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CFP: [Victorian] At Home and Abroad: Hospitality and the Nineteenth-Century British Subject (9/15/08; 2/26-3/1/09)

updated: 
Thursday, June 12, 2008 - 6:46pm
full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Schoolar Williams

40th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Boston MA

At the beginning of the 19th century, when it was common for European
countries to assert hospitableness as a defining national characteristic,
their proclamations were often accompanied by a violent countervailing
impulse. This panel will explore hospitality, that is, the dynamic
encounter between host and stranger, when the boundary separating known and
unknown is brought into sharp relief.

CFP: [Victorian] NEMLA panel: "Fins-de-siecles: Narrative Form in the Victorian and Postmodern Serial"

updated: 
Monday, June 9, 2008 - 4:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Anne Moore
contact email: 

Critics and fans alike defend the status of shows like *The Wire* and *The Sopranos* by calling them
“the new Dickens.” Obviously, the expansive form encourages readers to consider these narratives
as parallel, but what about the serial’s status as a commodity? How is the behavior of Victorian and
postmodern serial readers similar? Why have these famously “addictive” narratives taken hold of the
popular imagination at these particular historical moments? This panel hopes to address these
questions and more, considering seriality through a transatlantic and transhistorical lens.
Psychoanalytic, cultural studies, and feminist perspectives are encouraged, as are papers that

CFP: [Victorian] The Oscholars: Gothic/Decadence Digest

updated: 
Friday, June 6, 2008 - 5:02pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sondeep Kandola
contact email: 

Dear colleagues,

 

>From July 2008, The Oscholars will feature cfps, publish proposals for
conference papers and book and theatre reviews on the subjects of the
Victorian Gothic and Decadence in a quarterly digest entitled ‘Melmoth’.

Please direct initial enquiries and any notices for publication to Dr
Sondeep Kandola, Associate Editor (Victorian Gothic and Decadence) The
Oscholars, the School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds. U.K.
s.kandola_at_leeds.ac.uk

CFP: [Victorian] Joint meeting of the British Assoc for Victorian Studies & the North American Victorian Studies Asso

updated: 
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 - 9:19am
full name / name of organization: 
Denise Schreve
contact email: 

PAST VS PRESENT
http://www.victorians.group.cam.ac.uk/Past-vs-Present.html
Joint meeting of the British Association for Victorian Studies and the
North American Victorian Studies Association
Hosted by the Cambridge Victorian Studies Group
13-15 JULY 2009
CHURCHILL COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, UK

How did the Victorians rearrange the past? What new pasts did they
discover?

UPDATE: [Victorian] Popular Print Cultures

updated: 
Monday, June 2, 2008 - 2:06pm
full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten MacLeod
contact email: 

CONTINUITIES AND INNOVATIONS:
POPULAR PRINT CULTURES â€" PAST AND PRESENT, LOCAL AND GLOBAL
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
27-30 August 2008

Having received additional funding we are able to expand the conference and
extend the deadline for submission of proposals to June 30th.

CFP: [Victorian] Gothic Excess - NeMLA

updated: 
Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 9:25pm
full name / name of organization: 
Claudia Stumpf
contact email: 

Call for Papers

Gothic Excess

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26-March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

CFP: [Victorian] Call for Contributions

updated: 
Thursday, May 29, 2008 - 7:31am
full name / name of organization: 
Philippe Cauvet
contact email: 

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2009 issue

 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 SEPT . 2008

The Editorial Board of Etudes Irlandaises is seeking submissions for the
Spring 2009 volume of the journal.

CFP: [Victorian] The Brontes in Context (II) (11/01/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 10:31am
full name / name of organization: 
Bronte conference

The Brontes in Context (II): The Professor and Agnes Grey,
14-15 November 2008,
Centre for Literary Studies; Institute for Social, Cultural and Policy
Research,
University of Salford (UK)

Meant as a follow-up to the very successful first “The Brontes in Context”
conference, this conference aims to re-read The Professor and Agnes Grey
as well as contextualise the novels in the light of historically informed
research of contexts.

UPDATE: [Victorian] Who are the Victorians? Constructions of Identity in the Nineteenth Century (UK, GRAD)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 8:27am
full name / name of organization: 
Louisa Hodgson

Postgraduate conference, School of English, University of Leeds, UK, 6th
September 2008. In collaboration with the Leeds Humanities Research
Institute

Prof. Francis O’Gorman â€" Welcome Address

Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Bridget Bennett â€" ‘Transatlantic Relations’
Dr. Matt Rubery â€" ‘Literature Out Loud: Audio Resources for the
Classroom’

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