April 3-6, 2014
Host: Susquehanna University
This panel invites submissions that explore Victorian fascination with the supernatural and the spirit world. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following: mesmerism, the occult, and the popular press; the black art of spirit photography; clairvoyant authority; gender and psychic intuition; authenticating the invisible; misgivings about faith and science; the creepily inexplicable in a good ghost tale.
Send 300-word abstracts to Joellen Masters, firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Victorian Supernatural’ in the subject line.
Deadline: September 30, 2013
Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)