category: victorian

CFP Victorians and the Law

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Victorians and the Law

Victorian Network is an MLA-indexed online journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies.

The eighth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Dr Cathrine Frank (University of New England), will take a fresh look at the interfaces between literature and legal cultures in the Victorian period. From the Reform Acts through the growth of colonial law to the establishment of divorce courts, nineteenth-century legislature shaped and responded to the same cultural developments – the rise of the middle class, industrialisation, imperial expansion, and shifting ideas about gender, to name but a few – that were also eagerly debated by literary writers. The politics and aesthetics of many nineteenth-century novelists, poets and playwrights were informed by a sustained engagement with legal debates and practices. Their works often reflected on, and sometimes challenged, the law’s construction of civic, social and gender identities, while also casting a critical (or appraising) eye over the bureaucratic apparatus on which legal practice was built.

CFP Paranormal Romance (PCA/ACA Washington 2013) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Amerincan Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Co

CFP True Blood (PCA/ACA Washington, 3/2012) Submission Deadline: Dec. 7

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association is seeking papers and roundtables for the Joint National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Co

REMINDER - DEADLINE December 1, 2012 - Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013. Abstract submission deadline by Dec. 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Associated Graduate Student of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013 at California State University, Northridge.

All-Irish Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Initial Deadline 1/31/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
mccabeb@cgu.edu

Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking articulate and well-reasoned articles exploring any element of Irish women’s writing and experience.

REMINDER: Panel proposals due 11/15/12 for 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

Panel proposals due 11/15/12; individual paper abstracts due 12/15/12. Conference is 4/4/13-4/6/13.

ACLA, 4-7 April 2013, Toronto "Packing and Unpacking: On Portable Belongings and Identities "(DEADLINE: NOV. 15 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
nefise.kahraman@mail.utoronto.ca

Packing, both literally and figuratively, marks the first ritual of any journey; to unpack, likewise, marks the last ritual of arrival.

CFP: "Shaw at Home" - G. B. Shaw Conference in UK, June 17-22, 2013. Deadline Feb.15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

“Shaw at Home,” a conference of international scholars, which will take place mostly in the village of Ayot St.

[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

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