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CFP: Genderful Experiences (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/25/06-5/26/06)

Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:44pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

Conference Date: May 25/26, 2006
Deadline for Proposals: 15 February 2006

-We had the experience but missed the meaning.-
T. S. Eliot, Four Quartets (1941)

Experience is defined as a - direct participation or observation of
events - which results in a production of knowledge. This experience
can be encountered by an individual, community or nation.1

CFP: Gender and National Identity in Film and Television (grad & new scholars) (UK) (2/25/06; 6/23/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:06pm

Gender and National Identity in Film and Television: A Postgraduate
One-day Conference
The University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK **Conference date: Friday, June
23, 2006

This conference seeks postgraduates and new scholars researching,
historicizing, and theorizing the intersection of gender and nation in
film and television. The intersection of these two discourses is our
focus but we are interested also in papers that consider the relationship
of gender and nation within the frame of other film and television studies
topics. Essays with an interdisciplinary framework are welcome. Topics
may include (but are not limited to) the following:

UPDATE: Hyperworld: Language, Culture and History (6/30/06; 9/27/06-9/29/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Blanca Tovias

UPDATE: Hyperworld: Language, Culture and History (6/30/06; 9/27/06-9/29/06)

VII International Conference of the Association of Iberian and Latin
American Studies of Australasia (AILASA

Hyperworld: Language, Culture and History
27-29 September 2006
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

CFP: Wandering with Spinoza Conference (Australia) (5/30/06; 9/13/06-9/15/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Dimitris Vardoulakis

Wandering with Spinoza Conference


The Centre for Ideas
Victorian College of the Arts
Melbourne, Australia
13 =96 15 September, 2006


Closing date for abstracts is 30 May 2006


The Centre for Ideas at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, =
Australia presents an interdisciplinary Conference on the work, thought =
and influence of Spinoza.


=91Wandering with Spinoza=92, 13, 14, and 15 September, 2006.


Confirmed Keynote speakers: Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy, Mieke Bal, =
Thomas Hirschhorn and Genevieve Lloyd.

Other confirmed speakers: Michael Mack, Andrew Benjamin, Alexander =
Garcia Duttmann and Paul Carter=20

UPDATE: Autism and Representation (UK) (1/7/06; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Rose, Irene

Due to recent publicity in the UK national newspaper the Guardian, this colloquium has now been extended to run over two days - Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2006.

Like wise the deadline to register an interest or submit a panel/paper has now been extended to January 7th 2006.

Autism and Representation - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
A Two Day Colloquium hosted by the Association for Research in Popular Fictions
Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2006

CFP: Open Session, Crossroads: Anti-Consumerism and Cultural Studies (Turkey) (1/31/06; 7/20/06-7/23/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Jo Littler

Please distribute. Apologies for x-posting.

We would like to invite paper proposals for consideration for the =20
'Anti-Consumerism and Cultural Studies ' at the Cultural Studies =20
Crossroads Conference, Istanbul 2006 ( =20
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See below for further session details. Final date for abstracts: 31st =20=


Please sent abstracts (150 words maximum) to
Sam Binkley
Jo Littler

UPDATE: Poetry and Politics (UK) (1/15/06; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:02pm
Andrew Sneddon {PG}

Extended deadline:

Call for papers: Poetry and Politics. A Conference at the University of
Stirling, Scotland, 13-16 July 2006.=20

Abstracts of 200-250 words of papers not lasting longer than twenty
minutes in delivery should reach the organisers by our extended deadline
of January 15, 2006. Many thanks to all those who have already
responded. Everyone concerned will receive a formal decision on their
submission by mid January as previously advertised.

Poets and speakers to include Moniza Alvi, Eavan Boland, David Dabydeen,
Marilyn Hacker, Linton Kwesi Johnson, David Norbrook, Tom Paulin, Deryn
Rees-Jones, Jo Shapcott, and the Norton keynote speaker, Adrienne Rich
(all confirmed).=20

UPDATE: Film Adaptation (France) (12/17/05; 6/8/06-6/10/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Shannon Wells-Lassagne

We are pleased to announce that Imelda Whehelan and Deborah Cartmell,
authors of Interpreting Shakespeare On Screen, Adaptations: From Text
to Screen, Screen to Text, and the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to
Literature on Screen will be our guest speakers at the upcoming
conference on Film Adaptation at the University of South Britanny.
You will find the call for papers below.

De la page blanche aux salles obscures : l'adaptation
cinématographique dans le domaine anglophone
 From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen: Film Adaptations in the
English-Speaking World

Université de Bretagne Sud (University of South Brittany)
Lorient, France
June 8-10, 2006

UPDATE: Regional Theatre Since 1980 (UK) (1/31/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Mountford, Abigail

***Please note the change in dates!***

Call for Papers

The Glory of the Garden
Regional Theatre Since 1980

8th-10th September 2006
Liverpool John Moores University

In 1984, George Rowell and Anthony Jackson published their history of what we then more commonly referred to as 'repertory' theatre concluding: