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CFP: Victorians in Motion (5/8/07; VISAWUS, 10/25/07-10/27/07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 11:38pm
George Mariz

CALL FOR PAPERS
VISAWUS 2007: VICTORIANS IN MOTION

The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western
United States (VISAWUS) announces its twelfth annual conference:

DATES: Oct. 25-27, 2007

PLACE: Boulder, CO

The focus of this year's conference is "Victorians in Motion."
Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Novel and its Borders (UK) (12/31/07; 7/8/08-7/10/08)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 10:54pm
Abigail M. Smith

UPDATE: The conference is to be held in *2008*. The email subject line
was previously incorrect. I apologize for the confusion.

The Novel and its Borders

3 day Conference organised by The Centre for The Novel
University of Aberdeen
 8-10 July 2008
www.abdn.ac.uk/novelconference/

The novel is not only a literary form occupying a particular generic or
cultural territory, but also an aesthetic, historical and social
phenomenon that represents, constructs, and transgresses borders. The
conference on The Novel and its Borders
will engage with the novel in all its aspects, material and theoretical,
from the 18th to the 21st century.

UPDATE: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (5/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Jill Ehnenn

UPDATE: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing
(EXTENDED DEADLINE 5/15/07; collection)

I am looking for papers to round out a collection of scholarly essays
with the working title:

ART OBJECTS AND WOMEN'S WORDS: WOMEN'S EKPHRASTIC WRITING, 1750 TO THE
PRESENT

A major university press has expressed serious interest in an edited
collection of scholarly essays that explore how female authors produce
verbal representations of visual representations. Publication is
projected for late 2008.

All essays will be considered (see longer description of the topic,
below); but in particular, I am still looking for strong essays on the
following:

CFP: Novel and its Borders (UK) (12/31/07; 7/8/07-7/10/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am
Abigail M. Smith

"The Novel and its Borders"

3 day Conference organised by The Centre for The Novel
University of Aberdeen
8-10 July 2008
www.abdn.ac.uk/novelconference/

The novel is not only a literary form occupying a particular generic or
cultural territory, but also an aesthetic, historical and social
phenomenon that represents, constructs, and transgresses borders. The
conference on The Novel and its Borders will engage with the novel in all
its aspects, material and theoretical, from the 18th to the 21st century.

Plenary speakers: Malcolm Bowie, Jonathan Lamb, Terry Castle

Panel topics will include the following:

UPDATE: Mapping the Victorian Novel (grad): (2/11/07; NACBS, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:38am
Jamie E Oldham

Please note: This is a panel proposal for NACBS, not NAVSA as originally stated in the CFP. I apologize for any confusion.
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We are seeking additional papers for a proposed (graduate student) panel at the
NACBS 2007 Conference in San Francisco.
Deadline: 2/11/07
Conference Dates: November 9-11, 2007

CFP: Queer Space and Time (3/1/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
ivanchikova_at_yahoo.com

CFP: Queer Space and Time, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
(SCMLA, 11/01/07-11/01/07 Memphis)
    
  Gay and Lesbian Caucus Panel
  South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
  November 1-3, 2007 in Memphis, TN
    
Papers are now accepted for Gay and Lesbian Caucus
panel at SCMLA in Memphis, Novemeber 1-3 2007. All
proposals will be considered. Papers addressing the
issues of "queer space" and/or "queer time" as
expressed through literature, poetry, drama, film or
theory are especially encouraged.
    
Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 300
words) that includes a title. With your abstract,
please provide your name, institution (if relevant),

CFP: Women and Things: Material Culture, 1750-1950 (3/30/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:54pm
Maureen Goggin

Please Distribute
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Call for Proposals

for a collection

Women and Things: Material Culture, 1750-1950

Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Fowkes Tobin , editors

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We invite proposals for essays for a collection titled Women and Things:
Material Culture, 1750-1950. This collection invites scholars to
consider women's engagement with the material world, from the most
ordinary, mundane daily practices and objects to the most extraordinary,
life-altering practices and objects, over the two-hundred-year period of
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UPDATE: Reading Daniel Deronda (UK) (3/23/07; 8/31/07-9/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:30pm
TI Sperlinger, English

Reading Daniel Deronda
University of Bristol, UK
31 August - 1 September 2007

Keynote speakers: Valentine Cunningham and John Rignall

This interdisciplinary conference will focus on George Eliot's Daniel
Deronda in order to explore wider themes and debates provoked by the novel.
It will provide an opportunity for scholars engaged in research on the
nineteenth century to discuss a single book that embodies a breadth of
concerns within literature of the period. Lifelong Learning students will
also participate in this conference.

CFP: Victorian Crime and Degeneracy (3/20/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Swafford, Kevin

Special Session Proposal for the Annual Convention of the Modern
Language Association: December27-30, 2007; Chicago, Illinois.

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CFP: Special session at the Modern Language Association, Chicago 2007;
entitled: "Ragged London: The Spectacle of Crime and Degeneracy in the
Victorian Capital."

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CFP: Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Leila May

Paper proposals (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Nineteenth-Century
British Literature and Culture session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern
Language Association (PAMLA) conference at Western Washington University in
Bellingham, WA, Nov 2-3, 2007. Please send 1-2 page proposals and short
curriculum vitae to Leila May: leila_at_ncsu.edu.

Leila S. May
Associate Professor
Department of English
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-1910
leila_at_ncsu.edu
(919) 345-0190

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