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CFP: Varieties of Irishness (Ireland) (1/20/07; IASIL, 7/16/07-7/20/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:39am
full name / name of organization: 
IASIL Conferences
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The 2007 IASIL conference takes place at University College Dublin

Monday 16 July - Friday 20 July

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline 20 January 2007

Varieties of Irishness
The International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures invites you
to attend the 2007 conference at University College Dublin. The Conference
theme is designed to highlight the diversity which has always been at the
heart of Irish writing and to accommodate the widespread interests of IASIL

CFP: The Voice of the People: The Nineteenth-Century Folk Revival (UK) (12/1/06; 9/7/07-9/9/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:38am
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Marcus Waithe

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies
University of Sheffield
in association with the Departments of History, Germanic Studies and
English, and the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition
International Interdisciplinary Conference
Friday 7 - Sunday 9 September 2007

The Voice of the People:
The European Folk Revival,

CFP: Time and the Victorian Press (2/1/07; 9/14/07-9/16/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:36am
full name / name of organization: 
Mark Turner
contact email: 



The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP) will be holding =
annual conference at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, =
from 14-16 September 2007.


In addition to considering proposals on all aspects of research into
nineteenth century periodicals and serials, RSVP particularly welcomes
papers that address the broad topic =91Time and the Victorian Press=92 =
areas such as:


* periodical rhythms and periodicities

* local, national, global time

* modernities

* technologies and time

* memory

UPDATE: Victorian Dramas (UK) (11/15/06; 1/27/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:41pm
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Call for papers - Victorian Dramas Interdisciplinary Conference to be held =20
at the University of Worcester on Jan 27th 2007. Keynote speakers: Kate Newe=
y, =20
Jackie Bratton & David Mayer. Proposals for 20min papers on any aspect of=20
Victorian Drama, especially gesture, e-resources, adaptations, publishing=20
practices, melodrama, themed papers reflecting the resources in The Victori=
Plays Project. For more details visit
( or e-mail

CFP: Sexual perversions 1650-1850 (1/31/07; collection)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:07pm
full name / name of organization: 
Julie Peakman

CALL FOR PAPERS: Sexual perversions 1650-1850.


Contributors are sought for a new book on 'A History of Sexual =
1650-1850'. We specifically seek articles within the boundaries of =
history of sexuality which examine so-called sexual 'perversions'; this =
might include any sexual behaviour which was considered perverse or =
'abnormal' for its time and would include certain heterosexual, =
homosexual, lesbian, transgender, transvestite etc. practices; and why =
was such behaviour was seen as 'abnormal', 'perverse' or threatening; =
subjects for discussion might be considered include bestiality, =
flagellation, sex with children, fetishes, sado-masochism etc.=20


CFP: Size Matters: Scale and Proportion in Victorian Literature and Culture (11/15/06; NAVSA/ACCUTE, 5/26/07-5/29/07)

Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:58pm
full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Keep
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CFP: Size Matters: Scale and Proportion in Victorian Literature and
Culture (11/15/06; NAVSA/ACCUTE, 5/26/07-5/29/07)

Panel co-sponsored by NAVSA and ACCUTE (the Association of Canadian
College and University Teachers of English), for the Congress of the
Humanities and Social Sciences, to be held May 26 to May 29, 2007, at
the U of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.

CFP: Narrative Conference/Architecture and the Novel (10/20/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
full name / name of organization: 
Deanna K. Kreisel
contact email: 


For a special session on Architecture and the Novel to be proposed to
the Narrative Society Conference, March 15-18, 2007, in Washington,

Deadline for proposals: October 20.

Papers dealing with any aspect of architecture and the novel, any
period, are welcome. Please email or fax a 500-word abstract and
one-page c.v. to the address below by October 20. If sending by
email, please attach your proposal and c.v. in Word, RTF, or PDF

Deanna K. Kreisel
Department of English
University of British Columbia
397 - 1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
fax: 604-822-6906

CFP: Keira Knightley and Jane Austen (9/24/06; BWWC, 4/12/07-4/15/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 4:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jen Camden
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British Women Writers Conference
University of Kentucky, April 12-15th
Deadline: September 24th
(Working) Panel Title: Keira Knightley and Jane Austen: The New Pride
and Prejudice

Jane Austen?s novels are the subjects of numerous film adaptations.
Pride and Prejudice appears particularly prone to adaptation. There
have been at least four major films based directly on Austen?s novel,
and numerous ?spin-offs,? including Bridget Jones Diary and Bride and
Prejudice. This proposed panel for the 2007 British Women Writers
Conference solicits papers focusing on the most recent adaptation of
Pride and Prejudice: the 2005 Focus Features film starring Keira
Knightley and Matt MacFayden.

CFP: Gender, Literature & Humour, 1850-Present (UK) (1/12/07; 6/28/07-6/29/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Blanch
contact email: 

Call for papers

Joking Apart: Gender, Literature and Humour 1850-Present

28th-29th June, 2007
Hosted by the Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Prof Maria DiBattista (Princeton University, author of Fast-Talking Dames,
Prof Christopher Reed (Lake Forest College, author of Bloomsbury Rooms,

UPDATE: Print Culture and the Novel: 1850-1900 (UK) (10/1/06; 1/20/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
full name / name of organization: 
Beth Palmer


'Print Culture and the Novel: 1850-1900'

A One-Day Conference, English Faculty, University of Oxford

20th January 2007


 - Laurel Brake, Professor of Literature and Print Culture, Birkbeck,
University of London

  - Simon Eliot, Professor of History of the Book, IES, University of

Exhibition of nineteenth-century print media materials from the Bodleian
Library's John Johnson collection.

Sponsored by the British Association for Victorian Studies

Wine Reception sponsored by Proquest

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
Jillmarie Murphy
contact email: 

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =