19th-Century Panels at MLA 2016

If you will be attending the 2016 MLA Convention in Austin, TX (7-10 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.

Thursday, January 7

  1. Sublime Bodies, circa 1730–1830, 
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 18D, ACC
  2. Romanticism, Poverty, and Impoverishment
, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 19B, ACC
  3. Nineteenth-Century Publics, Romantic Readers1:45–3:00 p.m., 301, JW Marriott
  1. What the Victorians Can Do for Theory3:30–4:45 p.m., 10A, ACC
  1. Writing on and against Fashion: Literature, Dress, and the Transformation of Style circa 1860–19303:30–4:45 p.m., 409, JW Marriott
  1. The Futures of Shelley’s Triumph3:30–4:45 p.m., 4BC, ACC
  1. Romantic Quotation: The Use of Quoted Material in British Romanticism5:15–6:30 p.m., 6B, ACC
  1. “The Dickens Jukebox”: Music at Work and Play in Narrative Form5:15–6:30 p.m., 8B, ACC
  1. William Morris and the Legacy of Socialist Aesthetics5:15–6:30 p.m., 19B, ACC
  1. Standardization, Logistics, and Relative Time in Victorian Literature and Culture7:00–8:15 p.m., 9A, ACC
  1. The Interval in Romanticism7:00–8:15 p.m., Lone Star C, JW Marriott

 Friday, January 8 

  1. Byron and America, 12:00 noon-1:15 p.m., 7, ACC
  1. What’s Vital about Statistics? The Critical Nineteenth-Century Statistical Imaginary1:45–3:00 p.m., 5C, ACC
  1. After John Clare3:30–4:45 p.m., 6B, ACC
  1. Oscar Wilde’s Parisian Impression(s)3:30–4:45 p.m., 407, JW Marriott
  1. Literary and Scientific Networks5:15–6:30 p.m., 8A, ACC
  1. Affect Studies and British Romanticism5:15–6:30 p.m., 5A, ACC
  1. More-Than-Human Publics in Nineteenth-Century English Literature5:15–6:30 p.m., 5B, ACC

448A. Cash Bar Arranged by the Forums LLC Scottish, LLC English Romantic, and LLC Late-Eighteenth-Century English7:00–8:15 p.m., 12B, ACC

Saturday, January 9

  1. The Scottish Fetish: Beyond the Kilt8:30–9:45 a.m., 5A, ACC

481. Romantic Religion in Global Perspectives, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 6B, ACC

488. What Theory Can Do for the Victorians8:30–9:45 a.m., 9B, ACC

  1. Dickens and Disability10:15–11:30 a.m., 18D, ACC
  1. Romantic Ecocriticism: Thinking Forward10:15–11:30 a.m., 10B, ACC
  1. The Public Jane Austen in Austin; or, How to Keep Austen Weird12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 8C, ACC
  1. Literature and the Species Concept1:45–3:00 p.m., 311, JW Marriott
  1. Nervous Systems: Maps, Meters, Diagrams, Frost, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 18A, ACC
  1. New Religious Movements and the Victorian Literary Imagination1:45–3:00 p.m., 10A, ACC
  1. Flame, Pyre, and Flash: Technologies of Fire in Nineteenth-Century English Literature and Culture3:30–4:45 p.m., 8C, ACC
  1. Romantic Readers, Nineteenth-Century Publics3:30–4:45 p.m., 7, ACC
  1. Computational Approaches to Literary Character3:30–4:45 p.m., 404, JW Marriott
  1. Nineteenth-Century Science Fiction5:15–6:30 p.m., 8B, ACC

Sunday, January 10

  1. Beyond Round and Flat: The History and Form of Victorian Character8:30–9:45 a.m., 5A, ACC
  1. Romantic Sovereignty8:30–9:45 a.m., 5B, ACC
  1. Global Romanticism in Theory and in Practice10:15–11:30 a.m., 10A, ACC
  1. Anthropocenic Agency in the Nineteenth Century10:15–11:30 a.m., 8C, ACC
  1. Digital Approaches to Fictional Dialogue10:15–11:30 a.m., 5A, ACC
  1. The Female Voice in Lyric, Elizabethan to Victorian,12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 9B, ACC
  1. The Romantic Public12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 8A, ACC
  1. Idyll Times1:45–3:00 p.m., 8B, ACC
  1. Victorian Collaboration: Relationships, Literature, and Community1:45–3:00 p.m., 4A, ACC
  1. Romantic Genealogies of Kinship1:45–3:00 p.m., 5B, ACC

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