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

updated: 
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

CFP: War and the West (1/15/06; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Matt Evertson

CALL FOR PAPERS

War and the West
17th Annual Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Conference
March 30 to April 1, 2006
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center
Chadron State College
Chadron, Nebraska

CFP: Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Sollars, Michael D.

Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels

As the chief editor of The Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists =
and
Novels, I am seeking manuscripts from contributors who are familiar =
with the
work. The manuscripts will focus on novelists and novels from the 20th
century. The novels that will be collected in this extensive volume =
will
have been written in a language other than English but subsequently
translated into English. I am attaching a list of available writing
assignments. Please review the below list and email me with your =
interests.

Best regards,

CFP New York: City in Motion, Interdisciplinary Conference (1/10/06; 3/10/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Lori Jirousek

New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan invites presentation proposals
for the Interdisciplinary Conference:

 

New York: City in Motion

 

This day-long conference will take place on Friday, March 10, 2006, in
NYIT's state-of-the-art conference facility near Columbus Circle. The
organizers welcome and encourage technology-enhanced presentations.

 

We seek presenters who will share their scholarship and perspectives on the
City of New York as examined through the ideas of movement, mobility, and
transformation. Panels and presentations may address motion either
literally or figuratively as suggested by but not limited to the following
categories:

 

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

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

Below is an updated text for the CFP for the Samuel Delany conference.

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. As such, it will be the first event of its kind
in the United States.

UPDATE: Gender and Citizenship (11/28/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Petra Lina Orloff

Deadline has already passed, but has been extended to
11/28/05. Decisions will be announced at the beginning of
December.

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                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
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Received on Thu Nov 03 2005 - 12:46:27 EST

CFP: Resistance to Tyranny: Representing the Struggle for Human Rights in Literature (2/17/06; NYCEA, 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Jennifer Griffiths

* Call for Papers *
The New York College English Association Conference
Marymount College of Fordham University
Tarrytown, NY April 28-29, 2006
Resistance to Tyranny:
Representing the Struggle for Human Rights in Literature
 
In an interview with Amnesty International, Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman
explains that, despite efforts to silence survivors of human rights violations, "Somehow the
stories do come out, those voices do come out. I am not their voice: I make a space for
those voices, a bridge." Dorfman's insights raise questions about the role of literature in
the struggle for human rights. How do writers represent often unspeakable crimes against

CFP: Will Any Humanism Be Possible? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/2006)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Garcia, Antonio

I am organizing a seminar based on the proposal below for the American
Comparative Literature Association's Conference 2006 at Princeton
University. Submit paper proposals to

garciaant @uhd.edu and through the acla web site www.princeton.edu/~acla06
<http://www.princeton.edu/~acla06> by the November 30 deadline.

 

Will Any Humanism Be Possible?
Seminar Organizer(s): Antonio A. Garcia, University of Houston-Downtown

CFP: 3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference on Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic Literature, Linguistics and Culture (grad) (12/9/05;

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
anreynol_at_indiana.edu

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
on Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic Literature, Linguistics and Culture
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

* * * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * * *

The Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC), Department of Spanish and
Portuguese, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana is hosting a conference
February 19-20, 2006. All papers related to Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic
literature, linguistics and culture are welcome. Our suggested topic for this
year is "Peripheries", although any other topic will also be considered to be
part of the conference. Research on theoretical and applied linguistics,
literature, and culture pertaining to the suggested topics is encouraged.

CFP: Experimentation and Orthodoxy in Recent American Literature (12/15/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Susan Adams

CALL FOR PAPERS
American Religion and Literature Society
At the 2006 American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, San Francisco

Founded in 1997, the American Religion and Literature Society (ARLS) is
a member society of the American Literature Association (ALA). ARLS is
dedicated to the scholarly exploration of the relationships among
religion, literature, and American culture, where each is broadly
construed and where no particular scholarly or disciplinary approach is
favored over any other. We try to nurture both a meaningful witness to
the vitality of religion and literature and collegial friendships
within the area of noted interest.

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