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CFP: Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies (Ireland) (1/20/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Crosscurrents 2006

Crosscurrents: Irish and Scottish Studies Postgraduate Conference
7th-9th April, 2005.
Queen's University, Belfast
Contact: Caroline Magennis

The 5th Crosscurrents conference for postgraduate students and doctoral
fellows takes place at Queen's University, Belfast from 7th-9th April,

The disciplines covered in this conference are Literature, Linguistics,
History, Film Studies and the Visual Arts, and Celtic Studies. 20-minute
papers and panels are welcome on a range of topics, including:

CFP: The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English (UK) (no deadline noted; ESSE, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
Marta Fernández Morales

ESSE-8: LONDON 200629 August â€" 2 September 2006

Seminar Call for Papers:

"The Human Body in Contemporary Literatures in English: Cultural and
Political Implications"
Convenor: Professor Dr Sabine Coelsch-Foisner (University of Salzburg)
Co-convenor: Dr Marta Fernández Morales (University of the Balearic
Islands) Email:

CFP: The Structure of Reflection (France) (2/15/06; 7/16/06-7/22/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:28pm
David Lauer

Call for Papers and Invitation

12th International Philosophy Colloquium Evian
12. Internationales Philosophie-Kolloquium Evian
12ème Colloque philosophique international d'Evian

The Structure of Reflection - Self-Consciousness and Critique
Die Struktur der Reflexivität - Selbstbewusstsein und Kritik
La structure de la réflexivité - conscience de soi et critique

Evian (Lake Geneva), France
July 16-22, 2006

CFP: Comedy and Identity: Multidisciplinary Conference (1/15/06; 7/15/06-7/16/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm

This conference on Comedy and Identity 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. Examples of identity
might include those associated with social, political, religious,
cultural or national identity, as well as those aspects more
specifically centred on gender, class, ethnicity, queerness and
(dis)ability, and post-identity areas such as difference, becoming,

CFP: Irish Studies (Spain) (2/10/06; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
VI AEDEI Conference

Call for Papers


VI International Conference of=20

The Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI)

University of Valladolid (Spain)=20

25-27 May 2006


Imaginary/Real Ireland


CFP: Richard Aldington (France) (2/1/06; 7/6/06-7/8/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:23pm
Daniel Kempton



IV International Richard Aldington Society Conference, les
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France July 6-8, 2006


The International Richard Aldington Society holds its bi-annual
conference in the historic town on the coast of the Mediterranean in the
Camargue, where Catherine Aldington has lived for many years. The
conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Richard Aldington's
life and work. They are also interested in papers that address
connections between Aldington and other twentieth-century writers, such
as H. D., Durrell, Pound, Eliot, Lawrence, Hemingway.

CFP: The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture (UK) (2/1/06; 7/27/06-7/30/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 11:22pm
Scott Hames


The Lie of the Land: Scottish Landscape and Culture

Presented by
The Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Stirling
27-30 July 2006

Plenary speakers include:

Neal Ascherson, author of Stone Voices: the Search for Scotland
Prof Lawrence Buell (Harvard), author of The Environmental Imagination
Prof Steve Duguid (Simon Fraser), on John Muir
Prof Murdo Macdonald (Dundee), on revisualising the Highlands in art
James Robertson (novelist and poet) on history and place

CFP: Court Culture 1642-1660 (UK) (2/28/06; 6/29/06-6/30/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jerome de Groot

The University of Manchester invites papers for
Court Culture 1642-1660
Hampton Court Palace and Kingston University, London, 29-30 June 2006

Keynote speakers:
Karen Britland, Ann Hughes, Julie Sanders, Nigel Smith

In the summer of 1642 Charles I and his governing entourage left Whitehall.
This conference investigates what happened next to one of the most important
institutions of his reign, the court. How did court life change? What did
the movement of the courts mean for government? Indeed, how useful is the
term 'court' after 1642?

CFP: Clothing as Boundary in the Works of Virginia Woolf (UK) (12/10/05; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Mintler, Catherine Renee

============================== CALL FOR PAPERS=============================

16th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf
Call for Panel Submissions: "Clothing as Boundary"

We are accepting proposals to complete a panel on Virginia Woolf and
clothing currently titled "Clothing as Boundary in the Works of Virginia
Woolf." Of special interest to us is how clothing thematizes
limits/boundaries or examines the intersection of clothing/boundary in
terms of barriers and limits both IN and OF Woolf's work.

CFP: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage (UK) (12/10/05; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
University of York, England

Call for Papers: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage

Date: 26-27 May 2006
Location: University of York, England

This interdisciplinary conference will focus particularly on The Taming
of A Shrew; Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew; Fletcher, The Woman's
Prize; John Lacy, Sauny the Scott.
Speakers will include: Anna Bayman & George Southcombe (Oxford),
Michael Cordner (York), Holly Crocker (South Carolina), Laura Gowing
(King's London), Barbara Hodgdon (Michigan), Leah Marcus (Vanderbilt),
David Wootton (York).

CFP: Folklore, Film and Television: Convergences in Traditional Cultures and Popular Media (UK) (1/1/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Mikel Koven [mik]

Folklore, Film and Television: Convergences in Traditional Cultures and
Popular Media


March 31/April 1 2006


The Folklore Society Conference and AGM

To be held at the Warburg Institute=20


The AGM of the Folklore Society and its annual conference will take
place on Friday March 31st and Saturday April 1st at the Warburg
Institute London. =20


If you are interested in giving a paper or wish further details about
the conference please contact Dr Mikel Koven or Dr Juliette Wood.=20


Papers should be about 20-25 minutes long with time for questions.
Please send a short abstract (about 200 words) by 1 January 2006=20


CFP: European Society for the Study of English Conference (UK) (3/1/06; 8/29/06-9/2/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Marta Fernández Morales

Seminar CFP for the 2006 ESSE conference in London:

Thank you.


Marta Fernández Morales
Dpt. Filologia Espanyola, Moderna i Llatina
Edifici Ramon Llull
Campus UIB. Cra. Valldemossa, km. 7,5
07122 Palma de Mallorca
Illes Balears
Telf: 971 259 540
Fax: 971 173 473

CFP: Counter-movements, Institutions & Difference (UK) (3/30/06; 7/24/06-7/25/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Bran Nicol

Institutions of difference

A two-day conference to be held at the
University of Portsmouth 24-25 July 2006

Confirmed international speakers: J. Hillis Miller, University of California, Irvine;
Samuel Weber, Northwestern University; Peggy Kamuf, University of Southern
California; Tom Keenan, Bard College; Christopher Fynsk, University of Aberdeen;
Herman Rapaport, University of Southampton; Nicholas Royle, University of Sussex;
John Schad, University of Loughborough.

CFP: Wild Irish Girls (UK) (2/13/06; 7/20/06-7/21/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Sandy White

Call for Papers


'Wild Irish Girls': A bicentenary conference to mark the publication of =
Sydney Owenson's (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl and Maria Edgeworth's =


Keynote speakers: James Chandler (University of Chicago) and Claire =
Connolly (Cardiff University)


CFP: Courtly Mythologies (Switzerland) (no deadline noted; ICLS, 7/29/06-8/4/06)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:32pm
ICLS 2007

The Faculties of Letters of the University of Geneva and the University of
Lausanne have the pleasure to invite you to the XIIth Congress of the
International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS), which will take place
>From 29 July to 4 August 2007
in the two Lemanic cities
 (Lausanne 29.07-31.07, Geneva 01.08-04.08)
We wish to hold this meeting on a common theme, which would provide
direction for our work, yet still allow sufficient scope for the
illustration of individual research projects. We hereby invite you to send
us paper proposals on the theme:

CFP: Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe (UK) (12/9/05; 5/15/06-5/17/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:48pm

Racism, Postcolonialism, Europe

International Cross-Disciplinary Conference
May 15-17 2006
Leeds Business School (University of Leeds)

Conference Convenors:
Graham Huggan (School of English/ Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial
Studies, Leeds, UK)
Ian Law (School of Sociology, Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, Leeds,

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Tariq Ali (Editor, New Left Review), Philomena Essed (Antioch University),
Colleen Phillips (Commission for Racial Equality), Griselda Pollock
(CentreCATH, Leeds), John Wrench (EUMC, Vienna)

Aims of the Conference

CFP: Victorian Cultures in Conflict (UK) (4/14/06; 9/7/06-9/9/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:41pm
Dinah Birch

The BAVS Seventh Annual conference, 2006: Victorian Cultures in Conflict
The University of Liverpool, 7-9 September 2006

Plenary Speakers:
Caroline Arscott
John Belchem
Helen Small

Call for Papers

Victorian cultures of every kind were shaped by a range of conflicts ?
intellectual, political, ideological, and spiritual. This conference will
investigate the origins, nature and influence of these disputes. The list
of themes outlined below suggests some of the areas which papers might
address, but proposals considering other relevant issues will be very

Proposals for papers (300 words) should reach Professor Dinah Birch,, by Friday 14th April 2006

CFP: Empirical Aesthetics (France) (11/25/05; 8/29/06-9/1/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:41pm

XIXth congress of the International association of empirical

Organised by the Laboratoire Culture et Communication
University of Avignon, France.

Deadlines :
Submission of abstracts : November 25, 2005
Notice of acceptance : January 2006
Manuscript for proceedings : April 30, 2006
Early registration : March 31, 2006

Informations :
E-mail :

Organizing Committee :
Hana Gottesdiener and Jean-Christophe Vilatte (congress organizers),
Jean Davallon, Emmanuel Ethis, Daniel Jacobi (University of Avignon,
France), Holger Höge University of Oldenburg, Germany)

UPDATE: The Ethics of Fiction (Spain) (10/1/06; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 4:17pm
Silvia Martínez Falquina

Dear colleagues:

Here is the second Call for Papers for the Conference on the Ethics of Fiction
that will take place in Zaragoza from March 30 to April 1, 2006. Please note
the extension for the submission of papers; the new deadline is now January
10. We hope to see you all in Zaragoza.


Silvia Martínez Falquina
Dpto. de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
c/ Pedro Cerbuna 12, 50009 Zaragoza
Tel: +34 976762790



CFP: Slash Fiction Study Day (UK) (1/15/06; 3/1/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:27pm
Ian Hunter


Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Wednesday March 1, 2006

This Study Day will be a slash-friendly forum for discussion of one of the
most vibrant sub-genres of fanfic. Proposals are invited for papers for
panel sessions on slash-related topics and controversies, including, but not
limited to, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Harry Potter and real person

The Study Day will take place as part of Cultural eXchanges, a week long
series of events at the Faculty of Humanities, De Montfort University.

CFP: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (1/25/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Ruta Veteryte

Dear Colleague,

We have a great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the fourth =
international conference


at Kaunas University of Technology (

Kaunas, LITHUANIA,=20

19-21 May, 2006


We invite teachers, scholars and postgraduate students to participate =
and to contribute papers to the fourth international conference hosted =
by Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.


CFP: Studies in English (Turkey) (12/20/05; 4/24/06-4/26/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Isil BAÞ

        Bogazici University, Department of Western Languages and =

 and IDEA, English Language and Literature Research Association are =
organizing an international conference




                "STUDIES IN ENGLISH"=20


   in Istanbul on April 24-26 2006.=20



The conference will concentrate on four areas: =20



language and linguistics,=20

translation studies=20

cultural studies



Proposals for papers, panels and workshops of no more than 500 words =
accompanied by

CFP: The Verbal and the Visual in 19th-C. Culture (UK) (3/1/06; 6/23/06-6/24/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Sally Ledger


*/The Verbal and the Visual/*


*/Nineteenth-Century Culture/*

Two-Day Conference, 23-24 June 2006

Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London


UPDATE: Medieval Children 1200-1500 (UK) (12/31/05; 6/17/06-6/18/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Li Ju Tsai

(Please help circulate this email.)

Dear Colleagues,

The Canterbury Centre for Medieval and Tudor Studies, University of Kent =
at Canterbury, UK, is hosting an interdisciplinary conference: Medieval =
Children 1200-1500, on 17-18 June 2006. Keynote and featured speakers =
include Prof. Nicholas Orme (History, Exeter, UK), and Prof. Peter =
Beidler (English, Lehigh, US).

CFP: Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe (Spain) (3/1/06; 10/18/06-10/21/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Marta Sofía López Rodríguez




The international research team "Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and
Identities in Europe"* will be meeting in Leon, Spain, to celebrate the IV
Conference of African Studies at the University of Leon, under the motto:
"Afroeurope_at_s: Culturas e Identidades / Afroeuropeans: Cultures and
Identities / Afroeuropeens: Cultures et Identités".

The event will take place from the 18th to 21rst October 2006.

Among the invited speakers are:

CFP: The Edwardians (UK) (3/30/06; 7/24/06-7/26/06)

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 1:46pm
Andrew Maunder

CFP: The Edwardians (conference) University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield,
UK. This three-day conference to be held at the University of
Hertfordshire, Hatfield offers a forum to scholars and students from a
variety of disciplines whose research is concerned with The "Edwardian"
period in its broadest sense. The aim of the event is threefold: to review
this often overlooked decade, to bring together a variety of approaches to
important texts, personalities, themes and events and to include
discussion of key issues including definition of the term "Edwardian." The
scope of the conference encompasses literature, journalism, drama, the
visual arts, historical studies and other allied disciplines.