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UPDATE: Poetry and Politics (UK) (12/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Andrew Sneddon {PG}

New Plenary Speakers & Call for Creative Submissions

Call for papers: Poetry and Politics. A Conference at the University of
Stirling, Scotland, 13-16 July 2006.=20

Poets and speakers to include Moniza Alvi, Eavan Boland, David Dabydeen,
Marilyn Hacker, Linton Kwesi Johnson, David Norbrook, Tom Paulin, Deryn
Rees-Jones, Jo Shapcott, and the Norton keynote speaker, Adrienne Rich.=20

Papers are invited which consider the theme of politics in relation to
poetry from classical antiquity to the contemporary. The following list
suggests some possible areas for development, but proposals in any area
relating to the conference theme of poetry and politics will be welcome:

CFP: The City: A Festival of Knowledge (11/15/05; CACLALS, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
David Lafferty

CACLALS at COSSH 2006

CACLALS invites proposals for papers and panels at our next annual
conference to be held in May 2006 at York University. The Congress theme of
"The City: A Festival of Knowledge" speaks to some major concerns in the
field of postcolonial studies, such as those raised by notions of
cosmopolitanism.

CFP: Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads (11/1/05; 4/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Jenkins-Crowe Laurel K

Call for papers
Graduate Conference in Language and Literature 2006, University of Louisiana
(Lafayette)
The theme for 2006 is Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads.
Where do textual worlds and the world as text intersect?
We welcome papers in all areas of English, including but not limited to
folklore, literature (all areas and periods), literary theory and criticism,
linguistics, rhetoric, and pedagogy. Creative writing submissions and panel
submissions will also be considered. The keynote speaker will be American
Folklore Societty Fellow, Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and Alcee Fortier
Award winner Carl Lindahl of the University of Houston, author of Swapping

CFP: Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads (11/1/05; 4/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Jenkins-Crowe Laurel K

Call for papers
Graduate Conference in Language and Literature 2006, University of Louisiana
(Lafayette)
The theme for 2006 is Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads.
Where do textual worlds and the world as text intersect?
We welcome papers in all areas of English, including but not limited to
folklore, literature (all areas and periods), literary theory and criticism,
linguistics, rhetoric, and pedagogy. Creative writing submissions and panel
submissions will also be considered. The keynote speaker will be American
Folklore Societty Fellow, Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and Alcee Fortier
Award winner Carl Lindahl of the University of Houston, author of Swapping

CFP: Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads (11/1/05; 4/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Jenkins-Crowe Laurel K

Call for papers
Graduate Conference in Language and Literature 2006, University of Louisiana
(Lafayette)
The theme for 2006 is Reading Culture: Text and Community at the Crossroads.
Where do textual worlds and the world as text intersect?
We welcome papers in all areas of English, including but not limited to
folklore, literature (all areas and periods), literary theory and criticism,
linguistics, rhetoric, and pedagogy. Creative writing submissions and panel
submissions will also be considered. The keynote speaker will be American
Folklore Societty Fellow, Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and Alcee Fortier
Award winner Carl Lindahl of the University of Houston, author of Swapping

CFP: Philament: Model (10/30/05; online journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Philament

From: Philament <philament_at_arts.usyd.edu.au>
Date: September 20, 2005
CFP: Philament: Cultural Studies and Literary Arts
Deadline: October 30, 2005 (critique, commentary, and creative for online
journal)
Publication: June 2006

Philament, the online journal of cultural studies and literary arts affiliated
with the University of Sydney
(http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/publications/philament), invites postgraduate
scholars to contribute articles, reviews and creative work for its eighth
issue, Model.

CFP: Moveable Type: Articles and Reviews (grad) (11/15/05; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Kiki Benzon

MT

Moveable Type, the online journal of the Postgraduate Society at the
Department of English Language and Literature at University College London,
publishes critical work by postgraduate (MA and PhD) students worldwide.

MT

The editors of Moveable Type seek articles which explore narrative in all
its forms—print text, film, online/hypertext, graphic fiction—and from all
nations and historical periods.

We are also seeking reviews of recent fiction, poetry collections, films,
graphic novels, online narratives, biographies, cultural theory and
literary/film criticism.

MT

CFP: Long Ago and Far Inland: SEA at CEA (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Robert Madison

"Long Ago and Far Inland: SEA at CEA"
37th Annual College English Association Conference
San Antonio, TX April 6-8 2006
=20
Many works of sea literature come ashore for significant portions of their =
plots, stretching the genre of sea literature itself. This year SEA at =
CEA invites your thoughts on these "trans-genred" works which adopt =
landlocked regions to fulfill their seaborn themes. As usual, SEA at CEA =
will also host your submissions on all watery topics.
=20
Send a fifty-word abstract by October 15, 2005, to Bob Madison, Department =
of English, U.S. Naval Academy, 107 Maryland Ave, Annapolis MD 21402 or =
madison_at_usna.edu, including all your contact information.

UPDATE: Theorizing the Borders: Literature, History, and Identity Across the Anglo-Scottish Divide (9/27/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Katherine Terrell (kterrell)

Deadline Extended for sponsored session: Theorizing the Borders:
Literature, History, and Identity Across the Anglo-Scottish Divide

International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
May 4-7 2006

We invite papers on any aspect of medieval Anglo-Scottish relations;
we are particularly interested in theoretically informed papers
examining how these real or imagined relationships helped to shape
conceptions of nation, culture, and identity on both sides of the
border.

New deadline: Sept. 27

Please send 500-word abstracts via e-mail to session organizers:

Katherine Terrell
kterrell_at_hamilton.edu

UPDATE: Science Fiction/Fantasy Area (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
caronc_at_post.queensu.ca

(Apologies for cross-postings)

2nd Call For Papers

The SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY Area of the Popular Culture Association
reiterates its invitation for submissions for the:

PCA/ACA 2006 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS,
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, APRIL 12-15, 2006

Deadline for submissions: 10th November 2005 (please note the due
date has moved up a few days)

UPDATE: Science Fiction/Fantasy Area (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
caronc_at_post.queensu.ca

(Apologies for cross-postings)

2nd Call For Papers

The SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY Area of the Popular Culture Association
reiterates its invitation for submissions for the:

PCA/ACA 2006 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS,
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, APRIL 12-15, 2006

Deadline for submissions: 10th November 2005 (please note the due
date has moved up a few days)

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry (10/25/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Gregory Eiselein

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry

I am organizing a panel on "Confessional and Postconfessional
American Poetry" for the upcoming 15th annual Kansas State University
Cultural Studies Conference on "Privacy" next March (March 9-11,
2006, in Manhattan, Kansas).

The panel seeks papers on poets who explore the psyche and the self,
childhood and adult traumas, experience and autobiography. I am also
interested in papers about poets who contest or mimic the concerns of
confessional poets.

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry (10/25/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Gregory Eiselein

CFP: Confessional and Postconfessional American Poetry

I am organizing a panel on "Confessional and Postconfessional
American Poetry" for the upcoming 15th annual Kansas State University
Cultural Studies Conference on "Privacy" next March (March 9-11,
2006, in Manhattan, Kansas).

The panel seeks papers on poets who explore the psyche and the self,
childhood and adult traumas, experience and autobiography. I am also
interested in papers about poets who contest or mimic the concerns of
confessional poets.

CFP: Computers and Philosophy (France) (11/18/05; 5/3/06-5/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Colin SCHMIDT

We apologise for multiple copies of this CfP. Please distribute widely.

CALL FOR PAPERS quick link
__________________________________________________________________________________________
COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY, an International Conference
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt Colin.Schmidt_at_univ-lemans.fr e-mail

http://www.iut-laval.univ-lemans.fr/i-CaP_2006/

CFP: Computers and Philosophy (France) (11/18/05; 5/3/06-5/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Colin SCHMIDT

We apologise for multiple copies of this CfP. Please distribute widely.

CALL FOR PAPERS quick link
__________________________________________________________________________________________
COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY, an International Conference
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt Colin.Schmidt_at_univ-lemans.fr e-mail

http://www.iut-laval.univ-lemans.fr/i-CaP_2006/

CFP: Medieval Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Laity, Kathryn

The Medieval area of the Popular Culture Association is now accepting
abstracts for the Thirty-Sixth National PCA Conference, April 12-16, 2006,
in Atlanta, GA.

We seek 15-20 minute papers on medieval popular culture, including for
example:

literature, laws, penitentials, music, saints' lives, oral traditions,
charms and
folk remedies, wall paintings, clothing and jewelry, and so forth;

*and*

CFP: Medieval Popular Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Laity, Kathryn

The Medieval area of the Popular Culture Association is now accepting
abstracts for the Thirty-Sixth National PCA Conference, April 12-16, 2006,
in Atlanta, GA.

We seek 15-20 minute papers on medieval popular culture, including for
example:

literature, laws, penitentials, music, saints' lives, oral traditions,
charms and
folk remedies, wall paintings, clothing and jewelry, and so forth;

*and*

CFP: Computers and Philosophy (France) (11/18/05; 5/3/06-5/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Colin SCHMIDT

We apologise for multiple copies of this CfP. Please distribute widely.

CALL FOR PAPERS quick link
__________________________________________________________________________________________
COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY, an International Conference
__________________________________________________________________________________________

Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt Colin.Schmidt_at_univ-lemans.fr e-mail

http://www.iut-laval.univ-lemans.fr/i-CaP_2006/

CFP: Samuel R. Delany &ndash;&ndash; A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06&ndash;3/24/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work.

CFP: Samuel R. Delany &ndash;&ndash; A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06&ndash;3/24/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work.

CFP: Samuel R. Delany &ndash;&ndash; A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06&ndash;3/24/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work.

CFP: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
barbara klein

The Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference and
Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson
http://www.new-cue.org
June 13-16, 2006

Nature and Environmental Writers – College and University Educators
(NEW-CUE), a non-profit, environmental education organization, invites
submissions for possible presentation at its Fourth Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson, June 13-16, 2006 at The Spruce
Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor, ME. The 2006 Conference/Workshop will
feature the work of Henry David Thoreau, and the theme will be
wilderness/wildness.

CFP: Colorado Community College Conference on Composition (1/31/06; 4/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Chuck Fisher

Call For Papers and Presentations
Colorado Community College Conference on Composition: 2006
=20

Dear Colleague:

=20

Aims Community College in Greeley will be hosting the Colorado Community =
College Conference on Composition (5C=92s) on Friday, April 14, 2006. =
Participants in the 5C=92s over the years have enthusiastically endorsed =
the event as Colorado=92s top conference for writing teachers, and we =
hope to continue that tradition this year. =20

=20

UPDATE: (Re)Collecting British Women Writers: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (10/15/05; 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Lisa Hager

The deadline for submissions has been extended to October 15, 2005.<br>
<br>
The 14th Annual Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women
Writers Conference<br>
March 23-26, 2006<br>
The University of Florida<br>
<br>
Call for Papers<br>
<br>
This year's theme, "(Re)Collecting British Women Writers," encourages
interdisciplinary approaches to writers of the period, with a special
interest in issues related to archival scholarship and memory and how
those issues manifest themselves in collections, exhibitions, and
canons.<br>
<br>
We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speakers will be Talia

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