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CFP: Literature & Fashion (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
full name / name of organization: 
Catherine R Mintler
contact email: 

Call for Papers: "Literature & Fashion" Panel
RMMLA Conference, Calgary Alberta, October 4-6, 2007.
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The focus of the 2007 RMMLA panel on "Literature & Fashion" is open regarding genre and period; however, we are specifically interested in papers that explore the "materiality" of clothing in shaping the context of identity and in shaping the practices that continually [trans]form identity--or, adversely, impede its transformation or essentialize it--for either/both wearer and observer.
* performance (in any of its many [dis]guises)

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing (3/1/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:53am
full name / name of organization: 
Campbell, Elizabeth

Call for papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference--2007
November 2-3, 2007
Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington

Special Session:

Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing

Paper proposals sought for a panel on 19th-century nature writing.
Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary,
philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework. All
submissions acknowledged by email.

Submit to this special session by emailing
Proposals should be two-pages (500 words) and should be submitted
electronically in the body of an email or as an attachment in .doc or
.pdf format by March 1.

CFP: Popular Women's Fiction in the 18th/19th Centuries (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:25am
full name / name of organization: 
Voss, Julie Ruth
contact email: 

Popular Women's Fiction in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association=20

Calgary, Alberta=20

4-6 October 2007


This special session invites papers on any aspect of popular women's =
fiction-American, British, or Canadian-of the eighteenth and nineteenth =
centuries. Abstracts and papers should be in English.


Send 1-page abstracts by email to or by mail to Julie =
R. Voss, Department of English, 301 McClung Tower, University of =
Tennessee, Knoxville TN 37996-0430. Deadline for abstracts is 1 March =

CFP: Victorian Materialities (2/1/07; NAVSA, 10/10/07-10/13/07)

Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:24am
full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Surridge
contact email: 


The North American Victorian Studies Association and the Victorian
Studies Association of Western Canada will join forces for a joint
conference to be held 10-13 October 2007. The conference will take
place at the Laurel Point Inn on Victoria's beautiful inner harbour.
Featured presenters include Stephen Arata, Peter Bailey, Kirstie
Blair, Nicholas Daly, Jennifer Green-Lewis, Donald E. Hall, Gail
Turley Houston, Linda K. Hughes, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Seth
Koven, Philippa Levine, Lynda Nead, John Picker, Erika
Rappaport, and Talia Schaffer.

CFP: George Gissing: Writing Otherness (France) (6/4/07; 3/27/08-3/28/08)

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
full name / name of organization: 

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UPDATE: 19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
full name / name of organization: 
Nowell Marshall

UPDATE: deadline extended until 2/16/07

19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (2/16/07; disjunctions,

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the
University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference,
April 6-7, 2007. In keeping with this year's theme, "Malapropriation
Nation," this panel attempts to explore the various and often conflicting
configurations of British masculinity that appeared during the nineteenth
century. Papers from all historical and theoretical perspectives are

Suggested topics in masculinity include

CFP: Mary Shelley (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 10:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Lucy Morrison
contact email: 

Papers are invited for the Mary Shelley session held every year at RMMLA
(to be in Calgary, Alberta in 2007). All submissions will be
considered, but papers addressing Mary Shelley and the Arts (music,
literature, painting, etc)will be especially welcome.

Please submit one-page abstracts along with a one-page CV or brief
biographical statement no later than 1st March, 2007; please indicate
whether AV equipment will be needed too. Accepted presenters will need
to be current in their RMMLA dues by 4/1/2007.

CFP: Interdisciplinary 19th-century Studies Session (3/1/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 1:17am
full name / name of organization: 
Myers, Victoria

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Interdisciplinary
19th-century studies session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language
Association (the west coast MLA) conference, meeting Nov 2-3, 2007 at
Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. Send a 1-2 page
(double-spaced) proposal to Prof. Victoria Myers by March 1, 2007: Inquiries are welcome.

UPDATE: Romantic and Victorian Entertainments (grad) (12/20/06; 3/23/07-3/24/07)

Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm
full name / name of organization: 
Celeste Pottier
contact email: 

Romantic and Victorian Entertainments
(UPDATE: Deadline Extension)

Graduate Student Literature Conference
University of South Carolina, Columbia
March 23-24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: Barry J. Faulk, Associate Professor of English, Florida State University, author of Music Hall and Modernity: The Late-Victorian Discovery of Popular Culture

Plenary Speakers: David S. Shields, Professor of English and McClintock Professor of Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina

Anthony Jarrells, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Carolina