization & Resistance (11/30/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sol Neely

"Globalization & Resistance"
2nd Graduate Student Conference of the English & Philosophy Ph.D. Program
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-5, 2006

Speakers: Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley) and Todd May
(Clemson University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Globalization & Resistance (11/30/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sol Neely

"Globalization & Resistance"
2nd Graduate Student Conference of the English & Philosophy Ph.D. Program
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-5, 2006

Speakers: Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley) and Todd May
(Clemson University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Globalization & Resistance (11/30/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sol Neely

"Globalization & Resistance"
2nd Graduate Student Conference of the English & Philosophy Ph.D. Program
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-5, 2006

Speakers: Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley) and Todd May
(Clemson University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: History and Representation (12/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sean P. Connolly

CALL FOR PAPERS
Entralogos: Romance Studies Graduate Conference 2006
February 10th and 11th, 2006
Cornell University

Turns, Returns, Detours: (Hi)story and (Re)presentation

CFP: HBO (12/1/05; collection)

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Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Marc Leverette

CALL FOR PAPERS

It's Not TV: Watching HBO in the Post-Television Era

Edited by Marc Leverette, Brian Ott, and Cara Buckley-Ott

CFP: History and Representation (12/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sean P. Connolly

CALL FOR PAPERS
Entralogos: Romance Studies Graduate Conference 2006
February 10th and 11th, 2006
Cornell University

Turns, Returns, Detours: (Hi)story and (Re)presentation

CFP: Grand Theft Auto Essay Collection (10/15/05; collection)

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Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:01pm
Nathan Garrelts

A Strategy Guide for Studying the Grand Theft Auto Series: An Edited
Collection of Essays
Abstract Submission Deadline: October 15, 2005
 
The Grand Theft Auto series of digital games is one of the most popular,
innovative, and provocative game series to date‹and rightly so. The games
feature voice acting from stars such as Dennis Hopper and Burt Reynolds, and
the soundtracks are provided by artists like Rick James, 2Pac, Lynyrd
Skynyrd and Willie Nelson. Beyond this, gamers have been continually
impressed with the freedom to explore and exploit the game environments,
which have grown exponentially in size and complexity. At the same time,

CFP: Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas (11/15/05; 2/26/06-2/27/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 5:22pm
Yiddish Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European
Diasporas

Date: Sunday, February 26th to Monday, February 27th, 2006

Location: Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York
University, New York City

What does the field of "Yiddish Studies" mean in the 21st century?

Announcing a graduate student conference on the varieties of Yiddish
cultural, historical, and linguistic expression either located within
Eastern Europe, or emanating to diasporas such as the Americas, Israel, and
other parts of the world.

CFP: Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas (11/15/05; 2/26/06-2/27/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 5:22pm
Yiddish Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European
Diasporas

Date: Sunday, February 26th to Monday, February 27th, 2006

Location: Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York
University, New York City

What does the field of "Yiddish Studies" mean in the 21st century?

Announcing a graduate student conference on the varieties of Yiddish
cultural, historical, and linguistic expression either located within
Eastern Europe, or emanating to diasporas such as the Americas, Israel, and
other parts of the world.

CFP: Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas (11/15/05; 2/26/06-2/27/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 5:22pm
Yiddish Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European
Diasporas

Date: Sunday, February 26th to Monday, February 27th, 2006

Location: Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York
University, New York City

What does the field of "Yiddish Studies" mean in the 21st century?

Announcing a graduate student conference on the varieties of Yiddish
cultural, historical, and linguistic expression either located within
Eastern Europe, or emanating to diasporas such as the Americas, Israel, and
other parts of the world.

CFP: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US: Crosscurrents (11/18/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

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Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:33pm
Elena Machado

MELUS, The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States, announces its 20th Annual Conference,
from April 27-30, 2006.

Call for Papers and Panels

Conference Theme
Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic
Literatures

Host: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letter, Florida Atlantic
University, Boca Raton, FL

Conference Committee: Sika Dagbovie, Andrew Furman, Cleavis Headley,
Elena Machado Sáez, Johnnie Stover, Anthony Tamburri, Derrick White,
Wenying Xu

CFP: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US: Crosscurrents (11/18/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:33pm
Elena Machado

MELUS, The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States, announces its 20th Annual Conference,
from April 27-30, 2006.

Call for Papers and Panels

Conference Theme
Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic
Literatures

Host: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letter, Florida Atlantic
University, Boca Raton, FL

Conference Committee: Sika Dagbovie, Andrew Furman, Cleavis Headley,
Elena Machado Sáez, Johnnie Stover, Anthony Tamburri, Derrick White,
Wenying Xu

CFP: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US: Crosscurrents (11/18/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:33pm
Elena Machado

MELUS, The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States, announces its 20th Annual Conference,
from April 27-30, 2006.

Call for Papers and Panels

Conference Theme
Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic
Literatures

Host: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letter, Florida Atlantic
University, Boca Raton, FL

Conference Committee: Sika Dagbovie, Andrew Furman, Cleavis Headley,
Elena Machado Sáez, Johnnie Stover, Anthony Tamburri, Derrick White,
Wenying Xu

CFP: Theatre History Focus Group (11/1/05; ATHE, 8/3/06-8/6/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Bruce Kirle

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) invites proposals for panels, roundtable discussions, papers, and alternative session formats for the annual meeting of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), which will be held at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago from August 3-6, 2006. The conference theme is "ATHE at 20: Theatrical Milestones, Past Legacies, Present Possibilities, and Future Strategies." The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2005.
 

CFP: William Gilmore Simms and 19th Century American Literature Conference (12/15/05; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
David Newton

Call for Papers

 
William Gilmore Simms Conference: Simms and the Geography of Americanism
A Bicentennial Celebration of the Author's Life and Writings, 1806-2006
April 27-29, 2006
Pennsylvania Historical Society
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Call for Papers / Invitation to Attend

We invite literary scholars, historians, and scholars from other disciplines
to submit paper proposals on topics related to Simms's life and achievements
as a writer. We especially invite papers that situate Simms in a broader
national as well as international context, interrogating the circles of
culture in which he lived and wrote. These may include:

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