An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: TBA
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:
Apologies for x-posting. We are calling for papers and
panels on any aspect of discourses of
responsibility/irresponsibility in nineteenth-century
literature and culture. Please find further details on
the conference below.
Call for Papers: Irresponsibility (Singapore,
Inaugural English Literature Conference:
Division of English, NTU, Singapore, 28-30 September
CFP: Victorian Futures: Beyond Nostalgia (Dickens Society, MLA 2006)
Narrative constructions of foresight and vision; formal engagements with the future (endings, future tenses, speculation); economic engagements (time-bargains, insurance, investments); the futures of Victorian studies. Abstracts and brief vitae by 15 Mar.; Rebecca Stern (stern2_at_gwm.sc.edu).
Call for Papers
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
November 10-11 2006
**Session on English Literature post-1700**
Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of British literature after 1700.
Please email 500-word proposals (inline or as attachment) to
Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.
Deadline for abstracts: March 15, 2006
Conference website with details and membership information at: www.pamla.org
SECOND CFP-(TEACHING) MARY SHELLEY AND/OR HER CIRCLE
60th Annual RMMLA Convention
Tucson, AZ (October 12-14, 2006)
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS MARCH 1, 2006
Abstracts for 15-20-minute papers on any aspect of Mary Shelley and/or
her Circle are currently invited for possible inclusion at the 60th
Annual RMMLA Convention to be held in Tucson, AZ from October 12-14.
Proposals that give attention to teaching the Shelley Coterie will be
given special consideration. Proposals may be sent either
electronically or by regular post to
Dr. Erin Webster-Garrett
Department of English
PO Box 6935
CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS
Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the Midwest Conference on
British Studies in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 27-29, 2006.=20
"Modernist Writers Rewrite the Victorians." How did Modernist authors
rewrite or re-imagine their Victorian predecessors? I am looking
particularly for papers that address one to three writers rather than
Modernists or Victorians as a whole. Topics are open.
Please send 250-word abstracts by April 1, 2006, to Ann Norton at
Ann V. Norton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English Department
Saint Anselm College
Manchester, NH 03102-1310
Histories of Representation: 19th-Century France and 21st- Century =
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
October 12-14, 2006
This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction, both American and British of the 18th and 19th centuries,
but we are particularly interested in papers that discuss women's works that
have been traditionally categorized as "popular" in terms of how they might
be reconsidered. Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or
serialized fiction. Please e-mail 300-500 word proposals to
pwashington_at_ucok.edu or mail them to Pamela Washington, University of
Central Oklahoma, Box 182, Edmond, OK 73034.
The PAMLA Conference dates have been changed to 11/10-11/11/2006.
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Victorian Nature Writing
November 10-11, 2006 (updated due to change in conference schedule)
University of California, Riverside
Submission Deadline: March 15, 2006
Paper proposals sought for a panel on Victorian nature writing.
Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary,
philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework. All
submissions acknowledged by email.
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.
CFP: Female Masculinity in Victorian Literature (dis)junctions: (grad)
The Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.
Please send proposals on any aspect of mystery, crime or thriller fiction to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Tricia
Jenkins, American Studies, Michigan State University at jenki172_at_msu.edu.
Mailed proposals should be sent to Tricia Jenkins, The Journal of Popular
Culture, Michigan State University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, Michigan,
The English IV section (Romantic and Victorian Literature) at SAMLA
seeks papers on "The Child-Woman in Romantic and
In texts from the late eighteenth through the late nineteenth
centuries, women are often given characteristics simultaneously
childlike and sexualized. Poems, novels, conduct books, and visual
arts of the Romantic and Victorian periods accept, foster, and
sometimes interrogate this conflation of the unripe and forbidden
with the sexually desirable. We welcome proposals analyzing the
interplay of these aesthetic and cultural values in Romantic and
DEADLINE: FEB. 15
"The Historical Novel in Canada, 1832-2005" (collection; 06/30/06)
The editors invite submissions for a collection of critical essays tentatively titled "The Historical Novel in Canada, 1832-2005." Wilfrid Laurier University Press has committed to publication of the collection.
VSAWC 2006: The Global Victorians: Interdisciplinary and Transnational
Approaches to the Victorian Era