category: victorian

[UPDATE] NVSA 2011--Systems and Archives.

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

*NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES.* The conference will take place at the University of Maryland: April 15-17, 2011.

INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE, MAR 31-APR3, 2011 (CFP DEADLINE NOV 1,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
incs2010@pitzer.edu


How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century?

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

Shaw Session at 2011 Comparative Drama Conference: Deadline Dec. 10, 2010

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

Send abstracts for papers by December 10, 2010 on any Shaw-related topic for the 2011 CDC in Los Angeles on March 24-26.

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities [Submission Deadline November 22]

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.
Article Submission Deadline: November 22nd

Open Call for Articles

The 21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference (March 3 - March 4, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association / Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

"Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture"

CFP: Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

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