CFP: [Victorian] New Postgraduate Journal â Victorian Network

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Rosemary Dunleavy

Call for Papers: New Postgraduate Journal â€" Victorian Network

Victorian Network is a new online journal dedicated to publishing and
promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies. The journal is
guest edited by established scholars in the field and peer-reviewed by
other doctoral students.

Two types of submissions are now accepted for the first issue. We are
seeking essays of no longer than 7000 words which engage with the topic
the first issue, “The British Empire and Victorian Literature and
Topics might include but are not limited to:

• Imperial historiography and travel writing
• Colonialism and notions of gender, race and sexuality
• The circulation of people, goods, narratives and ideas in the British
• The rise of ‘imperial’ sciences, such as geography, ethnography and
• Postcolonial rewritings of Victorian texts
• Literary celebrations and criticisms of empire
• The development of imperial ideology

The issue will be guest edited by Dr Muireann O’Cinneide (National
University of Ireland, Galway). A prize of £50 will be awarded to the
paper submitted.

We also invite short essays of no longer than 2000 words which approach
Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights in a way that is pertinent and
for readers outside the academic field, such as A-Level or GCSE students.
There will be a prize of £25 for the best short paper submitted.

Please send submissions to Deadline for
Submissions: 1st April 2009.

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