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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)

updated: 
Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:58pm
full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Keep
contact email: 

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)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

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
format.

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

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

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 4:49pm
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jen Camden
contact email: 

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)

updated: 
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,
2001.)
Prof Christopher Reed (Lake Forest College, author of Bloomsbury Rooms,
2004.)

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

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

UPDATE: CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1st OCTOBER 2006 FOR

'Print Culture and the Novel: 1850-1900'

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

20th January 2007

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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

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

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)

updated: 
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 =

UPDATE: Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful & the Ugly (grad) (UK) (9/15/06; 10/21/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rhian Williams

* DEADLINE EXTENDED *

Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful and The Ugly

Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar

Postgraduate Conference

In association with the Birmingham Midlands Institute;

Sponsored by British Association for Victorian Studies & University
of Birmingham, School of Humanities

21 October 2006

Keynote speaker: Professor Barrie Bullen

CFP: Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful & the Ugly (grad) (UK) (9/6/06; 10/21/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:13pm
full name / name of organization: 
Rhian Williams

Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful and The Ugly

Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar

Postgraduate Conference

In association with the Birmingham Midlands Institute;

Sponsored by British Association for Victorian Studies & University
of Birmingham, School of Humanities

21 October 2006

Keynote speaker: Professor Barrie Bullen

The Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminars are held
regularly in Birmingham, UK as a research forum for academics working
in the Victorian period. This study day will be a special session of
MIVSS at which we invite the postgraduate community to explore
notions of beauty and ugliness in Victorian culture.

UPDATE: Birth of the Bestseller: The 19th Century Book in Britain, France and Beyond (9/15/06; 3/29/07-3/31/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:12pm
full name / name of organization: 
Mark Samuels Lasner
contact email: 

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO 15 SEPTEMBER

=93Birth of the Bestseller: The 19th Century Book in Britain, France, =
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The Bibliographical Society of America invites proposals for papers to=20=

be delivered at =93Birth of the Bestseller: The 19th Century Book in=20
Britain, France, and Beyond,=94 a conference on book history to be held=20=

in New York on 29-31 March 2007.

The nineteenth century saw enormous changes in the world of books. The=20=

rise of a mass readership, the invention of machine-driven=20
technologies, new reproduction methods, and an astonishing variation in=20=

literature, authorship, publishing, periodicals, printing, typography,=20=

CFP: Southern Regional Conference of the American Conference for Irish Studies (10/9/06; 3/8/07-3/10/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:10pm
full name / name of organization: 
Quintelli-Neary, Marguerite A
contact email: 

Winthrop University, in Rock Hill, SC, will host the Southern Regional
Conference of the American Conference for Irish Studies March 8-10,
2007. The theme of the interdisciplinary conference will be "A Piece of
the Irish Dream," although the committee welcomes papers proposals on
all aspects of Irish Studies.

=20

Please submit a one-page paper proposal by October 9, 2006 to:

=20

Marguerite Quintelli-Neary (nearym_at_winthrop.edu), or send hard copy to
her at:

English Dept., 250 Bancroft Hall, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
29733.

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CFP: Romantic and Victorian Entertainments (grad) (12/1/06; 3/23/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 9:15pm
full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Edmundson
contact email: 

Romantic and Victorian Entertainments

Graduate Student Literature Conference
University of South Carolina, Columbia

March 23-24, 2007

>From the Grand Tour to gambling, and grand balls to opium dens, nineteenth-century authors represented entertainment in various ways. The virtues and vices of nineteenth-century amusements and leisure activities were themes in both British and American literature of the period, and these areas of life reflected and defined the historical, social, and literary climate of the century.

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