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Post from the Road

Since I am currently waiting for my flight home in YVR, this post is for all of you traveling to beautiful Victoria, BC for Congress and DHSI. (Please excuse any spelling/typing errors as I am writing this on my iPad).

First order of business: the deadline for submitting a an abstract to Dr. Daniel Martin for special issue of Victorian Review on Victorians and Risk is coming up quickly. Abstracts are due September 1, 2013. Click here for details.

Second: Congress starts this weekend at UVic and with it ACCUTE’s annual conference. I have listed some panels that may be of interest to Victorianists below (apologies if I missed anyone).

ACCUTE Panels of Interest:

For a complete list of ACCUTE panels, click here

2B Joint Session with NAVSA and VSAWC: At the Edge of the Real – Clearihue A-303 on June 1 from starting at 11:00. A panel on colonialism and nineteenth-century literature (2D) is running concurrently in Cle A-311.

2A Joint Session with NAVSA and VSAWC: At the Edge of Perception Clearihue A-207 on June 3 from 11:00 to 12:15.

3B – Joint Session with Victorian Studies Association of Ontario (VSAO): We Are Not Amused – Clearihue A-211 on June 3 from 1:30 to 3:15.

The plenaries on June 1 and 2 may also be of interest to Victorianists:

June 1: Felicity Nussbaum – “Lifewriting @ the Edge: Going Public in the Eighteenth Century” (Bob Wright A-104; 1:30 to 3:15)

June 2: Kyla Wazana Tompkins – “Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the 19th Century” (Bob Wright A-104; 1:30-3:15)

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