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CFP: Iris Murdoch (UK) (5/30/06; 9/15/06-9/16/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Erica Longfellow

International Conference
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kingston University
LONDON

September 15 &16 2006

PROVISIONAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Kingston University is pleased to announce the third Iris Murdoch
Conference, to be held at Kingston University in 2006. The Conference will
focus on Murdoch's relevance to contemporary debates on morality and
literature, and will investigate the ways her moral philosophy manifests
itself in her novels. We also welcome philosophical and theological papers
on any aspect of Murdoch's moral philosophy. In addition, we shall consider
papers for panels on specific topics or aspects of individual novels.

CFP: Postcolonial Creatures (UK) (1/8/06; 3/17/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
L.C. Pechey

CFP: POSTCOLONIAL CREATURES (deadline 8/1/2006; 17/3/2006)

'To speak plainly [colonialism] turns [the native] into an animal' (Frantz
Fanon)

Postcolonial Creatures, a one-day colloquium at the Faculty of English,
University of Cambridge, on the 17th March 2006, seeks to interrogate the
dynamics of dehumanization and re-humanization in the colonies, the
post-colonies and the (so-called) developing world through the lenses of
postcolonial literature and postcolonial theory.

CFP: Situating Cultural Research (grad) (UK) (2/28/06; 5/25/06-5/26/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Rebecca Bramall

Contexts, Fields, Positions: Situating Cultural Research
Postgraduate Conference, University of East London (UK)
25-26 May 2006

This conference will provide an opportunity to consider how research
contexts shape our study of culture. In the humanities and social sciences
researchers think about and deploy the concept of culture in different ways,
and this is what we want to explore. We refer to 'research contexts' in
their broadest sense, including cultural, institutional and disciplinary
locations, theoretical positions and methodologies. How do the conditions
created and maintained within these contexts determine or shape our object
of study?

Questions central to this conference are:

CFP: Women and Poetry in the C21st Conference (UK) (3/1/06; 9/6/06-9/7/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Jo Gill

CFP: Women and Poetry in the C21st Conference (UK) Deadline 3/1/06;
Conference dates 9/6-7/06

 

Women and poetry in the 21st Century: Kicking Daffodils III

 

Two-day conference: 6th and 7th September 2006

University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

 

Keynote Address: Medbh McGuckian

Participating speakers: Deryn Rees-Jones, Robyn Bolam, Kate Clanchy

 

 

CFP: Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies (Ireland) (1/20/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Crosscurrents 2006

Crosscurrents: Irish and Scottish Studies Postgraduate Conference
7th-9th April, 2005.
Queen's University, Belfast
Contact: Caroline Magennis

The 5th Crosscurrents conference for postgraduate students and doctoral
fellows takes place at Queen's University, Belfast from 7th-9th April,
2006.

The disciplines covered in this conference are Literature, Linguistics,
History, Film Studies and the Visual Arts, and Celtic Studies. 20-minute
papers and panels are welcome on a range of topics, including:

CFP: The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English (UK) (no deadline noted; ESSE, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Marta Fernández Morales

ESSE-8: LONDON 200629 August â€" 2 September 2006

Seminar Call for Papers:

"The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English: Cultural and
Political Implications"
Convenor: Professor Dr Sabine Coelsch-Foisner (University of Salzburg)
Email: sabine.coelsch-foisner_at_sbg.ac.at
Co-convenor: Dr Marta Fernández Morales (University of the Balearic
Islands) Email: marta.fernandez_at_uib.es

CFP: The Structure of Reflection (France) (2/15/06; 7/16/06-7/22/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm
David Lauer

Call for Papers and Invitation

12th International Philosophy Colloquium Evian
12. Internationales Philosophie-Kolloquium Evian
12ème Colloque philosophique international d'Evian

The Structure of Reflection - Self-Consciousness and Critique
Die Struktur der Reflexivität - Selbstbewusstsein und Kritik
La structure de la réflexivité - conscience de soi et critique

Evian (Lake Geneva), France
July 16-22, 2006

CFP: Comedy and Identity: Multidisciplinary Conference (1/15/06; 7/15/06-7/16/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
CHARLIE BLAKE

This conference on Comedy and Identity has been organized by Liverpool
Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to coincide with the
Liverpool Comedy festival in July 2006. The intention is to stimulate
multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and publication on the
themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various aspects as they
pertain to all permutations of human identity. Examples of identity
might include those associated with social, political, religious,
cultural or national identity, as well as those aspects more
specifically centred on gender, class, ethnicity, queerness and
(dis)ability, and post-identity areas such as difference, becoming,

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