Call for Papers: Victorian Fears Colloquium – Newman University – June 2018

C A L L  F O R  P A P E R S:  VICTORIAN FEARS COLLOQUIUM NEWMAN UNIVERSITY

MONDAY 18TH JUNE 2018

This interdisciplinary colloquium is open to all postgraduate students.

The organisers particularly welcome proposals in topics such as:

Political ideologies, cultures and settings – Gender masculinity and the ‘ new ‘ woman – Medical, scientific and pseudo-scientific discoveries – Consumer culture, the advent of ‘ modernity ‘ – Church-going, dissent and religious literacy – The Empire, the Union, networks and travel –  Education, children and schooling – Perceptions and responses to the ‘ other ‘ in Victorian society.

Proposals may consist of individual papers of 20 minutes or panels comprising of two or three papers. Panels should relate to a common theme and not necessarily bound by a chronological framework.

Please submit your proposal by Wednesday 1st November to newmarts@newman.ac.uk?