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CFP: Conflicts in American History (no deadline; collection)

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Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 12:53am
Brian L. Johnson

We are seeking contributors for a work provisionally entitled, The Civil
War and Reconstruction Era: 1850s-1877 in the Conflicts in American
History series. The work is under contract with Bruccoli Clark
Layman/Manly, Inc. Contributors will receive $250 for essay chapters
that will consist of the following elements: 1. 2000-3000 word
background essay introducing the conflict, the people involved, the
nature of the conflict and its resolution. 2. A specific chronology of
the conflict 3. 10-20 historical documents both in facsimile and in
reprinted text form, each with an objective head note (150-300 words)
that correlates to the conflict 4. A list of recommended readings. 5. 2

CFP: Emerson Society Panels at ALA and Thoreau Society Gathering, 2007 (12/30/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07 & 12/15/06; Thoreau,

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:38pm
Todd Richardson

American Literature Association. Boston, May 24-27 2007.

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ALA Session I: New Approaches to Emerson: Exploring the Family Ties

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Acknowledging the recent interest in Emerson's family relationships and
their bearing on our understanding of both Emerson's work and
Transcendentalism, this panel solicits papers exploring those family =
ties,
their rhetorical constructions, and their significance. Abstracts of =
300
words by December 30 to Joe Thomas (jthomas_at_caldwell.edu).

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ALA Session II: Emerson on Other Shores: English Traits and Beyond=20

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CFP: Research Society for American Periodicals at ALA (1/5/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:27pm
Susan Belasco

The Research Society for American Periodicals announces calls for papers
for American Literature Association 2007, Boston, MA, May 24-27, 2007:

Contemporary Popular Magazines
The Research Society for American Periodicals invites proposals for a
session on contemporary popular magazines. Topics may concern magazines
individually or in categories (e.g., bridal, lifestyle, news), and may
consider genres, departments, contributors, or editorial/textual
practices. Please email a 250-word abstract along with a 2-3 sentence bio
and any a/v equipment you might need to Judith Yaross Lee: leej_at_ohio.edu.
Deadline for submissions is January 5, 2007.

UPDATE: Native/Indigenous Studies Area (12/12/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
Sara Sutler-Cohen

***PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY***
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Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area

2007 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

February 14-17, 2007

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's=20
28th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted
for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some
suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are
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FINAL DEADLINE DECEMBER 12, 2006.

UPDATE: Edward P. Jones (1/10/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

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Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
Gregory Miller

Deadline extended for a proposed panel on Edward P. Jones at the eighteenth annual conference of
the American Literature Association to be held in Boston, May 24-27, 2007.

Papers that focus on his short fiction are particularly encouraged, though papers on his novel, The
Known World, will be considered. All approaches are welcome.

Please email 200 word abstracts and a CV no later than January 10, 2007 to Gregory Miller,
University of California at Davis (glmiller_at_ucdavis.edu)

CFP: William Faulkner Society (1/15/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
John Matthews

The William Faulkner Society invites proposals for individual papers or
complete panels, topics open, for the American Literature Association
Conference to be held in Boston, May 24-27, 2007. The Society will sponsor
two panels at ALA. Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be sent to
John T. Matthews, President, The Faulkner Society, at jtmattws_at_bu.edu no
later than January 15, 2007. Preliminary inquiries are welcomed.

CFP: William Faulkner Society (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
John Matthews

The William Faulkner Society invites proposals for individual papers or
complete panels, topics open, for the 2007 Modern Language Association
Convention to be held in Chicago. Abstracts (250 words maximum) should be
directed to John Matthews, President, The Faulkner Society, at
<mailto:jtmattws_at_bu.edu>jtmattws_at_bu.edu. Deadline for submissions: March
1, 2007. Preliminary inquiries welcomed.

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