UPDATE: Folly BCLA International Conference (UK) (1/26/07; BCLA, 7/2/07-7/5/07)

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BCLA Folly
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Revised Deadline:

The British Comparative Literature Association

XI International Conference


Goldsmiths, University of London, 2-5 July 2007

Call for Papers - Deadline extended to 26 January 2007

Plenary speakers:
    Piero Boitani (Universit La Sapienza, Rome)
    Rachel Bowlby (University College London)
    John Dixon Hunt (University of Pennsylvania)
    Alberto Manguel (Paris, Toronto)
    Susan Stewart (Princeton University)

Paper proposals of a comparative / interdisciplinary nature are
invited, covering any genre or historical period. The following list is
intended to suggest a possible range of subject areas:

madness, dunces, Erasmus, architectural and garden follies, rage,
Quixotism, romantic love, fools and sages, lunacy, free association,
ship of fools, error, holy fools, scientific folly, naivety/silliness,
play, fools and jesters, carnival, delirium, poetic frenzy

The BCLA will offer a number of bursaries of up to £50 to graduate
students giving papers at the conference. For further information or to
apply, please contact the BCLA Secretary, Mrs Penelope Brown, School of
Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK, e-mail:

Please send paper proposals (title + 200 word abstract) by 26 January 2007

Department of English and Comparative Literature
Goldsmiths College
New Cross
London SE14 6NW
Fax: +44 (0)20 79197453
e-mail: folly_at_gold.ac.uk

for more information: www.bcla.org

XI BCLA International Conference "Folly"
Goldsmiths, University of London,
2-5 July 2007

BCLA Folly Conference
Department of English & Comparative Literature
Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
London SE14 6NW


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