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CFP: [Victorian] New Approaches to Translation Studies

updated: 
Sunday, February 15, 2009 - 12:28pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Hordis
contact email: 

Proposals are sought for the 2009 MLA Convention, which will be held in
Philadelphia, PA.

NEW APPROACHES TO TRANSLATION STUDIES

Many new applications and explorations in translation studies have been
undertaken in the last decade, suggesting that scholars have much yet to
explore in this field.

Papers on visual and/or written texts are welcome; theoretical innovations
are encouraged.

Send 250-word abstracts to Sandra Hordis (hordis_at_arcadia.edu) by March 13.

CFP: [Victorian] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

updated: 
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 1:30pm
full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Ho
contact email: 

CFP: MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

Proposals are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

According to the New York Times, Britain finally “embrace(d) the graphic novel” in 2007,
supposedly many years behind the rest of the reading world. The British graphic novel industry is
perceived to be dwarfed by its American and continental counterparts, despite the success of
Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, publishing houses like Jonathan Cape and the patronage of Posy
Simmonds by The Guardian. In what ways is it appropriate to talk about a distinctly British
tradition of sequential art?

CFP: [Victorian] The Changing Images of the Businessman through Literature (Collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 8:32pm
full name / name of organization: 
Christa Mahalik

Proposals are sought for a collection of essays about the changing image
of the businessman (or woman) through literature.

Due to interest in the topic of businessman through literature the
opportunity has arisen to partake in submitting an essay to a collection
based solely on this concept.

Topics are not limited to a specific area or concentration. We are
hoping to get a range of essays from different time periods and different
genres of interest. From Shylock, to Bartleby, and the novels of Dickens
to Martin Amis' fierce display of the businessman's persona of 1980s
America and Britain, all ranges of topics about the changing image of
the "businessman" are welcome.

CFP: [Victorian] CFP: Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs (grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions,

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 5:52am
full name / name of organization: 
Susana Brower

CFP: Revisiting Literary Worlds: Prequels, Sequels, and Spin-offs
(grad) (2/27/09; (dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel at (dis)junctions, the
University of California, Riverside’s 16th Annual Humanities Graduate
Conference, which will be held on April 3-4, 2009. This year’s theme
is “Brave New Worlds.”

UPDATE: [Victorian] Victorian Markets and Marketing, Vancouver BC, Oct 2009 / Mar 5, 2009

updated: 
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 3:20am
full name / name of organization: 
Karen Selesky
contact email: 

Call for Papers: Victorian Markets and Marketing
October 15-17, 2009 at The Coast Renaissance Hotel, Vancouver, BC
A Joint Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada
and the Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western
United States. Hosted by Emily Carr University of Art and Design and the
University of the Fraser Valley

Keynote Speaker: Erika Rappaport, Department of History, UCSB

CFP: [Victorian] Representing the British Civil Wars 1660-2009

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 12:37pm
full name / name of organization: 
jerome de Groot

Representing the British Civil Wars 1660-2009: Adaptation, Reflection, Transmission, Debate
University of Manchester, 4-6 December, 2009

This conference considers the ways in which the conflict period of the 1640s and 1650s have
been manifest in culture, political thought, historiography and popular imagination, from
Southey’s Life of Oliver Cromwell to Clarendon, from To Kill a King to the imminent film of
Paradise Lost. The conference looks at cultural appropriation and the ways in which particular
representational tropes have been developed and perpetuated.

CFP: [Victorian] New Postgraduate Journal â Victorian Network

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 8:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Dunleavy

Call for Papers: New Postgraduate Journal â€" Victorian Network

Victorian Network is a new online journal dedicated to publishing and
promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies. The journal is
guest edited by established scholars in the field and peer-reviewed by
other doctoral students.

Two types of submissions are now accepted for the first issue. We are
seeking essays of no longer than 7000 words which engage with the topic
of
the first issue, “The British Empire and Victorian Literature and
Culture”.
Topics might include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: [Victorian] New Journal Issue: Sense and Sensation

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 3:30am
full name / name of organization: 
Bernadette Cantrall

Issue 14: Sense & Sensation
  
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Extended to 8th March, 2009
Send to: slamphilament_at_usyd.edu.au

“Ah well! It means much the same thing,” said the Duchess, digging her
sharp little chin into Alice’s shoulder as she added, “and the moral of
THAT is â€"‘Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of
themselves.”
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland.

"To the senseless nothing is more maddening than sense."
Aldous Huxley, Island

CFP: [Victorian] The Brontes (grad) (2/27/09;(dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 1:46am
full name / name of organization: 
Rory Moore
contact email: 

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on any aspect of the Brontës, including:

Life writing and Elizabeth Gaskell
Feminism
Class
Religion
Gender
Empire
Genre studies

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed rory.moore_at_email.ucr.edu by February 27, 2009
(text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

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CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Gender Culture (grad) (2/27/09;(dis)junctions, 4/3/09-4/4/09)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 1:45am
full name / name of organization: 
Rory Moore
contact email: 

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on Victorian gender culture. Topics may include:

Manliness vs. Masculinities
Domestication of gender
Cultural gender representations and class
Empire and gender

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be e-mailed rory.moore_at_email.ucr.edu by February 27, 2009
(text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

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CFP: [Victorian] English Nineteenth-Century Literature Panel at the Rocky Mountain MLA Conference in Snowbird, Utah (

updated: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 9:23pm
full name / name of organization: 
Scott Rogers
contact email: 

CFP: English Nineteenth-Century Literature Panel at the Rocky Mountain
MLA Conference in Snowbird, Utah (3/1/2009; 10/8/2009-10/10/2009).

250-word abstracts dealing with any aspect of English Nineteenth-Century
Literature are welcome. Please also include a brief CV or equivalent
biographical statement. Graduate students are especially encouraged to
submit proposals. The deadline for submission is 3/1/2009, and the
conference dates are October 8-10, 2009.

CFP: [Victorian] MLA 2009, British graphic novels and comics

updated: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2009 - 2:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Ho

CFP: MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

Proposals are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

According to the New York Times, Britain finally “embrace(d) the graphic novel” in 2007,
supposedly many years behind the rest of the reading world. The British graphic novel industry is
perceived to be dwarfed by its American and continental counterparts, despite the success of
Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, publishing houses like Jonathan Cape and the patronage of Posy
Simmonds by The Guardian. In what ways is it appropriate to talk about a distinctly British
tradition of sequential art?

CFP: [Victorian] Dickens and Play (MLA 12/27-30/2009)

updated: 
Monday, February 9, 2009 - 12:31pm
full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Kaiser
contact email: 

Dickens and Play, a Dickens Society Panel.
Papers exploring the function, meaning, and value of playâ€"in all of its many formsâ€"in Dickens’s
writings. Please send brief abstract (250 words) and c.v. by 6 Mar.

The 2009 MLA will be held in Philadelphia, 12/27-30.

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