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CFP: Experiences in Post/Colonial Education Systems in Afr. Literature (3/15/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
Walt Collins

Call for Papers: Papers dealing with Experiences in Post/Colonial
Education Systems as depicted in literature are sought for the
Literatures of Africa and the Diaspora regular session at the South
Atlantic Modern Language Association which will meet in Atlanta, GA on
Nov. 9-11, 2007.

Papers might include childhood experiences through experiences in
higher education and might make use of any number of theoretical
frameworks.

The deadline for 250-word proposals is March 15, 2007.

Please send inquiries and proposals electronically to:

Dr. Walter Collins, session coordinator
Assistant Professor of French and English
collinsw_at_sc.edu

CFP: Australian Studies Project (6/30/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
Nathanael O'reilly

CFP: Australian Studies Project (06/30/07)
Editors: Nathanael O'Reilly, Jean-François Vernay, Robyn Walton
Australian Studies project: A collection of international perspectives on fear and protection related topics within the scope of Australian Studies for an essay collection with the working title Protect Australia Fair: International Perspectives on Australian Culture.

CFP: CFP: Connection & Disconnection (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:54am
yurika tamura

Call for Papers: Connection & Disconnection (Comparative Literature)
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA), October 4-6, 2007
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Please submit 200-250 word abstracts
Deadline: March 1
to Yurika Tamura, yurika_at_email.arizona.edu.

We are seeking papers that explore sense of connection, disconnection,
identity and dislocation in literature from interdisciplinary perspective.
Topics suggested (but not limited to):

Transnationalism
Issues such as Gneder, Race and Class
Canonization
Post-colonialism
Forms/genres of literature (Blogs, letters, commercial website, etc.)

CFP: Writing the Caribbean in the U.S. (3/10/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:54am
Ashemak_at_aol.com

=E2=80=9CWriting the Caribbean in the U.S.=E2=80=9D: How do writers of Car=
ibbean heritage,=20
who are located in the U.S., reconfigure =E2=80=9CCaribbean=E2=80=9D literat=
ure? Possible=20
topics: diaspora, linguistic crossings, disciplinary boundaries, shifting ra=
cial=20
and ethnic identities, responses to U.S. imperialism, native=20
spaces/informants, Caribbean writers and the U.S. academy. 1-page abstract a=
nd cv by 10 Mar.=20
to A. Shemak (aas004_at_shsu.edu)

UPDATE: African American and Afro-Caribbean Women Writers (3/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am
mdrews_at_mail.wsu.edu

This is an UPDATED call for papers to contribute to an article collection on African American and
Afro-Caribbean Women Writers.

We are soliciting manuscripts that critically examine contemporary works by African American and
Afro-Caribbean women writers. Manuscripts should explore factors that shape African American
women's identities and trace processes of memory formation as they occur in domestic and public
spheres.

Specifically, we are looking for submissions which address the following areas of influence:

religion
mythologies
magical realism
gender and sexualities
sites of eating and the role of food
historiography
violence
family
vocation/profession

CFP: Magical Realism: Texts and Contexts (South Africa) (4/1/07; 7/8/07-7/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:55pm
Faisal Marrouki

Association of University English Teachers of South Africa/ SAACLALS/ SAVAL CONFERENCE 2007
   
  8 - 11 July 2007,
   
  UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL, HOWARD COLLEGE, DURBAN
  
WORLDS, TEXTS, CRITICS
   
  Deadline for submission of abstracts is 1 April 2007.
  
Website: http://academic.sun.ac.za/english/AUETSA2007/
  SPECIAL PANEL MAGICAL REALISM: TEXTS AND CONTEXTS Convenor: Faisal Marrouki
  email (fmarrouki_at_yahoo.com)
   

CFP: British Literature after 1900 (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:55pm
aflinn_at_mail.ewu.edu

Call for Panel Submissions:
"British Literature after 1900" Panel,
RMMLA Conference,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
October 4-6, 2007

Submissions are invited on an engaging topic responding to British,
Irish, Commonwealth, or Post-colonial Literature written after 1900 to
the panelchair, Anthony Flinn, at aflinn_at_mail.ewu.edu by March 1,
2007. These submissions should be 300-word electronic abstracts,
formatted as a standard Word document or RTF.

Everyone submitting an abstract will be notified about acceptance by
March 15, 2007.

CFP: Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium (2/25/07; 4/20/07-4/22/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
lauren cook

Feminism(s): Film, Video and Politics Symposium
University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Conference Dates: April 20-22nd

Call for Papers, Films, Videos, Performances, and Workshops
Submission Deadline: February 25th

Confirmed Speakers Include:
Abigail Child, Dara Greenwald, Jeanine Oleson, Maureen Turim
and Sasha Waters

CFP: The Atlantic in Transatlantic Romanticism (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Miller, Jeffrey W

Call for Papers:
"The Atlantic in Transatlantic Romanticism" (Special Session Topic)
RMMLA Conference
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
October 4-6, 2007

The Atlantic in Transatlantic Romanticism

Papers sought examining literatures in English relating to transatlantic
Romanticism. Subjects might include (but are not limited to):
cross-cultural influences, early globalization, human rights,
colonialism, the slave trade, the environment. Imaginative responses to
the ocean and/or seagoing are also encouraged. Send 300-word abstracts
via email to Jeff Miller (millerj3_at_gonzaga.edu) or Brian Cooney
(cooney_at_gonzaga.edu).

CFP: Synthetics (grad) (3/5/07; 5/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Nathan Brown

SYNTHETICS
The 18th Annual Southland Graduate Student Conference
UCLA English Department
Friday, 4 May 2007

What does it mean to invoke the category of "the synthetic" today?

UPDATE: Caribbean Women's Writing (UK) (2/19/07; 4/27/07-4/28/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Joan Anim-Addo

CONFERENCE UPDATE:

Fifth International Conference of Caribbean Women’s Writing
Goldsmiths, University of London
Caribbean Studies Centre

27 â€" 28 April, 2007
THEME: Writing, Diaspora and the Legacy of Slavery

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Feb. 19, 2007

Invited keynote speaker: Professor Sue Thomas, La Trobe University,
Australia

CFP: Shakespeare and Related Topics (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Hilda Ma

CFP: Shakespeare and Related Topics (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Shakespeare and Related Topics
November 2-3, 2007
Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2007

Paper proposals sought for a panel on "Shakespeare and Related Topics."
Proposals are encouraged on any topic in Shakespeare studies; possible
topics include:

CFP: East West Literary Relations session (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
Nan Ma

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the East West Literary Relations
session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
annual conference, to be held on Nov 2-3, 2007, at Western Washington
University in Bellingham, WA..

Please send a proposal of approximately 500 words and a brief biography to
Nan Ma by March 15:
nanma22_at_gmail.com

All presenters accepted to the panel must become members of PAMLA.
Membership information is available at www.pamla.org
Nan Ma
Department of English
University of California, Riverside

CFP: Multiculturalism, Pluralism and Globalization (3/8/07; 10/4/07-10/5/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:54pm
Orion Anderson

**

"MULTICULTURALISM, PLURALISM AND GLOBALIZATION"
An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by
THE WISCONSIN INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES
and the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
Office of International Education and Department of History

OCTOBER 4-5, 2007

Keynote Speaker: Harvey Sarles, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature,
University of Minnesota

***

We invite proposals for individual papers and entire panels for an
interdisciplinary conference on multiculturalism, pluralism, and
globalization.
Papers and presentations from all disciplines and time periods are welcome.

UPDATE: Rerouting the Postcolonial (UK) (3/19/07; 7/3/07-7/4/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:30pm
Rudd Alison

Call for Papers

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REROUTING THE POSTCOLONIAL

The University of Northampton, UK, 3-4 July 2007 (07/03/07 - 07/04/07)

=20

To mark the re-launch of the journal World Literature Written in English
as the Journal of Postcolonial Studies, The Centre for Contemporary
Fiction and Narrative, University of Northampton, and the Journal of
Postcolonial Writing, in association with Taylor and Francis publishers
and the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies, hosts:

Keynote Speakers -=20

=20

Simon Gikandi =20

Patrick Williams=20

Elleke Boehmer=20

Alastair Niven

UPDATE: U.S.-Philippines Postcoloniality and Culture (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Mary Cummins

UPDATE: The deadline to submit abstracts has been extended to
Feb. 16, 2007.

U.S.-Philippines Postcoloniality and Culture (grad)

(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
April 6-7, 2007
University of California, Riverside

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at
(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation at the
University of California, Riverside’s annual graduate
humanities conference. Submissions from all disciplines are
welcomed.

CFP: Anthony Burgess: Selves and Others (UK) (5/15/07; 7/26/07-7/28/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Nuria Belastegui

CALL FOR PAPERS

SECOND INTERNATIONAL ANTHONY BURGESS SYMPOSIUM

"Anthony Burgess: Selves and Others"

July 26th-28th 2007
Liverpool Hope University (UK)

ABSTRACTS (250 words)DUE MAY 15TH 2007

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, in conjunction with Liverpool
Hope University, University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan
University is pleased to announce its Second Symposium on the work of
Anthony Burgess.

UPDATE: Black Diaspora in the South and the Caribbean (2/1/07; 3/16/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:01pm
Anthony Hoefer

Fourth Annual Conference of the Program in Louisiana and Caribbean Studies at Louisiana State University.
 
"Black Diaspora in the South and the Caribbean."

Mar 16-17, 2007

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2007

Invited keynote speakers include:

-Jane Landers, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
-Francis Abiola Irele, Visiting Professor of African and African American Studies and Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
-Ifeoma Nwanko, Associate Professor of English Vanderbilt University

The Program in Louisiana and Caribbean Studies at Louisiana State University invites proposals for individual presentations at its fourth annual conference.

CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Elizabeth DeLoughrey

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

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