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

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 10:26pm
Lucy Morrison

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
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
Celeste Pottier

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

CFP: Abolition's Bicentenary: The Black Atlantic Then and Now (3/1/07; journal issue)

Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm



A Commemoration of Britain's Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807


Academic papers and creative submissions are invited for this special issue to mark the two-hundredth anniversary in 2007 of London's abolition of the infamous Atlantic trade.


EnterText volume 7 number 1


Abolition's Bicentenary: The Black Atlantic Then and Now


Submissions are invited by 1 March 2007


CFP: Faith and the Body: Victorian Evangelicals (1/10/07; SGES, 2/15/07-2/17/07)

Monday, December 11, 2006 - 11:26pm

Southwest Graduate English Symposium – 2007
  Faith and the Body: Victorian Evangelicals
  "Occasionally peeping inside the leaves to see that Venus's arm was not broken, [Sue] entered with her heathen load into the most Christian city in the country by an obscure street running parallel to the main one, and round a corner to the side door of the establishment to which she was attached. Her purchases were taken straight up to her own chamber, and she at once attempted to lock them in a box that was her very own property; but finding them too cumbersome she wrapped them in large sheets of brown paper, and stood them on the floor in a corner." – Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure, 1895

CFP: Margaret Fuller Studies (1/15/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/278/07)

Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 11:58pm
Larry Reynolds

Submissions are invited for two sessions hosted by the Margaret Fuller Society
at the American Literature Association Meeting, Westin Copley Place in
Boston, MA, 24-27 May 2007.

Call for papers (2 sessions)

1) First session: Open topic
20-minute papers may be on any aspect of Fuller's life and works, including her
relations to other writers, social movements, and cultural contexts.

UPDATE: A History of Sexual Perversion 1650-1850 (2/31/07; collection)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:47pm
Julie Peakman


Contributors are sought for a new book on 'A History of Sexual Perversion
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.

CFP: 19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (1/5/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:46pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: 19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (1/5/07; disjunctions, =


This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, =

University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference, =
April 6-7, 2006. 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 welcome. =
Suggested topics in masculinity include


Civil humanism


Consumption, lack, and excess