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

Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
Shannon Wells-Lassagne

De la page blanche aux salles obscures : l=92adaptation =20
cin=E9matographique dans le domaine anglophone

 =46rom the Blank Page to the Silver Screen: Film Adaptations in the =20
English-Speaking World

Universit=E9 de Bretagne Sud (University of South Brittany)
Lorient, France
June 8-10, 2006

For a long time, adaptations have been evaluated according to their =20
=93faithfulness=94 to the =93original=94 work, but the limits of this =20=

CFP: The Abandoned House in 20th-Century Poetry and Visual Art (Sweden) (10/1/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:01pm
Marit J. MacArthur

The Abandoned House in Twentieth-Century Poetry and Visual Art

I am seeking papers for a panel on abandoned houses in twentieth century
poetry and visual art, to be presented at a conference on "Space,
Haunting, Discourse," at Karlstad University in Sweden, June 15-18, 2005.
On this theme, submissions are invited that offer insight into the
phenomelogical, historical, and/or cultural valences of the image of the
abandoned house in contemporary (inter)national traditions and/or in the
work of individual poets or artists.

CFP: Photography in America (Cyprus) (no deadline noted; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:00pm

"Photography in America: Issues of Individual, National, and Cultural
Identity / Conformism, Non-Conformism, and Anti-Conformism"

Workshop at the 2006 EAAS Cyprus Conference



Dr.Katherine Hoffman, Fine Arts Dept. St. Anselm College.Manchester,
New Hampshire, 03102,U.S.A. (Spring 2006, Fulbright Distinguished
Chair, Austria) =20
Email: or


Dr. Klaus Rieser, American Studies Dept., Karl Franzens University,
Graz, Austria,=20
Email: <>=20



CFP: 7 Deadly Passions in Medieval Literature (UK) (9/10/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
angelique wheelock

Call For Papers: International Medieval Congress 2006, Leeds
Emotional Sin: The Seven Deadly Passions in Medieval Literature
Abstract Submission Deadline: 10 September, 2005

Abstracts are invited for 20 minute papers on the above subject to be
delivered at the Thirteenth International Medieval Congress in Leeds, UK,
10-13 July 2006. See for more

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Word and Image (grad) (UK) (11/13/05; 2/17/06)

Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Emma Tinker

The Mind's Eye: Perspectives on Word and Image
University College London English Postgraduate Conference
17 February 2006

The fourth annual postgraduate conference at University College London
seeks papers that address the relationship between the verbal and
visual in literary texts.

CFP: Denmark and the Black Atlantic (Denmark) (12/1/05; 5/4/06-5/6/06)

Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Martyn Bone


Thursday 4 May to Saturday 6 May 2006

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Organised by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies

Keynote Speakers:

Professor George Hutchinson (Indiana University), author of _The Harlem
Renaissance in Black and White_ (Harvard UP, 1995) and _From the Shadows: A
New Life of Nella Larsen_ (forthcoming, Harvard UP, 2006)

Candace Allen, author of the novel _Valaida_ (Virago, 2004)

Alex Frank Larsen, journalist and director of Danmark Radio 2's television
documentary series _Slavernes Slægt_ (2005)

TBC: Historian of Danish West Indies/Virgin Islands


CFP: 3rd Annual UK Kant Society Grad Conference (grad) (UK) (1/3/06; 7/6/06-7/7/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Isabell Ward

Could you please forward this to you graduate students? Many Thanks!


3rd UK Kant Society Annual Graduate Conference on Kant
at the University of Hertfordshire (U.K) de Havilland Campus on
Thursday 6th- Friday 7th July 2006

Keynote Speakers: Karl Ameriks and Marcia Baron

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday 3rd January 2006

Further details:

CFP: Medieval Children (UK) (1/31/06; 6/17/06-6/18/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm

Please kindly forward this CFP as widely as you can.
Medieval Children: 1200-1500
17 (Saturday) -18 (Sunday) June 2006 (will include Friday the 16th if necessary)
Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Derek Brewer (English, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge)
Prof. Nicholas Orme (History, University of Exeter)
The Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Tudor Studies, University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom, is hosting an international conference on Medieval Children 1200-1500.
Foregrounding interdisciplinarity, CCMTS welcomes papers employing any literary, historical, art-historical, demographic, or anthropological approaches and source materials.

CFP: Asian American Literature Workshop (Cyprus) (8/31/05; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Elisabetta Marino

We are seeking submission for a workshop on Asian American literature to be=
held during the next EAAS Conference (European Association for American=20
Studies), 7-10 April 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Please, send a 150-200 abstract by August 31st to and=

What follows is the abstract of the workshop

The Problem of Double Allegiance in the Literary Production of Asian=20
Americans (1985 =96 2005)

CFP: Experimental Histories in the Arts (Australia) (2/20/06; 7/28/06-7/29/06)

Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:41pm
Tara Forrest


University of Technology Sydney: July 28-29, 2006.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Laura U. Marks
Dena Wosk University Professor in Art and Culture Studies, Simon Fraser
University, Canada

Andrew Benjamin
Professor of Critical Theory in Architecture and Design, University of
Technology Sydney

Ross Gibson
Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, University of Technology Sydney

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