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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:

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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: 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.

CFP: Burney Society (5/31/06; 10/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
yitz francus

CFP: Burney Society (5/31/06; 10/26/06)

Call for Papers
The Burney Society's 2006 Annual Meeting
"1814"

The Burney Society will be holding its annual meeting in Tucson, AZ on
October 26-27 , 2006. Our plenary speaker will be Margaret Anne Doody,

the John and Barbara Glynn Family Professor of Literature at the
University of Notre Dame. Professor Doody is the author of Frances
Burney: The Life in the Works and The True Story of the Novel, the
editor
of Burney's Evelina, and the co-editor of Burney's Cecilia and The
Wanderer.

This year's conference theme is "1814" -- a year that saw the exile of
Napoleon to Elba, the burning of the White House, and the end of the War

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.

UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

CFP: MELUS/Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Derek P. Royal

CALL FOR PAPERS
MELUS Panel at the American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006 - San Francisco, CA
Topic: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative

We invite paper abstracts concerning the theoretical, literary, and
historical sweep of graphic narrative and its links to multi-ethnic
discourse for a MELUS panel to be held at the 17th annual American
Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28. Possible
topics could include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: MELUS/Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Derek P. Royal

CALL FOR PAPERS
MELUS Panel at the American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006 - San Francisco, CA
Topic: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative

We invite paper abstracts concerning the theoretical, literary, and
historical sweep of graphic narrative and its links to multi-ethnic
discourse for a MELUS panel to be held at the 17th annual American
Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28. Possible
topics could include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: MELUS/Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Derek P. Royal

CALL FOR PAPERS
MELUS Panel at the American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006 - San Francisco, CA
Topic: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative

We invite paper abstracts concerning the theoretical, literary, and
historical sweep of graphic narrative and its links to multi-ethnic
discourse for a MELUS panel to be held at the 17th annual American
Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28. Possible
topics could include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: Teaching Philip Roth (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Philip Roth Society

***************CALL FOR PAPERS***************

American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, CA (May 25-28, 2006)

For the 2006 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco,
CA, the Philip Roth Society is pulling together a panel on Philip Roth in
the classroom. The specific approach and focus is open, although only those
papers devoted to pedagogical issues surrounding Roth's fiction will be
given serious consideration. Please send a 200-350 word abstract, along
with contact information, by January 15, 2006 to:
 
Derek P. Royal at royal_at_rothsociety.org
Or
Jessica G. Rabin at jgrabin_at_aacc.edu

CFP: Teaching Philip Roth (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Philip Roth Society

***************CALL FOR PAPERS***************

American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, CA (May 25-28, 2006)

For the 2006 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco,
CA, the Philip Roth Society is pulling together a panel on Philip Roth in
the classroom. The specific approach and focus is open, although only those
papers devoted to pedagogical issues surrounding Roth's fiction will be
given serious consideration. Please send a 200-350 word abstract, along
with contact information, by January 15, 2006 to:
 
Derek P. Royal at royal_at_rothsociety.org
Or
Jessica G. Rabin at jgrabin_at_aacc.edu

CFP: Seeing Perception: Images & Texts (Germany) (1/31/06; 11/24/06-11/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Dr. Silke Horstkotte

Seeing Perception: Images & Texts (Universität Leipzig, Germany, 24-26
November 2006)

Over the past two decades, matters of seeing and visual perception have
garnered increasing critical attention. With good reason, the visual
has come to feature in several different disciplines as well as in
inter- or transdisciplinary perspectives (such as "visual studies" or
"visual culture"): vision can be, and has been, conceptualised as a
philosophical category, as cultural medium of expression, as instrument
and technology of visualization as well as a means of communication.

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