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CFP: Kindred Spirits Conference: Humans and NonHuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

UPDATE: African American Satire, Irony, and Comedy (12/30/05; 2/10/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Dana A. Williams

The conference date has been corrected; the deadline for the call has
changed; and the focus of the call is more generally on satire, irony, and


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 and supports
the endowment of the Sterling A. Brown Professorship in English. This year,
the Department celebrates the achievement of African American satirical and
comic genius.

CFP: Postmodern Authorship (12/15/05; ASU, 2/24/06-2/26/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
st jack

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University œ Tempe, Arizona

Call for papers:

In The Postmodern Condition, Jean Lyotard suggests, gA postmodern artist or
writer is in the position of a philosopher; the text he writes, the work he
produces are not in principle governed by preestablished rules, and they
cannot be judged according to a determined judgment.h How then are we to
consider the postmodern artist or writer?

CFP: The Indian Review of World Literature in English - British Poetry (1/31/06; journal issue)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Ganesan Balakrishnan

A bi-annual online literary Journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English propses to bring out its Jannuary 2006 issue with sepecial focus on the works of the British poets Donald Davie, Dylan Thomas, Thomas Gunn and Philip Larkin. Potential contributors are requested to send scholarly articles in about 3000 words in MS Word format as Email attachments to before 15/01/2006. For further details about the scope, periodicty and editorial policy of the journal please visit
  Prof.Ganesan Balkarishnan,Ph.D
PG & Research Dept. of English

CFP: Human Rights: Lost in Translation? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm

American Comparative Literature Association Conference: "The Human
and Its Others." March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Seminar Panel: Human Rights: "Lost" in Translation?

Seminar Organizer: J. Paul Narkunas, Pratt Institute

CFP: Kay Boyle (1/6/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Hait, Christine

As part of an effort to establish an author society devoted to the study
of the work of Kay Boyle, a Kay Boyle session will be held at the
forthcoming American Literature Association conference. The conference
will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center,
San Francisco, California, May 25-28, 2006. Details of the conference
and information about hotel reservations appear on the Web site of the
American Literature Association.=20

The topic of the session is open. However, papers on any of the
following general topics are encouraged.=20

* Early Kay Boyle, including her recently published novel

CFP: New Inquiries into the Nature of Pop (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jens Stephen Schellhammer


We encourage the submission of paper proposals for the Cornell Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Department of German Studies, March 3-4, 2006, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. The theme of the conference is "Amusement total …Sans regret?! New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop"

CFP: Aboriginal Mothering (1/5/06; collection)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Dear ARM Members and Friends,

ARM's 9th annual conference on "Mothering, Race, Culture, Ethnicity and
Class" featured a full day on Aboriginal Mothering. Truly a first! ARM
Press will be publishing a book on this topic, developed from the

The book will be edited by Jeanette Corbiere Lavell and Dawn Memee
Lavell-Harvard. (Bios included below)

We are still seeking chapters for this book, particularly in the area of
literature, popular culture, and history. As well, we are particularly
in receiving submissions from perspectives other than 'North American."