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CFP: Samuel Beckett and Ireland (10/30/05; collection)

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Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Sean Kennedy

In order to mark the centenary of Samuel Beckett=92s birth in 2006, =
essays are
requested for a new volume examining Beckett=92s relationship with =
Ireland.
Entitled Beckett and Ireland: New Perspectives, this volume will offer
readings of Beckett=92s work in a social, political, and cultural =
context.
Although many readings of Beckett=92s work tend to stress his preference =
for a
deterritorialised aesthetic, there have been a number of important =
recent
articles stressing Beckett=92s Irishness, and it is hoped that this =
collection
will build on such work in new and exciting ways. Possible topics might
include:

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CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

AUGUST WILSON

as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: Heart's Day Conference: African American and Diasporic Writers (11/30/05; 2/10/06)

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Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Williams, Dana

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers.
 
Since studies in the Humanities encourage "the absolute joy of learning" and
a "life commitment to reading," some themes discussed in relation to
literary and philosophic works that comprise the Humanities-for example,
cultural collision and resolution, loss and recovery, tradition and change,
the quest for personal integrity, the quest for kinship, the quest for the

CFP: Literature for Our Times (8/30/06; 8/07)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Paul Matthew St. Pierre

The Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS)
14th Triennial Conference

August 2007, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Call for Papers

Literature for Our Times

CFP: Rita Dove (8/7/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

RITA DOVE

as poet, fiction writer, playwright, and essayist for publication
consideration in a Special Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, August 7, 2006,
to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
Rita Dove manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: Bo Carpelan's Urwind (9/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
briankennedy_at_sprynet.com

Call for Papers
Approaching Bo Carpelan’s Urwind (essay collection)

As those who have written on Carpelan know, there’s a dearth of critical material on his work, at least in English. This volume exists to help fill that gap, focusing particularly on his novel Urwind, which won the Finlandia Prize and is considered one of the principle texts of Finnish Modernism.

The book is under contract, to be published by the Research Unit for Contemporary Culture at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. The Research Unit’s publication series began in 1986 and is multi- and interdisciplinary, publishing studies on contemporary culture and cultural theory. Currently, there are more than sixty volumes in the series.

UPDATE: Vladimir Nabokov (8/15/05; 20th C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Marianne Cotugno

If you are interested in submitting a paper for the Nabokov panels, they
are still welcome. The open panel's parameters have been changed slightly
since the CFP was first announced.

Twentieth Century Literature Conference
Louisville, KY
2/23 - 2/25 2006

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society will be sponsoring two panels
at the conference this year:

1. Open panel: Vladimir Nabokov

This panel asks that any papers addressing any aspect of Nabokov's work,
including his fiction, non-fiction, and scientific efforts. If you have
something interesting to say about Nabokov, it belongs in this panel.

2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Writings

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