CFP: Virginia Woolf: Art, Education, and Internationalism (1/8/06; 6/7/07-6/10/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Madelyn Detloff
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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
especially encouraged:


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


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:



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 or via mail to:


Woolf 2007 Conference


Miami University

 356 Bachelor Hall

Oxford, OH 45056.


Electronic submissions are preferred.

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