19th-Century Panels at MLA 2015

If you will be attending the 2015 MLA Convention in Vancouver (8-11 January), you may be interested in the following sessions on British literature of the long 19th century. The complete convention program is available and searchable on the MLA website. If we’ve left anything out, feel free to let us know.


Deep Time of the Nineteenth Century: A Literary Archaeology of Media and Objects
1:45–3:00 p.m., 215, VCC West

The Endurance of Alice: Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at 150
3:30–4:45 p.m., 120, VCC West

William Morris and Old Norse
3:30–4:45 p.m., 121, VCC West

Visual Dickens
3:30–4:45 p.m., 205, VCC West

Victorian Ecologies
5:15–6:30 p.m., 220, VCC West

Teaching Nineteenth-Century Transatlanticism: New Configurations and Curricula
7:00–8:15 p.m., 220, VCC West

Conrad’s Victory at One Hundred: A New Text and a Reassessment
7:00–8:15 p.m., 204, VCC West

Romanticism and Translation
7:00–8:15 p.m., 114, VCC West


Tea, circa 1770 to 1840
8:30–9:45 a.m., 111, VCC West

John Clare: Vanishings
10:15–11:30 a.m., 114, VCC West

Romanticism at Sea?
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 1, VCC East

The Ballad beyond Bibliography
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 215, VCC West

Victorian Animal Studies
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 220, VCC West

Romantic Antipathies
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 112, VCC West

Scottish Literature: Into the Great Unknowns
1:45–3:00 p.m., 115, VCC West

Dickens: Surface, Depth, Close, Distant
1:45–3:00 p.m., 113, VCC West

Oscar Wilde, Literary Forgery, and Historical Memory
3:30–4:45 p.m., 120, VCC West

Romantic Ephemerality
3:30–4:45 p.m., 215, VCC West

William Morris: The Ecological and the Oceanic
5:15–6:30 p.m., 120, VCC West

Conrad and Ecocriticism

5:15–6:30 p.m., 113, VCC West


Scaling Romanticism
10:15–11:30 a.m., 121, VCC West

Spatial Poetics
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 120, VCC West

Victorian and Neo-Victorian Graphic Sites of Memory
1:45–3:00 p.m., 120, VCC West

“To Feel for Ever”: Young Keats, Affect, and History
1:45–3:00 p.m., 112, VCC West

New Approaches: Victorian Studies and Science Studies
3:30–4:45 p.m., 116, VCC West

Newspapers as a Poetic Medium, 1880–1900
January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 217, VCC West

Byron Now

5:15–6:30 p.m., 112, VCC West

Narratological Dickens
5:15–6:30 p.m., 121, VCC West


Victorian Travelers and the Afterlives of Cultural Memory
8:30–9:45 a.m., 116, VCC West

British Romantic Life Writing
8:30–9:45 a.m., 120, VCC West

Theater, Melodrama, and the Nineteenth-Century Novel
10:15–11:30 a.m., 215, VCC West

The Buried Portrait: Media, Aura, and Memory in Victorian Image Culture
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 217, VCC West

Literary History and Ideas of Mind
1:45–3:00 p.m., 202, VCC West

Constrained Labors: Working within Confines in the Long Nineteenth Century
1:45–3:00 p.m., 113, VCC West

Speculative Approaches to Feelings in Romanticism

1:45–3:00 p.m., 210, VCC West


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