Please note deadline extension to 1/10/06.
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=
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
Cathleen D. Cahill (History, University of New Mexico) cdcahill_at_unm.edu
Jacki Rand (History and American Indian and Native Studies, University
Kerry Wynn (History, University of Illinois at
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
Please send 200-250 word proposal for 20 minute paper to=20
Dr. Jason Horn
Barnesville, GA 30204
Or email: J_horn_at_gdn.edu
CALL FOR PAPERS
ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD
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
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.
Note: the deadline for abstracts has been extended to the 19th.
Research Society for American Periodicals
American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, May 25-28, 2006
New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture
Call for Papers/Poetry/Fiction
New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture is a print journal that
publishes poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction as well as critical and
cultural essays on the subject of Texas.
Poetry. New Texas seeks high quality poems by and/or about Texas. Work
should be no longer than four poems for total submission. We prefer poems
of fifty lines or less.
Fiction. New Texas seeks strong and innovative fiction either by Texas or,
broadly defined, about Texas. Maximum length for fiction is 25 pages.
Short-shorts will also be considered.
Please see, below, the Call for Papers for a session on Mary Anne
Schimmelpenninck at the Canadian Congress of Social Sciences and
Call for Papers: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic
Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06) =20
Christianity and Literature Study Group Conference=20
Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities=20
May 27-30, 2006=20