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CFP: American Women Poets and Nineteenth-century Religion (3/18/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Mark McCullough

Proposed Panel for the 2007 Modern Language Association

Chicago, IL.

American Women Poets and Nineteenth-century Religion

Papers are sought for a proposed special session on nineteenth-
century American women poets and religion. We especially welcome
papers on the work of unrepresented women poets for whom religion,
Christian or otherwise, was a positive influence.

Please submit half-page abstract and c.v. electronically by March 18,
2007 to:

Mark McCullough
The Graduate Center at the City University of New York

CFP: William Blake and Authority (3/16/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm

Now Accepting submissions for a Special Session on ?William Blake and
Authority? for the Modern Language Association?s (MLA) convention in
Chicago, December 2007.

Seeking submissions for a proposed panel on the topic of William Blake
and how he and his work engages with and/or confronts authority.
?Authority? can be interpreted in a variety of ways:

CFP: Global Thoreau (3/15/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am
Sandy Petrulionis

Recent studies have focused productively on Emerson, Fuller, and other
American Renaissance writers, but what about a truly global Thoreau?
1-page abstracts on TransAtlantic, TransPacific, and Pan-American
perspectives on Thoreau to Laura Dassow Walls, by
March 15.

CFP: African/African American Literature (3/16/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
juluette pack

The African/African American session of South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) welcomes abstracts of 500 words for papers to be presented in Memphis, Tn.
  Title of Panel: Switching Currents of Hybridity On/Off. Many African Americans can claim more than one racial identity, creating hybrid identities. Papers are requested that explore characters that switch from one identity to another in African or African American literature.
  Abstracts or full papers should be submitted to the panel chair.
  Dr. Juluette Bartlett Pack
  DeVry University
  11125 Equity Dr.
  Houston, Tx 77041

CFP: Reconsidering Realisms (3/1/07; 11/8/07-11/11/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Midwest Modern Language Association

The Midwest Modern Language Association is soliciting individual paper
abstracts on the topic of "Revisiting Realisms" for its annual convention,
to be held in Cleveland from November 8-11, 2007. 250-word abstracts should
be emailed to by March 1, 2007. Accepted abstracts will be
assembled into panels by the M/MLA president.

Possible paper topics might include:

CFP: Testimony & Witness in Holocaust & Ethnic American Lit. (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:27am
Joy Viveros

Call for Panel Submissions:
Literature and Trauma: Testimony and Witness in Holocaust and Ethnic American Literature Panel,
RMMLA Conference,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
October 4-6, 2007
Please Email abstracts or full-length papers, along with a c.v. by March 1, 2007 to: Joy Viveros, University of the Pacific,
Papers invited on intersections between Holocaust literature-fiction and non-fiction and ethnic American literatures.
Of particular interest are papers that engage these questions: