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

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

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

=20

Essays sought for a new book collection focusing on the ways in which =
representations of space change in British prose fiction from the =
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)

updated: 
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

CFP: Romantic & Victorian Studies (2/15/06; NASSR/NAVSA, 8/31/06-9/3/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
navsa_at_purdue.edu

Hello all!

Please find below a CFP for next year's grand spectacular spectacular: a
joint conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
and the North American Victorian Studies Association at Purdue University in
West Lafayette, Indiana. The CFP deadline is Feb. 15. I hope to see many
of you there!

Be well!
Dino

Dino Franco Felluga
felluga_at_purdue.edu

CFP: A.E. Eruvbetine Festschrift (5/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:34pm
Harry Olufunwa

  April 2006 will mark the sixtieth birthday anniversary of the noted Nigerian critic and scholar, Professor Agwonorobo Enaeme Eruvbetine. A.E. Eruvbetine's career spans over three decades, and includes distinguished service as teacher, critic and administrator. He has undertaken groundbreaking work in English Romantic Poetry, Literary Theory, Myth Criticism and Early Modern Studies.

CFP: Culture in 19th C British Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
mjhellen_at_aol.com

Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association
Fort Worth 2006 - "Cultural Roundup"
 
"Culture in Nineteenth-Century British Literature"
 
The Nineteenth-Century British Literature Division of the SCMLA invites paper proposals for the 2006 meeting to be held October 26-28 in Fort Worth, Texas. In keeping with the conference theme "Cultural Roundup," this panel welcomes proposals for papers on the topic of culture, broadly construed. Topics might include, but are not limited to, literary aspects of "high" culture (art, music, fashion) or "low" culture (music halls, penny dreadfuls, street fairs) or sites of intersection.
 

CFP: Romantic and Victorian Finance (2/15/06; NAVSA/NASSR, 8/31/06-9/3/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Sara Malton

NAVSA/NASSR 2006

4th Annual Conference of the North American Victorian Studies Assoication
(NAVSA) and the 14th Annual Conference of the North American Society for the
Study of Romanticism (NASSR)
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
31 August -- 3 September 2006

"Romantic and Victorian Finance"

CFP: Shakespeare and the Cultures of Childhood, 1807-2007 (1/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Kate Chedgzoy

2007 sees the two-hundredth anniversary of the first publication of two
books that have played distinctively significant roles in the mediation
of Shakespeare for children, and the reception of his works by them:
Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, and Henrietta Bowdler's
The Family Shakespeare (revised by her brother Thomas a decade later).
As guest-editors of a cluster of essays in the December 2006 issue of
the new Routledge journal Shakespeare, we wish to take this anniversary
as an opportunity to reflect on some of the meanings and consequences of
Shakespeare's global travels through the cultures of childhood over the
last two hundred years.

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