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CFP: Edmund Burke and the Business of Affection (no deadline; 7/26/07-7/27/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:14am
Paddy Bullard

EDMUND BURKE AND THE BUSINESS OF AFFECTION
The English Faculty, University of Oxford
26-27 June 2007

2007 sees the 250th anniversary of the publication of Edmund Burke's
'Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime
and the Beautiful'. To mark the occasion there will be a two-day
academic conference on Burke at the English Faculty, Oxford
University. Accommodation will be available to delegates at St.
Catherine's College, Oxford. The conference is scheduled for the last
week of June 2007 (Tuesday and Wednesday 26th-27th).

CFP: Mystery and Detective Fiction (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:14am
Bob Winston

Call for Papers

Mystery and Detective Fiction

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

This open session welcomes proposals concerning any aspect of mystery
and detective fiction. Please send abstracts or completed papers,
preferably as Microsoft Word attachments to e-mail, to Bob Winston at
winston_at_dickinson.edu or by mail to Department of English, Dickinson
College, P.O. Box 17013-2896.

Please include:
Name and Affiliation
E-mail address
Postal Address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any)

DEADLINE: September 15, 2006

CFP: Questioning Colonialism (10/15/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Merideth, Aaron James

February 22-24, 2007. Questioning Colonialism. The Sixteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Miami invites abstracts for papers on topics dealing with colonization and its aftermath in the Americas, Africa, the Mideast, and the Far East. Topics may include indigenous cultures and their reaction to colonization; navigation; cartography; visual and literary representations of the colonized and the colonizing; the transformation of European world views; and the effects of empire in North and South America. We welcome a variety of conceptual and methodological approaches.

CFP: Transatlantic Studies (10/15/06; journal)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
holcom31_at_comcast.net

Atlantikos is an online peer-reviewed journal published by graduate students in the English department at Michigan State University. It represents the most recent work by the most active graduate scholars in the field of Transatlantic Studies, broadly defined as the study of textual, cultural, and performative productions that have multiple resonances across Europe, Africa, and the Americas. We are now accepting essays written by graduate students and others in the field of Transatlantic Studies for publication in our fall 2006 and spring 2007 issues. We encourage both traditional and innovative scholarship addressing critical, cultural, and theoretical issues related to the field.

CFP: Restoration Drama (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Rita Bode

CFP: Restoration Drama (09/15/06; NEMLA, 03/01/07- 03/04/07)

2007 NEMLA (Northeast MLA) convention, Baltimore, Maryland
March 1-4, 2007

>From the comedy of manners to the heroic drama, theatre in the latter
part of the 17th century revived with a flourish. This NEMLA
Board-sponsored panel seeks paper proposals (approximately 500 words) on
new critical and theoretical approaches to Restoration and early
18th-century drama. Please include a brief biography and direct queries
and submissions (due date: Sept. 15th, 2006) to Rita Bode by email:
rbode_at_trentu.ca.

CFP: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Before the Foucaultian Divide: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; =
NeMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 1-4, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland

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Despite the increasing acceptance of LBGT/Q studies within academia, =
much of the research within this field centers on late Victorian society =
and post-Wildean articulations of gender and sexuality. However, =
scholars in earlier periods (Bray, Halperin, Trumbach, Haggerty, =
Elfenbein, Lacquer) have begun to identify alternative sexual =
communities before what may be loosely termed the Foucaultian divide. =20

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CFP: Form and Genre in the Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century (10/1/06; collection)

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Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
SANDRO JUNG

Collection: Form and Genre in the Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century, 1660-1830
   
  Articles (6000-7000, including notes) are invited for a collection on form and genre in the literature of the long eighteenth century. While the novel has traditionally received sustained critical analysis, non-fictional prose and poetic genres have usually been neglected. It is hoped that a wide variety of genres and (poetic) forms will be explored. Papers that deal with hybridisation of genres are especially welcome. Also, contextualisations of genres such as the ode in European terms are encouraged.
   

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