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CFP: Recovering Beat Women Writers (10/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:34am
Skerl, Jennie

Call for abstracts for a proposed panel on "Recovering Beat Women
Writers" for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Conference to be held in Philadelphia on November 8-11, 2006.
Proposals are requested for a panel on women writers affiliated with the
Beat Generation focusing on individual authors, feminist/cultural
studies considerations of women in this mid-20th-century bohemian
milieu, or issues in the ongoing recovery project. Send brief abstracts
(1-3 pages) by October 10, 2005, to Dr. Jennie Skerl, 1502 Weatherstone
Dr., Paoli, PA 19301. Note: This panel has not yet been approved by
the conference committee; however, SSAWW says that pre-organized

CFP: American Romance Writers (12/1/05; dictionary)

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:34am
Pregis_at_aol.com

Call for Contributors: Dictionary of Literary Biography
AMERICAN ROMANCE WRITERS

Draft deadline December 1, 2005

Contributors are needed to write an objective, clear, comprehensive account
of the life, career, and literary reputation of the romance writers listed
below.

Those interested in contributing please e-mail the volume’s editor:
Pamela Regis, Professor of English
McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
pregis_at_mcdaniel.edu

CFP: Romance Fiction (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:34am
UdonLover_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Romance Fiction: Satin Sheets

Romance Writers & Writing

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Regional Conference
February 8-11, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
phone: 1.505.842.1234
fax: 1.505.766.6710

CFP: Postcolonial Europe (no deadline noted; collection)

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Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:33am
Prem Kumar Poddar

Wea re looking for a scholar to write a 2500-word essay on Postcolonial
Russai for our book which is being published by Edinburgh University
Press. Deatils follow.

A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in Continental Europe
and its Empires

Edited by Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke and Lars Jensen

Regional Editors: John Beverley, Charles Forsdick, Pierre-Philippe
Fraiture, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Theo d' Haen, Lars Jensen, Birthe Kundrus,
Elizabeth Monasterios, Phillip Rothwell

CFP: The Architecture of Literature; Technology and the Home (6/15/05; MAPACA, 11/4/06-11/6/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:31pm
Loretta Lorance

This is a call for proposals for 2 areas of the Mid-Atlantic Pop/Am.
Culture Annual Conference. The 2005 conference will be held at the Hyatt
Regency Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ from November 4-6, 2005. The 2 areas
are: "This Builds That: The Architecture of Literature" and "Technology and
the Home"; descriptions are below. I look forward to receiving proposals at
the address listed below by June 15, 2005.

CFP: Post-Soul Aesthetic (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:31pm
Aileen M. Keenan

African American Review is soliciting essays for a special
issue on the Post-Soul aesthetic to be published in 2007.
Greg Tate calls the Post-Soul "the African American
equivalent of postmodernism," and a working definition of
the Post-Soul aesthetic could include, but not be limited
to, this quotation from Thelma Golden, curator of the Studio
Museum in Harlem (who prefers the term "post-black"):
"For me, to approach a conversation about 'black art'
ultimately meant embracing and rejecting the notion of such
a thing at the very same time. . . . [The Post-Soul] was
characterized by artists who were adamant about not being
labeled as 'black' artists, though their work was

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