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CFP: Lowell's Letters & Collected Poems (3/15/06; MLA '06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:01pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Robert Lowell's Letters & Collected Poems

We seek papers that explore the implications, for teaching and for
American literary history, of the publication of The Letters of Robert
Lowell (2005) and The Collected Poems of Robert Lowell (2003). Papers
might explore these questions:

CFP: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (5/1/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Rupert Hildyard

DISCORDANT HARMONIES: ECOCRITICISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ASLE UK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2006
8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Call for papers: deadline May 1st 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our
environment?

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
   
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

CFP: The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (4/30/06; collection)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Juang, Richard M.

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (ABC-CLIO Transatlantic
Relations Series) seeks proposals for and entries in three areas:

1) Latin American and African writers, artists, major political figures,
and major scholars, whose works have a visible transatlantic influence
or dimension. Entries are typically 500-750 words each and must be
completed by April 30th, 2006.

2) A 1500-word overview of Latin American Literature with a
transatlantic emphasis.

CFP: Literary Criticism Discussion Circle (3/10/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Ed Chan

The Literary Discussion Circle of the South Atlantic Modern Language
Association invites submissions for a panel on "Theory and
Representation in
the War on Terror" at SAMLA's annual convention, 10-12 November 2006, in
Charlotte, North Carolina.

As the so-called "war on terror" continues without an end in sight, this
panel
aims to theorize the war and its repercussions on politics and culture,
as well as examine representations of the war in contemporary literary
and cultural texts.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Writing the Diaspora in Canadian Literature in English (Spain) (5/15/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Paul Vita

Then
IDENTITIES IN THE MAKE: MIGRATION AND CULTURAL CHANGE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST
CENTURY (conference of the Spanish Association of Canadian Studies)
 November 17-18, 2006

Residencia La Cristalera - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Miraflores de la Sierra (Madrid)

Writing the Diaspora in Canadian Literature in English:

Coral Ann Howells (University of Reading, UK)
Pilar Somacarrera (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
pilar.somacarrera_at_uam.es

CFP: Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing (3/10/06; MLA '06)

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Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
William Craig Howes

Here are the panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography,
Biography, and Life Writing. If your paper is accepted, you will have to
become a member of the MLA by April 1--if you are a member already, then
you're all set. Please send your proposal to the person chairing the
session; you can submit to more than one session, although if you're
selected for both, I assume you'd be asked to choose one.

Craig Howes

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CFP: Modernist Writers Rewrite Victorians (4/1/06; MCBS, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Ann Norton

CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS

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Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the Midwest Conference on
British Studies in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 27-29, 2006.=20

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"Modernist Writers Rewrite the Victorians." How did Modernist authors
rewrite or re-imagine their Victorian predecessors? I am looking
particularly for papers that address one to three writers rather than
Modernists or Victorians as a whole. Topics are open.

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Please send 250-word abstracts by April 1, 2006, to Ann Norton at
anorton_at_anselm.edu.

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Ann V. Norton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English Department

Saint Anselm College

Manchester, NH 03102-1310

603.641.7051

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