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CFP: Ancient & Modern Narrative (12/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Kathryn Chew

=93Ancient and Modern Narrative: Intersections, Interactions, and=20
Interstices=94, the 41st Annual Comparative Literature Conference at=20
California State University, Long Beach, March 9-11, 2006. This=20
conference will combine the traditional and the emergent aspects of=20
Comparative Literature, which began as a philological and=20
classically-oriented discipline and now encompasses a more emergent,=20
global perspective. It will emphasize modern literary echoes of the=20
classical world and direct adaptation of ancient literature. It can=20
include the study of canonical western texts (such as James Joyce=92s=20
adaptation of The Odyssey in Ulysses) and postcolonial appropriations=20

CFP: Reclaiming Democracy (3/1/06; RPA, 11/3/06-11/6/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Jeffrey Paris

Call for Conference Submissions

Reclaiming Democracy: Visions and Practices from the
Radical Left

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Radical
Philosophy Association

November 3-6, 2006

Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

The RPA Conference Program Committee invites
submissions of talks, papers, workshops, roundtables
discussions, posters, and other kinds of conference
contributions, for its seventh biennial conference, to
be held at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska.

UPDATE: Children's Lit Association Conference (11/30/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
jackie e stallcup

Please excuse cross-posting as I wish to get this out as widely as

UPDATE: Please note the NEW SITE for this conference! We are still in
the greater Los Angeles area, but the conference will be held
in MANHATTAN BEACH at the Manhattan Beach Marriott.

Deadline is approaching for proposals: November 30, 2005

Children's Literature Association's 33rd Annual Conference
Manhattan Beach, California
June 8-11 2006

CFP: War and the West (1/15/06; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Matt Evertson


War and the West
17th Annual Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Conference
March 30 to April 1, 2006
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center
Chadron State College
Chadron, Nebraska

CFP: Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels (no deadline; collection)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Sollars, Michael D.

Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels

As the chief editor of The Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists =
Novels, I am seeking manuscripts from contributors who are familiar =
with the
work. The manuscripts will focus on novelists and novels from the 20th
century. The novels that will be collected in this extensive volume =
have been written in a language other than English but subsequently
translated into English. I am attaching a list of available writing
assignments. Please review the below list and email me with your =

Best regards,

CFP New York: City in Motion, Interdisciplinary Conference (1/10/06; 3/10/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Lori Jirousek

New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan invites presentation proposals
for the Interdisciplinary Conference:


New York: City in Motion


This day-long conference will take place on Friday, March 10, 2006, in
NYIT's state-of-the-art conference facility near Columbus Circle. The
organizers welcome and encourage technology-enhanced presentations.


We seek presenters who will share their scholarship and perspectives on the
City of New York as examined through the ideas of movement, mobility, and
transformation. Panels and presentations may address motion either
literally or figuratively as suggested by but not limited to the following


UPDATE: Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06-3/24/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm

Below is an updated text for the CFP for the Samuel Delany conference.

SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work. As such, it will be the first event of its kind
in the United States.

UPDATE: Gender and Citizenship (11/28/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Petra Lina Orloff

Deadline has already passed, but has been extended to
11/28/05. Decisions will be announced at the beginning of

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CFP: Resistance to Tyranny: Representing the Struggle for Human Rights in Literature (2/17/06; NYCEA, 4/28/06-4/29/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Jennifer Griffiths

* Call for Papers *
The New York College English Association Conference
Marymount College of Fordham University
Tarrytown, NY April 28-29, 2006
Resistance to Tyranny:
Representing the Struggle for Human Rights in Literature
In an interview with Amnesty International, Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman
explains that, despite efforts to silence survivors of human rights violations, "Somehow the
stories do come out, those voices do come out. I am not their voice: I make a space for
those voices, a bridge." Dorfman's insights raise questions about the role of literature in
the struggle for human rights. How do writers represent often unspeakable crimes against