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CFP: J. M. Coetzee (5/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Stirrings Still

Stirrings Still is currently planning a special issue on the fiction of
South African novelist J. M. Coetzee. We are particularly interested in
essays dealing with Coetzee's most recent novel, _Slow Man_, but are please=
d
to consider essays dealing with any aspect of Coetzee's writing. The issue
is scheduled for publication this summer and all essays must reach us by Ma=
y
1, 2006. Essays may be submitted electronically to
stirringsstill_at_gmail.com (please note the double 's' in the email
address).

Articles should be no more than 30 pages in length and should follow the ML=
A
style sheet.

UPDATE: Renaissance Drama in Action (4/30/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Jeremy Lopez

 
Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
formally to announce open registration for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN
ACTION conference.
 
The conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of
Toronto campus, will feature keynote presentations by Ralph Alan Cohen
(Mary Baldwin College and the American Shakespeare Center), Helen
Ostovich (McMaster University), and Paul Yachnin (McGill University).
It will conclude with a fully staged theatrical production of Ben
Jonson's Every Man Out of His Humour.
 
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance

UPDATE: Renaissance Drama in Action (4/30/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Jeremy Lopez

 
Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
formally to announce open registration for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN
ACTION conference.
 
The conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of
Toronto campus, will feature keynote presentations by Ralph Alan Cohen
(Mary Baldwin College and the American Shakespeare Center), Helen
Ostovich (McMaster University), and Paul Yachnin (McGill University).
It will conclude with a fully staged theatrical production of Ben
Jonson's Every Man Out of His Humour.
 
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance

CFP: Race and Citizenship (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:47pm
Alisa Marko Iannucci

HOMELAND IN/SECURITY:

Race and Citizenship in the United States

New England American Studies Association
September 15-16, 2006
University of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
The current political moment presents new opportunities and imperatives to examine historical and contemporary formations of race and citizenship in the United States.

CFP: Race and Citizenship (3/15/06; NEASA, 9/15/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:47pm
Alisa Marko Iannucci

HOMELAND IN/SECURITY:

Race and Citizenship in the United States

New England American Studies Association
September 15-16, 2006
University of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine
The current political moment presents new opportunities and imperatives to examine historical and contemporary formations of race and citizenship in the United States.

CFP: Folklore and Collaboration (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Robin Pappas

The Folklore and Literature Discussion Group seeks 20-minute presentations
for a panel about the relationship between Folklore and Collaboration to be
held at the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia. We are especially
interested in papers that discuss the collaborative production of material
culture, foodways, medicine, and/or narrative, as well as ways in which
these activities affirm interdependence and group identity. Please send
100-word abstract by March 1 to robin.pappas_at_oregonstate.edu.

Dr. Robin Pappas
Adjunct Instructor, English Department
238 Moreland Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-5302
(541) 737-1660

CFP: Gender and Crime in 18th C. Popular Culture (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Jennifer Thorn

Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture
Papers sought for NEASECS 2006 (which meets in Salem MA, Nov 9-12)
that examine the ways gender figured in popular representations of
the causes, effects, and progress of criminality through the
18c. Especially desirable are papers that revisit the work of
Frances Dolan, Garthine Walker, or Margaret Arnot, and/or that engage
with Robert Shoemaker's argument, at the October 2005 conference on
Gender and Popular Culture at University of Michigan, for the
significance of London's "female crime wave" of 1690-1730. Proposals
by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email: jjthorn_at_colby.edu.

CFP: Gender and Crime in 18th C. Popular Culture (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Jennifer Thorn

Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture
Papers sought for NEASECS 2006 (which meets in Salem MA, Nov 9-12)
that examine the ways gender figured in popular representations of
the causes, effects, and progress of criminality through the
18c. Especially desirable are papers that revisit the work of
Frances Dolan, Garthine Walker, or Margaret Arnot, and/or that engage
with Robert Shoemaker's argument, at the October 2005 conference on
Gender and Popular Culture at University of Michigan, for the
significance of London's "female crime wave" of 1690-1730. Proposals
by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email: jjthorn_at_colby.edu.

CFP: Transcendentalism in a Time of War (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Sandy Petrulionis

>>Scholars suggest that the polarizing nature of Transcendental
>>rhetoric ignited the Civil War. Can this be true? How did
>>Transcendentalists react to the reality of war? How does their
>>rhetoric of "holy war" sound today? Sponsored by the Thoreau
>>Society. 250-word abstracts by March 15 to Laura Dassow Walls,
>>wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu.

CFP: Transcendentalism in a Time of War (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Sandy Petrulionis

>>Scholars suggest that the polarizing nature of Transcendental
>>rhetoric ignited the Civil War. Can this be true? How did
>>Transcendentalists react to the reality of war? How does their
>>rhetoric of "holy war" sound today? Sponsored by the Thoreau
>>Society. 250-word abstracts by March 15 to Laura Dassow Walls,
>>wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu.

CFP: Transcendentalism in a Time of War (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Sandy Petrulionis

>>Scholars suggest that the polarizing nature of Transcendental
>>rhetoric ignited the Civil War. Can this be true? How did
>>Transcendentalists react to the reality of war? How does their
>>rhetoric of "holy war" sound today? Sponsored by the Thoreau
>>Society. 250-word abstracts by March 15 to Laura Dassow Walls,
>>wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu.

CFP: Transcendentalism in a Time of War (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Sandy Petrulionis

>>Scholars suggest that the polarizing nature of Transcendental
>>rhetoric ignited the Civil War. Can this be true? How did
>>Transcendentalists react to the reality of war? How does their
>>rhetoric of "holy war" sound today? Sponsored by the Thoreau
>>Society. 250-word abstracts by March 15 to Laura Dassow Walls,
>>wallsld_at_gwm.sc.edu.

CFP: Writing in a Post-Cultural America (grad) (2/19/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Tim Lockridge

With Pen in Hand: Writing in a Post-Cultural America

General Call for Papers

The English Department of Virginia Tech welcomes the submission of
abstracts from all disciplines on all topics addressing writing,
literature, and culture for the annual graduate student conference,
With Pen in Hand, taking place April 7th and 8th, 2006. This year's
topic is "Writing in a Post-Cultural America."

To welcome a newly developed MFA program to Virginia Tech, this
year's conference will include panels regarding creative writing—both
the practice and the theory. We welcome submissions of poetry, short
stories, and essays concerning the theoretical side of creative writing.

CFP: Writing in a Post-Cultural America (grad) (2/19/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Tim Lockridge

With Pen in Hand: Writing in a Post-Cultural America

General Call for Papers

The English Department of Virginia Tech welcomes the submission of
abstracts from all disciplines on all topics addressing writing,
literature, and culture for the annual graduate student conference,
With Pen in Hand, taking place April 7th and 8th, 2006. This year's
topic is "Writing in a Post-Cultural America."

To welcome a newly developed MFA program to Virginia Tech, this
year's conference will include panels regarding creative writing—both
the practice and the theory. We welcome submissions of poetry, short
stories, and essays concerning the theoretical side of creative writing.

CFP: Writing in a Post-Cultural America (grad) (2/19/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Tim Lockridge

With Pen in Hand: Writing in a Post-Cultural America

General Call for Papers

The English Department of Virginia Tech welcomes the submission of
abstracts from all disciplines on all topics addressing writing,
literature, and culture for the annual graduate student conference,
With Pen in Hand, taking place April 7th and 8th, 2006. This year's
topic is "Writing in a Post-Cultural America."

To welcome a newly developed MFA program to Virginia Tech, this
year's conference will include panels regarding creative writing—both
the practice and the theory. We welcome submissions of poetry, short
stories, and essays concerning the theoretical side of creative writing.

CFP: Georgia Philological Association (Literature, Language, Linguistics, Composition, and Pedagogy (3/31/06; 4/21/06 & jour

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Brucie, Thomas J.

Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia, will host the first
annual conference of the Georgia Philological Association on April 21,
2006, beginning at 9:00AM and concluding at 4:00PM.

=20

We invite professors, graduate students, and independent scholars to
join the association and submit scholarly papers and ideas for panel
discussions as directed below. Subjects may relate to American,
British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or
language, as well as linguistics, composition, and pedagogy.

=20

We are also sponsoring a contest to design a permanent logo for the
Association, and the winning design will receive a $100. award.

=20

CFP: Georgia Philological Association (Literature, Language, Linguistics, Composition, and Pedagogy (3/31/06; 4/21/06 & jour

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Brucie, Thomas J.

Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia, will host the first
annual conference of the Georgia Philological Association on April 21,
2006, beginning at 9:00AM and concluding at 4:00PM.

=20

We invite professors, graduate students, and independent scholars to
join the association and submit scholarly papers and ideas for panel
discussions as directed below. Subjects may relate to American,
British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or
language, as well as linguistics, composition, and pedagogy.

=20

We are also sponsoring a contest to design a permanent logo for the
Association, and the winning design will receive a $100. award.

=20

CFP: Georgia Philological Association (Literature, Language, Linguistics, Composition, and Pedagogy (3/31/06; 4/21/06 & jour

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Brucie, Thomas J.

Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia, will host the first
annual conference of the Georgia Philological Association on April 21,
2006, beginning at 9:00AM and concluding at 4:00PM.

=20

We invite professors, graduate students, and independent scholars to
join the association and submit scholarly papers and ideas for panel
discussions as directed below. Subjects may relate to American,
British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or
language, as well as linguistics, composition, and pedagogy.

=20

We are also sponsoring a contest to design a permanent logo for the
Association, and the winning design will receive a $100. award.

=20

CFP: Sesquicentennial Shaw: A Conference (3/15/06; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Richard Dietrich

         The International Shaw Society announces an International
Bernard Shaw Conference, which will be co-hosted by Brown University
in Providence, Rhode Island, June 8-11, 2006, Asa Messer Emeritus
Professor Don Wilmeth presiding.
TOPICS: Papers (for twenty minute talks) may be on a wide range of
topics and written from any critical perspective but may speak, in
acknowledgment of Shaw's impending 150th birthday, of his longevity
as a canonical author and challenges to that, of the contributions he
and his works have made to a wide range of cultural fields, including
the theater of course, of whatever problematics he and his works
anticipated and/or exemplify, and in answer to the question of

CFP: Sesquicentennial Shaw: A Conference (3/15/06; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Richard Dietrich

         The International Shaw Society announces an International
Bernard Shaw Conference, which will be co-hosted by Brown University
in Providence, Rhode Island, June 8-11, 2006, Asa Messer Emeritus
Professor Don Wilmeth presiding.
TOPICS: Papers (for twenty minute talks) may be on a wide range of
topics and written from any critical perspective but may speak, in
acknowledgment of Shaw's impending 150th birthday, of his longevity
as a canonical author and challenges to that, of the contributions he
and his works have made to a wide range of cultural fields, including
the theater of course, of whatever problematics he and his works
anticipated and/or exemplify, and in answer to the question of

CFP: The Presence of the Past in the Victorian Age (6/2/06; VISAWUS, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
George Griffith

CALL FOR PAPERS
VISAWUS 2006

THE PRESENCE OF THE PAST
IN THE VICTORIAN AGE

The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies=20
Association of the Western United States=20
(VISAWUS) announces its eleventh annual=20
conference:

DATES: Oct. 26-28, 2006

PLACE: Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

HOTEL: Warner Center Marriott
21850 Oxnard Street,
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
818-887-4800
Room Rates: $109/night

The focus of this year's conference is "The=20
Presence of the Past in the Victorian Age."=20
Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

CFP: Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English (6/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Michael George

Call for Papers
Essay Collection on Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English
Deadline for Papers: 6/1/06
Edited by Michael W. George

I am seeking essays on any aspect of non-Chaucerian humor in Middle English texts. Essays on humor theory and humor in individual texts/writers are welcome. Publication of the volume should occur approximately one year from deadline.

Guidelines:
Length: 5000 words
Style: Chicago, 15th ed.
Submission: MS Word or RTF (rich text) document emailed to mgeorge_at_millikin.edu)

Dr. Michael W. George
Assistant Professor of English
Millikin University
mgeorge_at_mail.millikin.edu

CFP: Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English (6/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Michael George

Call for Papers
Essay Collection on Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English
Deadline for Papers: 6/1/06
Edited by Michael W. George

I am seeking essays on any aspect of non-Chaucerian humor in Middle English texts. Essays on humor theory and humor in individual texts/writers are welcome. Publication of the volume should occur approximately one year from deadline.

Guidelines:
Length: 5000 words
Style: Chicago, 15th ed.
Submission: MS Word or RTF (rich text) document emailed to mgeorge_at_millikin.edu)

Dr. Michael W. George
Assistant Professor of English
Millikin University
mgeorge_at_mail.millikin.edu

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