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CFP: The Mirror Crack'd: Medieval Fantasy (UK) (9/1/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:46pm
Pat Reynolds

The Mirror Crack'd: medieval fantasy in JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the
Rings and its
Sources: Call for Papers for Session at Leeds International Medieval
Congress 2006, sponsored by The Tolkien Society
Aspects of the fantastic dominate the works of Tolkien, but they also
form important and
memorable episodes in the medieval works known to have influenced his
creativity. In addition, medieval fantasies characterise the works of
writers from Spenser to Bram Stoker, and beyond.
Topics for papers might include:
•   The Lord of the Rings and Medieval Romances
•   Monsters and their meaning in The Lord of the Rings
•   Beneficial fantasy in The Lord of the Rings

UPDATE: Space, Haunting, Discourse (Sweden) (10/15/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:52pm
Maria Holmgren-Troy

Deadline extended:

Space, Haunting, Discourse

15-18 June, 2006

The department of English at Karlstad University, Sweden, invites session
organizers and presentations for an international, multidisciplinary
conference with a focus on different relationships between space, haunting
and discourse. We are very happy that a number of people from different
countries and disciplines responded to our first call, which means that the
conference will be a truly international and interdisciplinary forum for
presentations and discussions related to the conference themes.

CFP: Women in Judaism (Australia) (9/12/05; 2/12/06-2/13/06)

Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:31pm
Dr. Dvir Abramovich

Australian Association of Jewish Studies

18th CONFERENCE, 12th -13th February 2006,






Melbourne 3010 Victoria


Call for papers. The Australian Association of Jewish Studies is pleased to
issue this call for papers to be presented at its 18th annual conference,
which will be convened at The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
on 12-13 February 2006.

CFP: Transatlanticism in American Literature (UK) (9/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Rosemary Fisk

Transatlanticism in American Literature: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Oxford, England
July 13-16, 2006

Sponsored by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, the Nathaniel Hawthorne
Society, and the Poe Studies Association

Hosted by the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, with
accommodations at nearby St. Catherine's College.

CFP: 'Fin de Siecle' Seminar, 1870-1920 (UK) (7/4/05; 05-06)

Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Anthony Cummins

Call for Papers: 'Fin de Siecle' seminar, 1870-1920

The University of Oxford 'Fin de Siecle' seminar invites proposals for 45- to
50-minute papers on any aspect of literature, society and the arts in Britain
during the period between 1870 and 1920. Proposals for papers with an
international dimension will be considered.

Now in its sixth year, the seminar is a lively forum in which graduates
and established academics discuss fresh perspectives on turn-of-the-century
culture. It attracts attention from a broad community of researchers both
within and outside Oxford, who value its rigorous scholarly discussion.
Recent papers have examined such diverse subjects as: