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CFP: Sublimity 1700-1900 (UK) (11/17/06; 1/5/07)

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Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Chris Stokes

'Taste, Vision, Transcendence: Sublimity 1700-1900' One-Day Conference,
University of Sussex (Brighton, UK), 5th January 2007.

Plenary speakers: Dr. Philip Shaw (University of Leicester) and Professor
Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol).

Papers are invited on any aspect of the sublime in literature, visual
culture or philosophy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Papers
from postgraduates particularly welcome. Send 250 word abstracts to
c.r.stokes_at_sussex.ac.uk by the 17th November 2006. Enquiries about
attending the conference as a non-presenting delegate are also welcome.

Christopher Stokes and Miles Mitchard
University of Sussex.

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

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Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

UPDATE: World as Stage / Stage as World (Australia) (5/15/06; 8/4/06-8/5/06)

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Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Brett D. Hirsch

UPDATE:
The Fourteenth Annual Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Symposium
        "World as Stage / Stage as World."

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to Monday
15 May, 2006. We encourage the submission of papers that wish to
discuss notions of ritual and social performance across all disciplines.

A number of subsidies are available for postgraduates and early
career researchers to defray travel or accommodation costs,
apportioned according to distance from the symposium and the number
of applicants seeking financial assistance.

CFP: New Directions, New Voices: Southern African Music Research Conference (South Africa) (6/15/06; 9/14/06-9/16/06)

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Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jaco van der Merwe

New Directions, New Voices

14-16 September 2006

School of Music & Conservatory
North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus
South Africa

An Open Call to everyone with an interest in advancing music research
in Southern Africa, both within and outside the academy, including
musicians, music educators, jazz and popular music scholars, public
sector heritage and culture professionals, journalists, producers of
cultural programmes for film, radio, television and other media, music
producers, musicologists and ethnomusicologists.

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