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UPDATE: Wandering with Spinoza (Australia) (6/30/06; 9/13/06-9/15/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Dimitris Vardoulakis

'Wandering with Spinoza'

The Conference will be held at the Victorian College of the Arts, =
Melbourne, Australia from 13 =96 15 September 2006.

The conference aims to bring together philosophers, theorists and visual =
and performing artists to celebrate this most influential of =

Keynote Speakers include Alain Badiou, Mieke Bal, Thomas Hirschhorn, =
Genevieve Lloyd, and Christopher Norris=20

CFP: Anglo-German Mythologies (UK) (7/1/06; 4/25/07-4/27/07)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Angus Nicholls

Call for Papers - English Version


Anglo-German Mythologies in Literature, the Visual Arts and Cultural =


An International Conference at the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural =

Queen Mary, University of London, from 25-27 April 2007


Co-ordinators: Professor R=FCdiger G=F6rner (QMUL) and Dr Angus Nicholls =


Keynote Speakers: Wilfried Barner (G=F6ttingen), Kurt H=FCbner (Kiel), =
Christoph Jamme (L=FCneburg), and Robert Segal (Lancaster/Aberdeen)


CFP: Preaching and Politics in Early Modern Britain (UK) (7/1/06; CRASSH, 11/3/06-11/4/06)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Hugh Adlington



Preaching and Politics in Early Modern Britain


A two-day international conference at the Centre for Research in the =
Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, =
3-4 November 2006. =20


'The sermon properly considered - as theatrical, as fundamentally =
occasional, as literary art inextricably engaged in the public sphere - =
stands poised to take a wholly new place in literary study, and a better =
understood one in historical study.'

(Lori Anne Ferrell and Peter McCullough, 2000)


How far have we come in the six years since Ferrell and McCullough's =

CFP: Re-reading Rembrandt (Netherlands) (7/15/06; 12/2/06)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Itay Sapir

Call for papers: Re-reading Rembrandt.

Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), University of Amsterdam

Conference date: 12/2/06.

Deadline for proposals: 7/15/06.


Keynote speakers:

Mieke Bal (Academy Professor, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and =
Sciences/ University of Amsterdam)

Harry berger Jr. (Professor Emeritus, University of California, Santa =


CFP: Ex-centric Narratives (Greece) (10/31/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:07pm
Dr. Eleftheria Arapoglou

Hellenic Association for American Studies
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
School of English
  HELAAS Graduate Student International Conference Inaugural
March 15-18, 2007
  Ex-centric Narratives, Identity and Multivocality in Anglo-American Cultures
  The Hellenic Association for American Studies, and the Department of American Literature and Culture of the School of English of Aristotle University aim to bring together Greek and foreign graduate students (MA & PhD) as well as young scholars at the start of their careers from various fields and disciplines to a conference which is organized at the Aristotle University Campus.

CFP: Tove Jansson (UK) (10/1/06; 3/24/07; collection)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:07pm
Kate McLoughlin

Call for Papers:
Tove Jansson Essay Collection
Tove Jansson Conference

Proposals are invited for contributions to a Collection of Critical Essays
on Finnish author and artist, Tove Jansson, under contract to be published by Cambridge Scholars Press, and for papers for a one-day Jansson Conference, to be held at Pembroke College, Oxford on 24 March 2007.

UPDATE: TV Fiction Exchange: Local/Regional/National/Global (UK) (6/1/06; 9/5/06-9/9/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:36pm
Janetand Kim

* * * * UPDATE * * * *

Owing to a website glitch over Easter drawn to our attention by people
seeking to apply, we are re-issuing our CFP for TV Fiction exchange with an
extended deadline. We already have contributions from 15 countries so the
conference promises to embrace a wide range of perspectives on the debate.
Please send any late submission a.s.a.p.

TV Fiction Exchange: Local/Regional/National/Global.
An International Conference.

Contributors include:
Professor Ien Ang, University of Western Sydney
David Bianculli, NY Daily News television critic and author of Teleliteracy
Dr David Lavery, Middle-State Tennessee University
Mark Lawson, Guardian television critic and writer