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CFP: James Purdy - James Purdy Society at ALA (1/23/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Dennis Moore

James Purdy Society
Call for Papers

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

The James Purdy Society will sponsor one session at the 2006 American
Literature Association Conference. Papers may be submitted on any topic
concerning James Purdy or his work. Submission may also be considered for a
published anthology about Purdy's work.

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

UPDATE: Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm

We are pleased to announce the addition of two keynotes speakers: Judith
Halberstam, Professor of English and Director of The Center for Feminist
Research at the University of Southern California, will deliver a talk on
Friday, March 3. Ewa Plonowska Ziarek, Julian Park Professor of
Comparative Literature and Director of the Humanities Institute at the
State University of New York at Buffalo, will speak the following day.

Call for papers:
Failure: Ethics and Aesthetics

University of California, Irvine
March 3 and 4, 2006

UPDATE: Autism and Representation (UK) (1/7/06; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Rose, Irene

Due to recent publicity in the UK national newspaper the Guardian, this colloquium has now been extended to run over two days - Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2006.

Like wise the deadline to register an interest or submit a panel/paper has now been extended to January 7th 2006.

Autism and Representation - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
A Two Day Colloquium hosted by the Association for Research in Popular Fictions
Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2006

CFP: African American Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Teresa Coronado

Please submit paper proposals for all topics related to African
American literature for the 2006 RMMLA (Tucson, Arizona
October 12-14, 2006). Paper proposals of 300-words are due to session
chairs by March 1, 2006.

Please note: RMMLA is an organization for its members. You are asked
to be current in your dues by April 1 to attend the convention,
present a paper, and have your name included in the convention
program. Visit for more information about the
conference, dues, etc.

Submit proposals in either paper or electronic form to:
Teresa Coronado, 2151 W 18th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402;

CFP: Henry Roth at 100 (3/1/06; MLA '06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 7:12pm
Steven G. Kellman


         Modern Language Association

         Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

         HENRY ROTH AT 100. A centennial reexamination--New approaches to

Roth's life, works, and place in literary history. 250-word abstracts by 1

Mar.; Steven G. Kellman (

UPDATE: Regional Theatre Since 1980 (UK) (1/31/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Mountford, Abigail

***Please note the change in dates!***

Call for Papers

The Glory of the Garden
Regional Theatre Since 1980

8th-10th September 2006
Liverpool John Moores University

In 1984, George Rowell and Anthony Jackson published their history of what we then more commonly referred to as 'repertory' theatre concluding:

CFP: Attention Shoppers! Theorizing the Mall (grad) (3/31/06; journal issue)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Adam Lawrence

postscript: a journal of graduate criticism and theory
is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal
published annually by graduate students in the
Department of English Language and Literature at
Memorial University of Newfoundland. Students either
currently enrolled in a post-graduate program or
having recently graduated from one are invited to
submit papers for a special issue exploring the mall
and its itinerant shoppers.