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CFP: The Caribbean Woman Writer as Scholar (1/16/06; 5/30/06-6/3/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:20pm

Call for Papers
            The Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars invites=20
abstracts for the 10th Anniversary International Conference =E2=80=9CThe Car=
Woman Writer as Scholar: Imagining/Theorizing/Creating=E2=80=9D to be held M=
ay 30-June 3,=20
2006, at Florida International University, Miami, Florida.
            Sample Panel Topics:
            The Creative Theoretical
            Caribbean Feminist Theory
            The Caribbean Imaginary
            Orality and the Creative Imagination
            Imagining Progressive Futures
            One Caribbean in the Vision of Writers and Artists

CFP: Narratives of Collective Memory in Latin America (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Alicia del Campo

Latin American Perspectives invites submissions for a special issue
devoted to Narratives of Collective Memory in Latin America.

The central theme of this special issue of Latin American Perspectives
is to interrogate the diverse forms of articulation of cultural memory
in Latin America in the Post-dictatorship period.

CFP: Latina/o Lit & Culture (1/16/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Tanya Gonzalez

CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
May 25-28, 2006

The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature=20=

Association seeks proposals for several panels at the American=20
Literature Association=92s 17th annual conference at the Hyatt Regency=20=

San Francisco, CA May 25-28, 2006.

Unless otherwise noted, those interested in submitting a paper should=20
send a one-page abstract with your name, position, affiliation, and=20
contact information to Latina/o Literature and Culture Society co-chair=20=

Tanya Gonz=E1lez at by January 16, 2006.

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today (12/21/05; 4/8/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
R. Victoria Arana

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today: The 2006 Howard University Symposium




Papers are invited for an international symposium taking place on the Howard
University campus (Washington, D.C.) and designed to highlight and to
explore an important new area of aesthetic theory and artistic achievement:

UPDATE: Literature Exploring Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/6/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
J.M Williams

UPDATE: International conference on literature exploring immigration, emigration and the experience of Wales (1/6/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK

Please note new deadline for submissions 2006

The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English
7-9 April 2006

Keynote: Professor David Punter

CFP: The Cult of Domesticity and Indigenous Women (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Patricia Ploesch

We are seeking papers for a proposed panel on The Cult of Domesticity
and Indigenous Women, to be submitted for consideration to the 2006
American Studies Association conference. We are interested in
considering how the cult of domesticity, as it is theoretically mapped
out by such authors as Ann Douglas, Lora Romero, Devon Mihesuah, K.
Tsianina Lomawaima, and Susan Tompkins, resonates specifically in
Indigenous women's narratives. We are interested in a complex
conversation about the multivalent negotiations Indigenous women have
and continue to make with the cult of domesticity. How does the cult
of domesticity for Indigenous women resonate similarly with and

CFP: Gender and Race in Literature and Film (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Tara Powell


Session Title: Gender and Race in Literature and Film
Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
October 12 - October 14, 2006
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona
Deadline: March 1, 2006

Our panel can encompass a wide range of presentations dealing with the =
topics of gender and race in literature and/or film. Please send an =
abstract, CV, and cover letter by March 1 to

Dr. Tara Powell
Gender and Race in Literature and Film
USC Institute for Southern Studies
107 Gambrell Hall
Columbia, SC 29208

or to

CFP: Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies (Ireland) (1/20/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Crosscurrents 2006

Crosscurrents: Irish and Scottish Studies Postgraduate Conference
7th-9th April, 2005.
Queen's University, Belfast
Contact: Caroline Magennis

The 5th Crosscurrents conference for postgraduate students and doctoral
fellows takes place at Queen's University, Belfast from 7th-9th April,

The disciplines covered in this conference are Literature, Linguistics,
History, Film Studies and the Visual Arts, and Celtic Studies. 20-minute
papers and panels are welcome on a range of topics, including: