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CFP: Women, Representation, and Space in Contemporary Literature (7/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:26pm
mt.gomez

I am seeking submissions to complete a volume on women, representation
and space in 19th and 20th century literature written in English. While
the main focus of the volume is women's metaphorical appropriation and
subvertion of public and private spaces since the beginning of the 19th
century until today, this call for papers in particular seeks essays on
contemporary women writers appropriating, negotiating and/or
deconstructing public/private spaces. I am especially interested in
essays that question the simplistic binary divide between public and
private spaces, and essays dealing with the trope of the flâneuse in the
postmodern city. Proposals on little explored authors such as Tama

CFP: World's Fairs & Expositions (10/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:26pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS:

WORLD'S FAIRS & EXPOSITIONS

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2006 JOINT CONFERENCE

 

April 12 – 15, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

 

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2005

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, ideally with four papers or speakers per standard session.

 

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers (9/30/05; BWWC, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
Lisa Hager

The 14th Annual
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
March 23-26, 2006
The University of Florida

Call for Papers

This year's theme, "(Re)Collecting British Women Writers," encourages
interdisciplinary approaches to writers of the period, with a special
interest in issues related to archival scholarship and memory and how
those issues manifest themselves in collections, exhibitions, and canons.

We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speakers will be Talia
Schaffer (CUNY-Queens College), Carolyn Steedman (University of
Warwick), and Lynne Vallone (Texas A&M University).

We encourage proposals focusing on but not limited to:

CFP: Victorian Studies Bulletin (7/29/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, June 6, 2005 - 8:31pm
Rachel Bright

Please forward this message as necessary:

The Victorian Studies Bulletin is beginning to collect information and copy
for the September 2005 issue on the following subjects:

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

CFP: Art of The Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek (10/20/05; 4/28/06-4/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Joseph Zingaro

Abstracts for papers are now being accepted for the Kent State
University Ashtabula 2006 Fairy Tale Conference, "The Art of The
Fairy Tale from Grimm to Shrek: And All the Ogres in Between," to
be held April 28 and 29, 2006 on the campus of Kent State
University Ashtabula.

Keynote speaker at the conference will be Dr. Valerie Paradiz,
author of Clever Maids: The Secret History of the Grimm Fairy Tales

Interested participants must submit electronically a 200 word
abstract.

CFP: Tractarian Poetics (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:24pm
Kirstie Blair

We are currently editing a special issue of _Victorian Poetry_, scheduled for publication in 2006, on Tractarian poetry and poetics and its influence on Victorian literature and religion. Due to the unavoidable withdrawal of one of our contributors, we are interested in hearing from anyone who has material on this topic which could be quickly turned into a high-quality article. The article (c.6000 words) would have to be completed by the end of July at the latest, and preferably earlier.

For further information or to express interest, please contact us at the email addresses below.

Dr Kirstie Blair
University of Glasgow
k.blair_at_englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

CFP: Victorian Crime Fiction, Clues: A Journal of Detection (10/14/05; journal issue)

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Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
Elizabeth Foxwell

> Call for Papers: Issue on Victorian Crime Fiction, _Clues: A Journal of Detection_
> (deadline: October 14, 2005)
>
> Published quarterly, the peer-reviewed _CLUES: A Journal of Detection_ welcomes scholarly articles on all aspects of mystery and detective material in print, television, and film without limit to period or country covered. The fall 2006 issue will focus on Victorian crime fiction.
>
> Guest editor: Janice Allan, University of Salford (UK)
>

CFP: Literature and the Addicted Subject (11/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
Comitini, Patricia Prof.

We're soliciting papers for a volume tentatively titled Literature and
the Addicted Subject, 1700-Present. This volume will examine how the
post-Romantic conception of literature constructs both the possibility
and our understanding of addiction. While there are collections and
books that discuss the addictions of authors or representations of
addiction, the focus of this book is substantially different: it seeks
to examine how addiction is a historical phenomenon that is enabled by
particular ideological and cultural preconditions. Thus, we do not
assume addiction's existence prima facie, and do not assume it is one
thing at all times. Addiction needs particular historical preconditions:

CFP: The Space of Lewis Carroll's Wonderland (10/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2005 - 7:50pm
Cris Hollingsworth

Essays needed for a scholarly book collection: *The Space of Lewis
Carroll's Wonderland*

I am seeking papers on Lewis Carroll's Wonderland from a variety of
theoretical perspectives, especially arguments that engage with spatial
and cultural ideas/implications.

UPDATE: The Bible in Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Thought (1/30/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, April 29, 2005 - 6:03pm
Renée Dickason

New deadline:

La Revue LISA - LISA e-journal
The Bible in the Nineteenth Century:
The Word and its Re-Wordings in British Literature and Thought

The Bible has played a significant part in British culture since the
Reformation. It has been a major reference not only in the field of
religious experience but also, more broadly, in artistic expression and
intellectual reflection. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the
Evangelical Revival placed the Scriptures at the heart of religious
practices and certain Romantics reasserted the importance of the Bible by
offering new readings.

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