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CFP: Questioning Colonialism (10/15/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Merideth, Aaron James

February 22-24, 2007. Questioning Colonialism. The Sixteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Miami invites abstracts for papers on topics dealing with colonization and its aftermath in the Americas, Africa, the Mideast, and the Far East. Topics may include indigenous cultures and their reaction to colonization; navigation; cartography; visual and literary representations of the colonized and the colonizing; the transformation of European world views; and the effects of empire in North and South America. We welcome a variety of conceptual and methodological approaches.

CFP: Reverse Colonization in Victorian Fiction (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Jaime Lynn Jordan

38th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland
www.nemla.org

CFP: Reverse Colonization in Victorian Fiction

This panel will examine the colonial adventure setting within the very
streets of London, including fiction that describes London in the same
manner in which the colonies are described and addresses the fear of
the colonies "coming home" and taking over London. A variety of
approaches is welcome in discussing the Victorian concerns of progress
and decline. Please send 250-word abstracts via email to Jaime Jordan,
University of Texas at Dallas: jlj048000_at_utdallas.edu.

UPDATE: Postcolonialism and South Asian Diasporas (7/1/06; SALA, 12/26/06-12/27/06)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:27pm
Summer Pervez

 
UPDATE: Please note the following keynote speakers --

SALA 2006 Conference Keynote Address: Gaurav Desai

SALA MLA Sessions: a Round Table on "Secularism and its Relation to
Minorities" will be held, featuring Ketu Katrak, Amitava Kumar, Aamir
Mufti, R. Radhakrishnan, Rajeswari Sundar Rajan, and Bruce Robbins.

The deadline for abstracts remains July 1, 2006.
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Call for Papers for SALA's (South Asian Literary Association) 7th Annual
Conference (December 26 and 27, 2006; to be held in conjunction with the
MLA)

CFP: Empires and their Contested Pasts (Ireland) (12/31/06; 5/18/07-5/20/07)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Jennifer M Regan

CALL FOR PAPERS

Empires and their contested pasts

28th Irish Conference of Historians

at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

18–20 May 2007

We invite proposals for papers exploring aspects of the general theme of
empires and their contested pasts. There is no restriction on chronology,
location, or type of empire. Comparative studies and papers examining
historiographical debates and/or contestations of race, religion, gender,
class, and culture will be welcomed. We particularly invite proposals from
postgraduate students.

CFP: Race, Memory and Reclamation (UK) (8/1/06; 9/7/07-9/9/07)

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Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
Becky Griffin

Race, Memory and Reclamation: "There are years that ask questions
and years that answer."(Zora Neale Hurston).

The school of American studies at the University of East Anglia, Norwich,
UK, is holding a two-day international conference entitled, "Race, Memory
and Reclamation" from September 07-09, 2007.

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