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CFP: Uprootings / Regroundings: Migrations in Canadian Literature (Spain) (5/15/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
cristina-isabel.sanchez_at_dfm.unirioja.es

IDENTITIES IN THE MAKE: MIGRATION AND CULTURAL CHANGE IN THE
 TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (15 May 2006; 17-18 November 2006; Madrid, Spain)

*11th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CANADIAN STUDIES, SPANISH ASSOCIATION
FOR CANADIAN STUDIES. MADRID, 17-18 NOVEMBER 2006. MORE INFO AT
WWW.ESTUDIOSCANADIENSES.ORG

*CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE PANEL *Uprootings / Regroundings: Migrations in
Canadian Literature.*

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

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Sinology

Sponsored by the Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
October 13-15, 2006

Call for Papers 2006

The Institute of English Literature, Zhejiang University, cordially invites your active
participation in an international symposium on Sinology and Sino-West cultural relations
and exchanges to be held in Hangzhou, October 13-15, 2006.

CFP: Contemporary British and Irish Literary Landscapes: Re-Reading Pat Barker (UK) (5/31/06; 11/24/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Pat Wheeler

CFP: Contemporary British and Irish Literary Landscapes: Re-Reading Pat Barker

Call for papers for a one-day conference at University of Hertfordshire,
England

Friday 24th November, 2006

This one-day conference is the first of a series entitled Contemporary
British and Irish Literary Landscapes. The inaugural conference explores
the work of Pat Barker.

UPDATE: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
rcm_at_aber.ac.uk

Deadline extended:

UPDATE: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Lawrence Buell, Cheryll Glotfelty, James C. McKusick, George Monbiot, Kate
Soper.

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

CFP: Blake and Conflict (UK) (5/1/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
David Fallon

BLAKE AND CONFLICT
A Two Day Conference at University College, Oxford
22-23 September, 2006
Call for Papers

For the majority of William Blake's life, Britain was a nation at war.
Countries, individuals, and ideologies clashed in the ferment of the
American, French, and Industrial Revolutions. Britain experienced
unprecedented levels of mobilisation, chronic food shortages, mass
demonstrations, and the repression of civil liberties.

CFP: Second International Doris Lessing Conference (UK) (8/31/06; 7/7/07-7/9/07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:37pm
Julie Cairnie

CFP: Second International Doris Lessing Conference (08/31/06;07/07/07-09/07/07)
Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Doris Lessing is a writer who, in her early career, concentrated on Africa
and African politics then subsequently turned toward England, feminism, and
speculative fiction. This panel will explore Lessing's continued engagement
with African politics from "The Grass Is Singing" and "Going Home" to "Under
My Skin" and "African Laughter," as well as her more recent
journalism/reviews.

Submit one-page abstracts by August 31, 2006 to: anneserafin_at_earthlink.net
and jcairnie_at_uoguelph.ca

CFP: Old Text/Nu Txt: Writing for a Change (New Zealand) (5/1/06; 12/7/06-12/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Walpert, Bryan

Call For Papers

2006 Tertiary Writing Network Colloquium
Thursday and Friday, 7-8 December, 2006
Napier, New Zealand
The conference website may be found at http://twn.massey.ac.nz

We invite those working and teaching in the fields of academic writing,
writing across the curriculum, ESOL, creative writing, and writing
support to submit a presentation proposal related to the theme: "Old
Text / Nu Txt: Writing for a Change."

CFP: The Politics of Waste Seminar (UK) (3/31/06; ESSE 8, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Effie Yiannopoulou

CFP: The Politics of Waste/The European Association for the Study of =
English Conference (ESSE 8) (UK) (8/29/06 =96 9/2/06)

ESSE 8 Conference

London (Senate House)

29 August =96 2 September 2006

Seminar: The Politics of Waste

Abstract Deadline: 31 March 2006 (400 words)

CFP: Ecocriticism and the Endangered Sea (Puerto Rico) (7/31/06; CEA-CC, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
CEA-CC

College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
Fall 2005 Conference: 10-11 November 2006
"Watery World: Humans and the Sea"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

The CEA-CC invites proposals for a panel titled "Ecocriticism and the =
Endangered Sea".
Please send 200-250 word proposal to Vartan Messier at =
cea_caribbeanchapter_at_hotmail.com by 31 July 2006.
Proposals may be sent by email as part of a text message but not as
attachments. Presenters must be registered members of the CEA-CC at the =
time=20
of the conference.

More information available at
http://ece.uprm.edu/artssciences/ingles/cea-cc.htm

UPDATE: Women and Poetry in the 21st C. Conference (UK) (3/31/06; 9/6/06-9/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Jo Gill

PLEASE POST REVISED CFP / DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31 MARCH 2006

 

Women and poetry in the 21st Century: Kicking Daffodils III

 

 

Two-day conference: 6th and 7th September 2006, University of the West of
England, Bristol

 

F I N A L C A L L F O R P A P E R S

 

 

Keynote Speakers: Medbh McGuckian and Marion Wynne-Davies

 

Including contributions from: Elaine Feinstein, Deryn Rees-Jones, Diane
Middlebrook, Robyn Bolam, Kate Clanchy, Michelene Wandor, Tracy Brain, Fiona
Sampson, Georgia Scott, Zina Rohan, Cheryl Malcolm.

 

CFP: Transnational Perspectives: Intersections of Race, Ethnicity and Religion (Turkey) (7/15/06; 11/15/06-11/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Asli Tekinay

                        CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  Bogazici University and National Association of Ethnic Studies
  November 15-17, Bogazici University, ISTANBUL
   
  CFP: Transnational Perspectives: Intersections of Race, Ethnicity and
Religion
   
  Istanbul is one of the world's major cities with a long history of
diverse cultures, races and religions living together in harmony. Throughout
history, this kaleidoscopic city has managed to create harmony from discord. In
this city where different cultures intersect and interact, we aim to bridge
together different perspectives on a cross-cultural platform and inspire a new

CFP: Gender and Interaction: Real and Virtual Women in a Male World (Italy) (3/19/06; 5/23/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Brahnam

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                          CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS
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"Gender and Interaction: Real and Virtual women in a male world"
1 day workshop at AVI 2006
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Date: 23 May 2006
Location: Venice, Italy
Submission Deadline: 19 March 2006 - Extended deadline
 
Web-site: http://www.informatics.manchester.ac.uk/~antonella/gender/
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CFP: Legitimating Cultures, Cultures of Legitimacy (Romania) (5/15/06; 11/23/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Laura Savu

LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY: AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
To: CFP_at_english.upenn.edu

  LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY:
  AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
   
  Bucharest University, Romania
    November 23-25, 2006
   
  Organizers:
    Mircea Martin, Bucharest University, Romania
  Christian Moraru, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
   
    The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for addressing issues related to the notion of "legitimacy" across discourses, cultural practices, and traditions. We are primarily interested in papers theorizing the construction and representation of the "legitimate?" in particular contexts.
  

UPDATE: Fashioning Fiction (UK) (4/21/06; 5/27/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Elizabeth Andrews

UPDATED INFORMATION:

Please note that DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 21ST
APRIL 2006.

The organisers of the following conference are delighted to inform
prospective attendees that a publisher has expressed an interest in
releasing a collection of edited essays or proceedings from the
Fashioning Fiction conference. We also have organised a celidh in The
Queen's Hotel: http://www.queenshotelscotland.com/ . For further
information visit www.fashioningfiction.stir.ac.uk .

CFP: Literature in Times of Violence (India) (5/31/06; MELUS-India, 3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:18pm
Manju Jaidka

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT - 2007=20

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MELUS-INDIA

(The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United =
States - India Chapter) =20

&

MELOW=20

(The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World)

 will hold a conference on

 LITERATURE IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE

in Chandigarh, tentative date: March 2007

=20

THEME FOR MELUS-INDIA: =20

"LITERATURE IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE: THE AMERICAN RESPONSE"

=20

THEME FOR MELOW:

"CONTEMPORARY WORLD LITERATURES IN TIMES OF VIOLENCE"

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CFP: Modernity: The Crisis of Value and Judgement (Romania) (3/30/06; 6/1/06-6/3/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Ioana Luca

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
"MODERNITY: THE CRISIS OF VALUE AND JUDGEMENT"
Bucharest, 1- 3 June, 2006: Literary and Cultural
Studies
Bucharest, 23-24 June, 2006: Linguistics

The Annual Conference of the English Department of the
University of
Bucharest will take place in June, 2006:

1.LITERARY & CULTURAL STUDIES: 1-3 June, 2006
2.LINGUISTICS: 23-24 June, 2006.

CFP: Queering Migrations on Screen (UK) (5/15/06; 10/13/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Dimitris Papanikolaou

_'Queering Migrations on Screen'_

A one-day conference, to be held at the Institute of Germanic & Romance
Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

*Date: **Friday 13 October 2006***

The aim of this conference is to look at the phenomenon of migration in
a range of national cinemas from the perspective of queer theory.

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous (UK) (6/2/06; 9/18/06-9/21/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:25pm
Dr Rob Fisher

4th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil

Monday 18th September - Thursday 21st September 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

CFP: India, Greece, Ireland: Empire and Aftermath (Greece) (3/31/06; 6/4/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
James Gifford

Call for Papers
India, Greece, Ireland: Empire and Aftermath
http://www.durrell-school-corfu.org

There are just a few places left…!

The Durrell School of Corfu is holding a Symposium (4-10 June 2006) on the
subject of Empire and Aftermath, focusing on the cases of India, Greece and
Ireland.

The India seminar will be moderated by Ashis Nandy (Centre for the Study of
Developing Societies, Delhi, India) and the Symposium will also feature as
speakers and seminar leaders: Neil Lazarus (Warwick University, UK), Gautam
Kundu (Goergia Southern University, USA) and Reed Way Dasenbrock (New Mexico
State University, USA).

CFP: Seminar in Early Modern Thought (Romania) (5/1/06; 7/30/06-8/4/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Dana Jalobeanu

Foundations of Modern Thought, University of Bucharest

FME Seminar on Early Modern Philosophy

Disseminating knowledge in Seventeenth Century:
Centres and peripheries in the Republic of Letters

July, 30- August 4, 2006

Bran, Romania

One of the main features of modernity is the constitution of what has bee=
n called the Republic of Letters: a complex of communities, societies, co=
rrespondence networks, formal or informal circles of learned individuals =
throughout Europe, often involved in common projects of reforming the rec=
eived knowledge.

CFP: Hostile Takeovers. On Violence and Media (Germany) (5/31/06; 7/23/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Performedia

Announcing

=20

IPP PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA STUDIES 3rd Summer School

"HOSTILE TAKEOVERS - ON VIOLENCE AND MEDIA"

Johannes-Gutenberg Universit=E4t Mainz, 23 July to 5 August 2006

=20

Proposals are invited for the 3rd IPP-Summer School "Hostile Takeovers - =
On Violence and Media, held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, =
Germany, 23 July to 5 August 2006.=20

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (9/30/06; 3/17/07)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Martyn.Colebrook_at_english.hull.ac.uk

CFP: Representations of 9/11 (UK) (03/17/07; 09/30/06) Call for papers for a
one-day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted at University of Westminster,
London, England.

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies in partnership with the
University of Hull invites proposals for papers and panels for our
Interdisciplinary "Representations of 9/11" Conference.

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Prof. Peter Brooker, University of Nottingham

In an article in the New York Times, Michiko Katutani wrote that of the emergent
artistic responses to 9/11, 'Thus far, words alone have proved curiously
inadequate as a means of testimony'.

CFP: Rediscovering Polish Cinema (Poland) (4/15/06; 10/23/06-10/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Konrad Klejsa

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
REDISCOVERING POLISH CINEMA: HISTORY – IDEOLOGY – POLITICS

TO BE HELD 23-25 OCTOBER 2006 IN LODZ (POLAND)

Various transformations in the social and cultural landscape have been
reshaping the way Polish cinema is understood, yet still there is little
clarity about its position within the area of politics and ideology. The
central theme of the conference addresses issues arising from these complex
relations in both the past and the present of Polish cinema.

CFP: Environmental Justice & Global Citizenship (UK) (3/10/06; 7/3/06-7/6/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:50pm
Dr Rob Fisher

5th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Monday 3rd July - Thursday 6th July 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Final Call for Papers
Environments, Sustainability and Technologies

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore the role of ecology and environmental ideas in the context of contemporary society and international politics, and assess the implications for our understandings of fairness, justice and global citizenship.

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