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CFP: Mark Twain Circle (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Horn Jason

The Mark Twain Circle section at SAMLA invites proposals on
            "Hope, Despair, and the Later Mark Twain."
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Presenters may discuss how the later Twain perceived the world-or
cosmos-in his late writings, or how he depicted existence, God, or the
human situation in general. The focus might be on Twain as skeptic or
believer, as determinist or believer in free will, comic liberator or
despairing pessimist.
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Please send 200-250 word proposal for 20 minute paper to=20
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            Dr. Jason Horn
            Humanities Division
            Gordon College
            Barnesville, GA 30204
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Or email: J_horn_at_gdn.edu
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CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Osborn, Elizabeth A

CALL FOR PAPERS

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD

Glorious Revolution to Independence:
England and America in the Long 18th Century

May 21-27, 2006*

The John and Sandra Feneley Seminar, Oxford, England

Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted no later
than February 1, 2006 and relate to the topic in art, anthropology,
archaeology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, political
science, religious studies, sociology, and interdisciplinary fields. A
limited number of travel scholarships are available to participants.
Accepted papers are considered for publication in a seminar
monograph (refereed).

UPDATE: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Barbara Klein

Franklin Burroughs, author and conservationist, has been added to the
program of featured speakers for the Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in
June, 2006. Burroughs' work has been included in publications such as
the Kenyon Review, Harper's Magazine, The American Scholar and the
Georgia Review, and he has won critical acclaim for his two books Billy
Watson's Croker Sack and Horry and the Waccamaw.

CFP: New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture (4/15/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Ian Peddie

 

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture

 

 

Call for Papers/Poetry/Fiction

 

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture is a print journal that
publishes poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction as well as critical and
cultural essays on the subject of Texas.

 

Poetry. New Texas seeks high quality poems by and/or about Texas. Work
should be no longer than four poems for total submission. We prefer poems
of fifty lines or less.

 

 

Fiction. New Texas seeks strong and innovative fiction either by Texas or,
broadly defined, about Texas. Maximum length for fiction is 25 pages.
Short-shorts will also be considered.

 

 

CFP: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Natasha Duquette

Please see, below, the Call for Papers for a session on Mary Anne
Schimmelpenninck at the Canadian Congress of Social Sciences and
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Call for Papers: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic
Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06) =20

Christianity and Literature Study Group Conference=20
Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities=20
York University=20
Toronto, Ontario=20
May 27-30, 2006=20

CFP: African Americans and The Catholic Church (1/28/06; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Iyer, Nalini

SEATTLE UNIVERSITY

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AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH-A CONFERENCE

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CALL FOR PAPERS

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The Gaffney Chair for Endowed Mission and the Center for the Study of =
Justice in Society jointly present and invite contributions to a =
Conference on AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. The conference =
will be held at Seattle University from April 27-29, 2006.

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CFP: NeoAmericanist: Online Student Journal for American Studies (grad) (1/1/06; journal issue)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
NeoAmericanist Journal for American Studies

Call for Papers

NeoAmericanist
Online Student Journal for American Studies

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The editors of NeoAmericanist, an online multi/inter-disciplinary journal
for the study of America, are issuing a call for papers among interested
Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are accepting original ARTICLES as
well as book and film REVIEWS from Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level
students on the comprehensive topic of America. The submission DEADLINE fo=
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the next issue is JANUARY 1ST 2006.

CFP: Literature and American Studies (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Anne F. Walker

Call for papers for the "Intersections of Location and Literature in 19th and 20th Century
American Milieus" panel at the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association (Oakland,
California, 2006). This panel focuses on relationships between place, author and text, involving
ideas of interaction that link artistic, social, physical, emotional and/or temporal spaces.
Themes can include, but are not limited to: questions of public and private; readings of the
palimpsestic; multiculturalisms; blurs and borders in physical, psychological, sexual, spiritual
and class lines; submission and resistance; the situated subject, as in we how we "act from" and

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