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CFP: The Dramatic Alcotts (1/12/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Mary Shelden

In addition to our regular annual business meeting, the Louisa May Alcott Society will host two scholarly sessions at the American Literature Association 18th Annual Conference in Boston, 24-27 May 2007. Calls for Papers follow for the second of our two proposed sessions:

Session 2. The Dramatic Alcotts
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Concord Dramatic Union, we invite proposals for a wide range of topics,
including the following:
* The theatrical career of Louisa May Alcott
* The Alcott girls as playwrights
* Adaptations of Little Women for stage and/or screen
* The role of The Witch's Curse in Little Women

CFP: Society of Early Americanists at ALA (1/5/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Thomas Krise

SOCIETY OF EARLY AMERICANISTS at the American Literature Association Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS
 
Deadline: Friday, January 5, 2007

The Society of Early Americanists invites paper proposals for the American Literature Association's 2007 Conference in Boston, May 24-27, 2007. We will again sponsor four SEA Sessions: one will focus on teaching, and the topics for the other three are completely open.

Please watch our website, http://www.societyofearlyamericanists.org, for details about our annual Business Meeting and our traditional Reception!

UPDATE: "Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box": Poe and Twentieth Century Poetry (1/15/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:48pm
Marcy J. Dinius

Please note the new deadline: JANUARY 15, 2007

"Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box": Poe and Twentieth Century Poetry.
Poe and his poetic theories have continued to be a point of
engagement for twentieth-century poets, as witnessed by the recent
publication of the posthumous Elizabeth Bishop poem from which the
title of this panel is taken. This panel is calling for papers that
engage with any aspect of Poe's relation to poets and poetry of the
last century.

UPDATE: Poe and Periodical Culture (1/15/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:48pm
Marcy J. Dinius

Please note the new deadline: JANUARY 15, 2007

Poe and Periodical Culture. This panel is calling for papers having
to do with any aspect of Poe's work with newspapers and magazines,
esp. papers engaging with recent scholarship that has addressed such
areas as authorship, literary nationalism, the culture of reprints,
copyright, mass production, marginalia, etc.

Send 250-word abstracts to Stephen Rachman
<mailto:rachman_at_msu.edu>rachman_at_msu.edu or Marcy J. Dinius
<mailto:dinius_at_english.udel.edu>dinius_at_english.udel.edu by January
15, 2007.

CFP: Henry James Society MLA (3/12/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:57pm
Dr Tamara Follini

The Henry James Society will sponsor two sessions at the Modern Language =
Association annual conference, December 27-30, 2007, Chicago. Proposals =
are invited for the following panels:

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MLA, 2007

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Henry James and the Things of Modernism

The influence of modern inventions and institutions on new social =
configurations in James's fiction and non-fiction: photography, early =
cinema and new visual perspectives, hotels, high buildings, domestic and =
commercial space, telegraph and telephone, newspapers and news =
circulation, new museums, art collections, public libraries, private and =
public space.

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James's 'The Tempest' Essay=20

CFP: Harriet Beecher Stowe Society (1/15/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Tess Chakkalakal

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society at the ALA in Boston, May 2007

The recent publicaton of "The Annotated Uncle Tom's Cabin" edited by =
Henry Louis Gates signals the importance of Harriet Beecher Stowe on =
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African American authors and the development of the literary traditio=
n as a whole. The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society invites papers for a=
 session that investigates the nature of Stowe's influence on African=
 American literary=20
production. Paper topics may consider Stowe's influence on any aspec=
t of African American literary production. Please email a 250-word a=
bstract to:=20
Tess Chakkalakal at tchakkal_at_williams.edu by 15 January 2007.=20

CFP: Stephen Crane Sessions at ALA (1/1/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Donna Campbell

Call for Papers
ALA 2007

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American
LIterature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on
May 24-27, 2007.

1. Stephen Crane's Western Tales

2. Open. Any aspect of Crane's work or life will be considered.

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Please e-mail abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by
1 January 2007 to the program chair:

Patrick K. Dooley, pdooley_at_sbu.edu

CFP: Henry James Society ALA (1/10/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Dr Tamara Follini

The Henry James Society will sponsor two sessions at the American =
Literature Association annual conference, May 24-27, 2007, Boston. =
Proposals are invited for the following panels:

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ALA, 2007

Henry James and Boston

In The American Scene James reflected that Boston had 'left consequences =
out of proportion to its limited seeming self': Boston (and Cambridge) =
in his fiction, non-fiction, in his formulations of the American =
character, mind, spirit, Boston as cultural center, 'sacred' center, =
Boston authors, authorities, friends.

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Henry James Writing Biography

UPDATE: American History and Culture Area (12/1/06, SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:55pm
Kelli Shapiro

Extended deadline for submissions to the American History and Culture area:
  Proposals for the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference are now due December 1st, 2006.
   
  Conference website updates:
  New areas added.
  Travel and registration pages updated.
  http://www.h-net.org/~swpca
   
  Call for Papers: American History and Culture area
  Southwest/Texas Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
  28th Annual Conference, February 14-17, 2007 in Albuquerque, New Mexico
   

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