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CFP: [Victorian] Waiting Time, A conference at New York University

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 4:38pm
full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Department at NYU

Waiting Time
New York University
Department of Comparative Literature
Graduate Student Conference
April 17-19, 2009

Keynote Speaker: Marshall Berman

Waiting Time

What are we waiting for? What awaits us? While often dismissed as a period of wastefulness or
lost time, waiting may also intensify experience and become a condition in which to consider
questions of modernity, aesthetic process, politics, erotics and the tempos of everyday life.

UPDATE: [Victorian] Instruction, Amusement and Spectacle: Popular Shows and Exhibitions 1800-1914

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 12:00pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jill Sullivan

Conference at the University of Exeter, UK 16-18 April 2009.

Confirmed keynote speakers: Prof. Bernard Lightman, Prof. Vanessa
Toulmin, Prof. Martin Hewitt Dr. Jon Burrows, Dr. Ann Featherstone
  
This conference aims to examine the eclectic range of popular
entertainments in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, with a
particular focus on exhibition practices. The intention is to provide a
forum that brings together the range of research currently being
undertaken by different disciplines in this area, including film studies,
Victorian studies, history of science, performance studies, English
literature, art history and studies of popular culture.

UPDATE: [Victorian]

updated: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 8:18am
full name / name of organization: 
joseph pizza

‘TENNYSON’S FUTURES’, 27-28 MARCH 2009, ENGLISH FACULTY, UNIVERSITY OF
OXFORD

For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see,
Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be.
-‘Locksley Hall’

I remember once in London the realization coming over me, of the whole of
its inhabitants lying horizontal a hundred years hence.
-Alfred Tennyson

UPDATE: [Victorian] International Gothic Association: Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:41am
full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Spooner

Ninth Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association:
  
monstrous media/ spectral subjects
21-24 July 2009, Lancaster University, UK

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Elisabeth Bronfen, Christoph Grunenberg, Tanya Krzywinska, Marina Warner

Additional special guest speakers Jo Baker, Daragh Carville, Sarah
Kember, Paul Magrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: [Victorian] Victorian Markets and Marketing (Mar 10)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 5:28am
full name / name of organization: 
karen selesky
contact email: 

Preliminary 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

UPDATE: [Victorian] Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 8, 2008 - 5:00pm
full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 

Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) 2009

17th Annual Conference will be held March 20-21, 2009 at Northern
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Keynote speakers will be Dr.
Salikoko S. Mufwene (The University of Chicago) and Dr. Robert
Dale Parker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

UPDATE: [Victorian] Myth and Fairy Tale and Pop Culture

updated: 
Saturday, December 6, 2008 - 3:31am
full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Morphew
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Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers
Deadline Extended!!!
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2008
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 30th Annual
Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 25-28 2009
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710
Panels now forming on topics related to all areas of myth and fairy tale
and their connections to popular culture.
Special Areas of Interest Include:
The Special and Enduring Significance of “Little Red Riding
Hood,” “Cinderella,” and “Snow White” in American Popular Culture, Where

CFP: [Victorian] VSAWC-VISAWUS: Victorian Markets and Marketing

updated: 
Friday, December 5, 2008 - 5:27pm
full name / name of organization: 
Karen Selesky
contact email: 

Preliminary 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

CFP: [Victorian] Sexing the Book (McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature 2009)

updated: 
Friday, December 5, 2008 - 4:04am
full name / name of organization: 
Emily Essert

The English Graduate Students Association of McGill University is pleased to announce its 15th
annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature. This year’s conference is entitled
“Sexing the Book: Bodies, Texts, Practices.” The conference will be held in Montreal, Canada on
March 27-29th, 2009.

CFP: [Victorian] Transatlantic Exchanges, 1783-1863

updated: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 5:01pm
full name / name of organization: 
Julia M. Wright
contact email: 

Call for Essays: Transatlantic Exchanges from the Anglo-American War to the
Emancipation Proclamation (c. 1783-1863)

A new and burgeoning field of interdisciplinary investigation,
transatlantic scholarship contextualizes its objects of study in relation
to exchanges, interactions, and negotiations that occurred between and
among authors and other artists hailing from both sides of the Atlantic. As
a result, transatlantic research calls into question established
disciplinary boundaries that have long functioned to segregate various
national or cultural literatures and art forms, challenging as well the
traditional academic emphasis upon periodization and canonization.

UPDATE: [Victorian] UPDATE

updated: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 - 7:02pm
full name / name of organization: 
Britt Terry
contact email: 

The University of South Carolina’s Spring Literature Conference:
Literature Since 1800â€"Transitions, Translations, and Transmission
April 10-12, 2009

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