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CFP: The Blues II: 8th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium (2/15/06; 3/30/06-3/31/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Sollars, Michael D.


Call for Papers

8th Annual J. Marie McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX
March 30-31, 2006

The Department of English and Foreign Languages at Texas Southern University
seeks papers for its interdisciplinary conference on its 2006 theme, "The
Blues II." We encourage interdisciplinary approaches and welcome proposals
that consider any facet of this topic. In addition to formal papers, we
encourage proposals for art displays, performances in music and drama,
panels, group discussions, short seminars, or workshops.

CFP: Selfhood in a Posthuman Context (grad) (1/10/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Lindsay Holmgren

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature: McGill
University, Montreal

Theme: Permeability and Selfhood

March 11-12, 2006


This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Selfhood in a Posthuman Context


CFP: Women Writing War (1/10/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Abbey Zink

CFP: Women Writing War (SSAWW, Philadelphia, Nov. 8-11, 2006)

      Margaret Fuller, Edith Wharton, and Martha Gellhorn are among notable
American women writers who have written extensively about war. Proposals
are sought for a panel at the 2006 SSAWW conference in Philadelphia
(11/8-11/11/06) that explores the ways in which American women writers have
responded to war. Of particular interest are proposals that investigate
cross-genre practices. Possible topics include the following: war
reportage as literature, war in popular fiction, and war and travel
writing. E-mail one-page proposal and brief biographical statement to
Abbey Zink at by Jan. 10th.

CFP: Ruskin and the Idea of Influence (UK) (2/10/06; 5/13/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Dickinson, Rachel

The University of Lancaster's Ruskin Programme and the University of Salford invite contributions for RUSKIN AND THE IDEA OF INFLUENCE, the first of three, annual, one-day seminars, to be held on 13 May 2006 at the University of Salford's Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Research Centre. These seminars are part of the collaborative AHRC funded project on 'Ruskin, Cultural Tourism and Popular Access', directed by Professors Keith Hanley (Lancaster), John Walton (Central Lancashire), and Brian Maidment (Salford).

CFP: New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture (4/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Ian Peddie


New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture



Call for Papers/Poetry/Fiction


New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture is a print journal that
publishes poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction as well as critical and
cultural essays on the subject of Texas.


Poetry. New Texas seeks high quality poems by and/or about Texas. Work
should be no longer than four poems for total submission. We prefer poems
of fifty lines or less.



Fiction. New Texas seeks strong and innovative fiction either by Texas or,
broadly defined, about Texas. Maximum length for fiction is 25 pages.
Short-shorts will also be considered.