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CFP: African American Literature and Culture Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
keith byerman

For sessions at the American Literature Association conference in San
Francisco, the AALCS invites proposals for 15- to 20-minute
presentations concerned with African American literature. Open topic,
but papers on drama (esp. August Wilson), literature and performance,
and literature and other arts are encouraged. Mail 200-word proposals
to address below or to ejkeb_at_isugw.indstate.edu by 10 January 2006.
Participants must be members of AALCS by the time of the conference.
 Keith Byerman
Professor of English and Women's Studies
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Office Phone: 812-237-3208
Fax: 812-237-3156

CFP: John Edgar Wideman Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
keith byerman

For sessions at the American Literature Association conference in San
Francisco, the John Edgar Wideman Society invites proposals for 15- to
20-minute presentations. Open topic,but papers on Wideman's literary
relationships, on his early novels, or on his nonfiction prose are
encouraged. Mail 200-word proposals to address below or to
ejkeb_at_isugw.indstate.edu by 15 January 2006.
Participants must be members of the Wideman Society by the time of the
conference.

-- Keith Byerman
Professor of English and Women's Studies
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Office Phone: 812-237-3208
Fax: 812-237-3156

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment (grad) (12/5/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm
Celeste Pottier

The deadline for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," has been extended to December 5, 2005.

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The conference website for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," is now online at http://www.cas.sc.edu/engl/19thcenturyconference/index.html.

CFP: Faulkner and Twain (4/30/06; 10/19/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Deraschke_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Twain
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 19-21, 2006

CFP: Art and Politics in 19-C. Britain & America (grad) (1/15/06; 4/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Lauren Elizabeth LaFauci

Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America: A Transatlantic
Exchange
Deadline for Proposals: January 15th, 2006
Conference Date: 14. April. 2006
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

The Nineteenth Century Forum (NCF), an interdisciplinary group comprised of
faculty and graduate students at the University of Michigan, invites
proposals for panels and individual papers for its graduate student
conference "Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America: A
Transatlantic Exchange."

CFP: Internationalization of American Studies/Transpacific American Studies (1/10/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Tatsushi Narita

      Seeking papers on (1) critiques of current practices of
internationalization of American studies or on (2) topics concerning
¡ÈTranspacific¡É American studies for a panel at American Studies
Association conference to be held in Oakland, CA, October 12-16, 2006. The
panel is entitled Internationalization of American Studies and
¡ÈTranspacific¡É American. Also, I am seeking commentator and chair for this
proposed session.
      These few years the field of American Studies is undergoing a radical
transformation with respect to internationalization. However, despite the
admirable reciprocal exchange history, for example, of annually held

CFP: American Women Write about Italians (1/9/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Bernardi, Debra

CFP for Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
(November 8-November 11, 2006 in Philadelphia)

American Women Write about Italians

While much has been published on American men who write about their
experiences in Italy (Hawthorne and James come easily to mind), relatively
little has been done about what American women writers have had to say about
Italian culture. The purpose of this panel is to explore just that.

CFP: Am and British Literature (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
DannaV27_at_aol.com

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking papers
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panels:
 
The Self and Community
British Romantic Literature
Tragedy
American Literature after Twain
Hemingway and Fitzgerald
Shakespeare
The Byronic Hero
Medieval Literature
Early American Literature
16th and 17th Century British Literature
Eugene O'Neill
Toni Morrison
Feminist and Gender Theories
Critical Approaches to Popular Literature
Literacy
 
 
 

UPDATE: African American Satire, Irony, and Comedy (12/30/05; 2/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Dana A. Williams

The conference date has been corrected; the deadline for the call has
changed; and the focus of the call is more generally on satire, irony, and
comedy.

CALL FOR PAPERS (HEART'S DAY 2006)

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers and supports
the endowment of the Sterling A. Brown Professorship in English. This year,
the Department celebrates the achievement of African American satirical and
comic genius.

CFP: Thornton Wilder as American Writer (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
konkleli_at_TCNJ.EDU

CALL FOR PAPERS: THORNTON WILDER AS AMERICAN WRITER Special Session at
The American Literature Association 17th Annual Conference
May 25-28, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero Center
Sponsored by The Thornton Wilder Society

Possible Approaches:

Wilder and his works as products of American culture:

early life in Madison, WI; Berkeley, CA; Oberlin College; Yale.
teaching career at Lawrenceville School, NJ; University of Chicago; Harvard.
novels, plays, screenplays, essays, letters.

Analysis of novels and plays as they depict American characters in
American settings acting in American ways in accordance with American
values

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