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 â€“ 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 â€“ 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 â€“ “Lifewriting @ the Edge: Going Public in the Eighteenth Century” (Bob Wright A-104; 1:30 to 3:15)
June 2: Kyla Wazana Tompkins â€“ “Racial Indigestion: Eating Bodies in the 19th Century” (Bob Wright A-104; 1:30-3:15)