CFP: Victorian Geographies (2/1/06; RSVP, 9/14/06-9/15/06)

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Easley, Marie A.
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Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
Annual Conference, September 14-15, 2006

The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP) will hold its annual
conference at The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City,
September 14-15, 2006. While papers addressing any aspect of Victorian
periodicals will be considered, RSVP particularly welcomes proposals for
papers on the topic of geographies, broadly construed. We encourage
submission of proposals from any disciplinary perspective.

RSVP hopes to attract work on such wide-ranging topics as borders, spaces,
hemispheres, colonies, resources, diasporas, populations, landscapes,
environments, cities, regions, migrations, niches, disasters, maps,
climates, frontiers, nationalities, and boundaries as they relate to the
production, circulation, and consumption of Victorian periodicals.

Two-page (maximum) proposals (for either individual presentations or for
panels of three) should be sent to Alexis Easley, Program Chair, via e-mail:

Please also include a one-page C.V. with relevant publications, teaching
experience, and/or coursework. The deadline for submission of proposals is
Feb. 1, 2006. Final papers should take 15 minutes (20 minutes maximum) to

The program will also include a roundtable devoted to methods of teaching
periodicals in the classroom. If you would like to participate in this
roundtable discussion, please submit a one-page proposal to Alexis Easley at
the e-mail address above.

RSVP is pleased to be able to award three grants of $100 each to graduate
students presenting papers at the conference. If you would like to be
considered for such an award, please indicate so on a cover letter attached
to your proposal. Recipients will be notified in early spring of 2006.

Please check the RSVP website at for further
information, as it becomes available, on conference registration, plenary
and keynote speakers, and related activities. Kindly direct questions about
local arrangements to Anne Humpherys at

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