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CFP: O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers (8/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 4:24pm
Bruce Gentry

Call for Papers: O'Connor and Other Georgia Writers: A Scholarly Conference
Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, GA

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: 1 August 2005
Conference Dates: 30 March-1 April 2006

Please send abstracts of up to 500 words concerning the works
of Flannery O'Connor, the works of another Georgia writer
(Alice Walker, Carson McCullers, Erskine Caldwell, etc.), or
connections among Georgia writers. All approaches are welcome.
Please send contact info (mailing address, email, phone) if you
are interested in presenting a paper or chairing a session, or if you
want to be placed on the conference mailing list.

CFP: Ambrose Bierce and the American Civil War (4/15/05; e-journal and hypermedia project)

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:53pm
Craig Warren

The Ambrose Bierce Project (ABP) is a forthcoming hypermedia project hosted by Penn State University. As part of its initial phase, the ABP is seeking essays and literary briefs about the Civil War fiction and nonfiction war writings of Ambrose Bierce. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by ABP affiliates and by members of the advisory board, a collection of leading Bierce scholars.

Literary briefs will offer a critical perspective on a *single* Bierce story or work of nonfiction prose. Briefs should not exceed 2,000 words, but should include scholarly notes. Deadline: 5/1/05.

CFP: Mark Twain reference book (no deadline; book)

Wednesday, February 23, 2005 - 3:33pm
Jeff Soloway

CFP: Mark Twain reference book (no deadline; book)


Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference works for schools and
libraries, is seeking a contributor to write essays on 30 of the most
important works of Mark Twain. These essays should be critical introductions
appropriate for both high school and college students. The essays must be
completed within at least 3 months; this deadline is extremely important.
The ideal contributor will be an expert on a wide range of Mark Twain's
works and have the ability to write clearly for students and general
readers. If interested, please send letter and cv to Jeff Soloway at


Jeff Soloway

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Native American Lit (8/1/05; collection)

Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 7:13pm
McClinton-Temple, Jennifer Anne

New Entries, Extended Deadlines: see website below for details
This is the final call for papers for this Encyclopedia. Many entries
have been assigned, but many remain.

Contributors are needed to write short essays on topics related to
Native American Literature.

The essays are for a volume entitled The Encyclopedia of Native
American Literature, to be published by Facts on File, Inc. in late 2005

Information about the submissions as well as the complete list of
Remaining entries may be found at

CFP: Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (3/15/05; journal issue)

Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 7:12pm

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) seeks
submissions for the spring 2005 edition of the journal.

Please visit the journal at
for submission guidelines on the "Call for Papers" link.

We are interested in analytical work in the fields of popular culture
studies, American studies, cultural studies, history, literature, film,
music, etc.

Deadline: 15 March 2005

CFP: 12th International Hemingway Conference: Hemingway in Spain (Spain) (8/15/05; 6/25/06-6/30/06)

Monday, February 7, 2005 - 10:44pm
Carl Eby

CFP: 12th International Hemingway Conference: Hemingway in Andalusia
(8/15/05; 6/25-30/06)

The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society is currently accepting
paper and panel proposals for its 12th biennial international
conference, to be held June 25-30, 2006, in Malaga and Ronda, Spain.
While papers and panel proposals addressing all aspects of Hemingway's
life and work are welcome, proposals addressing Hemingway's Spanish
fiction and non-fiction or Hemingway's experiences in Spain, and more
specifically Andalusia, are particularly encouraged.