Subscribe to RSS - american

american

CFP: Jewish Studies Area (10/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Jewish Studies Area
2006 Conference
Popular Culture Association

April 12 - 15, 2006
Atlanta, Georgia

The Jewish Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association is open to any
scholar or author with an interest in Jewish Studies. Those interests may
include (but are not exclusive to):

Literature Creative Writing
Film Drama
History Holocaust Studies
Culture Art (including Fine Art, Music, Comic Art, etc.)
Society Politics (US and Israel, Israel and Palestine, etc.)
Language Religion
          And any other topic of interest

CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

AUGUST WILSON

as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: Heart's Day Conference: African American and Diasporic Writers (11/30/05; 2/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Williams, Dana

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers.
 
Since studies in the Humanities encourage "the absolute joy of learning" and
a "life commitment to reading," some themes discussed in relation to
literary and philosophic works that comprise the Humanities-for example,
cultural collision and resolution, loss and recovery, tradition and change,
the quest for personal integrity, the quest for kinship, the quest for the

CFP: Leon Edel Prize: Henry James (grad & jr faculty) (11/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Service Account hjamesr

LEON EDEL PRIZE

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA style, and with return postage enclosed) to

CFP: William Dean Howells and Women (1/8/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine
Howells's relationships with women, broadly defined. Possible paper
topics may include Howells's own personal life, his fiction and
criticism, literary friendships, writings on marriage and sexuality, or
editorial work.

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

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

Co-Director, Women's and Gender Studies

Trinity University

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

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Stokes, Claudia

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

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

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: Henry James and Jane Austen (11/1/05; ACCUTE, 5/27/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:08pm
M.Mendelssohn

"The Unconscious Master: Henry James and Jane Austen"
2006 ACCUTE CONFERENCE AT YORK UNIVERSITY, TORONTO

(27 May - 4 June 2006 at 75th Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences; the
ACCUTE conference will take place over 3-4 days within that timeframe)

CFP: Nineteenth Century Literature and the Cultural Moment (grad) (11/15/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
frederic pottier

Nineteenth Century Literature and the Cultural Moment
 

Graduate Student Literature Conference

at the University of South Carolina, Columbia

 
March 31-April 1, 2006
 

 

Whether discussing the Industrial Revolution, the Woman Question, or other forms of political turmoil, many nineteenth-century writers condensed larger issues of the day into specific literary events -- or moments -- that both reflected and defined the historical and cultural climate of the time.

 

Pages