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

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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

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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.

UPDATE: Hemingway at MLA (1/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:04pm
Hilary Justice

The Hemingway Society is extending its deadline for submission for papers
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 and from all critical and theoretical
approaches.

1. Hemingway and the Cold War

2. First Perspectives on Under Kilimanjaro

Proposals either for papers 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.

CFP: African American Literature (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Teresa Coronado

Please submit paper proposals for all topics related to African
American literature for the 2006 RMMLA (Tucson, Arizona
October 12-14, 2006). Paper proposals of 300-words are due to session
chairs by March 1, 2006.

Please note: RMMLA is an organization for its members. You are asked
to be current in your dues by April 1 to attend the convention,
present a paper, and have your name included in the convention
program. Visit www.rmmla.org for more information about the
conference, dues, etc.

Submit proposals in either paper or electronic form to:
Teresa Coronado, 2151 W 18th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402;
tcoronad_at_uoregon.edu

CFP: Margaret Fuller (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Jeffrey Steele

Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
November 8 – 11, 2006; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Margaret Fuller Society invites proposals on any aspect of Margaret
Fuller's work. Especially welcome would be proposals that consider: Fuller
and other 19th-century women writers, Fuller's model of history, Fuller in
New York, Fuller's discourses of liberation, Fuller and Mickiewicz or
Mazzini, Fuller and 19th-century aesthetic theories.
Please email 1-2 page proposals and a curriculum vita to Jeffrey Steele at
jsteele_at_wisc.edu by January 15, 2006. Inquiries and questions welcome.

CFP: Toni Morrison Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:50pm
Ocean Five Hotel Guest

The Toni Morrison Society invites proposals for 15-20 panels at 2 panels at=
 the 2006 American Literature Association Conference, May 25-28, San Franci=
sco, California. Email 200 word proposals to address below by 15 Jan. 2006.=

1. Toni Morrison and Black Women Writers:
Morrison's impact on women writers
How Morrison has opened up "space" for women writers
The shifts in Black women's fiction before and after Morrison
The relationship of Morrison's fictional texts to other genres of Black wo=
men's writing.

CFP: Intermarriage in American Indigenous History (6/1/06; journal issue)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:41pm
Gayle Gullett

Call for Papers
Intermarriage in American Indigenous History: Explorations in Power and
Intimacy in North America
A Special Issue of Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies

Due date for Receipt of Papers is June 1, 2006

Guest Editors:
Cathleen D. Cahill (History, University of New Mexico) cdcahill_at_unm.edu
Jacki Rand (History and American Indian and Native Studies, University
of Iowa)
     jackirand_at_uiowa.edu
Kerry Wynn (History, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign)wynn_at_uiuc.edu

CFP: Mark Twain Circle (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Horn Jason

The Mark Twain Circle section at SAMLA invites proposals on
            "Hope, Despair, and the Later Mark Twain."
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Presenters may discuss how the later Twain perceived the world-or
cosmos-in his late writings, or how he depicted existence, God, or the
human situation in general. The focus might be on Twain as skeptic or
believer, as determinist or believer in free will, comic liberator or
despairing pessimist.
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Please send 200-250 word proposal for 20 minute paper to=20
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            Dr. Jason Horn
            Humanities Division
            Gordon College
            Barnesville, GA 30204
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Or email: J_horn_at_gdn.edu
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CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Osborn, Elizabeth A

CALL FOR PAPERS

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD

Glorious Revolution to Independence:
England and America in the Long 18th Century

May 21-27, 2006*

The John and Sandra Feneley Seminar, Oxford, England

Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted no later
than February 1, 2006 and relate to the topic in art, anthropology,
archaeology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, political
science, religious studies, sociology, and interdisciplinary fields. A
limited number of travel scholarships are available to participants.
Accepted papers are considered for publication in a seminar
monograph (refereed).

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

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Barbara Klein

Franklin Burroughs, author and conservationist, has been added to the
program of featured speakers for the Fourth NEW-CUE Writers' Conference
and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, in
June, 2006. Burroughs' work has been included in publications such as
the Kenyon Review, Harper's Magazine, The American Scholar and the
Georgia Review, and he has won critical acclaim for his two books Billy
Watson's Croker Sack and Horry and the Waccamaw.

CFP: New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture (4/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Ian Peddie

 

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture

 

 

Call for Papers/Poetry/Fiction

 

New Texas: A Journal of Literature and Culture is a print journal that
publishes poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction as well as critical and
cultural essays on the subject of Texas.

 

Poetry. New Texas seeks high quality poems by and/or about Texas. Work
should be no longer than four poems for total submission. We prefer poems
of fifty lines or less.

 

 

Fiction. New Texas seeks strong and innovative fiction either by Texas or,
broadly defined, about Texas. Maximum length for fiction is 25 pages.
Short-shorts will also be considered.

 

 

CFP: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Natasha Duquette

Please see, below, the Call for Papers for a session on Mary Anne
Schimmelpenninck at the Canadian Congress of Social Sciences and
Humanities.=20

Call for Papers: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic
Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06) =20

Christianity and Literature Study Group Conference=20
Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities=20
York University=20
Toronto, Ontario=20
May 27-30, 2006=20

CFP: African Americans and The Catholic Church (1/28/06; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Iyer, Nalini

SEATTLE UNIVERSITY

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AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH-A CONFERENCE

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CALL FOR PAPERS

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The Gaffney Chair for Endowed Mission and the Center for the Study of =
Justice in Society jointly present and invite contributions to a =
Conference on AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. The conference =
will be held at Seattle University from April 27-29, 2006.

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CFP: NeoAmericanist: Online Student Journal for American Studies (grad) (1/1/06; journal issue)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
NeoAmericanist Journal for American Studies

Call for Papers

NeoAmericanist
Online Student Journal for American Studies

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The editors of NeoAmericanist, an online multi/inter-disciplinary journal
for the study of America, are issuing a call for papers among interested
Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are accepting original ARTICLES as
well as book and film REVIEWS from Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level
students on the comprehensive topic of America. The submission DEADLINE fo=
r
the next issue is JANUARY 1ST 2006.

CFP: Literature and American Studies (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Anne F. Walker

Call for papers for the "Intersections of Location and Literature in 19th and 20th Century
American Milieus" panel at the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association (Oakland,
California, 2006). This panel focuses on relationships between place, author and text, involving
ideas of interaction that link artistic, social, physical, emotional and/or temporal spaces.
Themes can include, but are not limited to: questions of public and private; readings of the
palimpsestic; multiculturalisms; blurs and borders in physical, psychological, sexual, spiritual
and class lines; submission and resistance; the situated subject, as in we how we "act from" and

CFP: Elizabeth Stoddard and Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture (1/10/06; ALA, 5/25-5/30/06)

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Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Elizabeth Stockton

CALL FOR PAPERS
"Elizabeth Stoddard and Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture"
American Literature Association Conference
May 25-28, 2006
Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center

This panel will explore the connections between Elizabeth Stoddard and
the broader literary culture of nineteenth-century America. Papers on
any aspects of her connection to that culture—biographical, literary,
aesthetic, thematic—are welcome. We especially seek papers that do not
exclusively engage with Stoddard's work alone, but consider her within a
broader context.

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform &amp; Religion in 19th Century American Women's Writing (12/15/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Marit MacArthur

CFP: Working Conditions: Reform & Religion in 19th Century American
Women's Writing

How did anti-Calvinist religious movements (with a new belief in progress
and human perfectability) condition reformist American literature by women
during the period 1840-1895? Of particular interest are works that exposed
and criticized industrial working conditions, such as Rebecca Harding
Davis's Life in the Iron Mills, but papers on any reformist women's
writing works from this period are welcome.

Please submit a 300-word abstract by December 15th to:

CFP: Eudora Welty (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
McWhirter, David B

Proposals are invited for the Eudora Welty Society session at the 2006 SCMLA
Convention, 10/26/06-10/28/06 in Fort Worth. Open topic: 20-minute papers on
any aspect of Welty's work, life, or critical reception; all approaches
welcome. Email 500 word abstracts to David McWhirter at
d-mcwhirter_at_tamu.edu, or mail to 166 Sand Hill Cove Road, Narragansett, RI
02882. Deadline March 15, 2006.

UPDATE: African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:15pm
Yolanda Page

Contributors are sought to write unassigned entries for African American
Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, a reference work that will be published by
Greenwood Press in 2006.

 

African American Women Writers: An A to Z Guide, will consist of 173
entries. Each entry consists of four parts and varies in length from
750-6000 words. Each entry includes the following components:

* Biographical narrative

* Analysis

* Critical Reception

* Bibliography

 

CFP: Harriet Prescott Spofford (1/10/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Cari Carpenter

Harriet Prescott Spofford's Magazine Fiction
Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
November 8 * 11, 2006
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We invite proposals for papers on Harriet Prescott Spofford's magazine fiction. Papers might explore her fiction in the context of the magazine(s) in which it was published, the relationship of her work to romanticism and/or the supernatural, or the construction of race in her short fiction. Please e-mail 500-word proposals and contact information to Cari Carpenter at Cari.Carpenter_at_mail.wvu.edu by January 10, 2006.

CFP: The American Renaissance and New York City (grad) (2/1/06; CUNY, 3/24/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu

 Panel: The American Renaissance and New York City.

CUNY Graduate Student Conference: The City in Literature, March 24, 2006.

As the mugs sold at the New York Historical Society Gift Shop exclaim,
Emerson, in The Conduct of Life, famously pronounced, "New York is a sucked orange."

CFP: Melville and Aesthetics (2/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Samuel Otter

         Proposals are invited for a volume of essays on the works of=20
Herman Melville and the =93aesthetic turn=94 in contemporary literary=20
criticism. Over the last few years, it has become clear that there are=20
many gifted critics of American literature out there with aesthetics on=20
their minds. In this volume, we hope to create a forum in which literary=20
critics can engage questions associated with that topic on the common=20
ground of a single author=92s work.

CFP: African American Literature and Culture Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
keith byerman

For sessions at the American Literature Association conference in San
Francisco, the AALCS invites proposals for 15- to 20-minute
presentations concerned with African American literature. Open topic,
but papers on drama (esp. August Wilson), literature and performance,
and literature and other arts are encouraged. Mail 200-word proposals
to address below or to ejkeb_at_isugw.indstate.edu by 10 January 2006.
Participants must be members of AALCS by the time of the conference.
 Keith Byerman
Professor of English and Women's Studies
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Office Phone: 812-237-3208
Fax: 812-237-3156

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