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CFP: George Moore: Across Borders (France) (10/15/06; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am

Call for papers
International Conference

Date: 30-31 March 2007

Venue: Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, France
CECILLE (Centre d'Etudes des Civilisations, Littératures et Langues Etrangères)
and CERIUL (Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Irlandaises de l'Université de
Lille) Research Centres

Deadline for submission of proposals : 15 October 2006

CFP: Identities (grad) (UK) (8/15/06; 12/2/06)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
Danny Beusch

Call for Papers

Identities: Negotiations in Contemporary Space(s)
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

Saturday 2nd December 2006
University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Keynote addresses from
Prof. Debbie Epstein (University of Cardiff)
Prof. Les Back (Goldsmiths College, University of London)

The University of Warwick is holding a one-day conference on identities sponsored by the ESRC Identities and Social Action Programme. This conference, organised by postgraduates for postgraduates, will consider current and changing perspectives in identities research.

CFP: Tradition & Change in Rural Society (Greece) (7/10/06; 9/24/06-9/30/06)

Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
James Gifford


(24-30 September 2006)

Deadline for submissions: 10 July 2006


The Durrell School of Corfu will hold a seminar on the topic 'Tradition and
Change in Rural Society' at its Library and Study Centre in Corfu, 24-30
September 2006.


CFP: Fin de Siècle Seminar, 1870-1920 (UK) (7/1/06; 10/12/06-6/30/07)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 3:24pm
Sarah Davison

CFP: Fin de Siècle Seminar, 1870-1920 (UK) (7/1/06; 10/12/06 – 6/30/07)

Fin de Siècle is an interdisciplinary seminar series based at the University of
Oxford which aims to develop fresh perspectives on literature, society, and the
arts in England between 1870 and 1920. In the six years since its inception,
the series has provided a vibrant forum for both graduates and established
academics, hosting presentations on subjects as diverse as the 'Aesthetic
Eighties', Jerome K. Jerome and the rise of the literary professional, Oscar
Wilde and archaeology, trouble-making in George Moore's fiction, Robert
Bridges's classical poetry, and the aesthetics of smell in literature and art.

UPDATE: Alternative Expressions of the Numinous (Australia) (6/16/06; 8/18/06-8/20/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 3:24pm
Helen Farley

The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended until 16 =

Send abstracts to:

Information and registration at:

Suitable topics include:=20



Alternative expressions of major religions

Religions of re-enchantment

Popular culture religions

Indigenous religions

Paganism and Neo-Paganism

New Religious Movements

Personalised religion

Alternative methodologies

CFP: Construction and Deconstruction of Irish Memory (Denmark) (7/1/06; 11/3/06-11/4/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 3:23pm
Irene Gilsenan-Nordin

Symposium and Conference

November 3 – 4, 2006
University of Aarhus, DENMARK

Call for Papers
The conference will be held in conjunction with a Beckett symposium. The
conference will be open to all members of NISN and EFACIS.

Deadline for proposals and abstracts (200 words for 20-minute papers)
1 July 2006.

November 3: World Theatre: Samuel Beckett and the Theatre

UPDATE: Pressure to Experiment (UK) (7/15/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Mandy Bloomfield

UDATE: Deadline extended to July 15th, 2006/ new information about keynote

Pressure to Experiment

A two day international conference on experimentation in contemporary

Organised by the Centre for Contemporary Writing

To be held at the University of Southampton, UK on

28th and 29th September 2006

Keynote speakers:

Michael Davidson

Joan Retallack

Jena Osman

Lisa Jarnot

Caroline Bergvall

CFP: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary and Cultural Studies (New Zealand) (7/5/06; 8/5/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm

Call for Papers: Comparative Approaches to Indigenous Literary Studies

University of Auckland, (NZ) Saturday August 5, 2006.

Closing date for expressions of interest: July 5, 2006=20

The Centre for Cultural Inquiry and the English Department of the
University of Auckland are hosting a one-day symposium on comparative
approaches to indigenous literary and cultural studies. This is the
first time that such a symposium has been offered at the University of
Auckland and we invite you to join us in our discussions and to actively
participate with us in our workshops. There is no registration fee.

UPDATE: Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia) (7/7/06; 9/24/06-9/26/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Michele Yamada

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for abstract submission has been extended.

CFP: "Prefixing" - An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress Conference (Australia)
(07/07/06; 09/24/06-09/26/06)

Conference Date: Sunday, September 24 - Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Prefixing: An Interdisciplinary Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference
Emmanuel College
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia Campus

"Prefixing" is the 10th Annual Work-in-Progress postgraduate
conference organised by the English, Media Studies, and Art History
Postgraduate Society (EMAPS) of the University of Queensland in
Brisbane, Australia.

CFP: Evolution and the Rites of Passage (UK) (6/15/06; evolutions, 9/22/06-9/23/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
James Clawson

'evolutions': a two-day international conference hosted by the School
of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh,
22-23 September 2006

CFP Panel: Unfolding Selves: Evolution and the Rites of Passage

 From the birth of a child to the death of a parent, entering university
to finishing schooling, childhood to adulthood through a myriad of
milestones, life is full of markers of change.

    * What can be said about losing one's virginity, shaving for the
first time, or the onset of menstruation?
    * What is the significance of confirmation or circumcision?
    * What greater privileges come in the gaining of a driver's licence
or the right to vote?

CFP: Inside Knowledge: (Un)doing Methodologies, Imagining Alternatives (Netherlands) (10/1/06; 3/28/07-3/30/07)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Boletsi, M.

Call for papers


Inside Knowledge: (Un)doing Methodologies, Imagining Alternatives


The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites proposals for =
international workshop, INSIDE KNOWLEDGE, to be held at the University =
of Amsterdam on March 28-30, 2007.


We welcome proposals from a range of disciplines, including (but not =
limited to) art history and theory, literary studies, cultural studies, =
film and media studies, theatre, dance and performance studies, =
philosophy, history, gender studies, queer theory, art and design, =
musicology, anthropology, sociology, political science, geography, =
religion studies, and linguistics.


UPDATE: Wandering with Spinoza (Australia) (6/30/06; 9/13/06-9/15/06)

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Dimitris Vardoulakis

'Wandering with Spinoza'

The Conference will be held at the Victorian College of the Arts, =
Melbourne, Australia from 13 =96 15 September 2006.

The conference aims to bring together philosophers, theorists and visual =
and performing artists to celebrate this most influential of =

Keynote Speakers include Alain Badiou, Mieke Bal, Thomas Hirschhorn, =
Genevieve Lloyd, and Christopher Norris=20

CFP: Anglo-German Mythologies (UK) (7/1/06; 4/25/07-4/27/07)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Angus Nicholls

Call for Papers - English Version


Anglo-German Mythologies in Literature, the Visual Arts and Cultural =


An International Conference at the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural =

Queen Mary, University of London, from 25-27 April 2007


Co-ordinators: Professor R=FCdiger G=F6rner (QMUL) and Dr Angus Nicholls =


Keynote Speakers: Wilfried Barner (G=F6ttingen), Kurt H=FCbner (Kiel), =
Christoph Jamme (L=FCneburg), and Robert Segal (Lancaster/Aberdeen)


CFP: Preaching and Politics in Early Modern Britain (UK) (7/1/06; CRASSH, 11/3/06-11/4/06)

Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Hugh Adlington



Preaching and Politics in Early Modern Britain


A two-day international conference at the Centre for Research in the =
Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, =
3-4 November 2006. =20


'The sermon properly considered - as theatrical, as fundamentally =
occasional, as literary art inextricably engaged in the public sphere - =
stands poised to take a wholly new place in literary study, and a better =
understood one in historical study.'

(Lori Anne Ferrell and Peter McCullough, 2000)


How far have we come in the six years since Ferrell and McCullough's =

CFP: Re-reading Rembrandt (Netherlands) (7/15/06; 12/2/06)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Itay Sapir

Call for papers: Re-reading Rembrandt.

Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), University of Amsterdam

Conference date: 12/2/06.

Deadline for proposals: 7/15/06.


Keynote speakers:

Mieke Bal (Academy Professor, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and =
Sciences/ University of Amsterdam)

Harry berger Jr. (Professor Emeritus, University of California, Santa =


CFP: Ex-centric Narratives (Greece) (10/31/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:07pm
Dr. Eleftheria Arapoglou

Hellenic Association for American Studies
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
School of English
  HELAAS Graduate Student International Conference Inaugural
March 15-18, 2007
  Ex-centric Narratives, Identity and Multivocality in Anglo-American Cultures
  The Hellenic Association for American Studies, and the Department of American Literature and Culture of the School of English of Aristotle University aim to bring together Greek and foreign graduate students (MA & PhD) as well as young scholars at the start of their careers from various fields and disciplines to a conference which is organized at the Aristotle University Campus.

CFP: Tove Jansson (UK) (10/1/06; 3/24/07; collection)

Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:07pm
Kate McLoughlin

Call for Papers:
Tove Jansson Essay Collection
Tove Jansson Conference

Proposals are invited for contributions to a Collection of Critical Essays
on Finnish author and artist, Tove Jansson, under contract to be published by Cambridge Scholars Press, and for papers for a one-day Jansson Conference, to be held at Pembroke College, Oxford on 24 March 2007.

UPDATE: TV Fiction Exchange: Local/Regional/National/Global (UK) (6/1/06; 9/5/06-9/9/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:36pm
Janetand Kim

* * * * UPDATE * * * *

Owing to a website glitch over Easter drawn to our attention by people
seeking to apply, we are re-issuing our CFP for TV Fiction exchange with an
extended deadline. We already have contributions from 15 countries so the
conference promises to embrace a wide range of perspectives on the debate.
Please send any late submission a.s.a.p.

TV Fiction Exchange: Local/Regional/National/Global.
An International Conference.

Contributors include:
Professor Ien Ang, University of Western Sydney
David Bianculli, NY Daily News television critic and author of Teleliteracy
Dr David Lavery, Middle-State Tennessee University
Mark Lawson, Guardian television critic and writer

UPDATE: 1st John Dos Passos International Conference (Portugal) (7/15/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:35pm
Bernardo de Vasconcelos

Deadline extension for submission of abstracts/proposals: 15 July 2006.

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         or write Jennifer Higginbotham:
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CFP: American Secrets (Spain) (10/15/06; 3/28/07-3/30/07)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
Isabel Durán Giménez-Rico

VIII SAAS Conference. La Coruña, Spain March 2007

Call for papers

The 2007 SAAS Conference (Spanish Association for American Studies) will be
held in La Coruña, Spain, in Spring, 28-30 March 2007. Under the theme
"American Secrets: The Politics and Poetics of Secrecy in American Culture",
 the Program Committee invites colleagues to submit proposals for individual
papers, on diverse aspects of this topic, within the following proposed

UPDATE: Creative Writing (UK) (5/29/06; 6/9/06-6/11/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm


Great Writing 2006

Great Writing, the UK's International Creative Writing Conference
invites papers/creative work/panel suggestions for Great Writing

June 9th - 11th
University of Portsmouth

**Now incorporating Discussion and Development Sessions on practice-
led research in Creative Writing, with Professor Graeme Harper,
member of the new Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
"Steering Committee on Practice-Led Research".**

CFP: Revolutions in Form (UK) (6/15/06; evolutions, 9/22/06-9/23/06)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm

'evolutions': a two-day international conference hosted by the School
of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh,
22-23 September 2006

CFP Panel: Revolutions in Form

Art is dead. Long live Dada!
- Walter Serner

Push aside literary, grammatical and syntactic obstacles!
Strike as deep as you can strike!
- Jack Kerouac