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Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference

Durham, July 2006

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies 

6 - 9 JULY 2006

The University of Durham, UK

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Music
School of Music
St Chad's College

Call for Papers

Paper or panel proposals are invited on any aspect of creativity in the long
nineteenth century.

INCS is an association of scholars working in history, gender studies, the
arts, anthropology, science, philosophy, literature and other disciplines
devoted to the interdisciplinary exploration of nineteenth-century culture
and its relation to our contemporary world.

KEYNOTES will be announced in due course.

The conference will aim to continue its broad and inclusive tradition of
accepting individual papers and panels from all ranges of scholarly work
in the area of the long nineteenth century music.  The programme committee
encourages submission within the following areas, although other topics
are welcome:

1.	Ideology and Culture
2.	Gender and Sexuality
3.	Texts: Histories, Journalism, Criticism
4.	Institutions and Their Impact
5.	The Plastic Arts: Design and Dissemination
6.	Centre and Periphery: Regional, National and International Identities
7.	Teaching and Learning
8.	Critical Theory, Analysis and Hermeneutics
9.	Performance Practice and Theory
10.	Sacred and Profane: Genres, Ideology, Contexts
11.	Western Portrayals of the East; Eastern Portrayals of the West
12.	Interdisciplinarity
13.	Creating Identities
14.	Representation and metaphor
15.	Imitation and Expression

Discussions and paper presentations will be in English.

Sessions at the conference are devoted to discussion following 5-7 minute
presentations. Complete papers are available in advance at the password
protected section of the conference website, currently under construction.

Longer versions of INCS papers are regularly published in the affiliated
journal, Nineteenth-Century Contexts

For individual proposals please submit an abstract of no more than 250
words.  For sessions and panels please submit a single abstract of 750
words, indicating the number and title of individual papers with a short
abstract on each.  All proposals should be submitted by email no later
than 1 November 2005 to Bennett Zon (  The
committee will make final decision on abstracts by December 2005, and
contributors will be informed immediately thereafter.  A conference
website will be available in due course, and further information will be
posted on all relevant web discussion lists.

For more information, please contact Bennett Zon, or any member of the
conference committee as indicated below:

Bennett Zon
Ian Bradley
Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze
James Good
Greg Kucich
Elsie Michie
Philip Olleson
Michael O'Neill			m.s.o'
Stephen Regan
Derek Scott

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