Call for Papers: Essay Collection on Louise Imogen Guiney
International Conference on London Studies23 November 2019 – London, UKorganised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Since its beginnings, London has been regarded as the epitome of progress and advancement even in times of profound crisis and discord, exerting the charm of the vast setting that concentrates most, if not all, human experiences. From ancient Londinium to the 21st-century metropolis, the ever expanding urban settlement has emerged as a complex heterogeneous entity forging a particular code of conduct governed by imagination and originality, talent and vision that generate almost endless significations of the self.
Alice in Wonderland in Film and Popular Culture
Edited by Antonio Sanna
In celebration of the life and works of the eminent scholar Pierre Coustillas (1930-2018), we invite contributions for a special issue of Literature Compass(https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/17414113)on Coustillas, George Gissing, and their writing. Coustillas has had a profound influence on Gissing and nineteenth-century studies. From 1969 to April 2013, he edited The Gissing Newsletterand subsequently The Gissing Journal, the organ for Gissing studies. In 1997, Paul F. Mattheisen, Arthur C. Young, and Coustillas completed their landmark project: The Collected Letters of George Gissing.
Please consider this call for papers for a panel on flânerie at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) conference in Atlanta, GA, November 15-17, 2019:
SAMLA 91: LANGUAGES: POWER, IDENTITY, RELATIONSHIPS
NEW DATES November 15-17 ◆Westin Peachtree Plaza◆Atlanta, Georgia
Regular Panel: Flânerie in Literature and Popular Culture
The Language of Flânerie:
Forging Power, Identity, and Relationships on the City Streets
Dr. Kelly Comfort, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Marylaura Papalas, East Carolina University
Gothic Spaces: Houses, Landscapes, Bodies
Conference Dates: October 19-20, 2019
Conference Venue: The University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus (Tokyo, Japan)
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Dara Downey (Trinity College Dublin)
Ruth Franklin (critic/author)
We are pleased to announce our next essay-writing competition. The award is open to all post-graduate research students and to all early career researchers (up to five years after the completion of your PhD) who have yet to find a full-time or tenured position. The prize is guaranteed publication in the next summer issue of Foundation (August 2020).
To be considered for the competition, please submit a 6000-word article on any topic, period, theme, author, film or other media within the field of science fiction and its academic study. All submitted articles should comply with the guidelines to contributors as set out on the SF Foundation website. Only one article per contributor is allowed to be submitted.
Call for Papers
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
March 5th-7th, 2020
TCU, Fort Worth
Edith Wharton’s New York:
A Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society
New Yorker Hotel
June 17th-20th 2020
Please join the Edith Wharton Society for its upcoming conference marking the centennial anniversary of the publication of Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer-Prize winning novel, The Age of Innocence. We will celebrate this momentous year in New York, the setting not only of so many of Wharton’s works but also of much of her life.
Call for Papers: Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day
The Threatened Child in Nineteenth-Century
Popular Fiction and Culture
Friday, 20th September 2019, Humanities Institute, University College Dublin
Keynote: Professor Kathryn Hughes (University of East Anglia)
Walking Tour: Victorian Gothic Dublin, followed by dinner