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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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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 =
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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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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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CFP: Variations on Blackness (12/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Halloran, Vivian

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (12/15/2006; 03/2006-04/01/2006)

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Indiana University-Bloomington will host an international,
interdisciplinary conference titled, "Variations on Blackness:
Race-Making in the Americas and the World" from March 30th to April
1st, 2006 in Bloomington, Indiana. We invite proposals for both panels
and individual papers that address any issue related to blackness in a
global or comparative context including, but not limited to:

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*Race-making and blackness

*Blackness in a European context

*Visual depictions of blackness

*International performance of blackness

*Blackness and the museum

*Blackness within the African diaspora

UPDATE: Southern Literature and Culture Panel (11/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Chris Bloss

Dear Writers and Students of Southern Literature:

The Southern Literature & Culture area of the American
Popular Culture Association is seeking presentations
for the 2006 PCA/ACA Conference in Atlanta next April
12-16. Presentations covering a broad range of
Southern literature pieces and critical approaches are
welcome; presentations should be developed for a
20-minute reading. Creative writing, including
readings of poems and short stories, are welcome
submissions. Critical papers and various (mis)readings
of literature and the culture are also invited. As we
deal with the entire dimension of the South, any
aspect of study is suitable for presentation.

CFP: The Anticapitalist Struggle of Native Peoples in America (11/5/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
AMERICAN.inv_at_uhu.es

AMERICAN@ is a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to American Cultural and
Literary Studies. It hopes to provide an intellectual canvas where the
cultural spaces and experiences of American Studies are theorized and
rigorously explored within both global and local contingencies of the present
and the past. AMERICAN@ is accepting paper submissions for its Fall issue
2005. This issue will have a special focus on
The Anticapitalist Struggle of Native Peoples in America.

CFP: Women Writers of Spain and the Americas (1300-1800) (3/15/06; AEEA, 9/21/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Grady C. Wray

CALL FOR PAPERS: AEEA 2006
The Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) (AEEA)
invites abstracts for its 2006 Conference held in conjunction with the
Association for Hispanic Classical Theater (AHCT) in Washington, D.C., on
September 21-23, 2006. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Wilson, an
expert on Carmelite iconography and professorial lecturer of Art History at
George Washington University. Karen Berman, of Georgetown University, and
Hugo Medrano, of Gala Theater in Washington, D.C.
(http://www.galatheatre.org/), will direct plays by early modern Spanish
women. A theater workshop will be held at Gala Theater following the

CFP: American Indian Literatures & Cultures (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Leslie Fife

Call for Papers: American Indian Literatures & Cultures

 

Popular Culture Association

and

American Culture Association

Annual Meeting

 

April 12 – 16, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel

Atlanta, Georgia

 

We invite submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any issue relating to American Indian/First Nation/Indigenous peoples' lives and literatures. We especially invite the participation of native scholars and writers.

 

DEADLINE FOR ALL ABSTRACTS:

NOVEMBER 1st, 2005

 

FOR INDIVIDUAL SUBMISSIONS:

--200-250 word abstract [presentation title--10 words maximum]

CFP: Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas (11/15/05; 2/26/06-2/27/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 5:22pm
Yiddish Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European
Diasporas

Date: Sunday, February 26th to Monday, February 27th, 2006

Location: Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York
University, New York City

What does the field of "Yiddish Studies" mean in the 21st century?

Announcing a graduate student conference on the varieties of Yiddish
cultural, historical, and linguistic expression either located within
Eastern Europe, or emanating to diasporas such as the Americas, Israel, and
other parts of the world.

CFP: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US: Crosscurrents (11/18/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:33pm
Elena Machado

MELUS, The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States, announces its 20th Annual Conference,
from April 27-30, 2006.

Call for Papers and Panels

Conference Theme
Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic
Literatures

Host: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letter, Florida Atlantic
University, Boca Raton, FL

Conference Committee: Sika Dagbovie, Andrew Furman, Cleavis Headley,
Elena Machado Sáez, Johnnie Stover, Anthony Tamburri, Derrick White,
Wenying Xu

CFP: William Gilmore Simms and 19th Century American Literature Conference (12/15/05; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
David Newton

Call for Papers

 
William Gilmore Simms Conference: Simms and the Geography of Americanism
A Bicentennial Celebration of the Author's Life and Writings, 1806-2006
April 27-29, 2006
Pennsylvania Historical Society
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Call for Papers / Invitation to Attend

We invite literary scholars, historians, and scholars from other disciplines
to submit paper proposals on topics related to Simms's life and achievements
as a writer. We especially invite papers that situate Simms in a broader
national as well as international context, interrogating the circles of
culture in which he lived and wrote. These may include:

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.

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