2012 MLA CFPs
Three Special Sessions of Interest to Victorianists:
The Brontë Sisters in Other Wor(l)ds
All aspects of The Brontë Sisters as transcreated in languages other than English and/or as received in different sociocultural contexts. Send your 300-word abstract and short vitae by 1 March 2011 to Shouhua Qi (email@example.com).
Literacy and the Victorian Gothic
Scenes of acquired literacy and literary indoctrination abound in nineteenth-century Gothic plots. How does literacy relate to the Gothic conventions of autodidacticism, self-transformation, transgression, and otherworldly possession? Send abstracts by 11 March 2011 to Bonita Rhoads (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Michael Field and the Arts
This panel analyzes the influence music, theatre, and art had on the construction of Michael Field’s dramas, verse, and diaries. Send a 300-word abstract and one-page CV by 5 March 2011 to Donna S. Parsons (email@example.com).
The next MLA conference will be held in Seattle, Washington, January 5-8, 2012.