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CFP: The Publishing Contexts of Eighteenth-Century Exploration Narratives (9/20/05; ASECS, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

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Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Dr. R Kent-Drury

"The Publishing Contexts of Eighteenth-Century Exploration Narratives"
Roxanne Kent-Drury, Literature & Language Dept., Northern Kentucky U., LA
543, Highland Heights, KY 41099; Tel: 859/572-6636; Fax: 859/572-6093;
E-mail: rkdrury_at_nku.edu
This panel would provide a forum for book history research pertaining to
eighteenth century exploration narratives. Book history research continues
to be concerned with the physical properties of books and the material
conditions of their production, yet the field has expanded in recent years
to embrace the entire range of social conditions that may have influenced
the conception, writing, publication, and distribution of books. Recent

CFP: Victorian Traffic (Australia) (10/15/05; 2/6/06-2/9/06)

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Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Sue Thomas

CFP: Victorian Traffic (10/15/05; 2/6/2006-2/9/2006)
 
2006 Conference of the Australasian Victorian Studies Association
 
6-9 February 2006
Venue: Hotel Y Conference Centre, Melbourne, Australia
 
Hosted by La Trobe University
 
Offers of papers of 20 minutes duration are invited on the conference theme,
³Victorian Traffic². Proposals from a range of disciplines are welcome and
might address
 
· the history, theory or representation of trade, commerce,
marketplaces and transport
 
· traffic in ideas, aesthetics, styles and artifacts
 
· cross-cultural exchange and exchanges
 

UPDATE: Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

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Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:40pm
Barbara Cook

CFP NeMLA - 2006 - Philadelphia - March 2-5

Women Writing Nature: A Feminist View

Rachel Carson, writer, scientist, and ecologist, became famous as a naturalist and science writer for the public. Embedded in her early works was the view that human beings were but one part of nature distinguished primarily by their power to alter it, in some cases irreversibly. With the 1962 publication of Silent Spring, she challenged the practices of agricultural scientists and the government, and called for a change in the way humankind viewed the natural world. (Rachel Carson.org)

CFP: Early American Cartographies (10/1/05; 3/2/06-3/4/06)

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Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Susan Imbarrato

Dear colleagues:
Please see below a call for papers
(with apologies for cross-posting).
Thank you,
Susan Imbarrato
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"EARLY AMERICAN CARTOGRAPHIES"

      March 2-4, 2006, at the Newberry Library:

A conference sponsored by the Society of Early Americanists; the
Newberry Library's Center for Renaissance Studies, Hermon Dunlap Smith
Center for the History of Cartography, D'Arcy McNickle Center for
American Indian History, and Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family
and Community History; and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal
Arts, College of Arts and Letters, University of Notre Dame.

CFP: Regions (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

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Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
annhawkins_at_cox.net

Reading the Regions/Writing the Regions/Teaching the Regions

The 37th Annual College English Association Conference
San Antonio, Texas
April 6-8, 2006

Keynote: W. J. T. Mitchell, editor, Critical Inquiry

As regional writing, ecocriticism, and communities become increasingly
important in contemporary culture, the 2006 CEA Conference invites papers
and panels that explore—and celebrate—all aspects of geographical,
historical, cultural, and ideological regions.

CFP: Early Modern Approaches to Region (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:47pm
martyn smith

This year, I am accepting paper proposals for several panels on early modern literature to be delivered at the Thirty-Seventh Annual CEA Conference on Reading the Regions / Writing the Regions / Teaching the Regions to be held from 6-8 April 2006.
 
Papers are especially welcome that deal with ways in which early modern writers dismantled, elaborated, heightened, or constructed ideas of regional identity. Topics that are particularly welcome might address:
intersections between gendered self-fashioning and regional identity
imagined regions (utopias, fantasies, romances)
liminal regions
ecocritical perspectives on place and region
geography and identity
domestic "regions"

CFP: Intersections: Traffic and Transportation in the Early Modern Period & The Representation of Subtle Bodies (10/1/05; jo

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Todd, R.K.

I should be grateful if the following calls for papers could be posted =
on your site. As you will see, Intersections is a series of primary =
interest to scholars working in the early modern period.

START TEXT:

CALL FOR PAPERS - Intersections vol. 8 and 9

Vol. 8: Traffic and transportation in the Early Modern Period Vol. 9: =
Spirits Unseen: The Representation of Subtle Bodies in Early Modern =
European Culture [please scroll down]

UPDATE: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
bijon

Deadline extended:

UPDATE/CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers
1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 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.

CFP: Mobility and Place (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:04am
Long, Mark

The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment will
co-sponsor a session on mobility and place at the Northeast Modern
Language Association Convention Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The dates
for the convention are March 2-5, 2006.

=20

Mobility and Place in North American Environmental Writing

=20

In what ways has unsettling or restlessness been used to construct a
sense of place? Place-based environmental thought is predicated upon the
idea of rootedness. This session seeks papers that speak to movement, to
learning more than one place, to perambulatory or migratory knowledge or
ways of knowing, and their distinctive types of intimacy, memory,
viability.=20

=20

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

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Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
J.M Williams

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Powys, Wales, UK

TRAVELLING TO NEW WORLDS: IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION AND THE EXPERIENCE OF WALES
The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK
7-9 April 2006

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