twentieth century and beyond
GAY, LESBIAN, AND QUEER STUDIES
Call For Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers
POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2007 JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCE
April 4-7, 2007
Boston Copley Place
For more information on the PCA/ACA,
please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2006
We are considering proposals for sessions organized
around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers.
Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, typically with four
papers or speakers per standard session.
(The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United =
States - India Chapter)
(The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World)
will hold a conference on LITERATURE IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE
in Chandigarh, on: 22-24 March 2007
THEME FOR MELUS-INDIA: =20
"LITERATURE IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE: THE AMERICAN RESPONSE"
The Keynote Address will be delivered by=20
Prof Emory Elliott=20
Distinguished Professor of English
University of California
THEME FOR MELOW:
This is a call for papers for a panel titled "The Act of Shifting Borders in Identity Politics" for the 2007 NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) Convention from March 1, 2007 to March 4, 2007 in Baltimore, Maryland.
CALL FOR PAPERS
SLASH 2: THE 2nd DMU FANFICTION STUDY DAY
Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
Tuesday 27th February 2007
10.00 am - 6.00 pm
After the success of last year's Slash Fiction Study Day, Slash 2 offers
another slash-friendly forum for discussion of the most exciting
developments in fanfic.
Call for Papers
Mystery and Detective Fiction
38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 1-4, 2007
This open session welcomes proposals concerning any aspect of mystery
and detective fiction. Please send abstracts or completed papers,
preferably as Microsoft Word attachments to e-mail, to Bob Winston at
winston_at_dickinson.edu or by mail to Department of English, Dickinson
College, P.O. Box 17013-2896.
Name and Affiliation
A/V requirements (if any)
DEADLINE: September 15, 2006
Northeast Modern Language Association March 1-4.
2007, Baltimore, MD =20
Call for papers: "Earth, Air, Water, Fire: Twentieth Century Poetics of
Much of the best known and most widely admired poetry of the last
hundred years displays, even flaunts, its bookishness, its elaborate and
often thrilling systems of allusion and symbology, its theoretical
sophistication. The best of this work, from the high modernists to the
language poets, is both dazzling and exhilarating. We love this stuff,
for itself no doubt, and rightly, but possibly also for the way the
arcana make us feel useful to our students.
CFP=3A =93Chick Lit=2E=94 Area
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006
Southwest/Texas Popular =26 American Culture Associations 28th Annual =
Albuquerque=2C NM February 14-17=2C 2007
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque=2C NM 87102
Proposals are now being accepted for the =93Chick Lit=2E=94 Area=2C and a=
those interested are encouraged to participate=2E (Graduate =
students/future teachers are particularly welcome to participate or =
register to attend the conference=2E) Listed below are some suggestions =
for possible presentations=2C but topics not included here are also =
CFP: Reference book on American popular fiction (no deadline; book)
The poetry of John Gower has experienced a renaissance of critical interest
in recent years, and scholars are beginning to realise the potential of
subjecting his works to an array of innovative approaches. This session aims
to bring together a panel assessing Gower¹s situation within 21st-century
medieval studies, and it is hoped that we can define more clearly his
position in the contemporary academy and his relation to the London culture
in which he was working, especially the relationship between his poetry and
that of his contemporaries and successors.
Possible topics include: