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

updated: 
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
Conference
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

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The Panel/Workshop: Teaching American Indian Film

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

updated: 
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
fields.

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

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
anreynol_at_indiana.edu

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.

CFP: Animal Whites: Whiteness, Animals and the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Lucia Hodgson

Call for papers for a seminar entitled, "Animal Whites: Whiteness,
Animals and the Human," to be held at the American Comparative
Literature Association 2006 Annual Meeting: The Human and Its Others
at Princeton University, March 23-26, 2006.

Organizer: Lucia Hodgson, English Department, University of Southern
California, lhodgson_at_usc.edu

Abstracts (max. 250 words) must be submitted by November 30, 2005
using the online form on the ACLA website (www.acla.org).

Seminar Description:

CFP: Cultural Politics of the Middle East in the Americas (12/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY
CALL FOR PAPERS

The Cultural Politics of the Middle East in the Americas
(Forthcoming from the University of Michigan Press)

Editors:
Evelyn Alsultany, University of Michigan, alsultan_at_umich.edu
Ella Shohat, New York University, ella.shohat_at_nyu.edu

CFP: Women of Color Caucus (11/21/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dodge, Georgina

Call for Proposals

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The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for two
sessions at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April 27-30, 2006,
hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Both sessions
engage with the conference theme of "Crosscurrents: Navigating the
Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic Literatures."

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UPDATE: New Nigerian Poetry Journal (1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Gloria MT Emezue

Final deadline for submission of papers for the 2006 edition of New Nigerian Poetry Journal (NNP) has been reviewed to January 2006 to enable contributors who have recently been sent the E-books of featured poets to complete their reviews.

Current E-copies available on request include the poetry of:

CHIN CE: Full Moon, An African Eclipse and other Poems;

OSSIE ENEKWE: Broken Pots, Marching to Kilimanjaro and other Poems,

PETER ONWUDINJO: Women of Biafra and other Poems;

TOYIN ADEWALE: Naked Testimonies,

CFP: Minority Travel Writing (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Dr. Russ Pottle

Call for Papers: "Mobility, Migration, and Ethnic and Cultural Minorities in
Writing on American Travel and Tourism."

The Society for American Travel Writing. American Literature Association
Annual Conference, 25-28 May 2006, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, San
Francisco, CA.

CFP: Race, Science, and Citizenship (11/7/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Shawn Salvant

Call for Papers : "Race, Science, and Citizenship in the Americas"
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.)
April 27-30, 2006
Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
Presentation proposals are requested for a panel on "Race, Science, and
Citizenship in the Americas" proposed for the 2006 Multi-Ethnic
Literatures of the U.S. conference (MELUS). The conference will be held
April 27-30, 2006 and hosted by Florida Atlantic University.
Proposals must be received by November 7, 2005.
The proposed panel will examine "scientific" determinations of race in
the construction of citizenship at political, geographic,
legal/constitutional, or ideological borders. Proposal abstracts should

CFP: Intersections: Literature, Rhetoric, Theory and Creative Writing (grad) (12/1/05; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
John Miles

=93Intersections: Literature, Rhetoric, Theory and Creative Writing=94=20

The Southwest Symposium: A Graduate Student Conference at the =
University of New Mexico March 3 and 4

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Featuring Keynote Speaker Gerald Vizenor (UNM professor and acclaimed =
author of such works as Manifest Manners, Trickster of Liberty, and =
Griever: An American Monkey King in China) on Friday, March 3rd.

With Special Guest Jack Loeffler (author of Adventures With Ed: A =
Portrait of Abbey) on Saturday, March 4th.

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CFP: Tomas Rivera Award in Critical Writing (12/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:54am
Nowell Marshall

CRATE journal is proud to announce The Tomas Rivera Award in Critical
Writing

Essays may explore or examine emerging writers, Latino/a contemporary works,
American landscapes, migrant issues that reflect global transformation,
power and the arts.

Total in Prizes $1,000:

1st Prize: $500 and publication in CRATE journal and on the CRATE website
2nd Prize: $250 and publication in CRATE journal and on the CRATE website
Honorable Mentions: $125 and possible publication on the CRATE website

Please limit your submissions to $3,000 words. All submissions must be
postmarked by Dec. 15, 2005 to be considered. CRATE only reads between
Sept. 15 and Dec. 15. Winners will be announced Winter 2005.

UPDATE: Jewish Studies Area (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
JewishStudiesPCA_at_aol.com

The deadline has been extended for the CFP for the Jewish Studies Area for
the 2006 Popular Culture Association conference. Please note the new deadline
located at the end of the Call.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Daniel Walden or
Barbara Silliman immediately.

Thank you, and we hope to hear from you soon!

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

CFP: Chicana/o Literature, Film, Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Literature, Film, Culture

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will
hold their annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8 through 11,
2006. The organizations have met there for several years, and members wanted
to return because of the great location, the fine hotels, food, sights,
museums, and more. Albuquerque is the home of the National Hispanic Cultural
Center, which promises research and entertainment possibilities for
participants in this area as well.

CFP: Chicana/o Culture: Literature, Film, Theory (11/10/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Scott Baugh

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Papers and/or panels in the area:
Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature, Film, Theory

The Popular Culture and American Culture Associations will hold their 2006
annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, April 12 through 15, 2006. Panels and
individual papers on all aspects of Chicana and Chicano culture are
encouraged for our 2006 meeting. The ³Chicana/Chicano Culture: Literature,
Film, Theory² area tends to be both multicultural and interdisciplinary, and
panels and individual papers may explore any issues relevant to Chicana and
Chicano cultural studies.

CFP: Urban Ireland (1/15/06; CAIS, 6/14/06-6/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Danine Farquharson

Call For Papers
Canadian Association for Irish Studies /Association canadienne =20
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The Canadian Association for Irish Studies (CAIS) invites proposals =20
for presentations of twenty minutes in length =96 as well as full panel =20=

discussions =96 for its annual conference, to be held this year at the =20=

University of Ottawa from June 14-17, 2006. The theme of the CAIS =20
conference this year is =93Urban Ireland.=94 Possible topics, very =20
broadly defined, include (but are not limited to):

UPDATE: Re-imagining African Literature (12/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Ircalc Nnp

Submission deadline for IRCALC 2006 edition of Africa Literary Journal, ALJ has been moved to December 2005. 'Re-Imagining African Literature (2)', the theme of our 2006 journal issue, will be edited by distinguished poet and fiction writer Chin Ce of IRCALC-ALJ Africa Desk, and will pursue the 2003 theme edited by Charles Smith in order to complement the scholarly essays that appeared in that previous volume. Contributions from non-African writers on African literature or submissions adopting a comparative approach to new literary and cultural impacts will be highly welcome.

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: Iranian American Literature (4/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:21pm
persis karim

Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Iranian American Literature
We are inviting proposals for a special issue on IranianAmerican
Literature, projected for publication in 2008.

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