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CFP: Building Bridges - Crossing Borders: Transdisciplinarity and American Studies (Turkey) (2/1/06; 5/25/06-5/28/06)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:15pm
joshua parker

American Culture and Literature
and
English Language and Literature
Departments
Fatih University
Istanbul, Turkey
will host an international Humanities conference
entitled
Building Bridges--Crossing Borders: Transdisciplinarity
and
American Studies
25 - 28 May 2006

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Keynote speakers: Bernard Mergen, Susan Curtis, and Guenter Lenz

CFP: Trollope and Gender (UK) (2/1/06; 7/17/06-7/19/06)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
hmmarkwi

Trollope and Gender

July 17 – 19 2006

Exeter University, U.K.

Keynote Speakers:

Robert Polhemus, Stanford University

Deborah Denenholz Morse, The College of William and Mary

Mark Turner, King's College, London

Plenary Chair: Regenia Gagnier, Exeter University

Speakers include: Mary Jean Corbett (Miami at Ohio) on Trollope, Gender, and
Ireland; Lauren Goodlad (Illinois, Urbana Champaign) on Trollope, Gender and
Foreign Policy; Margaret Markwick (Exeter) on Trollope's New Men; Kathy
Psomaides (Duke) on Trollope and the Feminist Critique of Liberalism.

CFP: Secrets &amp; Lies (Puerto Rico) (1/12/06; CEA-CC, 3/24/06-3/25/06)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
CEA Caribbean Chapter

College English Association - Caribbean Chapter=20
Spring 2006 Conference: 24-25 March 2006=20
"Secrets and Lies"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez=20

The CEA-CC invites proposals (for 20-minute paper) on any aspect of the =
topic, including, but not limited to the aesthetics of lies/secrets; =
Public vs. Private Secrets, Secret Histories; Political Secrets; Secret =
Agents, Espionage, Treason; Secret Identities; Secret Societies; Secret =
Codes; Gender Codes; Family Secrets, White Lies; Institutional Lies; =
Lying under oath; Cultural Perceptions of Lies; Lies vs. Truth; =
Constructions of Truth; Half-Truths; Hidden Truths, etc.

CFP: 2006 American Indian Workshop (UK) (1/15/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Joy Porter

University of Wales Swansea, UK

29th =96 31st March 2006

2006 American Indian Workshop:

Place In Native American History, Literature and Culture

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Plenary Speakers:

Alan Trachtenberg (Yale University)

Deborah Madsen (University of Geneva)

Bruce Johansen (University of Nebraska)

David Murray (University of Nottingham)

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Please send 250-word abstracts of proposed papers by=20

15th January 2006 to:

 Dr. Joy Porter: j.porter_at_swansea.ac.uk

Conference publication planned

Please register by 20th February 2006:=20

Contact: Anne Edwards: a.edwards_at_swan.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0)1792 295755

CFP: British TV Drama and US Imports (UK) (1/16/06; 3/24/06)

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Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
Simone Knox

CALL FOR PAPERS

British television drama and US imports: Aesthetics, Institutions,
Histories. Friday 24 March 2006.

A one-day symposium organised by the Centre for Television Drama Studies at
the University of Reading, under the auspices of the AHRC-funded project
British TV Drama and Acquired US Programmes 1970-2000.

CFP: Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars (Netherlands) (11/15/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:50pm
chanita_at_bgu.ac.il

CALL FOR PAPERS

SHARP Conference
11-14 July 2006
The Netherlands

Session on:
Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars

We are proposing a panel exploring the challenges and discoveries involved in central aspects of editing early modern literature: when scholars edit the works of early modern women writers; and when scholars investigate the history of the first generations of women scholars and editors of this period.

CFP: Technology, Performance and Identity (UK) (1/30/06; 4/28/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Greg Singh

Technology, Performance & Identity:
Mediation, Remediation and the Politics of Self
A multidisciplinary conference

Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK
Department of Arts and Media 8th annual conference
Friday 28th April 2006

Keynote Speaker: Tanya Krzywinska
co-editor of ScreenPlay: cinema/videogames/interfaces
& co-author of Tomb Raiders and Space Invaders

UPDATE: Sound Effects: The Oral/Aural Dimensions of Literature in English (UK) (12/31/05; 7/5/06-7/8/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Chris Jones

Sound Effects: the Oral/Aural Dimensions of Literatures in English

University of St Andrews, 5-8 July 2006

Please note an extension to the deadline for proposals for papers.
These will now be considered if received by the 31st of December
2005. Also speakers now include Derek Attridge, Douglas Dunn, John
Miles Foley, Andy Orchard, Patricia Parker and Don Paterson.

Revised call for papers below:

UPDATE: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (UK) (11/30/05; 7/6/06-7/9/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Martin Clarke

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference, Durham UK, 6-9
July 2006

REVISED CFP

Due to a number of questions concerning the relation of music to the conference,
please note that this conference is entirely interdisciplinary, and not
specifically music-related. We welcome and encourage abstracts from all
disciplines. In light of this, a new deadline for the submission of abstracts
has been set at 30 November 2005. Notification of final decision on abstracts
will be made in December.

Bennett Zon

Call for Papers

Paper or panel proposals are invited on any aspect of creativity in the long
nineteenth-century.

CFP: Perspectives on Evil &amp; Human Wickedness 7 (Austria) (12/2/05; 3/13/06-3/17/06)

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Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Dr Rob Fisher

7th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 13th March - Friday 17th March 2006
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, legal studies, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. Perspectives are sought from those working in the caring professions, the media, prison services, politics, psychiatry and other work-related and vocational areas.

CFP: Iain (M.) Banks (UK) (2/28/06; 9/2/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
Katharine Cox

CFP: Iain (M.) Banks(UK) (02/28/06; 09/02/06) Call for papers for a
one-day 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 Iain
(M.) Banks conference to be held on Saturday 2nd September 2006 at the
University of Westminster, London. This is the first UK conference to
focus solely on Iain Banks and coincides with the publication of his
latest novel.

Confirmed speakers include:
        Tim Middleton
        James Kneale

CFP: Invention and Discovery in the Middle Ages (grad) (UK) (12/31/05; 2/17/06-2/18/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:11am
GW Griffith, English

CALL FOR PAPERS

12th Annual Postgraduate Medieval Conference
17th-18th February 2006
University of Bristol, UK

'Invention and Discovery'

We are pleased to invite papers from postgraduate medievalists on the theme
of Invention and Discovery in the Middle Ages (c.500AD - c. 1500AD). This
is a period with which ideas of Invention and Discovery resonate in many
ways, including (but not limited to):

CFP: Trading Books - Trading Ideas (Netherlands) (11/30/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Patrick Leary

'Trading Books - Trading Ideas' - SHARP 2006
July 11-14, 2006
The Netherlands

The fourteenth annual conference of the Society for the History of
Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP) will be held at the National
Library of The Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) in The Hague and in
Leiden, The Netherlands, on 11-14 July 2006. The Conference will be
organized by the National Library in cooperation with the Universities of
Leiden, Utrecht, Nijmegen and Amsterdam.

CFP: Betwixt and Between II: Memory and Cultural Translation (Ireland) (12/15/05; 4/18/06-4/21/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Stephen Kelly

Betwixt and Between II: Memory and Cultural Translation

Queen's University Belfast, April 18-21, 2006

The School of English and School of Languages, Literatures and Arts, =20
in association with the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry invite papers =20=

on:

Memory and Cultural Translation

In recent years, the cultural and historical work of memory has been =20
of considerable interest to scholars working in all areas of the =20
humanities.

This conference wishes to explore ways in which translation and cross-=20=

CFP: Medea: Mutations and Permutations of a Myth (UK) (12/15/05; 7/17/06-7/19/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Heike Bartel

Medea, the notorious infanticidal non-Greek wife of Jason, is a figure from Classical mythology who challenges the boundaries of behaviour and understanding and has proved both a creative and an intellectual challenge for countless writers, artists, composers and performing artists since Euripides and before.

We invite proposals for papers for the
cross- and interdisciplinary conference:

Medea: Mutations and Permutations of a Myth

Clifton Hill House, Bristol, UK
17th - 19th July 2006
Jointly organised by the Universities of Bristol and Nottingham

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Creativity (UK) (11/1/05; INCS, 7/6/06-7/9/06)

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Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Martin Clarke

INCS
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies

NINETEENTH-CENTURY CREATIVITY
6 - 9 JULY 2006

The University of Durham, UK

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Music
School of Music
St Chad?s College

Call for Papers

Paper or panel proposals are invited on any aspect of creativity in the long
nineteenth-century.

INCS is an association of scholars working in history, gender studies,
the arts,
anthropology, science, philosophy, literature and other disciplines
devoted to
the interdisciplinary exploration of nineteenth-century culture and its
relation
to our contemporary world.

KEYNOTES will be announced in due course.

CFP: Nations and their Pasts: Representing the Past, Building the Future (UK) (11/1/05; 3/28/06-3/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:47am
Leustean,LN

16th Annual ASEN Conference:=20

"Nations and their Pasts : Representing the Past, Building the Future"=20

28-29 March 2006, London School of Economics=20

CALL FOR PAPERS =20

SEND YOUR <http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/ASEN/conf_prop_2006.htm>
PROPOSAL ONLINE HERE

The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) is
holding its 16th Annual Conference, entitled "Nations and their Pasts:
Representing the Past, Building the Future", on Tuesday and Wednesday,
March 28-29, 2006, at the London School of Economics.=20

CFP: Northern English Religious Writers Conference (UK) (12/1/05; 6/30/06-7/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:38am
Robin Stephen Gilbank

CFP: Northern English Religious Writers Conference (abstract deadline =
12/1/05; conference dates 06/30/06-07/01/06)

This conference represents the first full-scale opportunity to examine =
the production and circulation of religious texts within the northern =
counties of England between 1100-1500. In recent years critical =
attention has focused on the role played by works by the Yorkshire =
hermit Richard Rolle (c. 1300-49) in revitalising lay spirituality. This =
interdisciplinary event widens the scope of the investigation to =
consider genres as diverse as drama and hagiography, which offer insight =
into religious devotion and practices in the region.

CFP: Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity (Netherlands) (1/11/05; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
Firat, B.O.

Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity: Knowledge, Politics, Cultural =
Production <<ole0.bmp>> Wednesday, 29 March - Friday, 31 March 2006 =
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The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites proposals for =
the international workshop, Trajectories of Commitment and Complicity, =
to be held between 29th - 31st of March, 2006 in Amsterdam, the =
Netherlands. This interdisciplinary workshop will be dedicated to =
exploring the concepts of commitment and complicity as they manifest =
themselves at the intersections of knowledge, politics and cultural =
production.

UPDATE: Word and Image (grad) (UK) (11/13/05; 2/17/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
UCL Conference

The Mind's Eye: Perspectives on Word and Image
University College London English Postgraduate Conference
17 February 2006

UPDATE: The conference organizers are pleased to announce Dr Peter de
Bolla of King's College, Cambridge, as a confirmed keynote speaker.

The fourth annual postgraduate conference at University College London
seeks papers that address the relationship between the verbal and
visual in literary texts.

UPDATE: 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature: Situated Knowledges (Taiwan) (11/15/05; 3/11/06)

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 4:13am
Brian David Phillips

My apologies, there was a typographical error in the due date for abstracts in the previous CFP for the Wenshan Conference. The correct date for abstrats is Nov. 15, 2005. The conference date is March 11, 2006.

The correct CFP is as follows:

The 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature

English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Conference Date: March 11, 2006
Abstracts Due: Nov. 15, 2005

Conference Theme: "Situated Knowledges: Literature of Belief, Believing, and the Unbelievable"

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