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CFP: American Art & Architecture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Leslie Fife

American Art and Architecture Call for Papers

 

PCA/ACA National Convention

Atlanta 2006

 

The Art and Architecture Area of the American Culture Association

is seeking proposals for papers for the PCA/ACA Annual Conference

in Atlanta, April 12 to 15, 2006.

 

Any aspect of American Visual Culture will be considered. Open Sessions are

scheduled along with Theme Sessions.

 

Proposals for papers for three and four person panels on any topic related to Art and Architecture in North America may be submitted by e-mail to either the A&A Area Chair or to the Theme Session Chairs noted below.

 

CFP: Asian American Literature Workshop (Cyprus) (8/31/05; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Elisabetta Marino

We are seeking submission for a workshop on Asian American literature to be=
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held during the next EAAS Conference (European Association for American=20
Studies), 7-10 April 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Please, send a 150-200 abstract by August 31st to emarino_at_hurricane.it and=
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patrycja.renard_at_wanadoo.fr

What follows is the abstract of the workshop

The Problem of Double Allegiance in the Literary Production of Asian=20
Americans (1985 =96 2005)

CFP: Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize (8/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:40pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize
Beginning in the fall of 2005, the Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize will be
awarded annually for the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a
beginning scholar. Graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty
members who have not held a tenure-track or full-time appointment for more
than four years are eligible to submit their work.

The winning essay will be published in The Edith Wharton Review, a
peer-reviewed journal, and the writer will receive an award of $250.

CFP: Asian American Lit. and Postcolonial Theory (9/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Katherine Sugg

We are seeking essays for an edited collection on "Asian American
Literature and Postcolonial Theory," which should be both an exploration
and a mapping of the debates around these two terms and their corollaries.
Such corollary debates have erupted over the use of terms such as diaspora,
cultural memory, racial melancholy and trauma, nationalism, ethnicity, and
hybridity in Asian American cultural critique. Essays that consider these
genealogies and/or question the usefulness of theories derived from
colonial and postcolonial discourse are especially welcome. Also of
interest would be specific author, period, regional, national, and textual

CFP: Henry James Reference Book (no deadline; book)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Jeff Soloway

> CFP: Henry James reference book (no deadline; book)
>
> 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
> Henry James, focusing on critical analysis of his works. The ideal author
> will have a Ph.D., broad knowledge of James's life and works, and an
> ability to write clearly and succinctly for students in both high school

CFP: The Poetry of Walt Whitman: Critical Perspectives (10/10/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
KanwarDinesh Singh

CALL FOR PAPERS: WALT WHITMAN (10 Oct 2005; Book)

Scholarly papers are invited for consideration for
publication in a volume on the poetry and philosophy
of WALT WHITMAN.
The Contributors are required to mail the abstracts of
their papers/essays along with their detailed biodata
to the Volume-editor on the following address:

K. Dinesh Singh
[Lecturer,Department of English,Government College,
Sanjauli,SHIMLA: 171 006 H.P. INDIA.]

Correspondence Address:
# 3, CECIL QUARTERS, CHAURA MAIDAN, SHIMLA: 171004 HP
INDIA.
e-mail: kanwardineshsingh_at_yahoo.co.in.
Deadline: 10 October 2005.

CFP: Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers in the Literary Marketplace (11/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Earl Yarington

Cambridge Scholars Press has contacted me and would like me to submit a book proposal on my proposed Society for the Study of American Women Writers panel titled "Popular Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace." Though I can only accept four papers for the conference, I need about twelve to fifteen papers for the book. I would like to get the book proposal out before the end of this year; therefore, please note the deadline listed below. The focus of the book will be on the American marketplace and how women writers dealt with their editors ("gentlemen publishers"). In other words, how did the woman writer's relationship with the publisher influence or change her work?

CFP: Native American Literature (10/28/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
Susan Cannata

Call for Submissions

The 2006 edition of Pembroke Magazinewill be a special edition focusing
on Native American literature. The magazine will feature a section of
work by Native authors from North Carolina, a section in remembrance of
the late Choctaw/Cherokee/Irish writer Louis Owens, a section of
scholarly essays on Native American literature, and many works by
contemporary Native American writers. Please send submissions (and a
brief bio) or any correspondence to:

 
Dr. Jesse Peters
University Honors College
UNC Pembroke
One University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372
(910) 521-6841
peters_at_uncp.edu

Deadline: October 28, 2005

CFP: Africana Studies Area (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:03pm
Delia Gillis

      Africana Studies Area
      27th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
      Albuquerque, New Mexico
      February 8-11, 2006
      CONFERENCE WEBSITE:
      Proposals are now being accepted for the Africana Studies Area. Some suggestions are listed below for presentations, but topics not included are also welcome.

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (9/15/05; online journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
Melissa Purdue

We would like to announce a new peer-reviewed, online journal--Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies--and invite submissions for the inaugural issue.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture. The journal is a collaborative effort that brings together advanced graduate students and scholars from a variety of universities to create a unique voice in the field. We endorse a broad definition of gender studies and welcome submissions that consider gender and sexuality in conjunction with race, class, place and nationality.

CFP: Cultural History of Reading: American Literature (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
Sara Quay

The Cultural History of Reading (forthcoming from Greenwood Press, 2007)
seeks contributors to its American Literature Volume, particularly authors
interested in the literature and culture of The American Revolution, the
Civil War, and the late 20th-early 21st centuries (1960-present)..

The volume examines written documents (books, pamphlets, treatises, plays,
poems, essays etc.) that shaped, and were shaped by, crucial cultural
events throughout the world and in the United States.

CFP: American Indian Literatures and Cultures in the South (1/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Arnold, Ellen

Call for Papers

Special Issue: Mississippi Quarterly

American Indian Literatures and Cultures in the South

Mississippi Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on
American Indian literatures and cultures in the South to be published
late in 2006. Critical and historical essays on any genre or period will
be considered.

Completed essays of no more than 10,000 words should be submitted by
Jan. 30, 2006.

Email submissions (Microsoft Word or Richtext only) are preferred.
Essays should follow the MLA Handbook (6th ed.).

Please address inquiries, proposals, or submissions to:

Ellen L. Arnold

2145 Bate

Dept. of English

East Carolina University

CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Sara

***PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY***

 

Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

February 8-11, 2006

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged.

The deadline for submitting proposals is November 15, 2005.

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

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:35pm
Dennis Moore

Dear colleagues, Please pardon the inconveniences of cross-posting. --D.M.

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Early American Cartographies,"
      March 2-4, 2006, at The Newberry Library:

   a conference sponsored by the interdisciplinary Society of Early
  Americanists AND 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

UPDATE: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siecle (8/9/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Anne Stiles

Update: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siècle (8/9/05; collection)

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 9 August, 2005.

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays on intersections
between British,European, and North American literature and neurology
between 1870 and 1920. We are willing to consider essays on literature
examined in its scientific context, as well as essays performing literary
analyses of scientific texts. Submissions by emergent as well as established
scholars are welcome. A series editor at one of Britain's leading academic
presses has shown strong preliminary interest in the project.

UPDATE: 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies (7/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
eva rus

UPDATE: 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of
North American Studies (7/31/05; journal issue)

Call for journal submissions

Summer 2005: Open Issue
PLEASE NOTE: Submission Deadline Extended to 31 July
2005

49th Parallel is an interdisciplinary e-journal of the
University of Birmingham (UK) devoted to American and
Canadian studies that looks to promote innovative and
challenging academic work. The journal takes its name
from the 1,270 mile border separating USA and Canada,
and in this sense is keen to encourage dialogues and
debates which transcend the boundaries of customary
theoretical approaches to the culture, history, and
politics of the North American continent.

CFP: Subjectivity and Community in Ethnic American Women's Memoir (2/15/06; SSAW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
Miranda Green-Barteet

Title: Subjectivity and Community in Ethnic American Women's Memoir

Proposed Panel for SSAW (Society of the Study of American Women Writers)

Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2006

Conference: November 8-11, 2006 Philadelphia, PA

 

This proposed panel will focus on Ethnic American Women's Memoir from any
period. Papers may analyze how Ethnic American women use memoir to claim
subjectivity and join communities. Papers could explore how writers use
memoir to achieve self-actualization; claim subjectivity; reconcile their
personal and community identities. Please email abstracts of 250-300 words
to Miranda Green-Barteet, Texas A & M University (mgreen-barteet_at_tamu.edu)
by 2-15-06.

CFP: Rebecca Rush and Her Contemporaries (10/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:34am
ABeebe_at_mail.uttyl.edu

Title: Rebecca Rush and Her Contemporaries
Proposed Panel for the SSAWW (Society of the Study of American Women Writers) Conference
Abstract deadline: October 10, 2005
Conference: November 8-11, 2006 in Philadelphia

This proposed session for the 2006 SSAWW conference will focus on the
novels of Rebecca Rush (KELROY, 1812) and her contemporaries (Hannah
Webster Foster, Susanna Rowson, Tabitha Tenney, and others). Scholars from
various disciplines are invited to submit 250-500 word abstracts and
brief CVs. Please send email submissions to Ann Beebe at the University
of Texas at Tyler. (abeebe_at_mail.uttyl.edu)

CFP: Julia Collins and The Curse of Caste (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:32pm
Aileen M. Keenan

For a 40th-year anniversary special issue, African American
Review invites scholarly queries, proposals, and papers for
a special issue on Julia C. Collins, African American author
of several recently re-discovered essays and the 1865 novel
The Curse of Caste, or The Slave Bride. The publication of
the special issue will coincide with the 2006 publication of
The Curse of Caste, the first since its mid-19th-century
serialization in The Christian Recorder, edited by William
L. Andrews and Mitch Kachun for Oxford University Press.
     AAR also welcomes scholarly work that will
contextualize Collins and her extant writings. Prospective
topics include the 19th-century African American press,

CFP: Women and American Nations (11/11/05; 3/10/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:31pm
douglas boudreau

CALL FOR PAPERS
The First Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas

Topic: Women in the Construction of American Nations

Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania
March 10-11, 2006

We are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics related to women and nation-building and/or the construction/ revision/ promotion/ preservation/ transgression of national identity/ies in the Americas (including South, Central and North America, as well as the Caribbean). The word "nation" is understood as referring to any cultural, ethnic, and racial group that defines itself as a nation as well as to nation-states.

CFP: Transatlanticism in American Literature (UK) (9/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Rosemary Fisk

Transatlanticism in American Literature: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Oxford, England
July 13-16, 2006

Sponsored by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, the Nathaniel Hawthorne
Society, and the Poe Studies Association

Hosted by the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, with
accommodations at nearby St. Catherine's College.

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