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CFP: Louis XI: A Controversial Figure (France) (11/1/06; 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
Serge Varjabedian

Call for paper
"Louis XI a controversial figure"
Université de Lille 3
Campus Pont de Bois
Equipe d'accueil ALITHILA
4th-5th-6th oct. 2007
During the past few years, the sections of comparative and medieval studies in
the University of Lille 3 have been studying together how historical or
literary figures are received and transmitted to the later generations,  i.e.
the reception of Antiquity, of Virgil from the Middle-Ages to the XXth
century, the posterity of the Renaissance. Persuing the same aim, we would
like to focus our attention on the figure of Louis XI.
Since Paul M. Kendall, Jean Dufournet and Joël Blanchard and their analysis of

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Long Eighteenth Century (10/15/06; SCSECS, 2/22/07-2/24/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Kathryn Duncan

Co-chairs Kathryn Duncan and Mike Stasio invite proposals for our panel
"Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Long Eighteenth Century" at the 2007
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference to be held
in Tulsa, OK February 22-24, 2007. We welcome papers that address literature
and philosophy, psychology and literature, history and philosophy, etc.
during the Restoration and eighteenth century. For more information on the
conference, visit Please send proposals to Kathryn Duncan at
<> by October 15, 2006.

CFP: Narrative Conference/Architecture and the Novel (10/20/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Deanna K. Kreisel


For a special session on Architecture and the Novel to be proposed to
the Narrative Society Conference, March 15-18, 2007, in Washington,

Deadline for proposals: October 20.

Papers dealing with any aspect of architecture and the novel, any
period, are welcome. Please email or fax a 500-word abstract and
one-page c.v. to the address below by October 20. If sending by
email, please attach your proposal and c.v. in Word, RTF, or PDF

Deanna K. Kreisel
Department of English
University of British Columbia
397 - 1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
fax: 604-822-6906

CFP: Early Modern Feminist Philosophers (10/7/06; NWSA, 6/28/07-7/1/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Alice Sowaal

CFP: Early Modern Feminist Philosophers (10/7/06; NWSA

for a panel on


Sponsored by the Early Modern Women Interest Group
National Women's Studies Association
28th Annual Conference
June 28 – July 1, 2007
Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois

CFP: Thomas Otway Collection (3/1/07; collection)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 3:27pm

Thomas Otway collection
  Dr Sandro Jung invites contributions (5000-7000 words) for a collection of essays on the Restoration dramatist Thomas Otway. Textual and contextual studies of the life and works of Otway are welcomed and should reach the editor by 1 March 2007. Please contact the editor for any questions or suggestions for papers. The collection will be published by the end of 2007.
Submissions should be made by email in Word or RTF format. Contributions should follow MLA style, using endnotes rather than footnotes
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CFP: Romanticism and the Gothic (9/15/06; ASECS; 3/22/07-3/25/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm

This panel invites papers investigating the slippery boundary between
Romanticism and popular gothic fiction from the late eighteenth and
early nineteenth centuries. Possible papers could examine gothic dramas
by seminal figures in Romantic poetry (Coleridge's /Osorio/,
Wordsworth's /Borderers/), the use of gothic motifs in Romantic poetry,
the appearance of Romantic poetry within gothic prose (in Radcliffe's or
Smith's novels), reception history and Romantic poets' self-positioning
in relation to gothic writing, the gendering of these two simultaneous
movements, and personal relationships among these writers (Matthew
Lewis's friendships with Scott and Byron). Papers with an inter-generic