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CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (9/30/06; 3/17/07)

Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (03/17/07; 09/30/06) Call for papers for a
one-day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted at University of Westminster,
London, England.

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies in partnership with the
University of Hull invites proposals for papers and panels for our
Interdisciplinary "Representations of 9/11" Conference.

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Prof. Peter Brooker, University of Nottingham

In an article in the New York Times, Michiko Katutani wrote that of the emergent
artistic responses to 9/11, 'Thus far, words alone have proved curiously
inadequate as a means of testimony'.

CFP: Proposals for Panels and Roundtables (4/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:50pm
Elizabeth Abele


38th Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
Baltimore: March 1-4, 2007

  * *Want to see a greater variety of exciting panels at NeMLA's 2007
Conference in Baltimore?
* * *Have a timely literary, cultural or academic question that you would
like to see publicly explored?
  * Need to demonstrate academic service on your C.V.?

CFP: M/C Journal 'street' Issue (5/1/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:50pm
M/C - Media and Culture


                          M/C - Media and Culture
           is calling for contributors to the 'street' issue of

                                M/C Journal

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed

CFP: Monsters High and Low (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06 )

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Kavadlo, Jesse

Monsters High and Low (proposed special session): Submissions can address any aspect of monsters or monstrosity, including metaphorical monsters such as mutants, aliens, or serial killers. I'm especially interested in the monster story's or medium's (fiction, film, television) intersection between high and low culture. Time period and work's/author's nationality open. 250-500 word abstracts in the email's text to Jesse Kavadlo, Maryville University,, by April 15, 2006.

CFP: Women in Literature (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Kimber Knutson


Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

The Women in Literature panel of PAMLA invites proposals for papers and
presentations on this wide-open topic to be considered for its 104th
annual conference.

Please submit a 500-word proposal and a 50-word abstract as a WORD or
RTF attachment via e-mail or regular mail to:

Kimber L. Knutson
English Department
Arizona State University
PO Box 870302
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302

CFP: Irish Studies Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Kathleen Turner

The Irish Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture
Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming conference. The
MPCA/MACA conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of Irish Studies to the area chair via
email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen Turner,
Department of English, Northern Illinois University at Mailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen
Turner, Department of English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

UPDATE: Women and Mothering (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
J. Elizabeth Clark

CFP for MLA 2006, Philadelphia
  Pregnant Bodies and Other Mothers in the Academy -
  Chair, Cynthia Tompkins
  Papers addressing the full range of mothering: women of color, mommy
  queers, white, adoptive and mentor mothers; explorations of biological,
  cultural, economic, and institutional expectations and experiences.
  Abstracts by 15 March; to Cynthia Tompkins,

"In the gloating, enormous strangeness and solitude of the real world, where I am so often inconsolable, marooned, utterly dizzied -- all I need do is pick up a pen and begin to write -- safe in the shelter of the alphabet."
~Carole Maso