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CFP: Aesthetics and Radical Politics (UK) (12/15/06; 2/2/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 8:00pm

Fri 2nd Feb 2007, University of Manchester

Sponsored by the SGSA

There has always been a strong connection historically between
aesthetics and radical politics, and this is no less true for the
global justice movement's current preoccupation with cultural
approaches to political action. This conference seeks to bring
radical artists, activists, theorists and academics together to
discuss past and present convergences between the theories and
practices of artists and writers and the theories and practices of
movements for radical social change.

CFP: (Land)scapes & Reflections (France) (11/20/06; 6/14/07-6/15/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:59pm


An International Conference to be held at the University of Caen
Basse-Normandie - France -
         14 & 15 June 2007 -

    A (land)scape does not just spring up into existence, and is no absolute
either. In it, through it, a certain culture, and desires express
themselves, a subject is speaking, discourses are interwoven and
disseminated. Our conference will endeavour to sketch the many
crisscrossings which happen in a landscape.

CFP: In Transit; Travel Writing, Any Period (UK) (12/1/06; 5/12/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:59pm

CFP: In Transit; Travel Writing (any period) conference (UK) (12/01/06;

Call for papers for a one-day conference
At University of Hull, England
Saturday 12 May 2007

Theme: In Transit: Literature on the Move

We invite papers on any aspect of travel literature or on literary
representations of travel from any period.

One of the great literary travellers, Robinson Crusoe, set out from Hull:

"Had I now had the sense to have gone back to Hull, and have gone home, I
had been happy."

CFP: Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and Post-Colonial Cultures (Australia) (10/20/07; 4/12/0

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm
Robert Clarke

Call for Papers and Expressions of Interest

 in an Upcoming Symposium on

"Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and
Post-Colonial Cultures"


Thursday 12 April 2007

University of Queensland


Colonialism produces its fair share of celebrities, yet the meanings, forms,
and functions of celebrities within colonial and post-colonial cultures have
received little scholarly attention.


The Postcolonial Research Group of the University of Queensland invites
expressions of interest in, and proposals for papers for, a symposium on
Celebrity Colonialism to be held at the University of Queensland in April


CFP: Courtly Literature Society (Switzerland) (12/31/06; 7/29/07-8/4/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm

The Faculties of the Humanities of the University of Geneva and of the
University of Lausanne are pleased to invite you to the XIIth International
Convention of the International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS) to be held

29 July to 4 August 2007
in the two Lemanic cities (Lausanne 29.07-31.07, Geneva 01.08-04.08)

CFP: Migrations (UK) (12/15/06; 4/27/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:57pm
Phiroze Vasunia

Call for Papers


A conference sponsored by the University of Reading and the Classical
Reception Studies Network

Date: Friday, April 27, 2007
Location: University of Reading (England, UK)

CFP: Research in the Arts and Humanities (grad) (UK) (11/1/06; 1/27/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:57pm
Laura Chrisite

Research Without Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts and

One day conference, University of Roehampton, 27th January 2007.

The conference will provide the opportunity for postgraduate/Ph.D students
from arts and humanities related fields to interact with members inside and
outside their own particular disciplines. Papers relating to
cross-disciplinary issues and/or research are welcomed from PhD/MPhil
students. Performing artists (live dance, theatre, and music) interested in
displaying their talents will be accommodated whenever possible.

Topic areas (All areas of Arts and Humanities are invited):