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CFP: Comedy and Identity: Multidisciplinary Conference (1/15/06; 7/15/06-7/16/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm

This conference on Comedy and Identity has been organized by Liverpool
Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to coincide with the
Liverpool Comedy festival in July 2006. The intention is to stimulate
multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and publication on the
themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various aspects as they
pertain to all permutations of human identity. Examples of identity
might include those associated with social, political, religious,
cultural or national identity, as well as those aspects more
specifically centred on gender, class, ethnicity, queerness and
(dis)ability, and post-identity areas such as difference, becoming,

CFP: Irish Studies (Spain) (2/10/06; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
VI AEDEI Conference

Call for Papers


VI International Conference of=20

The Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI)

University of Valladolid (Spain)=20

25-27 May 2006


Imaginary/Real Ireland


CFP: Richard Aldington (France) (2/1/06; 7/6/06-7/8/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:23pm
Daniel Kempton



IV International Richard Aldington Society Conference, les
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France July 6-8, 2006


The International Richard Aldington Society holds its bi-annual
conference in the historic town on the coast of the Mediterranean in the
Camargue, where Catherine Aldington has lived for many years. The
conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Richard Aldington's
life and work. They are also interested in papers that address
connections between Aldington and other twentieth-century writers, such
as H. D., Durrell, Pound, Eliot, Lawrence, Hemingway.

CFP: The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture (UK) (2/1/06; 7/27/06-7/30/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
Scott Hames


The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture

Presented by
The Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Stirling
27-30 July 2006

Plenary speakers include:

Neal Ascherson, author of Stone Voices: the Search for Scotland
Prof Lawrence Buell (Harvard), author of The Environmental Imagination
Prof Steve Duguid (Simon Fraser), on John Muir
Prof Murdo Macdonald (Dundee), on revisualising the Highlands in art
James Robertson (novelist and poet) on history and place

CFP: Court Culture 1642-1660 (UK) (2/28/06; 6/29/06-6/30/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jerome de Groot

The University of Manchester invites papers for
Court Culture 1642-1660
Hampton Court Palace and Kingston University, London, 29-30 June 2006

Keynote speakers:
Karen Britland, Ann Hughes, Julie Sanders, Nigel Smith

In the summer of 1642 Charles I and his governing entourage left Whitehall.
This conference investigates what happened next to one of the most important
institutions of his reign, the court. How did court life change? What did
the movement of the courts mean for government? Indeed, how useful is the
term 'court' after 1642?

CFP: Clothing as Boundary in the Works of Virginia Woolf (UK) (12/10/05; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Mintler, Catherine Renee

============================== CALL FOR PAPERS=============================

16th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf
Call for Panel Submissions: "Clothing as Boundary"

We are accepting proposals to complete a panel on Virginia Woolf and
clothing currently titled "Clothing as Boundary in the Works of Virginia
Woolf." Of special interest to us is how clothing thematizes
limits/boundaries or examines the intersection of clothing/boundary in
terms of barriers and limits both IN and OF Woolf's work.

CFP: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage (UK) (12/10/05; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
University of York, England

Call for Papers: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage

Date: 26-27 May 2006
Location: University of York, England

This interdisciplinary conference will focus particularly on The Taming
of A Shrew; Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew; Fletcher, The Woman's
Prize; John Lacy, Sauny the Scott.
Speakers will include: Anna Bayman & George Southcombe (Oxford),
Michael Cordner (York), Holly Crocker (South Carolina), Laura Gowing
(King's London), Barbara Hodgdon (Michigan), Leah Marcus (Vanderbilt),
David Wootton (York).

CFP: Folklore, Film and Television: Convergences in Traditional Cultures and Popular Media (UK) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Mikel Koven [mik]

Folklore, Film and Television: Convergences in Traditional Cultures and
Popular Media


March 31/April 1 2006


The Folklore Society Conference and AGM

To be held at the Warburg Institute=20


The AGM of the Folklore Society and its annual conference will take
place on Friday March 31st and Saturday April 1st at the Warburg
Institute London. =20


If you are interested in giving a paper or wish further details about
the conference please contact Dr Mikel Koven or Dr Juliette Wood.=20


Papers should be about 20-25 minutes long with time for questions.
Please send a short abstract (about 200 words) by 1 January 2006=20


CFP: European Society for the Study of English Conference (UK) (3/1/06; 8/29/06-9/2/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Marta Fernández Morales

Seminar CFP for the 2006 ESSE conference in London:

Thank you.


Marta Fernández Morales
Dpt. Filologia Espanyola, Moderna i Llatina
Edifici Ramon Llull
Campus UIB. Cra. Valldemossa, km. 7,5
07122 Palma de Mallorca
Illes Balears
Telf: 971 259 540
Fax: 971 173 473

CFP: Counter-movements, Institutions & Difference (UK) (3/30/06; 7/24/06-7/25/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Bran Nicol

Institutions of difference

A two-day conference to be held at the
University of Portsmouth 24-25 July 2006

Confirmed international speakers: J. Hillis Miller, University of California, Irvine;
Samuel Weber, Northwestern University; Peggy Kamuf, University of Southern
California; Tom Keenan, Bard College; Christopher Fynsk, University of Aberdeen;
Herman Rapaport, University of Southampton; Nicholas Royle, University of Sussex;
John Schad, University of Loughborough.