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CFP: The Isle of Man TT Races (UK) (7/1/06; 5/28/07-5/30/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers

The Isle of Man TT Races: Heritage, Place and Spirit
May 28th - 30th, 2007
Villa Marina, Isle of Man

To celebrate 100 years of TT motorcycle road racing at the Isle of Man, we
are organizing a conference during TT practice week, May 28-30, 2007, at the
beautiful Villa Marina in Douglas on the Isle of Man. The conference is
dedicated to documenting and celebrating the legacy of this enduring
motorcycling festival.

UPDATE: Irresponsibility (Singapore) (5/15/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
Tamara Wagner

Update and Final Call for Papers:
Irresponsibility (Singapore, 05/15/06; 9/28-30/06)

Inaugural English Literature Conference:
IRRESPONSIBILITY
Division of English, NTU, Singapore, 28-30 September
2006

This is the final call for papers for the upcoming
conference on irresponsibility in literature. The
keynote and plenary speakers have now been confirmed:

J. Hillis Miller, former president of the Modern
Language Association, Emeritus Distinguished Professor
of English and Comparative Literature at University of
California, Irvine.

Shirley Chew, Emeritus Professor at the University of
Leeds, and Visiting Professor at NTU.

CFP: Creative Readings of Old Benjamin (Australia) (6/16/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
John Grech

Proposals for papers are invited for a panel at the "Walter Benjamin
and the Architecture of Modernity" conference to be held in Sydney,
August 17 - 19

Panel Title; "Brushing Up Against The Grain": Creative readings
(between the lines) of old Benjamin.

Chair; John Grech

Panel Description

UPDATE: Medievalism Transformed (grad) (UK) (5/8/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:18pm
Medievalism Transformed

Call for Papers

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!

Medievalism Transformed:
Imagining the Medieval World

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference,3 June 2006.

Submissions due 8 May, 2006.

Your proposal for a 20-minute paper should be no longer than 300 words. Please
make submissions electronically to medievalismtransformed_at_bangor.ac.uk by 8
May 2006. Proposals should be accompanied by your name, institutional
affiliation, email address, and contact information.

CFP: The Global Political and Social Order (Czhech Republic) (7/5/06; 8/10/06-8/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
dlh4059_at_garnet.acns.fsu.edu

  This is final conference of a 3-part international,
interdisciplinary conference series. Conference participation is
limited to allow for dialogue around presentation topics. Abstracts
are due 5 July 2006. The conference is 10-12 August 2006, Prague,
Czech Republic. Submissions are welcome from any field of study that
seeks to understand the impact=A0of current political, social and
economic trends, on humanity and its ideas and institutions,
including philosphy, religion, political science, economics,
anthropology, sociology, psychology, cultural studies, literature and
poetry, and=A0visual arts.

CFP: State of Stylistics (Finland) (5/31/06; PALA, 7/26/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
martin.gliserman_at_rutgers.edu

PALA 2006 Joensuu Finland Call for papers
There has been much debate in recent years within the broad
domain of stylistics about how to define this field of
investigation. This same debate most recently arose at our last
gathering in Huddersfield (July 2005). How has stylistics
evolved since the early 1970s? How do we define "stylistics"
today? What are its aims? How do we go about meeting these
aims? Can we realistically reach a consensus? How viable is
stylistics in the 21st century? What could be its main
contributions? To what extent is stylistics an interdisciplinary
venture? The purpose of this conference is to reflect upon
these broad questions: to consider what state the state of

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