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VPFA 9th Annual Conference Travel, Translation and Communication

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:22pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 28, 2017

  Travel, Translation and Communication 19th-21st July 2017
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

Keynote Speakers:
Anne-Marie Beller (Loughborough)
Mary Hammond (Southampton)
Catherine Wynne (Hull)

‘Picturing The Mass Market: Popular Late Victorian Periodicals’ Curated by John Spiers

 Reading Group:
‘Travels of the Mind and Body’ Hosted by Chloé Holland and Anne-Louise Russell

Call for Papers

Space and place in Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:58am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 14, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Space and place in Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture


Keynote Speaker: Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University)


Friday June 23, 2017, Lancaster University


This conference responds to the genre of neo-Victorianism from the perspective of space and place. It aims to probe how a focus on space and place can enhance our understanding of the contemporary engagement with the Victorian past.


Austen and Deleuze

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:28am
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

2017 is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Austen has become one of the most discussed and beloved literary figures; indeed, her status as one of our most beloved literary figures has often influenced the ways in which her life and works are discussed within critical circles.

CFP Extended Deadline: Beyond the Ruin: Investigating the Fragment

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 8:29am
Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017

10th International Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English (HASE)

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Department of English Language and Literature

23-25 November 2017


“Beyond the Ruin: Investigating the Fragment in English Studies”


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Apostolos Lampropoulos,  Université Bordeaux-Montaigne

Carl Lavery, University of Glasgow

From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British Literature and Culture

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:33pm
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017


From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria is a biennial conference organised by the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw (Poland). The title highlights the time span that is covered, and provides a framework for the highly varied perceptions that contribute to a picture of the great themes that link the 18th and 19th centuries.

The sixth conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017.

Our keynote speakers are:

Ann Heilmann (Cardiff University),

Jarlath Killeen (Trinity College Dublin),

Paddy Lyons (University of Glasgow).


Blackwood's Bicentenary Conference, U. of Edinburgh, 24-25 July 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:08pm
Blackwood's Bicentenary Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

On the 200th anniversary of what remains one of the most remarkable launches in British periodical history, scholars of Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, British literary periodicals, and Scottish politics and culture will gather in Edinburgh for two days of debate about the magazine’s highs and lows, its wide cultural impact, and its enduring legacies in literary history.

Journal of Dracula Studies

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:09pm
Transylvanian Society of Dracula/North American Chapter
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

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

Female Ghosts and Crime Fiction in American Literature

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
ALA Symposium Criminal America
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Female Ghost and Crime Fiction

Panel Proposal: ALA Symposium Criminal America March 2017

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.