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CFP: Transoceanic Dialogues (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/3/06-11/4/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 3:13pm
Salah Khan

The 2006 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
Conference will be held at The University of California, Riverside on
November 3 and 4 and will have as its special topic Transoceanic
Dialogues. Several sessions will be devoted to literary and philological
aspects of this topic. We invite papers in areas such as, but not
limited to, the following: transoceanic dialogues in a particular
period, genre, or movement (i.e. the Renaissance, the novel,
Romanticism); transoceanic racial, colonial, or postcolonial encounters;
the maritime, navigation, and cartography in literature; the cabinet of
curiosities; transoceanic cultural and linguistic exchanges;

CFP: Spaces of Slavery (1/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/2806)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:48pm
Desiree Henderson

CFP: The Spaces of Slavery
Panel for South Central Modern Language Association Conference, October
26-28, 2006 in Fort Worth, TX

Papers are invited for a panel on the material geographies of slavery
in American literature: the frontiers, changing landscapes, boundaries,
and hiding spaces which map the slavery experience. All periods and
genres of American literature are possible.

Please submit one page abstracts by email to Desiree Henderson
(dhenderson_at_uta.edu) by January 15, 2006.

Dr. Desiree Henderson
Department of English
University of Texas at Arlington

CFP: Margaret Fuller Society (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Jeffrey Steele

>MARGARET FULLER SOCIETY
>
>Margaret Fuller's Geographies. Representations of domestic, natural, or
>urban terrains. The picturesque and the sublime. Displacement of nature
>writing models onto urban environments. Cultural geographies of New
>England, the West, New York, or Rome. 1-2 page proposals and vitae by
>March 15; Jeffrey Steele, University of Wisconsin-Madison
>(jsteele_at_wisc.edu). Inquiries welcome.

CFP: Empire and Aftermath: Core and Periphery (2/15/06; 6/4/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
James Gifford

DURRELL SCHOOL OF CORFU

CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS

'EMPIRE AND AFTERMATH: CORE AND PERIPHERY'

The Durrell School of Corfu will hold a seminar on the topic 'Empire and
Aftermath: Core and Periphery' at its Library and Study Centre in Corfu,
4-10 June 2006.

Introduction
The 400-year rule of the Ionian islands by the 'Serenissima' Republic of
Venice and the 50-year administration of the 'Septinsular Republic' of those
islands by Britain provide us with examples of strategic control of
Mediterranean communications by interests vested in the diplomatic and
commercial manipulation of trade routes and nodes of power.

UPDATE: Emerging Spaces, Transforming Scapes (1/20/06; 3/24/06-3/26/06)

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Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
fcty

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UPDATE: Emerging Spaces, Transforming Scapes - New Adjunct Workshop and Web Site

Deadline: January 20th, 2006

If you could, please post this update concerning "Emerging Spaces, Transforming Scapes," the Intersections Graduate Student Creative Conference 2006, in Toronto:

In association with the Toronto Universities Policy Discussion Group (TUPDiG) a new Adjunct Workshop and Web Site have been developed. For more information concerning the workshop and the conference please see the details that follow below, or please check the web site at the following URL:

CFP: Transpacific Colonialisms/Postcolonialisms (1/25/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/16/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 5:19pm
jannaoko_at_berkeley.edu

This panel seeks papers examining the topic of transpacific
colonialisms/postcolonialisms. Questions and concerns can include but are
not limited to: How do practices or notions of colonialism or
postcolonialism travel across the Pacific? How do Asian and Asian
American travelers, writers, journalists, expatriates, laborers,
filmmakers, etc., represent themselves within contexts of
colonialism/postcolonialism, perhaps even redefining the relations that
constitute those very terms? How are representations of seemingly
localized colonial or postcolonial contexts affected by transpacific
social, political, and historical relations?

UPDATE: In the City and On the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the 20th Century (1/15/06; 3/25/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
TODD Kennedy

UPDATE: Because of the timing of the holidays we have extended our deadline for submissions until Sunday January 15th.

ATTENTION: CALL FOR PAPERS

In the City and on the Road: Stasis and Mobility in the Twentieth Century
An Interdisciplinary Conference

http://www.cla.sc.edu/engl/20thcenturyconference

Saturday, March 25 - Sunday, March 26, 2006
Department of English
University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA)

UPDATE: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Sirma Soran Gumpert

UPDATE: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)

Important Update Concerning Paper Proposals

Symposium, Halic University, Department of American
Culture and Literature

'The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoirs and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature', Istanbul, April 2006.

We are glad to announce that our symposium has
generated a great deal of international interest. Due
to the volume of proposals we have already received,
we have been forced to set an earlier deadline for
forthcoming proposals.

UPDATE: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:16pm
Geoffrey B Hill

In honor of J. Hillis Miller recently being awarded the fourth-ever Lifetime
Achievement Award for Scholarship by the MLA, the UNH English Graduate
Organization has decided to extend the deadline submission for its graduate
student conference, "Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions" to
January 1, 2006. Keynote speakers, in addition to J. Hillis Miller,
are Donald E. Pease, Jr., and Janet Aikins Yount.

Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Graduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
March 31-April 1, 2006

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Natasha Duquette

Please see, below, the Call for Papers for a session on Mary Anne
Schimmelpenninck at the Canadian Congress of Social Sciences and
Humanities.=20

Call for Papers: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic
Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06) =20

Christianity and Literature Study Group Conference=20
Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities=20
York University=20
Toronto, Ontario=20
May 27-30, 2006=20

CFP: Borderlines and Borderlands II (France) (12/20/05; 6/22/06-6/24/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Guillaume Cingal

International Conference « BORDERLINES and BORDERLANDS II »
organized by the Resarch Center « Espaces/Ecritures » - Université Paris
X -

June 22, 23 and 24, 2006
Université de Paris X
Salle des Conférences – Bât. B

 
                                         
                      BORDERLINES and BORDERLANDS II

CFP: Sexuality Out of Place (12/30/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Anupama Arora

Call for Papers

Sexuality Out of Place
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

March 31st—April 1st 2006, Earlham College

The 2006 "Sexuality Out of Place" conference is focused on examining the
relationship of space, place, and geography with sexuality; it interested in
exploring the different ways the location of identity plays out when
sexuality, sexual difference, and geography are taken seriously. This
conference will welcome graduate work—historical and contemporary—focused on
discourse, narratives, and practices of sexuality understood through the
prism of place and space, including

UPDATE: Literature Exploring Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/6/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
J.M Williams

UPDATE: International conference on literature exploring immigration, emigration and the experience of Wales (1/6/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK

Please note new deadline for submissions 2006

TRAVELLING TO NEW WORLDS: IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION AND THE EXPERIENCE OF WALES
The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English
7-9 April 2006

Keynote: Professor David Punter

CFP: American Women Write about Italians (1/9/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Bernardi, Debra

CFP for Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
(November 8-November 11, 2006 in Philadelphia)

American Women Write about Italians

While much has been published on American men who write about their
experiences in Italy (Hawthorne and James come easily to mind), relatively
little has been done about what American women writers have had to say about
Italian culture. The purpose of this panel is to explore just that.

CFP: Transatlantic Studies (1/15/06; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Brian Holcomb

_Atlantikos_ is a new online journal published by graduate students in the
English Department at Michigan State University. We are now accepting
essays written by graduate students in the field of Transatlantic Studies,
broadly defined as the study of textual productions dating from the age of
exploration to the present that originate in Europe, Africa, and the
Americas. We encourage both traditional and innovative scholarship
addressing textual, critical, cultural, and theoretical issues related to
Transatlantic Studies. Comparative literatures are within the purview of the
journal, although submissions need not be comparative in nature. The journal

CFP: Postcolonial Journal: Correspondances Oceaniennes (1/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
VERNAY Jean-François

Deadline : Jan. 31st 2006

CALL FOR PAPERS

FORTHCOMING ISSUE OF POSTCOLONIAL JOURNAL «
CORRESPONDANCES OCEANIENNES » FOCUSSING ON

DEPARTURES and related themes of:

• JOURNEYS (PSYCHOLOGICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, EMOTIONAL…)
• LEAVING A PLACE (NOT) TO RETURN
• ANTICIPATION OF A JOURNEY: MAPS, ROUTES, ETC
• DEATH
• EXILE
• TRANSGRESSION, INNOVATION, DEPARTING FROM TRADITION/
A NORM, ETC
• TRANSPORTS
• ORIGIN, BEGINNING, POINT OF DEPARTURE
• SEPARATION
• MIGRATIONS
• DISMISSALS

CFP: The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture (UK) (2/1/06; 7/27/06-7/30/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
Scott Hames

*CALL FOR PAPERS*

The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture

Presented by
The Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Stirling
27-30 July 2006

Plenary speakers include:

Neal Ascherson, author of Stone Voices: the Search for Scotland
Prof Lawrence Buell (Harvard), author of The Environmental Imagination
Prof Steve Duguid (Simon Fraser), on John Muir
Prof Murdo Macdonald (Dundee), on revisualising the Highlands in art
James Robertson (novelist and poet) on history and place

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