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CFP: The South (5/1/06; PCAS/ACAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
McDonald, Rob

The American South


Popular Culture Association in the South / American Culture Association
in the South

October 5-7, 2006

Marriott Savannah Riverfront

Savannah, Georgia


Proposals are welcome for individual presentations or entire sessions
(traditional presentations, roundtables, or other configurations) on any
aspect of the American South for the 2006 PCAS/ACAS joint conference in


While all topics and approaches will be considered, we are especially
interested in scholarly proposals in the following areas:


Art - including "outsider" art

Literature - including popular writing



CFP: Approaches to Teaching H.D. (5/1/06; collection)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
Vetter, Lara

The H.D. International Society has some exciting news about a project =
important to the study of H.D. The Co-Chairs of the H.D. Society, =
Annette Debo and Lara Vetter, have received approval from MLA to begin =
work on Approaches to Teaching H.D.'s Poetry and Prose, notice of which =
appeared in the latest MLA Newsletter. We are in the process of sending =
out questionnaires to teachers of H.D. that ask for information about =
how you teach H.D. and request abstracts for short essays to be =
considered for that volume. We would very much like you to participate. =
 Please email me your name and institutional address so that we can =

CFP: Neurology and Modernity (6/1/06; collection)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
Andrew Shail

We are seeking essays for the collection *Neurology and Modernity*. While
psychoanalysis has been one of the most dominating discourses within accounts
of modernity, offering explanations of the modern as a fundamentally nervous
state, what has been less examined is the influence of its parent discipline,
neurology. Continuing its own account of nerve force and brain function
alongside the psychoanalytic notion of the unconscious, neurology was largely
simultaneous with what we refer to as modernity.

UPDATE: Modern Greece: Politics, Literature, Society (3/31/06; 6/4/06-6/10/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
James Gifford

Deadline extended:


Call For Papers

There are just a few places left…!

The Durrell School of Corfu is holding a Symposium (21-27 May 2006) on the
subject of Modern Greece, focussing on its Politics, Literature and Society.
The School especially welcomes proposals on the Ionian Islands, as well as
the Balkans and Turkey.

CFP: Second International Doris Lessing Conference (UK) (8/31/06; 7/7/07-7/9/07)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
Julie Cairnie

CFP: Second International Doris Lessing Conference (08/31/06;07/07/07-09/07/07)
Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Doris Lessing is a writer who, in her early career, concentrated on Africa
and African politics then subsequently turned toward England, feminism, and
speculative fiction. This panel will explore Lessing's continued engagement
with African politics from "The Grass Is Singing" and "Going Home" to "Under
My Skin" and "African Laughter," as well as her more recent

Submit one-page abstracts by August 31, 2006 to:

CFP: Ludic Literature (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
Alison James

Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association,
November 9-12, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.

Proposed Special Session — Ludic Literature: Serious Play in the 20th
and 21st Centuries