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CFP: Peace Zone: A Place of US (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

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Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Robert Madison

37th Annual College English Association Conference -- April 6-8, 2006, San =
Antonio, Texas
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Peace Zone: A Place for US
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Papers are welcome pertaining to cultures and literatures of peace being =
constructed in regions affected by war, especially within the United =
States. Discussion can range from missed or lost opportunities to promote =
peace to strategies to reduce enmity or promote coalescence.
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Send a 50-word abstract along with complete contact information by October =
15 to
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Karen Clark
Engish Department
Towson University
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252-0001
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or kclark_at_towson.edu

CFP: Present Pasts in African Lit and Film (Ghana) (10/13/05; ALA, 5/17/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
jawenzel_at_umich.edu

CFP: Present Pasts in African Literature and Film

Deadline: 10/13/05

African Literature Association
32nd Annual Meeting and Conference
Accra, Ghana

May 17-21, 2006

Papers are sought for a panel on the topic "Present Pasts in African
Literature and Film" at the May 2006 African Literature Association
conference in Ghana.

CFP: African Literature and World Christianity (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Gallagher, Susan

The Conference on Christianity and Literature invites submissions of
abstracts for the CCL session at the annual MLA Convention in December
2006. The session will be called "The Next Christendom" and African
Literature." Proposals should engage with the ideas of Philip Jenkins'
recent controversial book, The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global
Christianity, in relationship with the wider field of African
Literature. In his book, Jenkins argues that Christianity has become
the religion of the South, not the West. Questions that could be
addressed include how does the phenomenon of "world Christianity" inform
African literature, and how might African literature inform the

UPDATE: Science Fiction/Fantasy Area (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
caronc_at_post.queensu.ca

(Apologies for cross-postings)

2nd Call For Papers

The SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY Area of the Popular Culture Association
reiterates its invitation for submissions for the:

PCA/ACA 2006 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS,
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, APRIL 12-15, 2006

Deadline for submissions: 10th November 2005 (please note the due
date has moved up a few days)

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry (10/25/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Gregory Eiselein

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry

I am organizing a panel on "Confessional and Postconfessional
American Poetry" for the upcoming 15th annual Kansas State University
Cultural Studies Conference on "Privacy" next March (March 9-11,
2006, in Manhattan, Kansas).

The panel seeks papers on poets who explore the psyche and the self,
childhood and adult traumas, experience and autobiography. I am also
interested in papers about poets who contest or mimic the concerns of
confessional poets.

CFP: Samuel R. Delany –– A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06–3/24/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work.

CFP: The Fantastic in Children's and Young Adult Literature (11/30/05; 3/15/06-3/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:34pm
Christine Mains

The Fantastic in Children's and Young Adult Literature and Art
Drawn by the Fantastic
27th Annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
March 15-19, 2006
Wyndham Ft. Lauderdale Airport Hotel
Dania, Florida

Guest of Honor: Charles Vess
Guest Scholar: M. Thomas Inge
Special Guest Writer: Kathleen Ann Goonan

Deadline for Submissions: November 30, 2005

CFP: Neoliberalization/Poetry (10/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:34pm
manowak_at_stkate.edu

XCP: CROSS CULTURAL POETICS, an interdisciplinary journal, seeks essays
addressing poetry/poetics of the Western hemisphere in the era of
neoliberalization. Essays addressing the interaction of economic forces of
production, exchange, redistribution, empire, et al, as (simultaneously)
categories, modes, and methodologies of examining literary works (and the
literary world)--as well as the work of scholars outside the U.S.
institutional structure--are most actively sought. For an outline of our
recent publishing activities (including our co-publication of Kamau
Brathwaite’s book, â€"Conversations-), please see <http://www.xcp.bfn.org>.

CFP: Woolfian Boundaries (1/4/06; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Kathryn Simpson

CFP: 16th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf 2006,
Birmingham, UK (1.4.06; 6/22/06 - 6/25/06)

Amendment to contact details and submission procedures for the call for
papers for WOOLFIAN BOUNDARIES. The 16th Annual International Conference
on Virginia Woolf. 22 - 25 June 2006 hosted by the University of
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