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UPDATE: Postcolonialism and South Asian Diasporas (7/1/06; SALA, 12/26/06-12/27/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Summer Pervez

The deadline for submissions has changed from 06/01/06 to 07/01/06.

All SALA Membership and Conference Registration inquiries should be directed to:

Pennie Ticen
Treasurer, SALA
P. O. Box 253
Lexington, VA 24450
ticenpj_at_vmi.edu

Call for Papers for SALA's (South Asian Literary Association) 7th Annual Conference (December 26 and 27, 2006; to be held in conjunction with the MLA)

For its 7th annual conference, the South Asian Literature Association invites proposals (of no more than 200-300 words) on the subject: Postcolonialism and South Asian Diasporas.

CFP: Storytelling, Self and Society (3/1/06; journal issue)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Kerry-Ann Brown

Storytelling, Self, Society:
An Interdisciplinary Journal of Storytelling Studies

Call for Submissions

Storytelling, Self, Society is a bi-annual,
interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that
publishes scholarship on a wide variety of topics
related to storytelling as interpersonal, performance,
or public discourse. Papers may represent disciplines
including but not limited to storytelling, folklore,
cultural studies, communication, English, education,
library science, health care, business, peace studies,
psychology, sociology, anthropology, pop culture,
theater and performance studies.

UPDATE: R/Evolution 5ive: ReMixed and ReVisited (1/25/06; 3/17/06-3/19/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Christian Dare

Deadline extended:

CALL FOR PAPERS

R/Évolution 5ive: ReMixed and ReVisited
An Interdisciplinary Conference
Hosted by the Ph.D. Humanities Program: Interdisciplinary Studies in Society
and Culture
March 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2006 at Concordia University

Academics, graduate students, artists and activists from all disciplines are
invited to submit proposals exploring "R/Évolution," with particular focus
on issues stemming from its intersections with the intentionally broad
themes of "remixed" and "revisited".

UPDATE: Secrets & Lies (Puerto Rico) (1/31/06; CEA-CC, 3/24/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
CEA-CC

College English Association - Caribbean Chapter=20
Spring 2006 Conference: 24-25 March 2006=20
"Secrets and Lies"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez=20

Deadline for proposals extended to 31 January 2006

The CEA-CC invites proposals (for 20-minute paper) on any aspect of the =
topic, including, but not limited to the aesthetics of lies/secrets; =
Public vs. Private Secrets, Secret Histories; Political Secrets; Secret =
Agents, Espionage, Treason; Secret Identities; Secret Societies; Secret =
Codes; Gender Codes; Family Secrets, White Lies; Institutional Lies; =
Lying under oath; Cultural Perceptions of Lies; Lies vs. Truth; =
Constructions of Truth; Half-Truths; Hidden Truths, etc.=20

CFP: Literature and Psychology (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
John Morris

      Interested individuals are encouraged to submit 500-word abstracts =
or completed papers to the Literature and Psychology session at the =
South Central Modern Language Association Conference to be held 26-28 =
October in Ft. Worth, Texas.=20
      The session will be an open topic; papers addresssing any and all =
issues pertinent to the intersection between literature and psychology =
will be considered.
      If interested, please send a 500-word abstract or the completed =
paper to John G. Morris, Professor of English, Cameron University, 2800 =
W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK 73505. If you prefer, you send either the =
abstract or paper via e-mail attachment (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, or =

CFP: The Erotic Woman Reader (grad) (2/10/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Maggie Gover

        The Erotic Woman Reader
   
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
   
  This panel will discuss any and all issues concerning the contemporary romance and erotic literatures genres. Approaches from all disciplines are welcome, including literature, social science, history, cultural studies, and gender studies. Multi-disciplinary approaches are especially welcome.
   
  Possible topics include but are not limited to:
  -issues in committing sexual experience to the written word
  -the appeal of romance or erotic fiction to modern women readers
  -changes in the genre throughout the last several decades

CFP: English V Panel: Multicultural Britain (3/13/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
James Campbell

The English V section (20th Century) at SAMLA seeks papers on=20
"Multicultural Britain."

The UK in the past hundred years has become an increasingly=20
multicultural society: how has this caused us to read Britishness=20
differently? Topics for papers in this panel might include but are not=20=

limited to:

The literature of Black Britain
Multiculturalism and governmental devolution
Multiculturalism, Britain, and the =91new Europe=92
Imperial hangover
Britain as an island in the Black Atlantic
The Irish in Britain
=91British=92 versus =91English=92 cultural identity
Scottish and Welsh writing
The British literary canon and the politics of anthologies

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association (no deadline noted; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:38pm
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Proposals, abstracts and papers in Religion and Popular Culture are asked
for Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/Ameerican Culture Association Oct. 27-28 2006.
Particularly interested in papers on Mel Gibson's The Passion, the Left Behind
Series by Tim LaHaye, and the conservative religious critique of modern
culture as well as responses to that critique. Contact Richard Currie at
RCu8598882_at_aol.com or currie @postbox. csi. cuny. edu.

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