CFP: Time and the Victorian Press (2/1/07; 9/14/07-9/16/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Turner
contact email:



The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP) will be holding =
annual conference at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, =
from 14-16 September 2007.


In addition to considering proposals on all aspects of research into
nineteenth century periodicals and serials, RSVP particularly welcomes
papers that address the broad topic =91Time and the Victorian Press=92 =
areas such as:


* periodical rhythms and periodicities

* local, national, global time

* modernities

* technologies and time

* memory

* presentism then and now

* historical pasts and projected futures

* historicity

* signs of the times

* time and space

* synchronicity and/or simultaneity

* visual culture and time

* speed

* dailiness, weekliness, monthliness, etc.

* timeliness

* nostalgia

* topicality

* time and reading

* time warps, gaps, duration

* leisure time, work time


We welcome proposals for individual papers or panels of three. Papers =
be 15-20 minutes in length (no longer), and panels should plan on an =
and a half session. We hope to build in as much time as possible for


Please email a two-page (maximum) abstract of the paper/panel, and a
one-page c.v. for each participant to the Programme Chair, Mark Turner,
King=92s College London:


The deadline for submission is 1 February 2007.


RSVP is pleased to be able to waive fees for a select number of graduate
students presenting papers at the conference. If you wish to be =
for such an award, please indicate so on a cover letter attached to your
proposal. Recipients will be notified in early spring of 2007.


Please direct all queries about local arrangements to David Latan=E9 at


For further information about RSVP and the conference, please consult =

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