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CFP: II International Conference on Nation and Identity (Spain) (5/1/07; 9/20/07-9/21/07)

Friday, March 9, 2007 - 3:43am

II International Conference on Nation and Identity in 19th* and 20th*
Century Literature in English.September 20th * 21st, 2007San Antonio
Catholic University, Murcia (Spain)Additional information, including
confirmed speakers, accomodation information and a registration form is
available online
Elvira Jensen-Casado,
Unidad Central de Idiomas,=20
Universidad Cat=F3lica San Antonio,=20
Campus de los Jer=F3nimos
30107 Guadalupe, Murcia, Espa=F1a.
Tlf. + 34 - 968278893

CFP: Feast! An Interdisciplinary Conference on Food in Text and Image (UK) (6/1/07; 11/24/07-11/25/07)

Monday, March 5, 2007 - 8:57pm
Nathan Abrams

First call for papers

Feast! An interdisciplinary conference on food in text and image

To be held by the National Institute for Excellence in the Creative
Industries, University of Wales, Bangor, 24-25 November 2007

Proposals are welcome for papers which focus on the use of food in both
text and image, whether that be in manuscript, book, film or media/new
media form.

Please send titles and abstracts of no more than 500 words by 1st June
2007 to Dr. Samantha Rayner, NIECI, University of Wales, Bangor,
Gwynedd, LL57 2DG, UK. Email:

CFP: Native Studies Research Network: Language, Silence, and Voice in Native Studies (UK) (4/16/07; 7/16/07-7/17/07)

Monday, March 5, 2007 - 8:57pm
Tillett Rebecca Dr \(AMS\)

Call for papers: "Language, Silence, and Voice in Native Studies"

An International Conference hosted by the Native Studies Research
Network, UK, at the University of Geneva, Switzerland

July 16-17, 2007

Sponsored by:
Swiss Association for North American Studies
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
University of Geneva

The Native Studies Research Network, UK, invites proposals for papers
for its inaugural European conference.

UPDATE: Leisure and the Making of Knowledge in 18th-century Europe (Germany) (3/16/07; 10/31/07-11/2/07)

Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:09pm
Felix Sprang

Call for Papers (extended deadline):
"Leisure and the making of knowledge in 18th-century Europe"
31 October – 2 November 2007, University of Hamburg, Germany

"Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were
they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles."
Samuel Johnson "Rambler" 177 (November 26, 1751)

UPDATE: Creative Writing (UK) (4/13/07; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:01pm
Graeme Harper

                            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

                          BANGOR UNIVERSITY (UK)

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

CFP: Jane Austen and Contemporay Literature and Culture (UK) (4/30/07; 6/23/07)

Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:00pm
Hanson C.

CFP: Jane Austen and Contemporary Literature and Culture (UK) (04/30/07; 06/23/07)


Proposals are invited for contributions to a study day on this theme at Chawton House, Hampshire, UK (the home of Jane Austen's brother). We wish to bring together scholars with an interest in contemporary re-writings and re-visions of Jane Austen, with a view to publishing an edited collection of essays. Possible topics might include:

Jane Austen sequels or prequels, re-writings such as Bridget Jones's Diary, film and TV adaptations, phenomena such as Karen Joy Fowler's The Jane Austen Book Club and the Jane Austen Guide to Dating, biographies, Jane Austen pornography, etc.