CFP: Irish Studies (Spain) (2/10/06; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

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VI AEDEI Conference
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Call for Papers


VI International Conference of=20

The Spanish Association for Irish Studies (AEDEI)

University of Valladolid (Spain)=20

25-27 May 2006


Imaginary/Real Ireland


The theme of the 2006 AEDEI Conference is Imaginary/Real Ireland. Few =
places have been imagined and dreamed of as Ireland has. Ireland's =
multi-faceted, shifting reality down through history can be viewed from =
a variety of angles: the magical and visionary traditions, the nostalgic =
Ireland(s) of the diasporic memory, the sense of bilocation derived =
from imagined/real frontiers, the post-colonial reversal of =
stereotypical roles or the preference of story-telling to history. Where =
does the real Ireland lie hidden in the new hybrid, multicultural Irish =
society, both north and south of the Border? Is there a real Ireland at =
all? Contributions are invited to explore these two separate yet =
intermixed levels of the real and the imaginary in Ireland from an =
interdisciplinary point of view, involving the social sciences, the =
media, the visual arts, music, history or literary and film studies.



Official language: English is the official language of the Conference, =
but papers in Spanish will also be accepted.=20

Length: Papers should not exceed 2,500-3,000 words / 20 minutes' =

Publication: Complete texts must be submitted before the conference. Two =
hard copies of your contribution -which must conform to the AEDEI style =
sheet ( and a disk in =
Word format should be sent to the address below. A selection of papers =
will be considered for publication.


Please send your paper proposal (300-500 words) as a Word attachment to = by 10 February 2006.



Looking forward to seeing you in Valladolid,


Mar=EDa Jos=E9 Carrera de la Red

On behalf of the Organizing Committee


VI International Conference of AEDEI

Departamento de Filolog=EDa Inglesa

Fac. Filosof=EDa y Letras, Universidad de Valladolid

Plaza del Campus s/n

47011 Valladolid


Fax: +34 983 423774 Tel.: +34 983 423000 # 6746

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