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CFP: Flannery O'Connor (1/5/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am

Call for Papers
Flannery O'Connor Society at the American Literature Association May 25-28,
2006 San Francisco, CA Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

"Adopting/Adapting O'Connor's Faith: Reading the Fate of Her Beliefs"

CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=


A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.


Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.


CFP: Variations on Blackness (12/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Halloran, Vivian

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (12/15/2006; 03/2006-04/01/2006)


Indiana University-Bloomington will host an international,
interdisciplinary conference titled, "Variations on Blackness:
Race-Making in the Americas and the World" from March 30th to April
1st, 2006 in Bloomington, Indiana. We invite proposals for both panels
and individual papers that address any issue related to blackness in a
global or comparative context including, but not limited to:


*Race-making and blackness

*Blackness in a European context

*Visual depictions of blackness

*International performance of blackness

*Blackness and the museum

*Blackness within the African diaspora

UPDATE: Southern Literature and Culture Panel (11/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Chris Bloss

Dear Writers and Students of Southern Literature:

The Southern Literature & Culture area of the American
Popular Culture Association is seeking presentations
for the 2006 PCA/ACA Conference in Atlanta next April
12-16. Presentations covering a broad range of
Southern literature pieces and critical approaches are
welcome; presentations should be developed for a
20-minute reading. Creative writing, including
readings of poems and short stories, are welcome
submissions. Critical papers and various (mis)readings
of literature and the culture are also invited. As we
deal with the entire dimension of the South, any
aspect of study is suitable for presentation.

CFP: The Anticapitalist Struggle of Native Peoples in America (11/5/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm

AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the
cultural spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and
rigorously explored within both global and local contingencies of the present
and the past. AMERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Fall issue
2005. This issue will have a special focus on
The Anticapitalist Struggle of Native Peoples in America.

CFP: Women Writers of Spain and the Americas (1300-1800) (3/15/06; AEEA, 9/21/06-9/23/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Grady C. Wray

The Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) (AEEA)
invites abstracts for its 2006 Conference held in conjunction with the
Association for Hispanic Classical Theater (AHCT) in Washington, D.C., on
September 21-23, 2006. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Wilson, an
expert on Carmelite iconography and professorial lecturer of Art History at
George Washington University. Karen Berman, of Georgetown University, and
Hugo Medrano, of Gala Theater in Washington, D.C.
(, will direct plays by early modern Spanish
women. A theater workshop will be held at Gala Theater following the

CFP: American Indian Literatures & Cultures (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Leslie Fife

Call for Papers: American Indian Literatures & Cultures


Popular Culture Association


American Culture Association

Annual Meeting


April 12 – 16, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia


We invite submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any issue relating to American Indian/First Nation/Indigenous peoples' lives and literatures. We especially invite the participation of native scholars and writers.



NOVEMBER 1st, 2005



--200-250 word abstract [presentation title--10 words maximum]