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CFP: Samuel Beckett and Ireland (10/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Sean Kennedy

In order to mark the centenary of Samuel Beckett=92s birth in 2006, =
essays are
requested for a new volume examining Beckett=92s relationship with =
Ireland.
Entitled Beckett and Ireland: New Perspectives, this volume will offer
readings of Beckett=92s work in a social, political, and cultural =
context.
Although many readings of Beckett=92s work tend to stress his preference =
for a
deterritorialised aesthetic, there have been a number of important =
recent
articles stressing Beckett=92s Irishness, and it is hoped that this =
collection
will build on such work in new and exciting ways. Possible topics might
include:

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CFP: The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics (9/15/05; NEMLA, 5/2/06-5/5

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
lili.hsieh_at_duke.edu

The Politics of Friendship: Modernist Literary/Philosophical Groups
and their Embedded Politics

proposal deadline: September 15, 2005
contact: lili.hsieh_at_duke.edu

Call for papers for a panel on The Politics of Friendship: Modernist
Literary/Philosophical Groups and their Embedded Politics at 2006
NEMLA annual convention, Philadelphia, March 2-5, 2006

CFP: Samuel Beckett and Ireland (10/30/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Sean Kennedy

In order to mark the centenary of Samuel Beckett=92s birth in 2006, =
essays are
requested for a new volume examining Beckett=92s relationship with =
Ireland.
Entitled Beckett and Ireland: New Perspectives, this volume will offer
readings of Beckett=92s work in a social, political, and cultural =
context.
Although many readings of Beckett=92s work tend to stress his preference =
for a
deterritorialised aesthetic, there have been a number of important =
recent
articles stressing Beckett=92s Irishness, and it is hoped that this =
collection
will build on such work in new and exciting ways. Possible topics might
include:

=20

CFP: Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England (UK) (11/1/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:45pm
evelyn schneider

Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies (Mancass) Easter Conference =
4/3/06-4/5/06, Hulme Hall, Manchester, England.

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Call for Papers

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"Royal Authority: Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England".

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Among those presenting papers are Nicholas Brooks, Gareth Williams, =
Tania Dickinson and Nick Higham.

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Suggestions for further papers are required by 1/11/05. Please submit a =
300-500 word pr=E9cis of your subject which might address such topics =
as:

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Who makes a king? - Heredity, the Church, powerful factions, the witan, =
himself?

What makes a king? - Consecration, control of the Treasury, command of =
an army, common consent?

CFP: Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England (UK) (11/1/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:45pm
evelyn schneider

Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies (Mancass) Easter Conference =
4/3/06-4/5/06, Hulme Hall, Manchester, England.

=20

Call for Papers

=20

"Royal Authority: Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England".

=20

Among those presenting papers are Nicholas Brooks, Gareth Williams, =
Tania Dickinson and Nick Higham.

=20

Suggestions for further papers are required by 1/11/05. Please submit a =
300-500 word pr=E9cis of your subject which might address such topics =
as:

=20

Who makes a king? - Heredity, the Church, powerful factions, the witan, =
himself?

What makes a king? - Consecration, control of the Treasury, command of =
an army, common consent?

CFP: Death in Medieval Romance (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:36pm
W Tai

Abstracts are now being accepted for a session at the 2006 International
Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan:
 
 Death in Medieval Romance
 
 Death--whether of the hero, a lover, parent, child, traitor, monster,
or simply foot-soldier (and the list could go on)--is a recurrent and
essential feature of romance narratives. It is, almost without
exception, necessary to plot as well as meaning. Death can imply a
final peace or the serving of justice but it might equally trigger off
revenge and more deaths; death initiates narratives and closes them
and, no matter where we turn, the texts are full of dismembered bodies,

UPDATE: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
bijon

Deadline extended:

UPDATE/CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers
1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

UPDATE: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
bijon

Deadline extended:

UPDATE/CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers
1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

UPDATE: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
bijon

Deadline extended:

UPDATE/CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers
1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

AUGUST WILSON

as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

AUGUST WILSON

as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

AUGUST WILSON

as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: August Wilson (7/17/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Callaloo

The Editor of CALLALOO invites you to submit formal articles, informal
essays, and other kinds of texts (including visual and creative works) about

AUGUST WILSON

as playwright, poet, and essayist for publication consideration in a Special
Issue of the journal to be devoted to the author.

Each manuscript should be postmarked no later than Monday, July 17, 2006, to

The Editor
CALLALOO
Department of English
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4227

Electronic submissions may be sent to Callaloo at tamu.edu with the heading
August Wilson Manuscript before the aforementioned deadline.

CFP: Cyberspace Revisited: Digital Revolution vs. Transnational Digital Convergence (Cyprus) (no deadline noted; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Tatiana Rapatzikou

EAAS BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 7-10, 2006
NICOSIA, CYPRUS
CONFERENCE THEME:
"Conformism, Non-conformism and Anti-conformism in the Culture of the =
United States"

Workshop Title:
Cyberspace Revisited: Digital Revolution vs. Transnational Digital =
Convergence

Chairs: Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou (trapatz_at_enl.auth.gr) and Dr. Allan =
Lloyd-Smith (a.lloyd-smith_at_uea.ac.uk)

CFP: Cyberspace Revisited: Digital Revolution vs. Transnational Digital Convergence (Cyprus) (no deadline noted; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Tatiana Rapatzikou

EAAS BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 7-10, 2006
NICOSIA, CYPRUS
CONFERENCE THEME:
"Conformism, Non-conformism and Anti-conformism in the Culture of the =
United States"

Workshop Title:
Cyberspace Revisited: Digital Revolution vs. Transnational Digital =
Convergence

Chairs: Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou (trapatz_at_enl.auth.gr) and Dr. Allan =
Lloyd-Smith (a.lloyd-smith_at_uea.ac.uk)

CFP: Heart's Day Conference: African American and Diasporic Writers (11/30/05; 2/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Williams, Dana

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers.
 
Since studies in the Humanities encourage "the absolute joy of learning" and
a "life commitment to reading," some themes discussed in relation to
literary and philosophic works that comprise the Humanities-for example,
cultural collision and resolution, loss and recovery, tradition and change,
the quest for personal integrity, the quest for kinship, the quest for the

CFP: Heart's Day Conference: African American and Diasporic Writers (11/30/05; 2/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Williams, Dana

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers.
 
Since studies in the Humanities encourage "the absolute joy of learning" and
a "life commitment to reading," some themes discussed in relation to
literary and philosophic works that comprise the Humanities-for example,
cultural collision and resolution, loss and recovery, tradition and change,
the quest for personal integrity, the quest for kinship, the quest for the

CFP: Heart's Day Conference: African American and Diasporic Writers (11/30/05; 2/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Williams, Dana

The Department of English at Howard University invites abstracts of papers
to be presented at its annual Heart's Day celebration to be held on the
university's main campus February 10, 2006. The Heart's Day Conference
commemorates the work of African American and Diasporic writers.
 
Since studies in the Humanities encourage "the absolute joy of learning" and
a "life commitment to reading," some themes discussed in relation to
literary and philosophic works that comprise the Humanities-for example,
cultural collision and resolution, loss and recovery, tradition and change,
the quest for personal integrity, the quest for kinship, the quest for the

UPDATE: Anchoritic Society Sessions (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
chewning_at_ucc.edu

The International Anchoritic Society is sponsoring three sessions at the
International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan
University, May 4th through 7th 2006. =20

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1. Christine Carpenter

This will be a double session, one with papers and one in which we will
show the film Anchoress. We are interested not only in reactions to the
film but also to how Christine Carpenter can be perceived from other
documents, texts, and perspectives. The film session is co-sponsored by
the International Anchoritic Society and the Society for Medieval
Feminist Scholarship.

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2. Versions, Transmissions, Reception: Anchoritic Textuality

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