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CFP: Teaching Shakespeare (5/1/06; ACA/PCAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Miller, Emily

CFP: Teaching Shakespeare

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American Culture/Popular Culture Association in the South Conference

                        Savannah, Georgia October
5-7, 2006

            Deadline: May 1, 2006

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Proposals sought for a session on teaching Shakespeare to today's
undergraduates. Papers might focus on topics such as course design,
methodology, the challenges presented by particular plays, etc. Send
abstracts (100-150 words) by May 1, 2006, to Prof. Emily Miller,
Department of English and Fine Arts, Virginia Military Institute,
Lexington, Virginia 24450 or e-mail them to millerep_at_vmi.edu. Maximum
reading time for papers: twenty minutes.

CFP: 100 Years of Satchel Paige: Reality and Myth (3/17/06; 7/6/06-7/9/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Timothy Rives

9th Annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference
Kansas City, Missouri
July 6-9, 2006

Conference Theme: "100 Years of Satchel Paige: Reality and Myth."

Papers can include all topics related to Satchel Paige, the Kansas City Monarchs, images and myths related to the Negro Leagues and all other Negro League topics. Papers are encouraged from all disciplines.

Proposals for individual papers should include an abstract of no more than 350 words, a brief curriculum vitae with contact information. Graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals.

All presentations will be considered and reviewed for possible publication after the conference.

Proposals due March 17, 2006

CFP: Critical Classics Revisited (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
David Gorman

Critical Classics Revisited (Special Session)
To be proposed for the MLA Conference
27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia, PA
 
This panel will be devoted to reconsiderations of major works of
twentieth-century criticism, scholarship, or theory (e.g., Auerbach's
Mimesis, Frye's Anatomy, Barthes's S/Z). Possible questions or points of
discussion:
 
*What matters and what no longer matters in this work?
*To what in its historical context was this work a response?
*What has been the effect of this work on the history of literary
study?
*What are the literary (or textual) qualities of this work?
 
Besides individual works, the panel will be open to reconsiderations of

CFP: Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research (grad) (2/22/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
PRNancy_at_aol.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Native American Students in Advanced Academia Present:
The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship At the University of Washingt=
on

Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research

The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship at the University of Washingt=
on
will be held on FRIDAY, April 7th, 2006 from 9am-4pm in the Walker Ames Roo=
m,
Kane Hall, at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The symposium=20
will take place during the annual UW Native Voices Film Festival. =20

Students are invited to communicate their research in one of the following=20
formats:

CFP: Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research (grad) (2/22/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
PRNancy_at_aol.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Native American Students in Advanced Academia Present:
The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship At the University of Washingt=
on

Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research

The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship at the University of Washingt=
on
will be held on FRIDAY, April 7th, 2006 from 9am-4pm in the Walker Ames Roo=
m,
Kane Hall, at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The symposium=20
will take place during the annual UW Native Voices Film Festival. =20

Students are invited to communicate their research in one of the following=20
formats:

CFP: Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research (grad) (2/22/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
PRNancy_at_aol.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Native American Students in Advanced Academia Present:
The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship At the University of Washingt=
on

Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research

The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship at the University of Washingt=
on
will be held on FRIDAY, April 7th, 2006 from 9am-4pm in the Walker Ames Roo=
m,
Kane Hall, at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The symposium=20
will take place during the annual UW Native Voices Film Festival. =20

Students are invited to communicate their research in one of the following=20
formats:

CFP: Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research (grad) (2/22/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
PRNancy_at_aol.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Native American Students in Advanced Academia Present:
The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship At the University of Washingt=
on

Transcending Boundaries: Implications of Indigenous Graduate Research

The 5th Annual Showcase of Native Scholarship at the University of Washingt=
on
will be held on FRIDAY, April 7th, 2006 from 9am-4pm in the Walker Ames Roo=
m,
Kane Hall, at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The symposium=20
will take place during the annual UW Native Voices Film Festival. =20

Students are invited to communicate their research in one of the following=20
formats:

CFP: Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic (Spain) (3/31/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
IISE

CONFERENCE

Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic
28-29th September 2006
Universitat de les Illes Balears (Palma Majorca Spain)
International Institute for the Study of Englishness

http://web.mac.com/theorists/iWeb/IISE/

email: contact_at_iise.co.uk

The major theme for the conference is: The Englishness of Heroines
and Heroes Symbolism, Embodiment, Narratives & Identities

CFP: Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic (Spain) (3/31/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
IISE

CONFERENCE

Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic
28-29th September 2006
Universitat de les Illes Balears (Palma Majorca Spain)
International Institute for the Study of Englishness

http://web.mac.com/theorists/iWeb/IISE/

email: contact_at_iise.co.uk

The major theme for the conference is: The Englishness of Heroines
and Heroes Symbolism, Embodiment, Narratives & Identities

CFP: Old and Middle English Language and Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/30/06-11/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Khoddam, Salwa

The2006 South Central Modern Language Association

Annual Convention

Fort Worth, Texas

October 30 - November 1

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Call for Papers

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The Old and Middle English Language and Literature Session is calling
for papers or abstracts for the SCMLA conference October 30 - November
1, 2006, in Forth Worth, Texas. The theme is open, and any topic
relating to Old English and Medieval British Literature will be welcomed

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Submit papers or 500-word abstracts to Dr. Salwa (Sally) Khoddam,
session chair, at the address below. Email submissions are welcomed.
Please include your name and institutional affiliation.

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CFP: Citizenship: Special Issue of Essays on Canadian Writing (8/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Sophie McCall

Dear Colleague,

Please consider contributing to our special issue of _Essays on Canadian
Writing_ - and please distribute this Call for Papers widely to your
departments and contacts.

Our best,

Dr. Sophie McCall and Dr. David Chariandy
Department of English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC
V5A 1S6
smccall_at_sfu.ca; chariand_at_sfu.ca

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Call for papers

A special ECW issue on

Citizenship and Cultural Belonging in Canadian Literature

A TransCanada Project

Guest Editors: David Chariandy and Sophie McCall

CFP: Citizenship: Special Issue of Essays on Canadian Writing (8/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Sophie McCall

Dear Colleague,

Please consider contributing to our special issue of _Essays on Canadian
Writing_ - and please distribute this Call for Papers widely to your
departments and contacts.

Our best,

Dr. Sophie McCall and Dr. David Chariandy
Department of English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC
V5A 1S6
smccall_at_sfu.ca; chariand_at_sfu.ca

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Call for papers

A special ECW issue on

Citizenship and Cultural Belonging in Canadian Literature

A TransCanada Project

Guest Editors: David Chariandy and Sophie McCall

CFP: Citizenship: Special Issue of Essays on Canadian Writing (8/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Sophie McCall

Dear Colleague,

Please consider contributing to our special issue of _Essays on Canadian
Writing_ - and please distribute this Call for Papers widely to your
departments and contacts.

Our best,

Dr. Sophie McCall and Dr. David Chariandy
Department of English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC
V5A 1S6
smccall_at_sfu.ca; chariand_at_sfu.ca

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Call for papers

A special ECW issue on

Citizenship and Cultural Belonging in Canadian Literature

A TransCanada Project

Guest Editors: David Chariandy and Sophie McCall

CFP: Panel on Jane Yolen (2/25/06; WisCon30, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Anastasia Salter

Seeking panelists to present papers on Jane Yolen and the Feminist
"Fairy Tale." The primary work under discussion will be Yolen's The Girl
Who Cried Flowers, a collection of Yolen's original fairy tales, but
submissions looking at Yolen's work overall or her other fantastical
stories are strongly encouraged.

Contact ams244_at_georgetown.edu with bio and 50-100 word abstract.
Graduate students welcome.

The Convention:

  WISCON 30, WORLD'S LEADING FEMINIST SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION - MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: 26 - 29 MAY 2006 CONCOURSE HOTEL, MADISON, WISCONSIN
   
  GUESTS OF HONOR: JANE YOLEN AND KATE WILHELM

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