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CFP: Criticism and the Divine (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
Scott DeShong

Criticism and the Divine: a Society for Critical Exchange session at the
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention in Philadelphia, March
2-5, 2006.

Twenty-minute presentations concerning the notion (or concept, image,
invocation, etc.) of the divine or the sacred as it emerges for recent
criticism/theory of literature and/or culture. How is the notion
explicitly or implicitly defined, engaged, critiqued, avoided,
superseded, deflected, etc.?

CFP: Literary Studies in Open and Distance Learning (Greece) (10/30/05; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
takis kayalis



Ierapetra, Greece, 7-9 April 2006

The research team openLit (,
which operates under the auspices of the School of
Humanities, The Hellenic Open University, is pleased
to announce an International Conference on
“Literary Studies in Open and Distance Learning
University Programs”.

CFP: 37th Annual NEMLA Convention (9/15/05; 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
Josie McQuail

CFP: 37th Annual NEMLA Convention (Sept. 15, 2005; Philadelphia, March 2-5, 2006). Paper proposals are being accepted for the 37th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, to be held in Philadelphia, PA, March 2-5, 2006. Papers are being sought on various topics in English, the Modern Languages, drama and film, Cultural Studies, pedagogy, and related fields. Papers or abstracts must be submitted to individual panel chairs. See or look on the NEMLA web page at for specific topics and other information regarding the organization and the upcoming convention.

CFP: Writing Centers and Disability (10/1/05; collection)

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
James Inman

Call for Abstracts

Writing Centers and Disability

Deadline: October 1, 2005

Abstracts (approximately 500 words) for potential contributions are
invited for a new edited collection tentatively titled Writing Centers
and Disability. This collection will investigate the vital, but often
ignored intersection of Writing Center Studies and Disability Studies.

Contributions will ultimately fall into three general categories:

* Research on tutoring writers with disabilities,

* Research and narratives of experience of making the writing center
space accessible, and

CFP: Censorship and Academic Freedom (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Douglas Howard

Submissions are invited for a session on Censorship and Academic Freedom
at the 2006 NEMLA conference in Philadelphia, PA., March 02 - March 05,

>From the Ward Churchill controversy to the Patriot Act and the Academic
Bill of Rights, college campuses and classrooms have increasingly become
the focus of the censorship debate. This panel will examine the various
ways in which that debate is being played out and explore faculty
responses to the issues, both within and beyond their classes. Are
there certain subjects that should be avoided or ignored or should
colleges entertain even the most offensive possibilities in the name of
free speech?

CFP: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Hugh Tribbey

Please Post and Announce

        Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
        Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2005

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710