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CFP: Jazz Music in African-American Literature and Poetry (3/17/06; 4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Mr. David Ross Disarro

Jazz Music in African-American Literature and Poetry

Panel Chair: David R. DiSarro

Call for papers on jazz music in African-American literature and poetry
for the seventh annual graduate English conference entitled
“Encountering the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, and Writing” at
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday,
April 22 from 9:00 a.m. â€" 4:30 p.m.

UPDATE: Edith Wharton Panels at MLA 2006 (3/15/06 & 3/25/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Donna Campbell

The e-mail address for Margaret Murray listed in the _MLA Newsletter_ is
incorrect; please note the corrected e-mail address and extended deadline of
March 25 for the second panel listed below.

Call for Papers MLA 2006 (Philadelphia)

The Edith Wharton Society will sponsor two panels at the 2006 MLA Convention
in Philadelphia.

CFP: Maine's Place in the Environmental Imagination (5/1/06; ASLE, 6/2/06-6/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Stephanie Boucher

2006 Summer Symposium
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
Site: University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, Maine

Inviting presentations on the ways in which Maine has figured in the Environmenal Imagination of North America; how Maine has been a storehouse of transcendental virtue and authenticity for Massachusetts, southern New England, and the rest of the nation; and how Maine's "unspoiled" image was reconciled with the reality of clear-cutting and river pollution. Creative presentations are welcome.

CFP: Cultural Assumptions: Race & Naming (3/20/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
candis.weiss

CALL FOR PAPERS
Panel Topic: Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and
Naming
2006 South Central MLA Convention/ American Name Society
Session
October 26-28, 2006
Radisson Plaza Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006
Papers are invited for the American Name Society session
entitled "Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and
Naming," to be presented at the 2006 Convention of the South
Central Modern LanguageAssociation (SCMLA) in Fort Worth, TX
(October 26-28, 2006).
Papers should address the ways American writers use
onamastic tropes to represent the color line, and/or the
ways they challenge the linguistic basis upon which racial

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 1:13am
Katherine Malone

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: TBA
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

CFP: American Literature Before 1865 (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Cheryl Edelson

Call For Papers: American Literature Pre-1865
(3/15/06; PAMLA 11/10-11, 2006)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals are requested for a standing panel of the PAMLA
conference.

While the panel is open to any topic in American Literature before
1865, I am particularly interested in papers that address the
following areas:

--Non-canonical and/or popular literatures

--Indigenous writings

--Colonial discourse and/or postcolonial approaches

--Literatures of the Pacific and Western US

CFP: Race and Citizenship in Early America (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
renee.bergland_at_simmons.edu

Please submit paper proposals for a panel on race and citizenship in early
America, to be presented at the NEASA "Homeland Insecurity" conference in
Portland, Maine next September. Abstract and brief cv, please. Information on
the conference is available at www.neasa.org. The deadline for submissions is
Mar 15; I'll be happy to answer any questions before then.
Renee.Bergland_at_simmons.edu

CFP: The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (4/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Juang, Richard M.

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (ABC-CLIO Transatlantic
Relations Series) seeks proposals for and entries in three areas:

1) Latin American and African writers, artists, major political figures,
and major scholars, whose works have a visible transatlantic influence
or dimension. Entries are typically 500-750 words each and must be
completed by April 30th, 2006.

2) A 1500-word overview of Latin American Literature with a
transatlantic emphasis.

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