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UPDATE: Consuming Culture in 18th & 19th C. (9/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 23, 2004 - 1:35am
Tamara Wagner

We have extended the deadline for abstracts for a
collection of essays on "Consuming Culture,"
originally posted under the working title of
"Consuming Culture: The Eating Pleasures and Problems
of Western Modernity," to 30 September 2004.

An academic press has already expressed interest in
the proposed collection.

Please note also the change in submission and contact
details.

CONSUMING CULTURE: FOOD FICTIONS AND THE CONSUMPTION
OF WESTERN MODERNITY IN THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH
CENTURIES

CFP: Henry James: Leon Edel Prize (11/1/04; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 3:58am
Service Account hjamesr

Call for Papers

LEON EDEL PRIZE

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James
by a beginning scholar. The prize carries with it an award of $150, and
the prize-winning essay will be published in HJR.

The competition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time
academic appointment for more than four years. Independent scholars and
graduate students are encouraged to apply.

Essays should be 20-30 pages (including notes), original, and not under
submission elsewhere or previously published.

Send submissions (in duplicate, produced according to current MLA
style, and with return
postage enclosed) to:

CFP: Reading James (3/1/05; journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 3:58am
Service Account hjamesr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Reading James

Responding, in part, to the readings and re-readings of Henry James that
circulated in the March 2004 issue of PMLA, this forum will take up the
topic of "Reading James."

CFP: Dreiser Essay Prize (8/1/04; journal and prize)

updated: 
Friday, May 28, 2004 - 1:38am
Newlin, Keith

The International Theodore Dreiser Society is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Dreiser Essay Prize. The award is sponsored by the Dreiser Society and is given annually to the graduate student or untenured faculty member who submits the best previously unpublished essay on any aspect of the work of the American writer Theodore Dreiser.

Applicants may submit essays that consider any part of Dreiser's corpus or that connect his life or work to those of other writers or to his times. In addition to a cash award of $250, the winning essay will appear in Dreiser Studies, a refereed journal sponsored by the Society. Other worthy essays besides the winner will be considered for publication as well.

CFP: Victorian Studies Bulletin (7/23/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, May 28, 2004 - 1:38am
Rachel Bright

Please forward this message as necessary:

The Victorian Studies Bulletin is beginning to collect information and copy
for the September 2004 issue on the following subjects:

 - Book/journal announcements
 - Brief reviews of past conferences/exhibits
 - CFP's
 - Grant/scholarship/fellowship opportunities and awards
 - Requests for information
 - News/information of interest to Victorianists (upcoming exhibits or
conferences, etc.)
 - Online resources of interest to Victorianists

CFP: Victorian Institute Conference & Journal (7/1/04 & 9/1/04; 4/1/05-4/2/05 & journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 - 4:18am
David Latane

Greetings, here are two separate calls for papers.

The Victorians Institute meeting 2005 Call for Papers is at

http://www.uncg.edu/wms/VIRoot/vindex.html

Deadline for abstracts: July 1, 2004
Dates of conference: April 1-2, 2005

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Victorians Institute Journal call for papers for a special feature in
Volume 32.

Poetry in the Empire

For a forthcoming special feature, the Editors of Victorians Institute
Journal invite submissions of scholarly essays on any aspect of poetry
within the British colonies during the Victorian era.

UPDATE: Encyclopedia of Modern Drama (8/28/04; book)

updated: 
Friday, May 21, 2004 - 3:54am
Kerry Moore

An Invitation to Students and Scholars of the British
Theatre from Kerry Moore, Editorial Advisor

Grolier is in the midst of producing the publication
of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MODERN DRAMA, edited by
Gabrielle H. Cody and Evert Sprinchorn of Vassar
College. This four-volume set will offer a total of
one million words on a variety of topics ranging from
Ibsen to the present, and the target audience consists
of college students, high school students and general
readers. Following is an elaboration from the general
editors:

CFP: Victorian Medievalism (6/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
Jennifer Palmgren

Call for Essays: Victorian Medievalism (6/1/04; collection)

Essays with a focus on Swinburne or Browning or religion are solicited for a
Victorian medievalism collection under contract with Palgrave. Essays
should be appropriate for interdisciplinary undergraduate courses dealing
with Victorian medievalism and should not concern Arthurian or gothic
material. Please send questions and essays to lhollow_at_frc.mass.edu and
jpalmgren_at_saintpauls.edu. Completed essays (4000-5000 words) in Chicago
style should be received by June 1.

Jennifer Palmgren
Asst. Prof. of English
Saint Paul's College
115 College Dr.
Lawrenceville, VA 23868

CFP: Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (5/31/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 13, 2004 - 1:36am
Elizabeth Hale

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

  Australasian Victorian Studies Journal (AVSJ) Volume 10 for 2004

The AVSJ is an annual interdisciplinary journal devoted to Victorian
Studies. We are now calling for articles for consideration by our
referees for publication in AVSJ Volume 10 2004.

If you wish to submit a paper please send it to the editors no later
than 31 MAY 2004, keeping the following guidelines in mind.

CFP: British Short Story (no deadline noted; edited book)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
Andrew Maunder

Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story & Short Fiction

Contributors are sought for the above book (due for publication in early
2006) which aims to analyse the genre, covering the early nineteenth
century to the present:

Author biographies and bibliographies
Analyses of short stories and novellas
Literary themes and terms
Historical events that have influenced short story writers.

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