UPDATE: (Re)Collecting British Women Writers: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (10/15/05; 3/23/06-3/26/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hager
contact email: 
lhager@english.ufl.edu

The deadline for submissions has been extended to October 15, 2005.<br>
<br>
The 14th Annual Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women
Writers Conference<br>
March 23-26, 2006<br>
The University of Florida<br>
<br>
Call for Papers<br>
<br>
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.<br>
<br>
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&amp;M University).<br>
<br>
We encourage proposals focusing on but not limited to:<br>
<br>
Collections and Archives:<br>
- Politics of display and archiving<br>
- Textual and physical collections<br>
- Intersections of written and visual arts<br>
- Collecting in the (pseudo)sciences<br>
- Exhibiting the empire<br>
- The family: children's culture<br>
- Collections and archives in the classroom<br>
<br>
(Re)envisioning the Canon:<br>
- Recovering women's writing<br>
- Intersections between canonical and non-canonical writers<br>
- Intersections between male and female writers<br>
- De-marginalizing and de-centering groups, texts, crafts<br>
- Theatrical adaptations of canonical and non-canonical texts<br>
- Women's access to words: female literacies and publishing<br>
- Children's literature in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-centuries<br>
- Transatlantic links in children's culture<br>
<br>
Influence and Textual Memory:<br>
- Colony and the empire<br>
- Nation, nationality, and the body<br>
- Life writing: journals and letters<br>
- Travel narratives<br>
- Gendered intertexualities<br>
- Subjectivity, agency, and authorship<br>
- Family as a microcosm or metaphor<br>
- The politics of historical representation<br>
<br>
<br>
Please submit 1-2 page abstracts for individual presentations and panel
proposals (including the name of a moderator) by October 15, 2005.
Please do not include any identifying information in your abstract.<br>
<br>
Proposals may be submitted via an online form at
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
 href="http://www.english.ufl.edu/bwwc/cfp_submission.shtml">http://www.english.ufl.edu/bwwc/cfp_submission.shtml</a><br>
<br>
Proposals may also be sent via regular mail (include a cover sheet with
your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and
institutional affiliation) to:<br>
<br>
British Women Writers Conference<br>
University of Florida<br>
Department of English<br>
P.O. Box 117310<br>
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7310<br>
<br>
<br>
For more information about the conference, please visit our website at
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.english.ufl.edu/bwwc">http://www.english.ufl.edu/bwwc</a>.<br>
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