Victorians Institute CFP: “Creativity and the Arts in Victorian Culture” (6/15/09; 10/16-17/09)

Victorians Institute Call for Papers
October 16 & 17, 2009
Converse College
Spartanburg, SC

CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS IN VICTORIAN CULTURE

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  LINDA PETERSON, YALE UNIVERSITY

We are interested in papers examining a range of arts. Possible topics include:
–       high arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, music, drama, dance, and the
literary arts)
–       middle-brow arts
–       popular culture and art
–       folk arts
–       the arts and crafts movement
–       architecture and art
–       literary treatment of the arts and responses to arts
–       culturally significant aspects of these arts in their own right
–       additionally, as 2009 is the 200th anniversary of Tennyson’s birth, we
welcome papers that specifically address Tennyson’s relationship to, and
treatment of, the arts

Address questions, and send 250 – 500 word abstracts, to:

Anita Rose
Department of English
Converse College
580 E. Main St.
Spartanburg, SC  29302
Email submissions (preferred): anita.rose@converse.edu

By June 15, 2009

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