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CFP: Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe (Spain) (3/1/06; 10/18/06-10/21/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Marta Sofía López Rodríguez




The international research team "Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and
Identities in Europe"* will be meeting in Leon, Spain, to celebrate the IV
Conference of African Studies at the University of Leon, under the motto:
"Afroeurope_at_s: Culturas e Identidades / Afroeuropeans: Cultures and
Identities / Afroeuropeens: Cultures et Identités".

The event will take place from the 18th to 21rst October 2006.

Among the invited speakers are:

CFP: 2006 American Indian Workshop (UK) (1/15/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Joy Porter

University of Wales Swansea, UK

29th =96 31st March 2006

2006 American Indian Workshop:

Place In Native American History, Literature and Culture


Plenary Speakers:

Alan Trachtenberg (Yale University)

Deborah Madsen (University of Geneva)

Bruce Johansen (University of Nebraska)

David Murray (University of Nottingham)


Please send 250-word abstracts of proposed papers by=20

15th January 2006 to:

 Dr. Joy Porter:

Conference publication planned

Please register by 20th February 2006:=20

Contact: Anne Edwards: Tel: +44 (0)1792 295755

CFP: Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative (6/15/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Derek Royal

MELUS Special Issue - Multi-Ethnic American Graphic Narrative
In his book REINVENTING COMICS, Scott McCloud explores some of the problems
concerning ethnicity and comics. Not only does he argue for an increased
awareness of ethnic and gender representation in contemporary comics, but he
also highlights many of the ethnoracial concerns underlying the history of
comics in the United States. Using McCloud's arguments as a springboard,
MELUS plans on publishing a special issue devoted to multi-ethnic American

CFP: American Indians Today: American Indians in Film (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
Richard Allen

American Indians Today-American Indians in Film Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

The American Indians Today Area chair invites you to submit papers for a
special emphasis panel/workshop in American Indian Film for the
Southwest Texas/American Popular Culture Association's 27th "Annual
Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006.=20


The Panel/Workshop: Teaching American Indian Film


CFP: Arab Americans in the Arts Forum (12/15/05; 3/31/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is seeking proposals for
panels and papers to be presented at its Arab Americans in the Arts
Forum. The Forum will be held at the AANM in Dearborn, Michigan, March
31- April 2, 2006. Topics include Performing Arts: dance, theater and
music; Visual Arts: painting, photography, sculpture and calligraphy;
Media Arts: film and video; and Literature: poetry, fiction and
non-fiction. The purpose of the Forum is to generate dialogue among our
audiences and artists about the state of Arab American art-making and
to document the contributions of Arab Americans in the above mentioned

CFP: 3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference on Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic Literature, Linguistics and Culture (grad) (12/9/05;

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
on Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic Literature, Linguistics and Culture
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

* * * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * * *

The Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC), Department of Spanish and
Portuguese, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana is hosting a conference
February 19-20, 2006. All papers related to Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic
literature, linguistics and culture are welcome. Our suggested topic for this
year is "Peripheries", although any other topic will also be considered to be
part of the conference. Research on theoretical and applied linguistics,
literature, and culture pertaining to the suggested topics is encouraged.