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CFP: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell (1/12/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 3:00pm
Susan M. Stone

Turning the Century: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell

Papers are invited for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of
American Women Writers Meeting. These essays should explore the plays,
criticism, or poetry of either or both authors, focusing on anti-war
sentiment, women's rights, social activism, lesbianism, imagism,
environmentalism, "Boston Marriages," etc. Submissions might also
examine their friendship, letters, and/or mutual mentoring. Please send
abstracts to Susan Stone, Loras College, (Susan.Stone_at_loras.edu), by
January 12th, 2006.

CFP: Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (5/14/05; encyclopedia)

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Sunday, April 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
Noelle.Searcy_at_oberlin.edu

Call for Contributors

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas
Publisher: ABC-Clio, Incorporated

Deadline for receipt of all entries: May 14, 2005

ABC-Clio, Incorporated seeks contributors for its latest installment in a
series of encyclopedias treating Africa and the African diaspora. ABC-Clio
is a well-known and authoritative publisher of educational and reference
products that focus on history and social studies resources for the
student, teacher and librarian in universities an secondary schools.

CFP: Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation (2/1/06; collection)

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Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:57pm
Alexander Gil Fuentes

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Abusing the Muse: Inspiration and Exploitation in 19th and 20th
Century Literature and Culture"

Edited by Alex Gil Fuentes, Sandy Alexandre and A.C. Geoghan

Abstracts are invited for a new collection that explores the various
ways in which authors exploit their sources of artistic or intellectual
inspiration whether it be for profit, fame or other such unseemly
motivations.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:56pm
Earl Yarington

Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace

We invite papers on any aspect of popular nineteenth-century women
writers and the literary marketplace for a round-table discussion for
the Society for the Study of American Women Writers third conference to
be held in Philadelphia from November 8-11, 2006. Of particular
interest though, is how the marketplace influenced women writers'
creations (writer/editor relationship, author/audience, author/other
writers). Please send 200 word abstracts to Earl Yarington
(eyaringt_at_bcc.edu) within an email message by 1/15/06.

CFP: 49th Parallel: Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies (6/30/05; journal issue)

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Wednesday, March 23, 2005 - 12:41am
eva rus

CFP: 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of
North American Studies (6/30/05; journal issue)

Call for journal submissions

Summer 2005: Open Issue

49th Parallel is an interdisciplinary e-journal of the
University of Birmingham (UK) devoted to American and
Canadian studies that looks to promote innovative and
challenging academic work. The journal takes its name
from the 1,270 mile border separating USA and Canada,
and in this sense is keen to encourage dialogues and
debates which transcend the boundaries of customary
theoretical approaches to the culture, history, and
politics of the North American continent.

CFP: O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers (8/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 4:24pm
Bruce Gentry

Call for Papers: O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers: A Scholarly Conference
Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: 1 August 2005
Conference Dates: 30 March-1 April 2006

Please send abstracts of up to 500 words concerning the works
of Flannery O'Connor, the works of another Georgia writer
(Alice Walker, Carson McCullers, Erskine Caldwell, etc.), or
connections among Georgia writers. All approaches are welcome.
Please send contact info (mailing address, email, phone) if you
are interested in presenting a paper or chairing a session, or if you
want to be placed on the conference mailing list.

CFP: Ambrose Bierce and the American Civil War (4/15/05; e-journal and hypermedia project)

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Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Craig Warren

The Ambrose Bierce Project (ABP) is a forthcoming hypermedia project hosted by Penn State University. As part of its initial phase, the ABP is seeking essays and literary briefs about the Civil War fiction and nonfiction war writings of Ambrose Bierce. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by ABP affiliates and by members of the advisory board, a collection of leading Bierce scholars.

Literary briefs will offer a critical perspective on a *single* Bierce story or work of nonfiction prose. Briefs should not exceed 2,000 words, but should include scholarly notes. Deadline: 5/1/05.

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