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CFP: Max Sebald and the European Tradition (UK) (8/31/06; 10/6/06-10/9/06)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:45pm
Baxter Jeannette Miss \(LIB\) l046

"W. G. Sebald and the European Tradition

University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom 6-9 October 2006

Deadline for proposals: 31 August.

For more than thirty years, W. G. 'Max' Sebald taught European Literature
and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia until his untimely
death in 2001. Reluctant to call his work 'novels', he published hybrid
books that meditate upon history, human tragedy, memory, writing and the
inner life. Sebald wrote against the mainstream contemporary novel, in an

CFP: fragment, c. 1300-2000 (UK) (12/16/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
elisabeth salter

CONFERENCE TITLE: "fragment, cultural histories and vocabularies of the
fragment in text and image c. 1300-2000"

3 day Interdisciplinary Conference, hosted by Department of English, and
Institute for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Wales,
Aberystwyth, UK

500 word abstracts for discussion papers, creative workshops,
performances/installations by 16th December 2006

Themes might include: making/unmaking, text/intertext, pastiche bricolage,
narratology and poetics, embodiment, artefacts, figments,
interdisciplinarity, memory and remembrance, archaeologies of meaning,
remnants/remainders

Selected papers to be published by Manchester University Press

CFP: Making an Audience (Ireland) (10/27/06; 4/18/07-4/20/07)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
Making Books, Shaping Readers

The First International Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference
University College, Cork, April 18th - 20th 2007
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr

Theme: "Making an Audience"

This conference encourages a broad interpretation of the notion of an
audience in keeping with the etymology of the word. (The term audience,
which derives from the Latin audenita, "a hearing, listening", from awis,
"to perceive physically, to grasp", and from the nineteenth century
transformation of the sense of the word to "readers of a book", reflects the
way in which technologies of the word have changed throughout history, from
oral, to manuscript, to print).

CFP: Ninth International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference (UK) (12/1/06; 7/8/07-7/14/07)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
Kirk Curnutt

The Ninth International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference will
be held in London, from 8 through 14 July 2007. Senate
House, near Russell Square in Bloomsbury, will be the
conference center where panels and plenary sessions will be
held.

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Fitzgerald studies.
We would, however, particularly welcome such subjects as
Fitzgerald’s reputation in England, the influence of British
writers on his work, including Keats, Conrad, and the
Victorian novelists, and British writers of the 1920s whom
Fitzgerald admired.

One-paragraph proposals should be sent to Kirk Curnutt, via
email attachment, at kcurnutt_at_troy.edu.

CFP: Thomas Wolfe Society Meeting (France) (12/31/06; 6/8/07-6/10/07)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:43pm
Coriolanus31_at_aol.com

The Twenty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Thomas Wolfe Society will take place
from June 8-10, 2007, in Paris, France. Please send inquiries or paper
proposals to Shawn Holliday, English Department, Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes,
KY 41844. (606) 368-6099; fax (606) 368-6218; ShawnHolliday_at_alc.edu. For
more information, see _http://www.thomaswolfe.org/_ (http://www.thomaswolfe.org/)
.

CFP: The Child and the Book (Turkey) (10/15/06; 3/31/07-4/1/07)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
Anthony Pavlik

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE CHILD AND THE BOOK
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: LOST IN TRANSLATION
30 MARCH – 1 APRIL 2007, BOGAZICI UNIVERSITY, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Papers are invited for the fourth annual The Child and the Book conference
to be held at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, from March 30 - April
1, 2007.

CFP: Conference on Western Popular Literature (India) (9/15/06; 12/18/06-12/19/06)

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Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:40pm
Prodosh Bhattacharya

CALL FOR PAPERS
  International Conference
  on
  WESTERN POPULAR LITERATURE AND ITS RECEPTION IN INDIA
  Department of English, Jadavpur University,
  Kolkata 700032 India Phone 91 33 24146681 Fax 91 33 24137903
  The Centre for Advanced Studies, Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, invites papers for an International Conference on Western Popular Literature and Its Reception in India on 18-19 December 2006.
        The Conference will address historical issues such as the following:
    
   How western literature reached India.

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