Looking West Looking East: Transatlanic Travel Writing (MLA 2006)
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Victorian Nature Writing
November 3-4, 2006
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.
Please email 500-word abstract (inline or attachment) to
pamla2006_at_ajdrake.com <mailto:pamla2006_at_ajdrake.com> or, if necessary,
send by post to the following address:
Call for Papers: Novel Geographies: Space and the British Novel, =
Essays sought for a new book collection focusing on the ways in which =
representations of space change in British prose fiction from the =
seventeenth to the nineteenth century. Interested authors should discuss =
how historical forces, such as colonialism, slavery, industrialization, =
or urbanization, impact the imaginary "space" of the novel and nation, =
as well as how varying constructs of identity and/or experience (e.g. of =
race, religion, class, gender, or global location) influence these newly =
emerging forms of narrative imagination or "novel geographies."
Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America:
a Transatlantic Exchange
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
14. April. 2006
UPDATE: PLEASE DISREGARD THE EARLIER EXTENDED DEADLINE. THE NEW
EXTENDED DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2006.
UPDATE: KEYNOTE SPEAKER CONFIRMED
Due to the interest expressed in the conference, we are extending the
deadline for proposals. Please note the new deadline of February 15,
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA): English Literature 1800-1900
November 9-12, 2006
Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois
British Border Crossing: Romantic and Victorian (Inter)Textuality and the Destabilization of Boundaries
We invite paper and panel proposals that examine the destabilization of boundaries and borders arising within the intertextual space of British Literature between 1800 and 1900. Proposals may address any type of boundary or border destabilized within the literary texts of this period, including, among others, the various genres, disciplines, genders, races, geographies, cultures, religions, laws, sciences, and governments.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of Victorian Poetry:
"Edward FitzGerald and The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám"
Victorian Poetry announces a special issue to celebrate the bicentennial
of the birth of Edward FitzGerald (1809) and the sesquicentennial of the
publication of his masterpiece, The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859).
Submissions are invited, particularly on the Rubáiyát, although articles
dealing with FitzGerald's other works, his life, his influence, or his
relationship to his contemporaries are also welcome.
Paper Proposals are requested for a panel on
"Diversity and Change: Early Canadian Women Writers"
for the Association of Canadian and Quebec Literatures
at this spring's Congress of the Canadian Federation
for the Humanities and Social Sciences being held at
York University in Toronto, Ontario (Canada).
CFP: Female Masculinity in Victorian Literature (dis)junctions: (grad)
(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)
This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at "(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation," the University of California Riverside's 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
Please find below a CFP for next year's grand spectacular spectacular: a
joint conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
and the North American Victorian Studies Association at Purdue University in
West Lafayette, Indiana. The CFP deadline is Feb. 15. I hope to see many
of you there!
Dino Franco Felluga
CFP: Victorian Division, MLA convention (1 March 2006; 27-30 December 2006)
CFP: Appropriating Vision(s): Visual Practices in American Women's Writing
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW), 3rd
International Conference, Philadelphia, PA. Nov. 8-11, 2006.
The Victorians and the Arab World: Creative Connections
Friday 13-Saturday 14 April 2007
School of English, University of Leeds, UK
Announcing a new book series from Ashgate Publishing
Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies
Kevin Hutchings, Canada Research Chair in Romantic Studies and Associate
Professor of English, University of Northern British Columbia
Julia M. Wright, Canada Research Chair in European Studies and Associate
Professor of English, Dalhousie University
Updated Call for Papers: NINETEENTH-CENTURY PROSE special issue on John
NINETEENTH-CENTURY PROSE seeks essays on John Ruskin for a special issue
for Fall 2007. Articles of any critical approach are of interest.
Inquiries are welcome. Please send your completed essay of 20-25 pages by
March 31, 2006 to guest editor Sharon Aronofsky Weltman at the address
below. Essays should follow MLA style.
Dr. Sharon Aronofsky Weltman
Associate Professor of English
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5001
Call for Papers
South Central Modern Language Association
Fort Worth 2006 - "Cultural Roundup"
"Culture in Nineteenth-Century British Literature"
The Nineteenth-Century British Literature Division of the SCMLA invites paper proposals for the 2006 meeting to be held October 26-28 in Fort Worth, Texas. In keeping with the conference theme "Cultural Roundup," this panel welcomes proposals for papers on the topic of culture, broadly construed. Topics might include, but are not limited to, literary aspects of "high" culture (art, music, fashion) or "low" culture (music halls, penny dreadfuls, street fairs) or sites of intersection.