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UPDATE: Feminism and Popular Culture (UK) (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
S J Gillis

* Apologies for Cross-posting * Please Forward to Interested Parties *
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The Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 20th Annual Con=
ference=20
Feminism and Popular Culture=20
University of Newcastle (June 29th-July 1st, 2007)=20
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UPDATE: This conference is open to everyone; however, there will be a reduc=
ed registration rate for members of the FWSA - see http://www.fwsa.org.uk/ =
for more details.=20
=20
UPDATE: Please note that we will not be accepting performance pieces.=20
=20
UPDATE: The conference website - with information about registration, accom=

UPDATE: Feminism and Popular Culture (UK) (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
S J Gillis

* Apologies for Cross-posting * Please Forward to Interested Parties *
=20
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 20th Annual Con=
ference=20
Feminism and Popular Culture=20
University of Newcastle (June 29th-July 1st, 2007)=20
=20
UPDATE: This conference is open to everyone; however, there will be a reduc=
ed registration rate for members of the FWSA - see http://www.fwsa.org.uk/ =
for more details.=20
=20
UPDATE: Please note that we will not be accepting performance pieces.=20
=20
UPDATE: The conference website - with information about registration, accom=

UPDATE: Feminism and Popular Culture (UK) (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
S J Gillis

* Apologies for Cross-posting * Please Forward to Interested Parties *
=20
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 20th Annual Con=
ference=20
Feminism and Popular Culture=20
University of Newcastle (June 29th-July 1st, 2007)=20
=20
UPDATE: This conference is open to everyone; however, there will be a reduc=
ed registration rate for members of the FWSA - see http://www.fwsa.org.uk/ =
for more details.=20
=20
UPDATE: Please note that we will not be accepting performance pieces.=20
=20
UPDATE: The conference website - with information about registration, accom=

CFP: The Grapes of Wrath (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
Michael Meyer

Papers are being sought for a new volume in Rodopi Press's Dialogue series
dealing with John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. The goal is publication
in 2009, the seventieth anniversary of the novel's appearance. The
"Dialogue" series offers new and experienced scholars the opportunity to
present alternative readings and approaches to classic texts that have
received canonical acceptance in either American or Continental Literature.
The Grapes volume will be edited by Michael J. Meyer, the series editor and
the Steinbeck bibliographer. Seeking essays from both emerging and
experienced scholars. *Emerging scholars* will be defined by the following

CFP: Contemporary Poetry (no deadline, journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:16pm
Jesse Bishop

Call for Papers

New Poetry Notes, a journal dedicated to establishing a dialogue about contemporary
verse, seeks submissions of explications, explorations, criticisms, and reviews of poetry
that are less than a decade old. Reviews should focus on books no more than five years old, while essays may focus on any poem not more than ten years old.

All essays should be under 2,000 words.

CFP: Contemporary Poetry (no deadline, journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:16pm
Jesse Bishop

Call for Papers

New Poetry Notes, a journal dedicated to establishing a dialogue about contemporary
verse, seeks submissions of explications, explorations, criticisms, and reviews of poetry
that are less than a decade old. Reviews should focus on books no more than five years old, while essays may focus on any poem not more than ten years old.

All essays should be under 2,000 words.

CFP: Contemporary Poetry (no deadline, journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:16pm
Jesse Bishop

Call for Papers

New Poetry Notes, a journal dedicated to establishing a dialogue about contemporary
verse, seeks submissions of explications, explorations, criticisms, and reviews of poetry
that are less than a decade old. Reviews should focus on books no more than five years old, while essays may focus on any poem not more than ten years old.

All essays should be under 2,000 words.

CFP: New Literatures and (Multi)Cultural Studies (1/15/07; 5/27/07-5/29/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Deena Rymhs

New Literatures and (Multi)Cultural Studies

The Association for Canadian and Qu=E9bec Literatures invites proposals =20=

for its 2007 conference exploring new literary forms and the politics =20=

of location. What new genres have arisen out of changing social and =20
literary contexts? How do authors=92 cultural identities inflect their =20=

writing? How has the emergence of new expressive forms altered our =20
definition of literature? What new readerships have emerged alongside =20=

new forms?

CFP: The Nordic Association for American Studies Conference (Finland) (11/15/06; NAAS, 5/24/07-5/26/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Maarit Piipponen

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

The 20th Biennial Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS)
Conference 2007
The 11th Biennial Tampere North American Studies Conference

"American Bodies, American Violence"

University of Tampere, Finland
May 24-26, 2007

We are looking for contributions on the theme of violence in/and North America
in various different contexts and fields of study (literature, history, film
studies, gender studies, queer studies, sociology, political studies, media
studies, environmental studies, and so on).

CFP: The Nordic Association for American Studies Conference (Finland) (11/15/06; NAAS, 5/24/07-5/26/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Maarit Piipponen

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

The 20th Biennial Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS)
Conference 2007
The 11th Biennial Tampere North American Studies Conference

"American Bodies, American Violence"

University of Tampere, Finland
May 24-26, 2007

We are looking for contributions on the theme of violence in/and North America
in various different contexts and fields of study (literature, history, film
studies, gender studies, queer studies, sociology, political studies, media
studies, environmental studies, and so on).

CFP: The Nordic Association for American Studies Conference (Finland) (11/15/06; NAAS, 5/24/07-5/26/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Maarit Piipponen

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS AND INDIVIDUAL PAPERS

The 20th Biennial Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS)
Conference 2007
The 11th Biennial Tampere North American Studies Conference

"American Bodies, American Violence"

University of Tampere, Finland
May 24-26, 2007

We are looking for contributions on the theme of violence in/and North America
in various different contexts and fields of study (literature, history, film
studies, gender studies, queer studies, sociology, political studies, media
studies, environmental studies, and so on).

CFP: Three Faces of Poetry: Focusing on the Works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni (12/15/06; 2/16/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Andre Hoyrd

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 Friday, February 16, 2007. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work
of African American and Diasporic writers and supports the endowment of the
Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

This year, the Department celebrates the achievement of African American
Poetry
through the works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni. We
invite abstracts
for papers which consider the works of these poets and the development of
African American
Poetry from 1746 to the present.

CFP: (Mis)appropriations: Shakespeare and the Politics of Literary Fashion (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

(Mis)appropriations: Shakespeare and the Politics of Literary Fashion

CFP: (Mis)appropriations: Shakespeare and the Politics of Literary Fashion (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

(Mis)appropriations: Shakespeare and the Politics of Literary Fashion

CFP: Three Faces of Poetry: Focusing on the Works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni (12/15/06; 2/16/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Andre Hoyrd

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 Friday, February 16, 2007. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work
of African American and Diasporic writers and supports the endowment of the
Sterling A. Brown Professorship.

This year, the Department celebrates the achievement of African American
Poetry
through the works of Lucille Clifton, Mari Evans and Nikki Giovanni. We
invite abstracts
for papers which consider the works of these poets and the development of
African American
Poetry from 1746 to the present.

CFP: Tomorrow's English Department: Blurring the Divide Between Literary and Composition Studies (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/0

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Matthew Landers

17th Annual LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

"Tomorrow's English Department: Blurring the Divide Between Literary
and Composition Studies."

CFP: Tomorrow's English Department: Blurring the Divide Between Literary and Composition Studies (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/0

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Matthew Landers

17th Annual LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

"Tomorrow's English Department: Blurring the Divide Between Literary
and Composition Studies."

UPDATE: Chick Lit. Panel (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/06-2/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
amy lerman

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

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

New Areas Added.

Still Accepting Proposals for Chick Lit. Panel

Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2006

 

Call For Papers: "Chick Lit." Area

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006

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

Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007

 

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

UPDATE: Chick Lit. Panel (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/06-2/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
amy lerman

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

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

New Areas Added.

Still Accepting Proposals for Chick Lit. Panel

Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2006

 

Call For Papers: "Chick Lit." Area

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006

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

Albuquerque, NM February 14-17, 2007

 

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

330 Tijeras

Albuquerque, NM 87102

CFP: Gunter Grass in International Perspective (UK) (12/31/06; 9/5/07-9/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Rebecca Braun

Changing the Nation: Günter Grass in International Perspective

An International Conference at the University of Liverpool, UK
5-7 September 2007

Confirmed speakers: Avi Primor (Israeli Ambassador to the FRG, 1993-99) Patrick
O'Neill (Queen's, Canada), Krishna Winston (Wesleyan, US) Michael Minden
(Cambridge, UK), Julian Preece (Kent, UK), Karen Leeder (Oxford, UK), Volker
Neuhaus (Cologne, Germany)

CFP: Gunter Grass in International Perspective (UK) (12/31/06; 9/5/07-9/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Rebecca Braun

Changing the Nation: Günter Grass in International Perspective

An International Conference at the University of Liverpool, UK
5-7 September 2007

Confirmed speakers: Avi Primor (Israeli Ambassador to the FRG, 1993-99) Patrick
O'Neill (Queen's, Canada), Krishna Winston (Wesleyan, US) Michael Minden
(Cambridge, UK), Julian Preece (Kent, UK), Karen Leeder (Oxford, UK), Volker
Neuhaus (Cologne, Germany)

CFP: Latina/o Focus Group Debut Panel (2/1/07; ATHE, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Jon Rossini

CFP: LATINO/A FOCUS GROUP DEBUT PANEL
The Latino/a Focus Group of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Education
(ATHE) invites submissions for its competitively selected Debut
Panel from
scholars who have not yet published articles or presented at
a national
conference. The postmark deadline for submissions is February 1, 2007.
Papers should be an appropriate length for a fifteen-minute presentation
(typically about eight pages) and address Latino/a American or Latin
American subject matter. Transnational, comparative, and diasporic
approaches are welcome.

CFP: Latina/o Focus Group Debut Panel (2/1/07; ATHE, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Jon Rossini

CFP: LATINO/A FOCUS GROUP DEBUT PANEL
The Latino/a Focus Group of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Education
(ATHE) invites submissions for its competitively selected Debut
Panel from
scholars who have not yet published articles or presented at
a national
conference. The postmark deadline for submissions is February 1, 2007.
Papers should be an appropriate length for a fifteen-minute presentation
(typically about eight pages) and address Latino/a American or Latin
American subject matter. Transnational, comparative, and diasporic
approaches are welcome.

CFP: Latina/o Focus Group Debut Panel (2/1/07; ATHE, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Jon Rossini

CFP: LATINO/A FOCUS GROUP DEBUT PANEL
The Latino/a Focus Group of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Education
(ATHE) invites submissions for its competitively selected Debut
Panel from
scholars who have not yet published articles or presented at
a national
conference. The postmark deadline for submissions is February 1, 2007.
Papers should be an appropriate length for a fifteen-minute presentation
(typically about eight pages) and address Latino/a American or Latin
American subject matter. Transnational, comparative, and diasporic
approaches are welcome.

CFP: Palestine and the First World War - New Perspectives (2/1/07; 9/3/07-9/6/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Eitan Bar-Yosef

Call for Papers

International Conference:
"Palestine and the First World War - New Perspectives"

The Tel-Hai Academic College in Upper Galilee, Israel, is planning an
international academic conference to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the
Palestine Campaign during the First World War and the British occupation of
Jerusalem in 1917. The conference will be held on 3-6 September 2007 at the
college's campus at Tel-Hai. Official languages: English and Hebrew with
simultaneous translation.

CFP: Palestine and the First World War - New Perspectives (2/1/07; 9/3/07-9/6/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Eitan Bar-Yosef

Call for Papers

International Conference:
"Palestine and the First World War - New Perspectives"

The Tel-Hai Academic College in Upper Galilee, Israel, is planning an
international academic conference to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the
Palestine Campaign during the First World War and the British occupation of
Jerusalem in 1917. The conference will be held on 3-6 September 2007 at the
college's campus at Tel-Hai. Official languages: English and Hebrew with
simultaneous translation.

CFP: Palestine and the First World War - New Perspectives (2/1/07; 9/3/07-9/6/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Eitan Bar-Yosef

Call for Papers

International Conference:
"Palestine and the First World War - New Perspectives"

The Tel-Hai Academic College in Upper Galilee, Israel, is planning an
international academic conference to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the
Palestine Campaign during the First World War and the British occupation of
Jerusalem in 1917. The conference will be held on 3-6 September 2007 at the
college's campus at Tel-Hai. Official languages: English and Hebrew with
simultaneous translation.

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