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UPDATE: Passing and Questions of Legitimacy (grad) (12/15/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Joshua Lea Brazee

Passing and Questions of Legitimacy
February 17th and 18th, 2006
Graduate Student Conference
The University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK

The deadline for submissions has been extended until the 15th of December 2005. Decisions on acceptance will be made by the first of January 2006.

We would also like to announce that Pamela Caughie, the author of Passing and Pedagogy, published by the University of Illinois Press, will be our keynote speaker.

CFP: Cape Breton University Storytelling Symposium (2/14/06; 6/9/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Afra Kavanagh

 
CALL FOR PAPERS
THE TENTH ANNUAL
CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY STORYTELLING SYMPOSIUM
 
Scheduled for the second weekend in June (June 9 and 10, 2006) in the city of Sydney on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, this symposium combines an evening of storytelling with a day of papers about storytelling.
 

UPDATE: Passing and Questions of Legitimacy (grad) (12/15/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Joshua Lea Brazee

Passing and Questions of Legitimacy
February 17th and 18th, 2006
Graduate Student Conference
The University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK

The deadline for submissions has been extended until the 15th of December 2005. Decisions on acceptance will be made by the first of January 2006.

We would also like to announce that Pamela Caughie, the author of Passing and Pedagogy, published by the University of Illinois Press, will be our keynote speaker.

UPDATE: Passing and Questions of Legitimacy (grad) (12/15/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Joshua Lea Brazee

Passing and Questions of Legitimacy
February 17th and 18th, 2006
Graduate Student Conference
The University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK

The deadline for submissions has been extended until the 15th of December 2005. Decisions on acceptance will be made by the first of January 2006.

We would also like to announce that Pamela Caughie, the author of Passing and Pedagogy, published by the University of Illinois Press, will be our keynote speaker.

CFP: Illumination (3/17/06; online journal)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
M.C. Flannery

Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I forward to you the following Call for
Papers for the 2006 Summer issue of Marginalia.

Very best wishes,

Mary Flannery
The Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
http://www.marginalia.co.uk

_______

'Illumination'

CFP: Illumination (3/17/06; online journal)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
M.C. Flannery

Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I forward to you the following Call for
Papers for the 2006 Summer issue of Marginalia.

Very best wishes,

Mary Flannery
The Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
http://www.marginalia.co.uk

_______

'Illumination'

CFP: Iain (M.) Banks (2/28/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk

Working title: Bridging fantasies: Critical responses to the writing of Iain
(M.) Banks

CFP: Illumination (3/17/06; online journal)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
M.C. Flannery

Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I forward to you the following Call for
Papers for the 2006 Summer issue of Marginalia.

Very best wishes,

Mary Flannery
The Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
http://www.marginalia.co.uk

_______

'Illumination'

CFP: Illumination (3/17/06; online journal)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
M.C. Flannery

Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I forward to you the following Call for
Papers for the 2006 Summer issue of Marginalia.

Very best wishes,

Mary Flannery
The Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
http://www.marginalia.co.uk

_______

'Illumination'

CFP: Iain (M.) Banks (2/28/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk

Working title: Bridging fantasies: Critical responses to the writing of Iain
(M.) Banks

CFP: Illumination (3/17/06; online journal)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
M.C. Flannery

Dear all,

It is with great pleasure that I forward to you the following Call for
Papers for the 2006 Summer issue of Marginalia.

Very best wishes,

Mary Flannery
The Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
http://www.marginalia.co.uk

_______

'Illumination'

CFP: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

Panel Proposal for:

=93Permeability and Selfhood=94=20
McGill University, Montreal=20
12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature=20

=20

Painting about Poetry, Singing about Sculpture:=20

Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts

=93If you assert that painting is dumb poetry, then the painter may call =
poetry blind painting=85

Music is not to be regarded as other than the sister of painting=85

The poet remains far behind the painter with respect to the =
representation of corporeal things, and with respect to invisible =
things, he remains behind the musician.=94

(Leonardo, On Painting)

=20

CFP: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

Panel Proposal for:

=93Permeability and Selfhood=94=20
McGill University, Montreal=20
12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature=20

=20

Painting about Poetry, Singing about Sculpture:=20

Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts

=93If you assert that painting is dumb poetry, then the painter may call =
poetry blind painting=85

Music is not to be regarded as other than the sister of painting=85

The poet remains far behind the painter with respect to the =
representation of corporeal things, and with respect to invisible =
things, he remains behind the musician.=94

(Leonardo, On Painting)

=20

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American Women's Writing (12/15/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American
Women's Writing

How did anti-Calvinist religious movements (with a new belief in progress
and human perfectability) condition reformist American literature by women
during the period 1840-1895? Of particular interest are works that exposed
and criticized industrial working conditions, such as Rebecca Harding
Davis's Life in the Iron Mills, but papers on any reformist women's
writing works from this period are welcome.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by December 15th to:

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American Women's Writing (12/15/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American
Women's Writing

How did anti-Calvinist religious movements (with a new belief in progress
and human perfectability) condition reformist American literature by women
during the period 1840-1895? Of particular interest are works that exposed
and criticized industrial working conditions, such as Rebecca Harding
Davis's Life in the Iron Mills, but papers on any reformist women's
writing works from this period are welcome.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by December 15th to:

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American Women's Writing (12/15/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American
Women's Writing

How did anti-Calvinist religious movements (with a new belief in progress
and human perfectability) condition reformist American literature by women
during the period 1840-1895? Of particular interest are works that exposed
and criticized industrial working conditions, such as Rebecca Harding
Davis's Life in the Iron Mills, but papers on any reformist women's
writing works from this period are welcome.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by December 15th to:

UPDATE: Bisexuality and Family (2/28/06; journal issue & collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Serena Anderlini

PLEASE NOTE NEW CLOSING DATE OF FEB 28, 2006

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on
BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:

THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED
KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND PARENTING

CFP: Modern Drama - The Pulitzer Prize (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
McDonald, Rob

Modern Drama section

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)

November 10-12, 2006

Charlotte, NC

=20

The Drama of the Pulitzer: Winners and Losers

=20

This session will explore aspects of the competition for the Pulitzer
Prize in Drama: What does it mean for a play to win the prize? What do
the nominations (and the controversies they sometimes generate) suggest
about the nature of the American theater? We encourage a full range of
approaches to and perspectives on the topic.

=20

By March 1, 2006, send 500-word abstracts or full papers to:

=20

Rob McDonald

Department of English and Fine Arts

Virginia Military Institute

UPDATE: Bisexuality and Family (2/28/06; journal issue & collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Serena Anderlini

PLEASE NOTE NEW CLOSING DATE OF FEB 28, 2006

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on
BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:

THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED
KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND PARENTING

UPDATE: Bisexuality and Family (2/28/06; journal issue & collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Serena Anderlini

PLEASE NOTE NEW CLOSING DATE OF FEB 28, 2006

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on
BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:

THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED
KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND PARENTING

CFP: Modern Drama - The Pulitzer Prize (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
McDonald, Rob

Modern Drama section

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)

November 10-12, 2006

Charlotte, NC

=20

The Drama of the Pulitzer: Winners and Losers

=20

This session will explore aspects of the competition for the Pulitzer
Prize in Drama: What does it mean for a play to win the prize? What do
the nominations (and the controversies they sometimes generate) suggest
about the nature of the American theater? We encourage a full range of
approaches to and perspectives on the topic.

=20

By March 1, 2006, send 500-word abstracts or full papers to:

=20

Rob McDonald

Department of English and Fine Arts

Virginia Military Institute

UPDATE: Bisexuality and Family (2/28/06; journal issue & collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Serena Anderlini

PLEASE NOTE NEW CLOSING DATE OF FEB 28, 2006

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on
BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:

THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED
KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND PARENTING

CFP: New Directions in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Michelle A. Abate

 
Call for Papers: New Directions in Children's Literature

 

Children's Literature Discussion Circle

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference

 November 10th - 12th, 2006

Charlotte, NC

 

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: New Directions in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Michelle A. Abate

 
Call for Papers: New Directions in Children's Literature

 

Children's Literature Discussion Circle

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference

 November 10th - 12th, 2006

Charlotte, NC

 

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: New Directions in Children's Literature (3/15/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Michelle A. Abate

 
Call for Papers: New Directions in Children's Literature

 

Children's Literature Discussion Circle

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference

 November 10th - 12th, 2006

Charlotte, NC

 

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Margaret Atwood: Texts and Contexts (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
KAREN STEIN

Abstracts of 15-20 minute papers due by March 1, 2006 to Karen Stein, WMS
Program, 315 Roosevelt Hall, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881

or wmsdir_at_etal.uri.edu

Margaret Atwood: Texts and Contexts
We welcome submissions on any aspect of Atwood's work, especially her more
recent works, such as Oryx and Crake, The Penelopiad or The Blind
Assassin. Also welcome are papers about other contemporary Canadian women
writers, especially in connection with Atwood.

CFP: Eudora Welty (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
McWhirter, David B

Proposals are invited for the Eudora Welty Society session at the 2006 SCMLA
Convention, 10/26/06-10/28/06 in Fort Worth. Open topic: 20-minute papers on
any aspect of Welty's work, life, or critical reception; all approaches
welcome. Email 500 word abstracts to David McWhirter at
d-mcwhirter_at_tamu.edu, or mail to 166 Sand Hill Cove Road, Narragansett, RI
02882. Deadline March 15, 2006.

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