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Additional Calls for Papers 2005

Divisions

Hispanic Literatures
LUSO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Visual Narratives of the Portuguese-Speaking World. Visual arts, cinema, architecture, digital culture production, and exhibitions of the Portuguese-speaking world. Titles and short abstracts by 20 Mar.; Peggy Sharpe (psharpe@mailer.fsu.edu).

Discussion Groups

YIDDISH LITERATURE
Yiddish Literature and Literary Theory? Does Yiddish literature benefit from engagement with theory? What tensions emerge between minority literature and dominant theories? Can theory invigorate the Yiddish canon? 500-word abstracts by 25 Mar.; Marc Caplan (aqc1774@nyu.edu).

Special Sessions

The Importance of Punctuation. Punctuation topics related to linguistics, writing, its use in certain genres or by specific literary figures. Abstracts by 15 Mar.; Albert E. Krahn (krahn@punctuation.org).

Readers and Riddles in the 19th Century. Papers analyzing the role of riddles, wordplay, punning, etc. in 19th-century reading and writing. 1-page abstracts by 1 Mar.; Brian Tucker (tuckerb@wabash.edu).

Allied Organizations

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE SOCIETY
Marginal Hawthorne: Journal of an African Cruiser and Other Works.
Political Hawthorne: About War Matters and Power Politics.
1-2-page abstracts for 20-min. papers by 15 Mar.; Sam Coale, 39 Pratt St., Providence, RI 02906 (samcoale@cox.net).

INTERNATIONAL COURTLY LITERATURE SOCIETY
Open Sessions.
Proposals for papers and sessions on all expressions of courtly culture by 1 Mar.; Rose Marie Deist, Dept. of Modern and Classical Langs., Univ. of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton St., San Francisco, CA 94117-1080 (deistr@usfca.edu).

 

 
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