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CFP: Al Purdy: The Ivory Thought (8/31/05; 5/5/06-5/7/06)

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Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Gerald Lynch

AL PURDY: THE IVORY THOUGHT
May 5-7 2006

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Purdy's writing and life: poetry,
essays, journalism, letters, fiction, critical reception, public persona, etc.

Please send a 300-500 word proposal (hard copies in triplicate) and a
50-word bio to:

Gerald Lynch, Symposium Chair
Department of English
70 Laurier Ave. East.
University of Ottawa
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
CANADA

Phone: 613-562-5800; ext. 1150

Deadline for Proposals: 31 August 2005

CFP: Identity and Marginality (grad and postdoc) (7/25/05; e-journal issue)

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Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Gunnar Fabian Schuppert

eSharp is the University of Glasgow's open-access online journal for
postgraduates in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Run by
postgraduates, it aims to provide a critical but supportive entry into
the realm of academic publishing for emerging academics, including
postgraduates and recent postdoctoral students, the world over.
After the successful launch of our fourth issue, on 'Journeys of
Discovery', eSharp is delighted to announce the Call for Papers for
the forthcoming issue, on 'Identity and Marginality'. Please forward
the attached Call for Papers and help us to spread the word. eSharp is
very grateful for your help and support. In case you have any

CFP: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry (8/15/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

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Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Omaar Hena

CFP: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in
Contemporary Poetry (8/15/05; 20th C. Literature and
Culture Conference, 2/23-25/06)

Call for papers for a critical panel on any aspect of
globalization, globality, and postnationality in
contemporary Anglophone poetry (since 1945, but especially
since the 1970's) at the 20th Century Literature and
Culture Conference in Louisville, KY, U. of Louisville,
Feb 23-25, 2006.

CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism and the Environment (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

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Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Ken Hada

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual Conference
CFP: Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2005

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Hotel: http://albuquerque.hyatt.com
Conference Website: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/ (updated regularly)

Panels now forming for presentations and roundtables regarding Literature, Ecocriticism, and the Environment in such areas as:

CFP: Andrea Barrett (8/29/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

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Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Geoff Stacks

Abstracts are invited for any aspect of Andrea Barrett's fiction for
the 20th-Century Literature conference at the University of
Louisville (2/23/06-2/25/06).
 
Barrett--finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize and recipient of the National
Book Award (among many other accolades)--has yet to receive the scholarly
attention her novels and short stories deserve. This panel, therefore, will
explore Barrett's role in contemporary American literature and offer a
variety of approaches to her rich body of work.

CFP: Art of The Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek (10/20/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Joseph Zingaro

Abstracts for papers are now being accepted for the Kent State
University Ashtabula 2006 Fairy Tale Conference, "The Art of The
Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek: And All the Ogres in Between," to
be held April 28 and 29, 2006 on the campus of Kent State
University Ashtabula.

Keynote speaker at the conference will be Dr. Valerie Paradiz,
author of Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales

Interested participants must submit electronically a 200 word
abstract.

CFP: Neal Stephenson (8/15/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

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Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
Jon Lewis

Calls for papers exploring any aspect of Neal Stephenson's work for
the 20th-Century Literature & Culture Conference at the University of
Louisville (2/23/06-2/25/06).

Of particular interest are responses to the recently published
Baroque Cycle, but the panel will not necessarily be limited to these
works.

Other potential areas of interest:
Virtual worlds
"Virtual" histories
War and violence
Cyberpunk and post-cyberpunk
Digital computers and technology
Stephenson's place in the contemporary canon

Please send a one-page abstract or completed 20 minute paper as a
Word attachment or in-line text to <jon.lewis_at_uncp.edu>

CFP: Race and Kids Culture (7/1/05; journal issue)

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Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
crking_at_mail.wsu.edu

Essays are sought for a special issue of Cultural Studies<=>Critical
Metholodologies on Race and Kids Culture. The special issue will speak to
a set of shared concerns. As corporations increasingly structure and media
almost entirely saturate the lives of children, scholars and social
critics have rightly begun to explore the articulations of power, culture,
and identity. Inspired particularly by the emergent field of cultural
studies and informed by the post-marxist, feminist, and post-structural
frameworks, they have interpreted the ways in which toys, games, movies,
television, music, and literature educate, imprint, and otherwise
interpolate them to embrace normative values and institutions.

CFP: Twentieth-Century Lit. Conference: Doris Lessing (8/15/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

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Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
Debrah Raschke

Pre-Arranged Panel: Any topic pertaining to Doris Lessing and her work for
the Twentieth-Century Literature Conference to be held in at the University
of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky (February 23-25, 2006): Send 250-350
word abstracts (double spaced), a cover sheet (information listed
below). Deadline August 15, 2005.

CFP: Virginia Woolf (8/8/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
Kristin Czarnecki

CFP: International Virginia Woolf Society Panel, University of
Louisville Thirty-fourth Annual Twentieth Century Literature
Conference, February 23-25, 2006.

The International Virginia Woolf Society is pleased to host its fifth
consecutive panel at the University of Louisville=92s Twentieth Century
Literature Conference. We invite proposals for critical papers on any
topic concerning Woolf's work. A specific panel theme may be decided
upon depending on the proposals received. Previous IVWS panels have
met with great enthusiasm at Louisville, and we look forward to another
successful session.

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