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CFP: Technologies of Memory in the Arts (Netherlands) (11/1/05; 5/19/06-5/20/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
Edwin van Meerkerk

W/ apologies for cross postings.

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The conference 'Technologies of Memory in the Arts' focuses on art as a
cultural and technological practice to process and construct the past in
the present. Central questions to this conference are: How do art and
artistic practices function as technologies of memory? How are cultural
artefacts implicated in complex processes of remembering and forgetting, of
recollecting and disremembering, of amnesia and anamnesia?

CFP: Lads in Popular Fiction (UK) (9/30/05; 2/18/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
Knowles, Joanne

Association for Research in Popular Fictions

Lads in popular fiction: a colloquium on contemporary masculinity
Saturday 18th February 2006
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

CFP: The Impact of the Internet on the Mass Media in Europe (Greece) (10/1/05; 4/26/06-4/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:47pm
gskarp_at_panteion.gr

COST A20 Conference
“The Impact of the Internet on the Mass Media in Europe”
Delphi, Greece, 26-28 April 2006

COST Action A20 on “The Impact of the Internet on the Mass Media in
Europe” invites proposals for papers to be presented at its
concluding conference, to be held in Delphi, Greece, 26-28 April 2006.

CFP: Spectres, Screens, Shadows, Mirrors in Australian Literature (Australia) (12/15/05; ASAL, 7/3/06-7/5/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:47pm
Tanya Dalziell

=46irst Call for Abstracts/Papers
Spectres, Screens, Shadows, Mirrors
Association for the Study of Australian Literature (ASAL) Conference
The University of Western Australia (UWA), Perth, July 3-5 2006

Nobby's story has its roots way back. It's part of a bigger
historical picture and a longer story of hardship passed down from
one generation to another. This story continues today.
Ruby Langford Ginibi (from Haunted by the Past)

History breaks down into images, not into stories. Walter Benjamin

There is no word or image that is not haunted by history. Eduardo Cadava

CFP: Virginia Woolf (UK) (1/4/06; 6/22/06-6/25/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Kathryn Simpson

CFP: 16th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf 2006,
Birmingham, UK (1.4.06; 6/22/06 - 6/25/06)

This conference takes Virginia Woolf to Britain's second city in order
to explore her work from perspectives 'beyond the boundary' of her own
positions and attitudes. Her coolness towards the provinces and
'prejudice' against the regional novel (Letters 6. 381) are thus the
starting-point for considering her writing in the light of its own
'limits', self-declared and otherwise. Themes for papers may involve
Woolf and:

CFP: Medieval Disability (UK) (9/20/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Cory Rushton

Medieval Disability: The body beyond the margins (Leeds, July 10-13th 2006).
 
Disability Studies, a field of inquiry rooted in disciplines as diverse as archaeology, history, literary studies and queer theory, has increasingly called for an intensified exanination of the history of disability: how it was perceived, what constituted "able-bodiedness" in different eras, the moral ramifications of disability, the growth of the culture of pity, etc. Medievalists have been slow to answer this call, despite the period's centrality in the formation of modern identities.
 

CFP: Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England (UK) (11/1/05; 4/3/06-4/5/06)

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Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:45pm
evelyn schneider

Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies (Mancass) Easter Conference =
4/3/06-4/5/06, Hulme Hall, Manchester, England.

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Call for Papers

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"Royal Authority: Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England".

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Among those presenting papers are Nicholas Brooks, Gareth Williams, =
Tania Dickinson and Nick Higham.

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Suggestions for further papers are required by 1/11/05. Please submit a =
300-500 word pr=E9cis of your subject which might address such topics =
as:

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Who makes a king? - Heredity, the Church, powerful factions, the witan, =
himself?

What makes a king? - Consecration, control of the Treasury, command of =
an army, common consent?

UPDATE: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
bijon

Deadline extended:

UPDATE/CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers
1700-1940 (France) (9/20/05; 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: Cyberspace Revisited: Digital Revolution vs. Transnational Digital Convergence (Cyprus) (no deadline noted; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:35pm
Tatiana Rapatzikou

EAAS BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 7-10, 2006
NICOSIA, CYPRUS
CONFERENCE THEME:
"Conformism, Non-conformism and Anti-conformism in the Culture of the =
United States"

Workshop Title:
Cyberspace Revisited: Digital Revolution vs. Transnational Digital =
Convergence

Chairs: Dr. Tatiani Rapatzikou (trapatz_at_enl.auth.gr) and Dr. Allan =
Lloyd-Smith (a.lloyd-smith_at_uea.ac.uk)

CFP: British Society for Literature and Science (UK) (11/30/05; 3/24/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Alice Jenkins

The Founding Conference of the British Society for Literature and Science

Proposals for 20-minute papers are invited for the founding conference of
the British Society for Literature and Science. The conference will be held
at the University of Glasgow from 24-26 March 2006. Papers may address
topics in the interactions of literature and science in any period and any
languages. Presenters need not be based in UK institutions.

CFP: Auto/Biography and Mediation (Germany) (11/20/05; IABA, 7/27/06-7/31/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:52pm
William Howes

Call for Papers

Fifth IABA Conference, Mainz, Germany, 27-31 July 2006

Organizer: Alfred Hornung

The fifth biennial conference of the International Auto/Biography=20
Association will take place at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz,=
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Germany, from 27-31 July 2006. The general topic of "Auto/Biography and=20
Mediation" will permit a wide range of papers dealing with issues of=20
auto/biography as media and auto/biography in the media, performing a=20
process of mediation.

  Auto/Biography and Mediation

CFP: Ethics and Postcolonialism (UK) (9/30/05; 4/8/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Neelam Srivastava

Conference on "Ethics and Postcolonialism", 8-10 April 2006 (one and a
half days)

University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

CALL FOR PAPERS (250-word abstracts to neelam.srivastava_at_ncl.ac.uk)

Confirmed speakers:

1) Professor Gauri Viswanathan, Columbia University, NY
2) Dr Leela Gandhi, La Trobe University, Melbourne
3) Professor David Scott, Institute for Research in African
American Studies, Columbia University
4) Dr Heather Widdows, Centre for Global Ethics, University of
Birmingham

CFP: Autism and Representation Colloquium (UK) (11/1/05; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Irene Rose

Autism and Representation Friday 24th Feb 2006

A colloquium hosted by the Association for Research in Popular Fictions at Liverpool John Moores University

 

 

This colloquium seeks to consolidate, encourage & advance the growing body of cultural analysis concerned with cognitive disabilities, especially autism.

 

The rising rate of diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders coupled with the popularisation of neurological research (not to mention the popularity of a certain well known novel) has made autism the disorder 'de rigueur' for the beginning of the 21st century.

 

This colloquium aims to map out the discursive challenges, limits, dangers and potentialities of this cultural phenomenon.

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (UK) (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
J.M Williams

CFP: International Conference on Immigration, Emigration and the Experience of Wales (1/1/06; 4/7/06-4/9/06)
Gregynog Hall, Powys, Wales, UK

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

CFP: Anchoritic Session II (UK) (9/1/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
McAvoy E.

I am currently putting together two sessions for the Leeds conference next
year on behalf of the Anchoritic Society. The first, on anchoritic
iconography, is already full but I am keen to receive abstracts for a second
session on the intersections between sanctity and anchoritic enclosure.

The title of the session will be 'Anchoritism and Sanctity, Anchorites and
Sainthood' and I would like to receive abstracts for 20-minute papers by
September 1st. Please send abstracts electronically to
e.mcavoy_at_swansea.ac.uk or else by snail mail to Liz Herbert McAvoy,
Department of English, Keir Hardy Building, University of Wales, Swansea,
Singleton Park, Swansea, Wales,
UK SA2 8PP

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

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Shannon WELLS-LASSAGNE

With my apologies for the format of the previous CFP.
-Shannon Wells-Lassagne

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
 
 

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

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:02pm
Shannon Wells-Lassagne

De la page blanche aux salles obscures : l=92adaptation =20
cin=E9matographique dans le domaine anglophone

 =46rom the Blank Page to the Silver Screen: Film Adaptations in the =20
English-Speaking World

Universit=E9 de Bretagne Sud (University of South Brittany)
Lorient, France
June 8-10, 2006

For a long time, adaptations have been evaluated according to their =20
=93faithfulness=94 to the =93original=94 work, but the limits of this =20=

CFP: The Abandoned House in 20th-Century Poetry and Visual Art (Sweden) (10/1/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:01pm
Marit J. MacArthur

The Abandoned House in Twentieth-Century Poetry and Visual Art

I am seeking papers for a panel on abandoned houses in twentieth century
poetry and visual art, to be presented at a conference on "Space,
Haunting, Discourse," at Karlstad University in Sweden, June 15-18, 2005.
On this theme, submissions are invited that offer insight into the
phenomelogical, historical, and/or cultural valences of the image of the
abandoned house in contemporary (inter)national traditions and/or in the
work of individual poets or artists.

CFP: Photography in America (Cyprus) (no deadline noted; EAAS, 4/7/06-4/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:00pm
klaus.rieser_at_uni-graz.at

"Photography in America: Issues of Individual, National, and Cultural
Identity / Conformism, Non-Conformism, and Anti-Conformism"

Workshop at the 2006 EAAS Cyprus Conference

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Co-Chairs:

Dr.Katherine Hoffman, Fine Arts Dept. St. Anselm College.Manchester,
New Hampshire, 03102,U.S.A. (Spring 2006, Fulbright Distinguished
Chair, Austria) =20
Email: khoffman_at_anselm.edu or kathy.hoffman_at_gmail.com

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Dr. Klaus Rieser, American Studies Dept., Karl Franzens University,
Graz, Austria,=20
Email: klaus.rieser_at_uni-graz.at <mailto:mail-klaus.rieser_at_uni-graz.at>=20

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CFP: 7 Deadly Passions in Medieval Literature (UK) (9/10/05; Leeds, 7/10/06-7/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
angelique wheelock

Call For Papers: International Medieval Congress 2006, Leeds
Emotional Sin: The Seven Deadly Passions in Medieval Literature
Abstract Submission Deadline: 10 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.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Word and Image (grad) (UK) (11/13/05; 2/17/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Emma Tinker

The Mind's Eye: Perspectives on Word and Image
University College London English Postgraduate Conference
17 February 2006

The fourth annual postgraduate conference at University College London
seeks papers that address the relationship between the verbal and
visual in literary texts.

CFP: Denmark and the Black Atlantic (Denmark) (12/1/05; 5/4/06-5/6/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Martyn Bone

DENMARK AND THE BLACK ATLANTIC

Thursday 4 May to Saturday 6 May 2006

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Organised by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies

Keynote Speakers:

Professor George Hutchinson (Indiana University), author of _The Harlem
Renaissance in Black and White_ (Harvard UP, 1995) and _From the Shadows: A
New Life of Nella Larsen_ (forthcoming, Harvard UP, 2006)

Candace Allen, author of the novel _Valaida_ (Virago, 2004)

Alex Frank Larsen, journalist and director of Danmark Radio 2's television
documentary series _Slavernes Slægt_ (2005)

TBC: Historian of Danish West Indies/Virgin Islands

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: 3rd Annual UK Kant Society Grad Conference (grad) (UK) (1/3/06; 7/6/06-7/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Isabell Ward

Could you please forward this to you graduate students? Many Thanks!

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

3rd UK Kant Society Annual Graduate Conference on Kant
at the University of Hertfordshire (U.K) de Havilland Campus on
Thursday 6th- Friday 7th July 2006

Keynote Speakers: Karl Ameriks and Marcia Baron

Deadline for submissions: Tuesday 3rd January 2006

Further details: http://www.herts.ac.uk/humanities/philosophy/Kant05.html

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