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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

CFP: Narrating Gender: Representation and Identity Formation in Contemporary Autobiography (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature McGill University,
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Please email paper abstracts of approximately 300 words.

You can direct submissions to by January 5, 2006.

Thanks for your interest, please let me know if you have any questions.

Melissa Fink
(Panel Chair)

Narrating Gender: Representation and Identity Formation in Contemporary

CFP: Margaret Fuller (1/9/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Larry Reynolds

The American Literature Association Annual
Conference, May 25-28, 2006
San Francisco, California

Margaret Fuller Society

Call for papers (2 sessions; open topics)

Papers may be on any aspect of Fuller's life and works, including her
relations to other writers, social movements, and cultural contexts.
Please send 1-2 page proposals and a 1-2 page cv by 9 January 2006. Please
indicate any A/V requirements.

Email queries and submissions are welcome. Send to
Please send hard copies to

CFP: Clothing as Boundary in the Works of Virginia Woolf (UK) (12/10/05; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Mintler, Catherine Renee

============================== CALL FOR PAPERS=============================

16th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf
Call for Panel Submissions: "Clothing as Boundary"

We are accepting proposals to complete a panel on Virginia Woolf and
clothing currently titled "Clothing as Boundary in the Works of Virginia
Woolf." Of special interest to us is how clothing thematizes
limits/boundaries or examines the intersection of clothing/boundary in
terms of barriers and limits both IN and OF Woolf's work.