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UPDATE: American Dialect Association "Open Topic" (3/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Francis, Toni \(USF Lakeland\)

The 3/15/06 deadline for the following SCMLA panel presentation has been
extended to 3/30/06:


The South Central American Dialect Association invites abstracts for the
annual meeting and presentation at the conference of the South Central
Modern Language Association. The conference will take place on October
26-28, 2006 in Dallas, TX.


The panel chair will consider presentations on all dialect studies from
all geographic regions and welcomes all disciplinary approaches to
dialect use and dialect studies. Previous panels have included dialect
studies related to literature, pedagogy, and cultural studies.


UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Alfred J. Drake

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Extended Deadline: April 06, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on nineteenth-century nature writing. Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary, philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework.

Please email 500-word abstract (inline or attachment) to or, if necessary, send by post to the following address:

Alfred J. Drake
1005 West Saint Andrew Place
Santa Ana, California 92707-2525

CFP: Henry James on Politics, Culture and Society (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Davidson, Robert

Call for Papers:=20
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference=20
University of California, Riverside=20
Riverside, CA=20
10-11 November 2006=20

 *** Henry James on Politics, Culture and Society ***

Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning Henry =
James's writings on politics, culture and society. This includes his =
creative work, literary essays, travel writing, and other non-fiction =
(e.g., essays on British geopolitics, WWI, etc.).

Please email 500-word proposals along with a 50 word abstract=20
(in-message or as attachment) to:

CFP: The South (5/1/06; PCAS/ACAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
McDonald, Rob

The American South


Popular Culture Association in the South / American Culture Association
in the South

October 5-7, 2006

Marriott Savannah Riverfront

Savannah, Georgia


Proposals are welcome for individual presentations or entire sessions
(traditional presentations, roundtables, or other configurations) on any
aspect of the American South for the 2006 PCAS/ACAS joint conference in


While all topics and approaches will be considered, we are especially
interested in scholarly proposals in the following areas:


Art - including "outsider" art

Literature - including popular writing