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UPDATE: Gender and Citizenship (11/28/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Petra Lina Orloff

Deadline has already passed, but has been extended to
11/28/05. Decisions will be announced at the beginning of

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CFP: Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars (Netherlands) (11/15/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:50pm


SHARP Conference
11-14 July 2006
The Netherlands

Session on:
Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars

We are proposing a panel exploring the challenges and discoveries involved in central aspects of editing early modern literature: when scholars edit the works of early modern women writers; and when scholars investigate the history of the first generations of women scholars and editors of this period.

CFP: Science and Sentiment in U.S. Women's Writing (12/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Lydia Fisher

We seek papers for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of American
Women Writers conference (in Philadelphia) that explore the relationship
between science and sentiment in women's writing. Taking as a starting
point scholarship on sentiment by critics such as Shirley Samuels, Glenn
Hendler, Julie Ellison, Marianne Noble, Dana Nelson, and Lauren Berlant, we
are interested in how women writers' use of and relationship to the
sentimental aesthetic developed as America's scientific world view evolved,
from the age of so-called sentimental "feminization" (in the 18th and 19th
centuries) into the present moment. The language of science-as seen in

CFP: When There was No Sex or Gender?: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque Symposium (10/30/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Cruz, Anne J.



When There Was No Sex or Gender?


Fifteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Symposium


Department of Foreign Languages and Literature with the participation of

the Department of History and the Center for Women and Gender Studies

University of Miami,

Coral Gables, FL

23-25 February, 2006

Organized by

Laura Giannetti and Guido Ruggiero



CFP: Man and Madness: Written (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Kelly Josephs

ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

Organizers: Kelly Baker Josephs, Rutgers University
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            Melanie D. Holm, Rutgers University

CFP: Women of Color Caucus (11/21/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dodge, Georgina

Call for Proposals


The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for two
sessions at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April 27-30, 2006,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Both sessions
engage with the conference theme of "Crosscurrents: Navigating the
Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures."