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CFP: Beckett, Contemporary Art and New Media (6/30/06; 11/9/06-11/10/06)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:28pm
alison syme

Symposium to be held 9-10 November 2006
Toronto, Canada

The prevalence of Beckettian references and formal strategies in =20
contemporary art, new media and theatre attests to the urgency felt =20
by cultural producers to negotiate his challenging legacy. This =20
symposium will explore recent reinventions of Beckettian themes or =20
strategies, such as repetition, fragmentation, abstraction, =20
absurdity, negativity and humour, in relation to contemporary issues. =20=

CFP: Tolkien and the Inklings (7/1/06; 9/14/06-9/16/06)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm

The University of Virginia's College at Wise, Medieval-Renaissance Conference
is pleased to announce a call for a panel on JRR Tolkine and the Inklings for
the upcoming Medieval-Renaissance Conference, September 14-16, 2006.

Papers covering all aspects of the works of Tolkien and his peers are welcome,
with special consideration given to papers that discuss their works in
relation to medieval and/or renaissance art, literature, and culture.
Abstracts for papers should be 250-300 words in length and may be submitted
electronically or by snail-mail by July 1 to:

CFP: Anglo-German Mythologies (UK) (7/1/06; 4/25/07-4/27/07)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Angus Nicholls

Call for Papers - English Version


Anglo-German Mythologies in Literature, the Visual Arts and Cultural =


An International Conference at the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural =

Queen Mary, University of London, from 25-27 April 2007


Co-ordinators: Professor R=FCdiger G=F6rner (QMUL) and Dr Angus Nicholls =


Keynote Speakers: Wilfried Barner (G=F6ttingen), Kurt H=FCbner (Kiel), =
Christoph Jamme (L=FCneburg), and Robert Segal (Lancaster/Aberdeen)