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CFP: Testimony and Collective Memory in Literature of the Holocaust (11/10/05; Red River, 4/21/06-4/23/06)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Erin Mae Clark

CFP: Testimony and Collective Memory in Literature of the Holocaust (11/10/05; 4/21/06-4/23/06)


The Ninth Annual Red River Conference on World Literature

North Dakota State University, Fargo

April 21-23, 2006


This proposed panel will examine the ways in which the writer/survivor negotiates his or her role in narrating the Holocaust. As Charlotte Delbo tells her reader in the headnote to her three-volume trilogy, Auschwitz and After, "Today I am not sure that what I wrote is true. I am certain it is truthful." Thus for a writer such as Delbo, the purpose of testimony is both to convey personal experience and to commemorate silenced voices.

CFP: Hemingway Society Panels (11/1/05; MLA '06)

Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:29pm
Hilary Justice

Call for Papers and Panel Proposals – Modern Language Association, 2006

The Hemingway Society invites proposals for papers and/or panels for two
sessions at the December 2006 MLA conference.

We are particularly interested in papers considering the following topics,
but welcome proposals on all topics:

- Hemingway and the Cold War

- Under Kilimanjaro

The Hemingway Society seeks proposals from all critical and theoretical
approaches, and actively encourages submissions by advanced graduate
students and recent graduates.

CFP: Canadian Theatre - Magnetic Forces (10/1/05; 6/27/06-6/29/06)

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:46pm
Danine Farquharson

The Drama Specialization and the Performance and Communications Media =20=

Diploma of Memorial University of Newfoundland, in association with =20
the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, will be hosting a theatre =20
conference from June 27th to June 29th, 2006.

The Magnetic Forces theatre conference is being held in conjunction =20
with the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, taking place in St. John=92s, =20=

Newfoundland, Canada between June 28 and July 8, 2006.

CFP: Studies in American Indian Literatures: Pedagogy (12/1/05; journal issue)

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Barbara Cook

For a special issue of Studies in American Indian Literatures (volume =
19.1, Spring 2007) focusing on pedagogy:
The editors of this special issue invite submissions of articles that =
directly address pedagogical questions in the teaching of Native American =
literatures. Potential topics include:
methods of teaching individual texts, including recently published and =
other "less canonical" texts;
teaching from oral traditions;
strategies for inclusion of non-literary cultural and historical background=
 materials, information, and resources;
gender issues in the content and reception of particular texts;
religious identity and ceremony, including student response to critiques =

CFP: Appalachian Studies (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Leslie Fife

Call for papers: Appalachian Studies






Submission Deadline: 1 November 2005


Appalachia was, and remains, one place where Americans' thoughts go when they have to re-think what it means to be American. Whether it is understood as the First Frontier, the original Old West, or an Eden infested with the snakes of race, class, and violence, Appalachia offers exceedingly fertile ground for popular and scholarly investigation.


Presentations covering a broad range of Appalachian culture are welcome, as are thematic panels composed of three to four presentations. Topics may include:


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

Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
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
Saturday 20 May 2005 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.

With a view to making visible the North of England as a significant
trope as well as a vibrant location for literature from the most
contemporary to the nineteenth century, this conference will challenge
the destructive stereotypes of the North which appear to be gaining