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CFP: Charles W. Chesnutt Association Sessions at ALA (1/15/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
Wright-Mcfatter, Susan

The Charles Waddell Chesnutt Association is seeking papers to be=20
included in two Chesnutt sessions at the American Literature Association

Conference to be held from May 24-27, 2007 at The Westin Copley, 10
Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02116.

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 We would like one session to focus on white characters in Chesnutt's
short and/or long fiction (including the more recently published novels
-Evelyn's Husband and A Business Career).

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The second session is open at this point: we will determine the topic=20
upon receipt of abstracts.

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If your paper is included in the panel, you must become a member of the
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CFP: Animation and the Cinema (grad) (1/1/07; 3/31/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
jturnock_at_uchicago.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
(please distribute)

Animation and the Cinema

Graduate Conference on Cinema

Conference Date: Saturday March 31, 2007, University of Chicago
Keynote Address: Nicholas Sammond, University of Toronto

Deadline for Abstracts: January 1, 2007

CFP: Animation and the Cinema (grad) (1/1/07; 3/31/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
jturnock_at_uchicago.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
(please distribute)

Animation and the Cinema

Graduate Conference on Cinema

Conference Date: Saturday March 31, 2007, University of Chicago
Keynote Address: Nicholas Sammond, University of Toronto

Deadline for Abstracts: January 1, 2007

CFP: Symposium: An Undergraduate Conference (undergrad) (11/13/06; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
Nicholas K Kupensky

"Symposium: An Undergraduate Conference"
March 30-31, 2007
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

CALL FOR PAPERS
What is Love? A crowd of glassy-eyed Greek philosophers famously tackle
this elusive topic in Plato's Symposium, but in the ensuing two-thousand
years, perspectives have changed. The Comparative Humanities Review is now
accepting papers for Symposium: An Undergraduate Conference that examine
Plato's Symposium and its afterlives in multiple disciplines. Submissions
should be comparative in nature and written while the student is/was an
undergraduate. Panels will be chaired by Bucknell faculty and organized
into the following sessions:

CFP: Symposium: An Undergraduate Conference (undergrad) (11/13/06; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:15pm
Nicholas K Kupensky

"Symposium: An Undergraduate Conference"
March 30-31, 2007
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

CALL FOR PAPERS
What is Love? A crowd of glassy-eyed Greek philosophers famously tackle
this elusive topic in Plato's Symposium, but in the ensuing two-thousand
years, perspectives have changed. The Comparative Humanities Review is now
accepting papers for Symposium: An Undergraduate Conference that examine
Plato's Symposium and its afterlives in multiple disciplines. Submissions
should be comparative in nature and written while the student is/was an
undergraduate. Panels will be chaired by Bucknell faculty and organized
into the following sessions:

CFP: Teaching the Novel and Short Fiction (11/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
James Bernard Kelley

Short essays (3,000 to 4,000 words) on practical and theoretical
approaches to teaching the novel, short story, or other forms of fiction
are being sought for the Spring 2007 issue of Academic Exchange
Quarterly, a scholarly journal appearing in print and electronic
formats. Manuscripts in the fields of literature studies and creative
writing are equally welcome. All submissions undergo a double-blind,
peer-review process.

Deadline for the Spring 2007 issue: November 30, 2006 (later
submissions will be considered for inclusion in later issues)

CFP: Teaching the Novel and Short Fiction (11/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
James Bernard Kelley

Short essays (3,000 to 4,000 words) on practical and theoretical
approaches to teaching the novel, short story, or other forms of fiction
are being sought for the Spring 2007 issue of Academic Exchange
Quarterly, a scholarly journal appearing in print and electronic
formats. Manuscripts in the fields of literature studies and creative
writing are equally welcome. All submissions undergo a double-blind,
peer-review process.

Deadline for the Spring 2007 issue: November 30, 2006 (later
submissions will be considered for inclusion in later issues)

CFP: Cylons In America: Battlestar Galactica Collection (1/29/07; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Tiffany Potter

Call For Papers - Edited Collection
 
Cylons in America:
Critical Studies of Battlestar Galactica

Edited by C. W. Marshall and Tiffany Potter
(University of British Columbia)

Proposals are invited for an edited collection of original essays that examine BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, an award-winning science fiction television series presently in its third season. Since its debut as a 2003 miniseries, the current incarnation of BSG has created an intellectually challenging and explicitly political engagement with the values and ideologies of contemporary American society.

CFP: Cylons In America: Battlestar Galactica Collection (1/29/07; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Tiffany Potter

Call For Papers - Edited Collection
 
Cylons in America:
Critical Studies of Battlestar Galactica

Edited by C. W. Marshall and Tiffany Potter
(University of British Columbia)

Proposals are invited for an edited collection of original essays that examine BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, an award-winning science fiction television series presently in its third season. Since its debut as a 2003 miniseries, the current incarnation of BSG has created an intellectually challenging and explicitly political engagement with the values and ideologies of contemporary American society.

UPDATE: American Indians Today (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Richard Allen

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated
for 2007.=20

http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

New Areas Added.

Still Accepting Proposals for American Indians Today

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Call for Papers: American Indians Today

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006

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Southwest/Texas Popular & American Popular Culture Associations 28th
Annual Conference =20

Albuquerque, NM. February 14-17, 2007

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710

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UPDATE: American Indians Today (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Richard Allen

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated
for 2007.=20

http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

New Areas Added.

Still Accepting Proposals for American Indians Today

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Call for Papers: American Indians Today

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006

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Southwest/Texas Popular & American Popular Culture Associations 28th
Annual Conference =20

Albuquerque, NM. February 14-17, 2007

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710

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UPDATE: American Indians Today (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Richard Allen

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated
for 2007.=20

http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

New Areas Added.

Still Accepting Proposals for American Indians Today

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Call for Papers: American Indians Today

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006

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Southwest/Texas Popular & American Popular Culture Associations 28th
Annual Conference =20

Albuquerque, NM. February 14-17, 2007

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 1.505.842.1234

Fax: 1.505.766.6710

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CFP: Willa Cather (12/20/06; ALA, 5/24/06-5/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
John Swift

The Willa Cather Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be
presented in either of two sessions at the American Literature
Association's annual meeting in Boston, MA, May 24-27, 2006.

Session I: New Directions in Cather Scholarship. All papers involving
significant new research or critical approaches to Cather's work will be
considered.

UPDATE: The Merry Widow: Rethinking Widowhood in History, Culture and Society (UK) (12/31/06; 7/7/07-7/9/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
McAvoy E.

Papers are being sought for an international conference to be held at
the University of Wales, Swansea on July 7-9, 2007: 'The Merry Widow:
Rethinking Widowhood in History, Culture and Society'. The conference
will cover the topic from a wide range of perspectives and information
can be accessed from our website at

http://www.swan.ac.uk/english/gender/conferences/widow.

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UPDATE: The Merry Widow: Rethinking Widowhood in History, Culture and Society (UK) (12/31/06; 7/7/07-7/9/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
McAvoy E.

Papers are being sought for an international conference to be held at
the University of Wales, Swansea on July 7-9, 2007: 'The Merry Widow:
Rethinking Widowhood in History, Culture and Society'. The conference
will cover the topic from a wide range of perspectives and information
can be accessed from our website at

http://www.swan.ac.uk/english/gender/conferences/widow.

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CFP: August Wilson's Women (12/1/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Elizabeth Beaulieu

I am seeking proposals for 10-minute presentations on the topic of women
in August Wilson's cycle of plays. I hope to put together a roundtable
for ALA in Boston (May 24-27, 2007) on the often-unappreciated role
women play in Wilson's depiction of twentieth-century African American
experience.

Please send abstracts of approximately 200 words to
beaulieea_at_appstate.edu by December 1, 2006. I would like to include
short papers on 6 or 7 of Wilson's plays, as well as time for discussion
among panelists and audience members.

CFP: Perspectives on Contemporary Legend (2/1/07; 5/23/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Mikel Koven [mik]

**Apologies for Cross Posting**

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PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY LEGEND
International Society for Contemporary Legend Research
Twenty-fifth International Conference

Logan, Utah, USA

May 23-27, 2007

The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research is pleased to =
announce that the 2007 Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Twenty-fifth =
International Conference is=20
to be held on the campus of Utah State University, home to the Fife =
Folklore Archives as well as the annual Fife Folklore Workshop and Fife =
Honor Lecture, all three named in honor of Austin and Alta Fife, pioneer =
folklorists of Western (American) and Mormon folklore at Utah State =
University.

CFP: August Wilson's Women (12/1/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Elizabeth Beaulieu

I am seeking proposals for 10-minute presentations on the topic of women
in August Wilson's cycle of plays. I hope to put together a roundtable
for ALA in Boston (May 24-27, 2007) on the often-unappreciated role
women play in Wilson's depiction of twentieth-century African American
experience.

Please send abstracts of approximately 200 words to
beaulieea_at_appstate.edu by December 1, 2006. I would like to include
short papers on 6 or 7 of Wilson's plays, as well as time for discussion
among panelists and audience members.

CFP: Perspectives on Contemporary Legend (2/1/07; 5/23/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Mikel Koven [mik]

**Apologies for Cross Posting**

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PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY LEGEND
International Society for Contemporary Legend Research
Twenty-fifth International Conference

Logan, Utah, USA

May 23-27, 2007

The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research is pleased to =
announce that the 2007 Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Twenty-fifth =
International Conference is=20
to be held on the campus of Utah State University, home to the Fife =
Folklore Archives as well as the annual Fife Folklore Workshop and Fife =
Honor Lecture, all three named in honor of Austin and Alta Fife, pioneer =
folklorists of Western (American) and Mormon folklore at Utah State =
University.

CFP: August Wilson's Women (12/1/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Elizabeth Beaulieu

I am seeking proposals for 10-minute presentations on the topic of women
in August Wilson's cycle of plays. I hope to put together a roundtable
for ALA in Boston (May 24-27, 2007) on the often-unappreciated role
women play in Wilson's depiction of twentieth-century African American
experience.

Please send abstracts of approximately 200 words to
beaulieea_at_appstate.edu by December 1, 2006. I would like to include
short papers on 6 or 7 of Wilson's plays, as well as time for discussion
among panelists and audience members.

CFP: The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Elaine Parsons

The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a
specialized journal dealing with the history of alcohol and drugs (defined
broadly) throughout the world. We frequently consider representations of
drugs and alcohol in literature and with the use of drugs and alcohol by
literary figures. Our journal appears both in print and on our website at
http://www.historyofalcoholanddrugs.typepad.com.

If you might be interested in reviewing books for us, please send an email
with a description of your area of specialization and a copy of your CV to
our book review editor, Elaine Parsons, at parsonse_at_duq.edu.

CFP: The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Elaine Parsons

The Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a
specialized journal dealing with the history of alcohol and drugs (defined
broadly) throughout the world. We frequently consider representations of
drugs and alcohol in literature and with the use of drugs and alcohol by
literary figures. Our journal appears both in print and on our website at
http://www.historyofalcoholanddrugs.typepad.com.

If you might be interested in reviewing books for us, please send an email
with a description of your area of specialization and a copy of your CV to
our book review editor, Elaine Parsons, at parsonse_at_duq.edu.

CFP: Georgia Philological Association Conference (2/16/07; 3/16/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Brucie, Thomas J.

Notice:

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Second Annual Conference=20

and Call For Papers

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Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia, will host the Second
Annual Conference of the Georgia Philological Association on Friday,
March 16, 2007, beginning at 9:00AM and concluding at noon on Saturday,
March 17, 2007. For specific information and printable forms, please
view our website at:
www.bpc.edu/georgia_phillogical_association/index.htm

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A refereed journal, The Journal Of The Georgia Philological Association,
will publish selected essays from the conference.

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CFP: Georgia Philological Association Conference (2/16/07; 3/16/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:14pm
Brucie, Thomas J.

Notice:

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Second Annual Conference=20

and Call For Papers

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Brewton-Parker College, Mount Vernon, Georgia, will host the Second
Annual Conference of the Georgia Philological Association on Friday,
March 16, 2007, beginning at 9:00AM and concluding at noon on Saturday,
March 17, 2007. For specific information and printable forms, please
view our website at:
www.bpc.edu/georgia_phillogical_association/index.htm

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A refereed journal, The Journal Of The Georgia Philological Association,
will publish selected essays from the conference.

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