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CFP: Bibliography and Textual Criticism (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
Ken Womack

Call for abstracts for the SCMLA's annual Bibliography and Textual
Criticism panel. The 2006 conference is in Ft. Worth, TX, and this year's
theme is "Textual Theory and Popular Culture." The chair is interested in
any papers that consider methodologies for theorizing the textual and
bibliographical aspects of works of popular culture--especially in terms of
such textual artifacts as film, television, and music.

Please submit 250-word abstracts to: Kenneth Womack, Penn State Altoona,
3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona, PA 16601.

Please direct any queries to

CFP: Pearl S. Buck and U.S. Foreign Policy (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
Ichiro Takayoshi

Call for papers for a proposed special session for MLA '06 in
Philadelphia that will explore Pearl S. Buck's works in the context of
U.S. involvement in global affairs. The panel invites papers that
investigate how Buck's political analysis and social commentary
informed her fiction and how her fiction negotiated with foreign policy
questions of the day. Papers that analyze how Buck fictionalized
major world events such as the Second World War, the Sino-Japanese War,
the Chinese Revolution, the Korean War, U.S. imperialism, the American
Century, atomic bombs, the G.I. orphans are particularly welcome.

CFP: Coloring Outside the Lines: Blurring Borders (grad) (3/17/06; AGSE, 4/22/06)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
J. Surette

CFP: Coloring Outside the Lines: Blurring Borders (03/17/06; 04/22/06)

The Associated Graduate Students in English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge will hold its annual graduate student conference on Saturday, April 22nd, 2006 in Jerome Richfield Hall Room 319.

This year's conference title is "Coloring Outside the Lines: Blurring Borders.” We are looking for papers that explore the theme of borders and their incarnations and transformations including, but not limited to: border crossings, blurrings, violations, tensions, disruptions, transgressions, transactions and/or dissolutions.

CFP: Love Wars: Personal Narratives on Challenging Romantic Relationships (4/30/06; collection)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
Chitiga, Miriam

CFP: Love Wars: Call for analytical essays and personal narratives on
challenging romantic relationships Deadline April 30 2006



We are requesting contributions in the form of analytical essays and /
or personal narratives based on actual experiences of "romantic"
relationships, especially heterosexual relationships. We are
particularly interested in those papers that critically discuss how the
writer wrestled with a challenging relationship(s). Therefore, any
essays that explicate any trials and tribulations that the authors
endured / enjoyed are most welcome.

CFP: E/Im/Migration and Culture (Turkey) (10/1/06; 9/15/07-9/17/07)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm

Call for Papers

E/Im/Migration and Culture
15-17 September 2007
Isýk University, Sile (Istanbul, Turkey)

Fourth Cultural Studies Conference
co-organized by the
Cultural Studies Association (Turkey) and the
Department of International Relations of Isýk University

CFP: Cultural Roundup in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Johnson, Joanna W

Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association
Dallas 2006 - "Cultural Roundup"
"Cultural Roundup in Children's Literature"
The Children's Literature Division of the SCMLA invites paper proposals
for the 2006 meeting to be held October 26-28 in Dallas, Texas. In
keeping with the conference theme "Cultural Roundup," this panel
welcomes proposals for papers on the topic of culture with attention to
gender, religion, race, ethnicity, and adolescence.
For more information about membership in the SCMLA or the upcoming
meeting in Dallas, please visit the SCMLA web site at

CFP: Gay & Lesbian (and Queer) Studies (5/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Joshua Fenton

Call For Papers: Gay & Lesbian Studies (5/15/06; PAMLA 11/10-11, 2006)


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


Submission Deadline: May 15, 2006


Paper proposals are requested for a standing panel of the PAMLA conference.


While the panel is open to any topic in Gay & Lesbian Studies, I am
particularly interested in papers that address the following areas:


-Queer community formation/dissolution


-The role of Gay/Lesbian/Queer Theory in a Democracy


-Lesbian/Gay/Queer citizenship