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CFP: Disability in African Fiction (4/20/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
Olabisi Gwamna

CFP: Disability in African Fiction

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Proposals are invited for a panel on the above subject for presentation
at the forthcoming MLA convention in Chicago. While all approaches,
topics and methodologies are welcome, efforts should be made to
critically examine the concept of high or low culture in African
fiction, especially as it relates to disabled characters. The
question, Is There a High or Low Culture in an Oral Society will
hopefully be answered by examining, through selected fictional
portraits, how certain illnesses/handicaps reflect the perceptions of
individuals that are situated in high or low culture.=20

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CFP: Afro-Latinos (9/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
Enrique Morales-Diaz

**Call for Papers**

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The editors of Phoebe: Journal of Gender and Cultural Critiques seek =
essays
for an issue that looks to answer the following question: =93What does
Afro-Latino mean within the confines of the United States?=20

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Deadline: 18th September 2006 (completed essays). If interested, please
send a 300 word abstract by 24th April to the editors at =
phoebe_at_oneonta.edu

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Topics include but are not limited to:

-Gender / Sexuality / Race / Ethnicity

-Comparative cultural, historical, or political analysis=20

-English-language =93representations=94 of literatures and cultures of =
the
Afro-Latino experience in the United States

CFP: East and South Asia (5/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
Julie

CFP: Anthology, East and South Asia

Editors Helen Asquine Fazio and V.G. Julie Rajan invite your submissions of
papers for a multi-disciplinary anthology entitled Language, Mysticism, and
Iconography: Exploring the Cultural Interface Between East and South Asia.
The collection addresses the shared cultural traditions in narrative,
language, religion, philosophy, and art between East and South Asia.

UPDATE: Taiwan Literature and Culture (3/30/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:32pm
B Lei

Special Session: Mimicry, Parody, Hybridity: Contemporary Taiwan Literature
and Culture

2006 MLA Convention

Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

Deadline Extended: March 30, 2006

CFP: Arab American Entries for Encyclopedia (5/1/06; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:31pm
Dr. Seiwoong Oh

Call for Contributions

Arab American Entries in Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature

Scholars of Arab American literature are invited to contribute articles to
be included in the Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature, a 5-volume
set in which Arab American entries will become part of the Asian American
volume. The Encyclopedia will be published in late 2006 by Facts On File,
a New York publisher of reference books for high school and college
students (www.factsonfile.com).

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