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CFP: All Topics: South Atlantic MLA (3/1/06: SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Carol Mattord

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association invites members and individuals to submit proposals for all sessions at its 2006 Convention to be held at the Hilton Charlotte City Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, 10-12 November. Non-members are encouraged to submit porposals, but membership must be active by 1 May 2006 in order to participate in the convention. Information on all sessions and session chairs, as well as membership in SAMLA, is available at http://www.samla.org/convention/call_for_papers.shtml. Questions? contact us at samla@samla.org.

UPDATE: American Indian Workshop (UK) (2/28/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Joy Porter

Please forward details of this event to interested colleagues.

Many thanks.

 

I am delighted to announce that the American Indian Workshop Conference on
Place and Indian History, Literature and Culture to be held at the
University of Wales, Swansea 29th-31st March 2006
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/schools/humanities/conferences/american_indian.html

will now also include the renowned Acoma poet Simon Ortiz and the acclaimed
young Indian novelist David Treuer from Minnesota.

 

UPDATE: American Indian Workshop (UK) (2/28/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Joy Porter

Please forward details of this event to interested colleagues.

Many thanks.

 

I am delighted to announce that the American Indian Workshop Conference on
Place and Indian History, Literature and Culture to be held at the
University of Wales, Swansea 29th-31st March 2006
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/schools/humanities/conferences/american_indian.html

will now also include the renowned Acoma poet Simon Ortiz and the acclaimed
young Indian novelist David Treuer from Minnesota.

 

UPDATE: American Indian Workshop (UK) (2/28/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Joy Porter

Please forward details of this event to interested colleagues.

Many thanks.

 

I am delighted to announce that the American Indian Workshop Conference on
Place and Indian History, Literature and Culture to be held at the
University of Wales, Swansea 29th-31st March 2006
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/schools/humanities/conferences/american_indian.html

will now also include the renowned Acoma poet Simon Ortiz and the acclaimed
young Indian novelist David Treuer from Minnesota.

 

UPDATE: American Indian Workshop (UK) (2/28/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Joy Porter

Please forward details of this event to interested colleagues.

Many thanks.

 

I am delighted to announce that the American Indian Workshop Conference on
Place and Indian History, Literature and Culture to be held at the
University of Wales, Swansea 29th-31st March 2006
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/schools/humanities/conferences/american_indian.html

will now also include the renowned Acoma poet Simon Ortiz and the acclaimed
young Indian novelist David Treuer from Minnesota.

 

CFP: Studies in American Culture (4/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

=20

Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

=20

CFP: Henry James Sessions at MLA '06 (2/28/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Pierre Walker

The Henry James Society will sponsor two sessions at the 27-30 December
2006 convention of the Modern Language Association, in Philadelphia:

Topic 1: Henry James and the Other Women II: Additional proposals sought
on the topic of women other than Minnie Temple or Constance Fenimore
Woolson whose working or personal relationship with James can be shown to
have an impact on how we read his career and/or oeuvre.

CFP: Studies in American Culture (4/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

=20

Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

=20

CFP: Studies in American Culture (4/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

=20

Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

=20

CFP: Studies in American Culture (4/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

=20

Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

=20

CFP: 20th-C English Literature Division (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Phyllis Lassner

Call for Papers for 2006 MLA 20th Century English Literature Division
Panel, Philadelphia, Dec. 27-30

         Organizer: Phyllis Lassner, Northwestern University

          "Britain in the Twentieth Century: Homeland? Haven? Exile?"

CFP: Men, Masculinities, and Disabilities (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Barbara Ladd

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on the above subject. All =
approaches, topics, and methodologies welcome. We are especially =
interested in questions of authorship, authority, and the masculine =
corporeal imaginary in American writing; disabilities as masculine =
stigma and stigmata; disabilities and/as poetics; normativity, men, and =
the authority of difference; men, disability, and "deviance"/the =
cultural meaning, and potential, of disability as deviance; =
masculinities/disabilities-sexualities/textualities; the disabled =
worker, athlete, veteran, friend, lover, husband, father in American =
writing.

UPDATE: Andrew Nelson Lytle (1/20/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Miller, Shawn

Deadline extended to 20 January.

Abstracts invited: "Breaking New Ground on Andrew Lytle," a proposed
session for the American Literature Association's annual conference in
San Francisco, 25-28 May 2006.

After a decade of near-obscurity, Andrew Nelson Lytle has reemerged as a
pertinent figure in southern literary history. In the work of Richard
Gray, for instance, Lytle's career serves as a handy example of how a
southern cultural and literary orthodoxy came to be. The fiction,
however, remains largely neglected. To begin a remedy, this session
seeks new interpretations and new approaches. Possible topics for papers
might include:

CFP: Rhetoric and/of Science (grad) (2/10/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Elizabeth Spies

CFP: Rhetoric and Science

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
April 7-8, 2006

This panel is concerned with the question of how science and scientific
dialogues have influenced national rhetoric. Some questions we seek to
examine are:
          How has our vision of the place of science in everyday secular society
changed in the past fifty to one hundred years, or even in the past twenty?
        How has science affected American political rhetoric?
        How have the rhetorics of science and religion shaped each other through
the debate over Darwinism and intelligent design?
        How has the rhetoric of science altered the way we understand or
conceptualize works in the humanities?

CFP: Rhetoric and/of Science (grad) (2/10/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Elizabeth Spies

CFP: Rhetoric and Science

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
April 7-8, 2006

This panel is concerned with the question of how science and scientific
dialogues have influenced national rhetoric. Some questions we seek to
examine are:
          How has our vision of the place of science in everyday secular society
changed in the past fifty to one hundred years, or even in the past twenty?
        How has science affected American political rhetoric?
        How have the rhetorics of science and religion shaped each other through
the debate over Darwinism and intelligent design?
        How has the rhetoric of science altered the way we understand or
conceptualize works in the humanities?

CFP: Rhetoric and/of Science (grad) (2/10/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Elizabeth Spies

CFP: Rhetoric and Science

(dis)junctions: lost in translation
April 7-8, 2006

This panel is concerned with the question of how science and scientific
dialogues have influenced national rhetoric. Some questions we seek to
examine are:
          How has our vision of the place of science in everyday secular society
changed in the past fifty to one hundred years, or even in the past twenty?
        How has science affected American political rhetoric?
        How have the rhetorics of science and religion shaped each other through
the debate over Darwinism and intelligent design?
        How has the rhetoric of science altered the way we understand or
conceptualize works in the humanities?

CFP: Men, Masculinities, and Disabilities (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Barbara Ladd

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on the above subject. All =
approaches, topics, and methodologies welcome. We are especially =
interested in questions of authorship, authority, and the masculine =
corporeal imaginary in American writing; disabilities as masculine =
stigma and stigmata; disabilities and/as poetics; normativity, men, and =
the authority of difference; men, disability, and "deviance"/the =
cultural meaning, and potential, of disability as deviance; =
masculinities/disabilities-sexualities/textualities; the disabled =
worker, athlete, veteran, friend, lover, husband, father in American =
writing.

CFP: Men, Masculinities, and Disabilities (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Barbara Ladd

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on the above subject. All =
approaches, topics, and methodologies welcome. We are especially =
interested in questions of authorship, authority, and the masculine =
corporeal imaginary in American writing; disabilities as masculine =
stigma and stigmata; disabilities and/as poetics; normativity, men, and =
the authority of difference; men, disability, and "deviance"/the =
cultural meaning, and potential, of disability as deviance; =
masculinities/disabilities-sexualities/textualities; the disabled =
worker, athlete, veteran, friend, lover, husband, father in American =
writing.

UPDATE: In the City and On the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the 20th Century (1/15/06; 3/25/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
TODD Kennedy

UPDATE: Because of the timing of the holidays we have extended our deadline for submissions until Sunday January 15th.

ATTENTION: CALL FOR PAPERS

In the City and on the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the Twentieth Century
An Interdisciplinary Conference

http://www.cla.sc.edu/engl/20thcenturyconference

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26, 2006
Department of English
University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA)

UPDATE: In the City and On the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the 20th Century (1/15/06; 3/25/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
TODD Kennedy

UPDATE: Because of the timing of the holidays we have extended our deadline for submissions until Sunday January 15th.

ATTENTION: CALL FOR PAPERS

In the City and on the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the Twentieth Century
An Interdisciplinary Conference

http://www.cla.sc.edu/engl/20thcenturyconference

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26, 2006
Department of English
University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA)

UPDATE: In the City and On the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the 20th Century (1/15/06; 3/25/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
TODD Kennedy

UPDATE: Because of the timing of the holidays we have extended our deadline for submissions until Sunday January 15th.

ATTENTION: CALL FOR PAPERS

In the City and on the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the Twentieth Century
An Interdisciplinary Conference

http://www.cla.sc.edu/engl/20thcenturyconference

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26, 2006
Department of English
University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA)

UPDATE: In the City and On the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the 20th Century (1/15/06; 3/25/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
TODD Kennedy

UPDATE: Because of the timing of the holidays we have extended our deadline for submissions until Sunday January 15th.

ATTENTION: CALL FOR PAPERS

In the City and on the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the Twentieth Century
An Interdisciplinary Conference

http://www.cla.sc.edu/engl/20thcenturyconference

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26, 2006
Department of English
University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA)

UPDATE: (En)compass(ing) CW: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry (grad) (1/30/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Elizabeth Porter

  UPDATE: Submission extension deadline January 30
   
  Call for Creative Writing: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry
   
  "(En)compass(ing) Language: Interplay Within English Studies"
   
  Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  March 31st through April 1st
   
  Sponsored by: Texas Tech University's Graduate English Society
  Co-Chairs: Brandon Hernsberger and Elizabeth Porter
   
  Address: GES Conference
                                      Texas Tech University
                                      Department of English, Box 43091
                                      Lubbock, Texas 79409-3091

UPDATE: (En)compass(ing) CW: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry (grad) (1/30/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Elizabeth Porter

  UPDATE: Submission extension deadline January 30
   
  Call for Creative Writing: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Poetry
   
  "(En)compass(ing) Language: Interplay Within English Studies"
   
  Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  March 31st through April 1st
   
  Sponsored by: Texas Tech University's Graduate English Society
  Co-Chairs: Brandon Hernsberger and Elizabeth Porter
   
  Address: GES Conference
                                      Texas Tech University
                                      Department of English, Box 43091
                                      Lubbock, Texas 79409-3091

CFP: White Writing Red, Red Writing White (1/20/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Lynn Domina

Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Philadelphia, Nov. 8-11, 2006

White Writing Red, Red Writing White

I invite abstracts for a proposed panel that explores literature by
white women encountering Native Americans and literature by Native
American women encountering whites. Ideally, the panel will cover a
range of periods and genres; I am particularly interested in material
written before 1960. Possible topics include inter-racial marriage,
"civilization" and the frontier, teachers and students, religious
conversion, national and tribal identity.

Please send one-page abstract and one-page c.v. to Lynn Domina at
dominalm_at_delhi.edu by Jan. 20.

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