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CFP: Beckett Centenary (Ireland) (4/13/06; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Michael O' Sullivan

  100 Years a Dying
  A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett
  
   
  An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in
  Beckett Studies,
  University College Cork,
  26-27 May 2006
   
  

CFP: Film & Literature Panel (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Dr. David M. Pollio

Papers are invited for a "Film and Literature" panel at The Pacific
Ancient and Modern Language Association's annual meeting (Nov. 10-11
at Riverside, CA). Papers that treat aspects of English and American
Literature and Culture are especially welcome, provided that they
conform to the panel's overall theme of film and literature.

CFP: Beckett Centenary (Ireland) (4/13/06; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Michael O' Sullivan

  100 Years a Dying
  A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett
  
   
  An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in
  Beckett Studies,
  University College Cork,
  26-27 May 2006
   
  

CFP: Beckett Centenary (Ireland) (4/13/06; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Michael O' Sullivan

  100 Years a Dying
  A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett
  
   
  An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in
  Beckett Studies,
  University College Cork,
  26-27 May 2006
   
  

CFP: Beckett Centenary (Ireland) (4/13/06; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Michael O' Sullivan

  100 Years a Dying
  A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett
  
   
  An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in
  Beckett Studies,
  University College Cork,
  26-27 May 2006
   
  

CFP: Southern Crossroads Storytelling Conference (no deadline noted; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Owen Elmore

Southern Crossroads Storytelling Conference

LSU Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana)

October 13 and 14, 2006

=20

Alice Walker's story "Everyday Use" uses quilts as a symbol for her
characters' familial past. These quilts, though certainly valuable
artistically, must still be of everyday use to the family. The quilts
will wear out from use, certainly, but these worn squares would be, as
they've always been, replaced with new squares; the piece from
great-great-grandma's sundress might be replaced with a patch from
daddy's overalls.

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CFP: Southern Crossroads Storytelling Conference (no deadline noted; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Owen Elmore

Southern Crossroads Storytelling Conference

LSU Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana)

October 13 and 14, 2006

=20

Alice Walker's story "Everyday Use" uses quilts as a symbol for her
characters' familial past. These quilts, though certainly valuable
artistically, must still be of everyday use to the family. The quilts
will wear out from use, certainly, but these worn squares would be, as
they've always been, replaced with new squares; the piece from
great-great-grandma's sundress might be replaced with a patch from
daddy's overalls.

=20

CFP: Decoding Literature in Conflict (grad) (Spain) (3/31/06; 6/9/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Paul Vita

Decoding Literature in Conflict
Graduate Conference
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
June 9, 2006

Sometimes violent, sometimes passive, literature not only relates conflict,
but also creates it. At Saint Louis University Madrid's 4th-annual graduate
conference, we invite our peers to consider "Decoding Conflict in
Literature." From the nuclear family to nuclear warfare, the Spanish Civil
War to colonial unrest, writers dealing with conflict in literature require
and demand their readers' attention and response.

Topics of the conference to include:

CFP: Decoding Literature in Conflict (grad) (Spain) (3/31/06; 6/9/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Paul Vita

Decoding Literature in Conflict
Graduate Conference
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
June 9, 2006

Sometimes violent, sometimes passive, literature not only relates conflict,
but also creates it. At Saint Louis University Madrid's 4th-annual graduate
conference, we invite our peers to consider "Decoding Conflict in
Literature." From the nuclear family to nuclear warfare, the Spanish Civil
War to colonial unrest, writers dealing with conflict in literature require
and demand their readers' attention and response.

Topics of the conference to include:

CFP: Decoding Literature in Conflict (grad) (Spain) (3/31/06; 6/9/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Paul Vita

Decoding Literature in Conflict
Graduate Conference
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
June 9, 2006

Sometimes violent, sometimes passive, literature not only relates conflict,
but also creates it. At Saint Louis University Madrid's 4th-annual graduate
conference, we invite our peers to consider "Decoding Conflict in
Literature." From the nuclear family to nuclear warfare, the Spanish Civil
War to colonial unrest, writers dealing with conflict in literature require
and demand their readers' attention and response.

Topics of the conference to include:

UPDATE: Compendium of 20th Century Novels and Novelists (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Sollars, Michael D.

List of authors added:

The editor of the Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels =
is seeking contributors. Contributors are asked to write on an author =
and/or novels that were written originally in a language other than =
English but subsequently translated into English. The Compendium is made =
up of 550 entries. Each contribution is from 500-1,000 words. The volume =
will be published by Facts on File, Inc., a leading New York-based =
publisher of scholarly texts and reference materials. A list of =
available authors and novels appears below. For more information, please =
contact the editor at the information listed below.=20

CFP: International Symposium on Sinology (6/1/06; 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Sinology

¡°When China Meets West¡­¡±
--- An International Symposium on Sinology and Sino-West Cultural Relations and Exchanges
Sponsored by the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
October 13-15, 2006

Call for Papers 2006

CFP: International Symposium on Sinology (6/1/06; 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Sinology

¡°When China Meets West¡­¡±
--- An International Symposium on Sinology and Sino-West Cultural Relations and Exchanges
Sponsored by the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
October 13-15, 2006

Call for Papers 2006

UPDATE: Compendium of 20th Century Novels and Novelists (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Sollars, Michael D.

List of authors added:

The editor of the Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels =
is seeking contributors. Contributors are asked to write on an author =
and/or novels that were written originally in a language other than =
English but subsequently translated into English. The Compendium is made =
up of 550 entries. Each contribution is from 500-1,000 words. The volume =
will be published by Facts on File, Inc., a leading New York-based =
publisher of scholarly texts and reference materials. A list of =
available authors and novels appears below. For more information, please =
contact the editor at the information listed below.=20

CFP: International Symposium on Sinology (6/1/06; 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Sinology

¡°When China Meets West¡­¡±
--- An International Symposium on Sinology and Sino-West Cultural Relations and Exchanges
Sponsored by the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
October 13-15, 2006

Call for Papers 2006

CFP: International Symposium on Sinology (6/1/06; 10/13/06-10/15/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Sinology

¡°When China Meets West¡­¡±
--- An International Symposium on Sinology and Sino-West Cultural Relations and Exchanges
Sponsored by the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
October 13-15, 2006

Call for Papers 2006

CFP: Various Topics: UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies London Summer 2006 Research Seminar Series (UK) (variable; 6/14/06, 6

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Dr Philip Tew

UK Network London Summer 2006 Research Seminar Series: Call for Papers

 

This series is co-convened for UKNMFS by Dr. Fiona Tolan (University of
Northampton), Steven Barfield (University of Westminster), and Prof. Philip
Tew (Brunel University). The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies Summer
Seminar Series 2006 is to be held at 309 Regent Street, the University of
Westminster, London, UK.

 

CFP: Various Topics: UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies London Summer 2006 Research Seminar Series (UK) (variable; 6/14/06, 6

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
Dr Philip Tew

UK Network London Summer 2006 Research Seminar Series: Call for Papers

 

This series is co-convened for UKNMFS by Dr. Fiona Tolan (University of
Northampton), Steven Barfield (University of Westminster), and Prof. Philip
Tew (Brunel University). The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies Summer
Seminar Series 2006 is to be held at 309 Regent Street, the University of
Westminster, London, UK.

 

CFP: Re-thinking the Renaissance Lyric (4/10/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
D. K. Smith

 As Helen Vendler has written, the function of a lyric poem is to offer 'aesthetically convincing representations of feelings felt and thoughts thought.' In ways unavailable to other genres, the Renaissance lyric provides insights into the epistemological shifts and changing patterns of thought in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. This session will explore the way the Renaissance Lyric both reflected and inflected contemporary ways of thinking about issues of politics, nationalism, religion, sovereignty, and subjectivity in Early Modern England. For the Renaissance Literature and Culture panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.

CFP: Re-thinking the Renaissance Lyric (4/10/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
D. K. Smith

 As Helen Vendler has written, the function of a lyric poem is to offer 'aesthetically convincing representations of feelings felt and thoughts thought.' In ways unavailable to other genres, the Renaissance lyric provides insights into the epistemological shifts and changing patterns of thought in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. This session will explore the way the Renaissance Lyric both reflected and inflected contemporary ways of thinking about issues of politics, nationalism, religion, sovereignty, and subjectivity in Early Modern England. For the Renaissance Literature and Culture panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.

CFP: W.G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Markus Zisselsberger

CALL FOR PAPERS: W. G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/2006; MLA '06)

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the annual Modern
Language Association Conference in Philadelphia, PA, 27-30 December 2006.

CFP: Politics and Middle-earth (UK) (4/30/06; 7/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
seminar_at_tolkiensociety.org

Politics and Middle-earth

The 2006 Tolkien Society Seminar will be held on Saturday 22 July in the
Pierce room at the Assembly House, Norwich, England.

Call for Papers

Papers are sought on any aspect of the seminar theme. In particular
papers may wish to address one or more of the following:

        Politics portrayed within the fictional world of Middle-earth

        Real world political use of Tolkien's works

        Tolkien's role in/influence on academic politics

        Tolkien's personal politics as revealed by his life and works

CFP: Politics and Middle-earth (UK) (4/30/06; 7/22/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
seminar_at_tolkiensociety.org

Politics and Middle-earth

The 2006 Tolkien Society Seminar will be held on Saturday 22 July in the
Pierce room at the Assembly House, Norwich, England.

Call for Papers

Papers are sought on any aspect of the seminar theme. In particular
papers may wish to address one or more of the following:

        Politics portrayed within the fictional world of Middle-earth

        Real world political use of Tolkien's works

        Tolkien's role in/influence on academic politics

        Tolkien's personal politics as revealed by his life and works

CFP: W.G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Markus Zisselsberger

CALL FOR PAPERS: W. G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/2006; MLA '06)

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the annual Modern
Language Association Conference in Philadelphia, PA, 27-30 December 2006.

CFP: South Africa and Global Media (6/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Andrew van der Vlies

Resending with appropriate heading. Please link under 'Twentieth Century and
Beyond', 'Cultural Studies and Historical Approaches', 'Bibliography and
History of the Book', 'Film and Television', 'Gender Studies and Sexuality',
'Ethnicity and National Identity', 'Postcolonial', and 'Journals and
collections of essays'.

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Call for Papers - 'South African Cultural Texts and the Global Mediascape'

Special Issue of scrutiny2: issues in english studies in southern africa 13.1
(2008)
Guest editors: Andrew van der Vlies & Patrick Denman Flanery

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