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CFP: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies: The New Woman (6/1/06; journal issue)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Melissa Purdue

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is currently accepting submissions for a
special Summer 2006 issue on "The New Woman and Sexuality." The New Woman of
the fin de siecle challenged gender norms by pushing for greater career and
educational opportunities, by arguing for the necessity of marriage reform
and by frankly acknowledging women's sexuality. Some, like Sarah Grand, were
proponents of sexual purity while others like Victoria Cross repeatedly
pushed the boundaries. In this special issue we hope to spark discussion on
this fascinating aspect of New Woman literature that has not yet been fully
explored.

Possible topics include, but are certainly not limited to:

CFP: Erasmus Darwin (2/15/06; NASSR/NAVSA, 8/31/06-9/3/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:19pm
James Allard

**With apologies for cross-posting.**
As engagements with "Romantic Science" become increasingly varied and
complex, references to the life and works of Erasmus Darwin appear
with increasing frequency in a multitude of contexts. Similarly,
treatments of Darwin's connections to contemporary literary figures,
as well as reexaminations of his own status as a popular poet,
suggest that sustained attention to Darwin can further enrich our
understandings of the relation between poetry and science. Papers
exploring any aspect of these issues in Darwin's works will be
considered. Possible topics may include: Darwin and Evolutionary
Thought; Poetics of Zoology and/or Botany; Darwin and the Lives of

CFP: Romanticism and Classical Philosophy/History (3/1/06; ICR, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
Alfred J. Drake

International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)

Panel Topic: Romanticism and Classical Philosophy/History
November 9-12, 2006
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on romantic engagement with Classical
philosophy and history. Proposals are encouraged to address this topic
within the context of ICR's 2006 theme, "Romanticism as Praxis." All
submissions acknowledged by email.

Please email 500-word abstract (inline or attachment) to
icr2006_at_ajdrake.com <mailto:icr2006_at_ajdrake.com>.

CFP: Romanticism and Translation (2/15/06; NASSR, 8/31/06-9/3/06)

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Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm
SSpec46166_at_aol.com

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CFP: Novel Geographies, 1660-1900 (12/20/06; collection)

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Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Adam Sills

Call for Papers: Novel Geographies: Space and the British Novel, =
1660-1900

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seventeenth to the nineteenth century. Interested authors should discuss =
how historical forces, such as colonialism, slavery, industrialization, =
or urbanization, impact the imaginary "space" of the novel and nation, =
as well as how varying constructs of identity and/or experience (e.g. of =
race, religion, class, gender, or global location) influence these newly =
emerging forms of narrative imagination or "novel geographies."

UPDATE: British Border Crossing (3/17/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Cynthia M. VanSickle

                  Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA): English Literature 1800-1900
  November 9-12, 2006
  Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois
   
  British Border Crossing: Romantic and Victorian (Inter)Textuality and the Destabilization of Boundaries
   
  We invite paper and panel proposals that examine the destabilization of boundaries and borders arising within the intertextual space of British Literature between 1800 and 1900. Proposals may address any type of boundary or border destabilized within the literary texts of this period, including, among others, the various genres, disciplines, genders, races, geographies, cultures, religions, laws, sciences, and governments.
   

CFP: Romantic Ideologies (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

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Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:39pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Romantic Ideologies (grad) (2/1/06; disjunctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at Disjunctions, the
University of California,

Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference, April 7-8, 2006. In keeping
with this year's

theme, Lost in Translation, this panel attempts to consider how notions of
Romanticism are created, overturned, and reborn.

Suggested topics in the ever-widening field of British Romanticism (poetry,
drama, and the novel, 1780-1850) include

Romantic subjectivity

The Oriental tale and/or imperialism

Mythology and intertextuality

Nature, science, and medicine

Romanticism and Gothic monstrosity

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