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CFP: [American] Panel on Contemporary American Women's Poetry at NEMLA's February 2009 Conference

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Sunday, May 25, 2008 - 10:52pm
Wendy Galgan

"Should I Stay or Should I Go?": Metaphors of Motion in Contemporary
American Women's Poetry

Being able to move, and being constrained from moving, have always been
important metaphors for female poets. Thus it comes as no surprise that
motion is a recurring theme in women's poetry in the 20th and 21st
centuries. This panel will examine how contemporary American women poets
use metaphors of motion in their work and what that motion -- or lack of
it -- says about the lives of women as experienced within their poetry.
Send proposals to Wendy Galgan at wgalgan_at_stfranciscollege.edu by
September 15, 2008.

CFP: [American] CFP: Lincoln's Era: The Role of Religion in the Underground Railroad (Cincinnati: Nov.6-8, 2008)

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Friday, May 23, 2008 - 1:19pm
Jana Evans Braziel

CALL FOR PAPERS
7th Annual National Conference on the Underground Railroad
 
Lincoln’s Era
The Role of Religion in the Underground Railroad
November 6-8, 2008 / Cincinnati, Ohio
 
Coinciding with the Lincoln Bicentennial and the opening of "Lincoln: The
Constitution and the Civil War" (exhibit created by the National
Constitution Center), the conference will explore the roles of religion
and people of faith working against the institution of slavery during the
1800s, as well as the provocative debate over Lincoln and racism. The
conference also foregrounds the roles of faith in the anti-slavery
movement with a special focus on Abraham Lincoln’s evolution and

CFP: [American] Native North American Literature

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 7:53pm
Benjamin Carson

Call for Papers

Native North American Literature

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

This session welcomes submissions on any aspect of Native North American
Studies, including literature, literary separatism, film, culture,
spirituality, language, gender, tribal politics and law, and ethnic
identity. Papers addressing the recent critical works by David Treuer,
Robert Warrior, Craig Womack, Jace Weaver, Thomas King, and Daniel Heath
Justice are especially welcome.
 
Please send 250 word abstracts to: Benjamin D. Carson at
benjamin.carson_at_gmail.com.

CFP: [American] CFP: Boston Poets 1950-2000

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 3:34pm
Christopher Bock

Call for Papers

>From Suicide to Sublimation: Boston Poets 1950-2000

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

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