CFP: Virginia Woolf: Art, Education, and Internationalism (1/8/06; 6/7/07-6/10/07)
The 17th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf will take place Thursday, June
7 through Sunday June 10, 2007, at the Marcum Conference Center of Miami
University of Ohio, in Oxford, Ohio.
We welcome proposals for academic presentations, roundtable discussions, and
creative performances on the conference topic of Art, Education, and
Proposals addressing diverse perspectives on the following topics are
Peace, War, and Pedagogy
Public Discourse and the Artist
International Perspectives on Woolf Studies
Virginia and/or Leonard Woolf as Political Philosophers
Woolf and Postcolonial Studies
The Ethics of Art in Wartime Woolf and the Translocal
Woolf in/ and Translation Heteronormativity and Institutional Politics
Woolf and Political Rhetoric
Art, Fascism, and Anti-Fascism
Woolf and Cultural Capital in Academe
Woolf, Cosmopolitism, and Education
Teaching Woolf and Feminist Rhetoric
In keeping with the theme of the conference, we have planned a number of
community-oriented events and workshops, including small reading groups
focusing on the conference common text, Jacob's Room.
Several exciting plenary talks and workshops are planned with Woolf scholars
such as Susan Stanford Friedman, Urmila Seshagiri, Jane De Gay, Ann Fernald,
Beth Rigel Daugherty, Patricia Laurence, and a number of others to be
Michelle Taylor, of Miami University of Ohio, is organizing a special
session on Woolf and Toni Morrison at the Underground Railroad Freedom
Center in nearby Cincinnati, OH. For information and suggestions on the
Woolf/ Morrison event, contact Michelle at taylorm5_at_muohio.edu.
As usual, the conference will sponsor a travel fund for attendees needing
financial assistance. For information on the conference, our summer
institute for graduate students, and workshop credit for high school
teachers, see our website: http://www.muohio.edu/woolfconference.
To propose a presentation:
Send a cover sheet with your name, title of your presentation, address, and
phone number. On a separate page, include the title of your presentation,
and a 250-word abstract of your presentation.
To propose a panel: Send a cover sheet with the title of your panel,
presentation titles and contact information for each panelist, and a brief
description of the panel topic. Include on separate pages titles and
250-word abstracts for each presentation. We welcome submissions by those
affiliated with academic institutions and "common readers" alike.
Send proposals by January 8, 2007, to detlofmm_at_muohio.edu or via mail to:
Woolf 2007 Conference
356 Bachelor Hall
Oxford, OH 45056.
Electronic submissions are preferred.
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Received on Sun Nov 12 2006 - 23:14:12 EST