Dickens, Race, Empire (Dickens Society Sponsored Panel)

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 

Call for proposals for the Dickens Society-sponsored panel at the Northeast Modern Language Society convention to be held in Baltimore, Maryland,  March 23-26, 2017:

Dickens, race, and empire. This session will explore the many facets of Dickens’s engagement with Victorian debates around race and empire. Open to proposals that examine any aspect of these issues and explore all parts of Dickens’s career, it seeks to consider Dickens within the context of both contemporary and current critical conversations around these key elements of Victorian culture and society.

The link to the NeMLA conference site is at


Anyone who wishes to submit an abstract should create an account with NeMLA and then search for panel #16337, “Dickens, Race, Empire.” Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2016.