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CFP: Eudora Welty (1/10/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Annette Trefzer

Paper proposals are invited for an ALA session that explores Eudora

Welty's global connections in her work and / or with other writers

abroad. We seek new comparative theoretical approaches offering

provocative global, postcolonial, and post-regional insights into Welty.


This ALA session, sponsored by the Eudora Welty Society, seeks to

explore new topics, conversations and conflicts by situating Eudora

Welty in global literary, historical and cultural contexts. What

happens to Welty's fiction when we take it out of the familiar

regional narratives of the South that have previously defined

it? How does a global comparative study of Welty answer her famous

CFP: Space and Displacement (Turkey) (2/15/07; 4/21/07-4/22/07)

Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Andrea Rehberg



  Space and Displacement

  A Multi-Disciplinary Symposium


Sponsored by the Program in Cultures, Civilizations, and Ideas

Bilkent University

21-22 April 2007





CFP: Australasian Currents (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:47pm
Wheeler, Belinda

     In keeping with the 2007 conference theme, "Currents", the 2007
Regular Session on Australasian Literatures at SCMLA will focus on
"Australasian Currents." Our panel seeks to explore the current
conversation occurring between people from the Australian, New Zealand,
and South Pacific regions.
     Of particular interest is how people from the Australasian region
are using one or more form/s of creative expression (such as poetry,
fiction, narrative, film, music, art, etc) as a vehicle to represent
themselves and/ or others.
     Topics include, but are not limited to how these creative
endeavors have influenced and/ or critiqued religion, race, gender,

CFP: U.S.-Philippines Postcoloniality and Culture (grad) (1/5/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:47pm
Mary Cummins

U.S.-Philippines Postcoloniality and Culture (grad)

(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
April 6-7, 2007
University of California, Riverside

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at
(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation at the
University of California, Riverside’s annual graduate
humanities conference. Submissions from all disciplines are

CFP: Transoceanic Dialogues (2/15/07; journal issue)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:46pm
Salah Khan

Call for Papers: Transoceanic Dialogues

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association will publish a
special issue of its journal, Pacific Coast Philology, on transoceanic
dialogues. We are soliciting submissions on literary and philological
aspects of this topic. We invite papers in areas such as the following:

UPDATE: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (1/1/07; ESA, 3/30/07)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:46pm
ESA Conference 2007

CFP: Wide Open Spaces (grad) (1/1/07; 3/30/07)

City University of New York Graduate Center
English Student Association Conference
Conference Date: March 30, 2007
Call for Papers

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for abstract submissions has changed.

"Wide Open Spaces"

CFP: Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and Post-Colonial Cultures (Australia) (1/20/07; 4/12/07

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Robert Clarke

Call for Papers for a Symposium on
"Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and
Post-Colonial Cultures"

Thursday and Friday 12-13 April 2007
University of Queensland

Deadline for Abstract: 20 January 2007

Colonialism produces its fair share of celebrities, yet the meanings, forms,
and functions of celebrities within colonial and post-colonial cultures have
received little scholarly attention.

The Postcolonial Research Group of the University of Queensland invites
proposals for papers for a symposium on Celebrity Colonialism to be held at
the University of Queensland in April 2007.