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Update: The William Dean Howells Society (ALA 2017)

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:16pm
The William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2016

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 28th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in Boston, May 25-28, 2017. 

 

Panel 1: On the Neglected Works of William Dean Howells

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: 

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

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.

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:

 

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. 

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”
 

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). 

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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