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CFP: Willa Cather (12/20/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
John Swift

The Willa Cather Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be
presented in either of two sessions at the American Literature
Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28, 2006.

Session I: New Directions in Cather Scholarship. All papers involving
significant new research or critical approaches to Cather's work will be
considered.

CFP: Heroism & Mortality in Comics (11/26/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
dave_at_captionbox.net

Call For Papers: "Ever-Ending Battle" - Special Symposium on Heroism &
Mortality in Comics for Spring 2006 International Journal of Comic Art
issue.

The International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA) is pleased to welcome
submissions for the upcoming symposium in its Spring 2006 edition 8.1. The
 wide focus of the symposium, entitled "The Ever-Ending Battle," will be
on issues of mortality in comics, particularly, but not exclusively, the
relationship between death and heroism.

CFP: Stealing the Language: Eudora Welty and Women's Humor (1/1/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
HRPollack

Call for Papers
Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
May 25-28, 2006
San Francisco, CA
Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

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language -- to =93seize speech=94 and so rework narratives inadequate to=20=

describing women=92s experience. (Ostriker, Stealing The Language: The=20=

Emergence of Women=92s Poetry in America, p 211) =93Stealing the =
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can reiterate and/ or transform old speech in ways that provoke women=20
to liberated laughter.

CFP: Student's Companion to American Literary Characters (no deadline noted; collection)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Judith Baughman

For the Student's Companion to American Literary Characters to be published by Manly Inc. and Facts on File, we are seeking entries on major characters in works by these playwrights: Maxwell Anderson, Philip Barry, Moss Hart, Beth Henley, George S. Kaufman, Sidney Kingsley, Tony Kushner, Arthur Miller, Marsha Norman, Clifford Odets, Eugene O'Neill, David Rabe, William Saroyan, Neil Simon, Wendy Wasserstein, Tennessee Williams, August Wilson, and Lanford Wilson. For further information, please contact Dr. Park Bucker at psbucke_at_uscsumter.edu .

CFP: Charlotte Perkins Gilman (12/5/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Susan McHugh

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference:
"Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Then and Now"
Hosted by the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England in Portland, Maine
June 15-18, 2006

CFP: The Journal of Florida Literature (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Brent Kinser

T h e J o u r n a l o f F l o r i d a L i t e r a t u r e

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Since 1988, The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature
has published material relevant to the life, works, and friends of
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Yearling
and many other widely respected and beloved works, including Cross
Creek, South Moon Under, and Cracker Chidlings.

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CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
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Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=
06

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A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

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Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.

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CFP: 19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference (3/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Brent Kinser

19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

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Winter Park, Florida

April 7-8, 2006

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Sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society

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Hosted by the University of Central Florida

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The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society, an organization of over 250
members worldwide, invites paper proposals on topics related to
Rawlings's life and works. Topics might include the following:

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