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CFP: Edgar Allan Poe Session (3/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 8:18pm
Cliff Toliver

The theme of the "SymPo(e)sium," a special session of the 60th Rocky
Mountain Modern Language Association Annual Conference, to be held in
Tucson, Arizona, October 12-14, 2006, will be "Poe and . . . ." The
session organizer would welcome submissions of 250-500 word abstracts or
completed papers on topics relating to Edgar Allan Poe's literary
influence. Papers might explore topics relating to Poe's influence on
another writer or creative artist, Poe's influence on a contemporary
or on a writer or artist who flourished after Poe's time, Poe's
influence on an American or other-than-American writer or artist.
Please email proposals to toliver-c_at_mssu.edu or mail them to Cliff

CFP: American Literature I: Literature Before 1900 (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
ABeebe_at_mail.uttyl.edu

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SCMLA (South Central Modern Language Association) Conference<br>
Forth Worth, TX<br>
October 26-28, 2006<br>
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Panel: American Literature I: Literature Before 1900<br>
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OPEN TOPIC -- All abstracts dealing with novels, short stories, and poems written before 1900 are welcome.<br>
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Please send 500-word abstract and brief CV to Ann Beebe at abeebe_at_mail.uttyl.edu<br>
Deadline: March 15, 2006<br>
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Ann Beebe, Ph. D.<br>
Assistant Professor<br>
Department of Literature and Languages<br>

CFP: Edith Wharton Panels at MLA 2006 (3/15/06; MLA '06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Donna Campbell

Call for Papers

The Edith Wharton Society, an allied organization of the MLA, will sponsor
two panels at the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia.

1. Nation, Race, and Citizenship in Edith Wharton's Works. Issues addressed
might include but are not limited to cosmopolitanism; biological, political,
and anthropological constructions of citizenship, race, and nation; exile
and conceptions of "home"; national and transnational identities; and
related topics. Proposals on Wharton's fiction, travel literature,
autobiographical writings, poetry, and work during World War I are welcome.

CFP: 49th Parallel: Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies (2/28/06; journal issue)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
eva rus

CFP: 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of
North American Studies (2/28/06; journal issue)

Call for journal submissions

Spring 2006: Open Issue

49th Parallel is an interdisciplinary e-journal of the
University of Birmingham (UK) devoted to American and
Canadian studies that looks to promote innovative and
challenging academic work. The journal takes its name
from the 1,270 mile border separating USA and Canada,
and in this sense is keen to encourage dialogues and
debates which transcend the boundaries of customary
theoretical approaches to the culture, history, and
politics of the North American continent.

CFP: Transcendentalism in a Time of War (3/15/06; MLA '06)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Sandy Petrulionis

>>Scholars suggest that the polarizing nature of Transcendental
>>rhetoric ignited the Civil War. Can this be true? How did
>>Transcendentalists react to the reality of war? How does their
>>rhetoric of "holy war" sound today? Sponsored by the Thoreau
>>Society. 250-word abstracts by March 15 to Laura Dassow Walls,
>>wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu.

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