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CFP: Human Rights: Lost in Translation? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm

American Comparative Literature Association Conference: "The Human
and Its Others." March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Seminar Panel: Human Rights: "Lost" in Translation?

Seminar Organizer: J. Paul Narkunas, Pratt Institute

CFP: Kay Boyle (1/6/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Hait, Christine

As part of an effort to establish an author society devoted to the study
of the work of Kay Boyle, a Kay Boyle session will be held at the
forthcoming American Literature Association conference. The conference
will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center,
San Francisco, California, May 25-28, 2006. Details of the conference
and information about hotel reservations appear on the Web site of the
American Literature Association.=20

The topic of the session is open. However, papers on any of the
following general topics are encouraged.=20

* Early Kay Boyle, including her recently published novel

CFP: New Inquiries into the Nature of Pop (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jens Stephen Schellhammer


We encourage the submission of paper proposals for the Cornell Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Department of German Studies, March 3-4, 2006, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. The theme of the conference is "Amusement total …Sans regret?! New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop"

CFP: Aboriginal Mothering (1/5/06; collection)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Dear ARM Members and Friends,

ARM's 9th annual conference on "Mothering, Race, Culture, Ethnicity and
Class" featured a full day on Aboriginal Mothering. Truly a first! ARM
Press will be publishing a book on this topic, developed from the

The book will be edited by Jeanette Corbiere Lavell and Dawn Memee
Lavell-Harvard. (Bios included below)

We are still seeking chapters for this book, particularly in the area of
literature, popular culture, and history. As well, we are particularly
in receiving submissions from perspectives other than 'North American."

CFP: Abolitionist Places (1/3/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Martha Schoolman

Abolitionist Places

I'm inviting papers for a panel "Abolitionist Places" to be proposed
for the American Studies Association 2006 meeting in Oakland, CA,
October 12-15, 2006.

CFP: T. S. Eliot (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Ben Lockerd

T. S. Eliot Society, Call for Papers
ALA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 2006

The T. S. Eliot Society will organize two sessions at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held May 25-28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. Members wishing to read papers are invited to send proposals or abstracts (between 300 and 500 words long), along with a curriculum vitae, to the President, Professor Benjamin Lockerd, Department of English, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to him at Submissions must be received no later than January 15, 2006.

CFP: American Humor (2/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm

The American Humor panel of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
invites papers on the open topic of American humor. Proposals may focus
upon fictional and nonfictional humor genres from any historical period, and
may employ and/or critique any methodological approach to the analysis of

The deadline for proposals is February 15, 2006. The 2006 RMMLA Conference
will be held in Tucson, AZ on October 12-14, 2006.

Please send proposals by mail or e-mail to:
Sean Zwagerman,
Department of English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6

CFP: Contemporary Slavery (1/5/05; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Zoe Trodd

Panel on Contemporary Slavery=20

At the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association ("The United =
States from Inside and Out: Transnational American Studies")

October 12 - 15, 2006, Oakland, California.=20