The Romantic Realignments Conference 2007 Romanticism and War, A two day conference to be held at the University of Oxford, 28-29 September 2007 - Call for papers
In the 15th and 16th centuries, many independent territories were annexed to the French realm. Yet, the political annexation of a territory did not necessary guarantee the automatic cultural and social assimilation of the people living there. An inevitable complication arose: how could one be both French and other at the same time? This panel will explore the relationships between regional and national identities in Early Modern France, and, specifically, how different authors negotiate between those identities.
Sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University and Ministry of Education on Taiwan
The symposium will explore the intersection of ethnic studies with diaspora studies¡Xhow they connect and how they diverge in the trans-Pacific context.
R/Evolutions: Mapping Culture, Community, and Change, Conference, University of Glasgow, 19 to 21 October 2007
Can revolution and evolution coexist? Revolution recalls radical change while evolution signifies gradual transformation. The potent political and scientific terms are so well-known that the mutual origins of these words are often forgotten. This conference seeks to address the common roots and fundamental disjunctions of revolution and evolution within the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education through a new look at interdisciplinary methods.
Call for Papers: Fantasy Matters conference, November 16-18, 2007 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Submission Deadline: June 15, 2007
Fantasy literature is everywhere these days. Whether it’s Eragon at the box office or the latest Harry Potter at the bookstore, fantasy literature seems to have captured the public’s imagination and run away with it. In spite of, or perhaps because of this popularity, however, fantasy literature still isn’t taken as seriously as other, more “canonical”