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CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Women's Studies

        CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)
        Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions =
for a special issue focused on women, dying, and death. The Year of =
Magical Thinking, Joan Didion's book about what life is like after the =
death of both her husband and daughter, was an unexpected best-seller =
given the difficult nature of the material. A personal narrative of =
grief, the book's success is indicative of both the fascination and the =
dread of the processes of death and dying. This special issue will =
examine the representations and images of women, dying, and death across =
cultural, religious, and artistic boundaries.

UPDATE: Fusion Cultures (UK) (9/7/06; 12/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
BalmaColet_at_aol.com

Final call for papers: submission of abstracts extended until 7th September=
 =20
2006=20
Fusion cultures: 'memory, migration, [re]mediation, mobility' - 9th =20
december 2006 =20
A one-day multi-disciplinary conference, to be held at the maritime campus=
,=20
University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom=20
The Asian Research Group at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in=
=20
collaboration with the Department of English and Performance Studies at The=
=20
University of Greenwich, London=20
'Rather than a manufactured clash of civilizations, we need to concentrate=20
on the slow working together of cultures that overlap, borrow from each oth=
er,=20

CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Women's Studies

        CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)
        Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions =
for a special issue focused on women, dying, and death. The Year of =
Magical Thinking, Joan Didion's book about what life is like after the =
death of both her husband and daughter, was an unexpected best-seller =
given the difficult nature of the material. A personal narrative of =
grief, the book's success is indicative of both the fascination and the =
dread of the processes of death and dying. This special issue will =
examine the representations and images of women, dying, and death across =
cultural, religious, and artistic boundaries.

UPDATE: Fusion Cultures (UK) (9/7/06; 12/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
BalmaColet_at_aol.com

Final call for papers: submission of abstracts extended until 7th September=
 =20
2006=20
Fusion cultures: 'memory, migration, [re]mediation, mobility' - 9th =20
december 2006 =20
A one-day multi-disciplinary conference, to be held at the maritime campus=
,=20
University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom=20
The Asian Research Group at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in=
=20
collaboration with the Department of English and Performance Studies at The=
=20
University of Greenwich, London=20
'Rather than a manufactured clash of civilizations, we need to concentrate=20
on the slow working together of cultures that overlap, borrow from each oth=
er,=20

UPDATE: Fusion Cultures (UK) (9/7/06; 12/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
BalmaColet_at_aol.com

Final call for papers: submission of abstracts extended until 7th September=
 =20
2006=20
Fusion cultures: 'memory, migration, [re]mediation, mobility' - 9th =20
december 2006 =20
A one-day multi-disciplinary conference, to be held at the maritime campus=
,=20
University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom=20
The Asian Research Group at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in=
=20
collaboration with the Department of English and Performance Studies at The=
=20
University of Greenwich, London=20
'Rather than a manufactured clash of civilizations, we need to concentrate=20
on the slow working together of cultures that overlap, borrow from each oth=
er,=20

CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Women's Studies

        CFP: Women, Dying, and Death (10/13/06; journal issue)
        Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions =
for a special issue focused on women, dying, and death. The Year of =
Magical Thinking, Joan Didion's book about what life is like after the =
death of both her husband and daughter, was an unexpected best-seller =
given the difficult nature of the material. A personal narrative of =
grief, the book's success is indicative of both the fascination and the =
dread of the processes of death and dying. This special issue will =
examine the representations and images of women, dying, and death across =
cultural, religious, and artistic boundaries.

CFP: Narrating the Eighteenth Century (UK) (10/20/06; 4/16/07-4/17/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Margaret Yoon

"Narrating the Eighteenth Century"
16 - 17 April 2007, University of Exeter, UK
www.sall.ex.ac.uk/centres/c18narrative

Call for Papers:
The C18 Narrative Research Consortium based in the
Dept. of English at the University of Exeter invites
you to participate in our conference. The emphasis of
the conference is on interdisciplinary approaches to
studying the eighteenth century with the aim of
encouraging and assessing different methods of reading
narratives.

CFP: Narrating the Eighteenth Century (UK) (10/20/06; 4/16/07-4/17/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Margaret Yoon

"Narrating the Eighteenth Century"
16 - 17 April 2007, University of Exeter, UK
www.sall.ex.ac.uk/centres/c18narrative

Call for Papers:
The C18 Narrative Research Consortium based in the
Dept. of English at the University of Exeter invites
you to participate in our conference. The emphasis of
the conference is on interdisciplinary approaches to
studying the eighteenth century with the aim of
encouraging and assessing different methods of reading
narratives.

CFP: Hispanic Studies (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman

Ixquic: Revista Hisp=E1nica Internacional de An=E1lisis Literario y =
Cultural

Ixquic, an international peer-reviewed journal in the field of =20
Hispanic Studies, is now accepting submissions for its 7th edition to =20=

be published in late 2006. A portion of the edition will be dedicated =20=

to the work of the Spanish writer Antonio Gala however articles =20
outside of this topic will also be considered.

Submissions should be sent via email as an attached file to: =20
ixquic_at_otago.ac.nz

CFP: Hispanic Studies (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman

Ixquic: Revista Hisp=E1nica Internacional de An=E1lisis Literario y =
Cultural

Ixquic, an international peer-reviewed journal in the field of =20
Hispanic Studies, is now accepting submissions for its 7th edition to =20=

be published in late 2006. A portion of the edition will be dedicated =20=

to the work of the Spanish writer Antonio Gala however articles =20
outside of this topic will also be considered.

Submissions should be sent via email as an attached file to: =20
ixquic_at_otago.ac.nz

CFP: Hispanic Studies (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman

Ixquic: Revista Hisp=E1nica Internacional de An=E1lisis Literario y =
Cultural

Ixquic, an international peer-reviewed journal in the field of =20
Hispanic Studies, is now accepting submissions for its 7th edition to =20=

be published in late 2006. A portion of the edition will be dedicated =20=

to the work of the Spanish writer Antonio Gala however articles =20
outside of this topic will also be considered.

Submissions should be sent via email as an attached file to: =20
ixquic_at_otago.ac.nz

CFP: Literature and Politics (11/1/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
George Moore

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LITERATURE & POLITICS
AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
2007 NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS=92 =20
JOINT CONFERENCE
April 4 - 7, 2007

Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: NOV. 1st, 2006.

The 2007 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association =20
National Meeting will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, =20
110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116; phone 1-617-236-5800

Proposals on any aspect of LITERATURE & POLITICS are invited for =20
submission to the AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION Area Chair listed below.

CFP: Victorian Cosmopolitanism (10/15/06; NVSA, 3/30/07-4/1/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
jrrudy_at_umd.edu

UPDATE: Please note added information below for
graduate student travel grants and registration
for NVSA.

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CFP: NVSA 2007 -- VICTORIAN COSMOPOLITANISM
Harvard University: March 30-April 1, 2007

"A certain attenuated cosmopolitanism has
replaced the old home feeling."
--Thomas Carlyle, Letters, 1828.

The Northeast Victorian Studies Association (NVSA) solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is Victorian Cosmopolitanism.

The conference will feature a special presentation of rare Victorian holdings at the Houghton Library as well as a keynote panel including Antoinette Burton and Bruce Robbins.

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CFP: Themes, Symbols, and Images in African American Literature (grad) (10/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Brett Butler

LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL
   
  An examination of a people's past reveals the present day's progress, and illuminates their future. For its premiere issue, the Literary Horizons Journal, a journal dedicated to publishing the work of graduate students, is soliciting papers that analyze the evolution of themes, symbols, and images in African American Literature.
   
  The topics may include but are not limited to:
   
  * The value of education, from Frederick Douglass to Robert Stepto
  * The representation of African American religion in literature
  * The interaction between African Americans and people of other
    racial backgrounds as embodied in literary works

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