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UPDATE: Film Adaptation (France) (12/17/05; 6/8/06-6/10/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Shannon Wells-Lassagne

We are pleased to announce that Imelda Whehelan and Deborah Cartmell,
authors of Interpreting Shakespeare On Screen, Adaptations: From Text
to Screen, Screen to Text, and the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to
Literature on Screen will be our guest speakers at the upcoming
conference on Film Adaptation at the University of South Britanny.
You will find the call for papers below.

De la page blanche aux salles obscures : l'adaptation
cinématographique dans le domaine anglophone
 From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen: Film Adaptations in the
English-Speaking World

Université de Bretagne Sud (University of South Brittany)
Lorient, France
June 8-10, 2006

UPDATE: Regional Theatre Since 1980 (UK) (1/31/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Mountford, Abigail

***Please note the change in dates!***

Call for Papers

The Glory of the Garden
Regional Theatre Since 1980

8th-10th September 2006
Liverpool John Moores University

In 1984, George Rowell and Anthony Jackson published their history of what we then more commonly referred to as 'repertory' theatre concluding:

CFP: Space of Garden - Space of Culture (Poland) (1/31/06; 5/13/06-5/15/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Jaroslaw Pluciennik

We are pleased to inform you that between May 13th and May
15th, 2006, Katedra Teorii Literatury [Department of Theory
of Literature] of Instytut Teorii Literatury, Teatru i Sztuk
Audiowizualnych [Institute of the Theory of Literature,
Theatre and Audio-Visual Arts] of Uniwersytet Łódzki [the
University of Łódź] organizes an international conference
devoted to:

Space of a Garden â€" Space of Culture

CFP: Chicano Literature (Spain) (1/30/06; 5/22/06-5/25/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
V Congreso Internacional en Literatura Chicana

Date for proposals: January 30th, 2006

The organization of the V International Conference on Chicano Literature=20
issues a call for papers to be presented at the conference, to be held at=20
the Institute for North American Studies-University of Alcal=E1, Spain, from=
22-25 May 2006.

Proposals should be 300-500 words and should include the information=20
requested below. Proposals should be sent by January 30th, 2006, to Rosa=20
Mar=EDa Garc=EDa-Barroso=20
or by fax (34) 91 885 5285.

UPDATE: Virginia Woolf 2006: Woolfian Boundaries (UK) (1/4/06; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Anna Burrells

New web site address:

the 16th Annual International Conference on


Virginia Woolf

22 – 25 June 2006

hosted by the University of Birmingham

at Crowne Plaza Hotel

Central Square

Holliday Street
Birmingham B1 1HH

In affiliation with the International Virginia Woolf Society and the
Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain.

CFP: John Huston Centenary Conference (Ireland) (3/1/06; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Tony Tracy

call for papers:

John Huston Centenary Conference

Huston School of Film and Digital Media
National University of Ireland

On 27th-28th October 2006, The Huston School of Film & Digital Media (NUI Galway) will host a two day centenary conference on the films of John Huston (1906-1987). Submissions are invited for papers (25mins in duration) dealing with the life and work of this most versatile and charismatic of American directors.

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Poets &amp; Poetry Panel (France) (12/6/05; SAES, 5/12/06-5/14/06)

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
Nantes, France : 12th, 13th and 14th May 2006
Université de Nantes.


Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes.
Please send your title and 300 word abstract by 24th January 2006 to:
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.