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UPDATE: African American and Jewish American Women Writers, Intersections and Parallels (1/25/06; SSAWW, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Goldsmith, Meredith

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Please note new e-mail address and extended deadline. Thank you!

 

African American and Jewish American Women Writers of the Early 20th
Century: Intersections and Parallels

Papers are invited for upcoming Society for the Study of American Women
Writers Conference on contrasts and connections between African American
and Jewish American women writers of the early twentieth century.
Comparative, historical, and all other approaches will be considered. How does examining
these writers complicate our understanding of minority women's writing and
Of the period? 200-words abstracts to Meredith Goldsmith, Ursinus College
(mgoldsmith_at_ursinus.edu), by 1/25/06.

CFP: Queer Canadian Cinema (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Julia A. Mendenhall

CFP: "Blame Canada"? Queer Canadian Cinema.
Special Session Proposal
MLA 2006, Philadelphia

Papers exploring extra-ordinary desires, refractory subjectivities, unruly
narratives, curious genre
crossings, subversive genders and sexualities, or other queer provocations
in Canadian feature films.
1-page abstracts by 15 March 2006 to Julia Mendenhall (
julia.mendenhall_at_utoronto.ca).

Julia A. Mendenhall
Temple University, English
 juliam_at_temple.edu
University of Toronto, Cinema Studies
julia.mendenhall_at_utoronto.ca

UPDATE: Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe (UK) (3/3/06; 5/15/06-5/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 3:12pm
eng9cal_at_leeds.ac.uk

THE CFP DEADLINE FOR THIS CONFERENCE HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 3RD MARCH
2006. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe

International Cross-Disciplinary Conference
May 15-17 2006
Leeds Business School (University of Leeds)

Conference Convenors:
Graham Huggan (School of English/ Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial
Studies, Leeds)
Ian Law (School of Sociology, Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, Leeds)

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Tariq Ali (Editor, New Left Review), Philomena Essed (Antioch University),
Colleen Harris (Commission for Racial Equality), Griselda Pollock (CentreCATH,
Leeds), Michel Wieviorka (EHESS, Paris), John Wrench (EUMC, Vienna)

CFP: Caribbean Literature (non-French) (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:34pm
Keilonne O'Brien

CALL FOR PAPERS Papers are invited for the session on Caribbean Literature (non-French)* at the Rocky Mountain MLA annual convention, October 12-14, 2006 in Tucson, AZ.
  
  This year's panel will look at Caribbean Conversations. What kinds of conversations (reciprocal exchanges of art, theory, culture, etc.) have Caribbean artists and intellectuals been having within the region? How have these conversations envisioned ways in which the region can be better prepared to face its socio-political challenges as both individual nations and a region?
          Please send a 200-word proposal/abstract as an e-mail attachment to
                  Keilonne A. O'Brien,
  Dept. of English

UPDATE: Comparative Canadian Literature (grad) (1/31/06; 3/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Angélique Jones

The deadline for submissions has changed from 01/15/06 to 01/31/06.

Call for Papers

"A Certain Difficulty of Being" in 2006: Comparing and Translating the
Literatures of Canada and Québec
7th Annual Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference
in collaboration with
Le Groupe de recherche sur l'édition littéraire au Québec (GRÉLQ)
Le groupe Bibliographie d'études comparées des littératures canadienne,
québécoise et étrangères.

Thursday March 30, 2006
Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

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