UPDATE: British Border Crossing (3/17/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia M. VanSickle
contact email: 
cmvansickle@yahoo.com

                  Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA): English Literature 1800-1900
  November 9-12, 2006
  Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois
   
  British Border Crossing: Romantic and Victorian (Inter)Textuality and the Destabilization of Boundaries
   
  We invite paper and panel proposals that examine the destabilization of boundaries and borders arising within the intertextual space of British Literature between 1800 and 1900. Proposals may address any type of boundary or border destabilized within the literary texts of this period, including, among others, the various genres, disciplines, genders, races, geographies, cultures, religions, laws, sciences, and governments.
   
  Some boundaries/borders to consider include but are not limited to the following:
   
    
   Fiction/Non-Fiction
   Poetry/Prose/Drama
   Literature/History
   Male/Female
   Domestic/Imperial
   Inside/Outside
   Angel/Monster
   Freedom/Imprisonment
   Science/Religion
   Colonizer/Colonized
   Virgin/Whore
   Legality/Illegality
   Citizen/Criminal
   Monarchy/Democracy
   Child/Adult
   Public/Private
   Health/Infirmity
   Mind/Body
   City/Country
   Human/Animal
   Literal/Figurative
   War/Peace
  Please submit two-page (500 word) abstracts with brief vitae for each proposed paper and/or panel via e-mail by March 17, 2006, to cvansick_at_mchenry.edu
   
  Proposals sent via regular postal mail should be directed to the address below:

   

  Cynthia M. VanSickle, A.B.D.
Department of English
McHenry County College
8900 U.S. Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Phone: (815) 479-7756
Fax: (815) 479-7579

E-mail: cvansick_at_mchenry.edu
Website: http://www.mchenry.edu/faculty/cvansick/

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