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CFP: Irish Literature and Irresponsibility (Singapore) (4/10/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Cornelius Anthony Murphy \(Assoc Prof\)

Irish Literature Panel=20
English Literature Conference - Singapore:
IRRESPONSIBILITY
28-30 September 2006 NTU Singapore
Jorge Luis Borges once claimed that "the Irish have always been the =
iconoclasts of the British Isles." Bearing Borges' suggestion in mind, =
it is hoped that this panel will address the perception of Irish =
literature as a category of writing that has frequently been provocative =
to formal and social norms. As Irish writers have been pivotal in the =
dominant, frame-breaking, literary categories of this century, like =
Modernism (Yeats, Joyce, Beckett) and Postmodernism (Joyce, Beckett, =
Flann O'Brien, Banville), a discussion on irresponsibility has =

CFP: Caribbean Literature: Racialized Voices, Hybridized Identities (2/21/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Jaspal K. Singh

Calls for Papers: Caribbean Literature: Racialized Voices, Hybridized
Identities (Anthology 2/21/2006)

We invite essays on the diasporic implications of multiracial and
multicultural characters and their hybrid cultural consciousness in
Afro-Caribbean and Indo-Caribbean texts. The site of the diasporic cultures
may be in the Caribbean itself or in transnational locationsin the
Metropole or in the various sites of migration common to Caribbean nationals.

UPDATE: Mester XXXV 2006: General Issue (3/3/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Mester Literary Journal

Deadline extended:

M E S T E R
2006 Call for Papers, General Issue
Mester, the yearly graduate student academic journal of the Department
of Spanish and
Portuguese at UCLA, seeks articles for its upcoming 35th anniversary
issue to be
published in June 2006.

CFP: Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
gniu

The Asian American Literature Division of the MLA announces the following panel
and seeks papers for MLA December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Deadline March
15, 2006.

"Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies"

Analyses and examples of intersections with television, film, digital media,
video games, Internet, art, and new media technologies. Topics may include but
are not limited to:

CFP: Cultural Assumptions: Race & Naming (3/20/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
candis.weiss

CALL FOR PAPERS
Panel Topic: Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and
Naming
2006 South Central MLA Convention/ American Name Society
Session
October 26-28, 2006
Radisson Plaza Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006
Papers are invited for the American Name Society session
entitled "Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and
Naming," to be presented at the 2006 Convention of the South
Central Modern LanguageAssociation (SCMLA) in Fort Worth, TX
(October 26-28, 2006).
Papers should address the ways American writers use
onamastic tropes to represent the color line, and/or the
ways they challenge the linguistic basis upon which racial

CFP: Coloring the Landscape: Women of Color Changing the Mainstream Culture (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:29am
Juluette Pack

Call for papers for Women of Color Panel at South Central Modern Language Association to be held in Ft. Worth, Texas October 26-28, 2006. Abstracts of 50-100 words due March 15, 2006.
   
  Theme: Coloring the Landscape: Women of Color Changing the Mainstream Culture.
  Submit to: Juluette Bartlett-Pack jfbpack_at_yahoo.com; and Elizabeth Brown-Guillory
  ebrown-guillory_at_uh.edu
   
   
  Call for Paper for African/African American Literature Panel at SCMLA
  Abstracts of 50-100 words
   
  Theme: Rounding up the Strays: Characters and Authors who Wander from the Mainstream
   
  Submit to: Holly Staves stavesh_at_nsula.edu

CFP: Diversity and Change in Early Canadian Women's Writing (7/3/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Jennifer Chambers

 "Diversity and Change in Early Canadian Women's Writing" (07/03/06; collection)

The recent conference call for papers on "Diversity and Change: Early Canadian Women Writers" has yielded the attention of Cambridge Scholars Press (http://www.cambridgescholarspress.com), who is interested in publishing an edited collection of essays on the subject. This is a call for complete, developed, critical papers on diversity and change in early Canadian women's writing for this collection of essays.

CFP: American Literature Before 1865 (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Cheryl Edelson

Call For Papers: American Literature Pre-1865
(3/15/06; 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: March 15, 2006

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

While the panel is open to any topic in American Literature before
1865, I am particularly interested in papers that address the
following areas:

--Non-canonical and/or popular literatures

--Indigenous writings

--Colonial discourse and/or postcolonial approaches

--Literatures of the Pacific and Western US

CFP: Race and Citizenship in Early America (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
renee.bergland_at_simmons.edu

Please submit paper proposals for a panel on race and citizenship in early
America, to be presented at the NEASA "Homeland Insecurity" conference in
Portland, Maine next September. Abstract and brief cv, please. Information on
the conference is available at www.neasa.org. The deadline for submissions is
Mar 15; I'll be happy to answer any questions before then.
Renee.Bergland_at_simmons.edu

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