NeMLA session "Victorian New Media" 9/30/2012; March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jkuskey@oberlin.edu

Call for Papers

Session “Victorian New Media”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2013/cfp.html

How were 19th-century innovations in communication and information technologies experienced as ‘new media’? How were 19th-century new media represented in literature and culture? What were the effects on literary and cultural production? How can methodologies from new media studies be applied to examinations of Victorian technology and culture? Examinations of Victorian new media may include any form of print, screen, sound, or telecommunications. Send 300-400 word abstracts and a brief bio to Jessica Kuskey jkuskey@oberlin.edu

Deadline: September 30, 2011

Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable. http://www.nemla.org/convention/2013/cfp.html

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
interdisciplinary
romantic
science_and_culture
theory
victorian