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

updated: 
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)

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

updated: 
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: African American Literature and Culture Society (1/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
keith byerman

For sessions at the American Literature Association conference in San
Francisco, the AALCS invites proposals for 15- to 20-minute
presentations concerned with African American literature. Open topic,
but papers on drama (esp. August Wilson), literature and performance,
and literature and other arts are encouraged. Mail 200-word proposals
to address below or to ejkeb_at_isugw.indstate.edu by 10 January 2006.
Participants must be members of AALCS by the time of the conference.
 Keith Byerman
Professor of English and Women's Studies
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Office Phone: 812-237-3208
Fax: 812-237-3156

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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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: Children's Literature at the Edge (3/31/06; 7/13/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Clare Bradford

Call for Papers
Children's Literature at the Edge: New texts, new technologies, new
readings, new readers

7th International Conference of the Australasian Children's
Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) Melbourne, Australia
13-14 July 2006.

We welcome abstracts which address the theme. Papers can address, but
are not limited to, the following:

* Emerging genres of children's literature
* Changing styles of narrative
* New technologies and their effects on texts
* Traditional forms with a new twist
* New scholarly directions
* Cultural shifts and children's texts
* New versions of older texts
* Marketing newness

CFP: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally (2/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
kanika batra

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by February 1. Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

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