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CFP: Contraband in the Americas (3/17/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm
DAVID KELMAN

MLA 2006
December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia
Proposed Special Session
Deadline: March 17, 2006

Contraband in the Americas

"The end of contraband ... is the end of Argentine history."
        - Ricardo Piglia

What is the role of the black market, broadly defined, in literature from the
United States and Latin America? How is the notion of a contraband economy
important for rethinking political narrative? What is the function of an other
market? How can smuggling be theorized not only as a motif in literary texts,
but also as a figure for the act of writing in the Americas? Please send
1-page abstracts to David Kelman, dkelman_at_learnlink.emory.edu, by 17 March 2006.

CFP: English IV: Romantic and Victorian Literature (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:16pm
Lee Anna Maynard

The English IV section (Romantic and Victorian Literature) at SAMLA
seeks papers on "The Child-Woman in Romantic and
Victorian Literature."

In texts from the late eighteenth through the late nineteenth
centuries, women are often given characteristics simultaneously
childlike and sexualized. Poems, novels, conduct books, and visual
arts of the Romantic and Victorian periods accept, foster, and
sometimes interrogate this conflation of the unripe and forbidden
with the sexually desirable. We welcome proposals analyzing the
interplay of these aesthetic and cultural values in Romantic and
Victorian literature.

CFP: English IV: Romantic and Victorian Literature (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:16pm
Lee Anna Maynard

The English IV section (Romantic and Victorian Literature) at SAMLA
seeks papers on "The Child-Woman in Romantic and
Victorian Literature."

In texts from the late eighteenth through the late nineteenth
centuries, women are often given characteristics simultaneously
childlike and sexualized. Poems, novels, conduct books, and visual
arts of the Romantic and Victorian periods accept, foster, and
sometimes interrogate this conflation of the unripe and forbidden
with the sexually desirable. We welcome proposals analyzing the
interplay of these aesthetic and cultural values in Romantic and
Victorian literature.

CFP: Representations of Empire (3/10/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:16pm
Silvia Nagy-Zekmi

Call for papers: "Representations of Empire": the twentieth century
witnessed the dismantling of the British and French empires, but imperialism
is far form over. Papers dealing with representation of current empire
building in contemporary literary texts and/or contexts are invited for a
volume of articles about the topic to be published in Cambridge Scholars
Press <http://www.cambridgescholarspress.com/>. Please send one-page
abstracts to Silvia Nagy-Zekmi (Villanova University) at
<snzekmi_at_verizon.net> or to Chantal Zabus (La Sorbonne, Paris XIII) at
<czabus_at_hotmail.com>by 10 March 2006.

 

Thank you,

 

CFP: Representations of Empire (3/10/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:16pm
Silvia Nagy-Zekmi

Call for papers: "Representations of Empire": the twentieth century
witnessed the dismantling of the British and French empires, but imperialism
is far form over. Papers dealing with representation of current empire
building in contemporary literary texts and/or contexts are invited for a
volume of articles about the topic to be published in Cambridge Scholars
Press <http://www.cambridgescholarspress.com/>. Please send one-page
abstracts to Silvia Nagy-Zekmi (Villanova University) at
<snzekmi_at_verizon.net> or to Chantal Zabus (La Sorbonne, Paris XIII) at
<czabus_at_hotmail.com>by 10 March 2006.

 

Thank you,

 

CFP: Death, Dying and Samuel Beckett: Centenary Conference (UK) (9/8/06; 12/1/06-12/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Dr Philip Tew

=93=91Birth was the death of him=92: Samuel Beckett, Death, Dying and =
All That
Other Unfinished Business'

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An International Conference in honour of Samuel Beckett=92s Centenary

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Avenue Campus, University of Northampton, 1st =96 3rd December 2006

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Co-organized by:

The Centre for Contemporary Fiction & Narrative, School of Arts, =
University
of Northampton;

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies;=20

and the London Beckett Seminar Group

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=93Birth was the death of him. Again. Words are few. Dying too. Birth =
was
the death of him.=94 A Piece of Monologue

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CFP: Death, Dying and Samuel Beckett: Centenary Conference (UK) (9/8/06; 12/1/06-12/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Dr Philip Tew

=93=91Birth was the death of him=92: Samuel Beckett, Death, Dying and =
All That
Other Unfinished Business'

=20

An International Conference in honour of Samuel Beckett=92s Centenary

=20

=20

Avenue Campus, University of Northampton, 1st =96 3rd December 2006

=20

=20

Co-organized by:

The Centre for Contemporary Fiction & Narrative, School of Arts, =
University
of Northampton;

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies;=20

and the London Beckett Seminar Group

=20

=20

=93Birth was the death of him. Again. Words are few. Dying too. Birth =
was
the death of him.=94 A Piece of Monologue

=20

=20

CFP: Death, Dying and Samuel Beckett: Centenary Conference (UK) (9/8/06; 12/1/06-12/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Dr Philip Tew

=93=91Birth was the death of him=92: Samuel Beckett, Death, Dying and =
All That
Other Unfinished Business'

=20

An International Conference in honour of Samuel Beckett=92s Centenary

=20

=20

Avenue Campus, University of Northampton, 1st =96 3rd December 2006

=20

=20

Co-organized by:

The Centre for Contemporary Fiction & Narrative, School of Arts, =
University
of Northampton;

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies;=20

and the London Beckett Seminar Group

=20

=20

=93Birth was the death of him. Again. Words are few. Dying too. Birth =
was
the death of him.=94 A Piece of Monologue

=20

=20

CFP: Cultural Forms, Cultural Politics (grad) (3/1/06; 5/31/06-6/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Keith Feldman

14th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the American Studies Colloquium
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
May 31-June 1, 2006

Cultural Forms, Cultural Politics

"The ultimately formative moment is the material articulation, the
activation and generation of shared sounds and words." -- Raymond
Williams

"To define a system formation in its specific individuality is to
characterize a discourse or a group of statements by the regularity of a
practice." -- Michel Foucault

CFP: Cultural Forms, Cultural Politics (grad) (3/1/06; 5/31/06-6/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Keith Feldman

14th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the American Studies Colloquium
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
May 31-June 1, 2006

Cultural Forms, Cultural Politics

"The ultimately formative moment is the material articulation, the
activation and generation of shared sounds and words." -- Raymond
Williams

"To define a system formation in its specific individuality is to
characterize a discourse or a group of statements by the regularity of a
practice." -- Michel Foucault

CFP: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (grad) (4/23/06; 7/20/06-7/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
ktillman

                            12th Annual
                          SOUTHERN WRITERS,
                          SOUTHERN WRITING
  
is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference
held in conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and
Yoknapatawpha
Conference. The Graduate Students in the Departments of
English and
Southern Studies invite you to submit abstracts exploring
Southern
culture. Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford,
Mississippi, July
20th through 22nd, 2006.
  
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature
& may include:

CFP: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (grad) (4/23/06; 7/20/06-7/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
ktillman

                            12th Annual
                          SOUTHERN WRITERS,
                          SOUTHERN WRITING
  
is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference
held in conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and
Yoknapatawpha
Conference. The Graduate Students in the Departments of
English and
Southern Studies invite you to submit abstracts exploring
Southern
culture. Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford,
Mississippi, July
20th through 22nd, 2006.
  
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature
& may include:

CFP: Southern Writers, Southern Writing (grad) (4/23/06; 7/20/06-7/22/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
ktillman

                            12th Annual
                          SOUTHERN WRITERS,
                          SOUTHERN WRITING
  
is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student Conference
held in conjunction with the Annual Faulkner and
Yoknapatawpha
Conference. The Graduate Students in the Departments of
English and
Southern Studies invite you to submit abstracts exploring
Southern
culture. Accepted papers will be presented in Oxford,
Mississippi, July
20th through 22nd, 2006.
  
Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature
& may include:

CFP: (Cold) Wars in Literature (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
R.M. Ficociello

(Cold) Wars in Literature
Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 3/1/06
   
The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of
the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual
graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and
Sunday April 23, 2006:

Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in
the Humanities

Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a
paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical
Studies"

CFP: (Cold) Wars in Literature (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
R.M. Ficociello

(Cold) Wars in Literature
Call for Panels and Papers: Deadline 3/1/06
   
The English Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) of
the University at Albany, SUNY announces its annual
graduate student conference Saturday April 22 and
Sunday April 23, 2006:

Changing the Subject: Poesis, Praxis, and Theoria in
the Humanities

Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a
paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical
Studies"

CFP: First Books of Poetry (3/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
Boxcar Poetry

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Boxcar Poetry Review, a new online journal, is pleased to announce the call
for submissions for its March 2006 and future issues.

We are currently seeking reviews and critical writing on first books of
poetry published in the past five years (2001-2005). We also welcome
creative submissions of poetry and artwork on any theme.

CFP: First Books of Poetry (3/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
Boxcar Poetry

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Boxcar Poetry Review, a new online journal, is pleased to announce the call
for submissions for its March 2006 and future issues.

We are currently seeking reviews and critical writing on first books of
poetry published in the past five years (2001-2005). We also welcome
creative submissions of poetry and artwork on any theme.

UPDATE: (dis)junctions: General Topic (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
disjunctions Ucr

UPDATE:
Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social sciences
University of California Riverside's 13th annual humanities conference
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
April 7-8, 2006
deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2006
http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions

The University of California, Riverside's annual (dis)junctions graduate
conference is extending the deadline for submissions from 2/10/06 to
2/28/06.

UPDATE: (dis)junctions: General Topic (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
disjunctions Ucr

UPDATE:
Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social sciences
University of California Riverside's 13th annual humanities conference
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
April 7-8, 2006
deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2006
http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions

The University of California, Riverside's annual (dis)junctions graduate
conference is extending the deadline for submissions from 2/10/06 to
2/28/06.

UPDATE: (dis)junctions: General Topic (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:18pm
disjunctions Ucr

UPDATE:
Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social sciences
University of California Riverside's 13th annual humanities conference
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
April 7-8, 2006
deadline for abstracts: February 28, 2006
http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions

The University of California, Riverside's annual (dis)junctions graduate
conference is extending the deadline for submissions from 2/10/06 to
2/28/06.

CFP: Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference (3/25/06; 5/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference"
Deadline: March 25, 2006
CFP: Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference
Friday May 5, 2006
Co-sponsored by the University of California, Riverside's Departments of English, Psychology, and Religious Studies, and by UCR's United Campus Ministry
To be held at the University of California, Riverside. UC Riverside is located one hour east of Los Angeles, conveniently accessible by train or car.

Call for Papers:

CFP: Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference (3/25/06; 5/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

"Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference"
Deadline: March 25, 2006
CFP: Through the Wardrobe: A Narnia Conference
Friday May 5, 2006
Co-sponsored by the University of California, Riverside's Departments of English, Psychology, and Religious Studies, and by UCR's United Campus Ministry
To be held at the University of California, Riverside. UC Riverside is located one hour east of Los Angeles, conveniently accessible by train or car.

Call for Papers:

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