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UPDATE: Katherine Anne Porter and the Artist (1/20/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Hait, Christine

Note: The updated deadline for submissions is January 20, 2006.=20

The Katherine Anne Porter Society, a member society of the American =
Literature Association, issues a call for papers for a session at the =
ALA 2006 conference in San Francisco, CA. Entitled "Katherine Anne =
Porter and the Artist," the session will consider the variety of ways =
that Porter explored the role of the artist in her fiction and =
non-fiction. Possible subjects include, but are not limited to, Porter's =
artist figures, Porter's literary criticism, Porter's reflections on the =
creative process, and Porter's aesthetics.=20

CFP: Wayne Booth and Ethical Criticism (3/10/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Alan Blackstock

Papers on the critical legacy of Wayne Booth and/or ethical criticism,
to be presented at the Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Tucson, AZ,
October 12-14, 2006.

Send submissions to:

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Dr. Alan Blackstock

Assistant Professor of English

Utah State University-Uintah Basin

987 E. Lagoon Street

Roosevelt, Utah

84066

(435) 722-3931

e-mail alanb_at_ext.usu.edu

CFP: Art Objects and Woman's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Jill R Ehnenn

CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06, 12/27/06-12/30/06)

Call For Papers for a proposed Special Session

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Annual meeting December 27-30, 2006, in Philadelphia

Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing

This goal of this panel is to explore how female authors have produced verbal representations of visual representations.

CFP: Empire and Aftermath: Core and Periphery (2/15/06; 6/4/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
James Gifford

DURRELL SCHOOL OF CORFU

CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS

'EMPIRE AND AFTERMATH: CORE AND PERIPHERY'

The Durrell School of Corfu will hold a seminar on the topic 'Empire and
Aftermath: Core and Periphery' at its Library and Study Centre in Corfu,
4-10 June 2006.

Introduction
The 400-year rule of the Ionian islands by the 'Serenissima' Republic of
Venice and the 50-year administration of the 'Septinsular Republic' of those
islands by Britain provide us with examples of strategic control of
Mediterranean communications by interests vested in the diplomatic and
commercial manipulation of trade routes and nodes of power.

CFP: History and Memory in the Literature of the U.S. South (12/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
David A. Davis

For a special issue planned for Spring 2008, the editors of the Southern
Literary Journal invite essays with new approaches to the long-discussed
topics of history, cultural memory, and mourning in southern literature. We
are especially interested in essays that reread southern writers' emphasis
on the past in terms of other literatures and other pasts, address the
convergences of the burgeoning field of trauma studies with southern
studies, or reconsider the encounters of literary texts with specific
historical events. Other possible essays might work with questions of
aesthetics or genre, memory and memorializing, the impacts of critical race

CFP: Catastrophe and Representation (3/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:46pm
Lois Wolfe

FACS Literary Journal

Florida Atlantic University Comparative Studies=20

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Call for Papers: Catastrophe and Representation

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Images of catastrophe increasingly assault us through the media. The =
world is reeling from the effects of war, natural disasters, famine, and =
disease. Violence - natural and unnatural - has become a standard motif =
in contemporary storytelling, cultural documentation and sociopolitical =
reportage. How, then, is such representation captured and =
characterized? What is being said and unsaid, and why? Is catastrophe a =
comparative experience?

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