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CFP: Wild Irish Girls (UK) (2/13/06; 7/20/06-7/21/06)

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Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Sandy White

Call for Papers

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'Wild Irish Girls': A bicentenary conference to mark the publication of =
Sydney Owenson's (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl and Maria Edgeworth's =
Leonora

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Keynote speakers: James Chandler (University of Chicago) and Claire =
Connolly (Cardiff University)

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CFP: Courtly Mythologies (Switzerland) (no deadline noted; ICLS, 7/29/06-8/4/06)

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Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:32pm
ICLS 2007

The Faculties of Letters of the University of Geneva and the University of
Lausanne have the pleasure to invite you to the XIIth Congress of the
International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS), which will take place
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in the two Lemanic cities
 (Lausanne 29.07-31.07, Geneva 01.08-04.08)
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We wish to hold this meeting on a common theme, which would provide
direction for our work, yet still allow sufficient scope for the
illustration of individual research projects. We hereby invite you to send
us paper proposals on the theme:

CFP: Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe (UK) (12/9/05; 5/15/06-5/17/06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:48pm
engras_at_leeds.ac.uk

Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe

International Cross-Disciplinary Conference
May 15-17 2006
Leeds Business School (University of Leeds)

Conference Convenors:
Graham Huggan (School of English/ Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial
Studies, Leeds, UK)
Ian Law (School of Sociology, Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, Leeds,
UK)

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Tariq Ali (Editor, New Left Review), Philomena Essed (Antioch University),
Colleen Phillips (Commission for Racial Equality), Griselda Pollock
(CentreCATH, Leeds), John Wrench (EUMC, Vienna)

Aims of the Conference

CFP: Victorian Cultures in Conflict (UK) (4/14/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:41pm
Dinah Birch

The BAVS Seventh Annual conference, 2006: Victorian Cultures in Conflict
The University of Liverpool, 7-9 September 2006

Plenary Speakers:
Caroline Arscott
John Belchem
Helen Small

Call for Papers

Victorian cultures of every kind were shaped by a range of conflicts ?
intellectual, political, ideological, and spiritual. This conference will
investigate the origins, nature and influence of these disputes. The list
of themes outlined below suggests some of the areas which papers might
address, but proposals considering other relevant issues will be very
welcome.

Proposals for papers (300 words) should reach Professor Dinah Birch,
dlbirch_at_liv.ac.uk, by Friday 14th April 2006

CFP: Empirical Aesthetics (France) (11/25/05; 8/29/06-9/1/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:41pm
jean-christophe.vilatte_at_univ-avignon.fr

XIXth congress of the International association of empirical
aesthetics

Organised by the Laboratoire Culture et Communication
University of Avignon, France.

Deadlines :
Submission of abstracts : November 25, 2005
Notice of acceptance : January 2006
Manuscript for proceedings : April 30, 2006
Early registration : March 31, 2006

Informations :
E-mail : jean-christophe.vilatte_at_univ-avignon.fr

Organizing Committee :
Hana Gottesdiener and Jean-Christophe Vilatte (congress organizers),
Jean Davallon, Emmanuel Ethis, Daniel Jacobi (University of Avignon,
France), Holger Höge University of Oldenburg, Germany)

UPDATE: The Ethics of Fiction (Spain) (10/1/06; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:17pm
Silvia Martínez Falquina

Dear colleagues:

Here is the second Call for Papers for the Conference on the Ethics of Fiction
that will take place in Zaragoza from March 30 to April 1, 2006. Please note
the extension for the submission of papers; the new deadline is now January
10. We hope to see you all in Zaragoza.

Best,

Silvia Martínez Falquina
Dpto. de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
c/ Pedro Cerbuna 12, 50009 Zaragoza
Tel: +34 976762790

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

THE ETHICS OF FICTION IN CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVE IN ENGLISH

CFP: Slash Fiction Study Day (UK) (1/15/06; 3/1/06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:27pm
Ian Hunter

CALL FOR PAPERS
SLASH FICTION STUDY DAY

Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Wednesday March 1, 2006

This Study Day will be a slash-friendly forum for discussion of one of the
most vibrant sub-genres of fanfic. Proposals are invited for papers for
panel sessions on slash-related topics and controversies, including, but not
limited to, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Harry Potter and real person
slash.

The Study Day will take place as part of Cultural eXchanges, a week long
series of events at the Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University.

CFP: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (1/25/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Ruta Veteryte

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We have a great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the fourth =
international conference

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at Kaunas University of Technology (http://www.ktu.lt/en/)

Kaunas, LITHUANIA,=20

19-21 May, 2006

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We invite teachers, scholars and postgraduate students to participate =
and to contribute papers to the fourth international conference hosted =
by Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.

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CFP: Studies in English (Turkey) (12/20/05; 4/24/06-4/26/06)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Isil BAÞ

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 and IDEA, English Language and Literature Research Association are =
organizing an international conference

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cultural studies

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Proposals for papers, panels and workshops of no more than 500 words =
accompanied by

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