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CFP: Present Pasts in African Lit and Film (Ghana) (10/13/05; ALA, 5/17/06-5/21/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm

CFP: Present Pasts in African Literature and Film

Deadline: 10/13/05

African Literature Association
32nd Annual Meeting and Conference
Accra, Ghana

May 17-21, 2006

Papers are sought for a panel on the topic "Present Pasts in African
Literature and Film" at the May 2006 African Literature Association
conference in Ghana.

CFP: "Those Images That Yet/Fresh Images Beget": Intertextuality in Irish Literature (Australia) (12/15/05; IASIL, 7/2

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
patrick lonergan

IASIL 2006 - First Call for Papers.
Reply to

Proposals are warmly invited on the general conference theme: exploring
'intertextuality' in all its forms in Irish literature and culture. Please
submit a title and 200 word abstract to by 15th December,
2005. Papers should not exceed 20 minutes duration.

IASIL 2006 - "Those images that yet/ Fresh images beget" (W.B. Yeats
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Thursday 20 July to Sunday 23 July 2006

CFP: Native American Literature (10/25/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Benjamin Carson

College English Association National Conference, April 6-8, 2006, San Antonio, Texas.

We invite papers on Native American Literature for the 37th Annual meeting of the CEA. Special consideration will be given to papers on Native American Literature that address this year's conference theme, "Regions,"--and questions such as "How do we construct and understand our geographical, historical, cultural, and ideological regions?" and, "how do those understandings inform what we write, read, and teach?"--but all papers on Native American Literature will be considered.

Proposals should include the following information:

CFP: South Asian Studies Panel (10/1/05; AAAS, 3/22/06-3/26/06)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:31pm
Jain, Anupama

Papers are solicited for a panel on South Asian Studies for the annual Association of Asian American Studies conference (AAAS). See below for the conference description, but also feel free to propose papers more broadly, as the inclusion of South Asian Americans continues to expand the AAAS.


Please email me by October 1, 2005, with:

-an abstract for your paper

-a brief cv, highlighting especially your previous paper presentations

-the best way to contact you



anupama jain


anupama jain * Assistant Professor of English * Union College * Schenectady, NY 12308


>From the conference announcement:

CFP: Teaching Race in American Colleges in the 21st Century (12/31/05; collection)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Lisa Guerrero

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Problem of the Colorblind: College Teachers Talk
About the Fears, Risks, and Rewards of Teaching Race in 21st Century

Seeking contributions for an edited collection of essays on the subject
of teaching matters of race in the college classroom in 21st century

CFP: Studies in American Indian Literatures: Pedagogy (12/1/05; journal issue)

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Barbara Cook

For a special issue of Studies in American Indian Literatures (volume =
19.1, Spring 2007) focusing on pedagogy:
The editors of this special issue invite submissions of articles that =
directly address pedagogical questions in the teaching of Native American =
literatures. Potential topics include:
methods of teaching individual texts, including recently published and =
other "less canonical" texts;
teaching from oral traditions;
strategies for inclusion of non-literary cultural and historical background=
 materials, information, and resources;
gender issues in the content and reception of particular texts;
religious identity and ceremony, including student response to critiques =

CFP: Irish Studies: Geographies and Genders (11/15/05; Southern ACIS, 2/23-2/26/06)

Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Marti D. Lee

American Conference for Irish Studies
2006 Southern Regional Conference
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
February 23-26, 2006

The University of South Carolina will host the 2006 Southern Regional
Conference of the American Conference for Irish Studies in Columbia, SC,
February 23-26, 2006. Special guests will include poets Eavan Boland and Vona
Groarke. Some sessions will be held in conjunction with the USC Women's
Studies conference on "Transnational Feminisms."