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

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)

Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:01pm

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
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)

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)

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)

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)

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


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


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

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

*************The address information on the previous e-mail was somewhat
This version should correct that. All other details remain the
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)

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






APRIL 12-15, 2006






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 and


CFP: Natve American Literature Symposium (10/15/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm

April 6-8, 2006
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
Operated by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858

The Native American Literature Symposium is the leading Native Studies
conference, a Native-run event, at a Native venue. Scheduled to appear is
Michelle St. John and "The Scrubbing Project."

CFP: Science Fiction Division (11/30/05; ICFA, 3/15/06-3/19/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Robin Reid

Please feel free to forward to other lists or individuals who may be
interested. My apologies if you receive multiple copies of this call!

The Science Fiction Literature & Theory Division of the International
Association of the Fantastic in the Arts would like to invite paper and
session proposals for the 27th Annual International Conference in Florida.

The 2006 theme is "Drawn by the Fantastic: Comics, Graphic Novels, Art &

The SF Division focuses on all aspects of science fiction literature,
history, and theory. Archival, historical, critical, and theoretical
approaches are equally welcome.

CFP: Asian American Literature Workshop (Cyprus) (8/31/05; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Elisabetta Marino

We are seeking submission for a workshop on Asian American literature to be=
held during the next EAAS Conference (European Association for American=20
Studies), 7-10 April 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Please, send a 150-200 abstract by August 31st to and=

What follows is the abstract of the workshop

The Problem of Double Allegiance in the Literary Production of Asian=20
Americans (1985 =96 2005)

CFP: Encoding Joyce in the 21st Century (12/1/05; collection)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:41pm
Sarah K. McLemore

Call For Papers:

A New Book of Morses: Encoding Joyce in the 21st Century.

The celebration of the one-hundredth anniversary of Bloomsday marked a high
point for Joyce Studies and for the scholars who have published and lectured on
James Joyce over the past half a century. Their work has also provided a solid
foundation for new research and fresh approaches to the study of Joyce's
writing. It is in the spirit of such research that we are compiling a book
called A New Book of Morses: Encoding Joyce in the 21st Century, which will be
published by Rodopi as part of their European Joyce Studies series.

CFP: Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize (8/31/05; journal issue)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:40pm
Donna Campbell

The Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize
Beginning in the fall of 2005, the Edith Wharton Society Essay Prize will be
awarded annually for the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a
beginning scholar. Graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty
members who have not held a tenure-track or full-time appointment for more
than four years are eligible to submit their work.

The winning essay will be published in The Edith Wharton Review, a
peer-reviewed journal, and the writer will receive an award of $250.

CFP: Science Fiction/Fantasy Area (11/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:39pm

Call For Papers

The SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY Area of the Popular Culture Association =20
invites submissions for the:


Deadline for submissions: 15 November 2005

The Science Fiction and Fantasy (SF/F) Area of PCA solicits papers, =20
paper proposals, and panel proposals from scholars interested in any =20
aspect of SF/F. Any disciplinary method or approach is welcome! =20
Studies on works from outside the United States are always welcome! =20
Proposals on film, television, multimedia and written works are =20

CFP: Mantis: Poetry and Discipline - Critical Essays (9/15/05; journal issue)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Lauren C. Allan-Vail

We are seeking previously unpublished critical essays for Mantis 5, under
the broad theme of "Poetry and Discipline."

Mantis is a journal of contemporary poetry, poetry translation and poetry
criticism. A forum for writers coming from a broad spectrum of intellectual
and aesthetic positions, Mantis is dedicated to publishing new work that
interrogates the relationships among critical writing, creative writing, and

CFP: Asian American Lit. and Postcolonial Theory (9/1/05; collection)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Katherine Sugg

We are seeking essays for an edited collection on "Asian American
Literature and Postcolonial Theory," which should be both an exploration
and a mapping of the debates around these two terms and their corollaries.
Such corollary debates have erupted over the use of terms such as diaspora,
cultural memory, racial melancholy and trauma, nationalism, ethnicity, and
hybridity in Asian American cultural critique. Essays that consider these
genealogies and/or question the usefulness of theories derived from
colonial and postcolonial discourse are especially welcome. Also of
interest would be specific author, period, regional, national, and textual

CFP: Historical Novel (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Brian Adler

CFP: The Historical Novel
Calls for Panels and papers (15 minutes reading time) on the Historical
Novel at the 27th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture
Associations Conference in Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8-11, 2006. See
<> for more conference information. Some questions to
consider: how can the genre of historical novel be defined? Where does
one draw the lines between truth, fiction, and history? How does the "fog
of war" affect historical fiction? What noteworthy international
historical novels are being produced? Treatments of individual authors

CFP: 2nd Intl Symposium on Minorities and Minor Literatures (Morocco) (11/31/05; 3/11/06-3/12/06)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Mr larbi touaf

The English Department at Mohamed I University in
Oujda, Morocco is delighted to announce its 2nd
International Symposium on Minorities and Minor
Literatures to be held 11-12 March 06. This year we
welcome interdisciplinary paper proposals on topics
related to "The Ethics and Politics of de/constructing
identity in literature, art, and the humanities".
We are particularly interested in the following:
The ways in which literary texts uphold or dismantle
the identity categories of race, nation, class,
gender, etc.; the strategies through which literary
texts or art works acknowledge and negotiate cultural
difference; and the ways in which they contribute to

CFP: Romantic Fiction: Satin Sheets (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm


Romance Fiction: Satin Sheets

Romance Writers & Writing

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Annual Regional Conference
February 8-11, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
phone: 1.505.842.1234
fax: 1.505.766.6710

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

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
Derek Maus

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)