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CFP: Countering Consumerism: Religious & Secular Responses (UK) (9/30/05; 4/20/06-4/22/06)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
M.Kingston_at_londonmet.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

COUNTERING CONSUMERISM:
RELIGIOUS AND SECULAR RESPONSES

20 - 22 APRIL 2006

VENUE: GRADUATE CENTRE,
LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

An interdisciplinary conference linking the themes of 'Spirituality' and
'Consumerism' is being organised as the major culminating event of an
ESRC/AHRB Cultures of Consumption Phase Two research project on
'Alternative
Hedonism and the Theory and Politics of Consumption'. The project is being
undertaken by Professor Kate Soper and Dr. Lyn Thomas within the
Institute for
the Study of European Transformations (ISET) at London Metropolitan
University.

CFP: Shakespeare and the Haunted Spaces of Modernity (Sweden) (10/15/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
Martin Harries

"Shakespeare and the Haunted Spaces of Modernity"

A session to be held at "Space, Haunting, Discourse," an interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the
Department of English at Karlstad University, Sweden, June 15-18, 2006.

Session Description:

Shakespeare's plays have been a near constant reference for definitions of modernity. They are also crucial to
conceptions of haunting. How can we articulate these two strands?

CFP: Native American Literature (10/28/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
Susan Cannata

Call for Submissions

The 2006 edition of Pembroke Magazinewill be a special edition focusing
on Native American literature. The magazine will feature a section of
work by Native authors from North Carolina, a section in remembrance of
the late Choctaw/Cherokee/Irish writer Louis Owens, a section of
scholarly essays on Native American literature, and many works by
contemporary Native American writers. Please send submissions (and a
brief bio) or any correspondence to:

 
Dr. Jesse Peters
University Honors College
UNC Pembroke
One University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372
(910) 521-6841
peters_at_uncp.edu

Deadline: October 28, 2005

CFP: Globalization of the American South (9/30/05; 3/2/06-3/3/06)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:03pm
Theresa Stone

Call For Proposals
Navigating the Globalization of the American South
March 2-3, 2006
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University Center for International Studies (UCIS) in collaboration with
The Center for the Study of the American South is once again pleased to host
a major interdisciplinary conference exploring the changing face of the
southern United States.
Navigating the Globalization of the American South invites proposals for
conference presentations by scholars, policymakers, practitioners, artists,
filmmakers and other professionals whose work focuses on contemporary issues
facing the global American South. We encourage submissions on a broad range

CFP: Africana Studies Area (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:03pm
Delia Gillis

      Africana Studies Area
      27th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
      Albuquerque, New Mexico
      February 8-11, 2006
      CONFERENCE WEBSITE:
      Proposals are now being accepted for the Africana Studies Area. Some suggestions are listed below for presentations, but topics not included are also welcome.

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