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240 Announcements Canadian Review of American Studies Revue canadienne d'etude,same, zcames The Canadian Association of American Studies and the editors of the Cintuiian Review of American Studies are pleased to announce the 1997 winner of the association's award for the publication which best exemplifies the discipline of American Studies is Susan Kallin, fo rher article entitled "North to the West: Jack London and the Literature of U.S. Expansion in Canada," which appeared in Volume 26, no. 2. 16-18 April 1998. The Department of English and Philosophy at Arkansas State University Uonesboro campus) will hold a conference entitled "Delta Studies Symposium IV: Creative Expressions Beyond the Blues," which will focus on forms of expressive culture specific to the Mississippi River Delta. presenters might give special attention to the ways in which the blues has influenced other forms (musical, literary, and visual), to other creative expressions that have emerged from teh Delta experience, adn to pedagogical approaches to these creative expressions from the Delta. We invite scholarly papers, organized panels, creative multimedia presentations, and demonstrations that examine any form of expressive culture that is specific to the region. Proposals for papers should include a 250-word summary; those for creative presentations should include a sampling of previous work. Deadline for submissions is 15 December 1997. Send materials and address inquiries to: Delta Symposium Committee, Departmentof English and Philosophy, P.O. Box 1890, Arkansas State University Qonesboro), State University, AR 72467. Tel: (870) 972 3043, fax: (870) 972 2795, e-mail: 24-26 April, 1998. The University of Toronto is hosting a conference entitled "Themes and Issuesin North American Environmental History." The deadline for submissions is 5 January 1998. Anyone interested in submitting a paper should contact L.S. MacDowell, Conference Coordinator, Department of History, University of Toronto, 100 St. George St., Toronto M5S 3G3, e-mail: Canadian Review of American Studies Revue canadtenne d'etudes americames 241 Genealogies, Miscegenations, Missed Generations. Travelling exhibition and illustrated critical anthology about racial and sexual indeterminacy, fall 1999. Send slides, abstracts, resume or CV and SASE to Erin Valenttno, Department of Art and Art History, University of Connecticut, 875 Coventry Road U-99, Storrs, Connecticut, USA 06269; Tel: (860) 486-3930; fax (860) 486-3 869; evalentino@finearts.sfa. uconn. edu ...


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