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CFP: Minds, Bodies, Machines (UK) (2/28/07; 7/6/07-7/7/07)

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Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:51pm
Nicola Parsons

Call for Papers: Minds, Bodies, Machines

This interdisciplinary conference, convened by Birkbeck's Centre for
Nineteenth-Century Studies, University of London, in partnership with
the Department of English, University of Melbourne, and software
developers Constraint Technologies International (CTI), will take place
on 6-7 July 2007 at Birkbeck College, Malet Street, Bloomsbury.

CFP: The State of the Nation: New Zealand's Centenary as a Dominion (UK) (1/19/07;; 6/28/07-6/30/07)

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Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:50pm
I Conrich

The State of the Nation:
New Zealand's Centenary as a Dominion
 
The 14th annual conference of the New Zealand Studies Association
together with the
Centre for New Zealand Studies, Birkbeck, University of London
 
 
University of London and New Zealand House
28 to 30 June 2007
 
This major international event sees NZSA combining with the recently
established Centre for New Zealand Studies (CNZS). 2007 marks the
centenary of New Zealand as a dominion and, over a period of 3 days,
this conference will address a range of issues covering the last 100
years of New Zealand's history. This will include a half- day focus -

CFP: Asia & the Other (Taiwan) (12/31/06; 6/23/07)

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Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:50pm
Chun-yen Chen

ASIA AND THE OTHER
International Conference
Department of English
National Taiwan Normal University
Taipei, TAIWAN
June 23, 2007
(Deadline for Proposals: December 31, 2006)

Confirmed Invited Speakers:
**Sneja Gunew, Professor of English and Women's Studies, University of
British Columbia
**Hugh J. Silverman, Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature,
Stony Brook University
**Scott Slovic, Professor of Literature and Environment, University of
Nevada, Reno

CFP: Questioning the Philosophy of Technology (Ireland) (2/1/07; 6/27/07-6/28/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:50pm
Patrick O'Connor

Questioning the Philosophy of Technology (QPT)

Conference at NUI Galway, Ireland, June 2007.

Call for Papers

27th – 28th June 2007

Key Note Speakers:

Andrew Feenberg: Simon Fraser University, Canada

Don Idhe: Stony Brook University, New York

We are delighted to confirm that two of the leading philosophers of
technology will be attending the first QPT Conference. The conference
will take place over two days. The first day will focus on seminars by
the keynote speakers. The second day will be devoted to accepted
conference papers.

CFP: Non-Standard Forms of Contemporary Drama and Theatre (Germany) (2/1/07; 5/17/07-5/20/07)

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Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:49pm
sth_at_anglistik.uni-mainz.de

Call for Papers
"Non-Standard Forms of Contemporary Drama and Theatre"
University of Heidelberg, Germany, May 17-20, 2007

The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)
announces its 16th Annual Conference (May 17-20, 2007). It will be
organized by the Chair of English Literature at the University of
Heidelberg and held at a conference venue in the town centre of Heidelberg.

CFP: Eighteenth-century Ireland Annual Conference (UK) (3/30/07; 6/15/07-6/16/07)

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Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:49pm
M.Haslett_at_queens-belfast.ac.uk

Call for Papers

The Annual Conference of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society / Cumann
Éire san Ochtú Céad Déag Queen's University, Belfast 15th – 17th June, 2007

Proposals are invited for papers on any aspect of eighteenth-century
Ireland, including its history, literature, language and culture. Special
panels may include

• The Act of Union, 1707 To mark the three hundred year anniversary of the
union of England and Scotland, papers are invited on any aspect of the
Irish ramifications of the act, including Swift's The Story of the Injured
Lady.

CFP: Travel Texts: New Zealand and the South Pacific (UK) (10/1/07; 6/23/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:49pm
I Conrich

Travel Texts:
New Zealand and the South Pacific
 
Organised by the
Centre for New Zealand Studies, Birkbeck, University of London
and the
Centre for Travel Writing Studies, Nottingham Trent University
 
University of London, 23 June 2007
 
 
Proposals are invited for twenty-minute papers on the subject of New
Zealand travel texts for a conference to be held at the University of
London on Saturday 23 June 2007. Keynote speakers will include
Professor Lydia Wevers (Victoria University of Wellington). This
conference is a collaboration between two unique centres and will
look to extend the research being conducted within both the subject

CFP: Real Things: Matter, Materiality, Representation, 1880-Present (UK) (2/1/07; 7/5/07-7/8/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:49pm
Jane Elliott

REAL THINGS: MATTER, MATERIALITY, REPRESENTATION
1880 TO THE PRESENT
5-8 July 2007

Proposals for twenty-minute presentations or panels of three to four =20
presenters are invited for a conference entitled =93Real Things: =20
Matter, Materiality, Representation, 1880 to the present,=94 to be held =20=

at the University of York, England and co-sponsored by the University =20=

of Sussex.

Keynote speakers:
Bill Brown
Mary Ann Doane
Hal Foster
Patrick Keiller
Hermione Lee
Edmund White

This conference proposes a re-engagement with representational =20
realism and its objects and effects across a wide range of aesthetic, =20=

CFP: Literary Tourism and 19th-C. Culture (UK) (3/1/07; 6/8/07)

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Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:48pm
Michael Baron

 

LITERARY TOURISM & NINETEENTH-CENTURY CULTURE

 

An International One-Day Conference

to be held on

Friday, 8th June 2007

Institute for English Studies, University of London, U.K.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

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