CFP: [Postcolonial] James Joyce Graduate Conference in Rome

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James Joyce Italian Foundation

James Joyce: Metamorphosis and Rewriting
Rome, Italy
February 2-3, 2009

The James Joyce Italian Foundation is pleased to announce the 2009 James
Joyce Graduate Conference. The Foundation welcomes graduate students and
young scholars interested in Joyce, the man, the writer and his European
literary and cultural context. The conference will be held at the
Università Roma Tre, Italy, on February 2-3, 2009, Joyce’s one hundred
twentyseventh birthday and is being organised in collaboration with the
James Joyce Reserach Centre, University College Dublin and the School of
English, Trinity College Dublin.

It will be the occasion to present unpublished papers and works in progress
on Joyce to an international audience.

Emerging Joyce scholars are invited to send proposals for a 20-minute
contribution to be discussed at the one-day and a half conference on
current trends in Joyce and modernist scholarship. The general theme of the
conference is “James Joyce: Metamorphosis and Rewriting”. Related topics
include but are not limited to:

- Metamorphosis as a word, as a process and as rewriting
- Metamorphosis from Ovid to Joyce
- Metamorphosis as metaphor
- Textual Metamorphoses â€" genetic approaches to Joyce’s texts
- Multigeneric rewritings: cinematic/theatrical/musical Joyce
- New /Traditional approaches to Joyce’s works
- Irish/International Joyce
- Joyce in translation
- Joyceand Literary Connections
- Language in Joyce
Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin), Richard Brown (University of
Leeds) and Sam Slote (Trinity College Dublin) will be among the special
guest speakers.

Selected papers will be recommended for publication in JSI - Joyce Studies
in Italy. The 2008 James Joyce Graduate Conference proceedings are
currently being published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Paper proposals (up to 300 words along with a short bio) should be emailed

Deadline for proposals: September 30, 2008.

Successful applicants will be notified by November 1, 2008.

A Joycean birthday party will be held on February 1, 2009.

Recent issues of the Italian James Joyce series (Piccola Biblioteca
Joyciana, Joyciana, Joyce Studies in Italy) as well as international
publications on Joyce will be launched during the conference.

On arrival, participants will be asked to sign up for membership of The
James Joyce Italian Foundation (Students: 25 Euro â€" Faculty: 35 Euro).
The conference fee is 30.00 Euro.

Good value accomodation will be available to all participants, and free
accomodation will be offered to the selected speakers.

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