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CFP: Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers (7/31/06; collection)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
Guygirl1_at_aol.com

Editor seeks a few more essays for an edited collection tentatively entitled
"Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers, edited by
Joyce Harte.
 
At the invitation of Cambridge Scholars Press, I am submitting for
publication a book of critical scholarly essays on the topic of loss and mourning in
the writings of Caribbean women writers. Most of the essays for the book
derive from papers given at a conference of the North East Modern Language
Association in March 2006.
 
The consideration of loss and mourning in Caribbean women's writing is an
exciting new discourse emerging fefore us and, while there is a considerable

CFP: Modernism and the Death of Consciousness (9/1/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
djcorlew_at_email.unc.edu

Call for Papers
38th Convention Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

Modernism and the Death of Consciousness

During the first part of the twentieth century, the emerging fields of
psychology and neuroscience altered traditional philosophical
conceptions of mind. However, as the mind became increasingly embodied
in the brain and fragmented nervous system, many prominent thinkers
began to debate the existence of a unifying consciousness. This panel
will explore how the "death of consciousness" affects important
Modernist themes. Please e-mail 300 word abstacts to Deric Corlew
<djcorlew_at_email.unc.edu>

CFP: Images of War - War of Images (10/31/06; 3/23/07-3/24/07)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
GERARD HUGUES

IMAGES OF WAR -WAR OF IMAGES.
If the Enlightenment fostereCALL FOR PAPERS NEW TESTd the ideal of a state
of perpetual peace (Kant), the Anglo-Saxon world constituted itself through
and by warfare. Even now, British and American soldiers are fighting side by
side on various battlefields round the world, to defend liberty and
democracy, concepts derived from the founding documents of their two nations
(Bill of Rights).
The colloquium organized by CRELA (tre de Recherche et d'études sur les
écritures de langue anglaise. Center of Studies and Research on
Anglo-American Literature) on March 23 & 24, 2007 at the University of Nice
Sophia-Antipolis will focus on the issue of war representation, its

CFP: Anthony Powell (9/4/06; journal issue)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
Christine Berberich

CfP: Secret Harmonies: the Journal of the Anthony Powell Society
(09/04/06)

The year 2005 saw the widely celebrated centenary of the English writer
Anthony Dymoke Powell. In order to further disseminate Powell's work and
introduce him to a new generation of readers, the Anthony Powell Society
is proud to announce the launch of the peer-reviewed, annual Secret
Harmonies: the Journal of the Anthony Powell Society.

CFP: Contemporary Scottish Fiction and Film (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:28pm
rmorace_at_daemen.edu

Contemporary Scottish Fiction and Film (panel at the Northeast Modern
Language Association Conference, Baltimore, 1-4 March 2007). Proposals
and completed papers are solicited on any aspect of Scottish fiction and
film since 1990. Particularly welcome are papers that deal with the
following: film adaptations, the continuing viability of a distinctive
Scottish fiction and/or cinema, the persistence of old concerns and the
emergence of new voices and forms. Send abstracts or papers by 15
September 2006 to Robert Morace at rmorace_at_daemen.edu.

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