Tuesday 28 January 2014

Pre-Raphaelite Themed MLA 2015 in Vancouver

Of major interest to us in Canada is MLA 2015 (Modern Language Association), The Pre-Raphaelites: The Ecological and the Oceanic. This will take place next January in Vancouver. A Call for Papers has been sent out:

MLA 2015, Vancouver, Canada
January 8-11, 2015
Deadline: March 15, 2014

1. Papers are sought for a session co-sponsored by the William Morris Society and the Old Norse Discussion Group on any aspect of William Morris and his associates in relation to Old Norse topics: literary, linguistic, artistic, biographical or political, ranging from pre-historic origins to the present day. Please send abstracts and C.V. by March 15, 2014 to bryane@mst.edu and florence-boos@uiowa.edu.

2. "The Pre-Raphaelites: The Ecological and the Oceanic" The William Morris Society will also sponsor a panel on "The Pre-Raphaelites: The Ecological and the Oceanic."  For this we seek papers on the Pre-Raphaelites, Morris and ecological concerns, the environment, ‘green’ politics, and/or oceanic journeys, Morris’s influence in Asia and Oceania, or trans-Pacific approaches to Pre-Raphaelite studies. Please send abstracts for proposals by March 15, 2014 to florence-boos@uiowa.edu.

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