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>From: "Sascha Bru" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: CFP: The Avant-Garde, Modernism and 
>Europe (Belgium) (9/1/07; 5/29/08-5/31/08)
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>EUROPA! EUROPA?
>First bi-annual conference of the
>European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM)
>29-31 May 2008 - Ghent University, Belgium
>http://www.eam-europe.ugent.be
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>Call for Submissions
>
>With initiatives in the cross-disciplinary fields of avant-garde and
>modernism studies booming throughout European academia, time has come to
>provide a more permanent platform in Europe for scholars to meet and discuss
>their research. The European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies
>(EAM) will devote itself to the study of the avant-garde and modernism in
>Europe within a global setting, throughout the nineteenth and twentieth
>centuries. EAM will promote interdisciplinary and intermedial research on
>experimental aesthetics and poetics, and aims to encourage an interest in
>the cultural dimensions and contexts of the avant-garde and modernism. The
>network aspires to embrace the wide variety within avant-garde and modernism
>studies, and welcomes all scholars engaged in these areas of research to
>participate in its founding conference.
>
>EAM's first conference will focus on the relation between the avant-garde,
>modernism and Europe. For more information about potential topics for panel,
>roundtable and paper proposals, visit: http://www.eam-europe.ugent.be.
>
>Confirmed key-note speakers include: Charles Altieri (University of
>Berkeley, California), Astradur Eysteinsson (University of Iceland,
>Reykjavik), Paul Micheal L¸tzeler (Washington University, St. Louis),
>William Marx (University of OrlČans and University Institute of
>France) and Piotr Piotrowski (Mickiewicz University, Poznan - Poland).
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>Conference proposals and papers can be composed in English, French or
>German.
>
>Deadline for panel proposals: 1 September 2007
>Deadline for roundtable proposals: 1 September 2007
>Deadline for paper proposals: 1 October 2007
>
>Contact: [log in to unmask]
>
>The conference is sponsored by the Nordic Network of Avant-Garde Studies,
>the Centre for Modernist Studies at the University of Sussex, the
>'Textual Culture: Modernism and Memory' research group of the University
>of Utrecht, the Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Poetics at the
>University
>of LiËge, the L.P. Boon Centre of Antwerp University, OLITH (Research
>community in literary theory, Flanders), and the department of Dutch
>Literature
>and Literary Theory as well as the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of Ghent
>University.

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