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CFP: The Expatriate Indian Writing in English (10/31/05; collection)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
Vinoda Thota

The Expatriate Indian Writing in English : A Call for Papers



We have just concluded a National Seminar on Expatriate Indian Writing in English (Sep 22-23) at the Department of English, Kakatiya University, A.P., India. Some of the key participants were Prof. Jasbir Jain (Jaipur), Prof. Manju Jaidka (Punjab), Dr. Somdatta Mandal (Santiniketan), Prof. Vijayasree (Osmania), Prof. Gopal Rao (Osmania), and Prof. Vinoda (Kakatiya).


CFP: American Indian Literatures & Cultures (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Leslie Fife

Call for Papers: American Indian Literatures & Cultures


Popular Culture Association


American Culture Association

Annual Meeting


April 12 – 16, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia


We invite submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any issue relating to American Indian/First Nation/Indigenous peoples' lives and literatures. We especially invite the participation of native scholars and writers.



NOVEMBER 1st, 2005



--200-250 word abstract [presentation title--10 words maximum]

CFP: Scottish Romanticism and World Literatures (12/15/05; 9/7/06-9/10/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Ian Duncan

The Center for British Studies and English Department at Berkeley are
hosting a conference on 'Scottish Romanticism and World Literatures' from
7-10 September 2006, jointly organized by Ian Duncan and Murray Pittock.
Among the areas we are planning to address in the main conference sessions
are the impact of Scottish Romanticism on European literatures, the
Anglophone British Empire and the United States; continuities between
Scottish Enlightenment and Romanticism; relations between Scotland and
Ireland, and between Scottish and English Romanticisms; "literature" and
the disciplines of the natural and human sciences; the social environments

CFP: Studying Yizkor Books (12/1/05; dates not noted)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
rosemary horowitz

CFP: Studying Jewish Memorial (Yizkor) Books

Participants are sought for a workshop to be proposed
to the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in
Washington, DC. Each year, the Center accepts
proposals from groups of six-to-ten scholars to
conduct two-week research workshops at the Museum
during the summer. The aim of these workshops is to
promote discussion of methodologies and research
results, to encourage networking among scholars, and
to foster research and publication. I would like to
bring together scholars interested in yizkor books as
a way to further research into the books.

CFP: Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas (11/15/05; 2/26/06-2/27/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 5:22pm
Yiddish Conference


Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European

Date: Sunday, February 26th to Monday, February 27th, 2006

Location: Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York
University, New York City

What does the field of "Yiddish Studies" mean in the 21st century?

Announcing a graduate student conference on the varieties of Yiddish
cultural, historical, and linguistic expression either located within
Eastern Europe, or emanating to diasporas such as the Americas, Israel, and
other parts of the world.

CFP: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US: Crosscurrents (11/18/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:33pm
Elena Machado

MELUS, The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States, announces its 20th Annual Conference,
from April 27-30, 2006.

Call for Papers and Panels

Conference Theme
Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic

Host: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letter, Florida Atlantic
University, Boca Raton, FL

Conference Committee: Sika Dagbovie, Andrew Furman, Cleavis Headley,
Elena Machado Sáez, Johnnie Stover, Anthony Tamburri, Derrick White,
Wenying Xu

UPDATE: Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium (10/15/05; 3/17/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Schmidt, Tyler

Extended deadline:

The Africana Studies Group Presents


"Any enemy of the Black man is the enemy of me": Departures and =
Definitions of Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium=20


All Day Conference=20

Friday, 17 March 2006

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York=20

365 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York