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CFP: 7th Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference: Homecomings (4/2/07; 9/27/07-9/29/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Bucher, Christina

Call for Papers and Creative Submissions
Seventh Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
September 27-29, 2007
 
Conference speakers to include: Barbara C. Ewell, Kaye Gibbons, Vertamae
Grosvenor, Minrose Gwin, Lorraine Lopez, Jill McCorkle, Harryette
Mullen, Brenda Marie Osbey, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Minton Sparks,
and
a special evening with Dr. Maya Angelou
(in conjunction with One Book, Many Voices Rome Community Read)
                
Since its inception in 1994, the Southern Women Writers Conference has
been devoted to showcasing the works of well known and emerging southern

CFP: Queer Space and Time (3/1/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
ivanchikova_at_yahoo.com

CFP: Queer Space and Time, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
(SCMLA, 11/01/07-11/01/07 Memphis)
    
  Gay and Lesbian Caucus Panel
  South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
  November 1-3, 2007 in Memphis, TN
    
Papers are now accepted for Gay and Lesbian Caucus
panel at SCMLA in Memphis, Novemeber 1-3 2007. All
proposals will be considered. Papers addressing the
issues of "queer space" and/or "queer time" as
expressed through literature, poetry, drama, film or
theory are especially encouraged.
    
Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 300
words) that includes a title. With your abstract,
please provide your name, institution (if relevant),

CFP: American Drama Conference (6/15/07; 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:56pm
Ian Maloney

American Drama Conference

St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, New York

October 4-6, 2007

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The conference invites papers on any aspects of American drama,
playwrights, and theater. Of particular interest are discussions
connecting playwrights to each other and to social, political,
historical, and aesthetic issues. We also welcome papers on stagecraft,
performance, and production history. Papers should not exceed 10 pages
for twenty minute presentation.=20

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Possible panels may focus on:

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Edward Albee

Susan Glaspell

Lorraine Hansberry

Lillian Hellman

Beth Henley

Tony Kushner

David Mamet

Arthur Miller

CFP: Realism's Others (4/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:55pm
Baker, Geoff

Submissions are sought for a volume on the topic of "Realism's Others." =
Based on a panel at the March, 2006, meeting of the American Comparative =
Literature Association at Princeton University, this project hopes to =
continue the discussion.=20

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The panel considered realism's creation of, and relationship to, the =
other. Questions discussed include:=20

CFP: What's a Feminist to do with Melville (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:30pm
Charlene Avallone

What=92s a Feminist to Do with Melville?
Melville Society Session
MLA, Chicago, December 27-30, 2007

Feminist criticism contributes a stimulating, if still compact, =20
scholarship in the field of Melville studies. The past three decades =20=

of feminist study have not only revisited questions of Melville and =20
misogyny, but also renewed interest in his short fiction, poetry, and =20=

Pierre; opened up the significance of gendered figures in his texts; =20
reconsidered his career through new historical models of authorship; =20
and more.

CFP: Melville and Feminism (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:29pm
Charlene Avallone

The Melville Society invites submissions for the following session at =20=

the MLA meeting in Chicago,
December 2007:

What=92s a Feminist to Do

with Melville?

Feminist criticism contributes a stimulating, if still compact, =20
scholarship in the field of Melville studies. The past three decades =20=

of feminist study have not only revisited questions of Melville and =20
misogyny, but also renewed interest in his short fiction, poetry, and =20=

CFP: Entries for Early American Literature Volume (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:29pm
Andrea King

Call For Contributors
Facts on File is a publishing house based in New York that specializes
 in research materials for secondary and college students and
 instructors. For a first volume of early American literature, which
 is under contract and will be published soon, the volume editor is
 looking for writers to complete submissions on the following entries
 in a timely manner. If interested, please contact
 ajtinnemeyer_at_yahoo.com.

UPDATE: Representing Segregation (3/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 3, 2007 - 10:12pm
normbria_at_isu.edu

Updated CFP
Update=3A The guest editors of a special issue of African American Revie=
w on Representing Segregation are still looking for proposals for projec=
ts that address the special issue topic in the late nineteenth century=2E=
 The original call for papers is appended below=2E =

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The extended deadline for proposals on the late nineteenth century is Ma=
rch 15=2C 2007=2E Send inquiries or proposals to Brian Norman (normbria=40=
isu=2Eedu) and Piper Kendrix Williams (williamp=40tcnj=2Eedu)=2E Complet=
ed papers will due by May 1=2C 2007=2E More information=2C including a l=
ink to the special issue website at http=3A//aar=2Eslu=2Eedu/=2E
 =

CFP: Asian and Asian American Lit at PAMLA 07 (3/1/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2007 - 12:01am
John Goshert

Asian and Asian American Literature Panel-PAMLA 2007

Proposals for individual presentations are invited for the Asian and Asian American Literature panel at the 2007 meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA). The panel topic is open, but I am especially interested in papers that explore relationships between Asian American experiences, writing, identity, and so on and the larger Asian diaspora. These relationships might include, but are not limited to

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