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CFP: Rapt in Secret Studies: Shakespeare Down Under (grad & emerging scholars) (Australia) (3/14/06; 7/14/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Chris Lee

RAPT IN SECRET STUDIES:
ANZSA Conference for Post-Graduate and Emerging Scholars

A PUBLIC MEMORY RESEARCH CENTRE AND UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND
EVENT
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD SHAKESPEARE 2006, AN INITIATIVE OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

DATE: Friday July 14 and Saturday July 15, 2006

VENUE: Empire Theatres Toowoomba, Queensland, AUSTRALIA

CFP: Division on Autobiography, Biography, and Life Writing (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
William Craig Howes

Here are the panels for the 2006 MLA Convention, Division on Autobiography,
Biography, and Life Writing. If your paper is accepted, you will have to
become a member of the MLA by April 1--if you are a member already, then
you're all set. Please send your proposal to the person chairing the
session; you can submit to more than one session, although if you're
selected for both, I assume you'd be asked to choose one.

Craig Howes

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CFP: Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 (11/1/06; SCSC, 10/26/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:58pm
Julie Campbell

Apologies for cross-posting

CALL FOR PAPERS

Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700

We welcome submissions for a volume of essays that addresses issues
discussed in the two-part panel sessions called Crossing Borders: Learned
Women and Communities of Letters presented at the Sixteenth-Century Studies
Conference in 2005.

The goals of this volume are to examine ways in which women participated in
communities of letters, to explore how cultural, national, political, and/or
religious "borders" were crossed in such communities, and to consider ways
in which gender influenced the kinds of participation that occurred in such
communities.

CFP: Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Paul Werstine

MLA Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
Call for Papers
2006 MLA Convention

The Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale in Use

We are interested in papers discussing readers' experience of this
electronic edition as a research or teaching tool. Possible topics:
comparisons with the book version; discussion of accessibility and
navigability; possible further developments. Please send 2-page abstracts
by 1 March 2006 to Paul Werstine (werstine_at_uwo.ca).

CFP: Book and Text Studies (South Africa) (9/1/06; 4/2/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
John Gouws

First Call for Papers

Centre for the Book, Cape Town

A World Elsewhere: Orality, Manuscript and Print in Colonial and
Post-Colonial Cultures

An international conference to be held at the Centre for the Book,
Cape Town, 2-4 April 2007

Please send abstracts (500 words maximum) or proposals for sessions by
1 September 2006 to Mark Espin, PO Box 15254, Vlaeberg, Cape Town
8018, South Africa; or ideally by e-mail to Mark.Espin_at_nlsa.ac.za, and
cc to j.gouws_at_ru.ac.za. A preliminary programme should be announced by
1 December 2006.

UPDATE: Editing, Publishing, and Translation (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Maggie Gover

  Updates:
  Announcement of Keynote Speaker
  Submission Deadline Extension
   
  Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
  James Kincaid is Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include Annoying the Victorians (1995), Erotic Innocence: The
Culture of Child Molesting (1998), and A history of the African-American people (proposed) by Strom Thurmond : a novel (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid)
(2004).

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