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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

CFP: Close Encounters (Netherlands) (12/5/05; SSLA, 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Manuela Rossini

Dear all:

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS, the 4th European Biannual Conference of the
Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts is ready for boarding now:
http://www.slsa.nl

Deadline for submissions of papers and panels: 5 Dec 05.

The conference is organised around 11 thematic streams. For a short
description, possible topics and calls for co-panelists click "Streams" on
the menu.

The site is still under construction: so please check back regularly for
new information on plenary sessions and other events, hotels, calls for
co-panelists, payment arrangements, etc.

Meanwhile, do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions:
rossini_at_slsa.nl

CFP: Haunting, War and Conflict (Sweden) (10/15/05; Space, Haunting, Discourse, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Andrew Hill

'Haunting, War and Conflict' - a session to be held at 'Space, Haunting,
Discourse,' an interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Department =
of
English at Karlstad University, Sweden, June 15-18, 2006.

Session description:

The realm of the ghostly has figured as a repeated referent in histories =
of
war and conflict - from the pre-modern practice of invoking ghosts and
spirits to assist in combat, to notions of the ghosts of dead soldiers =
and
citizens haunting battlefields and sites of destruction, to the =
portrayal of
Al Qaeda as constituting a type of 'phantom enemy'.

CFP: Perspectives on Contemporary Legend (Denmark) (2/1/06; 5/29/06-6/1/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Mikel Koven [mik]

Apologies for cross-posting.

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PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY LEGEND
International Society for Contemporary Legend Research
Twenty-fourth International Conference

Copenhagen, Denmark

May 29 - June 1, 2006

The International Society for Contemporary Legend Research is pleased to =
announce that the 2006 Perspectives on Contemporary Legend Twenty-fourth =
International Conference is to be held in the 'Blixen Room' in the =
'Black Diamond' building of the Royal Library in Copenhagen, Denmark. =
(http://www.kb.dk/kultur/diamant/index-en.htm).

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

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
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
Saturday 20 May 2005 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.

With a view to making visible the North of England as a significant
trope as well as a vibrant location for literature from the most
contemporary to the nineteenth century, this conference will challenge
the destructive stereotypes of the North which appear to be gaining
momentum.

CFP: Modern Greece in 20th c. Travel Narratives (Italy) (11/20/05; Borders & Crossings, 9/7/06-9/9/06)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Anastasia Logotheti

CFP: Modern Greece in 20th c. Travel Narratives (11/20/2005; Italy, =
9/7/06-9/9/06)

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Conference:

Borders & Crossings VI, the sixth International Conference on Travel =
Writing 7-9 September 2006

University of Palermo, Italy.

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Panel Title:

Writing Hellas: Modern Greece in 20th century Travel Narratives

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 Panel Chair:=20

Dr Anastasia Logotheti, Deree College, The American College of Greece

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UPDATE: Emotional Sin: The Seven Deadly Passions in Medieval Literature (UK) (9/23/05; Leeds; 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:14pm
Angelique Wheelock

CFP: Emotional Sin: The Seven Deadly Passions in Medieval Literature (UK)
(9/23/05; Leeds; 7/10-13/06)

Deadline Extended!

Call For Papers: International Medieval Congress 2006, Leeds
Emotional Sin: The Seven Deadly Passions in Medieval Literature
Abstract Submission Deadline: 23 September, 2005

Abstracts are invited for 20 minute papers on the above subject to be
delivered at the Thirteenth International Medieval Congress in Leeds, UK,
10-13 July 2006. See www.leeds.ac.uk/imi/imc/imc2006/imc2006.htm for more
information.

UPDATE: Affect and Excess: The Politics of American Melodrama (Cyprus) (9/23/05; EASA, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Ilka Saal

Please note the corrected date for the conference!

"AFFECT AND EXCESS: THE POLITICS OF AMERICAN MELODRAMDA":

Workshop at European American Studies Association Biennial Conference
"Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the
United States," April 7-10, 2006, Nicosia, Cyprus.

We invite papers that examine the politics and aesthetics of American
melodrama (on stage, page, and screen).

Please send queries, abstracts (250 words) and brief bio by September 23,
2005 to isaal_at_richmond.edu or ralphpoole_at_fatih.edu.tr

CFP: Victorian Traffic (Australia) (10/15/05; 2/6/06-2/9/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Sue Thomas

CFP: Victorian Traffic (10/15/05; 2/6/2006-2/9/2006)
 
2006 Conference of the Australasian Victorian Studies Association
 
6-9 February 2006
Venue: Hotel Y Conference Centre, Melbourne, Australia
 
Hosted by La Trobe University
 
Offers of papers of 20 minutes duration are invited on the conference theme,
³Victorian Traffic². Proposals from a range of disciplines are welcome and
might address
 
· the history, theory or representation of trade, commerce,
marketplaces and transport
 
· traffic in ideas, aesthetics, styles and artifacts
 
· cross-cultural exchange and exchanges
 

CFP: International Pynchon Week (Spain) (11/30/05; 6/13/06-6/16/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
John M. Krafft

CALL FOR PAPERS:

INTERNATIONAL PYNCHON WEEK. V. IS FOR VARO TOO: EXPLORING
THOMAS PYNCHON'S HISPANIC (AND OTHER!) GLOBAL CONNECTIONS.

GRANADA, SPAIN, JUNE 13-16, 2006

This four-day event, slated to coincide with Granada's Corpus
Christi celebrations, will provide a forum not only for the
exploration of Pynchon's Hispanic connections, but also for
wide-ranging engagement with the totality of Pynchon's work to
date. We hope that some scholars will focus their studies on
the myriad Hispanic references dotted throughout Pynchon's
writing, for example:

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