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UPDATE: [General] Journeys Across Media 2008: Authenticity?

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2008 - 4:41pm
Lucy Fife

Authenticity?
Reality, Reliability & Access in Performance and Media

Friday 11 April 2008

Department of Film, Theatre & Television â€" University of Reading

Supported by the Standing Conference of University Drama Departments(SCUDD)
and the Graduate School in Arts and Humanities, University of Reading.

UPDATE: [Medieval] Beowulf (Collection; Deadline extended to 4/1/08)

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2008 - 3:55pm
Nathan A Breen

Beowulf, ed. Nathan Breen, Dialogue (Amsterdam and New Jersey: Rodopi
Press).
Papers are being sought for a new volume on Beowulf to be published in
Rodopi (Amsterdam/NewJersey) Press's “Dialogue” series. The Dialogue
series offers new and experienced scholars the opportunity to present
alternative readings and approaches to classic texts that have received
canonical acceptance in either American or Continental Literature. The
Beowulf volume will be edited by Nathan Breen, professor of English at
DePaul University. Seeking essays from both emerging and experienced
scholars that address inherently controversial topics, i.e. topics that

CFP: [International] Memory, Mourning Landscape

updated: 
Monday, February 18, 2008 - 11:48am
Elizabeth Anderson

Plenary speakers: Jay Winter (Yale University)Bridget Fowler (University of
Glasgow), Avril Maddrell (University of the West of England).

Increasingly scholarly attention is paid to the role of place and space in
memorialising - whether in commemorations of individuals or in marking mass
deaths. At the same time, experts in a variety of fields are finding new
significance in the different ways of “saying goodbye” (or not saying
goodbye). The aim of this symposium is to investigate memory, mourning and
landscape, and the links between them. The symposium will therefore be of
interest to scholars across the disciplines of the humanities and social
sciences.

CFP: [Poetry] Princeton Comparative Poetics Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 9:32pm
Rachel Galvin

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
“CURRENCY”
Graduate Student Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Saturday, April 26, 2008
 
 
We are pleased to invite papers that offer questions, challenges,
elaborations, and interpretations of this year’s theme. We are
particularly interested in papers that work with poetry in languages other
than English and take a comparative or interdisciplinary approach.
Topics may include but are not confined to the following:
· Poetry and current events.
· Reportage. Timeliness and news-worthiness.
· Economies and circulatory systems as tropes for value.

CFP: [Graduate] Princeton Comparative Poetics Symposium

updated: 
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 9:31pm
Rachel Galvin

CALL FOR PAPERS
 
“CURRENCY”
Graduate Student Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Saturday, April 26, 2008
 
 
We are pleased to invite papers that offer questions, challenges,
elaborations, and interpretations of this year’s theme. We are
particularly interested in papers that work with poetry in languages other
than English and take a comparative or interdisciplinary approach.
Topics may include but are not confined to the following:
· Poetry and current events.
· Reportage. Timeliness and news-worthiness.
· Economies and circulatory systems as tropes for value.

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