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CFP: Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and Post-Colonial Cultures (Australia) (1/20/07; 4/12/07

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Robert Clarke

Call for Papers for a Symposium on
"Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Representation, and Power in Colonial and
Post-Colonial Cultures"

Thursday and Friday 12-13 April 2007
University of Queensland

Deadline for Abstract: 20 January 2007

Colonialism produces its fair share of celebrities, yet the meanings, forms,
and functions of celebrities within colonial and post-colonial cultures have
received little scholarly attention.

The Postcolonial Research Group of the University of Queensland invites
proposals for papers for a symposium on Celebrity Colonialism to be held at
the University of Queensland in April 2007.

CFP: VIII Conference on Women's Studies (Spain) (12/20/06; 3/12/07-0/14/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Jornadas de la Mujer. Dp. Filología Inglesa

SITES OF FEMALE TERROR~ ~ ~ EN TORNO A LA MUJER Y EL TERROR
Facultad de Filología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
March 12-14, 2007

The Departments of English Philology I and II, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, are calling for papers on the topics listed below for the VIII Conference on Women's Studies. The Organizing Committee for this Conference, featuring national and international speakers, will publish selected texts in the Women's Studies Series, Vol. VI.

Sessions: 20 minutes, plus 10 for questions

Topics (suggested but not limited to):

CFP: "Race and Coalition" Issue, Ethnoscapes: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Race and Ethnicity in the Global Context

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:54am
ethnoscapesjournal_at_kirwaninstitute.org

Call for Papers

Ethnoscapes: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Race and Ethnicity in the
Global Context

Issue One, Fall 2007
"Race and Coalition"

The editorial staff of the new peer-reviewed journal Ethnoscapes: An
Interdisciplinary Journal on Race and Ethnicity in the Global Context
invites submissions for its inaugural issue on the subject of "Race and
Coalition." Ethnoscapes maps the development of important themes in the
field of race and ethnic studies by using a "classic" piece as a point of
departure for a reconsideration of critical issues within the contemporary
economic, political, and cultural terrain.

CFP: ARC Network for Early European Research (Australia) (12/1/06; 7/3/07-7/8/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:53am
Claire McIlroy

Australian Research Council
Network for Early European Research

Inaugural International Conference
3-8 July, 2007, The University of Western Australia

Networks, Communities, Continuities: Europe 400-1850

Call for Proposals

The Australian Research Council Network for Early European Research
is a national framework for enhancing Australian research into the
culture and history of Europe between the fifth and early nineteenth
centuries. The Network aims to foster innovative research and new
connections between researchers, with a special interest in promoting
interdisciplinary and international contacts and collaborations.

CFP: Flannery O'Connor from a Global Perspective (1/5/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:53am
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The Flannery O'Connor Society invites proposals for papers dealing with
O'Connor's work within a global perspective. Possible topics might include
(but are not limited to):
--O'Connor's perspective toward internationalization in a post-war America.
--How O'Connor's works are understood in the non-American classroom.
--How O'Connor fits within literary traditions in other countries.
--Pedagogial differences when teaching O'Connor abroad or to international
students.
--O'Connor texts as part of a Global Literature curriculum.

Please submit a 250-500 word abstract to Dianne Bunch cdbunch_at_alcorn.edu by
January 5, 2007.

CFP: Correspondances Oceaniennes: Postcolonial Publication (3/30/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:18am
VERNAY Jean-Fran=E7ois

Correspondances Oc=E9aniennes

A thematic half-yearly journal promoting Oceanic
cultures based in Noum=E9a, New-Caledonia. Founded in
2002. Already published: issues on Women, Youth,
Nature, Memory, Literatures, the Body, Creation,
Images, Australia. Indexed by Austlit Database and in
Australian Literary Studies 21: 3, May 2004, p.385 &
390; reviewed in Antipodes 17: 2, Dec.2003, p.167-8.

(Founding) Editor : Dr. Jean-Fran=E7ois VERNAY

CALL FOR PAPERS:

FEEL FREE TO SEND YOUR PROPOSALS
TO THE EDITOR: vernayj_at_yahoo.com
By 30 March 2007.

THEME: INSCRIPTIONS.

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