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CFP: Modern Drama - The Pulitzer Prize (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
McDonald, Rob

Modern Drama section

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)

November 10-12, 2006

Charlotte, NC

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The Drama of the Pulitzer: Winners and Losers

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This session will explore aspects of the competition for the Pulitzer
Prize in Drama: What does it mean for a play to win the prize? What do
the nominations (and the controversies they sometimes generate) suggest
about the nature of the American theater? We encourage a full range of
approaches to and perspectives on the topic.

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By March 1, 2006, send 500-word abstracts or full papers to:

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Rob McDonald

Department of English and Fine Arts

Virginia Military Institute

CFP: New Directions in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Michelle A. Abate

 
Call for Papers: New Directions in Children's Literature

 

Children's Literature Discussion Circle

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference

 November 10th - 12th, 2006

Charlotte, NC

 

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Margaret Atwood: Texts and Contexts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
KAREN STEIN

Abstracts of 15-20 minute papers due by March 1, 2006 to Karen Stein, WMS
Program, 315 Roosevelt Hall, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881

or wmsdir_at_etal.uri.edu

Margaret Atwood: Texts and Contexts
We welcome submissions on any aspect of Atwood's work, especially her more
recent works, such as Oryx and Crake, The Penelopiad or The Blind
Assassin. Also welcome are papers about other contemporary Canadian women
writers, especially in connection with Atwood.

UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

CFP: MELUS/Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Derek P. Royal

CALL FOR PAPERS
MELUS Panel at the American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006 - San Francisco, CA
Topic: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative

We invite paper abstracts concerning the theoretical, literary, and
historical sweep of graphic narrative and its links to multi-ethnic
discourse for a MELUS panel to be held at the 17th annual American
Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28. Possible
topics could include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: Teaching Philip Roth (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Philip Roth Society

***************CALL FOR PAPERS***************

American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, CA (May 25-28, 2006)

For the 2006 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco,
CA, the Philip Roth Society is pulling together a panel on Philip Roth in
the classroom. The specific approach and focus is open, although only those
papers devoted to pedagogical issues surrounding Roth's fiction will be
given serious consideration. Please send a 200-350 word abstract, along
with contact information, by January 15, 2006 to:
 
Derek P. Royal at royal_at_rothsociety.org
Or
Jessica G. Rabin at jgrabin_at_aacc.edu

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today (12/21/05; 4/8/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
R. Victoria Arana

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today: The 2006 Howard University Symposium

(12/21/2005-4/08/2006)

 

EXTENSION OF THE CALL FOR PAPERS to December 21, 2005.

Papers are invited for an international symposium taking place on the Howard
University campus (Washington, D.C.) and designed to highlight and to
explore an important new area of aesthetic theory and artistic achievement:

CFP: The Cult of Domesticity and Indigenous Women (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Patricia Ploesch

We are seeking papers for a proposed panel on The Cult of Domesticity
and Indigenous Women, to be submitted for consideration to the 2006
American Studies Association conference. We are interested in
considering how the cult of domesticity, as it is theoretically mapped
out by such authors as Ann Douglas, Lora Romero, Devon Mihesuah, K.
Tsianina Lomawaima, and Susan Tompkins, resonates specifically in
Indigenous women's narratives. We are interested in a complex
conversation about the multivalent negotiations Indigenous women have
and continue to make with the cult of domesticity. How does the cult
of domesticity for Indigenous women resonate similarly with and

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