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CFP: Women and War (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Women and War in 20th Century Literature

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works
portraying women in war narratives. These papers can
examine works both by women or in which women are
included. Any theory or critical approach is welcomed,
as are interdisciplinary works.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Women addressing the cultural changes concomitant with
a war
environment

Women on the home front

Sexuality in war narratives

Feminism and war

CFP: Women and War (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Women and War in 20th Century Literature

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works
portraying women in war narratives. These papers can
examine works both by women or in which women are
included. Any theory or critical approach is welcomed,
as are interdisciplinary works.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Women addressing the cultural changes concomitant with
a war
environment

Women on the home front

Sexuality in war narratives

Feminism and war

CFP: Women and War (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Women and War in 20th Century Literature

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works
portraying women in war narratives. These papers can
examine works both by women or in which women are
included. Any theory or critical approach is welcomed,
as are interdisciplinary works.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Women addressing the cultural changes concomitant with
a war
environment

Women on the home front

Sexuality in war narratives

Feminism and war

CFP: Teaching Tim O'Brien (1/20/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Vincent Fitzgerald

    Teaching Tim O'Brien
   
  American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, CA (May 25-28, 2006)
   
  I know this is somewhat last minute, but we are trying to to assemble a panel on teaching any of the novels or short fiction of Tim O'Brien in a university classroom for the 2006 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA (May 25-28). The specific approach is fairly open, but do try to address pedagogical issues surrounding O'Brien's fiction.
   
  Send a 200-350 word abstract along with your CV, by January 20, 2006 to:
   
  Vincent Fitzgerald
Associate Professor of English
Notre Dame de Namur University
vfitzgerald_at_ndnu.edu

CFP: Teaching Tim O'Brien (1/20/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Vincent Fitzgerald

    Teaching Tim O'Brien
   
  American Literature Association Conference
San Francisco, CA (May 25-28, 2006)
   
  I know this is somewhat last minute, but we are trying to to assemble a panel on teaching any of the novels or short fiction of Tim O'Brien in a university classroom for the 2006 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA (May 25-28). The specific approach is fairly open, but do try to address pedagogical issues surrounding O'Brien's fiction.
   
  Send a 200-350 word abstract along with your CV, by January 20, 2006 to:
   
  Vincent Fitzgerald
Associate Professor of English
Notre Dame de Namur University
vfitzgerald_at_ndnu.edu

UPDATE: Hurricane Katrina (3/10/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Chitiga, Miriam

CFP: (Collection) Creative Pieces on Hurricane Katrina (extended deadline 03/10 /06)

The Performing Arts for Effective Civic Education Program (PAECE) is calling for ORIGINAL creative works addressing key civic and political issues related to the recent tragedy in the Gulf Coast. Possible issues to address include, but, are not limited to the following: Economic Impact; Socio-Political Impact; Intersections of Race, Class and Politics; Poverty; Health Implications; Comparisons between Third World & Gulf Coast Tragedies; Insurance Claims; Leadership Issues, etc.

UPDATE: Trans–– : Negotiations and Resistance (grad) (1/20/06; 4/7/06–4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Mary-Ann Davis

Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006

UPDATES:
* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website
* CFP

***KEYNOTE SPEAKERS***

We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.

UPDATE: Trans–– : Negotiations and Resistance (grad) (1/20/06; 4/7/06–4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Mary-Ann Davis

Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006

UPDATES:
* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website
* CFP

***KEYNOTE SPEAKERS***

We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.

UPDATE: Trans–– : Negotiations and Resistance (grad) (1/20/06; 4/7/06–4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Mary-Ann Davis

Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006

UPDATES:
* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website
* CFP

***KEYNOTE SPEAKERS***

We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.

UPDATE: Trans–– : Negotiations and Resistance (grad) (1/20/06; 4/7/06–4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Mary-Ann Davis

Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance

19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006

UPDATES:
* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website
* CFP

***KEYNOTE SPEAKERS***

We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.

CFP: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by February 1, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
February 1, 2006 and sent to:

CFP: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by February 1, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
February 1, 2006 and sent to:

CFP: Maria Irene Fornes (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
HELEN LOVEJOY

Maria Irene Fornes

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
held at
(dis)junctions, the University of California
Riverside's 13th
Annual Humanities Graduate Conference on April 7-8,
2006.

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on
the Cuban American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes.
Papers may explore any play and/or issue surrounding
the 20th cent. playwright.

Abstracts of 250 words should be e-mailed to
hmlovejoy_at_yahoo.com by February 1, 2006 (text in the
body of the message; please no attachments).

Proposals sent via snail mail should be postmarked by
February 1, 2006 and sent to:

CFP: Disability Issues Papers & Panel Proposals (2/15/06; NCA, 11/16/06-11/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Kathleen LeBesco

Disability Issues Caucus, National Communication Association
Annual Meeting: November 16-19, 2006, San Antonio, TX

Katie LeBesco, Department of Communication Arts, Marymount Manhattan
College, 221 East 71st St., New York, NY 10021. Email: klebesco_at_mmm.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2006

The Disability Issues Caucus invites research papers and program proposals
exploring any aspect of issues related to disability and communication,
and it especially encourages programs that will promote participation by
people with disabilities. The Caucus invites innovative or alternative
formats as well as more traditional paper and panel presentations.

CFP: Disability Issues Papers & Panel Proposals (2/15/06; NCA, 11/16/06-11/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Kathleen LeBesco

Disability Issues Caucus, National Communication Association
Annual Meeting: November 16-19, 2006, San Antonio, TX

Katie LeBesco, Department of Communication Arts, Marymount Manhattan
College, 221 East 71st St., New York, NY 10021. Email: klebesco_at_mmm.edu

Deadline: February 15, 2006

The Disability Issues Caucus invites research papers and program proposals
exploring any aspect of issues related to disability and communication,
and it especially encourages programs that will promote participation by
people with disabilities. The Caucus invites innovative or alternative
formats as well as more traditional paper and panel presentations.

CFP: Teaching the Middle Eastern Novel (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

Contributions are invited for a collection of essays on teaching the
Middle Eastern and North African novel. The volume is divided into two
main sections: the first devoted to theoretical approaches and the second
to the different course and institutional contexts in which the novels are
taught; the volume will also include a section on resources for teachers
of the Middle Eastern and North African novel. One-page abstracts and
brief bios are invited by 1 February 2006. Queries welcome:
<Lahoucine.Ouzgane_at_ualberta.ca>

CFP: Teaching the Middle Eastern Novel (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

Contributions are invited for a collection of essays on teaching the
Middle Eastern and North African novel. The volume is divided into two
main sections: the first devoted to theoretical approaches and the second
to the different course and institutional contexts in which the novels are
taught; the volume will also include a section on resources for teachers
of the Middle Eastern and North African novel. One-page abstracts and
brief bios are invited by 1 February 2006. Queries welcome:
<Lahoucine.Ouzgane_at_ualberta.ca>

CFP: Teaching the Middle Eastern Novel (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Lahoucine Ouzgane

Contributions are invited for a collection of essays on teaching the
Middle Eastern and North African novel. The volume is divided into two
main sections: the first devoted to theoretical approaches and the second
to the different course and institutional contexts in which the novels are
taught; the volume will also include a section on resources for teachers
of the Middle Eastern and North African novel. One-page abstracts and
brief bios are invited by 1 February 2006. Queries welcome:
<Lahoucine.Ouzgane_at_ualberta.ca>

CFP: Postcolonial Text (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Ranjini Mendis

Journal Announcement:

Vol. 2, No. 1 (2006) of Postcolonial Text has now been published online at
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/viewissue.php?id=3

We invite you to submit your work to the journal and consider joining the
editorial team to review, copy edit, or proofread, and thus contribute to
a worthwhile publishing endeavour. Please contact Ranjini Mendis,
Managing Editor, if you are interested. (ranjini.mendis_at_kwantlen.ca)

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Postcolonial Text
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/

CFP: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at Sixty-Five (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Hugh Davis

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men at Sixty-Five.

Papers addressing any aspect of James Agee and Walker Evans's depression-era
photo-text collaboration, in its time and in ours. Send 250-word abstracts by
March 1, 2006, to Hugh Davis at hdavis3_at_utk.edu.

All accepted panelists must be members of MLA by May 1.

CFP: Postcolonial Text (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Ranjini Mendis

Journal Announcement:

Vol. 2, No. 1 (2006) of Postcolonial Text has now been published online at
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/viewissue.php?id=3

We invite you to submit your work to the journal and consider joining the
editorial team to review, copy edit, or proofread, and thus contribute to
a worthwhile publishing endeavour. Please contact Ranjini Mendis,
Managing Editor, if you are interested. (ranjini.mendis_at_kwantlen.ca)

----------------------------------------

Postcolonial Text
http://pkp.ubc.ca/pocol/

CFP: Creative Writing, Great Writing (UK) (1/17/06; 6/9/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Great Writing 2006

Great Writing, the UK's International Creative Writing Conference
invites critical papers/creative work/panel suggestions for Great
Writing 2006.

June 9th - 11th
University of Portsmouth

The UK's longest running university creative writing conference will
consider creative work as well as papers on creative writing
teaching, creative writing theory and method, and on contemporary
writers and their work.

Suggestions for individual presentations, or panels (3 persons), are
very welcome.

Critical papers or creative presentations: 20 minutes in length. plus
10 minutes introduction or questions.

CFP: The Unexpected Howells (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
instances of Howells's life and work that diverge from what we would=20
normally expect of him, literary or otherwise. Possible topics may=20
include politics, ghost stories and occultism, utopian fiction, poetry,=20
literary criticism, sentimentalism, and sexuality, among others.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

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