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UPDATE: Mester XXXV 2006: General Issue (3/3/06; journal issue)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Mester Literary Journal

Deadline extended:

2006 Call for Papers, General Issue
Mester, the yearly graduate student academic journal of the Department
of Spanish and
Portuguese at UCLA, seeks articles for its upcoming 35th anniversary
issue to be
published in June 2006.

CFP: Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

The Asian American Literature Division of the MLA announces the following panel
and seeks papers for MLA December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Deadline March
15, 2006.

"Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies"

Analyses and examples of intersections with television, film, digital media,
video games, Internet, art, and new media technologies. Topics may include but
are not limited to:

CFP: Material Words (3/6/06; Gender Across Borders II, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

Call For Papers: Material Words
Accepted Panel at Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Abstract Deadline: March 6, 2006
Panel Organizer: Kyle Schlesinger

Taking a cue from Madonna's 'Material Girl,' the 'Material Words' panel will feature papers
that explore the media and/or mediums of women's poetry and/or textual production.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: High & Low / Culture (3/6/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association is soliciting paper proposals for
its convention November 9-12 in Chicago. Anyone interested in submitting
an abstract for an individual paper on the theme of "High & Low / Culture,"
is invited to email an abstract to by March 6, 2006.

Possible topics might include:

CFP: Maine's Place in the Environmental Imagination (5/1/06; ASLE, 6/2/06-6/4/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Stephanie Boucher

2006 Summer Symposium
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
Site: University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, Maine

Inviting presentations on the ways in which Maine has figured in the Environmenal Imagination of North America; how Maine has been a storehouse of transcendental virtue and authenticity for Massachusetts, southern New England, and the rest of the nation; and how Maine's "unspoiled" image was reconciled with the reality of clear-cutting and river pollution. Creative presentations are welcome.

CFP: Naratives of Postcolonialism (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

Dear list,

I would like to place three calls for papers:

a) call for papers MLA 2006, one of the two official sessions for the
Society for the Study of Narrative Literature (SSNL). Through a computer
error on the part of the MLA, a number of emails sent in December got
lost and the session therefore was not posted in the MLA Newsletter.

Here is the text of the session. I am moving the deadline forward to 15

The Narratives of Postcolonialism

UPDATE: Elizabeth Bowen (9/1/06; journal issue)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Modern Fiction Studies

Deadline extended:

Modern Fiction Studies announces a call for papers for an upcoming
special issue on
Elizabeth Bowen

Guest Editor: Susan Osborn
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2006