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CFP: Drama and/after Postmodernism (Germany) (12/31/05; 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
Heiko Stahl

Call for Papers: "Drama and/after Postmodernism"

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
(CDE) announces its 15th Annual Conference (May 25-28, 2006): "Drama
and/after Postmodernism". It will be organized by the Chair of
English Literature at the University of Augsburg and held at a
conference venue in the town centre of Augsburg, Germany.

CFP: History and American Modernisms (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
Ben Railton

Modern History: Constructions of the Past in American Literary
Modernisms. What role did visions of history play in the formation of
and work by American modernist movements (Harlem Renaissance, Southern
Renaissance, expatriates, poets, leftists, etc)? How did writers such as
Hughes, Ransom, Stein, Williams, and Le Seuer construct the past, and to
what ends? All topics and approaches, including interdisciplinary ones,
welcome. E-mail 250-500 word abstracts to Ben Railton
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September 15, 2005.

CFP: Exiles and Expatriates (9/10/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
Charles L. Sligh

CFP: "Exiles and Expatriates" (10 September 2005; 23 - 25 February 2006)

The Thirty-fourth Annual 20th Century Literature and Culture Conference at
the University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
23 - 25 February 2006

"Exiles and Expatriates"

The International Lawrence Durrell Society invites proposals for papers
discussing the figure of the Exile and/or the Expatriate in 20th century
literature and culture.
Possible approaches to this topic might include:

CFP: Contemporary Women's Fiction (UK) (10/31/05; 4/21/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm

CONFERENCE 'For Love or Money? Contemporary Women's Fiction in the
Marketplace,' 21–23 April 2006, at the University of Wales, Bangor (UK).

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Waters

CFP: Diaspora Experiences: German-Speaking Immigrants and their Descendants (11/30/05; 8/24/06-8/27/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm
Waterloo Centre for German Studies

Please feel free to forward this call to anybody who might potentially
be interested in our conference.

Thank you.

Waterloo Centre for German Studies


*Call for Expressions of Interest and Proposals*

/*Diaspora Experiences: German-Speaking Immigrants and their Descendants*/

*Waterloo Centre for German Studies*

*University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada*

*24-27 August 2006*

CFP: Film &amp; History (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm


Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Film & History Area of the Southwest Popular Culture Association
invites papers for the 2006 PCA/ACA Regional Conference
to be held at the Hyatt Regency on February 8-11, 2006.

CFP: Contemporary Lesbian Fiction (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm

Contemporary Lesbian Fiction
Participants sought for a roundtable discussion on Contemporary Lesbian Fiction for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference to be held in Philadelphia, Nov. 8-11, 2006. The purpose of the discussion is to offer a general overview of major issues, themes, and trends in post-lesbian-feminist fiction (from about the mid-1980s to the present.) Topics including comparisons of multiple authors, discussion of mainstream publishing and/or small lesbian presses, or works by lesbians of color are especially welcome. Please send ideas by January 15, 2006 to Kris Comment at

UPDATE: Michael Moorcock's Multiverse (no deadline; collection)

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:35pm

CFP: Exploring the Multiverse: A Study of the Works of Michael Moorcock
  (Collection). Editor: Thomas Fortenberry.

Submissions are invited for a new collection of essays studying the
writings of British author Michael Moorcock. Moorcock has had a long
and amazingly successful career as both editor and author. Winner of
numerous awards (including the British Fantasy Award, World Fantasy
Award, and being shortlisted for the Whitbread [Mother London]), he is
most famous for having created a vast and fantastic multiverse of
interconnected realities centered around the concept of a recurrent
Eternal Champion.