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Unplanned Wildernesses: Narrating the British Slum 1844-1950 19/05/12

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 5:41am
University of Warwick

'Unplanned Wildernesses': Narrating the British Slum 1844 - 1951

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference to be held at the University of Warwick 19th May 2012 in association with the Humanities Research Centre

Keynote speaker:
Professor Seth Koven (Rutgers University)
Roundtable led by:
Professor Gareth Stedman Jones (Queen Mary, University of London)

"Adaptations, Versions and Perversions: French Theatre and English Playwrights (19th-21st Century)" 1-2 December 2011

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Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 5:25pm
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

Adaptations, Versions and Perversions:
French Theatre and English Playwrights (19th-21st Century)

Facultad de Filología, Traducción y Comunicación
Universidad de Valencia
(1-2 December 2011)

The conference aims to explore the presence of French plays and players in England, and their influence upon native dramatists, critics and actors. By means of scrutinising English adaptations of French plays and their critics' and audiences' reception, it intends to illustrate the economic, aesthetic and political tensions emerging and crystallising between England and France since the nineteenth century.

Programme
Thursday, December 1st

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS; deadline for abstracts MAY 15, 2012, CONFERENCE OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

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Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 9:28am
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE AND DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, BILKENT UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI, GREECE, OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

To be organized by the Department of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and The Department of English Language and Literature, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Co-organizers: Valerie Kennedy (Bilkent) and Katerina Kitsi (Thessaloniki)

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS

UPDATE Crossroads 7-8 June, 2012 Toulouse, France

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Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 8:15am
University of Toulouse

There are still a few places open at the International Conference on Crossroads (treating the English speaking world).

We invite proposals treating the many senses of the term "crossroads," whether physical or not: countries, regions, towns, roads, monuments, sanctuaries, inns, or pilgrimage sites , but also books, paintings, installations or performances. New forms of expression, federating ideas, political and cultural negotiations, cosmopolitanism, cross-fertilizations between the arts, and hybridization of forms and genres can be found at such sites of convergence.

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS; deadline for abstracts MAY 15, 2012, CONFERENCE OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

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Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 4:37am
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY, THESSALONIKI, GREECE AND DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, BILKENT UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT THE ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI, GREECE, OCTOBER 19-20, 2012

To be organized by the Department of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and The Department of English Language and Literature, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Co-organizers: Valerie Kennedy (Bilkent) and Katerina Kitsi (Thessaloniki)

CHARLES DICKENS: BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS

Victorian Poetry Special Issue: Victorian Periodical Poetry

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Friday, November 25, 2011 - 4:49pm
Alison Chapman and Caley Ehnes

Until recently, poetry published in Victorian periodicals was simply ignored. Dismissed as "filler", devalued as sentimental, and denigrated as popular verse, periodical poetry languished behind serial fiction and the more respectable poems published in single-authored collections and anthologies.

But the fortunes of periodical poetry have swiftly and dramatically changed. With the consolidation of the periodical as a central component of Victorian studies, renewed attention has been given to the place of the poem in the periodical.

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