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CFP: Minority Travel Writing (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Dr. Russ Pottle

Call for Papers: "Mobility, Migration, and Ethnic and Cultural Minorities in
Writing on American Travel and Tourism."

The Society for American Travel Writing. American Literature Association
Annual Conference, 25-28 May 2006, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San
Francisco, CA.

CFP: Race, Science, and Citizenship (11/7/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Shawn Salvant

Call for Papers : "Race, Science, and Citizenship in the Americas"
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.)
April 27-30, 2006
Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
Presentation proposals are requested for a panel on "Race, Science, and
Citizenship in the Americas" proposed for the 2006 Multi-Ethnic
Literatures of the U.S. conference (MELUS). The conference will be held
April 27-30, 2006 and hosted by Florida Atlantic University.
Proposals must be received by November 7, 2005.
The proposed panel will examine "scientific" determinations of race in
the construction of citizenship at political, geographic,
legal/constitutional, or ideological borders. Proposal abstracts should

CFP: Intersections: Literature, Rhetoric, Theory and Creative Writing (grad) (12/1/05; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
John Miles

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The Southwest Symposium: A Graduate Student Conference at the =
University of New Mexico March 3 and 4


Featuring Keynote Speaker Gerald Vizenor (UNM professor and acclaimed =
author of such works as Manifest Manners, Trickster of Liberty, and =
Griever: An American Monkey King in China) on Friday, March 3rd.

With Special Guest Jack Loeffler (author of Adventures With Ed: A =
Portrait of Abbey) on Saturday, March 4th.


CFP: Tomas Rivera Award in Critical Writing (12/15/05; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:54am
Nowell Marshall

CRATE journal is proud to announce The Tomas Rivera Award in Critical

Essays may explore or examine emerging writers, Latino/a contemporary works,
American landscapes, migrant issues that reflect global transformation,
power and the arts.

Total in Prizes $1,000:

1st Prize: $500 and publication in CRATE journal and on the CRATE website
2nd Prize: $250 and publication in CRATE journal and on the CRATE website
Honorable Mentions: $125 and possible publication on the CRATE website

Please limit your submissions to $3,000 words. All submissions must be
postmarked by Dec. 15, 2005 to be considered. CRATE only reads between
Sept. 15 and Dec. 15. Winners will be announced Winter 2005.

UPDATE: Jewish Studies Area (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm

The deadline has been extended for the CFP for the Jewish Studies Area for
the 2006 Popular Culture Association conference. Please note the new deadline
located at the end of the Call.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Walden or
Barbara Silliman immediately.

Thank you, and we hope to hear from you soon!

CFP: Variations on Blackness (12/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Halloran, Vivian

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (12/15/2006; 03/2006-04/01/2006)


Indiana University-Bloomington will host an international,
interdisciplinary conference titled, "Variations on Blackness:
Race-Making in the Americas and the World" from March 30th to April
1st, 2006 in Bloomington, Indiana. We invite proposals for both panels
and individual papers that address any issue related to blackness in a
global or comparative context including, but not limited to:


*Race-making and blackness

*Blackness in a European context

*Visual depictions of blackness

*International performance of blackness

*Blackness and the museum

*Blackness within the African diaspora

CFP: Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh


Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will
hold their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8 through 11,
2006. The organizations have met there for several years, and members wanted
to return because of the great location, the fine hotels, food, sights,
museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home of the National Hispanic Cultural
Center, which promises research and entertainment possibilities for
participants in this area as well.