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CFP: Sex, Secularism & Enlightenment (9/15/05; ASECS, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

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Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Lori Branch

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
37th Annual Meeting
Montreal, Quebec, March 30-April 2, 2006

Session Title: "Sex, Secularism and Enlightenment"

In <Formations of the Secular>, Talal Asad has described secularism as a
political ideology that took shape in the nineteenth century, based on the
concept of "the secular" that coalesced in early modernity and the
eighteenth century. What role did sex and gender play in this
conceptualization of the secular, in religious and non-religious texts and
identities? What are the sexualized components of a secular identity or
subjectivity? How do they impact the transformation of religious
identities in the period?

CFP: Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers in the Literary Marketplace (11/30/05; collection)

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Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Earl Yarington

Cambridge Scholars Press has contacted me and would like me to submit a book proposal on my proposed Society for the Study of American Women Writers panel titled "Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace." Though I can only accept four papers for the conference, I need about twelve to fifteen papers for the book. I would like to get the book proposal out before the end of this year; therefore, please note the deadline listed below. The focus of the book will be on the American marketplace and how women writers dealt with their editors ("gentlemen publishers"). In other words, how did the woman writer's relationship with the publisher influence or change her work?

CFP: NEMLA Women's Caucus Essay Award (11/15/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
Ruth Anolik

2006 NEMLA Women's Caucus Best Essay Award

Call for Papers:
Women's Caucus Best Essay in Women's Language and Literature Award
Given for a 20-25 page essay, based on a paper presented at 2005 NEMLA
Convention in Boston, using women's centered approaches (concentrating
on women characters or women authors, using feminist analysis). The
essay may not be submitted to another journal for the duration of the
award's deliberation.

Deadline 11/15/05

Submissions to:

Oneida Sanchez

osanchez_at_bmcc.cuny.edu

or mail to:
132-40 Sanford Ave., Apt.4-D, Flushing, NY 11355
 

The author's name, address, and academic affiliation should appear only
on a separate cover sheet.

CFP: Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship at 20: Archives (9/15/05: Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
jbrown_at_hartford.edu

Abstracts are invited for a sponsored session, "SMFS at 20: Archives," at
the 41st Annual Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo (May 4-7, 2006). This
panel, one of several celebrating 20 years of the Society for Medieval
Feminist Scholarship, is interested in answering the questions: How do we
find the women in the Middle Ages? How do we find the primary sources
with which to research them? Papers dealing with feminist research in
wills, legal and court records, letters, etc. are invited. Please send
abstracts by September 15 via email to jbrown_at_hartford.edu. Snail mail
can be sent to: Dr. Jennifer Brown, English Department, University of
Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117.

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