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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: Gender and Sexuality: New Voices (grad) (Ireland) (1/15/06; 5/5/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Moynagh Sullivan

New Voices 2006, 'Gender and Sexuality'.

Postgraduate students are invited to submit proposals for
the annual 'New Voices' Conference, on the theme of
'Gender and Sexuality', to be hosted by the Department of
English, NUI, Maynooth, Ireland, 5-7th May 2006.

Interested postgraduate researchers should submit a paper
title with a 300 word abstract, as well as a brief biography
stating departmental/school and institutional affiliation,
to sharon.mooney_at_nuim.ie, before Jan 15th 2006.

More conference details can be accessed on the conference
website:

http://www.nuim.ie/academic/english

CFP: The Cult of Domesticity and Indigenous Women (1/15/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Patricia Ploesch

We are seeking papers for a proposed panel on The Cult of Domesticity
and Indigenous Women, to be submitted for consideration to the 2006
American Studies Association conference. We are interested in
considering how the cult of domesticity, as it is theoretically mapped
out by such authors as Ann Douglas, Lora Romero, Devon Mihesuah, K.
Tsianina Lomawaima, and Susan Tompkins, resonates specifically in
Indigenous women's narratives. We are interested in a complex
conversation about the multivalent negotiations Indigenous women have
and continue to make with the cult of domesticity. How does the cult
of domesticity for Indigenous women resonate similarly with and

CFP: Gender and Race in Literature and Film (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Tara Powell

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Session Title: Gender and Race in Literature and Film
Rocky Mountain MLA Convention
October 12 - October 14, 2006
DoubleTree Resort Hotel at Reid Park in Tucson, Arizona
Deadline: March 1, 2006

Our panel can encompass a wide range of presentations dealing with the =
topics of gender and race in literature and/or film. Please send an =
abstract, CV, and cover letter by March 1 to

Dr. Tara Powell
Gender and Race in Literature and Film
USC Institute for Southern Studies
107 Gambrell Hall
Columbia, SC 29208

or to

tfpowell_at_gmail.com.

CFP: Mothering and Health (12/4/05; 5/4/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Association for Research on Mothering

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Mothering and Health"

The Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) is pleased to announce
"Mothering and Health" to kick off International Women's Week in March
2006. The one-day symposium will be held:

Saturday, March 4, 2006
Queen's University*
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

There will be twelve (12) presentations in four panels. There will be
one Open Stream panel and three panels dividing the stages of women's
health: teen years; [young] adulthood; and the "wonder" [mature] years.
There will be time for discussion following the presentations in each
session.

CFP: Women and Poetry in the C21st Conference (UK) (3/1/06; 9/6/06-9/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Jo Gill

CFP: Women and Poetry in the C21st Conference (UK) Deadline 3/1/06;
Conference dates 9/6-7/06

 

Women and poetry in the 21st Century: Kicking Daffodils III

 

Two-day conference: 6th and 7th September 2006

University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

 

Keynote Address: Medbh McGuckian

Participating speakers: Deryn Rees-Jones, Robyn Bolam, Kate Clanchy

 

 

CFP: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally (2/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
kanika batra

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by February 1. Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

CFP: Narrating Gender (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Melissa Fink

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature McGill
University,
Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Please email paper abstracts of approximately 300 words.

You can direct submissions to melissa.fink_at_mail.mcgill.ca by January 5,
2006.

Thanks for your interest, please let me know if you have any questions.

Melissa Fink
(Panel Chair)

CFP: Eros/Pornography (12/7/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Leslie Fife

  CFP: Eros/Pornography Areas
   
  2006 National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations'
  Joint Conference
   
  Atlanta Marriott Marquis
  April 12 – 15, 2006
   
  Submission Deadline: Dec. 7, 2005
   
  The Eros & Pornography area of the National PCA/ACA Conference is interested in receiving submissions/abstracts for next year's conference at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
   
  We are interested in ANY topics related to this area, including:
   
  --Erotic Images in Literature, any period
  --Internet & Pornography
  --Eros & Mythology

CFP: Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Tara MacDonald

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
McGill University, Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood, the
McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take place
March 11-12 at McGill University , Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

PANEL:
Custodians of Selfhood: Narrative as (De)constructions of the Self in the
Fiction of Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors

UPDATE: Women of Color Caucus (11/12/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Dodge, Georgina

Extended Deadline: December 12

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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 its
tenth anniversary panel at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April
27-30, 2006, hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL.=20

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CFP: Aboriginal Mothering (1/5/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Dear ARM Members and Friends,

ARM's 9th annual conference on "Mothering, Race, Culture, Ethnicity and
Class" featured a full day on Aboriginal Mothering. Truly a first! ARM
Press will be publishing a book on this topic, developed from the
conference.

The book will be edited by Jeanette Corbiere Lavell and Dawn Memee
Lavell-Harvard. (Bios included below)

We are still seeking chapters for this book, particularly in the area of
literature, popular culture, and history. As well, we are particularly
interested
in receiving submissions from perspectives other than 'North American."

CFP: Queer Fertility Journeys (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Laura Marr

Call for Papers - Queer Fertility Journeys

As my partner and I embarked upon our journey of trying to become =
parents, I devoured every last bit of information that examines and =
explores LGBT families, pregnancy and adoption. Although there are now =
some wonderful books on the market about these topics, I was left =
hungering for something different. I wanted to read about and find =
comfort and inspiration in others' experiences about the fertility =
journey itself - the time before we become queer families, when we are =
still making plans and dreaming our families into existence.=20

CFP: USACLALS: Division & Mutual Aid in Postcolonial History and Literature (3/1/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
John Hawley

United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (USACLALS)
4th International Conference Oct. 27-29 2006
Santa Clara University, California (SF Bay area)

Fissures and Sutures:
Sources of Division and Mutual Aid in Postcolonial Reflections on History and Literature

(The US chapter of this international organization takes as its special mandate the incorporation of US ethnic literatures into the larger domain of postcolonial literatures)

Conference theme:

CFP: RMMLA Women's Caucus: Representations of Gender (3/1/06, RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Precious McKenzie-Stearns

Please join us for the 60th Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain
Modern Language Association to be held in Tucson, Arizona on October
12-14, 2006. This year's Women's Caucus Seminar theme is "Earth, Wind,
Water and Fire: Representations of Gender and Natural Elements in
Literature and Film."

Proposals for 15-minute papers are sought from scholars working in all
areas of literature, film, and gender studies. In keeping with this
year's theme, we welcome studies related to how gender is represented or
understood in connection with the natural world and how such
representations help create or shape individual, class, racial and
ethnic identities or mythologies.

UPDATE: Geographies and Genders (11/30/05; Southern ACIS, 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
Marti Lee

 ********** UPDATE **********
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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Deadline for CFP extended to November 30, 2005

Updated Schedule for Plenary Speakers:

Eavan Boland (Thursday February 23, 2006 5:30 p.m.)

Margot Backus (Friday February 24, 2006 4:30 p.m.)

Vona Groarke (TBA)

Conor O'Callaghan (TBA)

CALL FOR PAPERS

IRISH STUDIES: GEOGRAPHIES AND GENDERS

American Conference for Irish Studies

2006 Southern Regional Conference

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

February 23-26, 2006

=20

CFP: Narrating Gender: Representation and Identity Formation in Contemporary Autobiography (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
mfink1_at_po-box.mcgill.ca

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature McGill University,
Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood,
the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Please email paper abstracts of approximately 300 words.

You can direct submissions to melissa.fink_at_mail.mcgill.ca by January 5, 2006.

Thanks for your interest, please let me know if you have any questions.

Melissa Fink
(Panel Chair)

Narrating Gender: Representation and Identity Formation in Contemporary
Autobiography

CFP: Wild Irish Girls (UK) (2/13/06; 7/20/06-7/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Sandy White

Call for Papers

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'Wild Irish Girls': A bicentenary conference to mark the publication of =
Sydney Owenson's (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl and Maria Edgeworth's =
Leonora

=20

Keynote speakers: James Chandler (University of Chicago) and Claire =
Connolly (Cardiff University)

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CFP: Women and Justice (12/9/05; NEWSA, 2/25/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Dresdner, Lisa

CALL for PAPERS and PROPOSALS

 New England Women's Studies Association 2006 Annual Conference (NEWSA)

WOMEN & JUSTICE

Deadline: December 9=20

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Topics may include but are not limited to the following:

Representations of Women Women and War

Laws of the body Reproductive Health

Bodies of Law Women and Mental =
Health

Movements toward Justice Women and Religion

Women and Leadership Women and Technology

Race and Justice Sex Work

Sex Trafficking Engendering Power

UPDATE: Geographies and Genders (11/15/05; Southern ACIS, 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:36pm
Marti Lee

********** UPDATE **********

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Updated Schedule for Plenary Speakers:

Eavan Boland (Thursday February 23, 2006 5:30 p.m.)

Vona Groarke (Friday February 24, 2006 4:30 p.m.)

Margot Backus (TBA)

Conor O'Callaghan (TBA)

=20

DEADLINE FOR CFP: November 15, 2005

=20

CALL FOR PAPERS

IRISH STUDIES: GEOGRAPHIES AND GENDERS

American Conference for Irish Studies

2006 Southern Regional Conference

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

February 23-26, 2006

=20

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