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    Alexandra Cuncev
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    The British Comparative Literature Association

    XII International Conference

    Archive

    University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 5?8 July 2010

    Call for Papers

    Plenary speakers
    Richard Price (British Library)
    Ulrich Raulff (German Literature Archive, Marbach)
    Max Saunders (King’s College, London)
    Michael Sheringham (University of Oxford)
    Carolyn Steedman (University of Warwick)
    Dubravka Ugresia(Writer)

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

    archiving the future, bibliomania, censored archives, collecting,
    conservation,
    drafts, fake archives, film and sound archives, imaginary archives,
    libraries,
    literary remains, lost archives, manuscripts, marginalia, politics of the
    archive,
    oral history, secrets of the archive, technologies of the archive,
    testimony,
    the unarchived

    The BCLA will offer a limited number of bursaries of up to £50 to graduate
    students who give papers at the conference. For further information or to
    apply, please contact the BCLA Secretary, Mrs Penelope Brown, School of
    Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, The University of Manchester, Oxford
    Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK; email: penny.brown@manchester.ac.uk

    Please send paper proposals (title and 200-word abstract for a paper to last
    20 minutes) by 18 December 2009 to:

    BCLA ARCHIVE CONFERENCE
    Department of Comparative Literature
    School of European Culture and Languages
    University of Kent
    Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF
    United Kingdom

    Fax: +44 (0)1227-823641
    Email: archive@kent.ac.uk

    For more information:
    http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/archive
    http://www.bcla.org

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