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CFP: New Orleans and Other Urban Calamities (10/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
matt tiessen

Space and Culture: The International Journal of Social Spaces

Call for Short Papers (1000 words): New Orleans and Other Urban Calamities

Special Issue

Issue Deadline: October 1 2005

Submissions to: space2_at_ualberta.ca

UPDATE: Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium (10/15/05; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Schmidt, Tyler

Extended deadline:

The Africana Studies Group Presents

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"Any enemy of the Black man is the enemy of me": Departures and =
Definitions of Afro-Latino Identity in the New Millennium=20

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All Day Conference=20

Friday, 17 March 2006

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York=20

365 Fifth Avenue

New York, New York

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CFP: Modern Interpretations of Antigone (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Spring, Sarah C

Antigone's Transformation: Modern Interpretations of the Classic Figure

Antigone is a figure of fascination. She has captured the attention of great
critical minds such as Hegel, Heidegger, Irigaray, and Butler; playwrights
continue to offer new ways of interpreting her actions. Why the continued
interest in Antigone's story? What are we to make of the newer, more modern
translations of Sophocles's original? How are we to interact with the mass
of critical scholarship written about Antigone?

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Oya Berk - Halic Univ.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)
 
We are inviting 20-minute papers for a symposium to be
held by Halic University in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21
April 2006 on the subject of the modern self in and as
writing.

CFP: Sonic Debris: The Unknown History of 21st Century Music (11/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Robert C. Thomas

The following collection, previously titled "The Power of Music,"
will no longer be published as a forthcoming journal issue of
"Crossings: A Counter-Disciplinary Journal," but will be published as
an edited book collection with a major academic press. The deadline
for submissions and inquiries has been extended to November 15th,
2005. The contact person remains Robert C. Thomas at theory_at_sfsu.edu

Call For Papers: Book Collection
"Sonic Debris: The Unknown History of 21st Century Music"
Deadline: November 15, 2005

UPDATE: The Literary North: 19th to 21st C. (UK) (1/9/06; 5/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Katharine M Cockin

CFP: The Literary North (19th to 21st century)(UK) (01/09/06; 05/20/06)
Call for papers for a one-day conference
At University of Hull, England
CORRECT DATE Saturday 20 May 2006 9am to 5pm
Keynote speaker: Professor Cora Kaplan, Southampton University

This conference will reassess the stereotypes of the grim North and the
beautiful South in order to investigate literary representations from
and about the north of England.

CFP: New Jersey Writers (11/1/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Edward Shannon

New Jersey Writers.
29th Annual New Jersey College English Association
Spring Conference
Saturday, March 18, 2006, Jubilee Hall
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

New Jersey Writers.
This panel considers any approach to work by New Jersey Writers. All
periods and approaches are welcome.
 
Send 300-500 word abstracts by 11/1/05. Completed papers by 12/12/05.
Deadline for completed panels and paper proposals is January 6, 2006.
Membership in NJCEA is covered in registration fee. Please send
abstracts and papers as Word attachments.

CFP: Peace Zone: A Place of US (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

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Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Robert Madison

37th Annual College English Association Conference -- April 6-8, 2006, San =
Antonio, Texas
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Peace Zone: A Place for US
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Papers are welcome pertaining to cultures and literatures of peace being =
constructed in regions affected by war, especially within the United =
States. Discussion can range from missed or lost opportunities to promote =
peace to strategies to reduce enmity or promote coalescence.
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Send a 50-word abstract along with complete contact information by October =
15 to
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Karen Clark
Engish Department
Towson University
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252-0001
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or kclark_at_towson.edu

CFP: Present Pasts in African Lit and Film (Ghana) (10/13/05; ALA, 5/17/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
jawenzel_at_umich.edu

CFP: Present Pasts in African Literature and Film

Deadline: 10/13/05

African Literature Association
32nd Annual Meeting and Conference
Accra, Ghana

May 17-21, 2006

Papers are sought for a panel on the topic "Present Pasts in African
Literature and Film" at the May 2006 African Literature Association
conference in Ghana.

CFP: African Literature and World Christianity (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Gallagher, Susan

The Conference on Christianity and Literature invites submissions of
abstracts for the CCL session at the annual MLA Convention in December
2006. The session will be called "The Next Christendom" and African
Literature." Proposals should engage with the ideas of Philip Jenkins'
recent controversial book, The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global
Christianity, in relationship with the wider field of African
Literature. In his book, Jenkins argues that Christianity has become
the religion of the South, not the West. Questions that could be
addressed include how does the phenomenon of "world Christianity" inform
African literature, and how might African literature inform the

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