Calls for Papers/Contributions | Crime

CFP: Captivating Criminality

Captivating Criminality 4 Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present 29th June – 1st July 2017 Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fourth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous three successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past […]

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Wilkie Collins Journal: Call for Articles

(Image courtesy of Andrew Gasson http://www.wilkie-collins.info/books_heart_and_science.htm#Plot) The “Heart” and “Science” of Wilkie Collins and his Contemporaries Deadline for Abstracts: 28th February 2017 Deadline for Articles: 31st May 2017 ‘“Why can’t I look into your heart, and see what secrets it is keeping from me?”’   The protagonist of Wilkie Collins’s Heart and Science (1883), surgeon […]

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Call for Peer Reviewers

The Wilkie Collins Journal invites applications for peer reviewers who are experts in the field of Victorian studies. The WCJ is dedicated to publishing and promoting quality research on Wilkie Collins and the field of popular fiction more widely, and peer reviewers play a key part in this. Peer reviewers will provide feedback to the […]

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Calls for Papers/Contributions | VPFA | Wilkie Collins

CFP: The ‘Heart’ and ‘Science’ of Wilkie Collins and his Contemporaries

Call For Papers Wilkie Collins Journal and Victorian Popular Fiction Association   (Image courtesy of Andrew Gasson http://www.wilkie-collins.info/books_heart_and_science.htm#Plot)   The “Heart” and “Science” of Wilkie Collins and his Contemporaries  Deadline for CFP: Friday 17th June 2016  Conference date: 24th September 2016 Location: Barts Pathology Museum, London Keynote: Dr. Tara MacDonald (University of Idaho) ‘ Wilkie […]

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‘Werewolves: Studies in Transformations’

   abstracts: 30th November 2015, full submissions: 31st March 2016 Dr Janine Hatter and Kaja Franck, ‘Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’ contact email: j.hatter@hull.ac.uk / k.a.franck@gmail.com   ‘Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’ is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird. Revenant is now […]

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PG CWWN

Call for a New Steering Group Member

The PG CWWN is a free and thriving research community, and we invite all postgraduate students whose research is focused on the work of contemporary women writers to get involved. The network hosts a wide variety of networking and training events for PGRs and ECRs working in the field of contemporary women’s writing, including the […]

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‘Great Guzzling Gourmands!’: Exploring Men’s Relationship with Food in the Nineteenth Century Novel.

Life Beyond the PhD (Cumberland Lodge) 15th-18th August 2015 This presentation will form a very brief overview of the research that I am currently conducting into the literary, medical and cultural readings surrounding men’s relationship to food within the early-mid ninenth-century novel. This is a field that has not yet been covered in scholarship, although the […]

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Ruth Rendell: CFP for a Special Issue of Contemporary Women’s Writing on Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine. Edited by Ruth Heholt, Fiona Peters and Gina Wisker.

Ruth Rendell, who has recently died, was one of the most prolific and important female authors of the C20th/21st centuries, achieving many literary awards and honours, plus a Labour peerage. Her literary output, both as Ruth Rendell and Barbara Vine, transcended generic boundaries and conventional assumptions about character, the police procedural novel, class and gender, […]

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