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CFP: Adaptation: British Lit of the 19th C and Film (12/31/06; collection)

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Friday, August 4, 2006 - 1:25pm
abiga52088_at_aol.com

Call for Papers for a Collection of Essays
Adaptation: British Literature of the Nineteenth Century and Film
The recent surge of literature and film courses and use of film clips in the
classroom has led to an increase in studies on adaptation. By bringing
together many different approaches to the topic, this book will provide an
overview of the subject of the adaptation of nineteenth-century British works, as
well as examinations into the creation of adaptations and their use in the
classroom. Although a wide range of critical approaches will be considered,
the emphasis should be on what particular adaptations reveal about the ways in

CFP: Bristol's Robert Southey (11/17/06; NASSR, 7/26/07-7/29/07)

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Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
Elisa Beshero-Bondar

Bristol's Robert Southey

The 2007 NASSR meeting in Robert Southey's native Bristol provides a perfect
opportunity to introduce fresh perspectives on his work and its increasing
importance to Romantic studies. Papers are invited on any aspect of
Southey's prodigious output during the Romantic era--as poet, prototype
anthropologist, historian, and political thinker. Papers addressing
Bristol's significance to Southey are especially welcome.
Send 300-word abstracts by e-mail to Elisa Beshero-Bondar (University of
Pittsburgh at Greensburg) at: ebb8_at_pitt.edu by November 17, 2006.

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)

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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)

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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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