Popular Culture Section:
The Accidental Detective/Detection by Accident
twentieth century and beyond
Popular Culture Section:
MLA 2006 CALL FOR PAPERS
THREE SESSIONS SPONSORED BY
CHICANA AND CHICANO LITERATURE DIVISION
Deadline for proposals: March 1, 2006
Proposals must include 2-3 page CV and 500 word
abstract or 8-page paper.
Submit proposals to: Theresa Delgadillo
1. Visual Culture and Chicano/a Literature
Working from a broadest view of visual culture as
encompassing objects, images, seeing and new media we
welcome papers that analyze the influence or
significance of visual on literary or vice versa
and/or the convergence of visual and literary in new
(graphic novel) or old (illustrated, serialized
novels, film adaptations) forms.
***Please note that we have extended the submission deadline to
January 31, 2006****
The 8th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
?Spaces of Dissent: The Borders of Transnational Dreams?
Keynote Speakers: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Peter Hitchcock
March 30-April 1, 2006 at the University of Florida
Papa, Pappy, and Gender Trouble: Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and
MLA 2006, Philadelphia (December 27-30, 2006)
Deadline: February 10, 2006 (deadline extended for this session only)
CFP: "POSTMODERNISM AND NARRATOLOGY" (1 March; 27-30 December 2006)
Proposed Special Session for the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia,
December 27-30, 2006=20
This proposed panel deals with the impressive range of odd strategies of =
narration and the deconstruction of traditional story parameters in =
postmodernist fiction. Proposals for papers by 1 March to: =
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Please make note of my new email address: greta.olson_at_gmx.net
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Please note new e-mail address and extended deadline. Thank you!
African American and Jewish American Women Writers of the Early 20th
Century: Intersections and Parallels
Papers are invited for upcoming Society for the Study of American Women
Writers Conference on contrasts and connections between African American
and Jewish American women writers of the early twentieth century.
Comparative, historical, and all other approaches will be considered. How does examining
these writers complicate our understanding of minority women's writing and
Of the period? 200-words abstracts to Meredith Goldsmith, Ursinus College
(mgoldsmith_at_ursinus.edu), by 1/25/06.
Note: The updated deadline for submissions is January 20, 2006.=20
The Katherine Anne Porter Society, a member society of the American =
Literature Association, issues a call for papers for a session at the =
ALA 2006 conference in San Francisco, CA. Entitled "Katherine Anne =
Porter and the Artist," the session will consider the variety of ways =
that Porter explored the role of the artist in her fiction and =
non-fiction. Possible subjects include, but are not limited to, Porter's =
artist figures, Porter's literary criticism, Porter's reflections on the =
creative process, and Porter's aesthetics.=20
Papers on the critical legacy of Wayne Booth and/or ethical criticism,
to be presented at the Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Tucson, AZ,
October 12-14, 2006.
Send submissions to:
Dr. Alan Blackstock
Assistant Professor of English
Utah State University-Uintah Basin
987 E. Lagoon Street
CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06, 12/27/06-12/30/06)
Call For Papers for a proposed Special Session
Modern Language Association (MLA)
Annual meeting December 27-30, 2006, in Philadelphia
Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing
This goal of this panel is to explore how female authors have produced verbal representations of visual representations.
DURRELL SCHOOL OF CORFU
CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS
'EMPIRE AND AFTERMATH: CORE AND PERIPHERY'
The Durrell School of Corfu will hold a seminar on the topic 'Empire and
Aftermath: Core and Periphery' at its Library and Study Centre in Corfu,
4-10 June 2006.
The 400-year rule of the Ionian islands by the 'Serenissima' Republic of
Venice and the 50-year administration of the 'Septinsular Republic' of those
islands by Britain provide us with examples of strategic control of
Mediterranean communications by interests vested in the diplomatic and
commercial manipulation of trade routes and nodes of power.