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CFP Reminder: Victorian Form

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
NAVSA (North American Victorian Studies Association) at ACCUTE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Victorian Form

 

A Joint Panel for NAVSA (North American Victorian Studies Association) at ACCUTE(Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)

27-30 May 2017 at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

 

Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Popular Women's Fiction in English

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

 Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Popular Women's Fiction in English at Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association annual meeting. Spokane, Washington. October 12-14, 2017. Davenport Grand Hotel, Spokane, WA. Deadline for Abstracts: March 1, 2017. Send questions and/or abstracts to: judy.sneller@sdsmt.edu.

Judy Sneller.Dept. of Humanities, South Dakota School of Mines, 501 E St. Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701-3995. Phone: 605-430-5956.

Supernatural Studies 4.1: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:04pm
Supernatural Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Spring 2017 Issue

Supernatural Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that promotes rigorous yet accessible scholarship in the growing field of representations of the supernatural. The breadth of “the supernatural” as a category creates the potential for interplay among otherwise disparate individual studies that will ideally produce not only new work but also increased dialogue and new directions of scholarly inquiry. To that end, the editorial board welcomes submissions employing any theoretical perspective or methodological approach and engaging with any period and representations including but not limited to those in literature, film, television, video games, and other cultural texts and artifacts.  

64th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 29-Oct 1, 2017

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:02pm
Midwest Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 64th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Webster University in St. Louis, MO, September 29-Oct 1, 2017. The keynote speaker will be Tammy Proctor of Utah State University, and the plenary address will be given by Jonathan Sawday from Saint Louis University.

MLA 2018: Dickens and Resistance

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:01pm
The Dickens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Dickens Society is sponsoring a panel at the 2018 MLA Convention in New York City.

Panel Title: Dickens and Resistance

Description: Papers on any type of resistance in or to Dickens (his literature or his life): physical, emotional, political, linguistic, pedagogical, etc.

Submision: Send 250-word abstract and short cv by 15 March 2017 to Professor Diana C. Archibald (diana_archibald@uml.edu).

BAVS CONFERENCE 'Victorians Unbound: Connections and Intersections'

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:01pm
British Association for Victorian Studies/ Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

Call for Papers

BAVS Annual Conference 2017

 Victorians Unbound: Connectiosn and Intersections

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK

22nd – 24th August 2017

                      

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Kate Flint, University of Southern California, Dana & David Dornsife College

Professor Mike Huggins, University of Cumbria

Professor Sir Christopher Ricks, Boston University

 

Anticipatory Materialisms [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:24am
Lancaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Anticipatory Materialisms Conference  

Lancaster University 24th March 2017

 

Keynote Speaker

Eileen John, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Warwick

  

'So shall my anticipation prevent your discovery' (Hamlet II.ii.295). 

Victorian Form

updated: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 12:21am
NAVSA (North American Victorian Studies Association) at ACCUTE
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Victorian Form

 

A Joint Panel for NAVSA (North American Victorian Studies Association) at ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)

27-30 May 2017 at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

 

War, Disability, and Embodiment

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
North American Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

War, Disability, and Embodiment

 

NACBS 2017

November 3-5 2017

Denver, Colorado

 

War, Disability and Embodiment

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:01pm
North American Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

War, Disability, and Embodiment

NACBS 2017

November 3-5 2017 Denver, Colorado

"Popular Print Culture"

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Papers are invited for the SHARP affiliate session at the 2017 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention. Potential topics include print culture, history of the book, authorship, publishing history, ephemera, illustration, publishers’ archives, production, circulation, and reception. Papers addressing this year’s convention theme,“High Art/Low Art Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” are especially welcome. What connections can be made between print culture/book history and the diverse world of popular culture? How has print culture reflected popular taste from the early modern world to the present? 

Possible topics include:

Genre fiction

Sensation fiction

Science fiction

Gothic

Austen and Deleuze

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:28am
Rhizomes
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

2017 is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Austen has become one of the most discussed and beloved literary figures; indeed, her status as one of our most beloved literary figures has often influenced the ways in which her life and works are discussed within critical circles.

Victorian Popular Fiction Society STUDY DAY: Victorian Collaborations

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 6:29am
Victorian Popular Fiction Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

 

Victorian Popular Fiction Association Study Day

Victorian Popular Collaborations

Saturday 22 April 2017, 10am - 5pm

Manchester Metropolitan University, Cheshire Campus

Keynote: Patricia Pulham, Reader in Victorian Literature, University of Portsmouth.

Roundtable: ‘Teaching Victorian Popular Collaboration’ led by Study Day Organisers Kirsty Bunting, MMU, and Janine Hatter, Hull.

 

"Collaboration is one of the literary features of our age, and at the present rate of progression there seems to be some prospect of it attaining alarming proportions in the future"

EXTENDED DEADLINE: British Women Writers Conference at UNC-Chapel Hill, June 21-24, 2017

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 11:06am
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

For its 25th annual meeting, the British Women Writers Conference invites papers and panel proposals considering the theme of “Generations.” As we look back on a quarter-century of feminist scholarship and practice within British Studies, we want to celebrate those who have defined the British Women Writers Association’s past and nurture those who will shape its future. Of course, even within literary traditions or scholarly networks, generational transitions are rarely ever easy or smooth. Such transitions may be accompanied by paradigm shifts, struggles to be heard, or difficulty letting go. We therefore welcome investigations into the complexities of generational exchange and transition in women’s writing.

From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British Literature and Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:33pm
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

 

From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria is a biennial conference organised by the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw (Poland). The title highlights the time span that is covered, and provides a framework for the highly varied perceptions that contribute to a picture of the great themes that link the 18th and 19th centuries.

The sixth conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017.

Our keynote speakers are:

Ann Heilmann (Cardiff University),

Jarlath Killeen (Trinity College Dublin),

Paddy Lyons (University of Glasgow).

 

Captivating Criminality 4 Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:15pm
Captivating Criminality Network
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

29th June – 1st July 2017

 

Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK

 

The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fourth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous three successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present will examine what is arguably the very heart of this field of critical study.

 

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

Female Ghosts and Crime Fiction in American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
ALA Symposium Criminal America
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Female Ghost and Crime Fiction

Panel Proposal: ALA Symposium Criminal America March 2017

Journal of Dracula Studies

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:09pm
Transylvanian Society of Dracula/North American Chapter
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.

Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail. Send electronic submissions to journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu.

Blackwood's Bicentenary Conference, U. of Edinburgh, 24-25 July 2017

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:08pm
Blackwood's Bicentenary Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

On the 200th anniversary of what remains one of the most remarkable launches in British periodical history, scholars of Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, British literary periodicals, and Scottish politics and culture will gather in Edinburgh for two days of debate about the magazine’s highs and lows, its wide cultural impact, and its enduring legacies in literary history.

Reassessing Women's Writing of the 1900s and 1910s

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:19pm
International Centre for Victorian Women Writers, Canterbury Christ Church University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

he ICVWW’s five-year project From Brontë to Bloomsbury: Realism, Sensation and the New in Women’s Writing from the 1840s to the 1930s aims to trace and reassess, decade by decade, how women’s writing develops in the cultural context of the 1840s to the 1930s: a transformative period in women’s private, public and literary lives.

10-11 July 2017

Including the work of canonical authors such as Charlotte Brontë and Virginia Woolf, the project is also significantly concerned with rediscovering and repositioning the lives and work of neglected female authors.

Romantic Afterlives and Second Selves (NASSR, Ottawa, August 10-13, 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:05pm
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

Romantic Afterlives and Second Selves

(NASSR, Ottawa, August 10-13, 2017)  

This session will address Romantic afterlives—confluences, continuations, extensions, engagements, influences, intertexts, legacies, reactions, subversions, transformations, transmogrifications, treatments, and re-workings of Romantic writers and artists following their deaths. 

George Gissing and Born in Exile

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:05pm
Tom Ue / London Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

CFP George Gissing and Born in Exile

 

2017 celebrates the 125th anniversary of Gissing’s Born in Exile (1892), a novel that addresses so many crises of faith—in religion, science, marriage, and class, for instance—in the nineteenth century. In celebration, we invite contributions for proposed panels on Gissing and Born in Exile in the Annual Literary London Society Conference, held on 13-14 July 2017, at the Institute of English Studies in the University of London. Papers may explore any aspect of Gissing’s writing but they must speak to the conference’s focus: “Fantastic London: Dream, Speculation and Nightmare.” Papers might address:

 

The Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:02pm
Durham University, Brunel University, and the Brontë Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal

St Chad’s College, Durham University

10th - 11th August 2017

 

A collaborative event between Durham University, Brunel University, and the Brontë Society

 

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Marianne Thormählen, Lund University

Dr Sarah Wootton, Durham University

Robert Edric, author of Sanctuary (2014)

 

 

coarse

adjective

New Intimacies: Changing Interactions in the Victorian World

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 10:57pm
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 6, 2017

CFP:  New Intimacies: Changing Interactions in the Victorian World

deadline: 6 February 2017

 

Victorian Studies Association of Ontario

Toronto, Ontario

Saturday 29 April 2017

 

The theme of the 2017 VSAO conference is “New Intimacies: Changing Interactions in the Victorian World.” Professors Jason Camlot (Concordia U) and Seth Koven (Rutgers U) will serve as our two keynote speakers.

We invite proposals that interpret the conference theme in broad, interdisciplinary, and imaginative ways. Papers might address: 

REMINDER: Bridging the Gap? Digital Media in the Literature Classroom (essay collection)

updated: 
Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 11:01am
Cameron McFarlane and Kristin Lucas, Nipissing University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Bridging the Gap? Digital Media in the Literature Classroom (essay collection)

 

Feb. 1, 2017: 300-500 word proposals and brief cv/biographical statement

 

Cameron McFarlane: cameronm@nipissingu.ca

Kristin Lucas: kristinl@nipissingu.ca

English Studies, Nipissing University, Canada

 

Endings

updated: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 11:16am
Graduate English Association, Department of English, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

ENDINGS
Graduate English Association, Department of English, University of Toronto
Thursday, April 27th, 2017

                                                                                              

It isn’t absurd, e.g., to believe that the age of science
and technology is the beginning of the end for humanity.

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Culture and Value

We have come so far; it is over.

Sylvia Plath
“Edge”
 

Picturing Paradise in 19th Century British and North American Art: Past, Lost, Regained

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:56pm
Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS

 

Picturing Paradise in 19th Century British and North American Art: Past, Lost, Regained

A Special Issue of Religion and the Arts edited by Rachel Smith and James Romaine

 

PROPOSALS DUE: February 1, 2017

 

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