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CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Sara

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Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

February 8-11, 2006

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged.

The deadline for submitting proposals is November 15, 2005.

CFP: All topics relating to Harry Potter Novels and/or Fan Community (1/31/06; 7/27/06-7/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Jessica Daggett

Lumos 2006: A Harry Potter Symposium
Call for Proposals

Lumos 2006 will be a symposium for adult fans and
scholars of the Harry Potter novels. We aim to promote
scholarly analysis of the books, to provide a forum of
discussion for fans of those works, and to provide
professional development opportunities for teachers
and librarians.

Proposals are sought for presentations, papers,
moderated panels, workshops and posters on any topic
relating to the Harry Potter novels and/or the fan
community.

Literary and Media Studies:
Discussion of themes within the Harry Potter books and
films

CFP: Mixed Race, Hybrid, Transnational: Writing Lives in National and Global Frames (12/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Caroline Kyungah Hong

Call for submission of articles for a special issue of _Life Writing_
on "Mixed Race, Hybrid, Transnational: Writing Lives in National and
Global Frames."
 
The editors invite articles that theorize and read mixed race, hybrid,
and transnational subjects represented in all forms of life
writing—autobiography, memoir, biography, diaries, letters,
autobiographical novels, other forms of creative non-fiction, and
more. We are open to new research on hybridity, multiple
subjectivities, interculturalism, flexible citizenships, and all forms
of crossings and overlapping identities and narratives, and are
particularly interested in studies that recuperate historical and

CFP: Eat, Drink, and Be Hungry: Ireland and Consumption (10/15/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:01pm
EGilmar100_at_aol.com

CFP: Eat, Drink, and Be Hungry: Ireland and Consumption
Eighth Annual Grian Conference
3-5 March 2006
Glucksman Ireland House
New York University

Bless us, O Cleric, famous pillar of learning,
Son of honey-bag, son of juice, son of lard,
Son of stirabout, son of porridge, son of fair-speckled clusters of fruit,
Son of smooth clustering cream, son of buttermilk, son of curds[.] (trans.
Kuno Meyer)

CFP: Vladimir Nabokov: 1. Open panel 2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Work (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
cotugnm_at_muohio.edu

Twentieth Century Literature Conference
Louisville, KY
2/23 – 2/25 2006

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society will be sponsoring two panels
at the conference this year:

1. Open panel: Vladimir Nabokov

Papers welcome on any aspect of Nabokov's work. Preference will be given
to papers that do not discuss _Lolita_.

2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Writings

This panel asks for papers that address the presence of religion, spirits,
and/or spirituality in Nabokov's work.

Areas of interest might include, but are not limited to:

CFP: The Ethics of Fiction (Spain) (12/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Silvia Martínez Falquina

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ETHICS OF FICTION IN CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVE IN ENGLISH

IX JORNADAS DE LITERATURA CONTEMPORÁNEA EN LENGUA INGLESA
Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 30-April 1, 2006

CFP: Contemporary Scottish Fiction (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
rmorace_at_daemen.edu

The second "Scottish Renaissance" which is often said to have begun with
the publication of Lanark and which reached a high point with the
publication of Trainspotting appears to have reached a new stage
following devolution and the establishment of Scotland's first parliament
in nearly three hundred years. Scotland's recently changed political
situation suggests a number of questions regarding the present and future
of contemporary Scottish fiction. Has devolution changed the implied role
of the Scottish fiction writer and the reception of and/or market for
contemporary Scottish fiction? What part, if any, does recent Scottish
fiction play in the forming, or questioning, of a national political

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