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CFP: American Humor (2/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
sean_zwagerman_at_sfu.ca

The American Humor panel of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
invites papers on the open topic of American humor. Proposals may focus
upon fictional and nonfictional humor genres from any historical period, and
may employ and/or critique any methodological approach to the analysis of
humor.

The deadline for proposals is February 15, 2006. The 2006 RMMLA Conference
will be held in Tucson, AZ on October 12-14, 2006.

Please send proposals by mail or e-mail to:
Sean Zwagerman,
Department of English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6
604-291-4831
sean_zwagerman_at_sfu.ca

CFP: Contemporary Slavery (1/5/05; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Zoe Trodd

Panel on Contemporary Slavery=20

At the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association ("The United =
States from Inside and Out: Transnational American Studies")

October 12 - 15, 2006, Oakland, California.=20

UPDATE: Westerns in Cinema and Popular Novels (12/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Paul Varner

The deadline has been extended. Thanks
Paul Varner

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CFP: Australasian Crossings (3/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

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Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Nicholas Birns

In keeping with the 2006 conference theme, "Cultural Roundup", the 2006
Regular Session on Australasian Literatures at SCMLA will focus on
"Australasian Crossings"{ and explore the ways in which various cultural
traditions have cross-fertilized, interconnected, and come into conflict
in the Australian and South Pacific regions. Topics include, but are not
limited to: Christianity and its articulation in Australasia; migrant or
expatriate writers; New Zealand emigre writers in Australia (Jean
Devanny, Douglas Stewart, Stephen Oliver); gender, sexuality, and
cross-cultural relations; indigenous Australian texts; Maori texts in
either English or indigenous languages and their relation to other

UPDATE: Globalization and Resistance (grad) (1/1/06; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Sol Neely

Pleas note the UPDATE:
1. Abstracts for papers and panel proposals are now due January 1, 2006.
2. Conference website: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~sjneely/globalization.htm

"Globalization & Resistance"
2nd Graduate Student Conference of the English & Philosophy Ph.D. Program
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-5, 2006

Speakers: Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley) and Todd May
(Clemson University)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: USACLALS: Division & Mutual Aid in Postcolonial History and Literature (3/1/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
John Hawley

United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (USACLALS)
4th International Conference Oct. 27-29 2006
Santa Clara University, California (SF Bay area)

Fissures and Sutures:
Sources of Division and Mutual Aid in Postcolonial Reflections on History and Literature

(The US chapter of this international organization takes as its special mandate the incorporation of US ethnic literatures into the larger domain of postcolonial literatures)

Conference theme:

CFP: (1968) A Symposium (12/15/05; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Nicholas Muellner

(1968)
A Symposium
April 7-9, 2006
Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College

One word on everyone=92s lips in May =9268 was =93contestation.=94 It =20=

expresses a fundamental version of freedom: not freedom to change or =20
to succeed, but freedom to revolt, to call things into question.
-Julia Kristeva

This symposium represents an effort to look at a broad and dramatic =20
historical moment with an eye towards the radical sense of =20
possibility and inquiry that it contained. This event will bring =20
together a dynamic range of scholars and media-makers whose work =20
directly engages the period=92s international breadth of activism and =20=

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