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CFP: Langston Hughes Reference Book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
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> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
> libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book
> on Langston Hughes, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The
> ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and
> works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in

CFP: William Dean Howells and Women (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
Howells's relationships with women, broadly defined. Possible paper=20
topics may include Howells's own personal life, his fiction and=20
criticism, literary friendships, writings on marriage and sexuality, or=20
editorial work.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.=20

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Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: Asian American Encyclopedia Entries (3/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Dr. Seiwoong Oh

Call for Contributions

Asian American Entries in Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature

Scholars of Asian American literature are invited to contribute articles
to be included in the Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature, a
5-volume set in which the Asian American entries will be a separate
volume. The Encyclopedia will be published in late 2006 by Facts On
File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students (www.factsonfile.com <http://www.factsonfile.com/>).

CFP: Melville and the Book (1/20/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Brown, Matthew P

SHARP at the ALA: Melville and the Book

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006
Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center

CFP: Robert Penn Warren's Nonfiction (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
OVERALL, KERI

Biography, Criticism, Culture: Robert Penn Warren's Nonfiction Works

We invite proposals for papers addressing any and all of Robert Penn Warren's nonfiction works. Subjects may include but are not limited to Warren's biographical books, literary criticism articles, and cultural studies. Abstracts of approximately 100 to 250 words should be submitted by e-mail to Keri Overall at
keri.overall_at_tccd.edu <mailto:keri.overall_at_tccd.edu> by March 1, 2006.
 
In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following information:

 

CFP: Brown and the Bayou: Politics, Writing, and Borderlands in the Postrevolutionary Circumatlantic World (6/1/06; 11/2/06-11/4

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:43pm
Goudie, Sean X

Brown and the Bayou: Politics, Writing, and Borderlands in the
Postrevolutionary Circumatlantic World

 

The Charles Brockden Brown Society invites submissions for its fifth
biennial international conference to be held at the Chateau LeMoyne Hotel in
New Orleans's famed French Quarter, November 2-4, 2006. Conference
organizers' determination of the conference site was in place prior to the
devastation suffered as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Their decision to
persist in these plans reflects not only a desire to extend commercial
support, no matter how small, for the region's rebuilding efforts and
"rebirth,"

UPDATE: Hemingway at ALA (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Hilary Justice

The Hemingway Society is extending its deadline for submission for papers
for two sessions at the May 2006 ALA conference.

We are particularly interested in papers considering the following topics,
but welcome proposals on all topics and from all critical and theoretical
approaches.

1. Hemingway and Consumerism

2. Hemingway and Contemporary Writers

Proposals should be submitted via email to hjustic_at_ilstu.edu by January 15,
2006 and should include a one-page abstract and an academic vita.

UPDATE: Hemingway at MLA (1/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:04pm
Hilary Justice

The Hemingway Society is extending its deadline for submission for papers
for two sessions at the December 2006 MLA conference.

We are particularly interested in papers considering the following topics,
but welcome proposals on all topics and from all critical and theoretical
approaches.

1. Hemingway and the Cold War

2. First Perspectives on Under Kilimanjaro

Proposals either for papers should be submitted via email to
hjustic_at_ilstu.edu by January 15, 2006 and should include a one-page abstract
and an academic vita.

CFP: African American Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Teresa Coronado

Please submit paper proposals for all topics related to African
American literature for the 2006 RMMLA (Tucson, Arizona
October 12-14, 2006). Paper proposals of 300-words are due to session
chairs by March 1, 2006.

Please note: RMMLA is an organization for its members. You are asked
to be current in your dues by April 1 to attend the convention,
present a paper, and have your name included in the convention
program. Visit www.rmmla.org for more information about the
conference, dues, etc.

Submit proposals in either paper or electronic form to:
Teresa Coronado, 2151 W 18th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402;
tcoronad_at_uoregon.edu

CFP: Margaret Fuller (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Jeffrey Steele

Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
November 8 – 11, 2006; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Margaret Fuller Society invites proposals on any aspect of Margaret
Fuller's work. Especially welcome would be proposals that consider: Fuller
and other 19th-century women writers, Fuller's model of history, Fuller in
New York, Fuller's discourses of liberation, Fuller and Mickiewicz or
Mazzini, Fuller and 19th-century aesthetic theories.
Please email 1-2 page proposals and a curriculum vita to Jeffrey Steele at
jsteele_at_wisc.edu by January 15, 2006. Inquiries and questions welcome.

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