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CFP: African American Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Teresa Coronado

Please submit paper proposals for all topics related to African
American literature for the 2006 RMMLA (Tucson, Arizona
October 12-14, 2006). Paper proposals of 300-words are due to session
chairs by March 1, 2006.

Please note: RMMLA is an organization for its members. You are asked
to be current in your dues by April 1 to attend the convention,
present a paper, and have your name included in the convention
program. Visit for more information about the
conference, dues, etc.

Submit proposals in either paper or electronic form to:
Teresa Coronado, 2151 W 18th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402;

CFP: Margaret Fuller (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Jeffrey Steele

Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
November 8 – 11, 2006; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Margaret Fuller Society invites proposals on any aspect of Margaret
Fuller's work. Especially welcome would be proposals that consider: Fuller
and other 19th-century women writers, Fuller's model of history, Fuller in
New York, Fuller's discourses of liberation, Fuller and Mickiewicz or
Mazzini, Fuller and 19th-century aesthetic theories.
Please email 1-2 page proposals and a curriculum vita to Jeffrey Steele at by January 15, 2006. Inquiries and questions welcome.

CFP: Toni Morrison Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:50pm
Ocean Five Hotel Guest

The Toni Morrison Society invites proposals for 15-20 panels at 2 panels at=
 the 2006 American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, San Franci=
sco, California. Email 200 word proposals to address below by 15 Jan. 2006.=

1. Toni Morrison and Black Women Writers:
Morrison's impact on women writers
How Morrison has opened up "space" for women writers
The shifts in Black women's fiction before and after Morrison
The relationship of Morrison's fictional texts to other genres of Black wo=
men's writing.

CFP: Intermarriage in American Indigenous History (6/1/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:41pm
Gayle Gullett

Call for Papers
Intermarriage in American Indigenous History: Explorations in Power and
Intimacy in North America
A Special Issue of Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies

Due date for Receipt of Papers is June 1, 2006

Guest Editors:
Cathleen D. Cahill (History, University of New Mexico)
Jacki Rand (History and American Indian and Native Studies, University
of Iowa)
Kerry Wynn (History, University of Illinois at

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

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."
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.
Please send 200-250 word proposal for 20 minute paper to=20
            Dr. Jason Horn
            Humanities Division
            Gordon College
            Barnesville, GA 30204
Or email:

CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

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



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)

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.