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CFP: Encountering Experimental Films (Ireland) (9/15/06; 12/15/06)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 3:16am
Barbara G Renzi

Apologies for multiple posting

Call For Papers

The Queen's University of Belfast will host
a postgraduate conference to take place on the 15th of December 2006

at Queen's University, Belfast

Experimental Films

CFP: Teaching London (UK) (10/1/06; 11/3/06-11/4/06)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Steven Barfield

Teaching London
a two-day conference
Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th November 2006
Centre for Metropolitan History, Senate House, Malet Street, London=20
University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London (Saturday)

Call for Papers

The conference will consist of papers, group presentations and panel=20
discussions =96 one of which will deal with museum and gallery issues=20
with contributions from the Tate, the National Portrait Gallery and the=20=

Museum of London, and another with community issues based around the=20
teaching of London - others will deal with the role of London in=20
literary studies, history and geography.

CFP: Feminism and Popular Culture (UK) (12/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
S J Gillis

The Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 20th Annual Conference

 Feminism and Popular Culture

University of Newcastle (June 29th-July 1st, 2007)


Keynote Speakers

s Pamela Church Gibson s Jackie Stacey s Yvonne Tasker s Imelda Whelehan s


The popular straddles disciplines, drawing together research that might otherwise remain discretely sited. This conference will interrogate how the popular and feminism has been understood, articulated and represented both in contemporary cultures and throughout history. Interdisciplinary in its approach, the conference will bring together scholars working in the arts, humanities and social sciences.


UPDATE: Fusion Cultures (UK) (9/7/06; 12/9/06)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am

Final call for papers: submission of abstracts extended until 7th September=
Fusion cultures: 'memory, migration, [re]mediation, mobility' - 9th =20
december 2006 =20
A one-day multi-disciplinary conference, to be held at the maritime campus=
University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom=20
The Asian Research Group at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College in=
collaboration with the Department of English and Performance Studies at The=
University of Greenwich, London=20
'Rather than a manufactured clash of civilizations, we need to concentrate=20
on the slow working together of cultures that overlap, borrow from each oth=

CFP: Narrating the Eighteenth Century (UK) (10/20/06; 4/16/07-4/17/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:02am
Margaret Yoon

"Narrating the Eighteenth Century"
16 - 17 April 2007, University of Exeter, UK

Call for Papers:
The C18 Narrative Research Consortium based in the
Dept. of English at the University of Exeter invites
you to participate in our conference. The emphasis of
the conference is on interdisciplinary approaches to
studying the eighteenth century with the aim of
encouraging and assessing different methods of reading

CFP: Re-Evaluating Gender in Children's Literature (Ireland) (12/1/06; 2/23/07-2/24/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Padraic Whyte


5th Annual Conference

'Re-Evaluating Gender in Children's Literature'

23 and 24 FEBRUARY 2006

Venue: Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Call for Papers
Proposals are welcome relating to the above and associated topics, including in
the areas of poetry, drama, and film for children. Proposals relating to
masculinities will be especially welcome.

Proposals of 300 words should be sent to:
 Celia Keenan, St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland.
Email :
(Subject line should clearly indicate 'ISSCL Proposal')
to arrive no later than 1 December 2006

CFP: International Jane Austen (Australia) (6/1/07; 11/29/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Laura Carroll

First Call for Papers

La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
November 29th – December 2nd 2007

'Remember the country and the age in which we live. Remember that we are English, that we are Christians.' Henry Tilney's rebuke to Catherine Morland can be read in many ways, but it is certain that Jane Austen, unlike many of her contemporaries - Ann Radcliffe, Charlotte Smith, Maria Edgeworth or Scott - never ventures outside England, and never presents a foreigner. Yet her novels are increasingly read, enjoyed and studied in cultures quite distinct from the one in which she wrote.

CFP: 'Popular Romance' and 'Arthurian cities' at IMC Leeds (9/15/06; Leeds, 7/9/07-7/12/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Raluca Radulescu

14th International Medieval Congress, Leeds (9-12 July 2007)

Special sessions sponsored by the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of
Wales, Bangor

Session titles: 'Popular romance: Cities and Merchants' and 'Arthurian cities'
Paper proposals on all aspects, literary, historical, cultural are welcome for
the above sessions.
Abstracts should be 250 words max. E-mail submissions are acceptable. Electronic
submissions to:

Deadline: 15 September 2006.