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CFP: New/Old Worlds. Spaces of Transition (Romania) (9/15/05; 2/2/06-2/3/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:15pm
Ioana Luca

THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES

(RAAS)

Str. Pitar Mos 7-11, Bucharest 70151

Call for Papers

The 2006 RAAS Conference

NEW/OLD WORLDS. SPACES OF TRANSITION

Bucharest, 2nd - 3rd of February 2006

Organizers:

The Romanian Association for American Studies

The Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission

The concept of the New World, operative from the period of Renaissance

explorations, contains a particularly rich cluster of concepts which still

shape Euro-American perceptions today. The New World - and, by implication,

an Old World opposing it - comprehends multiple registers in both theory
and

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
bijon

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940
(France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

UPDATE: Joseph Conrad and the Orient (2/28/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, February 4, 2005 - 4:59pm
Amar Acheraiou

UPDATE: Deadline extended to February 28, 2005 / new mailing address.

 

Conrad and the Orient

Edited by Amar Acheraiou and Nursel Icoz

 

The Eastern and Western Perspectives series devotes a volume to _Joseph
Conrad and the Orient_. We are seeking innovative and challenging essays
addressing topics relating to Conrad and the Oriental world in its
geographical breadth and cultural diversity. Comparative and
interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Subjects include (but are not limited to):

 

- Representation of the Orientals (the Arabs, Chinese, Malays.) and Conrad's
relation to the discourse of Barbarism

CFP: Young Women Researching Abroad (6/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 - 4:18am
splmb_at_leeds.ac.uk

Marta Bolognani and Tina Basi from the University of Leeds are accepting
abstracts and proposals for a collection of essays focussed on the experiences
of young women researchers abroad.

CFP: Space, Travel, and Identity (10/1/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
phillips

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CALL FOR PAPERS
Theme Issue: Space, Travel, and Identity
Taiwan Journal of English Literature

Taiwan Journal of English Literature announces an open call for papers for the first theme issue of the journal to be published in the Fall. The theme is Space, Travel, and Identity.

CFP: Romantic Border Crossings (6/1/04; no conf. dates noted)

updated: 
Friday, February 20, 2004 - 5:17am
Jeffrey Cass

The International Conference on Romanticism announces its call for papers
for its 2004 Conference in Laredo, TX. The theme of the Conference is
Romantic Border Crossings, evoking a broad range of issues raised by the
concept of 'borders,' the often fuzzy boundary conditions that permeate all
areas of Romantic studies. Papers may focus upon colonialism, European and
American Orientalism, traveling theory, travel and imperialism, Romantic
geography, topographies, cartographies, international romanticisms, the
economies and contours of male desire, theoretical transitions in British
and American Romanticism, the borders between science and literature, the

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