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CFP New York: City in Motion, Interdisciplinary Conference (1/10/06; 3/10/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Lori Jirousek

New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan invites presentation proposals
for the Interdisciplinary Conference:

 

New York: City in Motion

 

This day-long conference will take place on Friday, March 10, 2006, in
NYIT's state-of-the-art conference facility near Columbus Circle. The
organizers welcome and encourage technology-enhanced presentations.

 

We seek presenters who will share their scholarship and perspectives on the
City of New York as examined through the ideas of movement, mobility, and
transformation. Panels and presentations may address motion either
literally or figuratively as suggested by but not limited to the following
categories:

 

UPDATE: Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06-3/24/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

Below is an updated text for the CFP for the Samuel Delany conference.

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work. As such, it will be the first event of its kind
in the United States.

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment (grad) (11/15/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Celeste Pottier

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.

A scholarly press has expressed interest in publishing a volume of essays from the conference. We anticipate choosing 14 to 16 essays for inclusion in this collection.

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CFP: 19th-Century American Children's Lit (12/18/05; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Monika Elbert

Submissions are invited for a proposed collection of essays on
nineteenth-century American children's literature and cultural
contexts. How is the social milieu embedded in children's fiction or
non-fiction? The following topics are suggestions, but the list is not
meant to be exhaustive.

CFP: Science and Sentiment in U.S. Women's Writing (12/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Lydia Fisher

We seek papers for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of American
Women Writers conference (in Philadelphia) that explore the relationship
between science and sentiment in women's writing. Taking as a starting
point scholarship on sentiment by critics such as Shirley Samuels, Glenn
Hendler, Julie Ellison, Marianne Noble, Dana Nelson, and Lauren Berlant, we
are interested in how women writers' use of and relationship to the
sentimental aesthetic developed as America's scientific world view evolved,
from the age of so-called sentimental "feminization" (in the 18th and 19th
centuries) into the present moment. The language of science-as seen in

CFP: Hawthorne Sessions at MLA (3/1/06; MLA '06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Rosemary Fisk

Submissions are invited for two sessions hosted by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society at MLA 2006 in New Orleans.

1. Hawthorne as Theorist: Intelligent Designs and the Romance
 
2. Transatlantic Hawthorne: Influences and Interventions

All approaches to these topics are welcome. Please send 1-2 page abstracts for 20-minute papers to Sam Coale, 39 Pratt Street, Providence, RI 02906 or samcoale_at_cox.net.

The deadline for submission is March 1, 2006.

Rosemary M. Fisk
Associate Dean/ Assoc. Professor of English
Howard College of Arts & Sciences
Samford University
Birmingham, AL 35229

CFP: Stephen Crane Panels (12/1/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Donna Campbell

CALL FOR PAPERS
ALA 2006

The Stephen Crane Society invites papers and proposals for two panels at the
2006 American Literature Association convention on May 25-28, 2006, in San
Francisco.
The first session will be devoted to "ethnic" characters in the broadest
sense, his representation of people of African-American, Mexican, Cuban,
Irish, Swedish, and Jewish descent, to name only a few of the groups he
writes about. His fiction indicates much about the diversity and complexity
of American society at the turn of the century.

The second panel will be open to all topics, including his verse.

CFP: Women of Color Caucus (11/21/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dodge, Georgina

Call for Proposals

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The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for two
sessions at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April 27-30, 2006,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Both sessions
engage with the conference theme of "Crosscurrents: Navigating the
Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures."

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CFP: Hawthorne Sessions at ALA (1/13/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Rosemary Fisk

Submissions are invited for two sessions hosted by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society at the American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, 2006, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in
Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, CA.

1. Adam and Eve and Nathaniel
 
2. Hawthorne and the Social Contract
 
All approaches to these topics are welcome. Please send 1-2 page abstracts for 20-minute papers to Sam Coale, 39 Pratt Street, Providence, RI 02906 or samcoale_at_cox.net.

 For information on the conference, visit
 http://www.americanliterature.org/>www.americanliterature.org

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