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CFP: Wandering with Spinoza Conference (Australia) (5/30/06; 9/13/06-9/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Dimitris Vardoulakis

Wandering with Spinoza Conference

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The Centre for Ideas
Victorian College of the Arts
Melbourne, Australia
13 =96 15 September, 2006

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Closing date for abstracts is 30 May 2006

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The Centre for Ideas at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, =
Australia presents an interdisciplinary Conference on the work, thought =
and influence of Spinoza.

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=91Wandering with Spinoza=92, 13, 14, and 15 September, 2006.

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Confirmed Keynote speakers: Alain Badiou, Jean-Luc Nancy, Mieke Bal, =
Thomas Hirschhorn and Genevieve Lloyd.

Other confirmed speakers: Michael Mack, Andrew Benjamin, Alexander =
Garcia Duttmann and Paul Carter=20

UPDATE: Autism and Representation (UK) (1/7/06; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Rose, Irene

Due to recent publicity in the UK national newspaper the Guardian, this colloquium has now been extended to run over two days - Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2006.

Like wise the deadline to register an interest or submit a panel/paper has now been extended to January 7th 2006.

Autism and Representation - Liverpool John Moores University, UK
A Two Day Colloquium hosted by the Association for Research in Popular Fictions
Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2006

CFP: Open Session, Crossroads: Anti-Consumerism and Cultural Studies (Turkey) (1/31/06; 7/20/06-7/23/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:03pm
Jo Littler

Please distribute. Apologies for x-posting.

We would like to invite paper proposals for consideration for the =20
session
'Anti-Consumerism and Cultural Studies ' at the Cultural Studies =20
Crossroads Conference, Istanbul 2006 (www.crossroads2006.org =20
<http://www.crossroads2006.org> ).

See below for further session details. Final date for abstracts: 31st =20=

January
2006.

Please sent abstracts (150 words maximum) to
Sam Binkley Samuel_Binkley_at_emerson.edu
Jo Littler jo.littler_at_ntlworld.com

UPDATE: Poetry and Politics (UK) (1/15/06; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

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Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:02pm
Andrew Sneddon {PG}

Extended deadline:

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

Abstracts of 200-250 words of papers not lasting longer than twenty
minutes in delivery should reach the organisers by our extended deadline
of January 15, 2006. Many thanks to all those who have already
responded. Everyone concerned will receive a formal decision on their
submission by mid January as previously advertised.

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
(all confirmed).=20

UPDATE: Film Adaptation (France) (12/17/05; 6/8/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Shannon Wells-Lassagne

We are pleased to announce that Imelda Whehelan and Deborah Cartmell,
authors of Interpreting Shakespeare On Screen, Adaptations: From Text
to Screen, Screen to Text, and the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to
Literature on Screen will be our guest speakers at the upcoming
conference on Film Adaptation at the University of South Britanny.
You will find the call for papers below.

De la page blanche aux salles obscures : l'adaptation
cinématographique dans le domaine anglophone
 From the Blank Page to the Silver Screen: Film Adaptations in the
English-Speaking World

Université de Bretagne Sud (University of South Brittany)
Lorient, France
June 8-10, 2006

UPDATE: Regional Theatre Since 1980 (UK) (1/31/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:10pm
Mountford, Abigail

***Please note the change in dates!***

Call for Papers

The Glory of the Garden
Regional Theatre Since 1980

8th-10th September 2006
Liverpool John Moores University

In 1984, George Rowell and Anthony Jackson published their history of what we then more commonly referred to as 'repertory' theatre concluding:

CFP: Space of Garden - Space of Culture (Poland) (1/31/06; 5/13/06-5/15/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Jaroslaw Pluciennik

We are pleased to inform you that between May 13th and May
15th, 2006, Katedra Teorii Literatury [Department of Theory
of Literature] of Instytut Teorii Literatury, Teatru i Sztuk
Audiowizualnych [Institute of the Theory of Literature,
Theatre and Audio-Visual Arts] of Uniwersytet Łódzki [the
University of Łódź] organizes an international conference
devoted to:

Space of a Garden â€" Space of Culture

CFP: Chicano Literature (Spain) (1/30/06; 5/22/06-5/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
V Congreso Internacional en Literatura Chicana

CALL FOR PAPERS
Date for proposals: January 30th, 2006

The organization of the V International Conference on Chicano Literature=20
issues a call for papers to be presented at the conference, to be held at=20
the Institute for North American Studies-University of Alcal=E1, Spain, from=
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22-25 May 2006.

Proposals should be 300-500 words and should include the information=20
requested below. Proposals should be sent by January 30th, 2006, to Rosa=20
Mar=EDa Garc=EDa-Barroso=20
(<mailto:congreso.chicanos_at_iuien-uah.net>congreso.chicanos_at_iuien-uah...)=20
or by fax (34) 91 885 5285.

UPDATE: Virginia Woolf 2006: Woolfian Boundaries (UK) (1/4/06; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Anna Burrells

New web site address:

WOOLFIAN BOUNDARIES
the 16th Annual International Conference on

email: vwoolf2006_at_bham.ac.uk

Virginia Woolf

22 – 25 June 2006

hosted by the University of Birmingham

at Crowne Plaza Hotel

Central Square

Holliday Street
Birmingham B1 1HH
UK

In affiliation with the International Virginia Woolf Society and the
Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain.

CFP: John Huston Centenary Conference (Ireland) (3/1/06; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Tony Tracy

call for papers:

John Huston Centenary Conference

Huston School of Film and Digital Media
National University of Ireland
Galway

On 27th-28th October 2006, The Huston School of Film & Digital Media (NUI Galway) will host a two day centenary conference on the films of John Huston (1906-1987). Submissions are invited for papers (25mins in duration) dealing with the life and work of this most versatile and charismatic of American directors.

CFP: Boundaries (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Jenni Ramone

Call For Papers
Boundaries: critical and creative responses

Department of English and Drama

June 3rd 2006
10.30 am - 5.00 pm

The conference will be organized around a number of panels, each featuring
three twenty-minute papers, scheduled across the day. We hope that the day
will be as much about discussion as presentation, so postgraduates who do
not wish to present a paper are also strongly encouraged to attend.

We encourage creative and critical responses to the idea of boundaries,
which may include, but are not limited to, the following interpretations:

CFP: Poets &amp; Poetry Panel (France) (12/6/05; SAES, 5/12/06-5/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:40pm
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski

Strange/Stranger
46th Annual SAES (Société des Angliscistes de l'Enseignement Supérieur)
Congress
Nantes, France : 12th, 13th and 14th May 2006
Université de Nantes.

POETS & POETRY PANEL
STRANGE/STRANGER: BEYOND THE PALE

Papers should be no longer than 30 minutes.
Please send your title and 300 word abstract by 24th January 2006 to:
Raphaël Costambeys-Kempczynski
raphael.costambeys_at_univ-paris3.fr

You may address any type of English language poetry from any period.

CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Osborn, Elizabeth A

CALL FOR PAPERS

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD

Glorious Revolution to Independence:
England and America in the Long 18th Century

May 21-27, 2006*

The John and Sandra Feneley Seminar, Oxford, England

Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted no later
than February 1, 2006 and relate to the topic in art, anthropology,
archaeology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, political
science, religious studies, sociology, and interdisciplinary fields. A
limited number of travel scholarships are available to participants.
Accepted papers are considered for publication in a seminar
monograph (refereed).

CFP: Representations of Women in Word and Image (grad) (UK) (2/15/06; 5/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Victoria Adams

BITCH, WITCH, WHORE: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN WORD AND IMAGE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JOANNE HOLLOWS (NOTTINGHAM TRENT)
An Inter-disciplinary Postgraduate Conference
University of Newcastle, 26 May 2006

Both historic and contemporary representations of women in word and image are understood, all too often, through the madonna/whore dichotomy: from the delicate Victorian waif to the red-lipsticked vamp of fifties film noir; from Molly Bloom to Buffy. This conference will consider iconic representations and enduring archetypes of women, addressing their persistent appeal and exposing their limitations. What makes certain versions of femininity archetypal? Can they be subverted, challenged, and/or reclaimed?

CFP: Representation in Art and Science (UK) (3/1/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
mchunter_at_uchicago.edu

Beyond Mimesis and Nominalism: Representation in Art and Science

Two-day conference in London, 22-23 June 2006

Deadline for Submissions: 1 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Catherine Elgin (Harvard University) and
James Elkins (School of the Art Institute of
Chicago/University College Cork, Ireland)

Springer Publishers has shown interest, and by agreement with
individual authors, the conference organizers will be
submitting edited versions of selected papers for possible
publication in Springer’s philosophy programme.

UPDATE: Translation as Commentary (France) (5/15/06; 10/13/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Yves Lefevre

The following update contains a clarification on one point in the third
paragraph.

CENTRE DE RECHERCHE EN TRADUCTION ET COMMUNICATION
TRANSCULTURELLE ANGLAIS-FRANCAIS / FRANCAIS-ANGLAIS

TRACT

CALL FOR PAPERS

Translation as Commentary
Going from translation as commentary to commenting on translation

CFP: Identities, Sexualities, Diversities (UK) (1/20/06; 7/14/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
S J Gillis

*apologies for cross-posting*

*please circulate widely*

 

Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) 19th Annual Conference

July 14-15th, 2006

University of Bradford, UK

 

The focus of the Conference will be on making links between theory and action, academics and activists. Conference themes will be interdisciplinary, and reflect both United Kingdom and International diversities. Streams include but do not restrict papers to identity, sexuality, diversity and:

* Social care
* European studies
* Race, ethnicity,
* Disability and ability
* Heterosexuality, sexuality, identity
* Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transsexual identity
* Criminal Justice

CFP: Ruskin and the Idea of Influence (UK) (2/10/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Dickinson, Rachel

The University of Lancaster's Ruskin Programme and the University of Salford invite contributions for RUSKIN AND THE IDEA OF INFLUENCE, the first of three, annual, one-day seminars, to be held on 13 May 2006 at the University of Salford's Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Research Centre. These seminars are part of the collaborative AHRC funded project on 'Ruskin, Cultural Tourism and Popular Access', directed by Professors Keith Hanley (Lancaster), John Walton (Central Lancashire), and Brian Maidment (Salford).

CFP: Childhood in the City (UK) (1/17/06; 8/30/06-9/1/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Kraftl Peter

Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Annual International Conference 2006
'Global social justice and environmental sustainability'
30 August - 1st September 2006
at the Royal Geographical Society with IBG, London

Call for Papers:
Childhood in the City
Sponsored by Urban Geography Research Group

 **PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SESSION AT A BROAD INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL CONFERENCE, NOT FOR A STANDALONE CONFERENCE**

Convenors: John Horton, Owain Jones, Peter Kraftl and Faith Tucker

 

CFP: Postwar Jewish Literatures (Belgium) (1/31/06; 11/6/06-11/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:23pm
Philippe Codde

*Response, Remembrance, Representation:
A Dialogue between Postwar Jewish Literatures*
Universities of Antwerp and Ghent, 6-7 November 2006

Papers are invited for a two-day comparative literature conference on
postwar Jewish writing in North America and Western Europe.

CFP: Borderlines and Borderlands II (France) (12/20/05; 6/22/06-6/24/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Guillaume Cingal

International Conference « BORDERLINES and BORDERLANDS II »
organized by the Resarch Center « Espaces/Ecritures » - Université Paris
X -

June 22, 23 and 24, 2006
Université de Paris X
Salle des Conférences – Bât. B

 
                                         
                      BORDERLINES and BORDERLANDS II

CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Dr Richard Marggraf Turley

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CFP: Romanticism, Environment, Crisis (UK) (3/17/06; 6/23/06-6/27/06)

ROMANTICISM, ENVIRONMENT, CRISIS

23-27 June 2006
Centre for Romantic Studies
University of Wales, Aberystwyth

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Romanticism, Environment, Crisis" will highlight the continuing urgency
of the Romantic text at a time when changes in our biosphere threaten to
realize Romanticism's prophetic anxieties, its darkest imaginings.

CFP: Regional Theatre Since 1980 (UK) (1/31/06; 9/6/06-9/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Mountford, Abigail

Call for Papers

The Glory of the Garden
Regional Theatre Since 1980

6th-8th September 2006
Liverpool John Moores University

In 1984, George Rowell and Anthony Jackson published their history of what we then more commonly referred to as 'repertory' theatre concluding:

CFP: Seeing Perception: Images &amp; Texts (Germany) (1/31/06; 11/24/06-11/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
Dr. Silke Horstkotte

Seeing Perception: Images & Texts (Universität Leipzig, Germany, 24-26
November 2006)

Over the past two decades, matters of seeing and visual perception have
garnered increasing critical attention. With good reason, the visual
has come to feature in several different disciplines as well as in
inter- or transdisciplinary perspectives (such as "visual studies" or
"visual culture"): vision can be, and has been, conceptualised as a
philosophical category, as cultural medium of expression, as instrument
and technology of visualization as well as a means of communication.

UPDATE: Literature Exploring Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/6/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
J.M Williams

UPDATE: International conference on literature exploring immigration, emigration and the experience of Wales (1/6/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK

Please note new deadline for submissions 2006

TRAVELLING TO NEW WORLDS: IMMIGRATION, EMIGRATION AND THE EXPERIENCE OF WALES
The Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Association for Welsh Writing in English
7-9 April 2006

Keynote: Professor David Punter

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