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UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

CFP: MELUS/Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Derek P. Royal

CALL FOR PAPERS
MELUS Panel at the American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006 - San Francisco, CA
Topic: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative

We invite paper abstracts concerning the theoretical, literary, and
historical sweep of graphic narrative and its links to multi-ethnic
discourse for a MELUS panel to be held at the 17th annual American
Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28. Possible
topics could include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: Teaching Philip Roth (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Philip Roth Society

***************CALL FOR PAPERS***************

American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, CA (May 25-28, 2006)

For the 2006 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco,
CA, the Philip Roth Society is pulling together a panel on Philip Roth in
the classroom. The specific approach and focus is open, although only those
papers devoted to pedagogical issues surrounding Roth's fiction will be
given serious consideration. Please send a 200-350 word abstract, along
with contact information, by January 15, 2006 to:
 
Derek P. Royal at royal_at_rothsociety.org
Or
Jessica G. Rabin at jgrabin_at_aacc.edu

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today (12/21/05; 4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
R. Victoria Arana

UPDATE: Black British Aesthetics Today: The 2006 Howard University Symposium

(12/21/2005-4/08/2006)

 

EXTENSION OF THE CALL FOR PAPERS to December 21, 2005.

Papers are invited for an international symposium taking place on the Howard
University campus (Washington, D.C.) and designed to highlight and to
explore an important new area of aesthetic theory and artistic achievement:

CFP: The Cult of Domesticity and Indigenous Women (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Patricia Ploesch

We are seeking papers for a proposed panel on The Cult of Domesticity
and Indigenous Women, to be submitted for consideration to the 2006
American Studies Association conference. We are interested in
considering how the cult of domesticity, as it is theoretically mapped
out by such authors as Ann Douglas, Lora Romero, Devon Mihesuah, K.
Tsianina Lomawaima, and Susan Tompkins, resonates specifically in
Indigenous women's narratives. We are interested in a complex
conversation about the multivalent negotiations Indigenous women have
and continue to make with the cult of domesticity. How does the cult
of domesticity for Indigenous women resonate similarly with and

CFP: Iris Murdoch (UK) (5/30/06; 9/15/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Erica Longfellow

International Conference
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kingston University
LONDON

September 15 &16 2006

PROVISIONAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Kingston University is pleased to announce the third Iris Murdoch
Conference, to be held at Kingston University in 2006. The Conference will
focus on Murdoch's relevance to contemporary debates on morality and
literature, and will investigate the ways her moral philosophy manifests
itself in her novels. We also welcome philosophical and theological papers
on any aspect of Murdoch's moral philosophy. In addition, we shall consider
papers for panels on specific topics or aspects of individual novels.

CFP: Postcolonial Creatures (UK) (1/8/06; 3/17/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
L.C. Pechey

CFP: POSTCOLONIAL CREATURES (deadline 8/1/2006; 17/3/2006)

'To speak plainly [colonialism] turns [the native] into an animal' (Frantz
Fanon)

Postcolonial Creatures, a one-day colloquium at the Faculty of English,
University of Cambridge, on the 17th March 2006, seeks to interrogate the
dynamics of dehumanization and re-humanization in the colonies, the
post-colonies and the (so-called) developing world through the lenses of
postcolonial literature and postcolonial theory.

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