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CFP: Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas (11/15/05; 2/26/06-2/27/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 5:22pm
Yiddish Conference


Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European

Date: Sunday, February 26th to Monday, February 27th, 2006

Location: Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York
University, New York City

What does the field of "Yiddish Studies" mean in the 21st century?

Announcing a graduate student conference on the varieties of Yiddish
cultural, historical, and linguistic expression either located within
Eastern Europe, or emanating to diasporas such as the Americas, Israel, and
other parts of the world.

CFP: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US: Crosscurrents (11/18/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:33pm
Elena Machado

MELUS, The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States, announces its 20th Annual Conference,
from April 27-30, 2006.

Call for Papers and Panels

Conference Theme
Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic

Host: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letter, Florida Atlantic
University, Boca Raton, FL

Conference Committee: Sika Dagbovie, Andrew Furman, Cleavis Headley,
Elena Machado Sáez, Johnnie Stover, Anthony Tamburri, Derrick White,
Wenying Xu

CFP: William Gilmore Simms and 19th Century American Literature Conference (12/15/05; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
David Newton

Call for Papers

William Gilmore Simms Conference: Simms and the Geography of Americanism
A Bicentennial Celebration of the Author's Life and Writings, 1806-2006
April 27-29, 2006
Pennsylvania Historical Society
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Call for Papers / Invitation to Attend

We invite literary scholars, historians, and scholars from other disciplines
to submit paper proposals on topics related to Simms's life and achievements
as a writer. We especially invite papers that situate Simms in a broader
national as well as international context, interrogating the circles of
culture in which he lived and wrote. These may include:

CFP: New Jersey Writers (11/1/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Edward Shannon

New Jersey Writers.
29th Annual New Jersey College English Association
Spring Conference
Saturday, March 18, 2006, Jubilee Hall
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

New Jersey Writers.
This panel considers any approach to work by New Jersey Writers. All
periods and approaches are welcome.
Send 300-500 word abstracts by 11/1/05. Completed papers by 12/12/05.
Deadline for completed panels and paper proposals is January 6, 2006.
Membership in NJCEA is covered in registration fee. Please send
abstracts and papers as Word attachments.

CFP: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
barbara klein

The Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference and
Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson
June 13-16, 2006

Nature and Environmental Writers – College and University Educators
(NEW-CUE), a non-profit, environmental education organization, invites
submissions for possible presentation at its Fourth Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson, June 13-16, 2006 at The Spruce
Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor, ME. The 2006 Conference/Workshop will
feature the work of Henry David Thoreau, and the theme will be

CFP: Charles Olson's Prose (12/1/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Grieve-Carlson, Gary

CFP: Charles Olson's Prose (12/1/05; ALA, 5/25/06 - 5/28/06)


For a proposed panel on Charles Olson's prose at the 2006 ALA conference =
San Francisco, please submit a title and 250-word abstract no later than
December 1, 2005. Papers may deal with any aspect of any of Olson's =
works, e.g., The Special View of History, Human Universe, the Beloit
Lectures, Projective Verse, etc. Final presentations strictly limited =
to 20

Gary Grieve-Carlson

Professor of English

Lebanon Valley College

Annville, PA 17003

CFP: New Perspectives on Susanna Rowson (12/1/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:34pm
Jennifer Desiderio

CFP: New Perspectives on Susanna Rowson (SSAWW, Philadelphia, November 8-11, 2006)

It has been twenty years since the recovery and republication of Rowson's /Charlotte Temple/. We solicit papers for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference that address new areas of scholarship on this now canonical author. We are particularly interested in papers which situate Rowson in new contexts or address her lesser known works.

Please email 200 word abstracts by December 1, 2005 to Jennifer Desiderio, Canisius College( Desiree Henderson, University of Texas at Arlington( <>).

CFP: Holy Land(s) in American Lit (10/5/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Yothers, Brian

Paper proposals are invited for a proposed panel on the topic of "Holy =
Land(s) in the American Literary Imagination" at the College English =
Association conference in San Antonio, TX (April 6-8, 2006).
The term "Holy Land(s)" in the title is broadly conceived, so proposals =
that deal with U.S. representations or discussions of landscapes =
designated as "sacred" anywhere in the world are welcomed. Proposals =
that deal in some way with literary representations or discussions of =
Ottoman Palestine in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are =
particularly welcome, as are discussions of the role that the idea of a =
"Holy Land" may have played in eighteenth and nineteenth century U.S. =