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CFP: Nineteenth-Century Literary Masculinities (1/31/07; journal issue)

Monday, May 15, 2006 - 4:35pm
Simon Avery

Call for Papers

Critical Survey: Special Edition on 'Nineteenth-Century Literary Masculinities'

Submissions are required for a special edition of the journal Critical
Survey on 'Nineteenth-Century Literary Masculinities' to be published
Winter 2007. Contributors many consider any aspect of nineteenth-century
masculinity as it is represented in literary works, including:

Romantic Masculinities
The Byronic hero
Masculinity and industrialisation
The gentleman figure
The dandy figure
Masculinity and war
Masculinity and imperialism
Masculinity and class

CFP: British Gynaecology, 1500-2000 (7/31/06; collection)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
A Shellard

CFP: Gynaecology and British Culture, 1500 - 2000

Proposals are currently being sought for a collection of essays exploring the
history of British gynaecology between 1500 and 2000. The collection will be
edited by Andrew Mangham (University of Sheffield) and Greta Depledge (Birkbeck
College, University of London). We are particularly interested in essays with
an interdisciplinary approach. Possible subjects include, though are not
limited to:

CFP: Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850 (UK) (5/26/06; 7/28/06)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Terry Robinson

*Home and Abroad: Transnational **England**, 1750-1850*
* *A One-Day, Summer Conference at Holywell Manor, Oxford University
Friday, 28 July 2006
_Invited Speakers_:
Ros Ballaster (Mansfield College, Oxford University)
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Université de Montréal)
Susan Manning (University of Edinburgh)
Fiona Stafford (Somerville College, Oxford University)
This interdisciplinary conference aims to examine discourses between
England and other countries from 1750-1850 through the lens of the
national and the global. 'Home and Abroad: Transnational England'
invites discussions concerning the formation of English identity or

CFP: Sublimity 1700-1900 (UK) (11/17/06; 1/5/07)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Chris Stokes

'Taste, Vision, Transcendence: Sublimity 1700-1900' One-Day Conference,
University of Sussex (Brighton, UK), 5th January 2007.

Plenary speakers: Dr. Philip Shaw (University of Leicester) and Professor
Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol).

Papers are invited on any aspect of the sublime in literature, visual
culture or philosophy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Papers
from postgraduates particularly welcome. Send 250 word abstracts to by the 17th November 2006. Enquiries about
attending the conference as a non-presenting delegate are also welcome.

Christopher Stokes and Miles Mitchard
University of Sussex.

CFP: 19th-Century Science, Technology, and Media (12/1/06; INCS, 4/19/07-4/21/07)

Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:42pm
Mallinick, Daniella


Inspired by Bram Stoker's innovative narrative forms and themes in Dracula-—and in particular by Jonathan Harker's statement in his journal that he is witnessing the "nineteenth-century up-to-date with a vengeance"--this conference will explore the thoroughly modern forms of communication, technological development, and scientific discovery that emerged in the period.

UPDATE: Irish Studies Area (5/15/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:48pm
Kathleen Turner

***deadline extended****

The Irish Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture
Association is extending its deadline for proposals for its upcoming
conference. Papers dealing with Irish culture, literature, emigrants,
history, "Diaspora," or any aspect that would fall under the umbrella of
Irish studies will be considered. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

UPDATE: Aesthetics and Victorian/Edwardian Detective Fiction (5/21/06; collection)

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
Paul Fox

In recent years there has been a growing critical interest in the literary detective, and a number of recent studies have examined the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century sleuth from a variety of theoretical perspectives: Foucauldian, feminist, post-colonial and post-structuralist. Cultural historians examine the period and the detective in terms of empire, gender, social authority and scientific developments in criminology. Little is said of the relationship between late Victorian and Edwardian detective fiction in terms of style, the art of detection and the question of contemporary aesthetic theory.

CFP: Victorian Women Poets and the Problem of Marriage (7/1/06; collection)

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm

Contributions are invited for a proposed collection of essays on Victorian women poets and marriage with
the working title Victorian Women Poets and the Problem of Marriage. Victorian female poets�
perspectives on the institution of marriage and on the problem of balancing the demands of marriage and
the artist�s life are important but have not been adequately explored. Of course, Elizabeth Barrett
Browning certainly raises precisely these issues in Aurora Leigh, but many other female poets of the
nineteenth century concerned themselves with these same issues and resolved them in different ways,
sometimes choosing not to marry (Christina Rossetti and Adelaide Proctor), sometimes marrying with

UPDATE: Victorians Institute - Gender and Reform (6/1/06; 10/20/06)

Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
Rose, Anita R.

Call for Papers - Update
The Victorians Institute
October 20, 21, 2006
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC

>From Mrs. Jellyby to Edwin Chadwick:
 Gender and Reform in Victorian Culture

Keynote speaker: Alison Booth, University of Virginia
Author: "How to Make it as a Woman"

Possible topics may include:

CFP: Revisiting the Nineteenth Century: The World, the Body, the Text (5/10/06; 11/24/06-11/25/06)

Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm

Dear Sir/Madam:
  The R.O.C. English & American Literature Association will hold an international conference this November. The topic is ¡§Revisiting the Nineteenth Century: The World, the Body, the Text.¡¨ The call for paper is attached to this message. Please help post this call for papers. Thank you.
  The Organizing Committee
  The 14th Annual Conference of the R.O.C. English & American Literature Association
  Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Cheng Kung University
  No. 1, Ta-Hsueh Road, Tainan, Taiwan 70101
  Phone: 06-2757575 ext. 52249 (from outside of Taiwan: 886-6-2757575 ext. 52249)