Any proposals dealing with 19th century British literature and culture are welcome, but we are particularly interested in papers that relate to the conference theme "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing" by examining the following: theatrical posters, their relationship to the plays they promote, and their effect on popular culture; book illustrations, illustrators, and the relationships between authors and their illustrators; or issues of surveillance, the gaze, and performative identities and appearances. This session is also interested in papers that specifically focus on this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing.
The 2017 PAMLA Conference is being held over the November 10-12 weekend at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu, with complimentary bus transportation to and from our official PAMLA Conference hotel, the Ala Moana Resort: http://pamla.org/2017
Our CFP list of over 120 approved sessions includes many sessions on British Literature and Culture, from a number of Medieval sessions to sessions on contemporary British film and literature, with everything in betweenll. Our online paper proposal system are now available: http://pamla.org/2017/topic-areas
We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail. Send electronic submissions to email@example.com.
Gendered Ecologies and Nineteenth-Century Women Writers
Jillmarie Murphy and Dewey W. Hall, Editors
Union College and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Call for Papers Deadline: August 31, 2017
American Literature Association Symposium
“Regionalism and Place in American Literature”
September 7-9, 2017
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, Louisiana
“Flâneur of the American Underclass: Lafcadio Hearn and the Invention of Place in Cincinnati and New Orleans, 1872-1887”
Masculinity in Women’s Literature
(An edited collection of scholarly essays)
In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Bennett can never match the resourcefulness of his wife in her attempts to settle their five daughters in life; Edgar Linton in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights is a caricature of manliness; in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters, an only daughter, Molly Gibson, proves to be a better child to her father than a son, Osborne Hamley, who fails his parents; George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss presents Maggie Tulliver as a far stronger, braver and tougher character than her brother Tom.
REMINDER: Call for Contributors – Age and Gender: Ageing in the Nineteenth Century
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Special Issue, Summer 2017
Guest Edited by Dr Alice Crossley, University of Lincoln firstname.lastname@example.org
Debt in History
Department of English
University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada
18-19 May 2018
CFP Extended Deadline: April 23, 2017
The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 64th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Webster University in St. Louis, MO, September 29-Oct 1, 2017. The keynote speaker will be Tammy Proctor of Utah State University, and the plenary address will be given by Jonathan Sawday from Saint Louis University.
Penny Dreadful (2014-2016) has become one of the most critical well-regarded shows of the post-millennial Gothic television revival, drawing explicitly on classic tropes, texts and characters throughout its three-season run. However, despite the show’s critical success and cult following, a substantive academic examination of the show has yet to be undertaken.