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CFP: [American] cfp-edited collection-Captain America

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 12:32am
robert g weiner

To Honor America : Essays Devoted To Over 65 Years Of Captain America
Edited by Robert G. Weiner
 Captain America , who was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby in 1941, has
been a flagship Superhero of Marvel comics for over 65 years. He was the
first Superhero to blatantly call attention to the Nazis and Hitler, almost
a year before the United States entered World War II; the first issue of
Captain America Comics showed him slugging Hitler. Captain America quickly
became Marvel’s first real super star with millions of his comics selling
every month. He quickly became a stable character, and was even featured
in other titles like All Select Comics and All Winners Comics. Although he

CFP: [American] CFP: So It Goes: The Legacy of Kurt Vonnegut (9/15/07; NeMLA 4/10-13/08)

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 9:13pm
Elizabeth Abele

Call for Papers

“So It Goes: The Legacy of Kurt Vonnegut”

a panel at:

39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York

In celebration of the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut, this panel invites
exploration of Vonnegut's fiction and nonfiction: on its own; within the
context of his contemporaries (Mailer, Heller, Styron in particular); or
in discussion with writers whom he has influenced. Send abstracts in body
of email to, with "Vonnegut" in subject line.

Deadline: September 15, 2007

Please include with your abstract:

CFP: [American] Carver and Feminism

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 7:54pm

Call for Papers: Carver and Feminism
The Raymond Carver Review (journal, deadline 02/01/2008)

The Raymond Carver Review, a peer-reviewed, electronic annual, hosted by
Kent State University and published in cooperation with The International
Raymond Carver Society, is currently accepting submissions for Issue 2,
which is devoted to Carver and Feminism. The special issue will be guest
edited by Claire Fabre-Clark of the University of Paris XII and Libe
García Zarranz of the University of Zaragoza, Spain.

CFP: [American] Marriage in 20th C. American Lit. NeMLA, Buffalo, April 10-13

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 2:19pm
Kimberly Freeman

During the twentieth century in the United States, numerous factors, including feminism, late
capitalism, the increasing acceptance of interracial marriage and calls for legalizing gay
marriage, as well as conservative backlashes against these movements, have profoundly altered
the way we view marriage. While the range of topics affecting marriage as well as potential
authors studied are open, papers examining how changing ideas about ethnic, racial, religious,
and/or sexual identity affect the treatment of marriage in late twentieth-century and early
twenty-first-century American literature are especially welcome. Please email 250-500 word

UPDATE: 19th Century Southern Black Writers (7/15/07; journal issue)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 8:04pm
Sherita L. Johnson

As a Guest Editor of The Southern Quarterly, I would like to update the call for
papers I'd submitted previously. The Southern Quarterly solicits essays for the
special issue " 'My Southern Home': The Life and Literature of 19th Century
Southern Black Writers," scheduled for publication Spring 2008. Below is a copy
of the new announcement with submission details, noting the updated deadline of
July 16, 2007. Please continue to advertise this announcement on your website.
If you should have any further questions or concerns, please contact me


CFP: Native American Literature (9/15/07; NEMLA, 4/10/07-4/13/07)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 8:03pm
Benjamin Carson

 Call for Papers

Native American Literature

39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 10-13, 2008

Buffalo, New York

This session welcomes submissions on any aspect of Native American Studies,
including literature, literary separatism, film, culture, spirituality,
language, gender, tribal politics, race, and ethnicity. Papers addressing
the recent critical works by writers such as David Treuer, Robert Warrior,
Thomas King, Craig Womack, Daniel Heath Justice, and Robert A. Williams, Jr.
are especially welcome.

Please send 250 word abstracts to: Benjamin D. Carson at

*Deadline: September 15, 2007*

CFP: Jonathan Edwards & the Environment (8/31/07; 10/5/07-10/7/07)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:36pm
Hall, Richard

CFP: Jonathan Edwards & the Environment: 8/31/07; 10/05/07-10/07/07

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CFP: Race and Literature in the United States (9/15/07; NEMLA, 5/11/08-5/13/08)

Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
Carlos Hiraldo

Call for Papers

2008 North Eastern Modern Language Association
Convention in Buffalo, New York
Date: April 11-13, 2008

Deadline for Abstract: September 15, 2007

Please e-mail a one page abstract to or via regular mail to

LaGuardia Community College
c/o Dr. Carlos Hiraldo
31-10 Thomson Avenue
E-103 AA
Long Island City, NY 11101

Include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation

Email address

Postal address

Telephone number

A/V requirements (if any)