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CFP: Material Words (3/6/06; Gender Across Borders II, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

Call For Papers: Material Words
Accepted Panel at Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Abstract Deadline: March 6, 2006
Panel Organizer: Kyle Schlesinger

Taking a cue from Madonna's 'Material Girl,' the 'Material Words' panel will feature papers
that explore the media and/or mediums of women's poetry and/or textual production.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: High & Low / Culture (3/6/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association is soliciting paper proposals for
its convention November 9-12 in Chicago. Anyone interested in submitting
an abstract for an individual paper on the theme of "High & Low / Culture,"
is invited to email an abstract to by March 6, 2006.

Possible topics might include:

CFP: Maine's Place in the Environmental Imagination (5/1/06; ASLE, 6/2/06-6/4/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Stephanie Boucher

2006 Summer Symposium
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
Site: University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, Maine

Inviting presentations on the ways in which Maine has figured in the Environmenal Imagination of North America; how Maine has been a storehouse of transcendental virtue and authenticity for Massachusetts, southern New England, and the rest of the nation; and how Maine's "unspoiled" image was reconciled with the reality of clear-cutting and river pollution. Creative presentations are welcome.

CFP: Naratives of Postcolonialism (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

Dear list,

I would like to place three calls for papers:

a) call for papers MLA 2006, one of the two official sessions for the
Society for the Study of Narrative Literature (SSNL). Through a computer
error on the part of the MLA, a number of emails sent in December got
lost and the session therefore was not posted in the MLA Newsletter.

Here is the text of the session. I am moving the deadline forward to 15

The Narratives of Postcolonialism

UPDATE: Elizabeth Bowen (9/1/06; journal issue)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Modern Fiction Studies

Deadline extended:

Modern Fiction Studies announces a call for papers for an upcoming
special issue on
Elizabeth Bowen

Guest Editor: Susan Osborn
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2006

CFP: Cultural Assumptions: Race & Naming (3/20/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm

Panel Topic: Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and
2006 South Central MLA Convention/ American Name Society
October 26-28, 2006
Radisson Plaza Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006
Papers are invited for the American Name Society session
entitled "Cultural Assumptions: Literature, Race, and
Naming," to be presented at the 2006 Convention of the South
Central Modern LanguageAssociation (SCMLA) in Fort Worth, TX
(October 26-28, 2006).
Papers should address the ways American writers use
onamastic tropes to represent the color line, and/or the
ways they challenge the linguistic basis upon which racial

CFP: Coloring the Landscape: Women of Color Changing the Mainstream Culture (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:29am
Juluette Pack

Call for papers for Women of Color Panel at South Central Modern Language Association to be held in Ft. Worth, Texas October 26-28, 2006. Abstracts of 50-100 words due March 15, 2006.
  Theme: Coloring the Landscape: Women of Color Changing the Mainstream Culture.
  Submit to: Juluette Bartlett-Pack; and Elizabeth Brown-Guillory
  Call for Paper for African/African American Literature Panel at SCMLA
  Abstracts of 50-100 words
  Theme: Rounding up the Strays: Characters and Authors who Wander from the Mainstream
  Submit to: Holly Staves