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UPDATE: Brokeback Mountain (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Patrick Randolph

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

CFP: Ethics in Canadian Literature (11/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
KRISTINA KYSER

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the University of Toronto =
Quarterly,=20
Fall 2007: deadline for submission November 1, 2006

The Ethical Turn in Canadian Literature and Criticism

CFP: Ethics in Canadian Literature (11/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
KRISTINA KYSER

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the University of Toronto =
Quarterly,=20
Fall 2007: deadline for submission November 1, 2006

The Ethical Turn in Canadian Literature and Criticism

CFP: Ethics in Canadian Literature (11/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
KRISTINA KYSER

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the University of Toronto =
Quarterly,=20
Fall 2007: deadline for submission November 1, 2006

The Ethical Turn in Canadian Literature and Criticism

CFP: Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tricia Anne Jenkins

The Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of mystery, crime or thriller fiction to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Tricia
Jenkins, American Studies, Michigan State University at jenki172_at_msu.edu.
Mailed proposals should be sent to Tricia Jenkins, The Journal of Popular
Culture, Michigan State University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, Michigan,
48824.

CFP: Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tricia Anne Jenkins

The Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of mystery, crime or thriller fiction to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Tricia
Jenkins, American Studies, Michigan State University at jenki172_at_msu.edu.
Mailed proposals should be sent to Tricia Jenkins, The Journal of Popular
Culture, Michigan State University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, Michigan,
48824.

CFP: Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tricia Anne Jenkins

The Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of mystery, crime or thriller fiction to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Tricia
Jenkins, American Studies, Michigan State University at jenki172_at_msu.edu.
Mailed proposals should be sent to Tricia Jenkins, The Journal of Popular
Culture, Michigan State University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, Michigan,
48824.

CFP: Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tricia Anne Jenkins

The Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of mystery, crime or thriller fiction to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Tricia
Jenkins, American Studies, Michigan State University at jenki172_at_msu.edu.
Mailed proposals should be sent to Tricia Jenkins, The Journal of Popular
Culture, Michigan State University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, Michigan,
48824.

UPDATE: Hichcock (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
disjunctions Ucr

CFP: Hitchcock

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
University of California, Riverside

April 7-8, 2006

This panel consists of all topics surrounding Alfred Hitchcock and his film=
s
and the effects of those films on movie-making since the sixties. Topics
include but are not limited to

   1. containment culture and sixties cinema
   2. gender bending
   3. reception studies
   4. changes in film theory/perceptions of film because of Hitchcock's
   work
   5. parodies of Hitchcock, allusions to Hitchcock in film
   6. use of soundtrack
   7. Hitchcock and film noir

UPDATE: Hichcock (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
disjunctions Ucr

CFP: Hitchcock

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
University of California, Riverside

April 7-8, 2006

This panel consists of all topics surrounding Alfred Hitchcock and his film=
s
and the effects of those films on movie-making since the sixties. Topics
include but are not limited to

   1. containment culture and sixties cinema
   2. gender bending
   3. reception studies
   4. changes in film theory/perceptions of film because of Hitchcock's
   work
   5. parodies of Hitchcock, allusions to Hitchcock in film
   6. use of soundtrack
   7. Hitchcock and film noir

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (3/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

Deadline extended:

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (3/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

Deadline extended:

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (3/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

Deadline extended:

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (3/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

Deadline extended:

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (3/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

Deadline extended:

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Modernist Revision (4/10/06; MSA, 10/19/06-10/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
james murphy

Paper proposals are invited for a proposed panel on Modernist
Revision at the 2006 Modernist Studies Association Conference in
Tulsa, OK from October 19-22.

Revision is a basic aspect of writing, but it assumed a special
prominence during the modernist period. T. S. Eliot dedicated The
Waste Land to his co-reviser, Ezra Pound. Henry James revised his
entire ouvre at the end of his life. When Virginia Woolf revised the
proofs of her novels, she revised one for the British edition and one
for the American edition.

CFP: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:37pm
MORRISPUR_at_aol.com

Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies published quarterly by
Purdue University Press is looking for essays for upcoming general issues
of its peer-reviewed journal. Shofar, which appears as a print journal as
well as on line via ProjectMuse, publishes scholarly papers (5,000-15,000
words). The aim of Shofar is to promote the exchange of ideas and inforamtion
among teachers and scholars in the area of Jewish Studies. Shofar favors
material wirtten for the educated general reader rather than a subgroup of
specialists. Contact editor Daniel Morris (dmorris_at_purdue.edu) for more information.

CFP: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:37pm
MORRISPUR_at_aol.com

Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies published quarterly by
Purdue University Press is looking for essays for upcoming general issues
of its peer-reviewed journal. Shofar, which appears as a print journal as
well as on line via ProjectMuse, publishes scholarly papers (5,000-15,000
words). The aim of Shofar is to promote the exchange of ideas and inforamtion
among teachers and scholars in the area of Jewish Studies. Shofar favors
material wirtten for the educated general reader rather than a subgroup of
specialists. Contact editor Daniel Morris (dmorris_at_purdue.edu) for more information.

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:36pm
Dr Richard Marggraf Turley

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

Ecocriticism has found Romanticism to be crucial ground. How do green
readings of Romantic texts help us understand contemporary environmental
crisis? What is the relation between ecocriticism and environmentalism,
between literature and science?

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:36pm
Dr Richard Marggraf Turley

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

Ecocriticism has found Romanticism to be crucial ground. How do green
readings of Romantic texts help us understand contemporary environmental
crisis? What is the relation between ecocriticism and environmentalism,
between literature and science?

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:36pm
Dr Richard Marggraf Turley

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

Ecocriticism has found Romanticism to be crucial ground. How do green
readings of Romantic texts help us understand contemporary environmental
crisis? What is the relation between ecocriticism and environmentalism,
between literature and science?

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:36pm
Dr Richard Marggraf Turley

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

Ecocriticism has found Romanticism to be crucial ground. How do green
readings of Romantic texts help us understand contemporary environmental
crisis? What is the relation between ecocriticism and environmentalism,
between literature and science?

CFP: The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics (3/15/06; book project)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:11pm
fad2_at_duke.edu

The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their
Embedded Politics (book project)

proposal deadline: March 15, 2006
contact: Fabio Akcelrud Durao (fadurao_at_yahoo.com; fad2_at_duke.edu)

Call for chapter proposals for the book project *The Politics of Friendship:
Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics* to be
submitted to the Cambridge Scholars Press.

CFP: The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics (3/15/06; book project)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:11pm
fad2_at_duke.edu

The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their
Embedded Politics (book project)

proposal deadline: March 15, 2006
contact: Fabio Akcelrud Durao (fadurao_at_yahoo.com; fad2_at_duke.edu)

Call for chapter proposals for the book project *The Politics of Friendship:
Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics* to be
submitted to the Cambridge Scholars Press.

CFP: The Political Companion to John Steinbeck (5/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:46pm
Simon Stow

Call For Papers: The Political Companion to John Steinbeck

Submissions are requested for the proposed collection 'The Political
Companion to John Steinbeck,' part of the University of Kentucky Press's
forthcoming 'Political Companions to Great American Authors' series. The
editors are interested in receiving papers and proposals concerning the
political aspects of John Steinbeck's work including not only his literary
output, but also his journalism, letters, memoirs and film work. They are
particularly interested in receiving papers and proposals in the following
four areas:

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