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CFP: Mystery and Detective Fiction (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:14am
Bob Winston

Call for Papers

Mystery and Detective Fiction

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

This open session welcomes proposals concerning any aspect of mystery
and detective fiction. Please send abstracts or completed papers,
preferably as Microsoft Word attachments to e-mail, to Bob Winston at
winston_at_dickinson.edu or by mail to Department of English, Dickinson
College, P.O. Box 17013-2896.

Please include:
Name and Affiliation
E-mail address
Postal Address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any)

DEADLINE: September 15, 2006

CFP: Transatlantic Studies (10/15/06; journal)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
holcom31_at_comcast.net

Atlantikos is an online peer-reviewed journal published by graduate students in the English department at Michigan State University. It represents the most recent work by the most active graduate scholars in the field of Transatlantic Studies, broadly defined as the study of textual, cultural, and performative productions that have multiple resonances across Europe, Africa, and the Americas. We are now accepting essays written by graduate students and others in the field of Transatlantic Studies for publication in our fall 2006 and spring 2007 issues. We encourage both traditional and innovative scholarship addressing critical, cultural, and theoretical issues related to the field.

CFP: Reverse Colonization in Victorian Fiction (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Jaime Lynn Jordan

38th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland
www.nemla.org

CFP: Reverse Colonization in Victorian Fiction

This panel will examine the colonial adventure setting within the very
streets of London, including fiction that describes London in the same
manner in which the colonies are described and addresses the fear of
the colonies "coming home" and taking over London. A variety of
approaches is welcome in discussing the Victorian concerns of progress
and decline. Please send 250-word abstracts via email to Jaime Jordan,
University of Texas at Dallas: jlj048000_at_utdallas.edu.

CFP: Words & Notes in the 19th Century (UK) (11/1/06; 7/2/07-7/3/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Geoffrey Chew

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words and Notes in the Nineteenth Century (London, 2-3 July 2007)

Focusing on a century that fostered a growth industry in musical writing
of many kinds (musical novels, programme notes, musical poetry, music
appreciation texts, journalism, scientific treatises, biography, etc.),
this conference seeks to address three main questions. How is music
conceptualized in various textual situations/locations between c.1789 and
1914? How can we best approach the relationships between music and texts?
In what ways might comparative study of different languages, genres or
cultural contexts help us explore the workings of word-music
relationships?

CFP: Neo-Victorianism: The Politics and Aesthetics of Appropriation (UK) (10/31/06; 9/10/07-9/12/07)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:28pm
Becky Munford

CFP: Neo-Victorianism: The Politics and Aesthetics of Appropriation
(31/10/2006; 10/09/2007-12/09/2007)

NEO-VICTORIANISM: THE POLITICS AND AESTHETICS OF APPROPRIATION

"The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much
about it." (Lytton Strachey, Eminent Victorians, 1918)

An international conference hosted by the Centre for Victorian Studies at the
University of Exeter, 10-12 September 2007

Keynote speakers: Professor Cora Kaplan, Professor John Sutherland and
Professor Imelda Whelehan

Confirmed participants to include: Regenia Gagnier, Ann Heilmann, Philip
Hensher, Martina Lauster, Brian Maidment, Rick Rylance

CFP: Literary Utopias of Cultural Communities 1790-1945 (Netherlands) (7/1/06; 10/25/06-10/27/06)

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Monday, June 26, 2006 - 10:26pm
Leeuwen, E.J. van

Leiden October Conference 2006: The Literary Utopias of Cultural =
Communities, 1790-1945

English Department University of Leiden The Netherlands=20

25 - 27 October 2006

Writing literature is often deemed a solitary enterprise. Literary =
history, however, has proven that, next to famous literary recluses such =
as Thomas Pynchon, there have always existed communities of writers, =
often joined by artists working in different media. From the =
Shelley-Circle to the Bloomsbury group, many of these cultural =
communities engaged with utopian schemes and philosophies in their work. =

CFP: Revisiting Elizabeth Gaskell and Her Works (8/1/06; 9/22/06-9/23/06)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:21pm
Elizabeth Gaskell

REVISITING ELIZABETH GASKELL AND HER WORKS

2-day conference on Elizabeth Gaskell

22-23 September 2006, University of Salford, UK

In recent years Elizabeth Gaskell has attracted renewed scholarly attention,
and contextualisations of her minor works and letters were offered in
addition to the numerous studies of well-known texts such as Mary Barton.
The conference offers to supplement this research by a comprehensive
consideration of Gaskell's major and lesser-known works. A publisher has
expressed interest in publishing revised versions of the conference papers.

Please submit short abstracts (300 words) for 30-minute papers to the
organizers at Gaskellconference_at_hotmail.co.uk

CFP: Weird Science in Nineteenth Century Literature (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Sanner, Dr Kristin N

Call for Papers
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38th Convention Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland
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Weird Science in Nineteenth Century Literature will explore the =
significance of unconventional or non-traditional science (including =
medicine) in texts of the period. Examples might include, but are not =
limited to: phrenology, mesmerism, alchemy and homeopathy. Please send =
abstracts of 250 words via email to: Kristin Sanner, Dept. of English, =
Mansfield University (ksanner_at_mansfield.edu)
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Please include with your abstract:
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Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Phone number
AV requirements (if any)

CFP: Mary Braddon Collection (no deadline noted; collection)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
Jessica Cox

**CALL FOR PAPERS**

FOR A PROPOSED ESSAY COLLECTION ON
MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON

Possible topics for articles might include:

· Braddon and the literary marketplace
· Braddon and the theatre
· Braddon's twentieth century fiction
· Adaptations of Braddon's novels
· Braddon and the sensation school
· Representations of gender in Braddon's work
· Braddon's literary influences
· Braddon's influence on other writers
· Autobiographical elements of Braddon's fiction
· Braddon's writing as social commentary
· Braddon's significance/legacy as a Victorian woman writer

Articles should be between 5000 and 7000 words in length, and should be sent
to:

CFP: Negotiating Homeplace in the 19th-Century (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:46am
wetzelg_at_mailbox.sc.edu

Call for Papers

Panel: Negotiating Homeplace in the Nineteenth Century

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

During the English and American industrial eras (1840-1910), homelessness was
more than a lack of home ownership. It often implied a lack of opportunity, a
lack of identity, a lack of acceptance. During this era, how did individuals
negotiate their space (or lack thereof)? How did their homes – or lack
thereof – aid or hinder their own development and position in society? What
spaces did they transform, and in what ways did they manage to maintain,
create, or reconstitute their homes?

CFP: George Moore: Across Borders (France) (10/15/06; 3/30/07-3/31/07)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 11:45am
A.Heilmann_at_hull.ac.uk

Call for papers
International Conference

GEORGE MOORE: ACROSS BORDERS
 
Date: 30-31 March 2007

Venue: Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, France
CECILLE (Centre d'Etudes des Civilisations, Littératures et Langues Etrangères)
and CERIUL (Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Irlandaises de l'Université de
Lille) Research Centres

Deadline for submission of proposals : 15 October 2006

CFP: Fin de Siècle Seminar, 1870-1920 (UK) (7/1/06; 10/12/06-6/30/07)

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Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 3:24pm
Sarah Davison

CFP: Fin de Siècle Seminar, 1870-1920 (UK) (7/1/06; 10/12/06 – 6/30/07)

Fin de Siècle is an interdisciplinary seminar series based at the University of
Oxford which aims to develop fresh perspectives on literature, society, and the
arts in England between 1870 and 1920. In the six years since its inception,
the series has provided a vibrant forum for both graduates and established
academics, hosting presentations on subjects as diverse as the 'Aesthetic
Eighties', Jerome K. Jerome and the rise of the literary professional, Oscar
Wilde and archaeology, trouble-making in George Moore's fiction, Robert
Bridges's classical poetry, and the aesthetics of smell in literature and art.

UPDATE: Gender and Victorian Reform (6/15/06; 10/20/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 - 2:15pm
Rose, Anita R.

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 2006 Victorians Institute Conference in Spartanburg, SC, has been extended to June 15. The conference theme is "Gender and Victorian Reform." You may access the call for papers and conference registration form at www.converse.edu/vi

Send paper abstracts to anita.rose_at_converse.edu

Anita R. Rose, Ph. D.
Associate Professor of English
Converse College
580 E. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Ph: 864/596-9114

Converse College: The College of Choice for Women

CFP: Image, Sound, & Touch in the Nineteenth Century (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Margaret Linley

Call for Papers: Image, Sound, & Touch in the Nineteenth Century (Collection)

We are seeking submissions for a collection of previously unpublished
essays on Image, Sound, and Touch in the Nineteenth Century.

How might the image look if we approach it through the sensations and
technologies of sound and touch? What can the nineteenth century teach us
about the inter-related and remedial qualities of media? In what ways do
we reproduce the apparent ocular-centrism of the nineteenth century in our
current critical practices?

CFP: Womens Poetry and the Firesides (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:27pm
Andrew Higgins

Call for Papers
    Panel Title: Women's Poetry and the Firesides
    38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
    March 1-4, 2007
    Baltimore, Maryland
    This panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between nineteenth-century women poets and the Fireside poets (or other popular but now non-canonical male poets). I'm particularly interested in papers that explore the way male poets responded to the successes of women poets. Please send a 300-word abstract to higgins_andrew_at_yahoo.com by Sept 15, 2006.
  
  
    Deadline: September 15, 2006
    Abstract of the Panel:

CFP: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Before the Foucaultian Divide: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; =
NeMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 1-4, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland

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Despite the increasing acceptance of LBGT/Q studies within academia, =
much of the research within this field centers on late Victorian society =
and post-Wildean articulations of gender and sexuality. However, =
scholars in earlier periods (Bray, Halperin, Trumbach, Haggerty, =
Elfenbein, Lacquer) have begun to identify alternative sexual =
communities before what may be loosely termed the Foucaultian divide. =20

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CFP: Science in 19th-Century Britain (8/10/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Amanda Mordavsky

CALL FOR PAPERS

Interdisciplinary Essays on Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Papers are being sought for a collection of essays on Science in
Nineteenth-Century Britain. Edited by Amanda Mordavsky Caleb, the collection
will be printed by Cambridge Scholars Press in Spring/Summer 2007. Papers are
invited on all aspects of research broadly relating to science in
nineteenth-century Britain. Proposals may focus on areas including, but not
limited to: art, astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, continental influences,
history, literature, mathematics, medicine, music, philosophy, physics,
religion, sociology, and zoology.

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