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UPDATE: Henry James and Jane Austen (11/20/05; ACCUTE, 5/27/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:27pm
Sarah Emsley

New deadline:

"The Unconscious Master: Henry James and Jane Austen=94
2006 ACCUTE CONFERENCE AT YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO

(27 May - 4 June 2006 at 75th Congress of Humanities and Social=20
Sciences; the ACCUTE conference will take place over 3-4 days within=20
that timeframe)

Henry James, himself known as the Master, praised Jane Austen for her=20
"little
master-strokes of imagination," suggesting that the reason for her high=20=

CFP: Charles W. Chesnutt (11/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Wright-Mcfatter, Susan

The Charles Waddell Chesnutt Association is seeking papers to be
included in two Chesnutt sessions at the American Literature Association
Conference to be held from May 25-28, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency San
Francisco in Embarcadero Center, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA
94111.

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We would be interested in papers focusing on Chesnutt and film from a
variety of perspectives for one session.

CFP: Truth and Evil in Edith Wharton's Works (1/5/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Donna Campbell

 Call for Papers=20
Edith Wharton Sessions at ALA 2006=20

Deadline: January 5, 2006=20

The Edith Wharton Society will sponsor the following session at the =
American Literature Association Conference on May 25-28, 2006, in San =
Francisco.

Terror and Evil in Edith Wharton's Works=20

Please send 300-400 word abstracts by January 5, 2006 to:

Dr. Carole M. Shaffer-Koros=20
Associate Dean=20
VE-114A
Kean University=20
Union, NJ 07083
ckoros_at_kean.edu=20

Web site: http://www.edithwhartonsociety.org

CFP: Andrew Nelson Lytle (1/5/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Miller, Shawn

Abstracts invited: "Breaking New Ground on Andrew Lytle," a proposed
session for the American Literature Association's annual conference in
San Francisco, 25-28 May 2006.

After a decade of near-obscurity, Andrew Nelson Lytle has reemerged as a
pertinent figure in southern literary history. In the work of Richard
Gray, for instance, Lytle's career serves as a handy example of how a
southern cultural and literary orthodoxy came to be. The fiction,
however, remains largely neglected. To begin a remedy, this session
seeks new interpretations and new approaches. Possible topics for papers
might include:

CFP: Physicality in Edith Wharton's Writing and Life (1/5/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
HilHllr_at_aol.com

Panel sponsored by the Edith Wharton society

Physicality in Edith Wharton's Writing and Life

Papers on all aspects of physicality (eroticism, food, pain, pleasure,
addiction, smell, temperature etc.) are welcome.
Please send 300-400 word abstracts by January 5, 2006 to:

Prof. Hildegard Hoeller
Associate Professor of English
College of Staten Island--City University of New York
e-mail: hilhllr_at_aol.com
mail: 29 Gail Court, Staten Island NY 10306

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: The Future of Stowe Scholarship (11/30/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Smith, Gail K.

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society invites papers for a session on "The =
Future of Stowe Scholarship" at the 2006 conference of the Society for =
the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) in Philadelphia, PA, =
November 8-11, 2006.=20
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Twenty years after Jane Tompkins battled Ann Douglas, where is Stowe =
scholarship heading and where should it be heading? What new approaches =
will be fruitful? What paradigms need shifting? What understudied =
Stowe texts cry out for attention--and what kind of attention? As we =
shape this discussion we welcome a) papers assessing the course of Stowe =
scholarship and its future; b) papers making a case for and =

CFP: Stowe Society at ALA: Two Panels (12/30/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Virginia Mastromonaco

Call for Papers: Stowe Society at ALA '06 - Two Panels

 

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society, the Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association's May 2006 conference in San Francisco.

 

First, for an open session, we invite papers on any topic related to

Stowe.

 

For a second session, proposals on Stowe and other writers are

requested: any topic examining the influence of other writers on Stowe or Stowe's influence on others, whether her contemporaries or later authors.

 

Graduate students, independent scholars, and academics are all

encouraged to submit paper proposals.

 

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