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CFP: Virginia Woolf (UK) (1/4/06; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Kathryn Simpson

CFP: 16th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf 2006,
Birmingham, UK (1.4.06; 6/22/06 - 6/25/06)

This conference takes Virginia Woolf to Britain's second city in order
to explore her work from perspectives 'beyond the boundary' of her own
positions and attitudes. Her coolness towards the provinces and
'prejudice' against the regional novel (Letters 6. 381) are thus the
starting-point for considering her writing in the light of its own
'limits', self-declared and otherwise. Themes for papers may involve
Woolf and:

UPDATE: MP International Feminist Journal: Choice (9/6/05; online journal)

Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

MP feminist peer-reviewed biannual e-journal is seeking papers on the
subject of "CHOICE". The word choice has been used as a galvanizing point
concerning abortion, but the concept of the right to choose extends well
beyond the womb. Feminists argue over the kinds of choices we make...the
choice to be a stay at home mother or have a consuming career, the choice to
 marry or not to marry, the choice to be celibate or to be sexually
promiscuous, the choice to agree or disagree with feminist "party lines",
etc. We are seeking academic papers, personal narratives, creative writing,
or journalistic writings that wrestle with the idea of gender and choice in

CFP: Jewish Studies Area (10/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm


Jewish Studies Area
2006 Conference
Popular Culture Association

April 12 - 15, 2006
Atlanta, Georgia

The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is open to any
scholar or author with an interest in Jewish Studies. Those interests may
include (but are not exclusive to):

Literature Creative Writing
Film Drama
History Holocaust Studies
Culture Art (including Fine Art, Music, Comic Art, etc.)
Society Politics (US and Israel, Israel and Palestine, etc.)
Language Religion
          And any other topic of interest

CFP: The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics (9/15/05; NEMLA, 5/2/06-5/5

Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm

The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups
and their Embedded Politics

proposal deadline: September 15, 2005

Call for papers for a panel on The Politics of Friendship: Modernist
Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics at 2006
NEMLA annual convention, Philadelphia, March 2-5, 2006

CFP: Samuel Beckett and Ireland (10/30/05; collection)

Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Sean Kennedy

In order to mark the centenary of Samuel Beckett=92s birth in 2006, =
essays are
requested for a new volume examining Beckett=92s relationship with =
Entitled Beckett and Ireland: New Perspectives, this volume will offer
readings of Beckett=92s work in a social, political, and cultural =
Although many readings of Beckett=92s work tend to stress his preference =
for a
deterritorialised aesthetic, there have been a number of important =
articles stressing Beckett=92s Irishness, and it is hoped that this =
will build on such work in new and exciting ways. Possible topics might


CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about


as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.