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CFP: (Re)Considering Mario Puzo: His Life and Works (8/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
JoAnne Ruvoli

Call for Submissions

(Re)Considering Mario Puzo: His Life and Works

Voices in Italian Americana is a semi-annual literary
and cultural review devoted to the dissemination of
information concerning the contributions of and about
Italian Americans to the cultural and art worlds of
North America.

We invite submissions of critical essays from scholars
on the texts of Mario Puzo to be published in a
special issue in the Fall of 2008.

CFP: Picture Books and Children's Comics: Semiotics of Text and Image (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Vanessa Raney

38th Annual NeMLA Convention, 1-4 Mar. 2007, Baltimore, MD
Panel: Picture Books and Children's Comics: Semiotics of Text and Image
Chair: Vanessa Raney, Michigan State University

If we follow the argument that comics are for children, then what
distinguishes them from picture books? In the last decade, a newer focus on
the semiotics of picture books has begun to inform scholarship on comics.

Yet, for comics specifically written for children, do these reflect similar
patterns as found in picture books? If not, where do children's comics
diverge to be grouped along with comics intended for adults?

CFP: Literary Utopias of Cultural Communities 1790-1945 (Netherlands) (7/1/06; 10/25/06-10/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Leeuwen, E.J. van

Leiden October Conference 2006: The Literary Utopias of Cultural =
Communities, 1790-1945

English Department University of Leiden The Netherlands=20

25 - 27 October 2006

Writing literature is often deemed a solitary enterprise. Literary =
history, however, has proven that, next to famous literary recluses such =
as Thomas Pynchon, there have always existed communities of writers, =
often joined by artists working in different media. From the =
Shelley-Circle to the Bloomsbury group, many of these cultural =
communities engaged with utopian schemes and philosophies in their work. =

CFP: (Re)Considering Mario Puzo: His Life and Works (8/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
JoAnne Ruvoli

Call for Submissions

(Re)Considering Mario Puzo: His Life and Works

Voices in Italian Americana is a semi-annual literary
and cultural review devoted to the dissemination of
information concerning the contributions of and about
Italian Americans to the cultural and art worlds of
North America.

We invite submissions of critical essays from scholars
on the texts of Mario Puzo to be published in a
special issue in the Fall of 2008.

CFP: The Netherlandish 17th Century (10/31/06; 3/3/07)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 1:58pm
Russ Leo

CALL FOR PAPERS:
THE NETHERLANDISH SEVENTEENTH CENTURY AND ITS AFTERLIVES
DUKE UNIVERSITY
MARCH 3, 2007

Keynote Speaker: Nigel Smith
Plenary Speakers: Kenneth Surin, Manuel Herrero Sánchez

Please submit abstracts (500 words) via email to rjl11_at_duke.edu
(place "Netherlands Conference Abstract" in the subject line) by
October 31, 2006.

CFP: August Wilson (A Retrospective) (1/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 1:58pm
Cynthia Caywood

Manuscripts from 5,000 to 10,000 words are invited for a special issue of
College Literature that reflect on August Wilson's legacy and contribution
to American culture. The editors, Cynthia Caywood and Carlton Floyd of the
University of San Diego, welcome contributions from all disciplines that
engage the full complexity of his work. Deadline: January 15, 2007.

CFP: August Wilson (A Retrospective) (1/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 1:58pm
Cynthia Caywood

Manuscripts from 5,000 to 10,000 words are invited for a special issue of
College Literature that reflect on August Wilson's legacy and contribution
to American culture. The editors, Cynthia Caywood and Carlton Floyd of the
University of San Diego, welcome contributions from all disciplines that
engage the full complexity of his work. Deadline: January 15, 2007.

CFP: Writing of T.H. White, Henry Green, and David Garnett (1/1/08; collections)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 1:58pm
DAVID MALCOLM

THE WRITING OF T.H. WHITE, HENRY GREEN, AND DAVID GARNETT. Essays are
sought for three separate collections of essays on the writing of T.H.
White, Henry Green, and David Garnett. They are to be published as
fourth, fifth, and sixth volumes of a series of studies of underrated
British and Irish novelists, edited by Gill Davies, David Malcolm and
John Simons. A volume on Ronald Firbank's fiction was published by The
Edwin Mellen Press in 2004 (ISBN: 0-7734-6555-3); one on Sylvia Townsend
Warner's writing was published by Mellen in 2006 (ISBN: 07734-5873-5);
one on the work of Rebecca West is due for publication by Mellen in
2007. Mellen has agreed to publish another three volumes in the series.

CFP: Writing of T.H. White, Henry Green, and David Garnett (1/1/08; collections)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 1:58pm
DAVID MALCOLM

THE WRITING OF T.H. WHITE, HENRY GREEN, AND DAVID GARNETT. Essays are
sought for three separate collections of essays on the writing of T.H.
White, Henry Green, and David Garnett. They are to be published as
fourth, fifth, and sixth volumes of a series of studies of underrated
British and Irish novelists, edited by Gill Davies, David Malcolm and
John Simons. A volume on Ronald Firbank's fiction was published by The
Edwin Mellen Press in 2004 (ISBN: 0-7734-6555-3); one on Sylvia Townsend
Warner's writing was published by Mellen in 2006 (ISBN: 07734-5873-5);
one on the work of Rebecca West is due for publication by Mellen in
2007. Mellen has agreed to publish another three volumes in the series.

CFP: History in Canadian and Quebec Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:22pm
Andrea Cabajsky

History In Canadian and Quebec Literatures
(NEMLA; March 1-4, 2007)

Does recent fiction written in English Canada and Quebec treat history in similar ways? Or, have cultural and historical differences shaping English-Canadians and Quebecers inclined writers from one milieu to treat history differently from writers in the other?

CFP: History in Canadian and Quebec Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:22pm
Andrea Cabajsky

History In Canadian and Quebec Literatures
(NEMLA; March 1-4, 2007)

Does recent fiction written in English Canada and Quebec treat history in similar ways? Or, have cultural and historical differences shaping English-Canadians and Quebecers inclined writers from one milieu to treat history differently from writers in the other?

CFP: NEMLA Conference, Full Call (9/15/06; 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:21pm
Elizabeth Abele

Call for Papers

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

Just posted, 205 panel topics for NeMLA's Spring Conference, in the
following areas:

American / Canadian / Caribbean / Comparative Literature / Creative
Writing / English/British / Film / French / Gay/Lesbian / German
/ Italian / Pedagogy / Popular Culture / Professional Development
/ Spanish/Portugese / Theory / Women's Studies

CFP: Revisiting Elizabeth Gaskell and Her Works (8/1/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:21pm
Elizabeth Gaskell

REVISITING ELIZABETH GASKELL AND HER WORKS

2-day conference on Elizabeth Gaskell

22-23 September 2006, University of Salford, UK

In recent years Elizabeth Gaskell has attracted renewed scholarly attention,
and contextualisations of her minor works and letters were offered in
addition to the numerous studies of well-known texts such as Mary Barton.
The conference offers to supplement this research by a comprehensive
consideration of Gaskell's major and lesser-known works. A publisher has
expressed interest in publishing revised versions of the conference papers.

Please submit short abstracts (300 words) for 30-minute papers to the
organizers at Gaskellconference_at_hotmail.co.uk

CFP: Revisiting Elizabeth Gaskell and Her Works (8/1/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:21pm
Elizabeth Gaskell

REVISITING ELIZABETH GASKELL AND HER WORKS

2-day conference on Elizabeth Gaskell

22-23 September 2006, University of Salford, UK

In recent years Elizabeth Gaskell has attracted renewed scholarly attention,
and contextualisations of her minor works and letters were offered in
addition to the numerous studies of well-known texts such as Mary Barton.
The conference offers to supplement this research by a comprehensive
consideration of Gaskell's major and lesser-known works. A publisher has
expressed interest in publishing revised versions of the conference papers.

Please submit short abstracts (300 words) for 30-minute papers to the
organizers at Gaskellconference_at_hotmail.co.uk

CFP: Contagion (7/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Nate Eastman

VERB, an interdisciplinary online journal with a newsprint supplement,
is seeking submissions for its Fall 2006 issue. The topic for this
issue is "contagion," broadly defined, which includes (but is not
limited to):

* Disease, sickness, and death, (or theorizing the same).
* The spread of ideas, practices, or perceptions, (or theorizing the same).
* Politics, parasites, or the rapidly-breeding nuisance insects of New
England.
* The communication of ideas, artistic or otherwise.
* Blogs (because no online journal can refuse to discuss blogs).
* Any other item with even a tenuous denotative or connotative
similarity to any definition of "contagion," current or otherwise.

CFP: Contagion (7/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Nate Eastman

VERB, an interdisciplinary online journal with a newsprint supplement,
is seeking submissions for its Fall 2006 issue. The topic for this
issue is "contagion," broadly defined, which includes (but is not
limited to):

* Disease, sickness, and death, (or theorizing the same).
* The spread of ideas, practices, or perceptions, (or theorizing the same).
* Politics, parasites, or the rapidly-breeding nuisance insects of New
England.
* The communication of ideas, artistic or otherwise.
* Blogs (because no online journal can refuse to discuss blogs).
* Any other item with even a tenuous denotative or connotative
similarity to any definition of "contagion," current or otherwise.

CFP: Contagion (7/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Nate Eastman

VERB, an interdisciplinary online journal with a newsprint supplement,
is seeking submissions for its Fall 2006 issue. The topic for this
issue is "contagion," broadly defined, which includes (but is not
limited to):

* Disease, sickness, and death, (or theorizing the same).
* The spread of ideas, practices, or perceptions, (or theorizing the same).
* Politics, parasites, or the rapidly-breeding nuisance insects of New
England.
* The communication of ideas, artistic or otherwise.
* Blogs (because no online journal can refuse to discuss blogs).
* Any other item with even a tenuous denotative or connotative
similarity to any definition of "contagion," current or otherwise.

CFP: Contagion (7/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Nate Eastman

VERB, an interdisciplinary online journal with a newsprint supplement,
is seeking submissions for its Fall 2006 issue. The topic for this
issue is "contagion," broadly defined, which includes (but is not
limited to):

* Disease, sickness, and death, (or theorizing the same).
* The spread of ideas, practices, or perceptions, (or theorizing the same).
* Politics, parasites, or the rapidly-breeding nuisance insects of New
England.
* The communication of ideas, artistic or otherwise.
* Blogs (because no online journal can refuse to discuss blogs).
* Any other item with even a tenuous denotative or connotative
similarity to any definition of "contagion," current or otherwise.

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