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CFP: Asian American Anthology (12/31/06; collection)

Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:39pm
Anne Fowler

Call for Submissions: Asian American Anthology

Call for tangible, earthy, edgy poetry by Asian American female ethnic
writers to include poets with Middle Eastern, East Indian, and Pacific
Islander heritage. Editor thrilled by vibrant, diverse voices and subjects,
special surprises in approaching the page, and how you beat the drum of

Please use the following submission guidelines:

CFP: Wharton and Material Cultures of the Book (7/1/06; collection)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm

CFP: Edith Wharton and the Material Cultures of the Book edited collection:
deadlines extended‎
‎(abstracts, 7/1/2006; contributions, 12/31/2006).‎

Contributors are encouraged to interpret the idea of the material culture of
the book as widely as they wish, ‎drawing upon research from sociology,
economic and social history, literary theory, bibliography, book ‎history,
philosophy and anthropology. I would particularly welcome contributors seeking to
examine ‎Wharton’s publication, production, dissemination and place in book
history and material culture outside of an ‎American context. Some topics that
you might wish to discuss include:‎

CFP: Oglethorpe and the Spirit of His Time (6/1/06; 2/1/07)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Dewi Wilson

Call for Proposals Articles and essays for a memorial volume dealing
with James Edward Oglethorpe (1696-1785) and the spirit of his
time.Please send proposals (500 words maximum) by June 1, 2006 The
occasion is an exhibition of the Bible (Bible Historiale) belonging to
the Oglethorpe family and on loan to Kennesaw State University from
Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England, in February and March 2007.
The memorial volume will be published by the Kennesaw State University
Press in 2007, as part of the exhibition activities. Academic areas that
may be represented: History
              James Edward Oglethorpe
Early US history Colonial history

UPDATE: American Dialect Association "Open Topic" (3/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Francis, Toni \(USF Lakeland\)

The 3/15/06 deadline for the following SCMLA panel presentation has been
extended to 3/30/06:


The South Central American Dialect Association invites abstracts for the
annual meeting and presentation at the conference of the South Central
Modern Language Association. The conference will take place on October
26-28, 2006 in Dallas, TX.


The panel chair will consider presentations on all dialect studies from
all geographic regions and welcomes all disciplinary approaches to
dialect use and dialect studies. Previous panels have included dialect
studies related to literature, pedagogy, and cultural studies.


UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Alfred J. Drake

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Extended Deadline: April 06, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on nineteenth-century nature writing. Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary, philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework.

Please email 500-word abstract (inline or attachment) to or, if necessary, send by post to the following address:

Alfred J. Drake
1005 West Saint Andrew Place
Santa Ana, California 92707-2525