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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:

UPDATE: Reconstructing Southern Womanhood in Literature of the American South (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jacobe, Monica F. 09JACOBE

The deadline for the panel has not changed, but the title and the parameters of the for submission have changed slightly.
Belles, Bitches, and Everything in Between: Reconstructing Southern Womanhood in Literature of the American South

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

 March 1-4, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland

CFP: Music, Cultures and Literature in the South (10/15/06; SASA, 2/14/07-2/18/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:52pm

      The Southern American Studies Association (SASA) is
inviting paper or complete panel proposals for its biannual
meeting to be hosted by the University of Mississippi,
February 14-18, 2007 in conjunction with the annual Living
Blues Symposium. The theme of the conference is "Blues
Tunes / Blues Texts: Music, Cultures and Literature in the
Global South." This truly interdisciplinary meeting that
brings together scholars of literature, culture and music
with musicians, radio industry insiders and fans of the
blues will consider ways in which literature and music shape
the living cultures of the global, post-regional South.
 Possible paper topics relating to the conference theme

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (10/25/06; 4/5/07-4/7/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm

April 5-7, 2007


Call for Proposals

DEADLINE: October 25, 2006

With literature as a crossroads where many forms of knowledge meet—art, history,
politics, science, religion—we welcome once again spirited participation on all
aspects of Native American studies. We invite proposals for individual papers,
panel discussions, readings, exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops.

This year we are pleased to announce two new awards to be made in 2007:
The Beatrice Medicine for Scholarship in American Indian Studies and
The Morning Star Award for Creative Writing

CFP: Interactions between Old and New in American Literatures (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:14pm
Claire Gallou

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting
April 19-22, 2007
Puebla, Mexico

The ACLA conference consists in seminars that gather 9 to 12 papers and meet
two or three times during the event. The following seminar invites papers
discussing any region and any literature of the Americas, North, Central, or

When Inter-American Hitchhikers, Naturalized Migrants and Locals
Collide: Literary Intersections between Old and New in the Americas
from 1492 to the 21st Century.