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UPDATE: Mary Shelley & Her Contemporaries (8/1/06; collection)

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Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:28pm
Lamar Adam Mekler

** The deadline for submissions for this collection has been extended until
8/1/06 **

Submissions are requested for a collection of essays focusing on the work of
Mary Shelley and her contemporaries. This collection is developing out of a
very successful panel from this year's NEMLA conference, and there is a
publisher interested in possibly producing the collection.

CFP: Teaching Romantic Fiction (11/30/06; journal issue)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:13am
Miriam Wallace

Proposals are invited for new volume of the online-journal, Romantic=20
Pedagogy Commons, on narrative fiction from 1780-1832 entitled: "Novel=20=

Prospects: Teaching Romantic-era Fiction." Proposals are due November=20
30, 2006, with final essays to follow by March 15, 2007, after=20
selections are made. See details below.

Novel Prospects: Teaching Romantic-era Fiction
Guest Editors: Patricia A. Matthew & Miriam L. Wallace
Call for Papers: Novel Prospects: Teaching Romantic-Era Fiction

CFP: William Blake, Image and Text (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:28pm
Josie McQuail

Intersections of Image and Text in William Blake

 

Proposals sought for papers to be presented at the Northeast Modern Language Association's 2007 convention in Baltimore, Maryland, March 1-4, 2007. Explorations of the combination of text and image in the oeuvre of William Blake, whether in illuminated poem, book illustrations, commercial work or unpublished manuscripts by Blake. Proposals by e-mail preferred. Papers may not be presented in absentia, and should be 15-20 min. Send abstracts or completed papers to Josephine A. McQuail, Box 5053, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville TN 38505 USA ph. (931) 372-6207; FAX (931) 372-3484; <jmcquail_at_tntech.edu>

CFP: Literary Utopias of Cultural Communities 1790-1945 (Netherlands) (7/1/06; 10/25/06-10/27/06)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Leeuwen, E.J. van

Leiden October Conference 2006: The Literary Utopias of Cultural =
Communities, 1790-1945

English Department University of Leiden The Netherlands=20

25 - 27 October 2006

Writing literature is often deemed a solitary enterprise. Literary =
history, however, has proven that, next to famous literary recluses such =
as Thomas Pynchon, there have always existed communities of writers, =
often joined by artists working in different media. From the =
Shelley-Circle to the Bloomsbury group, many of these cultural =
communities engaged with utopian schemes and philosophies in their work. =

CFP: Weird Science in Nineteenth Century Literature (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Sanner, Dr Kristin N

Call for Papers
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38th Convention Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland
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Weird Science in Nineteenth Century Literature will explore the =
significance of unconventional or non-traditional science (including =
medicine) in texts of the period. Examples might include, but are not =
limited to: phrenology, mesmerism, alchemy and homeopathy. Please send =
abstracts of 250 words via email to: Kristin Sanner, Dept. of English, =
Mansfield University (ksanner_at_mansfield.edu)
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Please include with your abstract:
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Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Phone number
AV requirements (if any)

CFP: Romantic Landscapes (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

updated: 
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
Frank Duba

Call for Papers

Panel Title: Romantic Landscapes

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

Proposals are sought for papers dealing with the relation between landscape
and literary works during the Romantic era (1789-1832). Of particular
interest are papers that examine literary works in relation to other
accounts of landscapes, such as maps, tour guides, surveys, travelogues,
court documents, other poems, etc. Please send 250-300 word abstracts by
e-mail to Frank.Duba_at_millersville.edu.

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