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CFP: The Da Vinci Code in the Academy (12/15/05; collection)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Bowers, Bradley

CFP: The Da Vinci Code in the Academy (12/15/05; collection)

The popular success of Dan Brown's novel has fueled debate on a number of
related topics, including many books and university courses which seek to
debunk the underlying claims regarding the interpretations of art and
history, membership in secret societies, as well as feminism and religion.
How do these popularized theories and beliefs enter into academic
discussions, either scholarly or within the classroom?

CFP: The Politics of Poetry: Words and Movement (11/15/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm

Call for Papers for the University of Dayton LitFest, February 17 and 18,

You are invited to submit paper or panel proposals for the University of
Dayton?s LitFest, to be held at the University of Dayton, February 17 and
18, 2006. LitFest is a graduate-student organized literature conference,
which this year celebrates its fifth anniversary.

The theme for this year?s event is ?The Politics of Poetry: Words and

We seek papers about the following:

CFP: Hurricane Katrina (10/30/05; journal issue)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Chitiga, Miriam

Call For Papers: Creative Pieces on Hurricane Katrina

Claflin University's Performing Arts for Effective Civic Education
Program (PAECE) is calling for ORIGINAL creative works addressing key
civic and political issues related to the recent tragedy in the Gulf
Coast. PAECE is a US Department of Education - FIPSE funded program
that seeks to enhance civic knowledge, responsibility and engagement,
via the performing arts.

CFP: Dreiser at ALA (1/1/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Newlin, Keith

Dreiser at ALA, 2006

Call For Papers

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 25-28, 2006 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). Papers may be submitted on any topic concerning Dreiser or his work. Papers on Dreiser's short stories and his place in the development of the genre are especially encouraged.
Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Please send abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by 1 January 2006 to the program chair:

CFP: Globalization & Resistance (11/30/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Sol Neely

"Globalization & Resistance"
2nd Graduate Student Conference of the English & Philosophy Ph.D. Program
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-5, 2006

Speakers: Pheng Cheah (University of California, Berkeley) and Todd May
(Clemson University)


CFP: Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European Diasporas (11/15/05; 2/26/06-2/27/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 5:22pm
Yiddish Conference


Yiddish / Jewish Cultures: Literature, History, Thought in Eastern European

Date: Sunday, February 26th to Monday, February 27th, 2006

Location: Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York
University, New York City

What does the field of "Yiddish Studies" mean in the 21st century?

Announcing a graduate student conference on the varieties of Yiddish
cultural, historical, and linguistic expression either located within
Eastern Europe, or emanating to diasporas such as the Americas, Israel, and
other parts of the world.

CFP: Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US: Crosscurrents (11/18/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:33pm
Elena Machado

MELUS, The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States, announces its 20th Annual Conference,
from April 27-30, 2006.

Call for Papers and Panels

Conference Theme
Crosscurrents: Navigating the Mainland and the Margins in U.S. Ethnic

Host: Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letter, Florida Atlantic
University, Boca Raton, FL

Conference Committee: Sika Dagbovie, Andrew Furman, Cleavis Headley,
Elena Machado Sáez, Johnnie Stover, Anthony Tamburri, Derrick White,
Wenying Xu

CFP: Transnational Feminisms (12/15/05; collection)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Jha, Priya

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Transnational Feminist Collection
(12/15/05: final deadline 5/1/06)
We are soliciting articles of up to 6,000 words (MLA style) for inclusion i=
a cross-disciplinary collection. The purpose of this collection is to serv=
as a link between transnational feminist theories as written about and put
into practice in the social sciences and the humanities. Our hope is to
develop a model for communication between these fields of enquiry and to
foster progressive dialog between practioners in the various discursive
fields of academic enquiry. This anthology originated in two seminars on

CFP: 15th Annual British Commonwealth & PostColonial Studies Conference (11/1/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Deborah Champion

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CFP: Military Dissent (1/15/06; journal issue)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Peace Review

Call for Essays: Military Dissent

PEACE REVIEW: A JOURNAL OF SOCIAL JUSTICE is an international journal
distributed in more than 50 nations. We seek essays on the above theme
for a special issue.


Dissent amongst those subject to military service around the world is
an ever increasing phenomenon today. Those subject to conscription as
well as those on active military service have dissented and resisted
the call to arms on a variety of levels in various nations.