UPDATE: Literature and Politics (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

full name / name of organization: 
GeorgeMoore
contact email: 
mooreg@Colorado.EDU

> DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS for LITERATURE AND POLITICS, ACA, is NOV
> 1st (it was wrongly listed as 10/1/05 previously)
>
> CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE AND POLITICS
>
> LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS
>
> FOR THE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
> PCA/ACA ANNUAL MEETING, April 12th-15th, 2006
> ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS, ATLANTA, GEORGIA
>
> DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: NOV. 1st, 2005.
>
> The 2006 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association=20
> National Meeting will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, in=20
> Atlanta, Georgia, 265 Peachtree Center Ave, Atlanta, GA 30303;=20
> Phone:1-404-521-0000. Wednesday, April 12th to Sunday, April 15th,=20
> 2006.
>
> Proposals on any aspect of LITERATURE & POLITICS are invited for=20
> submission to the AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION Area Chair listed
> below.
>
> Call for papers in all fields of literature that address political=20
> questions. Interested particularly in changing political
> perspectives=20=
>
> in cultural contexts, in early 20th-century movements, in academic=20
> relationships, in avant-garde and postmodern perspectives, and
> those=20
> with regional or international focuses. But open to any work that=20
> might be considered political in a literary context.
>
> Two of this year=92s special sessions:
>
> 1. AMERICAN POETRY AND POLITICS. Proposals might include the
> politics=20=
>
> behind Modernism, questions of fascism and authority, the political=20
> changes from Modernism to postmodernism, the recent debates over
> awards=20=
>
> and contests, the climate of the culture wars in the field of
> American=20=
>
> poetry, academic vs. non-academic struggles for voice, the politics
> of=20=
>
> publication in the 21st century, and similar areas of concern. If
> you=20=
>
> are interesting in participating in one of these panels, please
> make a=20=
>
> note to that extent when you send your paper proposal.
>
> 2. DEPRESSION-ERA AND WORKING CLASS LITERATURE in the 20th century.
> =20
> These might include political associations of writers and
> movements,=20
> politics in journalism, the relationships between authors and=20
> Communism, proletariat writers, writers and the Great Depression,
> the=20=
>
> role of the labor movement in literature, women=92s roles in the=20
> movements as supported in the literature, the use of fiction, drama
> and=20=
>
> poetry as vehicles for social criticism of the times, etc.
>
> In addition, the following general areas are suggestions for paper
> or=20
> session proposals: the political contexts for period works, the=20
> politics of authorship, political aspects of literary renderings,=20
> politics in specific literary works, the politics of specific
> authors, =20=
>
> new directions in Critical Theory (for instance, approaches
> discussing=20=
>
> Feminism, post-Feminism, Marxism, post-Marxism, new historicism,=20
> psychoanalytic perspectives, deconstruction, etc.), ethnicity in=20
> literature; representation of political figures and topics in=20
> literature; hidden political agendas; political assumptions of a
> work=20
> or an oeuvre or literary movement; political satire; the rhetoric
> of=20
> revolution; the revolutionary as heroine or hero; political
> ideology;=20
> political climate of a period as reflected in its literature; the=20
> politics of war and peace in literature; character choice as
> political=20=
>
> choice; apolitical evasions; political vs. aesthetic approaches;=20
> regionalism; the political assumptions of readers, etc. etc. etc.
>
> For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to=20
> http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.
>
> For those of you familiar with the Literature and Politics
> sessions, I=20=
>
> invite you to return this year, and would encourage those who
> attend=20
> regularly to consider putting together session proposals. Feel
> free to=20=
>
> contact me if you have any questions about this process.
>
> The following guidelines must be followed for your proposals to be=20
> considered:
>
> 1) EMAIL ONE PAGE PAPER PROPOSALS (Accepted until Nov. 1st, 2005). =20
> Please send these as Word attachments if possible, and readable by
> my=20
> Mac. One page means a full page proposal so that I can understand
> what=20=
>
> your research entails.
>
> 2) SESSION PROPOSALS should include (3-4)
> a) titles and abstracts of papers for EACH MEMBER of your session
> b) SESSION TITLE and chair's name
> c) ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION for EACH participant AS LISTED BELOW. =20
> Organizers of sessions are responsible for complete information on
> each=20=
>
> member. Panels will not be considered without it.
>
> Proposals must include all the following information to be considered:
>
> 1) COMPLETE NAME AND ACADEMIC TITLE (academic rank, grad. student,
> etc.)
> 2) PAPER TITLE (please keep these concise, they may be trimmed for=20
> economy)
> 3) ACADEMIC AFFILIATION AND ADDRESS, that is
> 4) COMPLETE DEPT. AND INSTITUTION, WITH CITY, STATE, and ZIP CODE
> 5) PHONE NUMBERS: office and home numbers if possible (if I cannot=20
> reach you, you may be dropped from the proposed session)
> 5) EMAIL ADDRESS for EACH PARTICIPANT; I need at least one working=20
> email address for everyone. Please make sure your email address is=20
> correct. If your email address changes, you are responsible for=20
> notifying the Area Chair immediately.
>
> EMAIL SUBMISSION ARE REQUIRED.
>
> If you must use ground mail, be sure you supply all the above=20
> information; and please be sure to include phone numbers and email=20
> addresses where you can be reached. If MAILING your proposal,
> please=20
> use the office address below.
>
> DO NOT FAX SUBMISSIONS to Sewall Academic Program. Call
> 303-823-6453 if
> you have a deadline problem. There is presently no fax available
> for=20
> submissions.
>
> Please secure funding and be prepared to commit to the conference
> dates=20=
>
> before submitting a proposal.
>
> Submit email proposals to:
>
> Dr. George Moore
> ACA Area Chair, Literature & Politics
> E-mail: mooreg_at_colorado.edu
>
> Mail only:
> Sewall Academic Program
> University of Colorado
> Boulder, CO 80309
> Phone: (303) 823-6453 (DO NOT fax to this address)

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