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

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)

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

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=

UPDATE: Susan Glaspell and Performance (12/1/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 10:10pm
Lisa Jayne

  Keynote speaker will be Linda Ben-Zvi, a Glaspell biographer, of the University of Tel Aviv.
  Call for Papers
Susan Glaspell and Performance
April 28 & 29, 2006
Northland Pioneer College
Snowflake, Arizona 85937
In conjunction with the world premier production of Intimations From the Brook, a fulllength play adapted from Susan Glaspell's novel Brook Evans, Northland Pioneer
College will host Susan Glaspell and Performance, a conference to discuss
Glaspell's work in and for the theatre, as well as her artistry, broadly conceived. The

UPDATE: Geographies and Genders (11/30/05; Southern ACIS, 2/23/06-2/25/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
Marti Lee

 ********** UPDATE **********

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Deadline for CFP extended to November 30, 2005

Updated Schedule for Plenary Speakers:

Eavan Boland (Thursday February 23, 2006 5:30 p.m.)

Margot Backus (Friday February 24, 2006 4:30 p.m.)

Vona Groarke (TBA)

Conor O'Callaghan (TBA)



American Conference for Irish Studies

2006 Southern Regional Conference

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

February 23-26, 2006


CFP: The Better-Known Chopin (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm

The Better-Known Chopin: Making It New
For over fifty years, The Awakening and stories like "Desiree's Baby" and
"The Story of an Hour" have been part of the literary canon and staples of
the classroom. As the times and contexts change, we are finding new
approaches and new perspectives on these familiar works. For this ALA
panel, which is sponsored by The Kate Chopin Society, papers and
presentations should provide some re-visionings of Kate Chopin's
better-known fiction: proposing innovative critical approaches, developing
new textual pairings and readings, examining unexplored contexts, or
suggesting classroom techniques that can make Chopin's work fresh for

UPDATE: American Indians Today (12/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
Richard Allen

Deadline Extended to December 1, 2005


Call for Papers: American Indians Today in Popular Culture

Abstract/Proposals by December 1, 2005



Southwest/Texas Popular & American Popular Culture Associations 27th
Annual Conference =20

Albuquerque, NM. February 8-11, 2006

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710


CFP: Katherine Anne Porter and the Artist (12/9/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
Hait, Christine

The Katherine Anne Porter Society, a member society of the American =
Literature Association, issues a call for papers for a session at the =
ALA 2006 conference in San Francisco, CA. Entitled "Katherine Anne =
Porter and the Artist," the session will consider the variety of ways =
that Porter explored the role of the artist in her fiction and =
non-fiction. Possible subjects include, but are not limited to, Porter's =
artist figures, Porter's literary criticism, Porter's reflections on the =
creative process, and Porter's aesthetics.=20