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CFP: Irresponsibility in Victorian Literature (Singapore) (4/10/06; 9/28/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:29am
Tamara Wagner

Apologies for x-posting. We are calling for papers and
panels on any aspect of discourses of
responsibility/irresponsibility in nineteenth-century
literature and culture. Please find further details on
the conference below.

Call for Papers: Irresponsibility (Singapore,
04/10/06; 9/28-30/06)

Inaugural English Literature Conference:
IRRESPONSIBILITY
Division of English, NTU, Singapore, 28-30 September
2006

CFP: Conference on Ealing Studios (UK) (6/1/06; 11/4/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Melanie Williams

Call for Papers: 'Ealing Revisited' (UK) (06/01/06; 11/04/06)

 

Call for papers for a one-day conference at the University of Hull, England.

Saturday 4 November 2006

 

'Ealing Revisited'

 

UPDATE: The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship 1250-1650 (UK) (3/24/06; 8/24/06-8/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
ejo7

UPDATED DEADLINE: 24 MARCH 2006

CONFERENCE EXTENDED

The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650

Canterbury Christ Church University
(Kent)

Thursday 24 August/ Friday 25 August 2006

The deadline for proposals and the duration of this interdisciplinary
conference which aims to explore the ritual and rhetoric of queenship in late
medieval and early modern England have been extended.

We hope to encourage debate on the image and representation of queens in a
variety of genres, and on the cultural and political narratives of queenship.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

the representation of queens in early modern drama;

texts and textiles produced by queens;

CFP: Rapt in Secret Studies: Shakespeare Down Under (grad & emerging scholars) (Australia) (3/14/06; 7/14/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Chris Lee

RAPT IN SECRET STUDIES:
ANZSA Conference for Post-Graduate and Emerging Scholars

A PUBLIC MEMORY RESEARCH CENTRE AND UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND
EVENT
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WORLD SHAKESPEARE 2006, AN INITIATIVE OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

DATE: Friday July 14 and Saturday July 15, 2006

VENUE: Empire Theatres Toowoomba, Queensland, AUSTRALIA

CFP: Close Relations: The Spaces of Greek and Roman Theatre (Australia) (3/24/06; 9/19/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:32pm
Paul Monaghan

Call for papers

Close Relations: The =91Spaces=92 of Greek and Roman Theatre

An international, multi-disciplinary conference linking theatre and=20
performance studies, archaeology, classic studies and reception=20
studies.

Conference dates: September 19-23, 2006

Venue: the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Conference website: http://www.sca.unimelb.edu.au/close/

Convenors

Prof. Frank Sear, Paul Monaghan, Jane Montgomery Griffiths

Topics for papers

This conference examines the =91spaces=92 of Greek and Roman theatre and=20=

the relationships between them.

CFP: Alternative Expressions of the Numinous (Australia) (6/2/06; 8/18/06-8/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Helen Farley

The Queensland Society for the Study of Religion (QSSR)
in conjunction with the
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of=20
Queensland
and the
Straight Out of Brisbane Festival (SOOB)

presents the inaugural QSSR conference

*************************************
***Alternative Expressions of the Numinous***
*************************************

**Date: Friday 18 - Sunday 20 August 2006

**Venue: School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, =
University=20
of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Australia

**Conference Chairs:

Helen Farley
Danielle Kirby, and
Julie Washington

**Confirmed Speakers:

CFP: Ecocriticism in the 21st century (UK) (5/1/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
Rupert Hildyard

DISCORDANT HARMONIES: ECOCRITICISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

ASLE UK BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2006
8th - 10th September 2006
University of Lincoln, England, U.K.

Call for papers: deadline May 1st 2006

The perception that we are living at a time of deepening ecological
crisis is now urgent and pervasive. What do literature and culture have
to say at this moment in the history of human relationships with our
environment?

CFP: Dance Matters (India) (3/30/06; 8/10/06-8/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:00pm
nilanjana gupta

CALL FOR PAPERS

Dance Matters

The School of Media, Communication and Culture at
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India is pleased to
announce a two-day symposium titled Dance Matters on
August 10-11 2006. This symposium proposes to bring
to the forefront innovative approaches that have
placed dance at the center of scholarly research on
body, ritual, culture, identity, history, gender, and
power. Selected papers from the symposium will be
published in a book.

UPDATE: Literary London 2006: Representations of London in Literature (UK) (3/31/06; 7/13/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Lawrence Phillips

We have now extended the deadline for abstracts to 31 March 2006 and
confirmed our plenary speakers. See full revised CFP below.

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 2006

Plenary speakers: Professor Jack Lynch (Rutgers University), Professor
Jonathan Schneer (Georgia Institute of Technology), Professor David
Skilton (Cardiff University)

Call for Papers

CFP: Writing the Diaspora in Canadian Literature in English (Spain) (5/15/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Paul Vita

Then
IDENTITIES IN THE MAKE: MIGRATION AND CULTURAL CHANGE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST
CENTURY (conference of the Spanish Association of Canadian Studies)
 November 17-18, 2006

Residencia La Cristalera - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Miraflores de la Sierra (Madrid)

Writing the Diaspora in Canadian Literature in English:

Coral Ann Howells (University of Reading, UK)
Pilar Somacarrera (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
pilar.somacarrera_at_uam.es

CFP: 9th International Conference on Literary Theory (India) (8/1/06; 12/17/06-12/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Sura Rath

FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY THEORY
Centre for Contemporary Theory
301-302 Shiv Shakti Complex
84 Sampatrao Colony
R.C. Dutt Road, Vadodara 390007 INDIA
Tel: 265.552.2512, email: pck_at_satyam.net.in; librarycct_at_yahoo.co.in
website: www.fctworld.org

The Ninth International Conference
"Knowledge-Systems in a Climate of Creativity: Indian
Perspectives"
17-20 December 2006
Venue: Hotel Lakend, Udaipur, Rajasthan

CFP: Translation and Canadian Culture (Spain) (5/15/06; 11/17/06-11/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Paul Vita

IDENTITIES IN THE MAKE: MIGRATION AND CULTURAL CHANGE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST
CENTURY (conference of the Spanish Association of Canadian Studies)
 November 17-18, 2006

Residencia La Cristalera - Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Miraflores de la Sierra (Madrid)

Pilar Somacarrera (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
pilar.somacarrera_at_uam.es
Javier Ortiz (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
javier.ortiz_at_uam.es

CFP: Legitimating Cultures, Cultures of Legitimacy (Romania) (5/15/06; 11/23/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 2:59pm
Christian Moraru C_MORARU

LEGITIMATING CULTURES, CULTURES OF LEGITIMACY:=20
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Bucharest University, Romania

November 23-25, 2006

Organizers:=20

Mircea Martin, Bucharest University, Romania=20
Christian Moraru, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for addressing issues=20
related to the notion of ?legitimacy? across discourses, cultural=20
practices, and traditions. We are primarily interested in papers=20
theorizing the construction and representation of the ?legitimate? in=20
particular contexts.=20

CFP: On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic (Netherland) (2/20/06; 6/10/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Thomas Crombez

Junior Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic"

Call For Papers

In conjunction with the international conference "Messianism and the
Law" which will take place on 11 and 12 May 2006, the Institute of
Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp is also planning a Junior
Researcher Symposium "On the Outlook: Figures of the Messianic" which
will be conducted on 10 and 11 May 2006.

Contributions for this Junior Researcher Symposium, which is expected
to focus on the modes and functions of Messianic thinking in
twentieth-century philosophy, may be submitted to the organizers as
listed below.

UPDATE: Creative Writing, Great Writing (UK) (2/31/06; 6/9/06-6/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
graeme.harper_at_port.ac.uk

Great Writing 2006

Great Writing, the UK's International Creative Writing Conference
invites papers/creative work/panel suggestions for Great Writing
2006.

June 9th - 11th
University of Portsmouth

The UK's longest running university creative writing conference will
consider creative work as well as papers on creative writing
teaching, creative writing theory and method, and on contemporary
writers and their work.

Suggestions for individual presentations, or panels (3 persons), are
very welcome.

Critical papers or creative presentations: 20 minutes in length. plus
10 minutes introduction or questions.

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

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 8:36pm
Dr Richard Marggraf Turley

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.

Ecocriticism has found Romanticism to be crucial ground. How do green
readings of Romantic texts help us understand contemporary environmental
crisis? What is the relation between ecocriticism and environmentalism,
between literature and science?

CFP: Canadian Studies in Australia & NZ (New Zealand) (2/28/06; 4/11/06-4/13/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:46pm
Mark McGuire

ACSANZ Association for Canadian Studies in Australia & New Zealand

Final Call for papers

Dear Colleagues,

The Association for Canadian Studies in Australia and New Zealand
(ACSANZ) is pleased to announce its 2006 Conference, to be held at
the University of Otago in Dunedin New Zealand from 11-13 April.
ACSANZ is a multidisciplinary association with membership across the
humanities and the social sciences. We always welcome new members and
our conference registration includes two year membership.

CFP: Gender as a Taboo (German) (4/10/06; 10/27/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Beatrice Michaelis

Call for Papers (Sprachen: deutsch, englisch, französisch)

Deadline: 10.04.2006

Interdisziplinärer Workshop des DFG-Graduiertenkollegs Geschlecht als
Wissenskategorie an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 27. und 28. Oktober
2006, zum Thema

Geschlecht als Tabu: Orte, Dynamiken und Funktionen

Organisation: Dr. Ute Frietsch, Dr. Sabine Grenz, Dr. Lidia Guzy, Jennifer
John, M.A., Beatrice Michaelis, M.A.

„Geschlecht“ ist zugleich ein Tabu und ein Feld des Wissens. Geschlecht als
Tabu und Geschlecht als Wissenskategorie bedingen sich gegenseitig, sie
bilden ein Paar â€" ähnlich wie Implizites und Explizites, Geheimnis und
Skandal, Gesagtes und Nicht-Gesagtes.

CFP: Constructing Identities Conference (grad) (UK) (4/30/06; 6/22/06-6/23/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Rebecca Green

CONSTRUCTING IDENTITIES
22-23 June 2006
Organised by doctoral students for doctoral students

Graduate School in Humanities, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

The convenors of the panels listed below are now inviting abstracts for papers which examine the concept of identity, and encourage submissions from those examining aspects of personal, linguistic, national and cultural identity. Proposals examining the following areas are especially welcome:

CFP: Book and Text Studies (South Africa) (9/1/06; 4/2/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
John Gouws

First Call for Papers

Centre for the Book, Cape Town

A World Elsewhere: Orality, Manuscript and Print in Colonial and
Post-Colonial Cultures

An international conference to be held at the Centre for the Book,
Cape Town, 2-4 April 2007

Please send abstracts (500 words maximum) or proposals for sessions by
1 September 2006 to Mark Espin, PO Box 15254, Vlaeberg, Cape Town
8018, South Africa; or ideally by e-mail to Mark.Espin_at_nlsa.ac.za, and
cc to j.gouws_at_ru.ac.za. A preliminary programme should be announced by
1 December 2006.

CFP: Death, Dying and Samuel Beckett: Centenary Conference (UK) (9/8/06; 12/1/06-12/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 7:15pm
Dr Philip Tew

=93=91Birth was the death of him=92: Samuel Beckett, Death, Dying and =
All That
Other Unfinished Business'

=20

An International Conference in honour of Samuel Beckett=92s Centenary

=20

=20

Avenue Campus, University of Northampton, 1st =96 3rd December 2006

=20

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Co-organized by:

The Centre for Contemporary Fiction & Narrative, School of Arts, =
University
of Northampton;

The UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies;=20

and the London Beckett Seminar Group

=20

=20

=93Birth was the death of him. Again. Words are few. Dying too. Birth =
was
the death of him.=94 A Piece of Monologue

=20

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CFP: Browning Society: The Nineteenth Century Literary Woman (UK) (7/1/06; 11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Berry Chevasco

Please post the following cfp

Call for papers: Thou strong-brained woman': The Nineteenth Century =
Literary Woman: Anglo/French Perspectives
International, interdisciplinary conference November 11 2006
University College London
Proposals Deadline: July 1 2006
contact: Dr. Berry Chevasco, Chairman Browning Society b.chev_at_virgin.net

CPF: British and Irish Contemporary Poetry (UK) (3/1/06; 9/22/06-9/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
editor_at_poetryconference.org.uk

Call for Papers - The Line of Contemporary Poetry

The British and Irish Contemporary Poetry Conference

22-24 September 2006

to be held as St Anne's College, Oxford, England

in association with the University of St Andrews, Seamus Heaney Centre
Queens University, Belfast, and Lancaster University

Speakers include Professor Jonathan Bate, Professor John Kerrigan,
Professor Robert Crawford, Dr Mark Ford and Dr Deryn Rees-Jones

CFP: Fusion Cultures: Memory, Migration, [Re]mediation, Mobility (UK) (3/31/06; 12/9/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
cbalma01

Fusion Cultures:
'Memory, Migration, [Re]mediation, Mobility'

A One-Day Multi-Disciplinary Conference
9th December 2006

Inaugural Conference of ASRG
The Asian Research Group at Buckinghamshire Chilterns
University College in Collaboration with the Greenwich
University, London

'Rather than a manufactured clash of civilizations, we
need to concentrate on the slow working together of cultures
that overlap, borrow from each other, and live together in
far more interesting ways that any abridged or inauthentic
mode of understanding can allow.' (Edward Said, 2004)

Keynote Speaker:

UPDATE: Re-mapping the American South (UK) (3/1/06; 9/8/06-9/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Sarah Robertson

Deadline extended:

A Two-Day Conference, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 8-1=
0 September, 2006.

=20

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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