Roundtable on how critical race theory can shape the disciplinary futures of Victorian Studies (non-guaranteed session). Send 250-word proposals for a 5-minute talk and brief bio by 9 March 2018 to Dr. Ronjaunee Chatterjee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Critical Essays on Arthur Machen
edited by Antonio Sanna
The WMS is seeking submissions for the following session, co-sponsored with The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, for the 2019 MLA Convention. Please note that this session is not guaranteed (and is subject to approval by the MLA):
This session seeks new perspectives on publishing William Morris and his circle. Topics might focus on Morris as publisher, on illustrations, on printing, or on the physical format of the book. We especially welcome papers that address publications outside of the Kelmscott Press, and/or that feature book history or digital humanities approaches.
CALL FOR PAPERS
2018 MMLA Conference’s MVSA-Affiliated Panel
Kansas City, Missouri
November 15-18, 2018
In keeping with the MMLA conference theme, “Consuming Cultures,” the Midwest Victorian Studies Association panel welcomes proposals that explore methods of cultural consumption in 19th century Britain.
The myriad possible topics include methods of cultural consumption, production of materials to be consumed, and cultural and social expectations that govern, control, or recommend consumption, including the following:
The WMS is seeking submissions for the following guaranteed session for the 2019 MLA Convention:
Labor unrest and repression in late nineteenth-century Chicago, Paris, and London helped forge internationalist ties that laid the basis for the Second International. William Morris, Walter Crane, and their acolytes were very much a part of this trans-Atlantic radical political, literary, and artistic exchange of ideas. This panel explores the dynamics and consequences of their efforts, doing so in a way that more fully elucidates Morris’s trans-Atlantic influence on socialism’s rise in the West.
A session to be held at Modern Language conference in Chicago, January 3-6, 2019. Sponsored by the Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations.
Analysis and appreciation of the artistic functions and contributions of sung letters in musical plays and operas. In these days of e mail, Twitter, etc., it can be hard to remember that, at one time, correspondence was done more slowly by letter, and that the reading and/or writing of letters was often an important part of theatrical events. You are invited to submit proposals that explore this phenomenon. 250 word abstracts by 20 March 2018; Mail abstracts to Shoshana Knapp (email@example.com).
Transnational poetics; Aestheticism and Decadence at the fin de siècle
A One-Day Symposium at New York University
Monday May 14th 2018
Keynote Speaker: Prof Regenia Gagnier (Exeter):
‘Transnational Poiesis and the Making of Community’
Organizers: Prof Marion Thain (NYU), Dr Kate Hext (Exeter), Dr Jane Desmarais (London)
Call for participants
Call For Papers
2018 MMLA Conference - "Consuming Cultures"
November 15-18, 2018
Kansas City, MO
Edited Volume: The Modern Short Story and the Magazines: 1880-1950 – eds Elke D’hoker and Chris Mourant
This essay collection aims to bring together and represent the growing body of research into the close ties between the modern short story and magazine culture in the period 1880-1950 in Britain and Ireland.
CALL FOR PAPERS
THE TWENTY-THIRD INTERNATIONAL THOMAS HARDY CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL
Dorchester, Dorset, UK
Saturday 14th—Saturday 21st July 2018