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CFP: Conspiracy Theories in American Literature (Finland) (2/15/07; NAAS, 5/24/07-5/26/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Peter Lawson

Conspiracy Theories in American Literature (Finland) (5/24/07-5/26/07)

Papers are invited for a "Conspiracy Theories in American Literature"
workshop taking place at the 20th Biennial Nordic Association for
American Studies (NAAS)
Conference at the University of Tampere, Finland between May 24-26,
2007. The conference theme this year is "American Bodies, American
Violence".

CFP: George Gissing: Writing Otherness (France) (6/4/07; 3/27/08-3/28/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Christine HUGUET-MERIAUX

> > THIRD INTERNATIONAL GEORGE GISSING CONFERENCE
> > "WRITING OTHERNESS:
> > THE PATHWAYS OF GEORGE GISSING'S IMAGINATION"
> > LILLE, FRANCE
> > 27-28 MARCH 2008
> > (Thursday & Friday following the Easter weekend)
> >
> > CALL FOR PAPERS
> >
> > The efforts of scholars in the last half-century have served to confirm

CFP: Contemporary Women's Writing (grad) (UK) (3/15/07; 6/15/07-6/16/07)

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2007 - 12:46pm
Katsura Sako

WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE:
POSITIONING CONTEMPORARY WOMEN'S WRITING

THE INAUGURAL POSTGRADUATE CONTEMPORARY WOMEN'S WRITING NETWORK (PGCWWN) CONFERENCE
University of Warwick, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th June 2007

Confirmed Plenary Speakers: Mary Eagleton and Ali Smith

CFP: Queer Readings of Television Series and Serials (France) (1/14/07; 3/30/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 11:55pm
Georges-Claude GUILBERT

Call for papers
One-day conference organized by the GRAAT:
Queer readings of television series and serials
Friday March 30, 2007
Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
Contributions will examine television series and
serials (1950s to today); they will be informed
by Women's Studies, Feminist Studies, Gender
Studies and Queer Theory. British, Australian and
American shows will be favored, but
Spanish-speaking telenovelas will also be
considered. Deadlines for proposals January 14,
2007.
Send your proposals to Sebastien Salbayre
(sebastien.salbayre_at_univ-tours.fr)
AND Georges-Claude Guilbert
(georges-claude.guilbert_at_univ-tours.fr)

CFP: Local Natures - Global Responsibilities (2/15/07; 5/17/07-5/20/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Prof. Dr. Frank Schulze-Engler

CALL FOR PAPERS

=93LOCAL NATURES, GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITIES=93

=20

Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of the New =
Literatures of
English (ASNEL) /

Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft f=FCr die Neuen Englischsprachigen =
Literaturen
(GNEL)

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena,

May 17-20, 2007

=20

=20

CFP: Cultural Representations of Psychiatry (Poland) (2/25/07; 5/18/07-5/19/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Katrzyna Szmigiero

Swietokrzyska Academy in Piotrkow Trybunalski (Poland)

English Philology Department

Invites all the interested scholars to participate in an international
two-day conference:

Cultural representations of psychiatry and mental illness

18th – 19th May 2007

The suggested topics might include but are not limited to:

Representations of the mentally ill in cinema and literature (shell-shock
and other posttraumatic shock disorders, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder, eating disorders, substance-abuse related illnesses, suicide)

Representations of the doctor-patient relationships

Gender and madness

Writing as a symptom/writing as a cure

UPDATE: Making an Audience (Medieval) (Ireland) (1/12/07; 4/18/07-4/20/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
Making Books, Shaping Readers

Deadline extended:

The First International Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference
University College, Cork, April 18th - 20th 2007
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr

Theme: "Making an Audience (Medieval)"

We have had a fantastic response to our conference CFP, but to complete our
programme we are looking for a panel of medievalists, with papers focused on
the theme of the conference. We are also delighted to confirm that Prof John
Thompson (QUB) and Prof Bill Bell (Edinburgh) will be our plenary speakers.

CFP: 17th New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA) International Conference (New Zealand) (6/1/07; 11/22/07-11/25/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 10:59pm
H Johnson

1st call for papers.

17th New Zealand Asian Studies Society (NZASIA) International Conference,
University of Otago, 22-25 November 2007. This will be an open,
multidisciplinary conference. Participants are invited to submit panel or
paper proposals presenting original research on any Asian-related topic.
Proposals for panels are welcome. Paper abstracts, single-spaced and no
longer than 200 words, must be submitted before 1 June 2007 to
<nzasia.conference_at_stonebow.otago.ac.nz>. Full conference details can be
found at <http://www.nzasia.org.nz> (conference website will be updated in
February 2007, and followed by 2nd call for papers).

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