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CFP: Caribbean American Women Writers (3/17/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 9:05pm

Call for papers for

The Modern Language Association Annual Convention 2007
27-30 December 2007

Deadline: 17 March 2007
Special Session: Caribbean American Women Writers
Abstracts are invited for presentations on novels written by women of (Anglo=
, Franco, Hispanic) Caribbean descent. How so these women rewrite, revise, r=
etell the histories of these nations?=20
Please send 1-page abstracts.
Thank you,
Vanessa K. Vald=C3=A9s
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

CFP: Globalization and Popular Culture (4/30/07; MPCA/MACA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Brian Ekdale

Globalization and Popular Culture
MPCA/MACA - Regional Conference
Oct. 12-14, 2007
Kansas City, Missouri

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2007

The Globalization area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association invites
papers/panels on theoretical, historical and practical approaches to the
intersection of cultures, postcolonial studies, national cinema,
international and transnational media studies and any other topic related t=
popular culture on the global stage. The conference will be held at the
Radisson Hotel & Suites Kansas City in the center of Kansas City, Missouri
the weekend of October 12-14, 2007.

CFP: Experiences in Post/Colonial Education Systems in Afr. Literature (3/15/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
Walt Collins

Call for Papers: Papers dealing with Experiences in Post/Colonial
Education Systems as depicted in literature are sought for the
Literatures of Africa and the Diaspora regular session at the South
Atlantic Modern Language Association which will meet in Atlanta, GA on
Nov. 9-11, 2007.

Papers might include childhood experiences through experiences in
higher education and might make use of any number of theoretical

The deadline for 250-word proposals is March 15, 2007.

Please send inquiries and proposals electronically to:

Dr. Walter Collins, session coordinator
Assistant Professor of French and English

CFP: Australian Studies Project (6/30/07; collection)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
Nathanael O'reilly

CFP: Australian Studies Project (06/30/07)
Editors: Nathanael O'Reilly, Jean-François Vernay, Robyn Walton
Australian Studies project: A collection of international perspectives on fear and protection related topics within the scope of Australian Studies for an essay collection with the working title Protect Australia Fair: International Perspectives on Australian Culture.

CFP: CFP: Connection & Disconnection (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:54am
yurika tamura

Call for Papers: Connection & Disconnection (Comparative Literature)
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA), October 4-6, 2007
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Please submit 200-250 word abstracts
Deadline: March 1
to Yurika Tamura,

We are seeking papers that explore sense of connection, disconnection,
identity and dislocation in literature from interdisciplinary perspective.
Topics suggested (but not limited to):

Issues such as Gneder, Race and Class
Forms/genres of literature (Blogs, letters, commercial website, etc.)

CFP: Writing the Caribbean in the U.S. (3/10/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:54am

=E2=80=9CWriting the Caribbean in the U.S.=E2=80=9D: How do writers of Car=
ibbean heritage,=20
who are located in the U.S., reconfigure =E2=80=9CCaribbean=E2=80=9D literat=
ure? Possible=20
topics: diaspora, linguistic crossings, disciplinary boundaries, shifting ra=
and ethnic identities, responses to U.S. imperialism, native=20
spaces/informants, Caribbean writers and the U.S. academy. 1-page abstract a=
nd cv by 10 Mar.=20
to A. Shemak (