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CFP: Non-Western Christianity and Literature (11/14/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Middleton, Darren J.N.

Essays not exceeding 5,000 words are invited for an anthology exploring Non-Western Christianity and Literature.

The editor is especially interested in essays that show how creative writers (novelists, short fiction writers, poets, etc.) capture the real-lived texture of non-Western Christian belief and behavior. Various methodological and disciplinary approaches are encouraged.

Please send abstracts, which should not exceed 250 words, in the first instance. E-mail attachments preferred. Please use the e-mail address listed below. And feel free to use this address for any and all initial inquiries.

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is November 14, 2005. Completed essays are due April 30, 2006.

CFP: Janet Frame (12/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Jan Cronin (ARTS ENG)

 
This is a reminder that abstracts for a new collection of essays on
Janet Frame should be emailed to j.cronin_at_auckland.ac.nz and
simone.drichel_at_stonebow.otago.ac.nz by 1st December this year.

Due to publisher's interest in producing the collection in 2007 we will
be requesting finished essays by 1st July 2006 rather than 1st December
2006 as previously advertised.

See Call for Papers Below:

Contributions are sought for a new collection of essays on Janet Frame.

"Frameworks: Contemporary Criticism on Janet Frame"

CFP: Regional Book Awards in Children's Literature (no deadline noted; ChLA, 6/7/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:12pm
Carol Vogt

    Prepare and plan to be a panel member at the ChLA (Children's Literature
Association) conference at California State University at Northridge on June
7 to 11, 2006. The topic is: Regional Book Awards such as the Golden Sower
Award from Nebraska. Compare and contrast books from your geographical area
that are nominees for the regional award or have won the award/honor medal.
Interested persons should contact Carol Vogt at carolvogt_at_earthlink.net.
Respond promptly.

Feel free to contact me for further information. Thank you for your
assistance in this matter. Carol Vogt

CFP: American Indians Today: American Indians in Film (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
Richard Allen

American Indians Today-American Indians in Film Call for Papers

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

The American Indians Today Area chair invites you to submit papers for a
special emphasis panel/workshop in American Indian Film for the
Southwest Texas/American Popular Culture Association's 27th "Annual
Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006.=20

=20

The Panel/Workshop: Teaching American Indian Film

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CFP: Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Masha C Mimran (mmimran_at_Princeton.EDU)

CALL FOR PAPERS

�Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death�

Panel for the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting 2006: �The Human and its Others,� Princeton University, Princeton NJ, March 23-26, 2006

Deadline for paper proposals: November 30, 2005

Paper proposals are invited for the following seminar at the 2006 ACLA Conference: �Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death.�

Producing the Human in the Politics of Life and Death

CFP: Rebecca West (1/31/06; collection)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
DAVID MALCOLM

REBECCA WEST'S FICTION AND NON-FICTION. Essays are sought for a
collection on Rebecca West's fiction and non-fiction. They are to be
published as a third volume of studies of underrated British and Irish
novelists, edited by Gill Davies, David Malcolm and John Simons. A
volume on Ronald Firbank's fiction was published by The Edwin Mellen
Press in 2004 (ISBN: 0-7734-6555-3); one on Sylvia Townsend Warner's
writing is due for publication by Mellen in 2006. Essays should be
approximately 5000 words long and may be on any aspect of West's
writing. Please send abstracts of proposed essays (500 words) with a
brief professional cv by e-mail to David Malcolm, Professor of English

CFP: Richard Wright Circle (12/16/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
James Miller

        The Richard Wright Circle plans to organize two sessions at the
American Literature Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA,
May 25-28, 2006. It invites proposals for 20-minute papers for either
session:

Session I: New Directions in Wright Scholarship. We welcome papers
involving significant new research or critical approaches to Wright and
his work.

Session II: Richard Wright: International Perspectives. We welcome
papers ranging from Wright's responses to global events to the
reception of Wright's work in various international settings.

CFP: Human Language and Language Reform (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Brian Lennon

Paper proposals are invited for the seminar "Human Language and Language
Reform," ACLA 2006 Annual Meeting, Princeton University, March 23-26,
2006.

Seminar Organizers: Brian Lennon, Pennsylvania State University; Nergis
Erturk, Columbia University

CFP: Arab Americans in the Arts Forum (12/15/05; 3/31/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is seeking proposals for
panels and papers to be presented at its Arab Americans in the Arts
Forum. The Forum will be held at the AANM in Dearborn, Michigan, March
31- April 2, 2006. Topics include Performing Arts: dance, theater and
music; Visual Arts: painting, photography, sculpture and calligraphy;
Media Arts: film and video; and Literature: poetry, fiction and
non-fiction. The purpose of the Forum is to generate dialogue among our
audiences and artists about the state of Arab American art-making and
to document the contributions of Arab Americans in the above mentioned
fields.

CFP: Ancient & Modern Narrative (12/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

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Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Kathryn Chew

=93Ancient and Modern Narrative: Intersections, Interactions, and=20
Interstices=94, the 41st Annual Comparative Literature Conference at=20
California State University, Long Beach, March 9-11, 2006. This=20
conference will combine the traditional and the emergent aspects of=20
Comparative Literature, which began as a philological and=20
classically-oriented discipline and now encompasses a more emergent,=20
global perspective. It will emphasize modern literary echoes of the=20
classical world and direct adaptation of ancient literature. It can=20
include the study of canonical western texts (such as James Joyce=92s=20
adaptation of The Odyssey in Ulysses) and postcolonial appropriations=20

CFP: Reclaiming Democracy (3/1/06; RPA, 11/3/06-11/6/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Jeffrey Paris

Call for Conference Submissions

Reclaiming Democracy: Visions and Practices from the
Radical Left

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the Radical
Philosophy Association

November 3-6, 2006

Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

The RPA Conference Program Committee invites
submissions of talks, papers, workshops, roundtables
discussions, posters, and other kinds of conference
contributions, for its seventh biennial conference, to
be held at Creighton University in Omaha Nebraska.

UPDATE: Children's Lit Association Conference (11/30/05; 6/8/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
jackie e stallcup

Please excuse cross-posting as I wish to get this out as widely as
possible.

UPDATE: Please note the NEW SITE for this conference! We are still in
the greater Los Angeles area, but the conference will be held
in MANHATTAN BEACH at the Manhattan Beach Marriott.

Deadline is approaching for proposals: November 30, 2005

Transformations
Children's Literature Association's 33rd Annual Conference
Manhattan Beach, California
June 8-11 2006

CFP: War and the West (1/15/06; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Matt Evertson

CALL FOR PAPERS

War and the West
17th Annual Mari Sandoz Heritage Society Conference
March 30 to April 1, 2006
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center
Chadron State College
Chadron, Nebraska

CFP: Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Sollars, Michael D.

Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels

As the chief editor of The Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists =
and
Novels, I am seeking manuscripts from contributors who are familiar =
with the
work. The manuscripts will focus on novelists and novels from the 20th
century. The novels that will be collected in this extensive volume =
will
have been written in a language other than English but subsequently
translated into English. I am attaching a list of available writing
assignments. Please review the below list and email me with your =
interests.

Best regards,

CFP New York: City in Motion, Interdisciplinary Conference (1/10/06; 3/10/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Lori Jirousek

New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan invites presentation proposals
for the Interdisciplinary Conference:

 

New York: City in Motion

 

This day-long conference will take place on Friday, March 10, 2006, in
NYIT's state-of-the-art conference facility near Columbus Circle. The
organizers welcome and encourage technology-enhanced presentations.

 

We seek presenters who will share their scholarship and perspectives on the
City of New York as examined through the ideas of movement, mobility, and
transformation. Panels and presentations may address motion either
literally or figuratively as suggested by but not limited to the following
categories:

 

UPDATE: Gender and Citizenship (11/28/05; 3/24/06-3/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Petra Lina Orloff

Deadline has already passed, but has been extended to
11/28/05. Decisions will be announced at the beginning of
December.

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UPDATE: Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium (1/15/06; 3/23/06-3/24/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
krjames_at_buffalo.edu

Below is an updated text for the CFP for the Samuel Delany conference.

CALL FOR PAPERS: SAMUEL R. DELANY - A CRITICAL SYMPOSIUM
SUNY Buffalo
March 23-4, 2006
Deadline: January 15, 2006

"Samuel R. Delany: A Critical Symposium" is a conference intended to provide
an interdisciplinary forum for world-class scholars and innovative writers to
discuss and celebrate Delany's work. As such, it will be the first event of its kind
in the United States.

CFP: Resistance to Tyranny: Representing the Struggle for Human Rights in Literature (2/17/06; NYCEA, 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:46pm
Jennifer Griffiths

* Call for Papers *
The New York College English Association Conference
Marymount College of Fordham University
Tarrytown, NY April 28-29, 2006
Resistance to Tyranny:
Representing the Struggle for Human Rights in Literature
 
In an interview with Amnesty International, Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman
explains that, despite efforts to silence survivors of human rights violations, "Somehow the
stories do come out, those voices do come out. I am not their voice: I make a space for
those voices, a bridge." Dorfman's insights raise questions about the role of literature in
the struggle for human rights. How do writers represent often unspeakable crimes against

CFP: Will Any Humanism Be Possible? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/2006)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Garcia, Antonio

I am organizing a seminar based on the proposal below for the American
Comparative Literature Association's Conference 2006 at Princeton
University. Submit paper proposals to

garciaant @uhd.edu and through the acla web site www.princeton.edu/~acla06
<http://www.princeton.edu/~acla06> by the November 30 deadline.

 

Will Any Humanism Be Possible?
Seminar Organizer(s): Antonio A. Garcia, University of Houston-Downtown

CFP: 3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference on Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic Literature, Linguistics and Culture (grad) (12/9/05;

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
anreynol_at_indiana.edu

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
on Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic Literature, Linguistics and Culture
Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

* * * * CALL FOR PAPERS * * * *

The Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC), Department of Spanish and
Portuguese, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana is hosting a conference
February 19-20, 2006. All papers related to Luso-Brazilian and Hispanic
literature, linguistics and culture are welcome. Our suggested topic for this
year is "Peripheries", although any other topic will also be considered to be
part of the conference. Research on theoretical and applied linguistics,
literature, and culture pertaining to the suggested topics is encouraged.

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