Looking West Looking East: Transatlanic Travel Writing (MLA 2006)
CFP: Native American Literature and Memory (2/20/06; SCMLA October 28-30,
2006 Fort Worth, Texas)
Native American Literature Panel:
Individual and Collective Memory in Native American Literature
Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America:
a Transatlantic Exchange
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
14. April. 2006
UPDATE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE EARLIER EXTENDED DEADLINE. THE NEW
EXTENDED DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2006.
UPDATE: KEYNOTE SPEAKER CONFIRMED
Due to the interest expressed in the conference, we are extending the
deadline for proposals. Please note the new deadline of February 15,
The Robert Penn Warren section at ALA seeks papers on the narrative voice in Warren's nonfiction or the relation of Warren's nonfiction essays or works to his fiction or poetry.
A full range of approaches to and perspectives on the topic is encouraged.
Please send 100-250 word proposals for 20-minute papers by email to keri.overall_at_tccd.edu by 25 January 2006.
In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following information:
CFP: The Literature of Trauma: Native/Indigenous/Aboriginal Perspectives
(3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)
Call For Papers
The Literature of Trauma: Native/Indigenous/Aboriginal perspectives.
October 12-14, 2006
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association 60th Annual Convention,
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona.
I welcome self-nominations, by January 24, for
participating in this interdisciplinary
Roundtable I'm PROPOSING for this May's American
Literature Association conference in San Francisco:
"Colloquy with Wendy Martin: An American
Triptych and, Now, a Dickinson Biography"
Paper Proposals are requested for a panel on
"Diversity and Change: Early Canadian Women Writers"
for the Association of Canadian and Quebec Literatures
at this spring's Congress of the Canadian Federation
for the Humanities and Social Sciences being held at
York University in Toronto, Ontario (Canada).
CFP: The Spaces of Slavery
Panel for South Central Modern Language Association Conference, October
26-28, 2006 in Fort Worth, TX
Papers are invited for a panel on the material geographies of slavery
in American literature: the frontiers, changing landscapes, boundaries,
and hiding spaces which map the slavery experience. All periods and
genres of American literature are possible.
Please submit one page abstracts by email to Desiree Henderson
(dhenderson_at_uta.edu) by January 15, 2006.
Dr. Desiree Henderson
Department of English
University of Texas at Arlington
Paper proposals are invited to complete a proposed panel on the
fiction of Marilynne Robinson at the American Literature Association
Conference in San Francisco May 25-28, 2006 (see
www.americanliterature.org for conference info.). Topics might
include but are not limited to objects, bodies, loss, memory, beauty,
lyricism, religion, gender, marginalization and form in Robinson?s
fiction. Please send a 300-500 word proposal and a one page c.v. in
the body of an email (no attachments) by January 25, 2006 to James
Krasner at jkrasner_at_cisunix.unh.edu
>MARGARET FULLER SOCIETY
>Margaret Fuller's Geographies. Representations of domestic, natural, or
>urban terrains. The picturesque and the sublime. Displacement of nature
>writing models onto urban environments. Cultural geographies of New
>England, the West, New York, or Rome. 1-2 page proposals and vitae by
>March 15; Jeffrey Steele, University of Wisconsin-Madison
>(jsteele_at_wisc.edu). Inquiries welcome.