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CFP: Women and the Silent Screen (no deadline noted; 6/7/06-6/10/06)

Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Joanne Hershfield

Please post the following announcement.

CFP: Fourth International Women and the Silent Screen Conference

University of Guadalajara in the beautiful colonial city of Guadalajara,
Mexico June 7 through June 10, 2006. Following the first Women and the
Silent Screen Conference, held in Utrecht in 1999, the second in Santa
Cruz, CA in 2001, and the third in Montreal in 2004, the Guadalajara
conference will include scholarly panels and workshops that advance
research on historical and theoretical issues related to women and
silent cinema from 1898 through 1937. The Call for Papers in English and
Spanish will be posted shortly.


Joanne Hershfield

CFP: Contemporary Women's Fiction (UK) (10/31/05; 4/21/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm

CONFERENCE 'For Love or Money? Contemporary Women's Fiction in the
Marketplace,' 21–23 April 2006, at the University of Wales, Bangor (UK).

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Waters

CFP: Contemporary Lesbian Fiction (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm

Contemporary Lesbian Fiction
Participants sought for a roundtable discussion on Contemporary Lesbian Fiction for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference to be held in Philadelphia, Nov. 8-11, 2006. The purpose of the discussion is to offer a general overview of major issues, themes, and trends in post-lesbian-feminist fiction (from about the mid-1980s to the present.) Topics including comparisons of multiple authors, discussion of mainstream publishing and/or small lesbian presses, or works by lesbians of color are especially welcome. Please send ideas by January 15, 2006 to Kris Comment at

CFP: Subjectivity and Community in Ethnic American Women's Memoir (2/15/06; SSAW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
Miranda Green-Barteet

Title: Subjectivity and Community in Ethnic American Women's Memoir

Proposed Panel for SSAW (Society of the Study of American Women Writers)

Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2006

Conference: November 8-11, 2006 Philadelphia, PA


This proposed panel will focus on Ethnic American Women's Memoir from any
period. Papers may analyze how Ethnic American women use memoir to claim
subjectivity and join communities. Papers could explore how writers use
memoir to achieve self-actualization; claim subjectivity; reconcile their
personal and community identities. Please email abstracts of 250-300 words
to Miranda Green-Barteet, Texas A & M University (
by 2-15-06.

CFP: Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View (9/1/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:27pm
Barbara Cook

Call for Papers for the North East Modern Language Association meeting in Philadelphia - March 2-5, 2006.

Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View

Rachel Carson, writer, scientist, and ecologist, became famous as a naturalist and science writer for the public. Embedded in her early works was the view that human beings were but one part of nature distinguished primarily by their power to alter it, in some cases irreversibly. With the 1962 publication of Silent Spring, she challenged the practices of agricultural scientists and the government, and called for a change in the way humankind viewed the natural world. (Rachel

CFP: Gender: SW/Texas PCA/ACA (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:27pm
gypsey elaine teague

This is a general call for papers for the 2006 SW/Texas Regional
Conference of the American Popular Culture/American Culture Association.
The general topic this year will be the Conflict between the Genders in
Communication and Action, however, all gender subjects will be accepted
and presented. The deadline for abstracts is November. The conference
will be held at the Albq Hyatt Regency Hotel February 8-11. This is a
laid back conference with a lot of history and scenery in the area for
after conference activity and we always experience a wide variety of
papers in all subjects. For more informatin of PCA SW/Texas please see

CFP: Re-gendering the Male Homosexual in Post-Wildean British Literature (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:26pm
Damion Clark

Call for Papers for a Panel entitled: ³Re-gendering the Male Homosexual in
Post-Wildean British Literature² at the NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language
Association) Convention, March 2-5, 2006, Philadelphia, PA
Using the pioneering work of Joseph Bristow¹s Effeminate England and Alan
Sinfield¹s The Wilde Century as starting points, this panel seeks to examine
the gendering of male homosexuality in post-Oscar Wilde, post-Labouchére
amendment, post-Cleveland Street scandal, post-Boulton and Park scandal
British literature (1895-2005). The confluence of the above events
solidified the cultural gendering of the male homosexual as effeminate, a