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UPDATE: Circular Flows (grad) (Germany) (9/30/06; 11/3/06-11/5/06)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
Gerd Sebald

                          7TH GRADUATE CONFERENCE IN ERLANGEN

                                  3RD - 5TH OF NOVEMBER 2006

                                KOCHSTR. 4, 91054 ERLANGEN

                        CAPILLARIES OF WORLD CULTURE


CFP: Flux (Australia) (9/15/06; 11/9/06-11/10/06)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm
AHCCA pgrads Committee

FLUX: The University of Melbourne School of Art History, Cinema,
Classics and Archaeology's (AHCCA) FINAL Postgraduate Association
Conference will be held on the 9th and 10th of November 2006.

To mark the end of AHCCA in 2006 the Postgraduate Association is
holding a two day conference on the subject of FLUX. With its
connotations of flow and fusion, of formation, dissolution and
reformulation, FLUX reflects both the interdisciplinary spirit of this
year's conference and the current status of AHCCA within The
University of Melbourne.

CFP: BorderPolitics of Whiteness Conference (Australia) (8/30/06; 12/11/06-12/12/06)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:30pm



-Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson, Quandamooka First Nation,
Professor of Indigenous Studies at Queensland University of Technology,
a leading scholar in Whiteness Studies and a founder of the Australian
Critical Race and Whiteness Studies is a keynote speaker.

- Conference Participants will have the opportunity to
be considered for refereed publication for ACRAWSA e-journal.

-Postgraduate students will be eligible to apply for an ACRAWSA
scholarship to fund their registration costs. Information will be
available on the website from mid-September.

CFP: Millennial Fictions (UK) (2/1/07; 7/7/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 3:23pm

CFP: Millennial Fictions (UK) (01/02/07 ; 07/07/07) Call for papers for a
one-day Interdisciplinary 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
Interdisciplinary "Millennial Fictions" Conference.

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr. Richard Brown, University of Leeds

Saturday 7th July 2007

UPDATE: Isle of Man TT Races (10/1/06; 5/28/07-5/30/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 3:22pm
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers
The Isle of Man TT Races: Heritage, Place and Spirit
May 28th - 30th, 2007
Villa Marina, Isle of Man

To celebrate 100 years of TT motorcycle road racing at the Isle of Man, we
are organizing a conference during TT practice week, May 28-30, 2007, at the
beautiful Villa Marina in Douglas on the Isle of Man. The conference is
dedicated to documenting and celebrating the legacy of this enduring
motorcycling festival.

CFP: Antisemitism and English Culture (UK) (12/15/06; 7/9/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 2:18pm
Anthony Bale

Antisemitism and English Culture
Advance notice and CALL FOR PAPERS
A major international conference on the histories and cultures of antisemitism in England, from the Middle Ages to the present day. To be held at Birkbeck College, University of London, 9-11 July 2007.

Key questions to be addressed include:

-Can we talk of a distinctly English kind of antisemitism?

-Is antisemitism inherent in Englishness?

-What is, or has been, the relationship between 'high' or intellectual English culture and antisemitism?

-How far can specific English contexts be seen to have engendered antisemitism?

-Is there a meaningful history of English philosemitism, and what is its relationship to antisemitism?

CFP: Optika 2: A Symposium on Visual Narration (Puerto Rico) (9/10/06; 1/25/07-1/26/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Mary Leonard

The first Optika symposium, which took place in 2005, brought together
people from a variety of artistic, intellectual, and cultural
backgrounds and resulted in a wonderfully stimulating 2 day
conversation about the possibilities of visual narration. It also
resulted in a book on the subject soon to be published by the
University of Puerto Rico Press. When the symposium ended, everyone was
asking when Optika 2 would take place. So we are happy to announce the
second edition of Optika, and invite you to submit your proposals:

Optika 2
A Symposium on Visual Narration
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Thursday and Friday January 25th and 26th, 2007

CFP: Beyond the Book: Contemporary Cultures of Reading (UK) (1/15/07; 9/1/07-9/2/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Anouk Lang

First Call for Papers

Beyond the Book: Contemporary Cultures of Reading
A conference at the University of Birmingham, UK

1 & 2 September 2007

Keynote Speakers:
Janice Radway (Duke University) & Elizabeth Long (Rice University)

Book groups, Lit Blogs, on-line bookstores, book festivals, reader
magazines, 'One Book, One Community,' Reader's Guides, 'Richard & Judy's
Book Club,' Book TV, 'Canada Reads,' the 'Nancy Pearl Action Figure,'
'Tuesday Night Book Club,'... reading is hot!