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CFP: Masks and Passing in African American Literature (grad) (3/22/06; 4/22/06)

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Valerie McKee

Masks and Passing in African American Literature
  Panel Chair: Valerie B. McKee
  Call for Papers on Masks and Passing in African American Literature
for the seventh annual graduate English conference entitled
"Encountering the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, and Writing" at
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday,
April 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  Possible topics include, but are not limited to, interpretations of
literary texts regarding themes of "passing," and the character type of the "tragic mulatto."
  Panels will be one and a half hours long. Presentations will be 15 –
20 minutes long (papers should be 6 – 8 pages in length). A proposal

CFP: U.S. Studies Online (5/1/06; journal issue)

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Elizabeth Rosen

CFP: U.S. Studies Online (05/01/06; Journal issue)

U.S. Studies Online is now considering international submissions.

Originally founded to enable postgraduate students at British universities
to have their work published in a refereed environment at a time when the
opportunity for postgraduates to publish in American Studies paper journals
in Britain was becoming increasingly limited, the journal has now decided to
open the submissions process to postgraduate students from outside Britain,
as well.

UPDATE: African/African American Panel (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Juluette Pack

Location change from Ft. Worth to Dallas Tx
  South Central Modern Literature Association in Dallas, Tx October 26-28-2006.
  Call for Papers for African/African American Literature Panel at SCMLA
  Abstracts of 50-100 words
  Theme: Rounding up the Strays: Characters and Authors who Wander from the Mainstream
  Submit to: Holly Staves
                   Juluette Bartlett-Pack

CFP: New Approaches to Religions in Early America (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Bross, Kristina

Papers on new directions for traditional topics, neglected beliefs and
practices, as well as contact among religious communities (Native,
European, African). Send 1-page proposals by March 15 to: Lisa Gordis
( and Kristina Bross (



Kristina Bross

Associate Professor

English and American Studies

Purdue University

500 Oval Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2038


CFP: Southwestern Literature and Art (4/30/06; 10/24/06-10/26/06)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:21pm
Southwest Literature

The First Annual Southwest Writers and Artists Festival, hosted by Texas
A&M University, is seeking papers, panel proposals, and creative works
to be presented at the Festival, October 24-26, 2006, in College
The Festival will celebrate the arts of the Southwest by inviting
notable poets, novelists, essayists, scholars, filmmakers,
photographers, painters, songwriters and musicians to the campus for
three days of performances, readings, panels, and discussions. Critical
and creative submissions may touch on areas relating to the humanities,
such as painting, sculpture, literature, history, film, and folklore and