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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):

CFP: Creative Writing (UK) (11/1/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:57pm
Graeme Harper

                          FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

                             GREAT WRITING
              the International Creative Writing Conference

                            10th Great Year!

Great Writing, the UK's international Creative Writing Conference invites
papers/creative work/panel suggestions for this very special 10th Year

                            GREAT WRITING 2007

                    Friday 29th June – Sunday 1st July

                       UNIVERSITY OF WALES, BANGOR

The organizers will consider creative work as well as papers on creative
teaching, creative writing theory and method, and on contemporary writers and
their work.

CFP: Locating Photography (UK) (11/30/06; 9/20/07-9/22/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am

Call for Papers
*Locating Photography*
Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies
University of Durham, UK
20-22 September 2007

Following the success of its inaugural conference 'Thinking Photography –
Again' (July 2005), the Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies
( invites proposals for a conference on 'Locating

CFP: Louis XI: A Controversial Figure (France) (11/1/06; 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am
Serge Varjabedian

Call for paper
"Louis XI a controversial figure"
Université de Lille 3
Campus Pont de Bois
Equipe d'accueil ALITHILA
4th-5th-6th oct. 2007
During the past few years, the sections of comparative and medieval studies in
the University of Lille 3 have been studying together how historical or
literary figures are received and transmitted to the later generations,  i.e.
the reception of Antiquity, of Virgil from the Middle-Ages to the XXth
century, the posterity of the Renaissance. Persuing the same aim, we would
like to focus our attention on the figure of Louis XI.
Since Paul M. Kendall, Jean Dufournet and Joël Blanchard and their analysis of