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CFP: Girls' Studies (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Rebecca C. Hains

The newly-formed Girls' Studies Interest Group of the National Women's
Studies Association (NWSA) seeks panelists for our proposed sessions on
Girls' Studies.

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations on research with girls. We
welcome diverse theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary perspectives.

Please email your proposals to both hains_at_temple.edu and rebekahb_at_temple.edu
by October 28, 2005. Please include the following information:

- Name
- Affiliation
- Contact information (telephone, email, mailing address)
- A brief biography or c.v.
- A short abstract (300-500 words)

CFP: Ossi Wessi (12/15/05; 3/17/06-3/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
BACKMAN, DONALD EUGENE

Ossi Wessi

Paper proposals are being accepted for the 14th Annual Interdisciplinary
German Studies Conference, March 17-19, 2006 at the University of
California, Berkeley. The conference theme is Ossi Wessi: 1989 and beyond.

CFP: Studies in American Culture (12/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
McDonald, Rob

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all
aspects of American culture and from all scholarly and critical
approaches. We especially invite interdisciplinary studies of the
literature, language, visual arts, and history of the United States.*

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Our diverse readership includes academics and non-academics who come
from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. We prefer fresh,
innovative essays that are informed by research and current critical
theories but which avoid alienating jargon.

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CFP: Gilman in the 20th Century (12/2/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Cynthia Davis

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society invites proposals for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference in Philadelphia. The topic of the proposed panel is "Charlotte Perkins Gilman in the Twentieth Century."
Panel description and submission information follows:

CFP: Huxley and Chestnutt (no deadline noted; books)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Izzo, David

Huxley's Brave New World: 75th anniversary book of essays-subjects
open--all disciplines

djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

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Huxley's Time Must Have a Stop-Dalkey archive casebook-as literature and
philosophy

djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

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Essays on Charles Chesnutt: book

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djizzo_at_uncfsu.edu

CFP: <code> HumanSystems | DigitalBodies (11/23/05; iDMAa+IMS, 4/5/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Ritchie, Jeff

2006 iDMAa + IMS Conference
<code> HumanSystems | DigitalBodies

www.muohio.edu/codeconference

Call for Papers

The International Digital Media and Arts Association and Miami University's
Center for Interactive Media Studies presents the 2006 iDMAa + IMS
Conference. The conference's theme is built around an examination of the many
codes that drive the digital media and arts world. The Conference will bring
academics, artists, and industry representatives together to help define,
refine and advance the leading edge of new media. This is the third annual
iDMAa Conference and fifth annual IMS Conference.

CFP: Westerns in Cinema and Popular Novels (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Paul Varner

CALL FOR PAPERS
WESTERNS IN CINEMA AND POPULAR NOVELS
The 27th Annual Meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA
February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque=20
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Topics might include B.M. Bower, Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Max Brand,
Clarence Mulford, Pulp Westerns, John Ford, Anthony Mann, Clint
Eastwood, Feminist, Structuralist and other critical perspectives on
Westerns.

CFP: Comic Art &amp; Comics (10/31/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
Gene Kannenberg, Jr.

Comic Art & Comics Area
Popular Culture Association Conference, April 12-16, 2006
Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel - Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

The Comic Art & Comics Area of the PCA invites all comics scholars to
participate in the 2006 meeting of the Popular Culture Association and
American Culture Association. Details of the conference can be found
at the conference website: <http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~pcaaca>.

CFP: Tomas Rivera Award in Critical Writing (12/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:54am
Nowell Marshall

CRATE journal is proud to announce The Tomas Rivera Award in Critical
Writing

Essays may explore or examine emerging writers, Latino/a contemporary works,
American landscapes, migrant issues that reflect global transformation,
power and the arts.

Total in Prizes $1,000:

1st Prize: $500 and publication in CRATE journal and on the CRATE website
2nd Prize: $250 and publication in CRATE journal and on the CRATE website
Honorable Mentions: $125 and possible publication on the CRATE website

Please limit your submissions to $3,000 words. All submissions must be
postmarked by Dec. 15, 2005 to be considered. CRATE only reads between
Sept. 15 and Dec. 15. Winners will be announced Winter 2005.

CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
exitnine_at_rci.rutgers.edu

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

CFP: Non-fiction Travel Literature from the Americas, Europe and China (China) (1/30/06; 6/12/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
jfombona_at_mac.com

Call for Papers

“IV International and Interdisciplinary Conference Alexander von
Humboldt and Zheng He, 2006”

“Travel Literature and from the Americas, Europe and China from all
Centuries”

2006 年第四届美洲,欧洲, 中国旅游, 探险文献国际大会

纪念亚利山大.冯. 洪堡, éƒ'å'ŒæŽ¢é™©å…ˆé©±

June 12-16, 2006

in Xi’an China

UPDATE: Comics and Childhood (12/1/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
Cathlena Martin

    Updated Call for Papers: "Comics and Childhood"

 Fourth Annual University of Florida Comics Conference

      Gainesville, FL
      February 24-25, 2006.

Updated Deadline for Abstracts: December 1, 2005.

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is
pleased to announce the 2006 UF Conference on Comics: "Comics and
Childhood," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida, on February
24-25 2006.

Confirmed guest speakers include Bill Willingham, Nate Powell, and
Charles Hatfield.

CFP: Willa Cather (12/20/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
John Swift

The Willa Cather Society invites proposals for 20-minute papers to be
presented in either of two sessions at the American Literature
Association's annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, May 25-28, 2006.

Session I: New Directions in Cather Scholarship. All papers involving
significant new research or critical approaches to Cather's work will be
considered.

CFP: Heroism &amp; Mortality in Comics (11/26/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
dave_at_captionbox.net

Call For Papers: "Ever-Ending Battle" - Special Symposium on Heroism &
Mortality in Comics for Spring 2006 International Journal of Comic Art
issue.

The International Journal of Comic Art (IJOCA) is pleased to welcome
submissions for the upcoming symposium in its Spring 2006 edition 8.1. The
 wide focus of the symposium, entitled "The Ever-Ending Battle," will be
on issues of mortality in comics, particularly, but not exclusively, the
relationship between death and heroism.

CFP: Stealing the Language: Eudora Welty and Women's Humor (1/1/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
HRPollack

Call for Papers
Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
May 25-28, 2006
San Francisco, CA
Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero Center

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Alicia Ostriker writes that women have always tried to steal the=20
language -- to =93seize speech=94 and so rework narratives inadequate to=20=

describing women=92s experience. (Ostriker, Stealing The Language: The=20=

Emergence of Women=92s Poetry in America, p 211) =93Stealing the =
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can reiterate and/ or transform old speech in ways that provoke women=20
to liberated laughter.

CFP: Student's Companion to American Literary Characters (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Judith Baughman

For the Student's Companion to American Literary Characters to be published by Manly Inc. and Facts on File, we are seeking entries on major characters in works by these playwrights: Maxwell Anderson, Philip Barry, Moss Hart, Beth Henley, George S. Kaufman, Sidney Kingsley, Tony Kushner, Arthur Miller, Marsha Norman, Clifford Odets, Eugene O'Neill, David Rabe, William Saroyan, Neil Simon, Wendy Wasserstein, Tennessee Williams, August Wilson, and Lanford Wilson. For further information, please contact Dr. Park Bucker at psbucke_at_uscsumter.edu .

CFP: The Journal of Florida Literature (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Brent Kinser

T h e J o u r n a l o f F l o r i d a L i t e r a t u r e

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Since 1988, The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Journal of Florida Literature
has published material relevant to the life, works, and friends of
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Yearling
and many other widely respected and beloved works, including Cross
Creek, South Moon Under, and Cracker Chidlings.

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CFP: Charlotte Perkins Gilman (12/5/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Susan McHugh

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference:
"Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Then and Now"
Hosted by the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England in Portland, Maine
June 15-18, 2006

CFP: Science Fiction Foundation Essay Prize (grad) (5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Michelle Reid

Submissions are invited for the annual SF Foundation Essay Prize.

Deadline for Submission: May 31 2006

Judges for 2006:

Gwyneth Jones (World Fantasy Award winner)
Uppinder Mehan (Emerson College, Boston)
Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Institute of Technology)

CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
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Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=
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A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

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Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.

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CFP: 19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference (3/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Brent Kinser

19th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference

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Winter Park, Florida

April 7-8, 2006

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Sponsored by the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society

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Hosted by the University of Central Florida

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The Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society, an organization of over 250
members worldwide, invites paper proposals on topics related to
Rawlings's life and works. Topics might include the following:

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