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CFP: E/Im/Migration and Culture (Turkey) (10/1/06; 9/15/07-9/17/07)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
gpultar_at_kulturad.org

Call for Papers

E/Im/Migration and Culture
15-17 September 2007
Isýk University, Sile (Istanbul, Turkey)

Fourth Cultural Studies Conference
co-organized by the
Cultural Studies Association (Turkey) and the
Department of International Relations of Isýk University

UPDATE: W.G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Markus Zisselsberger

Due to a very unfortunate error, the original cfp (see below) mistakingly
stated that panel presenters must hold a Ph.D. Submissions are of course
invited from anyone interested in presenting on the panel, regardless of
educational or professional status. My sincere apologies for the error.

CALL FOR PAPERS: W. G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/2006; MLA '06)

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the annual Modern
Language Association Conference in Philadelphia, PA, 27-30 December 2006.

UPDATE: Racing Across Borders (grad) (3/15/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Eric L.Martinsen

Racing Across Borders: National and Transnational Narratives
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, May 13, 2006
Centennial House, UC Santa Barbara

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15, 2006

Website: http://acc.english.ucsb.edu/conference/grad2006/

Keynote Speaker: Shelley Streeby, Associate Professor of American
Literature, UC San Diego

Winner of the 2003 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for _
Sensations: Class, Empire and the Production of Popular Culture_ (UC
Press, 2002).

CFP: Globalization as Culture? (grad) (3/20/06; 4/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
spgrconf_at_ucla.edu

Globalization as Culture?

The UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese Literature and
Linguistics is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Graduate Student
Conference: "Globalization as
Culture?" to be held all day Friday, April 28, 2006 in Royce Hall 306,
UCLA. The distinguished keynote speaker will be Prof. Francine R.
Masiello from University of California Berkeley.

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

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
rcm_at_aber.ac.uk

Plenary speakers announced:

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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

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Lawrence Buell, Cheryll Glotfelty, James C. McKusick, George Monbiot, Kate
Soper.

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.

CFP: W.G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:18pm
Markus Zisselsberger

CALL FOR PAPERS: W. G. Sebald and the Poetics of Travel (3/25/2006; MLA '06)

Abstracts are invited for a proposed special session at the annual Modern
Language Association Conference in Philadelphia, PA, 27-30 December 2006.

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

UPDATE: Victorian Nature Writing (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Alfred J. Drake

The PAMLA Conference dates have been changed to 11/10-11/11/2006.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Victorian Nature Writing
November 10-11, 2006 (updated due to change in conference schedule)
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on Victorian nature writing.
Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary,
philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework. All
submissions acknowledged by email.

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: Intermountain Graduate Conference (grad) (2/15/06; 4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Bruce Esplin

Through our academic conversation among scholars, writers, and students in the Intermountain West, we aim to foster a greater understanding of the creative connections that exist between ourselves and the spaces we inhabit—whether local or global, contemporary or historical.

CFP: Dangerous Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and Activisms in Local and Global Contexts (3/1/06; 5/24/

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Kimberly Williams

Invitation for Proposals on Interdisciplinary Scholarly and
Creative Work

Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies Conference: .Dangerous
Places, Potential Spaces: Emerging Feminist Connections and
Activisms in Local and Global Contexts.
 
University of Maryland
May 24-26, 2006

Website: www.freewebs.com/wsgo2006conference

Featuring plenary sessions and workshops by feminist educator
Dr. Peggy McIintosh, feminist postcolonial theorist Dr.
Sangeeta Ray, and Black feminist scholar Dr. Beverly Guy-
Sheftall.

CFP: Transformation and Space (grad) (2/20/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Mary-Ann Davis

We are seeking creative and/or critical submissions for a panel on issues of transformation and space. This panel will
occur as part of the Association of English Graduate Students' 19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, entitled "Trans--
: Negotiations and Resistance," to be held at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Possible papers might engage theories of space and/or specific spaces; literary or literal spaces; public or private
spaces; etc. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary papers, and papers that address the following questions:
How are spaces transformed? How do spaces transform? What are the benefits and/or limitations of thinking of space in
terms of transformation?

CFP: New Directions in Children's Geographies (UK) (3/31/06; 9/7/06-9/8/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Kraftl Peter

Dear all, please find below a CFP for a Children's Geographies (and
Children's Studies) conference at The University of Northampton in
September of this year.

Call for Papers

NEW DIRECTIONS IN CHILDREN'S GEOGRAPHIES

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7th and 8th September 2006

Centre for Children and Youth

The University of Northampton

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Convenors:

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Faith Tucker, John Horton, Peter Kraftl, Sarah Armstrong

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Themes:

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CFP: Exploring Early Modern Regions (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Emily S. Smith

"Every region neere": Explorations in gendered, generic, historical, and
geographic regions, 1500-1700

I have recently been contacted by Cambridge Scholars Press about possibly
editing a volume on early modern approaches to region, and I am interested in
soliciting abstracts for contributions that consider gendered, generic, or
geographic regions in early modern texts.

CFP: Racing Across Borders (grad) (3/1/06; 5/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
Eric L. Martinsen

Racing Across Borders:
National and Transnational Narratives
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, May 13, 2006
Centennial House, UC Santa Barbara

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2006
Website: http://acc.english.ucsb.edu/conference/grad2006/

Keynote Speaker: Shelley Streeby, Professor of Literature, UC San Diego;
Winner of the 2003 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for
_American Sensations: Class, Empire and the Production of Popular
Culture_ (UC Press, 2002).

CFP: Rerouting the Postcolonial (UK) (7/30/06; 11/4/06-11/5/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm
Wilson Janet

CALL FOR PAPERS

Venue: The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, 6 St George's =
Avenue, Northampton NN2 6JD.=20

Tel: 01604 735500. Website: http://www.northampton.ac.uk/

Date: 4-5 November 2006 (i.e. 11.04.06-11.05.06)

Hosted by: The Centre for Contemporary Fiction and Narration in the =
English Department of The University of Northampton, and the editors of =
the Journal of Postcolonial Writing in association with the publishers, =
Taylor and Francis, and the UK Network for Modern Fiction Studies.
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REROUTING THE POSTCOLONIAL

UPDATE: British Border Crossing (3/17/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Cynthia M. VanSickle

                  Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA): English Literature 1800-1900
  November 9-12, 2006
  Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois
   
  British Border Crossing: Romantic and Victorian (Inter)Textuality and the Destabilization of Boundaries
   
  We invite paper and panel proposals that examine the destabilization of boundaries and borders arising within the intertextual space of British Literature between 1800 and 1900. Proposals may address any type of boundary or border destabilized within the literary texts of this period, including, among others, the various genres, disciplines, genders, races, geographies, cultures, religions, laws, sciences, and governments.
   

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