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Ann Veronica: Feminist, Flaneuse and Freethinker? 26 September 2009

Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 4:15pm
H G Wells Society

This interdisciplinary, one-day conference marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of H.G. Wells's 'feminist' novel, Ann Veronica. In this unique conference, we will be exploring the lives and work of women who were associated with Wells or were influenced by him during the Edwardian era.

We welcome hearty debate and papers on the following or related topics:

Ann Veronica, the story of its publication, contents and influence

How 'feminist' a novel is Ann Veronica?

Wells's fiction and his portrayal of concerns and interests relating to women, for instance, education, suffrage, sexual freedom and the role of women in his utopian works

[UPDATE] Righting the Renaissance (at SAMLA, Nov. 09)

Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 1:42pm
Lynne M. Simpson, Secretary, Southeastern Renaissance Conference

For the Southeastern Renaissance Conference's panel at SAMLA on "Human Rights in the Humanities"
Atlanta, Georgia
November 6-8, 2009

The Fourth Annual Writing Into the Profession Conference

Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 1:35pm
UNCG English Graduate Student Association

Writing Into the Profession:
Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

September 25-26, 2009

For its fourth interdisciplinary conference in English studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association asks, "What academic work are you engaged in?" This conference is designed to build a sense of community among graduate scholars by providing a forum to present ongoing research in a non-threatening and receptive academic environment. Additionally, this conference is designed to bring graduate scholars into contact with professionals who can answer questions about best practices.

5th Global Conference: Hope - Probing the Boundaries

Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 12:20pm
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net

5th Global Conference
Hope: Probing the Boundaries

Tuesday 22nd September - Thursday 24th September 2009
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference aims to explore contemporary definitions, meanings and expressions of hope. In particular, it will seek to examine the individual, social, national and international contexts within which hope emerges as well as its counterpart, hopelessness.

ePortfolios in the Academy and Workplace

Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 11:13am
Katherine Wills

ePortfolio Performance Support Systems: Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios in the Academy and Workplace_

Rich Rice (TTU) and Kathy Wills (IUPUC)

MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference (July '09, UK)

Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 7:42am
MeCCSA, hosted by Bangor University

2009 Annual MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association Postgraduate Network invites submission of abstracts for its Annual Postgraduate Conference to be held:

Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th July 2009 at Bangor University, Wales.

This interdisciplinary conference welcomes papers on topics relevant to any area of media, communication, and cultural studies. The conference is organised by postgraduate students and it is designed for Masters and PhD students, as well as early years postdoctoral researchers.

Presentations may take the form of papers, readings, performances, posters, films and multimedia presentations. Panel proposals with up to four papers are also welcome.

M(o)ther Trouble (30-31 May 2009)

Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 5:58am
Birkbeck School of Psychosocial Studies, MaMSIE, and CentreCath (University of Leeds)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Bracha Ettinger (EGS, Saas Fee) and Adriana Cavarero (Verona)