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CFP: [Victorian] Transatlantic Exchanges, 1783-1863

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008 - 5:01pm
Julia M. Wright

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
Britt Terry

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

EXTENDED DEADLINE

CFP: [Victorian] Interdisciplinary Education in Nineteenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 6:24pm
Kate Ashley

“The Paradise of the Learned”: Interdisciplinary Education in Nineteenth-
Century Literature

‘The remark was sufficient to withdraw Jude’s attention from the
imaginative world he had lately inhabited, in which an abstract
figure ... was steeping his mind in a sublimation of the arts and
sciences, and making his calling and election sure to a seat in the
paradise of the learned’ (Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure).

CFP: [Victorian] Jane Eyre and Disability

updated: 
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 4:17pm
Julia Miele Rodas

The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre and Disability
Edited by David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, and Elizabeth J. Donaldson

CFP: [Victorian] Pater and Cosmopolitanism

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 8:14pm
Megan Becker-Leckrone

        The Pater Newsletter seeks essays for a special issue on "Pater and Cosmopolitanism." In “Mr.
George Moore as an Art Critic” (1893), Pater asserts that “the genius of Ingres is cosmopolitan, like
that of those old Greek artists,” then goes on to explain why “a certain cosmopolitanism [is], in
truth, an element of national character.” Essays that explore the implications of cosmopolitanism
for literary, aesthetic, mythic, historical, national, political and/ or cultural work in a Paterian
context are invited. Essays should be approximately 2500-3000 words. Each submission should
include a title page identifying your name and institutional address; the essay, which should not

UPDATE: [Victorian] The Machine in the Garden 2.0

updated: 
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 3:23am
Lindsay Cobb

NINTH ANNUAL EGSA CONFERENCE
"THE MACHINE IN THE GARDEN 2.0"

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

January 30, 2009 ● 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) ● 3rd Floor Salons

. . . So many inventions have been added that life seems almost made over
new . . . - Ralph Waldo Emerson

CFP: [Victorian] Invitation to contribute to a Seminar

updated: 
Sunday, November 9, 2008 - 10:47am
Francesca Saggini

Invitation to contribute to a Seminar entitled:
“Gothic Re-mediations. Conjuring Ghosts Across the Media.”

Monstrous Media/Spectral Subjects. 9th International Gothic Association
(IGA) Conference. Lancaster 21-24 July 2009. http://www.monstrous-
media.com

CFP: [Victorian] EGE UNIVERSITY 12TH INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES SYMPOSIUM Redefining Modernism & Postmodernism

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Saturday, November 8, 2008 - 4:13pm
Sebnem Toplu

This symposium invites reconsideration of modernity, modernism and
postmodernism from literary, cultural and a wide range of
interdisciplinary aspects, aiming to broaden the current debates.

Panel proposals chaired by colleagues from different universities are
especially welcome, along with individual papers, roundtables, workshops
and performances either in English or Turkish. Please note that there
will be no translations during the symposium.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

CFP: [Victorian] VSAO/ACCUTE Looking Backward: Victorian Futures

updated: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - 9:33pm
Christine Bolus-Reichert

Looking Backward: Victorian Futures
Call for Papers
VSAO/ACCUTE Joint Session
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Carleton University, Ottawa, ON
May 23 â€" 31, 2009

The Victorian Studies Association of Ontario (VSAO) and the Association of Canadian College and
University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) invite papers for a jointly sponsored session on
"Looking Backward: Victorian Futures.”

CFP: [Victorian] Graduate Student Conference: Indiana University - Bloomington

updated: 
Monday, November 3, 2008 - 4:03am
Ana Maria Owusu-Tyo

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative
submissions for a National Interdisciplinary Graduate Student
Conference entitled "Transmission, Translation, Relocation" to be held
at Indiana University in Bloomington from March 26-28, 2009.

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