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CFP: Creation and Reality in the French Idiom (12/31/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
SPFFA Colloque 2006

THE SOCIETE DES PROFESSEURS FRANÇAIS ET FRANCOPHONES D'AMERIQUE
                                                                    (SPFFA)

                            Announces its Eighth International Colloquium

                                  "Creation and Reality in the French Idiom
                                                                 and
                                    The Centennial of Léopold Sédar Senghor"

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: Creation and Reality in the French Idiom (12/31/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
SPFFA Colloque 2006

THE SOCIETE DES PROFESSEURS FRANÇAIS ET FRANCOPHONES D'AMERIQUE
                                                                    (SPFFA)

                            Announces its Eighth International Colloquium

                                  "Creation and Reality in the French Idiom
                                                                 and
                                    The Centennial of Léopold Sédar Senghor"

CFP: The Relevances of Raymond Williams (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
Keith O'Regan

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the American
Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Conference in Princeton, NJ,
23-26 March, 2006:

The Relevances of Raymond Williams
Seminar Organizer: Keith O'Regan, York University, koregan_at_yorku.ca

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: Race and Faith in African American Literature (1/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
Tracey Michae'l Lewis

CHARCOAL CANONS

Race and Faith in African American Literature

 

Call for Submissions

 

As chords of a song are composed of very specific notes that create a
recognizable sound to those who are familiar with music, so has most forms
of African American literature, even the most diametrically opposed works,
created similar "sounds" in their discourse on race and faith.

 

CFP: Postcolonial Detective Fiction (3/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
ncpearson_at_bellsouth.net

We invite submissions to a collection of essays (already in progress)
entitled Anomalous Eyes: Postcoloniality and the Detective. Essays should
address such questions as: In what ways do societies in the throes of
decolonization or postcoloniality resist or transform the epistemological
"truth quest" conventionalized in the structure of the detective narrative?
Can the detective novel operate independently of national, imperial, or
global ideologies? How have authors worked with the figure of the detective
in ways that complicate the narrative or ideological stances typically
associated with modernism and postmodernism? And what happens when authors

CFP: Postcolonial Detective Fiction (3/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:17pm
ncpearson_at_bellsouth.net

We invite submissions to a collection of essays (already in progress)
entitled Anomalous Eyes: Postcoloniality and the Detective. Essays should
address such questions as: In what ways do societies in the throes of
decolonization or postcoloniality resist or transform the epistemological
"truth quest" conventionalized in the structure of the detective narrative?
Can the detective novel operate independently of national, imperial, or
global ideologies? How have authors worked with the figure of the detective
in ways that complicate the narrative or ideological stances typically
associated with modernism and postmodernism? And what happens when authors

UPDATE: Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry (12/1/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Burt Kimmelman

There are still open slots on a panel whose title is "Poetry as Theory,
Theory as Poetry," which will be a part of the annual conference of the New
Jersey College English Association, to be held at Seton Hall University in
South Orange, NJ on March 18, 2006 (see entire conference Call for Papers
here: http://faculty.ucc.edu/english-chewning/cfp.htm). Abstracts for the
"Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry" panel should be e-mailed to Burt
Kimmelman at kimmelman_at_njit.edu, by December 1, 2005. To learn more about
the New Jersey College English Association go to: http://njcea.org.

UPDATE: Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry (12/1/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Burt Kimmelman

There are still open slots on a panel whose title is "Poetry as Theory,
Theory as Poetry," which will be a part of the annual conference of the New
Jersey College English Association, to be held at Seton Hall University in
South Orange, NJ on March 18, 2006 (see entire conference Call for Papers
here: http://faculty.ucc.edu/english-chewning/cfp.htm). Abstracts for the
"Poetry as Theory, Theory as Poetry" panel should be e-mailed to Burt
Kimmelman at kimmelman_at_njit.edu, by December 1, 2005. To learn more about
the New Jersey College English Association go to: http://njcea.org.

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the
conference):

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the
conference):

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the
conference):

CFP: The Gothic and Its Human Others (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Ruth Anolik

CFP: The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006

The Mysterious Unknown: The Gothic and Its Human Others
Seminar Organizer: Ruth Bienstock Anolik, Villanova University

Conventionally, the Gothic narrative traces the encounter of the human
subject with the mysterious and horrifying supernatural, beyond human
experience. This seminar will address the tendency of the Gothic text
to replace the supernatural figure of horror with the human Other, the
person who is represented as being inhumanly horrifying. The seminar
will be divided into three sections (one for each day of the
conference):

CFP: The Future of Stowe Scholarship (11/30/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:47pm
Smith, Gail K.

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society invites papers for a session on "The =
Future of Stowe Scholarship" at the 2006 conference of the Society for =
the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW) in Philadelphia, PA, =
November 8-11, 2006.=20
=20
Twenty years after Jane Tompkins battled Ann Douglas, where is Stowe =
scholarship heading and where should it be heading? What new approaches =
will be fruitful? What paradigms need shifting? What understudied =
Stowe texts cry out for attention--and what kind of attention? As we =
shape this discussion we welcome a) papers assessing the course of Stowe =
scholarship and its future; b) papers making a case for and =

CFP: Stowe Society at ALA: Two Panels (12/30/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Virginia Mastromonaco

Call for Papers: Stowe Society at ALA '06 - Two Panels

 

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society, the Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association's May 2006 conference in San Francisco.

 

First, for an open session, we invite papers on any topic related to

Stowe.

 

For a second session, proposals on Stowe and other writers are

requested: any topic examining the influence of other writers on Stowe or Stowe's influence on others, whether her contemporaries or later authors.

 

Graduate students, independent scholars, and academics are all

encouraged to submit paper proposals.

 

CFP: Identity Works: Order and Diversity in Literary Studies (1/16/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
lheisa

Call For Papers:

The University of Victoria's 7th Annual English Graduate Students Conference
invites proposals for this year's conference, entitled "Identity Works: Order
and Diversity in Literary Studies," to be held at the University of Victoria
from March 3rd to 4th, 2006.

What does it mean to talk about identity in literature and literary studies?
This year's conference attempts to interrogate constructions, definitions,
categories, and fictions of identity as they are used in literary studies.

CFP: Identity Works: Order and Diversity in Literary Studies (1/16/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
lheisa

Call For Papers:

The University of Victoria's 7th Annual English Graduate Students Conference
invites proposals for this year's conference, entitled "Identity Works: Order
and Diversity in Literary Studies," to be held at the University of Victoria
from March 3rd to 4th, 2006.

What does it mean to talk about identity in literature and literary studies?
This year's conference attempts to interrogate constructions, definitions,
categories, and fictions of identity as they are used in literary studies.

CFP: Face(s) of the Other (grad) (12/20/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Neli Koleva

Call for Papers:

Rice University
Humanities Graduate Conference

Face(s) of the Other

Keynote Address by Reda Bensmaia, Brown University

April 6-8, 2006
Rice University, Houston, TX

CFP: Face(s) of the Other (grad) (12/20/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Neli Koleva

Call for Papers:

Rice University
Humanities Graduate Conference

Face(s) of the Other

Keynote Address by Reda Bensmaia, Brown University

April 6-8, 2006
Rice University, Houston, TX

CFP: Face(s) of the Other (grad) (12/20/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Neli Koleva

Call for Papers:

Rice University
Humanities Graduate Conference

Face(s) of the Other

Keynote Address by Reda Bensmaia, Brown University

April 6-8, 2006
Rice University, Houston, TX

CFP: Global States (1/15/06; 5/5/06-5/6/06)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
etrapp_at_uci.edu

Global States
http://www.humanities.uci.edu/complit/globalstates

Announcing a conference hosted by the graduate students in the Department
of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine, May 5-6, 2006

Featuring a keynote dialogue between Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot
Professor in Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley, and
Gayatri Spivak, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Columbia
University

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