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CFP: VIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference (1/15/06; 4/22/06-4/24/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm

The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society will hold its VIII
Annual Conference
in Harrodsburg and Springfield (Saint Catharine College),
Kentucky--April 22-24, 2006. The conference headquarters
(site of the
opening banquet, keynote session, and annual business
meeting) is the
lovely and legendary Beaumont Inn, in historic Harrodsburg.
paper sessions will be held at Saint Catharine College, just
Springfield, Roberts' hometown.

CFP: Internationalization of American Studies/Transpacific American Studies (1/10/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/16/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Tatsushi Narita

      Seeking papers on (1) critiques of current practices of
internationalization of American studies or on (2) topics concerning
¡ÈTranspacific¡É American studies for a panel at American Studies
Association conference to be held in Oakland, CA, October 12-16, 2006. The
panel is entitled Internationalization of American Studies and
¡ÈTranspacific¡É American. Also, I am seeking commentator and chair for this
proposed session.
      These few years the field of American Studies is undergoing a radical
transformation with respect to internationalization. However, despite the
admirable reciprocal exchange history, for example, of annually held

CFP: American Women Write about Italians (1/9/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Bernardi, Debra

CFP for Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference
(November 8-November 11, 2006 in Philadelphia)

American Women Write about Italians

While much has been published on American men who write about their
experiences in Italy (Hawthorne and James come easily to mind), relatively
little has been done about what American women writers have had to say about
Italian culture. The purpose of this panel is to explore just that.

CFP: Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Tara MacDonald

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
McGill University, Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood, the
McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take place
March 11-12 at McGill University , Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Custodians of Selfhood: Narrative as (De)constructions of the Self in the
Fiction of Twentieth-Century Canadian Women Authors

CFP: Strategic Representations in Pop Culture (grad) (12/17/05; Acacia, 2/17/06-2/18/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm

Acacia Group's 2006 Conference: Politicizing texts
The Acacia Group of California State University, Fullerton is seeking paper=
for our 2006 conference to be held February 17 and 18, 2006. We are =20
interested in papers/presentations for the following suggested panel:
Strategic Representations in Popular Culture=20
How do aspects of popular culture=E2=80=94including, but not limited to, ma=
fiction, non-fiction, advertising, film, travel, food, entertainment, toys,=
and leisure objects=E2=80=94employ strategies designed to appeal to certain=
What theories inform those strategies? Is there a segmenting of groups and=20

UPDATE: Women of Color Caucus (11/12/05; MELUS, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Dodge, Georgina

Extended Deadline: December 12


The MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the
United States) WOCC (Women of Color Caucus) invites proposals for its
tenth anniversary panel at the MELUS 20th Annual Conference, from April
27-30, 2006, hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL.=20


CFP: Irish Studies (Spain) (2/10/06; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
VI AEDEI Conference

Call for Papers


VI International Conference of=20

The Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI)

University of Valladolid (Spain)=20

25-27 May 2006


Imaginary/Real Ireland


CFP: Nick Cave (1/31/06; collection)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Tanya Dalziell

Cultural Seeds: new perspectives on the work of Nick Cave

Edited by Karen Welberry (La Trobe University) and Tanya Dalziell
(The University of Western Australia)

Nick Cave is now widely recognised as a composer, curator, musician,
author, artist and screenwriter. From The Boys Next Door to The
Secret Life of the Love Song to author of the recently acclaimed
screenplay, The Proposition (2005), Cave's career spans nearly 30
years and has produced a comprehensive (and sometimes controversial)
body of work that has arguably shaped contemporary 'alternative'
culture. As such, an inclusive appraisal of Cave's work and its
significance is timely and necessary.

CFP: Richard Aldington (France) (2/1/06; 7/6/06-7/8/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:23pm
Daniel Kempton



IV International Richard Aldington Society Conference, les
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France July 6-8, 2006


The International Richard Aldington Society holds its bi-annual
conference in the historic town on the coast of the Mediterranean in the
Camargue, where Catherine Aldington has lived for many years. The
conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Richard Aldington's
life and work. They are also interested in papers that address
connections between Aldington and other twentieth-century writers, such
as H. D., Durrell, Pound, Eliot, Lawrence, Hemingway.

CFP: The Othering of Eastern Europe (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
Vlatka Velcic

ACLA 2006: Princton University
General Topic: The Human and its Other

Seminar Title: The Othering of (and Othering within)
Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Eurasia

Seminar Organizer: Vlatka Velcic, California State
University, Long Beach (

CFP: The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture (UK) (2/1/06; 7/27/06-7/30/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
Scott Hames


The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture

Presented by
The Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Stirling
27-30 July 2006

Plenary speakers include:

Neal Ascherson, author of Stone Voices: the Search for Scotland
Prof Lawrence Buell (Harvard), author of The Environmental Imagination
Prof Steve Duguid (Simon Fraser), on John Muir
Prof Murdo Macdonald (Dundee), on revisualising the Highlands in art
James Robertson (novelist and poet) on history and place

CFP: Potter as Bibliotherapy (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
A. Mary Murphy

<>The following call for papers is for a pre-approved special topic
session to be included as part of the RMMLA annual conference to be held
in Tucson, Arizona, October 12-14, 2006. Presenters must be current in
2006 RMMLA dues by April 1. Presenters also are required to pay the
applicable convention registration fee. Information may be found at

CFP: Kindred Spirits Conference: Humans and NonHuman Animals (1/15/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Kara Kendall

Announcing A Call for Papers for
        Kindred Spirits: the Relationship Between Human and NonHuman Animals,
            An Interdisciplinary Conference

        Law, Race, Speciesism, Sexuality, Feminism, Ethics, Rights Movements,
Literature, Religion, Gender Studies, History, Science, Creative Writing,
Philosophy, the Visual and Performing Arts, Veterinary Medicine, etc.

Please visit the Kindred Spirits Website for information updates:

Dates: September 7-9, 2006
Place: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

UPDATE: African American Satire, Irony, and Comedy (12/30/05; 2/10/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Dana A. Williams

The conference date has been corrected; the deadline for the call has
changed; and the focus of the call is more generally on satire, irony, and


The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers and supports
the endowment of the Sterling A. Brown Professorship in English. This year,
the Department celebrates the achievement of African American satirical and
comic genius.

CFP: Postmodern Authorship (12/15/05; ASU, 2/24/06-2/26/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
st jack

(Re)Markable Identities: Confronting, Corrupting, and Conflating Cultural
February 24-26, 2006
Arizona State University œ Tempe, Arizona

Call for papers:

In The Postmodern Condition, Jean Lyotard suggests, gA postmodern artist or
writer is in the position of a philosopher; the text he writes, the work he
produces are not in principle governed by preestablished rules, and they
cannot be judged according to a determined judgment.h How then are we to
consider the postmodern artist or writer?

CFP: The Indian Review of World Literature in English - British Poetry (1/31/06; journal issue)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:45pm
Ganesan Balakrishnan

A bi-annual online literary Journal, The Indian Review of World Literature in English propses to bring out its Jannuary 2006 issue with sepecial focus on the works of the British poets Donald Davie, Dylan Thomas, Thomas Gunn and Philip Larkin. Potential contributors are requested to send scholarly articles in about 3000 words in MS Word format as Email attachments to before 15/01/2006. For further details about the scope, periodicty and editorial policy of the journal please visit
  Prof.Ganesan Balkarishnan,Ph.D
PG & Research Dept. of English

CFP: Human Rights: Lost in Translation? (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm

American Comparative Literature Association Conference: "The Human
and Its Others." March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University

Seminar Panel: Human Rights: "Lost" in Translation?

Seminar Organizer: J. Paul Narkunas, Pratt Institute

CFP: Kay Boyle (1/6/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Hait, Christine

As part of an effort to establish an author society devoted to the study
of the work of Kay Boyle, a Kay Boyle session will be held at the
forthcoming American Literature Association conference. The conference
will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center,
San Francisco, California, May 25-28, 2006. Details of the conference
and information about hotel reservations appear on the Web site of the
American Literature Association.=20

The topic of the session is open. However, papers on any of the
following general topics are encouraged.=20

* Early Kay Boyle, including her recently published novel

CFP: New Inquiries into the Nature of Pop (grad) (1/15/06; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jens Stephen Schellhammer


We encourage the submission of paper proposals for the Cornell Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Department of German Studies, March 3-4, 2006, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. The theme of the conference is "Amusement total …Sans regret?! New and Erratic Inquiries into the Nature of Pop"

CFP: Aboriginal Mothering (1/5/06; collection)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Dear ARM Members and Friends,

ARM's 9th annual conference on "Mothering, Race, Culture, Ethnicity and
Class" featured a full day on Aboriginal Mothering. Truly a first! ARM
Press will be publishing a book on this topic, developed from the

The book will be edited by Jeanette Corbiere Lavell and Dawn Memee
Lavell-Harvard. (Bios included below)

We are still seeking chapters for this book, particularly in the area of
literature, popular culture, and history. As well, we are particularly
in receiving submissions from perspectives other than 'North American."

CFP: Abolitionist Places (1/3/06; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Martha Schoolman

Abolitionist Places

I'm inviting papers for a panel "Abolitionist Places" to be proposed
for the American Studies Association 2006 meeting in Oakland, CA,
October 12-15, 2006.

CFP: T. S. Eliot (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Ben Lockerd

T. S. Eliot Society, Call for Papers
ALA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 2006

The T. S. Eliot Society will organize two sessions at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held May 25-28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. Members wishing to read papers are invited to send proposals or abstracts (between 300 and 500 words long), along with a curriculum vitae, to the President, Professor Benjamin Lockerd, Department of English, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to him at Submissions must be received no later than January 15, 2006.

CFP: American Humor (2/15/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm

The American Humor panel of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
invites papers on the open topic of American humor. Proposals may focus
upon fictional and nonfictional humor genres from any historical period, and
may employ and/or critique any methodological approach to the analysis of

The deadline for proposals is February 15, 2006. The 2006 RMMLA Conference
will be held in Tucson, AZ on October 12-14, 2006.

Please send proposals by mail or e-mail to:
Sean Zwagerman,
Department of English
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, Canada V5A 1S6

CFP: Contemporary Slavery (1/5/05; ASA, 10/12/06-10/15/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Zoe Trodd

Panel on Contemporary Slavery=20

At the Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association ("The United =
States from Inside and Out: Transnational American Studies")

October 12 - 15, 2006, Oakland, California.=20

UPDATE: Westerns in Cinema and Popular Novels (12/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Paul Varner

The deadline has been extended. Thanks
Paul Varner

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