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UPDATE: Pressure to Experiment (UK) (7/15/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Mandy Bloomfield

UDATE: Deadline extended to July 15th, 2006/ new information about keynote
speakers

Pressure to Experiment

A two day international conference on experimentation in contemporary
writing

Organised by the Centre for Contemporary Writing

To be held at the University of Southampton, UK on

28th and 29th September 2006

Keynote speakers:

Michael Davidson

Joan Retallack

Jena Osman

Lisa Jarnot

Caroline Bergvall

UPDATE: Pressure to Experiment (UK) (7/15/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Mandy Bloomfield

UDATE: Deadline extended to July 15th, 2006/ new information about keynote
speakers

Pressure to Experiment

A two day international conference on experimentation in contemporary
writing

Organised by the Centre for Contemporary Writing

To be held at the University of Southampton, UK on

28th and 29th September 2006

Keynote speakers:

Michael Davidson

Joan Retallack

Jena Osman

Lisa Jarnot

Caroline Bergvall

CFP: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary and Cultural Studies (New Zealand) (7/5/06; 8/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
a.calder_at_auckland.ac.nz

Call for Papers: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary Studies

University of Auckland, (NZ) Saturday August 5, 2006.

Closing date for expressions of interest: July 5, 2006=20

The Centre for Cultural Inquiry and the English Department of the
University of Auckland are hosting a one-day symposium on comparative
approaches to indigenous literary and cultural studies. This is the
first time that such a symposium has been offered at the University of
Auckland and we invite you to join us in our discussions and to actively
participate with us in our workshops. There is no registration fee.

CFP: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary and Cultural Studies (New Zealand) (7/5/06; 8/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
a.calder_at_auckland.ac.nz

Call for Papers: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary Studies

University of Auckland, (NZ) Saturday August 5, 2006.

Closing date for expressions of interest: July 5, 2006=20

The Centre for Cultural Inquiry and the English Department of the
University of Auckland are hosting a one-day symposium on comparative
approaches to indigenous literary and cultural studies. This is the
first time that such a symposium has been offered at the University of
Auckland and we invite you to join us in our discussions and to actively
participate with us in our workshops. There is no registration fee.

CFP: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary and Cultural Studies (New Zealand) (7/5/06; 8/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
a.calder_at_auckland.ac.nz

Call for Papers: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary Studies

University of Auckland, (NZ) Saturday August 5, 2006.

Closing date for expressions of interest: July 5, 2006=20

The Centre for Cultural Inquiry and the English Department of the
University of Auckland are hosting a one-day symposium on comparative
approaches to indigenous literary and cultural studies. This is the
first time that such a symposium has been offered at the University of
Auckland and we invite you to join us in our discussions and to actively
participate with us in our workshops. There is no registration fee.

UPDATE: Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies (6/15/06; 10/14/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
mr317400_at_ohio.edu

Call for Papers

"Don't You Have Anything Better To Do?":
Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies
  
The Department of English at Ohio University invites writers,
teachers, and scholars in English Studies to Athens, Ohio, Saturday, October 14,
2006 for a one-day conference on the negotiation between work and play in our
professional and public lives. We are interested in how this space is mediated
in classrooms, literature, theory, and art. We encourage the submission of
papers, presentations, creative writings, and panels from all aspects of the
discipline-- creative writing, critical theory, cultural studies, literature,
rhetoric and composition, linguisitics, etc.

UPDATE: Gender and Victorian Reform (6/15/06; 10/20/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Rose, Anita R.

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 2006 Victorians Institute Conference in Spartanburg, SC, has been extended to June 15. The conference theme is "Gender and Victorian Reform." You may access the call for papers and conference registration form at www.converse.edu/vi

Send paper abstracts to anita.rose_at_converse.edu

Anita R. Rose, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of English
Converse College
580 E. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Ph: 864/596-9114

Converse College: The College of Choice for Women

CFP: Great Plains Poetry Criticism (5/31/07; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Angie Kritenbrink

Call for Submissions

Untitled Book Project:

 Essays and Criticism on Contemporary Great Plains/High Plains Poets

Dear Poetry Reader, Scholar, Lover, Writer,

Greg Kosmicki of The Backwaters Press and I both love good poetry criticism
and would like to put together a book of critical articles about Great
Plains/High Plains poetry. Is there enough good criticism of the poets and
poetry of the Great Plains/High Plains out there in America to make a book?
It never hurts to ask.

UPDATE: Gender and Victorian Reform (6/15/06; 10/20/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Rose, Anita R.

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 2006 Victorians Institute Conference in Spartanburg, SC, has been extended to June 15. The conference theme is "Gender and Victorian Reform." You may access the call for papers and conference registration form at www.converse.edu/vi

Send paper abstracts to anita.rose_at_converse.edu

Anita R. Rose, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of English
Converse College
580 E. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Ph: 864/596-9114

Converse College: The College of Choice for Women

CFP: Great Plains Poetry Criticism (5/31/07; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Angie Kritenbrink

Call for Submissions

Untitled Book Project:

 Essays and Criticism on Contemporary Great Plains/High Plains Poets

Dear Poetry Reader, Scholar, Lover, Writer,

Greg Kosmicki of The Backwaters Press and I both love good poetry criticism
and would like to put together a book of critical articles about Great
Plains/High Plains poetry. Is there enough good criticism of the poets and
poetry of the Great Plains/High Plains out there in America to make a book?
It never hurts to ask.

CFP: Women's Short Story Sequences (7/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Roxanne Harde

Call for Abstracts: Collection of Critical Essays
=20
Narratives of Community: Women's Short Story Sequences
=20
While James Joyce's Dubliners (1926) is often credited as the first short =
story sequence, or collection of linked short stories reading like a =
novel, and while Sherwood Anderson claimed that he had invented the genre =
with Winesburg, Ohio, sequences by Grace King, Grace Sartwell Mason, and =
Sarah Orne Jewett (and likely others) predate them both. Since then, this =
form of narrative has appealed particularly to women writers who often =
use it to negotiate the tensions between individual identity and community.=

CFP: Women's Short Story Sequences (7/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Roxanne Harde

Call for Abstracts: Collection of Critical Essays
=20
Narratives of Community: Women's Short Story Sequences
=20
While James Joyce's Dubliners (1926) is often credited as the first short =
story sequence, or collection of linked short stories reading like a =
novel, and while Sherwood Anderson claimed that he had invented the genre =
with Winesburg, Ohio, sequences by Grace King, Grace Sartwell Mason, and =
Sarah Orne Jewett (and likely others) predate them both. Since then, this =
form of narrative has appealed particularly to women writers who often =
use it to negotiate the tensions between individual identity and community.=

CFP: Women's Short Story Sequences (7/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Roxanne Harde

Call for Abstracts: Collection of Critical Essays
=20
Narratives of Community: Women's Short Story Sequences
=20
While James Joyce's Dubliners (1926) is often credited as the first short =
story sequence, or collection of linked short stories reading like a =
novel, and while Sherwood Anderson claimed that he had invented the genre =
with Winesburg, Ohio, sequences by Grace King, Grace Sartwell Mason, and =
Sarah Orne Jewett (and likely others) predate them both. Since then, this =
form of narrative has appealed particularly to women writers who often =
use it to negotiate the tensions between individual identity and community.=

CFP: Education and Transformative Pedagogy (8/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Stanley Doyle-Wood

THE JULIE MANGO: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Special Issue on Education and Transformative Pedagogy
Submissions are sought for the third issue of The Julie Mango, an
international journal of poetry, prose and visual art, published twice
yearly on the web. We are searching for well-crafted and thought-provoking
politically conscious work from individuals and groups with original
voices and perspectives. Work stemming from and representing unknown,
marginalized and silenced bodies, communities and peoples are welcomed. We
are interested in submissions concerned with issues of colonial relations
of power, systemic racism, social justice, human rights, and all forms of

CFP: Education and Transformative Pedagogy (8/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Stanley Doyle-Wood

THE JULIE MANGO: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Special Issue on Education and Transformative Pedagogy
Submissions are sought for the third issue of The Julie Mango, an
international journal of poetry, prose and visual art, published twice
yearly on the web. We are searching for well-crafted and thought-provoking
politically conscious work from individuals and groups with original
voices and perspectives. Work stemming from and representing unknown,
marginalized and silenced bodies, communities and peoples are welcomed. We
are interested in submissions concerned with issues of colonial relations
of power, systemic racism, social justice, human rights, and all forms of

UPDATE: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (7/7/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Michele Yamada

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for abstract submission has been extended.

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(07/07/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

NEW ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Friday, July 7
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
Emmanuel College
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

UPDATE: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (7/7/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Michele Yamada

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for abstract submission has been extended.

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(07/07/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

NEW ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Friday, July 7
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
Emmanuel College
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

UPDATE: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (7/7/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Michele Yamada

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for abstract submission has been extended.

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(07/07/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

NEW ABSTRACT DEADLINE: Friday, July 7
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
Emmanuel College
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

CFP: Contemporary American Literature E-book Proposals (on-going; e-book series)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Aliki Varvogli

Approaches to Contemporary American Literature

Series Editors: Aliki Varvogli (University of Dundee, UK); Chris Gair
(University of Birmingham, UK)

The editors invite proposals for e-books to be included in a new series
of approaches to American literature since 1970. We seek typescripts and
proposals for books in any of the following (or similar) areas:

CFP: The End of the Sopranos? (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Paul Galante

Call for Papers

"Is this the end of Tony Soprano?: Exploring the on-going cultural
impact of HBO's The Sopranos in the 21st century"

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

CFP: Contemporary American Literature E-book Proposals (on-going; e-book series)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Aliki Varvogli

Approaches to Contemporary American Literature

Series Editors: Aliki Varvogli (University of Dundee, UK); Chris Gair
(University of Birmingham, UK)

The editors invite proposals for e-books to be included in a new series
of approaches to American literature since 1970. We seek typescripts and
proposals for books in any of the following (or similar) areas:

CFP: 9th Annual Student Success in First-Year Composition Conference (10/16/06; 2/2/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Deborah Champion

The ninth annual Student Success in First-Year Composition conference is
scheduled for February 2, 2007 at Georgia Southern University in
Statesboro, GA. The conference will feature sessions that address theory
and practice in the teaching of composition, as well as topics that
focus on the link between high school and college. The proposal deadline
is October 16, 2006. All submissions must be online, via
http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/ssfyc. For more details, contact
seminars_at_georgiasouthern.edu

 

CFP: The Modern Calvin (10/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Wallet, B.T.

RELIC - VU CENTRE FOR DUTCH RELIGIOUS HISTORY

call for papers

The Modern Calvin

John Calvin in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-
Century Collective Memory

ReLiC - Centre for Dutch Religious History at the VU University in =
Amsterdam (www.relic-vu.nl) invites contributions to a volume examining =
how John Calvin (1509-1564) served as an icon, saint, (anti)hero and =
role model in nineteenth and twentieth-century collective memory. The =
volume will be published by Brill Academic Publishers (www.brill.nl) in =
their Religious History and Culture Series.

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