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CFP: Drama and/after Postmodernism (Germany) (12/31/05; 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
Heiko Stahl

Call for Papers: "Drama and/after Postmodernism"

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
(CDE) announces its 15th Annual Conference (May 25-28, 2006): "Drama
and/after Postmodernism". It will be organized by the Chair of
English Literature at the University of Augsburg and held at a
conference venue in the town centre of Augsburg, Germany.

CFP: History and American Modernisms (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
Ben Railton

Modern History: Constructions of the Past in American Literary
Modernisms. What role did visions of history play in the formation of
and work by American modernist movements (Harlem Renaissance, Southern
Renaissance, expatriates, poets, leftists, etc)? How did writers such as
Hughes, Ransom, Stein, Williams, and Le Seuer construct the past, and to
what ends? All topics and approaches, including interdisciplinary ones,
welcome. E-mail 250-500 word abstracts to Ben Railton
<barailton@hotmail.com<http://www.nemla.org/barailton@hotmail.com>> by
September 15, 2005.

CFP: Exiles and Expatriates (9/10/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:45pm
Charles L. Sligh

CFP: "Exiles and Expatriates" (10 September 2005; 23 - 25 February 2006)

The Thirty-fourth Annual 20th Century Literature and Culture Conference at
the University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky
23 - 25 February 2006

"Exiles and Expatriates"

The International Lawrence Durrell Society invites proposals for papers
discussing the figure of the Exile and/or the Expatriate in 20th century
literature and culture.
Possible approaches to this topic might include:

CFP: Contemporary Women's Fiction (UK) (10/31/05; 4/21/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm
L.C.Jones

THE CONTEMPORARY WOMEN'S WRITING NETWORK (CWWN) IS HOLDING ITS INAUGURAL
CONFERENCE 'For Love or Money? Contemporary Women's Fiction in the
Marketplace,' 21–23 April 2006, at the University of Wales, Bangor (UK).

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Waters

CFP: Diaspora Experiences: German-Speaking Immigrants and their Descendants (11/30/05; 8/24/06-8/27/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm
Waterloo Centre for German Studies

Please feel free to forward this call to anybody who might potentially
be interested in our conference.

Thank you.

Waterloo Centre for German Studies

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*Call for Expressions of Interest and Proposals*

/*Diaspora Experiences: German-Speaking Immigrants and their Descendants*/

*Waterloo Centre for German Studies*

*University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada*

*24-27 August 2006*

CFP: Film &amp; History (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm
RollinsPC_at_aol.com

FILM & HISTORY: CALL FOR PAPERS

2006 REGIONAL PCA/ACA CONFERENCE
Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Film & History Area of the Southwest Popular Culture Association
invites papers for the 2006 PCA/ACA Regional Conference
to be held at the Hyatt Regency on February 8-11, 2006.

CFP: Contemporary Lesbian Fiction (1/15/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2005 - 4:44pm
k.comment_at_att.net

Contemporary Lesbian Fiction
 
Participants sought for a roundtable discussion on Contemporary Lesbian Fiction for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference to be held in Philadelphia, Nov. 8-11, 2006. The purpose of the discussion is to offer a general overview of major issues, themes, and trends in post-lesbian-feminist fiction (from about the mid-1980s to the present.) Topics including comparisons of multiple authors, discussion of mainstream publishing and/or small lesbian presses, or works by lesbians of color are especially welcome. Please send ideas by January 15, 2006 to Kris Comment at k.comment_at_att.net.
 
 
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UPDATE: Michael Moorcock's Multiverse (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:35pm
kurvanas

CFP: Exploring the Multiverse: A Study of the Works of Michael Moorcock
  (Collection). Editor: Thomas Fortenberry.

Submissions are invited for a new collection of essays studying the
writings of British author Michael Moorcock. Moorcock has had a long
and amazingly successful career as both editor and author. Winner of
numerous awards (including the British Fantasy Award, World Fantasy
Award, and being shortlisted for the Whitbread [Mother London]), he is
most famous for having created a vast and fantastic multiverse of
interconnected realities centered around the concept of a recurrent
Eternal Champion.

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy (11/18/05; 2/16/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Marny Parkin

Call for Papers

Life, the Universe, and Everything XXIV: The Marion K. "Doc" Smith
Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy will be held February 16–18,
2006, on the Provo campus of Brigham Young University.

We are especially interested in papers in the following areas:
    • Literary criticism/analysis of sf&f and related literature
(medieval, renaissance, mythology, magic realism, etc.)
    • Science and technology (especially new or unusual)
    • Analysis of sf&f relating to poetry and/or theatre
    • Mormon culture, literature, and society in relation to sf&f
    • Serious analysis of sf&f in cinema, television, radio and other
media

CFP: Witchcraft and Paganism in Contemporary Media (10/31/05; 5/18/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Amberapple_at_aol.com

Call for Papers

Charming and Crafty: Witchcraft and Paganism in Contemporary Media
May 18-21, 2006
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Mitchell, Chair, Folklore and Mythology, Harvard
University

This conference aims to examine representations of Wtchcraft and Paganism in
film, television and other media (1900--present day), and explore a variety of
topics in an interdisciplinary format. Proposals for panels are welcome;
sessions will generally comprise three speakers for twenty minutes each. Suggested
topics include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siecle (8/9/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Anne Stiles

Update: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siècle (8/9/05; collection)

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 9 August, 2005.

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays on intersections
between British,European, and North American literature and neurology
between 1870 and 1920. We are willing to consider essays on literature
examined in its scientific context, as well as essays performing literary
analyses of scientific texts. Submissions by emergent as well as established
scholars are welcome. A series editor at one of Britain's leading academic
presses has shown strong preliminary interest in the project.

CFP: Twentieth Century Short Story (8/10/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Andrew Maunder

Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story & Short Fiction

Contributors are sought for the above book which aims to analyse the genre
in an accessible and student-friendly manner. In particular, contributors
are needed who are able to write on literature post-1930 to the present
day. Essay topics include:

Author biographies and bibliographies
Analyses of short stories and novellas
Literary themes and terms

Contributors will be asked to write short essays (500-1000 words) to be
submitted by 10 August 2005.

Suitably qualified graduate students are welcome.

CFP: The 'I' of the Beholder: Narrative Voice and Imagined Reality (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:48pm
Joe Pestino

Call for Papers for New York College English Association (NYCEA)
sponsored Panels at the 2006 College English Association (CEA) Conference
San Antonio, Texas--April 6--April 8, 2006

You are invited to submit paper proposals for NYCEA sponsored panels at
the College English Association (CEA) Conference to be held in San
Antonio, Texas. CEA is the national, parent organization of the NYCEA
and other regional CEA affiliates.

We welcome submissions of NYCEA papers presented previously on the
following NYCEA Conference theme, or new submissions on the topic of
this special session call: "The 'I' of the Beholder: Narrative Voice and
Imagined Reality."

CFP: Literature and Medicine/Literature of the Healing Arts (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
Joe Pestino

Call for Papers for New York College English Association (NYCEA)
sponsored Panels at the 2006 College English Association (CEA) Conference
San Antonio, Texas--April 6--April 8, 2006

You are invited to submit paper proposals for NYCEA sponsored panels at
the College English Association (CEA) Conference to be held in San
Antonio, Texas. CEA is the national, parent organization of the NYCEA
and other regional CEA affiliates.

We welcome submissions of NYCEA papers presented previously on the
following NYCEA Conference theme, or new submissions on the topic of
this special session call: "Literature and Medicine / Literature of the
Healing Arts"

UPDATE: 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies (7/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
eva rus

UPDATE: 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of
North American Studies (7/31/05; journal issue)

Call for journal submissions

Summer 2005: Open Issue
PLEASE NOTE: Submission Deadline Extended to 31 July
2005

49th Parallel is an interdisciplinary e-journal of the
University of Birmingham (UK) devoted to American and
Canadian studies that looks to promote innovative and
challenging academic work. The journal takes its name
from the 1,270 mile border separating USA and Canada,
and in this sense is keen to encourage dialogues and
debates which transcend the boundaries of customary
theoretical approaches to the culture, history, and
politics of the North American continent.

CFP: Subjectivity and Community in Ethnic American Women's Memoir (2/15/06; SSAW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
Miranda Green-Barteet

Title: Subjectivity and Community in Ethnic American Women's Memoir

Proposed Panel for SSAW (Society of the Study of American Women Writers)

Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2006

Conference: November 8-11, 2006 Philadelphia, PA

 

This proposed panel will focus on Ethnic American Women's Memoir from any
period. Papers may analyze how Ethnic American women use memoir to claim
subjectivity and join communities. Papers could explore how writers use
memoir to achieve self-actualization; claim subjectivity; reconcile their
personal and community identities. Please email abstracts of 250-300 words
to Miranda Green-Barteet, Texas A & M University (mgreen-barteet_at_tamu.edu)
by 2-15-06.

CFP: Fat Studies (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:47pm
Lynda L. Hinkle

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS: FAT STUDIES

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2006 JOINT CONFERENCE

April 12 - 15, 2006
Atlanta Marriott Marquis

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to
http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

Fat Studies - an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that
confronts and critiques cultural constraints against the fat body and
creates paradigms for the development of fat acceptance within mass society.

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