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CFP: New Jersey Writers (11/1/05; NJCEA, 3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Edward Shannon

New Jersey Writers.
29th Annual New Jersey College English Association
Spring Conference
Saturday, March 18, 2006, Jubilee Hall
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

New Jersey Writers.
This panel considers any approach to work by New Jersey Writers. All
periods and approaches are welcome.
 
Send 300-500 word abstracts by 11/1/05. Completed papers by 12/12/05.
Deadline for completed panels and paper proposals is January 6, 2006.
Membership in NJCEA is covered in registration fee. Please send
abstracts and papers as Word attachments.

CFP: Thoreau Featured at Carson Conference (1/19/06; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
barbara klein

The Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference and
Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson
http://www.new-cue.org
June 13-16, 2006

Nature and Environmental Writers – College and University Educators
(NEW-CUE), a non-profit, environmental education organization, invites
submissions for possible presentation at its Fourth Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson, June 13-16, 2006 at The Spruce
Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor, ME. The 2006 Conference/Workshop will
feature the work of Henry David Thoreau, and the theme will be
wilderness/wildness.

CFP: Charles Olson's Prose (12/1/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Grieve-Carlson, Gary

CFP: Charles Olson's Prose (12/1/05; ALA, 5/25/06 - 5/28/06)

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For a proposed panel on Charles Olson's prose at the 2006 ALA conference =
in
San Francisco, please submit a title and 250-word abstract no later than
December 1, 2005. Papers may deal with any aspect of any of Olson's =
prose
works, e.g., The Special View of History, Human Universe, the Beloit
Lectures, Projective Verse, etc. Final presentations strictly limited =
to 20
minutes.

Gary Grieve-Carlson

Professor of English

Lebanon Valley College

Annville, PA 17003

grieveca_at_lvc.edu

CFP: New Perspectives on Susanna Rowson (12/1/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:34pm
Jennifer Desiderio

CFP: New Perspectives on Susanna Rowson (SSAWW, Philadelphia, November 8-11, 2006)

It has been twenty years since the recovery and republication of Rowson's /Charlotte Temple/. We solicit papers for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference that address new areas of scholarship on this now canonical author. We are particularly interested in papers which situate Rowson in new contexts or address her lesser known works.

Please email 200 word abstracts by December 1, 2005 to Jennifer Desiderio, Canisius College(desider1_at_canisius.edu)and Desiree Henderson, University of Texas at Arlington(dhenderson_at_uta.edu <mailto:dhenderson_at_uta.edu>).

CFP: Holy Land(s) in American Lit (10/5/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

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Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Yothers, Brian

Paper proposals are invited for a proposed panel on the topic of "Holy =
Land(s) in the American Literary Imagination" at the College English =
Association conference in San Antonio, TX (April 6-8, 2006).
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The term "Holy Land(s)" in the title is broadly conceived, so proposals =
that deal with U.S. representations or discussions of landscapes =
designated as "sacred" anywhere in the world are welcomed. Proposals =
that deal in some way with literary representations or discussions of =
Ottoman Palestine in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are =
particularly welcome, as are discussions of the role that the idea of a =
"Holy Land" may have played in eighteenth and nineteenth century U.S. =

CFP: Theft and Stealing in Southern Literature (10/15/05; SSSL, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Melanie Benson

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL) has announced
as the topic for its 2006 conference (March 30-April 2, 2006,
Birmingham, AL) "Labor, Literature, and the U.S. South." I am
seeking abstracts for a proposed panel on "Theft and Stealing in
Southern Literature."

CFP: Native American Literature (10/25/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Benjamin Carson

College English Association National Conference, April 6-8, 2006, San Antonio, Texas.

We invite papers on Native American Literature for the 37th Annual meeting of the CEA. Special consideration will be given to papers on Native American Literature that address this year's conference theme, "Regions,"--and questions such as "How do we construct and understand our geographical, historical, cultural, and ideological regions?" and, "how do those understandings inform what we write, read, and teach?"--but all papers on Native American Literature will be considered.

Proposals should include the following information:

CFP: African-American Literature (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:31pm
Shelia Collins

College English Association National Conference
April 6-8, 2006
San Antonio, Texas

We invite papers and panel proposals on African-American literature for the
37th annual meeting of CEA. The general conference theme is "Regions."
Proposals that offer new and inventive readings on African-American
literature will be considered. Please interpret the conference theme
broadly.

CFP: Hemingway Society Panels (11/1/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Hilary Justice

Call for Papers and Panel Proposals – American Literature Association, 2006

The Hemingway Society invites proposals for papers and/or panels 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:

Hemingway and Consumerism

Hemingway and Contemporary Writers

The Hemingway Society seeks proposals from all critical and theoretical
approaches, and actively encourages submissions by advanced graduate
students and recent graduates.

CFP: Charles Chesnutt Panel (9/20/05; CLA, 4/5/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Wright-Mcfatter, Susan

CALL for Papers=20
Charles Chesnutt Association=20
2006 CLA Conference=20
Birmingham, AL=20
April 5-8 2006

The general topic of the conference is The Theme of Literature and Film:
>From Page to Screen. We are looking for single page abstracts on any
connection between Chesnutt's works and/or his philosophy on art, race,
class, etc. and film, including his association with Oscar Micheaux. =20
Please send abstracts as soon as possible, but before September 20,
2005. =20

CFP: Hemingway Society Panels (11/1/05; MLA '06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:29pm
Hilary Justice

Call for Papers and Panel Proposals – Modern Language Association, 2006

The Hemingway Society invites proposals for papers and/or panels for two
sessions at the December 2006 MLA conference.

We are particularly interested in papers considering the following topics,
but welcome proposals on all topics:

- Hemingway and the Cold War

- Under Kilimanjaro

The Hemingway Society seeks proposals from all critical and theoretical
approaches, and actively encourages submissions by advanced graduate
students and recent graduates.

CFP: Studies in American Indian Literatures: Pedagogy (12/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Barbara Cook

For a special issue of Studies in American Indian Literatures (volume =
19.1, Spring 2007) focusing on pedagogy:
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The editors of this special issue invite submissions of articles that =
directly address pedagogical questions in the teaching of Native American =
literatures. Potential topics include:
methods of teaching individual texts, including recently published and =
other "less canonical" texts;
teaching from oral traditions;
strategies for inclusion of non-literary cultural and historical background=
 materials, information, and resources;
gender issues in the content and reception of particular texts;
religious identity and ceremony, including student response to critiques =

CFP: Appalachian Studies (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Leslie Fife

Call for papers: Appalachian Studies

 

PCA/ACA 2006 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

 

Submission Deadline: 1 November 2005

 

Appalachia was, and remains, one place where Americans' thoughts go when they have to re-think what it means to be American. Whether it is understood as the First Frontier, the original Old West, or an Eden infested with the snakes of race, class, and violence, Appalachia offers exceedingly fertile ground for popular and scholarly investigation.

 

Presentations covering a broad range of Appalachian culture are welcome, as are thematic panels composed of three to four presentations. Topics may include:

 

CFP: Nineteenth-Century American Literature (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Peter.Kratzke_at_colorado.edu

CFP: Nineteenth-Century American Literature
37th Annual College English Association National Conference
(Conference title: "Reading the Regions / Writing the Regions / Teaching the
Regions")
San Antonio, Texas (April 6-8, 2006)
Deadline for submissions: November 1, 2005

CFP: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on North American Borderlands (1/1/06; 10/20/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Glenn Crothers

CALL FOR PAPERS:

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"Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on North American=20

Borderlands"

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October 20-21, 2006

Louisville, Kentucky

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Conference Conveners:=20

Andrew Cayton (Miami University Ohio)

David J. Weber (Southern Methodist University)

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The Filson Institute for the Advanced Study of the Ohio Valley and the
Upper South proposes a two-day academic conference examining in
comparative perspective the nature and variety of North American
borderlands and their peoples from the sixteenth to the nineteenth
centuries. The conference will be in Louisville, Kentucky, at The Filson
Historical Society. =20

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UPDATE: Affect and Excess: The Politics of American Melodrama (Cyprus) (9/23/05; EASA, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Ilka Saal

Please note the corrected date for the conference!

"AFFECT AND EXCESS: THE POLITICS OF AMERICAN MELODRAMDA":

Workshop at European American Studies Association Biennial Conference
"Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the
United States," April 7-10, 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.

We invite papers that examine the politics and aesthetics of American
melodrama (on stage, page, and screen).

Please send queries, abstracts (250 words) and brief bio by September 23,
2005 to isaal_at_richmond.edu or ralphpoole_at_fatih.edu.tr

CFP: Florida Literature, Florida Studies (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Maurice O'Sullivan

The Florida CEA invites papers or panel proposals on any aspects of =
Florida Literature, Florida Culture, or Florida Studies for the College =
English Association's 37th National Conference in San Antonio, April 6-8, =
2006. Please submit the following information to Professor Steve Brahlek =
(brahleks_at_pbcc.edu) by October 15, 2005.
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- Name
- Institutional Affiliation (if applicable)
- Mailing Address
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Title for Proposed Presentation
- Abstract of no more than 500 words
- A-V Equipment Needs, if any
- Special Needs, if any

CFP: Early American Cartographies (10/1/05; 3/2/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Susan Imbarrato

Dear colleagues:
Please see below a call for papers
(with apologies for cross-posting).
Thank you,
Susan Imbarrato
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"EARLY AMERICAN CARTOGRAPHIES"

      March 2-4, 2006, at the Newberry Library:

A conference sponsored by the Society of Early Americanists; the
Newberry Library's Center for Renaissance Studies, Hermon Dunlap Smith
Center for the History of Cartography, D'Arcy McNickle Center for
American Indian History, and Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family
and Community History; and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal
Arts, College of Arts and Letters, University of Notre Dame.

CFP: American Literary Characters (no deadline noted; book)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Judith Baughman

CFP: Contributors sought for American Literary Characters, a
four-volume work to be produced by Manly Inc. and published by Facts on
File. Contributors will be paid and credited in the volume. For wants
list and style sheet, please contact James Tidd, 2006 Sumter Street,
Columbia, SC 29201 jtidd_at_bcl-manly.com .

JSBaughm_at_gwm.sc.edu
JSBaughman_at_sc.edu

CFP: Encyclopedia of American Literature, 1896-1945 (no deadline noted; book)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Judith Baughman

CFP: Contributors sought for Encyclopedia of American Literature,
1896-1945 to be produced by Manly Inc. and published by Facts on File.
Entries wil treat authors; significant works; and literary schools,
movements, genres. Contributors will be paid and credited in the
volume. For further details, please contact James Tidd, 2006 Sumter
Street, Columbia, SC 29201 jtidd_at_bcl-manly.com .

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

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