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CFP: Race, Memory and Reclamation (UK) (8/1/06; 9/7/07-9/9/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
Becky Griffin

Race, Memory and Reclamation: "There are years that ask questions
and years that answer."(Zora Neale Hurston).

The school of American studies at the University of East Anglia, Norwich,
UK, is holding a two-day international conference entitled, "Race, Memory
and Reclamation" from September 07-09, 2007.

CFP: British Association of American Studies 52nd Annual Conference (UK) (10/31/06; 4/19/07-4/22/07

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:34pm
Halliwell, Professor M.R.

British Association for American StudiesAnnual Conference 2007
Centre for American Studies, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
CALL FOR PAPERS

The BAAS Annual Conference for the year 2007 will be hosted by the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester, from 19-22 April 2007.

2007 marks the tenth birthday of the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester so we are particularly pleased to host the conference this year. It also promises to be a very interesting year for reflecting on American history and culture given that it will be 400 years after the founding of Jamestown, Virginia and 50 years since Little Rock and Sputnik.

CFP: Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850 (UK) (5/26/06; 7/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Terry Robinson

*Home and Abroad: Transnational **England**, 1750-1850*
* *A One-Day, Summer Conference at Holywell Manor, Oxford University
Friday, 28 July 2006
 
_Invited Speakers_:
Ros Ballaster (Mansfield College, Oxford University)
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Université de Montréal)
Susan Manning (University of Edinburgh)
Fiona Stafford (Somerville College, Oxford University)
 
This interdisciplinary conference aims to examine discourses between
England and other countries from 1750-1850 through the lens of the
national and the global. 'Home and Abroad: Transnational England'
invites discussions concerning the formation of English identity or

CFP: Sublimity 1700-1900 (UK) (11/17/06; 1/5/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Chris Stokes

'Taste, Vision, Transcendence: Sublimity 1700-1900' One-Day Conference,
University of Sussex (Brighton, UK), 5th January 2007.

Plenary speakers: Dr. Philip Shaw (University of Leicester) and Professor
Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol).

Papers are invited on any aspect of the sublime in literature, visual
culture or philosophy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Papers
from postgraduates particularly welcome. Send 250 word abstracts to
c.r.stokes_at_sussex.ac.uk by the 17th November 2006. Enquiries about
attending the conference as a non-presenting delegate are also welcome.

Christopher Stokes and Miles Mitchard
University of Sussex.

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' '

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.

CFP: New Directions, New Voices: Southern African Music Research Conference (South Africa) (6/15/06; 9/14/06-9/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jaco van der Merwe

New Directions, New Voices

14-16 September 2006

School of Music & Conservatory
North-West University: Potchefstroom Campus
South Africa

An Open Call to everyone with an interest in advancing music research
in Southern Africa, both within and outside the academy, including
musicians, music educators, jazz and popular music scholars, public
sector heritage and culture professionals, journalists, producers of
cultural programmes for film, radio, television and other media, music
producers, musicologists and ethnomusicologists.

CFP: Mind and Body (UK) (8/1/06; 7/12/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Jan Cox

Please find below a website link for the Call for Papers for 'Mind and =
Body', a one day conference to be held at the University of Reading in =
July 2007.

http://www.rdg.ac.uk/english/events/body.htm

I would be most grateful if you could pass this on to any interested =
faculty or postgraduate students at your institution.

Mrs Jan Cox
Postgraduate/Conference Secretary
School of English and American Literature
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Reading
Whiteknights
P O Box 218
Reading RG6 6AA
Tel: 0118 378 8362
Fax: 0118 378 6561
E-mail: j.f.cox_at_reading.ac.uk

CFP: Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (UK) (12/8/06; 7/17/06-7/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Jenny Liddy

CFP Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (12/08/06); (7/17/06 - 7/18/06)
United Kingdom

Comedy, Identity, Health & Well-Being

This dual conference on Comedy and Identity and Comedy and Health has been
organized by Liverpool Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to
coincide with the Liverpool Comedy Festival in July 2006. The intention is
to stimulate multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and
publication on the themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various
aspects as they pertain to all permutations of human identity, and as they
contribute to well being and health.

CFP: The Isle of Man TT Races (UK) (7/1/06; 5/28/07-5/30/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Suzanne Ferriss

Call for Papers

The Isle of Man TT Races: Heritage, Place and Spirit
May 28th - 30th, 2007
Villa Marina, Isle of Man

To celebrate 100 years of TT motorcycle road racing at the Isle of Man, we
are organizing a conference during TT practice week, May 28-30, 2007, at the
beautiful Villa Marina in Douglas on the Isle of Man. The conference is
dedicated to documenting and celebrating the legacy of this enduring
motorcycling festival.

UPDATE: Irresponsibility (Singapore) (5/15/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
Tamara Wagner

Update and Final Call for Papers:
Irresponsibility (Singapore, 05/15/06; 9/28-30/06)

Inaugural English Literature Conference:
IRRESPONSIBILITY
Division of English, NTU, Singapore, 28-30 September
2006

This is the final call for papers for the upcoming
conference on irresponsibility in literature. The
keynote and plenary speakers have now been confirmed:

J. Hillis Miller, former president of the Modern
Language Association, Emeritus Distinguished Professor
of English and Comparative Literature at University of
California, Irvine.

Shirley Chew, Emeritus Professor at the University of
Leeds, and Visiting Professor at NTU.

CFP: Creative Readings of Old Benjamin (Australia) (6/16/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
John Grech

Proposals for papers are invited for a panel at the "Walter Benjamin
and the Architecture of Modernity" conference to be held in Sydney,
August 17 - 19

Panel Title; "Brushing Up Against The Grain": Creative readings
(between the lines) of old Benjamin.

Chair; John Grech

Panel Description

UPDATE: Medievalism Transformed (grad) (UK) (5/8/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:18pm
Medievalism Transformed

Call for Papers

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!

Medievalism Transformed:
Imagining the Medieval World

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference,3 June 2006.

Submissions due 8 May, 2006.

Your proposal for a 20-minute paper should be no longer than 300 words. Please
make submissions electronically to medievalismtransformed_at_bangor.ac.uk by 8
May 2006. Proposals should be accompanied by your name, institutional
affiliation, email address, and contact information.

CFP: The Global Political and Social Order (Czhech Republic) (7/5/06; 8/10/06-8/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
dlh4059_at_garnet.acns.fsu.edu

  This is final conference of a 3-part international,
interdisciplinary conference series. Conference participation is
limited to allow for dialogue around presentation topics. Abstracts
are due 5 July 2006. The conference is 10-12 August 2006, Prague,
Czech Republic. Submissions are welcome from any field of study that
seeks to understand the impact=A0of current political, social and
economic trends, on humanity and its ideas and institutions,
including philosphy, religion, political science, economics,
anthropology, sociology, psychology, cultural studies, literature and
poetry, and=A0visual arts.

CFP: Walter Benjamin Conference (Australia) (4/30/06; 8/17/06-8/19/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
Tara Forrest

Centre for Social Theory and Design,
University of Technology, Sydney

Conference

Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity

August 17-19 2006

Call for Papers

Walter Benjamin=92s work remains central to discussions of modernity=20
within the Humanities, Visual Arts, Design and Architecture. This=20
conference will bring together scholars working on all aspects of=20
Benjamin=92s work as well as those who deploy the insights of that work=20=

in developing projects of their own.

Abstracts of 300 words, which will be subject to a refereeing process,=20=

CFP: State of Stylistics (Finland) (5/31/06; PALA, 7/26/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
martin.gliserman_at_rutgers.edu

PALA 2006 Joensuu Finland Call for papers
There has been much debate in recent years within the broad
domain of stylistics about how to define this field of
investigation. This same debate most recently arose at our last
gathering in Huddersfield (July 2005). How has stylistics
evolved since the early 1970s? How do we define "stylistics"
today? What are its aims? How do we go about meeting these
aims? Can we realistically reach a consensus? How viable is
stylistics in the 21st century? What could be its main
contributions? To what extent is stylistics an interdisciplinary
venture? The purpose of this conference is to reflect upon
these broad questions: to consider what state the state of

CFP: British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (UK) (9/30/06; 1/3/07-1/5/07)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Brycchan Carey

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

BSECS 36th ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 3-5 JANUARY 2007
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is
Europe's largest and most prestigious conference dealing with all aspects of
the history, literature, and culture of the long eighteenth century.

We invite proposals for individual papers, for full panels of three papers,
and for roundtable sessions of five speakers, on any aspect of the long
eighteenth century, not only in Britain, but also throughout Europe and the
wider world.

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