CFP: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies: Conflicts (11/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES: 20th Conference. March
30th-April 1st 2006. Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey - New
Brunswick. Topic: CONFLICTS.
We welcome papers that draw on any aspect of conflict relating to the
"long nineteenth-century" – including the adoption of this expression
itself. They might address issues of periodization (Romantic vs.
Victorian, Victorian vs. modern, Romantic vs. modern); contemporary
debates (evolution, secular vs. religious culture, establishment vs.
dissent, class struggle and class consciousness); public vs. private
issues (and the validity of such distinctions) involving, for example,
generational opposition, sibling rivalry, adultery, domestic violence, and
sexual orientation; physical combat and warfare (wrestling and pugilism to
the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimea, Lucknow, the Boer War), riots and state
interventions (Peterloo, Preston, the Gordon riots); press debates and
controversies; and such theoretical oppositions as global/insular,
regional/cosmopolitan, and high/low.
Longer versions of INCS conference papers are regularly published in the
affiliated *Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal*.
Send 200-400 word abstracts by Nov 15, 2005 to kate.flint_at_rutgers.edu.
INCS website: www.nd.edu/~incshp/
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