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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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 & Human Wickedness 7 (Austria) (12/2/05; 3/13/06-3/17/06)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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"

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/=
06

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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.

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