CFP: Victorian Beginnings (Australia) (10/31/06; AVSA, 2/7/07-2/11/07)

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Judy Johnston
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Victorian Beginnings
AVSA 2007

Call for Papers

Dates: 7-11 February 2007
Venue: University of Western Australia
Keynote Speaker: Professor Lyn Pykett, renowned Victorian scholar,
University of Wales

The Annual Australasian Victorian Studies Association 2007
Conference, 'Victorian Beginnings' (celebrating 170 years since
Victoria ascended the throne) now calls for papers from all who carry
out research in the field of Victorian Studies. AVSA is an
interdisciplinary association and we enthusiastically welcome
contributions from historians, fine-art specialists, musicologists,
architectural historians, engineering historians, as well as cultural
studies and literary specialists. There will be sessions dedicated to
the topics of "Travel and Translation" and "Victorian Medievalism."

Suggested topics might include but are not limited to:
Victorian medievalism, travel, translation, industrialism, science,
print media, theatre, poetry, colonialism, imperialism, religion,
engineering, architecture, painting, politics.

Submission of abstracts of 250 words maximum (deadline 31 October
2006) to A/Prof. Judith Johnston Please
copy abstracts into the email itself.

Other conference-related enquiries can also be directed to Judith or
to Dr. Monica Anderson

Mail address: A/Prof. Judith Johnston, English, Communication &
Cultural Studies, M202, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling
Highway, Crawley. WA 6009. Australia
Information will be added to the AVSA website as it comes to hand:

--Associate Professor Judith JohnstonEnglish, Communication & Cultural Studies +61 (08) 6488 2075 PHONE +61 (08) 6488 1030 FAX University of Western Australia35 Stirling HighwayCRAWLEY. WA 6009CRICOS Provider No. 00126G ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Fri Apr 21 2006 - 11:08:18 EDT