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CFP: Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (2/28/06; 10/26/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Dwillautho_at_aol.com

 CALL FOR PAPERS

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS)

 Annual Conference 2006
"The Legacy of our Roots: A Heritage for the Future"

    The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS)
     announces the 2006 Conference Call for Papers to be presented at our=20
next annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, 26-29 October
     2006.

   The AAHGS Conference endeavors each year to provide the premier> =20
opportunity to explore standard and innovative methods, resources,
     and strategies centered around African-American, Caribbean, Native
     American genealogy and the expansive history of the African in the
     Diaspora.

CFP: Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (2/28/06; 10/26/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Dwillautho_at_aol.com

 CALL FOR PAPERS

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS)

 Annual Conference 2006
"The Legacy of our Roots: A Heritage for the Future"

    The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS)
     announces the 2006 Conference Call for Papers to be presented at our=20
next annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, 26-29 October
     2006.

   The AAHGS Conference endeavors each year to provide the premier> =20
opportunity to explore standard and innovative methods, resources,
     and strategies centered around African-American, Caribbean, Native
     American genealogy and the expansive history of the African in the
     Diaspora.

CFP: Editing, Publishing, and Transmitting Meaning (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Maggie Gover

  CFP: Editing, Publishing, and Transmitting Meaning
   
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
   
  This panel will explore bibliographical problems surrounding editing and publishing texts. Many changes are made to works from manuscript form to published material. How is meaning translated from an author's original work to its published form.
   
  Possible topics include but are not limited to:
  -How are early modern texts which are reprinted with modernized language and grammar affected by these changes? How are these "updates" useful?

CFP: Editing, Publishing, and Transmitting Meaning (grad) (2/1/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Maggie Gover

  CFP: Editing, Publishing, and Transmitting Meaning
   
  (dis)junctions: lost in translation
  April 7-8, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
   
  This panel will explore bibliographical problems surrounding editing and publishing texts. Many changes are made to works from manuscript form to published material. How is meaning translated from an author's original work to its published form.
   
  Possible topics include but are not limited to:
  -How are early modern texts which are reprinted with modernized language and grammar affected by these changes? How are these "updates" useful?

CFP: Neil Gaiman (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Neil Gaiman (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's
theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to investigate how Neil
Gaiman's work translates
into academia.

Although he is probably best known for his Sandman series of graphic novels,
Gaiman is
also an acclaimed novelist. In an attempt to unify Gaiman's canon, this
panel welcomes readings
of both the Sandman and of his novels: Neverwhere, Good Omens, Stardust,
American Gods,
Coraline, and Anansi Boys.

CFP: Neil Gaiman (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Neil Gaiman (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's
theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to investigate how Neil
Gaiman's work translates
into academia.

Although he is probably best known for his Sandman series of graphic novels,
Gaiman is
also an acclaimed novelist. In an attempt to unify Gaiman's canon, this
panel welcomes readings
of both the Sandman and of his novels: Neverwhere, Good Omens, Stardust,
American Gods,
Coraline, and Anansi Boys.

CFP: Neil Gaiman (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Neil Gaiman (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,
Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's
theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to investigate how Neil
Gaiman's work translates
into academia.

Although he is probably best known for his Sandman series of graphic novels,
Gaiman is
also an acclaimed novelist. In an attempt to unify Gaiman's canon, this
panel welcomes readings
of both the Sandman and of his novels: Neverwhere, Good Omens, Stardust,
American Gods,
Coraline, and Anansi Boys.

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad & jr faculty) (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sullivan, Blair

COMITATUS: A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, published
annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length, and all references should be in footnotes. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 37 (2006): 1 FEBRUARY 2006.

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad & jr faculty) (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sullivan, Blair

COMITATUS: A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, published
annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length, and all references should be in footnotes. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 37 (2006): 1 FEBRUARY 2006.

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad & jr faculty) (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sullivan, Blair

COMITATUS: A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, published
annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length, and all references should be in footnotes. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 37 (2006): 1 FEBRUARY 2006.

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad & jr faculty) (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sullivan, Blair

COMITATUS: A JOURNAL OF MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, published
annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate
students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and renaissance
studies. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length, and all references should be in footnotes. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 37 (2006): 1 FEBRUARY 2006.

CFP: Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia (9/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Robin Reid

CFP: Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia (9-1-2006)

 

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

 

Greenwood Press

Planned Completion Date: January 2007

 

The 2-volume, illustrated Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An
Encyclopedia is scheduled to be published by Greenwood Press in 2007. The
Editor is seeking contributors for unassigned entries.

 

The focus will be primarily but not exclusively on work in English from the
19th century to the present, covering fiction, nonfiction, film, television,
art, comics, graphic novels, music and poetry.

 

CFP: Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia (9/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Robin Reid

CFP: Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia (9-1-2006)

 

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

 

Greenwood Press

Planned Completion Date: January 2007

 

The 2-volume, illustrated Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An
Encyclopedia is scheduled to be published by Greenwood Press in 2007. The
Editor is seeking contributors for unassigned entries.

 

The focus will be primarily but not exclusively on work in English from the
19th century to the present, covering fiction, nonfiction, film, television,
art, comics, graphic novels, music and poetry.

 

CFP: Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia (9/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Robin Reid

CFP: Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An Encyclopedia (9-1-2006)

 

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

 

Greenwood Press

Planned Completion Date: January 2007

 

The 2-volume, illustrated Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy: An
Encyclopedia is scheduled to be published by Greenwood Press in 2007. The
Editor is seeking contributors for unassigned entries.

 

The focus will be primarily but not exclusively on work in English from the
19th century to the present, covering fiction, nonfiction, film, television,
art, comics, graphic novels, music and poetry.

 

CFP: Thirties Genres: Genre, Writing and Culture in Britain in the 1930s (UK) (3/24/06; 7/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Hopkins, Chris

Thirties Genres: Genre, Writing and Culture in Britain in the 1930s

'He picked up the newspaper from beside him; it was open at the women's and children's page. Jane may have had it, reading the All
Made with Remnants article . . . or John may have been enjoying the Washing Day Adventures of Some Tiny Animals. . . He turned
over . . . the Radio Programme . . . Next page. A short story . . . No he wouldn't read it. A block of advertisements filled up
the bottom half of the page. He read them with more care than he gave the news'. (Walter Brierley, Means Test Man, 1935)

CFP: Thirties Genres: Genre, Writing and Culture in Britain in the 1930s (UK) (3/24/06; 7/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Hopkins, Chris

Thirties Genres: Genre, Writing and Culture in Britain in the 1930s

'He picked up the newspaper from beside him; it was open at the women's and children's page. Jane may have had it, reading the All
Made with Remnants article . . . or John may have been enjoying the Washing Day Adventures of Some Tiny Animals. . . He turned
over . . . the Radio Programme . . . Next page. A short story . . . No he wouldn't read it. A block of advertisements filled up
the bottom half of the page. He read them with more care than he gave the news'. (Walter Brierley, Means Test Man, 1935)

CFP: Thirties Genres: Genre, Writing and Culture in Britain in the 1930s (UK) (3/24/06; 7/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Hopkins, Chris

Thirties Genres: Genre, Writing and Culture in Britain in the 1930s

'He picked up the newspaper from beside him; it was open at the women's and children's page. Jane may have had it, reading the All
Made with Remnants article . . . or John may have been enjoying the Washing Day Adventures of Some Tiny Animals. . . He turned
over . . . the Radio Programme . . . Next page. A short story . . . No he wouldn't read it. A block of advertisements filled up
the bottom half of the page. He read them with more care than he gave the news'. (Walter Brierley, Means Test Man, 1935)

CFP: Posthuman, All Too Posthuman (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
cbelling_at_notes.cc.sunysb.edu

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Philadelphia,
December 2006:

Posthuman, All Too Posthuman
Organizer: Henry Turner
Papers on the “posthuman” in literature and science: networks, systems, and
assemblages; embodiment and prostheses; animals, nature, and environment;
posthuman futures, pasts, and presents; posthumanities scholarship.
Abstracts by March 15 to Henry Turner, hsturner_at_wisc.edu.
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Catherine Belling, PhD

CFP: Posthuman, All Too Posthuman (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
cbelling_at_notes.cc.sunysb.edu

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Philadelphia,
December 2006:

Posthuman, All Too Posthuman
Organizer: Henry Turner
Papers on the “posthuman” in literature and science: networks, systems, and
assemblages; embodiment and prostheses; animals, nature, and environment;
posthuman futures, pasts, and presents; posthumanities scholarship.
Abstracts by March 15 to Henry Turner, hsturner_at_wisc.edu.
************************************************************************
Catherine Belling, PhD

CFP: Posthuman, All Too Posthuman (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
cbelling_at_notes.cc.sunysb.edu

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Philadelphia,
December 2006:

Posthuman, All Too Posthuman
Organizer: Henry Turner
Papers on the “posthuman” in literature and science: networks, systems, and
assemblages; embodiment and prostheses; animals, nature, and environment;
posthuman futures, pasts, and presents; posthumanities scholarship.
Abstracts by March 15 to Henry Turner, hsturner_at_wisc.edu.
************************************************************************
Catherine Belling, PhD

CFP: Posthuman, All Too Posthuman (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
cbelling_at_notes.cc.sunysb.edu

The Division for Literature and Science of the Modern Language Association
is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Philadelphia,
December 2006:

Posthuman, All Too Posthuman
Organizer: Henry Turner
Papers on the “posthuman” in literature and science: networks, systems, and
assemblages; embodiment and prostheses; animals, nature, and environment;
posthuman futures, pasts, and presents; posthumanities scholarship.
Abstracts by March 15 to Henry Turner, hsturner_at_wisc.edu.
************************************************************************
Catherine Belling, PhD

CFP: W. J. Cash and the Idea of Progress (3/10/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
David A. Davis

Abstracts are requested for a proposed special session on W. J. Cash and the
idea of progress for the South Atlantic Modern Language Association
conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, November 10-12, 2006.

Author of The Mind of the South (1940), Cash launched an iconoclastic attack
on the New South's infatuation with progress and economic development. The
papers on this panel will look back on Cash's impact on southern culture and
his influence on the literature of the U.S. South. Topics might include
contemporary representations of the man in the middle, the cult of
gyneolatry since the feminist movement, and the emergence of the Sunbelt.

CFP: John Ruskin (3/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sharon A Weltman

Updated Call for Papers: NINETEENTH-CENTURY PROSE special issue on John
Ruskin

NINETEENTH-CENTURY PROSE seeks essays on John Ruskin for a special issue
for Fall 2007. Articles of any critical approach are of interest.

Inquiries are welcome. Please send your completed essay of 20-25 pages by
March 31, 2006 to guest editor Sharon Aronofsky Weltman at the address
below. Essays should follow MLA style.

Dr. Sharon Aronofsky Weltman
Associate Professor of English
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5001
enwelt_at_lsu.edu
225-578-2857

CFP: John Ruskin (3/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sharon A Weltman

Updated Call for Papers: NINETEENTH-CENTURY PROSE special issue on John
Ruskin

NINETEENTH-CENTURY PROSE seeks essays on John Ruskin for a special issue
for Fall 2007. Articles of any critical approach are of interest.

Inquiries are welcome. Please send your completed essay of 20-25 pages by
March 31, 2006 to guest editor Sharon Aronofsky Weltman at the address
below. Essays should follow MLA style.

Dr. Sharon Aronofsky Weltman
Associate Professor of English
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5001
enwelt_at_lsu.edu
225-578-2857

CFP: Culture in 19th C British Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
mjhellen_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association
Fort Worth 2006 - "Cultural Roundup"
 
"Culture in Nineteenth-Century British Literature"
 
The Nineteenth-Century British Literature Division of the SCMLA invites paper proposals for the 2006 meeting to be held October 26-28 in Fort Worth, Texas. In keeping with the conference theme "Cultural Roundup," this panel welcomes proposals for papers on the topic of culture, broadly construed. Topics might include, but are not limited to, literary aspects of "high" culture (art, music, fashion) or "low" culture (music halls, penny dreadfuls, street fairs) or sites of intersection.
 

CFP: Culture in 19th C British Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
mjhellen_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association
Fort Worth 2006 - "Cultural Roundup"
 
"Culture in Nineteenth-Century British Literature"
 
The Nineteenth-Century British Literature Division of the SCMLA invites paper proposals for the 2006 meeting to be held October 26-28 in Fort Worth, Texas. In keeping with the conference theme "Cultural Roundup," this panel welcomes proposals for papers on the topic of culture, broadly construed. Topics might include, but are not limited to, literary aspects of "high" culture (art, music, fashion) or "low" culture (music halls, penny dreadfuls, street fairs) or sites of intersection.
 

CFP: Culture in 19th C British Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
mjhellen_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association
Fort Worth 2006 - "Cultural Roundup"
 
"Culture in Nineteenth-Century British Literature"
 
The Nineteenth-Century British Literature Division of the SCMLA invites paper proposals for the 2006 meeting to be held October 26-28 in Fort Worth, Texas. In keeping with the conference theme "Cultural Roundup," this panel welcomes proposals for papers on the topic of culture, broadly construed. Topics might include, but are not limited to, literary aspects of "high" culture (art, music, fashion) or "low" culture (music halls, penny dreadfuls, street fairs) or sites of intersection.
 

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