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CFP: Latin American Gay Protagonists in Literature and Film (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Miguel Marrero

CFP: "Latin American Gay protagonists in Literature and Film".
(deadline for proposals March 15; MLA conference 27-30 December:
Philadelphia)
 
I would like to put together a Special Session at the December 2006 MLA
convention, in Philadelphia. I am looking for papers that address Latin
American Gay protagonists in literature and/or film and notions of
exile, identity, and community. I am specifically looking for papers
that use Benedict Anderson's model of community as nation, but am open
to other theoretical structures of analysis as well.
If you are interested, please send me a brief 1-2 page abstract by
March 15th @ miguelm_at_dcccd.edu.
 
Chair
Miguel Marrero

CFP: Latin American Gay Protagonists in Literature and Film (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Miguel Marrero

CFP: "Latin American Gay protagonists in Literature and Film".
(deadline for proposals March 15; MLA conference 27-30 December:
Philadelphia)
 
I would like to put together a Special Session at the December 2006 MLA
convention, in Philadelphia. I am looking for papers that address Latin
American Gay protagonists in literature and/or film and notions of
exile, identity, and community. I am specifically looking for papers
that use Benedict Anderson's model of community as nation, but am open
to other theoretical structures of analysis as well.
If you are interested, please send me a brief 1-2 page abstract by
March 15th @ miguelm_at_dcccd.edu.
 
Chair
Miguel Marrero

CFP: The Politics of Literary Criticism (3/31/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Kimberly Nance

Literary Criticism: "The Politics of Literary Criticism." Please send
abstracts by March 31 (in body of message, and not as an attachment,
please) to Kimberly A. Nance, Illinois State Univ.,
<mailto:kanance_at_ilstu.edu>kanance_at_ilstu.edu. Midwest Modern Language
Association, November 9-12, 2006 Chicago, Illinois

CFP: Latin American Gay Protagonists in Literature and Film (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Miguel Marrero

CFP: "Latin American Gay protagonists in Literature and Film".
(deadline for proposals March 15; MLA conference 27-30 December:
Philadelphia)
 
I would like to put together a Special Session at the December 2006 MLA
convention, in Philadelphia. I am looking for papers that address Latin
American Gay protagonists in literature and/or film and notions of
exile, identity, and community. I am specifically looking for papers
that use Benedict Anderson's model of community as nation, but am open
to other theoretical structures of analysis as well.
If you are interested, please send me a brief 1-2 page abstract by
March 15th @ miguelm_at_dcccd.edu.
 
Chair
Miguel Marrero

CFP: Film Adaptation (4/3/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Maggie Gover

CALL FOR PAPERS for possible publication

Film Adaptation

I am seeking papers for a possible publication of
collected essays addressing various concerns of film
adaptation. Possible topics include but are in no way
limited to the following. What problems arise when
adapting a work of literature to a screenplay? How do
various adaptations of the same work use the primary
text differently in their adaptations? What role does
fidelity play in screenplay adaptation? What problems
in auteur/authorship arise in screenplay adaptation?
What role does intended audience play in screenplay
adaptation? Studies of single text adaptations are
also welcome.

UPDATE: English Seventeenth-Century Lyric Poetry (3/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Eileen Abrahams

The deadline for submissions has been extended for the following CFP:

I am soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of English
Seventeenth-Century lyric poetry for a session at the Rocky Mountain Modern
Language Association (RMMLA).

The annual meetings of the RMMLA will take place from October 12 until
October 14, 2006 in Tucson, Arizona.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words either as WORD or RTF
attachments via e-mail or via regular mail. All submissions must be
received by midnight on March 15, 2006. I'll e-mail notification of
acceptance by March 20, 2006.

Please send proposals to Eileen Abrahams at ei_at_vownet.net
or to

CFP: Film Adaptation (4/3/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Maggie Gover

CALL FOR PAPERS for possible publication

Film Adaptation

I am seeking papers for a possible publication of
collected essays addressing various concerns of film
adaptation. Possible topics include but are in no way
limited to the following. What problems arise when
adapting a work of literature to a screenplay? How do
various adaptations of the same work use the primary
text differently in their adaptations? What role does
fidelity play in screenplay adaptation? What problems
in auteur/authorship arise in screenplay adaptation?
What role does intended audience play in screenplay
adaptation? Studies of single text adaptations are
also welcome.

UPDATE: English Seventeenth-Century Lyric Poetry (3/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Eileen Abrahams

The deadline for submissions has been extended for the following CFP:

I am soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of English
Seventeenth-Century lyric poetry for a session at the Rocky Mountain Modern
Language Association (RMMLA).

The annual meetings of the RMMLA will take place from October 12 until
October 14, 2006 in Tucson, Arizona.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words either as WORD or RTF
attachments via e-mail or via regular mail. All submissions must be
received by midnight on March 15, 2006. I'll e-mail notification of
acceptance by March 20, 2006.

Please send proposals to Eileen Abrahams at ei_at_vownet.net
or to

CFP: Book Reviewers for New England Theatre Journal (7/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Allysh1_at_aol.com

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS
for the
NEW ENGLAND THEATRE JOURNAL - 2006
New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre
Conference) invites Book Reviews for its 2006 edition. A refereed
publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the
study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the
highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional
scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre
performance, design and technology.
NETJ prints two types of Book Reviews: Full reviews (1000 words) and
Briefly Noted (175-200 words each). Following are listed books

CFP: Book Reviewers for New England Theatre Journal (7/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Allysh1_at_aol.com

CALL FOR BOOK REVIEWERS
for the
NEW ENGLAND THEATRE JOURNAL - 2006
New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre
Conference) invites Book Reviews for its 2006 edition. A refereed
publication, New England Theatre Journal is concerned with advancing the
study and practice of theatre and drama by printing articles of the
highest quality on a broad range of subjects, including traditional
scholarship, performance theory, pedagogy, and articles on theatre
performance, design and technology.
NETJ prints two types of Book Reviews: Full reviews (1000 words) and
Briefly Noted (175-200 words each). Following are listed books

CFP: Ambrose Bierce and his Contemporaries (4/15/06; e-journal and hypermedia project)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Craig Warren

The Ambrose Bierce Project (http://www.ambrosebierce.org) is a hypermedia project and peer-reviewed e-journal hosted by Penn State University. To prepare for the second issue of the journal (fall 2006), we are now seeking essays and literary briefs about the writings of Ambrose Bierce and his contemporaries. Submissions will be reviewed by members of the ABP advisory board, a collection of leading Bierce scholars and Americanists.
 
Literary briefs will offer a critical perspective on a *single* Bierce story or work of nonfiction prose. Briefs should not exceed 2,000 words, but should include scholarly notes. Deadline: 5/1/06.
 

CFP: Ambrose Bierce and his Contemporaries (4/15/06; e-journal and hypermedia project)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Craig Warren

The Ambrose Bierce Project (http://www.ambrosebierce.org) is a hypermedia project and peer-reviewed e-journal hosted by Penn State University. To prepare for the second issue of the journal (fall 2006), we are now seeking essays and literary briefs about the writings of Ambrose Bierce and his contemporaries. Submissions will be reviewed by members of the ABP advisory board, a collection of leading Bierce scholars and Americanists.
 
Literary briefs will offer a critical perspective on a *single* Bierce story or work of nonfiction prose. Briefs should not exceed 2,000 words, but should include scholarly notes. Deadline: 5/1/06.
 

CFP: Collectors and Collecting in American Literature (no deadline noted; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Mary Titus

Call for papers for a proposed special session at 2006 M/MLA Annual
Convention November 9-12, The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois

Proposed special session title:
Collectors and Collecting in American Literature

A call for papers addressing representations of collectors and collecting
in American literature, directing attention to the ways in which
collecting intersects with and articulates attitudes toward social class,
high/low culture, and consumerism and/or is shaped by region,
race-ethnicity, gender and other significant cultural contexts.

Contact Mary Titus
English Department
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN 55057
titus_at_stolaf.edu
507-646-3264

CFP: Collectors and Collecting in American Literature (no deadline noted; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Mary Titus

Call for papers for a proposed special session at 2006 M/MLA Annual
Convention November 9-12, The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois

Proposed special session title:
Collectors and Collecting in American Literature

A call for papers addressing representations of collectors and collecting
in American literature, directing attention to the ways in which
collecting intersects with and articulates attitudes toward social class,
high/low culture, and consumerism and/or is shaped by region,
race-ethnicity, gender and other significant cultural contexts.

Contact Mary Titus
English Department
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN 55057
titus_at_stolaf.edu
507-646-3264

CFP: Ambrose Bierce and his Contemporaries (4/15/06; e-journal and hypermedia project)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Craig Warren

The Ambrose Bierce Project (http://www.ambrosebierce.org) is a hypermedia project and peer-reviewed e-journal hosted by Penn State University. To prepare for the second issue of the journal (fall 2006), we are now seeking essays and literary briefs about the writings of Ambrose Bierce and his contemporaries. Submissions will be reviewed by members of the ABP advisory board, a collection of leading Bierce scholars and Americanists.
 
Literary briefs will offer a critical perspective on a *single* Bierce story or work of nonfiction prose. Briefs should not exceed 2,000 words, but should include scholarly notes. Deadline: 5/1/06.
 

CFP: Narrative Innovation in the Short Story (3/31/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Kimberly Nance

Short Story: "Narrative Innovation in the Short Story." Papers on
second-person narration, reverse chronology, dead narrators, animals as
narrators--or any other innovation in narrator or narrative form. Please
send abstracts by March 31 (in body of message, and not as an attachment,
please) to Kimberly A. Nance, Illinois State Univ.,
<mailto:kanance_at_ilstu.edu>kanance_at_ilstu.edu. Midwest Modern Language
Association, November 9-12, 2006 Chicago, Illinois

CFP: Narrative Innovation in the Short Story (3/31/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Kimberly Nance

Short Story: "Narrative Innovation in the Short Story." Papers on
second-person narration, reverse chronology, dead narrators, animals as
narrators--or any other innovation in narrator or narrative form. Please
send abstracts by March 31 (in body of message, and not as an attachment,
please) to Kimberly A. Nance, Illinois State Univ.,
<mailto:kanance_at_ilstu.edu>kanance_at_ilstu.edu. Midwest Modern Language
Association, November 9-12, 2006 Chicago, Illinois

CFP: Food and Literature (3/22/06; ASFS, 6/7/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Walter Levy

American Food Icons: If you are interested in food and imagination, please
submit a proposal on the theme of a single American food icon in literature
and the arts. Panel will convene at the Association for the Study of Food
and Society (ASFS) conference in Boston, June 7-11, 2006. Sorry, but corn
and apples are spoken for. Queries welcome. Please send an abstract of 250
words to Walter Levy (wlevy129_at_gmail.com) by 22 March.

 

 

 

Walter Levy

POB 519

42 Catalpa Lane

Accord, NY 12404

845-626-3140

CFP: Food and Literature (3/22/06; ASFS, 6/7/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Walter Levy

American Food Icons: If you are interested in food and imagination, please
submit a proposal on the theme of a single American food icon in literature
and the arts. Panel will convene at the Association for the Study of Food
and Society (ASFS) conference in Boston, June 7-11, 2006. Sorry, but corn
and apples are spoken for. Queries welcome. Please send an abstract of 250
words to Walter Levy (wlevy129_at_gmail.com) by 22 March.

 

 

 

Walter Levy

POB 519

42 Catalpa Lane

Accord, NY 12404

845-626-3140

CFP: Food and Literature (3/22/06; ASFS, 6/7/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Walter Levy

American Food Icons: If you are interested in food and imagination, please
submit a proposal on the theme of a single American food icon in literature
and the arts. Panel will convene at the Association for the Study of Food
and Society (ASFS) conference in Boston, June 7-11, 2006. Sorry, but corn
and apples are spoken for. Queries welcome. Please send an abstract of 250
words to Walter Levy (wlevy129_at_gmail.com) by 22 March.

 

 

 

Walter Levy

POB 519

42 Catalpa Lane

Accord, NY 12404

845-626-3140

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