Convention Alley and Accio 2005 conference news

  August 13, 2004 at 6:02 PM ET
  Cheeser     HPANA (via Various)
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Convention Alleyopens in new window held a successful Harry Potter themed conference for adults in Canada over the character's July 31 birthday weekend, and has made their proceedings (a printed collection of the papers presented there) available for ordering:

The Convention Alley Planning Committee is pleased to announce the availability of our conference proceedings for saleopens in new window starting on July 30, 2004. The printed proceedings (a compilation of the papers presented at Convention Alley) will be available at a cost of $30.00 Canadian (which is currently equivalent to $22.75 American) plus applicable taxes and shipping fees.

We are excited to be able to make the Convention Alley proceedings available to those unable to attend the conference, as well as to those attending the conference who would like to take home additional copies.

Accio 2005opens in new window, meanwhile, has announced their Call for Papersopens in new window, asking for potential discussion points and materials for their upcoming UK conference:

Accio UK is pleased to announce the release of the Call for Papers (CFP) for the first Harry Potter conference to be held in the UK between 29th-31st July 2005 at the University of Reading. We welcome submissions by both members of the academic/professional community, and also adult fandom participants.

Please note that the topic areas noted in the CFP are only suggestions - we are open to proposals on any aspect of the Harry Potter fandom. Proposals may take the form of a 500 word abstract or a completed conference paper (no more than 4,000 words). Please note that submissions must be sent electronically by 31st December 2004.

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions!

Visit the links in this story for more information on how to obtain or submit papers.


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