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CFP: Women Writing 1550-1750 Revisited (Australia) (11/17/07; 1/26/08-1/27/08)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:41am
Paul Salzman

Women Writing 1550-1750 (Revisited)
In 1999 scholars from Australia, New Zealand, and further afield gathered
together in Melbourne for a two day conference devoted to writing by early
modern women. This new conference offers a chance to reassess the field
almost a decade later, and to mull over and celebrate the significant and
growing body of scholarship devoted to early modern women=B9s writing.
Proposals are invited for a 20 minute paper, a panel, or a round table
discussion. We welcome contributions from all fields of study, and papers o=
round table proposals from postgraduate students are particularly welcome.
The conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia, at the city campus of

CFP: XI Socine - Annual Brazilian Conference of Cinema (Brazil) (4/12/07; 10/17/07-10/20/07)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:38am
Hudson Moura

Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos de Cinema e Audiovisual
Brazilian Society for Cinema and Audiovisual Studies

XI Socine International Conference

October 17 to 20, 2007
PUC -- Rio de Janeiro, RJ

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CFP: H. G. Wells, Science and Philosophy (UK) (6/11/07; 9/28/07-9/29/07)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:36am
Mclean, Steven

H. G. Wells, Science and Philosophy

The H. G. Wells Society Annual Conference, Imperial College/Conway Hall, London, 28-29 September 2007


Proposals for 20-minute papers, or for panels of 2-3 papers, are invited for this year's H. G. Wells Society Annual conference. The conference will be hosted by both Imperial College, London (on the 28 September) and by Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London (on the 29 September). The first day of the event will include a plenary lecture by the science fiction writer, Stephen Baxter.

UPDATE: Life Writing Conference (UK) (3/30/07; 7/4/07-7/6/07)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:35am
Hall, Lisa

New deadline
Update: Life Writing Conference (UK) (3/30/07; 7/4/07-7/6/07)

The Spirit of the Age:
Debating the Past, Present and Future of Life Writing

4-6 July 2007, Kingston University London

Call for Papers

Speakers to include: Neal Ascherson, Rachel Cusk, John Fuegi, Victoria
Glendinning, Kathryn Hughes, Hanif Kureishi, Annette Kobak, Blake
Morrison, Virginia Nicholson, Hilary Spurling, Roberta Taylor and Claire

CFP: Poetics of Globalisation (UK) (3/26/07; 5/2/07)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Nicky Marsh

Workshop: The Poetics of Globalisation=20


May 2, Centre for Contemporary Writing, University of Southampton


The implications of the ubiquitous languages of 'globalization' for literar=
y and cultural critique are far from clear. The term is deeply ambivalent, =
suggesting both a political critique of the neo-liberal agenda and an acces=
sion to the universalizing assumptions of its corporate entities. This work=
shop offers literary critics the opportunity to assess and openly debate th=
e significance of the theoretical and political frameworks of globalization=
 for the study of literature.=20


Specific issues to be addressed include:=20=20

CFP: Medievalism Transformed (grad) (UK) (4/20/07; Medieval Expression, 6/16/07)

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Maggie Parke

Call for Papers

Medievalism Transformed:
Medieval Expression

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, June 16, 2007, University of
Wales, Bangor. This year's plenary speaker will be Professor Steve Ellis,
from the University of Birmingham.

Inviting abstracts for the third annual Medieval Studies conference, a
two-day interdisciplinary event, at the University of Wales, Bangor. We
will be convening to explore the medieval world and its sustained impact on
subsequent culture and thought.

This year¡¦s theme is Medieval Expression. All topics within the general
scope of the conference will be considered, including:

CFP: Signpost Postgraduate Conference (grad) (Cameroon) (3/15/07; 4/26/07-4/28/07)

Saturday, March 10, 2007 - 9:47am

Please, kindly announce this for us:

                                                            SIGNPOST POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

                                                     26th - 28th April 2007
                                                    Department of English
                                                    University of Yaounde 1