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CFP: Spatial Americas (1/22/07; 4/19/07-4/20/07)

Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:17am
George F. Flaherty

Call for Papers

April 19-20, 2007
University of California, Santa Barbara


A recent article in London's Financial Times (FT) warned its
market-minded readers that the "plight of La Paz provides an
illustration of how a city's unchecked growth can threaten
stability."* The article went on to detail how El Alto, a "slum" city
of 1 million located on a plateau above the Bolivian capital, disrupts
business as usual not just with by now familiar complaints of
"pot-holed roads, belching minibuses, street vendors and packs of
stray dogs," but the radical spatial praxis of its inhabitants.

CFP: Australian Film and Literature (3/1/07; 10/3/07-10/6/07)

Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:17am
Liahna Armstrong

Call for Papers
Annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association,
Calgary,Alberta, Canada, October 3-6, 2007.

Session: Australian Film and Literature
Call for theoretically informed papers focusing on any aspect of
Australian film, literature, or popular culture.

Please send a one-page abstract or 12 page paper and vita to:

Professor Liahna Armstrong
Central Washington University

Professor Liahna Armstrong
Department of English
Central Washington University
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7558
Office phone: 509-963-1738
Dept. phone: 509-963-1546
Fax: 509-963-1561

UPDATE: Fact & Fiction: An Anthology of Critical Articles on Australian Literary Studies (2/25/07; collection)

Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:17am
Amit Sarwal

UPDATE: Fact & Fiction: An Anthology of Critical Articles on Australian Literary Studies (25/02/2007, Anthology)

Contributions are invited for an anthology of critical articles on Australian Literature aimed at B.A./M.A./M.Phil students and research scholars in India working in the field of Australian literature. The articles should be of 3000-5000 words and should engage with any one of the areas given below. The articles can be interdisciplinary in nature addressing these themes but keeping in mind that it is a literary anthology.

1. Australian Literary Studies in India

CFP: Postcolonial Green (2/1/07; collection)

Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:52pm
Bonnie Roos

Call For Papers=20

Postcolonial Green

This collection proceeds from our conviction that postcolonial theorists =
and ecocritics have a great deal to gain from one another. At present, =
however, postcolonial theory lacks a dimension of eco-critique despite =
the fact that many postcolonial issues are also issues of environmental =
crisis. Ecocriticism still retains a local and regional focus on place =
at the expense of a global vision that recognizes international =
interdependence, and has privileged =93first world=94 blind spots in its =
assumptions about how best to value nature.=20

CFP: Asia & the Other (Taiwan) (12/31/06; 6/23/07)

Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:50pm
Chun-yen Chen

International Conference
Department of English
National Taiwan Normal University
Taipei, TAIWAN
June 23, 2007
(Deadline for Proposals: December 31, 2006)

Confirmed Invited Speakers:
**Sneja Gunew, Professor of English and Women's Studies, University of
British Columbia
**Hugh J. Silverman, Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature,
Stony Brook University
**Scott Slovic, Professor of Literature and Environment, University of
Nevada, Reno

CFP: Dimensions of International Migration (1/10/07; 4/13/07-4/14/07)

Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:49pm

Why We Move: Economic, Environmental, Cultural and Political Dimensions of
International Migration

International Center
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
April 13-14, 2007

Call For Papers

CFP: Dominican-Haitian Representations: Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights (12/1/06; 2/22/07-2/23/07)

Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am

The Puerto Rican/Latin American Studies Department at John Jay College
of Criminal Justice is currently soliciting papers and presentations for
its international conference on "Dominican Haitians Representations:
Migrations, Citizenship and Human Rights" to take place from February
22-23, 2007 in New York City. Currently, an estimated 500,000 Haitian
immigrants and Dominican-Haitians are living in the Dominican Republic
without any form of identification, which leave them exposed to summary
deportation to Haiti. The Dominican Republic and Haiti share an island
in the Caribbean Sea; with a legacy of colonialism, foreign
interventions, migrations and long history of political and social

CFP: African Literature and the Cultural Dynamics of Globalization (12/1/06; 3/14/07-3/18/07)

Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:43pm
Fahamisha Brown

African Literature Association 33rd Annual Conference, March 14-18 2007,
West Virginia University, Conference Theme: African Literature and the
Cultural Dynamics of Globalization. Deadline for Panel/Paper Proposals
is December 1, 2006. All proposals and queriers should be sent to For additional information, go to
http://www.africanlit.or <http://www.africanlit.or/> or