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UPDATE: Authenticity and the Lyric Voice (UK) (3/2/07; 5/12/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Rachel Buxton

Keynote speaker announced

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Authenticity and the Lyric Voice

Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre
Oxford Brookes University
May 12-13, 2007

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Al Alvarez

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Robert Hampson; Vicki Bertram; Nick Selby; Jahan Ramazani

POETRY READING: Helen Farish

CALL FOR PAPERS

'Authenticity and the Lyric Voice' is a two-day colloquium taking place at
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, over the weekend of May 12-13, 2007.

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 5 (UK) (3/26/07; 7/9/07-7/12/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:58pm
Dr Rob Fisher

5th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death

Monday 9th July - Thursday 12th July 2007
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research and
publications project aims to create a forum for examining the links
between living and dying, and some of the contradictions and paradoxes
that arise in our attitudes to death.

Papers, presentations, reports and workshops are also warmly invited
on any of the following indicative themes (or their combinations):

CFP: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship 6 (UK): (3/9/07; 7/2/07-7/5/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:35pm
Dr Rob Fisher

6th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Monday 2nd July - Thursday 5th July 2007
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
Environments, Sustainability and Technologies

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to
explore the role of ecology and environmental ideas in the context of
contemporary society and international politics, and assess the
implications for our understandings of fairness, justice and global
citizenship.

CFP: Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease 6 (UK) (3/26/07; 7/9/07-7/12/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Dr Rob Fisher

6th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Monday 9th July - Thursday 12th July 2007
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore
the processes by which we attempt to create meaning in health, illness
and disease. The project will examine the models and metaphors we use
to understand our experiences of health and illness (looking
particularly at perceptions of the body), and to evaluate the
diversity of ways in which we creatively struggle to make sense of
such experiences and express ourselves across a range of media.

CFP: From Ettrick to Empire: New Perspectives in James Hogg Studies (UK) (4/30/07; 8/7/07-8/9/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:33pm
James Hogg Conference {English Studies}

CFP: From Ettrick to Empire: New Perspectives in James Hogg Studies,
University of Stirling, 7-9 August 2007. Deadline 30 April 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS
FROM ETTRICK to EMPIRE: NEW PERSPECTIVES IN JAMES HOGG STUDIES
Conference hosted by the Department of English Studies, University of
Stirling, 7-9 August 2007

Plenary Address: Ian Duncan (UC Berkeley)

UPDATE: Mourning, Hospitality and Literature (Australia) (4/16/07; 7/18/07-7/21/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:33pm
Tony Thwaites

The conference website is now open at www.emsah.uq.edu.au/after. =20
Deadline for submission of proposals for papers and panels: April 16 =
2007. =20
Secure online registration available, and details of publications to =
follow from the conference. =20
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Mourning & its Hospitalities | (after ...)
a three-day international conference at the University of Queensland, =
Australia
July 18-20 2007

followed by
Hospitalities of Literature | (teaching after ...)
a one-day symposium on teaching
July 21 2007

Plenary speakers include:

UPDATE: Waste and Abundance: Critical Readings of Modern Wastelands (UK) (1/31/07; 4/17/07-4/18/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:37pm
Susan Cahill

Keynote speakers announced:

"Waste and Abundance: Critical Readings of Modern Wastelands"
The School of English, Queen's University Belfast
17th and 18th April 2007
Second call for papers
Papers from all perspectives across the Humanities are welcome

Confirmed keynote speakers: Dr Peter Boxall (University of Sussex), Professor Thomas Docherty (University of Warwick), Professor Paul Seawright (University of Ulster), Dr Moynagh Sullivan (NUI Maynooth)

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