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CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Richard Wright Circle (12/16/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
James Miller

        The Richard Wright Circle plans to organize two sessions at the
American Literature Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA,
May 25-28, 2006. It invites proposals for 20-minute papers for either

Session I: New Directions in Wright Scholarship. We welcome papers
involving significant new research or critical approaches to Wright and
his work.

Session II: Richard Wright: International Perspectives. We welcome
papers ranging from Wright's responses to global events to the
reception of Wright's work in various international settings.

CFP: Arab Americans in the Arts Forum (12/15/05; 3/31/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is seeking proposals for
panels and papers to be presented at its Arab Americans in the Arts
Forum. The Forum will be held at the AANM in Dearborn, Michigan, March
31- April 2, 2006. Topics include Performing Arts: dance, theater and
music; Visual Arts: painting, photography, sculpture and calligraphy;
Media Arts: film and video; and Literature: poetry, fiction and
non-fiction. The purpose of the Forum is to generate dialogue among our
audiences and artists about the state of Arab American art-making and
to document the contributions of Arab Americans in the above mentioned

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,