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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 =

 =

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

UPDATE: American Bodies, American Violence (Finland) (2/16/07; NAAS, 5/24/07-5/26/07)

updated: 
Friday, February 2, 2007 - 12:00am
Maarit Piipponen

UPDATE AND FINAL CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

The 20th Biennial Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS)
Conference 2007
The 11th Biennial Tampere North American Studies Conference

"American Bodies, American Violence"

University of Tampere, Finland
May 24-26, 2007

Keynote speakers:

Professor Judith Halberstam, University of Southern California
Professor Scott Slovic, University of Nevada

CFP: Southern Literature (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/2/07-10/4/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Pam Washington

Call for Papers

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)

Calgary, Alberta at the downtown Westin Hotel

October 4-6, 2007

 

RMMLA invites submissions for its open session in Southern Literature.
Please send 400-word abstracts to the program chair by March 1, 2007:

 

Pamela Washington

Box 182

University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK 73034

 Or

pwashington_at_ucok.edu

 

E-mail abstracts are preferred. Presenters will be notified by March 15,
2007

 

CFP: 19th Century American Lit (no deadline noted; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:21pm
Richard McLamore

"Not that Foucault . . ." American representations of Power from the Virgin to the Dynamo.

 

The concept of Power changed during the nineteenth century as the sorts of power that humans could control dramatically expanded. Papers investigating changed, innovative, or problematic strategies that early American writers from the colonial periods to 1900 used to represent the relationships between humans and power are welcome.

 

Please e-mail 500 word abstracts to: Mclamorr_at_mcmurryadm.mcm.edu

Richard McLamore

Department of English

 
Richard V. McLamore
Associate Professor of English
McMurry University
Abilene, TX 79697-0608

CFP: The Americas: Drawing the Lines (4/2/07; CAAS, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Jason Haslam

2007 Canadian Association for American Studies Conference

The Americas: Drawing the Lines

CAAS invites proposals for its annual conference to be held November
8-11, 2007 at the University of Quebec, Montreal.

Please send 500 word proposals by April 2 2007 to:

CAAS 2007 Committee, c/o Michael Epp <michaelepp_at_trentu.ca>.

The conference topic is intended to address the transformations of
the geographic, political, literary, historical, and generally
conceptual space of the "Americas."

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

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