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UPDATE: Gender and Sexuality in the Fantastic (11/30/06; 3/14/07-3/18/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
Christine Mains

The International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts announces updated information about its upcoming conference on gender and sexuality in all forms of the fantastic: Guest Scholar will be Jane Donawerth (details below).

Representing Self and Other: Gender and Sexuality in the Fantastic
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts 28
March 14-18, 2007
Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

UPDATE: Killing Time (10/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
xings_at_binghamton.edu

Update/correction of original CFP. In the contact information, it should
read "note: de, not com." It is corrected below.

Crossings: A Counter-Disciplinary Journal
Issue #9
Deadline: October 30, 2006

Killing Time: Inscribing Chaos in the Narrative of History

UPDATE: Killing Time (10/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
xings_at_binghamton.edu

Update/correction of original CFP. In the contact information, it should
read "note: de, not com." It is corrected below.

Crossings: A Counter-Disciplinary Journal
Issue #9
Deadline: October 30, 2006

Killing Time: Inscribing Chaos in the Narrative of History

CFP: Economics and Narrative Form (10/25/06; Narrative, 3/15/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
Anna Kornbluh

Call For Papers for Proposed Panel on Economics and Narrative Form: Society
for the Study of Narrative Literature, Georgetown, 03/07
 
Submissions are invited for a proposed panel addressing narrative as an
economic form: in what ways do narrative strategies underwrite economic
relations or financial instruments such as credit, speculation, or interest?
Critics have consistently suggested that the economic content of novels in
particular contributed to the ideological normalization of capitalism, but
have less often engaged the economic consequences of narrative form. How
might narrative form(s) eventuate or contest the consolidation of financial

CFP: Economics and Narrative Form (10/25/06; Narrative, 3/15/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
Anna Kornbluh

Call For Papers for Proposed Panel on Economics and Narrative Form: Society
for the Study of Narrative Literature, Georgetown, 03/07
 
Submissions are invited for a proposed panel addressing narrative as an
economic form: in what ways do narrative strategies underwrite economic
relations or financial instruments such as credit, speculation, or interest?
Critics have consistently suggested that the economic content of novels in
particular contributed to the ideological normalization of capitalism, but
have less often engaged the economic consequences of narrative form. How
might narrative form(s) eventuate or contest the consolidation of financial

CFP: Ivor Gurney: Poetry and Music (UK) (2/1/07; 9/9/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Dr T. Tate

This conference explores both the poetry and the music of Ivor Gurney.
Papers are invited on either aspect of his work, and we particularly
welcome papers which look at both his writing and his composition. We are
also interested in papers which look at the context within which Gurney was
writing -- music history, literary history, medical history, his literary
and musical circles or influences, etc.

The conference will be held in Cambridge, England, 9 to 10 September 2007.
We hope to include a concert of Gurney's songs by tenor Andrew Kennedy.

CFP: Ivor Gurney: Poetry and Music (UK) (2/1/07; 9/9/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Dr T. Tate

This conference explores both the poetry and the music of Ivor Gurney.
Papers are invited on either aspect of his work, and we particularly
welcome papers which look at both his writing and his composition. We are
also interested in papers which look at the context within which Gurney was
writing -- music history, literary history, medical history, his literary
and musical circles or influences, etc.

The conference will be held in Cambridge, England, 9 to 10 September 2007.
We hope to include a concert of Gurney's songs by tenor Andrew Kennedy.

CFP: Ivor Gurney: Poetry and Music (UK) (2/1/07; 9/9/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Dr T. Tate

This conference explores both the poetry and the music of Ivor Gurney.
Papers are invited on either aspect of his work, and we particularly
welcome papers which look at both his writing and his composition. We are
also interested in papers which look at the context within which Gurney was
writing -- music history, literary history, medical history, his literary
and musical circles or influences, etc.

The conference will be held in Cambridge, England, 9 to 10 September 2007.
We hope to include a concert of Gurney's songs by tenor Andrew Kennedy.

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Philip Heldrich

  Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual Conference
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy
  (please forward to interested colleagues and graduate students)
                      
Topics of Interest: Pedagogy related to campus literary magazines, classroom approaches and special issues of concern for the teaching of creative writing in all genres, and interdisciplinary approaches to creative writing. See below for more interest areas.

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual Conference

Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 14-17, 2007

Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2006

CFP: Medieval British Literature (11/1/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Palmer,James

College English Association National Conference
April 12-14, 2007, New Orleans

CEA invites papers on Medieval British Literature for its 38th annual
meeting in New Orleans. The conference theme this year is "Empathy and
Ethics." Proposals addressing this theme are especially encouraged, but
any topic addressing Medieval British literature will be considered.

CFP: Caribbean Without Borders (grad) (Puerto Rico) (11/30/06; 3/20/07-3/22/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
DJ Smith

CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  "The Caribbean Without Borders"
   
  3/20/07-3/22/07 at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus
   
  Graduate Student Conference on Caribbean Literature, Linguistics, and Culture
   
  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Velma Pollard
   
  Organized by the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras, Graduate Students of the Department of English, College of Humanities
   
  Possible topics include:
   
  Caribbean Poetry, Drama, and Fiction
  Creole Linguistics and Writing in Creole
  Caribbean Music
  Asian Caribbean Experience
  Canadian Caribbean Experience
  Caribbean Migrations
  Gender and Representation

CFP: Caribbean Without Borders (grad) (Puerto Rico) (11/30/06; 3/20/07-3/22/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
DJ Smith

CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  "The Caribbean Without Borders"
   
  3/20/07-3/22/07 at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus
   
  Graduate Student Conference on Caribbean Literature, Linguistics, and Culture
   
  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Velma Pollard
   
  Organized by the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras, Graduate Students of the Department of English, College of Humanities
   
  Possible topics include:
   
  Caribbean Poetry, Drama, and Fiction
  Creole Linguistics and Writing in Creole
  Caribbean Music
  Asian Caribbean Experience
  Canadian Caribbean Experience
  Caribbean Migrations
  Gender and Representation

CFP: Caribbean Without Borders (grad) (Puerto Rico) (11/30/06; 3/20/07-3/22/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
DJ Smith

CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  "The Caribbean Without Borders"
   
  3/20/07-3/22/07 at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus
   
  Graduate Student Conference on Caribbean Literature, Linguistics, and Culture
   
  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Velma Pollard
   
  Organized by the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras, Graduate Students of the Department of English, College of Humanities
   
  Possible topics include:
   
  Caribbean Poetry, Drama, and Fiction
  Creole Linguistics and Writing in Creole
  Caribbean Music
  Asian Caribbean Experience
  Canadian Caribbean Experience
  Caribbean Migrations
  Gender and Representation

CFP: Caribbean Without Borders (grad) (Puerto Rico) (11/30/06; 3/20/07-3/22/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
DJ Smith

CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  "The Caribbean Without Borders"
   
  3/20/07-3/22/07 at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus
   
  Graduate Student Conference on Caribbean Literature, Linguistics, and Culture
   
  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Velma Pollard
   
  Organized by the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras, Graduate Students of the Department of English, College of Humanities
   
  Possible topics include:
   
  Caribbean Poetry, Drama, and Fiction
  Creole Linguistics and Writing in Creole
  Caribbean Music
  Asian Caribbean Experience
  Canadian Caribbean Experience
  Caribbean Migrations
  Gender and Representation

UPDATE: Oregon Rhetoric Conference (6/1/07; 10/12/07-10/13/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Nancy Knowles

*Due to unexpected circumstances, the Oregon Rhetoric Conference will be
postponed until October 12-13, 2007. Please look for the CFP early next
year and direct inquiries to Nancy Knowles nknowles_at_eou.edu
<mailto:nknowles_at_eou.edu> or 541-962-3795. We apologize for any
inconvenience. *
* *
*Call for Proposals*
*Oregon**'s 15th Annual Conference on Rhetoric and Composition*
&
*The First Annual Conference on Multiwriting, Alternative
Composition/Rhetoric, and Community Service Learning*

*Friday and Saturday, October 12-13, 2007 (new date)*
Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Oregon

CFP: Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference (undergrad) (11/30/06; 2/19/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Roth, Laurence

Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania (50 minutes north of
Harrisburg) invites undergraduate scholars and writers to participate in its
third annual Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference,
February 19, 2007. The conference is free of charge.

The keynote speaker this year is Michael Bérubé, Paterno Family Professor in
Literature at Pennsylvania State University. The poet John Hoppenthaler,
will conclude the conference with an evening reading.

CFP: Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference (undergrad) (11/30/06; 2/19/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Roth, Laurence

Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania (50 minutes north of
Harrisburg) invites undergraduate scholars and writers to participate in its
third annual Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference,
February 19, 2007. The conference is free of charge.

The keynote speaker this year is Michael Bérubé, Paterno Family Professor in
Literature at Pennsylvania State University. The poet John Hoppenthaler,
will conclude the conference with an evening reading.

CFP: Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference (undergrad) (11/30/06; 2/19/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Roth, Laurence

Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania (50 minutes north of
Harrisburg) invites undergraduate scholars and writers to participate in its
third annual Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference,
February 19, 2007. The conference is free of charge.

The keynote speaker this year is Michael Bérubé, Paterno Family Professor in
Literature at Pennsylvania State University. The poet John Hoppenthaler,
will conclude the conference with an evening reading.

UPDATE: Oregon Rhetoric Conference (6/1/07; 10/12/07-10/13/07)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Nancy Knowles

*Due to unexpected circumstances, the Oregon Rhetoric Conference will be
postponed until October 12-13, 2007. Please look for the CFP early next
year and direct inquiries to Nancy Knowles nknowles_at_eou.edu
<mailto:nknowles_at_eou.edu> or 541-962-3795. We apologize for any
inconvenience. *
* *
*Call for Proposals*
*Oregon**'s 15th Annual Conference on Rhetoric and Composition*
&
*The First Annual Conference on Multiwriting, Alternative
Composition/Rhetoric, and Community Service Learning*

*Friday and Saturday, October 12-13, 2007 (new date)*
Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Oregon

UPDATE: Mothering and Popular Culture (12/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Elizabeth Podnieks

CFP: Mothering and Popular Culture (collection)

=20

I am looking for papers for an edited collection, under provisional
contract with McGill-Queen's University Press, tentatively called
Mediated Moms: Mothering and Popular Culture.

=20

The proposed scholarly volume will examine the topic of mothers,
mothering, and motherhood within and across all forms of twentieth- and
twenty-first century popular cultures. Possible areas to consider
include, but are not limited to, the following:=20

=20

-TV shows, including talk shows, family dramas, sitcoms, and cartoons;=20

-print and electronic journalism and celebrity rags;=20

-Internet sites including blogs and homepages;=20

UPDATE: Mothering and Popular Culture (12/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Elizabeth Podnieks

CFP: Mothering and Popular Culture (collection)

=20

I am looking for papers for an edited collection, under provisional
contract with McGill-Queen's University Press, tentatively called
Mediated Moms: Mothering and Popular Culture.

=20

The proposed scholarly volume will examine the topic of mothers,
mothering, and motherhood within and across all forms of twentieth- and
twenty-first century popular cultures. Possible areas to consider
include, but are not limited to, the following:=20

=20

-TV shows, including talk shows, family dramas, sitcoms, and cartoons;=20

-print and electronic journalism and celebrity rags;=20

-Internet sites including blogs and homepages;=20

UPDATE: Mothering and Popular Culture (12/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Elizabeth Podnieks

CFP: Mothering and Popular Culture (collection)

=20

I am looking for papers for an edited collection, under provisional
contract with McGill-Queen's University Press, tentatively called
Mediated Moms: Mothering and Popular Culture.

=20

The proposed scholarly volume will examine the topic of mothers,
mothering, and motherhood within and across all forms of twentieth- and
twenty-first century popular cultures. Possible areas to consider
include, but are not limited to, the following:=20

=20

-TV shows, including talk shows, family dramas, sitcoms, and cartoons;=20

-print and electronic journalism and celebrity rags;=20

-Internet sites including blogs and homepages;=20

UPDATE: Mothering and Popular Culture (12/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:56pm
Elizabeth Podnieks

CFP: Mothering and Popular Culture (collection)

=20

I am looking for papers for an edited collection, under provisional
contract with McGill-Queen's University Press, tentatively called
Mediated Moms: Mothering and Popular Culture.

=20

The proposed scholarly volume will examine the topic of mothers,
mothering, and motherhood within and across all forms of twentieth- and
twenty-first century popular cultures. Possible areas to consider
include, but are not limited to, the following:=20

=20

-TV shows, including talk shows, family dramas, sitcoms, and cartoons;=20

-print and electronic journalism and celebrity rags;=20

-Internet sites including blogs and homepages;=20

CFP: Louise Erdrich: New Essays in Criticism (11/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, October 7, 2006 - 3:00am
Brajesh Sawhney

 =A0=0ALOUISE ERDRICH:NEW ESSAYS IN CRITICISM (COLLECTION)=0AAbstract:11/3=
0/06=0APapers :06/30/07=0AWinner of a National Book Critics Circle Award a=
nd many other awards, Louise Erdrich (1954 - ) is an internationally known =
contemporary American author. Although she is recognized as a poet, essayis=
t, and children's fiction writer, she is best known for her North Dakota sa=
ga: to date nine novels consistently compared to Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha s=
aga. These novels raise significant issues relating to gender, written genr=
es, authorship, and categorization of Native American literature. The latte=
r question of literary placement is particularly relevant. Erdrich is consi=

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