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CFP: Harriet Prescott Spofford (1/10/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Cari Carpenter

Harriet Prescott Spofford's Magazine Fiction
Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
November 8 * 11, 2006
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We invite proposals for papers on Harriet Prescott Spofford's magazine fiction. Papers might explore her fiction in the context of the magazine(s) in which it was published, the relationship of her work to romanticism and/or the supernatural, or the construction of race in her short fiction. Please e-mail 500-word proposals and contact information to Cari Carpenter at Cari.Carpenter_at_mail.wvu.edu by January 10, 2006.

CFP: The American Renaissance and New York City (grad) (2/1/06; CUNY, 3/24/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu

 Panel: The American Renaissance and New York City.

CUNY Graduate Student Conference: The City in Literature, March 24, 2006.

As the mugs sold at the New York Historical Society Gift Shop exclaim,
Emerson, in The Conduct of Life, famously pronounced, "New York is a sucked orange."

CFP: Melville and Aesthetics (2/1/05; collection)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Samuel Otter

         Proposals are invited for a volume of essays on the works of=20
Herman Melville and the =93aesthetic turn=94 in contemporary literary=20
criticism. Over the last few years, it has become clear that there are=20
many gifted critics of American literature out there with aesthetics on=20
their minds. In this volume, we hope to create a forum in which literary=20
critics can engage questions associated with that topic on the common=20
ground of a single author=92s work.

CFP: African American Literature and Culture Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
keith byerman

For sessions at the American Literature Association conference in San
Francisco, the AALCS invites proposals for 15- to 20-minute
presentations concerned with African American literature. Open topic,
but papers on drama (esp. August Wilson), literature and performance,
and literature and other arts are encouraged. Mail 200-word proposals
to address below or to ejkeb_at_isugw.indstate.edu by 10 January 2006.
Participants must be members of AALCS by the time of the conference.
 Keith Byerman
Professor of English and Women's Studies
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Office Phone: 812-237-3208
Fax: 812-237-3156

CFP: John Edgar Wideman Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
keith byerman

For sessions at the American Literature Association conference in San
Francisco, the John Edgar Wideman Society invites proposals for 15- to
20-minute presentations. Open topic,but papers on Wideman's literary
relationships, on his early novels, or on his nonfiction prose are
encouraged. Mail 200-word proposals to address below or to
ejkeb_at_isugw.indstate.edu by 15 January 2006.
Participants must be members of the Wideman Society by the time of the
conference.

-- Keith Byerman
Professor of English and Women's Studies
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Office Phone: 812-237-3208
Fax: 812-237-3156

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment (grad) (12/5/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm
Celeste Pottier

The deadline for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," has been extended to December 5, 2005.

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The conference website for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," is now online at http://www.cas.sc.edu/engl/19thcenturyconference/index.html.

CFP: Faulkner and Twain (4/30/06; 10/19/06-10/21/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Deraschke_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Twain
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 19-21, 2006

CFP: Art and Politics in 19-C. Britain & America (grad) (1/15/06; 4/14/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Lauren Elizabeth LaFauci

Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America: A Transatlantic
Exchange
Deadline for Proposals: January 15th, 2006
Conference Date: 14. April. 2006
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

The Nineteenth Century Forum (NCF), an interdisciplinary group comprised of
faculty and graduate students at the University of Michigan, invites
proposals for panels and individual papers for its graduate student
conference "Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America: A
Transatlantic Exchange."

CFP: Internationalization of American Studies/Transpacific American Studies (1/10/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/16/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Tatsushi Narita

      Seeking papers on (1) critiques of current practices of
internationalization of American studies or on (2) topics concerning
¡ÈTranspacific¡É American studies for a panel at American Studies
Association conference to be held in Oakland, CA, October 12-16, 2006. The
panel is entitled Internationalization of American Studies and
¡ÈTranspacific¡É American. Also, I am seeking commentator and chair for this
proposed session.
      These few years the field of American Studies is undergoing a radical
transformation with respect to internationalization. However, despite the
admirable reciprocal exchange history, for example, of annually held

CFP: American Women Write about Italians (1/9/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Bernardi, Debra

CFP for Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
(November 8-November 11, 2006 in Philadelphia)

American Women Write about Italians

While much has been published on American men who write about their
experiences in Italy (Hawthorne and James come easily to mind), relatively
little has been done about what American women writers have had to say about
Italian culture. The purpose of this panel is to explore just that.

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