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CFP: Postwar Jewish Literatures (Belgium) (1/31/06; 11/6/06-11/7/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:23pm
Philippe Codde

*Response, Remembrance, Representation:
A Dialogue between Postwar Jewish Literatures*
Universities of Antwerp and Ghent, 6-7 November 2006

Papers are invited for a two-day comparative literature conference on
postwar Jewish writing in North America and Western Europe.

CFP: Love Potions in Harry Potter (1/2/06; LUMOS, 7/27/06-7/30/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:21pm
Melissa D. Aaron

Panel or a roundtable on love potions in Harry Potter, especially on
their importance in *Half Blood Prince.* Short presentations sought
on different aspects of Love Potions. Examples might be Love Potion
Ethics, Love Potion Mechanics, how love potions in HP relate to
"real" historical/cultural love spells and potions, and Love Potions
and the fandom (aka "shipping.")

Email me by January 2nd if you are interested.

Some information from the Lumos website:

CFP: The Caribbean Woman Writer as Scholar (1/16/06; 5/30/06-6/3/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:20pm

Call for Papers
            The Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars invites=20
abstracts for the 10th Anniversary International Conference =E2=80=9CThe Car=
Woman Writer as Scholar: Imagining/Theorizing/Creating=E2=80=9D to be held M=
ay 30-June 3,=20
2006, at Florida International University, Miami, Florida.
            Sample Panel Topics:
            The Creative Theoretical
            Caribbean Feminist Theory
            The Caribbean Imaginary
            Orality and the Creative Imagination
            Imagining Progressive Futures
            One Caribbean in the Vision of Writers and Artists

CFP: NeoAmericanist: Online Student Journal for American Studies (grad) (1/1/06; journal issue)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
NeoAmericanist Journal for American Studies

Call for Papers

Online Student Journal for American Studies

The editors of NeoAmericanist, an online multi/inter-disciplinary journal
for the study of America, are issuing a call for papers among interested
Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are accepting original ARTICLES as
well as book and film REVIEWS from Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level
students on the comprehensive topic of America. The submission DEADLINE fo=
the next issue is JANUARY 1ST 2006.

CFP: Literature and American Studies (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Anne F. Walker

Call for papers for the "Intersections of Location and Literature in 19th and 20th Century
American Milieus" panel at the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association (Oakland,
California, 2006). This panel focuses on relationships between place, author and text, involving
ideas of interaction that link artistic, social, physical, emotional and/or temporal spaces.
Themes can include, but are not limited to: questions of public and private; readings of the
palimpsestic; multiculturalisms; blurs and borders in physical, psychological, sexual, spiritual
and class lines; submission and resistance; the situated subject, as in we how we "act from" and

CFP: Faulkner Panels at ALA (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Catherine Gunther Kodat

The William Faulkner Society will sponsor two panels at the 2006 American
Literature Association conference, to be held May 25-28 in San
Francisco. We welcome papers on all topics relating to the work of William
Faulkner, but would be especially interested in presentations addressing
Faulkner and postcoloniality; Faulkner and "things"; Faulkner and the West;
Faulkner and form.

Please send abstracts by e-mail attachment to Faulkner Society president
Anne Goodwyn Jones: The deadline for submissions is
January 15, 2006.

CFP: Narratives of Collective Memory in Latin America (no deadline noted; journal issue)

Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Alicia del Campo

Latin American Perspectives invites submissions for a special issue
devoted to Narratives of Collective Memory in Latin America.

The central theme of this special issue of Latin American Perspectives
is to interrogate the diverse forms of articulation of cultural memory
in Latin America in the Post-dictatorship period.