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UPDATE: [Victorian] Call for Kate Chopin Papers

Monday, December 31, 2007 - 7:12pm
Heather Ostman

Call for Papers
The Kate Chopin International Society
The American Literature 17th Association Annual Conference
22-25 May 2008
San Francisco, CA

The Kate Chopin International Society invites submissions focusing
on “New Directions in Chopin Scholarship” for two panels at the ALA
Conference in San Francisco in May. Approaches may include but are not
limited to:

UPDATE: [Victorian] Literature and Pathology

Saturday, December 29, 2007 - 7:57pm
Jessica Howell

Note: DEADLINE EXTENDED to 01/07/07

Call for Papers

“Literature and Pathology”
University of California, Davis
February 29thâ€"March 2nd, 2008

Keynote Speaker: Professor Athena Vrettos, author of Somatic Fictions:
Imagining Illness in Victorian Culture (1995) and “Displaced Memories in
Victorian Fiction and Psychology” (2007).

CFP: [Victorian]

Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 9:39pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH â€" extended deadline 22/01/08
A workshop exploring how life is managed, commodified and objectified
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Munk Centre at the University of Toronto.

UPDATE: [Victorian] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:07pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

UPDATE: [Victorian] Deadline Extension: âGet a Move On!â: Nineteenth Century Migration and Mobility

Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 3:59am
Grace Wetzel

“Get a Move On!”: Nineteenth Century Migration and Mobility
A Graduate English Conference sponsored by the University of South
Dates: March 7-8, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Ian Duncan, University of California, Berkeley

Abstract Deadline: December 31, 2007

Immigrants and expatriates, sailors and soldiers, travelers and
wanderers, men and women: people in the nineteenth century were moving.
Novels and new inventions such as railroads, steamships, and street cars
provided vehicles of transport for individuals and their imaginations,
while the transnational movements of ideas and populations gave rise to a
newly globalized Anglo-American literature.

CFP: [Victorian] Happy Endings

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 1:12pm
Armelle Parey

Happy Endings

University of Caen Basse-Normandie, France
23rd-24th January 2009


Monday, December 10, 2007 - 7:11pm
Julie Codell

2008 CONFERENCE for Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the
Western US (VISAWUS) in Seattle, Oct 2-4, 2008.

2008 is an election year in the US and our topic is meant to rethink the
nature and practices of political across all areas of Victorian life. For a
list of suggested (but not limiting) topics, see and click
to link to conferences. This conference will consider the notion of
Victorian politics in the widest possible meaning. Topics from all
disciplines are welcome and can cover

UPDATE: [Victorian] Studies in English (Izmir/Turkey) (01/04/07; 04/16/08 â 04/18/08)

Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 10:03am
Rezzan Kocaoner Silku

Call for Papers

Studies in English
Third International IDEA Conference
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
16-18 April 2008

Call for Papers Deadline has been extended to: 4 January 2008

The Third International IDEA Conference will be held at Ege
University, Izmir, Turkey on 16-18 April 2008. The Conference
will be jointly hosted by Ege University, Department of English
Language and Literature, and English Language and Literature
Research Association of Turkey (IDEA). The Conference will cover
the following four main areas of studies in English:

Language and Linguistics
Translation Studies
Cultural Studies

CFP: [Victorian] Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary Studies

Monday, November 26, 2007 - 11:42pm
James Ayers

The 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
January 31- February 1, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Professor Cathy Davidson

We are pleased to announce the 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference,
titled “Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary
Studies,” to be held at Louisiana State University January 31 â€" February 1.

UPDATE: [Victorian] Oscar Wilde's Critical Essays (1/31/08); collection)

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 - 7:18pm
Alfred J. Drake

I welcome abstracts and full essays for a proposed volume on Oscar Wilde's
critical essays with an emphasis on how those texts were received in the
author's own time and how they have impacted contemporary debates in
criticism and theory. I will also consider abstracts that deal with
Wilde's fiction, poetry, or drama if they suit the collection's emphasis.

CFP: [Victorian] The House of Fiction

Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 2:37pm
Francesca Saggini

S.03. The House of Fiction as the House of Life: Representation of the
House in Literature and Culture, 1700-1900
Prof. Francesca Saggini Boyle (University of Tuscia / University of
Dr. Anna Enrichetta Soccio (University of Chieti)
Click here to send an e-mail to the convenors

European Society for the Study of English Conference (ESSE) 9, August 22-
26, 2008 :: Department of English :: University of Aarhus :: Denmark.

CFP: [Victorian] Mary Cholmondeley collection

Friday, November 9, 2007 - 1:50pm
SueAnn Schatz

Call for Papers

Essays are being solicited for a collection of original scholarly articles
on late Victorian/early Modern author Mary Cholmondeley (1859-1925).

Contributions on any aspect of Cholmondeley’s writing are invited. While
articles on her novels are welcome, essays on Cholmondeley’s short fiction
and essays are especially encouraged.

The ideal length of the final essay will be between 6,000-8,000 words.

Please send abstracts (either via email or post) of approximately 300-500
words by May 1, 2008, to both: