twentieth century and beyond
PLEASE POST REVISED CFP / DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 MARCH 2006
Women and poetry in the 21st Century: Kicking Daffodils III
Two-day conference: 6th and 7th September 2006, University of the West of
F I N A L C A L L F O R P A P E R S
Keynote Speakers: Medbh McGuckian and Marion Wynne-Davies
Including contributions from: Elaine Feinstein, Deryn Rees-Jones, Diane
Middlebrook, Robyn Bolam, Kate Clanchy, Michelene Wandor, Tracy Brain, Fiona
Sampson, Georgia Scott, Zina Rohan, Cheryl Malcolm.
LITERATURE COMPASS GRADUATE ESSAY PRIZE!
Submissions are invited for the 2006 Literature Compass Graduate Essay Prize.
Literature Compass publishes peer reviewed survey articles from across the entire discipline. Experienced researchers, teaching faculty, and advanced students will all benefit from the accessible, informative articles that provide overviews of current research.
Entries for the 2006 Graduate Essay Prize should contain a survey element which ensures the essay remains accessible to the non-specialist. The incorporation of advanced graduate work is strongly encouraged.
There will be a prize awarded for each of the 9 sections on Literature Compass:
CALL FOR PAPERS
Bogazici University and National Association of Ethnic Studies
November 15-17, Bogazici University, ISTANBUL
CFP: Transnational Perspectives: Intersections of Race, Ethnicity and
Istanbul is one of the world's major cities with a long history of
diverse cultures, races and religions living together in harmony. Throughout
history, this kaleidoscopic city has managed to create harmony from discord. In
this city where different cultures intersect and interact, we aim to bridge
together different perspectives on a cross-cultural platform and inspire a new
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
18, 2006 (extended from 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 – Irish Studies: Conflict and Peace in Ireland: 6/1/06;
Call for Papers
American Conference for Irish
Studies – Western Regional Conference
George Fox University
October 27-29, 2006
"Conflict and Peace in
Irish history is filled with stories of political,
religious, cultural or ideological conflict. Conflict takes place between
regions, groups, or family members. Irish history is also filled with
efforts to achieve peace in these conflicts, efforts that have met with
varying levels of success. This conference will explore both the
conflicts and the efforts at peace to illustrate the great diversity in
Masks and Passing in African American Literature
Panel Chair: Valerie B. McKee
Call for Papers on Masks and Passing in African American Literature
for the seventh annual graduate English conference entitled
"Encountering the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, and Writing" at
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday,
April 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to, interpretations of
literary texts regarding themes of "passing," and the character type of the "tragic mulatto."
Panels will be one and a half hours long. Presentations will be 15 –
20 minutes long (papers should be 6 – 8 pages in length). A proposal
CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS
"Gender and Interaction: Real and Virtual women in a male world"
1 day workshop at AVI 2006
Date: 23 May 2006
Location: Venice, Italy
Submission Deadline: 19 March 2006 - Extended deadline
Please update the CFP with the following.
CFP: Northrop Frye: New Directions from Old (deadline 08/31/06; 05/07)
We invite proposals on Northrop Frye and theory (2007 marks the
fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Anatomy of Criticism),
Frye as Canadian, social, or religious critic.
Please send a 300-500 word proposal (hardcopies in triplicate) and a
50-word bio blurb to:
Doctor David Rampton, Symposium Chair
Department of English, University of Ottawa
70 Laurier Avenue East, 3rd floor
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5 Canada
Fax: (613) 562-5990
LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY:
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Bucharest University, Romania
November 23-25, 2006
Mircea Martin, Bucharest University, Romania
Christian Moraru, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for addressing issues related to the notion of "legitimacy" across discourses, cultural practices, and traditions. We are primarily interested in papers theorizing the construction and representation of the "legitimate?" in particular contexts.