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CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers (9/30/05; BWWC, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
Lisa Hager

The 14th Annual
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
March 23-26, 2006
The University of Florida

Call for Papers

This year's theme, "(Re)Collecting British Women Writers," encourages
interdisciplinary approaches to writers of the period, with a special
interest in issues related to archival scholarship and memory and how
those issues manifest themselves in collections, exhibitions, and canons.

We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speakers will be Talia
Schaffer (CUNY-Queens College), Carolyn Steedman (University of
Warwick), and Lynne Vallone (Texas A&M University).

We encourage proposals focusing on but not limited to:

UPDATE: The Bible in Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Thought (1/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
Renée Dickason

New deadline:

La Revue LISA - LISA e-journal
The Bible in the Nineteenth Century:
The Word and its Re-Wordings in British Literature and Thought

The Bible has played a significant part in British culture since the
Reformation. It has been a major reference not only in the field of
religious experience but also, more broadly, in artistic expression and
intellectual reflection. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the
Evangelical Revival placed the Scriptures at the heart of religious
practices and certain Romantics reasserted the importance of the Bible by
offering new readings.

CFP: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in British and American 19th-C. Lit. (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 2:33pm
Druadh_at_aol.com

I am seeking chapter submissions for my upcoming collection of essays,
Interior Designs: Fictional Representations of the Creative Process in=20
British and American Nineteenth-century Literature
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nature? Or the spontaneous overflow of powerful feeling? The metaphorical sh=
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CFP: Transnational Romantic Women's Drama (4/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, December 19, 2004 - 11:35pm
Ben P. Robertson

Submissions are invited for a proposed book-length collection
of essays on Romantic women and drama. This volume will aim
for a general examination of women's roles in the theatre
during the Romantic Period in Britain (roughly from 1780
through 1830), with specific emphasis on
transatlantic/transnational themes. Essays may address women
as characters in dramatic literature, women as playwrights,
and/or women as actors. Representative figures include
Elizabeth Inchbald, Joanna Baillie, Sophia Lee, Mary Russell
Mitford, Marie Therese DeCamp Kemble, Frances Anne Kemble,
Hannah Cowley, Sarah Siddons, Mary Robinson, and others.
Appropriate topics might include the following:

CFP: Elizabeth Barrett Browning Bi-Centenary Conference (11/1/05; 3/3/06-3/6/06)

updated: 
Monday, December 6, 2004 - 1:38am
Alison Chapman

CALL FOR PAPERS:

'This is Living Art':
Elizabeth Barrett Browning in the Twenty-first Century
A Bi-Centenary Celebration

Armstrong Browning Library
Baylor University, Texas
3 March -6 March 2006

Keynote speakers: Sandra Donaldson, Angela Leighton, Marjorie Stone, Herbert
Tucker

2006 is the bicentenary of EBB's birth. To mark this anniversary, the
Armstrong Browning Library will be hosting a major international conference
to re-assess her life and work.

UPDATE: Consuming Culture in 18th & 19th C. (9/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 23, 2004 - 1:35am
Tamara Wagner

We have extended the deadline for abstracts for a
collection of essays on "Consuming Culture,"
originally posted under the working title of
"Consuming Culture: The Eating Pleasures and Problems
of Western Modernity," to 30 September 2004.

An academic press has already expressed interest in
the proposed collection.

Please note also the change in submission and contact
details.

CONSUMING CULTURE: FOOD FICTIONS AND THE CONSUMPTION
OF WESTERN MODERNITY IN THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH
CENTURIES

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