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CFP: Hope - Probing the Boundaries 2 (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/20/06)

Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Dr Rob Fisher

2nd Global Conference
Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Monday 18th September - Wednesday 20th September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

CFP: Medievalism Transformed: Imagining the Medieval World (grad) (UK) (4/21/06; 6/3/06)

Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Medievalism Transformed

Call for Papers

Medievalism Transformed:
Imagining the Medieval World

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference,3 June 2006.

Submissions due 21 April, 2006.

Your proposal for a 20-minute paper should be no longer than 300 words. Please
make submissions electronically to by 21
April 2006. Proposals should be accompanied by your name, institutional
affiliation, email address, and contact information.

CFP: Caryl Phillips Conference (Belgium) (4/20/06; 12/1/06-12/2/06)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Benedicte Ledent

Caryl Phillips: 25 Years of Writing
University of Li=E8ge (Belgium)
1st and 2nd December 2006
Strange Fruit, Caryl Phillips's first play, came out twenty-five years =
ago, in 1981. This publication marked the beginning of an impressive =
body of writing which so far includes eight award-winning novels, three =
volumes of essays, two anthologies, two screenplays and three other =
stage plays, as well as several unpublished dramatic pieces and =
countless press articles.=20
To celebrate this anniversary the CEREP (Centre d'enseignement et de =
recherche en =E9tudes post-coloniales) of the University of Li=E8ge =

CFP: Authenticity (grad) (UK) (6/30/06; 9/14/06-9/15/06)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Joseph Maslen


Call for Papers

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

14-15 September 2006

A two-day conference at the University of Salford for postgraduate students of
the arts, media and social sciences to consider current and changing
perspectives on authenticity. The intention is to stimulate debate and generate
fresh understandings through interdisciplinary exchange. We welcome papers in
fields such as politics, philosophy, religions and theology, sociology,
psychology, literature, history, classics, visual and screen studies, and the
performing arts.

Possible themes include, but are not restricted to

CFP: In Search of (Non)Sense. Literary Semantics and the Related Fields and Disciplines (Poland) (5/15/06; IALS IV, 10/12/06-10/

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm

CFP: In Search of (Non)Sense. Literary Semantics and the Related Fields and
Disciplines (Poland) (5/15/06; IALS IV, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

International Association of Literary Semantics invites you to attend its
cyclic conference organized by the Institute of English Philology, the
Jagiellonian University of Kraków, Poland. The conference brings together
linguists, theoreticians of literature, semioticians, philosophers, and all
researchers involved in text interpretation.
Please check the Conference page ( for the
successively added information about the conference details.

UPDATE: Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives (UK) (4/16/06; 6/10/06)

Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:02pm
Sas Mays

Extended abstract deadline and new date:

Westminster English Colloquia Series
Call for Papers
Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives.

The history of Western culture is punctuated by affirmations of the presence,
rebirth, or return of literature. Such affirmation involves, necessarily, if
implicitly or symbolically, a turn toward the archival forms of the text – that
is, traditionally speaking, a turn toward the codex and the library. This
recourse to textual holdings in various senses clearly involves often
unacknowledged complexities of institutional, technical and cultural issues.

CFP: Towards Improvements in English Language and Literature Teaching: Communicating across the Curriculum (India) (6/30/06; 9/2

Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
Prof. Anil Sarwal

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2006

From: Anil Sarwal ( <>;
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Subject: CONFERENCE IN Chandigarh, India September 2006


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