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CFP: Romantic & Victorian Studies (2/15/06; NASSR/NAVSA, 8/31/06-9/3/06)

Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm

Hello all!

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!

Be well!

Dino Franco Felluga

CFP: Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies (no deadline; book series)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Ann Donahue

Announcing a new book series from Ashgate Publishing

Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies

Series Editors:

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

CFP: John Ruskin (3/31/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sharon A Weltman

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

CFP: Culture in 19th C British Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm

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.

CFP: Mary Elizabeth Braddon After Lady Audley (3/10/06; MLA '06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
Albert Sears

CFP: Mary Elizabeth Braddon After Lady Audley
Special Session Proposal
MLA 2006, Philadelphia
Topics that broaden understanding beyond Braddon's initial Victorian sensation fiction success: realism, historical novel, genre, influence, serialization, editorial work, etc. 1-page abstracts by March 10 to Albert Sears, Silver Lake College (

Albert C. Sears, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Silver Lake College
2406 S Alverno Rd
Manitowoc WI 54220

UPDATE: (En)compass(ing) Victorian Literature (grad) (1/30/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
Elizabeth Porter

  UPDATE: Submission extension deadline January 30
  Call for Papers in 19th Century British Literature
  "(En)compass(ing) Language: Interplay Within English Studies"
  Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  March 31st through April 1st
  Sponsored by: Texas Tech University's Graduate English Society
  Co-Chairs: Brandon Hernsberger and Elizabeth Porter
  Address: GES Conference
                                      Texas Tech University
                                      Department of English, Box 43091
                                      Lubbock, Texas 79409-3091

UPDATE: Wild Irish Girls conference (UK) (2/13/06; 7/20/06-7/21/06)

Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
White S.


Professor James Chandler, University of Chicago, 'Edgeworth and the

Ms Norma Clarke, 'Laetitia Pilkington: The Original Wild Irish Girl'.

Dr Claire Connolly, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University, 'Theorising
affectivity in Irish Romanticism'.

Call for Papers

'Wild Irish Girls': A bicentenary conference to mark the publication of
Sydney Owenson's (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl and Maria Edgeworth's

Keynote speakers: James Chandler (University of Chicago) and Claire
Connolly (Cardiff University)