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CFP: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage (UK) (12/10/05; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
University of York, England

Call for Papers: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage

Date: 26-27 May 2006
Location: University of York, England

This interdisciplinary conference will focus particularly on The Taming
of A Shrew; Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew; Fletcher, The Woman's
Prize; John Lacy, Sauny the Scott.
Speakers will include: Anna Bayman & George Southcombe (Oxford),
Michael Cordner (York), Holly Crocker (South Carolina), Laura Gowing
(King's London), Barbara Hodgdon (Michigan), Leah Marcus (Vanderbilt),
David Wootton (York).

CFP: Folklore, Film and Television: Convergences in Traditional Cultures and Popular Media (UK) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Mikel Koven [mik]

Folklore, Film and Television: Convergences in Traditional Cultures and
Popular Media


March 31/April 1 2006


The Folklore Society Conference and AGM

To be held at the Warburg Institute=20


The AGM of the Folklore Society and its annual conference will take
place on Friday March 31st and Saturday April 1st at the Warburg
Institute London. =20


If you are interested in giving a paper or wish further details about
the conference please contact Dr Mikel Koven or Dr Juliette Wood.=20


Papers should be about 20-25 minutes long with time for questions.
Please send a short abstract (about 200 words) by 1 January 2006=20


CFP: European Society for the Study of English Conference (UK) (3/1/06; 8/29/06-9/2/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Marta Fernández Morales

Seminar CFP for the 2006 ESSE conference in London:

Thank you.


Marta Fernández Morales
Dpt. Filologia Espanyola, Moderna i Llatina
Edifici Ramon Llull
Campus UIB. Cra. Valldemossa, km. 7,5
07122 Palma de Mallorca
Illes Balears
Telf: 971 259 540
Fax: 971 173 473

CFP: Counter-movements, Institutions & Difference (UK) (3/30/06; 7/24/06-7/25/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Bran Nicol

Institutions of difference

A two-day conference to be held at the
University of Portsmouth 24-25 July 2006

Confirmed international speakers: J. Hillis Miller, University of California, Irvine;
Samuel Weber, Northwestern University; Peggy Kamuf, University of Southern
California; Tom Keenan, Bard College; Christopher Fynsk, University of Aberdeen;
Herman Rapaport, University of Southampton; Nicholas Royle, University of Sussex;
John Schad, University of Loughborough.

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

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

Call for Papers


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


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


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

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

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:48pm

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,

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)

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

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

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

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:41pm

XIXth congress of the International association of empirical

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 :

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)