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CFP: New York: Global Village (11/15/06; 3/9/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm
Lori Jirousek

"New York City: Global Village"

The Third Annual Interdisciplinary Conference at the New York Institute of Technology

Keynote Speaker: Professor Saskia Sassen, University of Chicago

March 9, 2007

The New York Institute of Technology announces its third interdisciplinary conference, "New York City: Global Village," which will address the role of New York City as a site of international exchange in culture, technology, tourism and other fields. Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to present their research at this one-day conference at NYIT's Columbus Circle, Manhattan, campus.

CFP: Narrative Conference/Architecture and the Novel (10/20/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Deanna K. Kreisel


For a special session on Architecture and the Novel to be proposed to
the Narrative Society Conference, March 15-18, 2007, in Washington,

Deadline for proposals: October 20.

Papers dealing with any aspect of architecture and the novel, any
period, are welcome. Please email or fax a 500-word abstract and
one-page c.v. to the address below by October 20. If sending by
email, please attach your proposal and c.v. in Word, RTF, or PDF

Deanna K. Kreisel
Department of English
University of British Columbia
397 - 1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
fax: 604-822-6906

CFP: History, Memory, and Mourning in Southern Literature (12/15/07; journal issue)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
William Howes

For a special issue planned for Spring 2008, the editors of the
/Southern Literary Journal/ invite essays with new approaches to the
long-discussed topics of history, cultural memory, and mourning in
southern literature. We are especially interested in essays that reread
southern writers' emphasis on the past in terms of other literatures and
other pasts, address the convergences of the burgeoning field of trauma
studies with southern studies, or reconsider the encounters of literary
texts with specific historical events. Other possible essays might work
with questions of aesthetics or genre, memory and memorializing, the
impacts of critical race studies and postcolonial studies on southern

CFP: American History and Culture (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kelli Shapiro

Call for Papers: American History and Culture area
  Southwest/Texas Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
  28th Annual Conference, February 14-17, 2007 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in vibrant downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, just steps from historic Route 66. Further details about the conference are available at