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UPDATE: Anglo-Saxon England (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions), 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Amanda Uvalle

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
  University of California Riverside
  April 7-8, 2006
  Keynote Speaker Announced
  Deadlines Extended: February 28, 2006
  We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be James Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include _Annoying the Victorians_ (1995), _Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting_ (1998), and _A History of the African-American People (proposed) by Strom Thurmond: a Novel_ (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid) (2004).

CFP: Beowulf and Related Topics (5/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tony Luu

  Call for papers: Beowulf and Related Topics
  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006 (PAMLA)
  Standing panel: Beowulf and Related Topics
  November 10-11, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
  Riverside, California
  Submission deadline: May 15, 2006
  Paper proposals are requested for a panel that addresses facets of Beowulf in particular and Anglo-Saxon writing in general (literature, historiography, religious writing, and others).
  Please e-mail abstracts of 250 or fewer words (inline text; please no attachments) or questions to Tony Luu:

CFP: Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature (3/13/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature welcomes
paper submissions on all aspects of British literature from Anglo-Saxon
times through the Eighteenth Century. This year the conference is being
hosted at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, on
April 7-8. Questions and abstracts for papers (15-minute reading length)
may be directed to Mick Nagy: Deadline for
submissions: March 13, 2006

CFP: Medieval Romance: Historical and Literary Approaches (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Ryan Muckerheide

CFP: Medieval Romance: Historical and Literary Approaches (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Paper proposals are invited for the "Medieval Romance: Historical and
Literary Approaches" session at the 2006 Rocky Mountain Modern Language
Association conference in Tucson, Arizona. Papers may focus on any
aspect of medieval romance, but preference will be given to papers that
explore historical elements of the romance. Please send a 1-page
abstract before March 1, 2006 to:

Ryan Muckerheide

Arizona State University

Department of English

PO Box 870302

Tempe, AZ 85287-0302

Or by email attachment to: Ryan.Muckerheide _ at _

CFP: Old and Middle English Language and Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/30/06-11/1/06)

Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Khoddam, Salwa

The2006 South Central Modern Language Association

Annual Convention

Fort Worth, Texas

October 30 - November 1



Call for Papers


The Old and Middle English Language and Literature Session is calling
for papers or abstracts for the SCMLA conference October 30 - November
1, 2006, in Forth Worth, Texas. The theme is open, and any topic
relating to Old English and Medieval British Literature will be welcomed


Submit papers or 500-word abstracts to Dr. Salwa (Sally) Khoddam,
session chair, at the address below. Email submissions are welcomed.
Please include your name and institutional affiliation.



CFP: International Courtly Literature Society (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Monty Laycox

The International Courtly Literature Society at SAMLA seeks papers on =
any topic related to Courtly Literature.

A full range of approaches to and perspectives on Courtly Literature is =

Please send 200-250-word proposals for 20-minute papers to:
Dr. Monty Laycox
1108 Longmeadow Lane
Monroe, NC 28110

OR E-mail to by 1 March 2006

In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following =

CFP: Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English (6/1/06; collection)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Michael George

Call for Papers
Essay Collection on Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English
Deadline for Papers: 6/1/06
Edited by Michael W. George

I am seeking essays on any aspect of non-Chaucerian humor in Middle English texts. Essays on humor theory and humor in individual texts/writers are welcome. Publication of the volume should occur approximately one year from deadline.

Length: 5000 words
Style: Chicago, 15th ed.
Submission: MS Word or RTF (rich text) document emailed to

Dr. Michael W. George
Assistant Professor of English
Millikin University