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CFP: Women and War (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Women and War in 20th Century Literature

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works
portraying women in war narratives. These papers can
examine works both by women or in which women are
included. Any theory or critical approach is welcomed,
as are interdisciplinary works.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Women addressing the cultural changes concomitant with
a war
environment

Women on the home front

Sexuality in war narratives

Feminism and war

CFP: Teaching Tim O'Brien (1/20/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Vincent Fitzgerald

    Teaching Tim O'Brien
   
  American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, CA (May 25-28, 2006)
   
  I know this is somewhat last minute, but we are trying to to assemble a panel on teaching any of the novels or short fiction of Tim O'Brien in a university classroom for the 2006 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA (May 25-28). The specific approach is fairly open, but do try to address pedagogical issues surrounding O'Brien's fiction.
   
  Send a 200-350 word abstract along with your CV, by January 20, 2006 to:
   
  Vincent Fitzgerald
Associate Professor of English
Notre Dame de Namur University
vfitzgerald_at_ndnu.edu

CFP: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by February 1, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
February 1, 2006 and sent to:

CFP: Disability Issues Papers & Panel Proposals (2/15/06; NCA, 11/16/06-11/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Kathleen LeBesco

Disability Issues Caucus, National Communication Association
Annual Meeting: November 16-19, 2006, San Antonio, TX

Katie LeBesco, Department of Communication Arts, Marymount Manhattan
College, 221 East 71st St., New York, NY 10021. Email: klebesco_at_mmm.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2006

The Disability Issues Caucus invites research papers and program proposals
exploring any aspect of issues related to disability and communication,
and it especially encourages programs that will promote participation by
people with disabilities. The Caucus invites innovative or alternative
formats as well as more traditional paper and panel presentations.

CFP: Teaching the Middle Eastern Novel (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

Contributions are invited for a collection of essays on teaching the
Middle Eastern and North African novel. The volume is divided into two
main sections: the first devoted to theoretical approaches and the second
to the different course and institutional contexts in which the novels are
taught; the volume will also include a section on resources for teachers
of the Middle Eastern and North African novel. One-page abstracts and
brief bios are invited by 1 February 2006. Queries welcome:
<Lahoucine.Ouzgane_at_ualberta.ca>

CFP: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at Sixty-Five (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Hugh Davis

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at Sixty-Five.

Papers addressing any aspect of James Agee and Walker Evans's depression-era
photo-text collaboration, in its time and in ours. Send 250-word abstracts by
March 1, 2006, to Hugh Davis at hdavis3_at_utk.edu.

All accepted panelists must be members of MLA by May 1.

CFP: The Unexpected Howells (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
instances of Howells's life and work that diverge from what we would=20
normally expect of him, literary or otherwise. Possible topics may=20
include politics, ghost stories and occultism, utopian fiction, poetry,=20
literary criticism, sentimentalism, and sexuality, among others.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Poets

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the 20th cent. American poets known as L=A-N=G=U=A=G=E
poets. Papers on any writer considered to be a member
of this school are invited, as are pieces exploring
any issue or discussion surrounding L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E
poetry.

Also encouraged are creative works in the unique style
of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E poets.

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