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CFP: Transatlanticism in American Literature (UK) (9/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Rosemary Fisk

Transatlanticism in American Literature: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Oxford, England
July 13-16, 2006

Sponsored by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, the Nathaniel Hawthorne
Society, and the Poe Studies Association

Hosted by the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, with
accommodations at nearby St. Catherine's College.

CFP: 'Fin de Siecle' Seminar, 1870-1920 (UK) (7/4/05; 05-06)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Anthony Cummins

Call for Papers: 'Fin de Siecle' seminar, 1870-1920

The University of Oxford 'Fin de Siecle' seminar invites proposals for 45- to
50-minute papers on any aspect of literature, society and the arts in Britain
during the period between 1870 and 1920. Proposals for papers with an
international dimension will be considered.

Now in its sixth year, the seminar is a lively forum in which graduates
and established academics discuss fresh perspectives on turn-of-the-century
culture. It attracts attention from a broad community of researchers both
within and outside Oxford, who value its rigorous scholarly discussion.
Recent papers have examined such diverse subjects as:

CFP: On Joanna Russ (6/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Farah Mendlesohn

Second Call for Papers for book, On Joanna Russ, edited by Farah
Mendlesohn, to be published by Wesleyan University Press in 2006.

This is a re-opening of a call for papers on the work of Joanna Russ.
The current state of the project is that all the spaces for essays on
Russ's critical work have been filled.

I am looking for up to six papers on Joanna Russ's fiction, each of
between six and seven thousand words long.

Abstracts should be sent to: farah.sf_at_gmail.com by June 30.

The deadline for the completion of accepted articles will be October 31st 2006.

CFP: Al Purdy: The Ivory Thought (8/31/05; 5/5/06-5/7/06)

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Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Gerald Lynch

AL PURDY: THE IVORY THOUGHT
May 5-7 2006

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Purdy's writing and life: poetry,
essays, journalism, letters, fiction, critical reception, public persona, etc.

Please send a 300-500 word proposal (hard copies in triplicate) and a
50-word bio to:

Gerald Lynch, Symposium Chair
Department of English
70 Laurier Ave. East.
University of Ottawa
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
CANADA

Phone: 613-562-5800; ext. 1150

Deadline for Proposals: 31 August 2005

CFP: Identity and Marginality (grad and postdoc) (7/25/05; e-journal issue)

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Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Gunnar Fabian Schuppert

eSharp is the University of Glasgow's open-access online journal for
postgraduates in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Run by
postgraduates, it aims to provide a critical but supportive entry into
the realm of academic publishing for emerging academics, including
postgraduates and recent postdoctoral students, the world over.
After the successful launch of our fourth issue, on 'Journeys of
Discovery', eSharp is delighted to announce the Call for Papers for
the forthcoming issue, on 'Identity and Marginality'. Please forward
the attached Call for Papers and help us to spread the word. eSharp is
very grateful for your help and support. In case you have any

CFP: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry (8/15/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Omaar Hena

CFP: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in
Contemporary Poetry (8/15/05; 20th C. Literature and
Culture Conference, 2/23-25/06)

Call for papers for a critical panel on any aspect of
globalization, globality, and postnationality in
contemporary Anglophone poetry (since 1945, but especially
since the 1970's) at the 20th Century Literature and
Culture Conference in Louisville, KY, U. of Louisville,
Feb 23-25, 2006.

CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism and the Environment (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Ken Hada

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual Conference
CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2005

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Hotel: http://albuquerque.hyatt.com
Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)

Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:

CFP: Andrea Barrett (8/29/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Geoff Stacks

Abstracts are invited for any aspect of Andrea Barrett's fiction for
the 20th-Century Literature conference at the University of
Louisville (2/23/06-2/25/06).
 
Barrett--finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize and recipient of the National
Book Award (among many other accolades)--has yet to receive the scholarly
attention her novels and short stories deserve. This panel, therefore, will
explore Barrett's role in contemporary American literature and offer a
variety of approaches to her rich body of work.

CFP: Art of The Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek (10/20/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Joseph Zingaro

Abstracts for papers are now being accepted for the Kent State
University Ashtabula 2006 Fairy Tale Conference, "The Art of The
Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek: And All the Ogres in Between," to
be held April 28 and 29, 2006 on the campus of Kent State
University Ashtabula.

Keynote speaker at the conference will be Dr. Valerie Paradiz,
author of Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales

Interested participants must submit electronically a 200 word
abstract.

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