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UPDATE: Aesthetics and Victorian/Edwardian Detective Fiction (5/21/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
Paul Fox

In recent years there has been a growing critical interest in the literary detective, and a number of recent studies have examined the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century sleuth from a variety of theoretical perspectives: Foucauldian, feminist, post-colonial and post-structuralist. Cultural historians examine the period and the detective in terms of empire, gender, social authority and scientific developments in criminology. Little is said of the relationship between late Victorian and Edwardian detective fiction in terms of style, the art of detection and the question of contemporary aesthetic theory.

CFP: Victorian Women Poets and the Problem of Marriage (7/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 - 2:19pm
watkin_at_cord.edu

Contributions are invited for a proposed collection of essays on Victorian women poets and marriage with
the working title Victorian Women Poets and the Problem of Marriage. Victorian female poets�
perspectives on the institution of marriage and on the problem of balancing the demands of marriage and
the artist�s life are important but have not been adequately explored. Of course, Elizabeth Barrett
Browning certainly raises precisely these issues in Aurora Leigh, but many other female poets of the
nineteenth century concerned themselves with these same issues and resolved them in different ways,
sometimes choosing not to marry (Christina Rossetti and Adelaide Proctor), sometimes marrying with

UPDATE: Victorians Institute - Gender and Reform (6/1/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
Rose, Anita R.

Call for Papers - Update
The Victorians Institute
October 20, 21, 2006
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC

>From Mrs. Jellyby to Edwin Chadwick:
 Gender and Reform in Victorian Culture

Keynote speaker: Alison Booth, University of Virginia
Author: "How to Make it as a Woman"

Possible topics may include:

CFP: Revisiting the Nineteenth Century: The World, the Body, the Text (5/10/06; 11/24/06-11/25/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:07pm
english_ncku_at_yahoo.com.tw

Dear Sir/Madam:
   
  The R.O.C. English & American Literature Association will hold an international conference this November. The topic is ¡§Revisiting the Nineteenth Century: The World, the Body, the Text.¡¨ The call for paper is attached to this message. Please help post this call for papers. Thank you.
   
  The Organizing Committee
  The 14th Annual Conference of the R.O.C. English & American Literature Association
  Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Cheng Kung University
  No. 1, Ta-Hsueh Road, Tainan, Taiwan 70101
  Phone: 06-2757575 ext. 52249 (from outside of Taiwan: 886-6-2757575 ext. 52249)
  Email: english_ncku_at_yahoo.com.tw
   

UPDATE: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/25/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:06pm
Elizabeth Coker

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2006

Where: Midwestern Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference in Chicago, November 09-11, 2006

Panel: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850 (UK) (5/26/06; 7/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Terry Robinson

*Home and Abroad: Transnational **England**, 1750-1850*
* *A One-Day, Summer Conference at Oxford University
Friday, 28 July 2006

_Invited Speakers Include_:
Fiona Stafford (Somerville College, Oxford University)
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Université de Montréal)

CFP: Harriet Martineau (UK) (6/1/06; 4/21/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:39pm
Ella Dzelzainis

Call for Papers

Harriet Martineau: Subjects and Subjectivities

21 April 2007

Institute of English Studies, University of London

This interdisciplinary one-day conference considers the making of political, imperial and individual identities in the work of Harriet Martineau (1802-1876). Organized by Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary) and Ella Dzelzainis (Birkbeck) in association with the University of London’s Institute of English Studies, it will be held at the Senate House, Bloomsbury on Saturday 21 April 2007. Confirmed speakers include the leading scholars Catherine Hall (UCL), Deborah Anna Logan (Western Kentucky) and Linda Peterson (Yale).

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Reproduction (grad) (5/1/06; 2/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
acabus_at_temple.edu

Keynote speaker announced:

NINETEENTH-CENTURY REPRODUCTION
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
February 24, 2007
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Cott (Harvard)
The Nineteenth-Century Forum at Temple University seeks papers for
its first interdisciplinary graduate student conference. Proposals
are invited for 15-20 minute presentations that consider reproduction
in the nineteenth century, broadly construed. Topics might include
but are not limited to:

CFP: Swinburne Essay Collection (8/20/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
Yisrael Levin

With Swinburne's 2009 centennial approaching, we would like you to consider
contributing to a new collection of essays that will celebrate Swinburne and
Swinburne scholarship. As our main goal in this collection is to explore the
less familiar regions of Swinburne corpus, we invite essays that focus on the
poetry, prose, and criticism published after 1870 and especially during the
Putney period. Essays may address, but are not confined to, the following
issues:
--Swinburne's later formal and generic experimentalism
--treatment and redefinition of Romantic tropes
--manipulation of classical and medieval myth
--mature philosophical and spiritual concerns
--modulating visions of sexuality

CFP: Victorian Review (ongoing; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 3:14pm
Lisa Surridge

The editors of Victorian Review invite scholarly papers on all
aspects of Victorian culture, including literature, fine arts,
history, politics, law, science, economics, sport, and music. Essays
should be 5000-8000 words in length and be written in MLA style. The
editors welcome a wide variety of topics and theoretical approaches.

Submissions and book review guidelines available at
http://web.uvic.ca/victorianreview/journal.html.

Dr. Lisa Surridge
Department of English
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 3070 Victoria B.C.
V8W 3W1
Ph. 250-721-7246
Fax: 250-721-6498

CFP: Wilde's The Portrait of Dorian Gray (4/19/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Gulshan Taneja

In-between: Essays & Studies in Literary Criticism

=20

Submissions are invited on any aspect on Wilde's _The Portrait of Dorian =
Gray_. Three short essays, 4000 words or less, will be included in an =
otherwise open issue. Submissions must be received by the end of April. =
Please contact the editor for any other information.

Gulshan R.Taneja / Editor,=20
Department of English, R.L.A. College, University of Delhi,
Post Box 5205, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110 021, India=20
grtaneja47_at_hotmail.com; inbetween_at_rediffmail.com

UPDATE: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Alfred J. Drake

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA)
Panel Topic: Nineteenth-Century Nature Writing
November 10-11, 2006
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

Extended Deadline: April 06, 2006

Paper proposals sought for a panel on nineteenth-century nature writing. Proposals are encouraged that address this topic within a literary, philosophical, theological, ecological, or scientific framework.

Please email 500-word abstract (inline or attachment) to pamla2006_at_ajdrake.com or, if necessary, send by post to the following address:

Alfred J. Drake
1005 West Saint Andrew Place
Santa Ana, California 92707-2525

UPDATE: Nineteenth Century Literature and Culture (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Mary A. Armstrong

NEW SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: April 6, 2006

Call for Papers:
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
November 10-11 2006

** Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture**

Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of nineteenth-century British literature and culture.
Please email 500-word proposals along with a 50 word abstract
(in-message or as attachment) to: maarmstr_at_calpoly.edu
Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.

New Deadline for abstracts: April 6, 2006

CFP: Irish Studies: Conflict and Peace in Ireland (6/1/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Crystal Farnsworth

CFP – Irish Studies: Conflict and Peace in Ireland: 6/1/06;
10/27-10/29/06
Call for Papers
American Conference for Irish
Studies – Western Regional Conference
George Fox University
Newberg, Oregon
October 27-29, 2006
"Conflict and Peace in
Ireland"
Irish history is filled with stories of political,
religious, cultural or ideological conflict.  Conflict takes place between
regions, groups, or family members.  Irish history is also filled with
efforts to achieve peace in these conflicts, efforts that have met with
varying levels of success.  This conference will explore both the
conflicts and the efforts at peace to illustrate the great diversity in

CFP: Irish Studies Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Kathleen Turner

The Irish Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture
Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming conference. The
MPCA/MACA conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of Irish Studies to the area chair via
email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen Turner,
Department of English, Northern Illinois University at
turner8kathleen_at_gmail.com. Mailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen
Turner, Department of English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
60115.

CFP: Aesthetics and Victorian/Edwardian Detective Fiction (4/23/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 8:03pm
Paul Fox

In recent years there has been a growing critical
interest in the literary detective, and a number of
recent studies have examined the late nineteenth- and
early twentieth-century sleuth from a variety of
theoretical perspectives: Foucauldian, feminist,
post-colonial and post-structuralist. Cultural
historians examine the period and the detective in
terms of empire, gender, social authority and
scientific developments in criminology. Little is said
of the relationship between late Victorian and
Edwardian detective fiction in terms of style, the art
of detection and the question of contemporary
aesthetic theory.
        Please send essays for a book collection which

UPDATE: Irish Studies (Spain) (3/1/06; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
VI AEDEI Conference

VI International Conference of The Spanish Association for Irish Studies
(AEDEI)
University of Valladolid (Spain)
25-27 May 2006

[Updated information: extended deadline (1 March 2006 ) and web page]

CFP: Nineteenth Century Literature and Culture (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Mary A. Armstrong

Call for Papers:
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
November 10-11 2006

** Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture**

Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of nineteenth-century British literature and culture.
Please email 500-word proposals along with a 50 word abstract
(in-message or as attachment) to: maarmstr_at_calpoly.edu
Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.

Deadline for abstracts: March 15, 2006

UPDATE: Responding to Molly in Irish Literature (3/20/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
Danizete Martínez

Hello,
I would like to update my abstract deadline for my CFP:
Responding to Molly in Irish Literature for the 2006 SCMLA
in Fort Worth in October. The new abstract deadline is
March 20th.
Thank you,
Danizete

Danizete Martínez
University of New Mexico
Department of English
MSC03-2170
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
(505) 615-3984

CFP: Speaking of Women: Womanhood in Literary Culture (4/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:44pm
BoatswainB_at_aol.com

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays on women's literary
culture in 19th and 20th century literature. This book will pay specific attention
to the various ways in which women writers "speak" by confronting, connecting,
embracing, challenging, and defining identities of womanhood. Special
considerations include, but are not limited to: domesticity, mothering, sexuality,
representations of historical women, women of color, displaced women,
mythological and/or ideological representations of womanhood, communities of women
writers, the literary marketplace.

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