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CFP: The Mirror Crack'd: Medieval Fantasy (UK) (9/1/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 20, 2005 - 2:46pm
Pat Reynolds

The Mirror Crack'd: medieval fantasy in JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the
Rings and its
Sources: Call for Papers for Session at Leeds International Medieval
Congress 2006, sponsored by The Tolkien Society
 
Aspects of the fantastic dominate the works of Tolkien, but they also
form important and
memorable episodes in the medieval works known to have influenced his
creativity. In addition, medieval fantasies characterise the works of
writers from Spenser to Bram Stoker, and beyond.
Topics for papers might include:
•   The Lord of the Rings and Medieval Romances
•   Monsters and their meaning in The Lord of the Rings
•   Beneficial fantasy in The Lord of the Rings

UPDATE: Space, Haunting, Discourse (Sweden) (10/15/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:52pm
Maria Holmgren-Troy

Deadline extended:

Space, Haunting, Discourse

15-18 June, 2006

The department of English at Karlstad University, Sweden, invites session
organizers and presentations for an international, multidisciplinary
conference with a focus on different relationships between space, haunting
and discourse. We are very happy that a number of people from different
countries and disciplines responded to our first call, which means that the
conference will be a truly international and interdisciplinary forum for
presentations and discussions related to the conference themes.

CFP: Women in Judaism (Australia) (9/12/05; 2/12/06-2/13/06)

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:31pm
Dr. Dvir Abramovich

Australian Association of Jewish Studies

18th CONFERENCE, 12th -13th February 2006,

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

AUSTRALIA

WOMEN IN JUDAISM

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Melbourne 3010 Victoria

Australia.

Call for papers. The Australian Association of Jewish Studies is pleased to
issue this call for papers to be presented at its 18th annual conference,
which will be convened at The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
on 12-13 February 2006.

CFP: 'Fin de Siecle' Seminar, 1870-1920 (UK) (7/4/05; 05-06)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Anthony Cummins

Call for Papers: 'Fin de Siecle' seminar, 1870-1920

The University of Oxford 'Fin de Siecle' seminar invites proposals for 45- to
50-minute papers on any aspect of literature, society and the arts in Britain
during the period between 1870 and 1920. Proposals for papers with an
international dimension will be considered.

Now in its sixth year, the seminar is a lively forum in which graduates
and established academics discuss fresh perspectives on turn-of-the-century
culture. It attracts attention from a broad community of researchers both
within and outside Oxford, who value its rigorous scholarly discussion.
Recent papers have examined such diverse subjects as:

CFP: Transatlanticism in American Literature (UK) (9/15/05; 7/13/06-7/16/06)

updated: 
Friday, June 3, 2005 - 2:34pm
Rosemary Fisk

Transatlanticism in American Literature: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Oxford, England
July 13-16, 2006

Sponsored by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, the Nathaniel Hawthorne
Society, and the Poe Studies Association

Hosted by the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, with
accommodations at nearby St. Catherine's College.

CFP: Impersonality and Emotion in Contemporary British Art (France) (10/1/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Christine REYNIER

Impersonality and Emotion in Contemporary British Art
Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3
3-4 February 2006

A CERVEC Conference
In association with : Université Paul Valéry, Équipe d’accueil des Pays Anglophones, Région Languedoc-Roussillon, Pôle Universitaire Européen de Montpellier et du Languedoc-Roussillon.

CFP: Renaissance Lives (UK) (6/30/05; 10/22/05; online publication of proceedings)

updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
S.Greenhalgh

CALL FOR PAPERS

(with apologies for cross posting)

 

RENAISSANCE LIVES

 

Papers are invited for the fourth annual conference of the Centre for
Research in Renaissance Studies, Roehampton University, London SW15 5PH on
22 October 2005. The conference theme is 'Renaissance Lives'.

 

Dr David Starkey will give the Turner Lecture in Renaissance Studies
(keynote lecture).

 

Invited speakers will include Tom Healy (Professor of Renaissance Studies,
Birkbeck University of London), Kate McLuskie (Director, The Shakespeare
Institute, Stratford-upon- Avon), and Marion Wynne-Davies (Reader in
English, Dundee University).

 

CFP: Crossroads of History and Culture (Portugal) (no deadline noted; 4/27/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
CCFM

We would appreciate if you could announce our Call for Papers for the 27th
International Conference for the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American
Studies, "Crossroads of History and Culture", on 27-29 April 2006, in
Carcavelos, Lisbon, Portugal. The web site with all information is:
http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/english/apeaa2006.htm

Sincerely,

Carlos Ceia

Head of the Department of Modern Languages, Cultures and Literatures
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
New University of Lisbon - Portugal

http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/english/apeaa2006.htm

CFP: Nomadism in Contemporary European Literature (France) (6/30/05; 12/7/06-12/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
molly lynch

Latitude(s): Nomadic Imagination and Transnational Spaces in the New Europe
Latitude(s): Imaginaires nomades et espaces transnationaux dans l'Europe à
25

A Proposed Exploratory Workshop of the European Sciences Foundation,
Strasbourg, France (approval pending).

Université de Cergy-Pontoise
Centre de Recherche Texte et Histoire [E.A. 1392]
Paris, France
Thursday and Friday, December 7-8, 2006

CFP: Engaging Baudrillard (UK) (9/30/05; 9/4/06-9/6/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:50pm
Nicholas Ruiz

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>4-6th September 2006
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>Swansea University, United Kingdom
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>Celebrating the establishment of the

CFP: New/Old Worlds. Spaces of Transition (Romania) (9/15/05; 2/2/06-2/3/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:15pm
Ioana Luca

THE ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION FOR AMERICAN STUDIES

(RAAS)

Str. Pitar Mos 7-11, Bucharest 70151

Call for Papers

The 2006 RAAS Conference

NEW/OLD WORLDS. SPACES OF TRANSITION

Bucharest, 2nd - 3rd of February 2006

Organizers:

The Romanian Association for American Studies

The Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission

The concept of the New World, operative from the period of Renaissance

explorations, contains a particularly rich cluster of concepts which still

shape Euro-American perceptions today. The New World - and, by implication,

an Old World opposing it - comprehends multiple registers in both theory
and

CFP: Association of Art Historians Session: Walter Benjamin (UK) (11/11/05; 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
P. Allmer & J. Sears

CALL FOR PAPERS

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, Loughborough University School of
Art and Design, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 3TU,
sears_at_allmer.fsnet.co.uk

John Sears, Manchester Metropolitan University (Cheshire),
Interdisciplinary Studies, Hassall Road, Alsager ST7 2HL,
J.Sears_at_mmu.ac.uk

Session Abstract:

CFP: The Uses of Richard Hoggart (UK) (10/31/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:04pm
Kate Dorney

The Uses of Richard Hoggart: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
on Richard Hoggart's Work and Influence
Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 April 2006
Tapton Hall,
University of Sheffield,
UK
Proposals for papers (20 mins) are sought on the life, work and influence of
Richard Hoggart, founder of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies,
author of The Uses of Literacy, Speaking to Each Other, Only Connect, and
Everyday Language and Everyday Life. Papers considering Hoggart alongside
his contemporaries or reminiscing on his influence on their own work or
discipline are also welcome.

CFP: Money, Power and Prose: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Financial Revolution in the British Isles, 1688-1756 (Northern Ire

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Chris Fauske

CALL FOR PAPERS
Money, Power and Prose: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Financial
Revolution in the British Isles, 1688-1756

Armagh, Northern Ireland
8-10 June 2006

This colloquium will gather scholars from the disciplines of history,
literature, economics, politics, sociology and law to study the
intersections between public finance, politics and literature during
Britain's so-called Financial Revolution.

Papers should address contemporary public responses to one or more of
the following aspects of the Financial Revolution:

* Banking (Public or Private)
* Joint-Stock Companies
* Stock Markets
* Projecting
* Public Debt
* Paper Money

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
bijon

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940
(France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

CFP: Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910 (UK) (7/31/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Irene Rose

Suitable for the Boudoir and the Circulating Library:

Marie Corelli and Popular Women Novelists 1880-1910

 

30th March – 1st April 2006

Hosted by

University of Birmingham, Liverpool John Moores University

Association for Research in Popular Fictions

 

To be held at Mason Croft, Shakespeare Institute

Stratford Upon Avon, England

 

Call for Papers – Deadline July 1st

 

CFP: Self & Identity in Translation (grad) (UK) (6/12/05; 2/4/06-2/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:47am
Self + Identity In Translation

Self & Identity IN TRANSLATION

POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM at the University of East Anglia, School of
Literature & Creative Writing

4-5 February 2006 / Elizabeth Fry Building / UEA, Norwich, UK

A two-day postgraduate symposium at the University of East Anglia that
aims to explore the presences of subjectivity, identity and selfhood
in the translator's work and the translation event/text

Possible directions include:

CFP: Thomas Hardy Postgraduate Symposium (grad) (UK) (5/2/05; 7/22/06-7/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - 2:46am
Angelique Richardson

Phillip Mallett, University of St Andrews, Jane Thomas, University of Hull,
and Angelique Richardson, University of Exeter, are co-organizing a
postgraduate symposium which will form part of the international Thomas
Hardy Conference, 22-29 July 2006, Dorchester. We are keen to involve
young and new scholars in the Conference, which is the 17th biennial
Hardy conference, and it would be immensely useful to the Hardy Society
to have a general idea as to the number of postgraduates in the UK and US
currently working on Hardy (or whose research includes Hardy), and
whether they would be likely to come to the conference (would there, for
example, be any financial support from your institution). So if you are

CFP: Conrad's Polish-Ukrainian Footprints (no deadline noted; 6/19/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2005 - 4:29am
Wieslaw Krajka

                 THE EAST EUROPEAN MONOGRAPHS - MARIA CURIE-
              SKLODOWSKA UNIVERSITY - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
                              CONRAD PROJECT
                              
                              
                              
                              
                              CALL FOR PAPERS
                              
                              
                              
                              
                   CONRAD'S POLISH-UKRAINIAN FOOTPRINTS.
                IV INTERNATIONAL JOSEPH CONRAD CONFERENCE
          AT MARIA CURIE-SKLODOWSKA UNIVERSITY, LUBLIN, POLAND
          
          
          

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

updated: 
Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 7:13pm
Poetry Politics {Eng}

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

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

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:

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