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CFP: Nature and the Wilderness (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:51pm
mbrow001_at_student.ucr.edu

CFP: Nature and the Wilderness (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions 4/6/07-4/7/07)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference, which will be held April 6-7, 2007. This year's theme is "Malappropriation Nation."

UPDATE: Thoreau Society Gathering (1/22/07; 7/12/07-7/15/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:51pm
Todd Richardson

The deadline for abstract submissions for this panel has been extended to
January 22, 2007.

 

 

THOREAU GATHERING -- EMERSON SOCIETY PANEL. Concord, Mass., July 12-15,
2007.

 

"Emerson and the Quotidian Life"

 

In concert with the Thoreau Gathering's 2007 theme, "'Simplify, simplify:'
Thoreau's Timeless Message," for its panel the Emerson Society solicits
papers that explore the ethos, philosophy, and/or practice of simplicity in
Emerson's life and writings. 300 word abstracts by December 22 to Joe
Thomas (jthomas_at_caldwell.edu).

UPDATE: William Dean Howells's Reviews (1/16/07; ALA, 5/25/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:50pm
Stokes, Claudia

Howells's Reviews

For a panel in the program of the 2007 American Literature Association
annual convention, the William Dean Howells Society invites paper
proposals that examine the work of William Dean Howells in reviews.
Possible topics may include Howells's own publications as a book
reviewer, other critics' reviews of Howells's work, or Howells's
responses to the work of other reviewers. Please send by January 16,
2007 paper proposals no longer than 500 words and copy of cv to Claudia
Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by post to Claudia Stokes,
Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX
78212

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Dr. Claudia Stokes

CFP: Open Session on Multi-Ethnic Literature (1/26/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Wenxin Li

American Literature Association 18th Annual Conference (May 24-27, 2007)
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Proposals are sought for an open session on multi-ethnic literature. As =
a MELUS-sponsored event, this panel welcomes submissions from anyone =
interested in the study of multi-ethnic literature but requires those =
whose proposals are accepted to be members of the society. Please email =
a 250-word abstract with a 1-page c.v. by January 26, 2007 to =
liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu <mailto:liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu> .=20
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The American Literature Association's 18th annual conference will meet =
at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 24-27, 2007 (Thursday =

CFP: Wharton and Illness (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
hilhllr_at_aim.com

Edith Wharton and Illness
MLA 2007, Chicago (12-27-30, 2007) Deadline 3-10-07
This panel, sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, wants to explore the significant role illness (and health) played in Wharton's life, context, and works. All approaches to this topic are welcome. Please send abstracts (about 500 words) and short CV's by March 10th to Hildegard Hoeller (hilhllr_at_aol.com) or at 29 Gail Court, Staten Island NY 10306.
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UPDATE: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (3/1/07; 7/19/07-7/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Kacy Tillman

*Please Note Extended Deadline

                                    13th Annual

                               Southern Writers,

                               Southern Writing

is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in
conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.

The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern
Studies invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture.
Accepted submissions will be presented in Oxford , Mississippi, July
19th – 21st, 2007.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:

¶ Ecocriticism, travel narratives, nature writing, and the Southern landscape

CFP: American Globalism (grad &amp; undergrad) (2/18/07; 3/30/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Jessica Rivait

Y/X Undergraduate and Graduate Research Conference
Boundaries and Balance: Globalism and “America”
Call for Papers
The American Studies Program/Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
Friday, March 30, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tyrone Williams (Xavier University, OH)

CFP: Society for the Study of Southern Literature Panels (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Jennifer Greeson

For the 2007 MLA Convention, December 27-30 in Chicago:

*Ending the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1807-2007. * To mark the
bicentennial: tellings of the Middle Passage; stories of resistance;
the U.S. South in the Black Atlantic. In literature of any relevant
period. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

*Filming the U.S. South. * Silver-screen Souths: race, location,
segregation, and film history; visualizing the plantation; myths and
counter-myths; spectacle and violence. Abstracts by 10 Mar.; Jennifer
Rae Greeson (greeson_at_princeton.edu).

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