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UPDATE: Responding to Molly in Irish Literature (3/20/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Danizete Martínez

I would like to update my abstract deadline for my CFP:
Responding to Molly in Irish Literature for the 2006 SCMLA
in Fort Worth in October. The new abstract deadline is
March 20th.
Thank you,

Danizete Martínez
University of New Mexico
Department of English
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 615-3984

CFP: Ethics and Asian American Studies (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Chen, Tina Y

Ethics and Asian American Studies
In what ways has the field been informed by ethical questions regarding
knowledge production and, in turn, how has Asian American studies contributed
to contemporary debates about ethical practice?

Please submit a 1-page abstract and 1-page cv by March 15 to Tina Chen

This panel is one of three sponsored by the Division on Asian American
Literature and has already been approved for inclusion in the program of the
2006 MLA convention.

UPDATE: Race and the Americas (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Barbara Ladd


South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Call for Papers: "Race and the Americas"


Scholars working in Latin American Studies, North American (including =
U.S. or American) Studies, and creole languages and literatures are =
encouraged to submit proposals for 20-minute papers on the above topic =
for presentation at the 2006 South Atlantic Modern Language Association =
Convention in Charlotte, N.C.=20


CFP: International Symposium on Sinology (6/1/06; 10/13/06-10/15/06)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm

¡°When China Meets West¡­¡±
--- An International Symposium on Sinology and Sino-West Cultural Relations and Exchanges
Sponsored by the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
October 13-15, 2006

Call for Papers 2006

CFP: South Africa and Global Media (6/30/06; journal issue)

Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Andrew van der Vlies

Resending with appropriate heading. Please link under 'Twentieth Century and
Beyond', 'Cultural Studies and Historical Approaches', 'Bibliography and
History of the Book', 'Film and Television', 'Gender Studies and Sexuality',
'Ethnicity and National Identity', 'Postcolonial', and 'Journals and
collections of essays'.


Call for Papers - 'South African Cultural Texts and the Global Mediascape'

Special Issue of scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa 13.1
Guest editors: Andrew van der Vlies & Patrick Denman Flanery

CFP: International Conference on Caribbean Studies (5/15/06; 11/2/06-11/5/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:30pm
Hector R. Romero

International Conference on Caribbean Studies, November 2-5, 2006. South
Padre Island Beach Resort, Texas Gulf Coast. USA. As postcolonial theory is
rivaled by transnationalism and globalization, the relevance of the
Caribbean persists. Panels and papers are invited from all disciplines.
The following topics will be of interest, although no one should be
restricted by them: Diasporas, migration, indigenous peoples, race and
national identity, literature and history, critical theory, hegemony and
emancipation, etc. Papers in English, French and Spanish will be
considered. Please send and abstract of about 200 words (Word or
WordPerfect) to Dr. Hector R. Romero, by May 15. Visit

CFP: Irish Literature and Irresponsibility (Singapore) (4/10/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Cornelius Anthony Murphy \(Assoc Prof\)

Irish Literature Panel=20
English Literature Conference - Singapore:
28-30 September 2006 NTU Singapore
Jorge Luis Borges once claimed that "the Irish have always been the =
iconoclasts of the British Isles." Bearing Borges' suggestion in mind, =
it is hoped that this panel will address the perception of Irish =
literature as a category of writing that has frequently been provocative =
to formal and social norms. As Irish writers have been pivotal in the =
dominant, frame-breaking, literary categories of this century, like =
Modernism (Yeats, Joyce, Beckett) and Postmodernism (Joyce, Beckett, =
Flann O'Brien, Banville), a discussion on irresponsibility has =

CFP: Caribbean Literature: Racialized Voices, Hybridized Identities (2/21/06; collection)

Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Jaspal K. Singh

Calls for Papers: Caribbean Literature: Racialized Voices, Hybridized
Identities (Anthology 2/21/2006)

We invite essays on the diasporic implications of multiracial and
multicultural characters and their hybrid cultural consciousness in
Afro-Caribbean and Indo-Caribbean texts. The site of the diasporic cultures
may be in the Caribbean itself or in transnational locationsin the
Metropole or in the various sites of migration common to Caribbean nationals.