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UPDATE: Living, Writing, Teaching in the West (grad) (2/15/07; 4/14/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:01pm
Greg Olsen

Living, Writing and Teaching in the West
3rd Annual Intermountain Graduate Conference

The English Graduate Student Association of Idaho State University is
inviting graduate students from all relevant fields to submit work
related to our theme. We look forward to listening and discussing,
reading and writing together--to insights offered within the spirit of
fellowship and learning in the Intermountain West.

Please submit a 150-200 word abstract that includes your paper title,
name, affiliation, and email address to:
Intermountain Graduate Conference
Attn: Michael Stubbs, Conference Chair
Department of English, Campus Box 8056
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID 83209

UPDATE: Eighteenth-Century English Literature (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:01pm
m.dezio_at_tin.it

61st Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language
Association
October 4-6, 2007, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Website: rmmla.
wsu.edu

Call for papers
English Eighteenth-Century Literature Session
We welcome submission of proposals for individual papers that consider,
but are not limited to, the following issues:

Fiction
Drama
Poetry
Non-fiction in all its forms
Letters and journals
Colonialism,
Abolitionism and Slavery (particularly welcomed)
Gender and Sexuality
The private and public sphere
Cultural spaces
The country and the city
The publishing industry

UPDATE: George Elliot (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:01pm
prand001_at_student.ucr.edu

(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
April 6th and 7th 2007
            
Call for Papers: humanities and social
sciences University of California Riverside’s
Fourteenth Annual Graduate Humanities Conference

Abstract deadline: 2/16/07

This a general call for papers that deal with the author George Elliot. While preference will be given to papers that center on her novels and/or characters, presentations historical in emphasis or biographical will also be considered.

Abstracts no longer than 250 words should be e-mailed to:
“Plrand25_at_hotmail.com” by February 16, 2007. Please put the text in the body of the message, not as an attachment.

UPDATE: George Elliot (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:01pm
prand001_at_student.ucr.edu

(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
April 6th and 7th 2007
            
Call for Papers: humanities and social
sciences University of California Riverside’s
Fourteenth Annual Graduate Humanities Conference

Abstract deadline: 2/16/07

This a general call for papers that deal with the author George Elliot. While preference will be given to papers that center on her novels and/or characters, presentations historical in emphasis or biographical will also be considered.

Abstracts no longer than 250 words should be e-mailed to:
“Plrand25_at_hotmail.com” by February 16, 2007. Please put the text in the body of the message, not as an attachment.

CFP: Culture & Power Conference: The Plots of History (Spain) (5/31/07; 9/26/07-9/28/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
CARLA MARIA RODRIGUEZ GONZALEZ

Culture & Power Seminar - Call for Papers

"THE PLOTS OF HISTORY"

12th International Conference Culture & Power
University of Oviedo, Spain
September 26 - 28, 2007

Cultural theory at the end of the 20th Century claimed that there would be an end to all metanarratives.
That end does not seem to be forthcoming in the present age, as new and old forms of manufacturing truth and emplotting history continue to affect our representations of the world.
This conference invites papers that address this topic from a variety of positions within Cultural Studies. We welcome papers dealing specifically with issues such as the following:

CFP: Culture & Power Conference: The Plots of History (Spain) (5/31/07; 9/26/07-9/28/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
CARLA MARIA RODRIGUEZ GONZALEZ

Culture & Power Seminar - Call for Papers

"THE PLOTS OF HISTORY"

12th International Conference Culture & Power
University of Oviedo, Spain
September 26 - 28, 2007

Cultural theory at the end of the 20th Century claimed that there would be an end to all metanarratives.
That end does not seem to be forthcoming in the present age, as new and old forms of manufacturing truth and emplotting history continue to affect our representations of the world.
This conference invites papers that address this topic from a variety of positions within Cultural Studies. We welcome papers dealing specifically with issues such as the following:

CFP: Culture & Power Conference: The Plots of History (Spain) (5/31/07; 9/26/07-9/28/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
CARLA MARIA RODRIGUEZ GONZALEZ

Culture & Power Seminar - Call for Papers

"THE PLOTS OF HISTORY"

12th International Conference Culture & Power
University of Oviedo, Spain
September 26 - 28, 2007

Cultural theory at the end of the 20th Century claimed that there would be an end to all metanarratives.
That end does not seem to be forthcoming in the present age, as new and old forms of manufacturing truth and emplotting history continue to affect our representations of the world.
This conference invites papers that address this topic from a variety of positions within Cultural Studies. We welcome papers dealing specifically with issues such as the following:

CFP: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers (2/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Vtheile

This is a call for papers to contribute to an article collection on African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers.
 
We are soliciting manuscripts that critically examine contemporary works by African American and Afro-Caribbean women writers. Manuscripts should explore factors that shape African American women's identities and trace processes of memory formation as they occur in domestic and public spheres.
 
Specifically, we are looking for submissions which address the following areas of influence:
 
religion
mythologies
magical realism
gender and sexualities
sites of eating and the role of food
historiography
violence
family

CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Elizabeth DeLoughrey

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Elizabeth DeLoughrey

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

CFP: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers (2/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Vtheile

This is a call for papers to contribute to an article collection on African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers.
 
We are soliciting manuscripts that critically examine contemporary works by African American and Afro-Caribbean women writers. Manuscripts should explore factors that shape African American women's identities and trace processes of memory formation as they occur in domestic and public spheres.
 
Specifically, we are looking for submissions which address the following areas of influence:
 
religion
mythologies
magical realism
gender and sexualities
sites of eating and the role of food
historiography
violence
family

CFP: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers (2/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Vtheile

This is a call for papers to contribute to an article collection on African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers.
 
We are soliciting manuscripts that critically examine contemporary works by African American and Afro-Caribbean women writers. Manuscripts should explore factors that shape African American women's identities and trace processes of memory formation as they occur in domestic and public spheres.
 
Specifically, we are looking for submissions which address the following areas of influence:
 
religion
mythologies
magical realism
gender and sexualities
sites of eating and the role of food
historiography
violence
family

CFP: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers (2/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Vtheile

This is a call for papers to contribute to an article collection on African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers.
 
We are soliciting manuscripts that critically examine contemporary works by African American and Afro-Caribbean women writers. Manuscripts should explore factors that shape African American women's identities and trace processes of memory formation as they occur in domestic and public spheres.
 
Specifically, we are looking for submissions which address the following areas of influence:
 
religion
mythologies
magical realism
gender and sexualities
sites of eating and the role of food
historiography
violence
family

CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Elizabeth DeLoughrey

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Elizabeth DeLoughrey

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Elizabeth DeLoughrey

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Elizabeth DeLoughrey

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

CFP: American Poets Writing about / Writing for Children (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour north of
Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: American Poets Writing about / Writing for Children (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour north of
Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: American Poets Writing about / Writing for Children (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour north of
Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: American Poets Writing about / Writing for Children (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children"

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour north of
Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: African American Women Writers (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
E.M. Clark

This panel invites proposals exploring any African American women writers for the 2007 RMMLA conference in Calgary, October 4-7, 2007. Electronic submission of a 300-word abstract by March 1, 2007 to billiesblues82_at_yahoo.com.
   
  Snail mail may be sent to:
  Erin Mae Clark
  Department of English
  Washington State University
  P.O. Box 645020
  Pullman, WA 99164-5020
   
  Panelists will be notified by March 15, 2007 and must secure or renew RMMLA membership by April 1, 2007. For more information, please see the RMMLA website, http://rmmla.wsu.edu

CFP: African American Women Writers (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
E.M. Clark

This panel invites proposals exploring any African American women writers for the 2007 RMMLA conference in Calgary, October 4-7, 2007. Electronic submission of a 300-word abstract by March 1, 2007 to billiesblues82_at_yahoo.com.
   
  Snail mail may be sent to:
  Erin Mae Clark
  Department of English
  Washington State University
  P.O. Box 645020
  Pullman, WA 99164-5020
   
  Panelists will be notified by March 15, 2007 and must secure or renew RMMLA membership by April 1, 2007. For more information, please see the RMMLA website, http://rmmla.wsu.edu

CFP: African American Women Writers (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
E.M. Clark

This panel invites proposals exploring any African American women writers for the 2007 RMMLA conference in Calgary, October 4-7, 2007. Electronic submission of a 300-word abstract by March 1, 2007 to billiesblues82_at_yahoo.com.
   
  Snail mail may be sent to:
  Erin Mae Clark
  Department of English
  Washington State University
  P.O. Box 645020
  Pullman, WA 99164-5020
   
  Panelists will be notified by March 15, 2007 and must secure or renew RMMLA membership by April 1, 2007. For more information, please see the RMMLA website, http://rmmla.wsu.edu

CFP: African American Women Writers (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
E.M. Clark

This panel invites proposals exploring any African American women writers for the 2007 RMMLA conference in Calgary, October 4-7, 2007. Electronic submission of a 300-word abstract by March 1, 2007 to billiesblues82_at_yahoo.com.
   
  Snail mail may be sent to:
  Erin Mae Clark
  Department of English
  Washington State University
  P.O. Box 645020
  Pullman, WA 99164-5020
   
  Panelists will be notified by March 15, 2007 and must secure or renew RMMLA membership by April 1, 2007. For more information, please see the RMMLA website, http://rmmla.wsu.edu

CFP: For SHAW 28: Shaw and War" (5/15/07; edited volume)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Richard Dietrich

         Call for Papers for SHAW 28: "Shaw and War." SHAW is "The
Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies" and is published in hard bound in the
Fall. Below the Guest Editor for Volume 28 describes the sorts of
papers she is looking for. Deadline May 15, 2007.

SHAW 28
Shaw and War
Lagretta Tallent Lenker, Guest Editor

CFP: The Cat in the Hat at 50 (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Philip Nel

THE CAT IN THE HAT AT 50: BEGINNER BOOKS COME OF AGE
Session at the Modern Language Association's annual meeting in
Chicago, December 27-30, 2007.
Sponsored by the MLA's Children's Literature Division.

UPDATE: Interdisciplinary Renaissance (2/28/07; PNRS, 4/26/07-4/28/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Patrick Finn

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society is extending the deadline for
abstracts for its 50th Anniversary Conference and announcing the release of
additional rooms at the Conference Hotel.

This year's Plenary Speakers are:
Gary Taylor, Florida State University (www.english.fsu.edu/faculty/gtaylor)
Paul Yachnin, McGill University
(www.arts.mcgill.ca/programs/english/people/yachnin)

Sponsored by:

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