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

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Celeste Pottier

The conference website for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," is now online at http://www.cas.sc.edu/engl/19thcenturyconference/index.html.

A scholarly press has expressed interest in publishing a volume of essays from the conference. We anticipate choosing 14 to 16 essays for inclusion in this collection.

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CFP: 19th-Century American Children's Lit (12/18/05; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Monika Elbert

Submissions are invited for a proposed collection of essays on
nineteenth-century American children's literature and cultural
contexts. How is the social milieu embedded in children's fiction or
non-fiction? The following topics are suggestions, but the list is not
meant to be exhaustive.

CFP: Science and Sentiment in U.S. Women's Writing (12/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Lydia Fisher

We seek papers for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of American
Women Writers conference (in Philadelphia) that explore the relationship
between science and sentiment in women's writing. Taking as a starting
point scholarship on sentiment by critics such as Shirley Samuels, Glenn
Hendler, Julie Ellison, Marianne Noble, Dana Nelson, and Lauren Berlant, we
are interested in how women writers' use of and relationship to the
sentimental aesthetic developed as America's scientific world view evolved,
from the age of so-called sentimental "feminization" (in the 18th and 19th
centuries) into the present moment. The language of science-as seen in

CFP: Hawthorne Sessions at MLA (3/1/06; MLA '06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Rosemary Fisk

Submissions are invited for two sessions hosted by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society at MLA 2006 in New Orleans.

1. Hawthorne as Theorist: Intelligent Designs and the Romance
 
2. Transatlantic Hawthorne: Influences and Interventions

All approaches to these topics are welcome. Please send 1-2 page abstracts for 20-minute papers to Sam Coale, 39 Pratt Street, Providence, RI 02906 or samcoale_at_cox.net.

The deadline for submission is March 1, 2006.

Rosemary M. Fisk
Associate Dean/ Assoc. Professor of English
Howard College of Arts & Sciences
Samford University
Birmingham, AL 35229

CFP: Stephen Crane Panels (12/1/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Donna Campbell

CALL FOR PAPERS
ALA 2006

The Stephen Crane Society invites papers and proposals for two panels at the
2006 American Literature Association convention on May 25-28, 2006, in San
Francisco.
The first session will be devoted to "ethnic" characters in the broadest
sense, his representation of people of African-American, Mexican, Cuban,
Irish, Swedish, and Jewish descent, to name only a few of the groups he
writes about. His fiction indicates much about the diversity and complexity
of American society at the turn of the century.

The second panel will be open to all topics, including his verse.

CFP: Women of Color Caucus (11/21/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dodge, Georgina

Call for Proposals

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The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for two
sessions at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April 27-30, 2006,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Both sessions
engage with the conference theme of "Crosscurrents: Navigating the
Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures."

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CFP: Hawthorne Sessions at ALA (1/13/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Rosemary Fisk

Submissions are invited for two sessions hosted by the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society at the American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, 2006, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in
Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, CA.

1. Adam and Eve and Nathaniel
 
2. Hawthorne and the Social Contract
 
All approaches to these topics are welcome. Please send 1-2 page abstracts for 20-minute papers to Sam Coale, 39 Pratt Street, Providence, RI 02906 or samcoale_at_cox.net.

 For information on the conference, visit
 http://www.americanliterature.org/>www.americanliterature.org

CFP: Charles Johnson's Short Fiction (11/28/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 4:12am
John Whalen-Bridge

Submissions are invited for one of two sessions on Charles Johnson for
the 2006 American Literature Association conference. The first panel
will be an open session: papers on any aspect of Johnson's work are
welcome. The second will be on "Charles Johnson's Short Fiction."
Papers on any of Johnson's short fiction are welcome.

The American Literature Association Conference will meet from May 25-28,
2006, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center in San
Francisco, CA. For information on the conference, visit
http://www.americanliterature.org/>www.americanliterature.org.

CFP: Minority Travel Writing (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Dr. Russ Pottle

Call for Papers: "Mobility, Migration, and Ethnic and Cultural Minorities in
Writing on American Travel and Tourism."

The Society for American Travel Writing. American Literature Association
Annual Conference, 25-28 May 2006, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San
Francisco, CA.

CFP: Constance Fenimore Woolson Society (1/3/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Annamaria Elsden

The Constance Fenimore Woolson Society invites submissions for its panel =
at the annual American Literature Association Conference, to be held in =
San Francisco, May 25-28, 2006. The focus of the panel is open. Suggested =
topics include, but are not limited to, Woolson in the context of =
nationalism, travel, realism and regionalism, gender issues, and/or the =
magazine market of the nineteenth century. Papers are especially welcome =
that explore Woolson's work in relation to politics, however that term =
might be defined. Please send proposals via e-mail (no attachments, =
please) by January 3 to Annamaria Formichella-Elsden at <formichella_at_bvu.ed=

CFP: Studies in American Culture (12/1/05; journal issue)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

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Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

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CFP: Gilman in the 20th Century (12/2/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Cynthia Davis

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society invites proposals for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference in Philadelphia. The topic of the proposed panel is "Charlotte Perkins Gilman in the Twentieth Century."
Panel description and submission information follows:

CFP: Huxley and Chestnutt (no deadline noted; books)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Izzo, David

Huxley's Brave New World: 75th anniversary book of essays-subjects
open--all disciplines

djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

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Huxley's Time Must Have a Stop-Dalkey archive casebook-as literature and
philosophy

djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

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Essays on Charles Chesnutt: book

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djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

CFP: Westerns in Cinema and Popular Novels (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Paul Varner

CALL FOR PAPERS
WESTERNS IN CINEMA AND POPULAR NOVELS
The 27th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque=20
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Topics might include B.M. Bower, Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Max Brand,
Clarence Mulford, Pulp Westerns, John Ford, Anthony Mann, Clint
Eastwood, Feminist, Structuralist and other critical perspectives on
Westerns.

CFP: Constance Fenimore Woolson and Trans-Atlantic Concerns (1/10/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
carolyn-hall_at_uiowa.edu

The Constance Fenimore Woolson Society invites submissions for its
panel "Trans-Atlantic Woolson" at the next Society for the Study of American
Women Writers conference, to be held in Philadelphia, PA, November 8-11, 2006.
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following: Woolson's
international reception; her European fiction in American publications;
Woolson's travel literature in the context of US foreign policy; comparisons
with her contemporaries (like James or Wharton), perhaps regarding trans-
Atlantic concerns; Woolson and the fin-de-siecle; and Woolson in relation to
any timely European issue. Email proposals of no more than 300 words (within

CFP: Non-fiction Travel Literature from the Americas, Europe and China (China) (1/30/06; 6/12/06-6/16/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
jfombona_at_mac.com

Call for Papers

“IV International and Interdisciplinary Conference Alexander von
Humboldt and Zheng He, 2006”

“Travel Literature and from the Americas, Europe and China from all
Centuries”

2006 年第四届美洲,欧洲, 中国旅游, 探险文献国际大会

纪念亚利山大.冯. 洪堡, éƒ'å'ŒæŽ¢é™©å…ˆé©±

June 12-16, 2006

in Xi’an China

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

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Celeste Pottier

The conference website for the University of South Carolina's Nineteenth-Century Graduate Literature Conference, "Nineteenth-Century Literature and the Cultural Moment," is now online at http://www.cas.sc.edu/engl/19thcenturyconference/index.html.

A scholarly press has expressed interest in publishing a volume of essays from the conference. We anticipate choosing 14 to 16 essays for inclusion in this collection.

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CFP: Willa Cather (12/20/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
John Swift

The Willa Cather Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be
presented in either of two sessions at the American Literature
Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28, 2006.

Session I: New Directions in Cather Scholarship. All papers involving
significant new research or critical approaches to Cather's work will be
considered.

CFP: Stealing the Language: Eudora Welty and Women's Humor (1/1/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
HRPollack

Call for Papers
Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
May 25-28, 2006
San Francisco, CA
Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

=93Stealing the Language: Eudora Welty and Women=92s Humor=94

Alicia Ostriker writes that women have always tried to steal the=20
language -- to =93seize speech=94 and so rework narratives inadequate to=20=

describing women=92s experience. (Ostriker, Stealing The Language: The=20=

Emergence of Women=92s Poetry in America, p 211) =93Stealing the =
language=94=20
can reiterate and/ or transform old speech in ways that provoke women=20
to liberated laughter.

CFP: Student's Companion to American Literary Characters (no deadline noted; collection)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Judith Baughman

For the Student's Companion to American Literary Characters to be published by Manly Inc. and Facts on File, we are seeking entries on major characters in works by these playwrights: Maxwell Anderson, Philip Barry, Moss Hart, Beth Henley, George S. Kaufman, Sidney Kingsley, Tony Kushner, Arthur Miller, Marsha Norman, Clifford Odets, Eugene O'Neill, David Rabe, William Saroyan, Neil Simon, Wendy Wasserstein, Tennessee Williams, August Wilson, and Lanford Wilson. For further information, please contact Dr. Park Bucker at psbucke_at_uscsumter.edu .

CFP: The Journal of Florida Literature (ongoing; journal issue)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Brent Kinser

T h e J o u r n a l o f F l o r i d a L i t e r a t u r e

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Since 1988, The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature
has published material relevant to the life, works, and friends of
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Yearling
and many other widely respected and beloved works, including Cross
Creek, South Moon Under, and Cracker Chidlings.

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CFP: Flannery O'Connor (1/5/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
eng_rxd

Call for Papers
Flannery O'Connor Society at the American Literature Association May 25-28,
2006 San Francisco, CA Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

"Adopting/Adapting O'Connor's Faith: Reading the Fate of Her Beliefs"

CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
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Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=
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A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

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Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.

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