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CFP: The Merry Widow: Rethinking Widowhood in History, Culture, and Society (UK) (12/31/06; 7/7/07-7/9/07)

updated: 
Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
McAvoy E.

THE MERRY WIDOW: RETHINKING WIDOWHOOD IN HISTORY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY
=20
Papers and full sessions for a strand on medieval widowhood are =
currently
being sought for a conference hosted by the Centre for Research into =
Gender
in Culture and Society (GENCAS) at the University of Wales, Swansea =
July
7th-9th, 2007.

Keynote Speakers:=20
Veena Talwar Oldenburg, Professor of History, Baruch College, CUNY
Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly, Professor of German Literature, Exeter College,
Oxford
Dr Anneke Mulder-Bakker, Fellow in Medieval History, University of =
Leiden,
Netherlands
Susie Boyt, Novelist

CFP: Queer(ing) Melodrama (8/1/06; SCMS, 3/8/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Mcharper65_at_aol.com

2007 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
Chicago, IL
March 8-11, 2007

I am currently seeking papers for the following panel:

Queer(ing) Melodrama

Recent theories of genre encourage thinking of melodrama not as a singular
generic category, but as a sustained modality in all popular American films
(among other national industries). As such, melodrama would possess a
democratizing potential for personifying social forces within a visual realm, thus
contesting the ideologies and binaries that produce cultural "others."

CFP: The Merry Widow: Rethinking Widowhood in History, Culture, and Society (UK) (12/31/06; 7/7/07-7/9/07)

updated: 
Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
McAvoy E.

THE MERRY WIDOW: RETHINKING WIDOWHOOD IN HISTORY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY
=20
Papers and full sessions for a strand on medieval widowhood are =
currently
being sought for a conference hosted by the Centre for Research into =
Gender
in Culture and Society (GENCAS) at the University of Wales, Swansea =
July
7th-9th, 2007.

Keynote Speakers:=20
Veena Talwar Oldenburg, Professor of History, Baruch College, CUNY
Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly, Professor of German Literature, Exeter College,
Oxford
Dr Anneke Mulder-Bakker, Fellow in Medieval History, University of =
Leiden,
Netherlands
Susie Boyt, Novelist

CFP: The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference (8/25/06; 11/6/06-11/9/

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:18pm
BRENNAN, SARAH

Please find the CFP for The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference below, and acknowledge receipt of this submission. If further information is needed, please let me know.
Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
Sarah Brennan
__________________________________________________________________
THE AFRICAN PRESENCE AND INFLUENCE ON THE CULTURES OF THE AMERICAS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Dedicated to Nicolás Guillén and Gwendolyn Brooks
November 2006

Paper/Proposal DEADLINE: AUGUST 25, 2006

CFP: The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference (8/25/06; 11/6/06-11/9/

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:18pm
BRENNAN, SARAH

Please find the CFP for The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference below, and acknowledge receipt of this submission. If further information is needed, please let me know.
Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
Sarah Brennan
__________________________________________________________________
THE AFRICAN PRESENCE AND INFLUENCE ON THE CULTURES OF THE AMERICAS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Dedicated to Nicolás Guillén and Gwendolyn Brooks
November 2006

Paper/Proposal DEADLINE: AUGUST 25, 2006

CFP: The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference (8/25/06; 11/6/06-11/9/

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:18pm
BRENNAN, SARAH

Please find the CFP for The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference below, and acknowledge receipt of this submission. If further information is needed, please let me know.
Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
Sarah Brennan
__________________________________________________________________
THE AFRICAN PRESENCE AND INFLUENCE ON THE CULTURES OF THE AMERICAS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Dedicated to Nicolás Guillén and Gwendolyn Brooks
November 2006

Paper/Proposal DEADLINE: AUGUST 25, 2006

CFP: The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference (8/25/06; 11/6/06-11/9/

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:18pm
BRENNAN, SARAH

Please find the CFP for The African Presence and Influence on the Cultures of the Americas: An Interdisciplinary Conference below, and acknowledge receipt of this submission. If further information is needed, please let me know.
Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
Sarah Brennan
__________________________________________________________________
THE AFRICAN PRESENCE AND INFLUENCE ON THE CULTURES OF THE AMERICAS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Dedicated to Nicolás Guillén and Gwendolyn Brooks
November 2006

Paper/Proposal DEADLINE: AUGUST 25, 2006

CFP: Literature, Criticism and the Space Between in Contemporary Writing (12/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
M.E.Llewellyn_at_liverpool.ac.uk

Critical F(r)iction? Literature, Criticism and the Space Between in Contemporary
Writing

"Generally, an English Lit degree trains you to be a useless member of the
modern world and that's what I'm being in the only way I know how." - Zadie
Smith

Essays are invited for a proposed collection on the theme of critical
f(r)iction, a term which denotes the potential
possibilities/opportunities/conflicts/problems in the work of critics who write
fiction, and creative writers who are also literary critics.

CFP: Literature, Criticism and the Space Between in Contemporary Writing (12/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
M.E.Llewellyn_at_liverpool.ac.uk

Critical F(r)iction? Literature, Criticism and the Space Between in Contemporary
Writing

"Generally, an English Lit degree trains you to be a useless member of the
modern world and that's what I'm being in the only way I know how." - Zadie
Smith

Essays are invited for a proposed collection on the theme of critical
f(r)iction, a term which denotes the potential
possibilities/opportunities/conflicts/problems in the work of critics who write
fiction, and creative writers who are also literary critics.

CFP: Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
Guygirl1_at_aol.com

Editor seeks a few more essays for an edited collection tentatively entitled
"Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers, edited by
Joyce Harte.
 
At the invitation of Cambridge Scholars Press, I am submitting for
publication a book of critical scholarly essays on the topic of loss and mourning in
the writings of Caribbean women writers. Most of the essays for the book
derive from papers given at a conference of the North East Modern Language
Association in March 2006.
 
The consideration of loss and mourning in Caribbean women's writing is an
exciting new discourse emerging fefore us and, while there is a considerable

CFP: Representation of Sex and Sexuality in Recent Caribbean Women's Writing (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
JHarte_at_bmcc.cuny.edu

Since the 1990s, recent Anglophone Caribbean writing has broken the
literary mold set by the text of the 1950s onwards by foregrounding the
trope of sex and sexuality, along with the relational categories of race,
class, and gender to give a fuller understanding of Caribbean reality.
There is now a pressing need for critical, scholarly, examination of this
new dimension of Caribbean literature.

I invite papers that examine the representation of sex and sexuality as
illustrated in the poetry, fiction, and autobiographical work of
contemporary women writers of the Anglophone Caibbean.

CFP: Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
Guygirl1_at_aol.com

Editor seeks a few more essays for an edited collection tentatively entitled
"Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers, edited by
Joyce Harte.
 
At the invitation of Cambridge Scholars Press, I am submitting for
publication a book of critical scholarly essays on the topic of loss and mourning in
the writings of Caribbean women writers. Most of the essays for the book
derive from papers given at a conference of the North East Modern Language
Association in March 2006.
 
The consideration of loss and mourning in Caribbean women's writing is an
exciting new discourse emerging fefore us and, while there is a considerable

CFP: Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
Guygirl1_at_aol.com

Editor seeks a few more essays for an edited collection tentatively entitled
"Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers, edited by
Joyce Harte.
 
At the invitation of Cambridge Scholars Press, I am submitting for
publication a book of critical scholarly essays on the topic of loss and mourning in
the writings of Caribbean women writers. Most of the essays for the book
derive from papers given at a conference of the North East Modern Language
Association in March 2006.
 
The consideration of loss and mourning in Caribbean women's writing is an
exciting new discourse emerging fefore us and, while there is a considerable

CFP: Representation of Sex and Sexuality in Recent Caribbean Women's Writing (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
JHarte_at_bmcc.cuny.edu

Since the 1990s, recent Anglophone Caribbean writing has broken the
literary mold set by the text of the 1950s onwards by foregrounding the
trope of sex and sexuality, along with the relational categories of race,
class, and gender to give a fuller understanding of Caribbean reality.
There is now a pressing need for critical, scholarly, examination of this
new dimension of Caribbean literature.

I invite papers that examine the representation of sex and sexuality as
illustrated in the poetry, fiction, and autobiographical work of
contemporary women writers of the Anglophone Caibbean.

CFP: Modernism and the Death of Consciousness (9/1/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
djcorlew_at_email.unc.edu

Call for Papers
38th Convention Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

Modernism and the Death of Consciousness

During the first part of the twentieth century, the emerging fields of
psychology and neuroscience altered traditional philosophical
conceptions of mind. However, as the mind became increasingly embodied
in the brain and fragmented nervous system, many prominent thinkers
began to debate the existence of a unifying consciousness. This panel
will explore how the "death of consciousness" affects important
Modernist themes. Please e-mail 300 word abstacts to Deric Corlew
<djcorlew_at_email.unc.edu>

CFP: Part-time and Adjunct Teaching (2/28/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
Jacobe, Monica F. 09JACOBE

Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent, peer-reviewed journal of education issues, will produce a special issue on part-time and adjunct teaching in the Summer 2007 issue. Accepted articles appear in online and print editions.
 
Focus:
Part-time or adjunct faculty are a growing portion of the academic labor market, and while research and writing about issues pertinent to this group has risen in the last several years, part-time college teachers and their work remain a concern with many unanswered questions for all stakeholders in higher education. Questions regarding labor issues and quality instruction are always of serious concern. Relevant topics might include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Part-time and Adjunct Teaching (2/28/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 11:17pm
Jacobe, Monica F. 09JACOBE

Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent, peer-reviewed journal of education issues, will produce a special issue on part-time and adjunct teaching in the Summer 2007 issue. Accepted articles appear in online and print editions.
 
Focus:
Part-time or adjunct faculty are a growing portion of the academic labor market, and while research and writing about issues pertinent to this group has risen in the last several years, part-time college teachers and their work remain a concern with many unanswered questions for all stakeholders in higher education. Questions regarding labor issues and quality instruction are always of serious concern. Relevant topics might include, but are not limited to:

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