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CFP: Shakespeare and the Cultures of Childhood, 1807-2007 (1/31/06; journal issue)

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Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Kate Chedgzoy

2007 sees the two-hundredth anniversary of the first publication of two
books that have played distinctively significant roles in the mediation
of Shakespeare for children, and the reception of his works by them:
Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, and Henrietta Bowdler's
The Family Shakespeare (revised by her brother Thomas a decade later).
As guest-editors of a cluster of essays in the December 2006 issue of
the new Routledge journal Shakespeare, we wish to take this anniversary
as an opportunity to reflect on some of the meanings and consequences of
Shakespeare's global travels through the cultures of childhood over the
last two hundred years.

CFP: Teaching William Morris (9/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Miles, Rosie

Call for Papers: Teaching William Morris

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Where and how are the works and legacy of William Morris being taught in =
educational institutions across the world? The Summer 2007 issue of the =
Journal of William Morris Studies hopes to address this broad question =
through a wide range of contributions from practitioners responsible for =
bringing Morris to life in the classroom. Topics for consideration might =
include:

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=B7 Teaching News from Nowhere.

=B7 Teaching Morris's poetry and prose works (anyone teaching The =
Earthly Paradise? Sigurd? The Late Romances?).

CFP: Gender and Victorian Reform (6/1/06; 10/20/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Rose, Anita R.

Call for Papers
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:

UPDATE: Transatlantic Stevenson (1/15/06; 7/18/06-7/20/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
mdanahay_at_brocku.ca

Update:

Deadline for submissions extended to January 15th 2006

Update:

New conference site web address: http://www.brocku.ca/english/rls2006/news.php

Update new conference information:

The Plenary speaker will be Professor Jenni Calder. Her paper entitled "I Should
Like to Be an American: Scots in the USA. There will also be an accompanying
exhibition of the some of the Library's rare first editions of Stevenson's
works.

CFP: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06)

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Natasha Duquette

Please see, below, the Call for Papers for a session on Mary Anne
Schimmelpenninck at the Canadian Congress of Social Sciences and
Humanities.=20

Call for Papers: Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck: Travel Writer, Aesthetic
Theorist and Theologian (1/5/06; 5/27/06-5/30/06) =20

Christianity and Literature Study Group Conference=20
Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities=20
York University=20
Toronto, Ontario=20
May 27-30, 2006=20

CFP: Walter Pater: New Questions, Latent Questionings (1/10/06; 7/27/06-7/29/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
LJHiggins_at_aol.com

"Walter Pater: New Questions, Latent Questionings "=20

CALL FOR PAPERS=20
For a conference organized by the International Walter Pater Society =20
Thursday - Saturday night, July 27-29, 2006=20
To be hosted by Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA) =20

CFP: Urbanism, Urbanity, and the 19th-C novel (2/1/06; 8/3/06-8/6/06)

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Monday, December 5, 2005 - 6:14pm
JoAnna Rottke

"URBANISM, URBANITY, AND THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY NOVEL"

August 3-6, 2006
University of California, Santa Cruz
sponsored by the Dickens Project
http://humwww.ucsc.edu/dickens/universe/weekend2006.html

Featured Speaker: Sharon Marcus, Columbia University

Two-page proposals due by Feb. 1, 2006. Mail proposals (hard copies only) to:

Professor Hilary Schor
Dept. of English
University of Southern California
Los Angeles CA 90089

CFP: Theorizing the 'First Wave' Globally (2/1/06; MLA '06)

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Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 10:24pm
kanika batra

Theorizing feminisms globally, from late 19th to mid 20th centuries, emphasizing sexuality and class, interrogating Western periodization ('first wave'). Abstracts by February 1. Pamela Caughie (pcaughi_at_luc.edu) and Kanika Batra (kanikabat_at_yahoo.com).

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