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CFP: The Voice of the People: The Nineteenth-Century Folk Revival (UK) (12/1/06; 9/7/07-9/9/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:38am
Dr Marcus Waithe

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies
University of Sheffield
in association with the Departments of History, Germanic Studies and
English, and the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition
International Interdisciplinary Conference
Friday 7 - Sunday 9 September 2007

The Voice of the People:
The European Folk Revival,

CFP: Secrets and Lies and/or the Irish in Newfoundland (12/22/06; CAIS, 6/20/07-6/23/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:36am
Danine Farquharson

Call For Papers: CAIS 2007

  Memorial University (St. John's, Newfoundland)

Secrets and Lies


The Irish in Newfoundland

The 2007 Canadian Association for Irish Studies is holding it annual =20
conference and AGM from June 20-23rd in St. John=92s, Newfoundland, =20
Canada. Conference organizers are calling for 20-minute contributions =20=

on any aspect connected with or suggested by the titles of the =20

Topics may include but are not limited to: conspiracy and espionage; =20
secret societies within a cultural context; exclusivity and occlusion =20=

UPDATE: Victorian Dramas (UK) (11/15/06; 1/27/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm

Call for papers - Victorian Dramas Interdisciplinary Conference to be held =20
at the University of Worcester on Jan 27th 2007. Keynote speakers: Kate Newe=
y, =20
Jackie Bratton & David Mayer. Proposals for 20min papers on any aspect of=20
Victorian Drama, especially gesture, e-resources, adaptations, publishing=20
practices, melodrama, themed papers reflecting the resources in The Victori=
Plays Project. For more details visit
( or e-mail

CFP: Sports History Ireland Conference (Ireland) (11/30/06; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:08pm
David Doyle

*Sports History Ireland *

*Third Annual Conference*

*16-17 February 2007*

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The Third Annual Conference of Sports History Ireland will be hosted by the
Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway in February
2007. This open themed conference will provide a platform for both
established and emerging scholars to engage with new ideas and approaches to
the history of sport in Ireland and beyond. Submissions are welcome from all
relevant disciplines.

CFP: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness 8 (Austria) (3/2/07; 3/19/07-3/23/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:07pm
Dr Rob Fisher

8th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 19th March - Friday 23rd March 2007
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, legal studies, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. Perspectives are sought from those working in the caring professions, the media, prison services, politics, psychiatry and other work-related and vocational areas.

CFP: C.S. Lewis: Critic, Christian and creative writer (UK) (11/24/06; 4/13/06-4/14/06)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:06pm
Crawford Gribben

Call for papers: 'C.S. Lewis: Critic, Christian and creative writer', April
13-14, 2006, University of Manchester, UK

Contributions are invited for a major international and interdisciplinary
conference reassessing the critical, creative and theological work of C. S.
Lewis. This conference is being hosted by the University of Manchester, UK, and
is being planned in conjuction with the Centre for Literature and Belief,
University of Ulster, UK.

Contributors should send a 100-word abstract and brief CV to crawford.gribben
[at] by Friday November 24 2006.

CFP: 9th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference (UK) (12/1/06; 7/8/07-7/14/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:06pm
Philip McGowan

U.K. 8-14 JULY 2007 The Ninth International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference
will be held in London, from 8 through 14 July 2007. Senate House, near
Russell Square in Bloomsbury, will be the conference center where panels
and plenary sessions will be held.

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Fitzgerald studies. We would,
however, particularly welcome such subjects as Fitzgerald's reputation in
England, the influence of British writers on his work, including Keats,
Conrad, and the Victorian novelists, and British writers of the 1920s whom
Fitzgerald admired.