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CFP: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers (2/15/07; collection)

Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

This is a call for papers to contribute to an article collection on African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers.
We are soliciting manuscripts that critically examine contemporary works by African American and Afro-Caribbean women writers. Manuscripts should explore factors that shape African American women's identities and trace processes of memory formation as they occur in domestic and public spheres.
Specifically, we are looking for submissions which address the following areas of influence:
magical realism
gender and sexualities
sites of eating and the role of food

CFP: American Poets Writing about / Writing for Children (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

"American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour north of

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: African American Women Writers (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
E.M. Clark

This panel invites proposals exploring any African American women writers for the 2007 RMMLA conference in Calgary, October 4-7, 2007. Electronic submission of a 300-word abstract by March 1, 2007 to
  Snail mail may be sent to:
  Erin Mae Clark
  Department of English
  Washington State University
  P.O. Box 645020
  Pullman, WA 99164-5020
  Panelists will be notified by March 15, 2007 and must secure or renew RMMLA membership by April 1, 2007. For more information, please see the RMMLA website,

CFP: Nineteenth-Century American Literature Panel at RMMLA (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/2/07-10/4/07)

Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Donna Campbell

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 Nineteenth-Century
American Literature. Please send 400-word abstracts to the program chair by
March 1, 2007:

Donna Campbell
Department of English
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-5020

E-mail abstracts (no attachments, please) are preferred. Presenters will be
notified by March 15, 2007.

Submission and presentation guidelines are on the RMMLA Web site at

UPDATE: Novels of Thornton Wilder (1/29/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 7:59pm

Deadline Extended: Since the ALA deadline for submitting panel proposals
is January 30th (not the 20th, as we had thought when setting our original
deadline), we will consider abstracts on the Novels of Thornton Wilder up
to January 29th. Below is the original call for papers.

Call for Papers, 2007
Thornton Wilder Society
At the 18th Annual American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA, May 24-27, 2007

Novels of Thornton Wilder