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CFP: Mantis: Poetry and Discipline - Critical Essays (9/15/05; journal issue)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Lauren C. Allan-Vail

We are seeking previously unpublished critical essays for Mantis 5, under
the broad theme of "Poetry and Discipline."

Mantis is a journal of contemporary poetry, poetry translation and poetry
criticism. A forum for writers coming from a broad spectrum of intellectual
and aesthetic positions, Mantis is dedicated to publishing new work that
interrogates the relationships among critical writing, creative writing, and

CFP: Asian American Lit. and Postcolonial Theory (9/1/05; collection)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Katherine Sugg

We are seeking essays for an edited collection on "Asian American
Literature and Postcolonial Theory," which should be both an exploration
and a mapping of the debates around these two terms and their corollaries.
Such corollary debates have erupted over the use of terms such as diaspora,
cultural memory, racial melancholy and trauma, nationalism, ethnicity, and
hybridity in Asian American cultural critique. Essays that consider these
genealogies and/or question the usefulness of theories derived from
colonial and postcolonial discourse are especially welcome. Also of
interest would be specific author, period, regional, national, and textual

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

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Brian Adler

CFP: The Historical Novel
Calls for Panels and papers (15 minutes reading time) on the Historical
Novel at the 27th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture
Associations Conference in Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8-11, 2006. See
<> for more conference information. Some questions to
consider: how can the genre of historical novel be defined? Where does
one draw the lines between truth, fiction, and history? How does the "fog
of war" affect historical fiction? What noteworthy international
historical novels are being produced? Treatments of individual authors

CFP: 2nd Intl Symposium on Minorities and Minor Literatures (Morocco) (11/31/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Mr larbi touaf

The English Department at Mohamed I University in
Oujda, Morocco is delighted to announce its 2nd
International Symposium on Minorities and Minor
Literatures to be held 11-12 March 06. This year we
welcome interdisciplinary paper proposals on topics
related to "The Ethics and Politics of de/constructing
identity in literature, art, and the humanities".
We are particularly interested in the following:
The ways in which literary texts uphold or dismantle
the identity categories of race, nation, class,
gender, etc.; the strategies through which literary
texts or art works acknowledge and negotiate cultural
difference; and the ways in which they contribute to

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

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm


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: Walter Mosley (11/1/05; collection)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Derek Maus

CALL FOR PAPERS: Collection of critical articles on Walter Mosley

DEADLINE: 500-word abstracts or complete manuscripts by 11/1/05
EDITORS: Owen Brady (Clarkson University) and Derek Maus (SUNY Potsdam)