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UPDATE: EGAD Panels (9/20/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josuechi_at_aol.com

UPDATE:
Our yearly EGAD conference has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
It will be held in the fall semester instead of this spring. Please note the
new conference date and deadlines. Thank you to all of you who submitted. We
hope to see everyone in the fall.
 
Conference Date: October 20th 2006
Submission Deadline: October 20th 2006
 
CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
CALL FOR PAPERS- EGAD Panels
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
EGAD
(English Graduates for Academic Development)

UPDATE: EGAD Panels (9/20/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josuechi_at_aol.com

UPDATE:
Our yearly EGAD conference has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
It will be held in the fall semester instead of this spring. Please note the
new conference date and deadlines. Thank you to all of you who submitted. We
hope to see everyone in the fall.
 
Conference Date: October 20th 2006
Submission Deadline: October 20th 2006
 
CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
CALL FOR PAPERS- EGAD Panels
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
EGAD
(English Graduates for Academic Development)

CFP: The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Gerd Bayer

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (Proposed Special Session)
MLA Annual Conference
27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia, PA

Proposals are invited for a special session, to be proposed to the
2006 MLA Conference in Philadelphia

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel

UPDATE: EGAD Panels (9/20/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josuechi_at_aol.com

UPDATE:
Our yearly EGAD conference has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
It will be held in the fall semester instead of this spring. Please note the
new conference date and deadlines. Thank you to all of you who submitted. We
hope to see everyone in the fall.
 
Conference Date: October 20th 2006
Submission Deadline: October 20th 2006
 
CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
CALL FOR PAPERS- EGAD Panels
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
EGAD
(English Graduates for Academic Development)

CFP: The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Gerd Bayer

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (Proposed Special Session)
MLA Annual Conference
27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia, PA

Proposals are invited for a special session, to be proposed to the
2006 MLA Conference in Philadelphia

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel

UPDATE: EGAD Panels (9/20/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josuechi_at_aol.com

UPDATE:
Our yearly EGAD conference has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
It will be held in the fall semester instead of this spring. Please note the
new conference date and deadlines. Thank you to all of you who submitted. We
hope to see everyone in the fall.
 
Conference Date: October 20th 2006
Submission Deadline: October 20th 2006
 
CONFERENCE INFORMATION:
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
CALL FOR PAPERS- EGAD Panels
DaVinci to Derrida: Breaking Codes Across Disciplines
***Open to faculty, graduates, and undergraduates***
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
EGAD
(English Graduates for Academic Development)

UPDATE: Non-Western Christianity and Literature (6/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Middleton, Darren

Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature. The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged. Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.

The new deadline for receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2006. And the new deadline for completed essays is June 30, 2006.

UPDATE: Non-Western Christianity and Literature (6/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Middleton, Darren

Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature. The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged. Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.

The new deadline for receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2006. And the new deadline for completed essays is June 30, 2006.

UPDATE: Non-Western Christianity and Literature (6/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Middleton, Darren

Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature. The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged. Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.

The new deadline for receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2006. And the new deadline for completed essays is June 30, 2006.

CFP: Third Literature & Ecology Colloquium (South Africa) (7/31/06; 10/6/06-10/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Dan Wylie

We would be most grateful if the attached call for papers could be
post on the CFP site. With many thanks: Dan Wylie.

CALL FOR PAPERS

               The 3rd Literature & Ecology Colloquium
                          6-8 October 2006

            Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

                          Toxic Belonging?:
               Ecology and identity in southern Africa

           =93My fate binds me indissolubly to this place=94
     (James Stevenson-Hamilton, first warden of Kruger National
                                Park)

CFP: Third Literature & Ecology Colloquium (South Africa) (7/31/06; 10/6/06-10/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Dan Wylie

We would be most grateful if the attached call for papers could be
post on the CFP site. With many thanks: Dan Wylie.

CALL FOR PAPERS

               The 3rd Literature & Ecology Colloquium
                          6-8 October 2006

            Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

                          Toxic Belonging?:
               Ecology and identity in southern Africa

           =93My fate binds me indissolubly to this place=94
     (James Stevenson-Hamilton, first warden of Kruger National
                                Park)

CFP: Third Literature & Ecology Colloquium (South Africa) (7/31/06; 10/6/06-10/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Dan Wylie

We would be most grateful if the attached call for papers could be
post on the CFP site. With many thanks: Dan Wylie.

CALL FOR PAPERS

               The 3rd Literature & Ecology Colloquium
                          6-8 October 2006

            Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

                          Toxic Belonging?:
               Ecology and identity in southern Africa

           =93My fate binds me indissolubly to this place=94
     (James Stevenson-Hamilton, first warden of Kruger National
                                Park)

CFP: Violence in Kate Wilhelm (2/25/06; WisCon 30, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josh Lukin

In six or eight of her stories from the Vietnam War years, Kate Wilhelm made a name for herself as one
of the most aggressive critics of the culture of violence in the military-industrial state. But her work at
that time was hardly unique in her oeuvre; from as early as the 1950s, with the suicidal explosion that
ends her second published story, Wilhelm's fiction has been engaged in analyses of the violent mindset,
of how individual and societal violence interrelate, of the cognitive basis of violent personalities, and of
the personal effects of impersonal violence. The extent to which outward-directed violence is destined

CFP: Violence in Kate Wilhelm (2/25/06; WisCon 30, 5/26/06-5/29/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Josh Lukin

In six or eight of her stories from the Vietnam War years, Kate Wilhelm made a name for herself as one
of the most aggressive critics of the culture of violence in the military-industrial state. But her work at
that time was hardly unique in her oeuvre; from as early as the 1950s, with the suicidal explosion that
ends her second published story, Wilhelm's fiction has been engaged in analyses of the violent mindset,
of how individual and societal violence interrelate, of the cognitive basis of violent personalities, and of
the personal effects of impersonal violence. The extent to which outward-directed violence is destined

UPDATE: American Romance Writers (7/1/06; dictionary)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Pregis_at_aol.com

Deadline extended:

Call for Contributors: Dictionary of Literary Biography
AMERICAN ROMANCE WRITERS

Draft deadline July 1, 2006

Contributors are needed to write an objective, clear, comprehensive account
of the life, career, and literary reputation of the romance writers listed
below.

Mary Jo Putney
Kathleen Winsor

Those interested in contributing please e-mail the editor of the volume:
Pamela Regis, Professor of English
McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
pregis_at_mcdaniel.edu

UPDATE: American Romance Writers (7/1/06; dictionary)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Pregis_at_aol.com

Deadline extended:

Call for Contributors: Dictionary of Literary Biography
AMERICAN ROMANCE WRITERS

Draft deadline July 1, 2006

Contributors are needed to write an objective, clear, comprehensive account
of the life, career, and literary reputation of the romance writers listed
below.

Mary Jo Putney
Kathleen Winsor

Those interested in contributing please e-mail the editor of the volume:
Pamela Regis, Professor of English
McDaniel College
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157
pregis_at_mcdaniel.edu

CFP: Exploring Early Modern Regions (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Emily S. Smith

"Every region neere": Explorations in gendered, generic, historical, and
geographic regions, 1500-1700

I have recently been contacted by Cambridge Scholars Press about possibly
editing a volume on early modern approaches to region, and I am interested in
soliciting abstracts for contributions that consider gendered, generic, or
geographic regions in early modern texts.

CFP: Exploring Early Modern Regions (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Emily S. Smith

"Every region neere": Explorations in gendered, generic, historical, and
geographic regions, 1500-1700

I have recently been contacted by Cambridge Scholars Press about possibly
editing a volume on early modern approaches to region, and I am interested in
soliciting abstracts for contributions that consider gendered, generic, or
geographic regions in early modern texts.

CFP: Exploring Early Modern Regions (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Emily S. Smith

"Every region neere": Explorations in gendered, generic, historical, and
geographic regions, 1500-1700

I have recently been contacted by Cambridge Scholars Press about possibly
editing a volume on early modern approaches to region, and I am interested in
soliciting abstracts for contributions that consider gendered, generic, or
geographic regions in early modern texts.

CFP: Zadie Smith (4/14/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Tracey Walters

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays analyzing the novels =
and short stories of black British author Zadie Smith. The main focus of =
the collection will be to explore the various ways Smith approaches =
issues of race, identity, and post colonialism.=20

Suggested topics for discussion include:

Black British/British identity in a global community

Exploring Biracial identity in a British context

Interracial relationships

The utopian view of "race mixing"

A comparative view of post colonialism: immigrant vs. British born =
children

Cultural alienation and displacement

CFP: Zadie Smith (4/14/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Tracey Walters

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays analyzing the novels =
and short stories of black British author Zadie Smith. The main focus of =
the collection will be to explore the various ways Smith approaches =
issues of race, identity, and post colonialism.=20

Suggested topics for discussion include:

Black British/British identity in a global community

Exploring Biracial identity in a British context

Interracial relationships

The utopian view of "race mixing"

A comparative view of post colonialism: immigrant vs. British born =
children

Cultural alienation and displacement

CFP: Zadie Smith (4/14/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Tracey Walters

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays analyzing the novels =
and short stories of black British author Zadie Smith. The main focus of =
the collection will be to explore the various ways Smith approaches =
issues of race, identity, and post colonialism.=20

Suggested topics for discussion include:

Black British/British identity in a global community

Exploring Biracial identity in a British context

Interracial relationships

The utopian view of "race mixing"

A comparative view of post colonialism: immigrant vs. British born =
children

Cultural alienation and displacement

CFP: The Political Norman Mailer (including grad) (4/15/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:44pm
Lennon, Michael

CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS--THE 4TH NORMAN MAILER SOCIETY CONFERENCE, 2006
=20
The Programming Committee is looking for good proposals for panel =
presentations during the fourth annual conference of The Norman Mailer =
Society, to be held in Provincetown, MA, October 12-14, 2006. The =
theme of this year's conference is "The Political Norman Mailer," but =
papers on other topics related to Mailer and his work are also welcome. =
Please follow the guidelines below carefully.
=20
Send a 50-75 word biographical statement and a 300-400 word abstract of =
the proposed paper--as MS Word attachments only--not in the body of your =
email--by April 15 to the program committee chair: Robert Begiebing, =

CFP: The Political Norman Mailer (including grad) (4/15/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:44pm
Lennon, Michael

CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS--THE 4TH NORMAN MAILER SOCIETY CONFERENCE, 2006
=20
The Programming Committee is looking for good proposals for panel =
presentations during the fourth annual conference of The Norman Mailer =
Society, to be held in Provincetown, MA, October 12-14, 2006. The =
theme of this year's conference is "The Political Norman Mailer," but =
papers on other topics related to Mailer and his work are also welcome. =
Please follow the guidelines below carefully.
=20
Send a 50-75 word biographical statement and a 300-400 word abstract of =
the proposed paper--as MS Word attachments only--not in the body of your =
email--by April 15 to the program committee chair: Robert Begiebing, =

CFP: Scottish Crime Fiction, CLUES: A Journal of Detection (10/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:44pm
Elizabeth Foxwell

> CFP: Scottish crime fiction, spec issue of _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_
> Guest Editor: Gill Plain, University of St. Andrews (UK)
>
> From Ian Rankin to Val McDermid to Alexander McCall Smith, Scottish writers have dominated the British crime fiction market for the past twenty years. The Scottish crime fiction issue of _CLUES_ (the only US academic journal on mystery fiction) seeks to examine this phenomenon. Is the success of Scottish crime fiction attributable to a literary history stretching back to the nineteenth century and beyond, or is it the result of more recent cultural and political developments?

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