Print

Print


CALL FOR PAPERS:

18TH ANNUAL 18TH- AND 19TH-CENTURY BRITISH WOMEN WRITERS CONFERENCE
"JOURNEYS"

April 8-11, 2010, Texas A&M University

Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint and Felicity Nussbaum
Plenary Panel Speakers: Mary Fissell, Jillian Heydt-Stevenson, and Erika
Rappaport,

This conference will explore the abundant varieties of journeys found in
18th- and 19th-century British women's writings.  We encourage
interdisciplinary considerations of topics such as migration, travel,
exile, exploration, tourism, border crossing, religion, travel writing,
art, fantasy, children's literature and more.  Proposals for panels and
individual papers might consider, but are not limited to, the following
issues:

. Travel writings/art
. Biographical narratives
. Marriage/Honeymoon
. Continental tours                      
. Philosophical investigations / Scientific inquiry
. Motherhood / Childhood
. Colonialism and Empire  
. Religious explorations / Spiritual awakenings 
. Transatlantic movement of persons, ideas, and/ or goods
. Memory as travel
. Mapping the body 
. Rites of passage
. (Dis)Orienting Sexuality   
. Crossing class boundaries
. Exile (Social, Political, Familial)
. Re-envisioning the past/Envisioning the future
. Women and work
. Education
. Experimenting with mediums / Intertextuality
. Movement between private and public spheres

Individual proposals should be two pages: a cover sheet including name,
presentation title, university affiliation, address, e-mail address,
phone number, and brief biographical paragraph; and a 500-word abstract.
  
Please do not include any identifying information on the abstract.

Panel proposals should include a coversheet-containing panel title,
presenters' names, presentation titles, university affiliations,
addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, brief biographical
paragraphs, and the name of a moderator-followed by separate abstracts
(500-word) that describe the significance of the panel topic and each
presentation.  Please do not include any identifying information on
abstracts.

Proposals must be submitted electronically as an attachment in .doc or
.rtf format by October 15, 2009 to the conference e-mail address at:
[log in to unmask]  For more information and updates, visit our website
http://www-english.tamu.edu/bwwc18.    

*******************
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Acting Assistant Editor:  Olaf Schmidt
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://www.missouri.edu/~graswww/resources/gerlistserv.html