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CFP: Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (9/15/05; online journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
Melissa Purdue

We would like to announce a new peer-reviewed, online journal--Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies--and invite submissions for the inaugural issue.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture. The journal is a collaborative effort that brings together advanced graduate students and scholars from a variety of universities to create a unique voice in the field. We endorse a broad definition of gender studies and welcome submissions that consider gender and sexuality in conjunction with race, class, place and nationality.

CFP: Rooms at the Top: Attic Spaces in Literature (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Rita Bode

CFP: Rooms at the Top: Attic Spaces in Literature (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

NEMLA conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2-5, 2006
CFP for approved panel: Rooms at the Top: Attic Spaces in Literature
Queries/proposals by September 15th to panel chair, Rita Bode: rbode_at_trentu.ca (please also see below).

CFP: Victorian Cityscape Descriptions (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, July 8, 2005 - 2:25pm
Bill Mistchelli

Call for Papers Proposals:

Northeast Modern Language Association
Philadelphia, PA
2 March to 5 March 2006

Panel Title: Victorian Cityscape Descriptions

        The 2006 NEMLA Victorian Cityscape Descriptions panel invites
abstracts of papers (250 words) that focus on descriptions of the
Victorian city written during the Victorian period. The descriptions
may be of actual or ficitional places, in poetry or prose: works of
science fiction are welcome. Presentations should address one or
more of the period's cultural issues: aesthetics, ethics,
exploration, psychology, religion, science, social and/or political
theory. E-mail abstracts preferred.

UPDATE: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siecle (8/9/05; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Anne Stiles

Update: Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siècle (8/9/05; collection)

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 9 August, 2005.

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays on intersections
between British,European, and North American literature and neurology
between 1870 and 1920. We are willing to consider essays on literature
examined in its scientific context, as well as essays performing literary
analyses of scientific texts. Submissions by emergent as well as established
scholars are welcome. A series editor at one of Britain's leading academic
presses has shown strong preliminary interest in the project.

CFP: Re-gendering the Male Homosexual in Post-Wildean British Literature (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:26pm
Damion Clark

Call for Papers for a Panel entitled: ³Re-gendering the Male Homosexual in
Post-Wildean British Literature² at the NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language
Association) Convention, March 2-5, 2006, Philadelphia, PA
 
Using the pioneering work of Joseph Bristow¹s Effeminate England and Alan
Sinfield¹s The Wilde Century as starting points, this panel seeks to examine
the gendering of male homosexuality in post-Oscar Wilde, post-Labouchére
amendment, post-Cleveland Street scandal, post-Boulton and Park scandal
British literature (1895-2005). The confluence of the above events
solidified the cultural gendering of the male homosexual as effeminate, a

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

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