CFP: Folly BCLA International Conference (UK) (12/15/06; 7/2/07-7/5/07)

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The British Comparative Literature Association

XI International Conference


Goldsmiths, University of London, 2-5 July 2007

Call for Papers

Plenary speakers:
   Piero Boitani (Universit√ɬ† La Sapienza, Rome)
   Rachel Bowlby (University College London)
   John Dixon Hunt (University of Pennsylvania)
   Alberto Manguel (Paris, Toronto)
   Susan Stewart (Princeton University)

Paper proposals of a comparative / interdisciplinary nature are invited,
covering any genre or historical period. The following list is intended to
suggest a possible range of subject areas:

madness, dunces, Erasmus, architectural and garden follies, rage,
Quixotism, romantic love, fools and sages, lunacy, free association, ship
of fools, error, holy fools, scientific folly, naivety/silliness, play,
fools and jesters, carnival, delirium, poetic frenzy

Please send paper proposals (title + 200 word abstract) by 15 December 2006

Department of English and Comparative Literature
Goldsmiths College
New Cross
London SE14 6NW
Fax: +44 (0)20 79197453

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XI BCLA International Conference "Folly"
Goldsmiths, University of London,
2-5 July 2007

BCLA Folly Conference
Department of English & Comparative Literature
Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
London SE14 6NW

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