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UPDATE: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/25/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:06pm
Elizabeth Coker

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2006

Where: Midwestern Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference in Chicago, November 09-11, 2006

Panel: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (UK) (9/30/06; 1/3/07-1/5/07)

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Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Brycchan Carey

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

BSECS 36th ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 3-5 JANUARY 2007
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is
Europe's largest and most prestigious conference dealing with all aspects of
the history, literature, and culture of the long eighteenth century.

We invite proposals for individual papers, for full panels of three papers,
and for roundtable sessions of five speakers, on any aspect of the long
eighteenth century, not only in Britain, but also throughout Europe and the
wider world.

CFP: Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Jennifer Thorn

Papers sought for a panel at the annual meeting of the Northeast
American Society for 18c Studies in Salem, MA, Nov 9-12, 2006 that
will examine the ways gender figured in popular representations of
the causes, effects, and progress of criminality through the
18c. Especially desirable are papers that revisit the work of
Frances Dolan, Garthine Walker, or Margaret Arnot, and/or that engage
with Robert Shoemaker's argument, at the October 2005 conference on
Gender and Popular Culture at University of Michigan, for the
significance of London's "female crime wave" of 1690-1730. Proposals
and cv by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email:

CFP: Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850 (UK) (5/26/06; 7/28/06)

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Terry Robinson

*Home and Abroad: Transnational **England**, 1750-1850*
* *A One-Day, Summer Conference at Oxford University
Friday, 28 July 2006

_Invited Speakers Include_:
Fiona Stafford (Somerville College, Oxford University)
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Université de Montréal)

UPDATE: Faith/Knowledge/Credulity in the 18th Century (grad) (5/15/06; 9/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Saladin Ahmed

CALL FOR PAPERS
--Please note that the deadline for abstracts has been extended to May
15th--

BELIEF
Faith, Knowledge, and Credulity in the Eighteenth Century

Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Group
Department of English
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
30 September 2006

CFP: Fortune & Fatality: Performing the Tragic in Early Modern France, 1553-1715 (grad) (7/14/06; 10/20/06)

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Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Hosford, Desmond

Call for Papers=20

Fortune and Fatality: Performing the Tragic in Early Modern France =
(1553-1715)=20

The Graduate Center, City University of New York
20 October 2006

The Interdisciplinary Group for Seventeenth-Century French Studies at =
the Graduate Center of the City University of New York invites paper =
proposals for its annual student conference. This year=92s conference =
will be held on Friday 20 October 2006. Papers should be 15-20 minutes =
in length.

Distinguished Professor of French Domna C. Stanton will be our keynote =
speaker, and events will include a performance of seventeenth- and =
eighteenth-century French music on period instruments.

CFP: Chapbooks and Knowledge in 18c Britain (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:30pm
Miriam Jones

I have proposed the following panel for the upcoming meeting of the
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (9-12 Nov.
2006, in Salem, Mass.) and am soliciting proposals for papers:

Chapbooks and Knowledge in 18c Britain

How did references to, and/ or knowledge of, chapbooks figure in 18c
redefinitions of knowledge? How did those participating self-
consciously in "Enlightenment" describe chapbooks and their readers,
and how did such descriptions figure in the production, consumption,
and assessment of different kinds of print products?

CFP: Colonialism and Knowledge (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Pratima Prasad

NEASECS (Northeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies) 2006; Nov. 9-12, 2006; Salem, Massachusetts.
CFP deadline: Apr. 15, 2006

Panel title: "Colonialism and Knowledge-Making in Eighteenth-Century Europe"

Eighteenth-century colonial expansion gave birth to, enabled, and systematized several European bodies of knowledge: encounters with non-European populations gave rise to large-scale classifications of race in European scientific discourse; a vast and growing body of travel writing produced ethnographies and encyclopedic treatises on peoples and cultures of the globe; scientific exploration abroad aided the development of European natural science.

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