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CFP: Improvisation Continuums (UK) (9/1/06; 4/12/07-4/14/07)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Dennis R \(HLaSS\)

Improvisation Continuums: theorising improvisation across disciplines

12 - 14 April 2007 (deadline for submissions 1 Sept 06)
Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries
University of Glamorgan South Wales UK

Keynotes confirmed
Anne Bogart, SITI Company
Stephen Nachmanovitch, Free Play

Call for Papers (please cross post where appropriate)

Improvisation is integral to arts practice. This conference provides a
structure and a space for artists/practitioners/teachers/scholars to
share ideas and debate about the application and relevance of
improvisation in arts practice today.

CFP: American Modernism: Cultural Transactions (UK) (8/11/06: 9/22/06-9/23/06)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am

*American Modernism: Cultural Transactions*
Oxford Brookes University, UK
22-23 September 2006

A major interdisciplinary conference examining the scope and impact of
America Modernism in literature, cinema and the visual arts

Sessions on Ethnicity and Culture, T.S. Eliot. Anglo-American Modernism,
the American Avant-garde, Edith Wharton, and Transnational Modernism

visit the website @

Speakers include:
Cassandra Laity, Tim Armstrong, Janet Beer, Laura Marcus, Paul Giles and
Steven Mathews

UPDATE: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (6/30/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Rupert Hildyard

'DISCORDANT HARMONIES: Ecocriticism in the 21st century'

8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Updated call for papers: deadline June 30th 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our

CFP: Anglo-American Aesthetics: Innovations and Economies of Influence? (UK) (5/4/07; 7/12/07-7/15/07)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Dr Philip Tew

The Sixth Symbiosis Conference CFP=20


Headline Theme: =91Anglo-American Aesthetics: Innovations and Economies =
Influence?=92 (N.B. Please note that submissions on other Anglo-American
topics/themes are most welcome).=20


Venue: Brunel University, West London


Dates: 12th =96 15th July 2007 =20


The School of Arts at Brunel University is delighted to collaborate with
Symbiosis in hosting the Sixth Symbiosis Conference, with the headline =
of =93Anglo-American Aesthetics: Innovations and Economies of =
Influence?,=94 at
the Uxbridge Campus, Brunel University, July 12=9615, 2007.=20


CFP: R K Narayan Birth-Centenary (India) (7/7/06; 10/10/06-10/12/06)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am

R. K. Narayan Birth-Centenary Conference

A birth-centenary conference on R. K. Narayan will be held from 10 to 12
October 2006 at Mysore. The conference is organized by the Indian
Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (IACLALS) and
the Sahitya Akademi (the National Academy of Letters), New Delhi.

Of all the Indian novelists in English, R. K. Narayan remains one of the
most highly regarded, perhaps the most widely popular, and even the most
"typically Indian". On the occasion of his birth-centenary, we propose to
bring together a group of scholars and admirers of Narayan to re-read and
revaluate his life, works, context and legacy.

CFP: Empires and their Contested Pasts (Ireland) (12/31/06; 5/18/07-5/20/07)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Jennifer M Regan


Empires and their contested pasts

28th Irish Conference of Historians

at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

18–20 May 2007

We invite proposals for papers exploring aspects of the general theme of
empires and their contested pasts. There is no restriction on chronology,
location, or type of empire. Comparative studies and papers examining
historiographical debates and/or contestations of race, religion, gender,
class, and culture will be welcomed. We particularly invite proposals from
postgraduate students.

CFP: George Moore: Across Borders (France) (10/15/06; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am

Call for papers
International Conference

Date: 30-31 March 2007

Venue: Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, France
CECILLE (Centre d'Etudes des Civilisations, Littératures et Langues Etrangères)
and CERIUL (Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Irlandaises de l'Université de
Lille) Research Centres

Deadline for submission of proposals : 15 October 2006