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UPDATE: African American Satire, Irony, and Comedy (12/30/05; 2/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Dana A. Williams

The conference date has been corrected; the deadline for the call has
changed; and the focus of the call is more generally on satire, irony, and
comedy.

CALL FOR PAPERS (HEART'S DAY 2006)

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers and supports
the endowment of the Sterling A. Brown Professorship in English. This year,
the Department celebrates the achievement of African American satirical and
comic genius.

CFP: Postmodern Authorship (12/15/05; ASU, 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
st jack

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses
February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University œ Tempe, Arizona

Call for papers:

In The Postmodern Condition, Jean Lyotard suggests, gA postmodern artist or
writer is in the position of a philosopher; the text he writes, the work he
produces are not in principle governed by preestablished rules, and they
cannot be judged according to a determined judgment.h How then are we to
consider the postmodern artist or writer?

CFP: Postmodern Authorship (12/15/05; ASU, 2/24/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
st jack

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
Discourses
February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University œ Tempe, Arizona

Call for papers:

In The Postmodern Condition, Jean Lyotard suggests, gA postmodern artist or
writer is in the position of a philosopher; the text he writes, the work he
produces are not in principle governed by preestablished rules, and they
cannot be judged according to a determined judgment.h How then are we to
consider the postmodern artist or writer?

CFP: Domesticity & Narrative (3/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Sidney Matrix

Call for Papers: Domesticity and Narrative

For a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal _Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative_ (Winter 2007), the guest editor is soliciting contributions that address issues of domesticity and narrative as a mode of storytelling. The guest editor envisions essays that explore this topic in narrative film, on television, and in popular literature including advertising and nonfiction texts.
 
Essays should be between 10 to 15 double-spaced, typed pages (approximately 3,300 to 6,000 words) including notes and works cited, and should be formatted according to MLA style.

Please email all submissions to the guest editor as Word attachments.
Deadline: March 1, 2006

CFP: Domesticity & Narrative (3/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Sidney Matrix

Call for Papers: Domesticity and Narrative

For a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal _Storytelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative_ (Winter 2007), the guest editor is soliciting contributions that address issues of domesticity and narrative as a mode of storytelling. The guest editor envisions essays that explore this topic in narrative film, on television, and in popular literature including advertising and nonfiction texts.
 
Essays should be between 10 to 15 double-spaced, typed pages (approximately 3,300 to 6,000 words) including notes and works cited, and should be formatted according to MLA style.

Please email all submissions to the guest editor as Word attachments.
Deadline: March 1, 2006

CFP: The Indian Review of World Literature in English - British Poetry (1/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Ganesan Balakrishnan

A bi-annual online literary Journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English propses to bring out its Jannuary 2006 issue with sepecial focus on the works of the British poets Donald Davie, Dylan Thomas, Thomas Gunn and Philip Larkin. Potential contributors are requested to send scholarly articles in about 3000 words in MS Word format as Email attachments to ganesanbalan_at_yahoo.com before 15/01/2006. For further details about the scope, periodicty and editorial policy of the journal please visit www.worldlitonline.com
   
  GENERAL EDITOR
   
  Prof.Ganesan Balkarishnan,Ph.D
PG & Research Dept. of English

CFP: The Indian Review of World Literature in English - British Poetry (1/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Ganesan Balakrishnan

A bi-annual online literary Journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English propses to bring out its Jannuary 2006 issue with sepecial focus on the works of the British poets Donald Davie, Dylan Thomas, Thomas Gunn and Philip Larkin. Potential contributors are requested to send scholarly articles in about 3000 words in MS Word format as Email attachments to ganesanbalan_at_yahoo.com before 15/01/2006. For further details about the scope, periodicty and editorial policy of the journal please visit www.worldlitonline.com
   
  GENERAL EDITOR
   
  Prof.Ganesan Balkarishnan,Ph.D
PG & Research Dept. of English

CFP: The Indian Review of World Literature in English - British Poetry (1/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Ganesan Balakrishnan

A bi-annual online literary Journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English propses to bring out its Jannuary 2006 issue with sepecial focus on the works of the British poets Donald Davie, Dylan Thomas, Thomas Gunn and Philip Larkin. Potential contributors are requested to send scholarly articles in about 3000 words in MS Word format as Email attachments to ganesanbalan_at_yahoo.com before 15/01/2006. For further details about the scope, periodicty and editorial policy of the journal please visit www.worldlitonline.com
   
  GENERAL EDITOR
   
  Prof.Ganesan Balkarishnan,Ph.D
PG & Research Dept. of English

CFP: Human Rights: Lost in Translation? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
jnarkuna_at_pratt.edu

American Comparative Literature Association Conference: "The Human
and Its Others." March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Seminar Panel: Human Rights: "Lost" in Translation?

Seminar Organizer: J. Paul Narkunas, Pratt Institute

CFP: Human Rights: Lost in Translation? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
jnarkuna_at_pratt.edu

American Comparative Literature Association Conference: "The Human
and Its Others." March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Seminar Panel: Human Rights: "Lost" in Translation?

Seminar Organizer: J. Paul Narkunas, Pratt Institute

CFP: Human Rights: Lost in Translation? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
jnarkuna_at_pratt.edu

American Comparative Literature Association Conference: "The Human
and Its Others." March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Seminar Panel: Human Rights: "Lost" in Translation?

Seminar Organizer: J. Paul Narkunas, Pratt Institute

CFP: Thornton Wilder as American Writer (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
konkleli_at_TCNJ.EDU

CALL FOR PAPERS: THORNTON WILDER AS AMERICAN WRITER Special Session at
The American Literature Association 17th Annual Conference
May 25-28, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero Center
Sponsored by The Thornton Wilder Society

Possible Approaches:

Wilder and his works as products of American culture:

early life in Madison, WI; Berkeley, CA; Oberlin College; Yale.
teaching career at Lawrenceville School, NJ; University of Chicago; Harvard.
novels, plays, screenplays, essays, letters.

Analysis of novels and plays as they depict American characters in
American settings acting in American ways in accordance with American
values

CFP: Kay Boyle (1/6/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Hait, Christine

As part of an effort to establish an author society devoted to the study
of the work of Kay Boyle, a Kay Boyle session will be held at the
forthcoming American Literature Association conference. The conference
will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center,
San Francisco, California, May 25-28, 2006. Details of the conference
and information about hotel reservations appear on the Web site of the
American Literature Association.=20

The topic of the session is open. However, papers on any of the
following general topics are encouraged.=20

* Early Kay Boyle, including her recently published novel
Process.

CFP: Thornton Wilder as American Writer (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
konkleli_at_TCNJ.EDU

CALL FOR PAPERS: THORNTON WILDER AS AMERICAN WRITER Special Session at
The American Literature Association 17th Annual Conference
May 25-28, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Embarcadero Center
Sponsored by The Thornton Wilder Society

Possible Approaches:

Wilder and his works as products of American culture:

early life in Madison, WI; Berkeley, CA; Oberlin College; Yale.
teaching career at Lawrenceville School, NJ; University of Chicago; Harvard.
novels, plays, screenplays, essays, letters.

Analysis of novels and plays as they depict American characters in
American settings acting in American ways in accordance with American
values

CFP: New Inquiries into the Nature of Pop (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jens Stephen Schellhammer

CALL FOR PAPERS

We encourage the submission of paper proposals for the Cornell Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Department of German Studies, March 3-4, 2006, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. The theme of the conference is "Amusement total …Sans regret?! New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop"

CFP: New Inquiries into the Nature of Pop (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jens Stephen Schellhammer

CALL FOR PAPERS

We encourage the submission of paper proposals for the Cornell Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Department of German Studies, March 3-4, 2006, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. The theme of the conference is "Amusement total …Sans regret?! New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop"

CFP: New Graduate Student Online Peer-reviewed Journal (grad) (ongoing; online journal)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Marcus Christopher Holmes

I would like to call your attention to a new graduate student online
journal: gnovis. I am the managing editor and we are soliciting
papers for a special issue on all humanities topics. We're particularly interested in the intersection of humanities and computing. The journal is peer-reviewed
and hosted at Georgetown University in the program for Communication,
Culture & Technology. It is accessible at
http://gnovis.georgetown.edu. We are currently undergoing a website
redesign, so excuse any intermittent broken links.

CFP: New Graduate Student Online Peer-reviewed Journal (grad) (ongoing; online journal)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Marcus Christopher Holmes

I would like to call your attention to a new graduate student online
journal: gnovis. I am the managing editor and we are soliciting
papers for a special issue on all humanities topics. We're particularly interested in the intersection of humanities and computing. The journal is peer-reviewed
and hosted at Georgetown University in the program for Communication,
Culture & Technology. It is accessible at
http://gnovis.georgetown.edu. We are currently undergoing a website
redesign, so excuse any intermittent broken links.

CFP: Texts, Translations, and Traditions (grad) (1/15/06; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Kristiane Stapleton

CALL FOR PAPERS

MADLIT
Second Annual Madison Graduate Student Conference in Language and Literature
"Texts, Translations, and Traditions"
April 27-29, 2006 at the University of Madison, Wisconsin

        Madlit is pleased to announce its second annual graduate student conference which seeks to bring
together graduate students from across the country as a community to share work, ideas, and insights into
professionalization. This year's theme invites a wide range of papers from various literary periods that engage
with some aspect of texts, translations and traditions. Some possible topics include:

CFP: Texts, Translations, and Traditions (grad) (1/15/06; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Kristiane Stapleton

CALL FOR PAPERS

MADLIT
Second Annual Madison Graduate Student Conference in Language and Literature
"Texts, Translations, and Traditions"
April 27-29, 2006 at the University of Madison, Wisconsin

        Madlit is pleased to announce its second annual graduate student conference which seeks to bring
together graduate students from across the country as a community to share work, ideas, and insights into
professionalization. This year's theme invites a wide range of papers from various literary periods that engage
with some aspect of texts, translations and traditions. Some possible topics include:

CFP: Texts, Translations, and Traditions (grad) (1/15/06; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Kristiane Stapleton

CALL FOR PAPERS

MADLIT
Second Annual Madison Graduate Student Conference in Language and Literature
"Texts, Translations, and Traditions"
April 27-29, 2006 at the University of Madison, Wisconsin

        Madlit is pleased to announce its second annual graduate student conference which seeks to bring
together graduate students from across the country as a community to share work, ideas, and insights into
professionalization. This year's theme invites a wide range of papers from various literary periods that engage
with some aspect of texts, translations and traditions. Some possible topics include:

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