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CFP: Non-fiction Travel Literature from the Americas, Europe and China (China) (1/30/06; 6/12/06-6/16/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am

Call for Papers

“IV International and Interdisciplinary Conference Alexander von
Humboldt and Zheng He, 2006”

“Travel Literature and from the Americas, Europe and China from all

2006 年第四届美洲,欧洲, 中国旅游, 探险文献国际大会

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June 12-16, 2006

in Xi’an China

CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

UPDATE: Comics and Childhood (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
Cathlena Martin

    Updated Call for Papers: "Comics and Childhood"

 Fourth Annual University of Florida Comics Conference

      Gainesville, FL
      February 24-25, 2006.

Updated Deadline for Abstracts: December 1, 2005.

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is
pleased to announce the 2006 UF Conference on Comics: "Comics and
Childhood," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on February
24-25 2006.

Confirmed guest speakers include Bill Willingham, Nate Powell, and
Charles Hatfield.

CFP: Willa Cather (12/20/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
John Swift

The Willa Cather Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be
presented in either of two sessions at the American Literature
Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28, 2006.

Session I: New Directions in Cather Scholarship. All papers involving
significant new research or critical approaches to Cather's work will be

CFP: Heroism & Mortality in Comics (11/26/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am

Call For Papers: "Ever-Ending Battle" - Special Symposium on Heroism &
Mortality in Comics for Spring 2006 International Journal of Comic Art

The International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA) is pleased to welcome
submissions for the upcoming symposium in its Spring 2006 edition 8.1. The
 wide focus of the symposium, entitled "The Ever-Ending Battle," will be
on issues of mortality in comics, particularly, but not exclusively, the
relationship between death and heroism.