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Reminder: CFP NAVSA 2015 “Victorians in the World” (12/1/2014; 7/9-12/2015)

NAVSA Annual Conference 2015
Honolulu, Hawaii
July 9-12, 2015
Deadline: December 1, 2014.

“Victorians in the World”
Plenary speakers include:

  • Vanessa Smith of the University of Sydney
  • Jonathan Osorio of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

The organizing committee for the 2015 NAVSA Annual Conference invites proposals for papers, panels, and special sessions on the subject of Victorians in the World. Conference threads might include (but are certainly not limited to):

  • Victorian Travel Writing
  • Emigration
  • South Asians in England
  • Victorians in the Caribbean
  • Victorian Worldviews
  • The Scottish Diaspora
  • Foreign correspondents
  • The Victorians and the World’s Fairs
  • Ibsen and the London theatre
  • The world in the Victorian school
  • Oceania in the Victorian Imagination
  • Dickens around the world
  • The global in the local
  • Transatlantic relations
  • Materialism
  • The market
  • Tourism
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Realism
  • Representation

Graduate students are encouraged to apply for the pre-conference workshop, to be held on the campus of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Deadline for paper and panel proposals is December 1, 2014; proposals for individual papers consist of a one-page (250-500 word) summary of the paper plus a one-page abbreviated cv. For panels, a paragraph describing the panel, plus a one page summary for each paper and a one page abbreviated cv for each participant is required.

Proposals should be sent to Stephen Hancock, Conference Chair, hancocks@byuh.edu


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