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CFP: Animals in the Literary West (5/31/06; WLA, 10/25/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
Sarah E. McFarland

Panel Title: Animals in the Literary West

Conference: Western American Literature Association, Boise, ID
October 25-28, 2006.

Western American literature is populated with horses, cattle,
buffalo, wolves, bears, coyotes, birds, and snakes--animals whose
presences help define Western narratives and who are essential to the
mythology of the West. This panel seeks presentations that
foreground the roles of animals in their interpretations of texts
about the American West.

For example, this panel is interested in presentations that consider:

CFP: Revisiting the Nineteenth Century: The World, the Body, the Text (5/10/06; 11/24/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
english_ncku_at_yahoo.com.tw

Dear Sir/Madam:
   
  The R.O.C. English & American Literature Association will hold an international conference this November. The topic is ¡§Revisiting the Nineteenth Century: The World, the Body, the Text.¡¨ The call for paper is attached to this message. Please help post this call for papers. Thank you.
   
  The Organizing Committee
  The 14th Annual Conference of the R.O.C. English & American Literature Association
  Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Cheng Kung University
  No. 1, Ta-Hsueh Road, Tainan, Taiwan 70101
  Phone: 06-2757575 ext. 52249 (from outside of Taiwan: 886-6-2757575 ext. 52249)
  Email: english_ncku_at_yahoo.com.tw
   

UPDATE: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (grad) (5/31/06; 7/20/06-7/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
ktillman

                            12th Annual
                          SOUTHERN WRITERS,
                          SOUTHERN WRITING

[Updated Information: extended deadline (May 31, 2006)]
  
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 papers will be presented in Oxford,
Mississippi, July
20th through 22nd, 2006.
  
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature
& may include:

CFP: Popular Culture & American Culture (5/26/06; PCAS/ACAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
Davis, Hugh H.

CFP: Popular Culture & American Culture (May 26, 2006; Oct. 5-7, 2006)

The annual conference for the Popular Culture Association of the
South/American Culture Association of the South (PCAS/ACAS)

October 5-7, 2006

PCAS/ACAS will hold its annual meeting and conference this fall in
Savannah, GA at the Marriot Savannah Riverfront Hotel. The PCAS/ACAS
invites proposals for papers, discussion panels, performances, and
presentations on topics related to Popular or American Culture.

UPDATE: Cultural Assumptions: Race & Naming (5/10/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
Candis Weiss

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED
Panel Topic: Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and Naming
2006 South Central MLA Convention/ American Name Society Session
October 26-28, 2006
Radisson Plaza Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
Submission Deadline: May 10, 2006

Papers are invited for the American Name Society session entitled
"Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and Naming," to be presented at
the 2006 Convention of the South Central Modern LanguageAssociation
(SCMLA) in Fort Worth, TX (October 26-28, 2006).

UPDATE: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/25/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:06pm
Elizabeth Coker

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2006

Where: Midwestern Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference in Chicago, November 09-11, 2006

Panel: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: American Periodicals (9/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Jared Gardner

CALL FOR PAPERS

_American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and
Bibliography_ invites contributions on all issues related to
periodical studies, including theoretical interventions in the field,
studies of specific publications or historical figures, and
pedagogical approaches to working with periodicals. We are eager for
essays addressing everything from the earliest colonial newspapers
and nineteenth-century literary magazines to contemporary
periodicals, 'zines, and electronic serials. For consideration for
the 2007-08 issues, please send submissions by September 30, 2006.

CFP: Abolition's Bicentenary: The Black Atlantic Then and Now (12/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
entertext

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

A Commemoration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807

 

Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of the Abolition of the Slave Trade.

 

EnterText volume 7 number 1

 

Abolition's Bicentenary: The Black Atlantic Then and Now

 

Submissions are invited by 1 December 2006

 

UPDATE: Faith/Knowledge/Credulity in the 18th Century (grad) (5/15/06; 9/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Saladin Ahmed

CALL FOR PAPERS
--Please note that the deadline for abstracts has been extended to May
15th--

BELIEF
Faith, Knowledge, and Credulity in the Eighteenth Century

Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Group
Department of English
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
30 September 2006

CFP: Native American Literature (5/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Cody, Michael Amos

Call For Papers:
Native American Literature
November 10-12, 2006
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention,
Hilton Charlotte Center City in Charlotte, North Carolina.

This open session welcomes submissions of proposals regarding any aspect of literature or film related to Native American writing, culture, politics, spirituality, gender, language and so on. Please send 500-word abstracts with the requisite information as noted in the SAMLA call for papers guidelines by 1 May 2006 to Michael Cody, East Tennessee State University. Submit proposals by email (codym_at_etsu.edu) or regular mail (Department of English, Box 70683, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614).

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