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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.

CFP: The Mirror Crack'd: Medieval Fantasy (UK) (9/1/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:46pm
Pat Reynolds

The Mirror Crack'd: medieval fantasy in JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the
Rings and its
Sources: Call for Papers for Session at Leeds International Medieval
Congress 2006, sponsored by The Tolkien Society
 
Aspects of the fantastic dominate the works of Tolkien, but they also
form important and
memorable episodes in the medieval works known to have influenced his
creativity. In addition, medieval fantasies characterise the works of
writers from Spenser to Bram Stoker, and beyond.
Topics for papers might include:
•   The Lord of the Rings and Medieval Romances
•   Monsters and their meaning in The Lord of the Rings
•   Beneficial fantasy in The Lord of the Rings

CFP: The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:46pm
lh10_at_duke.edu

The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups
and their Embedded Politics

proposal deadline: September 15, 2005
contact: lili.hsieh_at_duke.edu

Call for papers for a panel on The Politics of Friendship: Modernist
Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics at 2006
NEMLA annual convention, Philadelphia, March 2-5, 2006

CFP: Critical Essays on the Plays of Lynn Riggs (10/17/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:46pm
Powers, W. Douglas

CALL FOR PAPERS for

"Just Outside the Rush of Light": Critical Essays on the Plays of Lynn Riggs

 

Editor: W. Douglas Powers

Contributors are sought for a volume of new essays on the plays of dramatist
Lynn Riggs to be submitted to McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. Gay
Cherokee writer and Oklahoma native Lynn Riggs (1899-1954) is best known for
his play Green Grow the Lilacs, the source of Rodgers and Hammerstein's
Oklahoma!

 

CFP: Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View (9/1/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:27pm
Barbara Cook

Call for Papers for the North East Modern Language Association meeting in Philadelphia - March 2-5, 2006.

Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View

Rachel Carson, writer, scientist, and ecologist, became famous as a naturalist and science writer for the public. Embedded in her early works was the view that human beings were but one part of nature distinguished primarily by their power to alter it, in some cases irreversibly. With the 1962 publication of Silent Spring, she challenged the practices of agricultural scientists and the government, and called for a change in the way humankind viewed the natural world. (Rachel Carson.org)

CFP: World War I & World War II (10/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:27pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS:

World War I and World War II

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2006 JOINT CONFERENCE

 

April 12 – 15, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

 

Faculty members (and interested students) are invited to contribute to sessions on topics relating to World War I and World War II to be presented at the 2006 Conference of the National Popular Culture Association, which will be held April 12-15, 2006, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

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