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CFP: Narrative Conference/Architecture and the Novel (10/20/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Deanna K. Kreisel


For a special session on Architecture and the Novel to be proposed to
the Narrative Society Conference, March 15-18, 2007, in Washington,

Deadline for proposals: October 20.

Papers dealing with any aspect of architecture and the novel, any
period, are welcome. Please email or fax a 500-word abstract and
one-page c.v. to the address below by October 20. If sending by
email, please attach your proposal and c.v. in Word, RTF, or PDF

Deanna K. Kreisel
Department of English
University of British Columbia
397 - 1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
fax: 604-822-6906

CFP: History, Memory, and Mourning in Southern Literature (12/15/07; journal issue)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:49pm
William Howes

For a special issue planned for Spring 2008, the editors of the
/Southern Literary Journal/ invite essays with new approaches to the
long-discussed topics of history, cultural memory, and mourning in
southern literature. We are especially interested in essays that reread
southern writers' emphasis on the past in terms of other literatures and
other pasts, address the convergences of the burgeoning field of trauma
studies with southern studies, or reconsider the encounters of literary
texts with specific historical events. Other possible essays might work
with questions of aesthetics or genre, memory and memorializing, the
impacts of critical race studies and postcolonial studies on southern

CFP: American History and Culture (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kelli Shapiro

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
  The 2007 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency in vibrant downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, just steps from historic Route 66. Further details about the conference are available at

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jillmarie Murphy

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =

CFP: Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Kucich, John

Final call for submissions for the following panel of the annual Northeast Modern Language Association conference:


Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures


How have Native and European American writers negotiated the contact zone? Papers from all periods and genres in American literature are invited. Possible topics might include transculturation, assimilation, hybridity and cultural difference; accounts of captivity, colonization and sovereignty; examples of performing identity and "playing Indian;" sites of translation and cultural (mis)representation; issues of redaction, voice, authority and textual mediation.


CFP: American Theatre and Drama Society (11/1/06; ATHE, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Mark Cosdon

(Apologies in advance for cross-postings!)

American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS)
at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
July 26 =96 29, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana

=93Regenerations: Theatre and Performance as a Regenerative Force=94

In 1842, a witness to the burning of the St. Charles Theatre reported in=20
the New Orleans Bee: