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CFP: Interactive Dimensions between Transatlantic and Transpacific American Studies (Portugal) (12/20/06; 9/20/07-9/23/07)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Tatsushi Narita

---IASA 2007 CALL FOR PAPERSINTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION 2007LISBON, September 20-23, 2007*Seminar Title: Interactive Dimensions between Transatlantic andTranspacific American Studies*Paper Submission Deadline: December 20, 2006*Papers to be Submitted to:*Seminar Organizer: Professor Tatsushi Narita, Nagoya City UniversityDescription:¡ÈTranspacific¡É American studies appears to have been marginalized despitean indispensable role it is expected to play. Even the prevalent sphere ofTransatlantic studies would seem needing redirection. This seminar addressesthose issues which underlie both of admirable Transatlantic studies andemerging Transpacific studies.

CFP: The Black Church: Past, Present, Future (1/15/07; 3/29/07-3/30/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 9:05pm
Sollars, Michael D.

Call for Papers

The Black Church:
Past, Present, Future

The Department of English at Texas Southern University invites you to
submit papers to be presented at the 2007 J. Marie McCleary Symposium on
"The Black Church: Past, Present, Future." The symposium runs March
29-30 at Texas Southern University, Houston, TX.

CFP: James Fenimore Cooper (12/31/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
Matthew Sivils

Call for Papers

18th Annual Conference

American Literature Association

May 24-27, 2007

Boston, Massachusetts

The James Fenimore Cooper Society invites paper proposals for its
session at the 18th Annual Conference of the American Literature
Association, to be held in Boston, May 24-27, 2007.

CFP: The Nordic Association for American Studies Conference (Finland) (11/15/06; NAAS, 5/24/07-5/26/07)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Maarit Piipponen


The 20th Biennial Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS)
Conference 2007
The 11th Biennial Tampere North American Studies Conference

"American Bodies, American Violence"

University of Tampere, Finland
May 24-26, 2007

We are looking for contributions on the theme of violence in/and North America
in various different contexts and fields of study (literature, history, film
studies, gender studies, queer studies, sociology, political studies, media
studies, environmental studies, and so on).

CFP: Imagining Brooklyn (12/1/06; 2/26/07 & 5/7/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 2:37am
Martha Jane Nadell

Imagining Brooklyn
The Center for the Study of Brooklyn and the Ethyl R.Wolfe Institute for the
Humanities announce two interdisciplinary half-day conferences about
Brooklyn to be held at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.
Entitled "Imagining Brooklyn," the conferences will ask what makes Brooklyn
Brooklyn. With much of Brooklyn undergoing a major social and cultural
change to match its architectural transformation, we will explore the
borough¹s identity, past and present; the role of its ethnic and
neighborhood communities in creating that identity; its tradition of
authenticity; and the idea of Brooklyn as cool. We call for papers that

CFP: Rural Representations and Kate Chopin (12/22/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:39am

Rural Representations and Kate Chopin

Panel sponsored by The Kate Chopin International Society for the American=20
Literature Association 18th Annual Conference (May 24-27, 2007; Boston)

Kate Chopin?s The Awakening (1899) takes place mostly in the urban setting =

of New Orleans. Since the novel?s publication and the subsequent scholarly =