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CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
exitnine_at_rci.rutgers.edu

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

UPDATE: Comics and Childhood (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
Cathlena Martin

    Updated Call for Papers: "Comics and Childhood"

 Fourth Annual University of Florida Comics Conference

      Gainesville, FL
      February 24-25, 2006.

Updated Deadline for Abstracts: December 1, 2005.

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is
pleased to announce the 2006 UF Conference on Comics: "Comics and
Childhood," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on February
24-25 2006.

Confirmed guest speakers include Bill Willingham, Nate Powell, and
Charles Hatfield.

CFP: Willa Cather (12/20/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
John Swift

The Willa Cather Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be
presented in either of two sessions at the American Literature
Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28, 2006.

Session I: New Directions in Cather Scholarship. All papers involving
significant new research or critical approaches to Cather's work will be
considered.

CFP: Heroism & Mortality in Comics (11/26/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
dave_at_captionbox.net

Call For Papers: "Ever-Ending Battle" - Special Symposium on Heroism &
Mortality in Comics for Spring 2006 International Journal of Comic Art
issue.

The International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA) is pleased to welcome
submissions for the upcoming symposium in its Spring 2006 edition 8.1. The
 wide focus of the symposium, entitled "The Ever-Ending Battle," will be
on issues of mortality in comics, particularly, but not exclusively, the
relationship between death and heroism.

CFP: Stealing the Language: Eudora Welty and Women's Humor (1/1/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
HRPollack

Call for Papers
Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
May 25-28, 2006
San Francisco, CA
Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

=93Stealing the Language: Eudora Welty and Women=92s Humor=94

Alicia Ostriker writes that women have always tried to steal the=20
language -- to =93seize speech=94 and so rework narratives inadequate to=20=

describing women=92s experience. (Ostriker, Stealing The Language: The=20=

Emergence of Women=92s Poetry in America, p 211) =93Stealing the =
language=94=20
can reiterate and/ or transform old speech in ways that provoke women=20
to liberated laughter.

CFP: Student's Companion to American Literary Characters (no deadline noted; collection)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Judith Baughman

For the Student's Companion to American Literary Characters to be published by Manly Inc. and Facts on File, we are seeking entries on major characters in works by these playwrights: Maxwell Anderson, Philip Barry, Moss Hart, Beth Henley, George S. Kaufman, Sidney Kingsley, Tony Kushner, Arthur Miller, Marsha Norman, Clifford Odets, Eugene O'Neill, David Rabe, William Saroyan, Neil Simon, Wendy Wasserstein, Tennessee Williams, August Wilson, and Lanford Wilson. For further information, please contact Dr. Park Bucker at psbucke_at_uscsumter.edu .

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