CFP: [Romantic] 2008 SCMLA 19th Century Literature - Border Crossings

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Dr. Stephen E. Severn
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2008 SCMLA 19th Century Literature Panel - Border Crossings

In conjunction with the theme of the South Central Modern Language
Association’s 2008 Annual Conference â€" “Border’s â€" the 19th Century
British Literature Panel welcomes paper proposals that address the theme
of “Border Crossings in 19th Century British Literature.” The concept
of “border” can be interpreted liberally and may include such topics as:

• Navigating domestic and public space
• The colonies and empire
• Literature from border areas within Britain
• The (re)crossing of rural and urban space
• Transgression / identity of rank and class
• Challenging constructions of gender and sexuality

Please email 500 word abstracts to Dr. Stephen E. Severn at by 1 March 2008.

If desired, hard copies may be mailed to

Dr. Stephen E. Severn
Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages
West Texas A&M University
Canyon, TX 79106

The 2008 SCMLA Annual Conference will take place in San Antonio, TX from
November 6th through November 8th.

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