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CFP: Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies (6/15/06; 10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
mr317400_at_ohio.edu

Call for Papers

"Don't You Have Anything Better To Do?":
Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies

The Department of English at Ohio University invites writers, teachers, and
scholars in English Studies to Athens, Ohio, Saturday, October 14, 2006 for a
one-day conference on the negotiation between work and play in our professional
and public lives. We are interested in how this space is mediated in
classrooms, literature, theory, and art. We encourage the submission of papers,
presentations, creative writings, and panels from all aspects of the discipline-
creative writing, critical theory, cultural studies, literature, rhetoric and
composition, linguisitics, etc.

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies (6/15/06; 10/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
mr317400_at_ohio.edu

Call for Papers

"Don't You Have Anything Better To Do?":
Work, Play, Comedy and Humor in English Studies

The Department of English at Ohio University invites writers, teachers, and
scholars in English Studies to Athens, Ohio, Saturday, October 14, 2006 for a
one-day conference on the negotiation between work and play in our professional
and public lives. We are interested in how this space is mediated in
classrooms, literature, theory, and art. We encourage the submission of papers,
presentations, creative writings, and panels from all aspects of the discipline-
creative writing, critical theory, cultural studies, literature, rhetoric and
composition, linguisitics, etc.

CFP: Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation (7/1/06; 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Robert Alexander

The Fletcher Lecture Series Committee of Nicholls State University is
pleased to announce the First Fletcher Lecture Series Conference,
featuring a keynote address by 2006 Fletcher Lecturer Henry Louis Gates,
Jr. The conference will be held November 9-11, 2006, on the campus of
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, located in the Bayou
Region of South Louisiana (1 hr. from New Orleans or Baton Rouge; 1 1/2
hours from Lafayette).

General Subject: "Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation"

Submission deadline: July 1, 2006

CFP: Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation (7/1/06; 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Robert Alexander

The Fletcher Lecture Series Committee of Nicholls State University is
pleased to announce the First Fletcher Lecture Series Conference,
featuring a keynote address by 2006 Fletcher Lecturer Henry Louis Gates,
Jr. The conference will be held November 9-11, 2006, on the campus of
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, located in the Bayou
Region of South Louisiana (1 hr. from New Orleans or Baton Rouge; 1 1/2
hours from Lafayette).

General Subject: "Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation"

Submission deadline: July 1, 2006

CFP: Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation (7/1/06; 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Robert Alexander

The Fletcher Lecture Series Committee of Nicholls State University is
pleased to announce the First Fletcher Lecture Series Conference,
featuring a keynote address by 2006 Fletcher Lecturer Henry Louis Gates,
Jr. The conference will be held November 9-11, 2006, on the campus of
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, located in the Bayou
Region of South Louisiana (1 hr. from New Orleans or Baton Rouge; 1 1/2
hours from Lafayette).

General Subject: "Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation"

Submission deadline: July 1, 2006

CFP: Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation (7/1/06; 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Robert Alexander

The Fletcher Lecture Series Committee of Nicholls State University is
pleased to announce the First Fletcher Lecture Series Conference,
featuring a keynote address by 2006 Fletcher Lecturer Henry Louis Gates,
Jr. The conference will be held November 9-11, 2006, on the campus of
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, located in the Bayou
Region of South Louisiana (1 hr. from New Orleans or Baton Rouge; 1 1/2
hours from Lafayette).

General Subject: "Crossings: Assimilation and Acculturation"

Submission deadline: July 1, 2006

CFP: A Carnival of Sorts: Power, Fear, and Play at the MLA (5/15/06; NPCA/ACA, 10/27/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Jonathan Silverman

Every year between Christmas and New Year's, English professors and
graduate students, book editors and publishers and representatives, and
occasionally spouses gather in a major American or Canadian city to
meet, interview each other, present papers, and party. In this panel,
"A Carnival of Sorts: Power, Fear, and Play at the Modern Language
Association Annual Convention," we will explore the ongoing carnival
that
the convention invariably becomes from personal and scholarly
perspectives.
In particular, the panel hopes to provide a semiotic, sociological, and
anthropological analysis of one of the academia's most peculiar
events.

UPDATE: 66: A Journal of Sonnet Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
lauraem_at_bu.edu

As of May 8, 2006, submissions to 66 can no longer be received at the
Park Dr. address in the original CFP. From now on, please direct
submissions to:
66: A Journal of Sonnet Studies
9 Devotion St.
Suite 2L
Brookline, MA 02446
Thank you!
Sincerely,
the editorial board of 66

UPDATE: 66: A Journal of Sonnet Studies (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
lauraem_at_bu.edu

As of May 8, 2006, submissions to 66 can no longer be received at the
Park Dr. address in the original CFP. From now on, please direct
submissions to:
66: A Journal of Sonnet Studies
9 Devotion St.
Suite 2L
Brookline, MA 02446
Thank you!
Sincerely,
the editorial board of 66

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (8/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Douglas Brooks

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare. Shakespeare Yearbook, Winter 2007.

Henry James once noted that to the English an outing to Stratford was
not just a day out, not just a visit to a pretty old town with a
famous dead author, but a pilgrimage to "The Holy of Holies"; the
scene itself of the "nativity." James was being ironic, but to many
editors, and writers, and theatre personalities working in the era of
the English Romantic Movement, grappling with the works of
Shakespeare became a serious devotional duty.

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (8/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Douglas Brooks

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare. Shakespeare Yearbook, Winter 2007.

Henry James once noted that to the English an outing to Stratford was
not just a day out, not just a visit to a pretty old town with a
famous dead author, but a pilgrimage to "The Holy of Holies"; the
scene itself of the "nativity." James was being ironic, but to many
editors, and writers, and theatre personalities working in the era of
the English Romantic Movement, grappling with the works of
Shakespeare became a serious devotional duty.

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (8/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Douglas Brooks

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare. Shakespeare Yearbook, Winter 2007.

Henry James once noted that to the English an outing to Stratford was
not just a day out, not just a visit to a pretty old town with a
famous dead author, but a pilgrimage to "The Holy of Holies"; the
scene itself of the "nativity." James was being ironic, but to many
editors, and writers, and theatre personalities working in the era of
the English Romantic Movement, grappling with the works of
Shakespeare became a serious devotional duty.

UPDATE: World as Stage / Stage as World (Australia) (5/15/06; 8/4/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Brett D. Hirsch

UPDATE:
The Fourteenth Annual Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Symposium
        "World as Stage / Stage as World."

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to Monday
15 May, 2006. We encourage the submission of papers that wish to
discuss notions of ritual and social performance across all disciplines.

A number of subsidies are available for postgraduates and early
career researchers to defray travel or accommodation costs,
apportioned according to distance from the symposium and the number
of applicants seeking financial assistance.

UPDATE: World as Stage / Stage as World (Australia) (5/15/06; 8/4/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Brett D. Hirsch

UPDATE:
The Fourteenth Annual Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Symposium
        "World as Stage / Stage as World."

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to Monday
15 May, 2006. We encourage the submission of papers that wish to
discuss notions of ritual and social performance across all disciplines.

A number of subsidies are available for postgraduates and early
career researchers to defray travel or accommodation costs,
apportioned according to distance from the symposium and the number
of applicants seeking financial assistance.

UPDATE: World as Stage / Stage as World (Australia) (5/15/06; 8/4/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Brett D. Hirsch

UPDATE:
The Fourteenth Annual Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Symposium
        "World as Stage / Stage as World."

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to Monday
15 May, 2006. We encourage the submission of papers that wish to
discuss notions of ritual and social performance across all disciplines.

A number of subsidies are available for postgraduates and early
career researchers to defray travel or accommodation costs,
apportioned according to distance from the symposium and the number
of applicants seeking financial assistance.

UPDATE: World as Stage / Stage as World (Australia) (5/15/06; 8/4/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Brett D. Hirsch

UPDATE:
The Fourteenth Annual Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Symposium
        "World as Stage / Stage as World."

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to Monday
15 May, 2006. We encourage the submission of papers that wish to
discuss notions of ritual and social performance across all disciplines.

A number of subsidies are available for postgraduates and early
career researchers to defray travel or accommodation costs,
apportioned according to distance from the symposium and the number
of applicants seeking financial assistance.

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