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CFP: Early Modern Transatlantic (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Joyce MacDonald

I am soliciting abstracts for a planned special session submission for
the 2006 Modern Language Association convention in Philadelphia, Dec.
27-30.
The subject, "The Early Modern Transatlantic," reflects the growing
recognition in both American and European literary studies that
cultures on both sides of the Atlantic between roughly 1580 and 1800
were profoundly shaped by the effects of contact and colonization. To
what degree do both Europe and America come to see themselves in
international terms in this period? How do Europeans as well as early
Americans begin to understand themselves as world citizens? How can we
understand local political, economic, or literary events in

CFP: Americana (5/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:16pm
lwilson_at_americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) seeks
submissions for
the Spring 2006 edition of its peer-reviewed journal. Please visit
www.americanpopularculture.com for submission guidelines. We also
encourage submitters
to read the journal to get a sense of the kinds of articles we are
interested in publishing.

Deadline 1 May 2006

Submission Guidelines:

1) Articles must be attached to a brief cover letter in the email text
(containing the author's
name, institutional affiliation, and contact information). Please format
in Microsoft Word.
Send to editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

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

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
instances of Howells's life and work that diverge from what we would=20
normally expect of him, literary or otherwise. Possible topics may=20
include politics, ghost stories and occultism, utopian fiction, poetry,=20
literary criticism, sentimentalism, and sexuality, among others.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: Langston Hughes Reference Book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Langston Hughes reference book (no deadline; book)
>=20
> Facts On File, a New York publisher of reference books for schools and
> libraries, is seeking a scholar to write a one-volume reference book
> on Langston Hughes, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The
> ideal author will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of Hughes's life and
> works, and an ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in

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

updated: 
Monday, January 2, 2006 - 12:15pm
Stokes, Claudia

The William Dean Howells Society invites paper proposals that examine=20
Howells's relationships with women, broadly defined. Possible paper=20
topics may include Howells's own personal life, his fiction and=20
criticism, literary friendships, writings on marriage and sexuality, or=20
editorial work.=20

Please send by January 8, 2006 paper proposals no longer than 500 words=20
and copy of cv to Claudia Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by=20
post to Claudia Stokes, Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity=20
Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.=20

=20

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

Assistant Professor of English

CFP: Asian American Encyclopedia Entries (3/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Dr. Seiwoong Oh

Call for Contributions

Asian American Entries in Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature

Scholars of Asian American literature are invited to contribute articles
to be included in the Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature, a
5-volume set in which the Asian American entries will be a separate
volume. The Encyclopedia will be published in late 2006 by Facts On
File, a New York publisher of reference books for high school and
college students (www.factsonfile.com <http://www.factsonfile.com/>).

CFP: Melville and the Book (1/20/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Brown, Matthew P

SHARP at the ALA: Melville and the Book

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006
Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center

CFP: Robert Penn Warren's Nonfiction (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
OVERALL, KERI

Biography, Criticism, Culture: Robert Penn Warren's Nonfiction Works

We invite proposals for papers addressing any and all of Robert Penn Warren's nonfiction works. Subjects may include but are not limited to Warren's biographical books, literary criticism articles, and cultural studies. Abstracts of approximately 100 to 250 words should be submitted by e-mail to Keri Overall at
keri.overall_at_tccd.edu <mailto:keri.overall_at_tccd.edu> by March 1, 2006.
 
In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following information:

 

CFP: Brown and the Bayou: Politics, Writing, and Borderlands in the Postrevolutionary Circumatlantic World (6/1/06; 11/2/06-11/4

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:43pm
Goudie, Sean X

Brown and the Bayou: Politics, Writing, and Borderlands in the
Postrevolutionary Circumatlantic World

 

The Charles Brockden Brown Society invites submissions for its fifth
biennial international conference to be held at the Chateau LeMoyne Hotel in
New Orleans's famed French Quarter, November 2-4, 2006. Conference
organizers' determination of the conference site was in place prior to the
devastation suffered as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Their decision to
persist in these plans reflects not only a desire to extend commercial
support, no matter how small, for the region's rebuilding efforts and
"rebirth,"

UPDATE: Hemingway at ALA (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Hilary Justice

The Hemingway Society is extending its deadline for submission for papers
for two sessions at the May 2006 ALA conference.

We are particularly interested in papers considering the following topics,
but welcome proposals on all topics and from all critical and theoretical
approaches.

1. Hemingway and Consumerism

2. Hemingway and Contemporary Writers

Proposals should be submitted via email to hjustic_at_ilstu.edu by January 15,
2006 and should include a one-page abstract and an academic vita.

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