UPDATE: Henry James' Queer Characters (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Randolph
contact email: 
plrand25@hotmail.com

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid

The University of California Riverside's annual (dis)junctions conference is
extending the deadline for submissions to Tuesday, February 28, 2006. If
you have an idea that you wanted to submit, but missed the original deadline
of Feb. 1, we will now be accepting abstracts until the 28th of February.

CFP: Henry James' Queer characters (dis)junctions: (grad) (2/28/06;
4/7/06-4/8/06)

(dis)junctions; Lost in Translation (April 7-8, 2006)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at “(dis)junctions:
Lost in Translation,” the University of California Riverside’s 13th Annual
Humanities Graduate Conference. It will take place April 7-8, 2006. For
more information, visit the website:
http://www.english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions.

In Henry James’ “The Tragic Muse,” the character Gabriel Nash is labeled
“queer.” Many have pointed to his questionable sexuality while ignoring the
other meaning that Victorian readers would apply: non-normative. Is queer
sexuality also paired with queer ideas and actions? What other characters
within his novels exhibit this dual identification of the term “queer”? Is
this the only way in Victorian literature to signify alternative
sexualities?

Abstracts no longer than 250 words should be e-mailed to:
“Plrand25_at_hotmail.com” by February 1, 2006. Please put the text in the body
of the message, not as an attachment.

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond