CFP: The 2007 International James Joyce Conference (3/1/07; 7/13/07-7/17/07)

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Molly Hardy
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"Bring a stranger within thy tower." (Ulysses 14.365)
The 2007 International James Joyce Conference
Endorsed by the International James Joyce Foundation
The University of Texas at Austin, June 13-17, 2007
    The 2007 International James Joyce Conference will be hosted by the
English Department at the University of Texas at Austin. The event will
feature plenary presentations and readings by Vicki Mahaffey, Paul Muldoon,
Tom Staley, and Sean Walsh; a round-table discussion with all the plenary
speakers; panels on Samuel Beckett‚s letters (Lois Overbeck and Martha
Fehsenfeld), Elizabeth Bowen (Elizabeth Cullingford), Tom Stoppard (Ira
Nadel), contemporary Irish poetry, and such other Joyce-related topics as
copyright (with Carol Shloss, David Olson, and Robert Spoo), the Harry
Ransom Center, film, gender, music (Charles Rossman and Martin Dowling),
race, Shakespeare (Dolora Chapelle Wojciehowski), and "the wake of the
Wake"; live performances of Stoppard's Travesties by the Austin Shakespeare
Festival; Joycean music and film; a small exhibition of Joyce and Stoppard
holdings at the Ransom Center; a boat cruise on Town Lake.

    We welcome proposals and abstracts for both additional panels and
individual papers, and especially encourage submissions of work linked in
some way to the Harry Ransom Center holdings. Proposals and abstracts
should be limited to 250 words. Non-plenary papers and presentations are
limited to a maximum of 20 minutes. Submissions must include name, contact
information, institutional affiliation or independent scholar status, and a
list of any special equipment needed for your presentation.


Proposals may be sent via email or snail mail to Alan Friedman , Charles Rossman, or
James Joyce Conference, Department of English, University of Texas, 1
University Station B5000, Austin, TX 78712.

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