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CFP: Rebecca West (1/31/06; collection)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
DAVID MALCOLM

REBECCA WEST'S FICTION AND NON-FICTION. Essays are sought for a
collection on Rebecca West's fiction and non-fiction. They are to be
published as a third volume of studies of underrated British and Irish
novelists, edited by Gill Davies, David Malcolm and John Simons. A
volume on Ronald Firbank's fiction was published by The Edwin Mellen
Press in 2004 (ISBN: 0-7734-6555-3); one on Sylvia Townsend Warner's
writing is due for publication by Mellen in 2006. Essays should be
approximately 5000 words long and may be on any aspect of West's
writing. Please send abstracts of proposed essays (500 words) with a
brief professional cv by e-mail to David Malcolm, Professor of English

CFP: Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Masha C Mimran (mmimran_at_Princeton.EDU)

CALL FOR PAPERS

�Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death�

Panel for the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting 2006: �The Human and its Others,� Princeton University, Princeton NJ, March 23-26, 2006

Deadline for paper proposals: November 30, 2005

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006 ACLA Conference: �Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death.�

Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death

CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,
2006.

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Richard Wright Circle (12/16/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
James Miller

        The Richard Wright Circle plans to organize two sessions at the
American Literature Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA,
May 25-28, 2006. It invites proposals for 20-minute papers for either
session:

Session I: New Directions in Wright Scholarship. We welcome papers
involving significant new research or critical approaches to Wright and
his work.

Session II: Richard Wright: International Perspectives. We welcome
papers ranging from Wright's responses to global events to the
reception of Wright's work in various international settings.

CFP: Arab Americans in the Arts Forum (12/15/05; 3/31/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is seeking proposals for
panels and papers to be presented at its Arab Americans in the Arts
Forum. The Forum will be held at the AANM in Dearborn, Michigan, March
31- April 2, 2006. Topics include Performing Arts: dance, theater and
music; Visual Arts: painting, photography, sculpture and calligraphy;
Media Arts: film and video; and Literature: poetry, fiction and
non-fiction. The purpose of the Forum is to generate dialogue among our
audiences and artists about the state of Arab American art-making and
to document the contributions of Arab Americans in the above mentioned
fields.

CFP: Ancient & Modern Narrative (12/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Kathryn Chew

=93Ancient and Modern Narrative: Intersections, Interactions, and=20
Interstices=94, the 41st Annual Comparative Literature Conference at=20
California State University, Long Beach, March 9-11, 2006. This=20
conference will combine the traditional and the emergent aspects of=20
Comparative Literature, which began as a philological and=20
classically-oriented discipline and now encompasses a more emergent,=20
global perspective. It will emphasize modern literary echoes of the=20
classical world and direct adaptation of ancient literature. It can=20
include the study of canonical western texts (such as James Joyce=92s=20
adaptation of The Odyssey in Ulysses) and postcolonial appropriations=20

CFP: Reclaiming Democracy (3/1/06; RPA, 11/3/06-11/6/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Jeffrey Paris

Call for Conference Submissions

Reclaiming Democracy: Visions and Practices from the
Radical Left

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Radical
Philosophy Association

November 3-6, 2006

Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

The RPA Conference Program Committee invites
submissions of talks, papers, workshops, roundtables
discussions, posters, and other kinds of conference
contributions, for its seventh biennial conference, to
be held at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska.

UPDATE: Children's Lit Association Conference (11/30/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
jackie e stallcup

Please excuse cross-posting as I wish to get this out as widely as
possible.

UPDATE: Please note the NEW SITE for this conference! We are still in
the greater Los Angeles area, but the conference will be held
in MANHATTAN BEACH at the Manhattan Beach Marriott.

Deadline is approaching for proposals: November 30, 2005

Transformations
Children's Literature Association's 33rd Annual Conference
Manhattan Beach, California
June 8-11 2006

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