>From: "Kirsten Law" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Feminism(s) and Literature (grad) (UK) (10/20/06; 11/11/06)
>Feminism(s) 2006: Feminisms and Literature Postgraduate Seminar.
>Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK, Saturday 11th November 2006.
> A seminar for postgraduates studying
>literature and feminism to present and discuss
>their research. The day is primarily concerned
>with examining the relationship between feminism
>and literature, the implications of labels such
>as ëfeministí or ëwomenís writingí, and the
>impact of feminist literary criticism and
>politics upon literature today. It is the
>discussion of these themes across the different
>topics which is important ñ the day is devised
>as a discussion of similar concerns across
>literature. We would also like to encourage
>students working with poets, dramatists as well
>as fiction writers.
>Suggested topics to date include (but are not limited to) :-
>ï Canadian literature, South-American
>literature and other literatures which may come
>under the umbrella-term ëpost-colonial
>ï The feminist label and the ëwomenís writingí label.
>ï The feminist canon.
>ï Contemporary womenís fiction.
>Proposals for papers should be no longer than
>200 words. The closing date for proposals is
>October 20th. They should be sent to the
>following: [log in to unmask]
>There is no conference fee and numbers are
>limited. All enquiries should be directed to the
>above e-mail address.
>Kirsten Law and Leigh Wetherall-Dickson.
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