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FIN du GLOBE: Decadence, Catastrophe, Late Style

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:28pm
British Association of Decadence Studies and the Aestheticism and Decadence Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020


Decadence, Catastrophe, Late Style


Call for Papers: Abstracts by March 1, 2020


The 3rd Annual Conference of the 

British Association of Decadence Studies

and the journal VOLUPTÉ

and the Aestheticism and Decadence Network, NAVSA




Conference Committee:  Ellis Hanson, Elisha Cohn, Jane Desmarais, Kate Hext, 

Caroline Levine, Kristin Mahoney, Alex Murray


The Neo-Victorian and the Late Victorian: Texts, Media, Politics

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:22pm
University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 27, 2020

The last few decades have witnessed an increasing interest in revisiting, reproducing or rewriting various aspects of nineteenth-century culture, particularly that of the late Victorian period, whether in the form of neo-Victorian literature, steampunk, media archaeology, fashion, documentaries and period dramas, among others.

Our Modern Aeneid

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:09pm
Joseph R. O’Neill and Adam Rigoni
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

Vergil’s Aeneid is, of course, a longtime standard of the liberal arts curriculum. However, it has seen revived interest outside the academy. Since 2017, Vergil’s epic has featured in articles in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker. All three articles argue that the Aeneid speaks as much to modernity as it does to antiquity. Mendelsohn’s New Yorker piece put it best, writing,

VISAWUS 2020: Victorian Transitions

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 2:16pm
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 20, 2020

VISAWUS 2020: Victorian Transitions

Reno, NV October 15-17, 2020

The Victorian Era was one of transitions. Victorian Britain transitioned from a rural to urban society. It transitioned from an emergent empire to the dominant imperial power. It transitioned from a walking, water, wind, and animal-based transportation system to a steam-powered transportation system. It transitioned from a regional to national and then imperial culture.

Love Among the Poets: The Victorian Poetics of Intimacy

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:22am
Pearl Chaozon Bauer / Notre Dame de Namur University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020

Love Among the Poets: The Victorian Poetics of Intimacy

Proposed volume of essays, edited by

            Pearl Chaozon Bauer (Notre Dame de Namur University)

            Erik Gray (Columbia University)

New Approaches to Comics as Periodicals at ALA 2020

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 1:44pm
Comics Studies Circle & Research Society for American Periodicals
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 17, 2020

The Comics Circle at the American Literature Association is pleased to co-sponsor the following panel at the upcoming American Literature Association Conference from May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego ( We hope that you will consider submitting a proposal and/or helping us to spread the word.

Seminar Call for Proposals: Midwest Victorian Studies Association, Chicago, April 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 7:33am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020

MVSA invites proposals for Seminars to be held at the 2020 conference, “Truth, Investigation, and Mystery,” April, 24-25, Chicago, IL.


Participants in MVSA Seminars will write 5-7 page papers that will be pre-circulated to the other participants prior to the conference. During the Seminars, the Seminar Leader and participants will identify important points of intersection and divergence among the papers and identify future areas of inquiry and collaboration. The Seminar format allows a larger number of scholars to participate in MVSA and to seek financial support from their respective institutions to attend the conference and discuss a shared area of scholarly interest. Seminars are limited to 12 participants.