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Calls For Papers
CFP: Object Lessons: The Victorians and the Material Text

Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens Object Lessons: The Victorians and the Material Text  A special issue edited by Mary Elizabeth Leighton and Lisa Surridge Building on Caroline Levine’s 2006 call for a new “strategic formalism,” this special Fall 2016 issue of Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens (https://cve.revues.org) will feature ten to fifteen articles that foreground the relation […]

Special Issue of Victorian Poetry on the Victorian Ballad

Call for Papers for Victorian Poetry Special Issue: Ballads (Winter 2016) Edited by Letitia Henville, University of Toronto This special issue investigates one of the most collected and categorized poetic genres of the Victorian period: the ballad. While ballad collecting dates back to Samuel Pepys in the seventeenth century and Bishop Percy in the eighteenth, […]

CFP: The Uses of Religion in 19th Century Studies

CFP: The Ends of History

CFP: THE ENDS OF HISTORY, a Special Issue of Victorian Studies. In the 1980s and 1990s, literary critics and historians occupied a relatively integrated conceptual space through the rise of cultural studies and the “new historicism.” If this interdisciplinary framework was never seamless, “historicization” nonetheless represented a critical project equally palpable to history and literary criticism. The […]

CFP: Special issue of Victorian Poetry on periodical poetry

  Victorian Poetry Special Issue: Victorian Periodical Poetry Spring 2014   Edited by Alison Chapman and Caley Ehnes University of Victoria, Canada     Until recently, poetry published in Victorian periodicals was simply ignored. Dismissed as “filler”, devalued as sentimental, and denigrated as popular verse, periodical poetry languished behind serial fiction and the more respectable […]

Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century

Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century   Call for Papers   The Textual Studies team of INKE (Implementing New Knowledge Environments) wish to invite presentation proposals for Beyond Accessibility: Textual Studies in the 21st Century, June 8, 9, and 10, 2012, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada. Keynote speakers: Adriaan van der Weel (Leiden University) […]

Conference on the Dramatic Monologue

Reassessing the Dramatic Monologue in the 19th and 20th Centuries: Browning, Before, Beyond Royal Holloway, University of London 28-30 June 2012 Organized by the London Browning Society in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London, the University of Westminster and the University of the West of England. Supported by the British Association of Victorian Studies […]

CFP: Victorian Media

[This CFP is circulated on behalf of Lisa Surridge] The Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada invites proposals for a conference on Victorian Media. The conference, hosted by the University of Victoria, will be held from 26-28 April 2012 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We seek proposals for papers that focus on the theme of […]