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CFP: 19th-Century Science, Technology, and Media (12/1/06; INCS, 4/19/07-4/21/07)

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Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:42pm
Mallinick, Daniella

"UP-TO-DATE WITH A VENGEANCE": NINETEENTH-CENTURY SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDIA
APRIL 19-21, 2007, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY
22ND ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE (INCS)

Inspired by Bram Stoker's innovative narrative forms and themes in Dracula-—and in particular by Jonathan Harker's statement in his journal that he is witnessing the "nineteenth-century up-to-date with a vengeance"--this conference will explore the thoroughly modern forms of communication, technological development, and scientific discovery that emerged in the period.

CFP: evolutions (UK) (7/15/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

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Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Lisa Otty

'evolutions'
22-23 September 2006

A two-day international conference hosted by the School of Literatures,
Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh

Keynote Speaker: Professor Simon Frith

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is
done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
-Ecclesiastes 1:9

A revolution is not a dinner-party.
-Mao Zedong

We are causing the reversal of evolution.
-James Hart, Eugenic Manifesto

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
-Bob Dylan, 'The Times They Are A-Changin' '

CFP: Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (UK) (12/8/06; 7/17/06-7/18/06)

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Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Jenny Liddy

CFP Comedy, Identity, Health and Well-Being (12/08/06); (7/17/06 - 7/18/06)
United Kingdom

Comedy, Identity, Health & Well-Being

This dual conference on Comedy and Identity and Comedy and Health has been
organized by Liverpool Hope University and the Liverpool Comedy Trust to
coincide with the Liverpool Comedy Festival in July 2006. The intention is
to stimulate multi- and interdisciplinary debate, controversy and
publication on the themes of humour, laughter and the comic in its various
aspects as they pertain to all permutations of human identity, and as they
contribute to well being and health.

CFP: Literature, Writing, and the Natural World (7/15/06; EAPSU, 10/20/06-10/22/06)

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Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:46pm
Ulrich, Dr John M

CALL FOR PAPERS

English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities

EAPSU 2006 CONFERENCE

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

October 20, 21, and 22, 2006

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LITERATURE, WRITING, AND THE NATURAL WORLD

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Featured Speaker: Bill McKibben

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We invite proposals for individual papers or panels from faculty and =
graduate students. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

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Nature Writing

Ecocriticism, Ecofeminism

Literature and the Natural Sciences/Natural History

Literature and Evolution

Literature and Environmental Studies

Literature and Natural Disasters

Literature, the Environment, and Disease

UPDATE: Maine's Place in the Environmental Imagination (5/1/06; ASLE, 6/2/06-6/4/06)

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
Stephanie Boucher

UPDATE: We would like to announce that Cambridge Scholars Press is interested in publishing the conference proceedings of the 2006 ASLE Summer Symposium! The volume would be published within a year of the conference, and all contributing presenters would receieve a complimentary copy. You can see their website at http://www.cambridgescholarspress.com/. There are still slots open for presenters, so be sure to consider this great opportunity!

2006 Summer Symposium
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
Site: University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, Maine

CFP: The American Environment, Within and Without (grad) (6/30/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:18pm
Rebecca Onion

The American Studies Graduate Committee at the University of Texas at Austin calls for papers for
its upcoming graduate conference, "The American Environment: Within and Without," to be held in
Austin on September 28-29, 2006.

"Environment" is a term which invites myriad interpretations in varied contexts. Our conference
theme urges participants to explore the American environment both inside and across these
different contexts. We encourage the consideration of all types of environments, including the
musical, literary, religious, political, psychological, natural, built, social, and transnational,
and those which merge or transcend these types.

UPDATE: AIDS in Literature (4/21/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
donneng_at_aol.com

 
  The deadline has been extended for an approved special session entitled, "AIDS in Literature" at the Midwest MLA conference in Chicago, November 9-12, 2006.
 
  Papers are sought especially on the topic of personal integration and dis-integration in characters who are infected with HIV/AIDS. However, the panel gladly encourages submissions on any subject within the broad topic of AIDS in literature.
 
  The revised deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21, 2006.
 
 Please send inquiries and abstracts (of 250 words) to:
 
Donald P. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Department of English
Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street
Berkshire Hall 210 E
Danbury, CT 06810
 

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