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CFP: 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference (9/15/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
Sylvia M Berger

Title: 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference, University of
Louisville, KY
Date: 02/23-25/06
Deadline for submissions: 09/15/05
About the Conf: An international Conf now in its thirty-fourth year.
Reading committees select the best critical & creative works; the papers
are grouped for presentation at sectional meetings. Open Topic. Creative
writers are also welcome. Submissions accepted in English, French, German,
Italian or Spanish.
Director: Danielle Day
Thank you

CFP: Jack London's Life and Works (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:59pm
Louise E.Wright

Papers on any aspect of Jack London's life and works are invited for
the 2006 Popular Culture Association Conference. The conference will
be held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia from 12-16
April. Please submit an abstract of 150-200 words by 1 November 2005

Louise E. Wright
Area Chair, Jack London's Life and Works
3334 Midvale Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129

For further information, please visit the PCA/ACA website at

CFP: The Sixties (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
James Brian Wagaman



April 12 - 16, 2006 Atlanta, Georgia. The national PCA/ACA conference will
be held at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel.
Deadline for Paper/Panel Proposals: November 1, 2005.

The 1960s was one of the most tumultuous decades of the Twentieth Century,
introducing new forms of American Culture, as well as changing existing
forms. This area welcomes explorations of any aspect of the decade, from
civil rights to platform shoes. Contributions from interdisciplinary fields
as well as single disciplines are encouraged.

Please send 100-150 word abstracts in WORD by email to

CFP: Re-Thinking Ephemera in the Classroom and Beyond (6/30/05; collection)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm
Joshua B. Fisher

---Call for SubmissionsRe-Thinking Ephemera in the Classroom and BeyondSeeking proposals for a volume of essays tentatively entitled Re-ThinkingEphemera in the Classroom and Beyond. The editors are looking for 5-6,000word manuscripts to fill the roughly ten-essay volume. By presenting a widerange of definitions and theoretical perspectives as well as a variety ofpedagogical strategies and approaches for teaching and exploring notions ofearly modern ephemera, contributors will seek to address the following kindsof questions.· What do we mean by ephemera?

UPDATE: _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (5/9/05; collection)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 2:58pm

UPDATE: Deadline for abstracts extended to May 9, 2005.

We invite contributions for a projected essay collection on John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock opera _Hedwig and the Angry Inch_ (Hedwig). We welcome scholarly essays from different fields (literature, film, cultural studies, religious studies, classics, anthropology, biology, educational psychology, speech communication/rhetoric, and others) engaging with _Hedwig_ in a variety of cultural contexts. Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: British Asian Fiction (7/1/05; collection)

Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Cornelius Anthony Murphy \(Asst Prof\)

Collection of Essays: British Asian Fiction: Framing the Contemporary

The primary focus of this proposed collection is a multi-faceted
analysis of contemporary British-Asian fiction that will focus on
individual novels by the authors listed below.