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UPDATE: Literary Studies in Open and Distance Learning (Greece) (11/7/05; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
openlit-eap_at_yahoo.gr

UPDATE: Deadline for submissions of abstracts has been extended to 11/7/2005
 
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

LITERARY STUDIES IN OPEN AND DISTANCE LEARNING

Ierapetra, Greece, 7-9 April 2006

The research team openLit (http://www.openlit.gr),
which operates under the auspices of the School of
Humanities, The Hellenic Open University, is pleased
to announce an International Conference on
Literary Studies in Open and Distance Learning
University Programs.

CFP: Non-fiction Travel Literature from the Americas, Europe and China (China) (1/30/06; 6/12/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
jfombona_at_mac.com

Call for Papers

“IV International and Interdisciplinary Conference Alexander von
Humboldt and Zheng He, 2006”

“Travel Literature and from the Americas, Europe and China from all
Centuries”

2006 年第四届美洲,欧洲, 中国旅游, 探险文献国际大会

纪念亚利山大.冯. 洪堡, éƒ'å'ŒæŽ¢é™©å…ˆé©±

June 12-16, 2006

in Xi’an China

UPDATE: Ethnic Life Writing and Histories (Spain) (11/15/05; MESEA, 5/18/06-5/20/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
eleftheria arapoglou

Speakers announced:

5th MESEA Conference
The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
May 18-20, 2006, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

   Call for Papers

   Speakers:
   Myriam Chancy, Writer and independent scholar
   Shirley Geok-Lin Lim University of California, Santa Barbara
   Jeremy D. Popkin University of Kentucky
   Joan-Pau Rubiés London School of Economics and Political Science

   ETHNIC LIFE WRITING AND HISTORIES

CFP: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (1/30/06; 10/8/06-10/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:13pm
Sarah Robertson

Please find below a call for papers:
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Call For Papers: Re-mapping the American South, 01/30/06; 10/08/06-10/10/=
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A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

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Proposals for 20-minute presentations or panels of three to four presente=
rs are invited for a conference on Re-mapping the American South, to take=
 place at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-10 Septem=
ber, 2006.

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CFP: French 20th Century Writing in Context (Finland) (2/1/06; 6/2/06-6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
kai.mikkonen_at_helsinki.fi

Call for papers/Appel à contribution

International interdisciplinary symposium
University of Helsinki, Finland, June 2-3, 2006

Colloque international interdisciplinaire
Université de Helsinki, Finlande (2 et 3 juin 2006)

Writing in context: French literature, theory and the avant-gardes
L'écriture en contexte : littérature, théorie et avant-gardes français au
XXe siècle

Key-note speaker: Professor Denis Hollier
New York University, Faculty of Arts & Science, French

Conférence plénière : Professeur Denis Hollier
Université de New York, Faculté des arts et des sciences, français

CFP: Literary London 2006 Representations of London in Literature (UK) (2/28/06; 7/13/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Lawrence Phillips

Literary London 2006

Representations of London in Literature
An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by The Department of English, Maritime Campus, University of
Greenwich, London.

13th to 14th July 2005

Plenary speakers: Jack Lynch (Rutgers University)
                Other plenary speakers to be confirmed.

Call for Papers

The 5th Annual Literary London conference will be hosted by the
Department of English University of Greenwich, London, at their Maritime
Campus based in the Old Royal Naval College
(http://www.greenwichfoundation.org.uk/) with buildings designed by
Sir Christopher Wren and others.

UPDATE: Wenshan International Conference: Situated Knowledges (Taiwan) (11/5/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Brian David Phillips

Deadline extended:

The 6th Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature

English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

March 11, 2006
Abstracts Due: Nov. 5, 2005

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

Due to exceptional interest in the conference guests and themes of the upcoming Sixth Wenshan Conference on English and American Literature and the streamlining of the review process, the deadline for abstracts has been extended to 5 November 2005. After that date, new submissions will not be accepted.

CFP: Global Ethics (Belgium) (12/1/05; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 4:20pm
An Verlinden

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ETHICS

"What is Global Ethics and how to research it?"

27-29 April, 2006 - Ghent, Belgium (deadline for submissions: 1 December
2005)

The conference is hosted by the Center for Ethics & Value Inquiry (CEVI) at
Ghent University, Belgium.

AIM OF THE CONFERENCE

The conference brings together scholars in various disciplines (philosophy,
ethics, sociology, geography, international relations, anthropology,
political science, .) on the theme of 'global ethics'. The aim of the
conference is to create a forum where various approaches and issues in
researching 'Global Ethics' are discussed.

CONFERENCE THEMES

CFP: Crash Cinema Annual Symposium (UK) (11/30/05; 3/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:03pm
Mark Goodall

CRASH CINEMA 5
BRADFORD FILM FESTIVAL
NATIONAL MUSEUM of PHOTOGRAPHY, FILM and TELEVISION (UK)

Weds 15 March 2006, Cubby Broccoli Cinema

CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposals are invited for papers that engage with issues of
representation within film and videographic media: the mainstream
(Hollywood / Bollywood), fine art, cult or the edges of popular culture.

200 words synopses should be sent by 30 November 2005 to:

Jill Good, MA Visual Culture, Bradford School of Art
Bradford College, Great Horton Road, Bradford BD7 1AY
Tel: (+0044)1274 431660; email: j.good_at_bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Ask for details of Vols. 1-4, Crash Cinema: The Proceedings (ISSN 1743-4459)

CFP: Utopian Studies Society: "Looking Forward to the End..." (Spain) (1/13/06; 7/6/06-7/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Pere Gallardo

Utopian Studies Society
7th International Conference
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona (Spain)
July 6-8, 2006.

Organized by the Department of English & German Studies and the
T-CLAA/ICARUS Research Group, on behalf of the USS, the conference seeks to
be a transversal, interdisciplinary meeting for scholars of all fields who
have an interest in Utopian Studies (literature, cinema, philosophy,
history, political science, economics, architecture, art, etc.).

CFP: The Human Person and Nature in Medieval Literature (Taiwan) (10/31/05; Fu Jen, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Brian Reynolds

Call for Papers

We invite you to contribute to the Seventh Annual Fu Jen Medieval
Conference, entitled 'The Human Person and Nature in Medieval Literature',
which will take place in April of 2006 (dates to be finalised). The
conference will seek to explore the Medieval understanding of nature,
situated in the relationship between matter and form, body and soul,
creation and God. We are especially interested in papers that cross
disciplinary boundaries. Some areas that papers might address are:

· Nature, fallen and redeemed

· Unity and diversity in nature

· Nature as text and sign

· Nature and gender

CFP: Rethinking the Humanities in Africa (Nigeria) (1/30/06; 6/13/06-6/14/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Faculty of Arts OAU-Ife

OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, NIGERIA

FACULTY OF ARTS

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RETHINKING THE HUMANITIES IN AFRICA

                                                            JUNE 13 – 14, 2006

                                    Venue: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

 

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Oya Berk - Halic Univ.

CFP: The Theory and Practice of Life Writing:
Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in
Post/modern Literature (Turkey) (2/20/06;
4/19/06-4/21/06)
 
We are inviting 20-minute papers for a symposium to be
held by Halic University in Istanbul, Turkey, 19-21
April 2006 on the subject of the modern self in and as
writing.

UPDATE: Walter Benjamin (UK) (11/11/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
P. Allmer & J. Sears

CALL FOR PAPERS - UPDATE

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CFP: Academic Session: "A Tremendous Shattering of Tradition": =
Reconsidering Walter Benjamin's 'The Work of Art in the Age of =
Mechanical Reproduction'

(AAH Annual Conference, University of Leeds, UK, 4/6/2006 - 4/8/2006)

Session convenors: Patricia Allmer, MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan =
University, Cavendish North Building, Cavendish Street,=20
Manchester, M15 6BG, sears_at_allmer.fsnet.co.uk

John Sears, Manchester Metropolitan University (Cheshire), =
Interdisciplinary Studies, Crewe Green Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 5DU, =
J.Sears_at_mmu.ac.uk

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Session Abstract:

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UPDATE: The Literary North: 19th to 21st C. (UK) (1/9/06; 5/20/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Katharine M Cockin

CFP: The Literary North (19th to 21st century)(UK) (01/09/06; 05/20/06)
Call for papers for a one-day conference
At University of Hull, England
CORRECT DATE Saturday 20 May 2006 9am to 5pm
Keynote speaker: Professor Cora Kaplan, Southampton University

This conference will reassess the stereotypes of the grim North and the
beautiful South in order to investigate literary representations from
and about the north of England.

CFP: Religion and Ploughman Texts (UK) (9/28/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Annemarie Thijms

We welcome all proposals on one or more Ploughman text that deal with religious
issues. Langland's Piers Plowman is of course one possible text, but we also
welcome proposals concerning, for example, Pierce the Plowman's Crede, the
Plowman's Tale, early Tudor Ploughman texts, Iolo Goch's Ploughman text or
Johannes von Tepl's Der Ackermann. Please send in your proposal to one of the
emails below by Wednesday the 28th of September.
Mary Carr (PhD student University of Oxford; mary.carr_at_balliol.oxford.ac.uk) and
Annemarie Thijms (PhD Student Trinity College Dublin; athijms_at_tcd.ie)

CFP: Present Pasts in African Lit and Film (Ghana) (10/13/05; ALA, 5/17/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
jawenzel_at_umich.edu

CFP: Present Pasts in African Literature and Film

Deadline: 10/13/05

African Literature Association
32nd Annual Meeting and Conference
Accra, Ghana

May 17-21, 2006

Papers are sought for a panel on the topic "Present Pasts in African
Literature and Film" at the May 2006 African Literature Association
conference in Ghana.

UPDATE: Poetry and Politics (UK) (12/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Andrew Sneddon {PG}

New Plenary Speakers & Call for Creative Submissions

Call for papers: Poetry and Politics. A Conference at the University of
Stirling, Scotland, 13-16 July 2006.=20

Poets and speakers to include Moniza Alvi, Eavan Boland, David Dabydeen,
Marilyn Hacker, Linton Kwesi Johnson, David Norbrook, Tom Paulin, Deryn
Rees-Jones, Jo Shapcott, and the Norton keynote speaker, Adrienne Rich.=20

Papers are invited which consider the theme of politics in relation to
poetry from classical antiquity to the contemporary. The following list
suggests some possible areas for development, but proposals in any area
relating to the conference theme of poetry and politics will be welcome:

CFP: Computers and Philosophy (France) (11/18/05; 5/3/06-5/5/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Colin SCHMIDT

We apologise for multiple copies of this CfP. Please distribute widely.

CALL FOR PAPERS quick link
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COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY, an International Conference
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Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt Colin.Schmidt_at_univ-lemans.fr e-mail

http://www.iut-laval.univ-lemans.fr/i-CaP_2006/

CFP: European Women Writers 1700-1900 (UK) (11/1/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Gillian Dow

Translators, Interpreters, Mediators: Women Writers 1700-1900

Proposals are invited for papers for an interdisciplinary study day to be
held at Chawton House Library on the 11th of March 2006. Chawton House is
an Elizabethan Manor that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother, and
opened in July 2003 as a Centre for the Study of Early English Women's
Writing, 1600 - 1830. The event is jointly organised by Chawton House
Library, the University of Southampton English Department, and the project
"The International Reception of Women's Writing" (Research Institute for
History and Cultures of Utrecht University, The Netherlands).

CFP: Woolfian Boundaries (1/4/06; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Kathryn Simpson

CFP: 16th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf 2006,
Birmingham, UK (1.4.06; 6/22/06 - 6/25/06)

Amendment to contact details and submission procedures for the call for
papers for WOOLFIAN BOUNDARIES. The 16th Annual International Conference
on Virginia Woolf. 22 - 25 June 2006 hosted by the University of
Birmingham.=20

CFP: "Those Images That Yet/Fresh Images Beget": Intertextuality in Irish Literature (Australia) (12/15/05; IASIL, 7/2

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
patrick lonergan

IASIL 2006 - First Call for Papers.
Reply to irish_at_unsw.edu.au
http://www.iasil.org/sydney

Proposals are warmly invited on the general conference theme: exploring
'intertextuality' in all its forms in Irish literature and culture. Please
submit a title and 200 word abstract to irish_at_unsw.edu.au by 15th December,
2005. Papers should not exceed 20 minutes duration.

IASIL 2006 - "Those images that yet/ Fresh images beget" (W.B. Yeats
'Byzantium')
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Thursday 20 July to Sunday 23 July 2006

CFP: The Eighteenth Century Now (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/24/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:31pm
Ildiko Csengei

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
and
Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York

The Eighteenth Century Now: Recent and Future Directions
 
An international conference for postgraduates and academics in the early
stages of their career

23-24 June 2006

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies
The King's Manor, University of York

CALL FOR PAPERS

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