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CFP: Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and Post-Colonial Cultures (Australia) (1/20/07; 4/12/07

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Robert Clarke

Call for Papers for a Symposium on
"Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and
Post-Colonial Cultures"

Thursday and Friday 12-13 April 2007
University of Queensland

Deadline for Abstract: 20 January 2007

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
proposals for papers for a symposium on Celebrity Colonialism to be held at
the University of Queensland in April 2007.

CFP: VIII Conference on Women's Studies (Spain) (12/20/06; 3/12/07-0/14/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Jornadas de la Mujer. Dp. Filología Inglesa

SITES OF FEMALE TERROR~ ~ ~ EN TORNO A LA MUJER Y EL TERROR
Facultad de Filología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
March 12-14, 2007

The Departments of English Philology I and II, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, are calling for papers on the topics listed below for the VIII Conference on Women's Studies. The Organizing Committee for this Conference, featuring national and international speakers, will publish selected texts in the Women's Studies Series, Vol. VI.

Sessions: 20 minutes, plus 10 for questions

Topics (suggested but not limited to):

CFP: Early War Films (UK) (1/15/07; Screen Conference, 7/5/07-7/8/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Philippa Gates

[Apologies for cross-posting]Call for Papers for Panel on Early War Films =
Screen Studies ConferenceUniversity of Glasgow, ScotlandJuly 6-8, 2007 =
Proposals are invited for a panel of papers on Early War Films for the =
Screen Studies Conference University of Glasgow, July 6-8, 2007 Recently, =
the war film has returned to popularity with Hollywood and its audiences =
and garnered increasing attention from scholars and critics; however, the =
focus has been mainly of the Second World War and the conflicts of the =
latter half of the twentieth century. It was not long after the birth of =
cinema in 1895 that the new medium was employed to capture international =

CFP: Authority and Authorities in Natural Philosophy; The Thomas Browne Seminar (UK) (1/5/07; 4/21/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Kevin Killeen

Call for Papers

 

CFP: Authority and Authorities in Natural Philosophy; The Thomas Browne Seminar (UK, 5th Jan / 21st April

Call for Papers

 

Authority and Authorities in Thomas Browne and His Contemporaries: A Symposium

 

Saturday 21st April 2007, University of Leeds

 

This day-long symposium will examine how early modern writers - especially but not exclusively those involved in natural philosophy - claim, invoke, construe, query or undermine authority and authorities. This is the second session of the 'Thomas Browne Seminar', but papers are by no means confined to Browne's works. In particular, we hope to encourage papers on the following:

 

CFP: Sport and the Arts (France) (4/30/07; CESH, 9/20/07-9/22/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:55pm
owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu

The 12th congress of the European Committee for Sports History will be hosted
by the University of Southern Brittany, Lorient, France, 20th-22nd September
2007. Congress participants will take part in a reflection on the artistic
status of sport, as well as its relation to and representation in the arts
(including literature). Some artistic representations have no intention but to
reflect some "reality", whereas some other representations pursue a variety of
specific goals. Moreover, whether in the arts or as a consequence of the moral
qualities it allows and constrains those who take part to display, sport is
widely believed to be the vehicle of a social ethic as well, making it

CFP: Adventure(s) (France) (11/30/06; 3/9/07-3/10/07)

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:55pm
Nathalie Jaëck

International Conference, March 9th and 10th, 2007.

Universit=E9 Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux III

Call for papers

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Adventure(s)

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Less than an object or a precise event, adventure is mainly a =
representation, an ontological or formal ideal, an aspiration or a =
method, that privileges chance, imminence, nomadism.

CFP: New Horizons in 21st Cent. Ireland (Spain) (6/30/07; 12/13/07-12/14/07)

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Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 3:25am
Irene Gilsenan-Nordin

Universidad de Sevilla – Facultad de Filología
Dreaming the Future
New Horizons / Old Barriers in 21st Century Ireland

6th EFACIS CONFERENCE
European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies

University of Seville, Spain
13-15 December 2007

CFP: J.G. Ballard Conference (UK) (2/1/07; 5/5/07)

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Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:55am
Jeannette Baxter

"From Shanghai to Shepperton": An International Conference on J.G. Ballard.

University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom, Saturday 5th May 2007

Guest Speakers Include:

Toby Litt
Dr Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck)
Professor Philip Tew (Brunel)
David Pringle
Professor Jon Cook
Professor Mark Currie
Professor Vic Sage

CFP: ARC Network for Early European Research (Australia) (12/1/06; 7/3/07-7/8/07)

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Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:53am
Claire McIlroy

Australian Research Council
Network for Early European Research

Inaugural International Conference
3-8 July, 2007, The University of Western Australia

Networks, Communities, Continuities: Europe 400-1850

Call for Proposals

The Australian Research Council Network for Early European Research
is a national framework for enhancing Australian research into the
culture and history of Europe between the fifth and early nineteenth
centuries. The Network aims to foster innovative research and new
connections between researchers, with a special interest in promoting
interdisciplinary and international contacts and collaborations.

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