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CFP: Natve American Literature Symposium (10/15/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm

April 6-8, 2006
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
Operated by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858

The Native American Literature Symposium is the leading Native Studies
conference, a Native-run event, at a Native venue. Scheduled to appear is
Michelle St. John and "The Scrubbing Project."

CFP: Asian American Literature Workshop (Cyprus) (8/31/05; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Elisabetta Marino

We are seeking submission for a workshop on Asian American literature to be=
held during the next EAAS Conference (European Association for American=20
Studies), 7-10 April 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Please, send a 150-200 abstract by August 31st to and=

What follows is the abstract of the workshop

The Problem of Double Allegiance in the Literary Production of Asian=20
Americans (1985 =96 2005)

CFP: 2006 Africa Journal of Literature (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:41pm
Ircalc Nnp

IRCALC editors invite papers for the 2006 edition of Africa Literary Journal, ALJ. Tagged 'Re-Imagining African Literature (2), this 2006 edition, which pursues the 2003 theme edited by Charles Smith, is expected to complement the scholarly essays that appeared in that volume.

CFP: Asian American Lit. and Postcolonial Theory (9/1/05; collection)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Katherine Sugg

We are seeking essays for an edited collection on "Asian American
Literature and Postcolonial Theory," which should be both an exploration
and a mapping of the debates around these two terms and their corollaries.
Such corollary debates have erupted over the use of terms such as diaspora,
cultural memory, racial melancholy and trauma, nationalism, ethnicity, and
hybridity in Asian American cultural critique. Essays that consider these
genealogies and/or question the usefulness of theories derived from
colonial and postcolonial discourse are especially welcome. Also of
interest would be specific author, period, regional, national, and textual

CFP: 2nd Intl Symposium on Minorities and Minor Literatures (Morocco) (11/31/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Mr larbi touaf

The English Department at Mohamed I University in
Oujda, Morocco is delighted to announce its 2nd
International Symposium on Minorities and Minor
Literatures to be held 11-12 March 06. This year we
welcome interdisciplinary paper proposals on topics
related to "The Ethics and Politics of de/constructing
identity in literature, art, and the humanities".
We are particularly interested in the following:
The ways in which literary texts uphold or dismantle
the identity categories of race, nation, class,
gender, etc.; the strategies through which literary
texts or art works acknowledge and negotiate cultural
difference; and the ways in which they contribute to

CFP: Filming the Ethnic City (8/15/05; SCMS, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Stan Corkin

 Filming the Ethnic City

We're looking for papers that consider films that portray ethnic communities
in urban environments. Papers could look at one film or a number of films.
We are particularly interested in analysis concerned with the movement of
ethnic populations since the mid-1970s, as the international economy is
becoming increasingly globalized.=

Please send a 200-300 word abstract and a brief cv to either
Stan Corkin
Jana Braziel

Deadline is August 15.

CFP: Arab Culture in the U.S. (11/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Lutfi M Hussein

Area CFP: Arab Culture in the U.S. (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association
The 27th Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2006

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for
the new Area, Arab Culture in the U.S. Here is a possible but not
exhaustive list of topics. Other themes/topics are encouraged and welcome.

CFP: Native American Literature (10/28/05; journal issue)

Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
Susan Cannata

Call for Submissions

The 2006 edition of Pembroke Magazinewill be a special edition focusing
on Native American literature. The magazine will feature a section of
work by Native authors from North Carolina, a section in remembrance of
the late Choctaw/Cherokee/Irish writer Louis Owens, a section of
scholarly essays on Native American literature, and many works by
contemporary Native American writers. Please send submissions (and a
brief bio) or any correspondence to:

Dr. Jesse Peters
University Honors College
UNC Pembroke
One University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372
(910) 521-6841

Deadline: October 28, 2005