CFP: Victorian Landscapes (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Christie Harner
contact email: 

Call for Papers:

Victorian Landscape Descriptions

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

The Victorian Landscape Descriptions panel invites abstracts of papers which
discuss landscape descriptions of the Victorian period, fictional or actual,
in prose or verse. Papers should address one or more of the period's
cultural issues and concerns: aesthetics / ethics / exploration / psychology
/ religion / science / social and political theory. Particular attention
will be paid to papers that address moments of conflict within a Victorian
landscape: conflicts caused by interaction between humans and landscapes, by
competing versions/visions of a landscape, or by changes taking place within
a landscape (temporally or spatially), etc. Any definition of "landscape"
will be considered.

Abstracts should be approximately one page in length. Send via email to
Christie Harner,

Deadline: September 15, 2006

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any)

For the complete Call for Papers for the 2007 Convention, please visit:
Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA panel;
however panelists can only present one paper. Convention participants may
present at a paper session panel and also present at a creative session or
participate in a roundtable.

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