[UPDATE] SAMLA 2012: Victorian Conviviality (abstracts due May 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Davis / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

This panel invites proposals relating to the representation of conviviality in Victorian literature. Topics may include but are not limited to discussions of food and drink; friendship; pub culture; connoisseurship; societies such as the Cannibal Club; group travel and leisure activities; sports and athleticism; public celebrations; lectures and debates; Christmas and other religious holidays; town parks; seaside excursions; and societies for mental improvement. SAMLA will be held November 9-11, 2012, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center at Research Triangle Park in Durham, North Carolina. By May 20, 2012, please submit 250-word abstracts to Hugh Davis, Piedmont College, at hdavis@piedmont.edu.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
victorian