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CFP: Mythology in Contemporary Culture (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/16/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Anais Spitzer

The Mythology in Contemporary Culture panel of the Popular Culture
Association invites submissions for the 2006 ACA/PCA National Conference, to
be held in Atlanta, Georgia from April 12-16, 2006.

The"Mythology in Contemporary Culture panel is dedicated to exploring
mythological figures and themes in all areas of popular culture-from movies,
video games and television to literature, politics and blogs-and the
significance of these mythological images and motifs in contemporary,
postmodern culture.

Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Contemporary Southern Literature (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Chris Bloss

Call for Papers: Contemporary Southern Literature

PCA/ACA Conference

April 12-15, 2006, Atlanta

 

 

The South remains an interesting source of observation—literature,
history, culture, etc.

This call for papers seeks contributors offering a wide variety of
interpretations and criticisms of contemporary Southern literature and
culture against the backdrop of popular culture and postmodern
society, although other approaches are also solicited. Presentations
covering a broad range of Southern literature pieces and critical
approaches are welcome; presentations should be developed for a
20-minute reading.

 

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

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Jan Cronin (ARTS ENG)

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

"Frameworks: Contemporary Criticism on Janet Frame"

CFP: Margaret Fuller and Her Circle (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
marilyn.rye_at_att.net

"Margaret Fuller and Her Circle"
Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) Conference, Philadelphia, 3/2-5/06.
NEMLA Sponsored Panel
Essays invited on any aspect of Margaret Fuller's writings and/or other work of connected authors.
250-500 word abstracts due by 9/15/05 to:
               Marilyn Rye
                M-MS1-01
                Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.
                285 Madison Ave.
                Madison, NJ 07940
                or send by email (preferred)
                to <mrye_at_fdu.edu)
                Phone: 973-443-8343
                Fax: 973-443-8087

CFP: Cultural Studies Association (10/15/05; 4/19/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
Leerom Medovoi

THE FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING of the CULTURAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (U.S.)
Washington. D.C. (George Mason University, Arlington campus) April
19-22,
2006

The Cultural Studies Association (U.S.) invites participation in its
Fourth
Annual Meeting from all areas and on all topics of relevance to Cultural
Studies, including but not limited to literature, history, sociology,
geography, anthropology, communications, popular culture, cultural
theory,
queer studies, critical race studies, feminist studies, postcolonial
studies, media and film studies, material culture studies, performance
and
visual arts studies.

CFP: Nigerian Poetry (12/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Gloria MT Emezue

  CFP: NNP Journal 2006 Edition, Deadline: December 2005
Papers are invited for publication in 2006 edition of the New Nigerian Poetry Journal, NNP. The 2005 issue, dedicated to retiring professor of English, Romanus Egudu for his contributions in expanding the frontiers of African literature and Nigerian poetry, is available for distribution courtesy of Progeny (Africa Research) International. [Website] www.africaresearch.us

New Voices of Nigerian Poetry

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
J.M Williams

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Powys, Wales, UK

TRAVELLING TO NEW WORLDS: IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION AND THE EXPERIENCE OF WALES
The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK
7-9 April 2006

CFP: Theatres of Global Suffrage (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
donia.mounsef_at_yale.edu

Theatres of Global Suffrage: The Plays, Performance and Protest of
Women's Rights

We are seeking proposals for an edited collection on women suffrage
theatre.

CFP: As the World Turns: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry (8/10/05; SCMS, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Michele Torre

AS THE WORLD TURNS: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry

 

The worldwide media landscape is in a particular state of flux due to
recent developments in the entertainment industry, including shifting
ownership, evolving international industries, changing regulatory
practices, and technological innovations, all of which affect the texts
audiences consume.

 

Topics to Explore:

 

UPDATE: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Omaar Hena

The deadline has been extended to SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 for the panel on
Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry
(9/1/05; 20th C. Literature and
Culture Conference, 2/23-25/06).

Call for papers for a critical panel on any aspect of
globalization, globality, and postnationality in
contemporary Anglophone poetry (since 1945, but especially
since the 1970's) at the 20th Century Literature and
Culture Conference in Louisville, KY, U. of Louisville,
Feb 23-25, 2006.

CFP: African-American Faculty &amp; Administrators (10/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:06pm
Tolley-Stokes, Rebecca L.

Contributions are sought for essays on the topic of African-American
faculty and administrators (current of former) at Appalachian colleges
or universities. This critical anthology seeks to explore the plethora
of situations and circumstances that affect African American faculty and
administrators in the Appalachian region. We are looking for abstracts
that will RESULT IN SCHOLARLY ESSAYS. We are not seeking poetry, art or
similar material.

Send 2-page limit abstracts to either:

Keith Johnson, Ph.D.

CFP: Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (10/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
Editor_at_AmericanPopularCulture

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900-present) seeks
submissions for the fall 2005 edition.

Deadline: 15 October 2005

Please send submissions to:

editor_at_americanpopularculture.com.

To submit to the journal, as well as to Magazine Americana and Newsletter
Americana, you must be a member of Americana: The Institute for the Study of
American Popular Culture. Please visit www.americanpopularculture.com for
details.

Guidelines:

CFP: Truman Capote (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
MRSchiavi_at_aol.com

CALL FOR PAPERS -- Northeast Modern Language Association

Philadelphia, PA -- March 2-5, 2006

"A 'TRU' RETURN: CAPOTE IN 2006"

For this panel, I invite papers considering any aspect of Truman Capote's
work or persona. Fresh analyses of his stories, novels, essyas, letters or
screenplays are welcome. What sorts of claims might we make to label Capote a
"major" American writer? Whta did he contribute to the American canon? What were
his particular literary gifts? Papers dissecting Capote's public
appearances, his marketing of self or work, his various (and incessant) portrayals in the
media will also be welcome.

Please send 250-word abstracts by SEPTEMBER 15, 2005 to

CFP: The Construction of African American Folk (9/1/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
Kocher, Ruth Ellen

Panel Title: The Construction of Folk: Traditions, Interpretations, and Appropriations in African American Literature
Conference: Northeast Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA March 2-5, 2005
 
I am accepting paper proposals until September 1, 2005 for the aforementioned panel. Before submitting your proposal, please consider the following short panel description.
 

CFP: The Abandoned House in 20th-Century Poetry and Visual Art (Sweden) (10/1/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:01pm
Marit J. MacArthur

The Abandoned House in Twentieth-Century Poetry and Visual Art

I am seeking papers for a panel on abandoned houses in twentieth century
poetry and visual art, to be presented at a conference on "Space,
Haunting, Discourse," at Karlstad University in Sweden, June 15-18, 2005.
On this theme, submissions are invited that offer insight into the
phenomelogical, historical, and/or cultural valences of the image of the
abandoned house in contemporary (inter)national traditions and/or in the
work of individual poets or artists.

CFP: Black Poetry from the late 1950s to the late 1970s (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:01pm
Lmramey_at_aol.com

 
For a comprehensive critical study and reference resource on The Heritage
Series of Black Poetry (published in London from 1962-1975) and its
publisher/editor Paul Breman, I am seeking contributions and enquiries. The focus of
this book will be the 27 poetry collections published in the Heritage Series,
the Heritage pamphlet series, and the two poetry anthologies _Sixes and Sevens_
and _You Better Believe It_. The collection, which will be distributed
internationally, will include memoirs, poems, critical essays, photographs and
bibliographies.
I am seeking critical essays or memoirs on or by the poets included in the

CFP: Larry Neal (9/20/05; 2/10/06-2/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:00pm
Carter Mathes

Call for Papers

We are pleased to invite submissions for papers to be delivered at an
international conference, "'Don't Say Goodbye to the Pork Pie Hat': Re –
Evaluating Larry Neal's Creative and Critical Vision of the Black Aesthetic,"
hosted and sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke
University, and North Carolina Central University on February 10-12, 2006.

CFP: Modernists and Science (9/1/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:00pm
Marianne Cotugno

20th Century Literature & Culture Conference

February 23-25, 2006

Louisville, KY

Proposed Panel: Modernists Authors, Scientific Discourses

We are seeking a third paper for a proposed TCLC panel.

Currently, two papers look at how Modernist writers engage with contemporary
scientific discourses (eugenics, evolutionary theories) that attempt to
explain human behavior and development. These papers locate the site of
these discussions in rural America: Erskine Caldwell in the South and
Conrad Richter in the Ohio River Valley.

Although we are looking for a paper that seems to be a good "fit" for the
panel, we welcome any approach to this admittedly broad topic.

CFP: Cognitive Approaches to Latino/a Narrative and Image (9/21/05; 4/6/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Frederick Luis Aldama

Conference: Literature and the Cognitive Sciences at University of
Connecticut, Storrs.
Deadline: submit 200-300 word abstract by Sept. 21, 2005
Panel: "Cognitive Approaches to Latino/a Narrative and Image"
Panel Organizer: Frederick Luis Aldama, Professor of English and Comparative
Studies at The Ohio State University.
I invite abstracts for the panel "Cognitive Approaches to Latino/a Narrative
and Image" to present at the Literature and the Cognitive Sciences
conference at the University of Connecticut, Storrs (April 6-9, 2006).
Recent advances in such areas as narrative theory, linguistics, and the
cognitive and neurobiological sciences, offer the opportunity for scholars

CFP: Denmark and the Black Atlantic (Denmark) (12/1/05; 5/4/06-5/6/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Martyn Bone

DENMARK AND THE BLACK ATLANTIC

Thursday 4 May to Saturday 6 May 2006

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Organised by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies

Keynote Speakers:

Professor George Hutchinson (Indiana University), author of _The Harlem
Renaissance in Black and White_ (Harvard UP, 1995) and _From the Shadows: A
New Life of Nella Larsen_ (forthcoming, Harvard UP, 2006)

Candace Allen, author of the novel _Valaida_ (Virago, 2004)

Alex Frank Larsen, journalist and director of Danmark Radio 2's television
documentary series _Slavernes Slægt_ (2005)

TBC: Historian of Danish West Indies/Virgin Islands

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Walter Mosley (11/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Derek Maus

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Collection of critical articles on Walter Mosley

DEADLINE: 500-word abstracts or complete manuscripts by 11/1/05
EDITORS: Owen Brady (Clarkson University) and Derek Maus (SUNY Potsdam)

CFP: Arthurian Legend (10/3/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Leslie Fife

CFP: ARTHURIAN LEGEND

 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION

THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL MEETING

 

APRIL 12-15, 2006

 

MARRIOTT MARQUIS HOTEL

ATLANTA, GA

 

 

Papers and panel proposals on all popular treatments of Arthurian Legend from any period and in any medium—print, visual, musical, commercial, electronic—are welcome.

 

Abstracts should be 250 words max. Panel proposals must include abstracts from all session participants. E-mail submissions are acceptable. Please submit abstracts and proposals in duplicate.

 

Electronic submissions to

 

e.sklar_at_wayne.edu and DHof635094_at_aol.com

                                    

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