Tuesday, January 15, 2013

CFP: Woolf and the Common(Wealth) Reader (1/30/2013; 6/6-9/2013)

Victorian Panel for 
Woolf and the Common(Wealth) Reader: 
The Twenty-Third Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf
Simon Fraser University, June 6-9, 2013
This panel aims to contribute to ongoing critical discourses on the points of contact between Victorian and modernist literary cultures. Papers will explore the varied connections between nineteenth-century literary/artistic networks and those created by Woolf and her contemporaries. Organized around the theme of ‘Victorian Commonwealths,’ possible topics include:

communities of authors, artists, and their audiences
cross-generational streams of creative influence
women and common wealths of knowledge
public institutions for literature and art in Britain and abroad
representations of the British Commonwealth (first called the ‘Commonwealth of Nations’ in 1884) as a political and cultural entity

Please submit 250-word abstracts of papers as attachments in .doc format, by 30 January 2013 to:

Kathryn Holland
Panel Organizer and Chair
MacEwan University

Woolf Conference website: http://www.sfu.ca/woolf/