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CFP: Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity (Australia) (4/30/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:20pm
Tara Forrest

Centre for Social Theory and Design

Conference

Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity

August 17-19 2006

Call for Papers

Walter Benjamin=92s work remains central to discussions of modernity =20
within the Humanities, Visual Arts, Design and Architecture. This =20
conference will bring together scholars working on all aspects of =20
Benjamin=92s work as well as those who deploy the insights of that work =20=

in developing projects of their own.

Abstracts, which will be subject to a refereeing process, should be =20
sent to walterbenjamin_at_uts.edu.au by April 30 2006.

Confirmed Key Note Speakers:

Carol Jacobs (Yale University)

UPDATE: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
rcm_at_aber.ac.uk

Plenary speakers announced:

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CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Lawrence Buell, Cheryll Glotfelty, James C. McKusick, George Monbiot, Kate
Soper.

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

CFP: Beckett Centenary (Ireland) (4/13/06; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Michael O' Sullivan

  100 Years a Dying
  A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett
  
   
  An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in
  Beckett Studies,
  University College Cork,
  26-27 May 2006
   
  

CFP: Decoding Literature in Conflict (grad) (Spain) (3/31/06; 6/9/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Paul Vita

Decoding Literature in Conflict
Graduate Conference
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
June 9, 2006

Sometimes violent, sometimes passive, literature not only relates conflict,
but also creates it. At Saint Louis University Madrid's 4th-annual graduate
conference, we invite our peers to consider "Decoding Conflict in
Literature." From the nuclear family to nuclear warfare, the Spanish Civil
War to colonial unrest, writers dealing with conflict in literature require
and demand their readers' attention and response.

Topics of the conference to include:

CFP: Various Topics: UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies London Summer 2006 Research Seminar Series (UK) (variable; 6/14/06, 6

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Dr Philip Tew

UK Network London Summer 2006 Research Seminar Series: Call for Papers

 

This series is co-convened for UKNMFS by Dr. Fiona Tolan (University of
Northampton), Steven Barfield (University of Westminster), and Prof. Philip
Tew (Brunel University). The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies Summer
Seminar Series 2006 is to be held at 309 Regent Street, the University of
Westminster, London, UK.

 

CFP: Politics and Middle-earth (UK) (4/30/06; 7/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
seminar_at_tolkiensociety.org

Politics and Middle-earth

The 2006 Tolkien Society Seminar will be held on Saturday 22 July in the
Pierce room at the Assembly House, Norwich, England.

Call for Papers

Papers are sought on any aspect of the seminar theme. In particular
papers may wish to address one or more of the following:

        Politics portrayed within the fictional world of Middle-earth

        Real world political use of Tolkien's works

        Tolkien's role in/influence on academic politics

        Tolkien's personal politics as revealed by his life and works

CFP: Irish Literature and Irresponsibility (Singapore) (4/10/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Cornelius Anthony Murphy \(Assoc Prof\)

Irish Literature Panel=20
English Literature Conference - Singapore:
IRRESPONSIBILITY
28-30 September 2006 NTU Singapore
Jorge Luis Borges once claimed that "the Irish have always been the =
iconoclasts of the British Isles." Bearing Borges' suggestion in mind, =
it is hoped that this panel will address the perception of Irish =
literature as a category of writing that has frequently been provocative =
to formal and social norms. As Irish writers have been pivotal in the =
dominant, frame-breaking, literary categories of this century, like =
Modernism (Yeats, Joyce, Beckett) and Postmodernism (Joyce, Beckett, =
Flann O'Brien, Banville), a discussion on irresponsibility has =

UPDATE: Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science (UK) (3/1/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
mchunter_at_uchicago.edu

Plenary speaker and conference web site announced:

Update: Representation in Art and Science (London; June 22-3,
2006)

Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science

Two-day conference in London, 22-23 June 2006

Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Catherine Elgin (Harvard University), James
Elkins (School of the Art Institute of Chicago/University
College Cork, Ireland) and John Hyman (University of Oxford)

Organisers: Roman Frigg (LSE) and Matthew Hunter (Courtauld
Institute of Art/University of Chicago)

CFP: AHRC Research Training Study Day: Memory, Illness and the Body (grad) (UK) (3/17/06; 5/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Ross.Forman_at_sas.ac.uk

Call for Papers=20

Research Training Study Day: Memory, Illness and the Body

Venue: Institute of Romance and Germanic Studies, University of London

Date: Friday, 12 May 2006

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Papers are invited from UK-registered research students in modern
languages and related fields for a research training study day on
'Memory, Illness and the Body.' =20

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CFP: 9th International Conference on Literary Theory (India) (8/1/06; 12/17/06-12/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:28pm
Sura Rath

FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY THEORY
Centre for Contemporary Theory
301-302 Shiv Shakti Complex
84 Sampatrao Colony
R.C. Dutt Road, Vadodara 390007 INDIA
Tel: 265.552.2512, email: pck_at_satyam.net.in; librarycct_at_yahoo.co.in
website: www.fctworld.org

The Ninth International Conference
"Knowledge-Systems in a Climate of Creativity: Indian
Perspectives"
17-20 December 2006
Venue: Hotel Lakend, Udaipur, Rajasthan

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