CFP: 19th-Century British Literature (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Staci Stone

College English Association National Conference
April 6-8, 2006
San Antonio, Texas
We invite papers on nineteenth-century British literature for the 37th
Annual meeting of the CEA. The conference theme is "Reading the Regions /
Writing the Regions / Teaching the Regions." Proposals may interpret the
conference theme broadly, including‹but not limited to‹the following

* Geographical Regions: The Frontier, The South, The North-East,
* Historical Regions: The Past, The Golden Age, The Renaissance, The
* Cultural Regions: High vs Pop Culture, canonical vs alternative
* Generic Regions: American English, The Russian Novel, Postcolonial
* Ideological Regions: Gender, Class, Black English, Working Class
Fiction, "Chick Lit"
* Region as Archetype: The West
* Region as Boundaries: Diaspora Literature
* Region as Definition: Genres, Minority Literature
* Region as Ideology: The Agrarians, The Bloomsbury Group
* Region as Legend: The Alamo, The Sea
* Region as Limitations: Working Class Literature, Southern Writing,
Western Literature
* Region as Margins: Captivity Narratives, Resistance Literature
* Region as Myth

Proposals should include the following information:
Institutional Affiliation (if applicable)
Mailing Address (including zip code)
Phone number
Email address
Title for the proposed presentation
Abstract of no more than 500 words
A-V needs, if any
Special needs, if any
Submit proposals by email, fax or regular mail by October 15th. If you
email a proposal, please paste it into the body of the email message, rather
than attaching a separate file.
Address correspondence to:
Staci Stone at
Mail: Murray State University, Dept. of English and Philosophy, Murray, KY
Fax: 270.762.4545
To preserve time for discussion, CEA limits presentations to 15 minutes.
For more information about CEA, the general conference theme, or other
special sessions, please consult the CEA website--the new one is listed
below--or contact the 2006 program chair, Maurice O¹Sullivan, at
The new CEA site is

Staci Stone
Director of Humanities and Assistant Professor
Department of English and Philosophy
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071

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