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CFP: Victorians in Motion (5/8/07; VISAWUS, 10/25/07-10/27/07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 11:38pm
George Mariz

CALL FOR PAPERS
VISAWUS 2007: VICTORIANS IN MOTION

The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western
United States (VISAWUS) announces its twelfth annual conference:

DATES: Oct. 25-27, 2007

PLACE: Boulder, CO

The focus of this year's conference is "Victorians in Motion."
Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Novel and its Borders (UK) (12/31/07; 7/8/08-7/10/08)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 10:54pm
Abigail M. Smith

UPDATE: The conference is to be held in *2008*. The email subject line
was previously incorrect. I apologize for the confusion.

The Novel and its Borders

3 day Conference organised by The Centre for The Novel
University of Aberdeen
 8-10 July 2008
www.abdn.ac.uk/novelconference/

The novel is not only a literary form occupying a particular generic or
cultural territory, but also an aesthetic, historical and social
phenomenon that represents, constructs, and transgresses borders. The
conference on The Novel and its Borders
will engage with the novel in all its aspects, material and theoretical,
from the 18th to the 21st century.

UPDATE: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (5/15/07; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Jill Ehnenn

UPDATE: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing
(EXTENDED DEADLINE 5/15/07; collection)

I am looking for papers to round out a collection of scholarly essays
with the working title:

ART OBJECTS AND WOMEN'S WORDS: WOMEN'S EKPHRASTIC WRITING, 1750 TO THE
PRESENT

A major university press has expressed serious interest in an edited
collection of scholarly essays that explore how female authors produce
verbal representations of visual representations. Publication is
projected for late 2008.

All essays will be considered (see longer description of the topic,
below); but in particular, I am still looking for strong essays on the
following:

CFP: Novel and its Borders (UK) (12/31/07; 7/8/07-7/10/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am
Abigail M. Smith

"The Novel and its Borders"

3 day Conference organised by The Centre for The Novel
University of Aberdeen
8-10 July 2008
www.abdn.ac.uk/novelconference/

The novel is not only a literary form occupying a particular generic or
cultural territory, but also an aesthetic, historical and social
phenomenon that represents, constructs, and transgresses borders. The
conference on The Novel and its Borders will engage with the novel in all
its aspects, material and theoretical, from the 18th to the 21st century.

Plenary speakers: Malcolm Bowie, Jonathan Lamb, Terry Castle

Panel topics will include the following:

UPDATE: Mapping the Victorian Novel (grad): (2/11/07; NACBS, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:38am
Jamie E Oldham

Please note: This is a panel proposal for NACBS, not NAVSA as originally stated in the CFP. I apologize for any confusion.
*******************************************************************************

We are seeking additional papers for a proposed (graduate student) panel at the
NACBS 2007 Conference in San Francisco.
Deadline: 2/11/07
Conference Dates: November 9-11, 2007

CFP: Queer Space and Time (3/1/07; SCMLA, 11/1/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:23pm
ivanchikova_at_yahoo.com

CFP: Queer Space and Time, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
(SCMLA, 11/01/07-11/01/07 Memphis)
    
  Gay and Lesbian Caucus Panel
  South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
  November 1-3, 2007 in Memphis, TN
    
Papers are now accepted for Gay and Lesbian Caucus
panel at SCMLA in Memphis, Novemeber 1-3 2007. All
proposals will be considered. Papers addressing the
issues of "queer space" and/or "queer time" as
expressed through literature, poetry, drama, film or
theory are especially encouraged.
    
Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 300
words) that includes a title. With your abstract,
please provide your name, institution (if relevant),

CFP: Women and Things: Material Culture, 1750-1950 (3/30/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:54pm
Maureen Goggin

Please Distribute
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Call for Proposals

for a collection

Women and Things: Material Culture, 1750-1950

Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Fowkes Tobin , editors

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We invite proposals for essays for a collection titled Women and Things:
Material Culture, 1750-1950. This collection invites scholars to
consider women's engagement with the material world, from the most
ordinary, mundane daily practices and objects to the most extraordinary,
life-altering practices and objects, over the two-hundred-year period of
1750 to1950.=20

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UPDATE: Reading Daniel Deronda (UK) (3/23/07; 8/31/07-9/1/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:30pm
TI Sperlinger, English

Reading Daniel Deronda
University of Bristol, UK
31 August - 1 September 2007

Keynote speakers: Valentine Cunningham and John Rignall

This interdisciplinary conference will focus on George Eliot's Daniel
Deronda in order to explore wider themes and debates provoked by the novel.
It will provide an opportunity for scholars engaged in research on the
nineteenth century to discuss a single book that embodies a breadth of
concerns within literature of the period. Lifelong Learning students will
also participate in this conference.

CFP: Victorian Crime and Degeneracy (3/20/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 11:59pm
Swafford, Kevin

Special Session Proposal for the Annual Convention of the Modern
Language Association: December27-30, 2007; Chicago, Illinois.

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CFP: Special session at the Modern Language Association, Chicago 2007;
entitled: "Ragged London: The Spectacle of Crime and Degeneracy in the
Victorian Capital."

=20

CFP: Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Leila May

Paper proposals (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Nineteenth-Century
British Literature and Culture session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern
Language Association (PAMLA) conference at Western Washington University in
Bellingham, WA, Nov 2-3, 2007. Please send 1-2 page proposals and short
curriculum vitae to Leila May: leila_at_ncsu.edu.

Leila S. May
Associate Professor
Department of English
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-1910
leila_at_ncsu.edu
(919) 345-0190

CFP: Britain, Garibaldi, & the Risorgimento (2/12/07; 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Arnold A. Schmidt

PLEASE CROSS-LIST AS APPROPRIATE

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Hello all:

As you may know, 2007 marks the bicentenary of Garibaldi's birth.
Bearing that in mind, I'm seeking papers for a panel (or panels) that
I'm proposing on "Britain, Garibaldi, & the Risorgimento" for the North
American Conference on British Studies, which meets in San Francisco
9-11 November 2007.

I'd like the panel(s) to take an interdisciplinary approach to the topic
and so, if possible, to include scholars working in such areas as Art
History/Visual Culture/Film, History, Italian Studies, Literature,
Political Science, and Sociology.

CFP: Dickens Symposium (4/1/07; 8/17/07-8/19/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Goldie Morgentaler

12th ANNUAL DICKENS SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM
MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA
AUGUST 17-19 2007

In honour of Charles Dickens's visit to Montreal 165 years ago, the
Dickens Society will be holding its annual meeting in Canada for the
first time since the Society was established in 1970. Papers on any
aspect of Dickens's life and work are invited for the 12th Annual
Dickens Symposium, which will take place at the Hotel Du Fort in
downtown Montreal from August 17-19, 2007. Papers dealing with
Dickens's experiences in Canada would be especially welcome.
Proposals should be 1-2 pages long and final papers should be
readable in 20 minutes.

Please send proposals by post or email (MS Word only) to:

CFP: The New Pride and Prejudice (3/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:33pm
Dr. Jen Camden

CFP for a special issue of Persuasions On-Line Papers due by March 1st

Persuasions On-Line, a peer-reviewed electronic journal devoted to
scholarship on Jane Austen, solicits papers for a special issue on the
most recent film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice: the 2005 Focus
Features film starring Keira Knightley and Matthew MacFadyen.

UPDATE: Victorian Materialities (2/15/07; NAVSA, 10/10/07-10/13/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:33pm
Lisa Surridge

Note corrected email addresses:

CALL FOR PAPERS

The North American Victorian Studies Association and the Victorian
Studies Association of Western Canada will join forces for a joint
conference to be held 10-13 October 2007. The conference will take
place at the Laurel Point Inn on Victoria's beautiful inner harbour.
Featured presenters include Stephen Arata, Peter Bailey, Kirstie
Blair, Nicholas Daly, Jennifer Green-Lewis, Donald E. Hall, Gail
Turley Houston, Linda K. Hughes, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Seth
Koven, Philippa Levine, Lynda Nead, John Picker, Erika
Rappaport, and Talia Schaffer.

CFP: Nostalgia and Children's Literature (3/13/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:40pm
Julie Sinn

Past Pleasures: Nostalgia and Children's Literature

Children's Literature Discussion Circle =97 Call For Papers
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference
November 2007
Atlanta, Georgia

In order to examine children's literature through the lens of nostalgia,
possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following options:

CFP: Midwest Conference on British Studies (4/1/07; 9/28/07-9/30/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:01pm
Craig Dionne

CALL FOR PAPERS

Midwest Conference on British Studies 53rd Annual Meeting
September 28-30, 2007 at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio.
The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its
fifty-third annual meeting will be hosted by Wright State University at
the Doubletree Suites Hotel in Dayton, Ohio.

UPDATE: George Elliot (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:01pm
prand001_at_student.ucr.edu

(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
April 6th and 7th 2007
            
Call for Papers: humanities and social
sciences University of California Riverside’s
Fourteenth Annual Graduate Humanities Conference

Abstract deadline: 2/16/07

This a general call for papers that deal with the author George Elliot. While preference will be given to papers that center on her novels and/or characters, presentations historical in emphasis or biographical will also be considered.

Abstracts no longer than 250 words should be e-mailed to:
“Plrand25_at_hotmail.com” by February 16, 2007. Please put the text in the body of the message, not as an attachment.

CFP: Literature & Fashion (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
Catherine R Mintler

Call for Papers: "Literature & Fashion" Panel
RMMLA Conference, Calgary Alberta, October 4-6, 2007.
 
          * * * * * * *
The focus of the 2007 RMMLA panel on "Literature & Fashion" is open regarding genre and period; however, we are specifically interested in papers that explore the "materiality" of clothing in shaping the context of identity and in shaping the practices that continually [trans]form identity--or, adversely, impede its transformation or essentialize it--for either/both wearer and observer.
 
* performance (in any of its many [dis]guises)

CFP: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing (3/1/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:53am
Campbell, Elizabeth

Call for papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference--2007
November 2-3, 2007
Western Washington University
Bellingham, Washington

Special Session:

Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing

Paper proposals sought for a panel on 19th-century nature writing.
Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary,
philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework. All
submissions acknowledged by email.

Submit to this special session by emailing ecampbell_at_oregonstate.edu.
Proposals should be two-pages (500 words) and should be submitted
electronically in the body of an email or as an attachment in .doc or
.pdf format by March 1.

CFP: Popular Women's Fiction in the 18th/19th Centuries (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:25am
Voss, Julie Ruth

Popular Women's Fiction in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association=20

Calgary, Alberta=20

4-6 October 2007

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This special session invites papers on any aspect of popular women's =
fiction-American, British, or Canadian-of the eighteenth and nineteenth =
centuries. Abstracts and papers should be in English.

=20

Send 1-page abstracts by email to jvoss2_at_utk.edu or by mail to Julie =
R. Voss, Department of English, 301 McClung Tower, University of =
Tennessee, Knoxville TN 37996-0430. Deadline for abstracts is 1 March =
2007.

CFP: Victorian Materialities (2/1/07; NAVSA, 10/10/07-10/13/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:24am
Lisa Surridge

CALL FOR PAPERS

The North American Victorian Studies Association and the Victorian
Studies Association of Western Canada will join forces for a joint
conference to be held 10-13 October 2007. The conference will take
place at the Laurel Point Inn on Victoria's beautiful inner harbour.
Featured presenters include Stephen Arata, Peter Bailey, Kirstie
Blair, Nicholas Daly, Jennifer Green-Lewis, Donald E. Hall, Gail
Turley Houston, Linda K. Hughes, Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Seth
Koven, Philippa Levine, Lynda Nead, John Picker, Erika
Rappaport, and Talia Schaffer.

CFP: George Gissing: Writing Otherness (France) (6/4/07; 3/27/08-3/28/08)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Christine HUGUET-MERIAUX

> > THIRD INTERNATIONAL GEORGE GISSING CONFERENCE
> > "WRITING OTHERNESS:
> > THE PATHWAYS OF GEORGE GISSING'S IMAGINATION"
> > LILLE, FRANCE
> > 27-28 MARCH 2008
> > (Thursday & Friday following the Easter weekend)
> >
> > CALL FOR PAPERS
> >
> > The efforts of scholars in the last half-century have served to confirm

UPDATE: 19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Nowell Marshall

UPDATE: deadline extended until 2/16/07

19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (2/16/07; disjunctions,
4/6/07-4/7/07)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the
University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference,
April 6-7, 2007. In keeping with this year's theme, "Malapropriation
Nation," this panel attempts to explore the various and often conflicting
configurations of British masculinity that appeared during the nineteenth
century. Papers from all historical and theoretical perspectives are
welcome.

Suggested topics in masculinity include

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