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CFP: (Teaching) Mary Shelley and Her Circle (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Webster Garrett Erin L.

**Please Post**

SECOND CFP-(TEACHING) MARY SHELLEY AND/OR HER CIRCLE

60th Annual RMMLA Convention

Tucson, AZ (October 12-14, 2006)

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DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS MARCH 1, 2006

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Abstracts for 15-20-minute papers on any aspect of Mary Shelley and/or
her Circle are currently invited for possible inclusion at the 60th
Annual RMMLA Convention to be held in Tucson, AZ from October 12-14.
Proposals that give attention to teaching the Shelley Coterie will be
given special consideration. Proposals may be sent either
electronically or by regular post to

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Dr. Erin Webster-Garrett

Radford University

Department of English

PO Box 6935

CFP: Creative Writing (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW 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 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poiesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   
        As part of the annual conference, we are seeking creative writers to read from their current work. Genres of interest include poetry, fiction, drama, and multi-media.
   

CFP: Creative Writing (grad) (3/1/06; EGSO, 4/22/06-4/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
EGSO Albany

  Call for Panels and Papers: NEW 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 23, 2006:
   
  Changing the Subject: Poiesis, Praxis, and Theoria in the Humanities
   
  Robert Scholes is the Keynote Speaker, presenting a paper titled "Changing the Subject: Periodical Studies"
   
        As part of the annual conference, we are seeking creative writers to read from their current work. Genres of interest include poetry, fiction, drama, and multi-media.
   

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
L. Coklin

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/15/06; PAMLA 11/10/06-11/11/=
06)
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
***Panel Topic: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature***
10-11 November 2006
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Deadline: 15 March 2006
Please send proposals for a panel on rhetorical approaches to literature=
 -- any period. The submission should include the following:
- 500-word proposal
- 50-word abstract
You can send your submission in the body of the message or as an attachm=
ent to the following address: lcoklin_at_writing.ucsb.edu
For more information regarding membership and conference registration, p=

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
L. Coklin

CFP: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature (3/15/06; PAMLA 11/10/06-11/11/=
06)
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
***Panel Topic: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature***
10-11 November 2006
UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Deadline: 15 March 2006
Please send proposals for a panel on rhetorical approaches to literature=
 -- any period. The submission should include the following:
- 500-word proposal
- 50-word abstract
You can send your submission in the body of the message or as an attachm=
ent to the following address: lcoklin_at_writing.ucsb.edu
For more information regarding membership and conference registration, p=

CFP: Alternative Expressions of the Numinous (Australia) (6/2/06; 8/18/06-8/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Helen Farley

The Queensland Society for the Study of Religion (QSSR)
in conjunction with the
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of=20
Queensland
and the
Straight Out of Brisbane Festival (SOOB)

presents the inaugural QSSR conference

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***Alternative Expressions of the Numinous***
*************************************

**Date: Friday 18 - Sunday 20 August 2006

**Venue: School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, =
University=20
of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Australia

**Conference Chairs:

Helen Farley
Danielle Kirby, and
Julie Washington

**Confirmed Speakers:

CFP: Alternative Expressions of the Numinous (Australia) (6/2/06; 8/18/06-8/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Helen Farley

The Queensland Society for the Study of Religion (QSSR)
in conjunction with the
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of=20
Queensland
and the
Straight Out of Brisbane Festival (SOOB)

presents the inaugural QSSR conference

*************************************
***Alternative Expressions of the Numinous***
*************************************

**Date: Friday 18 - Sunday 20 August 2006

**Venue: School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, =
University=20
of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Australia

**Conference Chairs:

Helen Farley
Danielle Kirby, and
Julie Washington

**Confirmed Speakers:

CFP: Alternative Expressions of the Numinous (Australia) (6/2/06; 8/18/06-8/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Helen Farley

The Queensland Society for the Study of Religion (QSSR)
in conjunction with the
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of=20
Queensland
and the
Straight Out of Brisbane Festival (SOOB)

presents the inaugural QSSR conference

*************************************
***Alternative Expressions of the Numinous***
*************************************

**Date: Friday 18 - Sunday 20 August 2006

**Venue: School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, =
University=20
of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Australia

**Conference Chairs:

Helen Farley
Danielle Kirby, and
Julie Washington

**Confirmed Speakers:

CFP: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (5/1/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Rupert Hildyard

DISCORDANT HARMONIES: ECOCRITICISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ASLE UK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2006
8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Call for papers: deadline May 1st 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our
environment?

CFP: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (5/1/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Rupert Hildyard

DISCORDANT HARMONIES: ECOCRITICISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ASLE UK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2006
8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Call for papers: deadline May 1st 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our
environment?

CFP: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (5/1/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Rupert Hildyard

DISCORDANT HARMONIES: ECOCRITICISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ASLE UK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2006
8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Call for papers: deadline May 1st 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our
environment?

UPDATE: Crisis in the Academy (3/1/06; 4/21/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Nicole McClure

THE PROGRAM IN COMPARATIVE LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDIES

The University of Connecticut

Crisis in the Academy

Call for Papers - Deadline extended to March 1, 2006

CFP: Dance Matters (India) (3/30/06; 8/10/06-8/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
nilanjana gupta

CALL FOR PAPERS

Dance Matters

The School of Media, Communication and Culture at
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India is pleased to
announce a two-day symposium titled Dance Matters on
August 10-11 2006. This symposium proposes to bring
to the forefront innovative approaches that have
placed dance at the center of scholarly research on
body, ritual, culture, identity, history, gender, and
power. Selected papers from the symposium will be
published in a book.

CFP: Dance Matters (India) (3/30/06; 8/10/06-8/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
nilanjana gupta

CALL FOR PAPERS

Dance Matters

The School of Media, Communication and Culture at
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India is pleased to
announce a two-day symposium titled Dance Matters on
August 10-11 2006. This symposium proposes to bring
to the forefront innovative approaches that have
placed dance at the center of scholarly research on
body, ritual, culture, identity, history, gender, and
power. Selected papers from the symposium will be
published in a book.

CFP: Dance Matters (India) (3/30/06; 8/10/06-8/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
nilanjana gupta

CALL FOR PAPERS

Dance Matters

The School of Media, Communication and Culture at
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India is pleased to
announce a two-day symposium titled Dance Matters on
August 10-11 2006. This symposium proposes to bring
to the forefront innovative approaches that have
placed dance at the center of scholarly research on
body, ritual, culture, identity, history, gender, and
power. Selected papers from the symposium will be
published in a book.

CFP: Dance Matters (India) (3/30/06; 8/10/06-8/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
nilanjana gupta

CALL FOR PAPERS

Dance Matters

The School of Media, Communication and Culture at
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India is pleased to
announce a two-day symposium titled Dance Matters on
August 10-11 2006. This symposium proposes to bring
to the forefront innovative approaches that have
placed dance at the center of scholarly research on
body, ritual, culture, identity, history, gender, and
power. Selected papers from the symposium will be
published in a book.

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
   
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
   
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
   
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

UPDATE: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Gobally (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
kanika batra

Deadline extended:
   
  Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by March 10, 2006 to Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

CFP: Revenge Fiction (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Daniel Hack

Call for Papers: Revenge Fiction. Proposed Special Session for MLA
'06 (Philadelphia, 12/27-12/30/06).

What is the place of revenge in the history of the novel? What formal
opportunities and challenges does it present? What cultural work do
revenge narratives do? 500-word abstracts by March 15. E-mail
submissions to Daniel Hack: dhack_at_buffalo.edu (preferably not as
attachments).

Accepted panelists must be MLA members by April 1.

Daniel Hack
Associate Professor & Associate Chair
Department of English
University at Buffalo
SUNY
306 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2575 x1038
dhack_at_buffalo.edu

CFP: Disabilities in Literature (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/12)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Natalie Trice

Papers will address issues pertaining to mental, sensory, and physical disabilities in literature. Proposals should include name, institutional affiliation, contact information, and AV equipment needs. Proposals should be received no later than April 1, 2006 by Natalie Trice at ntrice_at_langate.gsu.edu or English Department, George State University, General Classroom Building, 38 Peachtree Center Avenue, Suite 923, Room 911, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083.

CFP: The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (4/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Juang, Richard M.

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (ABC-CLIO Transatlantic
Relations Series) seeks proposals for and entries in three areas:

1) Latin American and African writers, artists, major political figures,
and major scholars, whose works have a visible transatlantic influence
or dimension. Entries are typically 500-750 words each and must be
completed by April 30th, 2006.

2) A 1500-word overview of Latin American Literature with a
transatlantic emphasis.

CFP: The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (4/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Juang, Richard M.

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (ABC-CLIO Transatlantic
Relations Series) seeks proposals for and entries in three areas:

1) Latin American and African writers, artists, major political figures,
and major scholars, whose works have a visible transatlantic influence
or dimension. Entries are typically 500-750 words each and must be
completed by April 30th, 2006.

2) A 1500-word overview of Latin American Literature with a
transatlantic emphasis.

CFP: The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (4/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Juang, Richard M.

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (ABC-CLIO Transatlantic
Relations Series) seeks proposals for and entries in three areas:

1) Latin American and African writers, artists, major political figures,
and major scholars, whose works have a visible transatlantic influence
or dimension. Entries are typically 500-750 words each and must be
completed by April 30th, 2006.

2) A 1500-word overview of Latin American Literature with a
transatlantic emphasis.

CFP: The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (4/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Juang, Richard M.

The Encyclopedia of Africa and the Americas (ABC-CLIO Transatlantic
Relations Series) seeks proposals for and entries in three areas:

1) Latin American and African writers, artists, major political figures,
and major scholars, whose works have a visible transatlantic influence
or dimension. Entries are typically 500-750 words each and must be
completed by April 30th, 2006.

2) A 1500-word overview of Latin American Literature with a
transatlantic emphasis.

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