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CFP: Testimonial Modernism (9/22/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
ayates

2006 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
March 2-5, 2006
Philadelphia, PA

Deadline Extended to September 22

Panelists must join or rejoin NEMLA and register for the conference by
November 30, 2005

Testimonial Modernism

UPDATE: Affect and Excess: The Politics of American Melodrama (Cyprus) (9/23/05; EASA, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Ilka Saal

Please note the corrected date for the conference!

"AFFECT AND EXCESS: THE POLITICS OF AMERICAN MELODRAMDA":

Workshop at European American Studies Association Biennial Conference
"Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the
United States," April 7-10, 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.

We invite papers that examine the politics and aesthetics of American
melodrama (on stage, page, and screen).

Please send queries, abstracts (250 words) and brief bio by September 23,
2005 to isaal_at_richmond.edu or ralphpoole_at_fatih.edu.tr

CFP: International Pynchon Week (Spain) (11/30/05; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

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Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
John M. Krafft

CALL FOR PAPERS:

INTERNATIONAL PYNCHON WEEK. V. IS FOR VARO TOO: EXPLORING
THOMAS PYNCHON'S HISPANIC (AND OTHER!) GLOBAL CONNECTIONS.

GRANADA, SPAIN, JUNE 13-16, 2006

This four-day event, slated to coincide with Granada's Corpus
Christi celebrations, will provide a forum not only for the
exploration of Pynchon's Hispanic connections, but also for
wide-ranging engagement with the totality of Pynchon's work to
date. We hope that some scholars will focus their studies on
the myriad Hispanic references dotted throughout Pynchon's
writing, for example:

CFP: Florida Literature, Florida Studies (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Maurice O'Sullivan

The Florida CEA invites papers or panel proposals on any aspects of =
Florida Literature, Florida Culture, or Florida Studies for the College =
English Association's 37th National Conference in San Antonio, April 6-8, =
2006. Please submit the following information to Professor Steve Brahlek =
(brahleks_at_pbcc.edu) by October 15, 2005.
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- Name
- Institutional Affiliation (if applicable)
- Mailing Address
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Title for Proposed Presentation
- Abstract of no more than 500 words
- A-V Equipment Needs, if any
- Special Needs, if any

CFP: British Jewish Women Writers (2/28/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Nadia Valman

For a collection of essays entitled 'British Jewish Women Writers',
contracted for publication in 2007, I am seeking essays on the fiction of
G.B. Stern, Bernice Rubens, Elaine Feinstein and Eva Figes. Completed
essays will be due in by February 28, 2006.

Please send an abstract of 250 words and CV by October 30, 2005 to
N.D.Valman_at_soton.ac.uk, or contact me for further information/discussion.

Dr Nadia Valman
Lecturer in English
School of Humanities
University of Southampton
Highfield
Southampton SO17 1BJ
UK

UPDATE: History and American Modernisms (9/18/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Ben Railton

Please note deadline extension, to 9/18/05.

Modern History: Constructions of the Past in American Literary=20
Modernisms. What role did visions of history play in the formation of=20
and work by American modernist movements (Harlem Renaissance, Southern=20
Renaissance, expatriates, poets, leftists, etc)? How did writers such as =

Hughes, Ransom, Stein, Williams, and Le Seuer construct the past, and to =

what ends? All topics and approaches, including interdisciplinary ones,=20
welcome. E-mail 250-500 word abstracts to Ben Railton=20
<barailton_at_hotmail.com< by=20
September 18, 2005.

[For further possible inspiration, here's the write-up submitted to=20
NEMLA:]

CFP: Computer Culture: Online Publishing (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
Chaney, Joseph R.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Online Publishing

Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on aspects of online publishing. We
would welcome proposals by scholars (including graduate students),
publishers, editors, writers, and artists.

Possible topics include:

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