[UPDATE} Victorian Self-Fashioning, abs by 4/10/15
Abstracts on all aspects of Victorian Self-Fashioning. Keynote Speaker Bernard Lightman, York University.
We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
• Class mobility/class identity
• Literary reputation
• Empire building
• National identity
• Neo-Victorian reimaginings
• Gender identities
• Artistic reputation
• Racial identities
• Mediums & spiritualism
• Self made man/woman
• Madness & disease
• Sciences of the human
• Private & public selves
• Personality types & stereotypes
• Christian Muscularity
• Authenticity & shams
• Regional identities
• Regimes: diet, exercise, medicine
Each year, VISAWUS awards the William H. Scheuerle Graduate Student Paper Award ($300.00) to the best graduate student paper presented at the conference. All graduate students presenting at the conference are eligible for the William H. Scheuerle Graduate Student Paper Award.
To submit email a 300-word abstract and 1-page CV (name on both) to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2015.
For more information visit: http://www.visawus.org/?page_id=12