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CFP: Robert Graves and the Art of Collaboration (Spain) (1/31/06; RG Society and Trust; 7/4/06-7/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
Patrick Villa

Seventh International Robert Graves Conference, Mallorca=20

Tuesday 4th July - Saturday 8th July 2006=20

'Robert Graves and the Art of Collaboration'=20

The Robert Graves Society is pleased to announce that the Seventh Internatio=
nal Robert Graves Conference, organised by the Robert Graves Society and the=
 St John's College Robert Graves Trust, will be held in Palma and Dei=E0, Ma=
llorca, Spain, 4th July - 8th July, 2006.=20

CFP: Cultural History of Reading: American Literature (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
Sara Quay

The Cultural History of Reading (forthcoming from Greenwood Press, 2007)
seeks contributors to its American Literature Volume, particularly authors
interested in the literature and culture of The American Revolution, the
Civil War, and the late 20th-early 21st centuries (1960-present)..

The volume examines written documents (books, pamphlets, treatises, plays,
poems, essays etc.) that shaped, and were shaped by, crucial cultural
events throughout the world and in the United States.

CFP: Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the USA (Cyprus) (9/1/05; EASA, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:26pm
Jaroslav Kusnir

Dear Colleagues,

enclosed in this message you will find our call for papers for the
forthcoming EASA conference. I would like to ask you if you advertise it
through your mailing list,
Thank you very much in advance,
Yours sincerely,
Jaroslav Kusnir, The University of Presov, Slovakia

CFP: Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the
USA (Nicosia, Cyprus,04/07/06-04/10/06; EASA workshop)

Workshop 2
>From the Melting Pot of "Entropy" to a "Crack-potting" Ecriture

CFP: European Popular Culture (9/30/05; encyclopedia)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Gerd Bayer

Authors are sought for a few remaining chapters of the Europe volume of the
Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture, a six-volume set under contract with
the Greenwood Publishing Group.

CFP: American Indian Literatures and Cultures in the South (1/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Arnold, Ellen

Call for Papers

Special Issue: Mississippi Quarterly

American Indian Literatures and Cultures in the South

Mississippi Quarterly invites submissions for a special issue on
American Indian literatures and cultures in the South to be published
late in 2006. Critical and historical essays on any genre or period will
be considered.

Completed essays of no more than 10,000 words should be submitted by
Jan. 30, 2006.

Email submissions (Microsoft Word or Richtext only) are preferred.
Essays should follow the MLA Handbook (6th ed.).

Please address inquiries, proposals, or submissions to:

Ellen L. Arnold

2145 Bate

Dept. of English

East Carolina University

CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Sara

***PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY***

 

Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

February 8-11, 2006

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area. Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics not included here are welcome and encouraged.

The deadline for submitting proposals is November 15, 2005.

CFP: Bad Subjects –– Sex Politics Issue (10/15/05; e–journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Joe Lockard

Call for Papers - Sex Politics
BAD SUBJECTS

How do contemporary states express sexual preferences and regulate the sexualities of their citizen-subjects? How do corporations both market sex and participate in public sex politics? How do sexual identities define labor and media economies?

CFP: All topics relating to Harry Potter Novels and/or Fan Community (1/31/06; 7/27/06-7/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Jessica Daggett

Lumos 2006: A Harry Potter Symposium
Call for Proposals

Lumos 2006 will be a symposium for adult fans and
scholars of the Harry Potter novels. We aim to promote
scholarly analysis of the books, to provide a forum of
discussion for fans of those works, and to provide
professional development opportunities for teachers
and librarians.

Proposals are sought for presentations, papers,
moderated panels, workshops and posters on any topic
relating to the Harry Potter novels and/or the fan
community.

Literary and Media Studies:
Discussion of themes within the Harry Potter books and
films

CFP: Mixed Race, Hybrid, Transnational: Writing Lives in National and Global Frames (12/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Caroline Kyungah Hong

Call for submission of articles for a special issue of _Life Writing_
on "Mixed Race, Hybrid, Transnational: Writing Lives in National and
Global Frames."
 
The editors invite articles that theorize and read mixed race, hybrid,
and transnational subjects represented in all forms of life
writing—autobiography, memoir, biography, diaries, letters,
autobiographical novels, other forms of creative non-fiction, and
more. We are open to new research on hybridity, multiple
subjectivities, interculturalism, flexible citizenships, and all forms
of crossings and overlapping identities and narratives, and are
particularly interested in studies that recuperate historical and

CFP: Eat, Drink, and Be Hungry: Ireland and Consumption (10/15/05; 3/3/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:01pm
EGilmar100_at_aol.com

CFP: Eat, Drink, and Be Hungry: Ireland and Consumption
Eighth Annual Grian Conference
3-5 March 2006
Glucksman Ireland House
New York University

Bless us, O Cleric, famous pillar of learning,
Son of honey-bag, son of juice, son of lard,
Son of stirabout, son of porridge, son of fair-speckled clusters of fruit,
Son of smooth clustering cream, son of buttermilk, son of curds[.] (trans.
Kuno Meyer)

CFP: Vladimir Nabokov: 1. Open panel 2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Work (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
cotugnm_at_muohio.edu

Twentieth Century Literature Conference
Louisville, KY
2/23 – 2/25 2006

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society will be sponsoring two panels
at the conference this year:

1. Open panel: Vladimir Nabokov

Papers welcome on any aspect of Nabokov's work. Preference will be given
to papers that do not discuss _Lolita_.

2. Religion, Spirits, and Spirituality in Nabokov's Writings

This panel asks for papers that address the presence of religion, spirits,
and/or spirituality in Nabokov's work.

Areas of interest might include, but are not limited to:

CFP: The Ethics of Fiction (Spain) (12/1/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
Silvia Martínez Falquina

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ETHICS OF FICTION IN CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVE IN ENGLISH

IX JORNADAS DE LITERATURA CONTEMPORÁNEA EN LENGUA INGLESA
Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 30-April 1, 2006

CFP: Contemporary Scottish Fiction (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:00pm
rmorace_at_daemen.edu

The second "Scottish Renaissance" which is often said to have begun with
the publication of Lanark and which reached a high point with the
publication of Trainspotting appears to have reached a new stage
following devolution and the establishment of Scotland's first parliament
in nearly three hundred years. Scotland's recently changed political
situation suggests a number of questions regarding the present and future
of contemporary Scottish fiction. Has devolution changed the implied role
of the Scottish fiction writer and the reception of and/or market for
contemporary Scottish fiction? What part, if any, does recent Scottish
fiction play in the forming, or questioning, of a national political

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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