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CFP: Iain (M.) Banks (UK) (2/28/06; 9/2/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Katharine Cox

CFP: Iain (M.) Banks(UK) (02/28/06; 09/02/06) Call for papers for a
one-day conference hosted at University of Westminster, London England.

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies in partnership with the
University of Hull invites proposals for papers and panels for our Iain
(M.) Banks conference to be held on Saturday 2nd September 2006 at the
University of Westminster, London. This is the first UK conference to
focus solely on Iain Banks and coincides with the publication of his
latest novel.

Confirmed speakers include:
        Tim Middleton
        James Kneale

CFP: Invention and Discovery in the Middle Ages (grad) (UK) (12/31/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
GW Griffith, English

CALL FOR PAPERS

12th Annual Postgraduate Medieval Conference
17th-18th February 2006
University of Bristol, UK

'Invention and Discovery'

We are pleased to invite papers from postgraduate medievalists on the theme
of Invention and Discovery in the Middle Ages (c.500AD - c. 1500AD). This
is a period with which ideas of Invention and Discovery resonate in many
ways, including (but not limited to):

CFP: Trading Books - Trading Ideas (Netherlands) (11/30/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Patrick Leary

'Trading Books - Trading Ideas' - SHARP 2006
July 11-14, 2006
The Netherlands

The fourteenth annual conference of the Society for the History of
Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP) will be held at the National
Library of The Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) in The Hague and in
Leiden, The Netherlands, on 11-14 July 2006. The Conference will be
organized by the National Library in cooperation with the Universities of
Leiden, Utrecht, Nijmegen and Amsterdam.

CFP: Betwixt and Between II: Memory and Cultural Translation (Ireland) (12/15/05; 4/18/06-4/21/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Stephen Kelly

Betwixt and Between II: Memory and Cultural Translation

Queen's University Belfast, April 18-21, 2006

The School of English and School of Languages, Literatures and Arts, =20
in association with the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry invite papers =20=

on:

Memory and Cultural Translation

In recent years, the cultural and historical work of memory has been =20
of considerable interest to scholars working in all areas of the =20
humanities.

This conference wishes to explore ways in which translation and cross-=20=

CFP: Medea: Mutations and Permutations of a Myth (UK) (12/15/05; 7/17/06-7/19/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Heike Bartel

Medea, the notorious infanticidal non-Greek wife of Jason, is a figure from Classical mythology who challenges the boundaries of behaviour and understanding and has proved both a creative and an intellectual challenge for countless writers, artists, composers and performing artists since Euripides and before.

We invite proposals for papers for the
cross- and interdisciplinary conference:

Medea: Mutations and Permutations of a Myth

Clifton Hill House, Bristol, UK
17th - 19th July 2006
Jointly organised by the Universities of Bristol and Nottingham

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Creativity (UK) (11/1/05; INCS, 7/6/06-7/9/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Martin Clarke

INCS
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies

NINETEENTH-CENTURY CREATIVITY
6 - 9 JULY 2006

The University of Durham, UK

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Music
School of Music
St Chad?s College

Call for Papers

Paper or panel proposals are invited on any aspect of creativity in the long
nineteenth-century.

INCS is an association of scholars working in history, gender studies,
the arts,
anthropology, science, philosophy, literature and other disciplines
devoted to
the interdisciplinary exploration of nineteenth-century culture and its
relation
to our contemporary world.

KEYNOTES will be announced in due course.

CFP: Nations and their Pasts: Representing the Past, Building the Future (UK) (11/1/05; 3/28/06-3/29/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:47am
Leustean,LN

16th Annual ASEN Conference:=20

"Nations and their Pasts : Representing the Past, Building the Future"=20

28-29 March 2006, London School of Economics=20

CALL FOR PAPERS =20

SEND YOUR <http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/ASEN/conf_prop_2006.htm>
PROPOSAL ONLINE HERE

The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is
holding its 16th Annual Conference, entitled "Nations and their Pasts:
Representing the Past, Building the Future", on Tuesday and Wednesday,
March 28-29, 2006, at the London School of Economics.=20

CFP: Northern English Religious Writers Conference (UK) (12/1/05; 6/30/06-7/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:38am
Robin Stephen Gilbank

CFP: Northern English Religious Writers Conference (abstract deadline =
12/1/05; conference dates 06/30/06-07/01/06)

This conference represents the first full-scale opportunity to examine =
the production and circulation of religious texts within the northern =
counties of England between 1100-1500. In recent years critical =
attention has focused on the role played by works by the Yorkshire =
hermit Richard Rolle (c. 1300-49) in revitalising lay spirituality. This =
interdisciplinary event widens the scope of the investigation to =
consider genres as diverse as drama and hagiography, which offer insight =
into religious devotion and practices in the region.

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