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UPDATE: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
rcm_at_aber.ac.uk

Deadline extended:

UPDATE: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Lawrence Buell, Cheryll Glotfelty, James C. McKusick, George Monbiot, Kate
Soper.

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

CFP: Word, Image, and Ideology in Habsburg Europe (5/15/06; EMIT, 10/19/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
alaguna_at_camden.rutgers.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Word, Image, and Ideology in Habsburg Europe
October 19-21, 2006 in Denver, Colorado

Early Modern Image and Text Society (EMIT)

Keynote speakers: Emilie Bergmann, University of California at
Berkeley, and Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

UPDATE: Modern Greece: Politics, Literature, Society (3/31/06; 6/4/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
James Gifford

Deadline extended:

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Call For Papers
'It's all Greek to me': MODERN GREECE: POLITICS, LITERATURE, SOCIETY
http://www.durrell-school-corfu.org

There are just a few places left…!

The Durrell School of Corfu is holding a Symposium (21-27 May 2006) on the
subject of Modern Greece, focussing on its Politics, Literature and Society.
The School especially welcomes proposals on the Ionian Islands, as well as
the Balkans and Turkey.

CFP: Redefining Nature (3/29/06; CCC, 4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
holly-savage_at_uiowa.edu

The proposals deadline for the 2006 Craft, Critique, and Culture
Conference "Redefining Nature" has been extended to March 29th.

The 6th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Redefining Nature"
The University of Iowa
April 7-9, 2006

Keynote Speakers:

Michael Branch, Univ. of Nevada-Reno

Ursula Heise, Stanford University

Mary Trachsel, Univ. of Iowa

CFP: The Politics of Waste Seminar (UK) (3/31/06; ESSE 8, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Effie Yiannopoulou

CFP: The Politics of Waste/The European Association for the Study of =
English Conference (ESSE 8) (UK) (8/29/06 =96 9/2/06)

ESSE 8 Conference

London (Senate House)

29 August =96 2 September 2006

Seminar: The Politics of Waste

Abstract Deadline: 31 March 2006 (400 words)

CFP: Boys, Girls, Birds and Beasts: Gender Construction and Animals in Children's literature (3/30/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Tali

"Boys, Girls, Birds and Beasts: Gender Construction and Animals in
Children's literature"
2006 MLA Convention
Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

This special session will examine how the companionship of animals
guides and influences and/or determines children's socialization and
emotional and sexual development in literature for children and young
adults.

Please send abstracts electronically by March 30th to:

Ms. Tali Noimann
tnoimann_at_honorscollege.cuny.edu

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Ms. Chamutal Noimann
CUNY Graduate School & University Center
Honors College
365 Fifth Ave.
NYC, NY 10016
(718)768-4752
tnoimann_at_honorscollege.cuny.edu

UPDATE: Resisting the Goddess: Disguising the Sacred Feminine (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Bowers, Bradley

UPDATE: Resisting the Goddess: Disguising the Sacred Feminine (04/01/06;
SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

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DEADLINE CHANGED TO 04/01/06

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Proposals are sought on the topic of the sacred feminine, a consistent th=
eme
in literary history, but also one which has received renewed attention in=

religious studies and which was recently popularized by the novel The Da
Vinci Code and its attendant controversies. Especially welcome are propos=
als
which discuss the textual and academic resistance to representing the sac=
red
feminine. Possible authors would include Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Hemingway,=

CFP: Literature and Medicine (4/8/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Kimberly Myers

South Atlantic Modern Language Association
SAMLA 2006
November 10-12, 2006
Charlotte, North Carolina

Special Session: Literature and Medicine

The purpose of this panel is to examine the ways=20
in which medical issues, medical professionals,=20
and people suffering from disease and illness are=20
depicted in literature (of any era), film and=20
television. The focus of the panel is=20
intentionally broad in order to accommodate=20
diverse topics, including the following:

=ADimages of illness, healing and the healer
=ADquestions of biomedical ethics
=ADbio-technology
=ADsocio-cultural implications of specific diseases
=ADteaching literature and medicine

CFP: Ecocriticism and the Endangered Sea (Puerto Rico) (7/31/06; CEA-CC, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
CEA-CC

College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
Fall 2005 Conference: 10-11 November 2006
"Watery World: Humans and the Sea"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

The CEA-CC invites proposals for a panel titled "Ecocriticism and the =
Endangered Sea".
Please send 200-250 word proposal to Vartan Messier at =
cea_caribbeanchapter_at_hotmail.com by 31 July 2006.
Proposals may be sent by email as part of a text message but not as
attachments. Presenters must be registered members of the CEA-CC at the =
time=20
of the conference.

More information available at
http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/ingles/cea-cc.htm

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