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UPDATE: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (9/17/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:52pm
Michele Yamada

PLEASE NOTE: There are several open slots for presentations at our
conference due to last-minute cancellations.

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference
(Australia)
(09/17/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

LATE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sunday, September 17 2006
Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

For consideration, please send a 200 to 300-word abstract as well as
a 50-word bio (on the same page in Times New Roman font/size 12, please)
to our conference organisers immediately at wipconf_at_uq.edu.au.

CFP: Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful & the Ugly (grad) (UK) (9/6/06; 10/21/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:13pm
Rhian Williams

Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful and The Ugly

Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar

Postgraduate Conference

In association with the Birmingham Midlands Institute;

Sponsored by British Association for Victorian Studies & University
of Birmingham, School of Humanities

21 October 2006

Keynote speaker: Professor Barrie Bullen

The Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminars are held
regularly in Birmingham, UK as a research forum for academics working
in the Victorian period. This study day will be a special session of
MIVSS at which we invite the postgraduate community to explore
notions of beauty and ugliness in Victorian culture.

CFP: Romanticism and the Child as Liberator (UK) (11/17/06; NASSR, 7/26/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:10pm
Chapin.L_at_gmc.edu

Please post as follows:
 
CFP: Romanticism and the Child as Liberator (11/17/06; NASSR (UK)7/26/07)
  

This proposed session of the 2007 combined NASSR/BARS Conference at the University of Bristol invites a study of the child in Romantic literature as a liberator or symbol of liberty. How has the child been represented as one to liberate adults, the oppressed, the Other? How has the child been symbolized in this way differently by male and female writers? The theme of the conference is "Emancipation, Liberation, Freedom." Send 300-word abstracts by e-mail to Lisbeth Chapin (Gwynedd-Mercy College) at: chapin.L_at_gmc.edu by November 17, 2006.

CFP: Villains, Villainy and Justice in Popular Fictional Narrative (UK) (9/30/06; 11/18/06-11/19/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:58pm
Smith, Eve

Villains, Villainy and Justice in Popular Fictional Narrative

Annual Conference For the Association for Research in Popular Fictions

Saturday 18th-Sunday 19th November 2006

Dean Walters Building, Liverpool John Moores University

We welcome papers considering popular fiction across any media and historical period.

Strands being convened for this conference are on Victorian fiction, teenage fiction, children's fiction, chicklit and crime.

Please submit a 250-300 word abstract by 30th September to:

Nickianne Moody,
convenor for ARPF,
Liverpool John Moores University,
Dean Walters Building,
St James Road,
Liverpool L1 7BR
UK

CFP: Women and Violence (UK) (9/12/06; Return to Gender, 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:58pm
Marianne Sevachko

Women and Violence (UK) (9/12/06; Return to Gender, 11/25/06)

Papers are invited for this special panel at 'Return to Gender', the
forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th
November, 2006.

CFP: E/Im/Migration and Culture (Turkey) (10/1/06; 9/15/07-9/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Gonul Pultar

UPDATE

CONF./CFP- E/Im/Migration and Culture, 15-17 Sept. 2007, Istanbul, Turkey

Call for Papers

E/Im/Migration and Culture
15-17 September 2007
Isik University, Sile (Istanbul, Turkey)

Fourth Cultural Studies Conference

Co-organized by the Cultural Studies Association (Turkey) and the
Department of International Relations of Isik University

CFP: Modern Maculinities: A Narrative of Heroes and Failures (grad) (UK) (9/12/06; 11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
Amy Tooth Murphy

Modern Masculinity: A Narrative of Heroism and Failure

Papers are invited for a special panel at ‘Return to Gender’, the forthcoming graduate conference at the University of Glasgow on 25th November, 2006. In a recent news item reviewing the latest ‘Superman’ film, the news anchor asked if the actor playing Superman was a ‘mincing metrosexual’. What does a modern masculine hero look like? Is the often discussed crisis in masculinity empowering or emasculating? Possible topics include:

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