UPDATE: Various Topics: UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies London Summer 2007 Research Seminar Series (UK) (variable deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Philip Tew
contact email: 
tewp@ukf.net

NOTE UPDATED DEADLINE AND DETAILS.

UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies London Summer 2007 Research =
Seminar
Series (UK)

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UK Network London Summer 2007 Research Seminar Series Call for Papers=20

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These research seminars are for both UK & other International scholars
visiting London from July 2007 who wish to present their work in the =
summer
months, and it follows on from the first three successful series that =
ran in
London in 2004, 2005 and 2006. A whole variety of topics were the =
subject of
papers, but we welcome those from a broad range of relevant fields =
beyond
simply a narrow conception of fiction, including literary and cultural
studies after 1890, critical theory and philosophy, narratology and
narrative theories, the sociology of literature, biography and
autobiography, travel writing, and gender studies.=20

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Four to five papers can be presented on any given evening. Delegates =
usually
continue to discuss them informally afterwards in a social setting.=20

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The papers from the 2004, 2005 and 2006 sessions are to be published in =
the
first and second issues of the UKNMFS Journal: Critical Engagements: A
Journal of Literature and Theory. Editors: Prof. Philip Tew (University
College Northampton), Steven Barfield (University of Westminster), Dr.
Lawrence Phillips (Liverpool Hope University College) and Special Guest
Editor: Dr. Caryn Maureen Voiskul (Art Institute of Texas).=20

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All papers presented in the 2007 series will be considered for inclusion =
in
the second issue of the journal (which will be published in 2008).

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Submissions by e-mail only: please send your email with your name, the =
title
of the proposed paper and a short abstract of the proposed paper (no =
more
than 100 words) that you would like to read (delivery length no more =
than 30
minutes) and add your institutional affiliation and contact details. =
Your
subject line should read: UKNMFS London Summer 2007 Research Seminar =
Series
(UK). Direct all communication to Martyn Colebrook (Hull University), =
Dr.
Alex Murray (University College London) and Prof. Philip Tew (Brunel
University) at:=20

alex.murray_at_ucl.ac.uk

philip.tew_at_brunel.ac.uk / tewp_at_blueyonder.co.uk=20

Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk=20

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All such messages should include in the e-mail=92s subject line the =
following:
=91UKNMFS Summer Seminar Series 2007.=92 This is essential because all =
so much
messages will be retrieved and sorted automatically. If this =
identification
is not included, any proposal, query or correspondence may be lost. =20

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Dates:=20

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Wednesday 13th June 2007: 5- 8 PM

Wednesday 27th June 2007: 5- 8 PM

Wednesday 11th July2007: 5- 8 PM=20

Wednesday 25th July 2007: 5- 8 PM

Wednesday 1st August 2007: 5- 8 PM

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To date the current schedule of accepted papers is as follows:

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Wednesday 13th June 2007: 5 - 8 PM

Rebecca Mitchell, (University of Texas-Pan American) Dorothy Parker and
Ambrose Bierce: A Sardonic Tradition=20

Grazia Ghellini, University of Nimes, France Transcultural negotiations =
in
Helena Frith-Powell=92s Ciao Bella=20

Caryn Voskuil, Title TBA

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Wednesday 27th June 2007: 5 - 8 PM

Dougal McNeill, (University of Melbourne) Realism at War: Pat Barker=92s
Regeneration Trilogy

Alex Murray (University College London) Title TBA

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Wednesday 11th July2007: 5 - 8 PM

Kanika Batra (University of Delhi) Dollar Developmentalism: =
Post-colonised
Nations, Feminism and Recent Caribbean Women=92s Fiction=20

Rossie Artemis, (Intercollege, Cyprus) =91The Sublime =93Object=94 of =
Desire:
Jeanette Winterson=92s Written on the Body=92=92

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Wednesday 25th July 2007: 5 - 8 PM

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Wednesday 1st August 2007: 5 - 8 PM

Susana Nicol=E1s Rom=E1n, University of Almeria DEFYING SHAKESPEARE=92S =
KING LEAR:
THE IMAGE OF FEMALE EVIL IN EDWARD BOND=92S LEAR.

Philip Tew (Brunel University) Title TBA

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Other seminars in August/September may be organized if there is =
sufficient
interest (please suggest convenient dates for Wednesday evenings)

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Deadline: The final deadline is now 12 days prior to the event, unless =
of
course the evening=92s schedule is already full. Please check, although
clearly early submission is advised.=20

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The events are free, but small donations to the UKNMFS funds would be
gratefully received.=20

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This series is co-convened for UKNMFS by Dr. Alex Murray (University =
College
London), Martyn Colebrooke (University of Hull), Steven Barfield =
(University
of Westminster), and Prof. Philip Tew (Brunel University). The UK =
Network
for Modern Fiction Studies Summer Seminar Series 2007 is to be held at =
309
Regent Street, the University of Westminster, London, UK.=20

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Venue & Travel: University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B =

2UW, +44 (0)20 7911 5000. (walking distance from Oxford Circus and=20

Goodge Street underground stations - go to http://www.streetmap.co.uk/)

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