category: victorian

Health and Illness in Culture

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Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

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Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
drpigeon@gmail.com

Do you blog on topics related to teaching college/university-level English literature? If so, I'd like to include a link on the new resource guide described below. Queries and suggestions welcome: drpigeon@gmail.com

Death in Children’s Literature from Around the World

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NeMLA
contact email: 
lclement@lakeheadu.ca

Recently children’s literature has begun to focus on death as a physical reality, philosophical concept, and social construct rather than as a tool to achieve a didactic or narrative agenda.

[UPDATE] OWING A DEBT TO ILLUSTRATION

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MMLA 2012 convention, Cincinnati, Nov. 8 - 11; section on Illustrated Texts
contact email: 
a.sonstegard@csuohio.edu

Deadline extended through June 4th:

Paper proposals are sought for a panel presentation on Illustrated Texts, in keeping with the MMLA 2012 conference theme of “Debt.”

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

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Ryan Cordell, Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com

Abstract:
The Digital Americanist Society seeks speakers who will articulate a clear, interpretive intervention that digital scholarship has made (or could make) in their areas of study. Our goal will not be to describe digital projects, but instead to demonstrate how those projects advance, supplement, or disrupt the scholarly conversations of our respective literary subfields. We encourage “non-DH” scholars whose work has benefited from DH scholarship to contribute. Submit abstracts to Ryan Cordell, Northeastern University, rccordell@gmail.com, by September 30, 2012.

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

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Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

[UPDATE] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012 Deadline for proposals extended to May 31, 2012.

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University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

[UPDATE]: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

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Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

Engendering the Victorian Female Poet

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Sophie Lavin
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

There has been a historic tide of scholarship arguing the merits of Victorian poetry written by women.

Nineteenth-Century Eco-poetics, 2013 NeMLA, March 21-24, Boston, MA

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Sophie Lavin
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How does nature operate in nineteenth-century poetry? From Arnold’s “Scholar-Gypsy” to Leopardi’s “La Ginestra,” nineteenth-century poets privileged the nature motif in their verse.

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